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cover of The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito

The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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Published
1943
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: William Morrow & Co, 1943. First Edition, same dates title and copyright page. Near Fine, small prior owner name label hidden by front flap, small creases to cloth at spine ends, in a Very Good dust jacket, small chips and light edge wear top and bottom edges, orange lettering at spine faded. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very… Read more
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cover of The Union Club Mysteries

The Union Club Mysteries

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385188067
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$150.00

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New York: Doubleday & Co., 1983. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket, old tape mend bottom edge of spine, rear panel uniformly toned, light wear at edges. 30 mystery short stories not previously collected in a book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of The Perfume of the Lady in Black

The Perfume of the Lady in Black

by Leroux, Gaston

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Published
1909
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$150.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1909. Near Fine, tiny bumps at bottom corners, in a Very Good dust jacket, old internal and external tape mends, spine toned, small chips. SCARCE in dust jacket in any edition. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title, in Hubin. Police reporter and amateur detective Joseph Rouletabille. . Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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cover of Golden Ashes; An Inspector French Detective Story

Golden Ashes; An Inspector French Detective Story

by Crofts, Freeman Wills

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1940. SCARCE in dust jacket. Very Good, scant soling to cloth, faint tape stains at end pages, in a Very Good Minus dust jacket, 1" x 2" chip at head of spine, 1"x 1" chip at base of spine, light rubbing at edges. A Red Badge Mystery. . First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very… Read more
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cover of Night Frost

Night Frost

by Wingfield, R. D.

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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London: BCA, 1992. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on bookplate attached to title page. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Published by BCA in 1992, the same year as the Constable true first edition. Part of the basis for the popular TV series "A Touch of Frost" starring David Jason. SCARCE SIGNED in either of the editions. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR.… Read more
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cover of Casebook of the Black Widowers

Casebook of the Black Widowers

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385157049
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$300.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at title page in year of publication -"To Frank Hoffmann best wishes Isaac Asimov Jan. '80" , Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners and spine ends, in Near Fine dust jacket, light wear at edges. A Doubleday Crime Club selection. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near… Read more
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cover of Black Cherry Blues

Black Cherry Blues

by Burke, James Lee

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316116992
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$125.00

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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1989. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -"To Emma Cammack, all the best Jim Burke". First printing, with complete number line 1-10. The third Dave Robicheaux mystery, winner of the Edgar Award. Fine in Fine dust jacket. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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cover of Subcutaneously, My Dear Watson (Publisher's Promotional Poster)

Subcutaneously, My Dear Watson (Publisher's Promotional Poster)

by (Doyle, Arthur Conan), Tracy, Jack

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$50.00

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Bloomington, Indiana: James A. Rock & Co., 1978. SCARCE Publisher's Promotional Poster, 22 " h x 14" w, featuring Paul M. McCall's illustration of Sherlock Holmes intently staring at a syringe. Near Fine, poster has been kept rolled, small tear bottom edge. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in sturdy mailing tube. . First… Read more
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cover of (Publisher's Promotional Poster) SUSPECTS

(Publisher's Promotional Poster) SUSPECTS

by Thomson, David; Illustrated by Topazio, (Vincent)

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Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$60.00

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No Place: No Publisher Not stated (Vintage Press, New York, 1986) publisher's promotional poster for Thomson's noir crime novel, featuring John Garfield (playing Frank Chambers) and Lana Turner (Cora Kellaway) in a classic pose from the film "The Postman Always Rings Twice". 23 3/4"h x 15 1/2"w. Near Fine, faint creasing.small stains verso not showing on front side. Well suited… Read more
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cover of Pistols for Two

Pistols for Two

by Stein, Aaron Marc; (Dust Jacket Art by ANDY WARHOL)

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE. Featuring the 1st dust jacket design by Andy Warhaw ( Andy Warhol), with credit at bottom of front flap. Warhol was an award-winning illustrator in the 1950s before his rise to fame. He went on to create at least 6 more designs for dust jackets. Near… Read more
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cover of Easy to Murder

Easy to Murder

by Rutledge, Nancy

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE in dust jacket and collectible condition. Near Fine, usual page browning due to Doubleday's cheap paper. In a Very Good Plus dust jacket, light edge wear. A Crime Club selection, previously serialized in the Saturday Evening Post. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo… Read more
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cover of The Body on the Sidewalk

The Body on the Sidewalk

by Carey, Bernice

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1950. RARE, her third of eight critically acclaimed mystery novels, all set in California and all published by Doubleday, and all of which are RARE in today's market in the first edition. Near Fine, the usual browning given Doubleday's use of cheap paper, in a Near Fine dust… Read more
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cover of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes  ( As Serialized , Complete Issues of The Strand Magazine, Vols. XXII and XXIII, Numbers 128-136,  August 1901-April 1902);

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London: Strand Magazine, 1901. The true First Printing of the third and arguably best Sherlock Holmes mystery, one which had avid readers queuing up across England with the publication of every new issue. With numerous illustrations by Sidney Paget. Nine complete Strand Magazines, bound without the wrappers, in contemporary brown cloth with red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering, Very… Read more
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cover of Works of Wilkie Collins, New Illustrated Library Edition, Seven Volumes

Works of Wilkie Collins, New Illustrated Library Edition, Seven Volumes

by Collins, Wilkie

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Fine
Edition
New Illustrated Edition
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$1,500.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1875. Published 1875-1886. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree calf, the backs with ornate floral gilt decorations, gilt lettering on red and brown morocco labels, the sides with floral gilt rules, marbled end papers and edges, the bookplates of William Slater, Esq., Holmses Sharples front paste downs. Very Good, old tape repairs in two of the volumes,… Read more
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cover of The Widow Lerouge. Other Peoples Money. The Honor of the Name  ( Bindings, Fine - Vauthain )

The Widow Lerouge. Other Peoples Money. The Honor of the Name ( Bindings, Fine - Vauthain )

by Gaboriau, Emile

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Published
1901
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later American Edition
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$450.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Three volumes finely bound in half yellow morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt floral decorations and lettering, marbled end papers, top edges gilt, ribbon markers, bindings signed "Vauthain". Illustrated by Louise L. Heustis, Victor Perard, and Bayard Jones. All three volumes Near Fine, tiny rubs at tips. A lovely set in matching… Read more
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cover of The Master Sniper (Association Copy with ALS)

The Master Sniper (Association Copy with ALS)

by Stephen Hunter

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688035914
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$600.00

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New York: William Morrow & Co, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "For Peter P. Jacobi, You were one of the first to tell me I was a writer and I've never forgotten it. with good affection Stephen Hunter Columbia, Md. Feb. 27, 1980". With laid in ALS on the back of a sheet of… Read more
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cover of Promotional Poster: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Promotional Poster: The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan; Photographs By Michael Kenna

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$200.00

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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1986. Publisher's promotional poster featuring the eerie Michael Kenna photograph seen on the front of the dust jacket of the book. Near Fine, small bottom corner crease, small speck of soil at bottom edge, 18" w x 24"h. Well suited for framing, a poster distibuted in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1986.… Read more
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cover of Trouble is My Business; Raymond Chandler 100th Anniversary 1888-1988: Promotional Poster

Trouble is My Business; Raymond Chandler 100th Anniversary 1888-1988: Promotional Poster

by Chandler, Raymond

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$100.00

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No Place: Vintage Books, 1988. Publisher's promotional poster ( 20"w x 32"h) celebrating the 100th anniversary of Chandler's birthday, Design by Lorraine Louie, illustration by Daniel Pelavin. A great graphic image, distributed in limited supply at the ABA trade show in 1988. Near Fine, a few small faint creases. A poster well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled… Read more
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cover of Promotional Poster : Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective " I PLAY THE GAME FOR THE GAME'S OWN SAKE "

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San Francisco: Sleuth Publications, Ltd. , 1983. SCARCE, this fabulous Sherlock Holmes poster printed in lithograph on high quality paper, 17" w x 23"h, Fine, as issued. Distributed in limited numbers at an ABA trade show in the 1980's to promote the role playing game. Well suited for framing and years of viewing pleasure. Will ship loosely rolled in a… Read more
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cover of The Great Shadow and Beyond the City

The Great Shadow and Beyond the City

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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Bristol : J. W. Arrowsmith , 1893. From the library of Edgar Wadsworth Smith, with his bookplate front pastedown. Smith was a noted Sherlockian scholar and bibliographer who edited the Limited Editions Club and Easton Press Sherlock Holmes titles. In the original decorative cloth, no date (1893 penciled at title page), Very Good, spine lean, cloth with light wear at… Read more
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