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101 Three's A Crowd
Disney, Doris Miles
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 183 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very tiny closed tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 016765

Price: 20.00 USD
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102 Saratoga Backtalk
Dobyns, Stephen
New York/ London W. W. Norton 1994 0-393-03659-6 / 9780393036596 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean Beige boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 221 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Charlie Bradshaw mystery. 010747

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Match for a Murderer (Midnight novel of suspense), Dorothy Dunnett
103 Match for a Murderer (Midnight novel of suspense)
Dorothy Dunnett
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1971 0395123437 / 9780395123430 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black boards with gray cloth spine, black and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, hint of edge wear, hint of very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightfully scary tale unfolding in the Bahamas, New York and Miami. 021455

Price: 125.00 USD
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104 Kidnapped
Dortzbach, Karl and Debbie
Harper & Row 1975 0-06-061975-9 / 9780060619756 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. A few small faint spots to front board, else clean, no bumping, no wear or fraying. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 178 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The compelling real life story behind the headlines of the kidnapping of a pregnant 24-year-old American missionary nurse by a liberation front in northern Ethiopia in 1974. 8vo. True Crime. 016005

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The Saintsbury Affair, Doubleday, Roman
105 The Saintsbury Affair
Doubleday, Roman
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1912 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket J. V. McFall, Illustrator 
First Edition signed decorated American trade binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Clean dark green cloth boards with gold heart-shaped locked and green ribbon decoration on cover, white lettering on cover, gold lettering and locket on spine. Tiny spot of wear-through to bottom spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; no names, writing or bookplates. Four illustrations by J. V. McFall, including frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 296 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022080

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics), Doyle, Arthur Conan
106 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories (Leatherbound Classics)
Doyle, Arthur Conan
San Diego, California Canterbury Classics 2011 1607102110 / 9781607102113 Later printing Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely tan leather bound book with decorative cover, rear panel and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with gold text block edges on all sides. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Orange ribbon page marker sewn in. Introduction by Michael A. Cramer, Ph.D. Frontispiece photo portrait of A. Conan Doyle. 1032 pages. A lovely book you will be proud to own. 026109

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The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles, Doyle, Arthur Conan
107 The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles
Doyle, Arthur Conan
New York Random House 1988 051720214X / 9780517202142 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Sidney Paget, Illustrator 
A Facsimile of the Original Novel and All 13 stories from The Strand Magazine, beautiful clean hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with circular black silhouette of Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe on cover, black line border; black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Original illustrations throughout (all 158 original illustrations by Sidney Paget). 293 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024290

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Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
108 Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1987 Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Mitchell Hooks, Illustrator 
Franklin Library edition - dark green leather-like boards with gold decoration on cover, gold decoration and lettering with raised ribs on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with all gilt edges. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Mitchell Hooks. 483 pages + "A Sherlock Holmes Atlas" at rear of book with 10 pages of maps. 024357

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The Best of Sherlock Holmes, Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
109 The Best of Sherlock Holmes
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book with illustrated dust jacket. No date of publication - circa 1950. Very clean beige and ivory tweed boards with small circular portrait of Sherlock Holmes on cover, lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Some of the most famous stories of Sherlock Holmes, and among his best. Includes "A Study in Scarlet", A Scandal in Bohemia", The Red-headed League", The Boscombe Valley Mystery", and The Sign of the Four." 026133

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Rebecca, du Maurier, Daphne
110 Rebecca
du Maurier, Daphne
New York Modern Library 1943 early printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 227 in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with dark green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with green top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Copyright, 1938 on copyright page, but was published by Modern Library beginning in 1943. 357 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, slight edge wear and very light surface rubbing. 362 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026098

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Scapegoat, du Maurier, Daphne
111 The Scapegoat
du Maurier, Daphne
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1957 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with clean green-beige cloth spine, black title box with bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of light wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 348 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small chip at top spine edge (1/4" x 1/4"), one short closed edge tear. Attractive photo of the author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A suspenseful novel by the author of "Rebecca." 017706

Price: 35.00 USD
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Rogue Wave, Dunlap, Susan
112 Rogue Wave
Dunlap, Susan
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Villard Books 1991 0-394-58524-0 / 9780394585246 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean green boardswith clean black cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page; no previous owner names, writing or bookplates. 257 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 015630

Price: 35.00 USD
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113 The Bookman's Wake
Dunning, John
New York Scribner 1995 0-684-80003-9 / 9780684800035 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with clean yellow spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 351 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible, gift quality as-new book. 8vo. Mystery. 013635

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114 The Bookman's Wake
Dunning, John
New York - London - Toronto - Sydney Scribner 1995 0-684-80003-9 / 9780684800035 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean burgundy boards with metallic red lettering on gold cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Clean maroon endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 351 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tears, creases or surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014731

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The Sign of the Book, Dunning, John
115 The Sign of the Book
Dunning, John
New York Scribner 2005 0743255054 / 9780743255059 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream colored boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 353 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020916

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Escape the Night, Eberhart, Mignon G.
116 Escape the Night
Eberhart, Mignon G.
New York Random House 1944 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean beige cloth boards with slight soiling to outside edges. Small bump to one corner tip and top spine edge. No fraying or wear. Circular Random House logo decoration on cover, dark blue lettering and decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Light soiling to endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful murder novel set on the coast of California. 5-1/2" x 8". Mystery. 017115

Price: 25.00 USD
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Hunt with the Hounds, Eberhart, Mignon G.
117 Hunt with the Hounds
Eberhart, Mignon G.
New York Random House 1950 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Very clean brown cloth boards with small circular decoration on cover, black title box on spine. No bumping, shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Faint ink-stamp marking to top and bottom page edges (bookstore marking - "Grell's"). 247 pgs. Bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), hint of slightest edge wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Terror, romance and intrigue set in the fox-hunting country of Virginia. 017105

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Hangman's Whip, Eberhart, Mignon G.
118 The Hangman's Whip
Eberhart, Mignon G.
New York Triangle Books 1942 Reprint Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First thus of reprint edition, with "Triangle Books Edition Published September 1942" on copyright page. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine, skeleton with whip on spine, whip tail extending onto cover. Llight soiling, hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean but tanned, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket has very small corner chips and edge wear, long closed tear at front flap fold line. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman changes her mind about divorcing her husband--and death steps in. 018102

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The Dark Fantastic, Echard, Margaret
119 The Dark Fantastic
Echard, Margaret
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1947 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with green title box on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 312 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket has tiny bit of edge wear, one small closed tear at bottom spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The story of a woman caught in the tangled web of her own deception." 8vo. Mystery. 009614

Price: 10.00 USD
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One for the Money, Evanovich, Janet
120 One for the Money
Evanovich, Janet
New York Scribner 1994 0684196395 / 9780684196398 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, as new in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded purple-blue boards with white cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Evanovich's first crime novel introducing character Stephanie Plum, which established her as a leading crime fiction novelist. Very clean and collectible copy. Made into a film (2012) starring Katherine Heigl. 023517

Price: 100.00 USD
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