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cover of Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer (First Edition)

Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer (First Edition)

by J.W. Duffield

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Published
1914
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$45.00

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Racine, WI: Sully and Kleinteich, 1914. Hardcover. Third printing, according to Mattson & Davis, with no date on the title page, but a date of 1914 on the copyright page. The second Bert Wilson novel. Very Good plus lacking the dust jacket. Contemporary owner name on the front flyleaf. A touch of foxing to the edges and… Read more
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cover of The Perfect Frame (First Edition)

The Perfect Frame (First Edition)

by William Ard

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: MS Mill and William Morrow, 1951. First Edition. First Edition. The first book in featuring series detective Timothy Dane. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed and soiled over all, with light foxing to the rear panel and rear flap, and a light chip to the upper front panel and crown,… Read more
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$150.00
cover of The Tall Dolores (Signed First Edition)

The Tall Dolores (Signed First Edition)

by Michael Avallone

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1953
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 1953. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Author's first book and the first Ed Noon mystery. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Tape shadows to the boards, with light bruising and an ink annotation on the front endpaper. Jacket is lightly rubbed and soiled… Read more
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$200.00
cover of Flying Colours including A Ship of the Line (Signed First Edition)

Flying Colours including A Ship of the Line (Signed First Edition)

by C.S. Forester

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Published
1938
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$950.00

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London: Michael Joseph, 1938. First UK Edition, and the correct first of "Flying Colors," preceding the single volume publication. SIGNED by the author on a special Book Society bookplate designed by Rex Whistler. The third Hornblower novel published, and the eighth in series chronology, published together with the second. Along with "The Happy Return," the three form… Read more
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cover of The Man Who Could Not Shudder (First Edition)

The Man Who Could Not Shudder (First Edition)

by John Dickson Carr

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1940. First Edition. First Edition. The 12th Dr. Gideon Fell novel. Very Good in a Very Good, price-clipped dust jacket. Slight lean, with light bumps to the bottom front corner and top edge, and minor fraying to the extremities. Jacket lightly chipped at the extremities, with light rubbing and soil.
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cover of A Sparrow Falls (Signed First Edition)

A Sparrow Falls (Signed First Edition)

by Wilbur Smith

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
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$475.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1977. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. The third Courtney novel. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Faint foxing to the top page edge, small bruise on the front pastedown. Jacket Light fading to the spine, shallow diagonal crease on the front flap, and… Read more
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$475.00
cover of The Hunter is the Hunted (First Edition)

The Hunter is the Hunted (First Edition)

by A.B. Cunningham

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Published
1950
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1950. First Edition. First Edition. Late novel by the West Virginia mystery author featuring Kentucky sheriff Jess Roden, who goes undercover to search for a moonshiner who killed a US Deputy Marshal. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), with a faint vertical crease along spine… Read more
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cover of The Uncomplaining Corpses (First Edition)

The Uncomplaining Corpses (First Edition)

by Brett Halliday

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Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 1940. First Edition. First Edition. The third Michael Shayne novel, basis for the 1946 film "Murder is My Business," directed by Sam Newfield, and starring Hugh Beaumont as Shayne. Scarce. Very Good plus lacking the dust jacket. Slight lean, with light rubbing to the extremities.
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The Mystery of the Double Kidnapping (First Edition)

by Mel Lyle

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Published
1966
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1966. First Edition. First Edition. A Power Boys Adventure mystery. Near Fine with no dust jacket as issued. Slight lean, with a touch of laminate lift and light rubbing at the spine.
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$15.00
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The Mystery of the Flying Skeleton (First Edition)

by Mel Lyle

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. The second Power Boys Adventure mystery. Near Fine with no dust jacket as issued. A touch of laminate lift and light rubbing at the spine and extremities.
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$25.00
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The Jinx of Payrock Canyon (First Edition)

by Troy Nesbit

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1954
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1954. First Edition. First Edition. A Wilderness Mystery Series installment. Very Good plus with no dust jacket as issued. Very slight lean, with some mild rubbing overall, and a touch of laminate lift at the spine and extremities.
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$15.00
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The Mystery of the Haunted Skyscraper (First Edition)

by Mel Lyle

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1964. First Edition. First Edition. A Power Boys Adventure mystery. Very Good with no dust jacket as issued. Owner name on the front endpaper, with some laminate lift at the spine, and light rubbing to the board edges.
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cover of Doc Savage (Collection of 10 DC comic books, all signed by writer Mike W. Barr)

Doc Savage (Collection of 10 DC comic books, all signed by writer Mike W. Barr)

by Mike W. Barr (writer); Rod Whigham, Steve Montano, Gabriel Morrissette, Mike Bair, Ed Barretto, et. al (artists)

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Published
1990
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$450.00

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New York: DC Comics, 1990. A collection of ten original comics featuring Doc Savage, published by DC, all SIGNED by writer Mike W. Barr on the front wrappers. Doc Savage was featured by DC Comics beginning with a four-issue mini-series in 1987, followed by twenty-four issues, including an annual issue. Other characters throughout the run included Doc's… Read more
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$450.00
cover of The Taste of Ashes (First Edition)

The Taste of Ashes (First Edition)

by Howard Browne

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Published
1957
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First Edition. First Edition. The fourth Paul Pine novel, the previous three written under the pseudonym John Evans. Near Fine in a Vert Good dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly faded, with light chipping and soil.
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$125.00
cover of The Gracie Allen Murder Case (First Edition)

The Gracie Allen Murder Case (First Edition)

by S.S. Van Dine

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Published
1938
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the 1939 film, directed by Alfred E. Green and starring Gracie Allen, Warren William, and Ellen Drew. A Philo Vance mystery. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Bookplate on the front pastedown, covered completely by jacket flap. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with… Read more
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$95.00
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The Forest Fire Mystery (First Edition)

by Troy Nesbit

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Published
1957
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1957. First Edition. First Edition. A Wilderness Mystery Series installment. Very Good plus with no dust jacket as issued. Some laminate lift at the spine and light rubbing to the spine and extremities.
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$15.00
cover of Death at Breakfast (First Edition)

Death at Breakfast (First Edition)

by Cecil Street writing as John Rhode

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Published
1936
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$200.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1936. First American Edition. Book twenty-three in the Dr. Priestley series of mystery novels, this one involving the murder by poisoning of the wealthy Victor Harleson. Very Good lacking the dust jacket. Faint, partially erased owner name and additional faint pencil annotations on the front pastedown. Slight lean and light rubbing overall. … Read more
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$200.00
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Death and Restoration (First UK Edition)

by Iain Pears

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780002325905
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$20.00

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London: Fox Film Corporation, 1996. First UK Edition, preceding all others. An art world-based crime novel. Book six in the Jonathan Argyel mystery series. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Tiny tap to the bottom of spine panel.
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Peregrine (First Edition)

by William Bayer

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Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312926441
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$15.00

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New York: Congdon and Lattes / St. Martin's Press, 1981. First Edition. First Edition. 1982 Edgar Award winner and the first Bayer novel to feature NYPD lieutenant Frank Janek, the author's favored protagonist. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has a single, small closed tear at the top of the each panel, a… Read more
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$15.00
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Giotto's Hand (First Edition)

by Iain Pears

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Published
1994
ISBN
9780684814605
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$15.00

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New York: Scribner, 1994. First American Edition. Book five in the Jonathan Argyll mystery series. A very faint scratch to the jacket's front panel, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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$15.00