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A QUESTION OF EVIDENCE Who Killed the Babes in the Wood?

By: Berry-Dee, Christopher with Odell, Robin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Allen: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002165

ISBN: 1852272929

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. A Question of Evidence is the result of countless hours of research into the 'Babes in the Wood' case. It is a balanced assessment of the investigation and trial - it is more startling than the case itself. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Case of Timothy John Evans

By: Brabin, The Hon. Mr. Justice

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002397

Condition: Very Good+


No marks or inscriptions. Original paper covers. Original Home Office report on The Case Of Timothy John Evans by The Hon. Mr. Justice Brabin. Evans was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife and child, and was hanged on 9 March 1950 at Pentonville Prison. John Reginald Halliday Christie was a 54 year old mass murderer and sexual psychopath who murdered at least 6 women. He also gave evidence at the trial of Timothy Evans, who was executed (later posthumously pard... View more info

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A Handbook on Hanging

By: Duff, Charles

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002699

Condition: Good++


Revised and enlarged edition. Book cocked. Clipped, frayed and worn dustwrapper with sunned spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The fame of this satirical essay is world-wide. Any supporter of capital punishment whose belief in the death penalty could survive this volume would indeed be beyond hope. The first edition is a collectors piece and the German edition was burned by the Nazis, no known copy having survived. Nice and clean internally and ext... View more info

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Studies of French Criminals of the Nineteenth Century

By: Irving, H B

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002655

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners bumped. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Studies of French Criminals of the Nineteenth Century. Including Lacenaire * Troppmann * Barre & Lebiez etc. 356 pages including index. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Murder with a Difference - The Cases of Haigh and Christie

By: Lefebure, Molly

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002681

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. The cases of Haigh and Christie, two of the most notorious multiple murderers in English legal history. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Appin Murder and The Trial of James Stewart

By: Macarthur, Lt. Gen. Sir William

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, JMP Publishing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002373

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with 0.5 inch closed tear to top of spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Lt. Gen. Sir William Macarthur deals with the mysterious affair that inspired Stevenson to write his novels Kidnapped and Catriona, and is the result of much labour spread over many years. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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THE OFFENDERS - Society and the Atrocious Crime

By: Playfair, Giles & Sington, Derrick

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002686

Condition: Very Good


Society and the Atrocious Crime. The dramatic case histories of six heinous crimes: Neville Heath * Rudi Brettinger * Irma Grese * Aake Horsten * Joseph Redenbaugh & The Rosenbergs. Includes summing up. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. View more info

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Tragedy in Dedham

By: Russell, Francis

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002671

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The Story of the Sacco-Vanzetti Case. The case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian immigrant anarchists, which began obscurely in 1921 with their prosecution for the killing of two payroll guards in South Braintree, Massachusetts, developed into one of the world's great trials and became a cause that divided America and echoed round the world. Nice and cl... View more info

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Beyond Belief - A Chronicle of Murder and Its Detection

By: Williams, Emlyn

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002676

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. A chronicle of murder and its detection. The story of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, perpetrators of the 'Moors Murders' in 1960s Lancashire. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Society Sensations

By: Wyndham, Horace

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002653

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Frayed and worn dustwrapper, missing rear section. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Here are presented accounts of doings, which, at the time of their happening, thrilled and fluttered all Society. The list includes the memorable libel action brought by an ex-priest against a Cardinal * The trial in Paris of an English journalist for the murder of a coleague * The undignified squabble of a Commander-in-Chief with his aide-de-camp * The un... View more info

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TO ENCOURAGE THE OTHERS - Startling New Facts on the Craig / Bentley Murder Case

By: Yallop, David A

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, Allen: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002688

ISBN: 049100088X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Maps to end papers depict police plan. On 2nd Nov 1952, Christopher Craig aged 16 and Derek Bentley aged 19 were trapped by police on the roof of a Croydon warehouse. A gun battle ensued and PC Miles was killed. The armed Craig was too young to hang, but the unarmed Bentley was not and was duly executed. Derek Bentley was hanged as an example to the youth of this country... View more info