The Unknown Murderer
Reik criminological and psychological study of murder and its investigation
First edition, first printing. Hardback bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. 22.5 × 14.5cm, 260pp.
Theodor Reik's study of criminology, murderers and the psychology behind the crime. He looks at how murder can be a self-betrayal, psychological evidence, circumstantial evidence and psycho-analysis, the hunt for the murderer, the clues, the psychological acumen of the criminologist etc etc
This is a very good copy, with some light rubbing to the spine ends and a few spots of fading to the spine. The few pages have had their outer corners turned in as page-markers.