A handbook on hanging: being a short introduction to the fine art of execution, containing much useful information on neck-breaking, throttling, strangling, asphyxiation, decapitation and electrocution; data and wrinkles on hangmanship : with the late Mr. Hangman Berry's method and his pioneering list of drops; to which is added an account of the great Nuremberg hangings; a ready reckoner for hangmen; and many other items of interest including the anatomy of murder

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Journeyman Press, 1981 - Capital punishment - 191 pages
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Preface to this Edition Page
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Fashions in Execution
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British Hangmen poor but honest
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