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Category: All Categories: True Crime: Organized Crime
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Albini, Joseph  
American Mafia, the : Genesis of a Legend (Signed)

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts; N. Y. : 1971.
Very Good- Softcover ISBN: 0390015202 354 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Stiff red illustrated covers, 2 indexes, bibliography, extensive chapter endnotes. Half title inscribed 'My Best Wishes', dated June 1971 and SIGNED by author. ; Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts, educational division of Meredith Corporation, 1971. Authored by professor, Wayne State University, Detroit. ; All edges foxed. Light creases to corners of covers. Very small spot to title page otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce. ; Sociology Series

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Griffin, Sean Patrick  
Black Brothers, Inc : The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia's Black Mafia

Publisher: Milo Books; Wrea Green, England: 2005.
Fair First Edition Softcover 464 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Red softcover, index, bibliography, endnotes, 3 appendixes, 3 b/w figures and diagrams, 54 b/w photos with captions, including some crime scenes with fresh bodies. ; Isbn 1903854369. Copyright 2005. First stated. Authored by Philadelphia police officer, now a professor at Penn State. 'The most detailed account ever of an African-American organized crime mob'. ; Corners worn and curled. Upper corner of rear cover is clipped and missing, affecting part of blurb. Also, matching part of last page (index) missing, affecting 4 entries in index. Juvenile scribbles on front flyleaf and title page. Binding tight. Sold as is.

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Doyle, Joseph  
Boston Fantasies

Publisher: iUniverse Bloomington, IN, 2009.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 9781440152481 In VG+ DJ; Signed/inscribed by author. Blue cloth hardback. Novel based on a true story of crime & corruption in Boston; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; Signed by Author

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Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 48959.
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Scheim, David E.  
Contract on America : The Mafia Murder of President John F. Kennedy

Publisher: Shapolsky Publishers; N. Y. : 1988.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover ISBN: 093350330X 480 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Red textured boards, [xvi] + 480 pages, footnotes, endnotes, bibliography, 2 appendixes listing dozens of Mafia sources, index, 26 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Published 1988 by NY: Shapolsky Publishers. This is 3rd printing. Introduction by John H. Davis. Cover art by Jack Pardue. ; A touch of shelfwear only. No marks or major flaws. Appears unread.

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Kefauver, Estes  
Crime in America
Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1951.
Signed Paperback. Condition: Fair+/None **SIGNED**Best Wishes by author on half-title page. Illustrated blue softcover, large 8vo.(7x10 ins.), vertical crease down front, rubbed at edges and spine. Upper cover reinforced with tape at spine on both sides. Lower front and upper back corners repaired with tape. Pages toned with age, unmarked. Edited and with an introduction by Sidney Shalett. Kefauver was chairman of the Senate Crime Investigating Committee, 5/10/50-5/1/51, and this book is based upon testimony taken at hearings and reports of this committee, covering the Mafia, Capone and politicians in Chicago, many other US hotspots covered, and How the National Crime Sydicate Can Be Smashed. Language: English. Pages: 174

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Purchase direct from: Quadrant Book Mart. Item number: 7196.
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Hanna, David  
Frank Costello: The Gangster With A Thousand Faces
Publisher: Belmont Tower Books, 1974 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Probable first edition. The Godfather Series. "Millionaire mobster Frank Costello, the most successful underworld boss in the U.S., took the Mafia out of the Dark Ages and into the 20th century. The suave gangster posed as a business man, but under the respectable front, he was a hardened thug. As a street hood he carried a gun before he got others to do his killing for him. His closest associates were Joe Adonis and Albert Anastasia, architects of Murder, Inc. Costello looked the other way while they slaughtered more than 100 people. Costello, secret ruler of Tammany Hall, corrupted public officials on every level and cheated the government out of millions of dollars in unpaid income tax. Far from being kindly 'Uncle Frank, ' he was one of the most sinister figures in the history of crime." 199 pages. Mass market paperback. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Talese, Gay, b. 1932. [Bonanno Joe (Joseph Charles), 1905-2002]  
Honor Thy Father
Publisher: NY, World, 1971.
xv, 490 p., illus., ports.; 22 cm. "Creates a portrait of everyday life within the Mafia world by focusing on three generations of the Bonanno family." Stock#47022. Vg, gift inscription / dj good+.

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Lehane, Dennis  
Live by Night

Publisher: William Morrow NY, 2012.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 9780060004873 In VG DJ; Hardback (yellow spine/gray boards). Crime novel. 2nd in Joe Coughlin series ; Coughlin, Book 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pages

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Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 49382.
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Asbury, Herbert  
The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Vintage Books, 2008.
Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with no visible wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Sml 8vo, 366 pp with b/w illustrations, glossary of gang language, biblio and index. Reprint of 1928 publication.

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Hoffman, Paul & Ira Pecznick.  
TO DROP A DIME: The Mafia Hit Man's Uncensored Story.
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons [New York]. 1976. (1976)..
1st edition, 1st printing. 320pp. 8vo. Light green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 8 b/w photo plates. 1/16' band of fading at the top of spine o/w Fine, i.e. no defects/ DJ (1' edge tear along left side of the spine at the bottom & 3/4' edge tear in the upper left corner of the front panel - both repaired on the back of the jacket with cellotape; crease across the bottom of the back panel; spine extremes worn o/w Very Good+, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects). SEE SCAN. ISBN 0399117695.

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