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Project Octavo

By: Clifford Irving and Richard Suskind

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008113

ISBN: 0-85031-122-5

Condition: Good


Story of the Howard Hughes hoax: Clifford Irving and his friend Richard Suskind hatched a plot to write a fake autobiography of the billionaire recluse. The plan nearly succeeded until Howard Hughes denied the book's authenticity. Made into a film starring Richard Gere. 378pp. Slight edgewear and some marking to edges. Dedication to ffep signed 'Richard'. DJ price-clipped and creased. View more info

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Murder Not Proven?

By: Jack House

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 007245

ISBN: 0140117555

Condition: Very Good


Penguin True Crime series. Reconstructioins of four notorious Scottish murder cases and examination of the prime suspects. Published on the centenary of the famous Arran Goatfell murder. 190pp, illustrated with black and white photographs. Minor marking and creasing to cover and slight sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Crime Inc - The Story of Organized Crime

By: Martin Short

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008176

ISBN: 0-423-01040-9

Condition: Good


History of organized crime in the USA, based on the Thames Television series and the result of three years' research. 354pp, illustrated with 24 black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Edges tanned, spine slanted, some bumping to spine and small white mark to front board, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight shelfwear, otherwise good. View more info

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The Sett

By: Ranulph Fiennes

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007250

ISBN: 0434002674

Condition: Good


Investigation of the harrowing true story of Alex Goodman, as told to Ranulph Fiennes. 502pp, illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Maps to endpapers. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to corners, edges tanned and binding a little slack, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has edgewear and small nicks to head and base of spine, otherwise good. View more info