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TRUE CRIME and LAW

TRUE CRIME and LAW

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501 SPURLING, James and BAILEY, Samuel. A Sealed Printed Indenture from the Reign of George I.
London. 1724 
A printed indenture (A4 size) that witnesses the apprenticeship of Samuel Bailey, one of the poor boys of the Charity School of St James's, Clerkenwell, to James Spurling of the Parish of St. Giles, Cripplegate for seven years. It states the normal restrictions on the apprentice such as not playing Cards, Dice, Tables, nor haunting Taverns, Alehouses or Play-houses, or causing any harm to his master and his business, nor is he allowed to get married within this time. The cost of two pounds, paid by the Trustees of the School, is, in part, to cover the cost of meat, drink, apparel, lodging, washing and all other necessaries. The contract is dated the Sixteent day of April, 1724, in the Tenth year of the Reign of George I. It is signed by James Spurling in the presence of Richard Lambind and John Honeycott and is sealed in red wax. It has three engravings forming a triptych as a head-piece, the large central one is the head of the monarch and to the left of him an engraved girl holding a banner saying "And we, as mothers in our Israel" with "the pillar of faith" written behind. To the right is an engraving of a boy with the banner "In cause of Church and State we may Excell" with "the gate of life" written behind. There are two portions of text torn with very sl. loss of text but does not affect any whole word. There are chips to the margins but o/w this document is in very good condition. 36757 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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502 ST. JOHN, John. Probation - The Second Chance.
Vista Books, London. 1961 
First Edition. DW. Wrapper extremities rubbed and chipped with portions missing and some soiling to panels. Board extremities bumped and rubbed. Owner pen inscription to front free end paper o/w a nice fresh copy. 36151 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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503 STAGG, Colin & KESSLER, David. Who Really Killed Rachel?
Aspire, London . 1999 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Pages browned o/w VG+/VG+ in slightly worn wrapper. 64106 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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504 STARR, Douglas. The Killer of Little Shepherds. The Case of the French Ripper and the Birth of Forensic Science.
2011 
Simon & Schuster. 2011. First Edition. Hardback. DW. A lovely copy. Very clean and fresh. 73690 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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505 STEPHEN, H.L. State Trials. Political and Social. Selected and Edited by ...... the First and Second Series In Four Volumes.
Duckworth & Co. London. 1899-1902 
Second edition. Portrait frontis. to each Vol. Orig. cloth gilt. v.sl. marked o/w VG. 5803 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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506 STEUART, Francis A. Edited by. (NOTABLE BRITISH TRIALS). Trial of Mary Queen of Scots. By... Advocate.
1951 
William Hodge And Company, Limited, Edinburgh. Second Edition. B/w illustrations. Original red cloth, gilt. Spine is a little sunned and worn o/w a very good, clean and sound copy. 36430 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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507 STEWART, Gill and TUTT, Norman. Children in Custody.
Gower Publishing Company ltd, Aldershot. 1987 
First Edition. No DW. Black laminated boards, extremities slightly bumped o/w Nr. fine. 51195 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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508 STOCKDALE, Eric. A Study of Bedford Prison. 1660-1877.
1977 
Phillimore & Co, London. 1977. First edition. DW. Small dent to outer margin of rear board o/w a lovely clean and fresh copy in bright wrapper. 75222 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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509 STOKES, Sewell. Come To Prison. A tour through British Prisons today. A Personal Report by.
1957 
Longmans Green and Co. London. 1957. First Edition. No DW. Red cloth, gilt. Illustrated. Couple of marks to boards o/w a nice copy. VG+. 71098 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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510 STONIER, Fred. A Brummie in Search of a Talent.
The Pentland Press. Ltd. Durham. 1999 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. VG+/VG+ with slightly bumped corners. 69453 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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511 SULLIVAN, Edward Dean. This Kidnapping Business.
John Lane. The Bodley Head. London. 1932 
First Edition UK. Original green boards, spine sunned with fraying and rubbing to extremities. Lower joint cracked. End papers browned with occasional light foxing o/w contents sound. VG-. 39624 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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512 SWAIN, John. The Pleasures of the Torture Chamber.
Noel Douglas, London. 1946 
Ninth Edition. DW. Illustrated. Boards affected by damp and discoloured to outer margins. Pages slightly age browned o/w contents clean and sound. Wrapper worn, chipped and soiled o/w VG-/VG- 64403 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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513 TEITELBAUM, Lee E. and GOUGH, Aidan R. (Edited by). Beyond Control. Status Offenders in the Juvenile Court.
Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1977 
First edition, US. DW. VG+/VG in slightly worn wrapper with small closed tears along top margin of upper panel. ISBN 0884102025 39634 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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514 TEMPLEWOOD, Viscount. The Shadows of the Gallows.
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1951 
First Edition. Original buff boards, faded pink writing to spine. Board extremities bumped and rubbed, boards stained. Fore-edges grubby and stained. WH Smith Library stamps to front pastedown, with offsetting to front free end paper o/w a fresh copy. Good only. 36605 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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515 THOMAS, Donald, edited by. Treason and Libel. The Public Conscience. State Trials. In Two Volumes.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London. 1972 
First Edition in two volumes. DW. Volume I: 236pp. Volume II: 247pp. Light foxing to endpapers, bookplates to rear pastedown o/w an attractive set in slightly sunned wrappers. VG+/VG+. 53635 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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516 THOMPSON, George N. The Psychopathic Delinquent And Criminal.
Charles C. Thomas, Illinois. 1953 
Original grey boards, black to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Extremities bumped. End papers stained but o/w contents sound. VG-. 39638 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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517 THOMSON, Sir Basil. (THOMPSON) The Story of Scotland Yard.
Grayson & Grayson, Ltd., London. 1935 
Second Impression. No DW. Black cloth, gilt. Illustrated. Boards very lightly soiled, extremities rubbed and slightly worn. Inner hinge cracked, pages age browned but contents sound, no ownership inscriptions present. VG. 69333 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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518 THORWALD, Jurgen. The Marks of Cain. with 60 illustrations.
Thames & Hudson, London. 1965 
First Edition. DW. 239pp. Illustrated. Nice copy in price clipped and shelf worn wrapper. VG/VG-. 50872 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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519 TILLINGER, Eugene. (Edited by). The Warren Report about President Kennedy's Assassination.
1964 
Natlus Publications, New York. 1964. First Edition. Paperback magazine. 98pp. Illustrated. Covers are worn, chipped and creased and lack small portions from corners of rear cover. Ownership signature to introduction page o/w a good copy of a Scarce item. 82220 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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520 TOPLIN, Robert Brent. Unchallenged Violence. An American Ordeal.
Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut. 1976 
Second printing. Hardback. DW. 332pp. Ex-library, but clean with only "WITHDRAWN" stamps to endpapers, remains of labels to pastedowns, and one small label to rear endpaper. Pages age browned. Wrapper slightly worn, remains of library label to tail of spine o/w VG/VG. 59242 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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