Cincinnati: [n. p.], 1867. First edition. Original printed blue-green wrappers, 8.25 x 5.5 inches, 128 pages. Wrappers somewhat stained, with some chipping and a few closed tears and some creasing to the rear wrapper; upper edges of the text block somewhat foxed and dust-soiled; a very good copy. Item #19303
Accounts of some of Cincinnati’s most memorable executions and murders, including such episodes as “The Summons Massacre; Arrison and the Infernal Machine; Mrs. Howard, who Avenged her own Wrongs; Nancy Farrer, the Child Poisoner,” and many more. With perhaps one of the finest known epigraphs in American literature, with the title at the head of the front wrapper claiming, “A Book for the Family.” Sabin 19108; not found in McDade.