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1 (Speck, Richard) Altman, Jack; Ziporyn, Marvin, MD Born To Raise Hell. The True Story Of Richard Speck
NY Grove 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Near fine in very good+ to near fine dust jacket. ; 255 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Bergreen, Laurence Capone. the Man and the Era
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine in fine dust jacket. A definitive biography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 701 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Gillin, John Lewis The Wisconsin Prisoner. Studies in Crimogenesis
Madison University of Wisconsin Press 1946 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Very good copy with most of dust jacket laid in, in parts. Many small parts of the DJ spine have chipped away, but most other parts are present. This was the printer's copy with specification sheet tipped to rear pastedown and the George Banta Publishing Company bookplate on the front pastedown. The spec sheet gives data on paper type and weight, headbands, jacket, cloth type, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 King, Jeffery S. The Rise and Fall of the Dillinger Gang
Nashville Cumberland House 2005 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine in fine dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 MacCormick, Arthur H.; Garrett, Paul W. (eds.) Handbook of American Prisons 1926 Prepared by the National Society of Penal Information, Inc.
New York Putnam's 1926 First Printing Hardcover 
Very good copy, signed and inscribed by MacCormick. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 623 pp 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Ross, Christian K. The Father's Story of Charley Ross, the Kidnapped Child, Containing a Full and Complete Account of the Abduction of Charles Brewster Ross from the Home of His Parents...
Philadelphia John E. Potter and Company Hardcover 
A very good copy in brick red boards stamped in gilt, black and blind, rubbed spine ends, owner's inscription on blank prelim. , a sturdy, tight copy. Accompanied by a flawed copy of the rare broadside issued by Pinkerton's National Detective Agency, Philadelphia, August 22d, 1874, with a photo of Charley Ross at the head. The broadside was found in three sections, obviously torn at the folds. Without realizing at least one section was missing (a fourth panel? ) , the broadside was re-assembled, deacidified, and encapsulated in plastic, sealed at the edges by ultrasound. (See photos) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pp 
Price: 95.00 USD
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