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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.
Title: Trial of Alma Victoria Rattenbury and George Percy Stoner. Notable British Trials series.
Publisher: William Hodge & Company, Limited. 1950 new ed.:
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Seller ID: 64363
Keywords: 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