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Understudy For Love

by Willeford, Charles

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Derringer Books
Published
1961
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$400.00

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Chicago: Newstand Library, 1961. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Pocket paperbound book. A classic adult sleaze noir from Willeford. Stated first printing. Published as Newstand Library U170. Looks unread. A most handsome copy. No creases, dogears or tears. No writing or other markings. "When it came to love he was… Read more
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$400.00
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No Experience Necessary

by Willeford, Charles

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Derringer Books
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$375.00

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Chicago: Newstand Library, 1962. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Pocket paperbound book. A classic adult sleaze noir from Willeford. Stated first printing. Published as Newstand Library U182. Looks unread. A most handsome copy. No creases, dogears or tears. No writing or other markings. "You like it? she whispered. "I like… Read more
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$375.00
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Shadow of a Broken Man

by Crime - Chesbro, George C.

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Derringer Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. First book, first Mongo. Very good with remainder mark to lower edge as often seen in near fine price clipped jacket.
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$35.00
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The Loot of Cities

by Crime - Bennett, Arnold

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Derringer Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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Philadelphia: Oswald Train, 1972. Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/very good. 12mo. 156 pp. Reprint edition of Bennett's only volume of detective stories. A handsome near fine copy in very good pictorial dustwrapper with design by William Dixon.
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The Bloody Moonlight

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo. 253 pp. Stated first edition of this early crime novel by the author of Murder Can Be Fun and The Dead Ringer. A handsome very good copy in price-intact dustwrapper. The wrapper has some chipping and slight paper loss at spine… Read more
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$200.00
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One For The Road

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1958. First edition. Cloth. Very Good/near fine. 8vo. 189 pp crime novel by the author of The Lenient Beast and The Fabulous Clipjoint. Stated first edition. A good to very good copy with page toning and a faint ownership stamp on the front endpaper along with several small ink notations.… Read more
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$200.00
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The Dead Ringer

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1948. First edition. Cloth. Very Good/very good. 8vo. 224 pp crime novel by the author of The Lenient Beast and The Fabulous Clipjoint. Stated first edition of the author's scarce second crime novel, this one set in the carnival world. Bookshop sticker afixed to the rear pastedown else this is… Read more
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$750.00
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The Screaming Mimi

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 248 pp. Hardbound copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of Death Has Many Doors and Night of the Jabberwock. Faint erasure marks to inside front pastedown, else… Read more
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$300.00
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Murder Can Be Fun

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 219 pp. Hardbound copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of Death Has Many Doors and Night of the Jabberwock. Small scuff at mid-spine. A handsome very… Read more
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$150.00
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Knock Three-One-Two

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1959
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 190 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A fine copy in price-intact dustwrapper.
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$250.00
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Night of the Jabberwock

by Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1950
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition stated of this rather bizarre novel by the author of The Fabulous Clipjoint. 220 pp. A very handsome fine copy in lightly spine faded dustwrapper. Price intact on the front flap. Nicer than usually found.. Very clean and tight copy.
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$350.00
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Mrs. Murphy's Underpants; Who put the Benzedrine in Mrs. Murphy's Ovaltine

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$350.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 185 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A fine copy in near fine price-intact dustwrapper.
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$350.00
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Original Sin (Signed)

by Crime - James, P.D.

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Derringer Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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$25.00

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New York: Alfred Knopf, 1995. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 8vo. Stated First American Edition. An Adam Dalgliesh crime novel. 416 pp. A very good copy in unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED by Ms. James on a bookplate afixed to the half-title page.
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The Shaggy Dog And Other Murders

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 188 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this collection of crime and suspense stories by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A handsome near fine copy in… Read more
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$500.00
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The Late Lamented

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1959
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$350.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 192 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A fine copy in price-intact dustwrapper. Tiny bit of… Read more
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$350.00
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Gold Coast (Signed)

by Crime - Leonard, Elmore

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Derringer Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Pocket paperbound original crime novel by Leonard. Published two years later in a British hardcover edition, this pbo is the original edition. 218 pp plus a special preview section of The Elijah Conspiracy by Charles Robertson. Crease at spine. A very good well-bound and… Read more
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$75.00
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The Lenient Beast

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 191 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A handsome near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper.… Read more
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$250.00
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The Five Day Nightmare

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 157 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A fine copy in price-intact dustwrapper.
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$250.00
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His Name Was Death

by Crime - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 191 pp. Exceptionally nice copy in dustwrapper of this crime and suspense novel by the author of The Screaming Mimi and Night of the Jabberwock. A handsome near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper.… Read more
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$300.00
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The Fabulous Clipjoint (Signed)

by Mystery - Brown, Fredric

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Derringer Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,200.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good -. First edition of the crime writer's first book and winner of the EDGAR AWARD for best first mystery novel. Prior ownership initials to front endpaper. Minor crimping to spine ends. Spine lettering a bit dulled with age. Overall a nice copy of this… Read more
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$1,200.00