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Image for The Identity of Jack the Ripper -by Donald McCormick ( F E Camps Related)(chapters inc. Leather Apron; Correspondence of JtR; Chief Inspector Abberline Makes a Discovery; Doctor Jekyll or "Mrs Hyde"; Barber from Warsaw; etc)

The Identity of Jack the Ripper -by Donald McCormick ( F E Camps Related)(chapters inc. Leather Apron; Correspondence of JtR; Chief Inspector Abberline Makes a Discovery; Doctor Jekyll or "Mrs Hyde"; Barber from Warsaw; etc)

By: McCormick, Donald ( F E [ Francis Edward ) Camps related)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Jarrolds Publishers, 1959, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (by Owner)

Seller ID: 163784

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------hardcover, a solid Very Good example, light wear and rubbing to the boards and tips, no dustjacket, Times stamp on verso of rear board, 192 pages ---FRANCIS E CAMPSsignature ( F E Camps ) on the front blank endpaper, ---this book is from the collection of F E Camps / 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,... View more info

Image for The Kelly Outbreak, 1878 - 1880: The Geographical Dimension of Social Banditry -by John McQuilton / Melbourne University Press ( The Kelly Gang / Ned Kelly / Victoria, Australia / Australian True Crime )

The Kelly Outbreak, 1878 - 1880: The Geographical Dimension of Social Banditry -by John McQuilton / Melbourne University Press ( The Kelly Gang / Ned Kelly / Victoria, Australia / Australian True Crime )

By: McQuilton, John ( Francis ) / Melbourne University Press

Price: $43.49

Publisher: Australia, Carlton, Victoria, AU: Melbourne University Press ( MUP ), 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157825

ISBN: 0522841805

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, a tight square copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some light rubbing, 250 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

What Happened to Mickey?: The Life and Death of Donald " Mickey " McDonald, Public Enemy No. 1 ( Ontario True Crime )

By: McSherry, Peter

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn, 2013, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155635

ISBN: 1459707389

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, gift inscription, 348 pages, b&w photos, ---"From the mean streets of 1930s Depression-era Toronto comes the gripping tale of a man who became one of the nation’s most notorious criminals. Until the age of 31, Donald McDonald was only "dirty little Mickey from The Corner," the notorious intersection of Toronto’s Jarvis and Dundas Streets in a neighbourhood known in the 1930s as "Gangland." After Mickey was charged with the January 1939 murder of bookmaker Jimmy Windsor, he became a ... View more info

Image for True Cases of Scotland Yard, Volume 1, # 1 (inc. Butcher of the Beach; Buried Alive in the Crumbles; The Sussex Slaughterer; Case of the Blazing Car; Bluebeard of the Bath; The Case of " Blodie Belgium "; Murder at Blackheath; The Old Bailey; etc)

True Cases of Scotland Yard, Volume 1, # 1 (inc. Butcher of the Beach; Buried Alive in the Crumbles; The Sussex Slaughterer; Case of the Blazing Car; Bluebeard of the Bath; The Case of " Blodie Belgium "; Murder at Blackheath; The Old Bailey; etc)

By: No Author / W M Messenger, Editor

Price: $118.73

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticutt, Greenwich, CT: M W Messenger, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158809

Condition: Very Good (see description)


--------------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, some browning to the paper, small chips at spine tips, lovely cover art, 98 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Jack the Ripper, in Fact and Fiction -by Robin Odell

Jack the Ripper, in Fact and Fiction -by Robin Odell

By: Odell, Robin

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Mayflower-Dell paperbacks, 1966, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163771

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, 239 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 Jack the Ripper in Fact and Fiction (chapters inc. Jill the Ripper; Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; Dr Pedachenko; Miller's Court; etc)

Jack the Ripper in Fact and Fiction (chapters inc. Jill the Ripper; Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; Dr Pedachenko; Miller's Court; etc)

By: Odell, Robin; with a Foreword By W Lindesay Neustatter

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: George G Harrap, 1965, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163785

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ example, light wear and rubbing to the boards and tips, no dustjacket, 275 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---small bookseller label ( Wildy & Sons Ltd, London ) on verso of front board, 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 Scientific Aspects of Forensic Medicine -by CJ Polson / Contemporary Science Paperbacks Series # 40

The Scientific Aspects of Forensic Medicine -by CJ Polson / Contemporary Science Paperbacks Series # 40

By: Polson, CJ ( C J / Cyril John ) / Contemporary Science Paperbacks Series # 40

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland: Oliver & Boyd / Contemporary Science Paperbacks Series # 40, 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163762

ISBN: 0050020684

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------paperback, a solid Very Good to Very Good+ example, some light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, 144 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 Hell's Witness --- Hit Man, Police Informant, Doting Dad, Bisexual Dany Kane Was a complicated Case ( Danny Kane and the Hells Angels )

Hell's Witness --- Hit Man, Police Informant, Doting Dad, Bisexual Dany Kane Was a complicated Case ( Danny Kane and the Hells Angels )

By: Sanger, Daniel

Price: $21.05

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Penguin / Viking Canada, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156227

ISBN: 067004430X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, remainder mark, 360 pages, b&w photos, blurb from the back cover of the paperback edition (THIS is a HARDCOVER COPY ) ---"Dany Kane was a mass of contradictions: Hells Angels hit man & police informant; family man and patron of gay personal ads; steroid crazed thug & charming joker. he was also the "super source" for the RCMP in its efforts to end one of North America's bloodiest gang wars ever, the battle to control the illegal drug business in Quebec and beyond. Ka... View more info

Image for A Friend of the Family:  The True Story of David Snow -by Alison Shaw -a Signed Copy ( Orangeville, Ontario True Crime )( The House Hermit / The Cottage Killer )

A Friend of the Family: The True Story of David Snow -by Alison Shaw -a Signed Copy ( Orangeville, Ontario True Crime )( The House Hermit / The Cottage Killer )

By: Shaw, Alison (signed)( Ontario True Crime )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Mcfarlane Walter & Ross, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163608

ISBN: 1551990245

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, faint circle on front panel of jacket, signed without inscription by the author, 260 pages, b&w photos, ---"In 1988 the author and her husband moved from Toronto to Orangeville, Ontario seeking a simpler life and a safe environment in which to raise a family. One of the first people they met was a local antique dealer, David Snow. The author became his tenant, renting studio space in his shop, and her husband, Darris, became his business partner. Spending countless hours in the Shaw household over the next... View more info

Image for Until you are Dead --- Steven Truscott's Long Ride Into History  ---by Julian Sher  ( SIGNED By STEVEN TRUSCOTT )

Until you are Dead --- Steven Truscott's Long Ride Into History ---by Julian Sher ( SIGNED By STEVEN TRUSCOTT )

By: Sher, Julian, with Theresa Burke / Steven Truscott (signed)

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Alfred A Knopf, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155477

ISBN: 0676973809

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "To J___ Thank you for your support. Steve Truscott ", 580 pages, b&w photographs throughout, expands the CBC TV Fifth Estate documentary, Sher was the producer for that show and expanded the story with this book and includes evidence that was withheld during the trial, Truscott now lives in Guelph Ontario, ---"---Talk to anyone you find, investigate wherever things lead you. I know I'm innocent and I’m not afraid of what you’ll turn up. Until You Are Dead chronicles the loss of Canada... View more info

Image for The Crime Explosion: a Study of Crime and Violence Today -by Peter Gladstone Smith -Signed (inc. Enter the Mafia; Organised Crime; Drugs Threat; Forgery & Fraud, etc)( F E Camps Related)

The Crime Explosion: a Study of Crime and Violence Today -by Peter Gladstone Smith -Signed (inc. Enter the Mafia; Organised Crime; Drugs Threat; Forgery & Fraud, etc)( F E Camps Related)

By: Smith, Peter Gladstone (signed)( F E [ Francis Edward ) Camps related)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: MacDonald Unit 75, 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163802

ISBN: 0356034739

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good+ dustjacket, short closed tear, signed and inscribed "For Prof. Francis Camps with very best wishes Peter Gladstone Smith", 183 pages, b&w photos, photos include The Krays and the investigation team that brought the Krays to justice, Mamie Stuart and George Shotton; Meyer Lansky; Angelo Bruno; Detective Chief Superintendent Tommy Butler; and the farm near Aylesbury used by the Great Train Robbers ------FRANCIS E CAMPSsignature ( F E Camps ) on the front blank endpaper, ---this book is from the collection of F E Camps / Francis Ed... View more info

Image for LSD:  The Problem Solving Psychedelic ( Medical Benefits of Lysergic acid Diethylamide )

LSD: The Problem Solving Psychedelic ( Medical Benefits of Lysergic acid Diethylamide )

By: Stafford, P G ( Peter ); B H Golightly ( Bonnie ); Preface By Dr Humphry Osmond; Introduction By Dr Duncan Blewett; Afterword By Doctor Stanley Krippner

Price: $23.69

Publisher: New York, NY / London, England, N.Y. / New York / London, UK: Award Books / Tandem, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163770

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, 288 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 Jack the Ripper:  A New Theory -by William Stewart ( F E Camps related)

Jack the Ripper: A New Theory -by William Stewart ( F E Camps related)

By: Stewart, William ( F E [ Francis Edward ) Camps related)

Price: $1,518.00

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Quality Press, 1939, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (by Owner)

Seller ID: 163787

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------hardcover, RARE - a solid Good to Very Good example, light wear and rubbing to the boards and tips, some foxing ---the dustjacket has been cut into sections with the front cover and spine and front flap glued in on the fixed and free front endpapers, rear panel of jacket has been glued in on the verso of the rear board, the rear flap is not present ---- 192 pages ---FRANCIS E CAMPSsignature ( F E Camps ) on the title page, ---this book is from the collection of F E Camps / Francis Edward Camps, FRCP, FRCPath (28 June 1905 - 8 July 1972) was a famous English pathologist notable for h... View more info

Every Mother's Nightmare: The Killing of James Bulger

By: Thomas, Mark

Price: $10.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pan, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152793

ISBN: 0330331744

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy, a bit of age toning to paper, light wear, some spine and cover creases, 291 pages, b&w photos, ---"Mark Thomas, a Liverpool based reporter, tells the story of this unthinkable crime and its aftermath. Based on exclusive interviews with the Bulger family and many others involved with the case, Thomas writes a sensitive and thought provoking account of one of the most heartbreaking tragedies to hit Britain in the 1990's."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Every Mother's Nightmare: The Killing of James Bulger

By: Thomas, Mark

Price: $10.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pan, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152794

ISBN: 0330331744

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of age toning to paper, light wear, 291 pages, b&w photos, ---"Mark Thomas, a Liverpool based reporter, tells the story of this unthinkable crime and its aftermath. Based on exclusive interviews with the Bulger family and many others involved with the case, Thomas writes a sensitive and thought provoking account of one of the most heartbreaking tragedies to hit Britain in the 1990's."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Gang Life:  10 of the Toughest Tell Their Stories ( Canada / Canadian / Organized Crime )( Ten )

Gang Life: 10 of the Toughest Tell Their Stories ( Canada / Canadian / Organized Crime )( Ten )

By: Totten, Mark, with Kaila Totten

Price: $28.97

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Co., 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162152

ISBN: 1459406257

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, 214 pages, ---"For the first time, here's a no-holds-barred inside account of life for criminal gang members in cities and towns across Canada. --Mark Totten has slowly gained the confidence of gang members in many Canadian cities and small towns, and he knows enough to get the real goods from these men and women. In this book he tells the life stories -- so far -- of ten gang members drawn from across the country. Murderers, rapists, addicts, drug traffickers, victims of child abuse, abusers themselves -- these a... View more info

Image for True Detective Mysteries, August 1930, Volume XIII, # 5 ( Tong War; Shocking Fate of Jazz Mad Julia McDonald; The Smashing of Little Egypt's Gangster King; Baby Face Doody -Chicago's Two-Gun Terror; Inside Facts on the Leopold - Loeb Crime; etc)( Pulp )

True Detective Mysteries, August 1930, Volume XIII, # 5 ( Tong War; Shocking Fate of Jazz Mad Julia McDonald; The Smashing of Little Egypt's Gangster King; Baby Face Doody -Chicago's Two-Gun Terror; Inside Facts on the Leopold - Loeb Crime; etc)( Pulp )

By: True Detective Mysteries Pulp / Herbert C Parsons; P L Trussell; Yee Kong; Charles De Lacy; Guy A Stewart; Clarence Enoch Ebey; Merlin Moore Taylor; Mrs Frank Silsby; Robert Faherty; Marshall Wingman; Hollis B Fultz; William B Kines; Frank M Cochran et al

Price: $105.53

Publisher: New Jersey, Dunellen, NJ / New York, N.Y.: True Detective Mysteries / MacFadden Publications - New Metroploitan Fiction, 1930, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151299

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------pulp magazine, about 8.5 x 11.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, some cover and edge wear, short tear at lower spine tip, small loss at lower spine tip, paper is quite bright, super cover art depicting the then-common Oriental menace / yellow peril figure a la Fu Manchu, 120 pages, b&w photos, this contains: Why Close the Door of Hope by Herbert C Parsons, Commissioner of Probation, Massachussetts; The Shocking fate of Jazz Mad Julia McDonald by Trussell; Tong War by Kong; Inside facts on the Leopold - Loeb Crime by De Lacy; Eight Lives for $300 by Stewart; The Riddle of the Woman ... View more info

VANISHED: Cold-Blooded Murder in Steeltown -by Jon Wells -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario / True Crime )

By: Wells, Jon (signed)

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152052

ISBN: 0470155493

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.25 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed without inscription by WELLS, 197 pages, b&w photos, ---"It is Easter weekend, 1999. A rookie uniformed cop responds to a call of 'suspicious circumstances' in a working class neighbourhood in Hamilton, Ontario. The cop meets a woman who is afraid to go near bags left for garbage outside the house of a man named Sam Pirrera. The cop confirms the woman’s worst fears: the bags contain pieces of human tissue. The call for backup goes out and a homicide investigation begins. But who is the victim? Where is the rest of th... View more info

Image for HIGHER PURPOSE:  The Heroic Story of the First Disabled Man to Conquer Everest -by Tom Whittaker -a Signed Copy ( Mt. / Mount Everest / Mountain Climbing )

HIGHER PURPOSE: The Heroic Story of the First Disabled Man to Conquer Everest -by Tom Whittaker -a Signed Copy ( Mt. / Mount Everest / Mountain Climbing )

By: Whittaker, Tom (signed) with Johnny Dodd

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Washington, DC, Washington, DC: LifeLine Press / A Regnery Publishing Company, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154678

ISBN: 0895261995

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "For J____ -The volunteer extaordinaire! Keep climbing to the stars! Tom Whittaker ", 273 pages, colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Undercover for the RCMP ( R.C.M.P. / Royal Canadian Mounted Police )

By: Wilson, R S S ( Robert Stephen Seymour ); Afterword By Jack Fossum

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1986 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151079

ISBN: 0919203558

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear, gift inscription, 180 pages, b&w chapter headings illustrations, ---"Opium dens and drug trafficking in Vancouver, smuggling, counterfeiting, rum-running, espionage, and prostitution are some of the crimes successfully investigated by R.S.S. Wilson in the 1930's and vividly recounted in this book. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info