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Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and The Cenci

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

The Atrocities of the Pirates

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Aaron Smith


In 1822, Aaron Smith, a young English seaman, was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England.…

Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

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Fanny Kelly


"Narrative of my captivity among the Sioux Indians: with a brief account of General Sully's Indian expedition in 1864, bearing upon eve…

Remarkable Rogues: The Careers of Some Notable Criminals of Europe and America

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Charles Kingston


The title and subtitle pretty much say it all. Twenty biographical sketches of people you would not want your son or daughter to marry. (Sum…

The Right Way to Do Wrong

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Harry Houdini


Harry Houdini, master illusionist and contortionist, unmasks the various ways that criminals take advantage of their victims. (Summary by Le…

Chronicles of crime and criminals No.1

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Unknown


Published by Beaver Publishing Company, Toronto, and subtitled "Full and authentic account of the murder by Henry Wainwright of his mis…

Interessante Kriminal-Prozesse, Teil 1

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Hugo Friedländer


Nach vierzigjähriger Tätigkeit als Gerichtsreporter veröffentlichte Hugo Friedländer zwischen 1910 und 1921 seine zw&oum…

The Autobiography of a Thief

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Hutchins Hapgood


I met the ex-pickpocket and burglar whose autobiography follows soon after his release from a third term in the penitentiary. For several we…

The Chronicles of Crime Vol 1

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Camden Pelham


This catalogue of human weakness and at times downright atrocity has been brought together by Camden Pelham, a barrister-at-law of the Inner…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 2: The Massacres of the South

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

The Pirates Own Book

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Charles Ellms


Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers.

Survivors' Tales of Famous Crimes

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Walter Wood


In this anthology of true crime tales, editor Walter Wood interviews those who were touched by the crimes recounted, sometimes as an acquain…

Practical Instruction for Detectives

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Emmerson W. Manning


Having been connected for many years with two of the largest and most successful private detective agencies in this country, both as an oper…

True Stories of Crime from the District Attorney’s Office

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Arthur Cheney Train


Former New York DA Arthur Train tells true crime stories from his time in office. - Summary by Colleen McMahon

A Voyage to the South Sea

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William Bligh


A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in Hi…

The General History of the Pyrates

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Captain Charles Johnson


A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book containing biographies of contemporary pirates. …

God Goes to Murderer's Row

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Rev. M. Raymond


The Hound of Heaven stalks the death house in pursuit of the soul of a modern Dismas in this true story of a doomed criminal who found God i…

The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty: Its …

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Sir John Barrow


The mutiny on the Bounty occurred aboard a British Royal Navy ship on 28 April 1789. The mutiny was led by Fletcher Christian against the co…

Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nu…

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International Military Tribunal


Recognizing the importance of establishing for history an authentic text of the Trial of major German WWII war criminals, the International …

The Most Extraordinary Trial of William Palmer

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Anonymous


John Parsons Cook was a 28 year old bachelor, from a good family but not in robust health. He studied to become a lawyer, but instead of fol…

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