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Ripperology The Best of Ripperologist Magazine

By: Begg, Paul (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 2007

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10564


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. View more info

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Unsolved Murders and Mysteries

By: Canning, John (Ed. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Secaucus, Chartwell Books, Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7498


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. View more info

In Cold Blood

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, Random House: 1965

Edition: First Edition; Stated 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12501


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages; Truman Capote's classic true crime novel. View more info

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Mob Girl: A Woman's Life in the Underworld

By: Carpenter, Teresa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14684


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 ... View more info

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Masterpieces of Murder : The Best True Crime Writing from the Greatest Chroniclers of Murder

By: Goodman, Jonathon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11779


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. View more info

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He Slew the Dreamer : My Search for the Truth about James Earl Ray and the Murder of Martin Luther King

By: Huie, William Bradford

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 12382


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. View more info

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The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper

By: Jakubowski, Maxim and Nathan Braund

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 7689


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" - 7½" tall; 499 pages; Essays by many Ripper authorities, considering various suspects. View more info

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A Gallery of Rogues

By: Kurland, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall General Reference: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12318


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. View more info

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Devil's Knot The True Story of the West Memphis Three

By: Leveritt, Mara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Atria Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8502


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 cas... View more info

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Obsessed The Stalking of Theresa Saldana

By: Markman, Ronald, M. D. , and Ron Labrecque

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8428


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 View more info

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X Rated The Mitchell Brothers, a True Story of Sex, Money, and Death

By: McCumber, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8431


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. View more info

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True Blue The Real Stories Behind NYPD Blue

By: Milch, David and Det. Bill Clark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8427


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. View more info

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The French Connection

By: Moore, Robin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15766


Book would be NF except for faint scuff on front board. Dust jacket has scuffing along edges and spine, chips at head of spine and top right corner. This book, written by the author of Green Berets, was the basis for the highly aclaimed film of the same name, starring Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages View more info

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The Monster of Florence

By: Preston, Douglas with Mario Spezi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10485


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. View more info

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The Pinkertons and the Phantom of Radio City

By: Radin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (New York), Macfadden / Pinkerton's: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14312


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. Int... View more info

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Bizarre Crimes : Dastardly Deeds, Devious Schemes, Bumblling Burglars & Other Foolish Felons

By: Rhatigan, Joe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Watertown MA, An Imagine Book: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12172


Book is new and unread. There is a small bump on back , upper left corner, probably from packing. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pages; Jay Leno would love this stuff. View more info

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Travels with Dr. Death, and Other Unusual Investigations

By: Rosenbaum, Ron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12338


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 7½" - 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 skep... View more info

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Jack the Ripper

By: Sharkey, Terence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7499


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. View more info

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Lizzie

By: Spiering, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11718


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. View more info

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The Killer of Little Shepherds : A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science

By: Starr, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13496


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. View more info