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The Island of Lost Maps: a true story of cartographic crime
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The Island of Lost Maps: a true story of cartographic crime

By Miles Harvey

New York, New York: Random House, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, xxiii + 405 pages, illustrated endpapers, green and beige boards. A near fine cland and sturdy first edition with light shelf wear, binding solid, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

The Poet and the Murderer
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The Poet and the Murderer

By Simon Worrall

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 270 pages, black and red boards. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover first edition, first printing, with light shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, but a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with original price present.

$9.50

Murdered by His Wife [signed by the author]
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Murdered by His Wife [signed by the author]

By Deborah Navas

Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/fine. Signed 'Deb' by the author on the title page and inscribed to a previous owner. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 193 pages, green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with original price. "A history with documentation of the Joshua Spooner murder and execution of his wife, Bathsheba, who was hanged in Worcester, Massachusetts, 2 July, 1778.

$16.50

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

By Harwood Steele

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1949. 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

Evidence For Law Enforcement Officer (second edition)

By Gilbert B. Stuckey

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974. 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

The Handbook of Swindling and other papers

By Douglas Jerrold; Walter Jerrold (editor)

London, England: Walter Scott, C.1900. 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

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

By Wayland Young

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1958. First Edition. 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

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. 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
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The Lindbergh Case

By Jim Fisher

New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University, 1987. First Edition. 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

Night Vision: Confessions of Gil Lewis, Private Eye [signed]
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Night Vision: Confessions of Gil Lewis, Private Eye [signed]

By John Sedgwick

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine / Very Good. Signed by the author on the flyleaf. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 174 pages, red quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; faint surface stain at bottom fore-edge (does not affect interior), hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good dust jacket with several short edge tear at the rear panel, with original price.

$9.50

A Death in Canaan

By Joan Barthel; introduction by William Styron [signed]

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton / Thomas Congdon, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Fine. Signed by William Styron on the front endpaper. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 328 pages. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition, first printing, with minor shelf wear and slight foxing to exterior fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper,cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with original price.

$28.50

Murderers in Our Midst

By Stanley Firmin

London, England: Hutchinson, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. A casebook of killers - caught and free." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 192 pages + b&w plates, red boards. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper slightly yellowed, but foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers, and light musky odor present. In a good, edgeworn dust jacket, with significant edge chipping and darkening at the back strip, with the original price.

$9.50

Criminal Youth and the Borstal System

By William Healy and Benedict S. Alper

New York, New York: Oxford University Press / Commonwealth Fund, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good +. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 283 pages, maroon cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover first American edition with minor shelf wear but cloth color fading at the spine, several small pen marking to the spine, hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket

$9.50

The Intent to Kill : making sense of murder

By Edward Green

Baltimore, Maryland: Clevedon Books, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 337 pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Murder for Profit

By William Bolitho

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First Edition. Decorative Paper over boards. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 332 + 2 ads pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, paper spine label stained; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing to fore-edge. Without dust jacket. With the previous owner's signature on front endpaper.

$12.50

The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth, Master Thief
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The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth, Master Thief

By Ben Macintyre

New York, New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 336 pages, beige quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket, with original price.

$9.50

The Brothers Bulger: how they terrorized and corrupted Boston for a quarter of a  century
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The Brothers Bulger: how they terrorized and corrupted Boston for a quarter of a century

By Howie Carr

New York, New York: Warner Books, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 342 pages, blue boards. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition, seventh printing, with moderate shelf wear and cloth worn through at the bottom corners, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light yellowing to page edges. In a very good dust jacket with small chips at the folds, with original price.

$6.50

Black Friday Coming Down [signed]

By David Hunter

Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine / Very Good. Signed by the author on the half title page. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 224 pages, black quarter-cloth. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. with slight foxing at top fore-edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with small chips at the folds, with original price.

$19.74

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