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1 The Piano Teacher

New York/Scarborough New American Library 1987 0-453-01015-6 / 9780453010153 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with red cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 008920

Price: 20.00 USD
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About the Murder of the Clergyman's Mistress, Abbot, Anthony
2 About the Murder of the Clergyman's Mistress
Abbot, Anthony
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1931 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Originally published by Covici-Friede, Inc. in 1931, this book is scarcer than hen's teeth in any edition. A "Thatcher Colt" Detective Mystery. Orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, Light soiling, with slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Front free endpaper has name at top edge of front free endpaper that has been covered over with a black crayon. No other marks. 284 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. An engaging mystery story about the strange death of the Reverend Timothy Beazeley and of Evelyn Saunders, his beatuiful choir singer. 026567

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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
3 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

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Murder on the Leviathan: A Novel, Akunin, Boris
4 Murder on the Leviathan: A Novel
Akunin, Boris
New York Random House 2004 1400060516 / 9781400060511 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. 223 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A richly atmospheric tale of suspense on the high seas set in the late 1800's. 020140

Price: 15.00 USD
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5 The Pizza Connection: Lawyers, Money, Drugs, Mafia
Alexander, Shana
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grove Press 1988 1-55584-027-2 / 9781555840273 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean gray hard cover paper boards with a four small pin marks, Authors initials embossed on front cover. Maroon cloth binding with silver lettering. Court room lay out on inside front cover and front free end paper. No names writing or book plates. Pages are clean and bright. Black and white photos. No cracking to hinges. 442 pgs, Binding tight and square, faint dust speckling to top of pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no tears, marks - enclosed in a new acid free mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mafia. 011295

Price: 12.00 USD
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Crime and Mr. Campion, Allingham, Margery
6 Crime and Mr. Campion
Allingham, Margery
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1937 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Very clean mint green boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top stained upper page edges, clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 575 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Three of Margery Allingham's finest mystery stories are collected in this book: Death of A Ghost; Flowers for the Judge; and Dancers In Mourning. 026061

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hollywood and LeVine, Andrew Bergman
7 Hollywood and LeVine
Andrew Bergman
New York Holt, Rinehart And Winston 1975 0030138167 / 9780030138164 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with white cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 216 pages. Illustrated jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026732

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8 Crime and the Psychic World
Archer, Fred
New York William Morrow 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red tweed boards with white lettering on spine. Very lightly soiled. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 220 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 1/4" closed tear at front flap fold, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An extraordinary collection of anecdotes in which a psychic has been instrumental in solving or preventing a crime" - Gina Cerminara". 8vo. True Crime. 008636

Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Cop Cade
Ball, John
Doubleday & Co. For Crime Club 1978 0-385-14374-5 / 9780385143745 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-black boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two very small chips to rear bottom panel edge (match head size), light corner wear and rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 007416

Price: 10.00 USD
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Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble, Ballard, Mignon F.
10 Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble
Ballard, Mignon F.
New York Minotaur Books 2014 1250035627 / 9781250035622 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean light gray boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpaper. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A murder mystery set in the summer of 1944 in the state of Georgia. Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, who has taught the town's first graders for decades, and her colleagues are busy at summer jobs in the apple orchard where the murder occurs, and she and her fellow teachers-turned-sleuths won't rest until it solved. 025669

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Firestorm, Barr, Nevada
11 Firestorm
Barr, Nevada
New York G. P. Putnam 1996 039914126X / 9780399141263 First Hardback Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author; in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust orange boards with green spine, gold metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Signed "Nevada Barr" on half-title page. 307 pages. 021094

Price: 25.00 USD
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Track of the Cat, Barr, Nevada
12 Track of the Cat
Barr, Nevada
New York Putnam 1993 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with black spine, unchipped metallic 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. 238 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition of author's first mystery in the famous Anna Pigeon series. 021089

Price: 120.00 USD
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Track of the Cat, Barr, Nevada
13 Track of the Cat
Barr, Nevada
New York Putnam Publishing Group 1993 0399138242 / 9780399138249 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
Beautiful first edition, first printing of author's first book in the Anna Pigeon mystery series, SIGNED by author on title page. Clean unfaded green boards with unfaded black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. 238 pgs. Clean bright original dustjacket with price of $19.95 on front inside flap is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce and highly collectible. 018274

Price: 400.00 USD
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland, Beau Riffenburgh
14 Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh
New York Viking 2013 0670025461 / 9780670025466 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift quality, as new condition. Clean dove gray boards with charcoal spine, red stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 384 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author presents the first biography of Mcparland and the agency's cloak-and-dagger methods. Both action-packed and meticulously researched, this book brings readers along on McParland's most challenging cases. 026782

Price: 18.00 USD
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Lindbergh: The Crime, Behn, Noel
15 Lindbergh: The Crime
Behn, Noel
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1994 0871135442 / 9780871135445 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean beige boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 464 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024789

Price: 15.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berend, John
16 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berend, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Very Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by author John Berend. Black paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, metalic lettering on spine. Small water stain at base of cloth spine front and back. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "John Berend." 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous and haunting blend of true crime mystery and travel book that exposes Savannah, Georgia as the alluring place it has always been and will always be, not only because of the place, but because of the people. 026569

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
17 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean dust jacket. Clean black boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "John Berendt" on a bookplate affixed to front free endpaper; publisher's "autographed copy" sticker affixed to front panel of dust jacket. 392 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026921

Price: 20.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
18 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0-679-42922-0 / 9780679429227 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
A scarce true First Edition, First Printing. Dustjacket Condition: Fine. Clean original first edition dustjacket with price of $23.00 on front inside flap is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped no fading to orange lettering. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book Condition; Fine. Clean unfaded dark green boards with clean black cloth spine, metallic 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. 388 pgs. To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 6" x 9-1/2". Books into Film. 017242

Price: 200.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
19 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with metallion author initials on cover, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Flat signed "John Berendt" on front free endpaper. No other marks. 388 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (25.00/35.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025562

Price: 30.00 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
20 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Berendt, John
New York Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with correct number line and all correct first edition points, in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark green boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on cover (author's initials) and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. . To assist in determining the first edition, first printing these are the identifying points: Dustjacket price of $23.00 on front inside flap. On page eleven, line thirty-two contains the spelling error "fmr" instead of "for." The Random House correct number line of (2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3) above first edition statement on copyright page. On rear of dustjacket - Ann Beattie is listed first. On later printings each letter of the alphabet represents an additional ten thousand printing and appears only on later printings. The first printing of this book will not contain letters or the number "1" in the number line. On later printings, the rear of dustjacket Edmund White is listed first. This is one of the most misrepresented first edition, first printing books of the 21st century. 023170

Price: 100.00 USD
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