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The World's Best One hUndred Detective Storeis (In Ten Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1929

Seller ID: 1792

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


All 10 volumes in very good condition with light edgewear and some fading of block edges. Vol. 10's dust jacket is torn, creased and missing most of spine section. Remaining 9 jackets are complete except for minor chipping and in good to very good conditon. View more info

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The Porcelain Mask A Detective Story

By: Chichester, John Jay

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Chelsea House: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3007

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Front hinge is tender; Volume shows general light wear, though is otherwise clean with no markings, book plates, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [With] the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, A. Conan

Price: $1,550.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1892; 1894

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3288

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Both volumes show signs of repeated reading causing expected wear and soiling to covers and text. Both volumes have broken hinges held by webbing. Adventures' binding is also slightly loose. Both volumes show marks from removal of bookplates on front paste downs as well as gift inscriptions on free end pages and scattered light spots of foxing throughout. Both volumes include all first edition points and are true first printings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 317; 279 p... View more info

The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito

By: Gardner, Earl Stanley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3338

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show light wear to edges. Text toned but clean. Jacket shows wear and chipping at edges along with slight surface rubbing. "No. 96" and former owner's name penned to ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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The Circular Study

By: Green, Anna Katharine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McClure, Phillips & Company: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 4419

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear, mostly at corners and slight curling to spine ends. Bookplate on front pastedown and a small amount of writing in pencil on the ffep. Binding sound. Text slightly edge toned and otherwise clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages View more info

Old Sleuth's Triumph or The Great Bronx Mystery (Adventure Series No. 68)

By: Old Sleuth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The Arthur Westbrook Co.:

Seller ID: 1204

Condition: Poor


Front cover detached. Rear and spine cover missing. Frontis page loose. Block shows some soiling and is slightly brittle. View more info

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Shoot if You Must

By: Powell, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2753

Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Covers show light to average wear, mostly at corners. Binding is sound but just a little loose. Light toning to endpages. Acid staining from laid in newsprint (now removed) on pp 72-73. Overall this book is just not quite very good condition. Jacket is missing over half of the spine portion as well as a few small tears and chipping to edges. Jacket is also soiled. ; An Inner Sanctum Mystery; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages View more info

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Trial by Fury

By: Rice, Craig

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2620

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First Tower Mystery edition. Covers show light edge wear. Binding sound. Block edges toned and show light dust staining. Endpapers also show dust staining along with the former owner's name penned on the ffep. Binding sound. Jacket colors remain bright though there is moderate edge wear including heavy chipping at spine ends and a few other small tears with a small amount of loss. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages View more info

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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3300

ISBN: 0670261408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has a very slight spine lean. Jacket shows only light wear at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages View more info

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If Death Ever Slept

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3301

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Corners show light wear. There are a couple of slight dog ears, text is otherwise very clean and tight. Jacket shows a bit of creasing to the bottom edge of the back cover and otherwise only light wear at corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages View more info

The Tinkling Symbol

By: Taylor, Phoebe Atwood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Norton & Co.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 241

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Stated First. Ex Library with usual markings. Black cloth covers with yellow printing shows heavy scratching. DJ front flap pasted to front pastedown. Block edges have some foxing. Hinges still tight. Block shows some scattered foxing. View more info

The Annulet of Gilt

By: Taylor, Phoebe Atwood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Norton & Co.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 242

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Stated First. Tan/faded green cloth with red printing shows some scratching with heavier scratching to spine. Spine faded, spine edges curled. Name and old price penciled on front endpapers. Block edges yellowed. Front hinge loose but attached. Block shows some scattered foxing. Rear pastedown has paste marks from a now removed tipped in paper. View more info

Death Lights a Candle

By: Taylor, Phoebe Atwood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Norton & Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 243

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First thus. Orange cloth covers show wear at corners and spine ends. Block is clean and tight. DJ has some crease lines at spine ends and minor surface rubbing effecting the colors. Jacket rear has heavier surface rubbing darkening the white areas of jacket. View more info