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Executioner: Pierrepoint Albert Pierrepoint

Executioner: Pierrepoint - Albert Pierrepoint

Harrap, 1974, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine and a little rubbed at the edges. Top edge of the text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “For the first fifty-six years of this present century the name of Pierrepoint has appeared on the short Home Office list of qualified executions for Great Britain and Ireland, the list also being accepted by the Irish Republic when that territory became independent. For most that time a Pierrepoint has been nominated as the Official Executioner. These Pierrepoints have been, in succession, Henry Albert Pierrepoint, his brother Thomas William, and Henry’s son, Albert who has now written his autobiography.”

Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 211 pages.
Executioner: Pierrepoint Albert Pierrepoint