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Image for Unlucky Virgin -by Michael Storme

Unlucky Virgin -by Michael Storme

By: Storme, Michael

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland, OH: Kaywin Publishers, 1951, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158312

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, about 4.5 x 7 inches, a solid Very Good copy, small chip along fore edge of front cover, light wear and rubbing, browning to the paper as usually seen, super cover art of a woman in a see-through negligee, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for 42 VOLUMES Nero Wolfe: Cookbook; Curtains for 3; Triple Jepoardy; Three Men Out; Too Many Clients / Women; Black Mountain; Plot It Yourself; Where There's a Will; Red Box; Golden Spiders; Death Doxy; Mother / Father Hunt; Champagne for One; Four to go Etc

42 VOLUMES Nero Wolfe: Cookbook; Curtains for 3; Triple Jepoardy; Three Men Out; Too Many Clients / Women; Black Mountain; Plot It Yourself; Where There's a Will; Red Box; Golden Spiders; Death Doxy; Mother / Father Hunt; Champagne for One; Four to go Etc

By: Stout, Rex ( Nero Wolfe Mysteries )

Price: $164.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bantam / Jove / Pyramid / Penguin Editions, various Dates (circa 1982 ), 1st and Later Printings: 1982

Edition: Later and/or First Printings.

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162482

ISBN: 0553245473

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------42 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), all are paperbacks except for COOKBOOK which is a trade paperback, most of these are Bantam editions, most are Very Good or better, one is exlibrary, there are some store stamps and some ink names, overall a tidy colelction of the majority of the Nero Wolfe books, additional shipping charges may be required depending upon destination -if an issue please inquire before ordering, - shipping within Canada wil require GST and some locations may require additional shipping charges, please inquire with postal code information if a concern, ---the complete... View more info

Image for Three Trumps: A Nero Wolfe Omnibus with The Black Mountain --- If Death Ever Slept --- Before Midnight ---3 Full-Length Nero Wolfe Novels By Rex Stout

Three Trumps: A Nero Wolfe Omnibus with The Black Mountain --- If Death Ever Slept --- Before Midnight ---3 Full-Length Nero Wolfe Novels By Rex Stout

By: Stout, Rex / Nero Wolfe

Price: $30.29

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking Edition, 1973, Book Club, 1st Printing: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163841

ISBN: 0670710318

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing to edges, couple of small bumps to edges of boards, in a solid Good dustjacket with some light edge wear and chipping, sunning to the spine of the jacket, , jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 442 pages of Nero, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.///NOT SIGNED ===GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Five of a Kind, a Nero Wolfe Omnibus (contains: The Rubber Band; In the Best Families; Three Doors to Death (which Includes: Man Alive; Omit Flowers; Door to Death ) by Rex Stout

Five of a Kind, a Nero Wolfe Omnibus (contains: The Rubber Band; In the Best Families; Three Doors to Death (which Includes: Man Alive; Omit Flowers; Door to Death ) by Rex Stout

By: Stout, Rex / Nero Wolfe

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking Edition, 1961, Book Club, 1st Printing: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164250

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example with a bit of light rubbing to edges, in a solid tidy Very Good dustjacket with some light edge wear and chipping, a bit of sunning to the spine of the jacket, , jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 441 pages of Nero, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Fifth Hostage ---by Terence Strong ( 5th )

The Fifth Hostage ---by Terence Strong ( 5th )

By: Strong, Terence

Price: $26.33

Publisher: England, Bath, UK: Firecrest / Chivers Press, 1984, 1st Hardcover Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145642

ISBN: 0859975401

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a bit of age toning to paper, released as a paperback this is the first and only hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Cut and Run -by Martin Tanner (penname for Rupert Penny )

Cut and Run -by Martin Tanner (penname for Rupert Penny )

By: Tanner, Martin (penname for Rupert Penny Which is Penname for Ernest Basil Charles Thornett )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Cherry Tree Book # 261, No Date (circa 1940's ), 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154089

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------paperback, a solid Very Good copy with light wear and a wee bit of loss at the lower spine tip, a hint of age toning to paper, quite scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Great Crib Mystery -by Tape Terrapin

The Great Crib Mystery -by Tape Terrapin

By: Terrapin, Tape (pseudonum likely)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1904, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164056

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, red cloth with illustrated front panel, a solid Very Good example, some age toning to endpapers, a bit of foxing, age darkening and faint foxing to the edges of the text block, likely not issued with a dustjacket, b&w illustrations, seems to be a mystery written for young people ( tweens and teens not young'uns), mentioned in Hubin, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED - GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Such Men are Dangerous ---with The Mind Killers ---with  Laird of Evil  --- Sexton Blake series ---3 Volumes

Such Men are Dangerous ---with The Mind Killers ---with Laird of Evil --- Sexton Blake series ---3 Volumes

By: Thomas, Martin / Sexton Blake

Price: $17.09

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Mayflower, 1965, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 139662

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-------------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all are Good to Very Good copies, light wear, age toning to paper and verso of covers, short scratch on cover of LAIRD, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

King Blood -by Jim Thompson, with an Introduction By James Ellroy

By: Thompson, Jim ( James ), with an Introduction By James Ellroy

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Armchair Detective Library / Otto Penzler Books / Macmillan Publishing Company, 1993, 1st Armchair Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153360

ISBN: 1562870459

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, remainder mark, introduction by James Ellroy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Lee Crosley, The Miss from SIS in The Ring-a-Ding UFOs -by Bob Tralins--book / volume 3  ( S.I.S. = Society for International Security )( U.F.O. )

Lee Crosley, The Miss from SIS in The Ring-a-Ding UFOs -by Bob Tralins--book / volume 3 ( S.I.S. = Society for International Security )( U.F.O. )

By: Tralins, Robert ( Big Bob )(aka: Ray Z Bixby; Norman A King; Alfred D Laurence; Keith Miles; Sean O'Shea; Rex O'Toole; Cynthia Sydney; Rex Toole; Leland Tracy; Russ / Russell Trainer; Richard / Sandy / Starr Trainor; Ruy Traube; Dorothy Verdon )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Belmont, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159244

Condition: Good (see description)


------------paperback, a solid Good copy, light wear, small ink mark on bottom edge of text block, 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 Wail for the Corpses -by Lawrence Treat / Best Detective Selections # 6 (aka B AS IN BANSHEE )

Wail for the Corpses -by Lawrence Treat / Best Detective Selections # 6 (aka B AS IN BANSHEE )

By: Treat, Lawrence (pseudonym for Lawrence Arthur Goldstone )

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Best Detective Selections, 1940 (actually 1943 ), 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1943

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158702

Condition: Good (see description)


------------digest size softcover, a solid Good to Very Good copy, light wear, browning to paper, tip wear, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for All Dames are Dynamite -by Timothy Trent

All Dames are Dynamite -by Timothy Trent

By: Trent, Timothy

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Novel Library # 29 / Diversey Publishing, 1949, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158392

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, about 4.25 x 6.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, small nick at upper spine tip, nice cover art, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Hidden Men -by Seldon Truss

The Hidden Men -by Seldon Truss

By: Truss, Seldon ( Leslie )(aka: George Selmark )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1959, 1st Edition , First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147709

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in an attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, ink name, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Breakaway House -by Arthur Upfield

By: Upfield, Arthur

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Angus and Robertson, 1987, 1st edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149679

ISBN: 0207155402

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a couple of small marks to edges of boards, no dustjacket, ---"Harry Tremayne, a policeman, goes to an isolated valley in the remote Murchison region of Western Australia to find his brother who had preceded him a month earlier to investigate the murder of a police detective. Do the gold smugglers at Breakaway House station hold the answers?"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Cake in the Hat Box:  Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mysteries  ( Boney / Bony )

Cake in the Hat Box: Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mysteries ( Boney / Bony )

By: Upfield, Arthur

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pan, 1973, 1st pan Edition, Later Printing: 1973

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156007

ISBN: 0330105841

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


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

Image for The Mystery of Swordfish Reef:  Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mysteries -by Arthur Upfield -a LARGE PRINT EDITION  ( Boney / Bony )

The Mystery of Swordfish Reef: Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mysteries -by Arthur Upfield -a LARGE PRINT EDITION ( Boney / Bony )

By: Upfield, Arthur

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Leicester, England, Leicester, UK: Ulverscroft, 1972, 1st Large Print Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160267

ISBN: 0854561501

Condition: Good (see description)


-------------hardcover, a solid Fair to Good exlibrary copy, usual library marks and stamps, in a Good only dustjacket with some chips and tears, some sunning to the spine, library sticker on rear panel and spine of jacket, still a solid copy,, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Flash of White ---by Andrew Vachss, Intro By Joe R Lansdale (WITH:  SEX PREDATORS CAN'T BE SAVED )

A Flash of White ---by Andrew Vachss, Intro By Joe R Lansdale (WITH: SEX PREDATORS CAN'T BE SAVED )

By: Vachss, Andrew (signed), Introduction By Joe R Lansdale, Adaptaion By Rose Dawn Bradford (signed), Illustrations By Mark Masztal and David Lloyd

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Holyoke, Massachussetts, Holyoke, MA.: Crossroads Press, 1993, 1st edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 134153

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback size chapbook, a Near Fine copy, looks new, signed by Vachss and Bradford, # 29 of 300 copies, no hardcover edition, contains Vachss's story, intro by Lansdale, Bradford's comic book adaptation, Lloyd's comic rendering, and Vachss' piece SEX PREDATORS CAN'T BE SAVED, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. View more info

Image for Death in a Dark Pool -by Helen and Louwrens Van Rensburg ( First Book )( Mystery Set in Swaziland )

Death in a Dark Pool -by Helen and Louwrens Van Rensburg ( First Book )( Mystery Set in Swaziland )

By: Van Rensburg, Helen & Louwrens

Price: $30.29

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Michael Joseph, 1954, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161112

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5.25w x 7.75h inches, a solid Very Good to Very Good+ example, pencil name, bookseller's stamp on verso of front cover ( F W Preece Booksellers Adelaide ), in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket, tear along the spine, some small chips and nicks, some small smudges on rear white panel, Helen was born in England, Louwrens was born in South Africa, this was their first book which is a mystery set in Swaziland, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Jack Vance Mysteries:  The Fox Valley Murders ---with The Pleasant Grove Murders ---with The Deadly Isles ---3 Volumes

Jack Vance Mysteries: The Fox Valley Murders ---with The Pleasant Grove Murders ---with The Deadly Isles ---3 Volumes

By: Vance, John Holbrook ( JACK VANCE Vance, Jack (aka Peter Held, John Holbrook, Ellery Queen, John Holbrook Vance, Alan Wade )

Price: $43.49

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ace Books # 24975, 67110, 14165, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1st Ace Editions, First Printing for All: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 134116

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperback, FOX is a Good copy only with multiple stress marks to the covers, spine crease, GROVE and ISLES are both Very Good+ copies with bright covers, no spine creases, very nice copies, 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 Night Haunts of Paris -by Roland Vane

Night Haunts of Paris -by Roland Vane

By: Vane, Roland (penname for Ernest L McKeag )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland, OH: Kaywin Publishers, 1951, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158313

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, about 4.5 x 7 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, light wear and rubbing, browning to the paper as usually seen, super cover art of a woman in a skimpy dress being threatened by a French man, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info