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1 A-No.1 (a.k.a. Leon Ray Livingston) FROM COAST TO COAST WITH JACK LONDON.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS A-NO.1 PUBLISHING CO. 1917 First Edition. Trade Paperback Good 
A trade paperback original. About good in pictorial printed wrappers. (Some strips of chipping at spine. Covers clean, but for a couple faint soil spots) Early self-published hobo account of trans-continental roving with Jack London. Partial source for the 1973 Lee Marvin film "The Emperor of the North Pole." Uncommon. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 Altman, Jack & Ziporyn, Marvin. BORN TO RAISE HELL. THE UNTOLD STORY OF RICHARD SPECK.
NY GROVE PRESS. 1967 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
REVIEW COPY. (Publisher's printed review slip laid-in) Fine in a Nf. dj. (Couple of edge tears. Hint of creasing at edges of dj.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Andrews, George & Vinkenoog, Simon. (Eds.) THE BOOK OF GRASS. AN ANTHOLOGY OF INDIAN HEMP.
NY GROVE PRESS. 1967 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Near fine in a near fine dj. (Faint spot of soiling at head of 6 pages in text, otherwise very close to fine in dj.) Features a generous selection of writings both historical, scientific and literary. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Anonymous. I, MOBSTER.
GOLD MEDAL. NY 1951 1951 1st Edition Soft Cover Near fine 
First Edition. A paperback original. Near fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (Ink stamp numbers on front endpaper. Crease at upper righthand corner of front cover. Paper darkening) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Anonymous. (Widely Held to be Written By Jonathan Gash) STREETWALKER.
NY VIKING. 1960 First American Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
About fine in a Nf. dj. (Light shelfwear with a few short edge nicks & creasing at spine ends on dj. Couple small edge tears in dj.) Long thought to be mystery writer Jonathan Gash's FIRST book, though he chooses to deny it. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Asbury, Herbert. THE GANGS OF NEW YORK.
NY AVON. 1950 First Edition. Near fine 
First Paperback Edition. Avon #263 Reprint which is specially revised by the author with a new introduction. Near fine in mass market-size paperback wrappers, with terrific lurid cover art. (Paper in text mildly age toned. Couple of exceedingly tiny nicks at edge of spine) A superb copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Bartlett, Allison Hoover. THE MAN WHO LOVED BOOKS TOO MUCH: THE TRUE STORY OF A THIEF, A DETECTIVE, AND A WORLD OF LITERARY OBSESSION.
NY RIVERHEAD BOOKS. 2009 Reprint. 
9th printing. Fine in a fine dj. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Baumann, Bommi. (Text) Boll, Heinrich & Cohn-Benditt, Daniel. (Statements) TERROR OR LOVE? BOMMI BAUMANN'S OWN STORY OF HIS LIFE AS A WEST GERMAN URBAN GUERRILLA.
NY GROVE PRESS. 1979 First American Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
About fine in a fine dj. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Berendt, John. MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL.
NY RANDOM HOUSE. 1994 First Edition. Fine 
Fine in a Nf. dj. (The orange hue on the titles at spine on dj. have lightly faded) Basis for the Clint Eastwood film adaptation. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Berendt, John. MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL.
NY RANDOM HOUSE. 1994 First Edition. Near fine 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. Near fine in plain blue & white printed wrappers. (Vertical crease along edge of front cover) SIGNED by John Berendt & dated in New Orleans in 1996 on the title page. Author's breakthrough book and the basis for Clint Eastwood's film adaptation. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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11 Blum, Richard & Associates. Sandford, Nevitt. (Foreword) UTOPIATES. THE USE & USERS OF LSD 25.
NY ATHERTON PRESS. 1965 First Edition. Fine 
About fine in a Vg.+ or better dj. (Short edge tears & traces of shelf soiling to dj.) Early study of LSD. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Bowden, Charles. (Foreword) Strong, Arturo Carrillo. (Text) Burekhalter, David. (Photographs) CORRIDO DE COCAINE. INSIDE STORIES OF HARD DRUGS BIG MONEY AND SHORT LIVES.
HARBINGER HOUSE. TUCSON 1990 1990 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in a priceclipped Nf. dj. (A few short edge tears in dj.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Brant, Marley. THE OUTLAW YOUNGERS. A CONFEDERACY BROTHERHOOD.
LANHAM MADISON BOOKS. 1992 First Edition. 
Fine in a fine dj. (Slight discoloration at spine on dj.) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Brooks, William Allan. GIRL GANGS.
NY PADELL. 1952 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
About fine in a Nf. dj. (Very shallow chipping at edges of dj. flaps) Great cover art. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Bugliosi, Vincent & Gentry, Curt. HELTER SKELTER. THE TRUE STORY OF THE MANSON MURDERS.
NY NORTON. 1974 Reprint. 
Seventh printing. Warmly INSCRIBED by Vincent Bugliosi to former California Lt. Governor Mervyn Dymally on the front endpaper. A very good+ or better copy in a Vg. dj. (Light shelfwear to a couple corners. Edge tears to dj.) Significant association. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 Burch, John P. (Editing the Account of Captain Harrison Trow) QUANTRELL AND HIS GUERILLA BAND.
VEGA: JOHN P. BURCH. 1923 1923 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
Fine in red cloth covers in the scarce 'First' issue dj. with $1.00 printed. (Later issues bear the $2.00 printed price) The dj. is remarkably nice, with a couple of interior tape mends ) The first copy we have seen. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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17 Capote, Truman. IN COLD BLOOD.
RANDOM HOUSE. NY 1966 1966 First Edition. Near fine 
ADVANCE READING COPY. Near fine in mauve colored printed wrappers bound-into the finished dj. (Trifle darkened at upper spine due to the aging of the printer's glue. A few trivial spots on wrappers) A printed review slip is laid-in loosely. The author's most famous work. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction and the basis for director Richard Brooks' 1967 film adaptation. (GC) 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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18 Carcaterra, Lorenzo. SLEEPERS.
BALLANTINE. NY 1995 1995 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by Lorenzo Carcaterra on the title page. Fine in a fine dj. Basis for the acclaimed Brad Pitt & Robert DeNiro film. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Cohen, Mickey. (with John Peer Nugent) MICKEY COHEN. IN MY OWN WORDS.
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS PRENTICE-HALL. 1975 First Edition. 
Near fine in a priceclipped, otherwise near fine dj. (Previous owner's embossed stamp on half-title page. Small rubbed area at head of front cover where sticker was removed) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Cohen, Mickey. (with) Nugent, John Peer. MICKEY COHEN: IN MY OWN WORDS.
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS PRENTICE-HALL. 1975 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included Signed by Author(s)
INSCRIBED by Mickey Cohen on the half-title page. Fine in a Nf. dj. (Tiny chip at base of spine. 1"-inch closed tear in seam of dj. flap, and a smaller tear at head of rear panel of dj.) Biography of the notorious Los Angeles mob boss. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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