Lot 272: Diebe und Mörder - - Hoffmann, Ludwig. Castaing der zwiefache Giftmischer,

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November 4, 2016, 3:00 PM CET
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Description: Diebe und Mörder - - Hoffmann, Ludwig. Castaing der zwiefache Giftmischer, nach französischen Aktenstücken bearbeitet. Berlin, Oehmigke 1825. VI, 278 S. 20 x 12 cm. Pappband der Zeit (leicht fleckig).
Erste Ausgabe. - Callisen IX, 48, 136, 269 - Goedeke X, 324, 162, 2. - Über die aufsehenerregenden Morde des Arztes Edme Castaing (1796-1823), die als die ersten Tötungsdelikte mittels Morphium in die Kriminalgeschichte eingegangen sind. Hippolyte und Auguste Ballet, Brüder und beides wohlhabende Anwälte, waren Patienten von Castaing, der sie nacheinander mit starken Morphingaben vergiftete, um an das beträchtliche Erbe zu gelangen. Edme Castaing wurde überführt und nach einem langwierigen Prozess, der zu einer Gutachter-Schlacht über die Auswirkungen und Kennzeichen einer Morphiumvergiftung wurde, zum Tode verurteilt. Die Hinrichtung erfolgte am 6. 12. 1823. - Ludwig Hoffmann (geb. 1793) war Doktor der Philosophie und expedierender Polizeisekretär in Berlin. - Etwas gebräunt, alter Namen auf Titel.

Artist or Maker: Hoffmann, Ludwig.
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