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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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Good
Edition
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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Colour Scheme (Roderick Alleyn #12, 1943 Little, Brown)

by Marsh, Ngaio

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Published
1943
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Good
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First Edition
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USED. GOOD CONDITION/ NO DJ. 1943 LITTLE, BROWN FIRST EDITION. Please see our stock photos. Often regarded as her most interesting book and set on New Zealand's North Island, Ngaio Marsh herself considered this to be her best-written novel. It was a horrible death -- Maurice Questing was lured into a pool of boiling mud and left there to… Read more
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The With-Drawing Room (1980, Doubleday 1st Ed. SIGNED W/DJ)

by Macleod, Charlotte

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385171816
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THE WITH-DRAWING ROOM, A MYSTERY BY FAMED CANADIAN AUTHOR CHARLOTTE MACLEOD. Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY, 1980.Used. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. First or early printing thus. Good Condition/ Includes good condition unclipped $8.95 dust jacket. Features young Sarah Kelling. Will ship from United States.
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Wrack and Rune, A Peter Shandy Mystery (Signed 1st Ed. w/DJ)

by Macleod, Charlotte

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Published
1982
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Good
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Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780385178013
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WRACK AND RUNE - A PETER SHANDY MYSTERY BY FAMED CANADIAN AUTHOR CHARLOTTE MACLEOD. Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY, 1982. Used First printing SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on title page.. Good Condition/ Good condition unclipped Dust Jacket, $10.95 original price. Will ship from United States.
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Something The Cat Dragged In (A Peter Shandy Mystery) SIGNED W/DJ

by Macleod, Charlotte

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Published
1983
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Good
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Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780385189217
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SOMETHING THE CAT DRAGGED IN - A PETER SHANDY MYSTERY BY FAMED CANADIAN AUTHOR CHARLOTTE MACLEOD. Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY, 1983. Used First printing. Flat-signed by author on card affixed to title page. Dark-grey textured paper boards with light-grey imprinting on spine Price intact: $11.95. Good Condition/ Includes good condition unclipped $11.95 Blue and white… Read more
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Spanish Blood by Raymond Chandler (1946 World/Tower Stated 1st w/DJ

by Chandler, Raymond

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Published
July, 1946
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Good
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Stated First Edition Thus
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January 1946 WORLD/ TOWER BOOKS STATED FIRST EDITION. SHORT STORIES. SPANISH BLOOD. No other volumes are included in this sale. Used. Good/Good original Dust Jacket. Pages are toned as typical for this edition. DETECTIVE MYSTERY BY RAYMOND CHANDLER author of The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The High Window, The Lady In The Lake, The Little Sister, etc .
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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
Condition
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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Evvie, by Vera Caspary (1960, Harper & Brothers 1st Ed. W/Dj)

by Capsary, Vera

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Published
1960
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Evvie. (1960, Harper & Brothers Stated First Edition W/DJ) . EXLIB. Used. Good/Good condition Uncommon. Original unclipped $4.95 white DJ. Evvie, aMurder Mystery of the notorious roaring twenties. PLOT SUMMARY:"It was a time when skirts were short and hair was shingled. A time of speakeasies, hip flasks and bathtub gin. A time when Evvie Ashton,… Read more
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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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At Bertram's Hotel (1965 Dodd, Mead 1st/2nd Pr. w/ DJ)

by Christie, Agatha

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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633ChristieBertram Christie, Agatha (1965, Dodd Mead Stated 1st Ed. 2nd Pr. W/Dj) Used. VG/VG price-clipped Original Dust Jacket. A clean, solid copy. Summary: "An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out… When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional… 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
Condition
Very Good
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
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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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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The Sign Of Four, A Sherlock Holmes Story (1933 Grosset & Dunlap R)

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Published
1933
Condition
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Edition
Reprint
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615DoyleFour Doyle, A. Conan The Sign Of Four, A Sherlock Holmes Story. ca 1933 Grossett & Dunlap) Used. Red boards, black titling. VG/No DJ. Quite scarce in this edition. Summary: A story of India and stolen treasure, set in 1857. 5 ¼ X 7 ¾. $75.00
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The Forbidden Garden (1962 Dodd Mead Red Badge Mystery W/DJ)

by Curtiss, Ursula

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Published
1962
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Edition
Book Club Edition
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Curtiss, Ursula The Forbidden Garden (1962 Dodd, Mead Red Badge Detective) Used. BCE. VG/G. Rare in the original green dust jacket. Summary: A deft and spine-chilling tale of planting trees and unwitting victims by Ursula Curtiss, mistress of the macabre.
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The Long Goodbye (1954 Houghton Mifflin Stated First Edition)

by Chandler, Raymond

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Published
1953
Condition
Acceptable
Edition
Stated First Edition
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Chandler, Raymond, The Long Goodbye , 1953 Houghton Mifflin Stated First Edition, 1954. A Phillip Marlow detective story. Books Into Film. Film Noir. Ex-Lib. Acceptable Condition/ Our copy does not include a dust jacket, sorry. . Please see stock photo. Scarce,
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The Glass Key (1931, Grosset & Dunlap Movie Tie-In Ed. w/Dj)

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Published
1931
Condition
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Edition
Reprint
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Hammett, Dashiell: The Glass Key. Grosset & Dunlap Movie Tie-In Edition, 1931. Reprint. Detective Mystery. In RARE original Dust Jacket. COVER ART: Photo still from the movie features Brian Donleavy, Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd. Green boards with key motif at center front. Shoppers please note: pages are tanned as is typical of this edition. RARE ALAN LADD… Read more
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The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (Detective Book Club Reprint)

by Stanley, Erle Stanley

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Published
1958
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Edition
Reprint
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Gardner, Erle Stanley: The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll, A Perry Mason Mystery. Morrow/Walter, J. Black, Roslyn, NY., 1958 Detective Book Club Reprint. Exlib. Good-/Good Original Dust Jacket. Dj states Morow on the spine. former owner notes on the title page. Please see our photos.
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