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

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

By: Knuckle, Robert (signed)

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148712

ISBN: 0968204317

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just the tiniest bit of very light rubbing, looks close to new, 335 pages, signed without inscription by Knuckle on the title page, "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 ge... View more info

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

By: Knuckle, Robert (signed)

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149002

ISBN: 0968204317

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just the tiniest bit of very light rubbing, looks close to new, faint spine crease, 335 pages, signed without inscription by Knuckle on the title page, "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 actu... View more info

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

By: Knuckle, Robert (signed)

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149111

ISBN: 0968204317

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just the tiniest bit of very light rubbing, looks close to new, 335 pages, signed with inscription by Knuckle on the title page, "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 generi... View more info

The Mayerthorpe Story: From Ambush to Aftermath -a Signed Copy ( RCMP / R.C.M.P. / Royal Canadian Mounted Police )( Alberta, Canada )

By: Knuckle, Robert (signed)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario, Renfrew, ON:: General Store Publishing Story, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151980

ISBN: 1897508425

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with just the tiniest bit of very light rubbing, looks close to new, signed and inscribed by Knuckle "To _____ Best Wishes Bob", , 286 pages, ---"Through extensive research and interviews, Robert Knuckle takes us from the start of the tragedy on March 2, 2005, through the suspenseful hours as more and more RCMP members arrive at Roszko’s farm, the shooting, and the aftermath: the comments of wives, parents, and friends; the trial of the accomplices; and conclusions. James Roszko left a huge wave of destruction in his wake, destroyin... View more info

Image for Bloodlines:  Project Omerta and The Rise and the Fall of the Mafia's Royal Family ( Blood Lines / Mafia )

Bloodlines: Project Omerta and The Rise and the Fall of the Mafia's Royal Family ( Blood Lines / Mafia )

By: Lamothe, Lee and Antonio Nicaso

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147205

ISBN: 0002000342

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription on half title page, , 283 pages, b&w photos, "Known as the Mafia Rothschilds, the Caruana-Cuntrera crime family possessed immense wealth, power and influence. Ruthless in their quest to build an illegal empire, their calling card was the ability to corrupt everyone in their path, from the lowliest bank clerk to a head of state. Alfonso Caruana, the Godfather behind this global empire, was recognized only by chance on a police surveillance tape at a Toronto hotel. Combined law enforcement agencies then la... View more info

Image for Bloodlines:  Project Omerta and The Rise and the Fall of the Mafia's Royal Family ( Blood Lines / Mafia )

Bloodlines: Project Omerta and The Rise and the Fall of the Mafia's Royal Family ( Blood Lines / Mafia )

By: Lamothe, Lee and Antonio Nicaso

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153919

ISBN: 0002000342

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, a nice copy but the book is slightly cocked/twisted, 283 pages, b&w photos, "Known as the Mafia Rothschilds, the Caruana-Cuntrera crime family possessed immense wealth, power and influence. Ruthless in their quest to build an illegal empire, their calling card was the ability to corrupt everyone in their path, from the lowliest bank clerk to a head of state. Alfonso Caruana, the Godfather behind this global empire, was recognized only by chance on a police surveillance tape at a Toronto hotel. Combined la... View more info

Image for GANGLAND:  The Rise of the Mexican Drug Cartels from El Paso to Vancouver ( Organized Crime / True Crime )

GANGLAND: The Rise of the Mexican Drug Cartels from El Paso to Vancouver ( Organized Crime / True Crime )

By: Langton, Jerry

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON: John Wiley and Sons Canada Ltd., 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155178

ISBN: 1118008057

Condition: Good (see description)


---------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Good only exlibrary copy, usual library marks and stamps, some edge and cover wear, still a solid copy, 276 pages, b&w photos, ---"A frightening look at Mexico's new power elite—the Mexican drug cartels ---The members of Mexico's drug cartels are among the criminal underworld's most ambitious and ruthless entrepreneurs. Supplanting the once dominant Colombian cartels, the Mexican drug cartels are now the major distributor of heroin and cocaine to the U.S. and Canada. Not only have their drugs crossed north of the border, so have the cartels... View more info

Image for DEAD BIKER:  Inside the Violent World of the Mexican Drug Cartels  ( Organized Crime / True Crime / Sons of Satan Motorcycle Gang / Club )

DEAD BIKER: Inside the Violent World of the Mexican Drug Cartels ( Organized Crime / True Crime / Sons of Satan Motorcycle Gang / Club )

By: Langton, Jerry

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON: John Wiley and Sons Canada Ltd., 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157874

ISBN: 1118146425

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------trade paperback, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing, faint short crease on rear panel, 247 pages, ---"Sometimes, you make bad choices. Sometimes, bad choices are made for you. Ned "Crash" Aiken thought he had made a clean break. He had turned on his biker brothers in the Sons of Satan and entered the FBI's witness protection program, only to end up in a different kind of prison, one of mediocre work and cheap apartments. He then fell in with the Russian mob, learning their brutal code first-hand and fleeing their organization when the stake... View more info

Image for BIKER:  Inside the Notorious World of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang -by Jerry Langton -a Signed Copy  ( Organized Crime / True Crime / Sons of Satan Motorcycle Gang / Club )

BIKER: Inside the Notorious World of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang -by Jerry Langton -a Signed Copy ( Organized Crime / True Crime / Sons of Satan Motorcycle Gang / Club )

By: Langton, Jerry (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON: John Wiley and Sons Canada Ltd., 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 158656

ISBN: 0470160586

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------trade paperback, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a VNear Fine copy, a wee bit of light rubbing, signed without inscription by Langton, 232 pages, ---"You'll never meet the bikers in this book or visit the mythical rust belt city of Springfield. But through the eyes of Ned "Crash" Aiken, you will experience the real world of the outlaw biker gang–a world shaped by desperation, casual brutality and fascinating rites of passage. Biker follows the career trajectory of "Crash" from his days as a small–time high school drug dealer to his rapid rise through the ranks of a bik... View more info

Image for 2 Volumes By Yves Lavigne: Hell's Angels:  Taking Care of Business ---with Good Guy, Bad Guy: Drugs and the Changing Face of Organized Crime -( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club / Gang / Organized Crime )

2 Volumes By Yves Lavigne: Hell's Angels: Taking Care of Business ---with Good Guy, Bad Guy: Drugs and the Changing Face of Organized Crime -( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club / Gang / Organized Crime )

By: Lavigne, Yves ( 2 Books on the Hells Angels )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Deneau & Wayne, 1987, 1st Edition, 1st Printing /and/ Toronto: Random House, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164327

ISBN: 0888791623

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcover, TCOB is a Near Fine example in a lightly rubbed Very Good/Very Good+ dustjacket with a short closed tear, ink name, the true 1st edition, 1st printing, still one of the best books on the subject, 344 pages, b&w photos, scarce, "ROMANTIC ROAD WARRIORS, OR ORGAINZED CRIME ON WHEELS ---The Hell's Angels are the American nightmare, the underside of the American dream. The bikers who chose the name back in 1948 were former World War 2 pilots, bombardiers, navigators, & gunners. In the decades since, they have been romanticized as rugged ind... View more info

Image for Hell's Angels:  Taking Care of Business  ---by Yves Lavigne ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club / Gang / Organized crime )

Hell's Angels: Taking Care of Business ---by Yves Lavigne ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club / Gang / Organized crime )

By: Lavigne, Yves ( Hells Angels )

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Deneau & Wayne, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164328

ISBN: 0888791623

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, store stamp on front blank endpaper, in a lightly rubbed near Fine dustjacket, the true 1st edition, 1st printing, still one of the the best books on the subject, 344 pages, b&w photos, scarce, "ROMANTIC ROAD WARRIORS, OR ORGAINZED CRIME ON WHEELS ---The Hell's Angels are the American nightmare, the underside of the American dream. The bikers who chose the name back in 1948 were former World War 2 pilots, bombardiers, navigators, & gunners. In the decades since, they have been romanticized as rugged individualists sorely misunderstood by a regime... View more info

Image for DEATH DEALERS:  Cocaine From Colombia, Heroin from Asia, Crack Cocaine from the Kid Next Door ---The True Story of How Drugs Hit the Streets & Who Pays the Price  ---a signed Copy

DEATH DEALERS: Cocaine From Colombia, Heroin from Asia, Crack Cocaine from the Kid Next Door ---The True Story of How Drugs Hit the Streets & Who Pays the Price ---a signed Copy

By: Lavigne, Yves (signed), Foreword By Wayne J Roques, Foreword By Torgny Peterson

Price: $19.73

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

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164329

ISBN: 0006385389

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good example, light spine creases, signed and inscribed by the elusive Yves Lavigne "To Anne, best wishes Yves 17/06/99", --- 472 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, "Death Dealers is a gritty, street level view of how gangs stop at nothing to grab their cut of the world's $500 billion a year illegal drug market. ---Lavigne hunts the hunted, from an increasingly violent Chinatown in Toronto to the lair of New York's most successful heroin dealer to the crack cocaine hell on Vancouver streets. Black street gangs in Los Angeles, Colombians, Vietna... View more info

Image for The Murder of Muriel McKay: The Crime -The Detection -The Trial -by Norman Lucas ( Kidnapping )

The Murder of Muriel McKay: The Crime -The Detection -The Trial -by Norman Lucas ( Kidnapping )

By: Lucas, Norman

Price: $30.29

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Mayflower Books / Granada Publishing, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163769

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 Britain's Gangland:  Violence is Their Way of Life -by Norman Lucas (inc. Glasgow, Little Chicago; London, the Race Gangs; Liverpool; White Slavers' Fleshpots; The Kray Firm; Underworld Take Over, etc)( From razor gangs of the 20s to the Kray killers )

Britain's Gangland: Violence is Their Way of Life -by Norman Lucas (inc. Glasgow, Little Chicago; London, the Race Gangs; Liverpool; White Slavers' Fleshpots; The Kray Firm; Underworld Take Over, etc)( From razor gangs of the 20s to the Kray killers )

By: Lucas, Norman

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pan Books, 1969, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163773

ISBN: 0330024078

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, 304 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 In Our Midst:  Stories from Waterloo County Jail ---a signed Copy ( Ontario Crime History )

In Our Midst: Stories from Waterloo County Jail ---a signed Copy ( Ontario Crime History )

By: MacLean, Melissa (signed) and Keith Wilson (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ontario, Cambridge, Ontario: Lamplighter Books, 2001, 1st edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 142693

ISBN: 0968991904

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by both authors on the half title page, 151 pages, b&w photos, fold-outs of the jail's floor plan are intact, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for From Muskeg to Murder:  Memories of Policing Ontario's Northwest -by Andrew F Maksymchuk -a Signed Copy ( OPP / O.P.P / Ontario Provincial Police )( North West / Northwestern / North Western )

From Muskeg to Murder: Memories of Policing Ontario's Northwest -by Andrew F Maksymchuk -a Signed Copy ( OPP / O.P.P / Ontario Provincial Police )( North West / Northwestern / North Western )

By: Maksymchuk, Andrew F (signed )( Maks )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Canada, No Place ( Printed in Victoria, BC ): Trafford Publishing, 2008, 1st edition, 2nd Printing: 2008

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159192

ISBN: 1425170897

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Good copy, creases on the spine and covers, short tear along lower edge of front panel, store stamp, signed without inscription by the author, 457 plus 2 pages, b&w photos, ---"From MUSKEG to MURDER begins by chronicling the epic struggles and enormous challenges of the author s ancestors as they struggled to scrounge a living under the oppressive regime of the Tzar in 19th Century Ukraine. They finally fled their desperate situation, eventually settling in the free and serene environs of Canada. As a boy in rural British Columbia in the mi... View more info

Image for Buttons: The Making of a President: Hell's Angels England ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club )

Buttons: The Making of a President: Hell's Angels England ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club )

By: Mandelkau, Jamie ( Hells Angels )

Price: $79.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sphere, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing, Issued Simultaneously as the Hardcover: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151906

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of rubbing to the black covers, a hint of age toning to paper as often seen with this title, 157 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, chapter headings include: Introduction; a Brief History of the Hell's Angels; the Tool Merchants; Vice President, Mad Mad John; Buttons Recovers; Secretary, Uncle Nick; Buttons in America; Serjeant at Arms, Tramp; Buttons - the Angel; Oz, Interview with Hells Angels, London and Ken Kesey; Buttons Comes Home; Phun City; The Isle of Wight Festival - Reports from the Underground Press; the Isle of Wight Festival; Club... View more info

Image for Buttons: The Making of a President: Hell's Angels England ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club )

Buttons: The Making of a President: Hell's Angels England ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club )

By: Mandelkau, Jamie ( Hells Angels )

Price: $79.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sphere, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing, Issued Simultaneously as the Hardcover: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164936

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good to Very Good example, a bit of rubbing to the black covers, a hint of age toning to paper as often seen with this title, faint spine crease, small stain at lower corner of text block, small chip at upper spine tip, some marks to fore edge of text block---157 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, chapter headings include: Introduction; a Brief History of the Hell's Angels; the Tool Merchants; Vice President, Mad Mad John; Buttons Recovers; Secretary, Uncle Nick; Buttons in America; Serjeant at Arms, Tramp; Buttons - the Angel; Oz, Interview with Hells Angels,... View more info

Image for Buttons: The Making of a President: Hell's Angels England ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club )( Hardcover Edition )

Buttons: The Making of a President: Hell's Angels England ( Hells Angels Motorcycle Club )( Hardcover Edition )

By: Mandelkau, Jamie (signed)

Price: $857.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Open Gate / MacMillan, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing, Issued Simultaneously as the softcover edition by Sphere: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164503

ISBN: 0333128990

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ / Near Fine example of a truly rare book, in an attractive Good dustjacket, some short closed tears, some tape repairs, small chips, ---this copy has been signed and inscribed by the author "for Jock Many thanx yr nephew Jamie Mandelkau", a hint of age toning to paper as often seen with this title, stupid rare but even moreso signed ---157 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, chapter headings include: Introduction; a Brief History of the Hell's Angels; the Tool Merchants; Vice President, Mad Mad John; Buttons Recovers; Secretary, Uncle Nick; Buttons ... View more info

Image for Blood and Fire:  The Duke of Windsor and the Strange Murder of Sir Harry Oakes

Blood and Fire: The Duke of Windsor and the Strange Murder of Sir Harry Oakes

By: Marquis, John ( Harry Oakes related)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica: LMH Publishing, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146205

ISBN: 9768184957

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 232 pages, b&w photos, ---"When news of Sir Harry Oakes' murder in the Bahamas broke to the world on the morning of July 8,1943, one man was more concerned than most. He was the Duke of Windsor, then Governor of the British colony, whose job it was to ensure that the killer was caught and brought to justice. However, the Duke's actions in the aftermath of the 20th. century's greatest murder mystery raised more questions than answers, and cast doubt on his own intentions in calling in two Miami investigators of dubious worth. Was the Duke a conspi... View more info