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The Man in the Blue Mask (aka, "Meet the Baron" in UK)

By Morton, Anthony

New York: Sun Dial Press, 1937. Sun Dial Mysteries reprint series, bound in red cloth with navy blue titles. Moderate aging to page paper, moderate rubbing and minor discolorations here and there to covering cloth, tiny nick tear to crown of spine. Hinges and binding still strong. Prev. owner gift insc. to endpaper, dated 1938. No dust jacket.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Octavo.

$13.75

The Case of the Sad-Eyed Stripper: A Celeste Newhaven, Psychic Eye Mystery

By Suza Lambert Bowser

Arcata, CA: The Case of the Sad-Eyed Stripper, 2015. Clean and well bound text, with minor wear only, no marks or binding cracks. Humboldt County author.. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Very Good. Octavo.

$6.40

Crime Wave!: The Robert Paul Taylor Story

By Gettings, Jimmy L

Privately Printed, 1993. "The Shocking, True, Untold, Police-Shooting and Criminal Biography." Clean and well bound text, one spine crease that does not harm the binding strength, a faint stain to dedicaton page. Minor shelfwear only otherwise.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$7.77

Einstein's Tunnel
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Einstein's Tunnel

By Perone, S. P. (Sam)

New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2004. Clean and well bound, with very mild shelfwear, in like DJ with light rubbing. Signed to the title page, inscribed again to front free endpaper. Author's promotional card laid in as well.. Signed. Inscribed & Signed, Edition Unstated. HARDCOVER. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo.

$10.99

Comic Cops: A Mystery

By Raphael, Neil & Ray Raphael

Redway, CA, U.S.A.: Real Books, 1992. Book in sound shape, text clean; but with rubbing and some creasing to covers, some wear at corners.. Edition Unstated. Trade Paperback. Good.

$6.25

Second Baffle Book

By Wren, Lassiter and Randle McKay

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc., 1959. Text clean and still well bound, showing a moderate tint of aging. Covers somewhat rubbed, with fray and small chips at spine tips, spine titles faded. The covers show some minor moisture contact color shift around the edge area, and the pages have a quite mild warp, but this is still a sound and useful copy.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Good-/No Jacket.

$7.25

Poison Switch
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Poison Switch

By Coyote, Charles

Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, 2002. Clean and well bound text, with minor wear only. Publisher's stamp to first page.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Octavo.

$5.25

Body Parts (Autopsy No. 4)

By Blonski, Anna

Potts Point, NSW, Australia: Autopsy, 1995. Clean and well bound, with minor wear only, a small crease to lower back cover fore-corner.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.50

THE SET-UP (A Cory Barnett Mystery)

By Miller, Ben

Reseda, CA: Ben Miller Powell Publications, 1969. Clean and well bound text, page paper mildly aged. A small black pen "x" to front cover, upper corner and title area; a crease to back cover, more minor creasing to front. Edition Unknown. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

$8.50

GRAVEYARD WATCH

By Esteven, John (a.k.a. Samuel Shellabarger, Peter Loring)

New York: Modern Age Books, 1938. Clean and well bound text; with moderate edge and corner wear to covers. In original pictorial jacket, with some tearing at folds, a little edgewear, light rubs; now in new protective wrapper. Pseudonymous mystery by the Princeton scholar Samuel Shellabarger, author of "Captain from Castile" and "Voodoo.". Paperback Original. Soft Cover. Good+/Good.

$105.50

PORCELAIN DOLLS DON'T BLEED

By Vail, Christina

Denver, CO: Laika, Inc., 1981. "Colorado's new Agatha Christie." Clean and well bound, save with mild toning to page paper, one slight crease to spine. Light wear only.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-.

$3.00

MY STRANGEST CASE, By Police Chiefs of the World (INSCRIBED)

By Singer, Kurt

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company/Crime Club, 1958. Clean and tightly bound, with minor wear and slight touch of aging. DJ lightly toned, with mild rubs; now in new protective wrapper. Inscribed and signed by the editor.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. Octavo.

$5.50

THE SHOPLIFTER

By Smithies, Richard H. R

New York: Horizon Press, 1968. Clean and well bound, mild wear. DJ in new archival wrapper; has a few short edge tears and rubs.. First Edition, Printing Unknown. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.

$3.00

Crime and the Drama, or Dark Deeds Dramatized

By Newton, H. Chance

London: Stanley Paul & Co., 1927. Usual university lib. ownership & discard stamps, pocket, bar code, spine catalog label. Text clean and well bound, with mild aging. Covers with some bumping and fray at corners, small chipping to upper spine. Bound in original red cloth.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, else Good-/No Jacket. Octavo. Out of Print.

$6.95

Famous Criminal Cases, 2

By Furneaux, Rupert

New York: Roy Publishers Text clean and well bound, with moderate, minor shelfwear. DJ in protective wrapper; has light rubs, a little fade to spine background color.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. Octavo. Out of Print.

$9.50

THE SHORTEST ROUTE TO PARADISE: The Story of the Master Criminal Charles Peace

By Ward, David

New York: Horizon Press, 1964. Clean, soundly bound text, with moderate shelfwear to exterior. DJ with minor, small edge chips at spine tips, moderate edgewear and rubs, some sunning to spine; now in archival wrapper.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$3.25

THE MULLIGAN AFFAIR: Top Cop on the Take
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THE MULLIGAN AFFAIR: Top Cop on the Take

By Macdonald, Ian and Betty O'Keefe

Surrey: Heritage House Publishing, 1997. Book shows only slight, quite minor wear.. First Edition Stated. Trade Paperback. Fine.

$3.75

THE FATAL CARESS ...and Other Accounts of English Murders from 1551 to 1888

By Barker, Richard ed.; Anthony Boucher, preface

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1947. A nice copy, well bound and clean to text. DJ, now in mylar protective jacket, has minor edgewear but a couple of short, closed tears; cover imagery brig ht, not price clipped, just a touch of sunning to spine.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$4.95