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The Making of Tania Hearst

The Making of Tania Hearst

by BOULTON Dave

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1975
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Hardcover
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9780450023514
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London: New English Library, 1975 price clipped DW with minor stain to reverse of front panel, otherwise tidy, 224pp +plates. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Introduction to Murder
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Introduction to Murder

by BROWN Wenzell

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First Edition
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1953
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Hardcover
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London: Andrew Dakers, 1953 The unpublished facts behind the notorious Lonely Hearts killers Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez. Covers right up to the execution in Sing Sing's electric chair. VG hardback in VG dust jacket with mildly chipped spine ends, rubbed corners, name to fep. 232pp. Rare title in the UK first edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.… Read more about this item
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Cloak without Dagger

by SILLITOE Percy

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reprint
Published
1955
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London: Cassell, 1955 second impression same month as first. DW complete and unclipped with mino edge rubbing and a few small splits and cips from the extreme edges. lower panel is soiled to the white surface. A career that commenced with the British African police, thru' the Colonial service, various County Police forces to Director general of M.I. 5.. reprint.… Read more about this item
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Daughters of Heaven (Parker & Hulme murder) New Zealand Playscripts

by FORSTER Michelanne

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First Edition
Published
1992
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Paperback
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9780864732408
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Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1992 87pp, playscript, produced at Christchurch's Court Theatre in 1991, based on the true story of a supposed lesbian motivated murder in Christchurch in 1954 which was the basis of Peter Jackson's film Heavenly Creatures (500 grams) . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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The Ripper File

The Ripper File

by JONES Elwyn & LLOYD John

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First Edition
Published
1975
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Paperback
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9780860071181
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London: Futura, 1975 Based on BBC television series featuring Detectives Charles Barlow and John Watt who use modern policing techniques and contemporary evidence to investigate the Ripper murders, a gripping documentary novel, rare Ripper piece 204pp (500 gram rate) spine faded to blank, light wear to wrappers, age toned paper, mass market paperback, . First Edition. Mass Market… Read more about this item
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United in Crime

United in Crime

by HYDE H Montgomery

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First Edition
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London: Quality Book Club first thus, DW chipped head of spine rubbed all edges, xxx + 191pp pages age browned, amongst others includes Haigh acid bath killer and the Lonely Hearts killers. Also information on contemporary criminal law theory etc (1950s?). First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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The Ripper File
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The Ripper File

by JONES Elwyn & LLOYD John

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First Edition
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1975
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780213165369
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London: Arthur Barker, 1975 ex library with usual markings, DW has shelf mark to spine, short closed tear top corner, , 204pp, some pencil in text, based on BBC television series featuring Detectives Charles Barlow and John Watt who use modern policing techniques and contemporary evidence to investigate the Ripper murders, a gripping documentary novel, rare Ripper piece . First… Read more about this item
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Elements of Law Considered with Reference to Principles of General Jurisprudence, and Bound with the Supplement to the Elements of Law
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Elements of Law Considered with Reference to Principles of General Jurisprudence, and Bound with the Supplement to the Elements of Law

by MARKBY William

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Second Edition
Published
1874
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Hardcover
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1874 sunned spine, lightly rubbed or bumped edges, original endpapers with small pencil inscription to fep, xii 286pp + supplement of 91pp + adverts of 39pp, the Supplement to the Elements of Law is dated 1875. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Murder of the innocents, child-killers and their victims

Murder of the innocents, child-killers and their victims

by WILSON Paul R

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First Edition
Published
1985
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Paperback
ISBN
9780727020345
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Adelaide: Rigby, 1985 card covered light crease to front. xi, 214 + plates. Includes Australian content as well as Moors Murders, Peter Kurten, Nilsen, Albert Fish. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Essays on Criminal Law in New Zealand, Towards Reform ( VUW Law Review Monograph 3)

Essays on Criminal Law in New Zealand, Towards Reform ( VUW Law Review Monograph 3)

by CAMERON Neil & Simon France

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First Edition
Published
1990
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Paperback
ISBN
9780864732064
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Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1990 contact sealed otherwise near fine, 243pp. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Fingerprints; History , Law and Romance

Fingerprints; History , Law and Romance

by WILTON George Wilton

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First Edition
Published
1938
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Hardcover
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London: William Hodge, 1938 slight foxing closed edges, slightly dulled cloth, xix 317pp + plates, the histroy and technology of fingerprints and their use in crime detection and identification, includes a section on Mark Twain's interest in them. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Death of a Prince; Jack the Ripper and Other Souls.

Death of a Prince; Jack the Ripper and Other Souls.

by HAN Jeanette & ANN Ann

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First Edition
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2001
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Paperback
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9781740510622
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London: Arrow, 2001 An Australian psychics three week 'psychic tour' of England uncovers new information about Jack the Ripper, the Royal Family and the Titanic disaster, remainder striped closed bottom edge (500 gram rate) paperback 242pp . First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.
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Satan's Children (Moors Murders)

Satan's Children (Moors Murders)

by SPARROW Gerald

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First Edition
Published
1966
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Hardcover
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London: Odhams, 1966 spine lean, foxing to closed edges,some foxing to a few pages DW sunned to spine, small area of partial lift off from label removal to top corner, short tear head fold of spine, some creases with white showing to cover near the egdes, not price clipped. 191pp + plates, by Judge Sparrow. Covers the murders and murderers… Read more about this item
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The Trials of Mr. Justice Avory

by O'DONNELL Bernard

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First Edition
Published
1935
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Hardcover
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London: Rich & Cowan, 1935 black cloth, light wear and handling soiling, ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE to fep, a cockle above the helm crest, shield has 4 rows of cockles and a star with a circle in the centre in the top left of the shield, main shield is flanked by two others, on the left a quartered shield with flower… Read more about this item
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The Ultimate Evil, a Frightening Investigation Into a Deadly Satanic Cult

The Ultimate Evil, a Frightening Investigation Into a Deadly Satanic Cult

by TERRY Maury

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First Edition
Published
1987
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Hardcover
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9780246132987
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London: Grafton, 1987 In 1974, a young bride named Arlis Perry was brutally murdered in the Stanford University church. It appeared to be a ritualistic killing, with few clues left behind, and the police closed the case deciding the murder had been committed by yet another ‘California crazy? Years later, on the East Coast, a book about satanism was smuggled… Read more about this item
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Trial of Alfred Arthur Rouse ( Notable British Trials Series )

Trial of Alfred Arthur Rouse ( Notable British Trials Series )

by NORMANTON Helena

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First Edition
Published
1931
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Hardcover
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Sydney: Butterworth, 1931 cloth boards rubbed to spine ends, browned endpapers, prelims + 316pp + plates and frontis, folding map at rear, rubricated title, Australian issue of the Hodges printed Notable British Trials Series issue, Rouse, the Burning Car Murderer, was charged and hanged for the murder of a stranger, whom he burnt in his car hoping to start… Read more about this item
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Trial of J. Blomfield Rush ( Notable British Trials Series )

Trial of J. Blomfield Rush ( Notable British Trials Series )

by SHORE W. Teignmouth

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Published
1928
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Sydney: Butterworth, 1928 cloth boards, prelims + 272pp + plates and frontis, adverts at rear, rubricated title, Australian issue of the Hodges printed Notable British Trials Series issue, minor foxing to prelims. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Trial of Mary Queen of Scots ( Notable British Trials Series )

Trial of Mary Queen of Scots ( Notable British Trials Series )

by STEUART A. Francis

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First Edition
Published
1923
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Hardcover
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Sydney: Butterworth, 1923 cloth boards, prelims + 184pp + plates and frontis, adverts at rear, rubricated title, Australian issue of the Hodges printed Notable British Trials Series issue, . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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The Gates of Janus: Serial Killing and Its Analysis

by BRADY Ian

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First Edition
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2001
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Hardcover
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9780922915736
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Los Angeles: Feral House, 2001 Near fine in same unclipped dust jacket, first edition, , 305 +1pp adverts, survey of famous serial killers and murderers by Britain's most notorious and despised child-killer, Ian Brady, written from the psych ward of the prison he will never be released from. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9?… Read more about this item
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America's Teenage Sex Cult

America's Teenage Sex Cult

by LINTON E. R.

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1967
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Los Angeles: Medco Books, 1967 (500 gram rate) British issue of this study of adolescent sexuality in the US during the 1960s. 'Adolescents with money and passions to burn'. cover has some label lift to top corner, label to bottom corner and light wear, a faint book exchange stamp to first page. 148pp + adverts at rear. Tales of… Read more about this item
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