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Tarboe: The Story of a Life

By: Parker, Gilbert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033022

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, goldenrod paper covered boards, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt. Slight shelf wear, spine panel somewhat dulled. Firm binding, clean interior beyond lightly toned flyleaves, stamp to rear flyleaf, the final several leaves lightly foxed. [ix],196 pp., illus. (woodcuts by Harry Cimino). Color illus. dust jacket shows 1/4" irregular loss at head of spine, approx. 1/2" irregular loss at heel, minor loss at corners and a few small edge chips, with some darkening to rear panel, front panel nicely intact, now in archival mylar. Gambling. Scarce, especially in DJ. View more info

The Man Upstairs

By: Parkinson, T. L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043076

ISBN: 0525933492

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered in red and silver foil. Minor foxing along text block edges, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. 226 pp. First edition w/ complete number line. View more info

All the Birds of the Bible: Their Stories, Identifications, and Meaning

By: Parmelee, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Canaan, CT, Keats Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040706

ISBN: 0879834684

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff dark blue illus. wraps, lettered in yellow and white. Light shelf wear, corners a bit rubbed. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 279 pp., illus. w/ 70 b&w photographs. View more info

Waylaid in Boston

By: Paul, Elliott

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045713

ISBN: B003L1R72E

Condition: VG-


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Stated 1st ptg. Binding lean, mild rubbing to spine extremities. A few tape scars to endpapers, mended rear hinge. 274 pp. Color illus. dust jacket trimmed (approx. 1/4" shorter than binding), with tape scar on rear panel, clipped flap corners, thus technically only Good but otherwise showing only slight shelf wear,with color still vibrant (including red lettering which is typically sunned). View more info

Kansas City Noir [Akashic Noir]

By: Paul, Steve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044003

ISBN: 1617751286

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Approx. 3" x 1/2" strip along top edge of front flyleaf neatly clipped, likely to remove a signature, otherwise as issued. 218 pp. View more info

A Sherlock Holmes Almanac

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

Price: $495.00

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

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046486

ISBN: 1552461688

Condition: As New


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Stated 1st ptg.: Jan. 2003. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows a few slight surface marks, 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

A Sherlock Holmes Almanac

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

Price: $450.00

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

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 046573

ISBN: 1552461688

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Stated 1st ptg.: Jan. 2003. Former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows a few slight surface marks, 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

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

The Ticker Tape Murder

By: Propper, Milton M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036991

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, lettering bordered in black. Light shelf wear, corners and spine extremities mildly rubbed. Firm, square binding, intact hinges. Text block edges somewhat toned by age, top edge soiled/dulled. x,332,[8] pp. Stated 5th ptg., which refers to the original Harper edition. Nicely preserved. 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