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A HISTORY OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

By: Laurence, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1960

Order Number: 17718

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit darkened and with one open tear ; Not a discussion of the pros and cons of the death penalty, rather a history of how the state did away with miscreants ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

A HISTORY OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

By: Laurence, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Citadel Press: 1960

Order Number: 6011

Condition: Very Good+


Slight rubbing to extremities; Not a discussion of the pros and cons of the death penalty, rather a history of how the state did away with miscreants ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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THE RECORD The Trial of Adolf Eichmann

By: Lord Russell Of Liverpool

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15242

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Corners bumped ; The details of the trial of Eichmann for crimes against humanity; 8vo; 351,ix pages View more info

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THE AMAZING CRIME AND TRIAL OF LEOPOLD AND LOEB

By: McKernan, Maureen

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17991

Condition: Very Good+


Appears unread. Former owner's name on first page. Small crease to front board; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 300 pages View more info

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BEYOND THE LAW The Religious and Ethical Meaning of the Lawyer's Vocation

By: Pike, James A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16585

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ faded a bit with coffee cup ring to front, faintly visible to front board; wear and chipping as well; Author Pike was an attorney who became a bishop and here he writes of the ethical role of the lawyer, if such there be; 8vo; 102 pages View more info

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THE EXPRESSMAN AND THE DETECTIVE

By: Pinkerton, Allan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, W. B. Keen, Cooke & Co.: 1875

Order Number: 7125

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing and a few minute tears to spine heels. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Green cloth boards with decoration in gilt and black. Pictorial gilt decoration of an eye, undertitled "We never sleep" in gilt letterings. Rare! Describes the profession of the detective. Numerous beautiful tissue guarded b&w illustrations ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 278 pages View more info

Image for SWANN'S WAY The School Busing Case and the Supreme Court

SWANN'S WAY The School Busing Case and the Supreme Court

By: Schwartz, Bernard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17753

ISBN: 0195038886

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo; 245 pages View more info

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THE CRIME OF IMPRISONMENT

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1946

Order Number: 15944

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with small tears & slight dampstaining to DJ. Spine ends frayed. Endpapers browned ; Noted playwright Shaw examines some long-held beliefs in the field of penology and comes to some startling conclusions; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 125 pages View more info

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SING SING DOCTOR

By: Squire, Amos O.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15235

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows significant open tears and chipping. Last few pages show irregular tears, as if chewed; SIGNED to front free endpaper by author, who was chief physician at Sing Sing prison; 8vo; 296 pages View more info

Image for A MIND OF ONE PIECE Brandeis and American Reform

A MIND OF ONE PIECE Brandeis and American Reform

By: Urofsky, Melvin I.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15680

ISBN: 0684123681

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and one small closed tear to DJ; Attorney and Supreme Court Justice Brandeis was a fierce advocate of reform in the justice system and in relations between business and government as well as a Jewish state; 8vo; 210 pages View more info

TEN THOUSAND A YEAR

By: Warren, Samuel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Carey & Hart: 1841

Order Number: 6012

Condition: Very Good-


Rubbing to extremities. Hinges broken. Ageing and foxing throughout, befitting the book's age. Evidence of cloth tape reinforcement attempt ; Author Warren is best known for this novel of the legal profession. If nothing else, Tittlebat Titmouse should be in the Hall of Fame of character names ; 8vo; 547 pages View more info

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ATTORNEY FOR THE DAMNED

By: Weinberg, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17538

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with chips and dampstains. ; 8vo; 552 pages View more info

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CLARENCE DARROW A Sentimental Rebel

By: Weinberg, Arthur & Lila

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1980

Order Number: 17716

ISBN: 0399119361

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Biography of the noted attorney. SIGNED "Arthur + Lila Weinberg" on front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 462 pages View more info

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THE SUPER COPS The True Story of the Cops Called Batman and Robin

By: Whittemore, L. H.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975

Order Number: 5538

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Shelf wear to DJ, particularly to extremities. Marks from paper clips and occasional notes in text ; The story of NYPD's Greenberg and Hantz, called 'Batman and Robin' for their technique of swinging on ropes from rooftops to make busts. SIGNED by both, as well and Author Whittemore. Made into an acclaimed film by director Gordon Parks, whose production notes grace a couple of pages. Obtained directly from Parks. Absolutely a one of a kind item. B&W photos on rear of DJ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 359 pages View more info

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FRIENDSHIP AND FRATRICIDE An Analysis of Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss

By: Zeligs, Meyer A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5534

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears to DJ, which is inexpertly tape repaired ; INSCRIBED by Hiss, For Sam with best wishes Alger Hiss Oct 1 1985. This 'analysis' undertaken by practicing psychiatrist and author Zeligs of Hiss and Chambers is psychological in nature, examining the lives of the two adversaries. Hiss was accused by Chambers of being a Communist spy. Even freshman congressman Richard Nixon got into the act ; Large 8vo; 476 pages View more info