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THE BIG SLEEP by CHANDLER, RAYMOND

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939., 1939. First edition. First edition. Author's first book. Fine, bright square copy with top edge dark blue and un-faded in dust jacket with a tiny (1/8") closed tear to top edge of rear panel and a tiny (1/8"...

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$25,000.00


THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS by AMBLER, ERIC

London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, [1939]., 1939. First edition. First edition. Signed and inscribed on the title page in ink by the author to fellow mystery writer and journalist Wayne Warga, "Wayne Warga from Eric Ambler. Los Angeles, 25 Febr...

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$22,500.00


FER-DE-LANCE. A NERO WOLFE MYSTERY by STOUT, REX

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., Publishers, [1934]., 1934. First edition. First edition. Introduces Nero Wolfe. Fine in a fine, professionally restored dust jacket, lightly faded on the spine. Introduces Nero Wolfe, the brilliant, idiosyncratic, a...

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$22,500.00


IMPORTANT WILLIAM S. "BUCK" MORTON LETTER REGARDING THE KILLING OF JOHN HENRY TUNSTALL AND MORTON'S IMMINENT FATE AT THE HAND OF THE REGULATORS by MORTON, WILLIAM S. "BUCK

South Spring River, N. M.: William S. "Buck" Morton, 1878., 1878. First edition. First edition. This grouping consists of four separate items: 1). Four, 11 1/2" x 8 3/4" single-sided pages, hand-written in ink, from William S. "B...

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$20,000.00


BRAND BOOK OF THE CENTRAL NEW MEXICO CATTLE GROWERS ASSOCIATION WITH BY-LAWS AND LIST OF MEMBERS, APRIL 1, 1885 by BROOKS, G. L. [SECRETARY]

Las Vegas, New Mexico: New Mexico Stock Grower, 1885., 1885. First edition. First edition. Full calf with foldover flap and the name J. H. Holmes is imprinted on the front cover, 92 pp., illustrated, advertisements. Pages 4-6 lists members, pp. 7-13 by-l...

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$20,000.00


ORIGINAL DUST JACKET ARTWORK FOR "THE LEAGUE OF FRIGHTENED MEN" by LEFFERTS, WINIFRED EARL [ARTIST]

N. P.: Winifred Earl Lefferts, 1935., 1935. First edition. [Stout, Rex]. Original dust jacket artwork by Winfred Earl Lefferts, for the first edition of Rex Stout's Haycraft-Queen cornerstone title. Signed as "W. E. L." "Beautifully e...

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$17,500.00


[MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF THOUSANDS OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC SLIDES, ALONG WITH NUMEROUS AUDIO RECORDINGS, COMPILED BY JACOB HARRIS, AN AMERICAN WHO SERVED AS A SENIOR POLICE ADVISOR IN VIETNAM AND THAILAND DURING THE VIETNAM WAR]. by HARRIS, JACOB

Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in Asia as well as the United States, Europe, and the Middle East ca. 1964-1974: Compiled by Jacob Harris, an American who served as a Senior Police Advisor in Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War, 1964 - 1974, 1964...

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$15,000.00


THE LEAGUE OF FRIGHTENED MEN by STOUT, REX

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [1935]., 1935. First edition. First edition. Author's second Nero Wolfe title. Gold gilt on spine a bit faded, gilt on front cover sharp and bright, pages 301-304 carelessly opened at the bottom edge, green top ...

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$15,000.00


THE DARK TUNNEL. by MILLAR, KENNETH

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944., 1944. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Author's first book. Fine in fine dust jacket with some minor internal restoration by a professional conservator. A beautiful copy of this scarce wartime book in an e...

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$15,000.00


REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS, TO ASCERTAIN THE MOST PRACTICABLE AND ECONOMICAL ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. MADE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN 1853-4, ACCORDING TO ACTS OF CONGRESS OF MARCH 3, 1853, MAY 31, 1854, AND AUGUST 5, 1854. by DAVIS, JEFFERSON [SECRETARY OF WAR]

Washington: A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 1855 - 1861., 1855. First edition. Each volume has been rebound black buckram, and signatures resewn, with titles stamped in gold on the spine panel. While each volume is stamped with the word "Senate" o...

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$15,000.00


HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF THE CATTLE INDUSTRY AND THE CATTLEMEN OF TEXAS AND ADJACENT TERRITORY by COX, JAMES

Saint Louis: Published by Woodward & Tiernan Printing Co., 1895., 1895. First edition. First edition. Thick quarto. Calf, stamped in gilt and blind, [1], 743 pp., colored frontispiece, illustrated, plates, portraits, index to historical section, inde...

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$13,750.00


ORIGINAL COLOR PAINTING FOR CHARLES WILLEFORD'S 1955 PAPERBACK ORIGINAL TITLE "PICK-UP" by WILLEFORD, CHARLES [AUTHOR]. FRANK UPPWALL [ARTWORK]

N. P.: Original Cover artwork by Frank Uppwall, 1953., 1953. First edition. Original artwork by Frank Uppwall (1900 - ), rendered in oil on art board. A single sheet measuring 24" x 36 3/4," dry mounted to an art board for an overall size of...

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$10,000.00


THE DOCUMENTS IN THE CASE. by SAYERS, DOROTHY L. AND ROBERT EUSTACE

London: Ernest Benn Limited, [1930]., 1930. First edition. First edition. An exceptionally fine, bright, tight copy in a fine example of this usually fragile dust jacket, Housed in a quarter cloth and marbled paper clamshell case with titles stamped in...

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$10,000.00


THE HANGING OF "BLACK JACK" KETCHUM - APRIL 26, 1901 - CLAYTON, NEW MEXICO by ANONYMOUS

N. P.: Privately pictured, 1901., 1901. First edition. Born Thomas E. Ketchum in 1863 in San Saba County, Texas. Black Jack worked as a cowboy in the Pecos Valley area of New Mexico in the early 1890's before drifting into outlaw life...robbing banks...

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$10,000.00


THE BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS, OR THE CATTLEMEN'S INVASION OF WYOMING IN 1892. [THE CROWNING INFAMY OF THE AGES] by MERCER, A. S

Cheyenne: Privately printed by A. S. Mercer, [1894]., 1894. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Black pebbled cloth, 139 pp., preface, introductory, illustrated. The original 1894 edition is one of the great rarities of Western Americana. Six Guns 1478 sa...

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$9,500.00


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