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101 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
102 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles, Doyle, Arthur Conan
103 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
104 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 Scapegoat, du Maurier, Daphne
105 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
106 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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107 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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108 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
109 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Escape the Night, Eberhart, Mignon G.
110 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.
111 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.
112 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
113 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
114 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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Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum Novels), Evanovich, Janet
115 Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum Novels)
Evanovich, Janet
New York St. Martin's Press 2006 0312349483 / 9780312349486 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023782

Price: 12.00 USD
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Two for the Dough, Evanovich, Janet
116 Two for the Dough
Evanovich, Janet
New York Scribner 1996 0684196387 / 9780684196381 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with gray cloth spine, metallic red lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with clean red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 301 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, not price clipped; 1" closed tear at top rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in this blockbuster series of crime fiction novels with heroine Stephanie Plum as bounty hunter extraordinaire. 025466

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Man in the Dark, Ferguson, John A.
117 The Man in the Dark
Ferguson, John A.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Light wear to spine corners and lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Hint of soiling to page edges. 305 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 007983

Price: 20.00 USD
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118 The Rosenberg Case: Fact and Fiction
Fineberg, Dr. S. Andhil
Oceana 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Date and "Read" written at top edge of front free endpaper. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped with two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 010438

Price: 10.00 USD
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119 The Art of Detection
Fisher, Jacob
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front fixed endpaper. 248 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 3/4" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 008757

Price: 30.00 USD
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The South Foreland Murder, Fletcher, J.S.
120 The South Foreland Murder
Fletcher, J.S.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards with dark brown stamped lettering on cover and spine. A few small spots to spine, otherwise clean. Light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; small spots to margin of page 3, otherwise all pages are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper, slight browning to fixed endpapers. 253 pages. 021399

Price: 15.00 USD
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