Medico-Legal Aspects of the Ruxton Case

GLAISTER, John & BRASH, James Couper

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An elaborate record of the landmark forensics used in the case against Dr. Buck Ruxton who, on September 15, 1935, strangled his wife Isabella and suffocated his housemaid, Mary Jane Rogerson. This book outlines--in gory detail, with lots of photographs--the innovative use of fingerprinting, forensic anthropology and, x-ray and forensic entomology (maggots) used to make the conviction.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: E. & S. Livingstone
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1937
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xvi, 284 p. 26 cm. 172 b&w illustrations. Blue cloth with gold and blank impression. Slightly worn corners with a bit of white splatter on the cover. Text block is clean and bright. A few pencil notes on front endpapers.

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