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The Four False Weapons

By: Carr, John Dickson (1906-1977)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Tom Stacey: 1973

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019360

Condition: Very Good


Top corners bumped. Text is bright in solid binding. Top line on copyright page inked out. Originally published in the U. S. by Harper in 1937. PUblished in England by H. Hamilton in 1938. Features French criminologist Henri Bencolin & Jeff Marles. Set in Paris. View more info

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lFarewll, My Lovely

By: Chandler, Raymond.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019329

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards. Binding tight & square. Text toned as is usual with this publisher. Rubbing to extremities. Jacket bright with photos from the film on front & rear panels. Front flap clipped at top corner. Edge worn with 1/2" chip at head of spine. This is a movie tie-in for the 1944 film-noir classic "Murder My Sweet" starring Dick Powell, Claire Trevor & Mike Mazurki. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. (The 1st film version of Farewell, My Lovely). View more info

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Evil Angels Among Them

By: Charles, Kate ( pseudonym of Carol A Chase)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1996

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019461

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny dot of soil to book fore edge. Book is square & tight. Appears to be unread. The author's 5th mystery novel to feature amateur sleuth Lucy Kingsley and solicitor David Midddleton-Brown. Set in a small Norfolk village, terrifying phone calls are attacking the local rector's young bride. View more info

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Four Faultless Felons

By: Chesterton, G(ilbert) K(eith) (1874-1936)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1930

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019610

Condition: Good


Bright boards front & rear. Sunning & foxing to spine. Brown top edges. Crack at half title page. Binding holding. Bookseller stamp at top corner of front free endpaper. Former owner's name, town & date (11/29/35) on title page. Text clean & illustrated endpapers. Four mystery short stories with prologue. "The Moderate Murderer," The Honest Quack," The Ecstatic Thief," & "The Loyal Traitor." View more info

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Endless Night

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Co.: 1967

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019636

Condition: Very Good


Text bright in solid binding. Stain to top of front cover. Jacket price clipped with 1" chip to head of spine & edge wear. A non-series novel. A newly-wed couple are threatened after building their dream home on the cursed Gypsy's Acre. Basis for the 1972 film directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Hayley Mills, & George Sanders. View more info

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I'll Be Seeing You

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019423

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Small address stamp on both endpapers. Tiny chip at head of spine. A television news reporter makes a startling discovery while covering the emergency room in a large metropolitan hospital. View more info

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The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel

By: Clark, Mary Higgins & Alafair Burke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 2014

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019654

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square & tight. Tiny initials in top corner of front free endpaper. The two author's first collaboration. Featuring characters from Clark's bestseller "I've Got You Under My Skin." Laurie Moran, creator of the true crime drama television show, investigates the murder of a beautiful UCLA student and asks why was she missing on of her shoes when she was killed. View more info

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Death of a Writer

By: Collins, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2006

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019603

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket corners & rubbing to rear cover. A one time literary prodigy is now a depressed college professor. His unsuccessful suicide leaves him in a barely conscious state. A novel is found in his basement describing a local child murder. Blend of suspense & psychological complexity & yes even humor. View more info

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Body of Evidence

By: Cornwell, Patricia D(aniels).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019439

Condition: Very Good


Light curl to wrapper tips. Solid unread copy of the Advance, Uncorrected Reading Copy of the 2nd Dr. Kay Scarpetta novel. The Chief Medical Examiner becomes involved in the case of a stalker turned murderer? View more info

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The Frightened Fiancee

By: Coxe, George Harmon (1901-1984)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019616

Condition: Very Good


Book bound in orange patterned paper-wrapped boards. Rubbing to extremities with small tear to bottom of fore edge. Text clean in solid binding. Jacket worn with large chip to bottom of spine. Front flap loose. Wear to all edges. The author's first mystery to feature Sam Crombie. A bride to be looses two prospective husbands to death. Now the third is slumped in a chair with a bullet hole in his chest. View more info

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The Habit of Fear

By: Davis, Dorothy Salisbury

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 17678


278 pp. 8vo. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Dorothy Salisbury Davis was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. This is her 4th novel featuring newspaper columnist & part time sleuth Julie Hayes. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new Hardcover in red quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. View more info

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Funeral in Berlin

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019627

Condition: Near Fine


Books is square, tight & clean. Red top edge & endpapers. Very light bump to head of spine. Jacket price clipped with small chips to edges. Deighton's 3rd novel to feature the nameless British agent known from the films as Harry Palmer. "a spellbinding tale of a nightmare world in which the double and triple cross are common practice." Considered one of the author's best. View more info

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A Long Finish

By: Dibdin, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Canadian Edition..

Seller ID: 019552

Condition: Fine


Nice copy. Light bumping to jacket extremities. An Italian Criminalpol officer Aurelio Zen novel. Back in Rome, Zen is asked by a famous film director to arrange the release of the scion of a great wine-growing family jailed ror the murder of his own father. View more info

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Walking Dead

By: Dickinson, Peter (Malcolm de Brissac) (1927-2015)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books.: 1977

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019622

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight & text clean. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name & date (3/21/78) on front free endpaper. Jacket rubbing to extremities. No tears or chips. Set in a corrupt & backward Caribbean state, Dr. David Foxe trains rats to run through mazes. Foxe is running through his own maze leading him to a a psychotic prime minister, political prisoners attempting to escape by magical means & the crazy mother of the president. View more info

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Saratoga Backtalk

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019369

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the author on the title page. Dobyns' 8th Charlie Bradshaw mystery. Charlie is on jury duty. His sidekick, Victor Plotz investigates the death of a wealthy horse owner who was kicked to death by a horse. Luckily Charlie comes to clear up things up. View more info

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Good Morning, Irene

By: Douglas, Carole Nelson

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, A TOR Book / A Tom Doherty Associates Book.: 1991

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019596

Condition: Near Fine


Light soil to top edge near spine. Otherwise fine in square, tight & clean boards. The author's 2nd Irene Adler novel. Set in 1890s Paris, Irene meets Sarah Bernhardt, investigates the drowning of a tattooed sailor, and, of course, Sherlock Holmes plays a role. View more info

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1950

Edition: Heritage Club Edition

Seller ID: 019559

Condition: Near Fine


A Definitive text, corrected and edited by Edgar W Smith, with an introduction by Vincent Starrett, and illustrated with a selective collation of the original illustrations by Frederic Dorr steele, Sidney Paget and others. In one volume: A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of the Four; The 12 adventures originally published as "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" and the twelve adventures originally published as "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes." Black quarter clo... View more info

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Family Affair

By: Eberhart, Mignon G (1899-1996)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House.: 1981

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019257

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket price clipped with two small closed tears on top edge. Set in New York City. An idyllic family is shocked by the murder of a mean & petty stepson. By the winner of the 1971 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award. View more info

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Hasty Wedding

By: Eberhart, Mignon G (1899-1996)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Triaangle Books: 1943

Edition: Reprint..

Seller ID: 019326

Condition: Good


Book binding is square & tight. Edges worn to board extremities. Former owner's name whited out. Text clean with toning usual for this publisher. Jacket edge worn. Cover art bright. By the winner of the 1971 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award. On the eve of her wedding, a Chicago heiress is called by her ex-lover who pleads for her to change her mind. The next morning he is dead. Basis for th 1945 film "Three's a Crowd." View more info

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The Valentine Estate

By: Ellin, Stanley

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019466

Condition: Near Fine


Book plate on front free endpaper. Slight spine lean. Binding solid & text clean. Red top edge. Light rubbing to jacket edges. Price intact on top of front flap. A dead-broke former Wimbledon tennis champion is now working in a tennis shop in Miami. A timid Boston girl offers him $50,000 to marry her. And then things get interesting! Vintage Ellin. View more info