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The Enforcer: Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Mafia / Organized - True Crime )

By: Humphreys, Adrian

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146994

ISBN: 0002000164

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, illustrated with b&w photos, 280 pages, "Shortly after lunch, on May 31st, 1997, Johnny Papalia -a man known as Johnny Pops, Canada's Al Capone, Godfather and The Enforcer -was gunned down outside his office at 20 Railway Street in Hamilton, Ontario. For close to 40 years, gangsters across Canada bowed to the fearsome will of Pops, a Mafia chieftain who rose from a working class ghetto to hold a tenuous grip on organized crime. Journalist Adrian Humphreys followed t... View more info

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The Enforcer: Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Mafia / Organized - True Crime )

By: Humphreys, Adrian

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1999, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1994

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152528

ISBN: 0002000164

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy with some very faint marks and rubbing to the black paper boards, in a Very Good+ lightly rubbed dustjacket, a bit of very faint edge wear along lower edge of jacket, overall a tidy clean square copy, --- illustrated with b&w photos, 280 pages, "Shortly after lunch, on May 31st, 1997, Johnny Papalia -a man known as Johnny Pops, Canada's Al Capone, Godfather and The Enforcer -was gunned down outside his office at 20 Railway Street in Hamilton, Ontario. For close to 40 years, gangsters across Canada bowed to the fearsome will of Pops, a Mafia... View more info

Image for The Enforcer:  Johnny Pops Papalia:  A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Mafia / Organized - True Crime )

The Enforcer: Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Mafia / Organized - True Crime )

By: Humphreys, Adrian

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158657

ISBN: 0002000164

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, illustrated with b&w photos, 280 pages, "Shortly after lunch, on May 31st, 1997, Johnny Papalia -a man known as Johnny Pops, Canada's Al Capone, Godfather and The Enforcer -was gunned down outside his office at 20 Railway Street in Hamilton, Ontario. For close to 40 years, gangsters across Canada bowed to the fearsome will of Pops, a Mafia chieftain who rose from a working class ghetto to hold a tenuous grip on organized crime. Journalist Adrian Humphreys followed the life, business and influence of Papalia... View more info

Image for The WEASEL:  A Double Life in the Mob ---by Adrian Humphreys (signed)  (story of Marvin Elkind [signed], Mobster - Informer - and Chauffeur to Jimmy Hoffa )

The WEASEL: A Double Life in the Mob ---by Adrian Humphreys (signed) (story of Marvin Elkind [signed], Mobster - Informer - and Chauffeur to Jimmy Hoffa )

By: Humphreys, Adrian (signed) and ( Signed By Marvin Elkind, the Weasel )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: John Wiley and Sons, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162271

ISBN: 0470964510

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example with a slightly wrrinkled title page, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a wee bit of very light rubbing, looks quite nice especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, 406 pages, colour and b&w photos, signed without inscription" Marvin the Weasel Elkind Marvin Elkind " ---and ---signed and inscribed "To P___, Please enjoy! Adrian Humphrey", ---copies signed by Elkind are scarce, ---"In the world of organized crime the bosses grab the headlines, as the names Capone, Gotti, Bonnano, Cotroni and Rizzuto attest. But a cri... View more info

Image for The WEASEL:  A Double Life in the Mob ---by Adrian Humphreys  (story of Marvin Elkind [signed], Mobster - Informer - and Chauffeur to Jimmy Hoffa )

The WEASEL: A Double Life in the Mob ---by Adrian Humphreys (story of Marvin Elkind [signed], Mobster - Informer - and Chauffeur to Jimmy Hoffa )

By: Humphreys, Adrian; ( Signed By Marvin Elkind, the Weasel )

Price: $72.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: John Wiley and Sons, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162272

ISBN: 0470964510

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, the front endpaper and half title page is wrinkled from moisture, no dampstain but there is some wrinkling, in a Very Good dustjacket with a bit of wrinkling to the front panel, overall this looks quite nice especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, 406 pages, colour and b&w photos, signed and inscribed "To C_____ T______ From Marvin the Weasel Elkind Marvin Elkind", ---copies signed by Elkind are scarce, ---"In the world of organized crime the bosses grab the headlines, as ... View more info