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The Killing of the Red Fox: An Investigation into the Appin Murder.

By: Carney, Seamus.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lochar Publishing, 1989. 0948403152: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 530

ISBN: 0948403152

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp xii, 194. with b&w illustrations, With list of illustrations, preface, bibliography. In 1952, the bicentenary of the Appin Murder, Seamus Carney met Lt. Gen. Sir William MacArthur whilst on holiday in Donegal. The distinguished soldier and physician held him spellbound with his story of Scotland's infamous unsolved crime - the assassination of Colin Campbell of Glenure whom Robert Louis Stevenson named The Red Fox. The author presents a superb study of the events and the courtroom battle for t... View more info

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Scoring: An Expert's Guide (Signed by author)

By: Frank McAvennie, Reg McKay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Canongate Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003383

ISBN: 1841954284

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, colour illustrations. Signed by Author. Frank McAvennie knows all about scoring - goals, women, drugs. He's an expert. A cult figure on the streets of Glasgow and London, the original and lasting lads' hero footballer, McAvennie's life is peppered with sporting highs, beautiful women, outrageous acts, the company of stars, court appearances and imprisonment for drug dealing. This book is not just about sports, crime, drugs, sex or kiss and tell - it is all that and more. This is Frank McAvennie's story - and of th... View more info

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Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer.

By: Holder, Geoff.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2010. 9780752456034: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 641

ISBN: 0752456032

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine, First Edition, Pp 128, b&w illustrations, Bibliography, Index, Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland, as criminals, gravediggers, and middle-class medical students alike stole newly-buried corpses for the anatomy schools. Only after the trials of the infamous murderers Burke and Hare did the grisly trade end-murderers whose dissected skeletons are pictured in this book. From burial grounds in the heart of Glasgow and Edinburgh to quiet country graveyards in the Scottish Borders and Aberdeenshire, this book takes you to every cemetery ever ra... View more info

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Auld Stirling Punishments.

By: Kinnaird, David.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2011.: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2730

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp127, with bibliography. From the murder of James I and the brutal torture of his betrayers to the beheading of Radical Weavers Baird and Hardie, the history of crime and punishment in Stirling s Royal Burgh has reflected the passions and prejudices of the Scottish nation. Here are shocking tales of the brutal and the bloody, the sad and the seditious, of the thieves, traitors, murderers and martyrs who shaped the destiny of those who dwell upon the Castle Rock. Richly illustrated, and filled with victims and villains, nobles, executioners and tortu... View more info

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Murder in the Glen.

By: MacInnes, Hamish.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Glencoe Productions Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007601

ISBN: 0951438018

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition. With pp250, Set in the West Highlands of Scotland. A Tale of death and rescue on the Scottish mountains. View more info

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Attempted Murder: A Pictish Perspective on the 1707 Treaty of Union.

By: Robbie the Pict.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Scottish Exchequer Press: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003598

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, slight edgewear and a small bump to head of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Limited edition, No. 555/1000, Signed by Author. SCARCE TITLE. S32. View more info

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Life of Seigneur Davie (Rizzio)

By: Steuart, A. Francis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sands & Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005115

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some shelf wear and creasing to front board, some foxing on the end pages, otherwise in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. With appendix and index. The life of Seigneur David Riccio. David Rizzio, sometimes written as David Riccio or David Rizzo (c. 1533 - 9 March 1566), was an Italian courtier, born close to Turin, a descendant of an ancient and noble family still living in Piedmont, the Riccio Counts di San Paolo e Solbrito, who rose to become the private secretary of Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary's husband, Lord Darnley, is said to have been jealous of their friendship, beca... View more info

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Scots Black Kalendar: Scottish Crime and Punishment.

By: Tod, Thomas M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lang Syne Publishers Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 006464

ISBN: 0946264937

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With pp152 and index. Scottish Crime and Punishment: Scots Black Murder Kalendar - 100 years of murder and execution. View more info