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The American Mafia - Genesis of a Legend

By: Albini, Joseph L.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton Century Crofts: 1971

Seller ID: Books008550


xi, 354 pages. Transpapent laminate peeling from covers. Light foxing to endpapers and edges; half-title mildly soiled. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

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Henry Moore Smith : The Mysterious Stranger

By: Bates, Walter

Price: $58.50

Publisher: St. John, N.B., John A. Bowes: 1910

Edition: Sixth edition

Seller ID: Books007593


164 pages, plus two leaves of ads at rear. tanned wraps now crispy with fragility: chipping to front and spine; rear cover lacking a chunk. Interior clean, sturdy and not so fragile. Cover: "A true story of the most remarkable prisoner detained in a jail in New Brunswick, as told by Walter Bates, one time Sheriff of Kings County". Subtitle: "Being an authentic account of the numerous arrests, remarkable doings and wonderful escapes of the most noted road agen... View more info

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Henry Moore Smith : The Mysterious Stranger

By: Bates, Walter

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Frederiction, New Brunswick, Centennial Print and Litho: 1979

Seller ID: Books009689


164 pages, plus three leaves of ads at rear. Quality facsimile reprint of the 1910 edition issued by John A. Bowes. Light soiling to covers. Binding sound with no spine crease; price in ballpoint top right first leaf, else unmarked. View more info

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Sermons on the Holy Catholic Church and Its Privileges [signed]

By: Bonwell, James

Price: $993.75

Publisher: London, Preston, Liverpool, James Burns, Simkin Marshall, Addisons ,, and Bailey: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books010575


xv, 244 pages. Fair condition only, with spine perished and boards all but detached. Foxing to first few and final few leaves, pastedowns grubby. Textblock remains secure. Bookplate of Rev. John Cunningham to front pastedown, with authorial gift inscription to him on verso of front free endpaper. List of subscribers pp xi-xv. An interesting copy of an uncommon work: At time of publication the author was curate of Childwall [Liverpool], in 1845 he was preferred from there... View more info

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Butterbox Babies: Baby Sales, Baby Deaths - New Revelations 15 Years Later

By: Cahill, Bette L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Black Point, NS, Fernwood Publishing Co.: 2006

Seller ID: Books010820


223 pages. As new: clean, unmarked, no spine crease. View more info

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Nine Mile Swamp : A Story of the Loomis Gang

By: Daniels, Harriet McDoual

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Company: 1941

Seller ID: Books008268


412 pages. Jacket lightly chipped/creased at extremities; price clipped; spine is not sunned. Jacket now in removeable protective sleeve. The interior is free of inscriptions and markings. Binding and hinges sound, with boards remarkably fresh though a half inch swipe of discolouration to front board perhaps from time of publication. Second printing, June 1941; the first printing, also June 1941 was "sold before publication". View more info

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The Brief Reincarnation of a {signed}

By: Goyette, Sue

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Gaspereau Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011013


61 pages. Signed without inscription on the title page. Slightest sunning to spine. Shoulder band present at rear. View more info

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Lunar Rogue

By: Grantmyre, Barbara

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Brunswick Press: 1963

Seller ID: Books010914


177 pages. light wear and chipping to jacket, now in a removable archival sleeve; former owner name and place neatly to front endpaper; else clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

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Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies: An Anthology [fourth edition]

By: Johnson, Loch K.; Wirtz, James J.

Price: $91.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2015

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: Books009680


xvii, 606 pages. Clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. Due to size and weight this will be more expensive to ship overseas, please inquire. View more info

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Murder Cases in Pictou County 1811-1950 [signed]

By: Macdonald, Clyde F.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Advocate Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009644


260 pages. Front cover creased and lower corner of leaves curled. Small spot of soiling to margin of page 11. Warmly inscribed by the author on title page; no other inscriptions; no spine crease. View more info

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A Field of Broken Stones

By: Naeve, Lowell in collaboration with David Weick

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Denver, Alan Swallow: 1959

Seller ID: Books008559


231 pages. Spine darkened, covers spotted. Else clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

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Newgate of Connecticut; its Origins and Early History. Being a Full Description of the famous and Wonderful Simsbury Mines and caverns, and the Prison Built Over Them.

By: Phelps, Richard H.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company: 1876

Seller ID: Books009377


117pp. light wear to boards, corners bumped "to which is added A Relation of all the Incidents, Insurrections, and Massacres, connected with their use as a Prison for the Tories during the Revolution, and otherwise; with interesting Sketches of their Surroundings in (now) East Granby. also, An Illustrated Description of the State Prison at Wethersfield." (from the title page) View more info

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Inside the World's Toughest Prison

By: Ragen, Joseph E. and Finston, Charles

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Charles C. Thomas: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008498


xii, 927 pages. Light wear overall with indentation to front board, no markings except previous owner's signature to ffep. View more info