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The Hearse You Came In On

By: Cockey, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019444

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid with a light curl to cover tips. "Gift October 2000" & the number 5 written on half title page along with apartment stamp. "Embury Library" stamp on title page. Front end paper removed. The author's first mystery novel. Features an undertaker who is Baltimore's most eligible and charming bachelors. View more info

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Matador

By: Conrad, Barnaby

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019530

Condition: Very Good


Bold inscription "For Maria, Amiga y aficianada! Recuerdos de Barnaby" on half title page. Boards bright red & orange. Sunning to top edge. Jacket illustrated by the author. Edge wear & small tears to jacket. Writer, painter, and night club owner (The Matador in San Francisco). View more info

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Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations from Then and Now

By: Conroy, Frank

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019398

Condition: Fine


Price clipped dust jacket lightly rubbed. Crease to front flap. Collection of magazine pieces into an autobiography in "journalistic snapshots." View more info

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The Seventh Shot

By: Coverdale, Harry ( pseudonym of Herman Landon, (1892-1960)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Yogk, A. L. Burt Co.: 1924

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019467

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid & text clean. Fading to spine. Light crease to front panel. Originally published by Chelsea in 1924. Mystery set in 1920s New York City. View more info

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Follow the Murder: A Faith Cassidy Mystery

By: Dain, Catherine ( pseudonym of Judith Garwood)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Waterville, Maine, Five Star: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019337

Condition: Fine


Light bump to head of jacket spine. Features actress-turned-therapist Faith Cassidy. The Shaums Award nominee author has created a interesting heroine. And a surprising plot. View more info

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The Last Election

By: Davies, Pete

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019375

Condition: Fine


As new. A look at the future. England is governed by The Money Party. The general public is jobless and kept entertained by snooker, pop music and propaganda. Inventive & rumbustious. View more info

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What Every Young Rabbit Should Know

By: Denison, Carol

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Co.: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019265

Condition: Good


Text bright in solid binding. Sunning to board edges. Jacket edge worn with 1.75" chip at foot of spine & closed tear at bottom of front panel. Unpaginated. "A book full of nature lore, fun and beauty." View more info

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The Strange Paper Clue

By: Dressel, E. P. and B. Hirsch-Zino

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois & White Plains, New York., Row, Peterson and Company: 1955

Seller ID: 019546

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Modern Adventure Stories series. Young adult series. Text & illustrations bright in solid binding. Light fading & soil to spine. View more info

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The Bamboo Bed

By: Eastlake, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019449

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket edges. No tears or chips. Set in Viet Nam. "A blend of heroic epic, gothic mystery and savage modern satire." View more info

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Face Down Among the Winchester Geese

By: Emerson, Kathy Lynn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019412

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket edges. No tears or chips. The 3rd novel in the Susanna, Lady Appleton series. Set in the spring of 1563, a mysterious woman is murdered and Lady Appleton's husband is a suspect. View more info

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Face Down Before Rebel Hooves

By: Emerson, Kathy Lynn

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019516

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark to top edge. Light rubbing to jacket spine ends. The 6th novel in the Elizabethan era Susanna, Lady Appleton series. Susanna helps a friend who's wife was involved in a plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth & replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots. View more info

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Flaming Youth

By: Fabian, Walrner (pseudonym of Samuel Hopkins Adams) (1871-1958)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019270

Condition: Fair


Worn copy with four page reinforcements. Text complete with a few soil spots. Boards rubbed & soiled. Adams wrote this book (also known as "Yankee Whores") and "Unforbidden Fruit" using a pseudonym chronicling the sexual urges of young women in the Jazz Age. Shocking for its time. Basis for the 1923 silent film starring Colleen Moore & Milton Sills. View more info

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Man Kills Woman

By: Flusfeder, D(avid) L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019542

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The author & journalist's first novel. An out-of-work journalist is hired to do the biography of a man who turns out to be an English monster. A provocative & highly charged novel. View more info

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Majendie's Cat

By: Fowlkes, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019361

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light soil to top edge. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper Slight spine lean. Light wear to jacket spine ends. Thriller centering on plans to bring down the U.S. economy & bring the global monetary system into chaos. By the former New York banker & special assistant to the secretary of commerce. View more info

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Magic Mirror: Georgia Lee Maxwell Mystery

By: Friedman, Mickey [i.e., Michaele Thompson Friedman]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019341

Condition: Near Fine


Book as new. Remainder mark on for edge. Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. This is the author's first Georgia Lee Maxwell mystery. Set in Paris. The plot revolves around the theft of the legendary magic mirror used by Nostradamus to devine the future. View more info

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Famous Criminal Cases 2

By: Furneaux, Rupert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Roy: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019548

Condition: Very Good


Printed in Great Britain. Twelve cases related here. Twelve full page photo illustrations including frontispiece. Binding solid but cocked. Photo facing page 16 loose. Light soil to edges. Soil to part of rear free endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed with soil to rear panel. Two closed tears to bottom of front panel. Bottom of front flap clipped. Price still intact on top of flap. View more info

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A Hero of France

By: Furst, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019493

Condition: Fine


Light bump of head of jacket spine. Set in Paris in 1941. During the Nazi blackouts, French resistance cells out fox their captors to help downed British airmen escape back to England. Furst at his best. View more info

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Don't Deal Five Deuces: An Inspector McDumont Mystery

By: Garner, Hugh (1913-1979) & Paul Stuewe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Stoddart Publighing Co. Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019340

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by Paul Stuewe on the front free endpaper to a fellow Torontonion. An Inspector McDumont mystery set in Toronto circa 1977. Hugh Garner's unfinished novel completed by Paul Stuewe. View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019321

Condition: Near Fine


Light dust soil to top edge. The author's 3rd Nero Wolfe mystery novel. Introduction by Rex Stout's youngest daughter Rebecca Stout Bradbury. The investigation by Archie Goodwin of an apparent accidental death at an upstate New York university lands Archie in jail. And brings his boss out of his chair & up to bail him out. View more info

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Tablloid City

By: Hamill, Pete

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York & Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019287

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Set in Manhattan. "... as much a thriller as it is a gripping portrait of the city of today." (from the dust jacket). View more info