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Coyote Waits [SIGNED]

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042524

ISBN: 0060163704

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED. Eggplant 1/4 cloth, rust paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight binding lean, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbing to author's name on upper front panel, otherwise as issued. Signed by author on lower half-title, full signature, no inscription or date. 292 pp. View more info

Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman

By: Hornung, E. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 045396

Condition: Good


Red cloth, lettered in white. Moderate shelf/handling wear with some soiling to covers and text block edges. Front cover lettering lightly rubbed, spine panel lettering rubbed away. [v],301,[4] pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Strangers When We Meet

By: Hunter, Evan [aka Salvatore A. Lombino/Ed McBain]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043118

Condition: Near Fine


Teal green 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered boards, front cover facsimile signature in copper foil, spine panel lettering in copper and red foils. Top text block edge somewhat dulled by age, very slight binding lean. Both fixed endpapers are somewhat faded/mottled when compared to the flyleaves. Color illus. dust jacket is rubbed along edges with small triangular chip along top rear edge and slight loss at several corners, now in mylar. 375 pp. Stated 1st ptg. View more info

Murder on the Eiffel Tower: A Victor Legris Mystery

By: Izner, Claude; Isabel Reid (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 046229

ISBN: 0312383746

Condition: New


Textured black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st American edition, 1st ptg., complete number line. [vii],292 pp. View more info

Hangsaman

By: Jackson, Shirley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042210

Condition: Good-VG


Light blue-gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red. First edition w/ "FSY" colophon on copyright page. 280 pp. Portions of front cover (extending 2" from top edge, 1 1/2" from fore-edge) toned, spine panel toned with light rubbing to extremities, modest binding lean. Firm binding, mild foxing to endpapers and text block edges. Cosmetic faults, only minor wear. View more info

The Private Patient [An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery] [INSCRIBED]

By: James, P. D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd.: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046537

ISBN: 0571242448

Condition: As New


INSCRIBED. Black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in silver foil. New, as issued. Dust jacket new, as issued and now in mylar. 1st ed. [ix],395 pp. Inscribed by author on main title, full signature, personalized "To Janice / With every good wish / from the author," dated 11 Oct. 2008 at Woodstock, England. Accompanied by author's obituary. View more info

Women in Film Noir [New Edition]

By: Kaplan, E. Ann (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, British Film Institute: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 044015

ISBN: 0851706665

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Small remainder dot on bottom text block edge, slight rubbing to corners, minor stain on top text block edge. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. ix,238 pp., illus. 5th ptg. of this (revised/expanded) edition. View more info

Sherlock Holmes: The Man And His World

By: Keating, H. R. F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle-Book Sales Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046488

ISBN: 0785821120

Condition: As New


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket as issued. 160 pp., illus. Reprint ed. View more info

Devil Take the Foremost

By: Kinney, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co., Inc. for The Crime Club: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046646

ISBN: B0006AREBM

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in white. Mild spotting/flecking to covers, text block typicallly somewhat toned. 250 pp. Color illus. dust jacket shows several small chips and closed tears along edges, loss at head of spine and lower rear joint, a few spots of surface rubbing/loss, now in mylar. Stated 1st ed. View more info

Sherlock Holmes in Portrait and Profile

By: Klinefelter, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 008216

ISBN: 0805204989

Condition: Near Fine


2nd ptg. thus. ix,104 pp. Modest shelf wear, slight indentaton along a portion of front cover. Illus. View more info

Sole Survivor [SIGNED]

By: Koontz, Dean R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038307

ISBN: 0679425268

Condition: Fine


Black and dark periwinkle paper covered boards, lettered in black on front cover and in silver foil on spine panel. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. Signed by author on front blank after flyleaf, full signature, no inscription or date, with "Signed by the Author" sticker on front panel of dust jacket. [xi],321 pp. View more info

Man Drowning

By: Kuttner, Henry

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041739

Condition: Near Fine


Pale gold paper covered boards, lettered in red. Light shelf wear, with a few slight marks to covers. Firm, square binding, clean interior with mild toning along hinges. 215 pp. Stated 1st edition. Color illus. dust jacket w/ price-clipped front flap, toning along rear flap fold and top rear flap edge, mild toning/soiling to rear panel, a few soil marks and light dampstaining to lower portion of front panel, now in mylar. One of Kuttner's few, and among his earliest, excursions into noir. Very scarce. View more info

Man Drowning

By: Kuttner, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041838

Condition: Very Good


Pale gold paper covered boards, lettered in red. Mild soiling to covers, bumped corners (no exposure). Firm, square binding, clean interior with mild toning along hinges. 215 pp. Stated 1st edition. Color illus. dust jacket is typically somewhat toned by age, with rubbed joints and flap folds, minor loss to corners and spine extremities, two closed tears along bottom rear edge, front flap price intact, now in mylar. One of Kuttner's few, and among his earliest, excursions into noir. Very scarce. View more info

The Murder Club Guide to Eastern and Home Counties -- True Tales of Dark Deeds and Arch Fiends

By: Lane, Brian (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Harrap Ltd.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037017

ISBN: 0245546790

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear, a few light thumbing creases, bumped top corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 190 pp., illus. View more info

The Exploits of Billy the Page

By: Lane, Willoughby

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Magico Magazine: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025455

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's address stamp on lower front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. x,57 pp., rear blanks. Illus. dust jacket lightly rubbed along top edge, with slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. Scarce. View more info

The Whole Spy Catalog: A Resource Encyclopedia for Researchers, PIs, Spies, and Generally Nosy People

By: Lapin, Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Mateo, CA, Intelligence Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035309

ISBN: 1880231107

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 426,xi pp., illus. View more info

Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett

By: Layman, Richard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: San Diego and New York, Harvest/HBJ: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038839

ISBN: 0156814005

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, mild foxing to text block edges and inside covers. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xviii,293 pp. View more info

The Voice from the Void: The Great Wireless Mystery

By: Le Queux, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045969

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered/illus. in black. First edition. vi,7-318 pp., lacking frontis. illustration. Slight external wear. Text block edges are typically somewhat toned by age. Firm binding. The "first radio mystery." View more info

Pulp Art: Original Cover Paintings for the Great American Pulp Magazines

By: Lesser, Robert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025496

ISBN: 0785817077

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. Former owner's address stamp on lower front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. viii,184 pp., illus. mostly in color. Exceptional. View more info

Pulp Art: Original Cover Paintings for the Great American Pulp Magazines

By: Lesser, Robert

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034883

ISBN: 0785817077

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows very slight surface rubbing, essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. viii,184 pp., illus. mostly in color. Exceptional. View more info

Dr. Joe Bell: Model for Sherlock Holmes

By: Liebow, Ely M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Madison, WI, Popular Press-University of Wisconsin Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046493

ISBN: 0879721987

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Mere hints of shelf wear, minor binding lean original to issue. xv,269 pp., illus. View more info

The Black Shrouds

By: Little, Constance and Gwenyth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. for the Crime Club: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046299

Condition: VG+


Dark teal cloth, lettered in black. Covers show mild soiling, with lightly sunned spine panel, text block edges a bit dulled. Minor binding lean. 278 pp. Stated first edition. View more info

Raymond Chandler and Film [2nd Edition]

By: Luhr, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 043997

ISBN: 0813010918

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Former owner's address inscription inked at top corner of front flyleaf, highlighting to about a dozen pages, and one marginal notation, otherwise unmarked and virtually as issued. xx,208 pp., illus. 1st ptg. of this (2nd) edition. View more info

Raymond Chandler and Film

By: Luhr, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044214

ISBN: 0804464472

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff yellow illus./pictorial wraps. Former owner's address stamp on upper front flyleaf. One stress crease along a firm, square binding, light foxing to top text block edge. xv,208 pp., illus. View more info

Had She but Known: A Biography of Mary Roberts Rinehart

By: MacLeod, Charlotte

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011272

ISBN: 0892964448

Condition: Fine


335 pp., illus. Remainder stripes on top and bottom text block edges, otherwise as issued. Approx. 1/2" scratch to dust jacket along front joint, otherwise basically as issued. View more info