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Little Charley Ross - Norman Zierold

Hutchinson, 1968, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges with rubbing at the tips and a faint stain at the lower edge. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners. Leans. Text bright and tight.

From the cover: “On 1st July 1874, four year-old Charley Ross was playing outside his home in Pennsylvania, when two strange men lifted him into a wagon and carried him away. So began a crime which shocked a nation and became a legend. To this point in America’s history, the kidnapping of a child for ransom was unheard of and it wasn’t until the 1920s that such a crime was committed again.”


Jacket designed by Sheridan Germann. Size: 8½" x 5½". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 304 pages.
£8.50