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cover of Crime in Its Relations to Social Progress

Crime in Its Relations to Social Progress

by Hall, Arthur Cleveland

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1902
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1902. Volume XV (only) of the Studies in History, Economics and Public Law edited by the Faculty of Political Science of Columbia University 8vo size brown clothbound hardcover with gilt titles on the spine, 427 pages including an index, followed by a Table of Errata and several pages of listings of other books in… Read more
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cover of Terror in the Skies

Terror in the Skies

by Ashwood, Capt. Thomas M.

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9780812831252
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8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 172 pages From jacket: "...Captain Ashwood shows why civilian aviation is such an attractive target to terrorists...he takes the reader through the experience of an emergency int he air and an actual hijacking an infamous one in which he ended up playing a key role in the release of the crew, hostages… Read more
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cover of Operation Last Chance:  One Man's Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice

Operation Last Chance: One Man's Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice

by Zuroff, Efraim

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Published
2009
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Very Good
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First
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9780230617308
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New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. First Edition with full numberline 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 238 bright, white pages From jacket: "Sixty years after the end of World War II, not all those who were faithful to the Third Reich are gone - some members of the Nazi party and their collaborators are still alive but… Read more
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cover of The Island of Lost Maps:  A True Story of Cartographic Crime

The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

by Harvey, Miles

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Published
2000
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Good
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Advance Reading Copy ARC
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New York: Random House, 2000. 8vo size trade paperback; 390 bright, white pages. From back: "A true story of a man named Bland, the greatest map thief in American history... the writer who pursued him ... and the lure of the unknown" Edgewear, worn top corners, some light soil to outside pages, the last four page tips… Read more
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cover of Murders in Monmouth:  Capital Crimes from the Jersey Shore's Past

Murders in Monmouth: Capital Crimes from the Jersey Shore's Past

by Joynson, George

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Published
2007
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As New
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First
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9781596293489
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$21.00

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History Press, 2007. Signed, dated and inscribed on fep. First Edition 8vo size trade paperback; 125 bright, white pages with black and white photographs throughout From back: "Why do people kill? In the case of the young and mentally unstable Frank Zastera, the rationale was as simple as the act was brutal: he wanted William Sheppard's… Read more
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cover of The Art of the Steal

The Art of the Steal

by Abagnale, Frank

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Published
2002
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9780767906845
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Currency, 2002. Rare, Signed Copy. Signed by author on title page. 8vo sized trade paperback; 225 pages. "The world-famous former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me If You Can (upon which the movie of the same name is based) reveals the ingenious tricks of the scam trade - with advice that has made him… Read more
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cover of Johnny Nine:  Capano Juror

Johnny Nine: Capano Juror

by Carter, Johnathan M.

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Published
2000
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Good
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9780738837154
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Xlibris Corporation, 2000. True Crime Novel. 377 pages, Edgewear, worn bottom corner and crease to front cover. From back: "This is the first person narrative of a man who served as Juror Number Nine, and his daily observations of testimony and evidence as the trial progressed..." Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain the property… Read more
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cover of By Reason of Insanity

By Reason of Insanity

by Balt, John

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Published
1966
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First
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New York: New American Library, 1966. From jacket: "He was naked as the day he was born and covered with blood from the top of his head to his toes.' Thus ran the testimony of hte police officer who arrested John Balt at the scene of the crime." 240 creamy pages. Stated First Printing. Wear… Read more
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cover of A Dark and Bloody Ground:  a Miser's Hoard:  Lust, Greed, and Killing from the Beaches of Florida to the Mountains of Kentucy

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New York: Harper Collins, 1993. Stated First Edition. 339 pages plus a glossy section of black and white photographs. From jacket: "Kentucky never more deserved its Indian appellation A Dark and Bloody Ground then when a small-town physician...called in an emergency...his own life hung in the balance, but it was already too late for his college-age daughter..."… Read more
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cover of When Priests Become Predators:  Profiles of Childhood Sexual Surviors

When Priests Become Predators: Profiles of Childhood Sexual Surviors

by Neuberger, Thomas S.

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Published
2012
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Good
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First
ISBN
9780615648248
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$225.00

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Wilmington, MA: Thomas S. Neuberger, 2012. 4to size blue clothbound hardcover with bright gilt titles on spine and cover; 469 pages This is an academic book written and published by an attorney who handled more than 100 cases of childhood sexual abuse involving Roman Catholic priests in Delaware. It includes testimony from victims. There are almost 600 endnotes,… Read more
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cover of True Tales from the Annals of Crime and Rascality

True Tales from the Annals of Crime and Rascality

by McKelway, St. Clair

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Published
1950
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First
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New York: Random House, 1950. Stated First Printing A collection of articles that previously appeared in the New Yorker magazine. 8vo size tan clothbound hardcover with red and black titles on cover and tanned spine. 339 tanned pages. A book review by Ben C. Clough is pasted onto fep and has caused some tanning transfer to… Read more
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cover of Finding Susan

Finding Susan

by Moran, Molly Hurley

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Published
2003
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ISBN
9780809325191
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Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2003. 242 bright white pages plus a section of black and white photographs. In great condition with only slight bump to top corners. From jacket flap: "...(the author's) pointed exploration of the disappearance of her sister and her family's descent into the surreal world of psychics and detectectives they once dismissed as the… Read more
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Alcatraz "No Good for Nobody"

by Freedman, Marlene

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San Francisco, CA: Smith Novelty Co. Unnumbered pages with black and white illustrations and color and black and white photographs. Photographs by Sandor Balatoni. Color photo illustrated covers. Slight wear to covers and light band of foxing across top of last page. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy… Read more
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cover of Tales of Woe

Tales of Woe

by Reed, John

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Published
2010
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ISBN
9781576875407
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PowerHouse Books, 2010. 12mo size hardcover; 207 pages with some color illustrations. From back: "Tales of Woe compiles today's most awful narratives of human wretchedness... This is Greek Catharsis: you watch people suffer horribly, and then feel better about your own life. Tales of Woe tells stories of murder, accident, depravity, cruelty, and senseless unhappiness:… Read more
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In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime an Anthology

by Cromwell, Paul

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Published
2003
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Edition
3rd
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9781891487873
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Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishing Company, 2003. 4to paperback; 311 pages From back: "(This book) is designed to provide a surrogate experience - an inside perspective on the criminal mind... This book is a collection of ethnographic or field accounts of crime and criminals. The studies presented are derived from a long tradition of field research in sociology… Read more
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cover of Fourteen:  The Murder of David Stukel

Fourteen: The Murder of David Stukel

by O'Connell, Bill

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Published
2007
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9780595439959
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iUniverse Inc., 2007. 8vo size trade paperback; 239 pages with a few black and white photographs Chicago Tribune editor Bill O'Connell explores one of the most heinous but least publicized crimes of Illinois history: the 1968 abduction, sexual assault and murder of 14-year-old David Stukel by 14-year-old bullies Billy Rose Sprinkle and James Perruquet. (The author and)… Read more
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cover of The Deadly Dinner Party & Other Medical Detective Stories

The Deadly Dinner Party & Other Medical Detective Stories

by Edlow, Jonathan A.

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Published
2009
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ISBN
9780300125580
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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009. 245 bright, white pages in great condition. Jacket has only minor handling wear. From back "An intriguing collection of medical detective stories, this book both entertains and meets the general need for medical knowledge. -- Stephen H. Zinner M.D." Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits… Read more
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cover of Gods of Death

Gods of Death

by Svoray, Yaron

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Published
1997
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First
ISBN
9780684814452
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition with full numberline 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 306 pages From book: "He was telling me about making snuff pornography. He told me that he had been sickened at first. Some guys, mob types, had come to him in his studio and asked him if he… Read more
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