238 pages. This Hardback book is in very good condition, with boards and pages crisp, clean and clear. It has however, a written dedication in the inside of the front cover, stating "To Christopher Jarman: Thank you for the use of your material in this book" and then signed. It does not appear to be signed by the author. There are also two scratches to the rear cover, of around 18cm and 14 cm long.
"Handwriting and hand-printing analysis is applied to many types of investigation: fraud, homicide, suicide, drug trafficking and clandestine labs, sexual offences, threats and extortion, blackmail, arson, bombings, and theft. This text covers the major principles involved in handwriting and hand-printing analysis. Lawyers and investigators will learn about interpreting an examiner's report; the significance of various handwriting opinions; and the influencing factors which must be considered. Naturally, students of document examination can gain much from such a practical, yet rigorously scientific, treatment of the subject. It shows investigators how to obtain handwriting specimens and evidence. It provides model specimen handwriting forms. It covers best practices for properly identifying, collecting, understanding,and examining evidence" - Taken from rear cover of the book.