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Crime & Punishment

Crime & Punishment

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1 Belbenoit, Rene Hell on Trial
New York E.P. Dutton, 1940 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, soiled but intact paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Translated from the French by Preston Rambo. Gripping account of crime and punishment, strife and injustice, in French Guiana. Fine black-and-white frontis portrait of the author. Illustrated endpapers. 317 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Carpozi, Jr., George The Gangland Killers
New York Manor Books, Inc., 1979 Softcover Very Good Softcover 24mo 
Apparent first edition, quite scarce. Pictorial white paper binding, rubbed and slightly chipped at extremities; 1/2" closed tear to back cover, at fore-edge, edges a bit yellowed; front cover bent at corners; a few leaves bent at corner tips; leaf edges slightly foxed, else a tight, clean copy of "this shocking expose." Lots of gory black-and-white photographs. 267 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Drzazga, John Wheels of Fortune
Springfield, Illinois Charles C. Thomas, 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, offering a complete and authoritative guide to gambling, including scams, cheating techniques, tips and tricks, even used by police officials. Moderate wear to dust jacket, but near fully intact. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Female Crime, Criminals and Cellmates: An Exploration of Female Criminality and Delinquency, Flowers, R. Barri
4 Flowers, R. Barri Female Crime, Criminals and Cellmates: An Exploration of Female Criminality and Delinquency
McFarland & Company, 1995 0786400692 / 9780786400690 First Edition Library Binding Very Good Library Binding 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Bright red cloth, with black lettering to cover and to spine. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, paste-downs neat and tidy, and internally clean save for prior owner's inscription at first free endpaper. Notes, index, charts, tables and graphs galore. xiv + 286 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Report of the Departmental Committee on Detective Work and Procedure Volume I, Chapters I to III, Home Office
5 Home Office Report of the Departmental Committee on Detective Work and Procedure Volume I, Chapters I to III
London His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1938 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Printed, illustrated, mildly soiled and moderately worn tan wrappers, clean and unmarked of interior. 72 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Report of the Departmental Committee on Detective Work and Procedure Volume V, Chapters VII and VIII, Home Office
6 Home Office Report of the Departmental Committee on Detective Work and Procedure Volume V, Chapters VII and VIII
London His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1938 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Printed, illustrated, mildly soiled and moderately worn tan wrappers, clean and unmarked of interior. 78 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Kaplan, Lawrence J. and Dennis Kessler, eds. An Economic Analysis of Crime: selected readings
Springfield, Illinois Charles C. Thomas, 1976 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket showing some edge-wear, and the "A" in "Analysis" is missing, a diamond-shaped panel missing therefrom, else Very Good. Contributions from the editors, and from Ralph Blumenthal, Donald R. Cresssy, Michael Dorman, Pete Hamill, Salvatore Matteis, and many others. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Single Fingerprint System, Larson, J.A.
8 Larson, J.A. The Single Fingerprint System
New York D. Appleton & Co., 1924 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. First Edition, published in 1924 by D. Appleton, an octavo format hardcover with a badly crimped front bottom tip, two gift inscriptions at first free endpapers, bumping to and fraying of spine head and foot, moderate wear to covers, rubbing of title and illustration on cover and on spine. Else clean and unmarked of interior. xv + 262 pp., and with nearly 200 illustrations and figures in the text. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 MacDonald, Scott B. and Bruce Zagaris, eds. International Handbook on Drug Control
New York Greenwood Press, 1992 0313273758 / 9780313273759 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Foreword provided by Janos Radvanyi. Contributions by, among others, the editors, and Elizabeth Kingma, Raphael Francis Perl, david L. Crum, Eduardo Gamarra, and Luiza thereza Baptista de Mattos. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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10 Morris, Terence The Criminal Area: a study in social psychology
London Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Withdrawn from an academic library, with all usual markings, but still an attractive and sturdy copy overall. Perfectly serviceable reference copy. Herman Mannheim contributed the Foreword. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.40 USD
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The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions, Prejean, Helen
11 Prejean, Helen The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions
New York Vintage, 2006 0679759484 / 9780679759485 Eighth Printing Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 Author
Pictorial paper binding; a sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Virtually pristine interior, gift-quality condition. Book is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. Signed by the author on the title page, inscribed "To John--/ Seek justrice! / Helen Prejean." xvi + 310 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Law and Order: being the official reports to Parliament of the activities of the Royal North-West Mounted Police Force From 1886-1887, The Commissioners of the Royal North-West Mounted Police
12 The Commissioners of the Royal North-West Mounted Police Law and Order: being the official reports to Parliament of the activities of the Royal North-West Mounted Police Force From 1886-1887
Toronto Coles Publishing Company, 1973 Facsimile Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Burgundy cloth covers with gilt lettering to cover and to spine. Facsimile reprint of the original, 1883 publication. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing light wear to extremities, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. ~275 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Troyer, Ronald J. and Gerald E. Markle Cigarettes: the battle over smoking
New Brunswick, New Jersey Rutgers University Press, 1983 Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
A tightly bound, unmarked copy in a clean dust jacket with minimal wear. Unbruised tips, pages bright and clear, now protected by mylar coat. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Tullis, LaMond Handbook of Research on the Illict Drug Traffic: socioeconomic and political consequences
New York Greenwood Press, 1991 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Sterling compendium of drug-related literatures from many fields, complete with tables, charts, indexes, bibliographies. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Last of the Bighams: Being a True Story, Zeigler, J. A.; Katherine Boling
15 Zeigler, J. A.; Katherine Boling The Last of the Bighams: Being a True Story
Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Facsimile of the first edition (1927), circa 1970s and with a new Introduction by Katherine Boling. Clean purple cloth hardcover with minimal shelfwear, edges lightly toned with a tiny spot to the top edge. Ink name and faint smudge to front endpapers, else internally clean, binding secure. Dust jacket edgeworn and rubbed with some loss to spine ends and corners; in protective mylar cover, $7.95 price intact on rear flap. Originally published on the heels of the trial of Edmund Bigham for the murder of five members of his family. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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