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Blonde Hurricane, The
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Blonde Hurricane, The

By Howard, P. Aka Jeno Rejto

Corvina Press, 1965 Translated from the Hungarian original "A Szoke Ciklon" by Istvan Farkas. P. Howard is the pen-name of Hungarian novelist Jeno Rejto, who wrote his successful adventure stories in the 1930s, as parodies of the detective novels that were appearing at that time in vast numbers. His life ended early and tragically in a fascist concentration camp in January 1943. Yellow and white soft cover with brown titling on spine and front, small brown illustration on front, 181 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, minor edge wear, textblock and page edges darkened, text is clean and tight, cover is bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Fifth Passenger, The
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Fifth Passenger, The

By Young, Edward

London: Pan Books Ltd, 1964 This book is the first novel of Edward Young; "a thoroughly adult spy thriller" that "begins with a naval officer driving casually away from an Admiralty Research Establishment and ends bloodily on the storm-tumbled waters of the Bay of Biscay..." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling on front, white titling on red spine, 204 pages, several pages of publisher's advertising at back. Cover has minor shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight - a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Never Look Back

By Carter, Herbert E.

New York: Vantage Press, 1966 A Review Copy of Carter's book, Never Look Back: "a short, exciting novel written with a deft blend of realism and conjecture that intensifies the suspense..." Review notice is tucked into book. Red cloth with silver titling on spine, 79 pages. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has minor edge wear to spine ends and corners, light shelf wear, white portions slightly sunned. This is a handsome copy, in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Winnipeg Wolf, The - Inspector Bucket of the North-West Mounted

By Allen, Jeremy

Victoria, B.C.: First Choice Books In the novel The Winnipeg Wolf, a volume of the "Inspector Bucket NWMP" series by Jeremy Allen, the leading character, Francis Bucket, is based on Francis Dickens. Brightly illustrated black soft cover with white titling, black and white illustrations,129 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.00

Transformation Scene
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Transformation Scene

By Houghton, Claude

London: Collins, 1946 This is "the story of a man in a unique dilemma. It si the story of a man who does not know whether he has commiteed murder but he is not suffering from amnesia". Red cloth, gilt titling to spine, 256 pages. Some edge wear, free corners slightly bumped, gift inscription to ffep, two small dark stains to bottom of textblock edge. Dust jacket is worn, spine ends and corners chipped, a small piece missing to top of spine, some foxing. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Half-Leather. Good+/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Death in a Family Way
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Death in a Family Way

By Southin, Gwendolyn

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada: TouchWood Editions Ltd., 2008 A Margaret Spencer Mystery in 1950s Vancouver. Soft cover, SIGNED BY AUTHOR to title page, 216 pages. Very minor shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Amber Necklace, The
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Amber Necklace, The

By Akira

Ojai, California: Being Incorporated, 1974 A mystery involving stolen necklaces, set against a "background of wealthy collectors, sophisticated embassy people and dedicated lovers of peace." Amber coloured soft cover with black titling on front. Cover has very minor edge wear, slightly sunned spine, tiny pale spot on second page, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight. 75 pages Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.75

Spy: A Tale of The Neutral Ground - Volume II
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Spy: A Tale of The Neutral Ground - Volume II

By Cooper, James Fenimore

Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey, 1829 By the author of "Precaution," this is an early detective novel. Brown leather, gilt titling on black spine label, gilt decoration and border on spine. Corners and edges have wear, spine ends and edges worn, leather has various rubbed spots, front cover detached at gutter, three-inch split at top of back gutter, text block edges darkened, owner's name in ink on end papers, second free end paper has two-inch tear at bottom of hinge, foxing throughout text, with exception of cover - binding is tight, book has a slightly musty odour. 288 pages. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

S - Portrait of a Spy: RCMP Intelligence - The Inside Story
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S - Portrait of a Spy: RCMP Intelligence - The Inside Story

By Adams, Ian

Canada: Gage Publishing, 1977 Inspector DV of the R.C.M.P.said at the height of the cold war: " In 25 years the R.C.M.P. has caught only one illegal-real-spy.."...Was this poor record of "spy-catching" connected with the mysterious " S "...the former director of R.C.M.P. Security Services? ...Is it possible that S himself was a double...or even a triple...agent? ...Why was he quietly let go with his pension, after a top-level investigation by the Canadian government? ...Could S have been the mysterious " Fourth Man ", in the Burgess-MacLean-Philby matter? Ian Adams writes about the R.C.M.P. that readers will be unable to put down. Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine,176 pages. Lower edge has minor wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear, primarily to spine ends and corners and minor shelf wear. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.75

My Gun is Quick
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My Gun is Quick

By Spillane, Mickey

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1950 Inscribed by Mickey Spillane to bookseller Bill Fountaine "It's nice to know you like this Mike Hammer enought to stay with him - hope your readers do too! Sincerely, Mickey Spillane". Grey "tweed" boards with red decorations front and spine, 250 pages. Booksellers plate to first endpaper and his sticker to last endpaper, covers have two marks of tape residue to each board, paper slightly browned. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Half Leather. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$395.00

Queen of the Dammed
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Queen of the Dammed

By Rice, Anne

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988 The third book in the vampire chronicles, by this master of the horror genre. Inscribed by the author "For George" (Hollywood film director George P. Cosmatos), and signed by her. 448 pages. Minor edge wear. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, minor shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$135.00

Redeemer, The
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Redeemer, The

By Fleetwood, Hugh

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1979 This book is inscribed by the author to renowned Hollywood film director George P. Cosmatos and his wife: "Dearest George + Birgitta - Another one! with all my love, as ever Hugh" and dated "London 20/10/79". Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine, 156 pages. Bottom free corner is lightly bumped, otherwise fine. Dust jacket show minor edge wear and is not price-clipped. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Eighth Dwarf, The
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Eighth Dwarf, The

By Thomas, Ross

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979 A novel by the author of "Chinaman's Chance", SIGNED by author. Tan speckled boards, gilt titling on orange cloth spine, tan speckled end papers. 319 pages. Text block edges slightly darkened, small pale smudge on back board at top, light bump to bottom of spine, a few smudges to textblock edge. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, has light edge wear, light sunning to spine. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Artist and a Magician, An
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Artist and a Magician, An

By Fleetwood, Hugh

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977 Inscribed and signed by author to film director George Cosmatos and his wife, to whom this book is also dedicated. Brown cloth with white titling to spine. 189 pages. Light edge wear, bottom free corner bumped. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light edge wear, spine sunned. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$200.00

Mortal Fear
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Mortal Fear

By Cook, Robin

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1988 "The man who invented medical techno-horror takes you on a startling and chilling odyssey into the origins of life-and death." Grey paper covered boards and black cloth to spine with silver titling, light grey endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. 364 pages. Minor edge wear. Dust jacket shows light edge wear and is price clipped. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Fifth Profession, The
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Fifth Profession, The

By Morrell, David

New York: Warner Books, 1990 SIGNED first edition of David Morrell's novel of intrigue and action. Black boards, gilt titling on black cloth spine, black end papers. Author's inscription is to George Cosmatos, director of the film, "Rambo". 448 pages. Book appears to be unread, minor edge wear. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, shows light shelf wear including a small open tear at corner. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

Scarlatti Inheritance, The
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Scarlatti Inheritance, The

By Ludlum, Robert

New York: World Publishing Company, The, 1971 Ludlum's first book is an engrossing tale of international terror, fiction that comes chillingly close to fact. Red leather with white and black titling on spine, front cover has decorative black swastika on white background, black end papers, tiny bookseller's plate on last end paper, acetate clear dust jacket with decorative white titling. 358 pages. Small area of tape remnant on first free end paper, darkened text block edges, age darkening continues into pages. Acetate dust jacket has edge wear on bottom including three closed tears and is missing a few very small pieces. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Leather. Very Good -/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

In the Shadows - Thirty Detective Stories Showing "Why Crime Doesn't Pay"

By Harris, Nick

Los Angeles: Times-Mirror Press, 1923 Subtitled: "A Series of Famous Cases". SIGNED and inscribed by author, Detective Nick Harris. Black cloth with grey embossed titling on spine and front, inscription dated 1928, black and white frontispiece, black and white illustrations throughout. 361 pages. Some edge wear, some faded spots on cover, spine cracked at end papers and webbing is visible, binding loosened, end papers foxed, text block edges darkened. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Florentine Dagger, The - A Novel for Amateur Detectives
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Florentine Dagger, The - A Novel for Amateur Detectives

By Hecht, Ben

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd A "Harrap Sealed Mystery". Red cloth with black titling on spine and front, black simple border on front. 253 pages. No dust jacket. Some shelf wear and sunning to spine, small closed tear to top of spine, foxing spots on the textblock edge and some pages, previous owner's name in coloured pencil on first endpaper. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

Order of Death, The

By Fleetwood, Hugh

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1976 Uncorrected proof - advance reading copy. Yellow card cover with black titling on front. 184 pages. Cover and first two pages have one inch closed tear at front bottom, light sunning to spine, back has a few small smudges. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Uncorrected Proof. Card Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.50

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