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  • SECRET ISAAC. by Charyn, Jerome.
    Charyn, Jerome.
    SECRET ISAAC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1978) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Isaac Sidel (know to his detractors as "Isaac the Pure" ) was a cop - the toughest, hardest and most incorruptible in the business, and he ruled the meanest kingdom of the city, the Lower East Side." INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-87795-1969.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (corners slightly bumped, some toning to the cream background of the dj)

    Book ID: 67323
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  • MARILYN THE WILD. by Charyn, Jerome.
    Charyn, Jerome.
    MARILYN THE WILD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1976) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Isaac Sidel (know to his detractors as "Isaac the Pure" ) was a cop - the toughest, hardest and most incorruptible in the business, and he ruled the meanest kingdom of the city, the Lower East Side." The only one he couldn't handle was his daughter, Marilyn. INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-87795-1292.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (price-clipped, a small nick at the top of the spine)

    Book ID: 64701
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  • STRESS. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    STRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in his Detroit series, set in Motown in the early 1970s when it has earned the reputation of the Murder Capitol of America - a city where a police crackdown squad (STRESS) had been formed, but the result was more dead young Black men, and a Black community outraged and aggrieved. Although set 50 years ago, the problems this deals with are still occuring today. In his afterword Estleman notes that one of Coleman Young's - the city's first Black mayor - first acts was to disband STRESS and the following year the murder rate declined for the first time in 13 years. SIGNED and dated on the title page. ISBN: 0-892965533.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80141
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  • LONDON AFTER DARK. by Fabian, Robert.
    Fabian, Robert.
    LONDON AFTER DARK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: British Book Centre, (1954) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An intimate record of night life in London, and a selection of crime stories from the case book of Ex-Superintendent Robert Fabian." An interesting book, although when he talks about the horrors of young girls become addicted to marijuana after smoking one cigarette, he loses a bit of credibility... Illustrated with photographs. 237 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate, overall light edgewear and rubbing to the dj)

    Book ID: 59021
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  • LONDON AFTER DARK. by Fabian, Robert.
    Fabian, Robert.
    LONDON AFTER DARK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: British Book Centre, (1954) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An intimate record of night life in London, and a selection of crime stories from the case book of Ex-Superintendent Robert Fabian." An interesting book, although when he talks about the horrors of young girls become addicted to marijuana after smoking one cigarette, he loses a bit of credibility... Illustrated with photographs. 237 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (light edgewear and rubbing to the dj)

    Book ID: 59022
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  • THE FALLING MAN by Forma, Warren
    Forma, Warren
    THE FALLING MAN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crowell, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusual short novel - the story of Frank Cleary, an Irish policeman shot down in Harlem, who, as he is falling to the ground, relives not only his experiences in Harlem, but his roots in Ireland and the civil strife of the 20s. 99 pp,. ISBN: 0-690-000898.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (a bit of toning and rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 8392
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  • MISSION FLATS. by Landay, William.
    Landay, William.
    MISSION FLATS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, (2003). First edition - The author's first novel, set in Boston, a story of the gritty underworld of cops and criminals. Stephen White called it "a harrowing memorable debut." 369 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67007
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  • START SHOOTING. by Newton, Charlie.
    Newton, Charlie.
    START SHOOTING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (and the first to be published in hardcover), a gritty thriller set in a very corrupt Chicago. 305 pp. ISBN: 978-0385534697.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (tear to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 65348
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