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No Saving Grace

by Klein, Zachary

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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9780449907337
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$40.00

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Ballantine Books, 1994. First printing. Inscribed on title page. Mystery set Boston involving a Hasidic Jewish sect. Book unread, near fine. DJ like with near fine with slight rubbing. 322 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Screaming Mimi

by Brown, Fredric

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citynightsbooks
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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$50.00

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E. P. Dutton & Company, 1949. Book club edition, with yellow composite boards, blue titles & topstain. Anita Ekburg starred in the 1958 noir thriller about a stripper accused of murder. Book very good with owner signature to front pastedown, minor soil, several spots to topstain. DJ very good minus with tissue repairs to back panel, small hole, light soil.… Read more
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Alfred Hitchcock's Murderer's Row

by Hitchcock, Alfred, Ed.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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$20.00

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Dell Publishing Co., 1975. Dell 6036, first Dell printing with .95 cover price. Ciontains stories by Richard Deming, frank Sisk, Henry Slesar, william Brittain, Fletcher Flora, Theodore Mathieson, Richard Hardwick, C.B Gilford, David A. Heller, Richard O. Lewis and Arthur Porges. Very good tight copy with vertical crease to front cover, edge crease, aging to paper. 205 pp.. 1st Edition.… Read more
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Inspector Imanishi Investigates (English and Japanese Edition)

by Matsumoto, Seicho

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780939149285
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$40.00

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Soho Pr Inc, 1989. Stated first edition. Navy cloth spine, navy boards, gilt titles. Translated by Beth Cary. Winner of the Akutagawa Literary Prize and the Mystery Writers of Japan prize. Book unread, with pub's letter stamp to bottom edge, small dent to top edge, light spotting to top edge. DJ also very good with 4-inch flap tear, neatly repaired… Read more
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Spider Kiss

by Ellison, Harlan

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citynightsbooks
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780922890545
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$60.00

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Armchair Detective Library, 1991. First trade edition with an Introduction by the author. Black cloth, gilt titles at spine. Originally published in 1961 under a different title. Book unread, very good plus with light spotting to top edge, remainder mark at botom edge. DJ near fine with light shelfwear. 261 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.
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So Blue Marble

by Hughes, Dorothy B.

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citynightsbooks
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780553120745
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$20.00

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Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1979. First Bantam Books edition, May 1979, movie tie-in. Very good tight copy with Spencser's Mystery Bookshop stamp to ffep, aging to paper. Bingo cards still bound in. 181pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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The Cat

by Simenon, Georges

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967. Stated first edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles, yellow topstain. One of Simenon's psychological dramas in which a couple are bound together by mutual hatred. Book very good with small stain at top edge. DJ also very good with small stain and tear at top edge of back panel, edgewear. 182 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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Maigret and the Killer

by Simenon, Georges

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citynightsbooks
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780151551279
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$30.00

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. First edition and printing with usual Harcourt codes. Camel cloth, blue titles. Translated by Lyn Moir. Book very good with soil at top edge, small stain at top of ffep. DJ very good plus with little wear. 165 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Split Images

by Leonard, Elmore

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citynightsbooks
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780877953548
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$35.00

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Arbor House, 1981. First printing. Orange cloth spine, black boards and titles. A homicide detective novel set in Detroit. Book very good with edge spotting, darkening to pastedowns. DJ also very good with rubbing, light edgewear. 282 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Fabulous Clipjoint (The Gregg Press mystery series)

by Brown, Fredric

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citynightsbooks
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Thus
ISBN
9780839825418
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$65.00

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Gregg Press, 1979. First printing, 06/79 in the Gregg Press Mystery Series. With a new introduction by Ron Goulart. Navy cloth, gilt titles, marbleized endsheets. Book unread, very good plus with top edge spotting. DJ also very good with some stains at spine and back panel. 181 pp. . 1st Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Zebra-Striped Hearse

by Macdonald, Ross

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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Bantam Books, 1970. Bantam N6791, fifth printing of the original Bantam edition with .95 cover price. A very good plus unread copy with mild aging to paper, two corner creases to cover, one corner crease to one page. 218 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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Having a Wonderful Crime

by Rice, Craig

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$20.00

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Pocket Books, 1945. Pocket Books 289, first PB printing with no cover price. Very good with tear to binding at heel of spine, slant to spine, creases to back cover. 252 pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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The Wrong Case: A Novel

by Crumley, James

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394496184
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$275.00

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Random House, 1975. First edition with Random House customary edition statement. Blue cloth spine, pale green boards, gilt titles. Crumley's first suspense novel with a classic noir plot and characters, introducing Milo Milodragovitch, a continuing character in later novels. Book very good with fading to boards at edges, top edge spotted, RH remainder stamp at top edge at spine. DJ… Read more
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Champagne Blues

by Lyons, Nan and Ivan

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citynightsbooks
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671247645
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$35.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1979. First printing. Brown cloth spine, multicolored boards, matching endsheets. By the authors of 'Someone is Killing the Great Chefs...' Book unread, very good plus with, light edge spotting, faint remainder mark at bottom edge. DJ also very good with rubbing, foldwear. 304 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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On the Spot

by Wallace, Edgar

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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$55.00

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A.L. Burt Co., 1931. Book club edition. Black cloth, red titles and topstain. Edgar Wallace was a very prolific and sometimes-controversial writer who began his career as a newspaperman and war correspondent. Altogether, he wrote nearly 80 crime novels, of which this is one. Set in Chicago, it focuses on the crime syndicate, about which many other dramas have been… Read more
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The Keepsake: A Novel

by Gerritsen, Tess

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Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780345497628
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$25.00

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Ballantine Books, 2008. First printing. Flatsigned on title page. A Rizzoli & Isles novel. Book very good with not much wear. DJ likewise veyr good with some pressure dents to front panel. 349 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Far Horizon

by Copper, Basil

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citynightsbooks
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780709189206
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$95.00

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Robert Hale, 1982. First edition (FP), Black boards, gilt titles. A Mike Faraday novel. Flatsigned on title page and also inscribed on ffep with amusing comment, clearly to a friend.Book and DJ near fine. 188 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Blind Man with a Pistol

by Himes, Chester

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citynightsbooks
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780688011659
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$65.00

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William Morrow & Co., 1969. First edition (NAP). Red cloth, black titles. A Coffin and Digger novel. Book very good with little wear but with (small) phone number inked on rear endsheet, little other wear. DJ also very good with wrinkling to lamination. 140 pp. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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One to Count Cadence

by Crumley, James

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citynightsbooks
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$75.00

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Random House, 1969. Stated first printing. Brown cloth, gilt titles, black topstain. First novel by the winner of the Dashiell Hammett Award, author of The Last Good Kiss, Dancing Bear and other well-received novels. Book very good with waterspotting to topstain, edge spotting, fading to boards at edges. DJ also very good with age--darkening to front panel. 338 pp.. 1st… Read more
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The Midnight Raymond Chandler

by Chandler, Raymond

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citynightsbooks
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395127124
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$80.00

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1971. Stated first printing. Blue cloth, black/yellow titles and decoration, yellow topstain. With an Introduction by Joan Kahn. Includes Chandler's Introduction to The Simple Art of Murder, Red Wind, Trouble is My Business, Blackmailers Don't Shoot, The Pencil, Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. Book unread, very good plus with little wear, a couple of spots. DJ… Read more
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