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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by DOYLE, Arthur Conan

1892 1st1st Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle Illustrated Mystery "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth!" ­ – Sherlock Holmes First appearing in 1887, Sherlock Holmes is perha...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$2,500.00


MOONRAKER by Ian Fleming

London: Jonathan Cape. 1955. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. 1st issue jacket. Price intact. Correct titles on the rear panel. ; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All do...

From Rare Book Cellar

$16,914.97


Round the Fire Stories by A. Conan Doyle

London: Smith, Elder & Co.,1908. First edition. 6000 copies printed. 8vo. half-title, pp. 372 + 4 of adverts. Frontis. illustration by A. Castaigne, original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. Front panel...

From Daisyroots Books Ltd

£360.00


The Lady in the Lake by CHANDLER, Raymond

London and Melbourne: Hamish Hamilton, 1946. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Australian edition. Page edges browned, some offsetting from the jacket on the front board, else about fine in a very attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with a couple of s...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$2,750.00


The Maltese Falcon by Hammett,Dashiell

New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1930. Extravagantly bound in full, gilt ruled ebony Morocco by Zahensdorf for Asprey of London. gilt-ruled spine compartments with gilt titles. Gilt-tooled raised bands, head and tailpieces. Extremely elaborate fleural turn-ins...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$10,000.00


Trouble is My Business; Raymond Chandler 100th Anniversary 1888-1988: Promotional Poster by Chandler, Raymond

No Place: Vintage Books, 1988. Publisher's promotional poster ( 20"w x 32"h) celebrating the 100th anniversary of Chandler's birthday, Design by Lorraine Louie, illustration by Daniel Pelavin. A great graphic image, distributed in limite...

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


A is for Alibi by Grafton, Sue

New York; (1982): Holt, Rinehart and Winston. First Edition. Octavo. Signed by the author on the title page. A Kinsey Millhone Mystery. 274(1)pp., bound in gray paper covered boards, spine lettering red foil. A fine bright copy in nearly fine unclipped p...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$525.00


The Mysterious Affair At Styles (1935 Half-Crown Edition) by Christie, Agatha

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935Used – Good. UK: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935. Half Crown Edition. Hardcover. Good+ / New. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie Original 1935 Half Crown Edition John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd 193...

From Mary Riversong

$1,500.00


The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition) by Collins, Wilkie

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. Publisher's brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on front and back boards. . Used. Good- Condition. Our copy lacks the spine a...

From Mary Riversong

$1,500.00


The Shadow ( Pulp Magazine ) ANNUAL 1942 Edition ( The Living Shadow; The Ghost Makers; The Black Hush ) by Grant , Maxwell, (pseudo of Walter B Gibson), Illustrated by Graves Gladney ( ?)

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: The Shadow / Street & Smith, Annual 1942, 1st Edition Pulp Magazine, First Printing, 1942. -----------pulp magazine, a solid Very Good example, some light wea and rubbing, a couple of short closed tearsr, a nice copy, m...

From Leonard Shoup

$139.95


THE ADVENTURES OF ROMNEY PRINGLE by ASHDOWN, CLIFFORD (R. AUSTIN FREEMAN & DR. JOHN JAMES PITCAIRN)

LONDON: WARD, LOCK, AND CO. LTD. VERY GOOD WITHOUT D.J.. PUB 1902. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. ISBN: PRINGLE WAS KIND OF A GENTLEMAN THIEF. THIS IS THE QUEEN'S QUORUM TITLE (# 30) OF LEGENDARY RARITY WHICHQUEEN HIMSELF OPINES WAS "DESTINED TO BECOME THE RAR...

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$5,850.00


Murder in Three Acts by Agatha Christie

New York: Dodd Mead, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.A Poirot Mystery Story. Printed in the United States of America by the Vail Ballou Press. Haberstock dust jacket has clear backing with minimal tape residue. Orange cloth with black ...

From Denver Rummage Shop

$2,400.00


Swag (signed 1st) by Leonard, Elmore

First edition 1st printing, a Near Fine copy with previous owner bookplate on first front end page and light rubbing on bottom edges of boards, most noticeable at the front corners, in a Near Fine dust jacket with light edge wear, some very small spots fr...

From Squid Ink Books

$125.00


The Simple Art of Murder by Chandler, Raymond

Houghton Mifflin Co., 1950. Tan cloth, yellow/orange titles/decoration, orange topstain. First edition (date on TP). Contains 12 stories and one (the title) essay. Very good copy with slight fraying to cloth at heel of spine, front signatures slightly pu...

From citynightsbooks

$750.00


Postmortem by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

First edition 1st printing. A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Fine minus, unread book with just a touch of shelf wear bottom edges and a small, light sopt of binding glue near spine top edges; in a Near Fine jacket that has light rubbing, and a ver...

From Squid Ink Books

$1,000.00


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