Molineux, Roland Burnham
Title THE ROOM WITH THE LITTLE DOOR
Book Condition Spine shows some minor darkening and some fading to the white lettering, else a fresh, fine copy in blue cloth with black rules, gilt devices, and white lettering. Burnham family bookplate to pastedown.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: G.W. Dillingham Company, (1903).
Seller ID 46201.00
Account of his time in prison by the defendant in a sensational murder-by-poison trial. The titular room is the death chamber at Sing-Sing. Molineux was eventually retried and acquitted; his case is oft cited as a precedent in modern criminal cases.
True Crime. Mystery Reference. American History.