Capital Punishment, Execution, Death Sentence from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

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Four Patients of Dr. Deibler: A Study in Anarchy

by Longoni, J.C.

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Published
1970
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London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1970. Hardcover. 231p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, very good condition in a lightly worn and soiled dj with a sunned spine. On the four anarchists Ravachol, Auguste Vaillant, Emile Henry, and Santo Caserio, all executed by Deibler. Deibler was a public executioner, not a doctor, the title is an ironic commentary on a contemporary… Read more
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The story of Sacco and Vanzetti

by Ottewell, Eric

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Published
[192-]
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£129.41

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[London-?]: n.pub, [192-]. 8p. staplebound pamphlet, vertical crease, mild smudging to covers, interior clean. A scarce item; we find only one holding (in the Netherlands) as of September 2020. It is included in Jerry Kaplan's Sacco and Vanzetti bibliography. Undated, but written after their execution. The author concludes with a report of 30,000 marching in Hyde Park, London. … Read more
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Death of a Princess a film by Antony Thomas

by Thomas, Antony

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Published
1980
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£92.44

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Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1980. 74p., 7x8.5 inches, transcript of the film, cast and crew, mild toning to edges and title page, stapled white glossy wraps with rectangular die-cut to expose the title and World logo in dark blue, mailing labels on rear cover. This is the script for the banned television play based upon the execution of a… Read more
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New York: Spartacist Publishing Company, 1998. 47p., 8.25x11 inches, wraps, very good condition. Black history and the class struggle 15.
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Pena de muerte:cuando el Estado asesina

by Sáez Capel, José

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Published
1999
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9789879640531
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£8.87

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Buenos Aires, Argentina: Proa XXI, 1999. 196p., paperback, inscription on title page (perhaps by author, name illegible to your humble cataloger), pages lightly toned, wraps worn else good condition. Text in Spanish.
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image of The penitent death of a woefull sinner: or, The penitent death of John Atherton, late Bishop of Waterford in Ireland: who was executed at Dublin the 5. of December, 1640: with some annotations upon severall passages in it: as also the sermon, with some further enlargements, preached at his burial. The Second Edition

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London: Printed by G.M. for W. Bladen: And are to be sold by R. Royston, 1642. [xii, 177p.] last two pages misnumbered as 177 & 179, printed 12mo with smallpoint sidebars, all edges sprinkled red; front blank has a repaired tear at top corner (1.5 inches, repair tissue applied to verso), this blank filled with contemporary ink notes (minuscule… Read more
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£924.38
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Moraga, CA; Houston, TX: Justice for Gary Graham Coalition, 1994. Nine leaflets, all 8.5x11 inches, issued by the Coalition in Houston or a California branch based in Moraga, very good. The fliers include calls to contact Texas authorities to protest, and announcements of support events in the Bay Area. Graham was a 17-year-old Black man sentenced to death for… Read more
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£55.46
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The poetry of Jack Rainsberger #7588 Death Row, Nevada State Prison

by Rainsberger, Jack

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Published
1968
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Sausalito CA: Unity Press, 1968. Paperback. [46p], first edition of 2500 copies, paperback in plain printed white wraps, light handling soil and foxing, perfectbound and beginning to crack in several places. Noted on the back cover: "This book is free. Its author is not." According to a note on the second printing in 1969, 2500 copies had been distributed… Read more
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image of Death penalty for homosexuals is prescribed in the Bible. [Interior title:] Intolerance of, discrimination against and the death penalty for homosexuals is prescribed in the Bible

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LaPorte, CO: Scriptures for America, 1993. v, 15p., 5.5x8.5 inches, very good fourth printing booklet in stapled wraps, rubber-stamp of Christian Research in Eureka Springs on title page. The Christian Identity preacher warns that radical gay activists seek to launch a war against the heteronormative world.
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image of Some particulars relating to the life of William Dillon Sheppard, who was executed at St. Michael's Hill gallows, for sodomy, on Monday the 1st of June, 1761. published at his own request, . .

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n.p,: Gale ECCO/Eighteenth Century Collections Online, 2014. Paperback. [iii] 52p., very good facsimile edition from the British Library copy in trade paperback format, pictorial 9.5x7.5 inch wraps. Social Sciences Series/ECCO Print Editions. A digitally-scanned and bound copy of a letter from the accused to Isaac Piguinet, sheriff, at the place of execution. The case involved child molestation.
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£14.79
image of This life we take, the case against capital punishment. (Revised)

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San Francisco: Friends Committee on Legislation, 1959. 22p., staplebound wraps. Trevor was executive secretary of the FCL of Northern California.
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Caryl Chessman: the red light bandit

by Parker, Frank J.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1975
ISBN
9780882291888
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Chicago: Nelson Hall, 1975. xiii, 230p., hardcover with slightly edgeworn dj. A Jesuit priest/attorney discusses the case of an accused serial rapist who was sentenced to death in an infamous California court case, and eventually executed in the gas chamber.
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Breven Från Dödscellen

by Rosenberg, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

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Published
1962
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Stockholm: Tidskriften Clarté, 1962. 255p., wraps slightly worn and soiled, slightly musty, warmly inscribed by the President of Clarté to Helen and Morton Sobell. Pocketbook format, translation of the Rosenberg's Death House letters into Swedish.
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New York: Spartacist Publishing Company, 1998. 47p., 8.25x11 inches, wraps. Black history and the class struggle 15.
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