Softcover. Phoenix, AZ, UCS Press, 1st, 1988, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 221 pages. Four black-and-white illustrations. Some edge wear on covers, with a few corners slightly bent. Small closed tear on rear cover. Light wear along spine. A few pages with tiny stains along fore edge. Top corner of pages lightly creased throughout. Good, unmarked copy.
Hardcover. New York, Simon and Schuster, 2nd Pr., 1959, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 245 pages, in a lightly worn dust jacket, price-clipped. Old price sticker on front fly leaf otherwise clean.
Softcover. West Lafayette, Ind., Purdue University Press, 1st, January 1, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 226 pages. Light foxing to front cover and top edge. Previous owner's signature on half-title page. Else very good.
Hardcover. Camden, Maine, Down East Books, 1st, 2000, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 260 pages, bright, unclipped dust jacket. When Amy Cave was reported missing and later discovered murdered, it was difficult for the police and reporters to keep their emotional distance. The controversial sexuality of the killer and the tragic nature of the story made that impossible. Once the headlines had faded and the legal proceedings were ended, local reporter Pat Flagg delved further into the background and the aftermath of the high-profile case. In this book she revisits the investigation, arrest, and trial in fascinating detail. SIGNED BY FLAGG on half-title page. Small ink notation on front fly leaf otherwise clean.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, By Author, 1st, 1878, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 431 pages, b&w illustrations. Red cloth with embossed titles to front and spine. Light wear to edges and spine, top edge age-stained, else a very nice, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, HarperCollins, 1st, April 8, 2003, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 399 pages. Light edge wear to dust jacket; small stain on rear cover. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light soiling to edges. Else very good.
Hardcover. New York, W. W. Norton & Company, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 256 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very clean, unmarked copy with some minor edgewear. Otherwise a tight copy. Black and white photographs throughout.
Hardcover. Toronto ; New York, Methuen, 1st, 1978, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 242 pages, b&w photos. Dust jacket price clipped with light wear to edges and spine, else a very neat, tight copy in clear brodart sleeve.
Hardcover. Oxford UK, Oxford University , 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 421 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Compelling account of murderous chemical elements. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. Slight stain to fore edge text block edge, barely perceptible. Unmarked. Bright and clean; a tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Dodd Mead, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 240 pages, b&w photos. Top edge cosmetic stain. Light wear and rubbing to pictorial dust jacket, else a very neat, tight copy in clear mylar cover.
Hardcover. Boston, Little Brown , 4th pr., 1937, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 454 pages, black cloth covers stamped with red lettering. The author questions the old saw 'crime doesn't pay', examining, among other topics, the rackets, crime syndicates, sex perversion and crime, shysters, quacks, and narcotics. Previous owner's signature on front fly leaf, otherwise clean. No dust jacket.
Hardcover. New York, Macmillan , 1st, 1962, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 285 pages. Hardcover. Lurid tales from the career of a famous private insurance investigator. Unmarked, with dust jacket. DJ in a clear plastic cover. Clean, tight copy.