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Bubbles Unbound: A Mystery.
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Bubbles Unbound: A Mystery.

By Sarah Strohmeyer.

New York, NY Penguin Group: Dutton, 2001. Hardcover First Edition (2001); First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2001); First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only a small, rather faint stain at the point where the top and fore-edges meet; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Virtually "As New". The DJ is flawless; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 275 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound. Hardback with DJ.

$14.11

A Pale Horse: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.
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A Pale Horse: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.

By Charles Todd.

New York, NY HarperCollins: William Morrow, 2008. Hardcover First Edition (2008), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2008), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a very mild bump to the lower rear corner tip alnd the faintest crimp to the heel of the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only very minor, unobtrusive flaws. Very close to "As New", and could easily pass as such. The DJ shows just a hint of wear to the upper front corner tip and the mildest wear to the heel of the backstrip; else flawless; the price is unclipped. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 1.2 inches). 361 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 5.3 ounces. Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries Series: Book 10. Hardback with DJ.

$7.06

Whom the Gods Love (A Julian Kestrel Mystery).
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Whom the Gods Love (A Julian Kestrel Mystery).

By Kate Ross.

New York, NY Penguin Books, 1996. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1996), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1996), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a touch of tanning to the text pages, due to aging; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single, unobtrusive cosmetic flaw. Bright and clean. Unread. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.85 x 4.3 x 0.85 inches). xii, 382 pages. Cover illustration by Robert Clyde Anderson. Language: English. Weight: 7 ounces. Mass Market Paperback.

$19.60

Win, Place, or Show: "Odds Against", "Whip Hand", and "Come of Grief" (Sid Halley Mysteries).
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Win, Place, or Show: "Odds Against", "Whip Hand", and "Come of Grief" (Sid Halley Mysteries).

By Dick Francis.

New York, NY Berkley Prime Crime , 2004. Paperback First Edition Thus (2004), Second Printing. Very Near Fine in Wraps:the binding leans ever so slightly, else flawless; the binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Virtually 'As New' .NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 1.5 inches). 642 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 9.1 ounces. First Edition Thus (2004), Second Printing. Trade Paperback.

$6.81

Bad Medicine: An Ella Clah Novel.
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Bad Medicine: An Ella Clah Novel.

By Aimee and David Thurlo .

Forge Books, 1998. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1998), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the upper corner tip; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.75 x 4.25 x 1.1 inches). 369 pages. Language: English. Weight: 7.6 ounces. Ella Clah Series; (Book 3). Mass Market Paperback.

$14.70

The Ipcress File.

By Len Deighton.

Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library: Mystery Masterpieces, 1988. Hardcover Deluxe Reprint Edition (1988). Fine: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.85 x 1.4 inches). 279 pages. Deep Blue, full-leather over boards. Lavishly decorated with gilt borders at the front and rear panels, with a black and white design within a bright full-color pastedown inset by Terry Widener at the front panel and silver titles and designs at the backstrip, which also shows raised bands. All Edges Gilt. Decorated Endpapers. In pristine condition, very clean inside and out, feels never to have been opened. Illustrated with a single blue-toned illustration by Terry Widener at the front flyleaf. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 9.1 ounces. Deluxe Reprint Edition (1988). First published in 1962. Hardback: Full Leather Binding.

$7.64

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

By John Le Carre.

Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library: Mystery Masterpieces, 1988. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1988). Very Near Fine: near flawless; the front panel is ever so slightly 'sprung'; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. In near-pristine condition, very clean inside and out, feels never to have been opened. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.55 x 6 x 1.55 inches). 355 pages. Teal-Blue, full-leather over boards. Lavishly decorated with silver designs at the front panel, rear panel and backstrip, which also shows gilt titles and raised bands. All Edges Silver. Portrait of the author at precedes the titles page and another illustration preceeds the first page of text. Illustrated with a single blue-toned design at the front and rear endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 10.5 ounces. Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces Series. Reprint Edition (1988). First published in 1974. Hardback: Full Leather Binding.

$14.70

And Be A Villain.

By Rex Stout.

New York, NY The Viking Press, 1948. Hardcover Book-Club Edition (1948). Near Fine in Good+ to Very Good DJ: The Book shows just a hint of shealving wear; the text pages have tanned rather heavily; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only mild wear and minor flaws. The DJ shows indications of moderate use: mild rubbing and faint soiling to the white background fields of the panels; a short tear at the bottom of the front hingel; the red titles at the backstrip have been sun-blanced to orange, but remain legible; unclipped. Not unattractive and intact, if no longer "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 216 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14 ounces. Book-Club Edition (1948). Hardback with DJ. Nero and Archie, with expert nonchalance, investigate the strange doings of a lady broadcaster, a racetrack oracle and a mathematical wizard. Rex Stout (1886 – 1975) was an American writer noted for his detective fiction. His best-known characters are the detective Nero Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin, who were featured in 33 novels and 39 novellas between 1934 and 1975. In 1959, Stout received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. The Nero Wolfe corpus was nominated Best Mystery Series of the Century at Bouchercon XXXI, the world's largest mystery convention, and Rex Stout was nominated Best Mystery Writer of the Century.

$8.23

Hang My Head and Cry.
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Hang My Head and Cry.

By Elena Santangelo.

New York, NY St. Martin's: Minotaur Books, 2001. Hardcover First Edition (2001); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2001); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use: just a hint of shelving wear along the bottom edge of the boards; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows a crease top to bottom of the inside front flap; else flawless; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.55 x 5.85 x 1.25 inches). 322 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 1.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$5.29

Trent's Last Case.

By E.C. Bentley.

Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library: Mystery Masterpieces, 1988. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1988). Very Near Fine: near flawless; the backstrip is very lightly sun-blanched; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a single flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.7 x 1.2 inches). 187 pages. Forest Green, full-leather over boards. Lavishly decorated with gilt designs at the front panel, rear panel and backstrip, which also shows gilt titles and raised bands. All Edges Gilt. Marbled Endpapers. In near-pristine condition, very clean inside and out, feels never to have been opened. Illustrated with a single blue-toned design at the front flayleaves. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.7 ounces. Reprint Edition (1988). First published in 1913. Hardback: Full Leather Binding.

$19.60

The Man from the Sea.

By Michael Innes.

Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library: Mystery Masterpieces, 1988. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1988). Very Near Fine: near flawless; theb backstrip is very lightly sun-blanched; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a single flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.7 x 1.2 inches). 217 pages. Deep-blue, full-leather over boards. Lavishly decorated with gilt designs at the front panel, rear panel and backstrip, which also shows gilt titles and raised bands. All Edges Gilt. Decorated Endpapers. In near-pristine condition, very clean inside and out, feels never to have been opened. Illustrated with a single blue-toned design at the front flayleaves. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 5.5 ounces. Reprint Edition (1988). First published in 1955. Hardback: Full Leather Binding.

$19.60

Booked to Die (The First Cliff Janeway Mystery).
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Booked to Die (The First Cliff Janeway Mystery).

By Dunning, John.

New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992. Hardcover Book-Club Edition (1992). Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the heel of the backstrip; the faintest water stains at the top edge (these do not penetrate into the text at all); the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing just a hint of shelving wear and a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows only light wear to the extremities: very mild rubbing to the panels; the price has been clipped. NOT a Remainder or Ex-Library. .8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x 1.05 inches). xiv, 321 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound. Book-Club Edition (1992). Hardback with DJ.

$4.90

Amateur City; Murder at the Nightwood Bar; The Beverly Malibu.

By Katherine V. Forrest.

New York, NY Quality Paperback Book Club, 1996. Paperback Book-Club Edition (1996). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; light wear to extremities (the outside edge of the front panel wants to 'lift' or 'curl' slightly; a little faint soiling to the front endpaper, and to the top and fore-edges; four faint creases top to bottom of the backstrip; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear only and several minor flaws. A sturdy reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.5 x 1.7 inches). 710 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 10.7 ounces. Book-Club Edition (1996). Paperback.

$4.70

The Mistress of Alderley.
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The Mistress of Alderley.

By Robert Barnard .

Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press, 2005. Paperback First Edition USA (2005), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition USA (2005), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches). 232 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.4 ounces. First published in Great Britain in 2000. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

The Bushman Who Came Back (Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery).
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The Bushman Who Came Back (Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery).

By Arthur W Upfield.

New York, NY Macmillan: Collier Books, 1988. Paperback First Edition Thus (1988); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1988); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; the binding is square and perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.05 x 4.25 x 0.5 inches). 188 pages. A Scribner Crime Classic. First published in a Hardcover edition in the UK, in 1957. This is the First Scribner Crime Classic Edition; first printing thus. Mass Market Paperback.

$19.60

The Beekeeper's Apprentice.
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The Beekeeper's Apprentice.

By Laurie R. King .

New York, NY Bantam Books, 1996. Paperback First Edition Thus (1996); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1996); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the pages are perhaps not as bright as they were when new; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a couple of very minor flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.9 x 4.25 x 1.15 inches). xxi, 405 pages + a short tantalizer for "A Monstrous Regiment of Women" at the rear. Language: English. Weight: 8.3 ounces. Book One in the Mary Russell Series. Mass Market Paperback.

$9.41

Digging Up Momma (A Samantha Adams Mystery).
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Digging Up Momma (A Samantha Adams Mystery).

By Sarah Shankman.

New York, NY Pocket Books, 1999. Paperback Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; a couple of barely discernible creases to the backstrip; the pages have tanned somewhat and there is some foxing to the inside of the covers; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a couple of flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.75 x 4.25 x 1 inches). 336 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6.3 ounces. Mass Market Paperback.

$3.53

The Perfidious Parrot (A Grijpstra and DeGier Mystery).
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The Perfidious Parrot (A Grijpstra and DeGier Mystery).

By Janwillem van de Wetering.

New York, NY Soho Press, 1997. Hardcover First Edition USA (1997), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition USA (1997), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book shows just a hint of shelving wear to lower extremities; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild shelving wear only. A very handsome little volume. The DJ shows a hint of sun-blanching to the crimson portion of the background field at the backstrip, rendering it more a bright rose tone (the black portion of the backstrip is unaffected and the titles are bright, bold, and clearly legible); the price is unclipped. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.35 x 1.15 inches). 280 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

The Amsterdam Cops (A Grijpstra and DeGier Mystery).
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The Amsterdam Cops (A Grijpstra and DeGier Mystery).

By Janwillem van de Wetering.

New York, NY Soho Press, 1999. Hardcover First Edition USA (1999), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition USA (1999), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. The DJ is also flawless; the price is unclipped. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.35 x 1.05 inches). 254 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

A Kiss Before Dying.

By Ira Levin.

Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library: Mystery Masterpieces, 1989. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1989). Fine: Flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.7 x 1.35 inches). 255 pages. Charcoal Grey, full-leather over boards. Lavishly decorated with gilt and red designs at the front panel, gilt designs at the rear panel and backstrip, which also shows gilt titles and raised bands. All Edges Gilt. Decorated endpages. In pristine condition, very clean inside and out, feels never to have been opened. With color illustrated Frontispiece by Gary Kelley. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 7.2 ounces. Reprint Edition (1989). Hardback: Full Leather Binding.

$44.10

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