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London: Leadenhall Press. 1893. First printing. Hardcover. Green cloth lettered in black. pp [2]. (iii-xii), (196) + 16 pp catalogue. Soft crease to littled darkened spine, ink name at front; page edges tanned; light foxing to endpapers, foxing to catalogue; else a VG clean and unworn copy. Green cloth lettered in black. pp "Michael Trevennack, a… Read more
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THE BOY MUST DIE

by REDFERN, John

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Published
2001
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First printing
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Toronto: ECW Press. 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. A crime novel set in Lethbridge, Alberta.; Octavo .
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THE PRICE OF LOVE and other stories

by ROBINSON, Peter

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Published
2010
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First US printing
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New York: Morrow. 2010. First US printing. Hardcover. Remainder stripe to bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket.; Octavo .
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THE BURMA EFFECT

by ROSE, Michael E.

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Published
2006
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First printing
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Toronto: McArthur. 2006. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Fine copy of this thriller novel set in Burma. Initialed by the author on the title page. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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DREADFULWATER SHOWS UP

by GOODWEATHER, Hartley (pseud. of Thomas King)

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Published
2002
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First printing
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Toronto: HarperFlamingoCanada. 2002. First printing. Hardcover. Yellow boards. Fine in fine jacket, and initialed by the author "HGW". The first in a series of crime novels about a Native detective, set in the US Northwest, by an acclaimed Native Canadian author. Wry with a comic edge, reads like a proper crime novel. I liked it. ; Octavo;… Read more
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PATHS OF DESIRE: a mystery thriller. Translated by Kathryn Gabinet-Kroo

by KATTAN, Emmanuel

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Published
2014
Edition
First edition in English
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Holstein, Ontario: Exile. 2014. First edition in English. Softcover. Card covers. Fine copy. Set in Jerusalem; Octavo .
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BROKEN PROMISE

by BARCLAY, Linwood

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Published
2015
Edition
First Canadian issue
ISBN
9780385683746
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada. 2015. First Canadian issue. Softcover. 038568374X . Paper issue in card covers. Fine copy of this thriller novel. ; Octavo .
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THE SCARLET MACAW: a mystery

by HOZY, S.P.

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Published
2013
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First printing
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Toronto: Dundurn. 2013. First printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Card covers. pp (388). Rubber stamp of Little Free Library on title page, near fine otherwise. Inscribed by the author. A mystery novel set in Singapore.; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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FROM WHOSE BOURNE. Illustrated by Frank M. Gregory

by BARR, Robert

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Published
1896
Edition
First US Edition
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New York: Stokes. 1896. First US Edition. Hardcover. Narrow 12mo, 16.2 cm, green pictorial buckram stamped in silver (man and two ghosts), top page edges silver. pp (3)-210 + frontispiece and three other plates. Ink gift inscription to upper hallf of front free endpaper, spine lightly darkened, else a VG clean and unworn copy. An uncommon short… Read more
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THE COUNTRY OF THE STRANGERS

by WEES, Frances Shelley

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Published
1960
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First printing
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Garden City, New York: Crime Club / Doubleday. 1960. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo, green cloth. Light foxing to endppapers, yellowing to endpapers and page edges, VG+ otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has rubbing to spine ends and front flap, nicks, VG otherwise.. A crime novel set in Vancouver and Russia. Narcotics ring. Canadian author. .
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EASY TO KILL

by FOOTNER, Hulbert

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Published
1931
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New York: Harper. 1931. Hardcover. Second printing. Tan cloth lettered in orange. pp (viii), 312. Ink owner name and address on front pastedown; yellowing to page edges; VG otherwise. Crime novel, Canadian author. ; Octavo .
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DRAGON'S BREATH

by SMITH, Frank

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Published
1980
Edition
First Canadian printing
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Don Mills, Ontario: Nelson Foster and Scott. 1980. First Canadian printing. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. VG. Jacket has light rippling and rubbing, VG. A thriller novel set in Bannff, Alberta, by this Saskatchewan-born author. ; Octavo .
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DEADLY SPIRITS

by MARCHAND, Philip

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Published
1994
Edition
First printing
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Toronto: Stoddart. 1994. First printing. Softcover. Card covers with flaps. Book a little leaned, remainder stripe to bottom page edges. VG otherwise. A crime novel set in Toronto.; Octavo .
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TANGIER ASSIGNMENT

by ROUGVIE, Cameron

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Published
1965
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First Edition
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London: Arthur Barker. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Black boards. pp 203. Five narrow pen strokes to bottom page edges, else a fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has nicks to ends of lightly sunned spine, else fine. Canadian-born author's second Robert Belcourt thriller. Hubin p 348. ; Octavo .
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THE MAN WHO KILLED HIMSELF (proof)

by SYMONS, Julian

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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London: Collins / Crime Club. 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Advance uncorrected proof in red paper covers with cover label. Some creasing to front cover caused by the label, yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 12mo .
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THE PLOT AGAINST ROGER RYDER (proof)

by SYMONS, Julian

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Published
1973
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First Edition
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London: Collins / Crime Club. 1973. First Edition. Softcover. Advance uncorrected proof. Red paper cover with cover label. Author and title hand lettered on spine, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 12mo .
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c1929. Hardcover. Later printing. Orange cloth. pp 358. Pages edges tanned, foxing to rear free endpaper, 1933 ink gift inscription at front, mild cover soiling; a good unworn copy, text clean. Hubin p. 768.; Octavo .
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ARE ALL MEN ALIKE and THE LOST TITIAN. Twin Tales

by STRINGER, Arthur

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Published
1921
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First Canadian issue
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 1921. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Blue cloth lettered and ruled in orange. 1929 ink name at front; newspaper clipping of Stringer pasted to verso of tiitle leaf with some consequent offset yellowing to facing page; page edges tanned; VG otherwise.; Octavo .
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A FINE ITALIAN HAND (inscribed)

by WRIGHT, Eric

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Published
1992
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First printing
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada. 1992. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. Inscribed by the author "For Ray, with best wishes, Eric Wright". An Inspector Charlie Salter crime novel set in Toronto. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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THE SEERSUCKER WHIPSAW

by THOMAS, Ross

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Published
1968
Edition
First UK printing
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London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1968. First UK printing. Hardcover. Navy boards. Faint yellowing to page edges, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Scarce British edition of this fine crime writer's third novel. ; Octavo .
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