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Murder at Belly Butte and Other Stories From the Mounted Police

by Longstreth, T. Morris; Vernon, Henry

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
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F First Edition
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Toranto: The Maclean Publishing Company Ltd.. 1931. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 349 pp, list of 4 b&w illustrations, Murder at Belly Bute; The O'Brien Murders; Five Men in a Boat; The Unquestioned Alibi; Rounding Out the Sea; The Spanish Consul Case; The One-Eyed Partnership; The Affair at Isle St. Therese; A Piece of String; The Case… Read more
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Murder in France

by Kershaw, Alister

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Published
1955
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
F First Edition
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$17.50

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London: Constable and Company Ltd.. 1955. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 188 pp, b&w frontis: The Guillotine, introduction, Murder on Principle: Jean-Louis Verger (1826-57), Murder in Solitude: Joseph Vacher (1869-98, Murder with Mushrooms: Henri Girard (1875-1921), Murder in High Places: Henriette Caillaux (1878-1943), Murder by Consent: Michel Henriot (1910-45), Murder for Profit:… Read more
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Trial of Simon, Lord Lovat of the '45

by MacKay, David N. (ed.)

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Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781561691203
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$75.00

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Holmes Beach, FL: Gaunt, Inc.. 1995. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. lv (ii), 314 pp, b&w frontis of Lord Lovat in old age (after Hogarth's Portrait), editor's note, list of 7 b&w illustrations, Introduction, Preliminary Proceedings in the House of Commons; Preliminary Proceedings in the House of Lords; List of Managers for the House of Commons; List of Counsel… Read more
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The Repression of Crime: Studies in Historical Penology

by Barnes, Harry Elmer

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Published
1926
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Very Good + +
Edition
F First Edition
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$24.00

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New York: George H. Doran Company. 1926. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good + +. xvi, 382 pp, preface, I. Crime in the Light of Modern Social Science; II. Criminal Codes and Penal Institutions of Colonial Times; III. The Historical Origin of the Prison System in America; IV. The Place of the Pennsylvania Prison Society in American… Read more
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Landru

by Mackenzie, F. A. [Edt.]

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. vii, 244 pp, list of 4 b&w illustrations, 18 chapters. The Famous Trial Series. First Edition, September 1928. "Henri Désiré Landru (1869-1922) was a French serial killer and real-life 'Bluebeard', began his murderous career by putting advertisements in the lonely hearts sections in Paris newspapers,… Read more
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The Oxford Book of Villains

by Mortimer, John [Edt.]

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
F First Edition
ISBN
9780192141958
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$14.00

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Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1992. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xii, 431 pp, introduction, I. The Spirit of Evil; II. Master Crooks; III. Minor Crooks; IV. Murderers; V. Seducers and Cads; VI. Con Men; VII. Hypocrites; VIII. Traitors and Spies; IX. Tyrants; acknowledgments, indices. First Edition, 1992. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean,… Read more
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Blood Accusation: The Strange History of the Beiliss Case

by Samuel, Maurice

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Published
1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
F First Edition
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$15.00

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Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society of America. 1966. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. (6) 282 (ix) pp, acknowledgments and advice, introduction, I. The Setting of the Case; II. Empire in Senility; III.The Second Phase; IV. The Showdown; epilogue, notes, bibliography, index. First Edition, 1966. "The account of the infamous 1911 case in… Read more
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The Murder of Stanford White

by Langford, Gerald

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Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$17.50

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Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.. 1962. First American Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. 270 pp, 1. June 25, 1906; 2. Stage Setting; 3. The Opening of the Trial; 4. Delmas's Master Stroke; 5. The Vivisection of a Woman's Soul; 6. Jerome's Dilemma; 7. Repeat Performance; 8. Aftermath; index with b&w illustrations.… Read more
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The Unknown Murderer

by Reik, Theodor

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Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
F First English Edition
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$48.00

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London: Hogarth Press/The Institute of Psycho-Analysis. 1936. F First English Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. 260 pp, 31 chapters, final note, notes, index. Translated from the German by Dr. Katherine Jones. Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press and The Institute of Psycho-Analysis.The International Psycho-Analytical Library series, No. 27:… Read more
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Four Against the Bankof England

by Huxley, Aldous

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780806502274
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$17.50

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New York: The Citadel Press. 1970. First American Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. x, 188 pp, list of b&w illustrations, author's note, 23 chapters, bibliography, index. Price clipped. A few slightly rubbed spots, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black half-cloth with orange boards.… Read more
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The Police of Paris

by Stead, Philip John

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
F First Edition
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London: Staples Press Ltd.. 1957. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good ++. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -. 224 pp, foreword, acknowledgments, Part I: The Historical Outline (the tradition - 1944), Part II: The Prefecture of the Police Today, appendices and refferences. Price clipped with small owner's book plate on front pastedown. Minor edgewear to dj with lightly… Read more
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Secrets of a Private Eye: Or, How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

by Blye, Irwin; Friedberg, Ardy

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
F First Edition
ISBN
9780805003703
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$14.00

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New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1987. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 195 pp, acknowledgments, 13 chapters, PI lexicon, investigator associations, index. Price clipped with slightly age- tanned at top edge rear panel of same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black half-cloth with… Read more
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Famous Criminal Cases 3

by Furneaux, Rupert

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Near Fine
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$14.00

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New York: Roy. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. xxi, 209 pp, list of b&w illustrations, introduction, 12 chapters. No Date. Only slight edgewear at bottom corner spin and fore-edge tip, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth.
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Here's to Crime

by Cooper, Courtney Ryley

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Published
1937
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Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$14.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company.. 1937. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. xi, 454 pp, introduction, 19 chapters. Reprinted February, 1937. The author questions the old saw 'crime doesn't pay', examinating, among other topics, the rackets, crime syndicates, sex perversion and crime, shysters, quacks, and narcotics. Very lightly foxed edges with only slightly age- tanned endpapers, else, no wear. Clean,… Read more
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The Peltzer Case

by Harry, Gerard

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
F First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1928. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. vii, 243 pp, list of b&w illustrations, introduction, Part I: The Prologue, Part II: The Trial, Part III: The Epilogue, appendix. Dustline along top edge with only slight edgewear at board tips, lightly age-tanned endpapers, else, clean, tight and… Read more
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Famous Feats of Detection & Deduction

by Gribble, Leonard R.

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Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1934. First American Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good - Very Good. ix, 314 pp, note, preface, Part I: France & Belgium, Part II: England, Part III: America. Price clipped. 3/4" chip top edge dj spine with small chips to corners and front fore- edge same, small tears, and lightly… Read more
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Great Hoaxes and Famous Imposters

by Wade, Carlson

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
F First Edition
ISBN
9780824602000
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$14.00

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Middle Village, NY: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc.. 1976. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 239 pp, introduction, 20 chapters. Only very slight edgewear at dj tips and spine edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red faux leather.
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Trial of Madeleine Smith

by Smith, A. Duncan [Edt.]

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good -
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$17.50

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Edinburgh: William Hodge & Company. 1921. H Hard Cover. Very Good -. xi, 371 pp. + facsimile of letter, prefatory note, list of b&w illustrations, introductory, The Trial: Tuesday (30th June - 8th July, 1857), appendices I-XIII. Reprinted in Notable British Trials Series, March, 1921. 1/2" chip to bottom spine, with edgewear. Age-tanned prelims/endpapers, else, clean, tight and strong… Read more
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Remarkable Rogues: The Careers of Some Notable Criminals of Europe and America

by Kingston, Charles

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
F Second Edition
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$20.00

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London: John Lane the Bodley Head. 1921. F Second Edition. H Half-Leather. Very Good -. x, 290 pp, list of 8 b&w illustrations, preface, 20 chapters, index. Darkened spine with small soiling to bottom front board, and minor edgewear. Age-tanned endpapers, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with impressed ruled lines on… Read more
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Murder Out Yonder: An Informal Study of Certain Classic Crimes in Back-Country America

by Holbrook, Stewart H.

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good - Fine
Edition
F First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company. 1941. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. 255 pp, 11 chapters, index. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown with minor edgewear to boards, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth.
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