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The Traffic in Narcotics

By: Anslinger, Harry J. & William F. Tompkins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls: 1953

Edition: Sixth Printing.

Seller ID: 009320

Condition: Very Good


354pp. Illustrated. Two corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. The jacket is heavily chipped along the top edge of the front panel, with some loss to the printed title on the same. The jacket is also stained on the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Bishop, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 006362

Condition: Very Good


554pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Bottom corners bumped. Top edge of the text block foxed. The jacket is creased and has a couple of small closed tears to the head of the spine. Book Club Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Railroaded in Cooperstown

By: Butler Sr., David K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Richfield Springs, Railroaded in Cooperstown, LLC: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015791

Condition: Good


200pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. The head of the spine in peeling just a bit. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Hollywood Tragedy

By: Carr, William H.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Fawcett: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 017928

Condition: Good


251pp. + 5pp. index. Illustrated. Light foxing throughout. Spine creased. Wraps creased. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Crime Beat, A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Little, Brown: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023140

Condition: Fine


375pp. Traces of creasing to the top edge of the jacket. View more info

Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam: 2002

Seller ID: 015902

Condition: Very Good


387pp. Illustrated. Some dampstain to the verso of the jacket and traces to the bottom edge of the binding. Text browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Columbine

By: Cullen, Dave

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Twelve: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011458

Condition: Near Fine


417pp. No previous ownership inscriptions. Light soil to the jacket. Ownership address label on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Green Felt Jungle

By: Demaris, Ovid & Ed Reid

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Book: 1964

Seller ID: 022100

Condition: Very Good


241pp. + 3pp. adverts. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. Publisher's series #75037. 75 cents cover price. An expose of Vegas' seedy underworld in the early 1960's. Creasing. Ink stamp to the verso of the front cover. View more info

Hot Toddy: The True Story of Hollywood's Most Sensational Murder

By: Edmonds, Andy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1989

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017225

Condition: Near Fine


304pp. Illustrated. Touch of spotting along the top edge of the text block. The jacket is price clipped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Frame-Up: The Untold Story of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

By: Edmonds, Andy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017360

Condition: Very Good


335pp. Illustrated. Faint spotting along the top edge of the text block. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Final Gig; The Man Behind the Murder

By: Eells, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017339

Condition: Very Good


284pp. Illustrated. Light spotting and remainder mark at the top edge of the text block. Minor creasing at the spine ends on the jacket. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Lindbergh Case

By: Fisher, Jim

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press: 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 019033

Condition: Very Good


480pp. Illustrated. Creasing to the top corner of the back cover and the last few pages of the text block. Spine gently creased. Small ownership address label to the half title. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Silent Witness: The Untold Story of Terry Schiavo's Death

By: Fuhrman, Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017555

Condition: Very Good


255pp. Illustrated. Hard bump to the bottom edge of the front board. One inch closed tear in the face of the front panel of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Simple Act of Murder: November 22, 1963

By: Fuhrman, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2006

Seller ID: 018899

Condition: Fine


232pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid

By: Garrett, Pat F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Skyhorse Publishing: 2011

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 019788

Condition: Near Fine


137pp. + portrait of Garrett. One corner bumped. View more info

The King of Sting The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw

By: Glazer, Craig with Sal Manna

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Skyhorse Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003670

Condition: Very Good


291pp. Front cover has a light curl along fore-edge, corners more so. Sticker residue on upper right corner of cover. No marks inside. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everything is Vulnerable, What We Can Do About It

By: Goodman, Marc

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2015

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 013620

Condition: Near Fine


392pp. + lxpp. appendix (includes footnotes and index). Some bumping to the bottom edge of the back board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Classic Crimes in History and Fiction

By: Haworth, Peter (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022873

Condition: Good


286pp. + 2pp. adverts. 1st Edition (#1 in parenthesis at the end of the printed text). Original black cloth with red printed paper labels. Selections from the Apocrypha, Herodotus, Gesta Romanorum, Boccaccio, Grimm, William Painter, Defoe, Voltaire, Schiller, De Quincey and Dickens. Spine label mouse eaten. Soil to the bottom edge of the binding. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. View more info

On Iniquity, Some Personal Reflections Arising Out of the Moors Murder Trial

By: Johnson, Pamela Hansford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022122

Condition: Very Good


144pp. 1st Edition. Original black cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Johnson was the wife of novelist C.P. Snow. Here, she comments on the downgrade in British society which is a fruit of artistic license and social permissiveness. Imagine that; culture has an influence on human nature. Who'd a thunk it? Bookplate to the front free endpaper. Offsetting to the endpapers. Jacket rubbed and scuffed, some chipping to the heel of the spine. View more info

Hollywood Kryptonite, The Bulldog, The Lady and the Death of Superman

By: Kashner, Sam & Nancy Schoenberger

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020544

Condition: Fine


207pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Illustrated. Investigates the death of George Reeves in 1959. An exceptionally tight copy, probably unread. View more info