Category: Mystery/Detective & True Crime

Sort

Showing 201-225 of 243

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

Bat Wing

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1921

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 034012

Condition: Very Good


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, spine panel lightly sunned, cloth lightly soiled. Text block edges typically somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, unmarked interior. vi,333 pp. The final ten pages or so and rear flyleaf show light dampstaining at top corner, a minor cosmetic distraction. 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

The James Bond Films

By: Rubin, Steven Jay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Arlington House Publishers: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010215

ISBN: 0870005243

Condition: Near Fine


vii,183 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light edge wear. Square, uncreased binding. Embossed former owner stamp on half-title. View more info

New York Notorious: A Borough-By-Borough Tour of the City's Most Infamous Crime Scenes

By: Schwartzman, Paul, and Rob Polner

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036461

ISBN: 0517586703

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. x,246 pp. View more info

Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy: A Case to Remember

By: Seil, William

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 1996

Seller ID: 025354

ISBN: 0947533354

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 4th ptg.: 1999. Slight shelf wear. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 253 pp. View more info

Dark City: The Film Noir

By: Selby, Spencer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland and Co.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044016

ISBN: 0899501036

Condition: Near Fine


Dark gray cloth, lettered in white. Former owner's address inscription inked at top corner of front flyleaf, checkmarks next to film titles on main Contents page, a correction notation inked on one page internally, otherwise essentially as issued. viii,255 pp., illus. View more info

Saint Paul: Envoy of Grace [Great Writers of the World]

By: Sencourt, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Sheed and Ward: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045627

ISBN: B0007DQO32

Condition: VG+


Mint green cloth, spine panel lettered in black. Some spotting on both covers along edges and lower spine panel, otherwise appears unread and essentially as issued. Color dust jacket shows price-clipped front flap, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. xii,378 pp., illus. View more info

Holmes & Watson

By: Shackleford, Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: BookSurge Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 046489

ISBN: 141965957X

Condition: Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. One slight thumbing divot on back cover, virtually as issued. 131 pp. View more info

L.A. Noir: The City as Character

By: Silver, Alain, and James Ursini

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Santa Monica, CA, Santa Monica Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043418

ISBN: 1595800069

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, oblong format. As issued. 176 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Film Noir Reader 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 [Complete in 4 Volumes]

By: Sliver, Alain (1-4), James Ursini (1-4), and Robert Porfirio (3) (editors)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Limelight Editions: 1996

Seller ID: 044006

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in four (4) volumes, uniformly bound in b&w pictorial wraps. All 4 volumes show minor exterior wear. Vol. 1 shows former owner's address label mounted on upper front flyleaf, and Vols. 2-3 show his address inscription inked at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Firm, square, uncreased bindings. x,343 + x,346 + viii,239 + [v],326 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. A few instances of highlighting or underlining to early pages in each volume, otherwise clean and unmarked. All are first editions (1996, 1999, 2002, 2004). View more info

Mostly Murder: An Autobiography

By: Smith, Sir Sydney; Keith Simpson (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 043936

ISBN: 0880293063

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 318 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

I, the Jury

By: Spillane, Mickey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Guilt Edged Mystery-E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041169

ISBN: 1127318373

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red. Very slightly rubbed spine extremities, lightly toned text block edges. Former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, a few minor soil spots on half-title, otherwise clean interior. Tight, square binding. Stated 2nd ptg.: Feb. 1952 (five years after the original 1947 issue). Dust jacket rubbed and slightly chipped along top edge of front flap, otherwise light rubbing to edges, a few very minor chips and triangular chip extending to 3/8" at head of front joint, 3/4" closed tear at heel of front joint, rear panel somewh... View more info

Kiss Me, Deadly

By: Spillane, Mickey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Guilt Edged Mystery-E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041173

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, silver foil title panel on spine. Slight shelf wear, text block a bit toned by age, with former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf. Tight binding, slight lean. Stated 1st edition. 251 pp. Tinted pictorial dust jacket shows light rubbing to corners and spine extremities, tiny chip along top front edge, 3/4" closed tear at heel of rear flap fold, now in mylar. View more info

Film Noir: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Movies, Terms, and Persons

By: Stephens, Michael L.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044007

ISBN: 0899508022

Condition: Near Fine


Blue-gray cloth, lettered in white. Former owner's address inscription at top corner of front flyleaf and his address stamp to top and bottom text block edges, two inked notations internally, otherwise essentially as issued. xi,424 pp. View more info

The Lincoln Diddle, in which Edgar Allan Poe Solves the Mystery of Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

By: Steward, Barbara; Steward, Dwight

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028832

ISBN: 0688034985

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, light blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly tanned along edges, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows tiny nick at head of spine and a few slight hints of shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in mylar. 251 pp. One of the first generation of historical mysteries in which real-life characters - in this case, Poe, who staged his own death in 1849 to make this plot possible! - advance the action. A lovely copy. View more info

The Seven Blue Diamonds

By: Stilson, Charles B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 046403

ISBN: B0018D1OI0

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in light blue, in scarce color illus. DJ. Undated G&D reprint, ca. 1927. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding. Dust jacket is rubbed along flap folds and at corners, with mild tanning to spine and rear panels, a few short (1/4" or less) closed edge tears, now in mylar. 320 pp. View more info

Agatha Christie: The Art of Her Crimes -- The Paintings of Tom Adams

By: Symons, Julian (commentary) [John Fowles (intro.)]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Everest House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008219

ISBN: 0896961443

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue paper over boards, lettered in gold foil. 144 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Dust jacket shows approx. 4" closed tear on front panel from top joint edge, extending diagonally, with light soiling and some light creasing evident on rear panel. View more info

The Case of Mr. Cassidy

By: Targ, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing Co.: 1944

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033043

Condition: VG+


Dark red paper covered boards, lettered in gray. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities. An ownership stamp and signature inked out on front endsheets, otherwise unmarked. 224 pp. Color illus. dust jacket chipped with loss at spine extremities and minor loss along top rear edge, some rubbing along flap folds, now in mylar. 1st thus (Tower Books): June 1944. View more info