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One for the Money, Evanovich, Janet
121 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
122 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
123 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.
124 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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125 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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126 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.
127 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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128 The Girl in Cabin B54
Fletcher, Lucille
New York Random House 1968 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with turquoise cloth spine, gold lettering on spine, green lettering on front board. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 211 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight surface chipping and very small closed tears at top spine edge-. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010951

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Fudge Cupcake Murder, Fluke, Joanne
129 Fudge Cupcake Murder
Fluke, Joanne
New York Kensington Books 2004 0758201524 / 9780758201522 First B-Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Printing (stated) with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean mustard yellow boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner address label on front fixed endpaper. 307 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the Hannah Swenson murder mystery series. 025915

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Old Lover's Ghost, Ford, Leslie
130 Old Lover's Ghost
Ford, Leslie
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1940 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with purple lettering and and purple strips on cover and spine. Boards are clean, very slight darkening to gutters. No fraying; light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking; slight lean. Pages and edges are clean. Small tape mark on front and rear fixed endpaper. Previous owner name and address penned on front free endpaper. "A" on copyright page indicating first edition. 240 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 012859

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Philadelphia Murder Story, Ford, Leslie
131 The Philadelphia Murder Story
Ford, Leslie
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page. Clean endpapers (slight browning to fixed endpaper edges from manufacturer's glue); no names, writing or bookplates. 250 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, very slight edge wear, small faint water stain to two top dustjacket corners. A Colonel Primrose Mystery set in the publishing world and Philadelphia society. 12mo. Mystery. 015496

Price: 100.00 USD
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Trial Run, Francis, Dick
132 Trial Run
Francis, Dick
New York Harper & Row 1978 0-06-011383-9 / 9780060113834 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark green boards with black cloh spine, silver lettering on spine. Hint of light wear to board edges. No bumping. Binding is tight, with slight lean. Pages are clean and bright; clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or bookplates. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Olympic Games make a spell-binding setting for this Dick Francis novel--the familiar Francis horseracing atmosphere is there, but in second place this time to the marvelous Russian setting. 8vo. Mystery. 013148

Price: 30.00 USD
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Double Eagle: The Epic Story of the World's Most Valuable Coin, Frankel, Alison
133 Double Eagle: The Epic Story of the World's Most Valuable Coin
Frankel, Alison
New York W. W. Norton 2006 0-393-05949-9 / 9780393059496 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Slight bump at upper right spine edge; sharp corner tips, no wear. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 323 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Stolen from the U.S. Mint, shipped to Egypt, hidden for forty years, seized in a Secret Service sting, and finally sold in a record-setting auction...the story of one coin, a 1933 twenty-dollar Double Eagle. 8vo. Coins. 014919

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Aupres De Ma Blonde, Freeling, Nicolas
134 Aupres De Ma Blonde
Freeling, Nicolas
New York Harper & Row 1972 06-011351-0 First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition (first published in England as "A Long Silence." Very clean beige cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 228 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, two very short closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 016506

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Certain Dr. Thorndyke, Freeman, R. Austin
135 A Certain Dr. Thorndyke
Freeman, R. Austin
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1928 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Clean dark green cloth boards with red lettering and small poison bottle decoration on cover and spine. Slight wear at spine corners, tiny nick at rear spine edge (pencil point size). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name and date (1929) at top edge of front free endpaper. Clean decorated endpapers. Clean red top-stained page edges. 304 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 011535

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Dick, Friedman, Bruce Jay
136 The Dick
Friedman, Bruce Jay
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Beige cloth boards with black author initials stamped on cover, crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean with slightest hint of very light foxing to cloth. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 310 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with small faint water spot to spine, age-toning, very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. 018519

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The Woodstock Murders, Froscher, Jon
137 The Woodstock Murders
Froscher, Jon
Woodstock & New York Overlook Press 1998 0-87951-858-8 / 9780879518585 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with clean black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Tiny spot (remainder mark) on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 247 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A celebrated show couple move from hectic Manhattan to their new home into the small, peaceful community of Woodstock, NY with their gay personal secretary Buddy Keepman, their new life life of tranquil existence doesn't last very long. Lucille Driver, wife and mother of three of the most devious men in town is found hacked to death by a weed cutter on their property, and the list of suspects is long. 8vo. Mystery. 017255

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The Woodstock Murders, Froshcer, Jonathan
138 The Woodstock Murders
Froshcer, Jonathan
Woodstock & New York Overlook Press 1998 0879518588 / 9780879518585 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small black remainder dot on bottom page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 247 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (23.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019663

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Case of the Sulky Girl, Gardner, Erle Stanley
139 The Case of the Sulky Girl
Gardner, Erle Stanley
Philadelphia, PA Triangle Books 1944 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Triangle Books edition (first thus) in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean orange-brown cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean blank endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. 302 pages. Clean nicely illustrated jacket has very short closed edge tears, very slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Perry Mason mystery in which he tries to clear a hell-cat of a young woman of murder. 026131

Price: 20.00 USD
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140 Prisoner's Friend
Garve, Andrew
New York Harper & Brothers 1962 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with black cloth spine, bright white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few closed edge tears, tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "It made me go out to the meadow and scatter some lime to see how it would take footprints, but the test wasn't conclusive because I had to rush back in to finish the story. Garve is always good, and this one is better than good." - Rex Stout 8 vo.. Fiction. 011111

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