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1 Anderson, Frank BILL MINER... STAGECOACH & TRAIN ROBBER
Surrey, BC Heritage House 1992 0919214185 / 9780919214187 Reprint Paperback Near Fine 
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 '. 
Price: 12.50 CDN
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2 Forshufvud, Sten (Napoleon) Assassination at St. Helena - The Poisoning of Napoleon Bonaparte
Vancouver, BC Mitchell Press 1978 0888360282 / 9780888360281 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by B&W and Color Plates 
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 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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D.B. Cooper  What Really Happened, Gunther, Max
3 Gunther, Max D.B. Cooper What Really Happened
Chicago Contemporary Books 1985 0809251809 / 9780809251803 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
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 
Price: 19.95 CDN
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Where Shadows Linger  The Untold Story of the RCMP's Olson Murders Investigation, Holmes, W. Leslie & Bruce Northorp
4 Holmes, W. Leslie & Bruce Northorp Where Shadows Linger The Untold Story of the RCMP's Olson Murders Investigation
Surrey, BC Heritage House Publishing 2000 1895811929 / 9781895811926 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
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 interrogation after he was arrested and charged with one murder, Olson offered a deal: money for the bodies of the ten other young people he had abducted and murdered in British Columbia's Lower Mainland. To his shock, both the RCMP and two levels of government agreed to his terms. The unprecedented $100,000 deal generated headlines across North America, but also led to Olson's guilty plea and admission of multiple slayings. His later claims that he had killed people in Hawaii, Seattle, across Canada, and even in Ireland have continued to distort the true story for two decades." 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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The Trial of Steven Truscott, Lebourdais, Isabel
5 Lebourdais, Isabel The Trial of Steven Truscott
Toronto, ON McClelland & Stewart 1966 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
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. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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6 Livingstone, Harrison Edward High Treason 2 The Great Cover-Up : The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
New York Carroll & Graf Publishers 1992 0881848093 / 9780881848090 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
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 
Price: 12.50 CDN
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Knots Untied  or, Ways and By-ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives, McWatters, George S.
7 McWatters, George S. Knots Untied or, Ways and By-ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives
Hartford J.B. Burr 1874 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frontispiece 
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, necromancers, counterfeiters, burglars, etc, etc, etc. 
Price: 19.95 CDN
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8 Sparrow, Judge Gerald The Great Assassins
New York Arco Publishing Company, Inc 1969 0668018976 / 9780668018975 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
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" 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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9 The Shooting Organizations of Canada Observations on a One-Way Street - The Canadian Firearm Control Debate
Self Published 1990 Paperback Very Good 
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. 
Price: 9.50 CDN
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The Steven Truscott Story, Truscott, Steven and Bill Trent
10 Truscott, Steven and Bill Trent The Steven Truscott Story
Richmond Hill ON Pocket Books 1971 Reprint Paperback Very Good 
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 Truscotts view. 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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