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A Double Barrelled Detective Story

by Twain, Mark

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 179pp. Red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, 7 plates including tissue-guarded frontispeice, FIRST EDITION published April, 1902. A very good copy with minor corner rubbing, contents are clean . . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Lucius Hitchcock. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Stories for the Home Circle

by Poe, Edgar Allen and Others

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Published
1857
Condition
Poor
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$35.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam & Co, 1857. 302pp. Embossed brown cloth, gilt spine lettering and decoration. Covers worn, spine faded, chipped and torn, inner hinges cracked, contents dampstained and heavily foxed, rear endpaper torn, text block is sound, former owner's name on front free endpaper. Short stories by various authors, including "The Purloined Letter" by Edgar Allen… Read more
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Mystery Digest May 1957, Vol. I No.1

by Mystery Digest May

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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New York: Passer Press Company, 1957. First edition, first issue (Vol. 1, No. 1) of Mystery Digest, May 1957. Very nice condition, contents mildly age-darkened, very light shelfwear.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Magazine/Periodical.
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Poe's Tales - A Selection

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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Published
1922
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$20.00

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East Aurora, New York: The Roycrofters, 1922. 136pp. Half leather, paper over baords, top edge gilt. Chipping to spine ends and light soil to boards, contents are clean. 5 of Poe's classic short stories.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Captain of the Polestar

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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London, Chicago, Nerw York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1899. 100pp +23pp ads. Black half-morocco, 5-panelled spine, gilt lettering. Edges rubbed, spine lightly chipped, contents mildly toned, rear free endpapers torn but complete, front free endpapers creased but intact, Overall a very attractive and nicely bound book. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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A Dicshunary of Reformed and Simplified Spelling

by Clark, Andrew C.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1914
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New Milford, Connecticut: Self-published, 1914. 198p. Green cloth, gilt lettering. Darkstaining along edges and to page edges, contents are mildly toned and have an occasional damp or dark stain, but mostly clean and binding is sound. A curious book attempting to reform the spelling irregularities and inconsistencies of the English language. this is the actual… Read more
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A Study in Scarlet

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Published
1892
Condition
Good
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$60.00

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New York: Optimus Printing Company, 1892. 175pp. No date, circa 1892-93. Pale green cloth, brown lettering and decoration to cover and spine, pink floral endpapers. Staining to covers, mainly to rear cover, boards have very little wear and binding is sound. Contents are evenly age-toned throughout but unmarked. A very early (probably pirated)… Read more
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The Hidden Hand

by Daly, Carroll John

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Published
1929
Condition
Good
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$65.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. 319pp. Orange cloth. Cover and binding are clean and sound, a few foredges are lightly chipped, illustrated dust jacket is chipped along edges and creased, and moderately soiled. Daly was among the earliest of the "hard-boiled" fiction writers.. Hard Cover. Good/Fair.
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Hangman's Honeymoon

by Barker, C. Hedley

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Published
1943
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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London: Robert Hale Limited, 1943. 220pp. Black cloth. SIGNED. Corners and spine ends rubbed, white spotting to rear cover, contents age-toned but clean. Inscription on the front free endpaper reads : "For Albert. All the Best from Hedley." and it is dated August 1943.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo… Read more
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