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1 Asbury, Herbert. THE Gangs OF NEW YORK: An Informal History Of The Underworld.
Garden City Publishing Co. [Garden City, NY]. No date. (1927, 1928: Alfred A. Knopf). Hard Cover 
xviii, 400pp. 8vo. Tan cloth with black-lettered spine & an illustration of a gas street lamp. Frontispiece illustration of 'The Five Points in 1829' & 6 other b/w plates on coated paper showing photos of gang leaders & members. Numerous other illustrations throughout the text. Appendix ('Slang Of The Early Gangsters'), bibliography & index. This is an early reprint (1930s) in the publisher's 'Star Book' edition of the original Knopf edition. Covers show spots of wear, a few small spots of stains & light soiling; 3/4' tear in the cloth at the top of the right side of the spine; spine is slightly darkened with a few scattered spots of wear; spine extremes worn - particularly at the top; text block lightly tanned; & a little paste-action on the loose endpapers. No dustjacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Birkenhead, The Earl Of [Frederick Edwin Smith]. Famous Trials OF HISTORY.
Garden City Publishing Co. [Garden City, NY]. No date. (1924: Geo. H. Doran). Hard Cover 
319pp. 8vo. Black cloth with red-lettered spine. spine. Top edge red. Includes the trials of Mary Queen of Scots, Thomas Wentworth, The Man Who Stole the King's Crown, Green et al. for the Murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, Lord Mohun, Spencer Cowper, Captain Kidd, The Wardens of the Fleet, Eugene Aram, Dr. Dodd, Warren Hastings, Deacon Brodie, Lord Cochrane, the Southern Rhodesia Land Case, the Plot to Murder Mr. Lloyd George, the Frauds on the Bank of Liverpool, Fire and Earthquake in Jamaica, Sir Roger Casement, the German Hospital Ship, the 'Veronica' murders, Marconi Scandal, Ethel Le Neve: Crippen's Mistress, & Ogden's Guinea Gold. Faint rubs on front cover, light spotting on back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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3 Hahn, Jon K. & Harold C. McKenney. LEGALLY SANE.
Henry Regnery [Chicago]. No date. (1972). Hard Cover 
No additional printing listed. 245pp. 8vo. Red vinyl with black-lettered spine. Former owner's signature in ink on front free & pastedown endpapers o/w Fine (no defects) / DJ (Price sticker scar in the lower right corner of the front panel has been covered with red ink, 21/2 tear along the lower edge of the back flap o/w Very Good (signs of careful use with no significant defects) in a mylar jacket). 
Price: 450.00 USD
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4 Hoffman, Paul & Ira Pecznick. TO DROP A DIME: The Mafia Hit Man's Uncensored Story.
G. P. Putnam's Sons [New York]. 1976. (1976). 0399117695 / 9780399117695 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition, 1st printing. 320pp. 8vo. Light green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 8 b/w photo plates. 1/16' band of fading at the top of spine o/w Fine, i.e. no defects/ DJ (1' edge tear along left side of the spine at the bottom & 3/4' edge tear in the upper left corner of the front panel - both repaired on the back of the jacket with cellotape; crease across the bottom of the back panel; spine extremes worn o/w Very Good+, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects). SEE SCAN. ISBN 0399117695. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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