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Murder On The Matterhorn (1951, F.A. Thorpe, Large Print Edition)

by Carr, Glyn

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Published
1951
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First Edition Thus
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1951, F.A. THORPE, ARTISAN HOUSE, ANSTEY, LEICESTERSHIRE.THIS LARGE PRINT EDITION HAS BEEN PUBLISHED BY KIND PERMISSION OF GEOFFREY BLES, LONDON. EXLIB. GOOD CONDITION /VERY GOOD ORIGINAL DUST JACKET PROTECTED BY MYLAR WRAP. Please see stock photo. Our jacket is VG with no library stickers on it. "This cleverly constructed story presents the neatest imaginable puzzle in detection". RARE/SCARCE.
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The Birdman Of Alcatraz (1955 Signed 1st Edition W/DJ)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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Stated First Edition
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RARE SIGNED STATED FIRST EDITION: Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Ed. w/Dj. Photo of jacket is a stock photo. Ours is in nicer shape. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing Thus in an original HARVEY GABOR White/black jail bars/ bird inset exlib dust jacket protected by a mylar wrap. … Read more
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What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1960 1st Edition w/fax DJ)

by Farrell, Henry

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Published
1960
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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RARE. Used. Not an exlib item. VG-/New Facsimile DJ. WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? 1960, Rinehart, Inc. Has Circled "R" on copyright page which indicates First Printing Thus. Pages are toning as is typical of this edition. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR BLOCKBUSTER 1962 BETTE DAVIS/ JOAN CRAWFORD HORROR/THRILLER FILM OF THE SAME NAME, DIRECTED BY ROBERT ALDRICH Summary:… Read more
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4.50 From Paddington (1957, F.A. Thorpe Large Print Edition)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1957
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EXLIB. RARE/SCARCE. LARGE PRINT EDITION. "This special large print edition is made and printed in England for F.A. Thorpe, Ulverscroft, Leicestershire." Originally published by Dodd, Mead. FIRST EDITION THUS. MISS MARPLE. Please see our accompanying stock photo which depicts a different title from this series but shows the same style binding. AGATHA CHRISTIE. 4.50 FROM PADDINGTON, AKA "WHAT MRS.… Read more
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In Cold Blood (1965 Random House Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Capote, Truman

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Published
1965
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SCARCE. Please see our stock photo. EXLIB. ADULT CONTENT. "In Cold Blood" A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences. By author Truman Capote & CO-AUTHORED BY HARPER LEE, AUTHOR OF "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" Good condition/ Good- original dust jacket. A good reading copy. Book is protected in mylar wrap. Please Note: Front flap of dj… Read more
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The Velveteen Rabbit, Illustrated by Allen Atkinson

by Williams, Margery

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Published
1983
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780394532219
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USED. VERY GOOD- CONDITION/ VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. The beloved children's story of how a little toy rabbit became a real animal through the love of a child. Delightful. SCARCE IN A NICE JACKET. A nice find for Christmas.
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Captain Bligh's

by Toohey, John

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Published
1999
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Very Good
Edition
Stated First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780060195328
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USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION, NEARLY AS NEW. BIOGRAPHY. HISTORY OF ENGLAND. "After the mutiny aboard the Bounty, Captain William Blight and few loyal crewman crossed most of the Pacific in an open boat, an epic feat in any age. Author JohnToohey brings this tragic, doomed man and his desperate voyage vividly to life in this fascinating new book."
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Laughing Boy (1929 Houghton Mifflin 1st. Edition)

by La Farge, Oliver

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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Please see our stock photos. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Spine is tanned. Summary: Laughing Boy is a 1929 novel by Oliver La Farge about the struggles of the Navajo in Southwestern United States to reconcile their culture with that of the United States. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930. It was adapted as a film of… Read more
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Odd John (1978 Eyre Methuen 1st Edition W/ DJ)

by Stapledon, Olaf

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Published
1978
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Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780413329004
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Publisher: Eyre Methuen, 1978 1st edition thus. Used. VG+ hardcover copy, pages toning as is usual with this edition, in a very good+ dust wrapper Summary: "John Wainwright is a freak, a human mutation with an extraordinary intelligence which is both awesome and frightening to behold." Scarce. A nice find.
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Murder for Christmas, a Poirot Story by Agatha Christie (1944 Midnite Mystery)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1944
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COPYRIGHT BY AGATHA CHRISTIE MALLOWAN: "It is Christmas Eve, and elderly Simeon Lee has invited his family home for a good old-fashioned holiday celebration. At least, that's what he told them. In fact, the old man has a mean streak, and insults each and every one of his children in turn. Later that night, he is found violently murdered in… Read more
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The Secret Of Chimneys (1941, Bodley Head 3/6 Popular Ed. W/Fax DJ)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1941
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Good-
Edition
Popular Edition
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Christie, Agatha. Used. Good- Condition/ New Facsimile DJ. The Secret of Chimneys, copyright 1927, 1941 3/6 Popular Edition / W New facsimile DJ. INSPECTOR BATTLE. Our copy has a couple of chocolate spots on the boards. Please see our photos. Summary: "A young drifter finds more than he bargained for when he agrees to deliver a parcel to an English… Read more
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Laura (1943, Houghton Mifflin BCE W/DJ)

by Caspary, Vera

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Published
1943
Condition
Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Caspary, Vera LAURA, 1943 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN BCE Used. Good Condition/ Acceptable Original Laura/glass globe dust jacket. Wartime Edition. Copper brown boards with black titling. Deckled page edges, light foxing. Dust jacket is worn, taped, Has been mended and cleaned up a bit since this photo was taken. "Laura is an elegant novel about outwardly elegant people—a book,… Read more
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Murder for Christmas & Three Other Great Mysteries (Mystery Guild R)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
ca 1980
Condition
Good+
Edition
Book Club Edition
ISBN
9780228247944
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HERCULE POIROT. Murder for Christmas, ca 1980. Undated. Original copyright 1946. USED. NOT AN EXLIB ITEM. GOOD+/GOOD- ORIGINAL SCARCE DUST JACKET. BOOK CLUB EDITION REPRINT. A clean, solid copy. STORIES INCLUDED HERE ARE: MURDER FOR CHRISTMAS, THE HOLLOW, MURDER IN RETROSPECT, THIRTEEN FOR DINNER. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. 1st Ed./7th W/Fax DJ)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. USED. HAS BECOME RARE. VG. NOT AN EXIB ITEM. Christie, Agatha: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Dodd Mead and Company, New York, 1926 First Edition stated 7TH Printing Thus December, 1926. HERCULE POIROT. An unusually nice copy. VG/ brand new, flat, facsimile dust jacket. Summary: "Considered to be one of Agatha Christie's most controversial mysteries, The… Read more
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Death Comes As The End (1944, G&D Reprint W/DJ)

by Christie,Agatha

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Published
1944
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Edition
Reprint
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Agatha Christie Death Comes As The End (1944, G&D Reprint W/DJ) Used. VG/G- Original DJ. Rare/ Scarce thus. DJ has large chips out of spine. Not an ex-lib item. $350.00 5 3/8 X 7 ¾."Plot summary. The novel is primarily written from the perspective of Renisenb, a young widow reacquainting herself with her family when her father Imhotep,… Read more
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The Moonstone, By Wilkie Collins (1944 Midnite Mystery Ed.)

by Collins, Wilkie

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Published
1944
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631collinsMoonstoneMidnite Collins, Wilkie (THE MOONSTONE 1944, Books, Inc. Midnite Mystery / no DJ) First Edition Thus. Used. Not an exlib. Good/ No dj. Summary: " The moonstone in the title refers to a brilliant but flawed gem seized by a British officer in India. He brought it back to England as a family heirloom - with a supposed curse… Read more
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Poirot Loses A Client aka Dumb Witness (Mercury Mystery #41, 1937)

by Mallowan, Agatha Christie

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Published
1937
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Mallowan, Agatha Christie Poirot Loses A Client aka Dumb Witness, Copyright 1937. (1937, Mercury Mystery #41, Abridged Edition. Publisher: The American Mercury, Inc. , Lawrence E Spivak, New York, NY, 1937 Original cover price 25 cents. Used. Very Good/ None issued. 5 ½ X 7 ¾. $100.00 Summary: "The story is set in Market Basing, Berkshire and centers… Read more
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Tender Is The Night (1957, Charles Scribner's Sons W/ DJ)

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Published
1957
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Edition
Reprint Edition
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F. Scott Fitzgerald, Copyright 1933, 1934. 1957 Charles Scribner's Sons Reprint, in original, unclipped dust jacket, front flap price $4.50. Used. Good condition/ Good condition original Black, white and gold dust jacket. HARD TO FIND/SCARCE ITEM.
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Experiment In Autobiography, By H.G. Wells (Macmillan Oct. 1934 1st Ed.)

by Wells, H.G.

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Published
Oct, 1934
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H.G. WELLS Autobiography. (October, 1934 First Edition.) States 1934 on the title page. Indexed. 718 pages. Used. Good- Condition/ no dust jacket is included. Spine is a bit smoke-darkened. A solid reading copy.
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Beloved, A Novel (1987, Alfred A. Knopf 2nd Printing before Publ.)

by Morrison, Toni

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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9780394535975
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BELOVED. By Toni Morrison. Stated 2nd Printing before Publication, 1987, Alfred A. Knopf. VG/ VG Original Unclipped Dust Jacket. Cover Price $18.95. A Ghost Story.
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