Sin in Silk

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Sin in Silk.
Murder. Chicago. Trussell, George

Bookseller:
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB
(Clark, NJ, U.S.A.)

Price: $281.40

For sale at: www.abebooks.com

Book Description: [Chicago?, c.1870], 1870. [Murder]. [Chicago]. [Trussell, George]. 98 pp. 11 full-page woodcut illustrations. Octavo (6″ x 8-1/2″). Original pictorial wrappers, soiled and slightly detached, spine chipped, browning to text. Rare. * A fictionalized (and salacious) account of a famous Chicago homicide. George Trussell, a gambler, turfman, butcher and electrician, was murdered by his mistress, Mollie Trussell (no relation), a former prostitute, in a saloon. Rare. No copies found on OCLC. Not found in Hollis. Bookseller Inventory # 50496

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