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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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  • 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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  • THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LINCOLN STEFFINS (Complete in One Volume.) by Steffens, Lincoln (1866-1936).
    Steffens, Lincoln (1866-1936).
    THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LINCOLN STEFFINS (Complete in One Volume.)

    Edition: Fifth printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1931). SIGNED hardcover - Autobiography of one of the most influential journalists and muckrackers of the late 19th and early 20th century. Here are accounts of his early years as a reporter, corrupt police officers, abuse of prisoners, Teddy Roosevelt and the war in Cuba, Bob LaFollette in Wisconsin, the fortune he made speculating on Wall Street and much more. Frontispiece portrait by Edward Weston. Illustrated. SIGNED on front endpaper. Index. 884 pp.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth - corners slightly bumped, usual toning to the pages, some rubbing to the lettering on the spine, but overall a clean, tight and sturdy copy. Uncommon signed. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75616
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