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Ghostman   (Signed)
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Ghostman (Signed)

By HOBBS, Roger

NY: Knopf, 2013. Bound in brown and blue boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Signed by the author on publisher's tipped in page. Tight, clean copy of the author's first book. Great reviews. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.50

Hercule Poirot's Christmas: A Holiday Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By CHRISTIE, Agatha

NY: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2008. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver in red "Christmas-y" dust jacket. Previous retirement home stamp to ffep. Overall, a tight, clean copy of this popular Poirot mystery. 271 pp.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Near Fine.

$19.00

The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories    (Signed)
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The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories (Signed)

By PELECANOS, George

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. Bound in yellow boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Pelecanos on the title page. Tiny red star stamp to ffep. Otherwise, as new. 293 pp. Seven short stories and one novella. . Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$27.50

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

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

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

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 Name of the Rose
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The Name of the Rose

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. An important 20th Century Literary title. 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.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.

$22.00

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

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

A Dime to Dance By

By WALKER, Walter

NY: Harper & Row, 1983. Bound in blue cloth over black boards, stamped in silver -- in matching dust jacket.. Overall, a tight, clean copy of the second edition of the author's acclaimed first book.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$14.50

Testing the Prisoner (Signed)

By GIUNTA, Phil

MD: Firebringer Press, 2009. Bound in glossy light green illustrated wraps. This is a mystery set on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Signed by the author on the title page. 191 pp. His first novel. . Signed By Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$27.50

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