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Image for The Life of Guiteau and the Official History of the Most Exciting Case on Record: Being the Trial of Guiteau for Assassinating Pres. Garfield. Containing a Full Account of the Shooting of President Garfield, and All the Events from That Date Until the Dastardly Wretch Was Brought to Trial; and Including a Full Account of ALl the Testimony of the Experts and Other Celebrated Witnesses; All the Speeches and Remarks Made by the Cunning Assassin during His Trial for Life; His Great Efforts to Escape the Gallows by Feigning Insanity, Etc.; with all the Scenes and Incidents Attending This Very Interesting and Remarkable Trial.

The Life of Guiteau and the Official History of the Most Exciting Case on Record: Being the Trial of Guiteau for Assassinating Pres. Garfield. Containing a Full Account of the Shooting of President Garfield, and All the Events from That Date Until the Dastardly Wretch Was Brought to Trial; and Including a Full Account of ALl the Testimony of the Experts and Other Celebrated Witnesses; All the Speeches and Remarks Made by the Cunning Assassin during His Trial for Life; His Great Efforts to Escape the Gallows by Feigning Insanity, Etc.; with all the Scenes and Incidents Attending This Very Interesting and Remarkable Trial.

By: Alexander, H.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: National Publishing Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2266912

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with several spots, pencil gift note inside, minor surface tear from sticker removal on front endpaper. 1882 Hard Cover. 856 pp. 8vo. An account of the assassination of President James Garfield by Charles J. Guiteau, who was upset that Garfield repeatedly rejected his job applications, and shot him at a railroad station. Garfield died two months later of infection, and Guiteau was sentenced to hang for the crime. View more info

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The Hammer Conspiracies

By: Aloi, Frank A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Parthenon / 20th Century Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269617

ISBN: 0866490469

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original (quite a bit scarcer than the 2nd printing in plain black wrappers). Wrappers lightly rubbed, ink name and a few faint spots inside front wrapper. 1982 Trade Paperback. 564 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4. Pictorial front wrapper. Details investigations of mafia activity in Rochester, New York, the subsequent trials, and the debacle that followed. It is a story of perjured detectives, gang wars, organized crime, overthrown convictions, imprisoned l... View more info

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The Body Snatchers: Doctors, Grave Robbers and the Law

By: Ball James Moores

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285046

ISBN: 0880293977

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket faintly toned. Minor pen mark on top page ridge, minor surface tear on front paste-down endpaper. 1989 Hard Cover. xxxi, 216 pp. An account of the men of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries who were called resurrectionists, the legal and social conditions that made grave robbing a necessity, together with a short account of the history of anatomy. View more info

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Ripperology: Jack the Ripper and the Victorian East End (The Best of Ripperologist Magazine)

By: Begg, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 2285029

ISBN: 0760786720

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 247 pp. Widely considered the leading journal for the study of Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel murders, Ripperologist has published more than sixty issues since its launch in 1994. Ripperology collects dozens of the choicest articles from the magazine, written by many of the most knowledgeable Ripper experts. These articles cover all angles of the grizzly murders. Articles such as J... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: The Definitive History

By: Begg, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longman: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285384

ISBN: 058250631X

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 310 pp. England in the 1880s was a society in transition, shedding the skin of Victorianism and heading towards a more modern age. Promiscuity, moral decline, prostitution, unemployment, poverty, police inefficiency ... all these things combined to create a sense of uncertainty and fear. The East End of London became the focus for that fear. Here lived the uneducated, poverty-... View more info

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The Scotland Yard Files: 150 Years of the C.I.D., 1842-1992

By: Begg, Paul; Skinner, Keith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Headline: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285474

ISBN: 0747239630

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A very nice copy. 1993 Mass Market Paperback. 306 pp. As the ingenuity of criminals has developed over time, so have the techniques for catching them. The murderer Dr. Crippen's attempted getaway was foiled by the first use of radio at sea, and fingerprint evidence first secured a conviction as far back as 1902. Keith Skinner, a leading crime historian, and Alan Moss, a former Chief Superintendent, have trawled through the archives and selected twelve su... View more info

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Dry Guillotine: Fifteen Years among the Living Dead

By: Belbenoit, Rene (Prisoner No. 46635); Rambo, Preston; La Varre, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc.: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284902

Condition: Very Good


Early printing. Spine faded, ink name on front flyleaf. 1938 Hard Cover. 345, [9] pp. 8vo. Black cloth, gilt titles. The story of a French prisoner on Devil's Island who successfully escaped to the United States. Includes illustrations by a fellow prisoner. Translated from the original French by Preston Rambo. View more info

Image for Fighting The Traffic in Young Girls; or, War on the White Slave Trade - A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent, with an Astounding Report of Chicago's Vice Commission

Fighting The Traffic in Young Girls; or, War on the White Slave Trade - A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent, with an Astounding Report of Chicago's Vice Commission

By: Bell, Ernest A.; Sims, Edwin W.; Coote, William Alexander; Sutherland, D.F.; Dedrick, Florence Mabel; Amigh, Ophelia; Crittenton, Charles N.; Reynolds, James Bronson; Hall, Winfield SCott; Belfield, William T.; Parkin, Harry A.; Shearer, J.G.; Brooking,

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.S. Ball / L.H. Walter: 1911

Seller ID: 2130067

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minor loss from bottom edge of picture plate mounted on front board, hinges loosening, front & rear free endpapers absent. 1911 Hard Cover. 482 pp. 8vo. A history of the white slave trade, and a cautionary guide designed to improve the safety of young women who may be the targets of slave traders. Includes true accounts of the lives of several victims, with photographs throughout. View more info

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Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside the Mexican Drug War

By: Blog Del Narco

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Feral House: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205935

ISBN: 1936239574

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2013 Soft Cover. What is the value of telling the truth? For independent blog reporters in the midst of the Mexican Drug War, it's as important as their very lives, which are threatened on a daily basis.Blog del Narco is a heavily visited website, both in Mexico and the rest of North America, and it reveals the horrible savagery of the drug cartels. More than this, it also speaks of corruption and violence from the government itself.Ma... View more info

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The Acid Bath Murders

By: Briffett, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David Briffett: 1988

Seller ID: 2285044

Condition: Very Good


Very faintly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. 336 pp. A smokescreen of cunning, deceit and trickery was veiled over the disappearance of six upstanding law abiding citizens of London between the years 1944 and 1949. It was nearly a fine set of perfect murders. And certainly the killer was convinced that he had got clean away. Only by a stroke of good fortune was Scotland Yard called in, and even then detectives faced a monumental web of intrigue that has been called unique i... View more info

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Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

By: Bugliosi, Vincent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280882

ISBN: 0393045250

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes CD. Jacket faintly rubbed. 2007 Hard Cover. xlvi, 1612 pp. For fifty years the truth about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has been obscured. This book releases us from a crippling distortion of American history. At 1:00 p.m. on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was pronounced dead, the victim of a sniper attack during his motorcade through Dallas. That may be the only fact generally agreed upon in the vast literature spa... View more info

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Rifleman: The Untold Story of Stevie Flemmi, Whitey Bulger's Partner

By: Carr, Howie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frandel: 2013

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273831

ISBN: 0986037206

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. First edition. An exceptional copy. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Stevie the Rifleman Flemmi was, for forty years, one of the most feared gangsters in Boston, and for much of that time, he was the partner of Whitey Bulger, the sixteen-year fugitive with a $2 million reward on his head who was captured in 2011. Flemmi has been convicted of ten murders and took the Fifth Amendment when asked about ten others. His cohort, B... View more info

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Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

By: Conover, Ted

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202398

ISBN: 0375726624

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly dog-eared. 2001 Trade Paperback. 331 pp. Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system at Sing Sing.When Ted Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer himself. The result is an unprecedented work of eyewitness journalism: the account of Conover's year-long... View more info

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Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285058

ISBN: 0399149325

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387, [1] pp. 8vo. The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is known the world over for her brilliant storytelling, the courage of her characters, and the state-of-the-art forensic methods they employ. In this headline-making new work of nonfiction, Cornwell turns her trademark skills for meticulous research and scientific expertise on one of the most chilling cases o... View more info

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Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed

By: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263062

ISBN: 0425192733

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint crease to spine. 2002 Mass Market Paperback. In this book, Cornwell makes a strong case that Jack the Ripper was actually a London painter. View more info

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Jack the Ripper and the London Press

By: Curtis, L. Perry, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285378

ISBN: 0300088728

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2001 Hard Cover. viii, 354 pp. Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was of necessity filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown and Victorian journalists had little experience reporting serial murders and sex crimes. This engrossing book examines how fourteen London newspapers?dailies and weeklies, highbrow and lowbrow?presented the Ripper news, in the process revealing much abou... View more info

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Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years

By: Esslinger, Michael; Coon, Darwin E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ocean View Publishing: 2012

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2281449

ISBN: 0970461402

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Stain on top page ridge. 2012 Large Softcover. xii, 451 pp. Introduction by former inmate Darwin E. Coon. Alcatraz - A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years is a comprehensive reference with hundreds of pages of historic photographs, documents, and information that breaks away from traditional tourist style books. This book is the result of years of intensive research, and navigates the Island's history through rarely seen documents, interviews, a... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: Scotland Yard Investigates

By: Evans, Stewart P.; Rumbelow, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2285034

ISBN: 0750942290

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2010 Large Softcover. x, 305 pp. Drawing on their unparallel knowledge of the Jack the Ripper murders and their professional experience as police officers, the two doyens of serious Ripper writing join forces for the first time to write the definitive book on the case from the perspective of the police investigation. As the title declares, this is the complete investigation and is full of new insights and information on the murders and who might... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: Letters from Hell

By: Evans, Stewart P.; Skinner, Keith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285389

ISBN: 0750925493

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages very faintly toned around edges. 2001 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 306 pp. Between August and November 1888, 6 prostitutes were found mutilated in Whitechapel in the east end of London. The murders provoked massive interest in the press, and dozens of letters appeared, all of which claimed to have been written by the killer. View more info

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Jack the Ripper: First American Serial Killer

By: Evans, Stewart; Gainey, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2284748

ISBN: 1568362579

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. A nice copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. xx, 293 pp. Does the bloody trail of Jack the Ripper finally lead to America? This headline-making book offers convincing proof that the serial killer who terrorized London in 1888 was, in fact, an American. Spurred by the startling discovery of a letter written by a Scotland Yard inspector, two veteran police investigators have traced the shadowy movements of a self-styled doctor from St. Louis who had a criminal record... View more info

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Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: My Infiltration of America's Deadliest Biker Gangs

By: Falco, Charles; Droban, Kerrie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261005

ISBN: 125004846X

Condition: Near Fine


Spine head very lightly bumped. 2013 Trade Paperback. ix, 253 pp. The basis for the hit TV series Gangland Undercover! The gripping account from an ex-con who went undercover to help the ATF infiltrate three of America's most violent biker gangs. Despite lacking any experience with motorcycle gangs, Charles Falco infiltrated three of America's deadliest biker gangs: the Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws. In separate investigations that spanned years and coasts, Falco risked hi... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: The Final Chapter

By: Feldman, Paul H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Virgin: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285028

ISBN: 1852276770

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge of front jacket panel lightly bumped. 1998 Hard Cover. xiv, 385 pp. Since October 1992 the Diary of Jack the Ripper, which purported to be written by James Maybrick, was believed to have been a hoax. However, not one person has attempted to explain how it was forged or by whom. This book claims that this is because the diary is genuine. Feldman suggests that James Maybrick was the notorious Whitechapel Murderer, and that the largest and most de... View more info

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The Crimes, Detection and Death of Jack the Ripper

By: Fido, Martin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284747

ISBN: 1566195373

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges faintly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 239 pp. This book re-examines all the sensational details of the murders ascribed to Jack the Ripper. It investigates the roles and reliability of the policemen involved in the murder inquiry and analyzes the evidence against all the suspects--checking them against the personality patterns of other sexual serial murderers. The author, whose conclusion was endorsed by the Scotla... View more info

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The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime

By: Flanders, Judith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283954

ISBN: 1250024870

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [5], 556 pp. 8vo. In this fascinating exploration of murder in nineteenth century England, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to the first detective fiction. View more info

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Who Killed Hanratty?: An Investigation Into the Notorious A6 Murder (Penguin True Crime)

By: Foot, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2285120

ISBN: 0140109544

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Minor crease to rear wrapper, pages faintly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. 443 pp. Reexamines the A6 murder and the trial of James Hanratty, revealing negligence, obstinacy and ineptitude among the highest powers of the land. View more info

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Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, 1934-1963

By: Fuller, James

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Asteron: 1995

Seller ID: 1539581

Condition: Good


Back corner creased and a bit curled. 1995 Soft Cover. 43 pp. History of the Island, biographies of the famous prisoners and the escape attempts. Black and white photographs of the prison and prisoners. View more info

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Alias Jack the Ripper: Beyond the Usual Whitechapel Suspects

By: Gordon, R. Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285047

ISBN: 0786408987

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Faint one inch crease on front wrapper, ink stamp on last page. 2001 Trade Paperback. x, 353 pp. Over a century ago, a depraved killer skillfully moved through the dark and filthy slums of London's East End. Despite the increasingly watchful eyes of investigators, the serial murderer--known as Jack the Ripper from a signature on a piece of correspondence that has been attributed to him--was never certainly identified. R. Michael Gord... View more info

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The Last Victim: The Extraordinary Life of Florence Maybrick, the Wife of Jack the Ripper

By: Graham, Anne E.; Emmas, Carol; Skinner, Keith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Headline: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2284771

ISBN: 0747262063

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper, pages very faintly toned. 1999 Mass Market Paperback. xxii, 327 pp. August, 1889. Twenty-seven-year-old Florence Maybrick is sentenced to death for poisoning her husband, Liverpool cotton broker James Maybrick, in one of the most infamous trials in British legal history. But what was the truth behind Maybrick¹s death? And how was it connected to a spate of terrible murders in London¹s East End? Florence¹s turbulent life ‹ her marriage to a m... View more info

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Zodiac

By: Graysmith, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285475

ISBN: 0425098087

Condition: Good


Spine and wrappers creased, minor tear along top edge of front wrapper, page ridges faintly foxed. 1987 Mass Market Paperback. 337 pp. A sexual sadist, the Zodiac killer took pleasure in torture and murder. His first victims were a teenage couple, stalked and shot dead in a lovers’ lane. After another slaying, he sent his first mocking note to authorities, promising he would kill more. The official tally of his victims was six. He claimed thirty-seven dead. The real ... View more info

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Maria Marten: The Murder in the Red Barn

By: Haining, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Images Publication: 1992

Seller ID: 2285109

ISBN: 0948134313

Condition: Near Fine


Owner stamp on first few pages. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. The Red Barn Murder was a notorious murder committed in Polstead, Suffolk, England in 1827. A young woman, Maria Marten, was shot dead by her lover William Corder. The two had arranged to meet at the Red Barn, a local landmark, before eloping to Ipswich. Maria was never seen alive again and Corder fled the scene. He sent letters to Marten's family claiming that she... View more info