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To Effect an Arrest: Adventures of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

By Harwood Steele

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1949. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Fictionalized true life accounts of police work. Octavo, 8 1/2, 311 pages, red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

A Companion to Murder: a dictionary of Death by Poison, Death by Shooting, Death by Suffocation and Drowning, Death by the Strangler's Hand; 1900 - 1950; with a note on the British Judicial System

By E. Spencer Shew

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1961. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 303 pages, green cloth. A very good, very clean, hardcover first edition, with light shelf wear, some fading to green cloth color at the spine, hinges and binding solid, paper creamwhite. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Last Duel: a true story of crime, scandal, and trial by combat in Medieval France.
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The Last Duel: a true story of crime, scandal, and trial by combat in Medieval France.

By Eric Jager

New York, New York: Broadway Books, 2004. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 242 pages, blue and beige boards. A fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

Among the Missing: an anecdotal History of Missing Persons from 1800 to the present

By Jay Robert Nash

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 1978. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 445 pages with intertextualillustration, red quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, with minor forxing, primarily to the top fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$11.50

Evidence For Law Enforcement Officer (second edition)

By Gilbert B. Stuckey

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xi + 397 pages, illustrated cloth. A good, hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing; front hinge cracked and binding secure, paper slightly yellowed with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper..

$9.50

The Maul and [&] the Pear Tree

By P. D. James and T. A. Critchley

New York, New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 284 pages, blue quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear and slight soiling at the fore-edges, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, BUT with a remainder mark at the top fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with the original price present.

$6.50

Black Maps

By Peter Spiegelman

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 285 pages, black and green boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price prsent

$6.50

Big City, Bad Blood: a novel
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Big City, Bad Blood: a novel

By Sean Chercover

New York, New York: William Morrow / Harper Collins, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 294 pages, blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

Rage: A Novel

By Philip Friedman (based on original screenplay by Philip Friedman and Dan Kleinman)

New York, New York: Atheneum, 1972. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good +/ Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 314 pages, blue quarter cloth. A very good plus, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear but a touch of color fading to the cover edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

Thieves of Baghdad [signed] : one marine's passion for ancient civilizations and the journey to recover the world's greatest stolen treasures
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Thieves of Baghdad [signed] : one marine's passion for ancient civilizations and the journey to recover the world's greatest stolen treasures

By Matthew Bogdanos

New York, New York: Bloomsbury, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 302 pages + color plates, black boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket with the price clipped.

$9.50

The Handbook of Swindling and other papers

By Douglas Jerrold; Walter Jerrold (editor)

London, England: Walter Scott, C.1900. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. No date. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 242 pages + ads, gray-green cloth with gilt spine lettering. A good, clean, hardcover early edition with moderate shelf wear, fraying and chipping to cloth of backstrip, front hinge cracked but internal binding is sturdy.

$9.50

Exclusive!: The Inside Story of Patricia Hearst and the SLA. [Symbionese Liberation Army - Patty Hearst]

By Marilyn Baker; with Sally Brompton

New York, New York: Macmillan, 1974. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 246 pages, brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat sturdy hard cover over all with minor shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper a dark cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$8.50

Vermont's Year: Twelve Verses

By Samuel Robinson Ogden ; illustrations by Jane Newton

New York, New York: Charles E. Tuttle, 1967. First edition. Pictorial Wraps. Near Fine. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 34 pages, saddle stiched, illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, lightly shelf wornsoft cover with little shelf wear, binding solid, paper cream white.

$7.50

Broome Stages

By Clemence Dane

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First American edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Sold as an excellent original reading copy only. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 703 pages, gilt titles on redcloth. A very good minus, clean, hardcover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing (two fore-corner tips through the boards and a slight spot of fraying to the top of the spine cloth); hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket

$9.50

I'll Tell You Everything

By J.B. Priestley and Gerald Bullett

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1933. First American edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 280 pages, gilt titles on black cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed but with a blush of foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges and one very small bookworm hole sans resident. Without dust jacket

$19.00

The Montesi Scandal : the story of the famous murder that rocked modern Italy

By Wayland Young

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1958. First printing. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 261 pages, black cloth. A very good, clean, neat copy with minor shelf wear edges rubbed; hinges cracked but secure and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed and slight foxing to the endpapers. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with significant chipping at the corners, and with the original price present.

$9.50

On The Run [signed]

By Philip Agee

Secaucus, New Jersey: Lyle Stuart , 1987. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine / Good. Signed by the author, dated and inscribed to a previous owner on the front endpaper. The previous owner has re-inscribed it on the dedication page to her grandson. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 400 pages, red quarter-cloth. A near fine clean, neat, hard cover edition over all with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with short edge tears at the folds and with the original price present.

$60.00

Three Picassos Before Breakfast: Memoirs of an Art Forger's Wife

By Anne-Marie Stein, as told to George Carpozi, Jr.

New York, New York: Hawthorn Books, 1973. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 192 pages, gilt titles on green cloth; b&w photographs. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light foxing to fore-edges. In a near fine lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price.

$17.50

Couldn't Keep it to Myself [signed by Wally Lamb]
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Couldn't Keep it to Myself [signed by Wally Lamb]

By Wally Lamb; et al

New York, New York: Regan Books / Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2003. First edition, later printing. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. Signed by the author verso of half-title page, and with two other signatures of the prisoners, Nancy Whiteley and Robin Cullen. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xiii + 350 pages, black and beige boards. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with original price.

$19.00

The Lindbergh Case

By Jim Fisher

New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University, 1987. First printing. Hardcover-- cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. Octavo, 10 1/2" tall, vii + 480 pages, red cloth; b&w photographs. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$10.50

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