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The Burglar in the Library.

By: Block, Lawrence.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harpenden, Herts., U.K., No Exit Press.: 1997.

Edition: First U.K. Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17771

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


SIGNED by the author on the title page. The true first preceding the American edition. This is the first state first issue (with error on the first page). A Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery revolving around a rare first edition of Raymond Chandler's 'The Big Sleep' inscribed by Chandler to Dashiell Hammett. View more info

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Burglars Can't Be Choosers

By: Block, Lawrence.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Dutton.: 1995.

Edition: First Dutton printing. Originally published by Random House in 1977.

Seller ID: 14676

Condition: Fine in fine jacket.


The 1st Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. View more info

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Shakespeare Curse.

By: Boland, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Walker & Co.: [c1969]

Edition: First U.S. Edition, 1970.

Seller ID: 12850

Condition: Book is square in tight binding. Foxing starting on top edge. Former owners name on front & rear free endpapers. Jacket bright with sunning to spine & light wear to spine ends.


One of the later mystery novels by the Sussex author. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes the Cure

By: Bond, (Thomas) Michael (1926-1917)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019515

Condition: Fine


Jacket rubbing to extremities & small closed tear to top of front panel. The 5th in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. Sleuth and bon vivant Monsieur Aristide Pamplemousse must loose weight. At the exclusive Chateau Morgue health spa he finds unexplained fatalities, orgies, blackmail and worse. Seems he has bitten off more than he can chew. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine.: 1990

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019555

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket lightly bumped to top spine edge & tips. Illustration bright. The seventh in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. Someone is out to destroy Le Guide, The famous French restaurant directory. View more info

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Field of Fire

By: Born, James O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019688

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Book is square, tight & clean with light bumps to the spine ends. Jacket is price clipped & contains a round "Autographed Copy" sticker. Light bump to head of spine. No tears or chips. The law enforcement special agent author's 4th mystery novel. A fine novel of corruption, fraud, and murder by explosives. View more info

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This Club Frowns on Murder.

By: Borowitz, Albert.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16134

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with bright text. Jacket has two small closed tears on front panel and light crease at bottom of front flap. Price intact.


Elegant murder mystery in the classic style. Features true-crime historian Paul Prye (patterned after the author?) and his wife Alice. Set in New York. View more info

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The Down East Murders

By: Borthwick, J .S. (pseudonym of Jean Scott Creighton)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019658

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square & tight with light soil to front free endpaper. Jacket edge worn with closed tears to bottom of front panel & top of rear panel. The author's 2nd mystery novel & the 2nd to feature Sarah Deane, the English teacher cum amateur detective. Set on the coast of Maine. Sarah & friend Alex investigate the possible murder of a cantankerous local artist, View more info

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Death Has a Past.

By: Boutell, Anita (Day Kearney).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Books, Inc.: 1944.

Edition: Reprint. A Midnite Mystery series title.

Seller ID: 18291

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Rubbing to corners & wear to head of spine. Text clean in solid binding.


Originally published by Putnam in 1939. A first-rate mystery with both brooding atmosphere & a charming romance. View more info

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Washington Deceased.

By: Bowen, Michael.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1990.

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 18624

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. A touch of dust soil on top edge. Jacket lightly rubbed at the extremities. No tears or chips.


The author's first novel to feature Washington veteran of the power game Richard Michaelson. A witty, stylish, and baffling closed room mystery. View more info

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Yellow Bird: A Doc Adams Mystery

By: Bowyer, Rick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019353

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Seventh Doc Adams mystery by the Edgar Award Winning author. Doc & his wife Mary visit an old friend in Cape Cod. Another old friend from the past is found murdered and the friend he is visiting disappears. View more info

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Murder Observed.

By: Boylan, Eleanor.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt.: 1990.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8718

Condition: Very good in fine dust jacket. Spine slant. Former owner's small parrot stamp on front free endpaper.


A Clara Gamadge mystery. View more info

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Murder Crossed.

By: Boylan, Eleanor.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16312

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean save for a small "T" on the top corner of the front free endpaper. Price is intact on front jacket flap.


This is the 4th novel in the author's Clara Gamadge (widow of Elizabeth Daly's Henry Gamadge) mystery series. Eleanor Boylan is the niece of Elizabeth Daly. View more info

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Holy Terror.

By: Boyle, Josephine.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1995.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 18496

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


First published in Great Britain by Piatkus. A gothic mystery. Newlyweds move into a quaint cottage in Essex. Wife Emily is a talented embroideress and is asked to create a wall hanging of a 16th century martyr for the local church. She gradually discovers a strange secret. View more info

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Dorothy L. Sayers: A Biography

By: Brabazon, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019543

Condition: Very Good


Book is square tight & clean. Crack just starting at top of title page. Bright jacket is price clipped. Preface by Anthony Fleming. Foreword by P.D. James. The first authorized life of Dorothy L. Sayers. Twenty seven years in the making. View more info

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Let's All Kill Constance

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019728

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. As new. Appears to be unread. Mystery & satire set in present day Hollywood. A fading once glamorous star has been named as dead in a new Hollywood history book. She is very much alive and so starts a look at a world of bygone legends. View more info

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The Edge of Doom.

By: Brady, Leo (1917-1984).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1949.

Seller ID: 18838

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge. Book is square, tight & clean. Bright text. Jacket edge worn with closed tear to top of front panel. Price ($3.00) on front flap.


The author's first mystery novel. A murder and a manhunt. "Vivid scenes that mount to almost unbearable excitement." (from the dust jacket). View more info

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Cat and Mouse.

By: Brand, Christianna (pseudonym of Mary Christianna Milne Lewis).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1950.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 15181

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Toning starting to endpapers. Date stamp & stain on rear free endpaper. Small chips at head of sunned jacket spine. Irv Docktor jacket drawing bright.


The author's 7th mystery and the first featuring Inspector Chucky. Thrills & chills set in Wales. View more info

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Widow's Might.

By: Brannan, Sandra.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas., Greenleaf Book Group Press.: 2012.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18282

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Just a bit of wear to corner tips. Text clean & binding solid.


Advance Reader's Copy. The third Liv Bergen mystery. Set in the Black Hills of South Dakota. View more info

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The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

By: Braun, Lilian Jackson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019754

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Light remainder mark on bottom edge. Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. Features Jim Qwilleran, Koko and Yum Yum. The development of a major resort complex on Pear Island has the locals upset. Who is angry enough to murder? View more info