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Ramsey the Detective; or, The Weirdest of Weird Tales (Old Sleuth's Own No. 119)

By: "Old Sleuth"

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Olgivie: 1898

Seller ID: 016233


Antique mystery chapbook. 7" X 4 3/4" Squarebound. Yellow cover. 20+ pages of adds for books and chapbooks at the rear inc publications on Fortune Telling; The Art of Kissing; The Perils of Theater; and more; Intact but outer pages are brittle at corners. Spine repaired using archival materials. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 016233. Paperback View more info

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Conquest Likes it Hot

By: Berkeley Gray (pseudonym of: Edwy Searles Brooks, also wrote as: Victor Gunn, Rex Madison, Carlton Ross)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014880


Maroon boards with silver lettering, Some tape residue to boards. From lending library (only sign is ink stamp on final page). Binding slightly cocked but solid. Some foxing to outer pages and edges of text block. Jacket is bright and intact. Long split to front jacket fold has been professionally closed (from the inside) using archival materials. Two medium chips to foot of jacket. Jacket in new Brodart protector. NOTE: the front and rear EPs appear to be doubled (2 lay... View more info

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11 Harrowhouse

By: Browne, Gerald A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arbor House: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 025543


SIGNED and inscribed by author "__ -- Thanks, new friend. --Jerry 6/22/73". Book clean and solid. jacket shows 3/4" of material loss from head of spine and some small nicking around edges. Jacket in new Brodart protector. Third Printing. 286 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0877950245. ISBN/EAN: 9780877950240. Inventory No: 025543. Hardcover View more info

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The Elephant is White

By: Caryl Brahms; S. J. Simon

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Murray Hill, NY, Farrar & Rinehart: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017001


Red/orange boards with white lettering and elephant emblem. Spine lettering a bit rubbed. Light soiling to boards. Small dampstain to rear top edge, and small damp stain to rear EP. Previous owner's inscription on FEP. Attractive jacket intact showing a few short tears to edges (closed where possible) and small chips. Small dampstain to upper front corner of jacket. Dusting/speckling to top third. Jacket in new Brodart protector. Illustrator: Robert S. Robison. Quantity... View more info

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True Detective

By: Collins, Max Allan

Price: $55.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026273


Full number line on cr page. From private library. Previous owner's bookplate on fly. Some adhesive staining to the boards and flys from formerly affixed jacket. Some rubbing/nicking to jacket edges. Blue ink line across top edge of text block. First Printing. 358 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0312820518. ISBN/EAN: 9780312820510. Inventory No: 026273. Hardcover View more info

On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling (Writers on Writers)

By: Dirda, Michael

Price: $5.24

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 026793


Text Unmarked. Some reading-wear. 210 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9780691164120. Inventory No: 026793. Paperback View more info

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Take All You Can Get

By: Fisher, Steve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Dutton: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022746


First Edition. Stated First printing. Pictorial boards portraying car lot and lights. Leo Manso designed dust jacket. Hard-boiled novel of used car dealer and a femme fatale. Cover copy reads: "A tough, racy story about a used-car salesman and his girl." / Book solid but binding slightly cocked. 1st few pages show some damp-staining in the gutter. Ink check marks on eack page of the front matter (text not obscured). Jacket intact and showing $3.50 price. Moderate... View more info

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Murder is Suggested: A Mr. and Mrs. North Mystery

By: Frances and Richard Lockridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1959

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 025287


BOMC Book Club Edition. Attractive in jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Some toning to spine and some chipping from edges. Book plate on FEP Size: 8.5" x 5.75". 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025287. Hardcover View more info

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Catch as Catch Can

By: Frances and Richard Lockridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1958

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 025288


BOMC Book Club Edition. Attractive in jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Some toning to spine and some chipping from edges. Book plate on FEP Size: 8.5" x 5.75". 189 pages. Illustrator: Fred Hausman. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025288. Hardcover View more info

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The Judge is Reversed: A Mr. and Mrs. North Mystery

By: Frances and Richard Lockridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 025289


BOMC Book Club Edition. Attractive in jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Some chipping from jacket edges. Book plate on FEP Size: 8.5" x 5.75". 188 pages. Illustrator: Robert Blanchard. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025289. Hardcover View more info

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With One Stone: A Captain Heimrich Mystery

By: Frances and Richard Lockridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1961

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 025290


BOMC Book Club Edition. Attractive in jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Some chipping from jacket edges and 3/4" of material loss to foot of jacket spine. Book plate on FEP Size: 8.5" x 5.75". 192 pages. Illustrator: Arthur Hawkins. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025290. Hardcover View more info

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Show Red For Danger: A Captain Heimrich Mystery

By: Frances and Richard Lockridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 025291


BOMC Book Club Edition. Attractive in jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Some chipping from jacket edges and 1/2" of material loss to head of jacket spine. Book plate on FEP Size: 8.5" x 5.75". 191 pages. Illustrator: George Jellinek. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025291. Hardcover View more info

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The Devious Ones

By: Frances and Richard Lockridge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lippincott: 1964

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 025389


BOMC Book Club Edition. Attractive in jacket. Some toning to spine and some small chipping from edges. Size: 8.5" x 5.75". 188 pages. Illustrator: Ben Feder. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025389. Hardcover View more info

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Skinwalkers

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026613


Stated First Edition. First Printing. Full number run on CR page. $15.95 flap price. Fine, sharp condition. A few very slight/faint creases to jacket. Jacket in new Brodart protector. First Printing. 216 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0060156953. ISBN/EAN: 9780060156954. Inventory No: 026613. Hardcover View more info

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Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Kill Today

By: John Godey (pseudonym of Morton Freedgood)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 024038


SIGNED and inscribed by author as "Mort". A Jack Albany mystery novel with attractive Pop Art risque cover. Jacket shows 1/4" chip from bottom of front panel and a few (closed) nicks. Long vertical crease to front jacket flap. Some toning and light soiling. Long but narrow dampstain to top edge of jacket (hard to see). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 205 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 024038. Ha... View more info

The Baker Street Journal: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana (June, 1975, New Series, Volume 25, Number 2)

By: Julian Wolff, M.D. (ed); Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morristown, NJ, Baker Street Irregulars, Inc: 1975

Seller ID: 016941


Approx 60 pages. Half-letter. Saddle-stitched with cardstock cover. Contains: "Sherlock Holmes and Religion" by Albert J. Menendez; "Sherlock Holmes / George Gissing" by Saul Cohen; and more. / Very Good condition. Some tanning and age-wear Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 016941. Paperback View more info

The Baker Street Journal: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana (September, 1972, New Series, Volume 22, Number 3)

By: Julian Wolff, M.D. (ed); Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morristown, NJ, Baker Street Irregulars, Inc: 1972

Seller ID: 016954


Approx 60 pages. Half-letter. Saddle-stitched with cardstock cover. Contains: "The American as Villain" by Constantine Evans; and more. / Very Good condition. Some tanning and age-wear Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 016954. Paperback View more info

The Baker Street Journal: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana (December, 1972, New Series, Volume 22, Number 4)

By: Julian Wolff, M.D. (ed); Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morristown, NJ, Baker Street Irregulars, Inc: 1972

Seller ID: 016955


Approx 60 pages. Half-letter. Saddle-stitched with cardstock cover. Contains: "The D'Urbervilles and the Baskervilles" by Lawrence Poston III; and more. / Very Good condition. Some tanning and age-wear Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 016955. Paperback View more info

The Baker Street Journal: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana (September, 1973, New Series, Volume 23, Number 3)

By: Julian Wolff, M.D. (ed); Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morristown, NJ, Baker Street Irregulars, Inc: 1973

Seller ID: 016957


Approx 60 pages. Half-letter. Saddle-stitched with cardstock cover. Contains: "Sherlock Holmes and the Bible" by Evan M. Wilson; and more. / Very Good condition. Some tanning and age-wear Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 016957. Paperback View more info

The Baker Street Journal: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana (December, 1973, New Series, Volume 23, Number 4)

By: Julian Wolff, M.D. (ed); Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morristown, NJ, Baker Street Irregulars, Inc: 1973

Seller ID: 016958


Approx 60 pages. Half-letter. Saddle-stitched with cardstock cover. Contains: "Mirror of the Mind: Holmes and Challenger" by Norman M. Davis; and more. / Very Good condition. Some tanning and age-wear Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 016958. Paperback View more info