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The Lion Murders (Signed First Edition)

by Elwood Brown

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1946
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Toronto: Pony Books / Weldon Publications no. 127, 1946. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "To Ellamarie / from / Elwood." Brief ink notation above the inscription on the title page. Reader's crease, tiny diagonal creases to the corners of the front panel, about Near Fine overall.
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$75.00
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Cold in July (Signed First Edition)

by Joe R. Lansdale

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780553280203
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Bantam Books, 1989. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Basis for the 2014 Jim Mickle film. Small-town Texan Richard Dane (Michael C. Hall) accidentally kills a burglar, and begins to fear for his family's safety when the victim's ex-con father (Sam Shepard) shows up. Also starring… Read more
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$150.00
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New York: Pocket Book No. 2277, 1956. Later printing of this edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front wrapper verso in his trademark, nearly illegible script: "To Ben Brady / With many thanks for your many hours of surveillance with and your loyalty to the show / Gratefully yours / Erle Stanley Gardner / Oct. 1958." Brady… Read more
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$175.00
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The Taste of Murder (Poisonous Relations) (Vintage Paperback)

by Joanna Cannan

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Published
1952
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$15.00

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New York: Dell Publishing, 1952. Vintage paperback. First printing of this edition. Very Good plus condition. Light rubbing overall, very slight spine lean, one corner crease to the rear panel. A very presentable copy. Cover art by Willard Downs.
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$15.00
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Black Fox (Vintage Paperback)

by Matthew Braun

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
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$15.00

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Greenwich, CT: Gold Medal Books No. M-2634, 1972. Vintage paperback. First printing of this edition. Near Fine. Price on the front panel marked through in ink, minor crease in the spine. A nice copy. Not in Holroyd.
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$15.00
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King Suckerman (Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1998
ISBN
9780440225959
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$15.00

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New York: Dell Publishing, 1998. Mass market paperback. New and unread.
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$15.00
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One More Sunday (Softcover)

by John D. MacDonald

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1985
ISBN
9780449207031
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: Fawcett Crest, 1985. First printing of this edition. White title variant. Near Fine in wrappers.
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$15.00
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The House on Craig Street (First Edition)

by Ronald J. Cooke

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Toronto: Harlequin No. 7, 1949. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. About Very Good, with reader's creases at the front and rear panel, a couple of faint corner creases, and rubbing at the folds. Still, a tight, square copy with no lean.
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$15.00
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The Naked Night (Vintage Paperback)

by Dan Brennan

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1959
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$15.00

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London: Banner Books, 1959. First printing of this edition, a vintage paperback (originally published as Lion 197 in 1954). Very Good or better condition, tight and square, with some faint creasing on the front panel and rubbing at the edges.
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$15.00
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The Matsu Dossier (Vintage Paperback)

by Willie Dainton

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1959
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$15.00

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London: Banner Books, 1959. First printing of this edition, vintage paperback (originally published by Nicholson and Watson in 1948). Very Good to Fine condition, bright and square, with only light wear to note. Spine is clean, with a slight bit of production wrinkle.
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$15.00
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Shame The Devil (Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2001
ISBN
9780440236351
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$15.00

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New York: Dell Publishing, 2001. Mass market paperback. New and unread.
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$15.00
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The Girl with the Long Green Heart (Signed First Edition)

by Lawrence Block

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1965
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Greenwich, CT: Gold Medal No. k1555, 1965. First Edition. First Edition, a paperback original. Very Good with some shelfwear and a vertical crease to the spine; still, a tight, square copy. One of Block's early literate soft-core novels.
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$15.00
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The Sweet Forever (Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1999
ISBN
9780440234937
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$15.00

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New York: Dell Publishing, 1999. Mass market paperback. New and unread.
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$15.00
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Shame the Devil (UK Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2000
ISBN
9780575402584
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$15.00

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London: Orion, 2000. Trade softcover. New and unread.
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$15.00
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Right As Rain (UK Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2001
ISBN
9780752843889
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$15.00

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London: Orion, 2001. Mass market paperback. New and unread.
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$15.00
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Hell To Pay (Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2003
ISBN
9780752848624
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$15.00

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London: Orion, 2003. Mass market paperback. New and unread.
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$15.00
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Right As Rain (Softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2001
ISBN
9780446610797
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$15.00

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New York: Warner Books, 2001. Mass market paperback. New and unread.
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$15.00
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Nick's Trip (First UK Edition)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852425623
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$15.00

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London: Serpent's Tail, 1993. First Edition. First Edition, a trade softcover original. New and unread.
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$15.00
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Hell to Pay (First UK Edition, softcover)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780752847221
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$15.00

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London: Orion, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Trade softcover. New and unread.
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$15.00
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The Big Blowdown (First UK Edition)

by George P. Pelecanos

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2000
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852426705
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$15.00

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London: Serpent's Tail, 2000. First Edition. First Edition. Trade softcover. New and unread. [kx515].
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$15.00