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Le Tems Des Noyeurs (Darker Than Amber) - Signed

By MACDONALD, John D.

Paris: Gallimard, 1967. This is the first French edition of "Darker Than Amber". Translated from the English to the French by N. Shklar. 185 pp. Light crease to top edge of back panel. Inscribed and signed by the author to an American businessman. Text in French. . Inscribed and Signed. First French Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Paperback.

$155.00

La Zorra Roja (The Quick Red Fox) - Signed

By MACDONALD, John D.

Barcelona: Caballo Negro, 1967. This is the first Spanish edition of "The Quick Red Foxr". Translated from the English to the Spanish by Jaime Pineiro. 223 pp. Tight, clean copy. Inscribed and signed by the author to an American businessman. Text in Spanish. . Inscribed and Signed. First Spanish Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Paperback.

$165.00

They Don't Dance Much (Lost American Fiction)

By ROSS, James

IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1975. Bound in black cloth, stamped in red in bright white dust jacket. This is a reprint edition of the classic 1940 novel that has been praised by the likes of Raymond Chandler and George V. Higgins. The true first edition are scarce. Here is a handsome reprint. 302 pp. . Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$29.50

The Quick Red Fox; Nightmare in Pink (Two Books in Japanese - Both Signed)

By MACDONALD, John D.

Tokyo: Hayakawa, 1966. These are two matching paperback editions -- part of the publisher's Pocket Mystery Books series. Translated by Junishiro Morisaki. Both books are signed by the author. The first -- in a normal inscription, the second in the author's hand -- trying to write backwards (since he is signing from right to left). Text in Japanese. Both books are part of the author's Travis McGee series. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Paperback.

$225.00

Maitresse a' Bord (The Last One Left) - Signed

By MACDONALD, John D.

Paris: Gallimard, 1968. This is the first French edition of "The Last One Left". Translated from the English to the French by Andre Benat. 250 pp. Light crease to bottom edge of back panel. Inscribed and signed by the author to an American businessman. Text in French. . Inscribed and Signed. First French Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Paperback.

$175.00

The Beach Girls (Signed)

By MACDONALD, John D.

London: Robert Hale, 1968. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver. This is the first hardcover edition of the book, quite scarce in this protected condition. Maintains the 16 shilling price on the botton of the front flap of the dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 192 pp. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$1500.00

One Fearful Yellow Eye (Signed)

By MACDONALD, John D.

London: Robert Hale, 1968. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver. This is the first hardcover edition of this Travis McGee title, quite scarce in this protected condition. Maintains the 16 shilling price on the flap of the dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 205 pp. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$1750.00

The Mystery of the Blue Train

By CHRISTIE, Agatha

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1973. Bound in light green cloth, stamped in black. This i the first edition of the publisher's Greenway Edition (published in the mid 1970's). Some edgewear, but a most acceptable copy. 286 pp. . First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$27.50

Ghostman   (Signed)
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Ghostman (Signed)

By HOBBS, Roger

NY: Knopf, 2013. Bound in brown and blue boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Signed by the author on publisher's tipped in page. Tight, clean copy of the author's first book. Great reviews. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.50

Hercule Poirot's Christmas: A Holiday Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By CHRISTIE, Agatha

NY: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2008. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver in red "Christmas-y" dust jacket. Previous retirement home stamp to ffep. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this popular Poirot mystery. 271 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Near Fine.

$19.00

The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories    (Signed)
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The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories (Signed)

By PELECANOS, George

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. Bound in yellow boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Pelecanos on the title page. Tiny red star stamp to ffep. Otherwise, as new. 293 pp. Seven short stories and one novella. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

The Big Knockover

By HAMMETT, Dashiell

NY: Random House, 1966. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold. Lacks the dust jacket. This is a collection of short stories and short novels by the author of the Maltese Falcon. Published posthumously with an introduction by Lillian Hellman. 355 pp. Stated "first edition" but it is a book club edition. . BOMC. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket.

$17.50

The Hound of the Baskervilles

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

UK: The Folio Society, 2006. Bound in red, illustrated cloth with a profile of Sherlock with pipe on the front panel. In matching slipcase. This is the third Folio Printing of the book. 223 pp.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Francis Mosley.

$33.00

The Reminiscences of Solar Pon

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1961. Bound in black cloth, stamped in silver in purple illustrated dust jacket. Jacket shows a bit of light yellowing to extremes and maintains the $3.50 price. Foreword by Anthony Boucher. 199 pp. Tiny bump to top edge. One of 2052 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

Praed Street Papers

By DERLETH, August

NY: Candlelight Press, 1965. Bound in stiff yellow illustrated wraps in black and white dust jacket. A book that is a reference guide to Solar Pons with chapters about the beginning, the sources, etc. Contains two comic stories. A rather scarce work by Derleth on his fictional detective. The jacket maintains the $3.00 price. 82 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$110.00

The Memoirs of Solar Pons

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1951. Bound in black cloth, stamped in yellow in matching illustrated dust jacket. Jacket shows a bit of light yellowing to extremes and maintains the $3.00 price. Contains the foreword by Ellery Queen. 245 pp. ntroduction by Edgar W. Smith. Priced accordingly. One of 2000 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

The Adventure of the Orient Express

By DERLETH, August

NY: Candlelight Press, 1965. Bound in stiff yellow illustrated wraps in orange and brown dust jacket. A 60 pp. mystery book (the 57th Solar Pons / Dr. Parker adventure. n A rather scarce work by Derleth on his fictional detective. The jacket maintains the $3.00 price. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$75.00

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Five Volumes Complete) - Intro. By Peter Cushing

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

UK: The Folio Society, 2004. The five volumes are bound in matching red cloth with black and gold decorations; in matching sturdy slipcase. A quality produciton of these five volumes that include: The Adventures, The Memoirs, The Return, His Last Bow, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Tight, clean set. . Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Francis Mosley.

$110.00

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1981. Bound in full black decorated leather stamped in gold, sans DW, as published; moire end sheets and pastedowns; a.e.g.; silk book ribbon; Part of the publisher's "Collector's Edition - Bound in Genuine Leather" series. 764 pp. An "as new" unread copy. Perfect for gift giving. . Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (as published). Illus. by Frederic D. Steele, et al.

$35.00

Dreadful Lies

By BAILEY, Michele

New York: St Martins Pr, 1996. Bound in black boards with silver lettering to spine, is in near-fine condition. Dustjacket shows light wear to extremes. 185 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$13.00

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