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AN ACADEMIC QUESTION

By: Smithies, Richard H. R.

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press, 1965


DJ spine sunned. Spotting to boards; A mystery story that moves with the speed of a Keystone Kops story ; 8vo; 221 pages View more info

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DASHIELL HAMMETT TOUR

By: Herron, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Dawn Heron Press, 1982


Wear to extremities; Hammett lived in San Francisco from 1921-1930 during which time he wrote most of his mysteries. See where the action took place on this 2-3 hour walking tour; Herron's Literary Walks in San Francisco, #1; 8vo; 95 pages View more info

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KILLER IN THE RAIN

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $84.90

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1964


Slight wear to DJ; Collected stories of Chandler, comprising what he called his "cannibalized" stories, which were incorporated into later Marlowe novels. This British edition preceded the US. ; 8vo; 332 pages View more info

MOTHER FINDS A BODY

By: Lee, Gypsy Rose

Price: $84.90

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head, 1943

Edition: First British Edition


Open tear to DJ. Foxing throughout. Slight wear to spine ends; When a corpse is found in the bathtub of your honeymoon suite, can the intrepid detective/stripper be far behind?; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 208 pages View more info

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MURDER COMES TO EDEN

By: Ford, Leslie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955


Slight wear to DJ extremities and chipping to top & bottom of spine; One of prolific author Ford's murder mysteries involving the upper crust ; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

NIGHT CALL FROM A DISTANT TIME ZONE

By: Lieberman, Herbert

Price: $9.38

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, 1982

Edition: First Edition


Small tears to DJ. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; a financial thriller; 8vo; 313 pages View more info

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ORIGINAL SIN

By: James, P. D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1995

Edition: First American Edition


Light wear to DJ; An Adam Dalgliesh mystery story; 8vo; 416 pages View more info

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THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

By: McBain, Ed

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1988

Edition: First Edition


Rear free endpaper torn out. Ex-lib copy with markings on spine, both endpapers, and title page ; A Matthew Hope adventure from the master of the procedural ; 8vo; 248 pages View more info

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THE MANNING-BURKE MURDER

By: Tracy, Louis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1930


DJ a bit faded and with small chips to corners and spine heels. Boards lightly soiled. Endpapers tanned. ; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

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THE SAINT ON GUARD

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: $27.37

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc., 1944

Edition: First Edition


Wear to extremities. Dampstaining and discoloration to boards; Stated first edition. includes the Black Market and the Sizzling Saboteur ; 8vo; 214 pages View more info

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THE SAINT SEES IT THROUGH

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company/Crime Club, 1946

Edition: First Edition


Small chips to DJ, especially to spine ends ; 12mo; 223 pages View more info

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THE SCHIRMER INHERITANCE

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1953

Edition: First American Edition


Boards with light rubbing to spine heels. Light wear to DJ along edges ; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

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VICTIMS

By: Pearl, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Trident Press, 1972

Edition: First Edition


DJ spine lightly faded; INSCRIBED by the author on front free endpaper. Review copy with original photo of the author laid-in and with review slip ; 8vo; 157 pages View more info

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VIOLENT ENDS Comprising Belle and the Brothers Rico

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1954

Edition: First British Edition


Slight wear & chipping to DJ. Number inked to DJ front; The Brothers Rico was the basis of the 1957 film of the same name; 8vo; 285 pages View more info

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WHO KILLED LADY POYNDER?

By: Marsh, Richard

Price: $160.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co, 1907

Edition: First Edition


Cover illustration faded. Spine slightly cocked. Binding could be tighter ; First edition with (1) on last page of text. A few pages of advertising for other books follows text ; 8vo; 337 pages View more info