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The Long Road to Gold; A Journey through the Crimes of the Mob -- Gambling, Murder, Narcotics, Prostitution & Corruption.

By Holder, Jack

Indianapolis Dog Ear Publishing, 2017, paperback. SIGNED by the author, who worked in the New York police, including undercover, investigating organized crime. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 9781457554452

$14.00

Vagabonds All.
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Vagabonds All.

By Parry, Edward Abbott

New York Scribner's, 391926, hardcover. Printed in England. Contains 8 plates of caricature or portrait of these rogues and discussion of the law surrounding them. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good minus (spine has dulled letters and small edgewear; outer pages foxed; corner bump). -- Pages clear and bright, binding tight.

$20.00

A Desperado in Arizona 1858-1860; or, The Life, Trial, Death and Confession of Samuel H. Calhoun, the Soldier-Murderer.

By Greene, Jonathan H.

Santa Fe Stagecoach Press, 1964, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing, limited to 700 copies, of this republication of the 1862 original. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good, price-clipped dust jacket.

$15.00

Neophyte: Short Stories about The Youth Study Center.
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Neophyte: Short Stories about The Youth Study Center.

By Payne, Carlton

USA Carlton Payne, 2004, paperback. The Center opened in 1952 and served primarily runaway children. Author was a counselor at the Center, and then the first African American psychologist in the Philadelphia Prison System. -- Softcover, 111 pages. Condition: very good (cover crease). ISBN 1931335974

$24.00

Crusader: The Hell-Raising Police Career of Detective David Durk.
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Crusader: The Hell-Raising Police Career of Detective David Durk.

By Lardner, James

New York Random House, 1996, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Condition: near fine, with near fine dust jacket. ISBN 0394576489

$15.00

The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern.
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The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern.

By Book of Oaths; Richard Garnett

1649, hardcover. Title continued (with the 17th century spelling): Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume, very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any office of magistracie or publ[i]que imployment in the common-wealth: whereunto is added a perfect table [i.e. of contents]. -- Attributed to Richard Garnett (from sources, and from a previous owner's pencilled note). -- Hardcover but LACKING COVERS AND BACKING; pagination irregular as noted with other copies but catchwords correct, text complete. Condition: fair (as noted; rear endsheet half missing; some pages have bleedthrough making reading difficult). -- RARE, held by three libraries world-wide; significant in the history of law, as referenced in Encyclopedia Britiannica 11th edition, oaths for example for "valuers of cloth and city scavengers" (the latter did what we would think of today as public works and public health).

$300.00

Broken Justice: A True Story of Race, Sex and Revenge in a Boston Courtroom.
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Broken Justice: A True Story of Race, Sex and Revenge in a Boston Courtroom.

By Edelin, Kenneth C.

USA PondViewPress, 2008, paperback. SIGNED by the author. Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 9780979206009

$15.00

Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects.

By Stone, Christopher D.

Palo Alto CA Tioga Publishing, 1988, hardcover. New preface for this 1988 edition. Softcover. Condition: very good minus (cover creased). ISBN 0935382690

$15.00

Adventures in Criminology.

By Radzinowicz, Leon

New York Routledge, 1999, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Includes index. -- Hardcover, 480 pages. Condition: fine, with fine dust jacket. ISBN

$85.00

Brother Benjamin; A History of the Israelite House of David.
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Brother Benjamin; A History of the Israelite House of David.

By Adkin, Clare

Berrien Springs MI Andrews University Press, 1990, hardcover. Benjamin established a religious commune in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and was on trial in 1927 for fraud and immorality. -- Includes photos, bibliography, appendixes (Purnell lineage, business enterprises, litigation, judge's list of the legal issues). -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine (owner name) with near fine dust jacket. ISBN 0943872553

$35.00

The Concise Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminals.

By Scott, Harold

New York Hawthorn, 1961, hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Alphabetical listing, with expert contributors (J. Edgar Hoover, Ian Fleming, Eric Partridge, etc.) edited by Harold Scott. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine, with very good minus dust jacket (short tear; edgeworn spine tips; price-clipped).

$14.00

Pennsylvania State Reports, vol. CVI.  Comprising CASES ADJUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA, by Albert A. Outerbridge, vol. X.
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Pennsylvania State Reports, vol. CVI. Comprising CASES ADJUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA, by Albert A. Outerbridge, vol. X.

By Outerbridge, Albert A.

New York Banks Law Publishing, 1904, hardcover. Spine title: Outerbridge 10 1884. Containing cases argued at January Term 1884. -- Hardcover, full leather. Good used condition (cover re-attached with hinge tape but still fragile; covers with some wear at edges). -- Overall, a fairly nice copy, pages clean and binding tight.

$35.00

Life of John Van Lear McMahon

By Mason, John Thomson

Baltimore John B. Piet, 1879, hardcover. PHYSICAL BOOK: Later printing 1880, with errata slip inserted. Frontispiece portrait. 140 pages. Hardcover. Condition: cover tips and corners lightly worn; long pencilled owner gift note over title page dated 1893). -- Maryland lelgislator, lawyer, judge, wrote on the "Jew Bill" to ensure political equality to all religions.

$25.00

Thomas Henry Burrowes 1805-1871

By Mohr, Robert Landis

Philadelphia University Of Pennsylvania Press, 1946, hardcover. From Burrowes' political activity in the Anti-Mason party to his interest in education, the first school law in Pennsylvania. 271 pages. Hardcover. Condition: very good (spine lettering bit dulled).

$16.00

The Great Conspirators.
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The Great Conspirators.

By Sparrow, Gerald

London John Long, 1969, hardcover. A collection of stealth and secrecy: Sir Walter Raleigh. Count von Stauffenberg. Guy Fawkes, etc. Hardcover, very good condition with very good dust jacket. ISBN 091007003

$15.00

Records of the Trial of Walter Langeton, 1307-1312.

By Beardwood, Alice, editor

London Royal Historical Society, 1969, hardcover. Camden fourth series, volume 6. Text of the proceedings is is LATIN, notes and introduction are in English. 310 pages. Bright hardcover. Condition: very good, no dust jacket. -- Inquiries about Langeton's debts show in historical detail medieval economics, including merchant practices, role of religious, management of properties, etc. GREAT RESOURCE for the medieval scholar.

$16.00

Compensatory Justice.

By Chapman, John W.

New York New York University Press, 1991, hardcover. In the series: NOMOS XXXIII, edited by John Chapman. -- Hardcover, 361 pages. Condition: near fine, no dust jacket. -- These essays explore topics of: rights, equality, generations, reparations, compensation, takings. ISBN 0814714536

$14.00

Judicial Attitudes in Sentencing; A study of the factors underlying the sentencing practice of the Criminal Court of Philadelphia.

By Green, Edward

London Macmillan, 1961, hardcover. Published 1961. Hardcover. Condition: very good minus (cover scuffed; ink notes in rear; no jacket).

$14.00