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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
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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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Granfa' Grig Had A Pig And Other Rhymes Without Reason (1976 Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Tripp, Wallace

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Published
1976
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Good
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Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780316852821
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EXLIB. ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN'S BOOK. NURSERY RHYMES. STATED FIRST EDITION THUS IN AN ORIGINAL, UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. Original cover price $7.95. COMPILED AND ILLUSTRATED BY WALLACE TRIPP. Summary: "What has brilliant colors, ninety-six leaves and hundreds of rib-ticklers? This book!!! Here you will find many favorite verses as well as less familiar ones to delight you." A clean, solid copy. Will… Read more
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Hobee Scrogneenee At Joey's School (Kitou Scrogneuneu) Stated 1st US Ed.

by Rocard, Ann

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Published
1990
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Stated First American Edition
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EXLIB. RARE/SCARCE. First published in French, by Editions Fleuris, Paris, 1987 under title "Kitou Scrogneuneu". Text and pictures copyright Atomium Books 1990. Printed and bound in Belgium by Color Print Graphix. English Translation by Kathy O'Donnell and Serge Ryer. STATED FIRST US EDITION. 2 4 6 8 1 0 9 7 5 3 1. Oblong format. Summary: Hobee, a… Read more
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The Birdman Of Alcatraz (1955 Signed 1st Edition W/DJ)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
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
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
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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Captain Bligh's

by Toohey, John

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Published
1999
Condition
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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Colour Scheme (Roderick Alleyn #12, 1943 Little, Brown)

by Marsh, Ngaio

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Published
1943
Condition
Good
Edition
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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From Knee-High To So-Hi (1959 Signed 1st Ed. in Rare Pomerantz DJ)

by Barnett, Belle McFall

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Published
1959
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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USED. CHILDREN'S BOOK. ILLUSTRATED BY NORMAN POMERANTZ. RARE ORIGINAL, PRICE-CLIPPED YELLOW FLYING SWAN DUST JACKET IS INCLUDED. SORRY, NO DJ PHOTO SHOWN. SHORT STORIES. PLEASE SEE OUR STOCK PHOTOS. SIGNED BY AUTHOR BELLE MCFALL BARNETT. 21 fairyland fantasy stories are included here.
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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
Condition
Good
Edition
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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Odd John (1978 Eyre Methuen 1st Edition W/ DJ)

by Stapledon, Olaf

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good+
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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The Aesop For Children (1919 unclipped Rand McNally Dust Jacket Only)

by Winter, Milo

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Published
1919
Edition
First Edition
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RARE! 27 X 11 7/8 Orange First Edition unclipped DUST JACKET ONLY. (fits volume 9 3/4 X 11 7/8)Original price $2.00, from Rand McNally & Company. USED. Good condition. No book included. Orange dust jacket ILLUSTRATED BY MILO WINTER. SHOWS SOME WEAR. 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
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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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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Spanish Blood by Raymond Chandler (1946 World/Tower Stated 1st w/DJ

by Chandler, Raymond

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Published
July, 1946
Condition
Good
Edition
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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A House Of Pomegranates (1925 Dodd Mead 1st. Ed. Thus)

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Wilde, Oscar. 1925 Dodd, Mead & Company 1st Illustrated Edition Thus, Illustrated by BEN KUTCHER. RARE/SCARCE. Used. Hardcover. Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Black boards with highly decorated gold gilt ornamentation on front and back boards. Please see our photos. Titling on spine is no longer visible. Summary: "The story concerns a boy king whose love of luxury and artistic… Read more
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Porgy (The 1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Edition)

by Heyward, Du Bose

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Du Bose, Heyward. Porgy (1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Hardcover 1st Edition/ 2nd printing thus, known as the Mauve or Rose "B" Edition. Decorated By Theodore Nadejen.USED. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Mauve/Purple boards with gold gilt titling and owl cartouche. Not an exlib item. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR THE DRAMATIC BROADWAY MUSICAL AND MOTION PICTURE, SCORED BY… 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
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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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