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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

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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

Image for Sinful Sisters -by Roland Vane, Cover Art By Reginald Heade

Sinful Sisters -by Roland Vane, Cover Art By Reginald Heade

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

Price: $26.33

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158314

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, light soiling to the predominately white rear cover, super HEADE cover art of a busty women in negligees and nylonss, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Leisure Library No. 8: White Slave Racket -by Roland Vane

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

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Leisure Library ( LL ), 1952, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158336

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.25 x 7.25 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing, browning to the pages and the verso of the covers, nice cover art of a busty scantily clad blonde being manhandled by a brute, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Freak Island Murders -by Robert Verron

The Freak Island Murders -by Robert Verron

By: Verron, Robert

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: United Anglo-American Book Co. Ltd., NO DATE (circa 1950 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158699

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a wee bit of age toning to paper, an attractive copy with slightly disturbing cover art, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Freak Island Murders -by Robert Verron

The Freak Island Murders -by Robert Verron

By: Verron, Robert

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: United Anglo-American Book Co. Ltd., NO DATE (circa 1950 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158700

Condition: Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a wee bit of age toning to paper, an attractive copy with slightly disturbing cover art, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Council of Justice, Illustrated By Alec Ball -by Edgar Wallace ( The 2nd Book in the Four Just Men Series )

By: Wallace, Edgar ( Richard Horatio )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, 1908, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159554

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about5w x 7.75h inches, a solid Good copy, some rubbing and light wear, small nicks and marks but overall a solid copy of this scarce 1st edition, browning to the endpapers, a few pages with small smudges near the gutter, b&w frontispiece plus two other b&w plates (as issued), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

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Tanglewood ---a Signed Copy (aka: The Tanglewood Murders )

By: Weedmark, David (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Stillwater Lake, Nova Scotia / David Weedmark, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145409

ISBN: 1411608151

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author, his first novel which was preceded by a book of poetry, ---"All Detective Ben Taylor wants is to get away from the police force and from the intense publicity of his last case. The RCMP has cleared his name in a shooting that took the life of a young child, but that hasn’t cleared his conscience. Ben needs time and distance, and arrives anonymously at Tanglewood Farms where he once worked in the summers of his youth. Back then, it was a simple farm, but it is a far different place today. When a missing woman’s body is ... View more info

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The Coldstone ---by Patricia Wentworth

By: Wentworth, Patricia ( born Dora Amy Elles, and later (married name) Dora Amy Dillon Turnbull )

Price: $151.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: White Lion, 1974, 1st White Lion Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156692

ISBN: 0856170623

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, by the author of the MISS SILVER mysteries, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Sea-Scouts of the PETREL -by Percy F Westerman

Sea-Scouts of the PETREL -by Percy F Westerman

By: Westerman, Percy F.

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: A and C Black, 1914, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147779

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good copy, no dustjacket as issued, foxing to paper, all eight colour plates are present although some are detactched and may have some edge creases, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Black Baroness ---by Dennis Wheatley / Heron Books

The Black Baroness ---by Dennis Wheatley / Heron Books

By: Wheatley, Dennis - Heron Books

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Switzerland, Geneva: Heron Books / Edito Service, S.A., 1972, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155427

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 4.75 x 8 inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine copy in a very attractive red leatherette with gilt lettering and decoration, a bit of light wear, ribbon bookmark attached at upper spine, b&w illustrations , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Green Ice -by Raoul Whitfield / The Gregg Press Mystery Fiction Series

Green Ice -by Raoul Whitfield / The Gregg Press Mystery Fiction Series

By: Whitfield, Raoul (aka Ramon Decolta ); Edited By Otto Penzler; Introduction By Pete Hamill

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Gregg Press. 19, 1st Gregg Press edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156871

ISBN: 0839827202

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ dustjacket, one very short closed tear, a wee bit of light rubbing, a nice copy of this mystery classic which was praised by Dashiell Hammett, Whitfield was one of the major contributors to BLACK MASK as well as many other pulp magazines during the 1920's and onward, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Precious Dragon: A Detective Inspector Chen Novel

By: Williams, Liz

Price: $22.37

Publisher: San Francisco, California, San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146787

ISBN: 1597800821

Condition: Fine (see description)


-------------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, ---"In this, the third Detective Inspector Chen novel, Chen and Zhu are given a major assignment to escort an emissary from heaven on a diplomatic mission to hell. Zhu tries to dodge his demonic family's overtures, but ends up embroiled in hell's political intrigues. At the same time, a young boy born to ghostly parents in Hell is sent to live with his grandmother in Singapore Three. The boy, Precious Dragon, is being chased by Hell's most dangerous creatures and ends up being the key to unlock the mystery that is quickly spiraling ... View more info

Image for Dead in the Water, Book 1 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume One )

Dead in the Water, Book 1 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume One )

By: Wood, Ted (penname for - Edward John Wood, aka Jack Barnao )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Seal Books ( McClelland Stewart [ M&S ]), 1984, 1st Seal Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159772

ISBN: 0770420060

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks quite close to new, age toning to paper and verso of cover, signed and inscribed "To J___, a new friend Ted Wood", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Murder on Ice, Book 2 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume Two )

Murder on Ice, Book 2 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume Two )

By: Wood, Ted (penname for - Edward John Wood, aka Jack Barnao )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Seal Books ( McClelland Stewart [ M&S ]), 1985, 1st Seal Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159773

ISBN: 0770420494

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks quite close to new, age toning to paper and verso of cover, signed and inscribed "To J___, who gave me a coffee mug. Ted Wood", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Live Bait, Book 3 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume Three )

Live Bait, Book 3 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume Three )

By: Wood, Ted (penname for - Edward John Wood, aka Jack Barnao )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Seal Books ( McClelland Stewart [ M&S ]), 1986, 1st Seal Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159774

ISBN: 0770420974

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks quite close to new, age toning to paper and verso of cover, signed and inscribed "To J___, a new friend. Ted Wood", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fool's Gold, Book 4 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume Four )

Fool's Gold, Book 4 of the Reid Bennett mystery Series -by Ted Wood -a Signed Copy ( Volume Four )

By: Wood, Ted (penname for - Edward John Wood, aka Jack Barnao )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Worldwide, 1988, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159775

ISBN: 0373260199

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy, unread, looks quite close to new, age toning to paper and verso of cover, signed and inscribed "To J___, with thanks. Ted Wood", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Defy the Devil ---an Anthony Maitland Mystery ---by Sara Woods -a Signed Copy

By: Woods, Sara (signed) (penname for Sara Hutton Bowen-Judd Who Also Wrote as --- Anne Burton, Mary Challis, Margaret Leek )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Macmillan, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153594

ISBN: 0333374258

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ lightly rubbed dustjacket, signed by Woods without inscription, some browning to the paper as usual with this edition, former owner's embossed stamp on front blank endpaper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Trusted Like the Fox ---an Anthony Maitland Mystery ---by Sara Woods -a Signed Copy

By: Woods, Sara (signed) (penname for Sara Hutton Bowen-Judd Who Also Wrote as --- Anne Burton, Mary Challis, Margaret Leek )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Macmillan, 1974, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153595

ISBN: 0333171462

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ lightly rubbed dustjacket, bumped corner on rear board, signed by Woods, some browning to the paper as usual with this edition, former owner's embossed stamp on front blank endpaper, small address label on verso of front cover (under the front flap), originally released in 1964 this is the first re-issue of that very scarce 1st edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Enter a Gentlewoman ---an Anthony Maitland Mystery ---by Sara Woods -a Signed Copy

By: Woods, Sara (signed) (penname for Sara Hutton Bowen-Judd Who Also Wrote as --- Anne Burton, Mary Challis, Margaret Leek )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: St Martin's Press, 1982, 1st edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153596

ISBN: 0312256914

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a Very Good+ lightly rubbed dustjacket, a couple of old newspaper articles about Woods were glued in at the rear of the book resulting in discolouration to the endpapers, signed and inscribed by Woods, former owner's embossed stamp on front blank endpaper, a bit of foxing to upper edge of the text block, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info