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Image for 3 Mysteries By Fredric Brown:  The Deep End; The Lenient Beast; Murder Can be Fun

3 Mysteries By Fredric Brown: The Deep End; The Lenient Beast; Murder Can be Fun

By: Brown, Fredric

Price: $25.01

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Quill / Carroll & Graf, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1st Edition thus, First Printing for All: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164580

ISBN: 0881845043

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), paperbacks, all are Near Fine examples, a wee bit of very light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, 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 Murder Set to Music ----by Fredric Brown -in The Saint Mystery Library # 3 (with:  Corpse in a Suit of Armor; Pill Roller; Open All Night; The Eleven Diplomats )

Murder Set to Music ----by Fredric Brown -in The Saint Mystery Library # 3 (with: Corpse in a Suit of Armor; Pill Roller; Open All Night; The Eleven Diplomats )

By: Brown, Fredric, Poul Anderson; James E Gunn; Lawrence G Blochman; John Jakes, Leslie Charteris Related

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Great American Publications / Saint Mystery Library # 3, 1959, 1st edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 135560

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and flaking, some age toning to paper, this contains: Murder Set to Music ----by Fredric Brown; Corpse in a Suit of Armor by Anderson; Pill Roller by Gunn; Open All Night by Blochman; The Eleven Diplomats by Jakes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Long Traverse -by John Buchan ( 1st Edition in Dustjacket )

The Long Traverse -by John Buchan ( 1st Edition in Dustjacket )

By: Buchan, John - Lord Tweedsmuir

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1941, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157716

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, light blue cloth with foxing/mottling to the cloth, a sound square tight copy, in a lightly chipped and torn but attractive Good dustjacket, a bit of age toning to the paper and text block, small bookseller's label from a James Burt, Kirkcaldy, small ink name and address on half title page (name is E E Buchan and a leslie [ Scotland ? } address, overall a quite nice copy especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector , 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 Four Adventures of Richard Hannay -by John Buchan ( 4 stories are:  The Thirty-Niine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr Standfast; The Three Hostages )( 39 / 3 )

The Four Adventures of Richard Hannay -by John Buchan ( 4 stories are: The Thirty-Niine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr Standfast; The Three Hostages )( 39 / 3 )

By: Buchan, John - Lord Tweedsmuir

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton / H&S, 1963, 1st Omnibus Edition, 1st Edition in This Format, Later Printing ( 15th ): 1963

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164851

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, some library stamps and marks but a solid copy overall, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket, library sticker on the spine of the jacket, over 1200 pages of classic Buchan,, overall looks quite nice, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Shadow on the Water -by Harriet Ainsworth ( Elizabeth Cadell (

Shadow on the Water -by Harriet Ainsworth ( Elizabeth Cadell (

By: Cadell, Elizabeth writing as Harriet Ainsworth

Price: $118.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164455

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fair to Good only exlibrary copy, usual library marks and stamps, front blank endpaper has been removed, some age toning to paper, foxing and stains to paper but still complete and clear for reading, tape ghosts to the verso of the boardstape marks on the boards, ever so slightly musty ----in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket, no library stickers on the jacket, browning to the edges of the flaps from old tape, quite scarce, looks quite nice overall especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual ... View more info

Image for Death at Her Elbow -by Donald Clough Cameron -a Green Dragon Mystery # 20

Death at Her Elbow -by Donald Clough Cameron -a Green Dragon Mystery # 20

By: Cameron, Donald Clough ( Don Cameron )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Green Dragon / William H Wise, 1940 (actually 1944, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158352

Condition: Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 5.5 x 7.5 inches, a Fair to Good copy only, overall wear and rubbing, flaking especially to the front and rear cover fore edge, cover crease, browning to the pages as usual, still a solid copy but well read, 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 Department of Queer Complaints:  Scotland Yard - Colonel March Crime Stories ... Dell Map Back Edition( The New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; The Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak )

Department of Queer Complaints: Scotland Yard - Colonel March Crime Stories ... Dell Map Back Edition( The New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; The Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak )

By: Carr, John Dickson ( Writing as Carter Dickson )

Price: $92.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dell # 65, 1940 ( Actually 1944 ), 1st Dell Edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162208

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good or better example, light wear and rubbing, some flaking to edges, a bit of browning to pages, tear at lower spine tip, ---a Dell Map Back edition, ----, this contains: The New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; The Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak, these are all Colonel March mysteries, the original hardcover edition contained 11 stories of which 4 were NOT Colonel March stories, ---in 1952 Colonel March Investigates was released as a movie starring Boris Karloff,as well -- Karloff starred... View more info

Image for Department of Queer Complaints ( New Invisible Man; Footprint Sky; Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in Dressing Room; Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak;  Other Hangman; New Murders for Old; Blind Man's Hood; Persons or Things Unknown )( Dept.)

Department of Queer Complaints ( New Invisible Man; Footprint Sky; Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in Dressing Room; Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak; Other Hangman; New Murders for Old; Blind Man's Hood; Persons or Things Unknown )( Dept.)

By: Carr, John Dickson ( Writing as Carter Dickson )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: London, England, London: Pan # X208, 1963, 1st Pan Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163638

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good example, general wear and some light creases, small ink name, some age toning to paper, spine is cocked, --- this contains: The New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; The Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak, these 7 stories are all Colonel March mysteries, as well, this collection contains: The Other Hangman; New Murders for Old; Persons or Things Unknown; Blind Man's Hood, this book reprints the contents of the original hardcover edition which contained these 11 stories (of which 4 are N... View more info

Image for Department of Queer Complaints -by Carter Dickson  ( New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak )(Scotland Yard - Colonel March Crime Stories Plus 4 others)

Department of Queer Complaints -by Carter Dickson ( New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak )(Scotland Yard - Colonel March Crime Stories Plus 4 others)

By: Carr, John Dickson ( Writing as Carter Dickson ); Introduction By Richard Levinson and William Link / GREGG Press Hardcover Edition ; Otto Penzler -Editor

Price: $224.33

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Gregg Press / G K Hall & Co., 1981, 1st Gregg Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163472

ISBN: 0839827393

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, a tight square example with an almost unnoticeable very slight bowing to the boards, in a Very Good dustjacket with some very short closed tears, couple of small flakes and rubs to the edges of the jacket, a bit of age toning to the spine of the jacket, overall a very nice example of a scarce edition which adds a new introduction by Levinson and Link, ---- this contains: The New Invisible Man; Footprint in the Sky; The Crime in Nobody's Room; Hot Money; Death in the Dressing Room; The Silver Curtain; Error at Daybreak, these are all Colonel March myst... View more info

Image for The Devil in Greenlands: A Small Matter of Life and Death -by John Newton Chance ( 1st UK Edition )

The Devil in Greenlands: A Small Matter of Life and Death -by John Newton Chance ( 1st UK Edition )

By: Chance, John Newton (aka: John Lymington who also wrote as John Drummond (as Sexton Blake ); David C Newton; Desmond Reid; Jonathan Clark )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Victor Gollancz, 1939, 1st edition, First Printing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163345

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a Good copy only, light overall wear and rubbing, hinges are cracked but still intact, some page corners turned, a scarce mystery by this very prolific author, 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 High Window  -by Raymond Chandler / Zephyr Books # 201 - A Library of british and American Authors

The High Window -by Raymond Chandler / Zephyr Books # 201 - A Library of british and American Authors

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden: Zeohyr Books / The Continental Book Company, 1948, 1st Zephyr Edition, First Printing: 1948

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158406

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------paperback, about 4.75 x 7.25 inches, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of browning to edges, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket with a few small chips, some tape reinforcement at spine tips on the verso of the jacket, a bit of age toning to the jacket but a very nice example 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 Fingerman -by Raymond Chandler (Contains: pearls are a Nuisance; Finger Man; The King in Yellow; The Simple Art of Murder ) ( Finger Man )

Fingerman -by Raymond Chandler (Contains: pearls are a Nuisance; Finger Man; The King in Yellow; The Simple Art of Murder ) ( Finger Man )

By: Chandler, Raymond ( 1st UK Edition )

Price: $39.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Ace Books, 1960, 1st UK Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158407

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, about 4.5 x 7 inches, a Very Good copy, a bit of light rubbing and wear, faint stress on the spine, age toning to paper, this collection was taken from the 1950 Hamish Hamilton edition of The Simple Art of Murder but was re-titled as Fingerman (released earlier in the USA as Finger Man ) , this edition is titled Fingerman on the cover but is titled Finger Man on the title page, ---Contains: Pearls are a Nuisance, Finger Man, The King in Yellow and The Simple Art of Murder, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Backfire - Story for the Screen by Raymond Chandler

Backfire - Story for the Screen by Raymond Chandler

By: Chandler, Raymond, Preface By Robert B Parker (signed)

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Teresa Press, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156192

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback size chapbook, a Fine copy, signed by PARKER, # 142 of 200 softcover copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Daredevil -by Leslie Charteris

Daredevil -by Leslie Charteris

By: Charteris, Leslie ( Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Ward Lock edition, NO DATE (circa 1940 ), 1st Printing: 1940

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148059

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy in green cloth in an attractive Good dustjacket, some shallow chips and tears but quite nice overall, usual library stamps and marks, no library stickers on the jacket, small sticker pull at base of spine of jacket, part of the Ward Lock Master Novelist series, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Saint in the Sun ---by Leslie Charteris ) ( Simon Templar )

The Saint in the Sun ---by Leslie Charteris ) ( Simon Templar )

By: Charteris, Leslie ( Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin )

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: White Lion Publishers, 1975, 1st White Lion Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155392

ISBN: 085617226X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ in a Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, some sunning to the spine, looks quite nice overall especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Try This One for Size -by James Hadley Chase

Try This One for Size -by James Hadley Chase

By: Chase, James Hadley ( Pen Name for Rene Brabazon Raymond ) (AKA: James L Dochery, Ambrose Grant, Raymond Marshall, René Raymond )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Robert Hale, 1980, 1st edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145354

ISBN: 0709185537

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, usual library marks and stamps in the book, no library marks or stickers on the jacket, some age toning to pages as often seen in Hale editions from this time period,, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Secret Adversary -by Agatha Christie  (The first book in the Tommy and Tuppence series)( Facsimile of the 1st Edition )

The Secret Adversary -by Agatha Christie (The first book in the Tommy and Tuppence series)( Facsimile of the 1st Edition )

By: Christie, Agatha ( Agatha Christie Mallowan )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2007 ( Facsimile Edition of the 1922 John Lane / Bodley Head Edition ), 1st Facsimile Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162085

ISBN: 0007265158

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 5w x 7.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a ever so slightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, slightly bumped corner, this is the HarperCollins 1st printing of the facsimile of of the 1922 Bodley head 1st edition, super cover art, ---"The Secret Adversary, a detective novel by Agatha Christie, is her second published novel. The book introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence who feature in three other Christie novels. ---A man aboard the sinking RMS Lusitania on 7 May 1915 quietly gives important papers to a young American woman, as she is more likely to surv... View more info

Image for Without Lawful Authority  -a Tommy Hambledon Mystery

Without Lawful Authority -a Tommy Hambledon Mystery

By: Coles, Manning (penname for Cyril Henry Coles, Adelaide Manning )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Musson, 1944, 1st Canadian edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148206

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a Fair only chipped and torn price clipped dustjacket, small ink name, pencilled name and note on front blank endpaper has been erased, a nice vintage copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Winds of Chance -by Dale Collins

Winds of Chance -by Dale Collins

By: Collins, Dale

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Herbert Jenkins, No Date (circa 1948 ) , Presumed 1st Edition, First Printing: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145556

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, Very Good in a chipped and torn dustjacket with a long tear on front panel and edge of spine, the story of a group of men and women on a Danish sailing ship heading to Australia, front endpaper missing, some foxing, by the author of Race the Sun, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Two for the Money ( Frank Nolan Mystery Series ) -by Max Allan Collins -a Signed Copy / Hard Case Crime Mystery Series (contains: Bait Money and Blood Money )

By: Collins, Max Allan (signed)(aka: Patrick Culhane )/ Hard Case Mystery / Crime Series ( Charles Ardai, ed.)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Hard Case Crime Book ( Hardcase ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155649

ISBN: 0843953535

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Fine copy, unread, signed by the author, any image directly beside this listing is the actual item and not a generic photo View more info