The Tichborne Claimant: A Victorian Sensation (Rohan Mcwilliam)

The Tichborne Claimant: A Victorian Sensation (Rohan Mcwilliam) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Biography shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London & New York: Hambledon Continuum, 2007, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Appendices [3];

From the cover: It was called the Tichborne Romance and it became the greatest cause-celebre of the Victorian age. In 1865, a butcher from Wagga Wagga in Australia proclaimed himself to be the English aristocrat, Sir Roger Tichborne, thought to have died at sea many years before. He fetched up in England and insisted on the restoration of the Tichborne inheritance. Some believed him (including many who had known Roger Tichborne) even though he looked nothing like the original. Others insisted that the butcher was an impostor. The Tichborne Claimants appearance triggered two of the longest trials in English legal history and divided the nation. The public was fascinated…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edge of the text block tanned. Leans very slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.

Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 363 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

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