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Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN CALIFORNIA

THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN CALIFORNIA, HITTELL, John S., James W. Marshall & Edwin G. Waite
Used Condition: Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Lewis Osborne, Palo Alto, 1968

81pp. Illus. in text. LIMITED EDITION No. 252 of 2,100 copies. White boards have gold illustration of a miner. Plain beige dust-jacket as issued. Facsimile of 'Californian' newspaper dated Marc

$37.90

25.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

ELIZABETHAN MANCHESTER

ELIZABETHAN MANCHESTER, WILLAN, T.S.
ISBN: 0719013364/9780719013362 Used, First Edition Condition: FINE, Jacket: FINE
Manchester University Press/Chetham Society, Manchester, 1980

163pp. Two maps in text. The author presents an analysis of the economic and social life of Elizabethan Manchester, already a centre for both the linen and woollen cloth industries. These produ

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

AN EXHIBITION OF FORGERIES AND DECEPTIVE COPIES Held in the Department of Prints and Drawings - British Museum

AN EXHIBITION OF FORGERIES AND DECEPTIVE COPIES Held in the Department of Prints and Drawings - British Museum
Used, First Edition Condition: VG
British Museum, London, 1961

30pp+floor plans. Stapled typed sheets in pink/white card covers which are a little dusty and slightly scratched. The exhibition was designed to illustrate some aspects of forgery and deception

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

INTO UNKNOWN ENGLAND 1866-1913. Selections from the Social Explorers

INTO UNKNOWN ENGLAND 1866-1913. Selections from the Social Explorers, KEATING, Peter, Editor
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Manchester University Press, Manchester

320pp. Published in this hardback edition by arrangement with Fontana. How did the poor live in Victorian and Edwardian England? In the slums of London and Birmingham? In the iron-town of Middle

$37.90

25.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

ARIZONA BOONIES.  The Arizona Even the Zonies Don't Know About

ARIZONA BOONIES. The Arizona Even the Zonies Don't Know About, BURKE, Larry
ISBN: 0966692500/9780966692501 Used, First Edition Condition: FINE
Niche Publishing, Phoenix, AZ, 1998

215pp. Illus. in text. The author states that apart from State Highway patrol persons, long distance truck drivers and Barry Goldwater, it is probable that few people have seen as much of the Ari

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

CRIME EXTRA.  300 Years of Crime in North America

CRIME EXTRA. 300 Years of Crime in North America, CAREN, Eric C
ISBN: 0785812725/9780785812722 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine minor chips only
Castle Books, New Jersey, 2001

270pp, illustrated throughout. Large sized edition in very slightly chipped dust-jacket. Eric C. Caren began his collection of rare newspapers when only 11-years-old. Today his collection, whic

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

LOVE ME TO DEATH.  A Journalist's Memoir of the Hunt for her Friend's Killer

LOVE ME TO DEATH. A Journalist's Memoir of the Hunt for her Friend's Killer, WOLFE, Linda
ISBN: 0671517201/9780671517205 Used, First Edition Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Pocket Books, New York, 1998

xi+254pp+illus. Small remainder mark to lower edges. In 1994 Ricardo Caputo, the object of an international FBI manhunt, turned himself in confessing to the murders of four women. The author was

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

ROSE COTTAGE CHRONICLES - Civil War Letters of the Bryant-Stephens Families of North Florida

ROSE COTTAGE CHRONICLES - Civil War Letters of the Bryant-Stephens Families of North Florida, BLAKEY, Arch Fredric et al
ISBN: 0813015502/9780813015507 Used, First Edition Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
University Press of Florida, Gainsville, 1998

x+389pp+illustrations. Set both at home in North Florida and at the front, these letters and diaries capture the heart of everyday life of the period. The letters were written from 1858 to mid-186

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

HO! FOR THE GOLD FIELDS.  Northern Overland Wagon Trains of the 1860s

HO! FOR THE GOLD FIELDS. Northern Overland Wagon Trains of the 1860s, WHITE, Helen McCann, Editor
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, 1966

viii+289pp+illus. Dj slightly faded on spine. Small tape mark to front endpaper and previous owner's small address label, o/w a very nice clean copy. Gathered together for the first time are th

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE FIRST HOUSE OF CORRECTION FOR THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER

THE FIRST HOUSE OF CORRECTION FOR THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER, TOLLIT, Sylvia S.
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, Liverpool, 1953

Pages numbered 69-90pp. Off-print from Society journal of a talk first presented by the Author on 17 May 1952. Original staples a little rusty, internally clean. The first house of correction wa

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

TO THE GATES OF RICHMOND. The Peninsula Campaign

TO THE GATES OF RICHMOND. The Peninsula Campaign, SEARS, Stephen W
ISBN: 0899197906/9780899197906 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Ticknor & Fields, New York, 1992

xii+468pp+illus. Just the very tiniest amount of wear to corners of dj. The Peninsula campaign of 1862 was the largest of the Civil War. More men were assembled on the Virginia Peninsula for th

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE GETTYSBURG NOBODY KNOWS

THE GETTYSBURG NOBODY KNOWS, BORITT, Gabor S., Editor
ISBN: 0195102231/9780195102239 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Oxford University Press, New York, 1997

xvii+270pp. The Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg invited nine leading authorities to shed new light on the greatest battle of the American Civil War. Essays include The Common S

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

SWORD OF SAN JACINTO.  A Life of Sam Houston

SWORD OF SAN JACINTO. A Life of Sam Houston, DE BRUHL, Marshall
ISBN: 0394576233/9780394576237 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Random House, New York, 1993

xiv+446pp+illus. Sam Houston was one of the most remarkable figures in American history. A native of Virginia who as a soldier, statesman and adventurer made his mark on the frontier in Tennessee

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

ADVENTURES IN MURDER. Undertaken By Some Notorious Killers in Love.

ADVENTURES IN MURDER. Undertaken By Some Notorious Killers in Love., GRIBBLE, Leonard
Used, First Edition Condition: VG
John Long, London, 1954

192pp+illus. VG in black cloth. Nineteen famous crimes in which love played a major role. Chapters include Snyder & Gray; William Corder; Mrs Maybrick; H.J. Bennett; Vaquier; Ronald Chesney

$13.65

9.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

FROM BALL'S BLUFF TO GETTYSBURG... AND BEYOND.  The Civil War Letters of Private Roland E. Bowen, 15th Massachusetts Infantry, 1861-1864

FROM BALL'S BLUFF TO GETTYSBURG... AND BEYOND. The Civil War Letters of Private Roland E. Bowen, 15th Massachusetts Infantry, 1861-1864, COCO, Gregory A., Editor
ISBN: 0939631725/9780939631728 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: VG
Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA, 1994

xv+268pp. Illus. in text. Dj has just the tiniest amount of wear. R.E. Bowen, a native of Millbury, was a local millworker who eagerly joined the 15th Massachusetts in 1861. By 1862 he had alm

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE SUPER SLEUTHS.  The World's Greatest Detectives and Their Toughest Cases

THE SUPER SLEUTHS. The World's Greatest Detectives and Their Toughest Cases, HENDERSON, Bruce & Sam Summerlin
ISBN: 0304298867/9780304298860 Used, First Edition Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Cassell, London, 1977

xii+291pp. Illus. in text. Short inscription to endpaper. Thirteen brilliant detectives tell of their most challenging cases. Includes Leonard Reed of Scotland Yard and the Krays; Tuvia Fried

$16.68

11.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE CROOKS WHO CONNED MILLIONS. True Stories of Fraudsters & Charlatans

THE CROOKS WHO CONNED MILLIONS. True Stories of Fraudsters & Charlatans, STRATMANN, Linda
ISBN: 0750942436/9780750942430 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Glos., 2006

In 1817 a young woman of exotic appearance was found wandering near Bristol, speaking in a language that no-one could understand except a Portugese sailor. He said she was a Sumatran princess, kn

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

SEASIDE ENGLAND.

SEASIDE ENGLAND., MANNING-SANDERS, Ruth
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
B.T. Batsford, London, 1951

151pp+illus. Lightest foxing to fore-edge. A wonderful account of the seaside holiday with numerous illustrations and quotations from contemporary writers. Chapters cover the Eighteenth Century

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

POLICE STRIKE 1919

POLICE STRIKE 1919, SELLWOOD, A.V
ISBN: 0491021534/9780491021531 Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
W.H. Allen, London, 1978

214pp+illus. Dj has just a little foxing, but book still very clean and bright. Small name label inside cover. In London, Liverpool, Birmingham and other cities the police were smarting over t

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

HEAR THAT LONESOME WHISTLE BLOW.  Railroads  in the West

HEAR THAT LONESOME WHISTLE BLOW. Railroads in the West, BROWN, Dee
ISBN: 0030169364/9780030169366 Used, First Edition Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, 1977

311pp. Illus. in text. In February 1854 the first railroad from the East reached the Mississippi; by the end of the 19th-century, five major railroads linked the East Coast with the Pacific Ocean

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

DEAD BEFORE DEADLINE and Other tales from the Police Beat

DEAD BEFORE DEADLINE and Other tales from the Police Beat, YOCUM, Robin
ISBN: 1931968152/9781931968157 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine Dj
University of Akron Press, Ohio, 2004

xiii+290pp. Illus. in text. Stories from the pages of a police beat newspaper reporter from the Columbus Dispatch. The author was responsible for covering all law enforcement agencies, fire depa

$21.23

14.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

PSYCHIC INVESTIGATOR

PSYCHIC INVESTIGATOR, HOLZER, Hans
Used Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
Castle Books, New York, 1968

192pp. Illus. in text. A collection of strange and fascinating cases from the author's experiences as a ghost-hunter. Chapters include The Haunted Trailer; Do Animals Survive Death; The Strange D

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

GOLD RUSH. The Overland Diary of Samuel A. Lane, 1850.

GOLD RUSH. The Overland Diary of Samuel A. Lane, 1850., SMITH, Jeffrey E., Editor
Used, First Edition Condition: VG
Summit County Historical Society, Akron, 1984

Prelims.+59pp. Illus. in text. Small light crease to one corner and tiny mark where label removed, but still a VG copy and pages very clean. Recounts the daily experiences of this significant mig

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE CASE OF ELIZA ARMSTRONG. A Child of 13 bought for £5.

THE CASE OF ELIZA ARMSTRONG. A Child of 13 bought for £5., PLOWDEN, Alison
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
BBC Publications, London, 1974

144pp. Illus. in text. In 1885 the daughter of a chimney sweep was taken from her home in a Marylebone slum by a tall woman with a limp, supposedly going 'into service'. Her disappearance was s

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

MINNESOTA IN THE CIVIL WAR

MINNESOTA IN THE CIVIL WAR, CARLEY, Kenneth
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Ross & Haines, Inc., Minneapolis, 1961

xiv+168pp+illus. including coloured plates. The story of the stirring part played by Minnesota troops in the vital engagements of the Civil War which has been overlooked in many quarters. This ed

$22.74

15.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

MILLION DOLLAR BOOMERANG - With the Pinkertons on the World's Greatest Bank Robbery

MILLION DOLLAR BOOMERANG - With the Pinkertons on the World's Greatest Bank Robbery, HYND, Alan (under the Pen Name of Avery hale)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Not Called for
Macfadden Publications / Pinkertons, 1940

20pp+Pinkerton Advertisements. Beige card covers just slightly dusty, very clean internally.The story of the Northampton (Mass.) National Bank and the apprehension of the criminals by Pinkerton De

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE RIDDLE OF THE RUTHVENS.

THE RIDDLE OF THE RUTHVENS., ROUGHEAD, William
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: No Dj
W. Green & Son., Edinburgh., 1919

544pp+illus. VG in sl. worn blue cloth with gilt titles. Sigs. to endpaper. Edges uncut. The first and best edition of this classic work. The grim title story covers the infamous Gowrie Conspi

$45.48

30.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

TO GETTYSBURG AND BEYOND. The Parallel Lives of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Edward Porter Alexander

TO GETTYSBURG AND BEYOND. The Parallel Lives of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Edward Porter Alexander, GOLAY, Michael
ISBN: 0517592851/9780517592854 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Crown Publishers Inc., New York, 1994

xi+426pp. A full-scale biography of two remarkable men of Gettysburg: Joshua Chamberlain the scholarly amateur who saved the day at Little Round Top and Edward Alexander, the outstanding confedera

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE ACCUSATION, EXAMINATION AND TRIAL OF SIR. R. WILSON,  M. BRUCE AND CAPT. H. HUTCHINSON for Aiding the Escape of M. Lavalette.

THE ACCUSATION, EXAMINATION AND TRIAL OF SIR. R. WILSON, M. BRUCE AND CAPT. H. HUTCHINSON for Aiding the Escape of M. Lavalette., ANON
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: No Jacket
J. Cowie, London, 1861

72pp. VG in dusty beige cloth with slightly faded maroon spine. Original front cover and rear covers of booklet bound-in but both fragile and browned. Few pages marked and chipped at edges, but

$113.71

75.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THE ANATOMY OF VILLAINY

THE ANATOMY OF VILLAINY, BALCHIN, Nigel
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: Sl. Chipped Dj
Collins, London, 1950

256pp+illus. Small inscript. inside cover. A study of thirteen infamous villains throughout the ages including Judge Jeffreys; Marquis de Sade; G.J. Smith; Titus Oates; Richard III; Matthew

$13.65

9.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

AND YOUR VERDICT

AND YOUR VERDICT, BENNETT, Benjamin
Used, First Edition Condition: Sl. Marked but VG, Jacket: No Dj
Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1954

256pp+illus. A fascinating collection of South African crimes in which the author presents all the facts and asks for the reader's verdict. Did Ionie Jackson shoot her lover by accident? Who wa

$18.19

12.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

USE OF CRIMINOLOGY LITERATURE.  Information Sources for Research and Development.

USE OF CRIMINOLOGY LITERATURE. Information Sources for Research and Development., WRIGHT, Martin, Editor
ISBN: 0408705485/9780408705486 Used, First Edition Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Butterworths, London, 1974

242pp. An authoritative guide to the major literature and reference tools available. Chapters include Sociological Aspects of criminology; Psychiatric aspects of crime; Alcoholism and crime; Th

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

I, WILLIE SUTTON. The Personal Story of the Cleverest Bank-Robber of Modern Times

I, WILLIE SUTTON. The Personal Story of the Cleverest Bank-Robber of Modern Times, REYNOLDS, Quentin
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: No Dj
Cassell & Company, London, 1954

273pp. Red cloth with sl. faded spine. Very clean internally. The personal story of Willie Sutton, the most daring bank-robber and jail-breaker of our time. Sutton had a brilliant mind, was we

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

PORTSMOUTH RECORD SERIES. Borough Sessions Papers, 1653-1688

PORTSMOUTH RECORD SERIES. Borough Sessions Papers, 1653-1688, WILLIS, Arthur J. & Margaret J. Hoad
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
Phillimore, London, 1971

xxxiv+212pp. Illus. in text+ folding map. A Calendar produced by the City of Portsmouth giving a fascinating picture of life in the 17th-century. It is a full summary of all the surviving paper

$30.32

20.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

MOONLIGHT. Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial

MOONLIGHT. Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial, WALSH, John Evangelist
ISBN: 0312229224/9780312229221 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
St Martin's Press, New York, 2000

166pp+illus.in text. On August 29th, 1857, in a moonlit grove in central Illinois, James Metzger was savagely beaten by two men and he died from his wounds two days later. James Norris and Willi

$22.74

15.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

ARGUMENTS AND DECISIONS In Remarkable Cases Before the High Court of Justiciary and Other Supreme Courts in Scotland, Collected By Mr MacLauren

ARGUMENTS AND DECISIONS In Remarkable Cases Before the High Court of Justiciary and Other Supreme Courts in Scotland, Collected By Mr MacLauren, MACLAUREN, Mr
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: No Dj
J. Bell at Addison's Head, Edinburgh, 1774

xl+776pp+2pp Publisher's Catalogue. Original polished calf binding with banded spine and red morocco label with gilt titles and line decorations. Wear to top and base of spine, front inner hinge

$447.25

295.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

RUFFIANS HALL

RUFFIANS HALL, LINDSAY, Philip
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket
Desmond Harmsworth, London, 1931

223pp+illustrations. Pen portraits of notorious charachters including Captain Henry Morgan.

$18.19

12.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

S.F. DU PONT. CIVIL WAR LETTERS. 3 Volume Set in Slip Case

S.F. DU PONT. CIVIL WAR LETTERS. 3 Volume Set in Slip Case, HAYES, J.D., Editor
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: not called for
Cornell University Press, New York, 1969

3 volumes. Volume 1 - The Mission: 1860-1862: cxvii+425pp+illus. & folding maps; Volume II - The Blockade; 1862-1863: xxviii+553pp+illus. & folding maps; Volume III - The Repulse: 1863-1865: xxv

$83.39

55.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

THAT GHOST I SAW. Some Excursions Into the Supernatural

THAT GHOST I SAW. Some Excursions Into the Supernatural, WALKER, Danton, as Told to and Recounted By
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
Dennis Dobson, London, 1958

223pp. Little light foxing. Danton Walker found that ghosts invaded the lives of the most unexpected people and he recounts stories told by Noel Coward, Beatrice Lillie, Mae West, Stuart Cloete,

$15.16

10.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

JUDICIAL CRIMES. A Record of Some Famous Trials in English History in Which Bigotry, Popular Panic and Political Rancour Played a Leading Part

JUDICIAL CRIMES. A Record of Some Famous Trials in English History in Which Bigotry, Popular Panic and Political Rancour Played a Leading Part, SANDERSON, Edgar
Used, First Edition Condition: VG
Hutchinson, London, 1902

263pp+illus. Illustrated brown cloth little marked, little foxing to few pages. Ex-private library but only two stamps. Four substantial chapters cover the stories of John of Barneveldt, 1619;

$15.16

10.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

CRIME IN BRITAIN TODAY.

CRIME IN BRITAIN TODAY., BORRELL, Clive & Brian Cashinella
Used, First Edition Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine Dj
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1975

vii+205pp+illus. The authors studied every major crime in Britain during the previous decade and concluded that no one group could claim to be blameless in helping to create the situation where t

$15.16

10.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

BLACK SHEEP.  SIGNED COPY

BLACK SHEEP. SIGNED COPY, MADDOX, Web
ISBN: 0890150796/9780890150795 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Very Good
Nortex Press, U.S.A., 1975

x+158pp+illustrations. Minor foxing to about five pages, but o/w very clean internally. Dj just minor chips and little dusty, still a VG tightly bound copy. Five notorious Texans, headlined by B

$68.23

45.00 GBP

Clifford Elmer Books
United Kingdom

SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER - A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen

SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER - A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen, ADAMS, Ramon F.
ISBN: 0939738066/9780939738069 Used Condition: FINE, Jacket: Very Good
John T. Zubal, Cleveland, Ohio, 1982

xxv+808pp. Dj faded on spine but o/w very nice copy indeed. Anyone who wishes to find out what has been printed about any famous or infamous gunfighter, from Billy the Kid to Cole Younger, can fin

$37.90

25.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

THE NEVER-ENDING WRONG

THE NEVER-ENDING WRONG, PORTER, Katherine Anne
ISBN: 436378019 Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Very Good
Secker & Warburg, London, 1977

63pp. A distiguished American writer looks back with far from mellow memories upon the tragic horror that was the Sacco-Vanzetti case.

$12.13

8.00 GBP

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DREAM'S END.  Two Iowa Brothers in the Civil War

DREAM'S END. Two Iowa Brothers in the Civil War, KELLY, Orr & Mary Davies Kelly
ISBN: 1568362269/9781568362267 Used, First Edition Condition: FINE, Jacket: FINE
Kodansha International, New York, 1998

xx+275pp. Illus. in text. In the fall of 1862, when he was barely 17-years-old, Andrew Brayman, the oldest son of Mary and Louis, left their farm to enlist as a private in the 36th Iowa Volunteer

$18.19

12.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

THE MAFIA ENCYCLOPEDIA. From Accardo to Zwillman

THE MAFIA ENCYCLOPEDIA. From Accardo to Zwillman, SIFAKIS, Carl
ISBN: 0816011729/9780816011728 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Facts on File, New York, 1987

xiii+367pp. Illus. in text. A superb encyclopedia of organized crime containing more than 400 entries and over 75 illustrations. Listed alphabetically with a section for each individual name, c

$37.90

25.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

WHAT THE JUDGE THOUGHT

WHAT THE JUDGE THOUGHT, PARRY, His Honour Judge Edward Abbott
Used Condition: VG Slightly Faded Spine, Jacket: No Jacket
T.Fisher Unwin, London, 1923

282pp+Publisher's Catalogue. Seventeen essays on many aspects of the history of law. Includes chapters on Abraham Lincoln, William Seward, Mr Justice Maul.

$22.74

15.00 GBP

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THE MOB.  The Story of organized Crime in America

THE MOB. The Story of organized Crime in America, WALLER, Leslie
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
Delacorte Press, New York, 1973

134pp. Illus. in text. The author traces the history of organized crime's steady growth into prostitution, murder-for-hire, gambling and drugs and the secret control of honest businesses. He al

$18.19

12.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

WHAT HAPPENED IN THE MOONEY CASE

WHAT HAPPENED IN THE MOONEY CASE, HOPKINS, Ernest Jerome
Used Condition: VG, Jacket: No dj
Da Capo, New York, 1970

xiii+258pp+illustrations. Unabridged reprint of 1932 edition. Bookplate inside cover. Very slightly marked on spine and rubbed on covers but still a nice copy, very clean internally. There are two

$18.19

12.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

WESTERN WORDS - A Dictionary of the American West

WESTERN WORDS - A Dictionary of the American West, ADAMS, Ramon F.
Used Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: Nr Fine
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1968

xviii+355pp. This greatly extended edition, double the size of the 1st Edition, has been enlarged to include not only the vocabulary of the cowman but also the more common words and expressions o

$53.06

35.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

DR MUDD AND THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION.  The Case Reopened.

DR MUDD AND THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION. The Case Reopened., JONES, John Paul , Ed
ISBN: 0938289500/9780938289500 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine. not price-clipped
Combined Books, Pennsylvania., 1995

xiii+280pp. In June 1865, Samuel A. Mudd was convicted of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth and others to assassinate President Lincoln. He was sentenced to life imprisonment on an island off th

$18.19

12.00 GBP

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THE NEARING CASE. The Limitation of Academic Freedom at the University of Pennsylvania By Act of the Board of Trustees, June 14, 1915

THE NEARING CASE. The Limitation of Academic Freedom at the University of Pennsylvania By Act of the Board of Trustees, June 14, 1915, WITMER, Lightner
Used Condition: Nr Fine, Jacket: No Dj Called for
Da Capo Press, New York, 1974

xxi+xviii+123pp. Navy cloth with gilt titles. Bookplate inside cover. A very nice unabridged reprint of the edition first published in 1915 with new Foreword by Stephen Whitfield, Bradeis Unive

$22.74

15.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

WILDERNESS AT DAWN. The Settling of the North American Continent

WILDERNESS AT DAWN. The Settling of the North American Continent, MORGAN, Ted
ISBN: 0671690884/9780671690885 Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: VG
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1993

541pp. Illus. in text. Dj very slightly worn at edges but complete. Concentrating on those previous ignored by 'polite histories' (ordinary settlers, unknown soldiers, pioneer women, scalawags, s

$27.29

18.00 GBP

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United Kingdom

BLOOD AND INK. An International Guide to Fact-based Crime Literature.

BLOOD AND INK. An International Guide to Fact-based Crime Literature., BOROWITZ, Albert
ISBN: 0873376930 Used, First Edition Condition: FINE, Jacket: FINE
Kent State University Press, Ohio, 2002

xviii+524pp+illus. A superb guide to 'fact-based crime literature', focussing on non-fictional accounts of crimes and criminal trials, including essays, monographs, journalism, editions of court

$53.06

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EXECUTIONER'S CURRENT.  Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse and the Invention of the Electric Chair

EXECUTIONER'S CURRENT. Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse and the Invention of the Electric Chair, MORAN, Richard
ISBN: 0375410597/9780375410598 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine Dj
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2002

xxxii+271pp. Illus. in text. The incredible story of how the electric chair developed - not out of the desire for a more humane method of execution, but through the efforts of one 19th-century e

$18.19

12.00 GBP

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THE GOOD DR. GUILLOTIN and His Strange Device.

THE GOOD DR. GUILLOTIN and His Strange Device., SOUBIRAN, Andre
Used, First Edition Condition: VG, Jacket: GOOD
Souvenir Press, London, 1964

224pp+illus. Dj has wear at extremes,repaired on the inside, price clipped, book itself VG and a nice clean copy. The man who gave his name to the guillotine, was in fact a highly talented humani

$15.16

10.00 GBP

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SANDLOT PEANUTS

SANDLOT PEANUTS, SCHULZ, Charles M. Introduction By Joe Garagiola
ISBN: 003022621X/9780030226212 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: VG
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, 1977

Unpaginated. Collected for the first time in one edition - 640 daily and Sunday strips, with 80 pages in full colour. The hilarious adventures on the baseball field with the questionable team m

$30.32

20.00 GBP

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TRIAL OF CHARLES PINNEY ESQ., In the Court of the King's Bench on an Information, Filed By His Majesty's Attorney General.  Charging Him with Neglect of Duty in His Office as Mayor of Bristol, During the Riots

TRIAL OF CHARLES PINNEY ESQ., In the Court of the King's Bench on an Information, Filed By His Majesty's Attorney General. Charging Him with Neglect of Duty in His Office as Mayor of Bristol, During the Riots, Taken in Shorthand By Mr Gurney
Used, First Edition Condition: VG
Printed By Gutch and Martin for Cadel, London, Bristol, 1833

xi + 432pp (actually 436pp as four pages are misnumbered). VG in grained maroon cloth with gilt titles, just a little rubbed and marked on cover. Little dusty on endpapers and rear endpaper

$113.71

75.00 GBP

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FAMOUS CANADIAN TRIALS

FAMOUS CANADIAN TRIALS, HASSARD, Albert R
Used, First Edition Condition: VG
Carswell Company, Toronto, 1924

iv+246pp. VG in blue cloth, very sl. rubbed at extremes. Pages lightly tanned at edges. Sig. and address to endpaper. A scarce collection of trials covering some much neglected Canadian cases. C

$53.06

35.00 GBP

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THE PELTZER CASE

THE PELTZER CASE, HARRY, Gerard
Used, First Edition Condition: GOOD, Jacket: No Jacket
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1928

Famous Trials Series. vii+243pp+illus. Red cloth with black titles, marked on front cover. Foxing to fore-edge and endpapers, little light foxing internally. Spine slightly faded. Leon and James

$21.23

14.00 GBP


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