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Edward Gein: America\'s Most Bizarre Murderer
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Edward Gein: America's Most Bizarre Murderer

By Gollmar, Robert H.

Delavan, WI: Chas. Hallberg & Company, 1982. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/None. 236pp; No DJ, maroon boards with gilt titling to spine, boards square & bright, previous owner's name to front pastedown, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG condition. Story of ghoulish murderer Edward Gein, whose crimes were the basis of the films Psycho & Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Author was the judge in the case. Illustrated with drawings & 8 pages of blood-curdling police photos.

$28.00

Descent Into Madness: The Diary of a Killer
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Descent Into Madness: The Diary of a Killer

By Frolick, Vernon

Surrey, BC, Canada: Hancock House, 2004. Fourth Printing. Softcover. Near Fine. 361pp; Covers clean & bright, text unmarked, binding is tight, Near Fine condition. True crime story from the Canadian wilderness. Illustrated with photos & map.

$15.00

The Franklin Cover-Up: Child Abuse, Satanism, and Murder in Nebraska
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The Franklin Cover-Up: Child Abuse, Satanism, and Murder in Nebraska

By DeCamp, John W.

Lincoln, NE: AWT, Inc., 2005. Second Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. 411pp; Covers clean & bright, one corner very slightly bumped, text unmarked, binding is tight, Near Fine condition. Lays out crimes and cover-up related to a financial swindle in Omaha, Nebraska, involving drugs, Iran-Contra money laundering, child abuse and murder. Illustrated with photos.

$18.00

Murder & Mayhem in Portland Oregon
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Murder & Mayhem in Portland Oregon

By Chandler, JD

Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2013. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 127pp; Covers clean & bright, text unmarked, binding is tight, as new, Fine condition. Inscribed & Signed by Author. Historical accounts of crime in Portland, Oregon. Illustrated with photos.

$18.00

From the Mouth of the Monster: The Joel Rifkin Story
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From the Mouth of the Monster: The Joel Rifkin Story

By Mladinich, Robert

New York: Pocket Books, 2001. First Edition. Paperback. Good+. 273pp; Handling wear & slight edgewear to covers, spine lightly creased, corner creases to a few pages, text unmarked, binding is tight, Good+ condition. True story of Joel Rifkin, a Long Islander convicted of savagely murdering 17 young women as told by Rifkin to Robert Mladinich, a cop who knew Rifkin as a friend. 8-page photo section.

$24.00

Born to Raise Hell: The Untold Story of Richard Speck
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Born to Raise Hell: The Untold Story of Richard Speck

By Altman, Jack & Marvin Ziporyn

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Cloth in DJ; First Edition; 255pp; DJ clean & bright, boards square & clean, previous owner's names to FFEP, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG/VG condition. The untold story of Richard Speck, the killer of eight student nurses in Chicago in 1966.

$20.00

Killer: A Journal of Murder
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Killer: A Journal of Murder

By Gaddis, Thomas E. & James O. Long

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Cloth in DJ; 388pp; DJ slightly edgeworn, clean, bright & protected by mylar sleeve, boards square, clean & bright, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG+/VG condition. Inscribed & Signed by co-author Long to Oregonian reporter John Painter. Related news clipping laid in. Journal of infamous serial killer Carl Panzram with historical and sociological framework provided by authors Gaddis (author of "The Birdman of Alcatraz") & Long. Illustrated with 14-page photo section. Endpapers illustrated with letter facsimile.

$350.00

All About Carnivals
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All About Carnivals

By Sorrows, Gene

Miami, FL: American Federation of Police, 1985. Softcover. Very Good+. Wraps; 72pp; Covers clean & bright, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG+ condition. Ex-carnie exposes the secrets of numerous carnival rackets. Contents: Questions About Carnivals and Fairs; The Worst Games to Play; A Glossary of Terms Used at Carnivals and Games; The Games Most Generally Found at Fairs or Carnivals; Hanky Pank Games; Games of Skill; Group Games; Percentage Games; Build Up Games; Flat Store. Illustrated.

$25.00

The Fatal Countess and other Studies
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The Fatal Countess and other Studies

By Roughead, William

Edinburgh: W. Green & Son, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. 298pp; Brown cloth boards with gilt titling to front & spine, wear to spine ends, short tear to top of spine, boards square & bright, text unmarked, binding is sound, Good+ condition. Quaint collection of studies of criminality and the like.

$25.00

Privileged Characters
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Privileged Characters

By Werner, M. R.

New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Cloth in DJ; 510pp; DJ slightly edgeworn with closed tear & protected by mylar sleeve, boards square, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG/VG- condition. From front panel of DJ: "Government by Privileged Characters, from Warren G. Harding's time to the present. A crackling story of our big-time looters, their political henchmen, and what they have done to all of us." With detailed account of the Teapot Dome Scandal of the Harding Administration and several others. As relevant as ever!

$43.00

A Book of Rogues and Impostors: A Historical and Critical Summary of Legends, Swindles, Hoaxes and Rackets (B-669)
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A Book of Rogues and Impostors: A Historical and Critical Summary of Legends, Swindles, Hoaxes and Rackets (B-669)

By Carrington, Hereward

Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1948. Softcover. Good+. Wraps; 28pp; Covers & pages slightly age-toned, binding staples rusted, slight handling wear to booklet, text unmarked, binding is sound, Good+ condition. Collection of brief accounts of rogues, impHistoryostors, hoaxes, swindles and rackets through history. Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius. Contents: The Literature of Roguery; The Strange Case of Ann O'Delia Diss Debar; Arthur Orton and the Ticheborne Trial; Marco Tullio--"The Hidden King"; Stefan Mali--"The False Czar"; Cagliostro--Charlatan, Wonder-Worker, Magician, Adventurer; Saint-Germain, The Deathless; The Myth of the Wandering Jew; One of the Greatest of All Hoaxes--The South Sea Bubble; The Great Moon Hoax; The Cat Hoax; Dean Swift's Hoax; A "Buried Treasure" Swindle; Psychic Racketeering Today; Astrology.

$22.00

The DeAutremont Brothers: America's Last Great Train Robbery
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The DeAutremont Brothers: America's Last Great Train Robbery

By LaPlante, Margaret

Privately Printed, 2009. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 223pp; Slight discoloration & handling wear to covers, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG condition. Signed by Author. Account of the holdup of the Gold Special, Train 13 of the Southern Pacific Railroad on October 11, 1923 by the DeAutremont brothers, based on the brothers' own words and numerous other sources. Illustrated with photos.

$18.00

D.B. Cooper: Dead or Alive?
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D.B. Cooper: Dead or Alive?

By Tosaw, Richard Thomas

Ceres, CA: Tosaw Publishing Company, Inc., 1984. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 128pp + 56pp of serial numbers; Gold seal over fore-edge & "Reward" sticker to front, unopened & unread, as new, Fine condition. Full story of the 1971 D.B. Cooper hijacking mystery by an ex-FBI man. Author provides plausible theory of what became of Cooper based on extensive investigation. Includes many photos and complete list of serial numbers of the $200,000 ransom.

$25.00

D.B. Cooper: What Really Happened
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D.B. Cooper: What Really Happened

By Gunther, Max

Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Cloth in DJ; First Edition; 215pp; DJ clean & bright, boards square & clean, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG+/VG+ condition. Tells the story of a man who claimed to be the real D. B. Cooper, the mysterious hijacker who was never found dead or alive.

$25.00

My Strangest Case by Police Chiefs of the World
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My Strangest Case by Police Chiefs of the World

By Singer, Kurt (Editor)

London: W. H. Allen, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/None. 207pp; No DJ, red boards with gilt titling to spine, slight forward slant, boards clean & bright, text unmarked, bidning is sound, VG condition. Vintage collection of true crime stories by police chiefs of the world.

$25.00

Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook
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Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook

By Dunn, Katherine (Edited by Sean Tejaratchi)

Portland, OR: Feral House, 1996. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 10" x 8" Softcover; 167pp; As New in Original Shrinkwrap with red "Warning! Extremely Graphic!" label affixed to shrinkwrap, Fine Condition. LAPD homicide detective Jack Huddleston's snapshot collection of crime scenes, not for the squeamish. Fully illustrated.

$100.00

From Boniface to Bank Burglar or The Price of Persecution: How a Successful Business Man, Through the Miscarriage of Justice, Became a Notorious Bank Looter
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From Boniface to Bank Burglar or The Price of Persecution: How a Successful Business Man, Through the Miscarriage of Justice, Became a Notorious Bank Looter

By White, George M. (Alias George Bliss)

New York: The Seaboard Publishing Company, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 495pp; Green cloth boards with gilt titling to front & spine, top edge gilt, dampstaining to tops of many pages, some pages rough at fore-edge, text unmarked, binding is sound, Good condition. Detailed first-hand account of how the author, a former New England hotel proprietor became a notorious bank robber in the latter part of the 19th century. Illustrated with photos.

$25.00

Wrongly Accused: The Glesty Waters Story
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Wrongly Accused: The Glesty Waters Story

By Waters, Glesty

Privately Printed, 2012. Softcover. Near Fine. 140pp; Clean, tight copy, Near Fine condition. Signed by Author. Story of the man who was wrongly accused of and imprisoned for being the Green River Killer.

$18.00

Machine Gun Kelly: To Right A Wrong
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Machine Gun Kelly: To Right A Wrong

By Barnes, Bruce

Perris, CA: Tipper Publications, 1991. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. 272pp; One corner slightly bumped, extremely clean, tight copy, Near Fine condition. Biography of the notorious bank robber Machine Gun Kelly by his son. Illustrated with photos.

$15.00

The Legend of D. B. Cooper: Death by Natural Causes
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The Legend of D. B. Cooper: Death by Natural Causes

By Forman, Pat & Ron

Privately Printed, 2008. Softcover. Very Good. 170pp; Clean, tight copy, VG condition. Claims the famous Northwest hijacker D. B. Cooper was really a woman and that she died of natural causes in 2002. Illustrated with photos, some in color.

$12.00

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