Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card

Is it hard to buy a gift for that someone special? Then purchase a Gift Certificate?

 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Search

Click on Title to view full description

 
Murder on the Leviathan: A Novel, Akunin, Boris
1 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Crime and Mr. Campion, Allingham, Margery
2 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Levanter, Ambler, Eric
3 The Levanter
Ambler, Eric
New York Atheneum 1972 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green and white cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, with slightest hint of lean. Pages and edges are clean. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 307 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful story of survival against a group of criminal extortionists, set in the Middle East. 8vo. Fiction. 017308

Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
4 The Light of Day
Ambler, Eric
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
Stated "First American Edition" in dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering and green decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean but has some insect damage (scattered small holes ); rear panel has nice photo of Ambler standing on a balcony smoking a cigarette. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Page-turning suspense novel by a master craftsman of the genre. Set in Istanbul, this is a swift-moving, sophisticated novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page. 023414

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Siege of the Villa Lipp, Ambler, Eric
5 The Siege of the Villa Lipp
Ambler, Eric
New York Random House 1977 0-394-49982-4 / 9780394499826 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean white boards with red author initials on cover, clean black cloth spine, bright 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. 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013819

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 China Run
Ball, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-2743-3 / 9780743227438 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow boards, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny hint of a bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. When the Chinese government wants to take back the baby that an American woman has just adopted, she goes on the run with no knowledge of Chinese andthe full power of a police state against her. 8vo. Fiction. 008393

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa, Bee, David
7 Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa
Bee, David
New York Harper & Row 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Joan Markham, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with small blind-stamped design on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small water mark at base of spine, very faint. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with bright yellow endpapers - small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by Joan Markham. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of Tanganyika -- formerly German East Africa -- skillfully weaves together past and prsent, love and murder, in a powerful drama of adventure, history and suspense. 027170

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Foamers, Berson, Jon
8 Foamers
Berson, Jon
New York Scribner 1997 0-684-83586-X / 9780684835860 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean red boards with clean gray spine, bright 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. 383 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one very short closed edge tear at top of rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of suspense about a train fanatic who masterminds high-profile train accidents. Approx 8" x 6". Mystery. 016860

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Ticket to the Boneyard, Block, Lawrence
9 A Ticket to the Boneyard
Block, Lawrence
New York Morrow 1990 0688090702 / 9780688090708 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold 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. 302 pp. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped ( 18.95 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019546

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Tanner on Ice An Evan Tanner Novel, Block, Lawrence
10 Tanner on Ice An Evan Tanner Novel
Block, Lawrence
New York Dutton 1998 0525944214 / 9780525944218 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author on title page. Very clean yellow-beige boards with clean rust spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, corner tips sharp and unworn; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 248 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality. The adventures of Evan Michael Tanner, a globe-trotting adventurer with a taste for lost causes. 018676

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
First Team, Bond, Larry and Jim DeFelice
11 First Team
Bond, Larry and Jim DeFelice
New York, New York, U.S.A. Forge (Tom Doherty Associates) 2004 0-765-30711-1 / 9780765307118 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 365 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; vertical crease to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful thriller involving international intelligence and the war on terror. 8vo. Fiction. 016633

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
12 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
New York Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip; very slight surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 454 pgs. April 2003 First Edition and full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. All first edition, first printing points present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on pg. 243. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight vertical crease to front inside flap. 015431

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
See You Later, Alligator: Blackford Oakes in Havana, Buckley, William F
13 See You Later, Alligator: Blackford Oakes in Havana
Buckley, William F
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1985 0385194420 / 9780385194426 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with unfaded red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 351 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Buckley's biggest, best novel. 025978

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Mongoose R.I.P., Buckley, William F., Jr.
14 Mongoose R.I.P.
Buckley, William F., Jr.
New York Random House 1990 0-394-55931-2 / 9780394559315 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in, publisher's signed "With compliments of Sam Vaughan" (signed by Sam Vaughan) laid in. Very clean gold boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 322 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with with one 1-1/2" closed tear at top front spine fold, one short (1/3") closed edge tear at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Fiction. 017175

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dine and be Dead, Butler, Gwendoline
15 Dine and be Dead
Butler, Gwendoline
New York MacMillan 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on spine, small red "Cock Robin Mystery" logo on front board corner. Very light surface wear to corners, no fading, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Pages are clean but slightly tanned; clean endpapers, with tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. 192 pgs. Dustjacket with corner clipping to front flap but price intact, very small chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A missing wife and a dead husband create a fascinating suspense mystery where the solution is as horrifying as it is unexpected. 8vo. Mystery. 015202

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Queen's Pawn, Canning, Victor
16 Queen's Pawn
Canning, Victor
New York William Morrow 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust red boards with clean black cloth spine, red and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no tears, hint of age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. High suspense on the Queen Elizabeth 2 with a shock ending. 018970

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Demoniacs, Carr, John Dickson
17 The Demoniacs
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue marbled paper-covered boards with dark blue cloth spine,silver lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. 238 pages. Dust jacket designed by Frederick E. Banbery is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean spine and front panel, light soiling to rear panel; no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical mystery set in 1757, full of romance, suspense and interesting characters. Young Jeffrey Wynne gallantly rescues his true love (at her Uncle's command) from a house of ill repute in Paris and returns her to London. There mystery ensues over the body of an old woman, mysteriously dead, and a host of suspects. 026260

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
18 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Clear and Present Danger, Clancy, Tom
19 Clear and Present Danger
Clancy, Tom
New York Putnam Pub Group 1989 0399134409 / 9780399134401 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded charcoal gray boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean dark gray endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 656 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, some fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Tom Clancy at his best creating believable and suspenseful drama involving Columbian Drug Lords and assassinations. Made into an Oscar nominated movie (1994) starring Harrison Ford and Willem Defoe. 018163

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Bat that Flits, Collins, Norman
20 The Bat that Flits
Collins, Norman
New York / Boston Duell, Sloan, & Pierce / Little Brown 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears and mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thriller involving bacteriological warfare at a government station for research in the West Country of Cornwall. 018654

Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7  NEXT >  



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. Images and book descriptions cannot be used on other websites.  If you need an image for a blog or any other reason,  please email [email protected] to ask permission to use copyrighted information with credit to photographer and owners of the website.  All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie