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Endless Night & They Came to Baghdad ( Agatha Christie Collected Works Series )

By Christie, Agatha

Omniprose - William Collins Sons & Co., 1978 BRAND NEW. Unhandled, unread, no markings. Part of the 1976-1978 "Collected Works" series. High quality hardcover book with distinctive crimson boards in faux leather with elaborate gilt tooling & author's facsimile autograph, decorative endpapers, frontispiece illustration. Makes an ideal gift. . Hard Cover.

$20.00

Ordeal By Innocence & Cat Among the Pigeons ( Agatha Christie Collected Works Series )

By Christie, Agatha

Omniprose - William Collins Sons & Co., 1976 BRAND NEW. Unhandled, unread, previous owner's name on endpaper only. Part of the 1976-1978 "Collected Works" series. High quality hardcover book with distinctive crimson boards in faux leather with elaborate gilt tooling & author's facsimile autograph, decorative endpapers, frontispiece illustration. Makes an ideal gift. . Hard Cover.

$20.00

Nemesis & The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side ( Agatha Christie Collected Works Series )

By Christie, Agatha

Omniprose - William Collins Sons & Co., 1978 BRAND NEW. Unhandled, unread, previous owner's name on endpaper only. Part of the 1976-1978 "Collected Works" series. High quality hardcover book with distinctive crimson boards in faux leather with elaborate gilt tooling & author's facsimile autograph, decorative endpapers, frontispiece illustration. Makes an ideal gift. . Hard Cover.

$20.00

At Bertram's Hotel & A Caribbean Mystery ( Agatha Christie Collected Works Series )

By Christie, Agatha

Omniprose - William Collins Sons & Co., 1977 NEAR-FINE. Unhandled, unread, previous owner's name on endpaper, small scrape on front cover. Part of the 1976-1978 "Collected Works" series. High quality hardcover book with distinctive crimson boards in faux leather with elaborate gilt tooling & author's facsimile autograph, decorative endpapers, frontispiece illustration. Makes an ideal gift. . Hard Cover.

$18.00

Yeats Is Dead!: A Mystery by 15 Irish Writers
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Yeats Is Dead!: A Mystery by 15 Irish Writers

By O'Connor, Joseph (Editor), and 15 Irish Authors

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001 NEAR-FINE/FINE First American Edition. Top corners gently bumped otherwise very fine. Pristine unmarked interiors, crisp and clean, unclipped DJ with no tears. 6.5" x 9.5", 253 pages, plus short bios of the 15 Irish authors who contributed to this mystery. Raucous, raunchy, gratuitously violent and completely hilarious, this book is a diabolically entertaining mulligan stew of a novel. James Joyce would be proud. The writers are: Roddy Doyle, Conor McPherson, Gene Kerrigan, Gina Moxley, Marian Keyes, Anthony Cronin, Owen O'Neill, Hugo Hamilton, Joseph O'Connor, Tom Humphries, Pauline McLynn, Charlie O'Neill, Donal O'Kelly, Gerard Stembridge, and Frank McCourt. . Hard Cover.

$14.95

Murder Through the Looking Glass

By Venning, Michael (pseudonym of Craig Rice)

London, UK: NIcholson & Watson, 1947 Near-Fine/Good++ First UK Edition, scarce 1st UK printing in 1947. Pristine grey cloth boards, as-new binding and spine, tanned text only, otherwise all pages as-new. Gift inscription on ffep also dates book to original year of publication, "Christmas 1947, with love from Edna." No other markings of any kind. A superb HC book in a good to vg DJ, with colourful & vibrant graphics, light chipping at spine tips, and several short edge tears, none greater than 1/2 inch. 5" x 7.5", 192 pages. - A scarce mystery novel by Craig Rice, writing under the pseudonym of Craig Rice. From the DJ, "Imagine yourself waking up in a train humming a tune you couldn't remember ever having heard; opening your wallet and finding it full of papers bearing the name of John Blake when your own name is Jeffrey Bruno; discovering that the train is bound for Philadelphia, a town you had no intention of visiting, and - final jar - seeing a picture of your own face in a newspaper, over the caption: John Blake - Sought for Murder.". Hard Cover.

$175.00

The Blessing Way

By Hillerman, Tony

London, UK: Macmillan, 1970 VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD First UK Edition, 1st Printing. Unclipped DJ designed by Bob Lawrie, exclusive to UK Printing. A beautiful clean book, two corners gently bumped, square spine, solid binding, as-new hinges, all pages FINE, a few tiny spots to foredges only, no other markings. DJ has trace of edge wear, no tears, no chipping. 5.25" x 8", 201 pages. - An amazing first novel, Tony Hillerman brings to life the magic and mystery of the echoing canyons and empty deserts of the Navajo Reservation. "To Joe Leaphorn of the Law and Order Division, gossip about the Navajo Wolf spreading among the Red Forehead Clan meant a threat - potential trouble of the sort he was trying to prevent. But to Luis Horseman, chanting to the Talking God on the rimrock above Many Ruins Canyon, the Navajo Wolf was real and terrible. Luis was on the run and now this big man with the wolf skin denied him his safe hiding place. Then they found Luis's body - its mouth filled with sand - and the talk of witchcraft took on a new dimension.". Hard Cover.

$140.00

The Dark Backward

By Buchanan, Marie

London, UK: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1975 NEAR-FINE/NEAR-FINE First Edition, 1st UK Printing. A spectacular copy, appears unhandled and unread, no markings, slight discoloration at base of spine and rear board only. Unclipped DJ. 5.25" x 8", 232 pages. - A spellbinding novel of psychic possession. An archaelogical project in Wessex, at the presumed site of a Neolithic henge, brings together archaeologists, technicians and volunteers. At first the man who discovered the site begins to show strange symptoms, and later others in the group become prey to the mysterious forces at play. Past and present are brilliantly fused in the horror climax of this evocative and authentically detailed novel. . Hard Cover.

$14.95

Agatha Christie: Five Complete Novels of Murder and Detection: Ten Little Indians, Peril at End House, The Murder at Hazelmoor, Easy to Kill, Evil Under the Sun
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Agatha Christie: Five Complete Novels of Murder and Detection: Ten Little Indians, Peril at End House, The Murder at Hazelmoor, Easy to Kill, Evil Under the Sun

By Christie, Agatha

Avenel Books, 1986 Fine/Fine reprint, large HC with DJ. Superb condition, no markings, makes a great gift. Contains 5 complete unabridged Agatha Christie stories of murder, mystery and espionage: Ten Little Indians, Peril at End House, The Murder at Hazelmoor, Easy to Kill & Evil Under the Sun. . Hard Cover.

$19.95

The Dead Man at the Window

By Toussaint-Samat, Jean

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1934 VERY GOOD First American Edition HC, a wonderful copy of this hard-to-find horror and mystery novel from the 1930s. The blue cloth boards are nice and clean, with only minor fading and a trace of wear at the extremities. Inside, this book is crisp and clean, square and tight, and completely unmarked except for a previous owner's markings on the free front endpaper. There is no foxing. This is NOT an ex-library book. 5.5" x 7.75", 320 pages, no DJ. - This is an absorbing and most unusual mystery story by the author of the French prize-winning mystery "Shoes That Had Walked Twice." On the terrace of a quiet farm house near Martiques, Provence, France, there has been one murder and five suicides in 30 years. Now a new death prompts an unusual investigation - the victim died of an embolism brought on by fear. The trail of the investigation leads detectives to the temple of the ancient Aztec goddess of the moon, and to the altar where human sacrifices were offered.. Hard Cover.

$28.00

Gideon's Staff

By Marric, J.J. (John Creasey)

London UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. Near-Fine/Very Good First Edition, 1st UK Printing. Top edge is dusted and stamped with a crown and 'Supplied for the Public Service', otherwise Fine. Superb blue boards with no wear, solid, all pages as-new, no foxing. Unclipped DJ has one 1/4" tear. 5.25" x 7.5", 190 pages. The 5th book in this series on George Gideon, Commander of the Criminal Investigation Department at the New Scotland Yard.. Hard Cover.

$19.95

The Clue of the Screeching Owl : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 41

By Dixon, Franklin W

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1962 VERY GOOD 1970 reprint, an excellent copy with very light wear to covers, and FINE text pages. Non-glossy pictorial boards show two boys running from a large owl in a forest. Blue spine with cameo pic, large yellow "The Hardy Boys" on front cover, b&w multi-pic endpapers, frontispiece, publisher's navy blue top fore-edge stain, hinges excellent, unmarked, trace of soiling on fore-edge. About 5" by 7.5", 177 pages, no DJ.. Hardcover.

$9.95

The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 43
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The Mystery of the Aztec Warrior : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 43

By Dixon, Franklin W

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1964 NEAR-FINE 1970's reprint, an excellent copy with nearly-perfect boards, and FINE text pages. Non-glossy pictorial boards show two boys with Aztec stone. Blue spine with cameo pic, large yellow "The Hardy Boys" on front cover, b&w multi-pic endpapers, frontispiece, publisher's navy blue top fore-edge stain, hinges perfect, unmarked, crisp and clean. About 5" by 7.5", 178 pages, no DJ.. Hardcover.

$9.95

The Bombay Boomerang : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 49
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The Bombay Boomerang : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 49

By Dixon, Franklin W

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1970 VERY GOOD HC, excellent boards with trace of rubbing at corners only, no wear to hinges or pages. Crisp & clean with no markings. Non-glossy pictorial boards show two boys and boomerang. Black 'The Hardy Boys' on front cover. Blue spine with cameo pic, b&w multi-pic endpapers, frontispiece, publisher's navy blue top fore-edge stain. About 5" by 7.5", 180 pages, no DJ.. Hardcover.

$9.95

The Clue of the Hissing Serpent : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 53
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The Clue of the Hissing Serpent : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 53

By Dixon, Franklin W

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1974 NEAR-FINE reprint edition, nearly perfect boards, no wear to spine, hinges or pages. Crisp & clean with no markings. Non-glossy pictorial boards show two boys surrounded by green serpent. Front cover has yellow 53 and white 'The Hardy Boys.' Blue spine with cameo pic, b&w multi-pic endpapers, frontispiece, publisher's navy blue top fore-edge stain. About 5" by 7.5", 181 pages, no DJ.. Hardcover.

$9.95

The Secret of Pirate\'s Hill : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 36
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The Secret of Pirate's Hill : The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series No. 36

By Dixon, Franklin W

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1972 NEAR-FINE HC, nearly perfect boards with only a trace of rubbing at corners, no wear to hinges or pages. Crisp & clean throughout with no markings. Non-glossy pictorial boards show two boys snorkeling with manta ray. Yellow '36' and white 'The Hardy Boys' on front cover. Blue spine with cameo pic, b&w multi-pic endpapers, frontispiece, publisher's navy blue top fore-edge stain. About 5" by 7.5", 178 pages, no DJ.. Hardcover.

$9.95

Fingerprints: A Collection of Stories by the Crime Writers of Canada

By Beetham-Endersby, Beverley

Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1984. VG+ First Edition Trade Paperback. Nearly perfect wraps, square & solid, no creases. A few small fore-edge marks, all pages as-new, no markings. 5.5" by 8.5", 306 pages. "Lovers of mystery, mayhem and the occasional missing corpse will welcome this superb collection of original mystery stories by 17 of Canada's best creators of crime and mystery fiction." Authors include Margaret Millar, Howard Engel, Eric Wright, Sandra Woodruff, James Powell, Tim Wynne-Jones, Marion Crook, Josef Skvorecky, Ellen Godfrey, Tim Heald, Frank Jones, Elaine Slater, Anna Sandor & Bill Gough, John Ballem, Elaine Matlow and Tony Aspler.. Soft Cover.

$11.95

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : A Centennial Celebration
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Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : A Centennial Celebration

By Chandler, Raymond; Preiss, Byron (Editor)

NY: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1988 VERY FINE/VG+ First Edition (stated). Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear of any kind, collector's condition. Unclipped DJ has light edge wear, no tears, no chipping. 6.5" by 9.5", 370 pages, map endpapers, illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the centenary of Raymond Chandler's birth with a collection of new Philip Marlowe stories by 23 renowed mystery writers, and Chandler's "The Pencil", his last complete Philip Marlowe story.. Hard Cover.

$15.95

Token of Remorse
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Token of Remorse

By Stone, Michael

NY: Viking Penguin, 1998 AS-NEW/AS-NEW First Edition, 1st Printing. Unclipped dust-jacket. SIGNED by the author. 5.5" by 8.5", 225 pristine pages. A Streeter Mystery featuring a Denver, Colorado private investigator, the third installment of the Streeter Mysteries.. Hard Cover.

$15.00

Jade Tiger

By Thomas, Craig

Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Canadian printing. Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear to boards or unclipped DJ. From the author of Firefox (made into a Clint Eastwood movie), a spy thriller about a Chinese intelligence officer picked up in Hong Kong harbour with secrets to trade for money and freedom in the West.. Hard Cover.

$14.00

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