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Pathological researches on death from suffocation and from syncope, and on vital and post-mortem burning : suggested by the case of the alleged Bridgnorth matricide / By Samuel Wright.

  • Wright, Samuel, 1816 or 1817-1853.
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London : John Churchill ... Birmingham: Josiah Allen & Son ..., 1850.

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2 unnumbered pages, 34 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 3 leaves of plates : illustrations (lithographs) ; 25 cm (4to)


Mercy Catherine Newton was the defendant at three trials, held at Shropshire Assizes
Collation includes preliminary leaf with author's note dated "Birmingham, March 22nd, 1850" on verso (facing t.p.); and a final advertisement leaf for other works by the same author
Pl. 3 is hand-coloured.
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: BMA Note: Binding: orig. printed boards, damaged. Ownership inscription "George T. Fincham M.D.". Presented to the British Medical Association Library by Mrs. Fincham


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