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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

ISBN: 0919214185

Condition: 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 '. 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

ISBN: 0688176933

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 Terry the Tramp, Charlie Magoo, and all those who rode alongside Barger throughout the years. Hell's Angel also chronicles the ... View more info

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Vulnerable Groups in Southern Sudan Prisons

By: Dandurand, Yvon & Mark Lalonde & Aggrey Nyapola & Mark Shaw

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, University of The Fraser Valley: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16903

ISBN: 1895802407

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages; This is a study conducted jointly by Southern Sudan Prisons Servive, the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy, as well as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in an effort to improve the conditions in the prisons in Southern Sudan. It was funded by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs View more info

LEGEND : THE SECRET WORLD OF LEE HARVEY OSWALD

By: Epstein, Edward Jay

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Reader's Digest Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4212

ISBN: 0070195390

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 382 pages; DJ in mylar. DJ has some light soiling, small tears, chip bottom front edge, gift notation on FFEP. Very light indication of moisture marks along top edge of DJ. This book outlines the supposed activities of Lee Harvey Oswald in the US and Russian Intelligence communities. A biography of Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President John F. Kemmedy. This book succeeds in finally breaking the legend created for Oswald. It begins by revealing an incredible series of contacts between rival intelligence officers concering the JFK assassination and culminates in a... View more info

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Portrait of the Assassin

By: Ford, Gerald R. & John R. Stiles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16945

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light shelfwear to DJ and board edges. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. ; A tight, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 508 pages; The only book written by one of the actual commissioners who sat on the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy (other later books were written by Commission staff lawyers), congressman Ford actually broke the law at the time the book was published as he had used confidential information of the Commission in the book. During his time on the Commission, he was also acting as a... View more info

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Ready for the Defense

By: Garbus, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1971

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 13714

ISBN: 0374247668

Condition: Very Good-


Blue card covers show edge wear, first page missing top fore corner, paper rust marks extend to title page. ; A tight solid book. This is an uncorrected proof galley copy - 11' x 6" with card covers, pages are hand numbered. Publisher has pasted on label with title and author's name typed in and proposed release date and price pasted on. Out-of-print. ; Trade PB; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages; Garbus was a civil rights lawyer and this book is comprised of transcripts and lawyer's notes from the trials of 'The State of Mississippi for the Use and Benefit of Henrietta Wright ag... View more info

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The Search for Lee Harvey Oswald A Comprehensive Photographic Record

By: Groden, Robert J.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16815

ISBN: 0670858676

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light wear to extremities. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; B&W and Colour photographs; 11.30 X 9.60 X 1 inches; 262 pages; A companion book to the author's previous "The Killing of a President". From the front DJ flap: "Lee Harvey Oswald remains one of the most enigmatic figures in American history. Despite numerous explorations of Oswald and his motives, not the least of which is the mammoth Warren Commission Report, Oswald's life remains shrouded in mystery and few of the questions about Oswald have been satisfactorily answered. As the on... 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

ISBN: 1895811929

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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On the Rock twenty-five years in Alcatraz : the prison story of Alvin Karpis as told to Robert Livesey

By: Karpis, Alvin

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Musson Book: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15128

ISBN: 0773700471

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Some edge wear and chipping of dust jacket, a few short tears top of DJ spine, closed tear bottom back panel. Small patch of sticker damage to front panel. Light wear to book.; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.4 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 306 pages; '"On the Rock" is the personal story of Alvin Karpis, the most sought after Public Enemy in American History. Karpis takes us inside the walls and cells of the mysterious superprison wher violent death is commonplace, sexual perversity a norm, sadism abounds, and where the desperate and insane live a timeless exist... View more info

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Rush to Judgment : a Critique of the Warren Commission's Inquiry into the Murders of President John F. Kennedy, Officer J.D. Tippit and Lee Harvey Oswald

By: Lane, Mark

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16448

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket shows some edgewear, short closed tears, light soil top front panel. Previous owner's name, crossed out and small sticker loss top front free end paper ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; 1.7 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 478 pages; The first book to challenge the Warren Commission findings presents case after case of ignored or twisted evidence to offer a scathing indictment of the Commission's handling of the assassination of President Kennedy. 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

Condition: 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. View more info

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Canadian Holy War A Story of Clans, Tongs, Murder and Bigotry

By: MacDonald, Ian & Betty O'Keefe

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17810

ISBN: 1894384113

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show very light shelf wear and corner curl. Some spotting of page fore edges ; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp.; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches; 236 pages; "Scottish nursemaid Janet Smith was the victim of a 1924 tragedy that ignited racial tension in a very young Vancouver. At the core of the issue were the mysterious circumstances surrounding Smith's death, particularly the fact that the only other adult in the house at the time was the Chinese houseboy. When Smith's death was followed by the assassination of Davie Lew, a well-known Chinese man, it only stre... View more info

The Killing of Robert F. Kennedy; An Investigation of Motive, Means, and Opportunity

By: Moldea, Dan E.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13840

ISBN: 0393037916

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Small remainder mark bottom page edges, extremities lightly bumped; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.4 x 9.2 x 6 Inches; 342 pages; A behind-the-scenes look at Robert Kennedy's assassination draws on unofficial evidence that suggests that Sirhan Sirhan did not act alone and presents a heavily researched interpretation of what actually happened. "On June 5, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed, stunning a nation still recovering from JFK's assassination five years before. Officials insisted it was an open-and-shut case--Sirhan Sirhan acted alone. Thi... View more info

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Betrayal

By: Morrow, Robert D

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, H. Regnery: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17814

ISBN: 0809280922

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows moderate shelf wear, with small tears and light chipping and creasing along edges.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 7.10 X 4.10 X 0.60 inches; 229 pages; A conspiracy-oriented book, written by a former contract employee of the Central Intelligence Agency, who claims to have participated in clandestine events with David Ferrie and Jack Ruby prior to the assassination. He further claims the CIA instructed him to purchase three Mannlicher-Carcano rifles prior to the assassination. View more info

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It Came by the Boat Load Essays on Rum Running

By: Robinson, Geoffrey; Robinson, Dorothy

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Tyne Valley, PEI, Geoffrey Robinson & Dorothy Robinson: 1995

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 19132

ISBN: 0969194390

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show some shelf wear, small notation on front fly leaf. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.9 X 5.9 X 0.4 inches; 136 pages; "Between 1920 and 1941, many hundreds of vessels of all shapes and sizes scurried up and down the Atlantic coast taking alcohol, in one form or another, to the United States and Canada. The quantity of liquor involved was so large that it boggles the mind to think of it. Take a minute or so to look at page II, an extract of the Special Parliamentary Committee on the Department of Customs and Excise which sat in 1926. It lists the alcoholic drink... 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

ISBN: 0668018976

Condition: 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" 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

Condition: 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. 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

Condition: 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. View more info