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The Killing of Harmon Murray

By Braley, R. Olin

Gainesville, FL: The Alachua Press, Inc., 2004. No additional printings indicated. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 135pp. Illustrated wraps. Minor edegwear. An account of Harmon Murray's 19th century year on the run in North Florida.

$22.50

How the Bank Sneak Works: The Personal Experience and Observation of Harry Schindler Alias the "Swindler"

By Boylan, Eugene A. (ed.)

Chicago, IL: H. S. Burton & Co., Early 1900's. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. Good +/No Dj.. 8vo. 134pp. Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering. Not one, but three different former owner's fanciful signatures on front endpapers. Light edgewear. endpapers have some soiling.

$25.00

Slaughter in Carolina: The Unauthorized Story of "Pee Wee" Gaskins

By Hall, Frances Swain

Florence, SC: Hummingbird Publishers, 1990. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good -/No Dj. as issued. 8vo. 203pp. Illustrated paper-covered boards lightly scuffed. Spine slghty sunned. Edge of text block foxed. Former owner's name penned to ffep. A rare history of one of South Carolina's most notorious criminals.

$55.00

Famous Crimes and Criminals

By Stevens, C. L. McCluer

NY, NY: Duffield & Company, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/No Dj.. 8vo. 263pp. Red cloth covered boards. Soiling and wear to edge of textblock. Foxed. Former owner's name elegantly penned to front paste-down endpaper.

$40.00

Trial of Bywaters and Thompson

By Young, Filson (ed.)

London: William Hodge & Company, Limited, 1923. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. Good/No Dj.. 8vo. 261pp. Red cloth covered boards with light edgewear and a slightly rolled spine. Text block and endpapers foxed. Former owner's name on front paste down endpaper. Contains a few B&W photos / illustrations throughout.

$35.00

Noted French Trials: Impostors and Adventurers

By Fuller, Horace

Boston, MA: Soule & Bugbee, 1882. No additional printings indicated, presumed first. Hardcover. Very Good -/No Dj.. 8vo. 264pp. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Boards lightly scuffed and soiled with edgewear. Former owner's name penned to front paste-down endpaper with a different name on ffep. Former what looks like personal library sticker at foot of spine, otherwise no evident library markings.

$30.00

Alcatraz Island Prison

By Johnston, James A.

New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1949. 1st ed., 1st ptg. “A” is present.. Hardcover. Good+/No dustjacket. 8vo. 276pp. + B/W plates. Black text on gray boards. A Hisory of America’s notorious prison. No Dj.

$15.00