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INDIAN KILLER

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 24002


The book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is just a hint of beginning rubbing to the bottom edges of the book cover. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "A murderer is stalking and scalping white men in Seattle. While this so-called Indian Killer terrorizes the city, its Native American population is thrown into turmoil. John Smith, an Indian adopted as a newborn baby into a white... View more info

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The Evidence Of Things Not Seen

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35895


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "James Arthur "Jimmy" Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955) , explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societi... View more info

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Drawback To Murder A Christopher Storm Mystery

By: Barber, Willetta Ann and R. F. Schabelitz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35737


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Poor dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have a large strip of toning towards the foredges. The dust jacket is missing it's spine , but has both front and rear panels laid-in. "Willetta Ann Barber and RF Schabelitz wrote a series of novels feat... View more info

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Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor Being the First Jane Austen Mystery

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34348


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition, as are the text pages. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of one tiny nick to the bottom front edge of the dust jacket. This is the first book in the Jane Austen Mystery series. "I would rather spend an hour among the notorious than two minutes with the dull. - To Jane Austen's surprise, her visit to the snowy... View more info

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The Delights of Detection

By: Barzun, Jacques (edited and with an introduction by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1961

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: 32028


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and tears, along with some rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners. There is a small spot of red ink on the front panel ... View more info

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This Week's Stories Of Mystery And Suspense

By: Beach, Stewart (edited by) with An Introduction by Alfred Hitchcock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32674


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and wear. There is a splotch of discoloration / toning to the bottom spine end and bottom rear edge of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has edge wear, nicks and small chips missing. The dust jacket has some general we... View more info

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The Loot of Cities Being the Adventures of a Millionaire in Search of Joy. A Fantasia.

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Oswald Train: Publisher: 1972

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34391


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has two tiny edge nick / tears to the top edge. There is a hint of beginning toning to the edges of the dust jacket as well. "The Loot of Cities is the only volume of detective short stories by the great English author, Arnold Bennett. He did write several other stories of this type, ... View more info

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Behind That Curtain

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A32512


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing, edge wear and beginning fraying. There is some ground-in dirt to the spine of the book. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. The top edge of the text block has some ground-in dirt. This is the third Charlie Chan novel. "It is set almost exclusively i... View more info

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Keeper Of The Keys A Charlie Chan Story

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1932

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A32517


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the dust jacket. This copy is dated 1932, but lacks the First Edition statement on the copyright page. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and edge wear, along with fraying. The text pages have some light, but generalized toning. There is a previous owner's property bookplate (Harold H. Gibson) on the front pastedown ... View more info

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Random Walk A Novel for a New Age

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35561


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is one nick to the top spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket is clean and bright. "It begins in the Pacific Northwest, in Oregon. Guthire looks around and decides to take a walk. He doesn't know how far he's going, he doesn't know where he's going. He doesn't take much with hi... View more info

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Dreaming of Babylon A Private Eye Novel 1942

By: Brautigan, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34212


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine - dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are two small semi-closed tears to the edges of the dust jacket along with some beginning rubbing and edge wear to the corners and spine ends. The reverse of the dust jacket has one thin strip of color bleeding which does not affect the dust jacket or the book. "It is early 1942. You are i... View more info

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Flying Blood

By: Burtis, Thomson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Fiction League: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34957


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and brigh, but has several small edge nicks and beginning chips along with noticeable spotting and ground-in dirt to the rear panel. The Fiction League opperated as a book club (per Currey... View more info

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The Thee Widows

By: Carey, Bernice

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36599


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and has a Good dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the acid content of the paper. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription. The dust jacket has several edge tears, wrinkles, chips and overall wear and tear. "In the 1930s , she was part of political movements of the American left ... View more info

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The Demoniacs A Novel

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34389


This is a stand-alone historical mystery by the author best known for his Dr. Fell and Sir Henry Merrivale mysteries. The book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some light toning to the edges of the text block. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and some light edge wear and rubbing along with spots of discoloration / toning / foxing ... View more info

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Cards on the Table

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1937

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34447


Ex-Library copy. This is a First American edition. The book is in Good only condition and is a starter copy. The book has a red buckram library binding and is lacking a dust jacket. There are standard library markings, including ink stamps, a library card pocket and date stamp page. Several of the pages have edge tearing and there is very noticeable wear and tear to the book in general. The text pages have toning and some spots of foxing. Early Agatha Christie books are ... View more info

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Nemesis

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1971

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34635


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has noticeable fading to the spine and spine joints, along with several small edge nicks and rubbing to the spine ends. "Christie wrote her first short story, The House of Beauty (an early version of her later-published story The House of Dreams) , while recovering in ... View more info

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THE BLANK PAGE

By: Constantine, K. C. (Carl Constantine Kosak)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York & Cleveland, Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33107


Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The top edge of the book cover (both front and rear) has the faintest hint of sunning. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with only some beginning fading / toning to the spine. This is the third book in the Chief Mario Balzic mysteries, set in Rocksburg, PA, and of the books in the series, this is one of the ... View more info

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A Fix Like This

By: Constantine, K. C. (Carl Constantine Kosak)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36719


This book is in Very Good + condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. "K. C. Constantine (a pseudonym for Carl Constantine Kosak; born 1934 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania) is an American mystery author. Little is known about Kosak, as he prefers anonymity and has given only a few interviews. He was born in 19... View more info

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The Toff Goes Gay

By: Creasey, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Evans Brothers Limited: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36313


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good= Dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has a light slant. The text pages are clean and bright. There are strips of toning to both the front and rear endpapers. The dust jacket has several smallish chips / holes to the dust jacket. The spine ends and corners have small chips missing. The... View more info

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The Bone Collector

By: Deaver, Jeffery

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1996

Edition: Advance Review Copy

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31123


Advanced Review Copy. SIGNED EDITION. This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "Lincoln Rhyme, ex-head of NYPD forensics, was the nation's foremost criminalist, the guy who could work a crime scene and come up with a perfect profile of the killer,... View more info