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Abracadaver. in dj.

By: LOVESEY, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1972,:

Seller ID: 39066


LOVESEY, Peter. Abracadaver. (L): Macmillan, (1972). Pp 220. 8vo, red cloth. Very slightly cocked, owner's signature, a few spots soiling to edges, else vg in rubbed, slightly torn dj. 50.00 View more info

Aftermath. 1st pr signed in dj

By: ROBINSON, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2001, ISBN:0771075774:

Seller ID: 58408


ROBINSON, Peter. Aftermath. (Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, (2001). First Printing. Pp. 389. 8vo, grey cloth, copper titles to spine. A new novel in the Inspector Banks series. Vg in dj. Signed by the author on the title page. 30.00 View more info

All the Colours of Darkness. 1st in dj, signed.

By: ROBINSON, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9780771076114:

Seller ID: 79092


ROBINSON, Peter. All the Colours of Darkness . An Inspector Banks Novel. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (2008). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),1-349,(3). 8vo, black paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Vg-fine in clean, crisp, unclipped dj. Signed without inscription by Robinson on the title page. 50.00 View more info

All the Colours of Darkness. An Inspector Banks Novel Proof. Signed.

By: ROBINSON, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2008,:

Seller ID: 109435


ROBINSON, Peter. All the Colours of Darkness . An Inspector Banks Novel. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (2008). Uncorrected Proof. Pp. (8),1-349,(3). 8vo, printed green card covers with blackspine, black lettering to front cover, green lettering to spine. Very good. Signed and inscribed by Robinson on the title page. 35.00 View more info

American Magazine : The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow. Vol. 121, No. 1, January 1936

By: BLOSSOM, Sumner (ed.) FALKNER, Leonard WELLS, H. G. SEABROOK, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Crowell Publishing Company, Springfield, Ohio, 1936,:

Seller ID: 115859


BLOSSOM, Sumner (ed.). The American Magazine : The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow. Vol. CXXI, No. 1, January 1936. Springfield, Ohio : Published Monthly by The Crowell Publishing Company, 1936. Pp 1-154. Illustrated. Large 8vo [8.5 by 11.5 inches], colour illustrated white wrappers, lettered in black, red and blue. Cover is a natural-color photograph directed by Ray Prohaska, with Barker Devin, photographer. Contents : [Mystery Novel] "The SilentStaircase” — Complete in this Issue — by Leonard Falkner and illustrated b y John Alan Maxwell. [Stories] “Keep the Change” — Part 1 ... View more info

American Magazine : The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow. Vol. 121, No. 2, February 1936

By: BLOSSOM, Sumner (ed.) NORMAN, Mary FORD, Henry CHARTERIS, Leslie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Crowell Publishing Company, Springfield, Ohio, 1936,:

Seller ID: 115860


BLOSSOM, Sumner (ed.). The American Magazine : The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow. Vol. CXXI, No. 2, February 1936. Springfield, Ohio : Published Monthly by The Crowell Publishing Company, 1936. Pp 1-170. Illustrated. Large 8vo [8.5 by 11.5 inches], colour illustrated white wrappers, lettered in black and red. Cover: Natural color photograph directed by Ray Prohaska; Barker Devin, photographer. Contents : [Mystery Novel] “The Beauty Mask” by MaryNorman and illustrated by Matt Clark (complete in ths issue). [Stories] “T he Stolen God” — Part I — by Edison Marshall and illustrated by... View more info

Appleby and Honeybath. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: INNES, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1983, ISBN:0575032480:

Seller ID: 102404


INNES, Michael. Appleby and Honeybath. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1983. First UK Printing. Pp. (4),1-155,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering tospine. "Appleby AND Honeybath: here is indeed a meeting of giants! Sir Joh n Appleby, the now retired Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, has of course been Michael Innes's brilliant detective since the beginning of time(since, in fact, the frist masterpiece, 'Death at the President's Lodgings '). Charles Honeybath R.A. is a copmarative newcomer, but in such splended tales as 'The Mysterious Commission', 'Honeybath's Haven' and 'Lord Mul... View more info

Appleby and the Ospreys. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: INNES, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1986, ISBN:0575039167:

Seller ID: 102405


INNES, Michael. Appleby and the Ospreys. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1986. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),7-188. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Clusters is one of the great country houses: in the same class, Appleby comments,a s Scamnum Court, the setting of Michael Innes's early masterpiece, 'Hamlet Revenge!" -- and of perhaps Appleby's greatest case. Clusters is being troubled by bats -- bats in the belfry, bats around the moat, asLord and Lady Osprey complain to their luncheon guests, who include Sir Jo hn Appleby, sometime Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and, t... View more info

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Appleby Talks Again, Eighteen Detective Stories dj 1st UK

By: INNES, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1956,:

Seller ID: 42811


INNES, Michael. Appleby Talks Again, Eighteen Detective Stories. L.: VictorGollancz Ltd., 1956. First UK Edition. Pp. 189. Small 8vo, red cloth. Smal l dampstain to front corner board and ffep, else vg in spine discoloured, nicked dj. 75.00 View more info

Avenging Ray

By: SEAMARK.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London , 1952,:

Seller ID: 87550


SEAMARK. The Avenging Ray. (London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1952). First Thus. Pp [1]-191,(1). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. In the Yellow Jackets series. “A dark hair-line of death, sinister and inexplicable, snaked along the Devon moors; twenty miles of instantaneous death, the work of a madman, who believed the world his to destroy.” Seamark is the pseudonym of British writer Austin J. Small. Spine creased, rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Beggars Banquet. signed

By: RANKIN, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orion, 2002, ISBN:0752852388:

Seller ID: 69263


RANKIN, Ian. Beggars Banquet. (L): Orion, (2002). Pp. 310. 8vo, black illustrated card covers. A collection of twenty-one short stories from the modern-day master of crime writing. Includes seven tales featuring Rankin's gritty detective, Inspector Rebus. Vg. Signed by Rankin on the title page, accompanied by a stern looking "smiley-face" doodle. 35.00 View more info

Blackfly Season : A novel. First Edition

By: BLUNT, Giles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Random House Canada, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0679312439:

Seller ID: 114971


BLUNT, Giles. Blackfly Season : A novel. (Toronto) : Random House Canada, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-326,(4). 8vo, black paper-covered boardswith gilt lettering to spine. Giles Blunt (b. February 2, 1952, Windsor, Ontario). This is No.3 in the excellent John Cardinal series. "It's spring in Algonquin Bay, and the blackflies are driving people a little mad. Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme have a different sort of mystery on their hands: a young woman has wandered bug-bitten out of the bush and can't remember who she is or how she got there. The ... View more info

Blackfly Season : A novel. First Edition, Signed.

By: BLUNT, Giles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House Canada, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0679312439:

Seller ID: 99557


BLUNT, Giles. Blackfly Season : A novel. (Toronto) : Random House Canada, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-326,(4). 8vo, black paper-covered boardswith gilt lettering to spine. Giles Blunt (b. February 2, 1952, Windsor, O ntario). This is No.3 in the excellent John Cardinal series. "It's spring in Algonquin Bay, and the blackflies are driving people a little mad. Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme have a different sort of mystery on their hands: a young woman has wandered bug-bitten out of the bush and can't remember who she is or how she got there. The reason? A small-calibre bu... View more info

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Blame the Dead. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LYALL, Gavin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 24316

ISBN: 0340166142


LYALL, Gavin. Blame the Dead. London : Hodder and Stoughton, (1972). First Printing. 8vo (144 x 222 mm), green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Gavin Tudor Lyall (b. May 9, 1932, Birmingham – d. January 18, 2003, London). "One shot on a snowy Sunday evening spoil's James Card's reputation as a bodyguard - apart from leaving him with a body he hardly knew and a pistol he didn't want to explain. So he takes a look into the ex-life and times of Martin Fenwick, sobersided shipping underwriter at Lloyd's of London, and finds that reactions vary widely at the fu... View more info

Blind Alley. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: SIMENON, Georges GILBERT, Stuart (translated by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 59840


SIMENON, Georges. Blind Alley. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. New York : Reynal & Hitchcock, Publishers, (1946). First US Edition. Pp. 207. 8vo, grey cloth. Very good in rubbed, nicked, chipped, closed-torn, price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Blood Detective : A mystery. proof.

By: WADDELL, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St Martin's Minotaur, New York, 2007,:

Seller ID: 78234


WADDELL, Dan. The Blood Detective : A mystery . New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2007). Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Pp. (8),1-291,(1). 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with white spine. A mystery novel by the British author,to be published June 12, 2008. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Body Surrounded by Water An Inspector Charlie Salter novel.. First Editionin dustjacket

By: WRIGHT, Eric

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0002231816:

Seller ID: 30433


WRIGHT, Eric. A Body Surrounded by Water: An Inspector Charlie Salter novel. Toronto : Collins, (1987). Pp [1]-166,(2). First Edition. 8vo, red cloth.Drew, Lawmen in Scarlet : An Annotated Guide to Royal Canadian Mounted Pol ice in Print and Performance. p.125. "Homicide is rare on Prince Edward Island, so rare that when a local historian is killed the Mounties have to create a special unit to investigate the crime. Whem the officer in charge finds that a Toronto policeman, Inspector Charlie Salter, is holidaying in theneighbourhood he is happy to invite him to join the unit unofficially, ... View more info

Bullet for Rhino

By: WITTING, Clifford.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London , 1954,:

Seller ID: 87558


WITTING, Clifford. A Bullet for Rhino. (London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1954). Reset Edition. Pp [1]-191,(1). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. In the Yellow Jackets series. “The Ninth Case of Inspector Charlton. As an Old Boy of Mereworth School, Charlton was luckily on hand at the annual function where his contemporary, the more or less distinguished “Rhino” Garstang, was mysteriously shot dead.” Clifford Witting (1907-68) was an English writer. Small black mark to spine, lightly rubbed, namestamp, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Bullet for Rhino

By: WITTING, Clifford.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London , 1954,:

Seller ID: 87557


WITTING, Clifford. A Bullet for Rhino. (London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1954). Reset Edition. Pp [1]-191,(1). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. In the Yellow Jackets series. “The Ninth Case of Inspector Charlton. As an Old Boy of Mereworth School, Charlton was luckily on hand at the annual function where his contemporary, the more or less distinguished “Rhino” Garstang, was mysteriously shot dead.” Clifford Witting (1907-68) was an English writer. Wear to spine ends, lightly rubbed, old penned price to front cover, namestamp, else good. 18.00 View more info

Bullets and Brown Eyes. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CORRIGAN, Mark LEE, Norman (Harold)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: T. Werner Laurie Ltd., London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 110645


CORRIGAN, Mark. Bullets and Brown Eyes. London : T. Werner Laurie Ltd., (1948), First British Edition. Pp(4),5-287,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, maroon lettering to spine. Mark Corrigan is the pseudonym of Norman (Harold) Lee (1898-1964), a British film director and screenwriter. Bulets and Brown Eyes was his first book. "Mark Corrigan is a private investigator and sometime agent for the U.S. government. When he isn't globe-trotting about the world, he occasionally makes his home in Philadelphia, the city in which he grew up. As a youth he belonged to a rough Dead-End style gang, becoming its lead... View more info