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Image for The Speaking Likeness (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, February 6, 1944)

The Speaking Likeness (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, February 6, 1944)

By: Adams, Frank R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Inquirer: 1944

Seller ID: 019386


Tabloid-size full-length novel reprint for the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer during wartime WWII. Several original 2-color illustrations unique to this presentation. / Some toning and chipping to edges. Heavy chipping to top edge of front cover. Issue was stapled together with several other volumes of the series. Staples have been carefully extracted but the are numerous staple holes along the spine. Size: 10.75" x 14". Quantity Available: 1. Shipp... View more info

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Murder in the Rough

By: Allen, Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Five Star Mysteries, Inc: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025067


(Five Star Mysteries 45). Vintage digest paperback. Paperback original golf mystery. / Cover attractive but nibbling to spine edges was causing cover to detach (neatly reattached with bookbinding adhesive). Some long but faint creases to front and back cover. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Paperback Original. Size: 5" x 7". 157 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 025067. This book is very light, and shipping will be... View more info

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Flowers for the Judge

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 1946

Seller ID: 012899


(Murder Mystery Monthly, No. 35) Bright digest size paperback. A few very faint creases and light reading-wear. Binding solid. Wartime paper is lightly tanned but still supple and solid. Very collectible condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 012899. Paperback View more info

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The Sabotage Murder Mystery

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 1943

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 016586


(Avon No#-29) Early Avon PB. No catalog number with Shakespeare portrait endpapers. Rear title list goes up to 31 (The Doctor's Son by John O'Hara), Cover bright showing numerous short/faint creases. Some rubbing to hinges and moderate bumping to corners. Binding square and solid. Pages edge-tanned but supple Illustrator: William Forrest. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 016586. Paperback View more info

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$20 Lust

By: Andrew Shaw (pseudonym of: Lawrence Block)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Nightstand: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023405


(An Original Nightstand Book NB 1546) Paperback Original. Vintage pulp paperback with colorful painted cover (likely Bonfils or Harold McCauley). Early novel written pseudonymously by Lawrence Block. Cover copy reads: "The girl of his dreams was a gold plated nightmare" / Unread or gently read condition. Light bumping to corners. Some staining to top edge of spine. Slight bend to top corner. Very faint damp stain to to corner of 1st 30-40 pages. Paperback Origina... View more info

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$20 Lust

By: Andrew Shaw (pseudonym of: Lawrence Block)

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Nightstand: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024088


(An Original Nightstand Book NB 1546) Paperback Original. Vintage pulp paperback with colorful painted cover (likely Bonfils or Harold McCauley). Early novel written pseudonymously by Lawrence Block. Cover copy reads: "The girl of his dreams was a gold plated nightmare" / Unread or gently read condition. Light bumping to corners. A few small speckles/spots. 3/4" crease to bottom corner of back cover. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Binding square and so... View more info

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Hell's Kitchen

By: Appel, Benjamin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Lion: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014829


(Lion 95) First paperback. First printing. Short fiction collection. Story "The Kid with the Sunday Punch" original to this collection. Cover bright. Bumping to corners. Bend to top open corner of text block effecting 1/2 of book. Small rubbing/chipping to hinge. Some medium creasing to back cover. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Cover copy reads: "Teen-Age Vice Amid the Slums of Hell's Kitchen" Quantity Available: 1. Ship... View more info

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Someone From My Past

By: Bennett, Margot

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Crest: 1959

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 021818


(Crest s332) Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful GGA painted cover art. Stalker themes. Cover copy reads: "Sarah had known many men, but she loved none. Many men had loved Sarah, but one hated her. She never knew which one--until too late." Unread or gently read condition. Cover bright and glossy. Small bumping to corners. Very faint wrinkle to spine. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Quantity Available: ... View more info

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Tanner's Tiger

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett / Gold Medal: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017100


(Gold Medal D1940) Paperback Original. First Edition. / Cover bright. Some chipping to top and bottom edge of cover and bumping to corners. Light reading-wear and faint tanning to page edges. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert McGinnis. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 017100. Paperback View more info

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The Specialists

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett / Gold Medal: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017103


(Gold Medal R2067) Paperback Original. First Edition. Attractive painted cover art / Cover shows some scuffing and toning and bumped corners. Some horizontal bends over spine. Reading-creases to spine. A few closed splits to bottom edge of back cover. Light tanning to page edges. Binding square and solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 017103. Paperback View more info

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The Red Scarf

By: Brewer, Gil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Crest: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020912


(Crest 310). Classic Brewer noir paperback with beautiful and sophisticated McGinnis cover girl. Stated first Crest printing. Cover copy reads: "The money was hot and so was the girl. But it was cold-blooded murder just the same." / 3/4" chip from upper front corner of cover. Price inked large but faint to mostly blank area of cover. Chipping and short (closed) splits to spine ends. Page corners lost to 1st 7-8 pages. Several previous owner names inked on fir... View more info

The Screaming Mimi

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub: 1988

Seller ID: 018211


OP pocket-size Black Lizard edition. / Gently read condition. Faint reading-crease. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Light bumping to corners. Binding square and solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. ISBN/EAN: 9780881844498. Inventory No: 018211. Paperback View more info

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The Fabulous Clipjoint

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam: 1953

Seller ID: 021819


(Bantam 1134) Second Printing. An Ed Hunter mystery. Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful painted cover art (signed but can't make out signature. Looks like "Jo . . .". / Cover shows rubbing, small creasing around the edges and reading-crease to spine. Short (closed) splits to spine ends. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Binding square and solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 021819. Paperback View more info

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Ladies in Boxes (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, January 24 , 1943)

By: Burgess, Gelett

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Inquirer: 1943

Seller ID: 019372


Tabloid-size full-length novel reprint for the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer during wartime WWII. Several original 2-color illustrations unique to this presentation. A mystery by an author better know for his children's books and nonsense poetry, including "Purple Cow" / Some toning and chipping to edges. 2" tear to fore-edge of first 10 pages. Issue was stapled together with several other volumes of the series. Staples have been carefully extra... View more info

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7 (Seven) Slayers

By: Cain, Paul

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Saint Enterprises, Inc: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020030


(Chartered Collection 21) Vintage digest paperback. Paperback Original, First Edition. Collects seven Black Mask stories: "Black"; "Red 71"; "Parlor Trick"; "One, Two, Three"; "Murder In Blue"; "Pigeon Blood"; "Pineapple". Cover bright but shows a reading crease near spine, a long diagonal crease near the bottom edge and short (closed) splits to head and foot of front hinge. Some chipping to the bottom corner and fo... View more info

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Magic Makes Murder (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, January 16, 1944)

By: Campbell, Harriette R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Inquirer: 1944

Seller ID: 019374


Tabloid-size full-length novel reprint for the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer during wartime WWII. Several original 2-color illustrations unique to this presentation. Occult-themed mystery./ Some toning and chipping to edges. Issue was stapled together with several other volumes of the series. Staples have been carefully extracted but the are numerous staple holes along the spine. Size: 10.75" x 14". Illustrator: Filomena Dellaripa. Quantity Availab... View more info

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Crazy to Kill (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, December 27, 1942)

By: Cardwell, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Inquirer: 1942

Seller ID: 019376


Tabloid-size full-length novel reprint for the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer during wartime WWII. Several original 2-color illustrations unique to this presentation. / Some toning and chipping to edges. Issue was stapled together with several other volumes of the series. Staples have been carefully extracted but the are numerous staple holes along the spine. Size: 10.75" x 14". Illustrator: Harley Stivers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3... View more info

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Vice-Squad Cop

By: Carey, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025271


Avon 763. Vintage hard-boiled mystery paperback with colorful Nappi GGA painted cover art. Cover copy reads: "...Bookies, wiretappers, numbers operators, call girls, Johns--and the hidden men who run the rackets." / Cover is bright with reading-crease near spine and some short corner creases. Bumping and small chipping to corners. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Paperback Original. Size: 4" x 7". 126 pages. Illustrator: ... View more info

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Death Turns the Tables (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, December 5, 1943)

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Inquirer: 1943

Seller ID: 019377


Tabloid-size full-length novel reprint for the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer during wartime WWII. Several original 2-color illustrations unique to this presentation. / Some toning and chipping to edges. Issue was stapled together with several other volumes of the series. Staples have been carefully extracted but the are numerous staple holes along the spine. Size: 10.75" x 14". Illustrator: Adolph Treidler. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-... View more info

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Dead--and Kicking

By: Castle, Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: ., Gold Medal: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025260


Gold Medal 605. Vintage hard-boiled mystery paperback with colorful painted cover art. Cover copy reads: "Meet Francy--a lush flower of a girl who bloomed on men--and on murder." / Cover is bright with some creasing near spine and to corners. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Text block a bit uneven showing some cover pullback. Binding solid. Paperback Original. Size: 4" x 7". 174 pages. Illustrator: Mitchell Hooks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped W... View more info