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Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden:  An Illustrated Companion to Medieval  Plants and Their Uses
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Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden: An Illustrated Companion to Medieval Plants and Their Uses

By Talbot, Rob; Whiteman, Robin

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Small sticker ghost on front free . endpaper.. 1996. Hardcover. 0821223879 . Many color photos. A gardening book which mirrors the herb gardens of Brother Cadfael in Ellis Peters' classic medieval mystery series. ; 200 pages .

$25.00

Raffles:  The Amateur Cracksman
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Raffles: The Amateur Cracksman

By Hornung, Ernest William

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good; Lightly rubbed, sticker residue on rear cover.. 1976. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0803258364 . xvii, 244 pages. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations. A collection of the eight original Raffle stories, first published in 1899, together with some related biographical information on the author and a 1944 review by George Orwell. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.00

The Innocence of Father Brown
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The Innocence of Father Brown

By Chesterton, Gilbert K.

NY: John Lane Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards grubby and worn, spine darkened, front . hinge cracked, dampstain along top margins of text.. 1911. First American Edition. Hardcover. The first collection of Father Brown detective stories. 334pp + [5]pp of publisher ads. Seven black and white plates by Will F. Foster. .

$30.00

Plots and Pans:  Recipes and Antidotes from the Mystery Writers of America
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Plots and Pans: Recipes and Antidotes from the Mystery Writers of America

By Webb, Nancy (editor) ; Webb, Jean Francis (editor)

NY: Wynwood Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned.. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0922066019 . Green paper boards quarterbound in tan cloth. Black and white illustrations, who's who author list, and index. Enjoy the culinary plots of your favorite mystery writers as they share with you the special recipes that have won them accolades -meals from the writers respite, even the dishes cooked up by their own mystery characters! Introduction by Isaac Asimov and illustrated by Gahan Wilson. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 287 pages .

$13.00

Madame Maigret’s Recipes
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Madame Maigret’s Recipes

By Courtine, Robert J. ; Manheim, Mary (translator)

NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front jacket flap creased, jacket . rubbed.. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Preface by Georges Simenon. Translated from the French by Mary Manheim. Illustrations by Nikolaus E. Wolff. Wine glossary by Jack Lang. Illustrated boards. Index. A delightful literary cookbook featuring recipes by the wife of the fictional Inspector Maigret in Simenons long running mystery series. ; 183 pages .

$30.00

The Nero Wolfe Cookbook
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The Nero Wolfe Cookbook

By Stout, Rex; Editors of Viking Press

NY: Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket rubbed.. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670505994 . Author photo on rear jacket flap. A fun literary cookbook based on the long-running mystery series featuring rotund gourmand and orchid lover, Nero Wolfe and his sidekick Archie Goodwin. Green cloth binding. ; 203 pages .

$30.00

The Sherlock Holmes Cookbook
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The Sherlock Holmes Cookbook

By Wright, Sean; Farrell, John

NY: Bramhall House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket rubbed.. 1976. Hardcover. 051718785x . Engravings by F. Dwight Shundo. Author photos on rear jacket flap. Index. The perfect volume tohelp you plan your next Baker Street Irregulars banquet. ; Book Club Edition; 228 pages .

$12.00

The Thief Who Couldn\'t Sleep
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The Thief Who Couldn't Sleep

By Block, Lawrence

NY: Otto Penzler Books. Fine with no dust jacket; Book and slipcase still in shrinkwrap.. 1994. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1562870637 . Maroon cloth. The first title in the author's Evan Tanner series. A volume in the publisher's Armchair Detective Library. ; 198 pages .

$70.00

The Tentmaker
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The Tentmaker

By Blake, Michelle

NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops lightly dust stained.. 1999. First Printing. Hardcover. 039914577x . Signed by the author. Author's note and acknowledgement, about the author page. Authors first book. A Lily Connor mystery. ; 275 pages; Signed by Author .

$10.00

Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories
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Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

By Doyle, A. Conan

NY: Hotel Taft. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, spine has waterstain.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1930s. Orange pictorial cloth with image of NY's Hotel Taft on front boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes
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The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

By Doyle, Adrian Conan; Carr, John Dickson

London: John Murray. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. A collection of short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. ; 313 pages .

$15.00

The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes:  A Fantasy in One Act
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The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes: A Fantasy in One Act

By Gillette, William

Chicago: Ben Abramson. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, paper label on front boards . stained.. 1955. Hardcover. A lost play by the British actor who famously played Sherlock Holmes many times on the stage. Orange cloth with red cloth spine and stained printed label on front boards. Introduction by Vincent Starrett; 25 pages .

$25.00

Hilda Wade:  A Woman with Tenacity of Purpose
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Hilda Wade: A Woman with Tenacity of Purpose

By Allen, Grant; Doyle, Arthur Conan

NY and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, top front corner bumped, . front free endpaper removed, spine sunned.. 1900. First American Edition. Hardcover. 98 illustrations by Gordon Browne. Green decorative cloth with design of chemical beaker flanked by flowering plants on front boards in dark green white, and gilt. Possible Margaret Armstrong binding (interlocked MA stamped on front boards). x, 383 + [5] pp. of publishers ads. An early mystery featuring a female detective, Hilda Wade, a nurse who comes to St. Nathaniels Hospital to work with medical sleuth/physiologist Professor Sebastian. The book is narrated by Dr. Cumberledge, Sebastians assistant, who follows her to Rhodesia and Tibet as Hilda uncovers dark secrets about the Professors past. The novel was first serialized in the Strand Magazine and was published after the authors death. The publishers note states that the last chapter of the novel was finished by Allens friend and neighbor, Arthur Conan Doyle. .

$250.00

The Evil Genius
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The Evil Genius

By Collins, Wilkie

Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry & Co.. Good+ with no dust jacket; Pages brittle and toned, boards rubbed.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1880s-90s reprint. Dark green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. An early detective novel by the author of the bestselling novel, The Moonstone. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 363 pages .

$40.00

The Mysterious Affair At Styles
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The Mysterious Affair At Styles

By Christie, Agatha

NY: Dodd, Mead and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards soiled and sunned, . bookstore label on rear pastedown.. 1927. 2nd American edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with red lettering stamped on front boards and spine. The first published novel of Christie's and the first novel featuring the fussy little Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages .

$100.00

The Second Mouse
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The Second Mouse

By Mayor, Archer

NY: Mysterious Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages toned.. 2006. First Printing. Hardcover. 0892960728 . A Joe Gunther mystery inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 292 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Bishop As Pawn:  A Father Dowling Mystery
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Bishop As Pawn: A Father Dowling Mystery

By McInerny, Ralph

NY: Vanguard Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1978. Hardcover. 0814908063 . Black cloth binding. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; 219 pages .

$20.00

Three Hands in the Fountain
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Three Hands in the Fountain

By Davis, Lindsey

London: Century. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages toned.. 1997. First Printing. Hardcover. 0712677917 . Signed by the author on the title page. The ninth novel in the historical mystery series set in ancient Rome featuring Didius Falco. ; 294 pages .

$25.00

Second Wind
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Second Wind

By Francis, Dick

NY: Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Several small closed tears to jacket.. 1999. First Printing. Hardcover. 0399145621 . Signed by the late author on the half-title. A horseracing mystery by the late former jockey and bestselling mystery writer. ; 293 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Satan in St. Mary's
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Satan in St. Mary's

By Doherty, P. C.

NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1986. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312000596 . The first Hugh Cobbett mystery, set in the court of King Edward I. ; 186 pages .

$25.00

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