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VICTORIAN STUDIES IN SCARLET ~Murders and Manners in the Age of Victoria

By: ALTICK, Richard D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Norton: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000675

ISBN: 0-393-08605-4

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1970. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in blood-red cloth boards in red and gold dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Examines the Victorian delight in murder as a social phenomenon. View more info

ABILITY TO KILL

By: AMBLER, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Mysterious Press: 1987

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 000295

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. SOFTCOVER. 1987. UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOFS as issued by publisher for the hardcover edition, 1987. AS NEW bound in lemon-yellow wraps, square and tight, UNREAD. Study of twelve true crime cases with a new introduction for this American edition. View more info

ABILITY TO KILL

By: AMBLER, Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Mysterious Press: 1987

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 000299

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. SOFTCOVER. 1987. UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOF as issued by publisher for the hardcover edition, 1987. Bound in jello-yellow wraps, square and tight, UNREAD. Study of twelve true crime cases with a new introduction written for this American edition. View more info

LETTERS OF EVELYN WAUGH

By: AMORY, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000844

ISBN: 0-14-004595-3

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original wraps. creme colored pictorial wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1980. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in original creme colored pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, 664 pp. Age toning of pages, else FINE. 'Per Sunday Telegraph - elegant gossip, ferocious malice, high seriousness, social observation and sheer lunacy (both real and inspired).' View more info

MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL

By: BERENDT, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Seller ID: 000702

ISBN: 0-670-42922-0

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1994. FOURTH PRINTING. Bound in black boards with appropriately illustrated dark taupe wraps. Square and tight, origional price intact. True crime in the genteel South. View more info

HANDBOOK FOR POISONERS

By: BOND, Raymond T. ~ Edited By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001771

Condition: Very Good


VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1951. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. Bound in black with gold gilt titles in pictorial dust jacket. Square and firm, original price intact. Some age toning to page edges, light wear to spine corners and bookplate residue. Dust jacket has age toning to reverse, tape repair to back panel and some chipping and wear to edges. Twelve true crime essays where poison is at the fore. Seventy-five page introduction ... View more info

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THE POCKET BOOK OF TRUE CRIME STORIES

By: BOUCHER, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1943

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000683

Condition: Very Good


VERY GOOD condition in GOOD original paper wraps. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Pocket Book No. 213. April 1943. FIRST PRINTING. Square and tight. Edgewear and rubbing to front cover and spine. Anthology of sixteen true crime stories. Stored in Mylite sleeve with Archival backing board. View more info

YOUNG DETECTIVE'S HANDBOOK

By: BUTLER, William Vivian

Price: $47.00

Publisher: MA, Atlantic-Little, Brown: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000849

ISBN: 0-316-11888-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1981. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. AS NEW, bound in blue cloth in dark blue and yellow dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Illustrated by Lucinda Landon. 'Lively and imaginative, it not only gives the kids a legitimate reason to snoop and sleuth but in the process sharpens their wits and powers of observation.' Quote Frank McSherry, Jr., 'This is the book that Sherlock Holmes would give his nephe... View more info

FATAL CHARMS AND THE MANSIONS OF LIMBO

By: DUNNE, Dominick

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1999

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 001827

ISBN: 0-345-43059-X

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1999. LATER PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in black and gray original pictorial paper wraps. No dust jacket, as issued. Square and tight, UNREAD. Non-fiction, true crime. '..... an extraordinary peek into the rarefied world of the rich, the royal, and the ruined.' View more info

FORGOTTEN NEWS

By: FINNEY, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000429

ISBN: 0-385-17721-6

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1983. FIRST EDITION. Bound in wheat and black with gold titles, wrapped in pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. One quarter inch band of toning across bottom of front board, else FINE. Dust jacket has very small wrinkle at spine head, else FINE. The Crime of the Century and other lost stories. Illustrated with woodcuts. View more info

RAILWAY MURDERS

By: GOODMAN, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Alison & Busby: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000169

ISBN: 0-85031-599-9

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1984. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black boards with illustrated wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Thirteen classic true crime stories all with railway scene. View more info

SEASIDE MURDERS

By: GOODMAN, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Alison & Busby: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000170

ISBN: 0850316405

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE just jacket. HARDCOVER. 1985. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black boards with illustrated wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Thirteen classic true crime stories all on scene at the seashore. View more info

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CHRISTMAS MURDERS

By: GOODMAN, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Alison & Busby: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000171

ISBN: 0-85031-694-4

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1986. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black boards with illustrated wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Ten classic true crime stories revolving around the holiday theme. View more info

THE STRANGE CASE OF EDMUND GURNEY

By: HALL, Trevor H.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001059

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1964. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by Author. Bound in black cloth with gold gilt lettering in shades of black and grey photo-illustrated dust jacket, original price is intact. Book is square and firm with light to moderate push to each point, else FINE. Dust jacket has light wear to spine edges, creasing to points and age toning to reverse. In-depth study and conclusions of mysterious locked-room death in 1888 of... View more info

THE GHOSTS' WHO'S WHO

By: HALLAM, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VT, David & Charles: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001156

ISBN: 0-7153-7452-4

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION. Printed in Great Britain. Bound in black cloth in black, white and citron dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, British price intact. Bump to upper corners and some edgewear to dust jacket. Over 450 'real' phantoms through the ages. Includes geographical index and bibliography. View more info

COMMENTS ON CAIN

By: JESSE, F. Tennyson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000685

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Collier Books Mystery AS 520. 1964. FIRST EDITION. Square and tight. Light toning to covers and spine crease. 'Three who made headlines with homicide: a drunkard, a wastrel, and a grim Teutonic reaper.' True crime. Stored in Mylite bag with acid-free board. View more info

THE BORGIAS

By: JOHNSON, Marion

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000444

ISBN: 0-03-059576-2

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1981. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black boards with gold gilt titles on spine, in beautifully illustrated dust jacket. Endpapers depict black and white woodcut of early 16th Century Rome. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Slight push and scuff to bottom front board, else FINE. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings. View more info

SWASTIKA OVER PARIS ~The Fate of the Jews in Paris

By: JOSEPHS, Jeremy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Arcade Publishing - Little Brown: 1989

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 000874

ISBN: 1-55970-036-X

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1989. FIRST U.S. EDITION. AS NEW, bound in teal boards with silver lettering on black spine. Wrapped in fleisch colored dust jacket with Andre Zucca photo of Nazis goose-stepping through Paris with Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile in background. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Bump to each bottom point and light abrasion to corresponding points of dust jacket, else FINE. Black and white photos, ... View more info

SOLDIERS OF GOD ~ With the Mujahidin in Afghanistan

By: KAPLAN, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000850

ISBN: 0-395-52132-7

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1990. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in tan boards and dark brown cloth spine with map endpapers in pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Kaplan's firsthand account of the Afghans lengthy war against Soviet occupation. View more info

GREAT CRIMES

By: KEATING, H.R.F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony: 1982

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 001398

ISBN: 0-517-54782-1

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST U.S. EDITION. AS NEW, bound in red cloth with black titles and red endpapers in red and yellow pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Dust jacket has two small pin holes at bottom front flap, else FINE. Illustrated throughout. 'Fifty of history's most notorious criminals and their crimes.' View more info