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1 Abbey, Kieran Beyond the Dark
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; 1st printing with Scribner "A" on copyright page. In publisher's textured tan paper covered boards with title lettering boldly in blue to cover and spine. Soundly bound copy, slightly cocked in the spine, has prior owner name penciled neatly to front endpage. Light shelf soiling to boards and usual expected light offset toning in endpage gutters from 1940's era binder's glue. Solid copy lacking the elusive dust jacket. VG- 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Albrand, Martha Nightmare in Copenhagen
New York Random House 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Mild shelf rub to jacket at spine ends and tips. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Andrews, Sarah Only Flesh and Bones, An Em Hansen Mystery
New York St. Martin's Minotaur 1999 0312967020 / 9780312967024 Third Printing Mass Market Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 368 pages; Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright fresh and neat. Inscribed and signed by the author to the title page. Just trace handling evidence. NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 8.50 USD
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4 Armstrong, Margaret The Man with No Face
New York Spivak Publications-Bestseller Mystery 1940 First Edition Wraps Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages; Pulp digest paperback in printed pictorial wraps. Superb condition on this early digest sized mystery. Tight bright and fresh; no marks. A superior copy F- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Ball, Brian Death of a Low Handicap Man
New York Walker & Company 1978 0802754031 / 9780802754035 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1974 Walker & Co HC/DJ 1st printing. Square, sound and very neat. Short neat gift insc ins cvr. Dustjakcet very bright and fresh, price clipped ins flap.NF-/NF; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Square, sound and very neat. Short neat gift inscription to front endpage. Dustjakcet very bright and fresh, price clipped from top corner of front flap. NF/VG++ 
Price: 14.50 USD
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6 Beaton, M. C. Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 3)
New York St. Martin's Press 1994 031210927x / 9780312109271 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Bright, snug and clean in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Spine ends just lightly shelf bumped with but very mild shelf rub to the jacket at spine ends and tips. NF/NF 
Price: 29.50 USD
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7 BENNET-THOMPSON, LILIAN & GEORGE HUBBARD The Beak of Death.
New York Chelsea, 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; 1929 Chelsea House HC 1st edition. Original bright red cloth with gilt titles in decorative type to cover and spine. Spine titles a bit dulled. Binding snug but slightly off square in the binding. Bright clean contents; no marks. VG- 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Blankfort, Michael I Met a Man
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill Co. 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 277 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition. Publisher's red cloth with bright gilt title lettering to front and spine. Original pictorial dust jacket has just mild rubbing and nicking to edges. Very slightly cocked in the spine. Trace soiling to front edge of page block; text unmarked. Snug and sound; a handsome copy of this uncommon WWI spy cum mystery novel. NF-/VG+ 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Block, Lawrence Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling
New York Random House 1979 0394504178 / 9780394504179 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
1979 Random House HC/DJ 1st printing. Superb unread copy in immaculate unclipped unrubbed dust jacket. Square tight bright and fresh. No marks. Superb F/F; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; 1st printing. Superb unread copy in immaculate unclipped unrubbed dust jacket. Square tight bright and fresh. No marks. Superb F/F 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10 Block, Lawrence The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons [Advance Uncorrected Proof]
Burton, MI Subterranean Press 2015 1596067012 / 9781596067011 First Edition Thus Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Advance Uncorrected Proof. Pre-publication 1st printing of the Subterranean Press US edition. Paperback in glossy covers. Tight, fresh and neat; unread. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to covers at edges. About as new. NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Bloxsom, Peter; Leslie Charteris Leslie Charteris' Send for the Saint: The Midas Double and the Pawn Gambit; Two Original Stories
Garden City, N. Y. Crime Club By Doubleday 1978 0385141386 / 9780385141383 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. Crisp edged dust jacket just slightly toned at spine, but otherwise immaculate. Remainder dot and spray to bottom edge. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 14.00 USD
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12 Bouman, Tom Dry Bones in the Valley [Advance Review Copy]
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2014 0393243028 / 9780393243024 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Pre-publication 1st printing. Bright tight and fresh in pictorial wraps. Feels and appears unread and as new. Author's well received debut novel. F 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Bradley, Carol Winifred & Bruce Bradley (Illust. ) Miss Pinn, or, The Case of the Missing Librarian
San Francisco Bird in Hand Press 1975 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 24 pages; [SIGNED] 1975 Bird in Hand Press. Limited edition of 200 copies, this copy numbered 18 and signed by the author on the front endpage. Slim HC in cloth backed painted paper covered boards with title lettered paper label to cover. Solid and neat with light fading to quarter cloth color at spine. VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Branson, H.C. Case of the Giant-Killer
New York Simon & Schuster 1944 Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages; Soundly bound and complete, but worn and a bit shabby. Title lettering rubbed away at spine. Binding shelf cocked. Decent enough reading copy. Fair to good only 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Braun, M. G. Apostles of Violence
New York Berkley Books 1966 First US Edition; First Printing Mass Market Paperback Fine 
Berkley F1238; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 1966 Berkley Books F1238. Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. 1st US edition and printing; from the 1962 French edition. Superb unread copy; crisp edges and bright. Fine copy; as new 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Braun, M. G. Operation Atlantis
New York Berkley Books 1966 First American Edition; First Printing Mass Market Paperback Fine 
Berkley F1239; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 1966 Berkley Books F1239. Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. 1st US edition and printing; from the 1962 French edition. Superb unread copy; crisp edges and bright. Fine copy; as new 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Bristow, Gwen & Bruce Manning The Invisible Host
New York The Mystery League 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages; Snugly bound copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Black cloth boards with lettering design in green to cover and spine. Boards have some superficial shelf soiling (likely jacket was removed by a prior reader during reading). Binding just a little cocked in the spine. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a few nicks at edges and end along with a vertical stress crease to spine. Solid clean copy. VG/VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 Burnett, W. R. The Cool Man; Fawcett Gold Medal D1890
Greenwich CT Fawcett Gold Medal 1968 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; Gold Medal. D1890. Mass-market paperback. 1st edition, paperback original. Tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Appears and feels unread and about as new. Stellar, unmarred copy. About as new; Fine 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Carr, John Dickson Death Watch
New York Harper & Brothers 1935 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295 pages; In publisher's black cloth with title lettering brightly in red to cover and spine. Soundly bound with bright clean boards and spine. Rental library stamp to front and rear pastedowns with surface abrasion and residue of jacket remanants once glued down to same pastedowns. Page stock lightly toned, with occasional mild soiling. Uncommon in the 1st edition. Bright copy. G++ to VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Casey, Robert J News Reel
New York Bobbs-Merrill Company 1932 First Edition Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; In publisher's light red cloth with title lettering in blue to cover and spine. A worn copy with light fray at spine ends and small areas of localized rub through to corners. Cloth at spine toned and darkened. Light shelf soiling to cloth over boards. Binding sound but shaken. Dust jacket flaps remain, glued down to the front and rear pastedowns. But the rest of the dust jacket is not present. A decent but shabby example; filler or reading copy. Good only, at best. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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