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Murder in Haiti, Vandercook, John W.
81 Murder in Haiti
Vandercook, John W.
New York MacMillan 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to one corner at base of spine. Sharp corners, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 193 pgs. Clean dustjacket with publisher's price intact (some clipping to corners of front flap, but price remains. Slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edge with short closed edge tears, one chip at front lower spine corner (1" deep but narrow). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 015104

Price: 20.00 USD
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17 and Black, Waer, Jack
82 17 and Black
Waer, Jack
New York Viking Press 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Published by the Viking Press in September 1954" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with red cloth spine, black roulette wheel decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. 1" of slight fading at base of spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 241 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), slight edgewear, short closed edge tears, faint water stain at lower corner of rear panel near spine, old label at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Murder mystery set in a gambling casino in Mexico City. 021635

Price: 20.00 USD
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Blindfolded, Walcott, Earle Ashley
83 Blindfolded
Walcott, Earle Ashley
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Alice Barber Stephens, Illustrator 
First Edition, with "September" below date of publication on copyright page. Signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Clean decorated brown cloth boards with illustration of two wolf heads and blind-folded man on cover, stamped white lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers except for small Christmas stamp on rear fixed endpaper, extremely faint previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; additional illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. 400 pages. 021023

Price: 20.00 USD
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Blindfolded, Walcott, Earle Ashley
84 Blindfolded
Walcott, Earle Ashley
Indianapolis Bobbs Merill 1906 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Alice Barber Stephens, Illustrator 
Signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). First Edition, with "September" below date of publication on copyright page. Clean decorated brown cloth boards with illustration of two wolf heads and blind-folded man on cover, stamped white lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, some cracking to paper at rear hinge. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; additional illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. 019379

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Silver Key, Wallace, Edgar
85 The Silver Key
Wallace, Edgar
Garden City The Crime Club, Inc./Doubleday Doran 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated first edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, with just a hint of lean. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. The silver key was the clue to the deadliest killer in England. 8vo. Mystery. 015954

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Eighth Mrs. Bluebeard, Waugh, Hillary
86 The Eighth Mrs. Bluebeard
Waugh, Hillary
New York Crime Club/Doubleday 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, mere hint of slightest wear at spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Green topstained page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at bottom front panel (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 008493

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Gazebo: A Miss Silver Mystery, Wentworth, Patricia
87 The Gazebo: A Miss Silver Mystery
Wentworth, Patricia
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1956 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear at base of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 281 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping at spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 013011

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Mystery of the Four Fingers, White, Fred M.
88 The Mystery of the Four Fingers
White, Fred M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1908 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Will Grefe, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Signed decorated American trade binding (WWF?) . Clean orange ribbed cloth boards with blind-stamped branch decoration, small horse and carriage decoration on cover with black stamped lettering, black lettering and small hand decoration on spine. Very light wear, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Will Grefe. 345 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. A mystery involving a fabulously rich gold mine in Mexico. 021821

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Thing In The Road, White, Trentwell M.
89 The Thing In The Road
White, Trentwell M.
Boston Marshall Jones Company 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean tan cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner (return address) label on front fixed endpaper, same name & address also neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 178 pgs. Clean dustjacket has some edge & corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A thrilling mystery-detective story for boys. 8vo. Children's. 014159

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Opera Murders, Williams, Kirby
90 The Opera Murders
Williams, Kirby
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page. Very clean green buckram cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Red top stained upper page edges (small stain to top page edges - approx. size of dime). 259 pages. Scarce murder mystery featuring Dr. Thackeray Place, a gentleman investigator of crime in Chicago. 021555

Price: 75.00 USD
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Mammon, Wren, Christopher Percival
91 Mammon
Wren, Christopher Percival
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second printing in original unclipped jacket. Clean bright yellow cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 330 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), two tiny small closed tears to rear panel, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A murder mystery where a final confession is given falteringly on the hot African sands, and brings a surprising solution. Story revolves about a mysterious steel trunk, with gruesome contents. 021552

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Bell Street Murders, Wright, S. Fowler
92 The Bell Street Murders
Wright, S. Fowler
New York The Macaulay Co. 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light gray cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover and spine. Hint of light soiling (small faint brown spot to lower front corner of board--size a pea; a few tiny speckes to spine). Slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. 8vo. Mystery. 015394

Price: 35.00 USD
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