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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: $26.33

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155226

ISBN: 0718306058

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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: $11.81

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

Condition: Good (see description)


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

Against Destiny -by Alexander Dolinin -a Signed Copy

By: Dolinin, Alexander (signed)

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146464

ISBN: 1601641737

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-------------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 months of agony and certain death in the camp. They are aided in their escape by the camp's chief medical orderly, a native ... 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: $22.37

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

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148156

ISBN: 0770103685

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------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

The Complete Professor Challenger Stories -by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( omnibus volume containing: The Lost World, The Poison Belt, The Land of Mist, The Disintegration Machine, When the World Screamed. )

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Price: $38.21

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Murray, 1969, 1st Omnibus Edition, Later Printing: 1969

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164611

ISBN: 0719503604

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, overall a close to Near Fine example but there is a publisher's printing error on one page resulting in some text being lost to 17 lines (I have included a printout of the lost text so the story is still complete ), a bit of age toning to outer edges of the text block, a bit of age toning to paper, small mark on rear blank endpaper, one page is creased, in an attractive Good to Very Good price clipped dustjacket, light wear and rubbing, crease on front flap, some browning to the verso of the jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, this contains all 5 Profe... 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: $17.09

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

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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 Cooperage; The Last Galley; How Brigadier Won His Medal / and / Triumphed in England, any image directly beside this listing is... View more info

Image for Hard-Boiled Detectives: 23 Great Stories from Dime Detective Magazine (pulp) ( I'll Slay You in My Dreams, A Ghoul and His Money, Safe as Any Sap, Man from Limbo, Hell's Pay Check, Hand of Horror, Nine Parts Devil, Lady in the Lake, A Man's Last Hours )

Hard-Boiled Detectives: 23 Great Stories from Dime Detective Magazine (pulp) ( I'll Slay You in My Dreams, A Ghoul and His Money, Safe as Any Sap, Man from Limbo, Hell's Pay Check, Hand of Horror, Nine Parts Devil, Lady in the Lake, A Man's Last Hours )

By: Dziemianowicz, Stefan, Robert Weinberg, Martin Greenberg (eds) Bruno Fischer, Raymond Chandler, Norbert Davis, C M Kornbluth, Hank Searls, William Tenn, Murray Leinster, John D MacDonald, Julius Long, John Lawrence, Max Brand, Frederick Nebel, Etc

Price: $17.09

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Gramercy, 1992, 1st edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163269

ISBN: 0517060094

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine example, reading crease on spine of book, in a Near Fine dustjacket, a bit of age toning to paper (seems a bit appropriate for all these pulp stories), 442 pages of weird horror and fantasy, this contains: Hell's Pay Check by Frederick Nebel / The Crime Machine by Carroll Jonn Daly / The Hand of Horror by Erle Stanley Gardner / Nine Parts Devil by Max Brand / A Burial is Arranged by John Lawrence / A Man's Last Hours by William E Barrett / Someting For the Sweeper by Norbert Davis / Footprints on a Brain by D L Champion / The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chan... View more info

A Good Year For Murder -the 1st Inspector Albert Tretheway & Constable Jake Small Mystery -by A E Eddenden -a Signed Copy

By: Eddenden, A E ( Arthur Edward )(signed)

Price: $21.05

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois / New York, Chicago, IL.: Academy Chicago Publishers, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155809

ISBN: 0897332849

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of foxing to the upper edge of the text block, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a wee bit of very light rubbing, bit of flaking at lower spine tip, short crease on rear flap, signed and inscribed "D___ - God bless you for the medicine you bring to winter golf - Art", set in the fictional Ontario town of Fort York during World War II, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Murder on the Thirteenth -the 2nd Inspector Albert Tretheway & Constable Jake Small Mystery -by A E Eddenden -a Signed Copy ( 13th )

By: Eddenden, A E ( Arthur Edward )(signed)

Price: $21.05

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois / New York, Chicago, IL.: Academy Chicago Publishers, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155810

ISBN: 0897333802

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed "Oct 27/92 Art Eddenden / Nov 14/92 R______ -my winter golfing buddy - Art", set in the fictional Ontario town of Fort York during World War II, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Murder at the Movies -the 3rd Inspector Albert Tretheway & Constable Jake Small Mystery -by A E Eddenden -a Signed Copy

By: Eddenden, A E ( Arthur Edward )(signed)

Price: $21.05

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois / New York, Chicago, IL.: Academy Chicago Publishers, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155811

ISBN: 0897334280

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of foxing to the upper edge of the text block, in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed "Sept/96 Art Eddenden / R______: I love a man who is quick to buy beer and books. Thanks for Tuesdays Art", set in the fictional Ontario town of Fort York in 1939, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Glass Highway -an Amos Walker Mystery ---a Signed Copy

The Glass Highway -an Amos Walker Mystery ---a Signed Copy

By: Estleman, Loren D (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Pinnacle Books edition, 1984, 1st Printing: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145322

ISBN: 0523432631

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by Estleman with inscription, a bit of age toning to paper and verso of covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Angel Eyes -an Amos Walker Mystery ---a Signed Copy

Angel Eyes -an Amos Walker Mystery ---a Signed Copy

By: Estleman, Loren D (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Pinnacle Books edition, 1984, 1st Printing: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145324

ISBN: 0523431732

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by Estleman with inscription, a bit of age toning to paper and verso of covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Motor City Blue -an Amos Walker Mystery ---a Signed Copy

Motor City Blue -an Amos Walker Mystery ---a Signed Copy

By: Estleman, Loren D (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Pinnacle Books edition, 1983, 1st Printing: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145325

ISBN: 0523417063

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by Estleman with inscription, a bit of age toning to paper and verso of covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Eight Mile and Dequindre ---a Signed Copy  ( Shamus Award winner) ( 8 )

Eight Mile and Dequindre ---a Signed Copy ( Shamus Award winner) ( 8 )

By: Estleman, Loren D (signed)

Price: $43.49

Publisher: Eugene, Oregon, Eugene, OR.: Mystery Scene Short Story Paperback # 2, 1991, 1st Separate Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145326

ISBN: 1561468029

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by Estleman without inscription, 45 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula, or, The Adventures of the Sanguinary Count  -by John H Watson, MD and Loren D Estleman (signed)

Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula, or, The Adventures of the Sanguinary Count -by John H Watson, MD and Loren D Estleman (signed)

By: Estleman, Loren D (signed) (with John H Watson, MD )( Arthur Conan Doyle and Bram Stoker related)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin Books, 1979, 1st Penguin Edition, Later Printing: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145320

ISBN: 0140052623

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by Estleman without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes -by John H Watson, MD and Loren D Estleman (signed)( Sherlock )

Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes -by John H Watson, MD and Loren D Estleman (signed)( Sherlock )

By: Estleman, Loren D (signed) (with John H Watson, MD )( Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Louis Stevenson related)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Penguin Books, 1980, 1st Penguin Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145319

ISBN: 0140056653

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by Estleman without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Glass Ladder -by Paul W Fairman

The Glass Ladder -by Paul W Fairman

By: Fairman, Paul W (aka: Ivar Jorgensen, F W Paul )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Harlequin #139, 1951, 1st Harlequin Edition, First Printing: 1951

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136605

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good to Very Good copy with a crease on front cover, nice cover art browning to the paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Study in Terror - Ellery Queen and Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper

A Study in Terror - Ellery Queen and Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper

By: Fairman, Paul W Writing as Ellery Queen (aka: Ivar Jorgensen, F W Paul )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Lancer, 1969, indicates a 1st Printing but actually a later Printing of the Lancer Edition: 1969

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 136608

Condition: Good (see description)


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

Image for Mystery in White:  A Crime Club Novel -by J Jefferson Farjeon

Mystery in White: A Crime Club Novel -by J Jefferson Farjeon

By: Farjeon, J J ( Joseph ) Jefferson (aka Anthony Swift )

Price: $329.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins Crime Club, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162901

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Good to Very Good example in orange cloth, some light soiling and staining to cloth, sunned spine, ink name on verso of front board, age toning to endpapers, ---in a Fine FACSIMILE dustjacket, looks lovely on the shelf, quite scarce in the hardcover 1st edition especially since the resurgence of interest in this title a few years ago when it was re-issued in trade paperback as part of British Library Crime Classics series outselling even GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not... View more info

Image for The Flying Scotsman ---by Quinn Fawcett:  A Mycroft Holmes novel ---signed By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

The Flying Scotsman ---by Quinn Fawcett: A Mycroft Holmes novel ---signed By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

By: Fawcett, Quinn (pen Name for Chelsea Quinn Yarbro -Signed By CQY )

Price: $35.57

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Forge / Tom Doherty, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 135008

ISBN: 0312863640

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine unread copy, in a Fine dustjacket, signed and dated by CQY, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info