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201 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dashiell Hammett 5 Complete Novels, Hammett, Dashiell
202 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance, Hammett, Dashiell
203 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Going Local, Harrison, Jamie
204 Going Local
Harrison, Jamie
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Hyperion Books 1996 0-7868-6108-8 / 9780786861088 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with first edition stated and full number line on copyright page. Very clean orange boards with clean green cloth spine, bright 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. 323 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A murder occurs as a Montana town is gearing up for their 4th of July rodeo, and Jules Clement investigates. Author's second book. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Mystery. 016984

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205 The World of Sherlock Holmes
Harrison, Michael
New York E. P. Dutton 1975 0-525-23810-7 / 9780525238102 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 227 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 2" closed cut at rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Offers a wealth of unsuspected facts about the master sleuth. Michael Harrison knows more about Sherlock Holmes than any man alive." 8vo. Mystery. 009448

Price: 14.00 USD
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Cork in the Doghouse, Hastings, Macdonald
206 Cork in the Doghouse
Hastings, Macdonald
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1958 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue decorated boards with black design on cover, white title box on spine. No bumping, hint of slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two tiny chips at base of front panel, one thumb-nail size chip at rear panel (outside corner). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Mr. Cork mystery, involving dogs! 013691

Price: 18.00 USD
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Phantom, Hauptmann, Gerhart
207 Phantom
Hauptmann, Gerhart
New York B. W. Huebsch 1922 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First American Edition. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with blindstamped wavy line decoration and stamped gray lettering on cover and spine. Fraying to top spine edge, lighter wear to bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. Scarce book. Translated by Bayard Quincy Morgan. 8vo. Mystery. 016311

Price: 25.00 USD
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208 Death of a God
Haymon, S. T.
New York St. Martin's Press 1987 0-312-00119-3 / 9780312001193 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black boards with lavender metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 223 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, no chips, one 1/2" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 009861

Price: 10.00 USD
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Cache of Corpses, Henry Kisor
209 Cache of Corpses
Henry Kisor
New York Tim Doherty Associates 2007 076531780X / 9780765317803 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean light beige boards with metallic lettering on spine. Small bump at upper spine edge, otherwise as new. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright with tiny "n" at bottom text block edge close to spine. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 300 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A riveting murder mystery set on Michagan's upper peninsula. 021709

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Adventures of Conan Doyle: The Life of the Creator of Sherlock Holmes, Higham, Charles
210 The Adventures of Conan Doyle: The Life of the Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Higham, Charles
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1976 0393075079 / 9780393075076 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean jacket. Clean orange boards with clean brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 368 pages with index. Clean dustjacket with price intact (9.95 on front inside flap), short closed tears and slight wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021877

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Hate of Man, Hill, Headon
211 The Hate of Man
Hill, Headon
Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Cyrus Cuneo, Illustrator 
Blue cloth boards with red and green floral decoration on cover and spine, stamped white lettering on cover and spine (spine lettering mostly worn away). Very light soiling. Wear to spine corners, slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. Scarce book. 8vo. Fiction. 016434

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Standoff, Hogan, Chuck
212 The Standoff
Hogan, Chuck
New York Doubleday & Co. 1995 0-385-47716-3 / 9780385477161 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel, a high-stakes face-off between a lawbreaker and the law, which takes place over nine agonizing days in Montana. 8vo. Fiction. 014050

Price: 20.00 USD
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Harlequin of Death, Horler, Sydney
213 Harlequin of Death
Horler, Sydney
Boston Little Brown 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners and bottom edge of rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Front free endpaper has some small remnants of old card which has been removed. No other markings except for small number ink-stamped on front and rear free endpaper. 8vo. Mystery. 009293

Price: 15.00 USD
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Peril, Horler, Sydney
214 Peril
Horler, Sydney
New York Mystery League, Inc. 1930 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip, soft vertical crease to spine cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 016676

Price: 14.00 USD
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The False Purple, Horler, Sydney
215 The False Purple
Horler, Sydney
New York Mystery League, Inc. 1932 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light soiling. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, with slightest lean; no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; very small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 287 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 015322

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Secret Service Man, Horler, Sydney
216 The Secret Service Man
Horler, Sydney
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Pink cloth boards with black diamond on front cover, black lettering on spine. Slight sunning to spine, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 295 pgs. 006456

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mr. Justice Raffles, Hornung, E. W.
217 Mr. Justice Raffles
Hornung, E. W.
New York Charles Scribner 1909 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published September, 1909. Clean dark green cloth boards with orange and black decoration on cover, orange lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine with small black mask. Tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges and at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 313 pages plus four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023988

Price: 65.00 USD
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Raffles, Hornung, E. W.
218 Raffles
Hornung, E. W.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1907 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket F. C. Yohn, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition published 1907. Very clean red ribbed cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine. Very small spot of slight wear to one spine corner. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by F. C. Yohn. 301 pages. 025372

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Crime Doctor, Hornung, E. W.
219 The Crime Doctor
Hornung, E. W.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1914 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Frederic Dorr Steele, Illust. 
Published by Bobbs Merrill, 1914, no additional printings listed. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners and a few tiny spots of light wear to front board, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean page edges, pages have a few instances of light marginal soiling. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, additional black & white plates by Frederic Dorr Steele. 315 pgs. Approx. 5" x 8". Mystery. 016892

Price: 30.00 USD
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Raffles - Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman, Hornung, E.W.
220 Raffles - Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman
Hornung, E.W.
New York Scribners 1901 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Jacket F. C. Yohn, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - AR - Amy Richards). Olive green cloth boards with gold lettering and grapevine / mask / swords decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Light soiling (scattering of small faint spots). Slight fraying at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges. Small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. 16 illustrations by F.C. Yohn, including frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 301 pages. 022685

Price: 95.00 USD
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