Fine. No DJ, as Issued. A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook. Text by Katherine Dunn. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Pictorial paper boards, tipped in plate. Oblong 8vo. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 64 of 100. Signed by the author. One of 100 deluxe hardbound copies that include a tipped-in b/w photograph of the dismembered and arranged body of famed Los Angeles murder victim, the Black Dahlia, [numbered & signed by the author]. Katherine Dunn is best known for her break out novel, Geek Love. Death Scenes is a facsimile reproduction of Los Angeles homicide detective, Jack Huddleston's actual crime-scene photograph scrapbook. Compiled from the early 1920s through 1940s, the work is richly illustrated with often graphic and horrifying images (many with Huddleston's captions). A pristine copy.
First Edition. One of 100 deluxe hardbound copies with a tipped-in black & white photograph of the dismembered and arranged body of the Los Angeles murder victim, the Black Dahlia, numbered and signed by the author, Katherine Dunn, author of the novel, Geek Love. The book is a reproduction of an actual photograph scrapbook created by Los Angeles homicide detective, Jack Huddleston, compiled from the 1920s through 1940s. The dozens of photographs are captioned by Huddleston and show all sorts of cases with graphic wounds and gore as well as the bizarre natures of the murders, suicides, and accidents. We warn the potential purchaser that most of the pictures are truly graphic and disturbing and may be too intense for some people. As new hardbound in pictorial boards.
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