x, 280 pages, 15 pages, 13 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Notable British trials series. Making of Modern Law legal treatises.
William Burke, William Hare, Mrs. Hare and Helen M'Dougal were associated together in the murder of more than sixteen persons, whose bodies were sold to a Dr. Knox, of Edinburgh, for anatomical purposes. This volume deals especially with the trial in the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh, December, 1828, of William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, who were indicted for the murder of three of the victims. Publisher's advertising matter included in pagination. Reproduction of original from Yale Law School Library.
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