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Leon Denis Intime, Baumard, Claire
1 Baumard, Claire Leon Denis Intime
Paris Librarie Leymarie S.A.R.L. 1929 Reprint Soft Cover Mass Market Very good None 
Biography of Leon Denis with Preface by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The text is completely in French. A large number of the pages are not cut. In very good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wallet of Kai Lung, Bramah, Ernest
2 Bramah, Ernest The Wallet of Kai Lung
London Methuen 1923 Reprint Hard cover Good None 
1923 reprint ( fifth printing of the cheap edition ) originally published in 1900 by Grant Richards. First novel in the Kai Lung series. Light edge wear and light rubbing to the surface of the boards. No dustjacket. Someone wrote 10 in red pen on the first and last glued end pages. In good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Platinum Cat, Burton, Miles aka John Rhode
3 Burton, Miles aka John Rhode The Platinum Cat
New York Doubleday 1938 First US edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First US edition first printing of the eighteenth novel in the Desmond Merrion and Henry Arnold series. Edge wear to the boards. Several small spots where the cloth has worn through to the board. Light spots of the soiling to the front board and one light two inch wide spot on the rear panel. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Tragedy at Ravensthorpe, Connington, J.J.
4 Connington, J.J. Tragedy at Ravensthorpe
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hard Cover Good None 
Reprint of the second novel in the Sir Clinton Driffield series. Light edge wear. Sun fading to the spine and edges of the boards. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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What Gentleman Strangles a Lady?, Dean, Robert George
5 Dean, Robert George What Gentleman Strangles a Lady?
New York Doubleday 1936 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None 
First edition first printing of this Pat Thompson mystery. Light rubbing to the boards. Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Chief Inspector McLean, Goodchild, George
6 Goodchild, George Chief Inspector McLean
London Hodder & Stoughton 1932 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very Good None 
First edition first printing of the fifth novel in the Chief Inspector McLean series. Light edge wear. Earlier owners name on the first free end page. No dust jacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Step on the Stair, Green, Anna Katharine
7 Green, Anna Katharine The Step on the Stair
New York A.L. Burt and Company 1923 Reprint Hard Cover Good None 
Reprint of this stand alone thriller. Light edge wear. There is a 1/4 inch closed tear to the cloth at the base of the spine. Light spots of soiling on random pages through out the book. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Pins & Needles, Greenwood, Edwin
8 Greenwood, Edwin Pins & Needles
London Skeffington 1935 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of the second novel by this author. In the back of the book it has 32 pages of book ads, Skeffington's Spring of 1935 catalogue. Moderate edge wear. There are spots of soiling on the edges of the pages. No dust jacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Bellamy Trial, Hart, Frances Noyes
9 Hart, Frances Noyes The Bellamy Trial
Toronto S.B. Gundy 1927 First Canadian edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First Canadian edition first printing of this court room drama. Light edge wear. Light soiling to the spine. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Captains Courageous, Kipling, Rudyard
10 Kipling, Rudyard Captains Courageous
Toronto Macmillan / Oxford University Press 1928 Reprint Hard Cover Fair None 
Canadian Reprint of this novel. Bound in red leather with gold embossing on the front cover and spine. The leather on the rear hinge has split from top to bottom. And there is a split in the leather in the middle of the spine that goes from the base to about middle of the spine. Binding seems to still be solid. Earlier owners gift message on the first free end page. In fair condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Affair of the Ginger Lei, Knight, Clifford
11 Knight, Clifford The Affair of the Ginger Lei
New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1938 First edition first printing Hard Cover Fair None 
First edition first printing of the fourth novel by this author. There is a thin line on the first coloured free end page of the remains of something that has been removed. Possibly a name plate or a pocket. No stamps or marks to indicate anything. The cloth on the boards is worn down to the actual board in several spots along the bottom edge. In several spots through the book the hinge is exposed but is still holding together. No dustjacket. In fair condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Memoirs of a British Agent, Lockhart, R.H. Bruce
12 Lockhart, R.H. Bruce Memoirs of a British Agent
New York Putnam 1933 First edition later printing Hard Cover Good None 
First US edition sixth printing of this account of this author's early life and mission in Moscow in 1918. Edge wear to the boards. Earlier owners name plate and a second owners signature on the first free end page. There are a couple of small spots of soiling here and there from being handled. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Anthony Trent Master Criminal, Martyn, Wyndham
13 Martyn, Wyndham Anthony Trent Master Criminal
London Herbert Jenkins 1922 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None 
First edition first printing (no date and no other printings) of the first novel in the Anthony Trent series. No dustjacket. There are two 1/8 inch tear to the hear of the spine. In very good condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Haunted Bookshop, Morley, Christopher
14 Morley, Christopher The Haunted Bookshop
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hard Cover Very good Very good 
Reprint circa 1940. Still considered to be one of the best Bibliomysteries ever written. There is a 1/4 inch of paper missing from both tips of the spine. The pages have tanned. Earlier owners signature on the first free end page. In very good / very good condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Castles in the Air, Orczy, Baroness
15 Orczy, Baroness Castles in the Air
London Cassell 1921 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of this collection of short stories all featuring M. Hector Ratichon as the character. Has blue boards instead of the more common red boards. no dust jacket. Light edge wear. Slight spine slant. The pages have random spots of foxing on the surfaces the end pages being the most heavily foxed. There is the odd spot of soiling on a couple of pages. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Honourable Jim, Orczy, Baroness
16 Orczy, Baroness The Honourable Jim
New York A.L. Burt Company 1924 Reprint Hard Cover Fair None 
US Reprint of this stand alone novel. Light edge wear to the boards. No dust jacket. Light soiling to the boards and moderate rubbing. Earlier owners name on the first free end page. In fair condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Enemy of Women, Perowne, Barry aka Philip Atkey
17 Perowne, Barry aka Philip Atkey Enemy of Women
London Cassell 1934 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of this collection of three novellas. Enemy of Women, Unlock the Night, Red Exchange. No dustjacket. Red cloth with black lettering. Small spots of soiling to the outside surface of the boards. Both tips of the spine are worn. Light foxing to the surface of some of the pages. In good condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Dead for a Ducat, Reilly, Helen
18 Reilly, Helen Dead for a Ducat
New York Sun Dial Press 1940 Reprint Hard Cover Good None 
1940 Reprint of the eighth novel in the Christopher McKee series. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the boards. Slight spine slant. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Death in the Hop Fields, Rhode, John
19 Rhode, John Death in the Hop Fields
London Collins 1937 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None 
First edition first printing of this Dr. Priestley mystery. Light edge wear. Light sun fading to the spine. No dustjacket. Light foxing to the edges of the pages. In very good condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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In the Face of the Verdict, Rhode, John
20 Rhode, John In the Face of the Verdict
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1940 First US edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None 
First US edition first printing of this Dr. Priestley mystery. Light edge wear. Sun fading to the spine. No dustjacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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