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The Big Knockover

By HAMMETT, Dashiell

NY: Random House, 1966. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold. Lacks the dust jacket. This is a collection of short stories and short novels by the author of the Maltese Falcon. Published posthumously with an introduction by Lillian Hellman. 355 pp. Stated "first edition" but it is a book club edition. . BOMC. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket.

$17.50

Father Brown Stories

By CHESTERTON, G. K.

UK: Folio Society, 2015. Bound in green cloth with red leather label to spine. The second impression of this book. Housed in a matching fine slipcase. An "as new" copy of the second Folio Society printing. 270 pp. . Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Edward Ardizzone.

$29.50

The Hound of the Baskervilles

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

UK: The Folio Society, 2006. Bound in red, illustrated cloth with a profile of Sherlock with pipe on the front panel. In matching slipcase. This is the third Folio Printing of the book. 223 pp.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Francis Mosley.

$33.00

The Reminiscences of Solar Pon

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1961. Bound in black cloth, stamped in silver in purple illustrated dust jacket. Jacket shows a bit of light yellowing to extremes and maintains the $3.50 price. Foreword by Anthony Boucher. 199 pp. Tiny bump to top edge. One of 2052 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

Praed Street Papers

By DERLETH, August

NY: Candlelight Press, 1965. Bound in stiff yellow illustrated wraps in black and white dust jacket. A book that is a reference guide to Solar Pons with chapters about the beginning, the sources, etc. Contains two comic stories. A rather scarce work by Derleth on his fictional detective. The jacket maintains the $3.00 price. 82 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$110.00

In Re: Sherlock Holmes

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1945. Bound in black cloth, stamped in red in matching illustrated dust jacket. Jacket is price-clipped and show one eraser sized chip to top of front panel -- but the book has no discernible flaws. Foreword by Vincent Starrett. 237 pp. ntroduction by Edgar W. Smith. Priced accordingly. One of 3604 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$55.00

The Memoirs of Solar Pons

By DERLETH, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran, 1951. Bound in black cloth, stamped in yellow in matching illustrated dust jacket. Jacket shows a bit of light yellowing to extremes and maintains the $3.00 price. Contains the foreword by Ellery Queen. 245 pp. ntroduction by Edgar W. Smith. Priced accordingly. One of 2000 copies in the first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

The Adventure of the Orient Express

By DERLETH, August

NY: Candlelight Press, 1965. Bound in stiff yellow illustrated wraps in orange and brown dust jacket. A 60 pp. mystery book (the 57th Solar Pons / Dr. Parker adventure. n A rather scarce work by Derleth on his fictional detective. The jacket maintains the $3.00 price. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$75.00

The Floating Admiral

By The Detection Club

UK: Folio Society, 2016. Bound in illustrated blue cloth with an illustration of a nautical scene to the front panel.; in matching slipcase. An "as new" copy of the first Folio Society printing. 247 pp. The original edition of the book was printed in Great Britain in 1931. The Detection Club consisted of such writers as Christie, Chesterton, Sayers, Anthony Berkeley, et al. . First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Mark Thomas.

$55.00

Blackmailers Don't Shoot

By CHANDLER, Raymond

UK: Folio Society, 2007. Bound in gray illustrated buckram, stamped in black and silver in matching slipcase. An "as new" copy of the first Folio Society printing. 487 pp. Short stories by the master of the genre.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Geoff Grandfield.

$27.50

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Five Volumes Complete) - Intro. By Peter Cushing

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

UK: The Folio Society, 2004. The five volumes are bound in matching red cloth with black and gold decorations; in matching sturdy slipcase. A quality produciton of these five volumes that include: The Adventures, The Memoirs, The Return, His Last Bow, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Tight, clean set. . Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. Illus. by Francis Mosley.

$110.00

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1981. Bound in full black decorated leather stamped in gold, sans DW, as published; moire end sheets and pastedowns; a.e.g.; silk book ribbon; Part of the publisher's "Collector's Edition - Bound in Genuine Leather" series. 764 pp. An "as new" unread copy. Perfect for gift giving. . Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (as published). Illus. by Frederic D. Steele, et al.

$35.00

Dreadful Lies

By BAILEY, Michele

New York: St Martins Pr, 1996. Bound in black boards with silver lettering to spine, is in near-fine condition. Dustjacket shows light wear to extremes. 185 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$13.00

The Quick Red Fox

By MACDONALD, John D.

Phila: Lippincott, 1974. Book is an ex-lib copy with normal flaws -- but Dustwrapper is exactly the same as the first state dustwrapper but states, "third printing" at the lower left corner of dustwrapper flap. Still maintains the $5.95 price and the "374" at the top of spine. It will look great on your shelf until you can pay the price for a true first edition. An early Travis McGee title.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Good Only/Near Fine (Third State).

$32.50

The Name of the Rose   (w/Signed Card)
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The Name of the Rose (w/Signed Card)

By ECO, Umberto

NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1983. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. A tight, clean copy of the second U.S. edition of this Italian author's great novel and basis for the movie of the same name. A beautiful copy of this book -- an important 20th Century Literary title. Laid in is a 3" x 5" card signed by the author. This is the second printing with the letters "BCDE" present, but lacking the First Edition slug. The exact same format as the first edition. 502 pp.. Signed Card. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$195.00

The President's Daughter
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The President's Daughter

By HIGGINS, Jack

NY: Putnam, 1997. Bound in black cloth and red boards, in illustrated dust jacket. The first edition of this novel by the prolific author. 278 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

"G" Is for Gumshoe (Signed)

By GRAFTON, Sue

NY: Henry Holt, 1990. Crisp, unread copy of the author's sixth mystery. Boldly Signed on title page. Tight, clean copy. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Three By Tey (Miss Pym Disposes, Franchise Affair, Brat Farrar)

By TEY, Josephine

NY: Macmillan, 1955. Bound in black cloth over blue cloth, stamped in silver in bright price-clipped dust jacket. A classic collection by Ms. Tey. Over 600 pp. in total.. BOMC / Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++ - Price Clipped.

$22.00

Minute Myseries -- #641

By RIPLEY, Austin

NY: Pocket Books, 1949. Tight, clean copy in stiff wraps. This is the original first edition of this run of Minute Mysteries that the reader solves after reading a short, short story. 179 pp. + ads. Virtually unread copy. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Trade Paperback.

$16.00

The Alienist
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The Alienist

By CARR, Caleb

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Random House, Incorporated, 1994. This is the early reprint of the now famous novel -- published in exactly the same format and dust jacket as the first edition. A crisp, clean, as new copy of this classic 19th Century NYC murder mystery that involves Teddy Roosevelt, et al. Basis for the television series. . Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$19.00

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