By: Phillips, John H.

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xiii, + 135pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate illustrated section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated ('The Trial', 1947 Sidney Nolan) card wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners, with horizontal pressure marks on rear wrap, extending into several rear fly sheets. A former owner's name/date on half-title page, else leaves unmarked. John H. Phillips, one of Australia's foremost legal minds as a criminal lawyer, Victorian D.P.P. and later Supreme Court judge, recreates the trial and outcome of Ned Kelly (1855-1880). Lasting just two days, defended by an unknown barrister running his first - and last - Supreme Court case. Thirteen days later, Ned Kelly was hanged . . . did he get a fair trial . . . ? Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Sources, List of Plates. 15 chapters. Epilogue. Appendices (The Jerilderie Letter, The Cameron Letter), Commentaries. Index. Book weight approx. 215g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.


Author Name: Phillips, John H.

Categories: True Crime, Australian History, Australiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, The Law Book Company Limited: 1987

ISBN Number: 0455207593

ISBN Number 13: 9780455207599

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"

Seller ID: 013300

Keywords: History, Australia, True Crime, Victoria, Trials (Murder), Bushrangers, Kelly, Ned (1855-1880), Phillips, John H. (John Harber), 1936-