Leather Apron – Mike Covell

London, 1888, and the vicinity is in the grips of a scare, but who is behind the scare and what do we know of him?
Before the world came to know “Jack the Ripper”, “Leather Apron” was the name on the lips of the frightened residents of London’s East End.
This book explores the origin of the name, and the people behind the stories. Featuring a wide range of primary historical sources, newspaper reports and other chapters on other “Leather Apron” scares.