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THE MARBLE FOREST **SIGNED COPY** by Durrant, Theo (written By Terry Adler, Anthony Boucher, Eunice Mays Boyd, Florence Ostern Faulkner, Allen Hymson, Cary Lucas, Dana Lyon, Lenore Glen Offord, Virginia Rath, Richard Shattuck, Darwin L. Teilhet & William Worley.)

N.Y.: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1951. 1st edition, so stated. Red decorated boards with black lettering and picture at front. Very light wear at edges with some very minor soiling at spine else a near fine copy in dust jacket with very light soiling, not price…

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$384.00


THE LIES OF FAIR LADIES (Signed, Lettered Edition) by Gash, Jonathan

Portishead, Bristol: UK: Scorpion Press, 1991. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy, in clear protective jacket. Very scarce. ONLY 20 LETTERED DELUXE COPIES were produced for private distribution and were SIGNED BY BOTH GASH and H.R.F. KEATING who wrote the a…

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$528.00


THE JEWEL THAT WAS OURS [LETTERED DE LUXE EDITION] by Dexter, Colin (with Appreciation By H.R.F. Keating)

Portishead, Bristol: UK: Scorpion Press, 1991. First Edition, LIMITED EDITION of 1 of only 20 LETTERED DE LUXE copies, this being Letter "K", SIGNED by the author as well as H.R. F Keating, who wrote the Appreciation, and were produced for priv…

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$480.00


THE CHINESE ORANGE MYSTERY: A Problem in Deduction by Queen, Ellery

N.Y.: Fredrick A. Stokes Company, 1934. First Edition. A near fine copy with a small stain at rear corner, previous owner's gift inscrition at front, else a fine bright, tight copy in original dust jacket, not price clipped -- original $2.00 price int…

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$1200.00


NO ALIBI: A Celebraion Of Crime Writing [LETTERED DE LUXE EDITION SIGNED BY ALL CONTRIBUTORS] by Jakubowski, Maxim (ed) Block, Lawrence, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Peter Robinson, Edward Hoch, Peter Lovesey, Sara Paretsky, H.R.F. Keating, Lindsey Davis, et al

Blakeney, Glos: England: Scorpion Press 1995, 1995. 1st ed. Fine in unprinted acetate dust jacket as issued. Red goatskin with various colors mixed into charcoal patterned marbled paper sides, red top edge and charcoal end papers. LIMITED EDITION, one…

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$624.00


A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: A Psychological Thriller. (SIGNED, LETTERED EDITION) by Rendell, Ruth

Blakeney, Glos: England: Scorpion Press, 1998. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy. With an appreciation by Carol O'Connell. Only 16 LETTERED DELUXE COPIES were produced for private distribution and were SIGNED by both RENDELL and CAROL O'CONNELL. THI…

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$552.00


DRAGON'S CLAW **LIMITED EDITION / SIGNED LETTERED COPY** by O'Donnell, Peter

N.Y.: Mysterious Press, 1985. First Edition, first printing November 1985., with complete number line beginning with 1. LIMITED EDITION. 1 of 24 LETTERED copies, this being letter "Z". SIGNED by O'Donnell on limitation page, in slipcase w…

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$144.00


SIBS ***LETTERED EDITION*** by Wilson, F. Paul

Arlington Hts. Illinois: Dark Harvest, 1991. First Edition, so stated. This deluxe first edition is LIMITED to 26 individually SIGNED and LETTERED copies ( this being Letter "X"). Signed by F. Paul Wilson and Phil Parks on a special limitat…

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$480.00


SURROGATE ***Signed / Limited Edition*** by Parker, Robert B

Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1982. First edition, first printing. 4" x 6.5". LIMITED EDITION, One of 300 numbered copies (this being #192) SIGNED by Parker with the full signature of "Robert B. Parker" on the limitation page at t…

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$408.00


EXPERT IN MURDER by Leonard, Charles L. pseudonym of M. V. Heberden,

Garden City, New York,: Crime Club Doubleday, 1945. 1st edition, so stated. A fine copy in a near fine, bright dust jacket, $2.00 price intact, in protective mylar cover. This copy, although not marked as such, comes from the Otto Penzler collection. W…

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$240.00


NIGHT DOGS [Signed Copy] by Anderson, Kent

Tucson: AZ: Dennis McMillan, 1996. 1st ed. Fine in dustwrapper. Author's second book and first mystery. With a three-page foreword by James Crumley who called this book the best cop novel he had ever read. A small first printing of 1900 copies quickly…

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$216.00


THE DOOMSTERS: A Lew Archer Title by Macdonald, Ross (Millar, Kenneth )

N.Y.: Alfred A Knopf Inc: A Borzoi Book, 1958. First edition, so stated. Jacket art by Bill English. Purple patterned paper boards with white spine labels stamped in black. light bumps to top corners, else fine book in dust jacket, not price clipped, …

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$720.00


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