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The White Priory Murders., Dickson, Carter (Pseudonym of John Dickson Carr).
1 Dickson, Carter (Pseudonym of John Dickson Carr). The White Priory Murders.
New York. William Morrow & Co. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards with yellow top edge. Good lacking dust jacket. Spine lean with wear to corners & spine ends. Note by former owner on front free endpaper. Probable circulating library copy with number "2780" written on title page and FFEP & several date stamps on rear free endpaper. Hinges tender. Text clean & binding still tight. 8vo. 305 pp. The second Carr novel written under this pseudonym and the second in the Sir Henry Merrivale series. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Phantom Lady., Irish, William (Cornell Woolrich).
2 Irish, William (Cornell Woolrich). Phantom Lady.
Cleveland & New York World Publishing Co. 1944. Second Printing, March 1944. Hardcover in blue cloth boards. Yellow top edge. Very good in very good dust jacket. Text clean. Binding square & solid. Former owner's name & date (1948) on front free endpaper. Jacket price clipped & lightly rubbed on rear panel. 8vo. 291 pp. This is the first mystery written by Woolrich using the William Irish name. Basis for the well regarded 1944 Robert Siodmak film noir starring Franchot Tone and Ella Raines. (Photos from the movie on jacket rear panel). 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
To the Gallows I Must Go., Matthews, T(homas). S(tanley).
3 Matthews, T(homas). S(tanley). To the Gallows I Must Go.
New York. Knopf. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover in yellow decorated cloth boards. A nice tight and clean copy save for inked initials on front pastedown. Light soil to top board edges. Color xerox dust jacket is bright showing wear & fading to spine of original. 8vo. 145 pp. The author's first novel. Early noir. First person account of a man led to moral decay by a cold-blooded woman. Matthews was the literary editor of Time Magazine at the time this book was published. 
Price: 24.00 USD
 
 
A Morbid Taste For Bones., Peters, Ellis (pseudonym of Edith Pargeter).
4 Peters, Ellis (pseudonym of Edith Pargeter). A Morbid Taste For Bones.
New York. William Morrow & Co. 1978. First American Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & brown paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Book is square & tight with bright text. Chris Yates jacket illustration striking. A very nice copy. 8vo. 192 pp. The first title in the Brother Cadfael series. Cadfael, Prior Robert & several monks are sent to Wales to acquire the bones of Saint Winifred for Shrewsbury Abbey. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
Murder Down Under., Upfield, Arthur W. (1888-1964).
5 Upfield, Arthur W. (1888-1964). Murder Down Under.
Garden City, New York. The Crime Club. Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1943. First Edition. Hardcover in gray cloth boards with red titles on spine & front panel. Circulating Library copy. Circulation sheet on front free endpaper. Jacket was taped to endpapers. Now free but leaving evidence of tape. Rubbing and closed tears to folds. 1/2" tear to lower jacket spine. Tear to bottom corner of rear free endpaper. Boards clean with wear to top front corner. Text block clean with no interior markings. Binding still solid. 8vo. ix, [2], map, 298 pp. Published in Australia by Angus Publishers as "Mr. Jelly's Business" in 1937. This was Upfield's first title published in the U.S. This is author's fourth title featuring Insp. Napoleon Bonaparte. (Hubin). 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
Detective Fiction Weekly. "The Cape Triangular." April 16, 1938., [Woolrich, Cornell].
6 [Woolrich, Cornell]. Detective Fiction Weekly. "The Cape Triangular." April 16, 1938.
New York. Red Star News Co. Perfect bound. A rather fragile copy. Usual toning to pages. Wear to spine ends & cover edges. Magazine. 7" x 10". 128 pp. First appearance of the Woolrich stamp collecting themed mystery novelette. Also contributions by T.T. Flynn, Herbert Koehl, B.B. Fowler, and Dale Clark. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 


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