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How Charles Bravo Died : The Chronicle Of A Cause Celebre, Bridges, Yseult
1 Bridges, Yseult How Charles Bravo Died : The Chronicle Of A Cause Celebre
London The Reprint Society 1957 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Throws light on the baffling and poignant mystery. Clean, square hardback319 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Jigsaw Man : The Remarkable Career of Britain's Foremost Criminal Psychologist, Britton, Paul
2 Britton, Paul Jigsaw Man : The Remarkable Career of Britain's Foremost Criminal Psychologist
London Bantam Press 1997 059304066X / 9780593040669 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Absorbing first-hand accounts of the man who has been at the centre of more than 100 headline-making investigations including James Bulger and Rachel Nickell. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 454 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Two Gentlemen to See You, Sir : The Autobiography of a Villain, Carasov, Victor
3 Carasov, Victor Two Gentlemen to See You, Sir : The Autobiography of a Villain
London Victor Gollancz 1971 0575005971 / 9780575005976 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Absorbing story of the Glaswegian who spent much more of his life in prison than out. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages. Previous owner's details to ffep. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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FBI Man, Cochran, Louis
4 Cochran, Louis FBI Man
London Hale 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Account of the every day life of an FBI agent, rich in anecdote and presenting a panoramic view of life, the people and the places he encountered in his years as an FBI man. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has small circular mark to front cover where sticker has been removed. 189 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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My Dark Places : An L. A. Crime Memoir, Ellroy, James
5 Ellroy, James My Dark Places : An L. A. Crime Memoir
London Century 1996 0712675884 / 9780712675888 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
America's greatest crime novelist turns to non-fiction, and the mystery of his mother's murder. Bookseller stamp to ffep and light tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 353 pages. Number Line : - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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I Walked By Night : Being the Life & History of the King of the Norfolk Poachers, Haggard, Lilias Rider ( Edited By )
6 Haggard, Lilias Rider ( Edited By ) I Walked By Night : Being the Life & History of the King of the Norfolk Poachers
London Nicholson & Watson 1949 Cheap Edition Hard Cover Good Good 4to Seago, Edward 
Delightful autobiography which will be welcomed by all lovers of English country life and those interested in unusual occupations. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 188 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Guv'nor, McLean, Lenny
7 McLean, Lenny The Guv'nor
London Blake Publishing 1998 1857823354 / 9781857823356 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The life and times of the deadliest bare-knuckle fighter Britain has ever seen. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 226 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Back View, Morris, Sir Harold Q.C.
8 Morris, Sir Harold Q.C. Back View
London Peter Davies 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo 
Good ex-library with the usual markings and half-title page removed. The famour barrister recalls his life and career. Very occasional, odd blemish to margins - 244 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Damaged Baggage : The White Slave Trade & Narcotics Trafficking in the Americas, O'Callaghan, Sean
9 O'Callaghan, Sean Damaged Baggage : The White Slave Trade & Narcotics Trafficking in the Americas
London Robert Hale & Company 1969 0709105894 / 9780709105893 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author travels thousands of miles through Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Mexico, rubbing shoulders with white slavers, drug traffickers, pedlars and prostitutes to obtain his material, narrowly escaring assassination in Peru. Clean bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Prisoner in Baghdad, Parish, Daphne
10 Parish, Daphne Prisoner in Baghdad
London Chapmans Publishers 1992 185592613X / 9781855926134 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With Pat Lancaster and contributions from Michelle de Vries. The story of the British nurse who was arrested whilst working in a Baghdad hospital and accused of spying. Good, clean paperback - 202 pages. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Blotted 'Scutcheons - Some Society Causes Celebres, Wyndham, Horace
11 Wyndham, Horace Blotted 'Scutcheons - Some Society Causes Celebres
London Hutchinson & Co Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Some famous causes celebres including the cases of Richard Belt, William Chetwynd, Sir Charles Dilke, The Rev. Dr. Dodd, The Earl of Euton, Viscount Garmoyle, Rev. James Hackman, Captain Knatchbull, Captain Montgomery, The HOn. Mrs. Norton, Madame Rachel and George Victor Townley. Square, tight hardback with slightly faded spine. Foxing to page edges though text block is generally clean. 284 pages + index & adverts. Illustrated with 8 b/w plates. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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