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

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 Amir's Ruby -by Percy F Westerman

The Amir's Ruby -by Percy F Westerman

By: Westerman, Percy F.

Price: $10.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie, No Date (1940's -Circa 1945 ), Edition Unknown, 1st Printing Thus: 1945

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153641

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a chipped and torn but largely intact very attractive dustjacket, nice dustjacket pictorial of a bi-seaplane coming to the rescue of a man in a life boat, bit of foxing to endpapers, 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

The Tall Ship -by James Dillon White --a Sea Drama of a Battered Old Sailing Ship That Tried to Run the Blockade of the Royal Navy

By: White, James Dillon ( Pen Name for Stanley White )

Price: $10.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Four Square Books edition, 1959, 1st Printing: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149816

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Good only copy, short tear at upper spine tip, overall wear but still a solid copy, cover crease, age toning to the paper, nice Mortelmans cover art, 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

Though I Know She Lies ---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: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1965, Book Club Edition ( 1st US Hardcover Edition ): 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153593

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy in an attractive Good dustjacket, some shallow chips and tears, tape on spine tips, some sunning to the spine, signed by Woods without inscription, former owner's embossed stamp on front blank endpaper, small address label and ink note on verso of front board under the front flap, this Book Club Edition is the first US edition, 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

Image for NIGHTWEBS: A Collection of Stories -by Cornell Woolrich (stories from Beyond the Night and the Pulp Magazines Dime Mystery, Street & Smith's Detective; Detective Fiction Weekly; Black Mask; All American Fiction; etc)

NIGHTWEBS: A Collection of Stories -by Cornell Woolrich (stories from Beyond the Night and the Pulp Magazines Dime Mystery, Street & Smith's Detective; Detective Fiction Weekly; Black Mask; All American Fiction; etc)

By: Woolrich, Cornell ( aka George Hopley, William Irish ) with an Intro By Francis M Nevins Jr.

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon / Equinox, 1971, 1st Equinox Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160369

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.25w x 8h inches, a solid Very Good copy, light wear and rubbing, light spine creases, name blacked out, 511 pages of which about 33 pages are a checklist for CW, this contains: Graves for the living. The red tide. The corpse next door. You'll never see me again. Dusk to dawn. Murder at the automat. Death in the air. Mamie 'n' me. The screaming laugh. One and a half murders. Dead on her feet. One night in Barcelona. The penny-a-worder. The number's up. Too nice a day to die. Life is weird sometimes. Cornell Woolrich: a checklist, by H. Knott, F. M. ... View more info

Image for Criminal Shorts:  Mysteries By Canadian crime Writers -Signed By Eric Wright and Howard Engel

Criminal Shorts: Mysteries By Canadian crime Writers -Signed By Eric Wright and Howard Engel

By: Wright, Eric (signed), Howard Engel (signed)(eds.) Peter Robinson; Tim Wynne-Jones; Ted Wood; Alberto Manguel; Medora Sale; Peter Sellers; Jack Batten; Charlotte macLeod; Bruce Blackadar; Anthony Hyde; James Powell; Edward O Phillips; William Bankier;

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Macmillan, 1992, 1st edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154262

ISBN: 0771591608

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by Engel, signed by Wright on the title page and at his story, this contains: The Grand Plan by Jas R Petrin; Custom Killing by Engel; The Greenhouse Dogs by Powell; Horse Show by Phillips; Something for Everyone by Hyde; Beach Sights by Blackadar; The Dastardly Dilemma of the Vicious Vaudevillain by MacLeod; Not Safe After Dark by Robinson; Snapshot by Batten; What happened to Baby Roo by Wynne-Jones; Murder at Angels One Niner by Wood; The Debt by Manguel; Licensed Guide by Wright; Wade in the Balance by Bankier; Whistling... View more info

Image for Five Fatal Words  -by Edwin Balmer and Philip Wylie ( 5 )

Five Fatal Words -by Edwin Balmer and Philip Wylie ( 5 )

By: Wylie, Philip ( Philip G. Wylie, P. Wylie, Philip Gordon Wylie ) and Edwin Balmer

Price: $263.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ray Long & Richard R Smith, 1932, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160351

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, grey cloth, a solid Good to Very Good copy, some light rubbing especially at tips which are starting to fray, a bit of light soiling to the pale grey cloth, some age toning the outer edges of the text block, a solid copy of a scarce mystery, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Death on Account -by Margaret Yorke

Death on Account -by Margaret Yorke

By: Yorke, Margaret

Price: $17.09

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hutchinson, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155944

ISBN: 0091388201

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hard cover, a solid Good exlibrary copy in an attractive Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, usual library marks and stamps but overall a solid copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info