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Writer's Complete Crime Reference Book

by Roth, Martin

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780898793970
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$8.50

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Cincinnati: Writers Digest/see F&w, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Fifth printing. 306 page reference.
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Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History

by Symons, Julian

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Revised
ISBN
9780670800964
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$9.00

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ny: Viking Press, 1985. Revised. Unknown. Near fine. Revised and updated edition of book originally titled Mortal Consequences. Crease on spine of book.
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Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime

by Dunning, John

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780743406154
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$5.50

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New York: Pocket Books, 2002. Paperback. Fine. Mystery novel set at New Jersey radio station during World War II. First paperback edition.
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Deadline, and The Torch Passes

by Dunning, John

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$45.00

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Huntington Beach: James Cahill Publ., 1995. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American hardback of Deadline, mystery that was originally published in paperback in 1981. Also the small chapbook of limericks, The Torch Passes, in which the character Walker from Deadline discusses the book business with an old bookman. Both the book and the chapbook are fine and… Read more
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

by Haycraft, Howard

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9780819602169
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$25.00

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New York: Biblo & Tannen, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good +/near fine. Enlarged edition. Maroon cloth boards with silver print and panel on spine. Couple of small scrapes on front board. Crease on bottom corner of latter half of pages, Red and black dust jacket without price but not clipped. Photos, index.… Read more
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A Catalogue of Crime: Being a Reader's Guide to the Literature of Mystery, Detection, and Related Genres

by Barzun, Jacques & Wendell Hertig Taylor

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised
ISBN
9780060157968
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$50.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Revised. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First printing of this revised and enlarged edtion. 952 pages, index.
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Private Practices

by White, Stephen

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
ARC
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$12.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1992. ARC. Soft Cover. Fine. Softcover advance uncorrected proofs with first page being author's letter thanking bookstores. Signed / inscribed on title page "To John -- Stephen White 9-92".
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The Murderers' Who's Who: Outstanding international cases from the literature of murder in the last 150 years

by Gaute, J. H. H. & Robin Odell

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1979
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780458939008
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$18.00

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New York: Methuen, 1979. Hardcover. As New/as new. 269 pages, index, bibliography. Book bound in black boards. Tan dust jacket has original price on flap. Mylar cover on jacket.
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Detectionary: A Biographical dictionary of leading characters in mystery fiction

by Penzler, Otto, et al

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780879510411
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$7.00

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Woodstock: Overlook Pr, 1977. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 299 pages. The sleuths, helpers, rogues, and their adventures in novels, short stories, and film. Numerous photos from the films. Book is fine. Dust jacket slightly faded on spine and has creases and short tears.
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Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime

by Dunning, John

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780743201957
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$20.00

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New York: Scribner, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Mystery novel set at New Jersey radio station during World War II. Signed by author on title page. Dunning is also the author On The Air, an encyclopedia of old-time radio.
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A Reader's Guide to The Private Eye Novel

by Niebuhr, Gary Warren

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1993
Condition
New
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780816118021
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$17.00

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NY: G.K. Hall, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. New/new. 323 page soursebook on over 1000 titles by 90 authors. Fine book in red boards with black dust jacket.
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Murder at the Mike

by Saxby, Charles

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: Crestwood, 1943. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback edition of 1938 mystery novel. Bright cover. Pages tanned due to wartime paper. Few creases on rear panel of wraps.
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Murder in the Radio Department

by Eichler, Alfred

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Published
1944
Condition
Very Good-
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$20.00

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Chicago: Spotlight, 1944. Paperback. Very Good-. Paperback mystery. Pages quite tanned. Spine of book is faded and barely readable. Otherwise book is clean and has no chips or tears.
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Booked Twice: Booked to Die and The Bookman's Wake

by Dunning, John

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780743261401
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$19.00

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New York: Scribner, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. The first two Cliff Janeway books in one volume. This collection has a short preliminary essay by author with tips on buying and collecting books. Signed and dated by author in 2004 on title page. Light wrinkles on front of dust jacket, otherwise very fine.
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Mystery Writer's Handbook

by Mystery Writers of America

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Revised
ISBN
9780911654417
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$15.00

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Cincinnati: Writer's Digest, 1976. Revised. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Revised edition handbook on writing detective, suspense, mystery and crime stories for writers, and entertainment for readers. Essays by numerous authors: Rex Stout, John D. Macdonald, Frederic Brown, Bill Pronzini, Pauline Bloom, Hillary Waugh,etc, as well as shorter comments by many others. Book is fine except for… Read more
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Encyclopedia Sherlockiana

by Bunson, Matthew E.

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1997
Condition
As New
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780760705544
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$12.00

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New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997. Reprint. Hardcover. As New/as new. First Barnes & Noble edition. 326 pages, illustrations.
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The Cavanaugh Quest

by Gifford, Thomas

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780399116315
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$15.00

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New York: Putnam, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/vvery good +. Mystery featuring investigative reporter Paul Cavanaugh. Book is fine. Dust jacket, with $8.95 on flap, has a half-inch tear and very light edgewear
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The Bookman's Promise

by Dunning, John

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Old Algonquin Books
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780743249928
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$22.00

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Scribner's. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First printing. Signed by author on title page. The third Cliff Janeway book mystery.
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The Bookman's Wake

by Dunning, John

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780684800035
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$30.00

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New York: Scribner, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Second mystery featuring bookman Cliff Janeway. Signed by author on title page. First printing.
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The Sign of the Book

by Dunning, John

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Old Algonquin Books
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780743482479
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$7.50

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New York: Pocket Books, 2006. Paperback. Near Fine. First paperback edition of Cliff Janeway bibliomystery. Light ruffle on page foredges. Signed by author on title page.
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