JESSE, F. TENNYSON (ed):
Title Trial of Alma Victoria Rattenbury and George Percy Stoner. Notable British Trials series.
Publisher William Hodge & Company, Limited. 1950 new ed.
Seller ID 64363
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. 298pp. Frontispiece and plus 6 b/w Plates. In very good condition. Spine very slightly darkened. Small Foyles sticker to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. The obsessive love affair between Alma Rattenbury and her young chauffeur/handyman which led to tragedy. Her 67-year-old husband Francis, a renowned architect, was murdered in their home - the Villa Madeira, Bournemouth - in 1935. She confessed to the killing but Stoner denied her involvement. He was convicted and Alma was acquittted, only to die later by her own hand.
Crime Notable British Trials limited Jesse, F. Tennyson love affair Alma Rattenbury, George Percy Stoner, Francis Rattenbury, new edition, Villa Madeira, Bournemouth case nbt photographs