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Ugly Angel

By: Abrahams, Gerald

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1940

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12406

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this author's first novel. A true crime novel. There is a 1 1/2 inch wide by 1/2 inch deep chuck missing from the base of the spine. Light edge wear to the rest of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Defense is Ready: Life in the Trenches of Criminal Law

By: Abramson, Leslie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1997

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof

Seller ID: 10271

ISBN: 068481403X

Condition: Near fine


Advance Uncorrected Reader's Proof of this biography of a defense lawyer. The top outside corner of the book is creased and effects the first 49 pages. In near fine condition. View more info

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The Ability to Kill

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1963

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10364

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this collection of essays and lectures on true crime. Second state due to the fact that there is a chapter on James Hanratty and not John Bodkins Adams which the book was recalled over. Light edge wear. Lamination has lifted on the dustjacket at the edge of the spine. Earlier owners name on the first glued down end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Quest for The Red Prince

By: Bar-Zohar, Michael and Eitan Haber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1983

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10548

ISBN: 0297780638

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the account of the hunt for Ali Hassan Salameh mastermind behind the Olympic Games massacre. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Poisoner: The Life and Crime's of Victorian England's Most Notorious Doctor

By: Bates, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Press: 2014

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 5382

ISBN: 1468310143

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of crimes of Dr. William Palmer in the 1800's. SIGNED by the author on the title page. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Law Enforcement Inc.

By: Becker, Sidney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Third Press: 1973

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 4043

ISBN: 0893881066

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing of this autobiographical novel about the episodes of a New York City police officer. Light edge wear and light rubbing to the dust jacket surface. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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After the Big House

By: Berson, Fred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1952

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 1092

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this look at the life of a Parole Officer. There is a 1 inch tear to the top edge of the dustjacket that has creased the area around it. The head of the dustjacket's spine is missing a 1/4 inch of paper. There are two gouges on the dustjacket's spine up towards the head of the spine. In very good / fair condition. View more info

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Life Sentence

By: Blatchford, Christie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 2016

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 8335

ISBN: 0385667973

Condition: Fine


Uncorrected Proof of this author's look at the Canadian justice system. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Money of Their Own

By: Bloom, Murray Teigh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1957

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8014

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this collection of true crime stories all dealing with counterfeiters. The front panel of the dust jacket has a one inch corner tear on the outside corner. The head of the dust jacket spine has two 1/2 inch deep chips missing. The white dust jacket is unevenly tanned. Rubbing to the surface of the dust jacket. Earlier owners name rubber stamped onto the first free end page. Price clipped. In very good / fair condition. View more info

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Dark Ambition: The Shocking Crime of Dellen Millard & Mark Smich

By: Brocklehurst, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 2016

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 8567

ISBN: 0670070149

Condition: Fine


Uncorrected Proof of this true crime novel. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Peterman - Memoirs of a Safe Breaker

By: Burke, Shifty

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1966

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12932

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this story about a kidnapped woman and her kidnapper. The dustjacket's front panel has a jagged, semi closed tear to the top edge and a thin 1/2 inch gouge beneath the title. The rear panel has a 3 inch closed tear that ends in a 1/4 inch deep by 1/4 wide chip. In very good / good condition. View more info

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Buried Dreams

By: Cahill, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12147

ISBN: 0553051156

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the true crime novel based on the reporting of Russ Ewing who was covering John Wayne Gacy Jr. Light edge wear. In near fine / very good condition. View more info

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Memoirs of a Murder Man

By: Carey, Arthur A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company: 1930

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11566

Condition: Fair


First edition first printing of this true crime novel by Late Deputy Inspector in Charge of the Homicide Bureau. No dustjacket. The boards are grubby and there are various spot of soiling. The inside is clean and free of soiling. In fair condition. View more info

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The Last Hunter

By: Cederberg, Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1986

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 2958

ISBN: 0773720960

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of this true crime novel which investigates an attempt to hunt down Nazi war Criminals and murder them. Light rubbing to the surface of the dust jacket. In fine / near fine unread condition. View more info

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They Never Came Back # F-218

By: Churchill, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1963

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11186

Condition: Good


First edition first printing # F-218 of this collection of eight true crime stories of people that completely vanished. The cases it deals with are as follows: Dorothy Arnold, Charlie Ross, Joseph Crater, Ambrose Bierce, Richard Cox, Paula Weldon, Stevie Damman, Ruth Boerger. Light edge wear. Light reading creases to the spine and covers. In good condition. View more info

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Target Blue

By: Daley, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1973

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 788

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the non fiction novel. Moderate rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Two creases to the front inside flap of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Becker Scandal

By: Delmar, Vina

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and the World: 1968

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12869

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this fictional period novel based on the 1912 Rosenthal murder case. In which Lieutenant Becker and two other officers were charged along with various members of the Lenox Avenue Gang for the murder of Herman Rosenthal. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. There is a square inch long glue stain on the rear panel of the dustjacket from an old price sticker. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good conditi... View more info

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Fatal Cruise

By: Deverell, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 6634

ISBN: 0771026633

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this account of the Robert Frisbee trial. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. In near fine / near fine unread condition. View more info

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Our Man In Charleston

By: Dickey, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 2015

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 8094

ISBN: 0307887278

Condition: Near fine


Uncorrected Proof of this account of the actions of Robert Bunch during the American Civil War. Lightly bumped at the base of the spine. In near fine unread condition. View more info

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God and the Gun

By: Dillon. Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1997

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8109

ISBN: 0752810375

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this novel about the church and Irish terrorism. Light rubbing to the surface of the dust jacket. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info