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Image for The Handbook of Swindling (Little Blue Book No. 1658)

The Handbook of Swindling (Little Blue Book No. 1658)

By: Douglas Jerrold; Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ill., Automatic Libraries: 1940

Seller ID: 023498


No date (c 1940 based on "Automatic Libraries" imprint). Saddle-stitched chapbook. Some toning to edges of blue cover stock. Some corner creasing and a few cracked page corners. Size: 3.5" x 5". 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 023498. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

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True Detective Mysteries (July, 1933)

By: Editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dunellen, NJ, New Metropolitan Fiction, Inc: 1933

Seller ID: 021472


Attractive vintage true crime magazine with beautiful color cover. Chas. Addams worked in the art department of True Detective during this period and the magazine may have helped form his macabre sensibilities. Contents include: How the Sensational Boettcher Kidnapping Was Solved (Cover); Barton "The Chopper"; The Crimson Crime on the Yacht Carma; The Blackbeard Murders; Discard Ox-Cart Methods by Clara C. Waters; and more/ One torn page (but complete). Some mate... View more info

Image for Born to Raise Hell: The Untold Story of Richard Speck

Born to Raise Hell: The Untold Story of Richard Speck

By: Jack Altman; Marvin Ziporyn, MD

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Zebra Books: 1968

Seller ID: 025495


Zebra Z-1007. First Zebra printing. Age toning to edges some bumping to corners and faint reading-creases to spine. Book solid. 255 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 025495. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info