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Arson Investigation

by Carter, Rober E.

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780024724007
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$15.00

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Glencoe Press, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 286 pages, index. Rust orange boards. Four page corners creased at end of book. Previous owner name blacked out on front pastedown, 2" x 1/2". Otherwise book is in fine condition.
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Crime Dictionary

by De Sola, Ralph

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Revised
ISBN
9780816018727
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$20.00

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New York: Facts on File, 1988. Revised. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Revised and expanded edition. 222 pages. Book is fine except for remainder stamp on bottom edges. White dust jacket has slight ruffle, otherwise fine in protective mylar cover.
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Dictionary of Crime Criminal Justice, Criminology, & Law Enforcement

by Nash, Jay Robert

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781557785091
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$25.00

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New York: Paragon House Publishers, 1992. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First printing of the Paragon edition. 8-1/2 x 11 inches, 433 pages. Tiny nick on bottom board edge, otherwise very fine, in fine dust jacket with price intact. Publisher's review sheet laid in.
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The Hoax

by Irving, Clifford

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780932966148
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$35.00

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Sagaponack: Permanent Press , 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. First American edition, previously published in Great Britain as "Project Octavio" in 1977. Irving's account of his hoax of the supposed autobiography of Howard Hughes. Book is very fine. Dust jacket with price intact has small rubs of the red finish at the folds… Read more
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NY: Arco, 1973. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Techniques, court procedure, etc. 211 pages. 1973 third printing. Dust jacket has a half-inch chip at top and edgewear at spine.
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$7.50
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A Gallery of Rogues: Portraits in True Crime

by Kurland, Michael

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780671850111
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$7.50

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NY: Prentice Hall, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Encyclopedic reference profiles 500 lawmen, con men & criminals, as well as kidnapping, capitol punishment, lynching, etc. 424 pp, photos.
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The Spymaster's Handbook

by Kurland, Michael

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780816013142
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$5.50

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NY: Facts on File, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Espionage from ancient Babylon to 1980s, the hardware and how-to. 177 pp.
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Yakuza: The Explosive Account of Japan's Criminal Underworld

by Kaplan, David E. & Alec Dubro

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780201111514
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$8.00

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Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Light spots on black boards. Photos, bibliography, index.
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$8.00
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Murder, My Love: The Great Crimes of Passion

by Corder, Eric (Editor)

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Published
1973
Condition
Fine
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$5.00

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Chicago: Playboy Press, 1973. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Descriptions of unusual love triangle crimes from America, England & France since 1900. Dust jacket has edgewear, short tears & tiny corner chips.
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Poison: A History and a Family Memoir

by Bell, Gail

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780312306793
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$7.50

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NY: St. Martins, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Author discovers her family secret of poisoning deaths. Originally published in Australia. Review copy with PR sheet laid in. As new. First American edition.
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Murder & Madness: The Secret Life of Jack The Ripper

by Abrahamsen, David

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781556112799
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$8.00

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NY: Donald Fine, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Motivation & mind of the killer "based on heretofore unrevealed information from Scotland Yard". Review copy with PR sheet & author photo. As new.
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Mystery Stranger Than Fiction

by Grex, Leo

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780312558680
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$6.00

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NY: St. Martins, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Collection of eleven true crime cases from around the world. First American edition.
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