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A Sherlock Holmes Almanac

By: Petersen, Svend, Carl William Thiel, Karen Murdock, Frank Darlington, Edwin Christenson, George A. Vanderburgh

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Shelburne, Ontario, Canada and Sauk City, WI, The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box Press: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046600

ISBN: 1552461688

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Stated 1st ptg.: Jan. 2003. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket essentially as issued and now in mylar. 388 pp. Originally issued 1956 in mimeograph form, a cult piece of Sherlockiana since then. View more info

Creatures of Darkness: Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir

By: Phillips, Gene D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044216

ISBN: 0813121744

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued. xxiv,311 pp., illus. 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series

By: Pietrusza, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047545

ISBN: 0786712503

Condition: Fine


Brown and tan paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Remainder stripe on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xx,485 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The Baker Street Journal: Vol. 34, No. 1 (March 1984) - Vol. 50, No. 4 (Winter 2000) Complete 68 Issues + 3 Holiday Annuals [71 Issues]

By: Porlock, Fred, Philip A. Shreffler, William R. Cochran, and Steven Rothman (editors)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, The Baker Street Irregulars: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025232

Condition: Near Fine


Complete partial run, comprised by Vol. 34, No. 1 (March 1984) through Vol. 50, No. 4 (Winter 2000), inclusive, complete, + 1998 Christmas annual + (2) copies of 1999 Christmas annual. All issues yellow/goldenrod wraps, booklets, showing light shelf/handling wear, one issue with minor corner loss, all at least VG+, most solid Near Fine to Fine, all 3 Christmas issues still in original shrinkwrap. 71 issues total, sold as one lot. Exceptional break-down value, or an opportunity to purchase 17-year rune at very reasonable cost - less than $5 per issue! View more info

A Sherlock Holmes Handbook

By: Redmond, Christopher; Doris Cowan (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Simon & Pierre Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046487

ISBN: 0889242461

Condition: As New


Burgundy paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 251 pp. View more info

Motion Picture Arts Gallery: The Complete Noir Collection

By: Resnick, Ira

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Motion Picture Arts Gallery: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043385

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. 16 pp., 257 color images. Very slight handling wear, virtually as issued. View more info

San Francisco Noir: The City in Film Noir from 1940 to the Present

By: Rich, Nathaniel

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Little Bookroom: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044192

ISBN: 1892145308

Condition: Very Good


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. 167 pp. Former owner's address inscription inked inside front cover, highlighting and notations to 2 pp. (84-85) only. View more info

This Strange Adventure

By: Rinehart, Mary Roberts

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1929

Edition: First Collected

Seller ID: 032705

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, lettered in red, yellow decorated endsheets. [v],333 pp. Modest shelf wear, slight binding lean. Text block slightly toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. A very slight bit of dampstaining along binding edge of the first several leaves, the most minor of cosmetic distractions, mentioned simply for accuracy's sake. A solid copy showing only mild, typical wear. View more info

The Circular Staircase

By: Rinehart, Mary Roberts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Seller ID: 035387

Condition: VG+


Blue-green cloth. 301 pp. 6th ptg. thus: Feb. 1943. Mild binding lean, text block somewhat toned by age. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. Color illus. dust jacket slightly chipped at spine extremities and corners, creased along top front edge, modest shelf wear, clipped bottom rear flap corner, now in mylar. Above average copy. View more info

The Street of Seven Stars

By: Rinehart, Mary Roberts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042025

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, lettered in silver foil. Light rubbing to corners and spine extremities, text block edges somewhat dulled by age, spine panel modestly toned. Firm binding. Hotel library book plate and a second ex-libris book plate mounted on front fixed endsheet. 378 pp. View more info

But He Was Good to His Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters

By: Rockaway, Robert A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel, Gefen Publishing House: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 039989

ISBN: 9652292494

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 288 pp. View more info

Wake for a Lady

By: Roden, H. W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016918

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue-gray cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed extremities, slightly bumped bottom front corner. [v],246 pp. Personalized presentation plate to Dick Ziesing autographed by author mounted on front flyleaf. Dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine panel, lightly rubbed edges and corners, slight edge chipping, now in mylar. View more info

Medical Casebook of Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle: From Practitioner to Sherlock Holmes and Beyond

By: Rodin, Alvin E., and Jack D. Key

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Malabar, FL, Robert E. Krieger Publishing Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033168

ISBN: 0898745926

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine extremities, slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. xxi,474 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Well preserved, collector-grade copy. View more info

De Geheime Opium-Club [Boeken Van Avontuur der Meulenhoff-Editie No. 188]

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J. M. Meulenhoff: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027129

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, lettered in black. Modestly soiled covers, toned text block. Ink blotch along fore-edge of front flyleaf and pastedown, with slight speckling to upper text block edge. 278,[2] pp. Illus. dust jacket, sized approx. 1/4" shorter than binding, appears to be an "as new" modern color photocopy of an original with light edge chipping, in mylar. Text in Dutch. Very scarce. View more info

The Mask of Fu Manchu [The Orient Edition]

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier and Son Corp.: 1932

Seller ID: 033998

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, upper front panel stamped in blind with spider-web design, spine panel lettered in gilt. A volume in the uniformly-bound Orient Edition of Rohmer's work. Cloth mildly flecked on lower front cover and portions of back cover, lightly rubbed corners, text block typically a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 330 pp. View more info

The Day the World Ended [The Orient Edition]

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier and Son Corp.: 1929

Seller ID: 034004

Condition: VG+


Black cloth, upper front panel stamped in blind with spider-web design, spine panel lettered in gilt. A volume in the uniformly-bound Orient Edition of Rohmer's work. Light shelf wear, slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block typically somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond a few prices inked out at top corner of front flyleaf. 306 pp. View more info

Fire-Tongue

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1922

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034007

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly soiled cloth, gilt on front cover and spine somewhat darkened, text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's address inscription and short gift inscription on front flyleaf. vi,304 pp. View more info

Yellow Shadows

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1926

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034008

Condition: Good


Orange cloth, lettered in black. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed and somewhat frayed at spine extremities, minor exposure at corners. Front board shows light vertical crease. Cloth mildly soiled, spine panel a bit sunned. Remains of book plate on front pastedown, text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. viii,299 pp. + rear ads. View more info

Brood of the Witch-Queen

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1925

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034009

Condition: VG+


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners. Mild binding lean, but firm. Text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Gift inscription on front pastedown partially inked out, otherwise unmarked interior. viii,278 pp. Undated, given date approximate. View more info

The Yellow Claw

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1920

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034010

Condition: Very Good


Light gray cloth, lettered/illus. in red and dark green. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Slight dampstaining at bottom front corner and along bottom front edge, a minor cosmetic distraction. Text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Former owner's signature on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked interior. vi,427 pp. + rear ads. Reprint from 3rd (Mar. 1920) ptg. by McBride. View more info

Daughter of Fu Manchu

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1931

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034011

Condition: VG+


Light orange cloth, lettered in black. Mild shelf wear, spine panel lightly sunned. Text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Former owner's address label on front pastedown and signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked interior. [iii],316 pp. Quite decently preserved copy. View more info

The Day the World Ended

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co. for The Crime Club: 1930

Seller ID: 034014

Condition: VG+


Black cloth, lettered in red. Light shelf wear, mild binding lean. Text block edges typically a bit darkened by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature and date on front flyleaf. vi,306,[1] pp. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

The Green Eyes of Bast

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, McKinlay, Stone and MacKenzie: 1920

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034015

Condition: Good


Blue cloth, front cover decorated in blind, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt. Ex-library copy, non-circulating, stamped on all text block edges, both sets of endsheets, and several pages internally. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed with some exposure along top edges, mild binding lean. Clean interior beyond a bit of foxing to early leaves. Still a decent reading copy. View more info

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu [Photoplay Edition]

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1930

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036591

Condition: Very Good


Light gray cloth, lettered/illus. in red and black. Mild shelf wear, covers a bit soiled, with light toning to spine panel. [vi],332,[12] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. While printed from the plates of the McBride third printing (Nov. 1918), this reprint edition, given the inclusion of photo stills from the 1930 movie production with Warner Oland, dates to that era. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Standard Doyle Company: Christopher Morley on Sherlock Holmes

By: Rothman, Steven (editor, intro.); Christopher Morley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033771

ISBN: 0823212920

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's signature, date, and address stamp on lower front flyleaf, signature and address inscription also on lower half-title, otherwise unmarked and nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. x,430 pp., illus. View more info