Mystery And Crime Fiction from Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB

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Flight into Fear

by Kyle, Duncan

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9780002219426
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London: Collins [0-00-221942-5] 1972, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 256pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Mystery).
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Toronto: Collins 1947, 1st Canadian Edition. (Hardcover) 264pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Mauve cloth. Top edge stained grey. Publisher series: Red Badge Detective. Main character: Poirot, Hercule. (Mysteries).
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Smokescreen

by Francis, Dick

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New York: Harper & Row 1972, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 213pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. A previous owner's name on the half-title page, lightly cocked, and the dust jacket has light edgewear. (Mystery).
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London: Collins Crime Club 978-0-00-813765-6 [978-0-00-813765-6] 2017. (Hardcover) 220pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the cover and spine. "Who killed Marshall Maddox of Maddox Munitions, Inc., the inventors of the top secret telautomaton? Was his death retribution for a double life, or was it due… Read more
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London: Collins Crime Club 978-0-00-824899-4 [978-0-00-824899-4] 2017. (Hardcover) 198pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Black with gilt lettering and decorations to the cover and spine. " 'Rynox' is at that point where one injudicious move, one failure of judgement, one coincidental piece of bad luck will wreck it. So why would anyone send more… Read more
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Don't Look Now; And Other Stories

by Du Maurier, Daphne (Illustrations by Helen Smithson.)

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London: Folio Society 2007. (Hardcover in slipcase) 331pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Black covers illustrated with orange and white in a fine black slipcase. Color illustrated frontispiece, color illustrations. "Apparently Daphne du Maurier hated Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of her story, 'The Birds'. She was baffled as to why the great director had distorted it… Read more
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London: Collins Crime Club 978-0-00-828304-9 [978-0-00-828304-9] 2019. (Hardcover) 268pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. The dust jacket has a tiny closed tear at the top of the front panel. "An unidentified elderly gentleman is found bludgeoned to death in London's Middle Temple, that enclave of justice between Fleet Street and the Thames.… Read more
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London: Collins Crime Club 978-0-00-813748-9 [978-0-00-813748-9] 2016. (Hardcover) 224pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. "When a guest at Stowe House is found dead, killed by a lethal dart, suspicion naturally falls on the resident collector of poisoned weapons from tribes in South America. With the entire… Read more
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Cover Her Face

by James, P.D. (Illustrations by Jonathan Burton.)

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London: Folio Society 2008. (Hardcover in slipcase) 216pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Red illustrated cloth in near fine dark blue slipcase. Color frontispiece and illustrations. The slipcase is lightly bumped. "Exactly three months before the killing at Martingale MRS Maxie gave a dinner-party. Years later, when the trial was a half-forgotten scandal and the… Read more
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The Woman in the Case

by Lustgarten, Edgar

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London: Andre Deutsch 1955, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 218pp. Very good, no dust jacket. The spine is lightly cocked and worn and the covers are a bit splayed and soiled. "Here are four contrasting murder cases linked by one common feature. In each the essential element - the element without which there would have been… Read more
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A Treasury of Modern Mysteries

by Doubleday & Company

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company 1973, book club edition. (Hardcover set) 463, 536pp. Very good in very good dust jackets. The spines are lightly edgeworn and the dust jackets are lightly rubbed and soiled. "Mysteries can be ingenious, provocative and, most of all, sheer fun to read. This superb collection of novels, novellas and… Read more
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company [no date]. (Hardcover set) 1122pp. Very good in very good dust jackets. Two volumes. Corners lightly bumped, dust jackets lightly edgeworn at the spines. "Every word Conan Doyle ever wrote about Sherlock Holmes is here, complete and unabridged - all four full-length novels and all fifty-six short stories -… Read more
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Rebecca

by Du Maurier, Daphne (Illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark.)

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London: Folio Society 1999. (Hardcover in slipcase) 430pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Illustrated blue and brown covers in a near fine brown slipcase. Illustrations. The bottom of the slipcase is lightly scuffed. "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. It seemed to me I stood by the iron gate leading to… Read more
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The Adventures of Richard Hannay (5 Vols) (Main character: Richard Hannay; Includes Greenmantle; Island of Sheep; MR Standfast; Power-House; Thirty-Nine Steps; Three Hostages.)

by Buchan, John (Also writes as Lord Tweedsmuir) (Main character: Hannay, Richard; Illustrations by Nick Hardcastle.)

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London: Folio Society 2003. (Hardcover boxed set) Fine, no dust jacket. Five volumes illustrated with gilt and black in a near fine dark grey slipcase. Color illustrated frontispieces, illustrations. The bottom of the slipcase is lightly scuffed. "John Buchan is now largely remembered for his 'shockers' and especially for the Thirty-Nine Steps. It has never… Read more
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I Saw Him Die

by Drummond, June

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9780575026841
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London: Victor Gollancz [0-575-02684-7] 1979. (Hardcover) 160pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. There is a spot on the front cover and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "June Drummond boldly plays an ace as her first card; on page one of her new detective thriller Anton Loder, head of the South African business… Read more
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The Feathered Serpent

by Wallace, Edgar

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London: Hodder and Stoughton [circa 1932 (dated from owner inscription)]. (Hardcover) 312pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Publisher's device on title page and 38 titles listed on back of half-title page. The top edge is lightly spotted, there are two one-inch chips to the dust jacket, and there is a previous owner's inscription… Read more
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Covent Garden: Victor Gollancz Ltd 1959, 17th impression. (Hardcover) Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. 619pp. The dust jacket is lightly soiled along the spine with minor edgewear and two small closed tears to the front panel. Second volume of a 2-volume set. Vol. 2 Mystery and Horror Great Short Stories of… Read more
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The Wind in His Fists

by Murphy, Ken

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9780701112806
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London: Chatto & Windus [0-7011-1280-8] 1969, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 283pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. There is a previous owner's name and address written in black marker on the inner front board concealed by the dust jacket flap. (Mystery, Mystery Fiction).
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The Lodger (Publisher series: Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces.)

by Lowndes, Marie Belloc (Illustrations by Barron Storey.)

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1990. (Hardcover) Fine. Issued without dust jacket. 245pp. Blue cloth with raised spine bands and gilt illustration and titles. All edges gilt, illustrated endpapers, illustrations. An almost imperceptible bump to the bottom edges of the covers. Illustrations by Barron Storey. Publisher series: Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. … Read more
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1990. (Hardcover) Fine. Issued without dust jacket. 177pp. Black cloth with raised spine bands and gilt illustration and titles. All edges gilt, patterned endpapers, frontispiece. Frontispiece by Roger Roth. Publisher series: Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. (Mystery, Mystery Fiction).
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