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Kidnap; The Story of the Lindbergh Case

by Waller, George

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New York: Dial Press 1961, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 597pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs. The spine and bottom corners are a bit bumped and worn and the dust jacket is rubbed and edgeworn with minor closed tears. "A few minutes after nine o'Clock on the night of March 1, 1932, Charles… Read more
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A Casebook of Murder

by Wilson, Colin

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New York: Cowles Book Company, Inc 402-12431-6 [402-12431-6] 1969, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 288pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. The covers and spine are lightly worn and the dust jacket is rubbed with minor creasing and a bit waved in spots. "The author of such renowned best sellers as the Outsider and Ritual… Read more
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The Blooding

by Wambaugh, Joseph

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New York: William Morrow and Company [0-688-08617-9] 1989, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 288pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. The dust jacket front flap front flap is diagonally creased. "For the first time, Joseph Wambaugh turns his attention outside the United States to deal with two murders in neighboring English… Read more
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Dummy

by Tidyman, Ernest

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company [0-316-84510-8] 1974. (Hardcover) 277pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Lightly edgeworn and rubbed. "From police and hospital records, court transcripts and eyewitness reports, Ernest Tidyman has put together a compelling account of a case that defied the experts, of the courtroom confrontations and dramatic appeals… Read more
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New York: Barnes & Noble [1-56619-211-0] 1993. (Hardcover) 392pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. "Poisons, those subtle and silent weapons capable of killing secretly, mysteriously, and without bloodshed, have fascinated mankind throughout history. Poisons and Poisoners is C.J.S Thompson's classic study of poison when it is used with murderous intent". (True… Read more
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Enchanting Little Lady; The Criminal Life of the Marquise de Brinvilliers

by Vernon, Virginia (Biography of Marie-Madeleine D'aubray.)

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London: Abelard-Schuman 1964. (Hardcover) 222pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrations, bibliography, index. A previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "This book does not pretend to be a history of 17th century France. It is the story of the incest, debauchery and crimes of a beautiful woman. She was born into the… Read more
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Collected Works of James Wilson

by Wilson, James (Compiled by Maynard Garrison; Edited by Kermit L. Hall; Mark David Hall.)

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9780865976825
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Indianapolis: Liberty Fund 978-0-86597-682-5 [978-0-86597-682-5] 2007. (Hardcover set) 1262pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Two volumes. All edges stained, patterned endpapers, illustrations, notes, bibliographical glossary, index, red ribbon bookmark. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the title page of both volumes. "The path of Wilson's life, career, and political thought are detailed… Read more
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New York: Crown Publishers [0-609-60873-8] 2001, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 337pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. The spine is bumped at the top, there is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper and pages 194-197 have ink markings. "For more than two decades, Vanity Fair has published Dominick Dunne's brilliant,… Read more
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Felix Frankfurter and His Times; The Reform Years

by Parrish, Michael E. (Biography of Felix Frankfurter.)

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9780029237403
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New York: The Free Press [0-02-923740-8] 1982, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 330pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. The top of the front cover is lightly bumped. "Called brilliant, rude, warmhearted, self-important, charming, brusque, talkative, but never boring, Felix Frankfurter for over half a century remained both a protagonist of… Read more
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada 978-0-385-66797-5 [978-0-385-66797-5] 2016. (Hardcover) 376pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Sources, index. "In her explosive new book, Christie Blatchford returns to some of the most notable trials of her career - from the 'shoeshine boy' murder case, her first, to the recent judgments on Jian Ghomeshi in the courts of law… Read more
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Pleasantville: Reader's Digest [0-89577-655-3] 1996. (4to) 192pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly worn at the bottom of the spine and there is a previous owner's name on the half-title page. "Take a front row seat… Read more
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Toronto: Allen Lane Canada 978-0-670-06927-9 [978-0-670-06927-9] 2011. (Hardcover) 340pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the author. Appendices, notes, sources, index. "Mighty Judgment makes clear that the Supreme Court of Canada is a political institution and that judges are politicians. But unlike other politicians, judges cannot be voted out of office. Slayton offers… Read more
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London: Oxford University Press 1949. (Hardcover) 192pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Notes, bibliography, index. There is a previous owner's name on the front endpaper and the dust jacket is slightly rubbed with a small shallow chip to the top of the spine. "It is the purpose of this book… Read more
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Nine Famous Trials

by Tracy, John Evarts

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New York: Vantage Press 1960, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 176pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. The spine is lightly cocked and worn and the dust jacket is rubbed and edgeworn. "No drama is more compelling than that which takes place in the courtroom; and here, written by a distinguished member of… Read more
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New York: Harper Perennial 978-0-06-051850-9 [978-0-06-051850-9] 2007. (Trade paperback) 444, 32pp. Very good plus. Illustrated inside covers, photographs, illustrations, bibliography, notes, index, advertisements. "The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on… Read more
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New York: Vintage Books [0-679-76863-7] 1995. (Trade paperback) 467pp. Very good plus. Maps, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "In 1992 Italy was convulsed by two brazen mafia assassinations of high-ranking officials. The latest 'excellent cadavers' were Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, the Sicilian magistrates who had been the Cosa Nostra's most implacable enemies". Book about… Read more
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The Piano Teacher; The True Story of a Psychotic Killer

by Tanenbaum, Robert K. (With Peter S. Greenberg.)

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New York: New American Library [0-453-01015-6] 1987, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 279pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. "To the hopefully actresses for whom the piano teacher's unpretentious East Side studio had become a necessary stop-off on the road to stardom, Charles Yukl wore a choirboy's face.... Yet,… Read more
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A History of American Law

by Friedman, Lawrence M.

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New York: Simon & Schuster 978-1-4165-5466-0 [978-1-4165-5466-0] 2007. (Hardcover) 620pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Notes, bibliographical essay, index. There is a small bump to the bottom of the spine. "In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the fascinating story of American law from its beginnings… Read more
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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers 978-0-00-200067-3 [978-0-00-200067-3] 2005. (Hardcover) 346pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations. "The murder of Reena Virk is one of the most notorious - and heartbreaking - cases in Canadian history. Here, for the first time, acclaimed author Rebecca Godfrey reveals the stunning truth about a Canadian tragedy that… Read more
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True Crime; An American Anthology

by Schechter, Harold

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9781598530315
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New York: Library of America 978-1-59853-031-5 [978-1-59853-031-5] 2008, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 788pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Sources, index. "Americans have had an uneasy fascination with crime since the earliest European settlements in the New World, and right from the start true crime became a dominant genre in American writing. True Crime:… Read more
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