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The Murder of Whistler's Brother

By: Alexander, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9885


Very slight rubbing to the spine and corners, a sharp copy. Bart Hardin gets involved with gangsters and gambling. View more info

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Seven Seats to the Moon

By: Armstrong, Charlotte

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1969

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14880


A small bookstore label to the front pastedown endpaper, and a small label abrasion to the rear free endpaper. Mild soiling to the primarily white dust jacket. A small closed tear to the top of the back cover, and light creasing to the front flap. A presentable copy of one of the author's later novels. View more info

"I!" Said the Demon

By: Baxt, George

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13942


Previous owner's gift inscription on the free endpaper. Light rubbing to the dust jacket. A Plotkin and Van Larsen mystery. View more info

Beware the Curves

By: Fair, A. A. (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21067


Light rubbing to the volume and dust jacket, primarily to the spine. Slight chipping to the head of the spine. Publisher's price of $2.95 on the front flap. A Donald Lam/Bertha Cool mystery. View more info

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Give 'em the Ax

By: Fair, A. A. (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19948


A chip to the bottom of the front panel and top corner. A closed tear to the top of the front panel, and dust soiling to the rear panel. An attractive copy with the publisher's price of $2.00 on the front flap. A Donald Lam/Bertha Cool mystery. Scarce in dust jacket. View more info

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Crows Can't Count

By: Fair, A. A. (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19943


Staining to the rear endpaper, and a small stain to the fore-edge pages. "First Edition" is written on the front pastedown endpaper, covered by the front flap. Light chipping to the head of the spine. A small amount of paper loss to the top of the rear panel. Publisher's price of $2.00 on the front flap. A Bertha Cool/Donald Lam mystery. View more info

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Gold Comes in Bricks

By: Fair, A. A. (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19947


Previous owner's name on the free endpaper. A few penciled dates and date stamps to the rear pastedown endpaper, but no other markings. Fading to the dust jacket spine. Light spotting to the bottom page edges. A few short nicks and tears to the price-clipped dust jacket. Light dust soiling to the rear panel. A Bertha Cool/Donald Lam mystery. View more info

The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19852


Leaning, but internally clean. An ink stain to the rear panel. A closed tear to the spine, and light rubbing to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $2.95 on the front flap. A Perry Mason mystery. View more info

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The Case of the Waylaid Wolf

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1965

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19902


Moderate rubbing to the dust jacket, which has a publisher's price of 21s on the front flap. A Perry Mason mystery. View more info

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The D.A. Draws a Circle

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19923


Slightly leaning, with a bump to the bottom corners. Chipping and some color fading to the spine. An abrasion to the rear endpaper, and rubbing to the bottom edge of the front board. A presentable copy with the publisher's price of $2.00 on the front flap. A Doug Selby mystery. View more info

The D.A. Calls a Turn

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19921


A former circulating library copy, with the only library marking a small stamp to the free endpaper. Dampstaining to the rear board and panel. Glue stains to the front and rear pastedown endpapers. Publisher's price of $2.00 on the front flap. A Doug Selby mystery. ; Ex-Library View more info

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The Case of the Careless Cupid

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21517


Foxing to the page edges, and slight offsetting to the endpapers. An otherwise clean copy in a bright dust jacket with the publisher's price of $3.95 on the front flap. Perry Mason takes a suspected golddigger as a client. View more info

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The Case of the Crimson Kiss

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1972

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21905


Creasing to the spine, and an erasure mark to the free endpaper. The first book to be published after the author's death. It includes a Perry Mason novelette and other stories. View more info

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The Case of the Calendar Girl

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22018


An unmarked copy with a nick to the volume's spine. Several large chips to the dust jacket edges and spine. Publisher's price of $2.95 on the front flap. When the young woman George Ansley drives home turns out to be the last person to have seen Meredith Borden alive, Ansley becomes a murder suspect and must rely on Perry Mason to prove his innocence. View more info

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The Rope Began to Hang the Butcher

By: Grafton, C. W.

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Triangle Books: 1945

Seller ID: 22486


Tanning to the pages but else unmarked. A largely intact dust jacket with scattered chipping. A presentable copy of the second Gilmore Henry mystery. ; 309 pages View more info

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Armchair in Hell

By: Kane, Henry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13477


Warmly inscribed by Kane to "Stella the Lovely..." Jacket spine sunned, some tears to jacket (with tape repairs to verso), some chipping and wear to jacket, some rubbing to binding, text a bit toned. The second Peter Chambers mystery. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Death of a Nurse

By: McBain, Ed

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket: 1964

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5048


Signed by McBain. Originally published as Murder in the Navy under the pseudonym Richard Marsten. Slight edgewear and rubbing, a very good copy. The Navy brass is satisfied when a yeoman, the prime suspect in the murder of beautiful, dedicated Navy nurse, dies, but Lieutenant Chuck Masters disagrees. ; Signed by Author View more info

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I, the Jury

By: Spillane, Mickey

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New American Library: 1948

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21738


Moderate rubbing, with some paper loss to the head of the spine and bottom corner. Creasing to the bottom corner. A hardboiled classic, and the first to feature anarchic private eye Mike Hammer. ; Mass Market PB View more info

Rendezvous in Black

By: Woolrich, Cornell

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3966


Chipping to the head and tail of the spine. One chip to the top corner, two small tears to the back panel. Some fading to the spine. Crazed with grief, Johnny Marr is determined to find and kill the loved one of each person he holds responsible for his fiancee's death. View more info