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FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE: How I Participated in the CIA-Mafia Murder of President Kennedy
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FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE: How I Participated in the CIA-Mafia Murder of President Kennedy

By Morrow, Robert D.

New York: S.P.I. Books - Shapolsky Publishers, 1992. (xvii) 384 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. A former CIA agent reveals all the details of the extraordinary plan to murder the President of the United States. The Contents are: Author's Note; Preface; Introduction by John H. Davis; The Events from June 1959 to October 1964; Epilogue; Chronology; Appendices; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

RAT RIVER TRAPPER - The Story of Albert Johnson - The Mad Trapper
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RAT RIVER TRAPPER - The Story of Albert Johnson - The Mad Trapper

By Kelley, Thomas P.

Don Mills, Ontario: Paperjacks - General Publishing, 1978. 141 pp. Light edge and corner wear with creasing on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; store stamped. . Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$4.95

THE BLACK DONNELLYS - The Outrageous Tale of Canada's Deadliest Feud
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THE BLACK DONNELLYS - The Outrageous Tale of Canada's Deadliest Feud

By Hendley, Nate

Canmore, Alberta: Altitude Publishing Canada, 2004. 127 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Prologue; A New Land; The Fuse Is Lit; Hit First Talk Later; Stagecoaches and Wedding Bells; A Rival Dispatched; Law and Disorder; A Missing Cow; Bad Moon Rising; A Dirge for the Donnellys; and Requiem; followed by an epilogue and a bibliography. . Third Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$9.95

MASS MURDER - America's Growing Menace
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MASS MURDER - America's Growing Menace

By Levin, Jack; Fox, James Alan (foreword by F. Lee Bailey)

New York: Plenum Press, 1985. (xvi) 252 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket with a bit of fading on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by F. Lee Bailey; Preface; Part One: The Mystique and Reality of Mass Murder: The Popular Image of the Mass Murderer; Too Many Victims; The Psychiatric Mistake; Dissecting the Mass Murderer; Out of Control; Mass Murder as a Way of Life. Part Two: Case Studies in Mass Murder: Three Types of Mass Murder; James Ruppert; The Johnston Brothers; The Hillside Strangler. Part Three: Resolving Mass Murder: What Took You So Long?; The Big Deal; Sick or just Sickening?; Punishing the Mass Murderer. Part Four: Conclusion: Living with Mass Murder; followed by an index. . Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$11.95

GUN VIOLENCE - The Real Costs
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GUN VIOLENCE - The Real Costs

By Cook, Philip J.; Ludwig, Jens

New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. (xiv) 242 pp. Gray boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband. The dustjacket features Children from a Jewish center in LA escorted to safe ground, by David Bohrer. Light rubbing on the dustjacket; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Preface; Gun Violence and Life in America; Victimization Risks; How Guns Matter; What Counts?; Medical Costs: Gross versus Net; The Mythical Importance of Productiviity Losses; Avoidance and Prevention; Willingness-to-Pay in Reduce Gun Violence; and Remedies; followed by appendices: Data Sources for Injury and Mortality Rates; Computation of Net Medical Cost Estimates; Computation of Productivity Losses; and Computations of Contingent Valuation and Quality of Life Estimates; followed by an index. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by David Bohrer;. 8vo.

$14.95

WHEN PARENTS KIDNAP - The Families Behind the Headlines
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WHEN PARENTS KIDNAP - The Families Behind the Headlines

By Greif, Geoffrey L.; Hegar, Rebecca L.

New York: The Free Press - Macmillan, 1993. (xi) 321 pp. Personalized inscription by both authors on the front free endpaper. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the authors' inscription, no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Parental Kidnapping in Context; Parents Whose Children Are Abducted; Parents Who Abduct Their Children; How Parents Recover Their Children; How Children Experience Abduction; International Abductions; Helping Families Survive an Abduction: Therapeutic Approaches; Before Parents Kidnap: Preventing Abductions; and Resolving Parental Abductions and Reexamining Their Context; followed by Appencix; Notes; List of Statutes and Court Cases; Bibliography; and an index.. Signed by Authors. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

MEMOIRS OF A GREAT CANADIAN DETECTIVE - Incidents in the Life of John Wilson Murray
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MEMOIRS OF A GREAT CANADIAN DETECTIVE - Incidents in the Life of John Wilson Murray

By Murray, John Wilson

Toronto: Collins, 1978. (xiv) 226 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; previous owner's name inside. John Wilson Murray was appointed Detective of the Department of Justice of the Province of Ontario in April of 1875, and for the next thirty years, he was the most famous cop in Canada. The Contents are: Introduction; Murray; From Babyhood to Battleship; The First Case: Confederate Cole's Coup; A Word by the Way; How a Feud almost Burned Erie; A King, a Lunatic, and a Burglar - Three in One, and None at All; The Box-Car Battle of Sweetman and the Thrashers with the Wheat; The Course of a Career; Sanctimonious Bond; The Driverless Team on Caledonia Road; The Shitesides of Ballinafad; The Six-Foot Needhams: Father and Son; Pretty Mary Ward of the Government Gardens; When Glengarry Wrecked the Circus; The Million Dollar Counterfeiting; Heney, of the Welted Forehead; The Tookes's Revel in Riches; John Dobbin, from beyond the Quicksand; Baldy Drinkwater; The Shanty City in Georgian Bay; Reginald Birchall: Occupation, Murderer; The Four Barn Burnings of Chatham; Alemda Chattelle, the Hairy Man; The Middlemarch Mystery; The Graded Grays; George Alger's Graveyard Policy; The Voice of the Haunted House; Whimpering Mim Allison; The Turnip Pit Tragedy; Why Humphrey Went Back to Prison; Laing of Lawrason's, Thrifty Thief; Melvin hall, Freebooter; The Murder of Joseph Sifton; and The Crime of Charlie King; followed by In Conclusion.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

POLICE HORSES
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POLICE HORSES

By Campbell, Judith

North Hollywood, California: Wilshire Book Company, 1971. 184 pp. followed by a catalogue of titles in the Wilshire Horse Lover's Library. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Proper Persuers to Mounted Police; The Making of a Police Horse; No Duty Comes Amiss; Around Britain; Duty Amongst the Skyscrapers; Iranian Stallions and the Desert Patrol; Australian Trooper Police Horses; Policing the Canadian Plains; Around the World; and Police Horse Characters.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

PROTECTING YOUR HOME AND PROPERTY
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PROTECTING YOUR HOME AND PROPERTY

By Witmer, Glenn Edward

Toronto: Bestsellers Inc., 1980. 190 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This is for the people who actually think they are safe these days, as well as for the people who understand they are not. The Contents are: Introduction; Inside, Outside and Around the House; Working Together: Community Groups; For Apartment Dwellers; Not for Women Only; Arson and Fire; Outdoor Recreational Vehicles: Cars and Vacations; You and the Law; Security Equipment; and Summation; followed by an index.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good+.

$9.95

TERROR IN THE STREETS - True Crime
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TERROR IN THE STREETS - True Crime

By Whitman, Howard

New York: Bantam Books, 1951. (vii) 342 pp. Bantam Giant A964. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; faintly store stamped. Wraparound cover art by Robert Maguire. Here is the full, terrifying truth about the epidemic of crime, the shocking and violent outburst of crimes against people that is turning the cities into jungles. This is an expose and an alarm but it is also a demand for action - where are the cops? And sadly, it is even more true today than it was seventy years ago. The Chapters are: Part One: A New Pattern in Crime: You Are the Target; Women Are Easier Game; How Safe Are Your Children; A Man's Life - and His Castle. Part Two: Meet the Criminal: The Story of a Crime; Crime and the Homosexual; Rampage; The Crime of Rape; The Worship of Violence. Part Three: Where Are the Cops: Our Naked Cities; New York's Finest - or Blindest; A Case that Was Bungled; A Tale of Two Cities. Part Four: What Can Be Done: Put the Cop Back on the Beat; A New Kind of Cop; Educate Educate Educate; What to Do with Sex Criminals; Who's Insane; and Crime and Punishment.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Robert Maguire;.

$7.95

SUICIDE IN GUYANA - The Shocking Story Behind the Jim Jones Death Cult
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SUICIDE IN GUYANA - The Shocking Story Behind the Jim Jones Death Cult

By Knerr, M. E.

New York: Belmont Tower Books, 1978. 175 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. No sane person could ever understand this. The Contents are: Introduction; The Bloodbath; Creation of a Cult of Brutality; We Are a Non-violent People; No Investigation of Peoples Temple Warranted; Jim Dad Jones' Political Plum; I Curse the Day I Was Born - Rev. Jim Jones, November 1978; Paradise in the Jungle; Please Help Us Get Out of Jonestown; Murders at the Air Strip; Suicide Drill Becomes a Nightmare; Shoot Me, the Woman Cried; and Is There Protection for the Innocent; followed by an author's note. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback Original.

$4.95

THE SCALES OF JUSTICE - Seven Famous Criminal Cases
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THE SCALES OF JUSTICE - Seven Famous Criminal Cases

By Jonas, George (editor) (introduction by Edward L. Greenspan) (Guy Gavriel Kay; Barbara Betcherman; Ian Malcolm; Douglas Rodger; Michael Tair; George Jonas)

Toronto: CBC Enterprises, 1983. 248 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Introduction by Edward L. Greenspan; The Defence Rests - the Latta Case by Frank Jones; Before the Eyes of America - Wilbert Coffin by Guy Gavriel Kay; Hypnosis - John Horvath by Barbara Betcherman; By Persons Unknown - Christine Demeter by Guy Gavriel Kay and Ian Malcolm; How Could You, Mrs Dick - Evelyn Dick by Douglas Rodger; The Fruit of the Poisoned Tree - John Wray by Michael Tait; and An Honest Belief - George Pappajohn by George Jonas.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

SHOT IN THE HEART - Gary Mark Gilmore
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SHOT IN THE HEART - Gary Mark Gilmore

By Gilmore, Mikal

New York: Doubleday and Company, 1994. (xi) 403 pp. Trade paperback format. Proof copy, signed on the title page by Mikal Gilmore. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Written by his brother, this is the story of Gary Gilmore, the Utah murderer who was executed, on demand, by firing squad in 1977. Many people know the story of Gilmore, from the news, and from the book and television film by Norman Mailer, The Executioner's Song. Less generally known, and what has never been much documented, are the origins of Gilmore's violence - the true history of his family and how its webwork of dark secrets and failed hopes helped create a murderer... The Contents are: Part One: Mormon Ghosts: Brothers; Bloodlines; The House on Jordan Lane; Alta and the Dead Indian. Part Two: The Black Sheep and the Denied Son: The Black Sheep; The Denied Son; Fay's Secret; Years of Wandering; Settling Down. Part Three: Brothers: Strangers; The Boy in the Corner; Running Wild; Life with Father. Part Four: The Way Some People Die: Brothers - Part Two; The House on the Hill; Death of a Salesman; Requiem; Assault and Robbery; Coming Apart; Coming Home; Rebellion; The Walkiing Dead. Part Five: Blood History: Turning Points; Deadly and Famous; Last Words. Part Six: The Valley of Tears: Family's End; New Familes Old Ghosts; Secrets and Bones; and A Letter from Home; followed by an epilogue. The TV movie. The Executioner's Song, was made in 1982, directed by Lawrence Schiller and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette, Eli Wallach, Jenny Wright, Rance Howard, and a host of others.. Signed by Author. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Uncorrected Proof.

$19.95

THE MEN WHO ROBBED BRINKS
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THE MEN WHO ROBBED BRINKS

By O'Keefe, Specs (as told to Bob Considine)

Greenwich, Connecticut: Crest Books - Fawcett Publications, 1964. (vi) 223 pp. Crest Book D694. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Great Brink's Robbery was an armed robbery of the Brink's Building at the east corner of Prince St. and Commercial St. in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1950. The $2.775 million theft consisted of $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, money orders, and other securities. At the time, it was the largest robbery in the history of the United States. The robbery, skillfully executed with few clues left at the crime scene, was billed as "the crime of the century". It was the work of an eleven-member gang, all of whom were later arrested.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.95

MAFIA - The History of the Mob
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MAFIA - The History of the Mob

By Cawthorne, Nigel

London: Arcturus Publishing, 2012. 384 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faint crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Introduction; The Sicilian Vespers; The Black Hand; Prohibition; The Castellammarese War; The Commission; The Mafia versus Mussolini; The Mafia Wars; The Strip and the Boardwalk; The French Connection; and The Pentiti; followed by an epilogue.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

THE UNKNOWN CITIZEN
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THE UNKNOWN CITIZEN

By Parker, Tony

Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1966. 170 pp. Penguin Book 2329. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The front cover features Prisoners in the Round by Vincent Van Gogh from the Moscow Museum. The story of Charles Patrick Smith and his first year out of prison, the Contents are: The Record; A Day of Freedom; Only One Course; A Year of Freedom; Self-Portrait; Conversations; and The Unknown Citizen; followed by appendices: A: A Life Story; B: An Essay by Charlie Smith; C: Preventative Detention; D: The Central After-care Associaton; E: Norman House; F: Bibliography; and G: Postscript.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Vincent Van Gogh;.

$7.95

BANDITS AND PRIVATEERS - Canada in the Age of Gunpowder
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BANDITS AND PRIVATEERS - Canada in the Age of Gunpowder

By Horwood, Harold; Butts, Ed

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1987. (ix) 227 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; black endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; David Kirke and the Band of Brothers; Sailing Against Acadia - Charles La Tour and others; Sailing Against New France - Captain Doloboratz and others; The Spirit of '76 - American Letters of Marque; Godfrey and the Rover - Privateers of Liverpool, Nova Scotia and Captain Alex Godfrey; The Black Joke - Enos Collins; Winners and Losers in the War of 1812; A Man Called Smith - Henry More Smith; The Shiners of Bytown - Peter Aylen; The Brook's Bush Gang - Highwaymen Around Toronto; The Confederate Raiders - Crimping; Viscount Monck and the Reno Gang; The Canadian Rob Roy - Donald Morrison; Booze and Gold Dust - Cariboo Gold Rush; Charcoal - Legendary Native Outlaw; and Red Ryan and the Gangsters of the Thirties.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Joe Fleming;. 8vo.

$14.95

PIRATES AND OUTLAWS OF CANADA - 1610 - 1932
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PIRATES AND OUTLAWS OF CANADA - 1610 - 1932

By Horwood, Harold; Butts, Ed

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1984. 260 pp. Quarter-bound in brown and cream-coloured boards; decorated in cream on the spine; brown endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; The Great Easton - Captain Peter Easton; Henry Manwarring; Etienne Brule and the Coureurs de Bois; Radisson and Grosseilliers; John Phillips; Bartholomew Roberts; Sea Wolves of the Golden Age - Captain Charles Bellamy and others; Simon Girty; Masterless Men - Captain Jacob Everson, Lewis and others; The Pirate of the Thousand Islands - Bill Johnston and the St. Lawrence River pirates; The Grey Ghost of Fundy - Mogul Mackenzie; The Campbell Gang; The Fort Whoop-Up Bandits; The McLean Gang; The Outlaws of Michipicoten; Almighty Voice - the legenday Native Outlaw; Bill Miner; and The Mad Trapper - Albert Johnson; followed by a bibliography and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

PIRATES AND OUTLAWS OF CANADA - 1610 - 1932
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PIRATES AND OUTLAWS OF CANADA - 1610 - 1932

By Horwood, Harold; Butts, Ed

Toronto: Dell Books, 1986. 260 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a some creasing on the spine; store stamped. The Contents are: Introduction; The Great Easton - Captain Peter Easton; Henry Manwarring; Etienne Brule and the Coureurs de Bois; Radisson and Grosseilliers; John Phillips; Bartholomew Roberts; Sea Wolves of the Golden Age - Captain Charles Bellamy and others; Simon Girty; Masterless Men - Captain Jacob Everson, Lewis and others; The Pirate of the Thousand Islands - Bill Johnston and the St. Lawrence River pirates; The Grey Ghost of Fundy - Mogul Mackenzie; The Campbell Gang; The Fort Whoop-Up Bandits; The McLean Gang; The Outlaws of Michipicoten; Almighty Voice - the legenday Native Outlaw; Bill Miner; and The Mad Trapper - Albert Johnson; followed by a bibliography and an index.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.95

MOCK TRIAL - The Woodrow Wheatley Story
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MOCK TRIAL - The Woodrow Wheatley Story

By Wheatley, Woodrow

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Private Printing, 1992. (v) 249 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover by P. John Burden. Wheatley fought the Prince Edward Island justice system for putting him out of business. The battle lasted for over 25 years. The Contents are: Preface; Return to PEI; On the Farm; The Abattoir; Up Against It; Trade and Trouble; Progress; Demonstration; The Great Bear; Testimony; The Trial Continues; Defence; Missing Evidence; Appeals; Seeking Justice; and A Tangled Web.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by P. John Burden;. 12mo.

$14.95

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