THE ROYAL MAIL CASE. Lord Kylsant, H. J. Morland, Colin Brooks.
THE ROYAL MAIL CASE.

THE ROYAL MAIL CASE.

Rex v. Lord Kylsant and another. Edited by Collin Brooks. Pp. xlii+276, frontispiece, plus 5 plates, folding table at end, title page printed in red & black, appendices; red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, publisher's device in blind at centre of upper board, cloth a trifle soiled, edges of boards lightly bruised, the spine with lightly mottled fading; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, the upper hinge tender, edges of last couple of leaves lightly creased, tiny ink stain to bottom edge of a couple of leaves, a little light foxing; William Hodge & Company, Limited, Edinburgh, 1933. First edition. Notable British Trials series. *Lord Kylsant, the Director of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, and H. J. Morland, the company auditor, were tried in the Central Criminal Court, London, in July 1931, for falsifying a trading prospectus to entice potential investors. Item #145206

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