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The Box With Broken Seals

By: Oppenheim, E(dward) Phillips (1866-1946)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1919

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 12569

Condition: Very Good


Published in England by Hodder the same year as "The Strange Case of Mr. Jocelyn Thew." Very good. No dust jacket. Book is tight. Text is clean with no browning to pages. Small bookstore stamp on front pastedown & former owner's. Frontis by F. Vaux Wilson. View more info

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The Master Mummer

By: Oppenheim, E(dward) Phillips (1866-1946)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1905

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 019258

Condition: Good


Basis for a silent film by Edison in 1915 (scw & dir: Walter Edwin). Soil to boards. Spine lean. Spine crack to front end papers. Former owner's name & date (1908) on front free end paper. Eight full page uncredited illustrations. A fairly early mystery novel by the prolific author. View more info

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A Maker of History

By: Oppenheim, E(dward) Phillips (1866-1946)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1906

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019343

Condition: Good


Crack at page 200. Binding holding & book is square. Text clean. Spine faded. Rubbing to extremities. Frontispiece. One of the author's earlier titles. Set in France. View more info

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Rancho Maria

By: Oster, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019141

Condition: Fine


Book in blue quarter cloth & lighter blue paper-wrapped boards. Tight & square binding. Jacket lightly edge rubbed. No tears or chips. The author's 5th novel & 3rd mystery. Set in a rich southern California community. Three bizarre unnatural deaths turn the town upside down. View more info

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Nowhere Man

By: Oster, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019281

Condition: Fine


Book in blue quarter cloth & yellow paper-wrapped boards. Jacket lightly rubbed. No tears or chips. Oster's 4th mystery novel and the 2nd to feature NPYD Detective Jake Neuman. A punk-pop star is murdered on the eve of her Broadway debut and a solitary runner is gunned down on a deserted SoHo street. View more info

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The Dollmaker's Daughters

By: Padgett, (Mary) Abigail

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019271

Condition: Fine


The author's child abuse investigator Bo Bradley is assigned to the case of "Fianna," a teen age would-be vampire. And where is her twin sister? View more info

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The Body in the Bouillon

By: Page, Katherine Hall

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019486

Condition: Fine


A nice copy of the award winning author's 3rd mystery novel featuring Faith Fairchild. Faith is asked by her aunt to investigate the death of her friend Howard. Howard had said he might have to "involve the authorities" just before he died at an exclusive retirement home. View more info

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The Mamur Zapt and the Spoils of Egypt

By: Pearce, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019623

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Light rubbing to rear jacket corners. Features Capt. Gareth Cadwallader Owen (Mamur Zapt). Set in 1909 British ruled Cairo. The 6th novel in the series. Capt. Owen is trying to protect an outspoken American lady whose uncle might become the next president of the U.S. View more info

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Bibliomysteries: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores.

By: Penzler, Otto (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pegasus Books.: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019479

Condition: Fine


Contributions by Jeffrey Deaver, C. J. Box, Ken Bruen,Thomas H. Cook, Loren D. Estleman, Laura Lippman, Anne Perry, Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins, John Connolly, Nelson DeMille & others. Introduction by Ian Rankin. As new. View more info

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A Breach of Promise

By: Perry, Anne

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 17384

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in black quarter cloth & gray paper-wrapped boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book & jacket are fine save for the jacket being glued to the endpapers. Signed by Anne Perry below her name on the title page. A William Monk & Hester Latterly mystery set in Victorian England. A courtroom drama. View more info

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The Riddle of St Leonard's

By: Robb, Candace

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019438

Condition: Near Fine


Unread Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Light rubbing to wrapper edges. No tears or chips. The 5th Owen Archer mystery. Set in 14th century England. View more info

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A Carrot for the Donkey

By: Roberts, Les

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press. A Thomas Dunne Book: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019582

Condition: Fine


Rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The author's 4th mystery novel. The 3rd Saxon mystery. The actor/detective is asked by a movie producer to find his daughter. The search leads to Mexico and a variety of intriguing characters. One of the author's best. View more info

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Whom the Gods Love

By: Ross, Kate (1956?-1998)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1995

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019495

Condition: Near Fine


Top corners of book bumped. A charming & talented young man is murdered for no obvious reason. The Bow Street Runners fail to solve the case & Kestrel is called in by the victim's father for help. The author's 3rd Julian Kestrel mystery. View more info

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A Broken Vessel

By: Ross, Kate (1956?-1998)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019518

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on bottom edge. The author's 2nd mystery featuring debonair & elegant Regency dandy Julian Kestrel. A cockney prostitute & thief steals a letter from a customer. The letter is a young woman's cry for help. The prostitute's brother is Kestrel's valet. Which customer had the letter? All three band together find him. View more info

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Cut to the Quick

By: Ross, Kate (1956?-1998)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1993

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019590

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket bright with light rubbing to edges. No tears or chips. The author's 1st Julian Kestrel mystery. Set in 1820s England. Kestrel is invited to a country house wedding that erupts into murder. He & his manservant, reformed pickpocket Dipper, follow a trail of crime leading to the killer. View more info

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Thrones, Dominations

By: Sayers, Dorothy L & Jill Paton Walsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019459

Condition: Near Fine


Book spine ends lightly bumped with light rubbing to jacket spine ends. Dorothy L. Sayers began this Lord Peter Wimsey & Harriet Vane mystery in 1936. Now it is completed by award winning author Jill Paton Walsh. "Portrait of two very different marriages." View more info

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Peking Duck: A Moses Wine Detective Novel

By: Simon, Roger L

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1979

Edition: First U. K. Edition.

Seller ID: 019338

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The 3rd Mose Wine mystery. Set in China. Moses accompanies his aging activist aunt Sonia to the People's Republic where they are both accused of stealing a priceless Han Dynasty art work (a Peking Duck). Mayhem ensues. View more info

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Miss Melville Returns

By: Smith, Evelyn E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Donald I. Fine: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019471

Condition: Near Fine


The 2nd Miss Melville mystery. Set in the New York City art world. Light foxing to edges. Book is square, tight & clean. View more info

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Why Aren't They Screaming?

By: Smith, Joan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1989

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019484

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The author's 2nd mystery novel & the 2nd to feature Loretta Lawson. The impressive English feminist academic returns. Set near Oxford in the country home of a famous children's book author & illustrator whose life is in chaos. View more info

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The Doorbell Rang: A Nero Wolfe Novel

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019323

Condition: Fine


Nero Wolfe & Archie Goodwin are hired by a very rich woman to rid her of alleged FBI harassment. View more info