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Murder is Material:  A Brigid Donovan Mystery
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Murder is Material: A Brigid Donovan Mystery

By Saum, Karen

Norwich, VT: New Victoria Publishers. Very Good. 1994. First Printing. Softcover. 093467857x . Signed by author on title page. Author photo on rear cover. Mystery set in New England featuring the very cheeky amateur gumshoe Brigid Donovan. ; 188 pages; Signed by Author .

$10.00

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

Absolute Friends
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Absolute Friends

By Le Carre, John

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0340832878 . Signed by Le Carre on the title page in black felt-tip marker. Red silk ribbon marker. ; 383 pages; Signed by Author .

$60.00

The Curse in the Colophon
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The Curse in the Colophon

By Goodspeed, Edgar J.

Chicago: Willett, Clark & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, foxing to first and last several . leaves.. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding with titles stamped in black on front boards and spine. A vintage bibliomystery. ; 259 pages .

$30.00

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

The Axe with Three Nicks:  A Vermont Novel
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The Axe with Three Nicks: A Vermont Novel

By Davis, Eugene N.

Boston: The Christoper Publishing House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1930. Second Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Exuberantly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Frontispiece photo of the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Saratoga Headhunter
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Saratoga Headhunter

By Dobyns, Stephen

NY: Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670804886 . Signed by Dobyns on the title page. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Jacket art by Robert Crawford. The third Saratoga Springs, New York detective Charlie Bradshaw novel in which our hero comes home from his moonlighting job as a milk man to find a dead, headless jockey at his kitchen table. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

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

Strike Three You're Dead
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Strike Three You're Dead

By Rosen, R. D.

NY: Walker and Co.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Printing. Hardcover. 0802755879 . The first novel in Rosen's baseball mystery series featuring major league baseball player Harvey Blissberg. This novel won the Edgar Award for best first mystery. Signed by Rosen on the title page. ; 234 pages; Signed by Author .

$75.00

The Lunatic Fringe:  A Novel Wherein Theodore Roosevelt Meets the Pink  Angel
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The Lunatic Fringe: A Novel Wherein Theodore Roosevelt Meets the Pink Angel

By Deandrea, William L.

NY: M. Evans and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly rubbed.. 1980. First Printing. Hardcover. 0871313251 . Inscribed by the late Edgar Award winner on the half-title. Cloth-backed boards. ; 287 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Dead Men's Letters
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Dead Men's Letters

By Gardner, Erle Stanley

NY: Carroll & Graf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Foxing to jacket and edges.. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0881845795 . A short novel and short stories featuring Gardner's "phantom crook" Ed Jenkins, which were first published in the magazines in the 1920s. ; 275 pages .

$15.00

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