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A House-boat On The Styx Being Stome Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1897

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A38547

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Early printing. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine of the book has a light slant. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. Illustrated by Peter Newell. "In 1894, Bangs ran for the office of mayor of Yonkers, New York, but was defeated. He also was a member of the Board of Education in Yonkers. He left Harper & Brothers in 1901 and became editor of the New Metropolitan magazine in 1903.... View more info

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Drawback To Murder A Christopher Storm Mystery

By: Barber, Willetta Ann and R. F. Schabelitz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35737

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Poor dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have a large strip of toning towards the foredges. The dust jacket is missing it's spine , but has both front and rear panels laid-in. "Willetta Ann Barber and RF Schabelitz wrote a series of novels featuring an artist, Christopher Storm, whose drawings were included in the book as part of the clues. Christopher "Kit" ... View more info

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Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor Being the First Jane Austen Mystery

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34348

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition, as are the text pages. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of one tiny nick to the bottom front edge of the dust jacket. This is the first book in the Jane Austen Mystery series. "I would rather spend an hour among the notorious than two minutes with the dull. - To Jane Austen's surprise, her visit to the snowy Hertfordshire estate of young and beautiful Isobel Payne, Countess of Scargrave, will be far from dull. She has scarcely arr... View more info

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This Week's Stories Of Mystery And Suspense

By: Beach, Stewart (edited by) with An Introduction by Alfred Hitchcock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32674

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and wear. There is a splotch of discoloration / toning to the bottom spine end and bottom rear edge of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has edge wear, nicks and small chips missing. The dust jacket has some general wear and a couple creases and handling to the covers. The bottom rear edge of the dust jacket have some toning and tidemarking.... View more info

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The Catalyst (A Cock Robin Mystery

By: Bell, Josephine (Doris Bell Collier)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1966

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37448

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has one small edge tear on the top rear panel. "Josephine Bell, pseudonym of Doris Bell Collier, (8 December 1897 – 24 April 1987) , was an English physician and writer. Bell wrote nineteen novels and forty-five mystery novels in her lifetime, as well as radio plays, short stories, and series for women's magazines." View more info

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The Loot of Cities Being the Adventures of a Millionaire in Search of Joy. A Fantasia.

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Oswald Train: Publisher: 1972

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34391

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has two tiny edge nick / tears to the top edge. There is a hint of beginning toning to the edges of the dust jacket as well. "The Loot of Cities is the only volume of detective short stories by the great English author, Arnold Bennett. He did write several other stories of this type, but they were scattered through several other short story collections. First published in Windsor Magazine in 1903, these sto... View more info

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Behind That Curtain

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A32512

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing, edge wear and beginning fraying. There is some ground-in dirt to the spine of the book. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. The top edge of the text block has some ground-in dirt. This is the third Charlie Chan novel. "It is set almost exclusively in California (as opposed to Chan's native Hawaii) , and tells the story of the former head of Scotland Yard, a detective who ... View more info

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Keeper Of The Keys A Charlie Chan Story

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1932

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A32517

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the dust jacket. This copy is dated 1932, but lacks the First Edition statement on the copyright page. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and edge wear, along with fraying. The text pages have some light, but generalized toning. There is a previous owner's property bookplate (Harold H. Gibson) on the front pastedown page. "Keeper of the Keys (1932) is the sixth and last mystery in the Charlie Chan series of Earl Derr Biggers; Biggers w... View more info

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Charlie Chan Caravan Includes: the Chinese Parrot, the Black Camel, And, Charlie Chan Carries On

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37665

Condition: Very Good-


THis is a three-in-One volume including: The Chinese Parrot, the Black Camel, And, Charlie Chan Carries On. The book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing and spots of fraying. The covers have several spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper, a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front pastedown page, along with a pasted on label with the three titles on the front pastedown page, and an ink stamped date and le... View more info

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Random Walk A Novel for a New Age

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35561

ISBN: 0312930925

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is one nick to the top spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket is clean and bright. "It begins in the Pacific Northwest, in Oregon. Guthire looks around and decides to take a walk. He doesn't know how far he's going, he doesn't know where he's going. He doesn't take much with him, just a small backpack. A journey of any length begins with a single step and Guthrie takes it, facing east." "Lawr... View more info

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The Bitterroots

By: Box, C. J. (Charles James)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2019

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A40170

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Charles James (C. J. ) Box Jr. Is an American author of over twenty novels. Box is the author of the Joe Pickett series, as well as several stand-alone novels, and a collection of short stories. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Over ten million copies of his novels have been sold in the U. S. Alone. The fi... View more info

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Wolf Pack

By: Box, C. J. (Charles James)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2019

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A40171

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. View more info

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The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie

By: Bradley, Alan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2009

Edition: Reissue; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39861

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue with reviews before the title page. This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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A Red Herring Without Mustard

By: Bradley, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2011

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39862

Condition: Near Fine


This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Bradley wrote several short stories that were read on CBC Radio and published in literary magazines. Following his early retirement from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994, Bradley and his wife Shirley moved to Kelowna, British Columbia, for her work, while Bradley focused on writing. He wrote multiple screenplays over the course of nine years. Then, during the 2003 Okanagan Mountain Park Fire, many homes neighboring B... View more info

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The Cat Who Went Into The Closet

By: Braun, Lilian Jackson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38726

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has some beginning slanting to the spine. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with the exception of one small spot of rolling to the top spine joint. "Little was known about Braun, who was protective of her private life. Publishers long gave an incorrect year for her birth date, which remained unknown until she finally gave her true age during a 2005 interview with the Detroit News. She was preceded in d... View more info

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Dreaming of Babylon A Private Eye Novel 1942

By: Brautigan, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34212

ISBN: 0440021464

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine - dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are two small semi-closed tears to the edges of the dust jacket along with some beginning rubbing and edge wear to the corners and spine ends. The reverse of the dust jacket has one thin strip of color bleeding which does not affect the dust jacket or the book. "It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Space is rumored to be in Istambul. The Continental Op hasa been drafted and... View more info

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Sour Puss

By: Brown, Rita Mae (and Sneaky Pie Brown)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 2006

Edition: Advance Review Copy

Seller ID: A39217

Condition: Very Good


This is an Advanced Review Copy. This is a trade paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Brown took an administrative position with the fledgling National Organization for Women, but resigned in January 1970 over Betty Friedan's anti-gay remarks and NOW's attempts to distance itself from lesbian organizations. NOW was so worried about the threat of lesbianism that Brown believed th... View more info

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Santa Clawed (Mrs. Murphy Mysteries)

By: Brown, Rita Mae (and Sneaky Pie Brown)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39760

ISBN: 0553807064

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. View more info

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White Doves At Morning

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37599

ISBN: 0743244710

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won Edgar Awards for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998) , and has also been presented with the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. The Robicheaux character has been portrayed twice on screen, first by Alec Baldwin (Heaven's Prisoners) and then... View more info

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Pegasus Descending

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38288

ISBN: 0743277724

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a black marker X on the bottom corner of the rear endpaper. There is a black marker remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block. This copy has been signed on the first free page by the author in black ink. "James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won Edgar Awards for Black... View more info