The author offers a fascinating account of five of the most toxic elements--arsenic, antimony, lead, mercury, and thallium--describing their lethal chemical properties and highlighting their use in some of the most famous murder cases in history.The author offers a fascinating account of five of the most toxic elements--arsenic, antimony, lead, mercury, and thallium--describing their lethal chemical properties and highlighting their use in some of the most famous murder cases in history.Read Less
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Fine. Very clean softcover book in "as new" condition. No creasing, chipping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 418 pp. with index. Vividly told stories of death by poisoning, through innocent blunders, indusitrial accidents, and murderous poisoners, as well as deaths that remain a mystery.
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Very Good. ISBN: 0-19-280600-9, Very light shelf rubbing, minuscule peeling to the front hinge top. Text is clean. 'Mercury, arsenic, antimony, lead, thallium-all can be lethal, as many a poisoner knew too well. [The author] explores the gruesome history of these elements and those who have succumbed to them, and reveals the story of our growing understanding of the effects of different chemical substances on the human body. ' 418 pages.
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