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PROMINENT CITIZEN: PRIME SUSPECT - A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE DEAN MURDER MYSTERY, A TRAGEDY IN WHICH THE AUTHOR WAS INVOLVED

by Hodgkins, Georgiana (edited by Margaret C. Bean)

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Published
1996
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very good, wraps (softcover) owner's name and address
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Jaffrey, NH: Jaffrey Historical Society, 1996. PB. very good, wraps (softcover) owner's name and address. Owner's name and address. 176pp.
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STAND AND DELIVER! A HISTORY OF HIGHWAY ROBBERY

by Brandon, David

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Published
2001
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fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0750925841218
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$7.00

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Gloucestershire, UK: Sutton Publishing, 2001. HC. fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0750925841 218pp.
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THE THIEF-TAKERS

by Pringle, Patrick

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Published
1958
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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London: Museum Press Limited, 1958. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 224pp.
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ON DEATH'S BLOODY TRAIL: MURDER AND THE ART OF FORENSIC SCIENCE

by Marriner, Brian

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Published
1991
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very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) - BCE
ISBN
9780312088668
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$6.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) - BCE. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0312088663 Book Club Edition. 298pp.
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HEARING BY THE GRAND JURY ON THE DEATH OF WILLIAM K. DEAN, APRIL 11-22, 1919, COURT HOUSE, KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE

by Bean, Margaret C. (transcribed and edited by) (Lena T. Marsh Court Stenograher)

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Published
1989
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good, wraps (softcover)
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Jaffrey, NH: Margaret C. Bean, 1989. PB. good, wraps (softcover). It was only through a series of coincidences that the Court Reporter's shorthand notes turned up after more than sixty years. The transcript takes us back to 1919, to the Court House in Keene, where the Attorney General of New Hampshire conducted an eight-day Inquest. The witnesses come… Read more
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DANIEL WEBSTER AND THE SALEM MURDER

by Bradley, Howard A.; and, Winans, James A. (signed by)

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Published
1956
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very good, green cloth (hardcover)
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$45.00

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Columbia, Missouri: Artcraft Press, 1956. HC. very good, green cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. The story of a famous murder in Salem, Massachusetts in 1830 and the trials of John Francis Kanpp and of Joseph Jenkins Knapp. Daniel Webster played a part in those trials, and "his summation in one of those trials is thought by some to be… Read more
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THE TICHBORNE IMPOSTER - AN INCREDIBLE STUDY IN HUMAN GULLIBILITY

by MacGregor, Geddes

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Published
1957
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good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1957. HC. good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. In 1865 and improbable character named Arthur Orton visited a lawyer in the equally improbable frontier town of Wagga Wagga, Australia, setting in motion one of the most preposterous impersonations in history. 288pp.
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PRISONS INSIDE-OUT - ALTERNATIVES IN CORRECTIONAL REFORM

by Alper, Benedict S. (forewords by Milton Rector and Atsushi Nagashima)

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Published
1974
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very good, wraps (softcover)
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0884102114211
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Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Co, 1974. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0884102114 211pp.
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BUILDING A SAFER SOCIETY: STRATEGIC APPROACHES TO CRIME PREVENTION - CRIME AND JUSTICE; A REVIEW OF RESEARCH - VOLUME 19

by Tonry, Michael and Farrington, David P. (edited by)

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Published
1995
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fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780226808246
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$20.00

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Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1995. HC. fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0226808246 "The most comprehensive exposition of research and experience concerning crime prevention ever published." 704pp.
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WANTED MAN: THE FORGOTTEN STORY OF AN AMERICAN OUTLAW - OLIVER CURTIS PERRY

by Spargo, Tamsin

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Published
2004
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very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9781582342283
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New York: Bloomsbury, 2004. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 1582342288 In September 1891 a masked man boarded the American Express Special train as it sped through New York State and single-handedly stole a fortune. 240pp.
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ROGUES' MARCH: A CHRONICLE OF COLONIAL CRIME IN AUSTRALIA

by Travers, Robert

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Published
1973
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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Victoria, Australia: Hutchinson of Australia, 1973. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 09118990X "A social history with a difference: it is an account of the times and crimes of certain of Australia's more colourful villains, the anti-heroes of colonial days." 222pp.
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THE WOMAN IN THE CASE

by Lustgarten, Edgar

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Published
1955
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good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. HC. good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). Four famous murder trials examined by the foremost British crime expert." Contents include: The Acquitted: Alma Rattenbury; The Witness: Helen Lambie; The Victim: Harriet Staunton; and, The Enigma: Madeleine Smith. 218pp.
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FEMININE FRAILTY

by Wyndham, Horace

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Published
1929
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good w/chipped & soiled dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE
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London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1929. HC. good w/chipped & soiled dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE. B&W illustrations. Among the cases included are those of Mrs. Gordon-Baillie, Laura Bell, Edith Carew, Mary Ann Clarke, Maria Manning, Lola Montez, Cora Pearl, Lavinia Ryves, Henrietta Strangway, and Catherine Walters. CONDITION NOTE Cont: light foxing to endpapers, and loss of small loss of… Read more
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BAY STATE "BLUE" LAWS AND BIMBA

by Wolkovich, William

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Published
1970
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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Brockton, MA: Forum Press of Brockton, 1970. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). A Documentary Study of the ANTHONY BIMBA TRIAL for Blasphemy and Sedition in Brockton, Massachusetts, 1926. 141pp.
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THE GANGSTERS

by Jacobs, Timothy

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Published
1990
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very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
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9780792452690
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New York: Mallard Press, 1990. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0792452690 Contents include: Al Capone and His Underworld; Lucky Luciano and His Underworld; Infamous Rural and Suburban Outlaws; John Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd; Baby Face Nelson; Ma Barker and Her Boys; Machine Gun Kelly; Bonnie and Clyde. 87pp.
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THE RITZ OF THE BAYOU

by Lemann, Nancy

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Published
1987
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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9780394560373
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 039456037X The New Orleans adventures of a young novelist covering the trials of the Governor of Louisiana, with digressions on smoldering nightclubs, jazz-crazed bars, and other aspects of life in the tropic zone. 165pp.
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FROM CLUE TO DOCK

by Stevens, C. L. McCluer

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Published
n.d.
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good, blue cloth (hardcover) a few pencil marks
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New York: Duffield & Company, n.d.. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) a few pencil marks. Collection of short stories. Part I--Small Clues To Big Crimes; Part II--Mysteries That Have Puzzled The World; When "Justice" Has Blundered, Innocent People Who Have Been Wrongfully Convicted; Bygone Perils Of The Road, Murder Inns, Smugglers, And Highwaymen; Murder By Post; Historical Crimes… Read more
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THE PRICE OF PUNISHMENT: PUBLIC SPENDING FOR CORRECTIONS IN NEW YORK

by McDonald, Douglas (with the assistance of Betty J. Bernstein)

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Published
1980
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very good, rust color cloth (hardcover)
ISBN
9780891589129
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$15.00

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Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1980. HC. very good, rust color cloth (hardcover). B&W tables and figures. ISBN 0891589120 This study presents a comprehensive description and analysis of how much money was actually spent in New York in 1977-1978, at all levels of government, for each of the control systems that incarcerate or supervise criminal offenders/defendants. 160pp. … Read more
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FINGER PRINTS, SECRET SERVICE, CRIME DETECTION

by Cooke, T. G.

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Published
1930
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good, blue cloth (hardcover)
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Chicago, IL: Finger Print Publishing Assn, 1930. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. The purpose of this book is to explain and demonstrate that criminal identification and modern scientific secret service methods are based on simple, common-sense facts which are easily mastered by any normal person of average intelligence. 78pp.
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LORD READING AND HIS CASES: THE STUDY OF A GREAT CAREER

by Walker-Smith, Derek

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Published
1934
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good, purple cloth (hardcover) light fray top of spine
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934. HC. good, purple cloth (hardcover) light fray top of spine. B&W frontis. 400pp.
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