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The Datchley Inheritance

by McKenna, Stephen

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Cinemage Books
Published
1930
Edition
First American Edition
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$85.00

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New York City: Dodd Mead & Co., 1930. light comedic mystery about grandsons fighting for a large inheritance. The highlight is the nice two color abstract Art Deco dustjacket which has a tiny bit of chipping around points and darkening to the spine panel, otherwise a tight clean copy.. First American Edition. Cloth with Dustjacket.
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$85.00
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Hardboiled America, The Lurid Years Of Paperbacks

by O'Brien, Geoffrey

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Cinemage Books
Published
1981
Edition
1st Paper Edition
ISBN
9780442231101
Item Price
$30.00

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New York: NY Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. , 1981. The original edition of a history of the 25 cents paperbacks of the 40's & 50's w.emphasis on detective fiction. Many illus. some color. Fine. 1st Paper Edition. Paper.
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The Ship Of Ishtar &Dwellers In The Mirage

by Merritt. A.

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Cinemage Books
Published
1944
Edition
First Murder Mystery Editions
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$30.00

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New York: Murder Mystery Monthly/Avon Books, 1944. Two pulp mysteries by A. Merritt published as part of the Avon Murder Mystery Monthly series. Both are in vg condition with some wear to both, chipping to some of the cheap paper used. The covers are nice and bright with again little wear. There is chipping to the spine of Dwellers. Sold… Read more
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Murder in Two Flats

by Vickers, Roy

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Cinemage Books
Published
1951
Edition
2nd Printing
Item Price
$75.00

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London: Herbert Jenkins, 1951. Crime mystery featuring the curwen-stanton partnership. Considered scarce. The nice colorful dustjacket has some very light chipping to the edges and there is a ink inscription on the front endsheet which has a light soft crease which is lightly mirrored to a few of the first pages. Vg/vg. . 2nd Printing. Cloth with Dustjacket.
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$75.00
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Death Scenes. a Homicide Detective's Scrapbook

by Dunn, Katherine, Text By

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Cinemage Books
Published
1996
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780922915293
Item Price
$75.00

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OR.: Feral House, 1996. Grim and horrible and not for the faint of heart. 100's of actual photographs collected by a homicide detective in L.A during the 30's 40's and 50's.of people who met terrible ends. Graphic and strong and as I said a horrible book. Fine. . First Printing. Oblong Paper.
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$75.00
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Park Beat

by Harvey, Reginald

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Cinemage Books
Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Castle Books, 1959. "A story of life, love and shame in the N.Y. Jungle." Sexual goings on both gay and straight and crime in New York City's Central Park circa 1959. Some minor chipping and mends to the bottom of the front panel of the dustjacket and a small scrape to the bottom of the spine panel, and… Read more
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The Little Sister

by Chandler, Raymond & Lark, Michael

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Cinemage Books
Published
1997
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780684829333
Item Price
$40.00

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New York City: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Beautiful full color graphic novel adapted from the Raymond Chandler hard-boiled novel featuring Philip Marlowe. Fine. First Printing. Paper.
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$40.00
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The Burgler Who Studied Spinoza

by Block, Lawrence

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Cinemage Books
Published
1998
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780451194886
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$30.00

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New York: Signet Books, 1998. SIGNED BY LAWRENCE BLOCK. The Burgler who was also a bookseller. Colorful and entertaining series featureing Bernie Rhodenbarr. Nice Fine. Later Printing. Paperback.
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The Burglar In The Closet

by Block, Lawrence

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Cinemage Books
Published
1997
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780451180742
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$30.00

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New York: Signet Books, 1997. SIGNED BY LAWRENCE BLOCK. The Burgler who was also a bookseller. Colorful and entertaining series featureing Bernie Rhodenbarr. Nice Fine. Later Printing. Paperback.
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L.A. Confidential. The Screenplay

by Helgeland, Brian & Hanson, Curtis. Introduction By James Ellroy

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Cinemage Books
Published
1997
Edition
First American Paper Edition
ISBN
9780446674270
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: Warner Books, 1997. The Oscar winning screenplay based on Ellroy's hard boiled novel. 29 b&w stills. 1 faint tiny corner fold. to the top of the front cover, smaller one on the bottom corner back cover. Vg. . First American Paper Edition. Paper.
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Skinny Dip

by Hiaasen, Carl

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Cinemage Books
Published
2004
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780375411083
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 2004. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY CARL HIAASEN. Illegal dumping in the Florida Everglades sets off a chain of mayhem in typical Hiaasen style. Nice artwork by Charles Burns on the dustjacket. Fine/fine. . Later Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket.
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Dashiell Hammett a Descriptive Bibliography

by Layman, Richard

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Cinemage Books
Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780822933946
Item Price
$100.00

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Pa: University Of Pittsburgh Press, 1979. REVIEW COPY WITH 2 SLIPS LAID IN. Extensive descriptive bibliography on the great hard boiled mystery writer. Includes books, comic strip books, magazine appearances and more. Well illustrated with book covers, title pgs. and more. Minute wear to the tips of the cover. Fine. . First Edition. Cloth Without Dj. As Published.
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$100.00
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Cadillace Jukebox

by Burke, James Lee

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Cinemage Books
Published
1996
Edition
First edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780786861750
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: Hyperion Books, 1996. SIGNED BY JAMES LEE BURKE. Another Dave Robicheaux mystery from one of the masters of the genre. Fine/fine. First edition/1st Printing. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket.
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Alfred Hitchcock's Coffin Break

by Hitchcock, Alfred, Edited By

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Cinemage Books
Published
1974
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: Dell Pub. 1974., 1974. vg+. More stories w. an intro. by Hitchcock. Artwork of the dir. having coffee and donuts on a coffin on frnt cover. 1st pb.print. edition. Binding is paperback. . 1st Paperback Edition. Paperback.
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union

by Chabon,Michael

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Cinemage Books
Published
2007
Edition
First edition/1st Printing
ISBN
9780007149827
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Harper Collins, 2007. SIGNED BY MICHAEL CHABON. The Pulitzer Prize winning author's mystery set in Alaska among a Jewish community. Small impression on the front endsheet caused by the binding of the pastedown, otherwise this is an unread fine copy in a fine dustjacket. A movie is to be made of the novel by the Coen Brothers in… Read more
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$75.00
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Shoot The Piano Player

by Goodis, David

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Cinemage Books
Published
1962
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Grove Press, 1962. Goodis's novel originally published as "Down There" and later filmed by the great Francois Truffaut. This is the movie-tie edition that has 6 small stills on the back cover, and a nice still of Charles Aznavour with a lady friend on the front Blurb by Henry Miller. Slight minor slant to the book but… Read more
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$75.00
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The Eunuch Of Stamboul

by Wheatley, Dennis

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Cinemage Books
Published
1960
Edition
First Arrow Printing
Item Price
$10.00

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London: Arrow Books Ltd, 1960. Dennis Wheatley's secret service romance-thriller set in Constantinople. Nice artwork cover. Dampstaining to the top edge, which is mirrored to the top of some pages, browning to the cheap paper used and average light wear to the covers. About vg. . First Arrow Printing. Paperback.
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$10.00
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Hotel Waitress

by Harvey, Gene

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Cinemage Books
Published
1956
Edition
Later Printing
Item Price
$30.00

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United States: Cameo Books, 1956. Hardboiled fiction about Gracie who knew that "There are things a girl has to do and whether she liked them or not, Gracie knew that she would do them." This is a digest size paperback that was originally published as "Pick-up at Midnight) Wonderful vivid good girl color artwork on the cover, which has a… Read more
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Curtain Of Fear

by Wheatley, Dennis

Seller
Cinemage Books
Published
1960
Edition
Reprint Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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London: Arrow Books Ltd, 1960. Thriller set in Communist Europe. Nice artwork cover which has light wear also wear to the spine. The insides are vg. with the usual browning to the cheap paper and a few tiny corner folds. Vg. . Reprint Edition. Paperback.
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Date with Death

by Ford, Leslie

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Cinemage Books
Published
1951
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: Dell Pub., 1951. Nice Dell paperback mystery about a young doctor, two beautiful sisters and murder in old Annapolis. Illustrated with terrific cover artwork by Rafael M. DeSoto along with one of those marvelous Dell maps on the back cover. Vg. . First Paperback Edition. Paperback.
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