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I Chose Prison

By: Bennett, James V. (edited by Rodney Campbell)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35804


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spne ends have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, and creases, including a two inch nicked tear to the bottom rear spine joint. "James Van Benschoten Bennett (born 29 August 1894 in Silver Creek, New York, United States; died 1978) was... View more info

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Odyssey of Terror

By: Blair, Ed with Captain WIlliam R. Haas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Broadman Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28797


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some generalized rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. All edges of the text block have noticeable toning / darkening. The dust jacket has edge wear and rubbing along with several small edge nicks and dings. There is some generalized ru... View more info

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The Murder Of George Wythe Two Essays

By: Boyd, Julian P. and W. Edwin Hemphill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, Institute of Early American History and Culture: 1958

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A35791


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a small edge nick to the top front spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. "George Wythe (WITH; 1726 – June 8, 1806) was the first American law professor, a noted classics scholar, and a Virginia judge. The first of the seven Virginia signatories of the United States Declaration of Independen... View more info

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Cell 2455 Death Row A Condemned Man's Own Story

By: Chessman, Caryl

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30677


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning edge wear and bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, wrinkles and creases. "Caryl Chessman has been sentenced to die in the gas chamber of California's San Quentin Prison. His life was consecrated to Crime, to violence against society." View more info

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Unlocking Adventure

By: Courtney, Charles (In Collaboration with Thomas M. Johnson)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House: 1942

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A36322


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge tears, nicks several small chips missing. The spine ends, and corners of the dust jacket, both inside and out, have a former owner's tape repairs. "As a child, Charles Courtney was intrigued with everything mechanical that he could fix or take apart. He w... View more info

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The Real Bonnie & Clyde

By: Deford, Miriam Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books, Inc.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36064


B&W Illustrations; This is a mass market paperback. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned. This copy has been signed, with a short inscription by the author on the title page. "Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) an... View more info

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SLIP-UP The Inside Story of the Wild International Hunt for the Last of the Great Train Robbers

By: Delano, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25787


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a light, but noticeable bump to the top rear corner of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several small edge tears and nicks. There is some light fading to the white spine of the dust jacket and a bit of beginning ground-in dirt as well. "Rona... View more info

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St. Peter's Banker: Michele Sindona

By: DiFonzo, Luigi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1983

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 31721


Cover Art; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some minor bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. "On a warm spring night in 1969 Michele Sindona's Mercedes slid through the gates of the Vatican without even a check on his identification. In a private meeting with Pope Paul VI, Sindona was given complete c... View more info

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The Criminal As A Human Being

By: Dougherty, George S. (George Samuel)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36316


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Both endpapers have noticeable toning. "George Samuel Dougherty (April 5, 1865 – July 16, 1931) was an American law enforcement officer, detective and writer. He was considered one of the leading detectives in the U... View more info

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Counterplot

By: Epstein, Edward Jay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31116


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of smallish edge tears, nicks and small chips. "One of the few things most critics and defenders of the Warren Commission agree on is that Edward Jay Epstein's first book, Inquest, unlike some of its competitors, was a serious and responsible work, raising questions ... View more info

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HOAX The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes - Clifford Irving Affair

By: Fay, Stephen, Lewis Chester and Magnus Linklater

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25239


B&W Photographs; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a bit of beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small nicks and beginning edge tears to the spine ends and edges along with a vertical crease to the front dust jacket flap. "It is a story with many extraordinary characters and o... View more info

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I Found Out A Confidential Chronicle of the Twenties

By: Ferber, Nat

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35485


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have somlight bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine of the book has some fading and toning and the lettering on the spine has dulled (not rubbed). The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription by the author, on the front endpa... View more info

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Memorials Of Prison Life

By: Finley, Rev. James B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, L. Swormstedt & A. Poe: 1853

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A36273


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing and small spots of fraying. There are a couple of small ink spots on the front cover of the book and both front and rear covers have noticeable rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but do have noticeable spots of foxing throughout. The title page ha a... View more info

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Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary 1934-1963

By: Fuller, James and Yumi Gay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Asteron Production: 1985

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: A36481


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The spine of the book has several light creases and the covers have some small spots of rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Included are two laid in items - a flier on the Gardens of Alcatraz and a Self-Guided Trail of Alcatraz. "Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United Sta... View more info

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Streetfighter In The Courtroom The People's Advocate

By: Garry, Charles (and Art Goldberg) (with A Foreword by Jessica Mitford)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35808


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears. "Charles R. Garry (March 17, 1909 – August 16, 1991) was an American civil rights attorney who represented a number of high-profile clients in political cases during the 1960s an... View more info

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The Red Nights of Paris From the Coup Double and Policiers et Rastas

By: Goron (English version by Florence Crewe-Jones)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, G. W. Dillingham Company: 1912

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34239


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. The covers have some lightish ground-in dirt, edge wear and water spotting. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The front inner hinge has cracked. The author, Goron was the chief of the Sûreté - Head of the Secret Service of France) duri... View more info

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The Trials of Jimmy Hoffa (the Autobiography)

By: Hoffa, James R. (as told to Donald I. Rogers)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Henry Regnery Company: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31200


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is some very light staining to the top edge of the text block. The dust jacket has a couple of edge nicks and some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners. "Jimmy Hoffa is nothing if not controversial... View more info

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Behind The Door Of Delusion

By: Inmate Ward 8 (Marle Woodson)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1932

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A35580


This book is in Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some lighty bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have light, generalized toning. " When a feature writer for the Tulsa World in 1931, Woodson had friends here commit him, and while dragging his clouded intellect from the depths of illness he jo... View more info

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By Right Of Sword A Defense of Capital Punishment, Based on a Searching Examination of History, Theology and Philosophy

By: Irvine, Leigh H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Baker & Taylor Company: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33752


This book is in Very Good condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The front cover of the book has some ground-in dirt and spotting / foxing. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Among the Pacific Coast writers, Mr. Leigh H. Irvine, author of the Iron Highway...and others, is attracting attention throu... View more info

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Long Line Rider The Story of Cummins Prison Farm

By: Keith, K. Wymand

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27715


This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked notation regarding where he purchased the book on the front endpaper. the dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and edge wear, especially to the spine ends. "This atrocity took place at Cummins Prison Farm, the Arkansas State Penitentiary. The shoc... View more info