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Image for The Jews of Sing Sing:  Gotham Gangsters and Gonuvim ( Yiddish for Thieves )( Jewish Prisoners / Sing Sing Prison )( True Crime / Criminals )

The Jews of Sing Sing: Gotham Gangsters and Gonuvim ( Yiddish for Thieves )( Jewish Prisoners / Sing Sing Prison )( True Crime / Criminals )

By: Arons, Ron

Price: $15.77

Publisher: New Jersey, Fort Lee, New Jersey / N.J.: Barricade Books, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155448

ISBN: 1569803331

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 350 pages, b&w photos, ---"Sing-Sing prison opened in 1828, and since then, more than 7,000 Jews have served time in the famous correctional facility. The Jews of Sing-Sing is the first book to fully expose the scope of Jewish criminality over the past 150 years. Besides famous gangsters like Lepke Buchalter, thousands of Jews committed all types of crimes--from incest to arson to selling air rights over Manhattan--and found themselves doing time in Sing-Sing"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book... View more info

Image for Ready for the Plaintiff: A dramatic and brilliant trial lawyer recreates his colorful life in court )(AKA:  Blood Money ) -by Melvin M Belli ( F E Camps related)

Ready for the Plaintiff: A dramatic and brilliant trial lawyer recreates his colorful life in court )(AKA: Blood Money ) -by Melvin M Belli ( F E Camps related)

By: Belli, Melvin M ( F E [ Francis Edward ) Camps related)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Charter Books, 1963, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 163774

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 5.25w x 8h inches, a Very Good example, a bit of light rubbing, 338 pages, small chip and crease on rear panel, ---FRANCIS E CAMPS name stamp on the verso of the front panel, ---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, Brian Donald Hume, Do... View more info

Image for Fit to be Tied:  Ontario's Murderous Past -by Terry Boyle -a Signed Copy (inc. Melbourne Bank Robbery; Port Hope; London; Goderich Fall Fair; Woodstock; Parry Sound Train Robbery, etc)  ( Ontario True Crime / Capital Punishment - Hangings )

Fit to be Tied: Ontario's Murderous Past -by Terry Boyle -a Signed Copy (inc. Melbourne Bank Robbery; Port Hope; London; Goderich Fall Fair; Woodstock; Parry Sound Train Robbery, etc) ( Ontario True Crime / Capital Punishment - Hangings )

By: Boyle, Terry (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Polar Bear Press, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156098

ISBN: 1896757154

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 6.75 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed "Best wishes Enjoy Terry Boyle", 192 pages, contents include: Notes on the Hangmen; Introduction; The Melbourne Bank Robbery; an Alternative to Divorce in Port Hope; London Swings; Evil Visits the Goderich Fall Fair; Woodstock's Deadly Tea Leaves; the Ballad of a Murderer; the Love Sick Doctor; the Great Parry Sound Train Robbery; Bibliography, Photo Credits, Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///Signed ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Dark Ambition:  The Shocking Crime of Dellen Millard & Mark Smich -by Ann Brocklehurst ( Ancaster / Hamilton, Ontario / True Crime )

Dark Ambition: The Shocking Crime of Dellen Millard & Mark Smich -by Ann Brocklehurst ( Ancaster / Hamilton, Ontario / True Crime )

By: Brocklehurst, Ann

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking / Penguin Canada, 2016, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163162

ISBN: 0670070149

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 378 pages, b&w photos, ---"Tim Bosma was a happy young father with a promising future when he listed his pickup truck for sale online, went for a test drive with two strangers, and never returned. The story of the Hamilton man’s strange disappearance in May 2013 captured headlines across the country and took over social media, resonating with everyone who had ever taken a test drive or bought and sold goods online. --When Dellen Millard and Mark Smich were eventually arrested and charged with Bosma’s murd... View more info

The Desperate Ones: Forgotten Canadian Outlaws (includes: The Markham Gang; John Dillinger; etc)

By: Butts, Edward

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151497

ISBN: 1550026100

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 221 pages, b&w photos, ---"They were among Canada's most desperate criminals, yet their names have been all but forgotten in the annals of history - until now! In their day these lawless men made headline news. Author Ed Butts has rescued their stories from dusty newspaper pages and polished them up for today's readers in this fascinating volume. --The Markham Gang introduced Canada West to organized crime long before anyone had heard of the Mafia. Lew Bevis took on the whole Halifax Police Department in a blazing gun battle. The wild Macdonal... View more info

Image for Befriend and Betray:  Infiltrating the Hells Angels, Bandidos and other Criminal Brotherhoods ( Hell's Angels )

Befriend and Betray: Infiltrating the Hells Angels, Bandidos and other Criminal Brotherhoods ( Hell's Angels )

By: Caine, Alex

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House Canada, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147609

ISBN: 0307355942

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a faint stain on verso of the jacket, 296 pages, b&w photos, ---"The Hells Angels. The Bandidos. Asian triads. Russian mobsters and corrupt cops. Even the KKK. Just part of a day’s work for Alex Caine, an undercover agent who has seen it all. Alex Caine started life as a working-class boy from Quebec who always thought he’d end up in a blue-collar job. But after a tour in Vietnam and a stretch in prison on marijuana-possession charges, he fell into the cloak-and-dagger world of a contracted agent or “kite”: ... View more info

Image for ANGEL DUST:  How the Outlaw Biker Gang Became a Criminal Empire -by Alex Caine ( an In Depth Look at the Big Business of the Hells Angels, from the Ultimate Insider )( Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club / Gang / Organized Crime )

ANGEL DUST: How the Outlaw Biker Gang Became a Criminal Empire -by Alex Caine ( an In Depth Look at the Big Business of the Hells Angels, from the Ultimate Insider )( Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club / Gang / Organized Crime )

By: Caine, Alex with John Lawrence Reynolds

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking / Penguin Random House, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156838

ISBN: 0143192922

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, feels unread, 280 pages, ---"A follow-up to Alex Caine’s bestselling Befriend and Betray and the third in his trilogy about big biker gangs, Angel Dust focuses on the Hells Angels. The Angels have built an empire, starting from their days as saddle tramps riding Harleys to becoming multi-millionaires driving high-end SUVs. The organization has moved deeper and deeper into legitimate business, particularly in the entertainment industry, real estate, currency exchange, and online gambling and pornogr... View more info

Image for Camps on Crime -by Francis E Camps (inc. More About Jack the Ripper; Colchester Taxi Cab Murder; Mummy of Rhyl; The Bonnyman Case; etc)

Camps on Crime -by Francis E Camps (inc. More About Jack the Ripper; Colchester Taxi Cab Murder; Mummy of Rhyl; The Bonnyman Case; etc)

By: Camps, Francis ( F Edward Camps ); Preface By Professor Sir Leon Radzinowicz

Price: $26.33

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163804

ISBN: 071535941X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good to Very Good+ dustjacket, 181 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 Go Boy ---a Memoir of Life Behind Bars  ---by Roger Caron  (includes a prison slang glossary )

Go Boy ---a Memoir of Life Behind Bars ---by Roger Caron (includes a prison slang glossary )

By: Caron, Roger, with a Foreword By Pierre Berton

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, On: Fleet / Nelson, 1982, 1st Fleet/Nelson Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157742

ISBN: 0176007865

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Very Good copy with a wee bit of light edge rubbing, spine crease, small scratches on front panel, a tight square clean copy, a bit of age toning to paper, 317 pages, includes a glossary of prison slang, 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 Go Boy ---a Memoir of Life Behind Bars  ---by Roger Caron  (includes a prison slang glossary )

Go Boy ---a Memoir of Life Behind Bars ---by Roger Caron (includes a prison slang glossary )

By: Caron, Roger, with a Foreword By Pierre Berton

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Methuen, 1987, 1st Methuen Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162685

ISBN: 0458813206

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of light edge rubbing, a tight square clean copy, a bit of age toning to paper, looks close to new --- 317 pages, includes a glossary of prison slang, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Condemned: Inside the Sing Sing Death House ( Prison / Correctional Facility ) ( Death Row Inmates / Executions )( electric chair photo on rear panel of jacket)

By: Christianson, Scott

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: New York University Press ( NYU ), 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150599

ISBN: 0814715966

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 166 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Death House; Arrival; Rules; Guards; Shrinks; Ties; cases; Clemency; Escape Attempts; Stay; The Letter; Thursday; The Chair; Witness; Resistance; Remains; Settling Up; Prisoners legally Executed at Sing Sing Prison, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN:  The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan -a Signed Copy ( Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia )( True Crime / Incest )

ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN: The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan -a Signed Copy ( Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia )( True Crime / Incest )

By: Cruise, David (signed) and Alison Griffiths

Price: $105.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152679

ISBN: 0670873888

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by CRUISE, 290 pages, contents include: The Mountain and the Valley; Man, God and the Godless; The Clans; Esther and the Mountain; White Rock; Sandra Comes in from the Cold; The Clan; A Bad Thing to Do to a Little Girl; Stella's Boys; And the Rest; The Women; The Other Side of the Clan; Conviction; In the Shadow of the South Mountain; Return to South Mountain; Epilogue --- from the front flap ---"The Annapolis Valley is one of the most beautiful places on the face of the earth. Apple blossoms, lush far... View more info

Image for ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN:  The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan ( Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia )( True Crime / Incest )

ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN: The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan ( Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia )( True Crime / Incest )

By: Cruise, David and Alison Griffiths

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162442

ISBN: 0670873888

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, ink name and address on front blank endpaper, 290 pages, contents include: The Mountain and the Valley; Man, God and the Godless; The Clans; Esther and the Mountain; White Rock; Sandra Comes in from the Cold; The Clan; A Bad Thing to Do to a Little Girl; Stella's Boys; And the Rest; The Women; The Other Side of the Clan; Conviction; In the Shadow of the South Mountain; Return to South Mountain; Epilogue --- from the front flap ---"The Annapolis Valley is one of the most beautiful places on the face of the ear... View more info

Image for ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN:  The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan ( Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia )( True Crime / Incest )

ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN: The Dark Secrets of the Goler Clan ( Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia )( True Crime / Incest )

By: Cruise, David and Alison Griffiths

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Penguin Books, 1998, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163278

ISBN: 0140263691

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of very light edge wear, gift inscription on the verso of the front cover, , 290 pages, contents include: The Mountain and the Valley; Man, God and the Godless; The Clans; Esther and the Mountain; White Rock; Sandra Comes in from the Cold; The Clan; A Bad Thing to Do to a Little Girl; Stella's Boys; And the Rest; The Women; The Other Side of the Clan; Conviction; In the Shadow of the South Mountain; Return to South Mountain; Epilogue --- from the front flap ---"The Annapolis Valley is one of the most beautiful ... View more info

Image for Autumn of Terror:  Jack the Ripper, His Crimes & Times -by Tom Cullen ( F E Camps Related)(aka When London Walked in Terror )

Autumn of Terror: Jack the Ripper, His Crimes & Times -by Tom Cullen ( F E Camps Related)(aka When London Walked in Terror )

By: Cullen, Tom ( A ) ( F E [ Francis Edward ) Camps related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: The Bodley Head, 1965, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1965

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (by Owner)

Seller ID: 163798

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


---------hardcover, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example, a bit of light rubbing to edges of boards, some dustiness to the upper edge of the text block, small booksellers label on the verso of the front cover ( Wildy & Sons Ltd of London ), in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket, light wear and rubbing, short tear in rear panel, old tape repair on verso of jacket, sunning to the spine, 254 pages, b&w photos and illustrations ------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 Ju... View more info

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 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

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