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1 Barker, Richard; Editor. The Fatal Caress...and Other Accounts of English Murders from 1551 to 1888. With a Preface by Anthony Boucher.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. 
Octavo, blue cloth & olive leatherette, xiii, 210 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and very light edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Buchanan, Edna. [Signed]. Carr: Five Years of Rape and Murder. From the Personal Account of Robert Frederick Car III. Introduction by Daniel W. Schwartz, M.D., Forensic Psychiatrist.
New York: E. P. Dutton, Thomas Congdon Books, (1979). First Edition, First Printing, of Author's First Book. 
SIGNED & INSCRIBED. Signed on title page and on ffep, with inscription, To Paul Pallack (from Eastside) who never tells a lie, With love, from Edna B. (from Central) 12/25/79. Octavo, red boards, xvi, 260 pp. Fine in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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3 Federal Bureau of Investigation. Handbook of Forensic Science.
Washington: Government Printing Office (1974). 
Quarto, softbound, typewritten, 131 pp. Near-Fine; former-owner signature. 
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4 Heymann, Philip B. and William H. Kenety. The Murder Trial of Wilbur Jackson: A Homicide in the Family.
St. Louis, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1975. 
Quarto, softbound (stiff illus. red wrappers), 340 pp. Very Good, with lightly rubbed covers. From Preface: With the aid of a grant for the Center for the Advancement of Criminal Justice at Harvard, Kenety spent the summer of 1973 researching the case, reading the trial transcript, and interviewing the participants...Kenety returned to the scene of the trial in February of 1974, talked again to the participants, and acquired the photographs and exhibits included in this edition...extensively interviewed the tiral counsel...Wilbur Jackson is not the defendat's real name nor is Pittsburgh the site of the crime. To protect the privacy of the individuals involved, some of the other names have also been changed. 
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5 Kunze, Michael. Highroad to the Stake: A Tale of Witchcraft. Translated by William E. Yuill.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, [1987]. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xiii, 424 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. The Pappenheimers' [ a family of traveling people whose lives turned into nightmare when they were arrested for crimes unbeknownst to them] remarkable story provides a window into the world of its time. A tragic tale that is more than simply a report of a trial. Kunze vividly brings to life the everyday world of the Pappenheimers and their acquaintances..allowing these men and women to speak for themselves... 
Price: 7.50 USD
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6 Nelson, Alfred T. and Howard E. Smith. Car Clouting: The Crime, The Criminal and The Police. [A Monograph in The Police Science Series, Edited by V. A. Leonard].
Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1958. First Edition. 
Octavo, burgundy cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xii, 156 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear and foxing (age darkened spotting) to endpapers, former-owner signature. Illus. with b&w photos, drawings. Contents: Preface; The Problem; A Description of the Type of Criminal Involved in the Crime of Theft from Motor Vehicle; Responsibilities of Officers Assigned to the Investigation of the Crimes of Theft from Motor Vehicle; Surveillance as a Practical Specialized Technique for Combatting the Car Prowler; Some Surveillance Problems and Their Solutions; Some Problems of Apprehension and Their Solutions; Some Additional Problems, Special Techniques and Weapons for Combatting the Crime of Theft from Motor Vehicle. 
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7 Tully, James. Prisoner 1167: The Madman Who Was Jack the Ripper.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1997). First Edition. 
Octavo, hardcover (laminated, illus. boards), xvii, 396 pp. Fine. From lower cover: Presenting thirty years of painstaking research into the real identity of the world's most infamous serial killer...and its cover-up by the authorities... 
Price: 7.50 USD
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