Thompson, C. J. S.Poison Mysteries in History, Romance and Crime Philadelphia Lippincott 1924 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket General overall wear. Corner bumps. Small stain on front right edge. Spine slightly darkened. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 412 pages; Well-known study of the use of poison in history and fiction. Originally published in England.