Book Description

Tight clean copy with leather spine and leather to corners. Minor scuff marks to boards. Aram was a philologist and teacher who was convicted and hanged for murder, and whose life and trial later were populized in the ballad by Thomas Hood, titled The Dream of Eugene Aram. The Aram trial was also notorious in America and in the best selling novel by Bulwer-Lytton. Aram was convicted with the1744 murderof Daniel Clark, a shoe maker who had been an intimate friend of Aram. In 1758 a Skelton was dug up at St. Roberts cave in Knaresborough. Aram was soon arrested and sent to York for Trial. Very scarce 1809 Edition
Author Legal Doc. The Crown
Date 1809
Binding Hard . Half calf
Publisher Printed for J . Davies by Edward Baines
Condition Very good

Price: £265.00

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