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The Shadow Omnibus #10: The Grove of Doom / Road of Crime / Master of Death / The Death Triangle [Four Remarkable Shadow Mysteries in One Colossal Anthology]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: SPectER Press: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039963

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Four Shadow stories, reprinted from The Shadow Magazine Sept./Oct. 1933. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature on lower main title page. [iv],97,[ii],96,[ii],99,[ii],95 pp., 4 color illus. View more info

Life of Al Capone in Pictures! and Chicago's Gang Wars

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Couderay, WI, The Hideout, Inc.: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 047643

ISBN: B003X6EMXY

Condition: Fine


Booklet, stiff red pictorial wraps. Very slightly handled, essentially as issued. 42 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of original 1931 edition. Scarce. View more info

Murder Bound

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036289

Condition: VG+


Gray patterned cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red. Minor rubbing to spine extremities, bottom corners, and along joints, with some uneven toning evident on both panels, small soil mark along top front edge. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Lacks dust jacket. 198 pp. Scarce. View more info

Street with No Name: A History of the Classic American Film Noir

By: Andrew Dickos

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044018

ISBN: 0813122430

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, lettered in black. Former owner's address signature inked at top corner of front flyleaf, with highlighting and marginal notations through p. 20, unmarked thereafter. xvi,307 pp., illus. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Sherlock Holmes on the Western Front

By: Andrews, Val

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025357

ISBN: 0947533877

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 124 pp. View more info

Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham

By: Andrews, Val

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 025358

ISBN: 0947533532

Condition: VG+


Stiff pictorial wraps. 2nd ptg.: 2000. Slight shelf wear, minor soiling along lower text block fore-edge. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 112 pp. View more info

Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright

By: Andrews, Val

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 1995

Seller ID: 025359

ISBN: 0947533915

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 5th ptg.: 1999. Slight shelf wear. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 160 pp. View more info

Sherlock Holmes at the Varities

By: Andrews, Val

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025360

ISBN: 0947533826

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, light soiling to lower text block fore-edge (first several leaves only). Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 127 pp. View more info

Sherlock Holmes and the Holborn Emporium

By: Andrews, Val

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025361

ISBN: 0947533397

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, light soiling to lower text block fore-edge. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 126 pp. View more info

Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself

By: Andrews, Val

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Breese Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025362

ISBN: 0947533702

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 2nd ptg.: 2000. Slight shelf wear, light soiling to lower text block fore-edge. Former owner's address label at bottom corner of half-title page, otherwise unmarked. 112 pp. View more info

Casablanca [The Film Classics Library]

By: Anobile, Richard J. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon/Flare: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009161

ISBN: 0380000865

Condition: VG+


1st Flare ptg.: September 1974. Pictorial stiff paper wraps. Modestly soiled covers, with light edge and corner wear. Interior fully intact, binding square and firm. Text block edges and first leaf show light foxing. 256 pp., illus. w/ more than 1,500 frame blow-ups reproducing every scene from the classic 1942 film directed by Michael Curtiz, co-starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, with a stellar supporting cast including Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Conrad Veidt, and Paul Henreid. Scarce. View more info

The Maltese Falcon [The Film Classics Library]

By: Anobile, Richard J. (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Avon/Flare: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028396

Condition: Near Fine


1st Flare ptg.: March 1974. Pictorial stiff paper wraps. Lightly rubbed edgesl. Interior fully intact, binding square and firm. 256 pp., illus. w/ more than 1,400 frame blow-ups reproducing every scene from the ground-breaking 1941 film noir starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sidney Greenstreet, accompanied by every word of dialogue of the filmscript, adapted from Dashiell Hammett's hard-boiled detective novel. View more info

The Queen's Treasure [INSCRIBED BY PUBLISHER]

By: Ashdown, Clifford [R. Austin Freeman and John J. Pitcairn]; Norman Donaldson (editor, intro.)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Oswald Train: Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 027770

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket mildly toned by age, with 1" closed tear and associated crease along bottom rear edge, now in archival mylar. xiv,15-238 pp., frontis. Lengthy inscription by publisher Oswald Train occupies most of front flyleaf, mentions "good old Leary's Book Store" in center-city Philadelphia. View more info

One Good Turn: A Jolly Murder Mystery [SIGNED]

By: Atkinson, Kate

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048238

ISBN: 0385608004

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. Text block edges mildly tanned, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 396 pp. 1st ptg., complete number line. Signed by author on main title (initials "KA"), no inscription or date. View more info

Kingdom Come [SIGNED]

By: Ballard, J. G.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate-HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048188

ISBN: 0007232462

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in blind. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ed., 1st ptg. (1). [vi],280 pp. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

The Bad Samaritan: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Charlie Peace

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: Advance Reader's Edition

Seller ID: 011197

ISBN: 0684813343

Condition: As New


233 pp. As issued. View more info

Jane and the Barque of Frailty

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047504

ISBN: 0553802267

Condition: New


Black and tan paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. New, as issued, in color illus dust jacket, now in mylar. 1st ptg. 297 pp. View more info

Crime Scenes: Movie Poster Art of the Film Noir -- The Classic Period: 1941-1959

By: Bassoff, Lawrence; Robert Wise

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Lawrence Bassoff Collection, Inc.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043979

ISBN: 1886310114

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. Several light corner creases to covers, otherwise nearly as issued. Former owner's address inscription inked at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 159 pp., fully illus. in color. First edition, complete number line. View more info

The Pendex: An Index of Pen Names and House Names in Fantastic, Thriller, and Series Literature

By: Bates, Susannah

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013296

ISBN: 0824095014

Condition: VG+


Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library, non-circulating, lightly marked and with only slight shelf wear. Stamped edges, slight residue from call label on lower spine. View more info

Afga: A Mystery Set in Harrisonburg [Virginia]

By: Bergman, Vitae

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harrisonburg, VA, Burkeshire Press: 1995

Seller ID: 029056

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding. [iii],300 pp. View more info

The Poisoned Chocolates Case [w/ DJ front panel mounted in]

By: Berkeley, Anthony

Price: $60.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038737

Condition: VG+


Black cloth, lettered in red. Minor shelf wear, with mild fading to spine panel cloth and dulled lettering (front cover lettering remains crisp). Text block edges mildly foxed, with top edge dulled by age. Firm binding. [v],301 pp. Modestly toned endpapers. Neatly clipped color illus. front panel of original dust jacket has been mounted over front pastedown, still displaying vibrant color, with minor toning, dust jacket otherwise lacking. View more info

An Irregular Anglo-Saxon Glossary of More or Less Unfamiliar Words, Terms and Phrases in the Sherlock Holmes Saga

By: Bigelow, S. Tupper; Donald A. Redmond and Peter Calamai (revisions, expansions)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Shelburne, Ontario, Canada and Sauk City, WI, The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box Press: 1998

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 046492

ISBN: 1896032303

Condition: Fine


2nd ed. (1988), revised and expanded, issued by Battered Silicon. Burgundy cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 130 pp. View more info

Seven Keys to Baldpate [Photoplay Edition in scarce DJ]

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 048929

ISBN: B00086ZV28

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered/illus. in orange and black. Photoplay edition w/ b&w stills from the 1929 film starring Richard Dix. [iii],408 pp. Front flyleaf shows gift inscription dated 1930. Nicely preserved copy showing only minor toning to top text block edge. Color illus. dust jacket (also depicting Richard Dix) shows shallow chipping to spine extremities and corners, with minor edge rubbing, retaining vibrant color and displaying well in new mylar. Surely one of the better surviving copies. View more info

The House Without a Key

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Seller ID: 048934

ISBN: B00VVKWPU6

Condition: Near Fine


Pale orange cloth, lettered in dark green. Minor binding lean, text block edges a bit toned by age. 316 pp. Color illus. dust jacket (coastal panoramic) shows tape reinforcement along front joint and portions of rear joint and front flap, some creasing and shallow closed edge tears, minor chipping at corners and spine extremities, technically only Good but still displaying reasonably well in new mylar. View more info

Christine Falls [SIGNED]

By: Black, Benjamin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048419

ISBN: 0805081526

Condition: As New


SIGNED. Olive green and black paper covered boards, lettered in black. Very slight soil blemish to lower text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. 342 pp. Signed by author on main title, no inscription or date. View more info