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My Experiences as an Executioner

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James Berry, who plied the gallows trade from 1884 to 1892, was the first - and the last - British hangman to write freely about the techniques of execution. He describes not only his personal attitude towards the ultimate punishment but also that of many of the condemned prisoners whose fall he engineered. His book, a collector's item for many years, is uniquely informative. Is is a fascinating social document; an indispensable work of reference for criminologists; a contribution to the capital punishment debate.

This is a reprint of the original edition published in 1892, with a new introduction and an outline of the history of capital punishment by Jonathan Goodman.

This book shows some wear, but is in very good condition. The binding is tight and it is internally clean.

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Author(s):
Berry, James
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715354302
ISBN-13:
9780715354308
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
David and Charles
Title:
My Experiences as an Executioner

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James Berry, who plied the gallows trade from 1884 to 1892, was the first - and the last - British hangman to write freely about the techniques of execution. He describes not only his personal attitude towards the ultimate punishment but also that of many of the condemned prisoners whose fall he engineered. His book, a collector's item for many years, is uniquely informative. Is is a fascinating social document; an indispensable work of reference for criminologists; a contribution to the capital punishment debate.

This is a reprint of the original edition published in 1892, with a new introduction and an outline of the history of capital punishment by Jonathan Goodman.

This book shows some wear, but is in very good condition. The binding is tight and it is internally clean.

Author(s):
Berry, James
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0715354302
ISBN-13:
9780715354308
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
David and Charles
Title:
My Experiences as an Executioner

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