Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY BOOK

By Doyle, Arthur Conan (features by Clive Hopwood) (illustrated by Paul Crompton and Glenn Rix)

Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, Inc, 1981. HC. very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. 128pp.

$10.00

THE CROWN CRIME CONPANION: THE TOP 100 MYSTERY NOVELS OF ALL TIME - SELECTED BY THE MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA
stock photo

THE CROWN CRIME CONPANION: THE TOP 100 MYSTERY NOVELS OF ALL TIME - SELECTED BY THE MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA

By Friedman, Mickey (compiled by); Penzler, Otto (annotated by)

New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1995. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0517881152 190pp.

$5.00

MURDER DID PAY: 19TH CENTURY NEW JERSEY MURDERS

By Cunningham, John T. (introduced by); Sinclair, Donald A. (bibliography by)

Newark, NJ: New Jersey Historical Soc, 1982. HC. very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0911020047 193pp.

$15.00

A CATALOGUE OF CRIME: BEING A READER'S GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE OF MYSTERY, DETECTION, AND RELATED GENRES - REVISED & ENLARGED
stock photo

A CATALOGUE OF CRIME: BEING A READER'S GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE OF MYSTERY, DETECTION, AND RELATED GENRES - REVISED & ENLARGED

By Barzun, Jacques & Taylor, Wendell Hertig

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0060157968 "This comprehensive new edition has been updated to include material on works published in the last ten years and is divided into five parts, each focusing on a major subgrouping of the genre: Novels of Detection, Crime, Mystery, and Espionage; Short Stories, Collections, Anthologies, Magazines, Pastiches, and Plays; Studies and Histories of the Genre, Lives of Writers, and the Literature of Edwin Drood; True Crime; and The Literature of Sherlock Holmes." 952pp.

$12.00

MORTAL CONSEQUENCES: A HISTORY, FROM THE DETECTIVE STORY TO THE CRIME NOVEL

By Symons, Julian

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 060141875 The distinguished English crime novelist and critic gives us the best history of the detective story and crime novel yet written! 269pp.

$6.00

SPY FICTION: A CONNOISSEUR'S GUIDE

By McCormick, Donald and Fletcher, Katy

New York: Facts On File, 1990. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0816020981 A guide to the novels, novelists and characters of this gripping literary genre--from the fictional melodrama of the mid-1800s to John le Carre's RUSSIA HOUSE and beyond. 346pp.

$6.50

THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED -- Ace Science Fiction Classics F-283

By Rohmer, Sax

New York: Ace Books, Inc, 1960. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). Essentially new and unread copy with usual acidic toning to pages. Cover price 40 cents. Zip code on ad in back helping date. Faint crease front cover, otherwise very good++. 223pp.

$6.00

THE QUEST OF THE SACRED SLIPPER -- PYRAMID R-1313

By Rohmer, Sax

New York: Pyramid Books, 1966. PB. very good++, wraps (softcover). Essentially new and unread copy with usual acidic toning to paper. 189pp.

$4.00

RETURN OF THE EAGLES -- A Cardinal Edition C-365

By Mason, F. Van Wyck

New York: Pocket Books, Inc, 1959. PB. very good++, wraps (softcover). Essentially new and unread copy with usual acidic toning to the pages. 283pp.

$4.00

SHERLOCK HOLMES VS. DRACULA - OR THE ADVENTURE OF THE SANGUINARY COUNT

By Watson, John H. (as edited by Loren D. Estleman)

New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1978. HC. fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0385140517 214pp.

$8.50

BAKER STREET: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES - [First Edition with price of 3.95 on dustjacket]

By Coopersmith, Jerome (book by); Grudeff, Marian and Jessel, Raymond (music and lyrics by); adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle

New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1966. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). 118pp.

$40.00

SNOBBERY WITH VIOLENCE: CRIME STORIES AND THEIR AUDIENCE

By Watson, Colin

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1971. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0413284204 256pp.

$15.00

VICTORIAN TALES OF MYSTERY AND DETECTION: AN OXFORD ANTHOLOGY

By Cox, Michael (selected and introduced by)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0192123084 In this entertaining anthology Michael Cox has assembled a wide ranging selection of 31 stories from authors such as J. S. Le Fanu, Charles Dickens, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Mrs Henry Wood, Wilkie Collins, Grant Allen, L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace, Fergus Hume, Arthur Morrison, M. P. Shiel, Baroness Orczy, Sax Rohmer, Robert Barr, and--inevitably--Arthur Conan Doyle. 578pp.

$6.00

A GENERATION OF THE DARK HEART

By Sorel-Cameron, James

London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991. HC. fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) review slip laid in. ISBN 1856190943 339pp.

$5.00

THE DARTMOUTH MURDERS

By Orr, Clifford

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1929. HC. good, rebound in brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB some markings. An early mystery set on the campus of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. This copy was rebound in brown buckram cloth in 1940 for library use. 285pp.

$15.00

TUCKER PEAK - A JOE GUNTHER MYSTERY
stock photo

TUCKER PEAK - A JOE GUNTHER MYSTERY

By Mayor, Archer

New York: Warner Books, 2001. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) inscr. by author. ISBN 0892967242 Inscribed by the author on the title page and dated 10/28/01. 295pp.

$14.50

OUT OF SEASON - A NEW ENGLAND MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE

By Brown, Humphrey

Brunswick, ME: Audenreed Press, 1997. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author. ISBN 1879418835 20000.

$5.00

THE TRUE CONAN DOYLE

By Doyle, Adrian Conan (preface by General Sir Hubert Gough)

London: John Murray, 1945. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 24pp.

$25.00

ELEMENTARY MY DEAR WATSON: A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THE GREAT DETECTIVE, AND SOME OTHERS

By Jaffee, Irving L.

Brooklyn, NY: Theo. Gaus' Sons, Inc, 1965. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Contents include: "The Final Problem"; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case; Sherlock Holmes--Ancestor; Famous Detectives of Fiction; "The Man with the Twisted Lip"; Sherlock Holmes Calling; "The Naval Treaty"; "The Boscombe Valley Mystery"; "The Sign of Four"; The Strange Story of Jonathan Small; He Finds Them; Eleven Days; So That Was Mike's Secret. 83pp.

$10.00

EX BIBLIOTHECA HOLMESIANA: THE FIRST EDITIONS OF THE WRITINGS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

By La Cour, Tage (with six title-pages designed by Viggo Naae)

Copenhagen: Danish Baker St. Irregulars, 1951. HC. very good, gray boards (hardcover) faint edgewear. ill. by Viggo Naae. An annotated bibliography of Sherlock Holmes's literary production based on such notes by M.D., Late of the Army Medical Department, John H. Watson, as those found in the compiler Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's four long stories and fifty-six short stories about the renowned master-detective. OF THIS BOOK THREE HUNDRED COPIES WERE PRINTED IN MAY NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY-ONE BY J.H. SCHULTZ, COPENHAGEN. 29pp.

$100.00

Next >