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Beyond the Dark

By: Abbey, Kieran

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20099

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; 1st printing with Scribner "A" on copyright page. In publisher's textured tan paper covered boards with title lettering boldly in blue to cover and spine. Soundly bound copy, slightly cocked in the spine, has prior owner name penciled neatly to front endpage. Light shelf soiling to boards and usual expected light offset toning in endpage gutters from 1940's era binder's glue. Solid copy lacking the elusive dust jacket. VG- View more info

Nightmare in Copenhagen

By: Albrand, Martha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20168

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Mild shelf rub to jacket at spine ends and tips. VG+/VG+ View more info

Tales For a Rainy Night Fawcett Crest D557

By: Alexander, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1962

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 35171

Condition: Near Fine


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 192 pages; Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st PB printing. Bright tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cover edges. About as new. NF View more info

Only Flesh and Bones, An Em Hansen Mystery

By: Andrews, Sarah

Price: $8.50

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

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22453

ISBN: 0312967020

Condition: Near Fine


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 368 pages; Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright fresh and neat. Inscribed and signed by the author to the title page. Just trace handling evidence. NF; Signed by Author View more info

The Man with No Face

By: Armstrong, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Spivak Publications-Bestseller Mystery: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001353

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages; Pulp digest paperback in printed pictorial wraps. Superb condition on this early digest sized mystery. Tight bright and fresh; no marks. A superior copy F- View more info

Death of a Low Handicap Man

By: Ball, Brian

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28727

ISBN: 0802754031

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


1974 Walker & Co HC/DJ 1st printing. Square, sound and very neat. Short neat gift insc ins cvr. Dustjakcet very bright and fresh, price clipped ins flap.NF-/NF; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Square, sound and very neat. Short neat gift inscription to front endpage. Dustjakcet very bright and fresh, price clipped from top corner of front flap. NF/VG++ View more info

Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 3)

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $29.50

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22060

ISBN: 031210927x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Bright, snug and clean in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Spine ends just lightly shelf bumped with but very mild shelf rub to the jacket at spine ends and tips. NF/NF View more info

The Beak of Death.

By: BENNET-THOMPSON, LILIAN & GEORGE HUBBARD

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Chelsea,: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.al5063

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; 1929 Chelsea House HC 1st edition. Original bright red cloth with gilt titles in decorative type to cover and spine. Spine titles a bit dulled. Binding snug but slightly off square in the binding. Bright clean contents; no marks. VG- View more info

I Met a Man

By: Blankfort, Michael

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13848

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 277 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition. Publisher's red cloth with bright gilt title lettering to front and spine. Original pictorial dust jacket has just mild rubbing and nicking to edges. Very slightly cocked in the spine. Trace soiling to front edge of page block; text unmarked. Snug and sound; a handsome copy of this uncommon WWI spy cum mystery novel. NF-/VG+ View more info

Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15062

ISBN: 0394504178

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


1979 Random House HC/DJ 1st printing. Superb unread copy in immaculate unclipped unrubbed dust jacket. Square tight bright and fresh. No marks. Superb F/F; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; 1st printing. Superb unread copy in immaculate unclipped unrubbed dust jacket. Square tight bright and fresh. No marks. Superb F/F View more info

The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons [Advance Uncorrected Proof]

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burton, MI, Subterranean Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26817

ISBN: 1596067012

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Advance Uncorrected Proof. Pre-publication 1st printing of the Subterranean Press US edition. Paperback in glossy covers. Tight, fresh and neat; unread. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers at edges. About as new. NF View more info

Leslie Charteris' Send for the Saint: The Midas Double and the Pawn Gambit; Two Original Stories

By: Bloxsom, Peter; Leslie Charteris

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Crime Club By Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18131

ISBN: 0385141386

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. Crisp edged dust jacket just slightly toned at spine, but otherwise immaculate. Remainder dot and spray to bottom edge. VG+/VG+ View more info

Dry Bones in the Valley [Advance Review Copy]

By: Bouman, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33293

ISBN: 0393243028

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Pre-publication 1st printing. Bright tight and fresh in pictorial wraps. Feels and appears unread and as new. Author's well received debut novel. F View more info

Eakins' Mistress, A Jamie Ramsgill Mystery

By: Bradberry, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 34485

ISBN: 0312155182

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages; 1st printing. Signed by Bradberry on the title page. Snugly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $19.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Trace shelf rubbing to jacket edges; bookstore "Signed" sticker to front panel. NF/VG+ View more info

Miss Pinn, or, The Case of the Missing Librarian

By: Bradley, Carol Winifred & Bruce Bradley (Illust. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Bird in Hand Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29797

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 24 pages; [SIGNED] 1975 Bird in Hand Press. Limited edition of 200 copies, this copy numbered 18 and signed by the author on the front endpage. Slim HC in cloth backed painted paper covered boards with title lettered paper label to cover. Solid and neat with light fading to quarter cloth color at spine. VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Case of the Giant-Killer

By: Branson, H.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1944

Seller ID: 32232

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages; Soundly bound and complete, but worn and a bit shabby. Title lettering rubbed away at spine. Binding shelf cocked. Decent enough reading copy. Fair to good only View more info

Apostles of Violence

By: Braun, M. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1966

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12645

Condition: Fine


Berkley F1238; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1966 Berkley Books F1238. Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. 1st US edition and printing; from the 1962 French edition. Superb unread copy; crisp edges and bright. Fine copy; as new View more info

Operation Atlantis

By: Braun, M. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1966

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12646

Condition: Fine


Berkley F1239; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1966 Berkley Books F1239. Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. 1st US edition and printing; from the 1962 French edition. Superb unread copy; crisp edges and bright. Fine copy; as new View more info

The Courts of the Morning

By: Buchan, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 35790

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Pictorial map rear endpage; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Soundly bound and clean with original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's green cloth with title lettering in red. Gift inscription penned neatly to front endpage. Cloth lightly crimped with trace fray at spine ends; a small pencil tip eraser sized ink spot to the cover board. Dust jacket is much worn with chipping at spine ends, furring over flap fold edges and sunning at spine. Prior owner has ... View more info

The Cool Man; Fawcett Gold Medal D1890

By: Burnett, W. R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Greenwich CT, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25151

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; Gold Medal. D1890. Mass-market paperback. 1st edition, paperback original. Tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Appears and feels unread and about as new. Stellar, unmarred copy. About as new; Fine View more info