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Victorian Prison Lives: English Prison Biography 1830-1914

By Priestley, Philip

London: Methuen. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1985. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 311pp .

$7.50

French and Electric Blue: The Massachusetts State Police A History

By Powers, William F.

NP: The Author. VG+, NO dj. 1979. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . unpp . Much scarcer than his later history of the MSP. .

$125.00

Enforcement Odyssey: The Massachusetts State Police A History
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Enforcement Odyssey: The Massachusetts State Police A History

By Powers, William F.

Paducah, KY: Turner. Fine/VG+. 1998. 1st. hardcover. 4to . 304pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. Tad of shelfwear to DJ. In mylar. .

$50.00

The Gaol: The Story of Newgate -- London's Most Notorious Prison

By Grovier, Kelly

London: John Murray. VG-/VG+ (see notes). 2008. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 332pp . Upper foreedge corner at end got dripped on, causing a little waviness to index pages corners, o/w a nice copy. BBC label DJ. .

$20.00

Counterpoint: The Edgar Smith Case

By Calissi, Robert E.

Hackensack, NJ: Manor. VG+/VG. 1972. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 1017pp . Signed by the author: INSCRIBED "To....best of luck to you and your family.." Couple small chips, label remnant, edgewear to DJ .

$30.00

The Criminal Prisons of London, and Scenes of Prison Life

By Mayhew, Henry et al

NP: Nabu. VG+ wraps. 1862. paperback. paperback. large 8vo . 634pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. Recent facsimile on demand reprint of the original. Good solid copy. .

$25.00

Until You re Dead
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Until You re Dead

By Sher, Julian

Toronto: Knopf of Canada. VG/Good+ (see notes). 2001. 1st Canadian. hardcover. 8vo . 580pp . 1" tear bottom spine, bit of wear to DJ. .

$10.00

Before I Kill More: The William Heirens Story

By Freeman, Lucy

NY: Crown. VG+/VG. 1955. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 316pp . P O notes of when begun and finished front end paper. (3 days--must be good!) Some soiling rear panel of DJ. .

$12.00

Death in a Prairie House
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Death in a Prairie House

By Drennan, William R.

Madison: Terrace/U. of Wisconsin. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2007. 2nd ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 218pp .

$10.00

The Oxford History of the Prison
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The Oxford History of the Prison

By Morris, Norval and Rothman, David J. (eds.)

NY: Oxford U. Press. VG+/VG+. 1995. 1st US. hardcover. large 8vo . 489pp . S;light cant to spine, tad of wear to DJ. .

$15.00

Unless They Kill Me First

By Siciliano, Vincent

NY: Hawthorn. VG-/VG (see notes). 1970. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 174pp . Father's Day gift inscription, some bowing to covers. Some rubbing to DJ. Decent reading copy. .

$6.00

The Incredible Ivar Kreuger

By Churchill, Allen

NY: Rinehart. VG+/VG. 1957. later ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 301pp . No printings listed, but no colophon, so not a first printing. Some edgewear to DJ. .

$8.00

Hell Holes and Hangings

By Harrison, Fred

Clarendon, TX: Clarendon Press. Near Fine/Good+ ONLY (see notes). 1968. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 170pp . 1 1/2" wide x 1/4"+ chip top rear, several 1/4-1/2", small chip top front, rubbing to DJ. "An Informal History of Western Territorial Prisons." .

$12.00

The Scalpel of Scotland Yard: The Live of Sir Bernard Spilsbury

By Browne, Douglas G. and Tullett, E. V.

NY: Dutton. VG/VG-. 1952. 2nd US ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 503pp . Top edge of book soiled, lettering on spine bright. DJ has several tears to 1/2", edgewear and light soiling. .

$12.00

Blood Will Out

By Kirn, Walter

NY: Liveright. Near Fine/VG+. 2014. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 253pp . Bit of shelfwear to DJ. The Clark Rockefeller story. .

$8.00

Wicked Intentions: The Sheila LaBarre Murders
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Wicked Intentions: The Sheila LaBarre Murders

By Flynn, Kevin

Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press. VG+/VG+. 2009. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 313pp . A carefully read copy, but not as new. .

$12.00

Judge Lynch: His First Hundred Years

By Shay, Frank

NY: Ives Washburn. VG+/VG. 1938. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 288pp . Spine a bit cocked, but book nice overall. DJ has couple 1/4" tears, bit of edgewear and soiling. A history of lynching in the US, not limited to racial lynchings, which the author points out were actually a small part of the total over the years, though there were thousands. .

$25.00

The Match King
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The Match King

By Partnoy, Frank

Washington, DC: Publis Affairs. VG/VG+. 2009. 2nd ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 272pp . Top corners bumped. .

$6.00

I Made It Myself

By Landress, M. M. with Dobler, Bruce

NY: Grosset and Dunlap. VG+/VG-. 1973. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 276 pp . Signed by author.3/4" folded tear top rear of DJ, some edgewear. Inscribed by "Mike the Counterfeiter" front end paper. .

$15.00

Proceedings of the Eightieth Annual Congress of Correction of the American Prison Association ... St. Louis 1950

By J. Stanley Sheppard American Prison Association

NY: American Prison Association. VG, no dj. 1950. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 302pp . Signed by author.Inscribed by Sheppard, the President of the APA, to 'Stanley, my eldest son'. Nice association copy! .

$40.00

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