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Crimes Of Violence And Revenge

By: Ashton-Wolfe, H. (Harry Ashton-Wolfe)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37250

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The cloth covers have spots of ground-in dirt . The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there are spots of foxing throughout. There is a previous owner's inked name and chinese "chop" on the front endpaper. "A marvellous combination of Action Man, cheerleader for ‘modern’ scientific detection, adventurous ashton-wolfemaster of disguise a... View more info

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The Murder Of George Wythe Two Essays

By: Boyd, Julian P. and W. Edwin Hemphill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, Institute of Early American History and Culture: 1958

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A35791

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a small edge nick to the top front spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. "George Wythe (WITH; 1726 – June 8, 1806) was the first American law professor, a noted classics scholar, and a Virginia judge. The first of the seven Virginia signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence, Wythe served as one of Virginia's representatives to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention. Wythe taug... View more info

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The United States Penitentiary Alcatraz Island

By: Bureau Of Prisons

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Bureau of Prisons: 1960

Seller ID: A37731

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by Alcatraz warden Olin G. Blackwell. This is a trade sized booklet with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. This copy has been signed by warden Olin G. Blackwell on the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There are spots of ground-in dirt and spotting on the rear cover. "Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offsh... View more info

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St. Peter's Banker: Michele Sindona

By: DiFonzo, Luigi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1983

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 31721

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some minor bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. "On a warm spring night in 1969 Michele Sindona's Mercedes slid through the gates of the Vatican without even a check on his identification. In a private meeting with Pope Paul VI, Sindona was given complete control of the Vatican's foreign investments. " View more info

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The Criminal As A Human Being

By: Dougherty, George S. (George Samuel)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36316

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Both endpapers have noticeable toning. "George Samuel Dougherty (April 5, 1865 – July 16, 1931) was an American law enforcement officer, detective and writer. He was considered one of the leading detectives in the United States, first for the Pinkerton Detective Agency and then as a private investigator, and was responsible for the captur... View more info

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Counterplot

By: Epstein, Edward Jay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31116

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of smallish edge tears, nicks and small chips. "One of the few things most critics and defenders of the Warren Commission agree on is that Edward Jay Epstein's first book, Inquest, unlike some of its competitors, was a serious and responsible work, raising questions that still remain unanswered." View more info

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I Found Out A Confidential Chronicle of the Twenties

By: Ferber, Nat

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35485

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have somlight bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine of the book has some fading and toning and the lettering on the spine has dulled (not rubbed). The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription by the author, on the front endpaper. There is another former owner's gift notation as well. The front endpaper also includes a smallish rectangular area with... View more info

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Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary 1934-1963

By: Fuller, James and Yumi Gay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Asteron Production: 1985

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: A36481

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The spine of the book has several light creases and the covers have some small spots of rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are two laid in items - a flier on the Gardens of Alcatraz and a Self-Guided Trail of Alcatraz. "Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. The small island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison (1828) , an... View more info

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The Red Nights of Paris From the Coup Double and Policiers et Rastas

By: Goron (English version by Florence Crewe-Jones)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, G. W. Dillingham Company: 1912

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34239

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. The covers have some lightish ground-in dirt, edge wear and water spotting. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The front inner hinge has cracked. The author, Goron was the chief of the Sûreté - Head of the Secret Service of France) during the late 1890's. This book has been translated by Florence Crewe-Jones and combines portions of two of Goron's biographica... View more info

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D. B. Cooper What Really Happened

By: Gunther, Max

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Contemporary Books, Inc.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38073

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have some toning to the flap edges. "D. B. Cooper is a media epithet popularly used to refer to an unidentified man who hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft in the northwest United States, in the airspace between Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 24, 1971. He extorted $200,000 in ransom (equivalent to $1,240,000 in 2018... View more info

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By Right Of Sword A Defense of Capital Punishment, Based on a Searching Examination of History, Theology and Philosophy

By: Irvine, Leigh H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Baker & Taylor Company: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33752

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The front cover of the book has some ground-in dirt and spotting / foxing. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Among the Pacific Coast writers, Mr. Leigh H. Irvine, author of the Iron Highway...and others, is attracting attention throughout the country, by the strong and masterful manner in which he is placing the various labor and other problems before the ... View more info

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Crimes' Paradise The Authentic Inside-Story of the Urschel Kidnapping

By: Kirkpatrick, E. E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32698

Condition: Good


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Good only condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book has edge wear, bumping, rubbing and fraying to the spine ends, corners and spine joints. The Spine of the book has a couple of horizontal tears that have been repaired. The text pages are generally clean, though there are spots of occasional foxing throughout, along with a couple of edge tears to the foredges of some pages. The front endpaper has the faded inked signature that has been blotted out (and the blotting is also somewhat faded). Unfortunately, whatever was used to blot out t... View more info

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Model Rules And Regulations On Prisoners' Rights And Responsibilities

By: Krantz, Professor Sheldon, Robert A. Bell, Jonathan Brant, and Michael Magruder

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, West Publishing Co.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36696

Condition: Very Good-


This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing and bumping. There is a one inch+ tear to the top front spine. The text pages are clean and bright. "In the United States, the Prison Litigation Reform Act, or PLRA, is a federal statute enacted in 1996 with the intent of limiting "frivolous lawsuits" by prisoners. Among its provisions, the PLRA requires prisoners to exhaust all possibly executive means of reform befor... View more info

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Stone Walls and Men

By: Lindner, Robert M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Odyssey Press: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37202

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, but has several small edge tears and has a couple of chips, especially to the spine ends. "Robert M. Lindner (May 14, 1914 – February 27, 1956) was an American author and psychologist, best known as the author of the 1944 book Rebel Without A Cause: The Hypnoanalysis Of A Criminal Psychopath, from ... View more info

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Manson in His Own Words The Shocking Confession of the Most Dangerous Man Alive

By: Manson, Charles (as told To Nuel Emmons)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30188

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "We have called him a devil and quarantined him behind such labels as the most dangerous man alive. But Charles Manson remains a shocking reminder of our own humanity gone awry." View more info

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The Gentlemen Of 16 July

By: Maurice, Rene Louis and Ken Follett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38087

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "On 16 July 1976, during the long weekend of Bastille Day, Spaggiari's gang broke into the vault itself. They opened 400 safe deposit boxes and stole an estimated 30–100 million francs worth of money, securities and valuables. It was the largest heist in the history of bank robberies to that date. According to some accounts, Spaggiari brought his men a meal including wine and pâté, and reportedly th... View more info

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I Was Condemned To The Chair

By: McGrath, Edward F. (with An Introduction by George W. Kirchwey)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35787

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "A human interest document, the inside story of sixteen years in three prisons, by a ""lifer"" whose sentence was commuted. Those years took in the old prison regime, the transformation under Thomas Mott Osborne, and the moderation under Lawes. There are glimpses of the other convicts; there is an interesting picture of the daily... View more info

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Four Years Nine

By: Mynderse, Bart (Pseudonym)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33227

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generallyclean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light, but noticeable bumping, rubbing and light fraying. The covers of the book have toning and faiding. The grey lettering of the author's name on the front cover has faded. The text pages are generally clean, but there are noticeable spots of ground-in finger dirt and foxing. The rear inner hinge has cracked and been repaired. View more info

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The Bridge at Chappaquiddick

By: Olsen, Jack

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29848

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has noticeable generalized rubbing and a one inch semi-closed tear to the top front panel along with a couple of other smaller edge tears. "On the night of July 18-19, 1969, a black Oldsmobile sedan plunged over the edge of a narrow bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, Martha's Vineyard. The overturned car, submerged in the swirling waters beside the bridge, was not discovered until morning." View more info

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Criminal Profile Into the Mind of the Killer

By: Petherick, Wayne (with A Foreword by Val McDermid and An Introduction by Brent Turvey)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Modern Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38305

ISBN: 0276440935

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge tears, nicks and spots of rubbing, mostly to the spine ends. "Wayne is currently Associate Professor of Criminology in the Faculty of Society & Design. Wayne teaches in the areas of Alcohol, Drugs, and Crime, Criminal Profiling, Applied Crime Analysis, Criminal Motivations, Crime and Deviance, Forensic Victimology, and Forensic Criminology. Wayne is author, editor, or coedi... View more info