TRIAL Of JOHN JASPER Lay Precentor of Cloisterham Cathedral in the County of Kent, for the MURDER Of EDWIN DROOD Engineer. Heard by Mr. Justice Gilbert Keith Chesterton ... Verbatim Report of the Proceedings from the Shorthand Notes of J. W. T. Ley. Charles. 1812 - 1870 Dickens, Gilbert Keith . Shaw Chesterton, J. W. T. - Recorder, George Bernard . Ley, 1874 - 1936, 1856 - 1950.

TRIAL Of JOHN JASPER Lay Precentor of Cloisterham Cathedral in the County of Kent, for the MURDER Of EDWIN DROOD Engineer. Heard by Mr. Justice Gilbert Keith Chesterton ... Verbatim Report of the Proceedings from the Shorthand Notes of J. W. T. Ley.

London: Chapman & Hall, 1914. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 808). 79, [1 (blank)] pp. Reproduction of Part-issue wrapper graphics, p. 5. Royal 8vo. 9-7/8" x 7-1/4". Original blue printed paper covers. Wrappers with edge wear & age-darkening, with paper spine repair, as well as to the cover's lower corners. An About VG copy. Item #3209.5

A mock trial heard in King's Hall, Covent Garden on Wednesday, 7 January 1914, with G. K. Chesterton presiding & George Bernard Shaw as the Jury Foreman.

Uncommon on the market.

Price: $225.00