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The Treasure of the Pass

by Slade, Gurney

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
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$16.00

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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1951. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. 94 p.: illustration; 19 cm. Green cover with black spine and cover titles. Illustrated dust jacket. Back section of dust jacket has lists of four of the publisher's series: New Era Series, Triumph Series, Apex Series, and Peerless Series. No date of publication; WorldCat… Read more
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The Gay Dolphin Adventure by Malcolm Saville; Illustrated by Bertram Prance

by Saville, Malcolm

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good +
Item Price
$77.00

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London and Sydney: George Newnes and Dymock's Book Arcade, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good +/fair +. First Australian Editon 1952. 255 p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Green cloth with black spine and cover titles. Map on endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket in mylar cover. Advertisement on back section of dust jacket for five titles in the series… Read more
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$77.00
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Alfred Hitchcock's Haunted Houseful; Illustrated by Fred Banbery

by

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1061
Condition
Very Good +
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$19.00

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New York: Random House, 1061. Hardcover. Very Good +. [2], iv, [2], 208 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Illustrated endpaper. Small printed bookplate of former owner on front fixed endpaper. Contents: Let's Haunt a House by Manly Wade Wellman -- The Wastwych Secret by Constance Savery -- Jimmy Takes Vanishing Lessons… Read more
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Elope to Death

by Ashe, Gordon [Creasey, John]

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780030206214
Item Price
$13.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977. Hardcover. Fine/very good -. [2], 187, [1] p.; 21 cm. Black cloth spine with silver spine title; white paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. A Rinehart Suspense Novel. "A heart-stopping chase scene highlights this dramatic detective thriller, one of the firest and most harrowing John Creasey ever… Read more
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$13.00
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The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green; Illustrated in Water-colors by Frank T. Merrill

by Green, Anna Katharine

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1906
Condition
Good -
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$25.00

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London / New York: The Authors and Newspapers Association, 1906. Hardcover. Good -. 319, [3] p., color frontispiece and 3 leaves of color plates, 1 facsimile page on blue paper of the manuscript from The Leavenworth Case; 20 cm. Grey cloth with white spine and cover titles. Title page printed in red and black. "This… Read more
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The Man Who Didn't Mind Hanging

by Mavity, Nancy Barr

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good -
Item Price
$25.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good -. Stated First Edition. Published for the Crime Club. [2], 300 p.; 20 cm. Black cloth with black-on-red spine and cover titles. No dust jacket. Former owner names on front free endpaper: Margaret W. Fanning, 1933, and Ray F. Wood, 1980. Stamp… Read more
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The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green; With Illustrations by Arthur I. Keller

by Green, Anna Katharine

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1906
Condition
Good
Item Price
$16.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co, 1906. Hardcover. Good. [8], 371, [1] p., frontispiece and 4 leaves of illustrations: full-page plan of house; 19 cm. Light yellow cloth with green spine title and gilt cover title; red and green cover illustration. First Edition. "April" on title page verso. The second of three mysteries by Anna Katharine Green… Read more
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Cool Repentance [A Jemima Shore Mystery]

by Fraser, Antonia

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780297781271
Item Price
$10.00

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1982. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. 222 p.; 22 cm. Blue cover with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Book is in Near Fine Condition: slightly cocked; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: price-clipped; edges rubbed; clean and bright.
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$10.00
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The Cavalier Case: A Jemima Shore Mystery

by Fraser, Antonia

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780553071269
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/very good. vi, [4], 228 p.; 24 cm. Red cloth spine with silver spine title; red paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: price-clipped; slightly rubbed; clean and bright.
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A Splash of Red [A Jemima Shore Mystery]

by Fraser, Antonia

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780297779377
Item Price
$10.00

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. [10], 229 p.; 22 cm. Orange cover with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine Condition: slightly cocked; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: price-clipped; edges rubbed; lower edge slightly creased; clean and bright.
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Hardball -- A V. I. Warshawski Novel

by Paretsky, Sara

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780399155932
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2009. Hardcover. Fine/fine. xi, [7] p.; 24 cm. Black and yellow cover with red spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. First edition number line. The 13th mystery starring Chicago private investigator V. I. Warshawski. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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A Tangled Web

by Blake, Nicholas [Day Lewis, Cecil]

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1956
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$36.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Hardcover. Fine/good. viii, [2], 213, [1] p.; 21 cm. Black cloth spine with gilt spine title; light blue boards with gilt stamped publisher's emblem on front board. Illustrated dust jacket, in mylar cover. "A Harper novel of suspense" -- on dust jacket. Bust of the author by Franta… Read more
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Library of The World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories; Edited by Julian Hawthorne -- American

by Hawthorne, Julian, editor

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good -
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$13.00

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New York: Review of Reviews Co, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good -. 304 p., frontispiece; 19 cm. Red leather spine with gilt-stamped spine title; red cloth over boards. Former owner's name, R. Kimball Carleton, on front free endpaper, dated 1919. This is one volume of a 6-volume collection. It contains stories by American authors Marion… Read more
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Pandora by Holly Hollander: A Novel by Gene Wolfe

by Wolfe, Gene

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780312850104
Item Price
$14.00

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New York: A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good/fine. viii, 198 p.; 22 cm. Red cover with gilt spine title. Dust jacket designed by Carol Russo with jacket art by Richard Bober. Best known as the author of the science fiction/fantasy series The Book of the New Sun, Gene Wolfe… Read more
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$14.00
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1941. Hardcover. Very Good +/fair. "An Ellery Queen Junior Mystery." [6], 213 p.; 20 cm. Red cloth with black spine and cover titles. Illustrated dust jacket in mylar cover. Top page edges black. Green endpapers. Publisher's advertisement for Madison Square Books on back section of dust jacket. … Read more
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The Woman in Black; Susan Hill; Illustrations by John Lawrence

by Hill, Susan

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good -
ISBN
9780879237066
Item Price
$15.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1986. Paperback. Very Good -. [12], 160 p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Paperback with cover photograph by Rosamond Wolff Purcell. Cover title: The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story. In Very Good- Condition: slightly cocked; front cover very lightly soiled; front cover creased; pages are clean and tight.
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The Chase: A Novel

by Evanovich, Janet; Goldberg, Lee

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2014
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780345543080
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 2014. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. vii, [1], 303, [7] p.; 24 cm. Blue cover with silver spine title. Dust jacket with jacket art by Carlo Beltrán and Claudio Marinesco. Stated First Edition. The adventures of Nicolas Fox and Kate O'Hare continue in a sequel to The Heist. Book… Read more
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The Black Dark Murders

by Saber, Robert O.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1949
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Kingston, N.Y.: Quinn Publishing Co, 1949. Paperback. Good. Handi-Book Editions. 158, [2] p.; 17 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Publisher's catalog on first page following text. "Complete and unabridged." "A Handi-Book Mystery." Detective Phil Keene investigates mysterious murders on a college campus. Robert O. Saber was the pseudonym of Milton K. Ozaki… Read more
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Murder in Scorpio: A Mystery

by Lawrence, Martha C.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780312135676
Item Price
$19.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/near fine -. vii, [3], 227 p.; 22 cm. Blue cover with silver spine title. Dust jacket with jacket illustration by Tristan A. Elwell, in mylar cover. Stated First Edition. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page, dated Nov. 18, 1995. The series… Read more
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Two For the Dough [A Stephanie Plum Novel]

by Evanovich, Janet

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780684825922
Item Price
$46.00

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New York: Scribner, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 301 p.; 24 cm. Light grey cloth spine with red spine title; red boards. Illustrated, embossed dust jacket in mylar cover. Red endpapers. First edition with number line. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page, dated "1-14-96." Book is in Fine Condition:… Read more
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