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1 The Byzantine Wake
Aloi, Frank
Edward Uhlan, Publisher 1976 0-682-48524-1 / 9780682485241 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black pebbled cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates; clean gray endpapers. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Mystery. 011028

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hollywood and LeVine, Andrew Bergman
2 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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3 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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The Thief Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner, Banks, T. F.
4 The Thief Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner
Banks, T. F.
New York Delacorte Press 2001 0-385-33571-7 / 9780385335713 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with maroon cloth spine, gold 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. 276 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 013703

Price: 10.00 USD
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland, Beau Riffenburgh
5 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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Behind That Curtain, Biggers, Earl Derr
6 Behind That Curtain
Biggers, Earl Derr
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1928 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Solid book, lightly soiled, in tattered dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with maroon stamped lettering. Light overall soiling. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight with slight lean, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has large piece missing at base of spineand lower left corner of front panel, other smaller edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023945

Price: 20.00 USD
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Highway Robbery, BIllheimer, John
7 Highway Robbery
BIllheimer, John
New York St. Martin's 2000 0-312-25247-1 / 9780312252472 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean black boards with 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 bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. 290 pgs. Clean, bright and crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 015612

Price: 25.00 USD
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Elephants Can Remember, Christie,  Agatha
8 Elephants Can Remember
Christie, Agatha
New York Dodd Mead 1972 0396067425 / 9780396067429 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray and pink striped paper-covered boards with clean pink cloth spine, gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with deep pink top-stained page edges. Bright pink endpapers; small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 243 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very nice collectible copy. 021834

Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Agatha Christie's Detectives - Five Complete Novels
Christie, Agatha
New York Avenel Books 1982 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Hardcover book in clean original dust jacket. Five novels - complete and unabridged. Novels include: The Murder at the Vicarage; Dead Man's Folly; Sad Cypress; Towards Zero; N or M? Book has clean maroon cloth covers with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. 698 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025876

Price: 12.00 USD
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Curtain, Christie, Agatha
10 Curtain
Christie, Agatha
New York Dodd Mead 1975 0396071910 / 9780396071914 Third Printing Unknown Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Third printing of American edition, hardcover book in original dust jacket. Very clean brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small neatly penned previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. 238 pages. Clean dust jacket has light surface rubbing, is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027345

Price: 12.00 USD
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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
11 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1947 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Triangle edition in clean illustrated dustjacket by Vincentini. Clean blue-green boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to spine ends, no fraying or tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has some chipping and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hard-boiled detective story featuring a man who grew up as a tough Italian kid from New York's East Side. 027766

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Cadillac Cowboy, Collins, Michael
12 The Cadillac Cowboy
Collins, Michael
New York Donald I. Fine, Inc. 1995 1-55611-461-3 / 9781556114618 First Hardbound Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Clean black boards with clean red spine, black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner names or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Crime. 003079

Price: 15.00 USD
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Rough Cut, Cook, Bruce
13 Rough Cut
Cook, Bruce
New York St. Martin's 1990 0-312-05149-2 / 9780312051495 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 231 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears at corners, a few tiny light scratches. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. L.A. cop turned detective takes on the dangerous world of the drug trade. 8vo. Crime Fiction. 013608

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia
14 The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories
Craig, Patricia
Oxford University Press 1990 0192141872 / 9780192141873 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
As new condition hardcover book in clean dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering and border on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 554 pages with biographical notes. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fine collection of 33 stories showing the scope, vigour, and enduring fascination of the detective story, as well as indicating its importance as a barometer of social attitudes and literary practices. It gathers together a wide range of stories, many unfamiliar, by writers including Julian Symons, Michael Gilbert, P.D.James, andRuth Rendell (but also by such notables as A. Conan Doyle and G. K. Chesterton), which are among the very best examples of English Detective writing of the twentieth century - the cream of the crime! 027710

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The Croaker, Creasey, John
15 The Croaker
Creasey, John
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1973 0030013615 / 9780030013614 Reissue Book Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with blind-stamped author initials on front board, clean black spine with white lettering. No bumping or wear. binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 200 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A reissue of the first Patrick Dawlish suspense novel, which provides an introduction that desribes the development of the Patrick Dawlish books and a retrospective assessment of the vitality and other qualities necessary to sustain a successful detective series over more than three decades. 018613

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As Merry as Hell, Creasey, John (as Kyle Hunt)
16 As Merry as Hell
Creasey, John (as Kyle Hunt)
New York Stein and Day 1974 0-8128-1662-5 / 9780812816624 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with olive green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with hint of slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 013251

Price: 20.00 USD
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Perfect Murder: A Study in Detection, David Lehman
17 Perfect Murder: A Study in Detection
David Lehman
New York Free Press 1989 0029197708 / 9780029197707 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean; previous owner name written on front fixed endpaper, along with small return address label. Old price in back corner of rear free endpaper. 242 pages with author notes and indexes. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful guide to the best mysteries ever written. 026009

Price: 15.00 USD
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Lost Rights - The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic, David, Howard
18 Lost Rights - The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David, Howard
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009 0618826076 / 9780618826070 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean mustard yellow boards with deep orange spine, gold 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. 344 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (26.00 on front inside flap). True Crime - The epic story of a stolen American Document, one of the fourteen original copies of the Bill of Rights. Lost Rights follows that document's passage over the course of 138 years , from the Indiana businessman who purcheses the looted parchment for five dollars, to a folk art expert who stows the iconic document under his bed, to a little-known historian who divines the parchment's most important secret from a feded, barely legible notation. The journey ends with a dramatic FBI sting after the document was put up for sale for five million dollars. 022037

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Snipe Hunt, Dean, Amber
19 Snipe Hunt
Dean, Amber
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with unchipped white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Tasteful custom-printed previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "Vi Thompson - All My Love, Amber Dean." 219 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, with a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hunt for counterfeiters leads from New York City to Upstate New York as murder marks the trail of bad money. 018629

Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Three's A Crowd
Disney, Doris Miles
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1971 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 183 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very tiny closed tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 016765

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