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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (First Edition)

By: A. Conan Doyle

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, McClure, Phillips & Co: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039589

Condition: Good


This is the First American Edition which preceded the first British edition by one month. Black cloth with red and yellow design and lettering. Spine worn and lettering mostly illegible. Spine cloth wrinkled. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Some penciling on Contents page. First few free end papers are loose from text-block. Inner hinges starting. 381pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Murder Cure (SIGNED)

By: Ann B. Ross

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1978

Edition: First Avon Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 014937

ISBN: 0380409151

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Ann Ross, author of NY Times best-selling "Miss Julia" series. This was her first book. Pages are lightly tanned, but clean and unmarked. Edges dyed red. Covers are slightly cocked and show moderate wear/creasing. Small closed tear at tail edge of rear hinge. Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Mote House Mystery

By: Archibald Marshall and Horace A. Vachell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005773

Condition: Very Good


Second Printing June 1926. View more info

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Where the Woodbine Twines: A Novel (Signed First Edition)

By: Austin, Sherry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johnson City, TN, Overmountain Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027738

ISBN: 157072315X

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green with silver lettering. Previous owner's name written inside front board. Author's gift inscription on half title page There is no other writing in the book. 170pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Melungeon Winter (Signed First Edition)

By: Bone, Patrick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Overmountain Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031985

ISBN: 1570721440

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on title page. There is no other writing in the book. vi, 202pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. Rare signed edition. View more info

Deep Lake Mystery

By: Carolyn Wells

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1928

Seller ID: 019399

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth with scarce original dust jacket. Covers show light wear and have buckled spine. Dust jacket shows significant wear with some chipping at top edge of spine. Ink name on inside pastedown - no other writing or marking in the book. Clean, crisp text pages. Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Maxwell Mystery (First Edition)

By: Carolyn Wells

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039196

Condition: Good


Original red decorated cloth. Worn spine with all white lettering faded. Private library mark. Old bookseller's ticket inside front cover. Color frontispiece. 302pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Curved Blades

By: Carolyn Wells

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott & Co: 1916

Seller ID: 039197

Condition: Good


Publisher's cloth. Color frontispiece. 333pp., with ads. Spine lettering all faded. Spine cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Huddle: A Fleming Stone Detective Novel (First Edition)

By: Carolyn Wells

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039203

Condition: Very Good -


First Edition. Original red cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Damp-stained on rear board (affecting dust jacket and 15-20 pages of text). Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Mylar cover. 311pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Full Circle

By: Cecil, Henry

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1948

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: 004678

Condition: Very Good


First edition of author's first book. No writing in book - not even an owners name. Binding tight. Spine heavily sunned. Minor whitish blemishes on back cover. View more info

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Ghostly Warnings

By: Cohen, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dutton NY, Dutton Juvenile: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 032999

ISBN: 0525652272

Condition: Very Good +


A collection of real-life spooky tales follow the stories of people who were warned of imminent danger or death, from the legend of ""the fetch,"" to the famous story of a man who was told by Death that his time had come. Black cloth with silver spine lettering. Illustrated. 64pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Strange Case of The Doyle Diary Murders (First Edition Hardcover)

By: Corinee F. Gerwe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mitchell: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021969

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with gold lettering, nice copy, folding frontispiece map, 333pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Murder is Incidental

By: Douglas Rutherford

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Crime Club: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019398

Condition: Near Fine


Nice red cloth covers protected by original dust jacket. Dust jacket shows minimal edgewear/toning and has 1/2" closed tear at top corner of spine and front board. Previous owner's stamp on flyleaf - no other writing or markings. Clean, crisp text pages. Light foxing to endsheets and books edges. A tight, attractive copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Original Illustrated: Arthur Conan Doyle

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Castle: 1980

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 029052

ISBN: 0890093911

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with black spine lettering. Illustrated. No writing in the book. vi, 490pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Folio Book of Historical Mysteries (in slip case)

By: edited by Ian Pindar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2011

Edition: Fifth Folio Society Printing

Seller ID: 019290

Condition: New


Binding is black cloth with silver decoration and silver lettering. Pictorial slip case. New in shrink wrap. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mystery of the Maya Jade (Signed First Edition)

By: Elizabeth Honness

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032357

Condition: Very Good +


Rare inscribed copy. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Two toned cloth with white spine lettering. Dust jacket is price clipped. Illustrations by Paul Frame. 176pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Navy Spy Murders (Signed First Edition)

By: George F. Eliot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Co: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027755

Condition: Very Good


Navy cloth with silver lettering. Author's gift inscription on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Mild foxing. 251pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Secret of the Chestnut Tree (First Edition)

By: Helen Monsell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020511

Condition: Very Good


Teal cloth, spine a bit darkened, gift inscription on ffep. in a nice hand, there is no other writing in the book, binding tight, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

More Gilt-Edged Bonds

By: Ian Fleming

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 018894

Condition: Fine


Text block has minimal foxing.Jacket is not price-clipped. First Printing.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Murder at the Airport Inn

By: John L. Young

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Windy Knoll Productions: 2004-01-01

Seller ID: 017605

ISBN: 0967463319

Condition: Near Fine


Former owner's gift inscription on title page, otherwise book is in fine condition. View more info

Exit A Star

By: Kathleen Moore Knight

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015669

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket spine sunned, 306pp. View more info

Death Traps

By: Kay Cleaver Strahan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.: c. 1930

Seller ID: 015670

Condition: Very Good


Inside flap of dust-jacket separated, 310pp. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Saint in Miami (First Edition)

By: Leslie Charteris

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030570

Condition: Very Good -


A Crime Club selection published for the Crime Club. A full-length Saint novel. Light blue cloth with black lettering and design on front cover and spine. No writing in the book. viii, 299pp. Tail of spine a bit soiled (or age-toned). Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Romantics

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008616

Condition: Very Good


First edition with F&R on copyright page. Light greed covers which are slightly dirtyish. Not ex-library. Binding tight. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Binding tight. View more info

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Melancholy Madness: A Coroner's Casebook (First Edition)

By: McGoff-McCann, Michelle

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Mercier Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032333

ISBN: 1856354245

Condition: Near Fine


Bizarre tales of murder and investigation in the drumlins, valleys and towns of Monaghan in the nineteenth century, based upon a casebook just recently discovered that has never been lodged in any archive anywhere. This is new information and highlights such cases as: The Illegitimate Half-Sisters Of Oscar Wilde - Emily and Mary Wilde died tragically at Drumaconner House while dancing by the fire - their deaths are kept quiet so as not to shame Sir William Wilde. The Leg... View more info

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The Pattern

By: Mignon G. Eberhart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Book League of America, Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: 014219

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth covers show minimal wear/fading. Penciled name on flyleaf - no other writing in the book. Deckled fore edge. Endleaves tanned; text is bright with occasional light foxing around page edges. Crack in textblock but all pages tightly bound. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Grassleyes Mystery

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown,: 1940

Edition: First Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 004389

Condition: Near Fine


Nice copy. Owners name on first front end paper. Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mystery Of The Mayan Jewels (Signed First Edition)

By: Pachita Crespi and Jessica Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032358

Condition: Good +


Rare signed copy. One author's signature (Crespi) on front free end paper (facing title page). Illustrated cloth. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 164pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

McQuaid in August (Signed First Edition)

By: Rifkin, Shepard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036444

ISBN: 0709183933

Condition: Very Good


Third novel in a series starring Detective Damian McQuaid. Author's gift inscription on title page. Black cloth with silver spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 181pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman

By: Rober Sullivan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston and Toronto, Little, Brown and Company: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 032708

Condition: Very Good


Two toned cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. No writing in the book. xiv, 241pp., index. Dust jacket price-clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Benefits of Death

By: Roderic Jeffries

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: c.1963

Seller ID: 015666

Condition: Very Good


Binding tight,dust-jacket has a few small tears, 192pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Benson Murder Case (The Philo Vance Series)

By: S. S. Van Dine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 019400

Condition: Very Good -


Black cloth with red lettering to front board and spine. Covers show modest wear. Previous owner's inscription on pastedown - no other writing or markings in the book. First pages have slightly tattered fore edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Once Upon a Crime (inscribed)

By: Selman, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1947

Edition: First Ediition

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

Seller ID: 004662

Condition: Near Very Good


Inscribed by the Author Nicely inscribed "To Betty Mandeville who has saved my life so often. Bob Selman" There is a chip at the top of the spine that removes the first name of the author. On the front cover there is a patterned stain. For more info on Betty Mandeville google her. View more info

Case of the Billion dollar Body

By: Shallit, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004850

Condition: Near Fine


No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Binding tight. Original price 25 cents. Avon 558. Great cover art. View more info

The Maya Stone Murders (First Edition)

By: Shuman, M. K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032610

ISBN: 0312026080

Condition: Near Fine


Faced paced and interesting. A wonderful whodunit. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. 246pp. Solid copy. Dust jacket is price clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Murder in Ordinary Time (1st Edition)

By: Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 019083

Condition: Near Fine


Paper dust jacket.Minimal foxing on text block. First edition,Signed.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Narrowing Circle

By: Symons, Julian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz LTD: 1954

Seller ID: 004685

Condition: Near Fine


Second Impression June 1954. Red cloth. Spine is sunned. No writing - not even an owners name. View more info

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The Devil's Courthouse (First Edition)

By: Thackston, Lawrence

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, PublishAmerica: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024078

ISBN: 1448947839

Condition: Fine


Paperback, author's signature on title page, there is no other writing in the book, 237pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Private Disgrace

By: Victoria Lincoln

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1989

Seller ID: 021608

ISBN: 0285629220

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine paperback. Exterior of the book looks new. Former owner's name written in blue ink on the half title page. Pages are slightly age toned.Stock photo does not match the cover of our book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life and Times of Sherlock Holmes

By: Weller, Philip; Roden, Christopher; Illustrated [Illustrator]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1994

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032929

ISBN: 1858911060

Condition: Near Fine


This book introduces the reader to the major cases that Holmes and Watson grappled with. Brown cloth with silver spine lettering. Over 230 illustrations in color and black & white. 144pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Moonstone

By: Wilkie Collins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc: 1945

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 022938

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with gold lettering, no writing in the book, 389pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Unsolved: Great Mysteries of the 20th Century

By: Wilson, Kirk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub: 1990

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023153

ISBN: 0881844705

Condition: Fine


Two toned cloth, gold lettering, no writing in the book, xv, 264pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Murderess Ink: The Better Half of the Mystery (Robert Jordan's copy)

By: Winn, Dilys

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing Co: 1979

Edition: first paperback edition

Seller ID: 040272

ISBN: 0894801074

Condition: Very Good


This book is from the library of Robert Jordan, fantasy writer who passed away in 2007. His real name is James Oliver Rigney, Jr. That name is blindstamped (impressed)with a circular seal on the title page.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info