The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of Wm Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer, and his Accomplices. To Which is Added the Gambler's Scourge, a Complete Expose of Gambling in the Metropolis. Three quarters black leather over marbled boards, gilt lettering and banding on spine, decorative blind tooling. Engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved illustrative first title page, followed by a second title page. Illustrated with ten plates. First edition. Two related clippings laid in on rear end papers, with script notations. Boards worn, scuffed, and bumped. Front hinge weak, shelf wear. Some mild to heavy foxing on pages, particularly those facing engravings. Fair to good condition.