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In Cold Blood

by Capote, Truman

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very good. Light edge wear. Clean.
ISBN
9780679745587
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$5.00

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New York.: Vintage International., 1994. Trade paperback. Very good. Light edge wear. Clean.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. B&W photo, front cover. 343 p. Audience: General/trade. True Crime: November 15, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, 4 members of one family were savagely murdered by a shotgun held inches from each face. There was no motive, almost no clues. More… Read more
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In Cold Blood; A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences.

by Capote, Truman

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very good in fine dust jacket. Near fine: top page block light patches.
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$32.00

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New York.: Random House., 1966. Hard cover. Very good in fine dust jacket. Near fine: top page block light patches.. 1 Maroon cloth over boards. Maroon end papers. Gilt spine titles, front "T.C." Jacket in black borders, maroon and black titles against tan. 343 p. 22 cm. Title page red & black, plus B&W photos. True Crime: November… Read more
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A Study of Finger Prints: Their Uses and Classification (Sixteenth Edition)

by Cooke, T G (Introduction by).

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1938
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Age-toning; cover irregularities (earlier dampness).
Edition
File Number 5248 D, assigned individually.
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$25.00

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Chicago IL.: Institute of Applied Science., 1938. File Number 5248 D, assigned individually.. Looseleaf.. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Age-toning; cover irregularities (earlier dampness).. 1 Looseleaf binder in gray cloth over boards, black ink titles and decorations, front. Illustrations, diagrams. Black shoelace binding 3-holed booklets, 16-44 pages ea. B&W photos. Vintage 1930s forensic training. Introduction shows Franklin… Read more
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Dark Legend; A Study in Murder

by Wertham, Frederic

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1941
Condition
Fair. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Rear top outside corner damaged, perhaps by a dog. Pencilled check marks on text
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
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$8.00

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New York.: Duell Sloan and Pearce., 1941. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Fair. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Rear top outside corner damaged, perhaps by a dog. Pencilled check marks on text pages, some short notes.. 1 270 p. Black cloth over boards. Purple spine titles. Index. New York City hospital psychiatrist and author Dr. Frederic Wertham recounts… Read more
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Crimes and Punishment: A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Aberrant Behavior (18 of 20-volume set)

by Hall, Angus (Edited by), and Paton, John (Editing Management by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Tight, square. Minor edge wear, light foxing. Missing volumes 4 and 20.
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$60.00

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England / Printed, USA.: The Symphonette Press / BPC Publishing., 1973. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Tight, square. Minor edge wear, light foxing. Missing volumes 4 and 20.. 18 18 volume near complete set. Hardcover series; Illustrated covers. Maroon textured paper over boards; white titles. B&W photos, illustrations. Each volume 140-150p. Criminology multi-volume history, each about… Read more
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$60.00
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The Knife: the True Story of a Crime That Changed a Civilization

by Wright, Theon

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. No marks. Minor DJ edgewear. I-inch tear to back DJ cover, bottom.
Edition
De Luxe Illustrated Edition
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$32.00

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New York: Gilbert Press; distributed by Julian Messner, 1955. De Luxe Illustrated Edition. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. No marks. Minor DJ edgewear. I-inch tear to back DJ cover, bottom.. Anderson, Rus. 0 300 p. 22 cm. Bold B&W Illustrations. Light blue textured cloth covered boards. Black spine title. Illustrated endpapers. 16 pgs photos… Read more
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Jackal: The Complete Story of the Legendary Terrorist, Carlos the Jackal (Uncorrected Advance Proof)

by Follain, John

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
Advanced Reading Copy.
Item Price
$19.00

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New York.: Arcade Publishing., 1998. Advanced Reading Copy. . Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 Trade paperback. 6x9.25in. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. Biography: Born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, Carlos "The Jackel" was caught by counterespionage agents in 1994, after 20 years of shootings and bombings. He had skirted arrest partly by his own cleverness, partly by… Read more
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An American Rape: A True Account of the Giles-Johnson Case

by Smith, A. Robert, and Giles, James V.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Edge soiling moderate. Minor cover warp, front outer edge. Production error, rear orange endpaper insu
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st, no other printings noted.
ISBN
9780915220052
Item Price
$49.00

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Washington DC.: New Republic Book Co., 1975. First edition. Presumed 1st, no other printings noted.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Edge soiling moderate. Minor cover warp, front outer edge. Production error, rear orange endpaper insufficient in covering board. DJ: Edge wear, moderate soiling, interior spine water stain. Moisture damage.. 1 Brown cloth over boards. viii, 307… Read more
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The Strangler! The story of terror in Boston

by Banks, Harold K.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Watwer damage to lower end, 3 inches up. No odor, stain spotting.
Edition
First edition. 1st Avon printing.
Item Price
$2.75

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[New York: Avon Books, 1967. First edition. 1st Avon printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Watwer damage to lower end, 3 inches up. No odor, stain spotting.. Weller, Paul (Cover photo by).. 1 238 p.; 18 cm. True Crime: For nearly 19 months, there were at least 14 rapes and killings of women who were… Read more
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Everything She Ever Wanted: the True Story of Obsessive Love, Murder, and Betrayal

by Rule, Ann

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Top edge foxing.
ISBN
9780671690717
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$5.00

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Pocket Books, 1993. Mass-market paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Top edge foxing.. 0 552p. B&W photo section. A story of puzzling family deaths (Allanson / Siler) in the Atlanta, GA, area, solved over two decades. A perpetrator who murdered with 'express malice' (Georgia statute).
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Last Dance, Last Chance and Other True Cases (Crime Files: Vol. 8)

by Rule, Ann

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
Book Club Edition. 1st Pocket printing Jauary 2003
ISBN
9780739431412
Item Price
$14.00

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Pocket Books, 2003. Book Club Edition. 1st Pocket printing Jauary 2003. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 0 463 p. Includes illustrations. B&W Photo section, center. Black paper covered boards, gold spine titles. A Note on Liars (preface) and 5 stories in author's True Crime Files. Author B&W photo portrait on back cover by Jerry Bauer. Lead… Read more
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$14.00
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The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story

by Bourke, Angela

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st American edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780670892709
Item Price
$12.00

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Viking Penguin., 2000. First edition. 1st American edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Paper over boards. 279 p. B&W photos section. Audience: General/trade. True Crime: In 1895, Bridget Cleary, 26, disappeared from her cottage in rural Tipperary, Ireland. Rumors had been circulating that she was a changeling, but she was not reappearing in… Read more
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A Second Companion to Murder: A Dictionary...1900-1950

by Shew, Edward Spencer

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Slightly bowed covers. Clean interior. "Knopf" only in pencil on title page (from
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st; no print line.
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$22.00

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London / Melbourne / Sidney / Toronto.: Cassel & Company Ltd., 1961. First edition. Presumed 1st; no print line.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Slightly bowed covers. Clean interior. "Knopf" only in pencil on title page (from critic-editor's library). Top page block minor soiling.. 1 Black cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 287p., 22… Read more
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Mafia Wife: My Story of Love, Murder, and Madness

by Milito, Lynda, And Potterton, Reg

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Light black book cover blemish.
Edition
1st printing.
ISBN
9780066212616
Item Price
$8.95

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HarperCollins Publishers, 2003. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Light black book cover blemish.. 1 Paper over boards. 304 p. B&W photo section. Audience: General/trade. True Crime / Memoir: Wed as a teen in Brooklyn to a gang member who became a Gambino family operative, widowed after 22 years with her husband's body never found,… Read more
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Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past (5th Edition) with Study Guide, 2 volumes

by Osterburg, James W, and Ward, Richard H, and Miller, Larry S (Study Guide prepared by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Minor edge soiling.
Edition
5th edition.
ISBN
9781593454296
Item Price
$35.00

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Newark NJ.: Anderson Publishing / LexisNexis., 2007. 5th edition.. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Minor edge soiling.. 2 2 volume set. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 837 p. B&W Illustrations. Blue spot color. Study Guide: 236p. Audience: General/trade. Comprehensive textbook on a range of crimes, methodologies, FBI procedure. Includes case study of assassination of Martin… Read more
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Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System

by Roth, Mitchel P

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2005
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Front end lower pages have creasing. Cover creasing and wear moderate. Smooth spine. Clean insid
Edition
5th printing.
ISBN
9780534577988
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$24.00

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Thomson / Wadsworth Publishing Company., 2005. 5th printing.. Trade paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Front end lower pages have creasing. Cover creasing and wear moderate. Smooth spine. Clean inside.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 408 p. Audience: General/trade. There are 14 chapters, each exploring an era's history in Time Line, Lawgivers, Law Enforcement, Corrections; Crime… Read more
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Outrage: the Five Reasons Why O. J. Simpson Got Away With Murder

by Bugliosi, Vincent

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9780393040500
Item Price
$7.00

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 0 Cloth and Paper over boards. 356 p. Appendices. Notes. Appendices; LAPD interrogation of Simpson day after murders; Simpson's farewell letter; Blood evidence. The author had prosecuted the Charles Manson case on slim evidence. Here, he writes a convincing argument as to how… Read more
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The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York

by Cohen, Patricia Cline

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Private library sticker residue at spine base. Book top edge has soil spot or small spill.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780679412915
Item Price
$9.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Private library sticker residue at spine base. Book top edge has soil spot or small spill.. 1 Black and Gray paper over boards. 433 p. Grayscale 19th century illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Hailed as well-researched, this ia a true account of the… Read more
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$9.00
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Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies (Tenth Edition)

by Siegel, Larry J

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover wear. Interior as new.
Edition
10th Revised edition
ISBN
9780495600138
Item Price
$98.00

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Cengage Learning / Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2010. 10th Revised edition. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover wear. Interior as new.. 1 Illustrated glossy paper over boards. 576 p. B&W and color illustrations, photos, graphs, charts. Audience: General/trade. Historical bringing the student from a beginning overview of developing criminal law into the cybercrime era. Front… Read more
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$98.00
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In the Name of Love: and Other True Cases (Crime Files: Volume 4)

by Rule, Ann

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing; half-inch tear rear top edge, closed.
ISBN
9780671793562
Item Price
$3.50

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Pocket Books, 1998. Mass-market paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine creasing; half-inch tear rear top edge, closed.. 0 432p. B&W Photo section. True Crime: Jerry Harris, self-made California millionaire, 44, who had it all, disappears one night after a muffled oath while on the phone with his brother. After 8 years and the persistence of his… Read more
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