Title Executioner: Pierrepoint
Binding Paperback; First Printing
Book Condition Very Good+; Slight edge wear.
Publisher London Coronet 1977
0340213078 / 9780340213070
Seller ID 12618
Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside.; Mass Market PB; B&W Photographs; 208 pages; The autobiography of perhaps the world's most famous executioner. Following his father and uncle into the profession of Official Executioner he fulfilled the role for a quarter of century, carrying out over 400 executions prior to his resignation in 1956. His conclusion that the death sentence is not a deterrent may surprise many.