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141 The Chicano War
Gault, William Campbell
New York Walker & Co. 1986 0-8027-5640-9 / 9780802756404 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small date written at top edge of front free endpaper (no names or inscriptions). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 008334

Price: 10.00 USD
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142 Frame-Up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings
Gentry, Curt
New York W. W. Norton 1967 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust color boards with charcoal gray spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 496 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket has very small chip at rear lower spine corner, some spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of the most infamous, calculated miscarriages of justice in American history--The Tom Mooney-Warren Billings case. 8 vo.. Legal. 011109

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Chemistry and Crime From Sherlock Holmes to Today's Courtroom, Gerber, Samuel M. (Editor)
143 Chemistry and Crime From Sherlock Holmes to Today's Courtroom
Gerber, Samuel M. (Editor)
Washington DC American Chemical Society 1984 0841207844 / 9780841207844 Second printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated "Second Printing" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright silver illustration and lettering on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 135 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The application of the principles of chemistry for committing crimes and for tracking down criminals in both fiction and in modern day forensic investigations. 017766

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Blood and Judgment, Gilbert, Michael
144 Blood and Judgment
Gilbert, Michael
New York Harper & Brothers 1959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with beige cloth spine, white and green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper; no other marks. 182 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny nicks and tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of the author's best with clever plotting and moving finale. A woman's partially buried body is found near a reservoir, and she has been murdered. She turns out to be the wife of a criminal who has escaped from prison. 5-3/4" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 016950

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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
145 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 0-06-011533-5 / 9780060115333 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No wear, very slight shallow bump to board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, a few tiny faint spots to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012225

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Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries, Gill, Gillian
146 Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries
Gill, Gillian
New York The Free Press 1990 0-02-911702-X / 9780029117026 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of Dame Agatha. 243 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sensitive and revealing look at Agatha Christie as both a woman and a writer, the author probes the mysterious private life and motivations of one of the best selling authors of all time. 017680

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147 The Listener
Gill, John
New York Stein and Day 1972 0-8128-1475-4 / 9780812814750 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010940

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Shot in the Heart, Gilmore, Mikal
148 Shot in the Heart
Gilmore, Mikal
New York Doubleday 1994 0385422938 / 9780385422932 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean photo illustrated boards with red title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 403 pp. Unchipped clear dustjacket with printed author's name on front panel, descriptive text on front and rear flaps and rear panel. Very light rubbing to jacket. Written by Mikal Gilmore, brother of Gary Gilmore, infamous murderer who was executed by firing squad in Utah in 1977. The story of the dysfunctional Gilmore family, and how it came to ruin. 018565

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The Man Who Ended War, Godfrey, Hollis
149 The Man Who Ended War
Godfrey, Hollis
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1908 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition (Published September, 1908). Blue green cloth boards with unchipped paste-on illustration on cover with gold border, gold lettering. Tiny spots of wear at corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date on front pastedown and on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Charles Grunwald, including frontispiece with tissue guard. 301 pages. 023419

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A Little Girl is Dead, Golden, Harry
150 A Little Girl is Dead
Golden, Harry
Cleveland and New York World Publishing 1965 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Brown cloth boards, no fading, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slight browning to endpapers). 363 pp. with bibliography. 019798

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Percentage of the Take: A Classic Case of Big-City Corruption, Goodman, Walter
151 A Percentage of the Take: A Classic Case of Big-City Corruption
Goodman, Walter
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1971 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 226 pgs. with index. Illustrated with eight pages of photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fascinating account of the rapid rise and fall of the former close friend of NYC Mayor John Lindsay, who served for an incredible term as New York's Commissioner of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity. 8vo. True Crime. 016742

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Death of A Next-Door Neighbor, Goodnough, David
152 Death of A Next-Door Neighbor
Goodnough, David
New York Walker & Company 1988 0802757030 / 9780802757036 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "David Goodnough - 7/20/88". No previous owner markings. 193 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021608

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Dewey Decimated, Goodrum, Charles A.
153 Dewey Decimated
Goodrum, Charles A.
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52866-5 / 9780517528662 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean black boards with clean red cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of light fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The serene world of rare books and cultivated librarians beset by theft and murder. 018768

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Ethical Solution, Gorden, John V.
154 The Ethical Solution
Gorden, John V.
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1976 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped jacket, signed by author. Very clean beige cloth boards with dark brown lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges, and endpapers are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. Front free endpaper signed by author, and has a small name/address stamped above. Pages are topstained red. 211 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped and has some very minor edgewear to top/base of spine edge. No large chips or closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014460

Price: 15.00 USD
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155 Hot Shots
Gough, Laurence
New York The Viking Press 1990 0-670-83014-3 / 9780670830145 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Very clean black boards with clean red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No remainder marks. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 009526

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156 The Death Merchant: The Rise and Fall of Edwin P. Wilson
Goulden, Joseph C.
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 0-671-49341-8 / 9780671493417 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 455 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. The story of the master dealer in illicit arms, Edwin P. Wilson; multi-million dollar weapons deals, CIA intrigue, international terrorism. 8vo. True Crime. 009844

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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
157 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1989 0-8050-0460-2 / 9780805004601 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with bright metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tears or creases. Black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mystery. 014678

Price: 15.00 USD
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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
158 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt 1989 0805004602 / 9780805004601 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded brown boards with black cloth spine, crisp metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pages. Clean unfaded jacket is not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023132

Price: 40.00 USD
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F is for Fugitive, Grafton, Sue
159 F is for Fugitive
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1989 0-8050-0460-2 / 9780805004601 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with bright metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears or creases. Full page black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014671

Price: 15.00 USD
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H is for Homicide, Grafton, Sue
160 H is for Homicide
Grafton, Sue
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1991 0-8050-1084-X / 9780805010848 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean gray boards with black cloth spine, green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Mystery. 009230

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