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The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
1 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
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2 Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover (woman with two pistols aimed at man with arms up). Black lettering and single rule line border. Gold lettering on spine. Light soiling and fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (previous owner name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering with tissue guard, 15 illustrations throughout - should be 16 - missing one illustration (opposite page 66). 180 pages. 024280

Price: 25.00 USD
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Paradise Auction, Bartley, Malbro
3 Paradise Auction
Bartley, Malbro
New York A. L. Burt 1918 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Vintage reprint edition of this scarce novel in stylish illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Ronald Anderson. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with orange title box on cover and spine. No bumping, tiny bit of surface wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by Ronald Anderson. 501 pp. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket has a few very tiny chips at base of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020870

Price: 35.00 USD
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And Life Goes On, Baum, Vicki
4 And Life Goes On
Baum, Vicki
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean orange cloth boards with black title box, silver lettering on cover and spine. A few small spots of wear at base of spine, hint of slight fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 320 pgs. 015787

Price: 5.00 USD
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Elephant's Work, Bentley, E. C.
5 Elephant's Work
Bentley, E. C.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean red and pink patterned boards with small black decoration on cover, black lettering in pink title box on spine. Hint of light wear at top and bottom spine edge. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean -- no names, writing or bookplates. Dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.75 on front inside flap), no chips, very light edge wear and slight age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story dedicated by the author to the memory of John Buchan (because he advised him to write it). 015613

Price: 40.00 USD
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From This Death Forward, Bloomfield, Robert
6 From This Death Forward
Bloomfield, Robert
New York Crime Club 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray cloth textured boards with unchipped red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean (tanning to edges). Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 190 pp. Illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), 1" closed tear at top of rear panel, shorter closed tear at top rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A waitress marries a drunken millionaire to gain security for her young son. Murder follows the ill-matched couple on their strange honeymoon. 019980

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An Eye for An Eye, Brackett, Leigh
7 An Eye for An Eye
Brackett, Leigh
New York Crime Club 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good minus Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; mere hint of faint splotchy fading to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 186 pages. Dust jacket designed by Alice Smith is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), has shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears, still clean and bright. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery novel of nightmarish revenge. 021197

Price: 45.00 USD
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8 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Slight fading to spine and title box on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small ink-stamp on front free endpaper (Sibley Library music sale). No other marks. 326 pgs. 015801

Price: 8.00 USD
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This Heart, This Hunter, Burnett, Hallie Southgate
9 This Heart, This Hunter
Burnett, Hallie Southgate
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean decorated boards with clean light gray cloth spine, pink lettering on spine. Mere hint of slightest surface wear to bottom board edges, no fading, no bumping, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 310 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear, small closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge, very faint soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about the first year of marriage and the protaganist's coming of age against the backdrop of the South and the activities of the KKK. 8vo. Fiction. 015865

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Dine and be Dead, Butler, Gwendoline
10 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
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Hangman's House, Byrne, Donn
11 Hangman's House
Byrne, Donn
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. 406 pgs. No publication date. Dustjacket with price on spine (3/6 net) has very light soiling, a few very small edge chips, closed edge tear on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Playwright: "Hangman's House", was produced for Broadway in 1926. The film Hangman's House appeared in 1928 as a drama the genres silent film was set in Ireland and directed by John Ford. 8vo. Fiction. 015523

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The Man Without A Shadow, Cabot, Oliver
12 The Man Without A Shadow
Cabot, Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean gray/green cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name name ink stamped on front free endpaper. 340 pgs. 009292

Price: 12.00 USD
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Panther's Moon, Canning, Victor
13 Panther's Moon
Canning, Victor
New York M.S. Mill Co. / William Morrow 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second Printing, stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded deep red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers;small owner's initials in pen in corner of front free endpaper near binding edge. 246 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, mere hint of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery resolving the tracking of two black panthers loose in the Alps. 019939

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
14 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Danger Mark, Chambers, Robert W.
15 The Danger Mark
Chambers, Robert W.
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with ivory decorative title box on spine, ivory lettering on spine. Light fraying at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 496 pgs. (1) on last page indicating first printing. 009779

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Saint to the Rescue, Charteris, Leslie
16 The Saint to the Rescue
Charteris, Leslie
Garden City Doubleday & Co./Crime Club 1959 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket has corner price clip, two small closed edge tears and one tiny (match head size) edge chip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010587

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Porcelain Mask, Chichester, John Jay
17 The Porcelain Mask
Chichester, John Jay
New York Chelsea House 1924 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Clean maroon ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering and decorative title box on cover, gilt lettering on spine. All lettering is clear and unchipped. Slight wear to corners but no fraying. Tiny pin-point puncture in center spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Small piece of rear fixed endpaper peeled away at lower edge (smaller than a nickel). 320 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 008983

Price: 30.00 USD
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Elephants Can Remember, Christie,  Agatha
18 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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Confidential, Clarke, Donald Henderson
19 Confidential
Clarke, Donald Henderson
Philadelphia Blakiston (Triangle Books) 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Triangle Books edition in marvelous dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with yellow and black decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very slight tanning; clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 317 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. 024338

Price: 15.00 USD
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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
20 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle edition in sharp illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Vincentini. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (tanning to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hard-boiled story of a tough guy from the toughest part of New York City's East Side, who became a success, despite a run through the gamut of crime including juvenile delinquency and murder. 022082

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