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Daylight Murder Mystery: True Crime Cases, Anonymous
1 Anonymous Daylight Murder Mystery: True Crime Cases
Toronto Superior Publishers 1946 First Appearance Soft Cover Pulp Magazine Very good None 
First appearance of this collection of true crime short stories. There is a 1/4 inch tear at the base of the spine. A small chip is missing from the bottom outside corner of the front panel. In very good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Double Death of Frederic Belot, Aveline, Claude
2 Aveline, Claude The Double Death of Frederic Belot
London Dennis Dobson 1949 First edition first printing Hard Cover Near fine Near fine 
First English Translated edition first printing of the first novel in the Surete Inspector Frederic Belot series. Light edge wear. There is a small hole at the head of the dustjacket's spine. In near fine / near fine condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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A Sort of Traitors aka Who is My Neighbor?, Balchin, Nigel
3 Balchin, Nigel A Sort of Traitors aka Who is My Neighbor?
London Collins 1949 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good Very good 
First edition first printing of this thriller novel. Also published under the title "Who is My Neighbor?" Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Small chips mostly to the tips of the dustjacket's spine. Earlier owners signature on the first free end page. In very good / very good condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Too Many Cousins, Browne, Douglas G.
4 Browne, Douglas G. Too Many Cousins
New York Macmillan 1953 First US edition first printing Hard Cover Near fine Near fine 
First US edition first printing of this suspense novel. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the rear panel of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Case With Ropes & Rings, Bruce, Leo aka Rupert Croft-Cooke
5 Bruce, Leo aka Rupert Croft-Cooke Case With Ropes & Rings
Chicago Academy Chicago Limited 1980 089733034X / 9780897330343 First US edition first printing Hard Cover Near fine Near fine 
First US edition first printing of fifth novel in the Sergeant Beef series. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Fire Trap, Cameron, Owen
6 Cameron, Owen The Fire Trap
New York Simon and Schuster 1957 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good Very good 
First edition first printing of the third novel by this author. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Moderate edge wear to the dustjacket mostly around the tips of the spine. Pages are tanned. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Truth Comes Limping, Connington, J.J.
7 Connington, J.J. Truth Comes Limping
Boston Little Brown & Company 1938 First US edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None 
First US edition first printing of the thirteenth novel in the Sir Clinton Driffield series. Light edge wear. Someone blotted out an earlier owners name on the first glued down end page. No dustjacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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The Calm Man, Cort, David
8 Cort, David The Calm Man
New York Dell Publishing 1954 First edition first printing Soft Cover Mass Market Very Good None 
First edition first printing ( # 34 ) of this novel. Light edge wear. Light reading creases to the spine. In very good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Blue Carbuncle, Doyle, Arthur Conan
9 Doyle, Arthur Conan The Blue Carbuncle
New York The Baker Street Irregulars Inc 1948 First edition first printing Hard Cover Good None 
First edition first printing of this deluxe bound edition of this Sherlock Holmes story. Missing the slip case. Edge wear to the top and bottom edges but the bottom edge has a couple spot where it is worn through the cloth to the board. In good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Escape the Night, Eberhart, Mignon G.
10 Eberhart, Mignon G. Escape the Night
New York Bantam Book 1946 First Paperback edition Soft Cover Mass Market Fair None 
First paperback edition first printing (# 46 ) of this stand alone suspense novel. Light spine slant. Light reading creases. The lamination is peeling on the rear cover. Earlier owners name on the first end page. Light edge wear. In fair condition. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Commodore Hornblower aka The Commodore, Forester, C.S.
11 Forester, C.S. Commodore Hornblower aka The Commodore
Toronto S.J. Reginald Saunders 1945 First Canadian edition second printing Hard Cover Very good Poor 
First Canadian edition second printing of the fourth novel in the Hornblower series. Also published under the title The Commodore. The spine is missing a 1 1/2 inch by 1 inch wide chunk from the base of the spine. A 1/4 inch by a inch wide loss of paper at the head of the spine. Small tears to the outside edges and to the corners of the dustjacket. In very good / poor condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Lord Hornblower, Forester, C.S.
12 Forester, C.S. Lord Hornblower
Toronto Ryerson Press 1946 First Canadian edition first printing Hard Cover Very good Fair 
First Canadian edition first printing of the fifth novel in the Hornblower series. The dustjacket is lightly spine faded. There is a inch deep by a inch wide V chunk missing from the base of the spine. Otherwise light edge wear. Earlier owners gift inscription on the first free end page. In very good / fair condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, Forester, C.S.
13 Forester, C.S. Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
London Michael Joseph 1950 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good Very good 
First edition first printing of the sixth novel in the Hornblower series. Light edge wear. Slight spine slant. In very good / very good condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Randall and the River of Time, Forester, C.S.
14 Forester, C.S. Randall and the River of Time
London Michael Joseph 1951 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good Very good 
First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. There are a couple of small 1/4 inch tears to the top edge of the dustjacket around the head of the spine. Light edge wear. There is a 1/2 inch letter R rubber stamped onto the first free end page and a earlier owners signature is there as well. In very good / very good condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Gun, Forester, C.S.
15 Forester, C.S. The Gun
London Michael Joseph 1952 First Thus Hard Cover Very good Very good 
First Greenwich edition first printing of this stand alone thriller. There is a 1/2 inch closed tear at the head of the spine otherwise light edge wear. In very good / very good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Ship, Forester, C.S.
16 Forester, C.S. The Ship
Boston Little Brown and Company 1943 First edition later printing Hard Cover Very good Very good 
Twenty Fourth printing of this stand alone thriller. Light edge wear to the dustjacket. Light rubbing to the rear panel of the dustjacket. In very good / very good condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Young Claudia, Franken, Rose
17 Franken, Rose Young Claudia
New York Dell Books 1951 First Thus Soft Cover Mass Market Good None 
First Dell Mapback Edition # 528. There is a light moisture stain to the top outside corner of the pages. In good condition. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Case of the Demure Defendant aka Case of the Missing Poison, Gardner, Erle Stanley
18 Gardner, Erle Stanley The Case of the Demure Defendant aka Case of the Missing Poison
New York Morrow 1956 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None 
First edition first printing of the fifty third novel in the Perry Mason series. Published earlier as a serial under the title The Case of the Missing Poison. Light edge wear and light rubbing to the surface of the boards. No dust jacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Orient Express aka Stamboul Train, Greene, Graham
19 Greene, Graham Orient Express aka Stamboul Train
New York Sun Dial Press 1942 Reprint Hard Cover Very good None 
Reprint of this thriller novel. Also published under the title Stamboul Train. Light edge wear. The first and last end pages are tanned. No dust jacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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This Man Hanged Himself!, Guillet, Edwin C.
20 Guillet, Edwin C. This Man Hanged Himself!
Toronto Ontario Publishing Company 1943 First edition first printing Hard Cover Very good None SIGNED and Dated by the author.
First edition first printing of this study of evidence in the case of The King versus Newell. SIGNED and dated by the author on the first free end page. It says "Edwin C. Guillet Toronto June 19. 1946." Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In very good condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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