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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

Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man who stopped it
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Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man who stopped it

By Travis McDade

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall. xiv + 180 pages, blue quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition, with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket, with original price present.

$9.50

Sutton: a novel
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Sutton: a novel

By J. R. Moehringer

New York, New York: Hyperion , 2012. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 334 pages, illustrated endpapers, beige boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition set with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In very good lightly worn dust jackets with the original prices present.

$6.50

The National Police Gazette: November, 1974; vol, 179, no. 11; Inside the Black Mafia (Faso/Meskil); The Price I've Paid for Stardom (Welch); Downfall of Steve Blass (Down); Xaviera Hollander: The World's Top Whore (Tremblay) ; etc.

By N. K. Perlow (editor); Raquel Welch, Frank Faso and Paul Meskil, Fred Down, Gisele Tremblay, et al

New York, New York: Police Gazette Publishing, 1974. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good +. A single original issue. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 82 pages (cheap newsprint stock), slick color illustrated wraps. A very good plus (would be near fine but for yellowing interior paper), clean, neat, soft cover magazines with minor shelf wear; interiors otherwise fine, binding secure, paper moderately yellowed.

$19.00

The National Police Gazette: October, 1976; vol, 181, no. 6; 'Special issue' Sex Scandals that Shocked America ; etc.

By N. K. Perlow (editor); et al

New York, New York: Police Gazette Publishing, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good +. A single original issue. This issue contains reprints from various 19th century stories. Quarto, 13 1/4" tall, 50 pages (cheap newsprint stock), slick color illustrated wraps. A very good plus (would be near fine but for yellowing interior paper), clean, neat, soft cover magazines with minor shelf wear; interiors otherwise fine, binding secure, paper moderately yellowed.

$19.00

The National Police Gazette: September, 1973; vol, 178, no. 9; The Dirty Truth about the Kennedys and Marilyn Monroe (Carpozi); The Mafia Top Boss Confesses (Renner); Devil Worship (Leach); etc.

By N. K. Perlow (editor); George Carpozi, jr., Madeleine Harmsworth, Tim Leach, Fred Down, Thomas Renner and Cyril Kersh, et al

New York, New York: Police Gazette Publishing, 1973. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good . A single original issue. Quarto, 13 1/4" tall, 42 pages (cheap newsprint stock), slick color illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat, soft cover magazines with minor shelf wear; interiors otherwise fine, binding secure, paper moderately yellowed.

$25.00

The National Police Gazette: April, 1976; vol, 181, no. 4; Hollywood Greatest Sex Synbols (Clements); Basketball's Unsung Heros (Madden); Sexploits of Jack Nicholson (Short); Naughty Valerie Perrine (Branford); etc.

By N. K. Perlow (editor); Jonathan Clements, Bill Madden, Don Short, Alan Branford, et al

New York, New York: Police Gazette Publishing, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good +. A single original issue. Quarto, 13 1/4" tall, 46 pages (cheap newsprint stock), slick color illustrated wraps. A very good plus (would be near fine but for yellowing interior paper), clean, neat, soft cover magazines with minor shelf wear; interiors otherwise fine, binding secure, paper moderately yellowed.

$28.50

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, first printing. 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 printing. 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

The Case of the Missing Sandals : a Peter Piper Detective Story ( an original Crime Club mystery)

By Nancy Barr Mavity

Garden City, New York: Crime Club / Doubleday, Doran, 1930. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall; 316 pages, red titles on black cloth. A good, sturdy original hardcover first edition with significant shelf wear and rubbing at the extremities, light exterior soiling, back strip cloth starting to fray at top and bottom edges, spine slightly canted, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

The Three R's ( an original Crime Club mystery )

By Ganpat [Martin L. Gompertz]

Garden City, New York: Crime Club / Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First edition . Decorative Cloth. all Good. Duodecimo, 7 3/4" tall, 317 pages, red titles on black cloth. A good, sturdy reading copy of the first American edition, shelf wear through to boards at fore corner tips and a 1/2" of the bottom edge of the back cover, and an exterior damp stain across the upper foredge of the front panel and the outer edge of the front endpaper, spine canted; paper moderately yellowed. Lacking dust jacket. This mystery is also a 'Blieler' fantasy title. Still a good reading copy only.

$9.50

The Midnight Mail ( an original Crime Club mystery )

By Henry Holt

Garden City, New York: Crime Club / Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall; 320 pages, decorative endpapers, black cloth with red titles and decoration. A very good minus, clean, hardcover edition with modeate shelf wear and rubbing at the extremities, fore-corner tips worn through to boards, back strip cloth starting to fray at top edge, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend
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Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend

By Deirdre Bair

New York, New York: Doubleday / Nan A. Talese, 2016. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, x + 395 pages, brown and black boards. A fine, clean hardcover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly edgeworn dust jacket, with original price.

$19.00

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

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