Item Detail

Item Number 2641
Title By The Neck
Author Mencken, August
Condition NF/VG
Publisher Hastings House
Place Published New York
Date Published 1942
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Illustrated. Foreword by H. L. Mencken. Case histories of those facing death by hanging - how they spend their last hours, what they do and think about. Near fine book (touch of corner bumping/spine end wear) in a very good DJ (upper spine end chipped, smaller chips at flap fold ends, small redish stains back panel, price clipped). The book is clean, straight & tight, and the fragile, uncoated DJ is bright & crisp.
Keyword(s) Hangings,Execution,Americana,History
Category(ies) History Travel Exploration Places,Life Issues - Women's Men's Parenting,Native Americans Americana Ethnic
Price $34.65