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Ripperology The Best of Ripperologist Magazine, Begg, Paul (ed.)
1 Begg, Paul (ed.) Ripperology The Best of Ripperologist Magazine
New York Barnes and Noble 2007 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book appears new and unread with very minor shelf wear. Jacket has some light scrapes near top right and a tear at top right corner. Small tear on back top edge. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 247 pages; Interesting articles from the magazine devoted to the study of Jack the Ripper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Unsolved Murders and Mysteries, Canning, John (Ed. )
2 Canning, John (Ed. ) Unsolved Murders and Mysteries
Secaucus Chartwell Books, Inc. 1990 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book has some light edge and corner wear. Dustjacket has some edge and corner wear along with a chip at the the top rear left and some creases, possibly from printing. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 192 pages; Interesting volume that has essays on different unsolved murders, written by well-known crime writers. Subjects include Jack the Ripper, the Lindbergh Baby, Lizzie Borden, William H, Wallace, The New Orleans Axe Man, Zodiac and many others. 
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3 Capote, Truman In Cold Blood
New York City Random House 1965 First Edition; Stated 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages; Truman Capote's classic true crime novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mob Girl: A Woman's Life in the Underworld, Carpenter, Teresa
4 Carpenter, Teresa Mob Girl: A Woman's Life in the Underworld
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0671683454 / 9780671683450 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Book has very light, general wear with some very small light stains on the front foredge. Square and securely bound. VG+ to NF. Jacket has some very light edge and corner wear. VG+ to NF. The book is about Arlyne Weiss Brickman who, on the death of her husband, became involved with the New York underworld, including men like Joe Columbo and John Gotti. She eventually became a police informant. The author won the Pulitzer Prize in 1981 for her book on the life and murder of Playboy Playmate, Dorothy Stratton. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
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Masterpieces of Murder : The Best True Crime Writing from the Greatest Chroniclers of Murder, Goodman, Jonathon
5 Goodman, Jonathon Masterpieces of Murder : The Best True Crime Writing from the Greatest Chroniclers of Murder
New York Barnes and Noble 2006 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is new and unread. Jacket shows only very light shelf wear. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 525 pages; The emphasis here is on good writing -- one of the essays is by Walt Whitman. 
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He Slew the Dreamer  : My Search for the Truth about James Earl Ray and the Murder of Martin Luther King, Huie, William Bradford
6 Huie, William Bradford He Slew the Dreamer : My Search for the Truth about James Earl Ray and the Murder of Martin Luther King
New York Delacorte Press 1970 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has only light wear and light aging. Jacket has some edge and corner wear along with small chip at top of spine. In Mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages; Because of Huie's access to Ray, this is still one of the major books on the assassination of Martin Luther King. 
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The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper, Jakubowski, Maxim and Nathan Braund
7 Jakubowski, Maxim and Nathan Braund The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper
New York Carroll & Graf Publishers 2001 Softcover Very Good 
Pictorial wraps with some edge and corner wear, particularly along the top front edge. Book is square with one light crease on spine. Spine is not cracked. Solid copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 499 pages; Essays by many Ripper authorities, considering various suspects. 
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A Gallery of Rogues, Kurland, Michael
8 Kurland, Michael A Gallery of Rogues
New York Prentice Hall General Reference 1994 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket have only light shelf wear. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 424 pages; Dictionary- styled volume on true crime and criminals. 
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Devil's Knot The True Story of the West Memphis Three, Leveritt, Mara
9 Leveritt, Mara Devil's Knot The True Story of the West Memphis Three
New York City Atria Books 2002 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Pictorial wraps with red titles. Edge and corner wear with creases on right, top and bottom. Some interior toning and curle on tips of pages. Spine is not creased or cracked and book is square with a secure binding. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 419 pages; Devil's Knot by Mara Leveritt is the story of the West Memphis Three, three teenagers who were convicted of a Satanically inspired murder of three elementary-school-aged children. Leveritt makes the case that those convicted were not guilty. This book started the process that led to a special plea which freed the West Memphis Three. This is a first trade paperback edition from Atria Books. 
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Obsessed The Stalking of Theresa Saldana, Markman, Ronald, M. D. , and Ron Labrecque
10 Markman, Ronald, M. D. , and Ron Labrecque Obsessed The Stalking of Theresa Saldana
New York William Morrow and Co. 1994 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Both book and jacket are about New. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages; True Crime account, by forensic psychiatrist Markman, of the stalking and attempted murder of actress, Theresa Saldana. Signed with "Best Wishes" by Markman on the half title page. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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X Rated The Mitchell Brothers, a True Story of Sex, Money, and Death, McCumber, David
11 McCumber, David X Rated The Mitchell Brothers, a True Story of Sex, Money, and Death
New York Simon and Schuster 1992 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book appears unread with only very light shelf wear in a like jacket. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages; True account of the rise and fall of porn movie pioneers, James and Artie Mitchell. 
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True Blue The Real Stories Behind NYPD Blue, Milch, David and Det. Bill Clark
12 Milch, David and Det. Bill Clark True Blue The Real Stories Behind NYPD Blue
New York William Morrow and Co. 1995 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket are about New. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pages; Stories about the famed TV show NYPD Blue, both about the production of the show and the true crimes that episodes were based on. David Milch created NYPD Blue and went on the produce Deadwood. Bill Clark was an NYC Detective and the inspiration for Andy Sipowitz. 
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The Monster of Florence, Preston, Douglas with Mario Spezi
13 Preston, Douglas with Mario Spezi The Monster of Florence
New York Grand Central Publishing 2009 First Edition Thus Softcover Near Fine 
Pictorial wraps with very light wear. Book is square and securely bound. Spine is neither cracked nor creased. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages; Chronicle of a notorious Italian serial killer the authors helped identify. 
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The Pinkertons and the Phantom of Radio City, Radin, Edward
14 Radin, Edward The Pinkertons and the Phantom of Radio City
(New York) Macfadden / Pinkerton's 1949 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Stapled, patterned wrappers with black titles on white background. Some relatively light edge and corner wear with creases on the front upper right corner and across the rear top. The spine is rubbed and has a slit from the top to the first staple. The binding is still secure. G+ to VG-. Story of a real crime based on files of the Pinkerton Detective Agency. A burglar was robbing the Center buildings on Fifth Avenue in New York even though all doors remained locked. Interesting story with Pinkerton ads and promos at the end. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 +promos and ads pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Bizarre Crimes : Dastardly Deeds, Devious Schemes, Bumblling Burglars & Other Foolish Felons, Rhatigan, Joe
15 Rhatigan, Joe Bizarre Crimes : Dastardly Deeds, Devious Schemes, Bumblling Burglars & Other Foolish Felons
Watertown MA An Imagine Book 2011 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book is new and unread. There is a small bump on back , upper left corner, probably from packing. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 160 pages; Jay Leno would love this stuff. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Travels with Dr. Death, and Other Unusual Investigations, Rosenbaum, Ron
16 Rosenbaum, Ron Travels with Dr. Death, and Other Unusual Investigations
New York Penguin Books 1991 First Edition Thus; First Printing Softcover Very Good- 
Tan wraps with red and black titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear with general aging both interior and exterior. Diagional crease on back, bottom left. One crease on spine, but book is square. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 482 pages; Book is a series of essays by Rosenbaum, two of which deal with the Kennedy assassination. Others deal with Watergate, spying, trials, Hitler, Skull and Bones, and other interesting topics. Rosebaum is a good researcher and skeptical of easy and popular answers. Well wo rth reading, even after twenty years. 
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Jack the Ripper, Sharkey, Terence
17 Sharkey, Terence Jack the Ripper
New York City Dorset Press 1992 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has only very light wear. Dustjacket has a couple of small tears on back top. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Good survey of various theories of the identity of Jack the Ripper. Much information, cogently presented. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Lizzie, Spiering, Frank
18 Spiering, Frank Lizzie
New York Random House 1984 Book Club Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has only light shelf wear. Jacket has some edge and corner wear but is quite attractive in mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 242 pages; One in the endless list of books about Lizzie Borden. This one reveals the "true killer," or so the flap fold says. This is a book club edition though it would be hard to tell from the first. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Killer of Little Shepherds : A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science, Starr, Douglas
19 Starr, Douglas The Killer of Little Shepherds : A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2010 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and jacket would be near fine except for some water damage that has caused waviness on the rear of the dust wrapper and some light staining on the back cover of the book. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 300 pages; Intersting historical tue crime account of a 19th century French serial killer and the detective and doctor who essentially originated forensic scientifivc techniques to solve the case. 
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King of the Jews, Tosches, Nick
20 Tosches, Nick King of the Jews
New York HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. 2005 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Book is new and unread; jacket is new. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 318 pages; The story of Arnold Rothstein, most recently portrayed in HBO's Boardwalk Empire. He fixed the 1919 world Series. Johnny Depp says that he reads everything by Nick Tosches, who is a brilliant writer/researcher. Tosches has written biographies of Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and Emmitt Miller. 
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