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Dashiell Hammett, Five Complete Novels: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Thin Man

By: Hammett, Dashiell (1894-1961)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019505

Condition: Good


Wear to corner tips. Crack at top of half title page. Pages very lightly toned. Dust soil to top edge. Jacket edge worn in mylar jacket protector. All of the best of Hammett. View more info

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Break and Enter

By: Harrison, Colin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019540

Condition: Fine


A nice Uncorrected Manuscript of the author's first mystery novel. Publisher's letter to reviewers laid in. View more info

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French Ordinary Murder

By: Harrison, Ray

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Qrime: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019470

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. As new. The author's 1st Sergeant Bragg & Constable Morton mystery. Set in the 1891 London. A young shipping clerk is found murdered in an alley behind the Frenchurch Street Station. It turns out to be much more complicated than an ordinary footpadding. View more info

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Harvest of Death.

By: Harrison, Ray.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Quartet Qrime: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019026

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Light toning to page edges. Touch of bumping to jacket spine ends. No tears or chips. The author's 7th Sergeant Bragg & Constable Morton mystery. Set in the Dorset countryside where Sergeant Bragg is recovering from a stab wound. He is drawn into the investigation of death of a Yorkshireman in the carrier business. View more info

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Death of an Honourable Member

By: Harrison, Ray.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Qrime: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019357

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean in nice dust jacket. The author's 2nd Sergeant Bragg & Constable Morton mystery. They investigate the seemingly accidental death of a London MP. Set in the 1890s. View more info

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Sphere of Death

By: Harrison, Ray.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019631

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean in nice dust jacket. Tiny tear to foot of jacket spine. The author's 9th Sergeant Bragg & Constable Morton mystery. Morton infiltrates an anarchists cell. Bragg must foil a plot against the Prince of Wales. Set in the 1890s. View more info

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School versus Spy

By: Havilton, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited: 1940

Seller ID: 019560

Condition: Good


Soil to page edges & spine slant. Bound in navy cloth with gold titles. Crack at last text page & rear free endpaper. Jacket edgeworn with light soil. Four full page illustrations including frontispiece. Xmas 1942 notation on front free endpaper. Something sinister is going on at Loom School. Study Thirteen decides to investigate and does their country a great service. View more info

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A Mystery of Errors

By: Hawke, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Forge. A Tom Doherty Associates Book: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019512

Condition: Fine


Very light rubbing to top jacket tips. The author's first Shakespeare & Smythe mystery. An ostler and aspiring thespian meets a fledgling dramatist at a roadside inn. They decide to cast their lots together for fame & fortune. But this book isn't named A Mystery of Errors for nothing. View more info

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The Secret of Lost Things

By: Hay, Sheridan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019687

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on the title page. Book is square, tight & clean. Light bumping to extremities. A young Australian woman takes a job at a vast, chaotic New York used & rare bookshop. The plot revolves around a lost manuscript by Herman Melville. View more info

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Pel and The Missing Persons

By: Hebden, Mark (pseudonym of John Harris) (1916-1991)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press. A Thomas Dunne Book.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019277

Condition: Near Fine


Light soil to top edge. Some rubbing to jacket edges with bump to head of spine. No tears or chips. French Inspector Clovis Pel of Burgundy is asked by his superiors to clear up some of the old missing persons cases. Even though Pel knows that most missing persons prefer to stay missing. View more info

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Freeze My Margarita

By: Henderson, Lauren

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019252

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Appears to be unread. Sam Jones, sculptress, is hired to do a series of mobiles for an avant-garde production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Finding the killer of a dead body in the basement of the theater may be Sam's own curtain call. View more info

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Chained!

By: Henderson, Lauren

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019448

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. "When Sam Jones wakes up handcuffed in a cellar she naturally assumes she is suffering the aftermath of a great night out." Action packed. As racy as ever. View more info

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Horns

By: Hill, Joe

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019460

Condition: Near Fine


The word "French" written on front free endpaper. Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. "Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up th next morning with a thunderous hangover, raging headache ... and a pair of horns growing from his temples." (From the dust jacket). View more info

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A Place of Ravens

By: Hill, Pamela

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019676

Condition: Near Fine


Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to spine edges. Historical novel set in 17th century England. A newlywed wife fights to keep her estate while the English Civil War threatens to explode. View more info

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Smilla's Sense of Snow

By: Hoeg, Peter

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019541

Condition: Near Fine


Light bump to head of spine. Originally published in Danish. Map endpapers. Translated by Tiina Nunnally. The story of Smilla Qaavigaaq Jasperson. Part Inuit resident of Copenhagen. Her only friend, a six-year-old, falls off a roof and is killed. Smilla investigates and finds that even the police don't want her involved. This leads to a nerve-shattering journey from Copenhagen to the Arctic ice caps. View more info

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The Penthouse Murders

By: Holden, Raymond (1894-1972)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 019577

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name & address dated 1932 on front free endpaper. Crack at top of recto to front free endpaper. Strain to rear endpapers. Fading to spine. Text clean in good binding. "Death in New York...the New York that lives in pent houses, begins its days at three in the afternoon...and serves champagne at its murders." The author's 2nd mystery novel and the 1st published under his real name. His first, "Murder in Strange Houses" was written under the pseudonym Richard Peckham. View more info

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Accomplice: A Comedy Thriller

By: Holmes, Rupert

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Hollywood, Toronto & London, Samuel French, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 019539

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid. Text bright. Light rubbing to black wrappers. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America's "Edgar" award. Complete text of the original play featuring Michael McKean, Natalia Nogulich, Jason Alexander & Pamela Brull. Clever thriller compared to "Sleuth" and "Deathtrap." View more info

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Mrs. Malory: Detective in Residence

By: Holt, Hazel (1928-2015)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A Dutton Book.: 1994

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019148

Condition: Fine


Mrs. Sheila Malory comes to the U.S. to teach literature at a small college. She also helps the local police with the ABCs of murder. View more info

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The Shortest Journey

By: Holt, Hazel (1928-2015)

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019630

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square in tight binding. Light soil in margin of page 156. Jacket wear to extremities. The author's 3rd Mrs. Sheila Malory mystery. Set in an English nursing home where a wealthy widow disappears after her daughter pressures her to sign over a substantial inheritance. View more info

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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

By: Howe, Katherine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Voice. Hyperion: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019652

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Slight pull to head of spine. Set in present day & during the Salem witch trials. A key discovered in a 17th century Bible leads to Deliverance Dane and her physick book. View more info