OFFICIAL REPORT Of The TRIAL Of ANTON PROBST, for the Murder of CHRISTOPHER DEARING, at Philadelphia, April 25, 1866, as Well as His Two Confessions, one Made on May 6th, to his Spiritual Advisor, the Other on May 7th, 1866 to his Counsel, Wherein He Acknowledges to Have Killed the Entire Family of Eight Persons, and the Manner in Which He Done It.; To Which is Added a History of his Previous Life, as Well as an Account of His Last Hours and Execution.
Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 306 Chestnut Street, (1866). 1st edition (McDade 775). 120, [8 (adverts)] pp. 8vo. 9-3/4" x 6". Original publisher's printed buff paper wrappers. Now housed in a clear archival mylar sleeve. Front wrapper detached. Wrapper chipping along edges, and a bit of paper loss at spine base. With a nod to the detached wrapper, otherwise a Very Good copy. Item #43988