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The Week-End Library: Issue of 1930.

By: N/A

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1930.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9497

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Boards rubbed and soiled. Edges soiled. Front hinge cracked by not loose.


Novels: Of Human Bondage - W. Somerset Maugham, Where the Blue Begins - Christopher Morley. Novelettes: Youth - Joseph Conrad, The Time Machine - H. G. Wells. Biography: Our Mark Twain - Helen Keller, How to Work Up a Panic - Bouck White. Short Stories: Old Man Minick - Edna Ferber, The King of the Cats - Stephen Vincent Benet, Contact - Frances Noyes Hart, Mr. Jack Hollins. Mystery: A Passage to Benares - T.S. Stribling, The Investors - Edgar Wallace. Plus humor by Donald Ogden Stewart, Don Marquis, and Irvin S. Cobb, selections from Leaves of Grass by Whitman, true adventure by T. E. Lawrenc... View more info

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(Sherlockiana) Sherlock in LA. Cat. 14. Special Ted Schulz Issue

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oceanside, CA, Sherlock in LA Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019246

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated catalogue of over 900 Sherlockiana items. Tribute to Schulz with 8 pages of photographs plus color photo of Schulz & wife at Reichenbach Falls. A couple of dog eared pages in catalog with inked markings. Illustrated with photos & drawings throughout. View more info

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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By: (Sherlockiana) Carr, John Dickson (1906-1977)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019613

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid. Light foxing to top edge & rear cover. Text & 8 pages of illustrations bright. "The combination of Doyle and Carr makes for a notable biography." (from the front free endpaper). View more info

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The Dallas Deception.

By: Abshire, Richard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Morrow.: 1992.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18894

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Text is clean in solid binding. Jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends with crease to front flap. No tears or chips.


The third private eye Jack Kyle mystery. A neoclassic detective novel set in the Dallas underworld of pornographers & drug dealers. View more info

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The Trial of Elizabeth Cree

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1993

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019207

Condition: Fine


First published in Great Britain by Sinclair-Stevenson. A novel of the Limehouse murders and the sensational trial that followed. Set in 1880 London. A nice copy. View more info

The Trial of Elizabeth Cree

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1993

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 19207

Condition: Fine


First published in Great Britain by Sinclair-Stevenson. A novel of the Limehouse murders and the sensational trial that followed. Set in 1880 London. A nice copy. View more info

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Hawksmoor

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019748

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Light bumps to top board corners & foxing starting on top page edges. Crack to binding of last text page. Jacket bright with rubbing to corners & small tear at head of spine. Light foxing to rear panel. This is Peter Ackroyd's first mystery novel. Set in 1712 & present day London. The sites of the 18th century churches designed by Nicholas Dyer become the sites of a series of murders in 20th century London. View more info

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The Mystery & Detection Annual.

By: Adams, Donald (ed.).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Beverly Hills., Published by the editor.: 1972.

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 13080

Condition: Near fine lacking dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends.


The edition is dedicated to Poe with essays on Dickens, Futrelle, R. Austin Freeman, Ross Macdonald & Horace McCoy. Reviews by Julian Symons & others. Illustrations. View more info

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Deadline For Final Art.

By: Adkins, Jan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Walker.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16590

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Soil to top edge. Book is square & tight. Jacket bright with none of the usual rubbing to white background. Price intact on front flap.


The author's 2nd mystery & the 1st to feature series character Charlie Salt. View more info

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An Unthymely Death and Other Garden Mysteries

By: Albert, Susan Wittig.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 2003

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 019182

Condition: Near Fine


Title page originally unopend. Opened by former owner with two tiny chips to fore edges. Light bumps to jacket spine ends. No tears or chips. Ten mysteries featuring lawyer-turned herbalist China Bayles. Also some of her best recipes, craft ideas, and gardening lore. Stories originally published in Country Living Gardener magazine. View more info

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Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery

By: Albert, Susan Wittig.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crlime: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019401

Condition: Near Fine


Small red smudge (remainder mark?) to top edge. Light bumps to jacket spine ends. No tears or chips. The award nominated author's 7th China Bayles mystery. China agrees to marry Mike McQuaid who is then paralyzed in the line of duty. And then China's mother moves back in with her. What can happen next? View more info

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The Hand or The Confession of an Executioner

By: Aleshkovsky, Yuz ( pseudonym of Joseph Aleshkovsky)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019576

Condition: Fine


Unrevised uncorrected proof. Translated by Susan Brownsberger with an introduction by Joseph Brodsky. Publisher's author bio laid in. Handwritten publishing date and price on front panel. Translation of "Ruka." Russia, 1980. England: Halban, 1989. View more info

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Watery Grave.

By: Alexander, Bruce.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11034

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


The third Sir John Fielding mystery. View more info

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Fantomas

By: Allain, Marcel (1885-1970) and Pierre Souvestre (1874-1914)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Morrow Edition

Seller ID: 019570

Condition: Fine


Introduction by John Ashbery. Review copy with publisher's promos laid in. First published in 1911. First English edition published by Brentano's in 1915. Basis for a silent film by Gaumont in 1913. This revised edition features the evil genius of crime, Fantomas and his nemesis Inpector Juve. View more info

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Spence at the Blue Bazaar.

By: Allen, Micheal.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Walker & Co.: 1979

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019111

Condition: Very Good


Allen's 3rd Detective Chief Superintendent Ben Spence mystery. A nightclub exotic dancer is murdered. Did she know the perpetrator of a previously unsolved crime? Slight spine lean. Dust soil to top edge. Bumps to spine ends. Light toning to end papers. Text clean & bright in solid binding. Jacket edge worn & rubbed with closed tear to top rear corner with chips at spine ends & front corners. View more info

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Goodey's Last Stand.

By: Alverson, Charles.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15159

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean & light sunning to top of boards. Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to white jacket background with sunning to spine. Bright Ned Glattauer '70s jacket design.


(a Midnight Novel of Suspense). This is the author's 3rd novel & 2nd mystery. Set in San Francisco & introducing Joe Goodey, former police detective turned P.I. In the Chandler tradition. View more info

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Journey Into Fear

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1968

Edition: Repeprint

Seller ID: 019322

Condition: Fine


Basis for the 1943 film with screen play by and starring Orson Wells & Joseph Cotton. View more info

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The Intercom Conspiracy..

By: Ambler, Eric (1909-1998).

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum.: 1969

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019040

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square & tight in yellow & orange cloth boards. Red top edge. Bumps to spine ends & light foxing starting to fore & bottom edges. Jacket repeats bumps to spine ends. The is the author's 2nd Charles Latimer title after "The Mask of Dimitrios" (A Coffin for Dimitrios. U.S. title). Set in Geneva. Two Western power Colonels plan to finance their comfortable retirement. View more info

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The Riverside Villas Murder

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1973

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019425

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red quarter cloth & black paper-wrapped boards. Red top edge. Light rubbing to boards. Text is clean in solid square binding. White jacket is bright with rubbing to extremities & crease to front flap. The author's 2nd mystery novel. Set in 1930s England with a 14 year-old hero. "Clever, comic, and chilling." View more info

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The Crime of the Century

By: Amis, Kingsley (1922-1995)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Mysterious Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019583

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in black quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. Light rubbing jacket extremities. No tears or chips. Text is clean in solid square binding. First published as a six-part serial in the London Sunday Times. Readers were invited to solve the crime. The winning entry is reprinted here along with Amis's own solution. "A Very British Mystery." View more info