Crime and The Drama or Dark Deeds Dramatized

London: Stanley Paul, 1927. First. Cloth. First printing. Red cloth lettered in gilt; 284 pps. with index of plays and general index; illustrated. INSCRIBED (BUT NOT PERSONALIZED) BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER WITH THE NOTATION "'CARADOS' OF THE SUNDAY REFEREE. A history of the dramatization of crime on the British stage. Both famous and ot-so-famous misdeeds are covered here, from murders, robberies and treason to poisionings and piracy. Various categories of crime dramas are examined---"Blasphemy Crime Dramas", "Some Fair Female Felons", "Tichborne Trial Dramas", "Poison Plays" etc. A near fine copy, just a bit bumped at the tips. Near Fine. Item #D8935

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