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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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Memoirs of a Murder Man, Carey, Arthur A.
4 Carey, Arthur A. Memoirs of a Murder Man
New York Doubleday, Doran and Company 1930 First edition first printing Hardcover Fair None 
First edition first printing of this true crime novel by Late Deputy Inspector in Charge of the Homicide Bureau. No dustjacket. The boards are grubby and there are various spot of soiling. The inside is clean and free of soiling. In fair condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Problem of the Wire Cage, Carr, John Dickson
5 Carr, John Dickson The Problem of the Wire Cage
New York Harpers 1939 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of the eleventh novel in the Dr. Gideon Fell series. Has one rubber stamp on the first free end page the says "Travelling Library No. 2659" the number is written in pen. Also the front summary flap from the dust jacket glued to the first glued down end page. Light spots of soiling to the boards. One spot about the size of a dime to the top edge of the last glued in end page and effects the final free end page as well as the very past page of the text. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tragedy at Ravensthorpe, Connington, J.J.
6 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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Here's to Crime, Cooper, Courtney Ryley
7 Cooper, Courtney Ryley Here's to Crime
Boston Little Brown and Company 1937 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good Good 
First edition first printing of this collection of articles on crime in the 30's. I love the statement on the front cover referring to whom this book is written for or not. "It is not for children, morons or sensation-seekers." There is a half inch deep by half inch wide chunk missing from the top edge of the dust jackets front panel next to the head of the spine. In very good / good condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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What Gentleman Strangles a Lady?, Dean, Robert George
8 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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Exiles, Deeping, Warwick
9 Deeping, Warwick Exiles
Toronto The Ryerson Press 1930 First Canadian edition first printing Hardcover Very good None 
First Canadian edition first printing of this novel. Light edge wear. There is a crease down the centre of the spine. No dustjacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Plague Court Murders, Dickson, Carter aka John Dickson Carr
10 Dickson, Carter aka John Dickson Carr The Plague Court Murders
London Heinemann 1936 First UK Cheap Edition Hard Cover Good None 
First UK cheap edition of the first novel in the Sir Henry Merrivale series. The black boards have dusty spots along the top edge of the front board. The white lettering on the spine is almost completely rubbed off. Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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What Happened at Midnight, Dixon, Franklin W.
11 Dixon, Franklin W. What Happened at Midnight
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1931 Later Printing Hard Cover Very good None 
Later printing of the tenth novel in the Hardy Boys series. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. Has four pages of ads for Rick Brant Adventure Series by John Blaine. In very good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Officer!, Footner, Hulbert
12 Footner, Hulbert Officer!
New York A.L. Burt and Company 1924 Reprint Hardcover Good None 
US Reprint of this stand alone novel. Light edge wear. Light staining along the top edge of the boards. Earlier owners name and date on the first free end page. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Doctor Who Held Hands aka The Murderer's Challenge, Footner, Hulbert
13 Footner, Hulbert The Doctor Who Held Hands aka The Murderer's Challenge
New York A.L. Burt and Company 1929 Reprint Hardcover Good None 
US Reprint of the fourth novel in the Madame Rosika Storey series. Also published under the title The Murderer's Challenge. Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Viper, Footner, Hulbert
14 Footner, Hulbert The Viper
London Collins 1931 First edition second printing Hard Cover Good None 
First UK edition second printing of this Madame Storey novel. Madame Storey on vacation in Paris. Light spine fading. No dust jacket. In good condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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From Six to Six, Foster, W. Bert
15 Foster, W. Bert From Six to Six
New York Edward J. Clode 1927 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of this stand alone suspense novel. Light edge wear. Earlier owner blacked out a name on the first glued down end page but left "1947 From ?". No dust jacket. In good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mr. Pinkerton Grows a Beard aka A Body in Bedford Square, Frome, David aka Leslie Ford
16 Frome, David aka Leslie Ford Mr. Pinkerton Grows a Beard aka A Body in Bedford Square
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1935 First edition first printing Hardcover Fair None 
First edition first printing of the seventh novel in the Evan Pinkerton series. Also published under the title A Body in Bedford Square. Light edge wear to the boards. The boards have light soiling and stains mostly to the front board. The pages appear to stain free. No dustjacket. In fair condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Strange Death of Martin Green aka Murder on the Sixth Hole, Frome, David aka Leslie Ford
17 Frome, David aka Leslie Ford The Strange Death of Martin Green aka Murder on the Sixth Hole
New York Doubleday and Company 1931 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of this stand alone mystery novel. Also published under the title Murder on the Sixth Hole. Edge wear to the tips of the boards. Slight spine slant. There is a 1/2 inch tear in the cloth on the spine. No dust jacket. In good condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Chief Inspector McLean, Goodchild, George
18 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 Bellamy Trial, Hart, Frances Noyes
19 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
20 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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