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Lady in the Lake
CHANDLER, Raymond

New York: Knopf, 1943. 8vo. Cloth. 216 p. 1st ed. Bruccoli A.4.1.a. Large bookplate on front free endpaper (with some adjacent staining from the manner in which it was affixed), a bit of foxing at edges; else very good in lightly worn d.w. which has been internally reinforced at top of spine. [81389] (show more)

Price: $2,250.00

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Farewell, My Lovely
CHANDLER, Raymond

New York: Knopf, 1940. 8vo. Cloth. 275 p. 1st ed. Bruccoli A.2.1.a. Tiny bookplate on front paste-down (under d.w. flap), some foxing at edges, date stamps on rear free endpaper (with no other lending library markings); else very good in d.w. with internal mends at top & base of spine and residue from external mends at top & base of folds & along spine folds. [81388] (show more)

Price: $1,750.00

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The Thin Man
HAMMETT, Dashiell

New York: Knopf, 1934. 8vo. Cloth. 258 p. 1st ed. Tiny bookplate on front paste-down previous owner's name on front free endpaper, some foxing at edges, some fading & foxing on binding; else very good. [81394] (show more)

Price: $750.00

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I, the Jury
SPILLANE, Mickey

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1947. 8vo. Boards. 218 p. 1st ed. Tiny bookplate on front paste-down (under d.w. flap), some foxing at edges & endpapers; else very good in d.w. which has several chips at edges & is internally reinforced at top & base of spine. [81395] (show more)

Price: $600.00

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Thunderball
FLEMING, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape, (1961). 12mo. Boards. 253 p. 1st ed. Tiny bookplate on front paste-down (under d.w. flap), previous owner's name on front free endpaper, some foxing at edges; else fine in fine d.w. [81397] (show more)

Price: $600.00

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THE BAKER STREET JOURNAL

New York: AMS Press, (1971). 23 volumes. 8vo. Green cloth, stamped in yellow. Paginated variously. 1st AMS edition. Some volumes have foxing at top edge; else fine. [99616] (show more)

Price: $500.00

Reprint of the original magazines issued in New York by the Baker Street Irregulars. Contains the Old Series from Vol. 1, No. 1 (1946) thru Vol. 1, No. 4 (1949) in four volumes + the New Series from Vol. 1, No. 1 (1951) thru Vol. 19, No. 4 (1969) in 19 volumes. Complete in 23 volumes. Extra shipping for this run.

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"C" Is for Corpse
GRAFTON, Sue

New York: Henry Holt & Company, (1986). Small 8vo. Gray boards, stamped in silver. 243 p. 1st ed. Fine in d.w. which is price clipped but otherwise fine. [34018] (show more)

Price: $495.00

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Dividend on Death
HALLIDAY, Brett (pseudonym of Davis Dresser)

New York: Holt, (1939). 12mo. Black cloth, stamped in white. 252 p. 1st edition. A touch of wear at extremities; else a fine copy. [89726] (show more)

Price: $300.00

The first Michael Shayne novel.

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The Little Sister
CHANDLER, Raymond

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. 8vo. Orange cloth. 249 p. 1st American ed. Bruccoli A.8.2.a. Tiny bookplate on front paste-down (under d.w. flap), some foxing at edges; else about fine in d.w. with some chipping at edges, internal mends at top & base of spine & an external mend at bottom of rear spine fold. [81387] (show more)

Price: $250.00

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The Case of Mr. Cassidy: Murder Mystery about a Chicago Book Collector
TARG, William and Lewis Herman

New York: Phoenix Press, (1939). 12mo. Ornage cloth, stamped in black. 255 p. 1st edition. Spine leaning a bit; else very good in very good but internally reinforced d.w. [99714] (show more)

Price: $250.00

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Ladies in Boxes
BURGESS, Gelett

New York: Alliance Book Corporation, (1942). 8vo. Cloth. 312 p. 1st ed. Bookseller stamp on front free endpaper; else very good in moderately worn d.w. with a couple of short edge tears & chipping at top & base of spine, at top of front fold & at top edge of rear panel. [80709] (show more)

Price: $225.00

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Murders in Volume 2
DALY, Elizabeth

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1941). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 308 p. 1st edition. Spine leaning; else fine in lightly worn d.w. with a couple of short edge tears & a tiny chip at top of spine. [99993] (show more)

Price: $225.00

Bibliomystery.

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S.S. Murder
PATRICK, Q. [pseudonym of Richard Wilson Webb & Mary Louise White Aswell]

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1933). 8vo. Red cloth, stamped in black. 307 p. 1st edition. INSCRIBED to mystery writer Darwin L. Teilhet & SIGNED "Q. Patrick." Also SIGNED by R[ichard] Wilson Webb & H[ugh] C[allingham] Wheeler, who was collaborating with Wilson on the Quentin Patrick novels in 1936 when this book was signed. [90405] (show more)

Price: $225.00

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Death by Clue: A Mystery Novel
BECK, Henry Charleton

New York: Dutton, (1933). 12mo. Magenta cloth, stamped in gilt. 314 p . 1st edition. Small snag at front hinge, scattered foxing, minor fading at spine & edges of cover; else very good in very good d.w. with a small chip at top edge of rear panel. [99724] (show more)

Price: $175.00

Bibliomystery.

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ELLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE

Volume One (Fall, 1941), Volume Two (Winter, 1942) & Volume Three (Spring, 1942) Old price on cover of one issue, all 3 isues have some wear and/or tiny tears at top & base of spine; else fine. [90381] (show more)

Price: $175.00

The first three issues of one of the most important magazines in the mystery field. All 3 have cover illustrations by Stefan Salter. The contributors to these issues include Dashiell Hammett, Margery Allingham, Cornell Woolrich, Ellery Queen, Agatha Christie, Vincent Starrett, Dorothy L. Sayers, R. Austin Freeman, Ben Hecht, Edgar Wallace, Jacques Futrelle, et al.

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Spies, Thumbsuckers, etc
THOMAS, Ross

Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, (1989). 12mo. Leather-backed marbled boards, stamped in gilt. 37 p. 1st edition. No. 15 of 50 SIGNED copies. Fine. [94479] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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The Gutenberg Murders
BRISTOW, Gwen and Bruce Manning

New York: Mystery League, 1931. 8vo. Black cloth, stamped in green. 286 p. 1st edition. Fine in d.w. with wear at extremities & a piece missing at base of spine. [99625] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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Going, Going, Gone: An Asey Mayo Mystery
TAYLOR, Phoebe Atwood

New York: Notron, (1943). 12mo. Boards. 217 p. 1st edition. SIGNED on the title page, INSCRIBED & SIGNED on the front free endpaper. Fine in fine facsimile d.w. [99924] (show more)

Price: $175.00

Bibliomystery.

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Wildfire at Midnight
STEWART, Mary

London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1956). 12mo. Boards. 189 p. 1st edition. About fine in d.w. with chipping at top of spine & base of front fold and a short tear at bottom of rear panel & a minicule one at top edge. [100046] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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Subject - Murder: A Novel of Detection
WITTING, Clifford

London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1945). 12mo. Boards. 280 p. 1st ed. Adrian Goldstone's copy with his bookplate on the front free endpaper. Residue lines from old-style dust wrapper protector on cover & endpapers; else very good in moderately worn d.w. [80716] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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