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Image for I Caught Crippen: Memoirs of Ex-Chief Inspector Walter Dew, CID (inc. The Truth About the Crippen Case; My Hunt for Jack the Ripper; From Pitch and Toss to Murder )( Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen )

I Caught Crippen: Memoirs of Ex-Chief Inspector Walter Dew, CID (inc. The Truth About the Crippen Case; My Hunt for Jack the Ripper; From Pitch and Toss to Murder )( Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen )

By: Dew, Ex-Chief Inspector Walter ( F E [ Francis Edward ] Camps related)

Price: $527.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie and Son Limited, 1938, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (by Owner)

Seller ID: 163786

Condition: Good (see description)


---------hardcover, a solid Good example, a clean copy with a sunned spine, age toning to the second blank endpaper gutter, the dustjacket is VERY POOR as it has been cut into pieces and has the front panel and spine and front flap glued in at the front fixed and free endpaper, the rear panel of the jacket and the rear flap are not present, ---242 pages, four b&w plates (as issued), rare, from the collection of G E Camps with his signature laid into the book, ---this book is from the collection of F E Camps / Francis Edward Camps, FRCP, FRCPath (28 June 1905 - 8 July 1972) was a famous Englis... View more info

Image for Murder Was My Business:  The Autobiography of John Du Rose of Scotland Yard ( Ex-Deteective Assistant Commissioner, Scotland Yard )( Hammersmith Nude Murders [ Jack the Stripper }; The Infamous Krays [ Ronald and Reginald ]; Pillbox Murder; etc)

Murder Was My Business: The Autobiography of John Du Rose of Scotland Yard ( Ex-Deteective Assistant Commissioner, Scotland Yard )( Hammersmith Nude Murders [ Jack the Stripper }; The Infamous Krays [ Ronald and Reginald ]; Pillbox Murder; etc)

By: Du Rose, John ( Ex-Deteective Assistant Commissioner, Scotland Yard )

Price: $85.73

Publisher: Herts, England, Herts, UK: Mayflower Books / Granada Publishing, 1973, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163765

ISBN: 0583122434

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, 176 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 Mob Rule:  Inside the Canadian Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Rocco Perri / Johnny ' Pops ' Papalia / organized Crime / true Crime )

Mob Rule: Inside the Canadian Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Rocco Perri / Johnny ' Pops ' Papalia / organized Crime / true Crime )

By: Dubro, James

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON.: MacMillan, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155733

ISBN: 0771596863

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, some small marks on endpapers from old tape that was on an old jacket protector, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 317 pages, b&w photos, "Mob Rule is an intimate portrait of the Mafia in Canada, from the early years of extortion & bootlegging to the present day empire of drugs, loan-sharking, prostitution & murder. In Mob Rule, Dubro focuses on the life and times of gangland boss Paul Volpe, the 'respectable' businessman who built his fortune on murder, arson & extortion. In tracing Volpe's story, Dubro presents a rogu... View more info

Image for Mob Rule:  Inside the Canadian Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Rocco Perri / Johnny ' Pops ' Papalia / organized Crime / True Crime )

Mob Rule: Inside the Canadian Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario / Rocco Perri / Johnny ' Pops ' Papalia / organized Crime / True Crime )

By: Dubro, James

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Totem 1986, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156715

ISBN: 0002176572

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy with spine creases, overall light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, 317 pages plus ads, -----"Mob Rule is an intimate portrait of the Mafia in Canada, from the early years of extortion & bootlegging to the present day empire of drugs, loan-sharking, prostitution & murder. In Mob Rule, Dubro focuses on the life and times of gangland boss Paul Volpe, the 'respectable' businessman who built his fortune on murder, arson & extortion. In tracing Volpe's story, Dubro presents a rogue's gallery of Canadian crime, including: Cecil Kirby, hit-man & enforcer,... View more info

Image for King of the Mob:  Rocco Perri and the Women who Ran His Rackets  ( Hamilton, Ontario true Crime / Organized Crime )( Local History )

King of the Mob: Rocco Perri and the Women who Ran His Rackets ( Hamilton, Ontario true Crime / Organized Crime )( Local History )

By: Dubro, James and Robin F Rowland

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Viking, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155249

ISBN: 0670815330

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, usual library marks and stamps, text block was slightly cracked and reglued slightly out of line but overall a solid copy, in a Very Good dustjacket, linrary stickers on the spine of the jacket, 372 pages, small ink star on lower edge of text block, illustrated with b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Trials of Frederick Nodder:  The Mona Tinsley Case -by Winifred Duke / Notable British Trials Series ( No Body, No Murder Principle of Law )

The Trials of Frederick Nodder: The Mona Tinsley Case -by Winifred Duke / Notable British Trials Series ( No Body, No Murder Principle of Law )

By: Duke, Winifred / Notable British trials Series ( F E [ Francis Edward ) Camps related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: William Hodge and Company, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 163884

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------hardcover, a solid Very Good example, red cloth, light soiling and rubbing, a bit of age toning to endpapers, , no dustjacket, 242 pages, illustrated, bookplate on verso of front board for Dr Francis Camps as this is from his personal collection, ------ / Francis Edward Camps, FRCP, FRCPath (28 June 1905 - 8 July 1972) was a famous English pathologist notable for his work on the cases of serial killer John Christie ( 10 Rillington Place ) and suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams. ---his most celebrated criminal cases included those of John Reginald Halliday Christie, Brian Dona... View more info

Image for The Bandido Massacre:  A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal -by Peter Edwards ( Motorcycle Gangs / Shedden, Ontario / True Crime )

The Bandido Massacre: A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal -by Peter Edwards ( Motorcycle Gangs / Shedden, Ontario / True Crime )

By: Edwards, Peter

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Perennial / HarperPerennial, 2010, 1st Edition thus, Later Printing: 2010

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158283

ISBN: 1554680468

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, about 5.25 x 8 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy with just a wee bit of very light wear, 483 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 arreste... View more info

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

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

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 Jack the Ripper -by Daniel Farson

Jack the Ripper -by Daniel Farson

By: Farson, Daniel, Foreword By Professor Francis Camps ( Melville MacNaghten related)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sphere edition, 1973, 1st Printing: 1973

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148983

ISBN: 0722134509

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, small pen mark on bottom edge of text block, 157 pages, b&w photos (quite gruesome some of them), this look at Jack includes a section about MacNaghten and his investigation and notes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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

Image for True Crime Stories IV ---and Volume V ---by Max Haines -both are signed  ( Books 4 / 5 )( Four / Five )( True Crime )

True Crime Stories IV ---and Volume V ---by Max Haines -both are signed ( Books 4 / 5 )( Four / Five )( True Crime )

By: Haines, Max (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Toronto Sun Publishing Company, 1990 / 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145153

ISBN: 1895735009

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, both are Very Good+ or better with some light wear mainly along the bottom edge of the boards, bumped corners on vol. IV, both in Very Good+ dustjackets, 270 and 276 pages, book IV is signed, inscribed and dated 1990 on the front blank endpaper, ---stories include: contents include offerings on: Isaac Merritt Singer, the Boorn family and Russel Colvin, Will Millman & the Murder of Mary Tulpin of Prince Edward Island, Karl Hau, plus much more, book V is signed by Haines, includes Salt Lake City bomber; The Black Donnellys; Cyanide Ki... 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

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

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

The Enforcer: Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Humphreys, Adrian

Price: $10.49

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

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149598

ISBN: 0006384935

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy, a wee bit of very light wear, spine creases, illustrated with b&w photos, 408 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 influen... View more info

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

The Enforcer: Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Humphreys, Adrian

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1999, 1st Paperback Edition, Later Printing: 1999

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150285

ISBN: 0006384935

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy, a wee bit of very light wear, spine crease, illustrated with b&w photos, 408 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 influenc... View more info

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

The Enforcer: Johnny Pops Papalia: A Life and Death in the Mafia ( Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Humphreys, Adrian

Price: $10.49

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

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151797

ISBN: 0006384935

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy, a wee bit of very light wear, spine creases, illustrated with b&w photos, 408 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 influen... View more info