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Image for Sweet Death, Kind Death ---the 7th Kate Fansler Mystery -by Amanda Cross

Sweet Death, Kind Death ---the 7th Kate Fansler Mystery -by Amanda Cross

By: Cross, Amanda (penname for Carolyn Heilbrun )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Gollancz, 1984, 1st Edition, First printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142597


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with just a wee bit of light wear, ink name on front blank endpaper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Mediterranean Caper ---by Clive Cussler ( Author's 1st Book, the Rare 1st Edition of the First Dirk Pitt Adventure -AKA Mayday )

The Mediterranean Caper ---by Clive Cussler ( Author's 1st Book, the Rare 1st Edition of the First Dirk Pitt Adventure -AKA Mayday )

By: Cussler, Clive

Price: $255.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Pyramid, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160859


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy, spine creases, cover creases, some age toning to paper, spine is cocked, overall light wear --- this is Cussler's 1st book which was released as a paperback by Pyramid, the 2nd edition of CAPER was published by Bantam , this is the 1st printing of that FIRST PYRAMID edition, RARE, the story and writing was well received and consequently the 1st edition issue of this title is usually found having actually been read, quite scarce,... View more info

Image for The Mediterranean Caper ---by Clive Cussler -Signed and Inscribed by the Author  ( Author's 1st Book, the Rare 1st Edition of the First Dirk Pitt Adventure -AKA Mayday )

The Mediterranean Caper ---by Clive Cussler -Signed and Inscribed by the Author ( Author's 1st Book, the Rare 1st Edition of the First Dirk Pitt Adventure -AKA Mayday )

By: Cussler, Clive (signed and inscribed)

Price: $447.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Pyramid, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 162802


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy, spine creases, some rear cover creases, sunning to the spine, some age toning to paper, spine is slightly cocked, some light wear and rubbing but the front panel looks quite nice overall --- this is Cussler's 1st book which was released as a paperback by Pyramid, the 2nd edition of CAPER was published by Bantam , this is the 1st printing of that FIRST PYRAMID edition, RARE, the story and writing was well received and consequently... View more info

Image for Pacific Vortex ---by Clive Cussler -Signed and Inscribed by the Author  ( a Dirk Pitt Adventure )

Pacific Vortex ---by Clive Cussler -Signed and Inscribed by the Author ( a Dirk Pitt Adventure )

By: Cussler, Clive (signed and inscribed)

Price: $191.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Bantam Books, 1983, 1st Edition, Later (3rd)Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 162803


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy, spine creases, some rear cover creases, some age toning to paper, very tip of upper fore edge corner of front panel is clipped, some light wear and rubbing but the front panel looks quite nice overall, cut-out window is not torn --- scarce signed --inscription reads "To Dick Oh for the sweet, pungent smell of keytone. Could that be why my hair and fingernails have dropped off? your old pal Clive Cussler 6-83", signed i... View more info

Image for Renegade from Russia -by Charles Howard Davis

Renegade from Russia -by Charles Howard Davis

By: Davis, Charles Howard (aka: Guy Cobden )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Long, 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145565


---------hardcover, a close to Near Fine but there is a bit of age toning to the paper so Very Good+ in a lightly rubbed Good dustjacket, his 6th book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Shadows in Bronze  ---the 2nd Marcus Didius Falco Mystery

Shadows in Bronze ---the 2nd Marcus Didius Falco Mystery

By: Davis, Lindsey

Price: $22.98

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138817


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, a wee hint of age toning to the paper (and I do mean wee) as is common with this title, a nice copy of the 2nd Falco mystery, one of the better medieval whodunnit series made so popular after the success of the Brother Cadfael books written by Ellis Peters, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Jupiter Myth -a Marcus Didius Falco Mystery -a Signed Copy

By: Davis, Lindsey (signed)

Price: $11.46

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Mysterious Press / Warner Books, 2002 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150648


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Davis, ---"For Falco, a relaxed visit to Helena's relatives in Britain turns serious at the scene of a downtown murder. The renegade henchman of Rome's vital ally, King Togidubnus, has been stuffed head-first down a bar-room well - leading to a tricky diplomatic situation which Falco must diffuse. One murder leads to others. Londinium now has a forum and an amphitheatre; the town is a magnet ... View more info

Image for In the Fog:  Vintage Crime classics Series / Greenhill Books

In the Fog: Vintage Crime classics Series / Greenhill Books

By: Davis, Richard H ( Harding )

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Greenhill Books, 1985, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147434


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, "---the singular adventure of Lieutenant Ripley Sears of the United States Navy, attache to the court of Russia---", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Jewels for a Shroud: She Was the Victim of a Madman ---by walter De Steigeur / Dell Paperback # 614

Jewels for a Shroud: She Was the Victim of a Madman ---by walter De Steigeur / Dell Paperback # 614

By: De Steigeur, Walter / DELL Paperback # 614

Price: $9.60

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dell, 1950 (actually 1952 ), 1st Dell Edition, First Printing: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154505


-----------paperback, about 4.25 x 6.25 inches, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, crease on front cvover along the spine, age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for MAMista  -by Len Deighton --a Signed Copy

MAMista -by Len Deighton --a Signed Copy

By: Deighton, Len (signed)

Price: $31.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: HarperCollins ( Harper Collins ), 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147847


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket , signed and dated by Len Deighton on a tipped-in bookplate, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Greatest Game:  The Montreal Canadiens, the Red Army, and the Night that Saved Hockey -by Todd Denault -a Signed Copy

The Greatest Game: The Montreal Canadiens, the Red Army, and the Night that Saved Hockey -by Todd Denault -a Signed Copy

By: Denault, Todd (signed)

Price: $51.14

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart / M&S, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156826


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed by Denault, 336 pages, b&w photos, ---"This game wasn't about money, points, or trophies. Instead it was played for pride, both personal and national. It was a confrontation twenty years in the making and it marked a turning point in the history of hockey. On December 31, 1975, the Montreal Canadiens, the most successful franchise in the NHL, hosted the touring Central Red Army, the d... View more info

Image for The Return of Solar Pons -by August Derleth -a Signed Copy ( Adventure of:  Lost Dutchman; Devil's Footprints; Dorrington Inheritance; Triple Kent; Rydberg Numbers; Grice Paterson Curse; Stone of Scone; Remarkable Worm; Penny Magenta; Trained Cormorant )

The Return of Solar Pons -by August Derleth -a Signed Copy ( Adventure of: Lost Dutchman; Devil's Footprints; Dorrington Inheritance; Triple Kent; Rydberg Numbers; Grice Paterson Curse; Stone of Scone; Remarkable Worm; Penny Magenta; Trained Cormorant )

By: Derleth, August (signed)(aka: Stephen Grendon ); Intro By Edgar W Smith ( Arthur Conan Doyle related)

Price: $191.94

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Sauk City, WI: Mycroft and Moran / Arkham House, 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152347


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Good dustjacket, some flaking and shallow chips but overall looks quite nice, signed and inscribed "For N_____ C____ -more about Solar Pons Sincerely August Derleth", contents include the following ADVENTURES: Lost Dutchman; Devil's Footprints; Dorrington Inheritance; Triple Kent; Rydberg Numbers; Grice Paterson Curse; Stone of Scone; Remarkable Worm; Penny Magenta; Trained Cormorant; Camberwell beauty; ... View more info

Image for Celebrated Cases of Charlie Chan ---Master Sleuth ---comprising The House Without a Key ---with The Chinese Parrot ---with Behind That Curtain ---with The Black Camel ---with Charlie Chan Carries On -by Earl Derr Biggers ( Omnibus Edition )

Celebrated Cases of Charlie Chan ---Master Sleuth ---comprising The House Without a Key ---with The Chinese Parrot ---with Behind That Curtain ---with The Black Camel ---with Charlie Chan Carries On -by Earl Derr Biggers ( Omnibus Edition )

By: Derr Biggers, Earl ( E. D. Biggers )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Dorset, England, Dorset, U.K.: New Orchard Editions, 1985, 1st Omnibus Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147846


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, short nick at upper spine tip, a bit of rubbing to jacket, a bit of browning to paper, an omnibus edition containing The House Without a Key ---with The Chinese Parrot ---with Behind That Curtain ---with The Black Camel ---with Charlie Chan Carries On, 1333 pages of classic inscrutable mysteries, usually beaten up just because of its size, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not... View more info

Celebrated Cases of Charlie Chan ---Master Sleuth ---comprising The House Without a Key ---with The Chinese Parrot ---with Behind That Curtain ---with The Black Camel ---with Charlie Chan Carries On -by Earl Derr Biggers ( Omnibus Edition )

By: Derr Biggers, Earl ( E. D. Biggers )

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Dorset, England, Dorset, U.K.: New Orchard Editions, 1985, 1st Omnibus Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153298


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of rubbing to jacket, a bit of browning to paper, an omnibus edition containing The House Without a Key ---with The Chinese Parrot ---with Behind That Curtain ---with The Black Camel ---with Charlie Chan Carries On, 1333 pages of classic inscrutable mysteries, usually beaten up just because of its size, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for From the Somme to the Armistice:  The Memoirs of Captain Stormont Gibbs, MC ( WWI battles / World War I / Soldier Diary )

From the Somme to the Armistice: The Memoirs of Captain Stormont Gibbs, MC ( WWI battles / World War I / Soldier Diary )

By: Devonald-Lewis, Richard (editor);; Captain Stormont Gibbs, MC; Foreword By Right Honourable Enoch Powell, MBE, MP

Price: $25.54

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: William Kimber, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155226


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket with the faintest bit of very light rubbing, small remainder mark, 206 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Every Bet's a Sure Thing -the 2nd Private Eye Mac Mystery -by Thomas B Dewey

Every Bet's a Sure Thing -the 2nd Private Eye Mac Mystery -by Thomas B Dewey

By: Dewey, Thomas B ( Blanchard )

Price: $11.46

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon # 564, 1953 (actually 1954 ), 1st Avon Edition, First Printing: 1951

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158394


------------paperback, about 4.25 x 6.25 inches, a bright clean copy but there is short crease along the spine on the front cover, binding is cracked with one loose page, a bit of age toning to paper, overall a solid Good copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Jewel That Was Ours:  The 9th Inspector Morse Novel ---by Colin Dexter

The Jewel That Was Ours: The 9th Inspector Morse Novel ---by Colin Dexter

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Crown Publishers, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154538


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Against Destiny -by Alexander Dolinin -a Signed Copy

Against Destiny -by Alexander Dolinin -a Signed Copy

By: Dolinin, Alexander (signed)

Price: $12.74

Publisher: USA, Clearwater, Florida: Kunati, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146464


-------------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by the author, ---"This fictional account of imprisonment and escape from the Gulag brings the horrors of Stalin's reign of terror to vivid life. A highly decorated infantry captain is unjustly charged with treason, tortured, and sentenced to 25 years of labor that he knows he will never survive. He befriends three other desperate prisoners, and together they plot to elude... View more info

Image for There is No Justice:  Ben Safford Series  (aka:  Murder Out of Court )

There is No Justice: Ben Safford Series (aka: Murder Out of Court )

By: Dominic, R B (penname used by Emma Lathen )

Price: $21.70

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON.: PaperJacks / Paper Jacks edition, 1985, 1st Printing: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148156


-----------paperback, a Very Good copy, light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for GREAT STORIES: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( Croxley Master; Man with Twisted Lip; When World Screamed; Lost Special; Horror of Heights; Three Correspondents; Silver Blaze; Fiend of the Cooperage; Last Galley; How Brigadier Won His Medal /Triumphed in England)

GREAT STORIES: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( Croxley Master; Man with Twisted Lip; When World Screamed; Lost Special; Horror of Heights; Three Correspondents; Silver Blaze; Fiend of the Cooperage; Last Galley; How Brigadier Won His Medal /Triumphed in England)

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan; Selected by John Dickson Carr

Price: $16.58

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Murray, 1965, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1965

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160555


----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, ink name and note on front blank endpaper, small mark on rear blank endpaper, upper corners are ever so slightly rubbed/bumped, in an attractive Very Good price clipped dustjacket, some small marks on rear panel, --- this contains: The Croxley Master; The Man with the Twisted Lip; When the World Screamed; The Lost Special; The Horror of the Heights; The Three Correspondents; Silver Blaze; The Fiend of the Co... View more info