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Black Caesar's Clan: A Florida Mystery Story

By: Terhune, Albert Payson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019619

Condition: Good


Bound in black cloth boards. No dust jacket. Spine slant. Soil to top edge. Fading to spine. Library pocket on rear paste down endpaper. Former owner's name penciled out on front free endpaper. Text bright in solid binding. The author's 3rd mystery novel. Silent film by Pathe in 1925. Titled "Sunken Silver" (scw: Frank Leon Smitty; dir: George B. Seitz). View more info

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The Thoroughbred: Pictorial Highlights of Breeding and Racing

By: Thayer, Bert Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019299

Condition: Near Fine


Light toning to end papers. Text & photos bright. Binding tight & solid. Dust jacket edge worn with small closed tear at top of front panel. $4.95 price intact on front flap. Small San Francisco bookstore stamp on rear paste down end paper. Unpaginated. "Bert Clark Thayer is undoubtedly the best-known photographer of racing horses in this century." (from the dust jacket). Photos throughout. View more info

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Missing in Manhattan

By: The Adams Round Table

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT., Longmeadow Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019501

Condition: Fine


Dust jacket price clipped. Ten short stories with linking (someone or something missing) themes. Authors are Mary Higgins Clark, Justin Scott, Lucy Freeman, Judith Kelman, Stanley Cohen, Warren Murphy, Mickey Friedman, Thomas Chastain, Joyce Harrington & Dorothy Salisbury Davis. View more info

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The Killer Inside Me

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT., The Easton Press.: 2017

Seller ID: 019310

Condition: As New


Dark red leather boards with four raised bands. Titles & decorations gilt. All edges gilt. Ribbon bookmark. Silk moire endpapers. Frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Easton Press bookmark laid in. View more info

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P.C. Richardson's First Case

By: Thomson, Basil (Home) (1861-1939)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, Eldon Press Limited: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019650

Condition: Good


Text bright in solid binding. Black cloth boards with black printed titles on red backgrounds. Spine faded with scuff to foot of spine. Penciled gift inscription on front free endpaper. Vermont Veterans Home Library stamp on front & rear pastedowns. The first of the author's eight P.C. (Supt) Richardson mystery novels. View more info

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The Man on the End of the Rope

By: Townend, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019625

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to top edge. Tape residue to boards & free endpapers. Former owner's name & date (1962) at top of front free endpaper. Top corner of copyright page dog eared. Text is bright in solid binding. Jacket bright with light rubbing to head of spine & top front tip. "High up on the north face of the Eiger, a mountain climber, dislodged by a piece of jagged ice, dangling alone, helpless, and wounded on the end of a rope." Who is he? The author's first mystery novel to be published in the U.S. View more info

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His Highness Commands Pendragon

By: Trevelyan, Robert (pseudonym of Robert Forrest-Webb)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1976

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019606

Condition: Very Good


Foxing to top edge & very light soil to fore & bottom edges. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Text bright in square solid binding. Jacket bright with light rubbing to spine ends. Published in England by Hodder in the same year. Set in 1850 England, this is the author's 2nd John Hawkdale Pendragon novel. Another swashbuckling adventure for Victoria's Special Agent. View more info

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Pendragon...The Montenegran Plot

By: Trevelyan, Robert (pseudonym of Robert Forrest-Webb)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1978

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019645

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. Published in England by Hodder in 1977. Set in 1850 England, this is the author's 3rd John Hawkdale Pendragon novel. Another swashbuckling adventure for Victoria's Special Agent. View more info

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Lickety-Split

By: Trocheck, Kathy Hogan (aka Mary Kay Andrews)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019464

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A debut Truman Kicklighter mystery. A retiree, Truman takes his life in his own hands when he sets out to clear an old friend accused of a racetrack murder. Set in Florida. View more info

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Spook

By: Vance, Steve

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: 1990

Seller ID: 019535

Condition: Near Fine


Small single remainder dots on top & bottom edges. Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. Set in Georgia. On an isolated parcel of land live a girl & her mother, No one has seen the girl's face. She always wears a hood in public. The locals call her "Spook." The local's fear that she is evil. View more info

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Jeff Clayton's Long Chase or On the Trail of the "Apache."

By: Ward, William (house pseudonym)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Arthur Westbrook Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 019533

Condition: Good


Wrappers edge worn. Toning to pages. Binding still solid. Title hand written on front free endpaper. Frontispiece. Popular series from the early part of the 20th century. "The famous detective, while engaged in unraveling a mysterious murder mystery, finds himself once more on the trail of the world-famous bandit, Jesse James." View more info

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The Golden Arrow

By: Webb, Mary (1981-1927)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape. A Florin Book No. 57: 1938

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019327

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in beige cloth boards. Slight spine lean. Light soil to edges. Toning to spine. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket spine toned with light soil to rear panel. Price 2s. net on front flap. The British romantic author's first novel. First published in 1916. Introduction by G. K. Chesterton. A man is saved from a growing dread of madness by the unselfish love of his wife. View more info

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A Call to Duty: Book 1 of Manticore Ascendant

By: Weber, David & Timothy Zahn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riverside NY, Baen Books: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019382

Condition: Fine


An Honorverse Novel. A new series set in Weber's universe. An aimless young man joins Manticore's navy. At first it seems to be dull but he soon learns that the universe is not a safe place. Cover illustration by David Mattingly. View more info

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The Murder of Napoleon

By: Weider, Ben & David Hapgood

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Congdon & Lattes, Inc.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019592

Condition: Fine


Binding is square, clean & solid. Jacket bright with light rubbing to top or rear panel. Eighteen pages of black & white illustrations. Examination of Napoleon's death in exile."15o years later, modern forensic medicine discovers on of history's greatest crimes." View more info

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Champagne Days of San Francisco

By: Wells, Evelyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1947

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019421

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Black & white photo illustrations throughout. Black cloth boards with orange titles & decorations. Rubbing to spine ends. Lovely inscription on front free endpaper: "Presented to Mrs. Ethel Reed on Xmas Day 1951 to remind her of her past Champagne Days when she was the loveliest toast of her countless batchelor friends." View more info

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Mother of the Bride

By: Westfall, Patricia Tichenor

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019259

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author "With best wishes - Patricia Westfall" on the half title page. A nice copy. A Molly West mystery. An escaped convict. An historic Civil War battle reenactment. And her daughter's wedding make life interesting for Molly. View more info

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Blackmailer's Summer

By: Whalley, Peter

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, A Crime Club Book. Doubleday: 1990

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019485

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny red dot on top edge. Rubbing to jacket extremities. A letter to a young adulterous wife leads to both suicide and murder. View more info

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At Last, Mr. Tolliver

By: Wiegand, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & Toronto, Rinehart & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019690

Condition: Good


Oxford Lending Library copy. Stamps on front endpapers & rental date stamps on rear free endpaper. Text clean in solid binding. A good reading copy. Jacket heavily rubbed with small chips on spine ends & fore edge. Rear flap detached& pasted to rear pastedown endpaper. Winner of the 4th Mary Roberts Rinehart mystery novel prize contest. Set in a "respectable" boardinghouse. Mild-mannered Mr. Tolliver solves a murder but he isn't after justice alone. It's up to Police Lieutenant Carmichael to find out what he's up to. View more info

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The Shark Infested Custard

By: Willeford, Charles (1919--1988)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Novato, California & Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Underwood-Miller: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019308

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. "What is very sweet, bright yellow, and extremely dangerous?" Old Miami riddle. View more info

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Sideswipe

By: Willeford, Charles (1919--1988)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019462

Condition: Near Fine


Store sticker on rear paste down endpaper. Light edge wear to jacket. The author's 3rd Miami homicide detective Sgt. Hoke Moseley mystery novel. Hoke is having a crime-induced breakdown. Meanwhile, career criminal Troy Louden arrives to wreak havoc. View more info