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VENGEANCE OF THE BLACK DONNELLYS - Canada's Most Feared Family Strikes Back from the Grave

by Kelley, Thomas P.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Winnipeg, Manitoba: Harlequin Books, 1962. 191 pp. Harlequin Book 695. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Introduction; The Old Man in the Graveyard; The Black Donnellys Ride Again; Kill Every Damn One of Them; The Midnight Lady; And Horses Won't Pass the Donnelly Farm; The Donnellys Have Come… Read more
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THE ENFORCER - Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia

by Humphreys, Adrian

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780006384939
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$14.95

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Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, 1999. 408 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. Shortly after lunch on May 31, 1997, Johnny Papalia, a man known as Johnny Pops - Canada's Capone - The Godfather - and The Enforcer - was gunned down outside… Read more
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PAINTED BLACK - From Drug Killings to Heavy Metal - The Alarming True Story of How Satanism Is Terrorizing Our Communities

by Raschke, Carl A.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780062507044
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$14.95

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New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1990. (x) 276 pp. Quarter-bound in red cloth on red boards; lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; wrinkled on the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: The Siege: The… Read more
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LONDON'S UNDERWORLD

by Mayhew, Henry (edited by Peter Quennell)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780946495047
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$19.95

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London: Bracken Books, 1987. 427 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Introduction; Foreword; PROSTITUTION IN LONDON - General Remarks; Seclusives, or Those that Live in Private Houses and Apartments; The Prostitutes of the Haymarket;… Read more
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THE CHRISTMAS MURDERS - Classic Stories of True Crime

by Goodman, Jonathan (editor) (Richard Whittington-Egan; Harold Furniss; Albert Borowitz; Arthur Conan Doyle; Richard D. Altick; H. M. Walbrook)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780747401841
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$9.95

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London: Sphere Books, 1988. 208 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Everyone has their own way to celebrate Christmas, although these folks might be just a bit over the top. This collection of true crime stories contains: Murders of Christmas Past by Jonathan Goodman; The Christmas Sack Murder… Read more
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THE MURDER CASEBOOK

by Wilson, Colin (editor) (F. A. Beaumont; Val Gielgud; Dorothy L. Sayers; George Cornish; Frank J. Wilson; J. Edgar Hoover; Benjamin Bennett; Roland Wild; Damon Wilson; John Godwin; George Vedder Jones; Molly Lefebure; David Rowen; Brad Steiger)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9781845291815
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$14.95

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London: Magpie Books, 2005. 528 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some creasing in the lower right of the front cover; no interior markings. This anthology of true crime stories contains: ONE: Misapplied Ingenuity of a Bigamist: The Rouse Case by F. A. Beaumont; Man Hunters: The German Rouse… Read more
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THE BLACK CANDLE - Canada's First Book on Drug Abuse

by Murphy, Judge Emily F. (introduction by Robert Solomon)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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Toronto: Coles Canadiana Collection - Coles Publishing, 1973. 405 pp. Trade paperback format. This was originally published in by Thomas Allen in Toronto in 1922. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; store stamped. The Contents are: Introduction by Robert Solomon; Author's Preface; Pipe Dreams; The Traffic; The New Buccaneers; Opium; Snowbirds and Owls;… Read more
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HUNT THE WITCH DOWN - Twelve Real Life Stories of Witches and Witchcraft

by Ronan, Margaret

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Good Only
Edition
Second Printing
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$4.95

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New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1976. 122 pp. Scholastic Book TK3137. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and a crease down the front cover. People called them witches. And what did they have in common? They were women. Women who used all their wit and wile to survive in an… Read more
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LAZARUS AND THE HURRICANE - The Freeing of Rubin Hurricane Carter

by Chaiton, Sam; Swinton, Terry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780140285390
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$14.95

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Toronto: Penguin Books, 2000. (xiii) 360 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Peace Bridge; Taking an Ell; Recalled to Life; and Prevailing Wind; followed by an epilogue and Appendix A: Hurricane by Bob Dylan and… Read more
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THE TEXAS RANGERS

by Conway, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$7.95

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Derby, Connecticut: Monarch Books, 1963. 140 pp. Monarch Book MA333. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the upper left of the back cover and an uncreased spine; small price sticker inside; no other interior markings. Subtitled: A Concise History of the Most Colorful Law Enforcement Group in the Frontier West. The Contents… Read more
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MOBSTERS AND RUMRUNNERS OF CANADA - Crossing the Line

by Steinke, Gordon

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781894864114
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$14.95

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Edmonton, Alberta: Folklore Publishing, 2003. 206 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; The Capone Connection; From the Bronx to Bienfair: The Story of Dutch Schulz; The Purple Gang; Rocco Perri, Canada's Al Capone; Rum Row; The I'm Alone; The Booze Hounds… Read more
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LETHAL MARRIAGE - The Unspeakable Crimes of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka

by Pron, Nick

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seventh Printing
ISBN
9780770427108
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$14.95

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Toronto: Seal Books - McClelland Bantam, 1995. 544 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. Homolka is already out of prison and having a good life, and Bernardo is in the process of trying to get out. His lawyer says he has learned… Read more
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INVISIBLE DARKNESS - The Horrifying Case of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka

by Williams, Stephen (introduction by Kirk Makin)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9781552780596
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Toronto: McArthur and Company, 1999. 649 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some faint creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour photographs. Homolka is already out of prison and having a good life, and Bernardo is in the process of trying to get out. His lawyer says he has learned his lesson… Read more
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FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE: How I Participated in the CIA-Mafia Murder of President Kennedy

by Morrow, Robert D.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781561711796
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$24.95

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New York: S.P.I. Books - Shapolsky Publishers, 1992. (xvii) 384 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. A former CIA agent reveals all the details of the extraordinary plan to murder the President of the… Read more
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RAT RIVER TRAPPER - The Story of Albert Johnson - The Mad Trapper

by Kelley, Thomas P.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780770100896
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$4.95

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Don Mills, Ontario: Paperjacks - General Publishing, 1978. 141 pp. Light edge and corner wear with creasing on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; store stamped. . Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good.
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MASS MURDER - America's Growing Menace

by Levin, Jack; Fox, James Alan (foreword by F. Lee Bailey)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780306419430
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$11.95

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New York: Plenum Press, 1985. (xvi) 252 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket with a bit of fading on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by F. Lee Bailey; Preface; Part One: The Mystique… Read more
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GUN VIOLENCE - The Real Costs

by Cook, Philip J.; Ludwig, Jens

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195137934
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$14.95

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New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. (xiv) 242 pp. Gray boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband. The dustjacket features Children from a Jewish center in LA escorted to safe ground, by David Bohrer. Light rubbing on the dustjacket; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Preface; Gun Violence and Life in America; Victimization… Read more
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WHEN PARENTS KIDNAP - The Families Behind the Headlines

by Greif, Geoffrey L.; Hegar, Rebecca L.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780029129753
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New York: The Free Press - Macmillan, 1993. (xi) 321 pp. Personalized inscription by both authors on the front free endpaper. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the authors' inscription, no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Parental Kidnapping in… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF A GREAT CANADIAN DETECTIVE - Incidents in the Life of John Wilson Murray

by Murray, John Wilson

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780002166829
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$19.95

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Toronto: Collins, 1978. (xiv) 226 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; previous owner's name inside. John Wilson Murray was appointed Detective of the Department of Justice of the Province of Ontario in April of 1875, and for the next thirty years, he was the most famous cop… Read more
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POLICE HORSES

by Campbell, Judith

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$9.95

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North Hollywood, California: Wilshire Book Company, 1971. 184 pp. followed by a catalogue of titles in the Wilshire Horse Lover's Library. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Proper Persuers to Mounted Police; The Making of a… Read more
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