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Category: All Categories: True Crime: Famous Trials
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1.
Alexander, Shana  
When She Was Bad. The Story of Bess, Hortense, Sukhreet & Nancy

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1990.
xiii, 305 p.; 24.5 cm. In 1987 Bess Meyerson, 1945 Miss America and cultural commissioner of New York City, was forced to resign when her lover, who had been convicted of tax fraud, bribed a judge by giving a woman jurist's daughter a job in her department. This is a story of four strong Jewish women brought down by love. Stock#34214. Fine/ dj fine.

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2.
Berenson, Edward.  
TRIAL OF MADAME CAILLAUX.
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Publisher: Berkeley: University Of California Press (1992)..
First Printing. ISBN: 0520073479 An insight into 'France of the Belle Epoque' through the story of the "trial of the century" which began shortly before World War I when Madame Caillaux walked into the editor of Le Figaro's office and shot him dead. 296p: 15 listed illustrations. 24cm. 577g. Book: Near Fine (clean, bright, tight, and unmarked). Dustjacket: Near Fine (spine head a bit crinkled). Black cloth hardcover. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: Near Fine.

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Birkenhead, The Earl Of [Frederick Edwin Smith].  
Famous Trials OF HISTORY.

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co. [Garden City, NY]. No date. (1924: Geo. H. Doran)..
319pp. 8vo. Black cloth with red-lettered spine. spine. Top edge red. Includes the trials of Mary Queen of Scots, Thomas Wentworth, The Man Who Stole the King's Crown, Green et al. for the Murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, Lord Mohun, Spencer Cowper, Captain Kidd, The Wardens of the Fleet, Eugene Aram, Dr. Dodd, Warren Hastings, Deacon Brodie, Lord Cochrane, the Southern Rhodesia Land Case, the Plot to Murder Mr. Lloyd George, the Frauds on the Bank of Liverpool, Fire and Earthquake in Jamaica, Sir Roger Casement, the German Hospital Ship, the 'Veronica' murders, Marconi Scandal, Ethel Le Neve: Crippen's Mistress, & Ogden's Guinea Gold. Faint rubs on front cover, light spotting on back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket.

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4.
Borden, Lizzie, 1860-1927, defendant. Pearson, Edmund Lester, 1880-1937, editor  
Trial of Lizzie Borden. Edited, with a History of the Case, by Edmund Pearson

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran, 1937.
xii, [1], 433 p., [7] leaves of plates, illus., plans, portraits; 24 cm. Pearson presents a strong case against Lizzie, as does the transcript of the trial. Stock#30613. Vg, tight red clean boards/ no dj.

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5.
Boyle, Kevin  
Arc Of Justice

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. NY 2004.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Stated 1st Edition Hardcover 0805071458 Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 415 pages; 27021

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6.
Cooper, George  
Lost Love - A True Story Of Passion, Murder, And Justice In Old New York
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Publisher: Pantheon 1994.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Discusses an unusual 1869 murder case in which Daniel McFarland, an abusive and jealous husband, killed celebrated Civil War journalist Albert Deane Richardson, his wife's lover, in a crime that raised issues of wives' rights and the sanctity of marriage. Illustrations; bibliography. ; 0679433988 Remainder mark. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 272 pages; 11669

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7.
Cowen et al  
Fair Trial vs A Free Press
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Fair Trial vs A Free Press by Cowen et al, 1965, paperback, 36 pages, an occasional paper on The Free Society

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8.
D'Alessandro, Frank M.  
The Verdict of History on Sacco and Vanzetti.

Publisher: Joy Street/ D'Alessandro, 1997.
448 p., illus.; 21.5 cm. Dr. D'Alessandro writes a lively narrative and makes a case that the Morelli gang did the robbery and killings for which Sacco and Vanzetti were executed. This is printed in limited edition.Stock# 30,621x. Paper; new from the publisher.

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9.
Fast, Howard, 1914-  
The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti A New England Legend

Publisher: N.Y., Blue Heron Press, 1953.
254 p. 21 cm. Fourth printing, Sept, 1953. Novelistic treatment of the trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo for mudering two guards in 1920. Stock# 30,004. Vg/ dj vg.

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10.
French, Thomas  
Unanswered Cries A True Story of Friends, Neighbors, and Murder in a SmallTown

Publisher: St. Martin's NY 1991.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Explores the 1984 Florida rape-murder of artist Karen Gregory and the ensuing events, including the effects on her family and boyfriend, and the investigation by one police detective; 0312055269 Edgewear, flyleaf clipped, faint soil; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 360 pages; 20860

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11.
Giannetti, Marisa. [Harris, Jean Struven]  
'The Prime of Ms. Jean Harris.'

Publisher: article in Smith Alumnae Quarterly, Spring 1998.
”From convicted murderer to prison childcare pioneer, Smith's most infamous alumna stands as a survivor.” Article, pp. 14-19, with photos. Stock#34245x. Vg/paper.

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12.
Harrington, Joseph, and Robert Burger  
Justice Denied

Publisher: Plenum Trade NY 1999.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover No pictures of victims are included in this work. ; 0306460130 Previous owner's cataloging dot taped to spine of DJ. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 271 pages; 25069

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13.
Harris, Ellen  
Dying To Get Married

Publisher: Birch Lane Press 1991.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Publisher's letter and two reviews laid in. This is the story of the first woman known to have died in partner-sexual bondage in America. Details the true story of the brutal murder of Julia Miller Bulloch by her husband of ten weeks, who was put on trial for the crime and convicted only of involuntary manslaughter; 1559720913 B&W Photographs; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 267 pages; 11924

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14.
Kennedy, Ludovic Henry Coverley, 1919-2009. [Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974] [Hauptmann, Bruno]  
The Airman and the Carpenter. The Lindbergh Kidnapping and the Framing of Richard Hauptmann
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Publisher: NY, Viking, 1985.
x, 438 p., [32] p. of plates, ill.; 25 cm. Kennedy argues that Bruno Hauptmann did not kidnap and murder Charles Lindbergh's baby, a crime for which he was executed in 1936. ISBN (10): 0670806064. Stock#47158. Vg, bookplate / dj vg.

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15.
Logan, Andy, 1920-2000  
Against The Evidence: The Becker-Rosenthal Affair

Publisher: N.Y., McCann, 1970..
3 p.l., 346 p. illus. (photos), map, 25 cm. Rosenthal was a gambler murdered in 1912. Charles Becker, a New York City vice cop who, as New Yorker staff writer Logan portrays it, was judicially murdered to promote the political ambitions of a District Attorney and a newspaperman. Stock #28,785. Vg/ dj vg.

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16.
Mailer, Norman, b. 1923  
The Executioner's Song

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1979.
4 p.l., 1056 p. "Second Printing" "A true life novel" Mailer tried to get into the mind of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore.Or, rather, tried to imagine Norman Mailer and his ego in a killer. He hadn't any more of a clue than Truman Capote. Stock # 27024. VG/ dj slight edge wear. Modern American literature.

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17.
Perry, Hamilton Darby. [Holman, Libby (Elsbeth Holzman), 1904-1971] [Reynolds, Zachary Smith]  
Libby Holman: Body and Soul
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Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1983.
xvi, 300 p., [16] p. of plates; 24 cm. Torch singer Libby Holman (born Elsbeth Holzman) was at the top of the charts when she married tobacco heir Zachary Smith Reynolds. His shooting death in 1932 was ruled a suicide, but Libby never recovered her former glory. Stock#30805. Vg/ no dj.

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18.
Porter, Edwin  
The Fall River Tragedy A History Of The Borden Murders A facsimile of the 1893 book with a foreword by Robert A. Flynn

Publisher: Portland, ME, King Philip Publishing, 1985.
Portland, ME, King Philip Publishing, 1985. 312 p. The original edition is not quite so rare as the foreword and previous writers have indicated. I have had one. But the paper is extremely poor and, in all copies I know, brittle. Porter, the Police reporter for the Fall River Globe concluded that it was Lizzie Borden (1860-1927) who administered the fatal whacks of the axe to her parents. Stock #26574x. Fine/ not published with a dj. True Crime

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19.
Radish, Kris (with An Introduction by Laurie bambi Bembenek)  
Run, Bambi, Run

Publisher: Birch Lane 1992.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover A portrait of a woman who spent more than ten years fighting for her freedom tells how she was wrongly convicted for the murder of her husband's ex-wife; 1559721030 Corner slightly bumped, minor wrinkling of jacket at heel of spine rear with beverage (? ) stain. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 291 pages; BT-7454-TCF

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20.
Rule, Ann  
Dead By Sunset

Publisher: Simon & Schuster 1995.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover The best-selling author of The Stranger Beside Me documents the case of the charming and brilliant Brad Cunningham, recreating the investigation into his wife's death and Cunningham's trial for her murder; 0684802058 B&W Photographs; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 429 pages; 15091tc

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21.
Rule, Ann  
If You Really Loved Me

Publisher: Simon & Schuster 1991.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Documents the bizarre true story of a millionaire who manipulated his fourteen-year-old daughter into murdering his wife so he could collect insurance and marry his teenage sister-in-law; 0671688359 Previous owner's cataloging dot taped to spine of DJ. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 493 pages; 13311tc

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22.
Schiller, Lawrence  
Cape May Court House

Publisher: Harper Collins 2002.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Recounts the events surrounding the case of Dr. Eric Thomas, who sued the Ford corporation for an airbag's contribution to his wife's death and who was counter-sued by Ford, which alleged that Thomas actually strangled his wife. ; 006000665x Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 368 pages; 18465TCF

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23.
Waller, George  
Kidnap The Story of the Lindbergh Case

Publisher: N.Y., Dial, 1961.
vii, 597 p. Second Printing. The Kidnapping of the infant son of Charles Lindbergh March 1, 1932 was one of the most publicized crimes of the era. The resulting investigation, trial, and execution of a German immigrant was a dramatic period of the 1930's. Stock #26580. Vg/vg Crime

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24.
Wellington, Barrett R.  
The Mystery of Elizabeth Canning as found in the testimony of the Old Bailey Trials

Publisher: N.Y., J. Ray Peck, 1940..
viii p., 2 ll., 209 p. 23.5 cm. An interesting case of which novelist Henry Fielding was the magistrate (he wrote of it in 1755). A young servant in London, Canning claimed to have been kidnapped in 1752. The trial of her Gypsy kidnapper turned into one for perjury agaist the girl. England was devided, on political lines, about her guilt, and I have seen a print in which Canning is depicted as a Joan of Arc leading English soldiers at Pittsburgh! Canning was deported (to Wethersfield, Connecticut, where she married and raised a family). This book by an attorney analyses the evidence and offers a theory of the girl's innocence. This copy inscribed by the author. Stock #26,585x. Vg/no dj. Law England

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25.
Whipple, Sidney B.  
The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptman Edited with a History of the Case
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Publisher: Doubleday NY 1937.
Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Price-clipped DJ chipped, rubbed, in new mylar. ; Notable American Trials Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 565 pages; 16793

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26.
Whitehead, Mary Beth (With Loretta Schwartz-Nobel)  
A Mother's Story

Publisher: St. Martin's NY 1989.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Stated 1st Edition Hardcover Surrogate mother Mary Beth Whitehead tells her side of the sensational Baby M case--how she decided to become a surrogate mother and why she later refused to give up the child ; 0312026145 B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 220 pages; 25712

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27.
Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills, 1854-1900  
De Profundis Edited With A Preparatory Dedication By Robert Ross Introductory Essay By Frank Harris

Publisher: N.Y., Modern Library, c1926.
[xxvi] p. 154 p.17 cm. Wilde's bitter denunciation of Alfred Lord Douglas, his supposed friend who encouraged the lawsuit that ruined Wilde. Presented by two friens: Robert Baldwin Ross (1869-1918) who was at Wilde's death bed; and Frank Harris, 1856-1931, a staunch defender. Stock# 30,264.Good, there has been gnawing for 2.5 cm o the front hinge/ dj good, some wear, same gnawing.

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