Noir from Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA

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Waltz into Darkness

by Irish, William aka Cornell Woolrich

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition later printing
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$15.00

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First edition third printing of this "femme fatal" novel. Made into the French movie Mississippi Mermaid in 1969. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition.
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$15.00
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The Magician's Wife

by Cain, James M.

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of this novel. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition.
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$20.00
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If I Should Die Before I Wake # 104

by Irish, William aka Cornell Woolrich

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1946
Condition
Fair/Poor
Edition
First paperback edition first printing
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$15.00

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First paperback edition first printing # 104 of this collection of short stories. Light edge wear. Heavy spine slant. Light reading creases to the spine and to the covers. In fair condition.
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$15.00
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Be Still My Heart

by Fisher, Steve

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1952
Edition
First edition first printing
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$12.00

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First edition first printing of this stand alone noir novel. Light edge wear. Moderate reading creases to the spine. The pages are out of line so I believe this book has been repaired at least once. In poor condition.
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$12.00
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The Sheltering Night # 219

by Fisher, Steve

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1952
Condition
Fair/Poor
Edition
First edition first printing
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$10.00

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First edition first printing # 219 of this stand alone noir novel. A half inch square sticker scar on the front cover. Tape repair to the bottom tip of the spine. There is a small pen head stain on the first summary page and the title page. In fair condition.
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$10.00
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Kitten With a Whip # S845

by Miller, Wade aka Robert Wade and Bill Miller

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
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$50.00

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First edition first printing # s845 of this stand alone crime novel. SIGNED by Bob Wade aka Wade Miller on the title page. Made into the 1964 movie starring Ann-Margaret. Light edge wear. In near fine condition.
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$50.00
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Dark Ride

by Harrington, Kent

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780312139551
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$10.00

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First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. In fine / fine condition.
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$10.00
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Darkness At Dawn

by Woolrich, Cornell aka William Irish

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First UK edition first printing
ISBN
9780947761653
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$20.00

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First UK edition first printing of this collection of twelve short stories. Published earlier in 1985 in the US. There is a light moisture stain to the fore edge of the first 45 pages. Does not effect the page blocks. In near fine / near fine condition.
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$20.00
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The Shocking Secret aka The Content Assignment # 850

by Roth, Holly

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First paperback edition first printing
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$7.00

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First paperback edition first printing # 850 of this stand alone novel. Also published as a hardcover under the title The Content Assignment in 1954. Light edge wear. In very good condition.
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$7.00
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Come Destroy Me # 363

by Packer, Vin

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition first printing
Item Price
$35.00

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First edition first printing # 363 of this noir novel. Light edge wear. Light reading creases to the spine and covers. In good condition.
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$35.00
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Nightfall aka The Dark Chase aka The Convicted # 1070

by Goodis, David

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1970
Condition
Fair/Poor
Edition
First thus
Item Price
$8.00

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First Priory edition first printing # 1070 of this novel that became the 1956 movie of the same name starring Aldo Ray. Published earlier under the title The Dark Chase and later under the title The Convicted. Light edge wear. Heavy rubbing to the covers. In fair condition.
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$8.00
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Walk the Dark Streets

by Krasner, William

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
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$350.00

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First edition first printing of this author's first novel and first novel in the Sam Birge series. Nominated for an Edgar award in 1950 for Best First Novel. Basis for the television adaptation for Studio One in Season 2 Episode 31 under the title Walk the Dark Streets. There is a 1/2 inch deep by 1/2 inch wide chunk missing… Read more
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$350.00
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Vancouver Noir

by Wiebe, Sam (ed), Linda L. Richards, Timothy Taylor, Sheena Kamal, Robin Spano, Carleigh Baker, Dietrich Kalteis, Nathan Ripley, Yasuko Thanh, Kristi Charish, Don English, Nick Mamatas, S.G. Wong, R.M. Greenaway

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2018
Condition
New
Edition
First Tradepaper edition first printing
ISBN
9781617756597
Item Price
$40.00

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First tradepaper edition first printing of this collection of short stories written by Vancouver authors. SIGNED, location and date by Sam Wiebe on the title page. Then SIGNED by R.M. Greenaway, Dietrich Kalteis, Linda L. Richards, Robin Spano, Timothy Taylor and S.G. Wong on the title page. In fine unread condition.
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Shark's Rock

by Justin, Derek

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of the only novel by this author. Light edge wear. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition.
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$20.00
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Only Pretty Damned

by Howell, Niall

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2019
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Advance Reader Copy
ISBN
9781988732534
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$15.00

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Advance Reader Copy of this author first novel. The bottom outside corner is lightly bumped. In near fine unread condition.
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$15.00
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Duca and the Milan Murders aka Betrayers aka Traitors to All

by Scerbanenco, Giorgio

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First English translation edition
ISBN
9780304936267
Item Price
$200.00

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First English translation edition first printing of the first novel in the Duca Lamberti series. Published originally in Italy under the title Traditori di Tutti translated into English here for the first time. Also published under the titles Betrayers and Traitors to All. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.
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$200.00
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The Edge of Doom

by Brady, Leo

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1950
Condition
Good
Edition
First UK edition first printing
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$20.00

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First UK edition first printing of this noir novel that became the 1950 movie of the same name starring Dana Andrews and Farley Granger. Light edge wear. The front end pages are tanned. There is a considerable amount of foxing to the edges of the pages and ight foxing to the title pages. Price clipped otherwise in good / very… Read more
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Deadline at Dawn

by Irish, William aka Cornell Woolrich

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1946
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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$50.00

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First Movie Tie In Edition of this novel that was made into a R.K.O. movie starring Bill Williams and Susan Hayward. Earlier owners address on the first free end page, on the title page and on the dedication page. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. In good / very good condition.
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Wharf Girl # 219

by Manners, William

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition first printing
Item Price
$25.00

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First edition first printing # 219 of this noir novel. Light edge wear. In good condition.
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Getting Off

by Block, Lawrence

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780857682871
Item Price
$30.00

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First edition first printing of this stand alone Jill Emerson thriller. SIGNED by the author on the title page. In fine / fine condition.
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$30.00