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America's Teenage Sex Cult
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America's Teenage Sex Cult

By LINTON E. R.

Los Angeles: Medco Books, 1967 (500 gram rate) British issue of this study of adolescent sexuality in the US during the 1960s. 'Adolescents with money and passions to burn'. cover has some label lift to top corner, label to bottom corner and light wear, a faint book exchange stamp to first page. 148pp + adverts at rear. Tales of sexual delinquency, drug-taking, and criminal beahviour 'for kicks'. . First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$18.07

Trial of Alma Victoria Rattenbury and George Percy Stoner ; Notable British Trials Series

By JESSE F. Tennyson

London: William Hodge, 1950 DW price clipped but complete with short tears at ends of spine folds, small chips to spine ends, small hole to backstrip, browned spine; minor foxing to closed edges, scarce in the dustwrapper, 298pp+ plates, small bookseller stamp to foot of fep. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$90.34

Trial of Buck Ruxton ; Notable British Trials Series

By BLUNDELL R H & WILSON G H

London: William Hodge, 1950 DW unclipped and complete with short tears at head of spine, small chips to spine ends, browned spine, original price ticket over published price on the flap, rear panel soiled, scarce in the dustwrapper, lxxxvii 457pp The case of Dr Buck Ruxton, also known as Buktyar Rustomji Ratanji Hakim, this case was the first time reconstructed skulls were superimposed upon photographs to identify the bodies . Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$90.34

The Crimes of Paris, a True Story of Murder, Theft, and Deception

By HOOBLER Dorothy and Thomas

New York: Little Brown, 2009 near fine book in near fine unclipped DW, the rear paste down has an anti-theft ticket pasted in, 376pp + plates, first impression. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$18.07

Daughters of Heaven (Parker & Hulme murder) New Zealand Playscripts

By FORSTER Michelanne

Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1992 (500 grams) 87pp, playscript, produced at Christchurch's Court Theatre in 1991, based on the true story of a supposed lesbian motivated murder in Christchurch in 1954 which was the basis of Peter Jackson's film Heavenly Creatures. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$54.20

Famous Australasian Crimes ( Includes Parker & Hulme)
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Famous Australasian Crimes ( Includes Parker & Hulme)

By GURR Tom & H. H. Cox

London: Frederick Muller, 1957 unclipped DW is rubbed to spine ends and corners with minimal chipping loss, fore edge folds rubbed, small name blacked out to fep, closed edges foxed, 192pp + plates, assorted Australasian crimes inlcuding that which Peter Jackson filmed as Heavenly Creatures. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$30.11

The Mr. Asia File, The Life and Death of Marty Johnstone

By BOOTH Pat

Auckland: Fontana, 1980 (200 gram rate) first edition, paper stock foxed and some handling wear and soiling, 156pp + plates, the most infamous drug ring in Australasia, and the sticky end of it's participants. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$18.07

Order of Assassins, the psychology of Murder
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Order of Assassins, the psychology of Murder

By WILSON Colin

London: Rupert Hart Davis, 1972 unclipped DW lightly soiled to backstrip, closed top edge dust soiled. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$54.20

Boss of Britain's Underworld

By HILL Billy

London: Naldrett Press, 1955 unclipped dust jacket has some minor chipping loss to corners and spine ends, a closed tear to the rear panel, mild handling soiling, faint offset rubber stamp mark to front fold in flap, now under mylar, book is missing fep otherwise clean copy, very scarce title, 231pp + plates. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$361.35

Trial of William Joyce; Notable British Trials Series

By HALL J. W.

London: William Hodge, 1946 red cloth handl;ing soiled, slight fade to spine, gilt titled, rubber name stamp and ink name and address of Lynton E. Laing, a New Zealand High Court Judge, closed edges and margins of some pages slightly foxed, a good copy shows a little atmospheric age, Lord Haw Haw ( William Joyce) broadcast propaganda from Berlin, after capture he was charged and hanged for treason, based on a technicality of having applied for a British passport, although he was American born from an Irish family xii 312pp + plates. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$42.16

Satan's Children (Moors Murders)

By SPARROW Gerald

London: Odhams, 1966 price clipped DW sunned to spine which is faded to yellow and the white author name is indistinct, but Satan's Children stands out boldly, short edge tears, spine ends rubbed, 191pp + plates, by Judge Sparrow, covers the murders and murderer's personalities and lives, "The definitive investigation of the motive and meaning of the ' crime of the century'...and its aftermath". An insightful look into the characters of the two murderers and the trial that found them sane and guilty. Sparrow asks whether they were not in fact insane in a way that the law does not recognise. Why does the law ignore perversion as a form of insanity? What part does sexual perversion play in murder? chapter X = The Sexual Pervert and the Law, XI= The Sex Slaves.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$24.09

The Maul and the Pear Tree, the Radcliffe Highway Murders 1811

By JAMES P D & T A Critchley

London: Constable, 1971 lacks DW, otherwise nice with map endpapers, frontis port., Hutchinson's review slip tipped onto half title, 234pp + plates, miimal area of faint spotting to closed fore edge, first edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$36.14

Dr Crippen, Lover and Poisoner, And Other True Tales of Suspense

By LE QUEUX William

London: Newnes (200 gram rate) Key Book 009, 128pp undated, includes The Strangest Clue on Record by Pemberton; From Slave to Earl by Thornton Hall; The Return of Martin Guerre by R.D.S. McMillan; The Fenayrou Tragedy by Greenhough Smith and The Great Turf Fraud by Ross Arnold. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$18.07

The Pinkerton Story

By HORAN James D. & Howard Swiggett

London: Heinemann, 1952 reddish cloth with light edge wear, gilt titled, owner details on verso of fep, xi 302pp + plates, first UK edition. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$14.45

This Friendless Lady

By MORLAND Nigel

London: Muller, 1957 unclipped DW with edgewear and short edge tears, large chips from head of front panel and spine, some foxing to the book, accused of poisoning her husband, Florence Maybrick was found guilty and ordered to be hanged, of note is that the recent 'Ripper Diary' has been claimed as belonging to her husband and that he was the Ripper and possibly she killed him knowing this, in this work however Morland concludes at worst Florence allowed her husband to kill himself slowly due to an addiction to arsenic, 254pp+ plates. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$36.14

Privacy and The Press - The Daily Mirror Press Photographer's Libel Action. Lea v. Justice of the Peace Ltd. and R.J. Acford Ltd

By HYDE H Montgomery

London: Butterworth, 1947 (500 gram rate) cloth spine sun faded and titling dulled, otherwise tidy copy, v 250pp + plates, some minor pencil notations to blank page facing the introduction. First Edition. Quarter cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$18.07

The Comic Blackstone, Revised and Extended

By A'BECKETT Gilbert Abbott, Revised By Arthur William A'Beckett

London: Bradbury, Agnew &co, 1887 blue cloth decorated in gilt and black, same to spine, slight rol to spine, light handling wear, name in blue pencil to half title, xxviii+ 324pp, col. frontis, 9 other satirical col. plates by Harry Furniss. A study of British Law from a humorous perspecttive. New and Revised. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Harry Furniss. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$150.56

Greed 'The Mr. Asia Connection'
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Greed 'The Mr. Asia Connection'

By HALL Richard

Sydney: Pan, 1981 (500 gram rate) first edition, very tidy but slight browning to bottom edge of pages, small arear browned to inside cover, 236pp + adverts and plates, the most infamous drug ring in Australasia, and the sticky end of it's participants. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$36.14

No Remedy for Death, The Memoirs of a Pathologist

By LYNCH P. P.

London: John Long, 1970 minor foxing to closed edges, DW sunned to spine, 192pp + plates, famous NZ cases covered by this Police pathologist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$24.09

Jack the Ripper in Fact and Fiction

By ODELL Robin

London: Harrap, 1965 unclipped DW rubbed to edges, minor creses and small edge chips, gift inscr to fep, 275pp +plates. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$54.20

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