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Jack the Ripper : The Facts

By: Begg, Paul; Skinner, Keith; Fido, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Robson Books: 2004

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 027755


An unmarked copy with a sl. slant to spine. View more info

Famous Criminal Cases 2

By: Furneaux, Rupert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1958

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013164


Boards a bit worn, spine darkened, pages age tanned, PO name and PO stamp ffep, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown. View more info

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Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde

By: Guinn, Jeff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2010

Seller ID: 029714


Internally unmarked, no creasing to spine, minimal shelfwear to wraps, pages lightly tanned, remainder mark to upper fore-edges. View more info

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Dead Run: The Untold Story of Dennis Stockton and America's Only Mass Escape from Death Row

By: Jackson, Joe;Burke, William F. Jr.;Stockton, Dennis W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1999

Seller ID: 019636


PO gift inscription title page. Introduction by William Styron. View more info

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective

By: Kate Summerscale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Walker Books: 2008

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 030275


An unmarked "gift quality" book - "a mesmerising portrait of one of England's first detectives and the gruesome murder investigation that nearly destroyed him." View more info

Notorious Australian True Crime Stories

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Five Mile Press: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029295


An unmarked copy with faint crease to lower right corner front panel. More true crime stories from Sydney broadcaster Paul Kidd. View more info

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Crimwife

By: Levin, Tanya

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028445


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. Pages 127-136 with sl waviness but unmarked and no other evidence of water damage. View more info

An Almost perfect Murder : how the Police Caught One of their Own

By: Linton, John Suter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029328


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps but overall in very good condition. View more info

From Pentonville to Pentridge : A history of prisons in Victoria

By: Lynn, Peter; Armstrong, George

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, State Library of Victoria: 1996

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by One Author

Seller ID: 028409


Inscribed by G. Armstrong on title page, otherwise unmarked and in as new condition View more info

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Gangland Bosses: The Lives Of Jack Spot And Billy Hill

By: Morton, James;Parker, Gerry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Time Warner: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 025398


An unmarked copy with sl. slanted spine and age tanned pages. View more info

Gun Nation

By: Nelson, Zed

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.K., Westzone: 2000

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 028365


An unmarked "gift quality"book with a thoughtful foreward by photographer Zed Nelson. In these days of ongoing discussion and debate about gun control, this book has lost none of its irelevance in the years since publication. View more info

Pentridge : behind the bluestone Walls

By: Osborne, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Echo Publishing: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029265


Internally unmarked, sl. edgewear to wraps. "This book offers an insider's reflections on how the prison emerged as it did, and is supplemented by a stunning pictorial section." View more info

Australia's Most Murderous Prison : Behind the Walls of Goulburn Jail PLUS Australia's Hardest Prison : Inside the Walls of Long Bay Jail

By: Phelps, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Ebury Press:

Edition: Both First Editiions

Seller ID: 029259


Two books set, both unmarked and in very good condition. Goulburn Jail ISBN 9780857987495 published 2015, Long Bay Jail ISBN 9780857983329 published 2014. View more info

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When Men Kill: Scenarios of Masculine Violence

By: Polk, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021973


This book describes various patterns of homicide that involve men killing women and other men. A qualitative study, it eschews heavy use of statistics to focus on case studies. Kenneth Polk then establishes the themes that run through four specific "scenarios of violence." When Men Kill discusses the role of gender and class in homicide and raises a number of important policy issues. It also asks pertinent questions about the nature of masculinity. It will sharpen intern... View more info

Underbelly : Where the bodies Are Buried

By: Silvester, John; Rule, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Sly Ink: 2015

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028708


An unmarked apparently unread book. " These are the tories of cold cases and crooks who run red hot. The who dunits, the who didn't do it and those who got away with doing it. Good cops, bad copies and those who face a lifetime of torment for just doing the job. And ordinary people who show extraordinary courage when faced by evil." View more info

Unholy Messenger : The Life and Crimes of the BTK Serial Killer

By: Singular, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 011794


"...a powerful examination of the boundaries of good and evil, and of the psychology and spirituality of a killer in whom faith and bloodshed converged." View more info

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Death in the Everglades: The Murder of Guy Bradley, America's First Martyr to Environmentalism (Florida History and Culture)

By: Stuart B. McIver

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 2003

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed to PO by Author

Seller ID: 029188


Inscribed by the author to previous owner on title page, otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

World Underworld

By: Varna, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Limited: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026601


Black cloth boards in very good unmarked condition, internally also unmarked, fore-edges tanned. D/W intact but edgeworn with rubbed back panel (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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A Murder in Bologna: An Extraordinary Historical Whodunnit

By: Vella, Christina

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 024499


Remainder mark to lower fore-edges otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

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Alcatraz-1259

By: William G. Baker

Price: $22.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed to PO by Author

Seller ID: 029310


"A true account of life at Alcatraz written by a former prisoner." Inscribed to PO by author but o/w unbmarked and in very good condition. View more info