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P is for Peril, Grafton, Sue
181 P is for Peril
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2001 0-399-14719-5 / 9780399147197 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray boards with silver "P" stamped on cover; clean black cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 352 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. 8vo. Mystery. 012971

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Q is for Quarry, Grafton, Sue
182 Q is for Quarry
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's 2002 0-399-14915-5 / 9780399149153 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean pale gray boards with silver Q on cover, darker gray cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight with slight hint of lean, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 006670

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R is for Ricochet, Grafton, Sue
183 R is for Ricochet
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's 2004 0-399-15228-8 / 9780399152283 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with silver "R" stamped on cover, clean black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 352 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible condition. 8vo. Mystery. 012972

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R Is for Ricochet, Grafton, Sue
184 R Is for Ricochet
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's 2004 0399152288 / 9780399152283 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean red boards with clean black cloth spine, unchipped red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 352 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018586

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T is for Trespass, Grafton, Sue
185 T is for Trespass
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's 2007 0399154485 / 9780399154485 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean charcoal boards with gold "T" on cover, dark black cloth spine, stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 387 pages. Clean dust jacket is bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024393

Price: 12.00 USD
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Murder Among Us, Granger, Ann
186 Murder Among Us
Granger, Ann
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312098758 / 9780312098759 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (stated, with full number line) in unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 250 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears with small associated creases, one tiny chip at upper rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery set in a Cotswold county house hotel. 020017

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The Mayor's Wife, Green, Anna Katharine
187 The Mayor's Wife
Green, Anna Katharine
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1907 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Alice Barber Stephens, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in scarce dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers (very slightly browned) - no names, writing or marks. 389 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket (art by Alice Barber Stephens) is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detective story by the first female detective story author, Anna Katharine Green. 024940

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The Mayor's Wife, Green, Anna Katharine
188 The Mayor's Wife
Green, Anna Katharine
New York A. Wessels Co. 1908 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No dustjacket 
Clean blue-black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration, clean unchipped color paste-on illustration, unchipped white lettering on cover; slight chipping to stamped white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with slight foxing to title page only. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. 389 pgs. 018134

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The Magician, Green, F. L.
189 The Magician
Green, F. L.
New York Coward-McCann 1951 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 255 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear, with a few tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of thievery, murder, and the borders of reality. 017667

Price: 30.00 USD
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190 The Missing Mr. Mosley
Greenwood, John
New York Walker & Co. 1985 0-8027-5618-2 / 9780802756183 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 156 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 006971

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The Five Bells and Bladebone, Grimes, Martha
191 The Five Bells and Bladebone
Grimes, Martha
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1992 0316328898 / 9780316328890 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean unchipped dustjacket. Clean green boards with rust brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 299 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A murder mystery set in England begins when a dismembered corpse is found in the compartments of a precious antique desk. 020201

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The Client, Grisham, John
192 The Client
Grisham, John
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1993 0-385-42471-X / 9780385424714 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean charcoal gray boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slightest hint of surface wear to spine cloth corners, no fraying, no tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Old price in ink on upper corner of front free endpaper. 422 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed at top spine corners, small 1/4" scratch to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Early Grisham novel about an eleven-year-old boy who witnesses the bizarre suicide of a New orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret concerning the recent murder of a Louisiana Senator. Made into a film (1994) starring Susan Sarandon and Tom Lee Jones. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Mystery. 017228

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The Bus That Vanished, Groc, Leon
193 The Bus That Vanished
Groc, Leon
New York Macaulay 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Unfaded orange cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Very small spot of front board to left of lettering, very faint stain at rear outside edge of rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Text pages and page edges are clean and bright; light foxing to first few pages and last few pages. Endpapers intact with no names, writing or marks. 282 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 016327

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The Woman with No Past, Groussard, Serge
194 The Woman with No Past
Groussard, Serge
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded rose colored cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Translated from the French by Daphne Woodward. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny spine corner chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the Prix Femina in france, this is a haunting novel of character, atmosphere and suspense laid against a background of the canals of Northern France. 8vo. Mystery. 015840

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions, H. Paul Jeffers
195 The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions
H. Paul Jeffers
New York Harper & Row 1978 006012248X / 9780060122485 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean pale grayboards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 190 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024479

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The Redbird's Cry, Hager, Jean
196 The Redbird's Cry
Hager, Jean
New York Mysterious Press 1994 0-89296-494-4 / 9780892964949 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with blue spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 274 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The tale of the redbird explains the origin of death in Cherokee myth, and it is a story intricately woven into the rich fabric of this Molly Bearpaw mystery. Second book in the Molly Bearpaw series. 8vo. Mystery. 012268

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197 Murder and the Wanton Bride
Halliday, Brett
New York Dodd Mead (Torquil) 1958 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 186 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, hint of edge wear, faintest trace of soiling at upper rear panel edge. Photo of author and his daughter on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Murder in Miami is the center of Michael Shayne's 31st case in this Brett Halliday mystery. 018774

Price: 22.00 USD
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198 The Celtic Riddle: An Archaeological Mystery
Hamilton, Lyn
New York Berkley Prime Crime 2000 0-425-17235-X / 9780425172353 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 296 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Mystery. 011200

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Dashiell Hammett 5 Complete Novels, Hammett, Dashiell
199 Dashiell Hammett 5 Complete Novels
Hammett, Dashiell
New York Avenel Books 1980 0517338416 / 9780517338414 Reprint Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition containing five complete novels by Dashiell Hammett: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man. In clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. Wear and short closed tears at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 726 pp. Clean dustjacket has some shallow chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020954

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Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance, Hammett, Dashiell
200 Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance
Hammett, Dashiell
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0-394-57269-6 / 9780394572697 First Hardcover Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean gray boards with clean red cloth spine, gold 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. 76 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Photo of Dashiell Hammett on rear panel in his "Thin Man" pose. First published in Liberty magazine in 1933, "Woman in the Dark" disappeared, resurfacing in the 1950s in a pulp paperback edition. Here it appears in hardover for the first time, with an appreciation by Robert B. Parker, the author of the celebrated Spenser series of novels. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017222

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