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True stories

Paperback. Two spectacular dead bodies-Elizabeth Short, known as the Black Dahlia, found dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947, and Marilyn Monroe, found dead in her home in August 1962-bookend this new history of Hollywood's postwar transition. Num Pages: 248 pages, 41 b/w. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; 3JJP; APF; BTC; HBJK; HBLW3; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Edition Unstated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520284326
ISBN
9780520284326
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.34

Paperback. Num Pages: 140 pages, 11 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: BGA; BT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 19. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
140
Condition
New
SKU
V9781574091946
ISBN
9781574091946
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 15.88

paperback. Num Pages: 508 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFM; 3JH; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 816.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The Maryland Center for History and Culture United States
Number of pages
508
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780938420941
ISBN
9780938420941
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.47

Paperback. Gathers together the stories of criminals hanged at York from the middle of the eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century when Leeds superseded York as the place where capital punishment was carried out. This book is illustrated with photographs, news cuttings and engravings. Num Pages: 128 pages, 40 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 175 x 9. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
111
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950428
ISBN
9780750950428
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. Steve Fielding's highly readable new book features each of the twenty-nine cases in one volume for the first time and is fully illustrated with photographs, news cuttings, rare documents and drawings. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 173 x 8. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457079
ISBN
9780752457079
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. Over the years the high walls of London's Pentonville Prison have contained some of the most infamous criminals. . Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 174 x 9. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949507
ISBN
9780750949507
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. Tells the story of those who ended up on the end of the hangman's rope at Norwich Castle Prison, Norwich City Prison on Earlham Road and the later Victorian Norwich Prison on Knox Road. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAN; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 178 x 13. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752458656
ISBN
9780752458656
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 21.26

Paperback. For years, the high walls of Manchester's Strangeways Prison have contained some of England's infamous criminals. This title features the cases of the criminals such as: Dr Buck Ruxton, who butchered his wife and maid; John Jackson, who escaped from Strangeways after murdering a prison warder; and, Chung Yi Miao, who strangled his wife to death. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 10. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950527
ISBN
9780750950527
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 21.26

Paperback. Over the years the high walls of Liverpool's Walton Gaol have contained some of the infamous criminals from the north of England. Fully illustrated with photographs, cuttings and engravings, this title is suitable for anyone interested in the darker side of both Liverpool and the north of England's history. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 171 x 9. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
146
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947510
ISBN
9780750947510
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. A book that gathers together the stories of 120 criminals hanged at both Lincoln Castle Prison and HMP Lincoln on Greetwell Road between 1203 and 1961. It features condemned that range from coiners and forgers, to thieves, highwamen and poisoners. Num Pages: 112 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951104
ISBN
9780750951104
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.22

Paperback. For years, the high walls of Leeds' Armley Gaol have contained many infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s Armley was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all parts of Yorkshire and the east coast. This title is suitable for those who are interested in the shadier side of Yorkshire's history. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950930
ISBN
9780750950930
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.22

Paperback. This book gathers together the stories of the 121 prisoners who were executed at Gloucester between 1792, when the first prisoner was hanged on the roof over the entrance gate of the newly-built prison, and 1939, when the last convict was executed within the prison's walls. Num Pages: 160 pages, 80 b&w. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 12. Weight in Grams: 564.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752458182
ISBN
9780752458182
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 21.26

Paperback. For decades the walls of Durham Gaol have contained some of the country's most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east. A total of 76 people took the short walk to the gallows here. This book features each of the 76 cases. Num Pages: 128 pages, 50 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYD; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 174 x 3. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
07th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947503
ISBN
9780750947503
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.22

Paperback. Seventeen men, who paid for their crimes on the gallows, have been buried at Crumlin Road Gaol between 1854 and 1961. This is the story of execution in Belfast and of the men who were prepared to take a life; of the men, women and children who were their victims; and the hangmen. Often sad and gruesome, but fascinating true crime stories. Num Pages: 160 pages, Photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKN; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 232 x 12. Weight in Grams: 554.
Publisher
Colourpoint Creative Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
9781780730493
ISBN
9781780730493
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 7.00

Paperback. Features each of the forty cases. This volume is illustrated with photographs, documents, news cuttings and engravings. It is of interest to everyone interested in the shadier side of the region's history. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 11. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752452609
ISBN
9780752452609
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.09

Paperback. Life in the historic county of Hampshire has not always been peaceful, for it has experienced numerous murders, some of which are little known outside the county borders, others that have shocked the nation. This book is suitable for those who are interested in the shady side of Hampshire's history. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 180 x 12. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951067
ISBN
9780750951067
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.22

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages, ILLUSTRATED. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Hachette Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780316341431
ISBN
9780316341431
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 20.01

Paperback. A collection of true-life crime tales that includes the case of a husband who boasted that he had played "Jack the Ripper" after slitting his wife's throat, and a mother who murdered her two children and a man who was bludgeoned to death in a newspaper office. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 158 x 6. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479491
ISBN
9780752479491
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.20

Paperback. Irish Travellers have never enjoyed a higher profile, at home and abroad, for good reasons and bad. This book delves into the heart of Traveller life, focusing on three aspects that have coloured perceptions of Travellers among the wider community: family feuds, bare-knuckle fights and trading. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC; JFSL1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 18. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848271692
ISBN
9781848271692
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008217600
ISBN
9780008217600
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.77

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