San Francisco Murders
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1947). First printing. Hardcover. Octavo. [iv], 314 pages. Bound in red cloth over boards with maroon spine titles. Small prior owner name label mostly covering another prior owner name penned at top fore corner of front free endpaper. Very shallow bumps at spine ends. Unclipped jacket has mild edge wear including shallow chips and short tears, some of which were taped from behind by a prior owner. Overall fine in a good to very good dust jacket.
Accounts of ten prominent murder cases in San Francisco between 1870 and 1936, including those of Theodore Durrant, Codelia Botkin, Emma LeDoux, and Jerome Braun von Selz. A volume in the Regional Murder Series edited by Marie F. Rodell. A handsome copy of this scarce title.