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The Haywood Case Materials for Analysis

By: Ravitz, Abe C. and James N. Primm (selected and edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chandler Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30530

Condition: Very Good+


This book a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light edge wear and one small nick / tear to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. "Big Bill Haywood is as much a part of American folklore as of history, for the collision of forces in Boise, 1907, spellbound the entire nation and aroused the most incendiary passions of politicians and proletarians alike." "Seldom in the history of American labor have the differences between manage... View more info

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The Crime Of Imprisonment

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1946

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38860

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book covers are mostly clean and bright. There is some light bumping, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners with some very beginning fraying. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is an ink stamped previous owner's name and address on the top corner of the front pastedown page and both front and rear endpapers have spots of toning. "An ardent socialist, Shaw was angered by what he perceived to be the exploitation of the working class. He wrote many brochures and speeches for th... View more info

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Suspect Tenderness The Ethics of the Berrigan Witness

By: Stringfellow, William and Anthony Towne (with A Preface by Daniel Berrigan, S. J. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32745

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This is a Review copy. The 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 clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front endpaper and also on the front pastedown page. Laid-in is a tri-fold review blurb. The dust jacket has edge wear and tears to the spine ends and corners. There are a couple of spots of rubbing and wear to the black dust jacket. "Daniel Joseph Berrigan, S. J. (May 9, 1921 – April 30, 2016) , was an American Jesuit priest, anti-war acti... View more info

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Last Train To Alcatraz

By: Thompson, Leon (Whitey)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fiddletown, CA, Winter Book Publisher: 1991

Edition: 9th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36298

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED EDITION. This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without 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. There is a noticeable crease to the bottom front corner and several creases to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper. "Leon "Whitey" Thompson, an Alcatraz convict who became an author, lecturer on crime and a celebrity on... View more info

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My Experiences At Scotland Yard

By: Thomson, Basil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37453

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 rubbing. The lettering on the spine has dulled. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. "After three years at the Native Lands Office in Suva, Thomson resigned from colonial service, and returned to England in 1893, due in no small part to the deteriorating health of his wife. There he embarked on a career as a write... View more info

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Why I Quit Syndicated Crime

By: Vaus, Jim (as told to D. C. Haskin)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Van Kampen Press: 1955

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 29873

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near 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 a couple of small edge nicks and tears along with some light rubbing and chipping, especially to the spine ends and corners. "Jim Vaus - young, and confident, brilliant and ambitious - who thought that success was spelled C-A-S-H adn whos electronic genius made traffic in crime a paying proposition." View more info

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They Called my Husband a Gangster

By: Vaus, Mrs. Jim (Alice) (as told to Dorothy C. Haskin)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Van Kampen Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37133

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light ground-in dirt to the top edges of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several smallish edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips to the spine ends along with some rubbing to the spine joints. "This intimate testimony of a wife and mother speaks clearly of the power there is in laying hold of the Lord in prayer for some dear one. Alic eVaus had to learn to adjust herself to an entirely new life wh... View more info

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Behind These Walls

By: Winning, James R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36331

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 mostly 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 has several small edge nicks and tears, along with several very small chips missing and spots of rubbing. The spine of the dust jacket has darkening / toning. View more info

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In God's Name an Investigation Into the Murder of Pope John Paul I

By: Yallop, David A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32633

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. " The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small chips missing. This extraordinary book, product of more than three years' intensive investigation, unfolds a story so powerful in its revelations, so persuasively argued, so shocking in its inescapable conclusions that it is certain to make a stunned world take note." View more info