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BILL MINER... STAGECOACH & TRAIN ROBBER

By: Anderson, Frank

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4738


Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Only slight wear. 'The head of the famous Pinkerton Detective Agency called him ". The master criminal of the American West". In a lifetime of crime he stole large amounts of money including seven thousand in British Columbia's first train robbery '. View more info

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Hell's Angel The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club

By: Barger, Sonny & Kent Zimmerman & Keith Zimmerman

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18704


Very light edge wear to DJ and boards. Light moisture damage to pages 3 - 10. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1 inches; 259 pages; "Hell's Angel provides a fascinating all-access pass to the secret world of the notorious HAMC, recounting the birth of the original Oakland Hell's Angels and the four turbulent, tumultuous decades that followed. It features a cast of colorful fellow "one-percenters" like Te... View more info

(Napoleon) Assassination at St. Helena - The Poisoning of Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Forshufvud, Sten

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Mitchell Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11671


Gift notation in German on FFEP, DJ has some chipping and short tears, scuffed, short tear bottom edge of front panel ; DJ in Mylar, a tight solid book. ; 543 pages View more info

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D.B. Cooper What Really Happened

By: Gunther, Max

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18040


DJ shows shelf wear, light discoloration, short tear top fore edge, bump top edge of boards.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1 inches; 215 pages; One writer's version of the famous plane hijacking story View more info

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Where Shadows Linger The Untold Story of the RCMP's Olson Murders Investigation

By: Holmes, W. Leslie & Bruce Northorp

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18422


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Stated First Edition ; B&W Photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 0.70 inches; 256 pages; "Darryll Kettles and Les Forsythe fingered Clifford Olson as a murderer the first time they interviewed him in their respective RCMP detachments. Within a couple of months, and after seven more children were killed, other Mounties involved in the case were also convinced of Olson's guilt. But they needed proof. Under ... View more info

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The Trial of Steven Truscott

By: Lebourdais, Isabel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1966

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 16387


Top of spine above text block missing, book & dustjacket. DJ chipped and creased with short tears. pages tanned and page edges foxed. ; DJ in Mylar, a tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; This was the first book to question the guilt of the 14 year old boy who was sentenced to death. Luckily cooler heads prevailed and he was released to live a quiet life incognito. View more info

High Treason 2 The Great Cover-Up : The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

By: Livingstone, Harrison Edward

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10960


A few short tears top DJ, edge wear, light creasing, store stamp on FFEP ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.75 x 1.75 x 6.5 Inches; 656 pages View more info

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Knots Untied or, Ways and By-ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives

By: McWatters, George S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Hartford, J.B. Burr: 1874

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13887


Dark red cloth covered boards show some edge wear - half inch stain across front board, head & tail of spine worn, wear on spine - one small patch worn through, water damage on back board. Light soil on early pages; A tight solid book, hinges intact . ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 665 pages; " A narrative of marvellous experiences among all classes of society - criminals in high life, swindlers, bank robbers, thieves, lottery agents, gamblers, necro... View more info

The Great Assassins

By: Sparrow, Judge Gerald

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Company, Inc: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13436


DJ spine faded, shows edge wear ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.1 x 8.5 x 5.6 Inches; 207 pages; "The chilling true stories behind 20 infamous assassinations including the Kennedy brothers and Martin Luther King" View more info

Observations on a One-Way Street - The Canadian Firearm Control Debate

By: The Shooting Organizations of Canada

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Self Published: 1990

Seller ID: 8785


Light wear and scuffing of white card covers. ; Text unmarked.; Trade PB; Charts & Graphs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; Not dated but probably mid 1990's. The book attempts to analyze the use of firearms in crimes going back to 1926. View more info

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The Steven Truscott Story

By: Truscott, Steven and Bill Trent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond Hill ON, Pocket Books: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18496


Card covers show light shelf wear, short tears at base and top of spine, pages yellowed, some creasing of back card cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Mass Market PB; 7.40 X 5.50 X 0.80 inches; 166 pages; Steven Truscott's story was not the usual one of a young boy growing up in small town Ontario. Instead he was falsely accused of raping and murdering Lynne Harper. He was sentenced to death but after 10 years he was cleared and released from prison. This is the story from ... View more info