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Published by Coronet Seller Rating:. About this Item: Coronet, Soft cover. Condition: Good. Original pictorial wrappers a little creased and rubbed at the edges. Pages foxed at the edges. Also included is an original photograph from The Oldham Evening Chronicle, not a Press cutting showing the Author with a large group of his regular customers outside his public house 'Help the Poor Struggler'.
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. More information about this seller Contact this seller 3. Published by Eric Dobby Publishing About this Item: Eric Dobby Publishing, Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. This autobiography now offers a documentary record of Pierrepoint's experience, which in retrospect he summed up as follows: "I do not now believe that any of the hundreds of executions I carried out has in any way acted as a deterrent against future murder.
Capital punishment, in my view, achieved nothing except revenge". Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. Published by Harrap About this Item: Harrap, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition. Pierrepoint offers a documentary record of his experiences, which in retrospect he sums up as follows : "I do not now believe that any one of the hundreds of executions I carried out has in any way acted as a deterrent against future murders.
Capital Punishment in my view achieved nothing except revenge. Following in the steps of his father and uncle, Albert Pierrepoint became an executioner in and held the office of Official Executioner for many years until his resignation in In those years he carried out over executions, more than any other executioner, and travelled extensively abroad teaching his methods to his colleagues of other nations.
In this autobiography, he describes his astonishing career, reveals the secrets of the death-cell and the last moments of its famous occupants, and tells how, amazingly, he has changed his mind about capital punishment. More information about this seller Contact this seller 5. Condition: UsedAcceptable. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. From the library of Pierrepoint's nephew, John L. Pierrepoint-Green with loosely inserted acknowledgement see image Becoming scarce.
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Executioner Pierrepoint Autobiography by Albert Pierrepoint
View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. From until his resignation in , following in the footsteps of his father and uncle, Albert Pierrepoint held the position of Official Executioner. During his career he carried out over executions. This is his story which explores his travels, teachings, methods and colleagues. Visit Seller's Storefront.
Executioner Pierrepoint: An Autobiography
His father, Henry , and uncle Thomas were official hangmen before him. Pierrepoint was born in Clayton in the West Riding of Yorkshire. His family struggled financially because of his father's intermittent employment and heavy drinking. Pierrepoint knew from an early age that he wanted to become a hangman, and was taken on as an assistant executioner in September , aged His first execution was in December that year, alongside his uncle Tom.
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