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cover of The Hostage

The Hostage

by Henry, Charles

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Published
1959
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£38.01

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Random House, 1959. Stated first edition. Black spine, teal boards, gilt/yellow titles, yellow topstain. A suspense novel involving 12 hours in the lives of a community looking for a lost child. Book very good with mild fading to boards at edges. DJ also very good with rubbing, edge/foldwear. 237 pp. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of Edith's Diary

Edith's Diary

by Highsmith, Patricia

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671226862
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£54.90

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Simon & Schuster, 1977. First printing. Tweed-patterned boards, white titles. A psychological suspense by the author of Strangers on a Train and Ripley's Game, among others. Book very good minus because two pages in forematter have top corners torn off.by approx 1/4 in. Book however unread. DJ graded similarly because the lamination has developed patches of severe discoloration at back… Read more
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cover of Nightwebs: A Collection of Stories

Nightwebs: A Collection of Stories

by Woolrich, Cornell

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780060131739
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£63.35

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Harper & Bow, 1971. Stated first edition. Blue cloth spine, blue boards, gilt titles. Edited and with an Introduction by Francis M. Nevins, Jr. Includes The Claws of Night, Death and the City, The Butchers and the Trapped and In the Twilight. Book unread and very good with light spots to top edge. DJ also very good with edgewear. 510… Read more
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cover of Elvis, Jesus & Coca-Cola (Kinky Friedman Novels)

Elvis, Jesus & Coca-Cola (Kinky Friedman Novels)

by Friedman, Kinky

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671869229
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£21.12

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Simon & Schuster, 1993. First printing. Purple cloth spine, lime boards, gilt titles. One of the author's raucous suspense novels, with the usual cast of strange characters. Book very good plus with remainder mark at bottom edge. DJ also very good plus with light rubbing. 300 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcdover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of No Saving Grace

No Saving Grace

by Klein, Zachary

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780449907337
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£33.78

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Ballantine Books, 1994. First printing. Inscribed on title page. Mystery set Boston involving a Hasidic Jewish sect. Book unread, near fine. DJ like with near fine with slight rubbing. 322 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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cover of The Screaming Mimi

The Screaming Mimi

by Brown, Fredric

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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£42.23

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E. P. Dutton & Company, 1949. Book club edition, with yellow composite boards, blue titles & topstain. Anita Ekburg starred in the 1958 noir thriller about a stripper accused of murder. Book very good with owner signature to front pastedown, minor soil, several spots to topstain. DJ very good minus with tissue repairs to back panel, small hole, light soil.… Read more
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cover of Alfred Hitchcock's Murderer's Row

Alfred Hitchcock's Murderer's Row

by Hitchcock, Alfred, Ed.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£16.89

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Dell Publishing Co., 1975. Dell 6036, first Dell printing with .95 cover price. Ciontains stories by Richard Deming, frank Sisk, Henry Slesar, william Brittain, Fletcher Flora, Theodore Mathieson, Richard Hardwick, C.B Gilford, David A. Heller, Richard O. Lewis and Arthur Porges. Very good tight copy with vertical crease to front cover, edge crease, aging to paper. 205 pp.. 1st Edition.… Read more
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cover of Inspector Imanishi Investigates (English and Japanese Edition)

Inspector Imanishi Investigates (English and Japanese Edition)

by Matsumoto, Seicho

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780939149285
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£33.78

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Soho Pr Inc, 1989. Stated first edition. Navy cloth spine, navy boards, gilt titles. Translated by Beth Cary. Winner of the Akutagawa Literary Prize and the Mystery Writers of Japan prize. Book unread, with pub's letter stamp to bottom edge, small dent to top edge, light spotting to top edge. DJ also very good with 4-inch flap tear, neatly repaired… Read more
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cover of Spider Kiss

Spider Kiss

by Ellison, Harlan

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780922890545
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£50.68

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Armchair Detective Library, 1991. First trade edition with an Introduction by the author. Black cloth, gilt titles at spine. Originally published in 1961 under a different title. Book unread, very good plus with light spotting to top edge, remainder mark at botom edge. DJ near fine with light shelfwear. 261 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.
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cover of So Blue Marble

So Blue Marble

by Hughes, Dorothy B.

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780553120745
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£16.89

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Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1979. First Bantam Books edition, May 1979, movie tie-in. Very good tight copy with Spencser's Mystery Bookshop stamp to ffep, aging to paper. Bingo cards still bound in. 181pp.. 1st Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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cover of Maigret and the Killer

Maigret and the Killer

by Simenon, Georges

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780151551279
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£25.34

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. First edition and printing with usual Harcourt codes. Camel cloth, blue titles. Translated by Lyn Moir. Book very good with soil at top edge, small stain at top of ffep. DJ very good plus with little wear. 165 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of Split Images

Split Images

by Leonard, Elmore

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780877953548
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£29.56

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Arbor House, 1981. First printing. Orange cloth spine, black boards and titles. A homicide detective novel set in Detroit. Book very good with edge spotting, darkening to pastedowns. DJ also very good with rubbing, light edgewear. 282 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of The Fabulous Clipjoint (The Gregg Press mystery series)

The Fabulous Clipjoint (The Gregg Press mystery series)

by Brown, Fredric

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Thus
ISBN
9780839825418
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£54.90

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Gregg Press, 1979. First printing, 06/79 in the Gregg Press Mystery Series. With a new introduction by Ron Goulart. Navy cloth, gilt titles, marbleized endsheets. Book unread, very good plus with top edge spotting. DJ also very good with some stains at spine and back panel. 181 pp. . 1st Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of The Wrong Case: A Novel

The Wrong Case: A Novel

by Crumley, James

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citynightsbooks
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394496184
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£232.27

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Random House, 1975. First edition with Random House customary edition statement. Blue cloth spine, pale green boards, gilt titles. Crumley's first suspense novel with a classic noir plot and characters, introducing Milo Milodragovitch, a continuing character in later novels. Book very good with fading to boards at edges, top edge spotted, RH remainder stamp at top edge at spine. DJ… Read more
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cover of Champagne Blues

Champagne Blues

by Lyons, Nan and Ivan

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671247645
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£29.56

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Simon & Schuster, 1979. First printing. Brown cloth spine, multicolored boards, matching endsheets. By the authors of 'Someone is Killing the Great Chefs...' Book unread, very good plus with, light edge spotting, faint remainder mark at bottom edge. DJ also very good with rubbing, foldwear. 304 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of The Keepsake: A Novel

The Keepsake: A Novel

by Gerritsen, Tess

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Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780345497628
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£21.12

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Ballantine Books, 2008. First printing. Flatsigned on title page. A Rizzoli & Isles novel. Book very good with not much wear. DJ likewise veyr good with some pressure dents to front panel. 349 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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cover of The Far Horizon

The Far Horizon

by Copper, Basil

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780709189206
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£80.24

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Robert Hale, 1982. First edition (FP), Black boards, gilt titles. A Mike Faraday novel. Flatsigned on title page and also inscribed on ffep with amusing comment, clearly to a friend.Book and DJ near fine. 188 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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cover of One to Count Cadence

One to Count Cadence

by Crumley, James

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£63.35

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Random House, 1969. Stated first printing. Brown cloth, gilt titles, black topstain. First novel by the winner of the Dashiell Hammett Award, author of The Last Good Kiss, Dancing Bear and other well-received novels. Book very good with waterspotting to topstain, edge spotting, fading to boards at edges. DJ also very good with age--darkening to front panel. 338 pp.. 1st… Read more
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cover of The Midnight Raymond Chandler

The Midnight Raymond Chandler

by Chandler, Raymond

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citynightsbooks
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395127124
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£67.57

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1971. Stated first printing. Blue cloth, black/yellow titles and decoration, yellow topstain. With an Introduction by Joan Kahn. Includes Chandler's Introduction to The Simple Art of Murder, Red Wind, Trouble is My Business, Blackmailers Don't Shoot, The Pencil, Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. Book unread, very good plus with little wear, a couple of spots. DJ… Read more
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cover of Love Lies Bleeding

Love Lies Bleeding

by Crispin, Edmund

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£105.58

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J. B. Lippincott, 1948. Stated first edition. Aqua binding, red titles. A Gervase Fen bibliomystery. Book very good minus with vertical crack to front board at midsection, owner signed ffep. DJ also somewhat dilapidated with edge chipping, hole at spine, wear to folds. 227 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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