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The Beer Bandit Caper. The Mounties, Their Man and Mexico's Missing Moosehead

by Sawler, Harvey

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781551095462
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$15.00

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Halifax: Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2005 Original trade paperback. Slight bending to page corners. No writing. In the summer of 2004, a truckload of 50,000 cans of beer destined for Mexico disappeared in New Brunswick, along with the truck driver. The result was an unexpected increase in sales for Moosehead because of all the media coverage the case… Read more
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When Rum Was King

by Grant, B. J.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
ISBN
9780864920461
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$20.00

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Fredericton, N. B.: Fiddlehead Poetry Books Previous owner's name. An account of the part played by New Brunswick in the illegal liquor trade. 244 pp. with index.. First ( No Additional printings). Trade Paperback. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Drawings By Alexander McGibbon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Scotland's Penultimate Duel

by Leggett, J.M.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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Perthshire: Crossmount House, 1998 The author discovers an ancestor to have died in a duel, the next-to-last one in Scotland. She sets out to tell the story, apparently without considering her story-telling ability or the value of the subject matter. What sane person would take part in a contest to kill someone when "success" would carry an automatic charge of… Read more
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Lunar Rogue

by Grantmyre, Barbara

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$70.00

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Fredericton, N.B.: Brunswick Press, 1963 Original brown cloth on boards. DJ has minor head tears repaired inside. The interesting and entertaining story of Henry Moon, who came from England and turned up looking for work at a farmer's house in Nova Scotia, and soon marries the farmer's daughter.. He becomes a horse dealer in Saint John, New… Read more
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A Death in the Delta; The Story of Emmett Till

by Whitfield, Stephen J.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780029351215
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$20.00

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New York: Free Press/ Macmillan, 1988 Black cloth on boards. Tiny repaired tear to DJ foot of spine. Personally, one of the most horrifying stories I have ever read. I was just four years older than he at the time, having just graduated from Grade 12 in Ohio. I am humbled by the courage and strength of Emmett's mother, Mrs.Mamie… Read more
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Child of Satan, Child of God

by Atkins, Susan (With Bob Slosser)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1977
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Plainfield, N.J.: Logos International, 1977 Red paper boards. Free endpapers removed. Gift note. Susan Atkins was one of several young women influenced by Charles Manson to participate in robbery and murder in the San Francisco area in 1969. Convicted of murder in the first degree, she spent the next 40 years in prison, escaping the gas chamber due to California's… Read more
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Truth and Honour; The Death of Richard Oland and the Trial of Dennis Oland

by Marquis, Greg

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2016
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 2016 Four years after it happened the case was finally brought to trial. Verdict: Guilty of second-degree murder. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal. Update: After a re-trial, Dennis Oland was acquitted of the charge in July, 2019. 255 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Colour Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Blood on the Sea

by McCormick, Donald

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1962 Red paper boards. DJ has three small edge tears. Three men in a boat were all that were left after they ate the cabin boy. Two tins of turnips were long gone. It happened in 1884. 158 pp. with index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Drawings and Document. 8vo - over… Read more
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Terror ! Murder and Panic in New Brunswick May-November, 1989

by MacLean, Rick/Veniot, Andre

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing Stated
ISBN
9780771055928
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$35.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990 An escaped murderer terrorizes New Brunswickers for seven months in 1989. Previous owner's name and address label. 189 pp.. First Printing Stated. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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True Story of the Lindbergh Kidnapping

by Brant, John and Renaud, Edith

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Kroy Wen Publishers, Inc., 1932 Bright orange cloth on boards. No writing or damage. The only title published by Kroy Wen in 1932. . First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia

by McCoy, Alfred W. With Cathleen B. Read and Leonard P. Adams II

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1972
Condition
Good Plus
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$35.00

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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972 Previous owner's name. Brief note on rear endpaper. A chilling account of the origins and continuation of the worldwide trade in illegal drugs, with the ongoing participation of French and American governments as well as those of Burma, Thailand, and Laos. 464 pp. with index.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good Plus. Illus. by… Read more
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Indecent Exposure; A True Story of Hollywood and Wall Street

by McClintick, David

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780688013493
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$15.00

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New York: William Morow and Co., Inc., 1982 White paper boards backed in white cloth. Even in Hollywood taking other people's money is frowned upon. 544 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Rectory Murder; The Mysterious Crime That Shocked Turn-of-the Century New Brunswick

by Saunders, Kenneth

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1989
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First (Number Line Contains 1)
ISBN
9781550282733
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$18.00

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Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, 1989 Paperback book showing Hopewell Cape courthouse on cover. A new gallows would have to be erected since there had never been a hanging in Hopewell Cape. 301 pp.. First (Number Line Contains 1). Soft Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Tom Barnes Cover Photo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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For Services Rendered; Leslie James Bennett and the RCMP Security Service

by Sawatsky, John

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
ISBN
9780385176606
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$15.00

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1982 Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Brief gift note. The man in charge of RCMP Security Service for nearly 20 years was sacked on suspicion alone, it seems. I was into the third chapter before I felt I had to put it down. 339 pp.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus.… Read more
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A Century of Crime; The Development of Crime Detection Methods in Canada

by Campbell, Marjorie Freeman

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$20.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1970 Blue cloth on boards. Library card pocket. Clear plastic wrapper over unclipped DJ. Begins with the hiring of the first salaried provincial constable, John Wilson Murray, in 1875. Does not include the Steven Truscott case, for example. 277 pp. . First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.… Read more
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High; Confessions of a Pot Smuggler

by O'Dea, Brian

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$20.00

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Toronto: Random House Canada, 2006 Original black cloth on boards. True account of a convicted doper and dealer. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, he ws paroled after 5. Gutter talk. 358 pp.. First. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tal.
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Easy Money

by Goddard, Donald

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1978
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
Item Price
$50.00

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N.Y.: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1978 Original black cloth on boards. DJ not clipped, but has small corner or fold tears, which I taped inside."This is the true story of George Ramos, who conspired with Frank Matthews, the black Luciano, to smuggle into the United States a shipment of European heroin equivalent to about three tons of junk in… Read more
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Hells Angels at War

by Lavigne, Yves

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1999
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
ISBN
9780002000246
Item Price
$70.00

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Toronto: HarperCollinsPublishersLtd., 1999 Original black paper boards backed in black cloth. No writing or damage. 466 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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