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THE BEAST OF BARBARESCO - A Wine Lover's Mystery
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THE BEAST OF BARBARESCO - A Wine Lover's Mystery

By Aspler, Tony

Toronto and Chicago: Warwick Publishing, 1996. 187 pp. Personalized inscription by Tony Aspler on the half-title page. Beige boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; dj by Chris Moore. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Ezra Brant drinks again... The body was found at the bottom of a quarry, missing the ring finger, which was the trademark of the killer. He would cut off that finger and send it to the cops. And for wine writer Ezra Brant, the trip to help judge the annual wine competition went from being a restful interlude to a serious investigation.... Signed by Author. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Chris Moore;.

$9.95

MURDER IN BAKER STREET - New Tales of Sherlock Holmes
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MURDER IN BAKER STREET - New Tales of Sherlock Holmes

By Greenberg, Martin H. (editor) (re: Arthur Conan Doyle) (Stuart M. Kaminsky; Howard Engel; Peter Tremayne; Anne Perry; Edward D. Hoch; Bill Crider; Gillian Linscott; Loren D. Estleman; Jon L. Breen; L. B. Greenwood; Carolyn Wheat; Lloyd Rose)

New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers, 2001. (ix) 277 pp. Quarter-bound in black on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Edited with Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower. This anthology contains: Introduction by Daniel Stashower; The Man from Capetown by Stuart M. Kaminsky; The Case of the Borderland Dandelions by Howard Engel; The Siren of Sennen Cove by Peter Tremayne; The Case of the Bloodless Sock by Anne Perry; The Adventure of the Anonymous Author by Edward D. Hoch; The Case of the Vampire's Mark by Bill Crider; A Hansom for Mr Holmes by Gillian Linscott; The Adventure of the Arabian Knight by Loren D. Estleman; The Adventure of the Cheshire Cheese by Jon L. Breen; Darkest Gold by L. B. Greenwood; The Remarkable Worm by Carolyn Wheat; Sidelights on Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle; 100 Years of Sherlock Holmes by Lloyd Rose; and Now a Word from Arthur Conan Doyle by Jon L. Lellenberg.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THREE ACT SPECIAL:  A Wreath for Rivera; Spinsters in Jeopardy; Night at the Vulcan -  Inspector Superintendent Roderick Alleyn
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THREE ACT SPECIAL: A Wreath for Rivera; Spinsters in Jeopardy; Night at the Vulcan - Inspector Superintendent Roderick Alleyn

By Marsh, Ngaio

Boston: Little Brown Canada, 1951. 541 pp. First Book Club Edition. Yellow boards lettered in black on the spine; red upper edge; headband. All three Inspector Superintendent Roderick Alleyn titles in a single volume: A Wreath for Rivera; Spinsters in Jeopardy; and Night at the Vulcan. Light wear at the corners with a few nicks around the edges; no interior markings.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE MYSTERIOUS PRESS ANNIVERSARY ANTHOLOGY
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THE MYSTERIOUS PRESS ANNIVERSARY ANTHOLOGY

By Anonymous (editor) (Donald E. Westlake; Loren D. Estleman; Joe Gores; Peter Lovesey; William Marshall; Marcia Muller; Ed McBain; Stuart M. Kaminsky; Jerome Charyn; Archer Mayor; Margaret Maron; James Crumley; M. C. Beaton; Joe R. Lansdale; Lindsey Davis)

New York: Mysterious Press, 2001. (xx) 357 pp. Quarter bound in black on gray boards with the Mysterious Press logo in silver on the front panel; lettered in silver on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This anthology contains: Introduction by Sara Ann Freed and William Malloy; Foreword by Ott Penzler; Come Again by Donald E. Westlake; The Anniversary Waltz by Loren D. Estleman; Inscrutable by Joe Gores; The Usual Table by Peter Lovesey; THEM by William Marshall; The Imposter by Marcia Muller; Activity in the Flood Plain by Ed McBain; Sometimes Something Goes Wrong by Stuart M. Kaminsky; Countess Kathleen by Jerome Charyn; Instinct by Archer Mayor; What's in a Name by Margaret Maron; Coming Around the Mountain by James Crumley; Handle with Care by M. C. Beaton; The Mule Rustlers by Joe R. Lansdale; Body Zone by Lindsey Davis; Revision by Robert Greer; Birdbath by Charlotte Carter; and High Maintenance by Beth Saulnier.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE FINAL ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
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THE FINAL ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

By Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (collected and introduced by Peter Haining)

New York: Castle Books, 1981. 208 pp. Red boards lettered in black on the spine; headband. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short closed tear on the lower right of the front panel; no interior markings. This collection contains: The Truth about Sherlock Holmes; The Mystery of Uncle Jeremy's Household; The Field Bazaar; The Story of the Man with the Watches; The Story of the Lost Special; The Adventure of the Tall Man; The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes; The Case of the Man Who Was Wanted; Some Personalia about Sherlock Holmes; The Case of the Inferior Sleuth; The Crown Diamond; and How Watson Learned the Trick; followed by an Appendix: A Gaudy Death; The Mystery Sasassa Valley; and My Favourite Sherlock Holmes Adventures.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE GIRL IN THE KILLER'S BED
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THE GIRL IN THE KILLER'S BED

By Curry, Avon (pen name used by Jean Bowden)

New York and London: Ace Books, 1972. 192 pp. Avon Book 28870. Light edge and corner wear with a small mark on the back cover; creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Avon Curry - Jean Bowden - was a very prolific British author who wrote under an assortment of names: Barbara Annandale, Tessa Barclay, Jocelyn Barry, Jennifer Bland, Belinda Dell, and Lee MacKenzie.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

MANHUNT - Volume 2, number 4 - June 1954
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MANHUNT - Volume 2, number 4 - June 1954

By McCloud, John (editor) (Henry Kane; Craig Rice; Bruno Fischer; Richard S. Prather; Richard Deming; David Alexander; Fletcher Flora; John M. Sitan)

New York: Flying Eagle Publications, 1954. 144 pp. Light but general wear with an ink mark on the front cover. The editor, John McCloud, was, in fact, Scott Meredith of the Scott Meredith Literary Agency, which was a pretty sweet job, since he represented so many of the authors that he published in the magazine. This issue contains: Skip a Beat - a Peter Chambers novel by Henry Kane; No Vacancies - a John J. Malone novelette by Craig Rice; Double by Bruno Fischer; Butcher - a Shell Scott story by Richard S. Prather; The Choice by Richard Deming; Die Like a Dog by David Alexander; Points South by Fletcher Flora; and My Enemy My Father by John M. Sitan; along with the regular features: The Murder Market by H. H. Holmes; Crime Cavalcade by Vincent H. Gaddis; Portrait of a Killer by Dan Sontup; and Homicide Suicide or Accident by Fred L. Anderson.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Digest Magazine.

$14.95

KILLING TIME - with - KILLING COLD - Detective Jack Petersen Mystery
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KILLING TIME - with - KILLING COLD - Detective Jack Petersen Mystery

By Wickes, David

Toronto: Hushion House Publishing, 2002. 310, 343 pp. Trade paperback format. Both books have personalized inscriptions by David Wickes on the title pages. Both books have light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spines; aside from the author's writing, no interior markings. Imagine your own worst nightmare come true - now double it. Homicide Detective Jack Petersen faces only the tough assignments.. Signed by Author. Later Printings. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo. Author's First and Second Book.

$14.95

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN - Sherlock Holmes Number 2 - July 1986
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THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN - Sherlock Holmes Number 2 - July 1986

By Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

North Hollywood, California: Renegade Press, 1986. Comic book. Some rubbing on the cover. Cover art by David and Dan Day; interior line drawings by Dan Day. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Thomas Arthur Daniel Day;. 4to. Comics.

$4.95

THE SAINT - Volume 25, number 4 - August 1967
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THE SAINT - Volume 25, number 4 - August 1967

By Charteris, Leslie; Santesson, Hans Stefan (editors) (Fleming Lee; Robert L. Fish; Miriam Allen deFord; Wenzell BRown; Baynard Kendrick; Dorothy Thatcher; Stefan Santesson)

New York: Fiction Publishing Company, 1967. 160 pp. Light wear with a faint date stamp on the front cover, which features a photo of Roger Moore and company in a scene from the TV show. This issue contains: The Death Game - a complete book length Saint novel adapted from the TV script of Harry W. Junkin by Fleming Lee; Spy Story by Robert L. Fish; The Moors Murders by Miriam Allen deFord; Treacherous Triangle by Wenzell Brown; Mary Mary by Baynard Kendrick; Lady in the Moon by Dorothy Thatcher; The Cork Tree System by Fleming Lee; and What's New in Crime by Stefan Santesson. Starting in 1928 with Meet the Tiger, Simon Templar - The Saint survived dozens of short stories, novelettes and novels, movies and television series. Louis Hayward played in the first Saint film, then came George Sanders, Roger Moore in movies and the tv series and after Moore, Ian Ogilvy, Andrew Clarke, Simon Dutton, Val Kilmer and on and on. All things considered, an amazing franchise.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Digest Magazine.

$9.95

100 DASTARDLY LITTLE DETECTIVE STORIES
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100 DASTARDLY LITTLE DETECTIVE STORIES

By Weinberg, Robert (editor) (Ray Darby; George Barton; Zero; Sire James M. Barrie; O. Henry; Jon L. Breen; Dan Gordon; Charles Dickens; Curt Hamlin; Don James; Dale Clark O. R. Dale; C. J. Henderson; Marcia Muller; Bill Pronzini; C. William Harrison)

New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 1993. (xiv) 561 pp. Quarter bound in black cloth on black boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Jack Eckstein. Also edited with Stefan Dziemianowicz and Martin H. Greenberg. This anthology contains: According to Plan by Ray Darby; Adventure of the Baritone Singer by George Barton; The Adventure of the Table Foot by Zero; The Adventure of the Two Collaborators by Sir James M. Barrie; The Adventures of Shamrock Jolnes; and The Clarion Call by O. Henry; Affirmative Action by Jon L. Breen; Anchor the Stiff by Dan Gordon; An Artful Touch by Charles Dickens; An Axe to Grind by Curt Hamlin; Behind Murder's Eight-Ball by Don James; Better Hands by Dale Clark; The Bloodles Corpse by O. R. Dale; Bread Ahead by C. J. Henderson; Cache and Carry by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini; Calling Dr. Death by C. William Harrison; The Cap'n Sleeps by John Earl Davis; The Carnival Caper by R. L. Steven; The Case of the Barking Beagle by R. L. Stevens; Checkmated by Coretta Slavska; The Clincher; and Escape by Jack Foxx; The Cop and the Lady by Booton herndon; Cop Maker by Ronald Henderson; The Course of Justice by Hugh B. Cave; Curtains for Kelly by John Randolph Phillips; Cut Glass by Frederick Arnold Kummer Jr.; Damsel with a Derringer by Stephen Dentinger; The Dead Go Overboard by Fenton W. Earnshaw; Death Racket by Frederick Arnold Kummer Jr.; The Deer that Ate a diamond by Edward D. Hoch; Detective for a Day; Die Before Bedtime; Dogs Know by Gary Lovisi; Duck Behind that Eight-Ball by Nick Spain; Dust by James W. Holden; Exhibit D by John Maclay; Extra Service by John Mallory; Eye-Witness by Donald S. Aitken; Eye Witness by David X. Manners; A Friend of Davy Jones' by Dan Gordon; GrannyGumption Solves a Murder by C. J. Henderson and Charles Hoffman; A Hand of Pinochle by Theodore Tinsley; Harsh Light of DAy by Wayne D. Dundee; Heir-in-a-Hurry by Morris Cooper; Higher Education by Sidney Waldo; Hip and Thigh by H. H. Matteson; If the Body Fits by Larry Holden; Ignorance of ARt by Vincent Hall; Incident in a Neighborhood Tavern by Bill Pronzini; In the Library by W. W. Jacobs; Ink's Jinx by Anthony Clemens; An Irreducible Detective STory by Stephen Leacock; Kansas City Connection by Wayne McMillan; Knit One-Kill Two by Fergus Truslow; The Leopard Man's Story by Jack London; The Man Who Collected "The Shadow" by J. V. Drexel The Man Who Died Too Often by Davie Crewe; The Mann Act by Michael A. Black; Memento Mori by Alex Saxon; Mrs. Belcourt Draws a Bier by Alan Ritner Anderson; Murder at Rose Cottage by Edward D. Hoch; Muderer's Handicap by Alex Barber; Murder Offstage by R. L. Stevens; Murder on the Limited by Howard Finney; The Mystery of the Rue de Peychaud by O. Henry; Naked in Darkness by Hugh B. Cave; Night Watch by Scott O'Hara; Night Work by Gerald Tollesfrud; A Novel Forgery by Rodrigues Ottolengui; Old Calamity's Stick-up by Joseph Fulling Fishman; Old Guy by Maitland LeRoy Osborne; The Outside Ledge by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace; Packed House by Robert Zacks; The Pattern by Alex Saxon; The Rosary by Michael A. Black; Safety Deposit by B. B. Fowler; The Seventieth Number; and Smothered Mate by Stephen Dentinger; A Shroud with a Silver Lining by Marion Lineaweaver; The Sign by Tom Curry; The Sign of the "400" by R. K. Munkittrick; Smoke Sign by Dale Clark; Snapping Out of It by Bruce Holland Rogers; Something Green by Edward D. Hoch; Something Wrong; and Souls Burning by Bill Pronzini; The Spell of the Black Siren by Dick Donovan; The Stolen Cigar-Case by Bret Harte; Summer's End by William Manners; The Terrarium Principle by J. V. Drexel; Three Men and a Corpse by Victor K. Ray; Today's Special-Poison by V. E. Thiessen; The Trailor Murder Mystery by Abraham Lincoln; A Tulip in the Snow by John McCurnin; The Umbrosa Burglary by R. C. Lebmann; Waiting by Jim Knapp; While the Cat's Away by Dorothy Dunn; and The Wire-Pullers by Morris Cooper.. First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Jack Eckstein;. 8vo.

$19.95

MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE
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MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE

By Greenberg, Martin H. (editor) (Cornell Woolrich; Rex Stout; Dick Francis; Simon Brett; Sue Grafton; Linda Barnes; Donald E. Westlake; Antonia Fraser; Lillian de la Torre; Edward D. Hoch; Ursula Curtiss; Isaac Asimov; Stephen King; John D. MacDonald)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. (xvi) 651 pp. Quarter-bound in black and gray boards; lettered with silver on the spine; headband. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Edward Gorey. This anthology contains: The Dancing Detective by Cornell Woolrich; Help Wanted Male by Rex Stout; Twenty One Good Men and True by Dick Francis; The Nuggy Bar by Simon Brett; The Homesick Buick by John D. MacDonald; The Parker Shotgun by Sue Grafton; Quitters Inc. by Stephen King; Lucky Penny by Linda Barnes; Never Shake a Family Tree by Donald E. Westlake; Have a Nice Death by Antonia Fraser; Milady Bigamy by Lillian de la Torre; The Theft of the Four Spades by Edward D. Hoch; The Marked Man by Ursula Curtiss; The Cross of Lorraine by Isaac Asimov; The Worst Crime Known to Man by Reginald Hill; The Honest Blackmailer by Patricia Moyes; Cat's Paw by Bill Pronzini; A Nice Place to Stay by Nedra Tyre; One Thousand Dollars a Word by Lawrence Block; The Victim by P. D. James; Little Terror by Robert Barnard; The Dream is Better by Julian Symons; Danger Out of the Past by Erle Stanley Gardner; The Case of the Emerald Sky by Eric Ambler; Strictly Diplomatic by John Dickson Carr; The African Tree Beavers by Michael Gilbert; There are No Snakes in Ireland by Frederick Forsyth; The Splintered Monday by Charlotte Armstrong; And So Died Riabouchinska by Ray Bradbury; The Nine to Five Man by Stanley Ellin; The Man Who Collected Poe by Robert Bloch; The Copper Beeches by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; The Blue Cross by G. K. Chesterton; The Submarine Plans by Agatha Christie; The Necklace of Pearls by Dorothy L. Sayers; Death on the Air by Ngaio Marsh; Midnight Blue by Ross Macdonald; Abraham Lincoln's Clue by Ellery Queen; The Fever Tree by Ruth Rendell; and The Stolen White Elephant by Mark Twain.. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Edward Gorey;. 8vo.

$19.95

MINIATURE MYSTERIES - 100 Malicious Little Mystery Stories
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MINIATURE MYSTERIES - 100 Malicious Little Mystery Stories

By Asimov, Isaac (editor) (Lew Gillis; Bill Pronzini; Barry N. Malzberg; Carroll Mayers; Henry Slesar; Judith Garner; Lawrence Treat; Al Nussbaum; Charles M. Plotz; Harold Q. Masur; Elsin Ann Graffam; Ed Dumonte; Francis M. Nevins Jr.; Edward Wellen)

New York: Taplinger Publishing, 1981. 432 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with faint creasing on the spine; some ink marks on the contents pages. Edited with the assistance of Martin H. Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander. This anthology contains: Six Words by Lew Gillis; The Little Things by Isaac Asimov; A Matter of Life and Death by Bill Pronzini and Barry N. Malzberg; Perfect Pigeon by Carroll Mayers; The Cop Who Hated Flowers by Henry Slesar; Trick or Treat by Judith Garner; Twice Around the Block by Lawrence Treat; An Easy Score by Al Nussbaum; The Good Lord Will Provide by Lawrence Treat and Charles M. Plotz; Boomerang by Harold Q. Masur; The Way It's Supposed to Be by Elsin Ann Graffam; Thank You Mr Thurston by Ed Dumonte; Funeral Music by Francis M. Nevins Jr.; Murder Will Out by Edward Wellen; An Insignificant Crime by Maxine O'Callaghan; The Stray Bullet by Gary Brandner; A Night Out with the Boys by Elsin Ann Graffam; Office Party by Mary Bradford; Come the Dawn by Michael Kurland; Acting Job by Richard Deming; The Last Smile by Henry Slesar; Grief Counselor by Julie Smith; The Best Place by A. F. Oreshnik; Dead End by Alvin S. Flick; Pure Rotten by John Lutz; Grounds for Divorce by James Holding; Inside Out by Barry N. Malzberg; The Bell; and The Box by Isak Romun; The Physician and the Opium Fiend by R. L. Stevens; Over the Borderline by Jeff Sweet; It Could Happen to You by John Lutz; Class Reunion by Charles Boeckman; The Way It Is Now by Elaine Slater; The Hot Rock by James McKimmey; A Puff of Orange Smoke by Lael J. Littke; The Chicken Player by Joe L. Hensley; Nothing but Bad News by Henry Slesar; The Quick and the Dead by Helen McCloy; An Exercise in Insurance by James Holding; The Old Heap by Alvin S. Fick; As the Wheel Turns by Jane Speed; Knit One Purl Two by Thomasina Weber; The Paternal Instinct by Al Nussbaum; What Kind Person Are You by Bill Pronzini and Barry N. Malzberg; Shatter Proof by Jack Ritchie; Out of Order by Carl Henry Rathjen; The Handy Man by Marion M. Markham; Nightmare by Elaine Slater; Recipe for Revenge by Jane Speed; Sweet Fever by Bill Pronzini; Two Postludes by Isak Romun; A Deal in Diamonds by Edward D. Hoch; The Last Day of Shooting by Dion Henderson; Blisters in May by Jack Ritchie; The Collector by Patricia M. Mathews; House Call by Elsin Ann Graffam; The Adventure of the Blind Alley by Edward Wellen; The Unfriendly Neighbor by Al Nussbaum; A Feline Felony by Lael J. Littke; Don't I Know You by Henry Slesar; Meet Mr Murder by Morris Hershman; Co-Incidence by Edward D. Hoch; Alma by Al Nussbaum; Grand Exit by Leo R. Ellis; Hunting Ground by A. F. Oreshnik; The Big Trip by Elsin Ann Graffam; Dutch by William F. Nolan; Loaded Quest by Thomasina Weber; Hand in Glove by James Holding; The Slantwise Scales of Justice by Phyllis Ann Karr; Child on a Journey by Fred S. Tobey; The Witches in the Closet by Anne Chamberlain; Setup by Jack Ritchie; A Very Rare Disease by Henry Slesar; Two Small Vials by Elsin Ann Graffam; Sweet Remembrance by Betty Ren Wright; A Dip in the Poole by Bill Pronzini; Doctor's Orders by John F. Suter; Mrs Twiller Takes a Trip by Lael J. Littke; Such a Lovely Day by Penelope Wallace; Matinee by Ruth Wissmann; Big Mouth by Robert Edmond Alter; The Weathered Board by Alvin S. Fick; Lot 721/XY258 by R. L. Stevens; Thirteen by Edward D. Hoch; Operative 375 by Gary Brandner; He'll Kill You by Richard Deming; Caveat Emptor by Kay Nolte Smith; The Facsimile Shop by Bill Pronzini and Jeffrey Wallman; A Corner of the Cellar by Michael Gilbert; Every Fifth Man by Edward D. Hoch; The Pro by Robert H. Curtis; Nobody That's Who; and Pigeon by William F. Nolan; The Prisoner by Edward Wellen; The Sooey Pill by Elaine Slater; Back Up by Barry N. Malzberg; and Wide O-- by Elsin Ann Graffam.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

MANHATTAN MYSTERIES
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MANHATTAN MYSTERIES

By Pronzini, Bill (editor) (Isaac Asimov; James Yaffe; George Baxt; Cornell Woolrich; Ed McBain; John Dickson Carr; Avram Davidson; Stanley Ellin; R. L. Stevens; Hal Ellson; S. S. Rafferty; Evan Hunter; Joyce Harrington; Ellery Queen; William Irish)

New York: Avenel Books, 1987. (x) 579 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Hector Garrido. Edited with Carol-Lynn Rossel Waugh and Martin H. Greenberg. This anthology contains: The Good Samaritan by Isaac Asimov; Mom Sings an Aria by James Yaffe; The Woman I Envied by George Baxt; New York Blues by Cornell Woolrich; Small Homicide by Ed McBain (Evan Hunter); The Gentleman from Paris by John Dickson Carr; The Lord of Central Park by Avram Davidson; A Craving for Originality by Bill Pronzini; The Day of the Bullet by Stanley Ellin; The Crime of the Century by R. L. Stevens; The Back Stairway by Hal Ellson; The Hawk and the Dome of Hell by S. S. Rafferty; The Beatings by Evan Hunter (Ed McBain); A Place of Her Own by Joyce Harrington; The Medical Finger by Ellery Queen; The Corpse in the Statue of Liberty by William Irish (Cornell Woolrich); The Cop and the Anthem by O. Henry; Jericho and the Cardboard Box by Hugh Pentecost; The Man Who Came Back by Edward D. Hoch; Hildegarde Withers is Back by Stuart Palmer; The Quality of Mercy by Eleazar Lipsky; Murder in One Scene by Q. Patrick; The Missing Man by Katherine MacLean; The Garrulous Garrity Grand Scam by Francis M. Nevins; and God Save the Mark: A Novel by Donald E. Westlake. The Missing Man by Katherine MacLean won the Nebula Award for best novella in 1971.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Hector Garrido;. 8vo.

$19.95

THE DIEHARD - The Detective Sergeant Mulheisen Mysteries
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THE DIEHARD - The Detective Sergeant Mulheisen Mysteries

By Jackson, Jon A.

New York: Random House, 1977. 190 pp. Blue boards lettered in black on the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Meet Detective Sergeant Mulheisen, a Detroit cop whose precinct includes several run-down neighbourhoods surrounding an exclusive enclave called, ironically enough, Indian Village. A novel that focuses on the brutality and mindless terror of violent murder and the inescapable isolation of the human condition.. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Stan Zagorowski;. 8vo. Author's First Novel.

$9.95

A GRAVEYARD FOR LUNATICS - Another Tale of Two Cities
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A GRAVEYARD FOR LUNATICS - Another Tale of Two Cities

By Bradbury, Ray

New York: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1990. 285 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth and brown boards; lettered in silver on the front panel; lettered in silver and gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Dj art by Wendell Minor. The novel is set in 1954, when the narrator is working as a writer at a Hollywood motion picture studio, and the studio shares a back wall with an adjoining cemetery, and most of the story takes place in those two locations... . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Wendell Minor;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE FORTY-FIRST THIEF
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THE FORTY-FIRST THIEF

By Pollitz, Edward A. (also writes as Nick Christian)

London: Hart Davis MacGibbon, 1975. 342 pp. Dark blue boards lettered in silver on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. It is August in St. Tropez. A young man saunters off the beach into a changing cabin. Minutes later, an American discovers his body, castrated and skewered to the wall. A policeman investigating the murder suspects Arab involvement, but before he can confirm his theories he too is murdered. An Arab expert is called in by French intelligence and puts a shadow onto the American. But the shadow has a shadow.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE HEATHER REED MYSTERY SERIES: The Cryptic Clue; The Model Mystery; The Eerie Echo; The Toxic Secret; The Major League Mystery; The Exchange Studen's Secret; The Trail of Fear; The Reins of Danger
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THE HEATHER REED MYSTERY SERIES: The Cryptic Clue; The Model Mystery; The Eerie Echo; The Toxic Secret; The Major League Mystery; The Exchange Studen's Secret; The Trail of Fear; The Reins of Danger

By Janney, Rebecca Price

Dallas, Texas: Word Publishing, 1993. 115, 120, 118, 120, 120, 120, 119, 120 pp. Trade paperback format. All eight books have light edge and corner wear with uncreased spines; no interior markings. To be clear, the books here are: 1: The Cryptic Clue; 2: The Model Mystery; 3: The Eerie Echo; 4: The Toxic Secret; 5: The Major League Mystery; 6: The Exchange Studen's Secret; 7: The Trail of Fear; and 8: The Reins of Danger.. First Editions. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$34.95

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF EDWIN DROOD (re: The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Sherlock Holmes)
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THE DISAPPEARANCE OF EDWIN DROOD (re: The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Sherlock Holmes)

By Rowland, Peter (re: Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. 176 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dj art by Natalia Raphael. Sherlock Holmes and Charles Dickens pastiche. The Mystery of Edwin Drood was, of course, the novel left unfinished when Dickens passed away. But now, with the help of Dr John Watson and Sherlock Holmes, the mystery is solved.. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Natalia Raphael;. 8vo.

$9.95

MURDER ME
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MURDER ME

By Brand, Max (pen name used by Frederick Schiller Faust)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. 215 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Originally published by the Red Star News Company in a pulp magazine in 1935, this is the first appearance of this title in book form. When David Willett is approached by David Barry, he is shocked when he is asked to arrange Barry's own murder - for a fee. Dj art by Alan Dingman.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$9.95

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