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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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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

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Pomeroy

By: Williams, Gordon (1934-2017)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019313

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. Set in 1903 London. Introduces John Stockley Pomeroy, black sheep scion of notable Tennessee family and President Theodore Roosevelt's secret agent. View more info

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Crosstalk

By: Willis, Connie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Del Rey: 2016

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019381

Condition: Fine


Minuscule tear to bottom edge of dust jacket near spine. Very funny look at today's smart phones & social media and their effect on the lives of a young couple. Prime Connie Willis. View more info

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The Poisoned Serpent

By: Wolf, Joan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019502

Condition: Near Fine


Inked remainder mark on bottom edge. The author's 2nd novel of murder and mystery in medieval times. Set in 1140 Norman England, two cousins battle for the crown. Hugh de Leon, heir to an earldom, must find a killer & also elope with his true love. View more info

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The Tichborne Claimant: A Victorian Mystery

By: Woodruff, (John) Douglas (1897-1978)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, and Cudahy.: 1957

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019374

Condition: Near Fine


Book review from August 18, 1957 the New York Times Book Review laid in. Book is square, tight & clean with all illustrations. Former owner's stamp on front & rear paste down endpapers. Paper clip indent on front free endpaper. Chips to jacket at head of spine and along bottom edges. Tear to top edge of rear panel. Scholarly work with genealogical table of the Tichborne family, sources, notes & index. The case of the missing heir to the Tichborne estate. View more info

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The Scout Patrol Boys and The Hunting Lodge Mystery

By: Wright, Jack

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Cleveland & New York, The World Syndicate Publishing co.: 1933

Seller ID: 019656

Condition: Good


Binding is solid and text is bright but has toning. Text has tiny tear to top tip on pages 51-64. No effect on text. Fading to top edge of spine. Jacket has large tear to front panel and smaller tear to head of spine with wear to bottom of rear panel & rear edge. Dick Lawrence, traveler, explorer and archaeologist, leads the Scout Patrol Boys to adventure on a ranch where they learn to ride, then to the Yucatan to unearth an ancient race. A finally after fishing & hunting at the Hunting Lodge they rescue a famous company of explorers stranded on ice in the frozen south. View more info

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Murder Will Out: An Elizabeth Will Mystery

By: Yeager, Dorian

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019586

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. The author's first Elizabeth Will mystery. Elizabeth visits her father in a small New Hampshire town. The town is proposing legalization of gambling & prostitution to improve the poor economy. A prolegalization council member is murdered & Elizabeth's conservative Dad is a prime suspect. His name must be cleared by Elizabeth & her friend the chief of police. View more info