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The Bandido Massacre: A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal

By: Edwards, Peter

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161817

ISBN: 1554680441

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy with the usual library marks and stamps, in a Near Fine dustjacket, no library stickers on the jacket, 474 pages, b&w photos, ---"On the morning of April 8, 2006, residents of the hamlet of Shedden, Ontario, woke up to the news that the bloodied bodies of eight bikers from the Bandidos gang had been found stuffed into cars and trucks by a local farm. The massacre made headlines around the world, and the shocking news brought a grim light to an otherwise quiet corner of the Canadian province. The day after the bodies were discovered, Bandi... View more info

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The Bandido Massacre: A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal

By: Edwards, Peter

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162398

ISBN: 1554680441

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, no library stickers on the jacket, 474 pages, b&w photos, ---"On the morning of April 8, 2006, residents of the hamlet of Shedden, Ontario, woke up to the news that the bloodied bodies of eight bikers from the Bandidos gang had been found stuffed into cars and trucks by a local farm. The massacre made headlines around the world, and the shocking news brought a grim light to an otherwise quiet corner of the Canadian province. The day after the bodies were discovered, Bandido Wayne -Weiner- Kellestine was arrested for th... View more info

Image for The Train Robbers -by Ex-Detective Superintendent Malcolm Fewtrell, Former Head of BUCKS CID in Charge of Investigating the Great Train Robbery ( Ronnie Biggs; Bruce Reynolds; Ronald Edwards; Charles Wilson; Roy James; Brian Field; Gordon Goody; et al)

The Train Robbers -by Ex-Detective Superintendent Malcolm Fewtrell, Former Head of BUCKS CID in Charge of Investigating the Great Train Robbery ( Ronnie Biggs; Bruce Reynolds; Ronald Edwards; Charles Wilson; Roy James; Brian Field; Gordon Goody; et al)

By: Fewtrell, Malcolm ( Ex-Detective Superintendent )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Arthur Barker / The Sunday Telegraph, 1964, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163801

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine example, , in a lightly rubbed Very Good price clipped dustjacket, some shallow chipping at tips, 157 pages, b&w photos, ---The most famous member is Ronnie Biggs who escaped from London's Wandsworth prison in 1965.; Bruce Reynolds planned the robbery and as a result has become one of the most notorious criminals in British history.; Ronald Edwards: believed to have wielded the instrument used to hit the train driver over the head. In 1994 he was found hanged in a garage.; Charles Wilson: was in charge of splitting the loot between the robbers. Wilson was nickna... View more info

Image for The Trial of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley ( Moors Murders Case ): Celebrated Trials Series -by Jonathan Goodman ( Murderers )

The Trial of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley ( Moors Murders Case ): Celebrated Trials Series -by Jonathan Goodman ( Murderers )

By: Goodman, Jonathan (ed.)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: England, Newton & Abbot, UK: David & Charles, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163780

ISBN: 0715356631

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good to Very Good+ dustjacket with a sunned spine, 256 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Challenor Case -by Mary Grigg -a Penguin Special ( Harold Gordon "Tanky" Challenor / Donald Rooum / Forensic Science )( London Metropolitan Police )( Trial )

The Challenor Case -by Mary Grigg -a Penguin Special ( Harold Gordon "Tanky" Challenor / Donald Rooum / Forensic Science )( London Metropolitan Police )( Trial )

By: Grigg, Mary / A Penguin Special

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin # S 242, 1965, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163763

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------paperback, a solid ery Good+ example, some light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, 192 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft and Detection -a Signed Copy

By: Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas (signed by both)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150439

ISBN: 0316017906

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by both authors, lower corners ever so slightly bumped, 376 pages, b&w photos, ---"Turn-of-the-century Paris was the beating heart of a rapidly changing world. But the City of Light was also a violent place. Criminals eagerly took advantage of the inventive nature of the age—the first getaway car, increasingly dangerous weapons, more creative disguises. The police battled back with a weapon of their own: Alphonse Bertillon, the world’s greatest detective, the inventor of the mug shot and the crime-scene photo, and... View more info

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Bikers at War (a Hells / Hell's Angels book)

By: Hudson, Jan, ( George H ( Henry ) Smith )( G H )(aka: M J Deer, Jan Hudson, Jerry Jason, Dusty North; Hal Stryker )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: NEL / New English Library, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142883

ISBN: 0450025454

Condition: Good (see description)


------------paperback, a solid Good copy, a bit of age toning to paper, store stamp, crease on rear cover, short tear at lower spine tip, claims to tell the inside story of the Hells Angels, 160 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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: $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  (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

Image for Hit # 29: Based on the Killer's Own Account -by Joey / Playboy Press  ( #29 )( Mafia Hitman / Assassin / Biography / autobiography )

Hit # 29: Based on the Killer's Own Account -by Joey / Playboy Press ( #29 )( Mafia Hitman / Assassin / Biography / autobiography )

By: Joey ( Penname for Max Kurschner, aka Joey Black ), with David Fisher / Playboy Press

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1974, 1st edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154390

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good price clipped dustjacket, a couple of very short closed tears, 248 pages, contents include: Hit # 28 / Say it ain't so, Joe / Contacted and contracted / Sweetlips gives me the envelope / Tailing him / Doubts and great danes / Young ladies and old ladies / Squillante bets his life / Near miss? / Best laid plans / Near Mrs. / Right guy, wrong crime / Longest day / But first a brief word from my sponsor / Longest night / After the ball is over / Copping out--- ----about the book "After the crime-primer success of Joey the H... View more info

Image for SAVAGE MESSIAH:  The Shocking Story of Cult Leader Rock Theriault and the Women Who Loved Him ( The Ant Hill Kids, Burnt River, Ontario / True Crime )

SAVAGE MESSIAH: The Shocking Story of Cult Leader Rock Theriault and the Women Who Loved Him ( The Ant Hill Kids, Burnt River, Ontario / True Crime )

By: Kaihla, Paul; Ross Laver

Price: $31.61

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Seal Books / McClelland & Stewart, 1994, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163060

ISBN: 0770425976

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good example, light wear and rubbing, spine creases, ink name, 403 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, On the Rock, Twenty-Five Years in Alcatraz, The Prison Story of Alvin Karpis ( 25 )

By: Karpis, Alvin as Told to Robert Livesey

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Don Mills, ON ( Toronto ).: Musson, 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148818

ISBN: 0773700471

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a chipped and torn but overall Fair to Good dustjacket, sticker pull on front panel, 306 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, ---"In 1936 the FBI arrested Alvin Karpis in New Orleans. He was the leader, along with Freddie Barker, of the Karpis/Barker gang of outlaws. (The FBI falsely claimed that Freddie's mother, Ma Barker, was the leader of the gang only after they killed the old lady with her son Freddie in Florida.) Alvin Karpis was wanted for 14 murders at the time of his arrest, but none could be proven. He was given a life sentence on a kidn... View more info

Image for Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, On the Rock, Twenty-Five Years in Alcatraz, The Prison Story of Alvin Karpis as Told to Robert Livesey (signed)( 25 / 1 )

Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One, On the Rock, Twenty-Five Years in Alcatraz, The Prison Story of Alvin Karpis as Told to Robert Livesey (signed)( 25 / 1 )

By: Karpis, Alvin as Told to Robert Livesey (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario, Oakville, ON: L.B.S. Inc. Publications, 1994, 1st LBS Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164920

ISBN: 091978805X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, a Very Good+ example, a wee bit of very light rubbing, very faint spine crease, signed and inscribed "for Paul M____ Thanks for all your help. Robert Livesey", 306 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, ---"In 1936 the FBI arrested Alvin Karpis in New Orleans. He was the leader, along with Freddie Barker, of the Karpis/Barker gang of outlaws. (The FBI falsely claimed that Freddie's mother, Ma Barker, was the leader of the gang only after they killed the old lady with her son Freddie in Florida.) Alvin Karpis was wanted for 14 murders at the time of his arrest, bu... View more info

Image for TWO BOOKS: The Coppolino Murder Trial: Sex, Intrigue & Sudden Death, the First Eyewitness Account  ---with The Trials of Dr Coppolino (a Witch's Brew of Adultery, Hypnosis and Death -by Leonard Katz and Paul Holmes ( Doctor Carl Coppolino )

TWO BOOKS: The Coppolino Murder Trial: Sex, Intrigue & Sudden Death, the First Eyewitness Account ---with The Trials of Dr Coppolino (a Witch's Brew of Adultery, Hypnosis and Death -by Leonard Katz and Paul Holmes ( Doctor Carl Coppolino )

By: Katz, Leonard / Paul Holmes

Price: $65.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bee-Line Books / Signet, 1967, 1968, 1st (or 1st Softcover ) Edition, First Printing (for both): 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163775

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), paperbacks, both are solid Very Good examples, both with some light wear and rubbing, 207 and 304 pages, b&w photos in the Bee-Line book by Katz, glue feels a bit dry in the Bee-Line book but all pages are intact , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for 2 Volumes:  The Black Donnellys:  The True Story of Canada's Most Barbaric Feud -with Vengeance of the Black Donnellys -by Thomas P Kelley ( Lucan, Ontario / True Crime )

2 Volumes: The Black Donnellys: The True Story of Canada's Most Barbaric Feud -with Vengeance of the Black Donnellys -by Thomas P Kelley ( Lucan, Ontario / True Crime )

By: Kelley, Thomas P. ( sometimes spelled Kelly )

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Harlequin # 289 and 695, 1963, 1962, 1st Edition, Later and First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition and First Printings and La

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163822

Condition: Good (see description)


------------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), paperbacks, BD is a solid Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, age toning to paper ---VBD is a solid Good example, overall wear, flaking to the spine edges, ink name, age toning to paper, VBD is a 1st printing, BD is a reprint, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Wicked Beyond Belief:  The Luton Murder Case -by Ludovic Kennedy (The Luton Three )( Post Office Clerk Murder 1969 )

Wicked Beyond Belief: The Luton Murder Case -by Ludovic Kennedy (The Luton Three )( Post Office Clerk Murder 1969 )

By: Kennedy, Ludovic (ed); Research By John Harrison, Foreword By Lord Devlin ( Bryan Magee; William John Thompson; Tom Sargant; Mrs Gareth Pierce; Dr Oonagh MacDonald; Wendy Mantle )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Herts / London, England, Herts / London UK: Granada Publishing A Panther Book, 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163766

ISBN: 0586051724

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------paperback, about 4.25w x 7h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, some light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, 205 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for HOT ART:  Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art -by Joshua Knelman -a Signed Copy

HOT ART: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art -by Joshua Knelman -a Signed Copy

By: Knelman, Joshua (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia / Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON: D&M Publishers / Douglas and McIntyre, 2011, 1st Edition, 1st Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155864

ISBN: 1553658914

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover,a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, 314 pages, ---"The Thomas Crown Affair meets The Devil in the White City in this fast-paced true crime story of the seedy-underbelly of international art theft. A major work of investigative journalism, Hot Art is a globetrotting mystery filled with cunning and eccentric characters. Joshua Knelman spent four years immersing himself in the mysterious world of international art theft, travelling from Cairo to New York, London, Montreal and Los Angeles. He befriends the slip... View more info

Murder at Eglinton Square: The Mounties and Toronto Police Solve a Violent, Baffling Case ( RCMP / R.C.M.P. / Royal Canadian Mounted Police )

By: Knuckle, Robert

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Kayson Publishing, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151459

ISBN: 0968204317

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, looks close to new, 335 pages, "Three thugs rob a Brinks truck at the Bay store in Toronto's Eglinton Square. During the robbery, the 3 bandits murder an innocent bystander. Weels later, in British Columbia, on a totally unrelated matter, the Mounties are led to a professor's home in Scarborough Ontario, where they discover the gun used in the Brinks robbery...", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info