Secondhand. Near fine condition. Ink dot on tail foredge.
Over two centuries, 1700 men and women were sent to the gallows in Australia.
Noose vividly portrays eleven of these cases, including the very first - in 1788 of Thomas Barrett, a First Fleeter and talented engraver, hanged for stealing food. And the very last, the hanging of Ronald Ryan, at Melbourne's Pentridge Prison in 1967, in the controversial case that divided the nation.
Includes bibliographical references