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Image for Lords of the scaffold: a history of the executioner

Lords of the scaffold: a history of the executioner

By: Abbott, Geoffrey

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61108


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 192 pages, 23 illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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Profession: foreigner

By: Agranovsky, Valery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Orbita Publishers: 1991

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 33988


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, card covers rubbed at the edges, appears little used. 180 pages, text in English View more info

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The Barney case: newspaper records of the evidence

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Associated Newspapers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29313


Paperback original, yapped card folder with pages held in by red silk tie, blindstamp of Jonathan Goodman to cover, contents excellent. 27 pages, printed on one side only. The contemporary newspaper reports of the celebrated case in which Elvira Barney murdered her lover Michael Stephen. Scarce item - marked 'For private circulation only' View more info

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Justice of the peace reports - 1911: volume 75

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Charles Bond: 1911

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 33018


Larger format hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, top edge red, cloth is worn at corners, repaired split at base of spine, contents very good, no inscriptions. iv + 606 pages, index. Includes some early motoring cases, and Rex v. Crippen. Heavy book View more info

Selection of papers relating to the murderer Frederick Seddon including the post mortem of Eliza Mary Barrow and police reports and a witness statement from the collection of Jonathon Goodman

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Police: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 59923


12 copies of papers (letters, statements, post mortem reports) which relate to the murder of Eliza Mary Barrow by Frederick Seddon View more info

Hell's Angel: the life and times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club

By: Barger, Sonny & Zimmerman, Keith & Kent

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 58880


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 260 pages, photos & illustrations in the text View more info

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Leicestershire and Rutland tales of mystery and murder

By: Bell, David

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Newbury, Countryside Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41673


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions but mark on edge of page 20. 126 pages, photos in the text, bibliography View more info

Image for Holy War Inc.: inside the secret world of Osama Bin Laden

Holy War Inc.: inside the secret world of Osama Bin Laden

By: Bergen, Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5500


New book in an unclipped dustjacket. Unread. 292 pages. View more info

Ronnie Biggs: his own story

By: Biggs, Ronald

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sphere Books Limited: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 53189


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, pages age-toned, no inscriptions. 238 pages, photos on plates View more info

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Gentlemen of the law

By: Birks, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stevens & Sons Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40385


Clean hardback tightly bound in cream leatherette with gilt titles on a green background, boards have minor rubbing and marks, boards bumped at corners, booksellers sticker on front paste down. 304 pages, 15 illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

Image for The red web: MI6 and the KGB master coup

The red web: MI6 and the KGB master coup

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32559


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine. Appears little used. x + 214 pages, photos on plates, notes, glossary, bibliography, index View more info

The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer: five volumes

By: Burn, Richard; Chetwynd, George

Price: £80.00

Publisher: A. Strahan: 1825

Edition: 24th edition

Seller ID: 59358


Four (of the five) are hardback volumes bound in matching full light brown calf with gilt titles on red & green spine labels, 5 raised bands, dentelles at edges. Volume three is the 25th edition of 1830, and is in original card wraps, page edges untrimmed, partly uncut. All 4 leather bindings are worn and the boards are off as follows - vol 1 both off, vol 2 rear board off, vol 4 both still attached, vol 5 rear board off. Both the spine labels are missing from vol 5, and... View more info

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Memories of famous trials

By: Burnaby, Evelyn

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sisley's Ltd.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45216


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with partially dulled gilt titles, cloth is faded at the spine but titles are legible, has the blindstamp of Jonathan Goodman (the eminent criminologist) to the front endpaper, pages are age-toned, no inscriptions. xvi + 232 pages, photo frontispiece View more info

Image for The loom of the law: the experiences and reflections of a metropolitan magistrate

The loom of the law: the experiences and reflections of a metropolitan magistrate

By: Cairns, John Arthur Robert

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34444


Good reading copy, ex Boots library in a library binding of blue cloth with gilt titles, has a mark where the Boots shield has been removed from the front cover, and has a sticker on the rear pastedown, foxing at closed page edges, otherwise clean and complete. viii + 320 pages, tissue guarded photo frontispiece View more info

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Princes of false finance

By: Carew, Charles

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Long: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16438


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth is rubbed at the corners and is unevenly faded, and there is a previous owners' name & address on the second blank endpaper. 254 pages. Uncommon account of fraudsters, swindlers and counterfeiters, including 'Commodore' Weever, 'Baron' de Burnouse and Alfred Borthwick. View more info

Pan Am 103: the Lockerbie cover-up

By: Chasey, William C.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Bridger House Publications Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59555


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 384 pages, photographs on plates, index. View more info

Image for Etched in arsenic: a new study of the Maybrick case

Etched in arsenic: a new study of the Maybrick case

By: Christie, Trevor L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29981


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with white titles, small ownership blindstamp (of Jonathan Goodman, the eminent criminologist) on the front endpaper, in an unclipped dustjacket which is slightly sunned at the spine. 288 pages, 20 photos on plates, 6 facsimile documents in the text, chronology, sources, index View more info

Image for Return your verdict: some studies in Australian murder

Return your verdict: some studies in Australian murder

By: Clegg, Eric

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54811


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket - repriced in Sterling by the publisher, which is a little worn at the corners. xxviii + 204 pages, photos on plates, appendices View more info

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Criminals confess

By: Cobb, Belton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45222


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with yellow titles, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor wear at the corner, has the blindstamp of Jonathan Goodman (the eminent criminologist) to the front endpaper, no inscriptions. 206 pages, bibliography View more info

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Geoffrey Prime: the imperfect spy

By: Cole, D.J.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26028


Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by the author on the title page, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. New and unread. 192 pages, 10 photos on plates, bibliography, index. View more info