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Dire Happenings at Scratch Ankle

By Sibley, Celestine

New York: Harper Collins, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap. 8 vo; lavender boards with ivory spine strip; purple spine lettering; 176 pp; illust. dj.

$30.00

One More Sunday

By MacDonald, John D.

New York: Knopf, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; p.o's name on front flyleaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black boards with blacvk spine strip; blind stamp illust. of skyline on front board; silver spine lettering; illust. dj.

$12.00

Enter Three Witches

By McGuire, Paul

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Good + ; no dj; moderate soiling to boards; flyleaves toned; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; gray boards with small front board illust. in red; red spine lettering with black cross hatch decoration; 280 pgs.

$12.00

The Swinger Who Swung by the Neck

By Stone, Hampton

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; p.o.'s name on front fly leaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Stan Zagorski (dj art). 8 vo; gray boards with ivory spine strip; red spine lettering; 189 pgs.; illust. dj.

$10.00

As Sounding Brass

By Nolan, Alan T.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black boards with silver spine lettering; green tint to top of text block; 243 pgs.; illust. dj.

$10.00

Poison from a Wealthy Widow

By Haggard, Paul

New York: Hillman-Curl, 1938. Hardcover. Good; no dust jacket; boards are moderately rubbed; spine ends, corners, & edges rubbed; ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; all else-clean & tight.. 8 vo; red boards; 285 pps. author of "Dead as a Doornail."

$50.00

The Case of the Smoking Chimney

By Gardner, Erle Stanley

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1943. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good in Good DJ; chipping to dj edge; all else-clean,tight, & attractive. dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black & red boards; 250 pps.; illust. dj. originally published by Morrow; "popular copyright"

$18.00

Devil in a Blue Dress
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Devil in a Blue Dress

By Mosley, Walter

New York: Pocket Books, 1991. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. No DJ as Issued.. mass market pb; illust. wraps; 215 pgs. signed by the author.

$11.00

Parker Pyne Investigates
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Parker Pyne Investigates

By Christie, Agatha

London: Collins (Crime Club), 1967. Reprint. Hardcover. Good in Good DJ. DJ Has Repaired Tear;. Ex-Lib w/ Usual Markings and Expected Imperfections. All else-clean, tight & attractive.. 16 mo; bright red boards, black spine lettering; 248 pgs. + several pages of ads for other titles; illust. dj.

$25.00

Suddenly a Widow
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Suddenly a Widow

By Coxe, George Harmon

New York: Knopf, 1956. not stated. Hardcover. Very Good in Good DJ; dj has edge chipping & wear; dj protected by new mylar wrap; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Arthur Hawkins, Jr. (cover art). 8 vo; yellow boards; 214 pages; illust. dj.

$10.00

Alias Mr. Death

By Jones, G. Wayman

New York: The Fiction League, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good; no dj; moderate rubbing to spine ends & corners; few page turning smudges; faded stamp dates inside back board. All else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; gray boards with black lettering; 317 pages.

$20.00

Taking Care of Mrs. Carroll
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Taking Care of Mrs. Carroll

By Monette, Paul

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1978. First edition. Hardcover. fine in Very Good DJ; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. 8 vo; red tweed paper boards with black spine covering & silver spine lettering; 277 pages. illust. dj. author's first novel after publishing a volume of poetry;

$70.00

Killing Kin

By Hocking, Anne

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday & Co, 1951. first ed.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. ex-lib (private) with usual markings & expected imperfections; p.o. 's name on frontis; minor rubbing to board edges; pages toned; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black boards with yellow spine lettering; 186 pgs.; illust. dj.

$35.00

The Jail Gates Are Open

By Hume, David

NEW YORK: D. APPLETON-CENTURY, 1935. Hard cover. very good-good; CLEAN, TIGHT, & ATTRACTIVE; DJ PROTECTED BY NEW MYLAR WRAP.. 8 vo; gray boards decorated with a skull with a knife plunged through the top of it; 277 pgs.; illust. dj. author praised as the new Edgar Wallace.

$35.00

Blackout at Rehearsal

By Rea, M. P.

Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Doran & company, inc, 1943. First edition. . Hard cover. good/no dj; ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; moderate rubbing to spine ends & corners.. 12 mo; red boards; 178 pgs. Crime Club edition

$12.00

You'd be Surprised

By Cheyney, Peter

London: Collins, 1940. Collins Mystery Novel Series. Hardcover. good in fair dj; pages lightly toned; dj has repaired tears & chipping protected by new mylar wrap; 2 1/2 " piece missing from spine bottom of dj.. 12 mo; 252 pp; blue paper covered boards. gold title blind stamped on spine.

$16.00

Best Detective Stories of the Year 1956

By Cooke, David

NEW YORK: E. P. DUTTON, 1956. First edition.. Hard cover. good in good dust jacket. price clipped dj protected by new mylar wrap; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. pages lightly toned.. 8 vo; light aqua boards with red lettering; 252 pps.; illust. dj. contributors include William Fay, Evan Hunter, Richard Deming, et. al.

$12.00

Faces Along the Bar
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Faces Along the Bar

By Cranny, Robert

NY: Welcome Rain Publishers, 2002. First edition. 1st. printing. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by mylar wrap attached to boards. p. 8 vo; blue boards with gilt lettering; 316 pps; dj illust. with b/w photograph.

$10.00

Murderer's Row
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Murderer's Row

By Evers, Crabbe

NEW YORK: Bantam Books, 07/1991. Advanced Reading Copy. Wraps. AS UNREAD; light soiling to text block edges; all else-CLEAN, TIGHT, & ATTRACTIVE.. trade pb; glued publisher's blue binding; uncorrected page proofs; 260 pps.

$20.00

We all killed Grandma

By Brown, Fredric

NEW YORK: E. P. DUTTON, 1952. First edition. "Guilt Edged" mystery series.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; dj blurb pasted inside front board; light offset toning on front & rear flyleaves; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 12 mo; tan tweed like boards with "Guilt Edged Mystery" logo in red, bottom right of front board; 224 pps.; no dj.

$65.00