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Experiment in Treason. signed in dj

By: ALEXANDER, Bruce COOK, Bruce)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 2002,:

Seller ID: 68761


ALEXANDER, Bruce. An Experiment in Treason. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). Pp. 274. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt titles to spine. The ninth book in the mystery series featuring the legendary blind eighteenth-centuryLondon judge, Sir John Fielding, and his young assistant Jeremy Proctor. B ruce Alexander was the pseudonym of author Bruce Cook (1932-2003), well-known for both his fiction and non-fiction works. Vg in dj. Signed by the author on the first blank. 20... View more info

City of Glass. in dustjacket

By: AUSTER, Paul New American Fiction Series, 4)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles, 1985, ISBN:0940650525:

Seller ID: 98282


AUSTER, Paul. City of Glass. The New York Trilogy, Volume 1. Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, (1985). Third Printing. Pp. (6),7-203,(5). 8vo, blue clothwith gilt lettering to spine. The New American Fiction Series, volume 4. W ith sticker reading "Nominee for the 'Edgar' Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel" to dust jacket. "Described by Sulfur magazine as 'the most singular prose stylist of his generation', Paul Auster has created in 'City of Glas' a hauntin... View more info

Pursuit of the House-Boat : Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doingsof the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.

By: BANGS, John Kendrick NEWELL, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AMS Press, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 73642


BANGS, John Kendrick. The Pursuit of the House-Boat : Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq. Illustrated by Peter Newell. New York: AMS Press, (1969). A reprint of the New York: 1897 edition. Pp. [i]-viii,[1]-204,(4), frontis., + 23 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Mosby's Memoirs And Other Stories. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 8782


BELLOW, Saul. Mosby's Memoirs And Other Stories. New York : Viking, (1968).Pp (8),3- ,(2). 8vo, blue board, white cloth spine The stories: "Leaving t he Yellow House" (1957); "The Old System" (1967); " Looking for Mr. Green" (1951); "The Gonzaga Manuscripts" (1954); "A Father-to-Be" (1955); and "Mosby's Memoirs" (1968) "The human comedy, preposterous, pathetic, poignantly suggestive, is the subject of these six stories ... View more info

Crossword Connection : A mystery with crosswords included. signed. 2nd pbk.

By: BLANC, Nero

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime, New York, 2001, ISBN:0425179508:

Seller ID: 77037


BLANC, Nero. The Crossword Connection : A mystery with crosswords included . New York: Berkley Prime Crime, (2001). Second Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-248. 8vo, illustrated card covers with red spine. Vg. Signed and inscribed by Blanc on the title page. 25.00 View more info

Burglar Who Studied Spinoza : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery. Uncorrected Proof.

By: BLOCK, Lawrence

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1997,:

Seller ID: 33252


BLOCK, Lawrence. The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery. Uncorrected Proof. New York : Dutton, (1997). Pp 224. 8vo, green cardcovers. Very good. 40.00 View more info

Walk Among the Tombstones. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLOCK, Lawrence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1992,:

Seller ID: 17105


BLOCK, Lawrence. A Walk Among the Tombstones. New York : William Morrow andCompany, Inc., (1992). First Printing. Seels,. Lawrence Block: Bibliograph y 1958-1993 p.30. Very good in dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLOCK, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, 1994,:

Seller ID: 16525


BLOCK, Lawrence. The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery. (New York : 1994). F ine in fine dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Death is a Lonely Business. 1st trade ed in dj

By: BRADBURY, Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1985,:

Seller ID: 201


BRADBURY, Ray. Death is a Lonely Business. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.First Trade Edition. Pp. 277. 8vo, brown paper covered boards, black cloth spine. "Ray Bradbury's new novel, his first for 23 years, is a work of sup erb power, wit and magic: a fitting masterpiece from the master of the storytelling art. In the great tradition of Chandler and Hammett the book is a carnival of extraordinary characters - a classic mystery, a love story, anda nostalgic evocation... View more info

Graveyard for Lunatics : Another Tale of Two Cities. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRADBURY, Ray.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990, ISBN:0394578775:

Seller ID: 106775


BRADBURY, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics : Another Tale of Two Cities. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First US Printing. Pp. (12),[3]-285,(9). 8vo, navy blue cloth with peach paper covered boards, silver initials to front board, silver lettering and copper decoration to spine. "Hollywood in the 1950s is transformed into a world of wonder by the classic Bradbury magic: wildly eccentric characters, eerie suspense, and nostalgic feeling brilliantlytranslated into story... View more info

Willard and His Bowling Trophies: A Perverse Mystery. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRAUTIGAN, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1975, ISBN:0671220659:

Seller ID: 38


BRAUTIGAN, Richard. Willard and His Bowling Trophies : A Perverse Mystery. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-167,(1). 8vo, brown cloth with copper titles to spine. "The novel takes place in an apartment house on Chestnut Street in San Francisco. The principals are Constance and Bob, the couple upstairs who readthe 'Greek Anthology' and play the 'Story of O' game, a strange mixture of offbeat sexual fantasies; Pat and John, the couple d... View more info

Willard and His Bowling Trophies : A Perverse Mystery. 1st pr in dj

By: BRAUTIGAN, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, NY, 1975, ISBN:0671220659:

Seller ID: 80160


BRAUTIGAN, Richard. Willard and His Bowling Trophies : A Perverse Mystery. NY: Simon and Schuster, (1975). First Printing. Pp [1]-167,(1). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Remainder mark on bottom edge, else very good in unclipped, edgebrowned dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Secret at the Breakers Hotel. signed.

By: CAIN, Carolyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sterling House, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002, ISBN:1563152878:

Seller ID: 70198


CAIN, Carolyn. The Secret at the Breakers Hotel . A Palm Beach Mystery. Pittsburgh, PA: Sterling House, (2002). Pp. (6),[1]-186. 8vo, illustrated bluecard covers. A mystery by the American author. Sticker to front, else vg. Signed by Cain on the title page. 20.00 View more info

Trixie Belden and the Red Trailer Mystery. in dj.

By: CAMPBELL, Julie STEVENS, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, WI, 1950,:

Seller ID: 72167


CAMPBELL, Julie. Trixie Belden and the Red Trailer Mystery . Illustrated byMary Stewart. Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, (1950). Pp. (4),9-24 8,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, decorated brown cloth, all edges dyed red. Rear inner hinge cracked, name sticker and inking to ffep, some light edge-browning, else vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's Early Prose and Poetry, 1908-1912. 2nd pr in dj. ex-libris Gustav Hasford

By: CHANDLER, Raymond) HASFORD, Gustav, association copy) BRUCCOLI, Matthew J., ed. BARZUN, Jacques, foreword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC, 1973, ISBN:0872493059:

Seller ID: 95231


(CHANDLER, Raymond). Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's Early Prose and Poetry, 1908-1912. Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Jacques Barzun. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, (1973). Second Printing. Pp. (5),vi-xvii,(1),[1]-109,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes the following poems: "The Unknown Love", "The Poet's Knowledge", "The Soul's Defiance", "The Wheel", "Art", "... View more info

Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper : A Story of Cape Cod

By: COOPER, James A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: International Fiction Library, Cleveland and New York , 1917,:

Seller ID: 85980


COOPER, James A. Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper : A Story of Cape Cod. Cleveland and New York : International Fiction Library, (copyright 1917). Pp (2),[i]-vi,1-340,(4). 8vo, green cloth, blue lettering to front board and spine. A book of nautical fiction. A mystery, a shipwreck, a love story and much Cape Cod dialect all contribute to make a unique summer for Louise Grayling, when she goes to stay with a half-uncle who is the storekeeper in a little Cape Cod village. A very goo... View more info

Gold Hunters : A Story of Life and Adventure in the Hudson Bay Wilds. Grosset & Dunlap edition in dustjacket.

By: CURWOOD, James Oliver.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, 1926,:

Seller ID: 109056


CURWOOD, James Oliver. The Gold Hunters : A Story of Life and Adventure in the Hudson Bay Wilds. New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (©1909, [ca. 1926]). Pp. (8),1-328, frontispiece. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed red. James Oliver Curwood [June 12, 1878– August 13, 1927]. Drew, Lawmen in Scarlet: An Annotated Guide to Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Print and Performance, p. 27. "The story featu... View more info

Hidden Hand.

By: DALY, Carroll John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1929,:

Seller ID: 107816


DALY, Carroll John. The Hidden Hand. New York: Grosset & Dunlap,(©1929). Pp. (6),vii-viii,9-319,(1) ad page. 8vo, red cloth with red lettered black title blocks to front board and spine. (Daly b. September 14, 1889, d. January 16, 1958). A pulpy Race Williams murder-mystery novel by one of the earlycreators of hard-boiled detective fiction. Slightly cocked, faint dampstai n to rear board, small teastain to front board, light browning to spine, a couple inked underlining... View more info

Man Who Changed Overnight, and Other Stories & Dreams, 1970-1974. First Paperback Edition, signed.

By: DAWSON, Fielding

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 1976, ISBN:0876852452:

Seller ID: 103598


DAWSON, Fielding. The Man Who Changed Overnight, and Other Stories & Dreams, 1970-1974. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1976. First Paperback Printing (with illustrated title page). Pp. (8),9-137,(7). 8vo, illustratedwhite card covers with green and blue lettering to front cover, green lett ering to spine. Includes the following stories: "A Blue Ribbon Civilian", "The Making of a President", "A Slow Roll Over Haystacks", "One Snowy Day... View more info

Official Privilege. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DEUTERMANN, P.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, New York, 1995,:

Seller ID: 24729


DEUTERMANN, P.T. Official Privilege. New York : St. Martin's Press, (June 1995). First Printing. Pp 392. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel by retired USN Captain P.T. Deutermann. "Official Privilege begins with a mystery : in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, the mummified body of a black Navy lieutenant is found bolted inside the boiler of a deactivated battleship. While the cause of death is clear, the officer's identity is not. With nerve ends raw fro, the media focus on re... View more info