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Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair and Other Stories

By: Templeman, Roy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025355

ISBN: 0947533737

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, slight soiling to bottom text block edge. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 185 pp. View more info

Thirteen Men [13 Men]

By: Thayer, Tiffany

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Old Wine Press: 1948

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045609

ISBN: B000JKPC7C

Condition: Very Good


Gold textured paper-covered boards, spine panel lettered in black. Stated 40th ptg., unusual imprint (Old Wine Press). 323 pp., illus. Rubbed along edges and extremities, former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Poison Mysteries in History, Romance and Crime

By: Thompson, C. J. S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1924

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 047409

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, lettered/illus. in black. Apparent 1st U.S., printed from British plates, undated. 412 pp., b&w plates. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slight shelf wear. Front endpapers show former owner's book plate, another owner's address stamp, and a third owner's signature, otherwise unmarked. Nicely preserved copy, minor faults. View more info

The Nothing Man [Dell First Edition #22 - 1954]

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing Co.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038327

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear with several light creases along edges, two thumbing creases (one on each cover). Small abrasion/gouge approx. 1/4" along lower front joint. Firm, square binding, clean interior though typically toned. 224 pp. Better than average, despite these flaws. Paperback original. View more info

Murder on Bank Street: A Gaslight Mystery

By: Thompson, Victoria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042355

ISBN: 0425221512

Condition: New


White paper covered boards, lettered in blue foil. Brand new, as issued, but with remainder mark on bottom text block edge near binding. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. First edition w/ complete number line. 326 pp. View more info

The Scarab Murder Case

By: Van Dine, S. S. [Willard Huntington Wright]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044489

ISBN: B0019AI5F2

Condition: Very Good


1930 SCRIBNER first edition, later ptg. (no "A" on c.p.). Black cloth, lettered in yellow. Mild shelf wear with a few surface marks to cloth, modest binding lean, mild toning to text block edges. Corners a bit rubbed. Former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf. xii,328 pp. + rear ads. View more info

James Van Hise Presents Pulp Heroes of the Thirties: New Stories and Essays Featuring the Greatets Crimefighters and Criminals from the Pages of Pulp Fiction

By: Van Hise, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yucca Valley, CA, Midnight Graffiti Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025509

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight binding lean original to issue; former owner's address label on lower title page, otherwise unmarked. 176 pp. illus. 1st ptg.: Jan. 1994. Front cover features Doc Savage, The Shadow, The Moon Man, Operator 5 and The Spider. View more info

Sherlock Holmes in London: A Photographic Record of Conan Doyle's Stories

By: Viney, Charles

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 025471

ISBN: 0395515300

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's address stamp and signature on lower front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. 168 pp., illus. w/ vintage sepia-toned photographs. Dust jacket basically as issued, now in archival mylar. View more info

The Angel of Terror

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 023986

Condition: VG+


First ptg. thus (of Triangle reprint): Feb. 1938, stated 5th ptg. overall, first issued 1922. Dark red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. Mild binding lean, light shelf wear, text block and edges somewhat dulled by age but otherwise intact, with firm binding. Gift inscription dated 1938 on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Color illus. dust jacket is mildly sunned along spine panel, lightly rubbed and slightly chipped at corners and spine extremities, with a small chip along bottom front edge and a minor U-shaped closed tear along front joint, now in archival mylar. [iv],26... View more info

People

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. for The Crime Club: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044497

ISBN: B00K27K7Q8

Condition: VG+


Black cloth, lettered in red. Slight shelf wear, some toning to text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's address inscription inked on front fixed endsheet. xix,234 pp. Illus. dust jacket is typically age-toned with thin vertical strip of surface paper loss extending down spine panel, a few small areas of rubbing, now in mylar. View more info

Hardcover

By: Warga, Wayne

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046419

ISBN: 0877957495

Condition: New


Light gray 1/4 cloth, light green paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in green foil. As issued. Green illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 274 pp. A biblio-mystery. View more info

The Grave-Maker's House

By: Weber, Rubin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047889

ISBN: B0027HV8AU

Condition: Fine


Black and orange paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Former owner's signature/date inked on upper half-title, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket is mildly toned by age, with light soiling, now in mylar. 122 pp. Stated 1st ed. View more info

Prillilgirl: A Fleming Stone Story

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032935

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, lettered and with Fleming Stone Detective Story medallion at bottom front cover corner in black. Light shelf wear, slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, toned text block edges. Mild binding lean, but firm, with clean and unmarked interior. 332 pp., publisher's ads at rear. A married ensemble, with the scarce color illus. dust jacket from the A. L. Burt reprint (approx. 1/8" shorter than the Lippincott binding), showing 1/4" x 1" triangular chip along top front edge, 2" triangular area of loss along top rear edge extending from outer corner, mild c... View more info

The Hook [SIGNED]

By: Westlake, Donald E.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 034225

ISBN: 0892965886

Condition: Fine


Gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges very slightly toned, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. [vi],280 pp. Signed by author along top edge of main title, full signature, no inscription. View more info

Double Indemity [Screenplay]

By: Wilder, Billy, and Raymond Chandler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.p.: 0

Seller ID: 043431

Condition: Fine


Copy, 124 pages printed on rectos only, in cardstock pamphlet binder. Fine. Sourced from weeklyscript in 2014. Unpublished in this form per se. A convenient reading/reference copy, "as new," from the collection of a deceased film historian. View more info

Box Man: A Professional Thief's Journey

By: William J. Chambliss

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Torchbooks-Harper and Row: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044346

ISBN: 0061316679

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild handling wear, covers lightly soiled. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond former owner's name stamp on upper front flyleaf and inside back cover. xi,179 pp. 1st ptg. w/ complete number line. View more info

Blacker than Murder [INSCRIBED]

By: Woolfolk, William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 044488

ISBN: B0019E5TNY

Condition: Very Good


INSCRIBED. Black cloth, lettered in green with publisher's cartouche in silver foil on lower spine. Slightly rubbed corners and extremities, mild binding lean. Some toning to text block edges and endpapers, most of text block showing mild toning/foxing in margins toward edges. 188 pp. Inscribed by author thusly: "For Bob & / Harriet / There must be / some place on your / bookshelf where / this can be kept / properly inconspicuous. / The author / anonymous / who writes / under the nom de plume / of Bill Woolfolk." (To clarify, Woolfolk was not a pseudonym, but rather the author's ... View more info

A Simple Suburban Murder

By: Zubro, Mark Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043144

ISBN: 0312026404

Condition: Very Good


Black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. 2nd ptg. Former owner's address inscription at top corner of front flyleaf, with his handwritten review/observations occupying rear endpapers, otherwise unmarked and nearly as issued, with slight binding lean probably original to issue. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight (1/4") closed tear along top rear edge, slightly rubbed top corners, nearly as issued. [v],215 pp. View more info