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Lady, Lady, I Did It!: An 87th Precinct Inner Sanctum Mystery
McBAIN, Ed

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. Small 8vo. Gray cloth, stamped in red. 218 p. 1st edition. Initials on preliminary page, remainder mark on bottom edge; else about fine in d.w. with light wear & two tears at top edge. [100318] (show more)

Price: $85.00

Bibliomystery.

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The Saint and Leslie Charteris
LOFTS, W. O. G. and Derek Adley

Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, (1972). 8vo. Orange pictorial cloth, stamped in black. 134 p. 1st American edition. Spine lightly sunned; else fine. [100313] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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The Widening Stain
JOHNSON, W. Bolingbroke (pseudonym of Morris Bishop)

New York: Knopf, 1942. 8vo. Light brown cloth, stamped in red. 242 p. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, spine leaning a bit; else very good in price clipped d.w. with wear at edges. [100308] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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The Title Is Murder
NELSON, Hugh Lawrence

New York: Rinehart, (1947). 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 189 p. 1st edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Very good in moderately worn d.w. with an internally mended tear at base of spine. [100294] (show more)

Price: $95.00

Bibliomystery set in a San Francisco book shop.

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More Tales of the Black Widowers: A Collection of Short Stories
ASIMOV, Isaac

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1976. 8vo. Boards. 180 p. 1st edition. Fine in fine d.w. [100291] (show more)

Price: $100.00

Bibliomysterious short stories.

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X. Jones of Scotland Yard
KEELER, Harry Stephen

New York: Dutton, 1936. 8vo. Lavender cloth, stamped in black. 448 p. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on front paste-down; else near fine in d.w. which is near fine save for a few tiny edge chips. [100264] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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Find the Clock: A Detective Mystery of Newspaper Life
KEELER, Harry Stephen

New York: Dutton, (1927). 12mo. Orange cloth, stamped in blue. viii, 338 p. 1st edition. Inscription on front paste-down, some cover wear & soiling; else very good. [100263] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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Death in Dark Glasses
BELLAIRS, George

New York: Macmillan, 1952. 12mo. Boards. 249 p. 1st American ed. Lower corners a bit bumped; else fine in d.w. (designed by Arthur Hawkins) with minor edgewear & a tiny chip at top of spine. [100262] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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Death in the Inkwell
FARJEON, Jefferson

Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill, (1942). 18vo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. 285 p. 1st American edition. Fine in lightly worn d.w. [100235] (show more)

Price: $225.00

Bibliomystery. Published as "End of an Author" in England.

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Greenmask
FARJEON, Jefferson

Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill, (1944). 12mo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. 253 p. 1st American edition. Fine in d.w. which exhibits minor edgewear & has been folded once once horizontally & once vertically (along spine), apparently so that it could be laid into the book. [100234] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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Bodies in a Bookshop: A Detective Story
CAMPBELL, R. T. (pseudonym of Ruthven Todd)

London: John Westhouse, 1946. 12mo. Beige cloth, stamped in gilt. 178 p. 1st edition. William P. Wreden's copy, with his bookplate on the front paste-down. About fine. Scarce. [100231] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Shannon Terror: A Novel of Suspense
DU BOIS, Theodora

New York: Ives Washburn, (1964). 8vo. Pale green cloth, stamped in black. 250 p. 1st edition. Fine in d.w. designed by Arthur Hawkins. [100223] (show more)

Price: $30.00

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Cynthia
CUNNINGHAM, E. V. (pseudonym of Howard Fast)

New York: Morrow, 1968. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. 189 p. 1st edition. Fine in fine d.w. [100222] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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Murder by the Book
ARRE, Helen

New York: Arcadia House, (1960). 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 224 p. 1st edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Bookplate on half-title, faded strips at top & bottom edges of cover; else very good in lightly edgeworn d.w. [100211] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Bibliomystery.

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Missing from the Shelf
SALKELD, Michael

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1936. 12mo. Red cloth, stamped in black. 318 p. 1st edition. Spine leaning, some cover wear & soiling; else a good copy. Scarce. [100210] (show more)

Price: $100.00

Bibliomystery.

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Rare Books: Catalogue Three, 1981
SARKIS SHMAVONIAN BOOKS & PRINTS

Berkeley: Sarkis Shmavonian Books & Prints, 1981. 8vo. Wraps. 103 p. Fine. [100207] (show more)

Price: $45.00

Shmavonian's third and final catalogue which contained a section of bibliomysteries (96 entries) which, according to John Ballinger ("Collecting Bibliomysteries," 1985), was the "first antiquarian booksellers catalogue we were aware of to feature this sub-genre." It was also issued in a numbered & signed edition of 35 copies. This catalogue apparently has not been forgotten - it was recently referred to in a 2017 Indian novel ("The Book-Hunters of Katpadi" by Pradeep Sebastian).

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Do not Exceed the Stated Dose
LOVESEY, Peter

Norfolk, Va.: Crippen & Landru Publishers, 1998. 8vo. Wraps. 212 p. 1st trade edition. Fine. [100198] (show more)

Price: $12.50

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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. Spine leaning, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; else very good. [100193] (show more)

Price: $37.50

Bibliomystery.

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The Adventure of the Lost Manuscripts & One Other
PEARSON, Edmund

Foreword by Norman D. Stevens. Afterword by Tom & Enid Schantz. Illustrations by Rob Pudim. Boulder, Col.: The Aspen Press, 1974. 8vo. Wraps. 39 p. 1st edition. One of 500 copies. About fine. [100163] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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The Thin Man
HAMMETT, Dashiell

New York: Otto Penzler, (1996). 12mo. Green decorative cloth, stamped in dark blue & red. 258 p. With enclosures. Facsimile edition. Fine in fine d.w. (still shrink wrapped). [100131] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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