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The Bad Book Affair

By: Sansom, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2010

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7651

ISBN: 0007255934

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the fourth novel in the Israel Armstrong (The Mobile Library) series. A paperback original. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Mr Dixon Disappears

By: Sansom, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harper Perennial: 2006

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7652

ISBN: 000720700X

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the second novel in the Israel Armstrong (The Mobile Library) series. A paperback original. In fine unread condition. View more info

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A Twist at the End

By: Saylor, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 2000

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 5099

ISBN: 0684856816

Condition: Very Good


First edition first printing of this O' Henry mystery. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light foxing to the edges of the pages. Has been gently read. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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Shadow Hall

By: Seabrook, John Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Chelsea House: 1926

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8329

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery in which the main character is a editor working for one of the big publishers. The lettering on the cover and the spine are almost completely gone. Light edge wear to the boards. No dust jacket. The pages are tanned. Earlier owners gift inscription on the first free end page. In good condition. View more info

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Paul's Apartment

By: Siller, Van

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1948

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13083

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this stand alone bibliomystery. The main character that moves into Paul's apartment is a writer. Tanning to the pages. Edge wear to every edge. 1/2 inch semi closed tears. Shallow chips. Price clipped otherwise in good / good condition. View more info

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Love is Just A Word

By: Simmel, Johannes Mario

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1969

Edition: First English Translation edition first printing

Seller ID: 13963

Condition: Very good


First English Translation edition first printing of this bibliomystery. A publisher is reading a manuscript by a new author. What he reads terrifies him for the safe of the author. When he finishes he finds out the author has been found hanged to death. Made into the 1971 German movie Liebe ist nur ein Wort starring Judy Winter. Light edge wear. Both front and back end pages have stains from the tape used to secure a dustjacket protector. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Murder by Manuscript

By: Spears, Steve J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent Town, Wakefield Press: 2004

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9372

ISBN: 1862546428

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing the second novel in the Stella Pentangeli and Inspector NG series. A bibliomystery. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Oxford Knot

By: Stallwood, Veronica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1998

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9815

ISBN: 033369466X

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the fifth novel in the Kate Ivory. While out on a book tour to promote her new novel a killer makes a move. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Kessler Legacy

By: Stern, Richard Martin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Kessler Legacy, Scribners: Scribners

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13036

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery in which an German author flees the Nazi's only to die a short time later. Later a young American Scholar goes to the town to find out what happened only to find out there is more to the story then he expected. Edge wear at both tips of the spine. Light spine slant. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The H.L. Mencken Murder Case

By: Swaim, Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1988

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 15311

ISBN: 0312022174

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. A bibliomystery dealing with a bookseller and a rare manuscript. A hint of edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Bland Beginning

By: Symons, Julian

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1949

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 7504

Condition: Very good


First US edition first printing of the third novel in the Inspector Bland series. A bibliomystery. On the first free end page a bookstore stamped it's name and then closed the book. The result is you get the rubber stamped name and a shadow of it on the inside front flap of the dust jacket as well. The bottom edge of the dust jacket's front panel has a 1/2 inch closed tear. The dust jacket spine is lightly faded. Light edge wear and moderate rubbing to the dust jacket. In very good / good condition. View more info

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Secondhand Daylight

By: Taylor, D.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Constable / Corsair: 2012

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 4207

ISBN: 1780332173

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the second James Ross bibliomystery. In fine / fine unread condition. View more info

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At the Chime of a City Clock

By: Taylor, D.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 2010

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 4208

ISBN: 1849010242

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the first novel in the James Ross bibliomystery series. In fine / fine unread condition. View more info

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Death for Dollars

By: Thurley, Norgrove

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1951

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12795

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the eighth novel by this author. Canadian PI Nelson Power. A bibliomystery - The relation to the victim and one of the chief suspects is "Dale Fenlowe who is too beautiful to sell second hand books." No dustjacket. There is a light wrinkle to the top edge of 31 to 38. The front board has a line of possibly white paint along the bottom edge. In very good condition. View more info

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Beginning With a Bash

By: Tilton, Alice aka Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1970

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 14451

ISBN: 0393086585

Condition: Very good


First printing of the reissue of the first novel in the Leonidas Witherall series. Originally published in 1937. There is no date in this book so 1970 is approximate and consistent with the fact that the book has an ISBN. Light edge wear. Faint fading to the dustjacket's spine. Dustjacket is clipped at the bottom corner of the dustjacket's summary panel but the price remains on the top corner? In very good / very good condition. View more info

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Dead Ernest

By: Tilton, Alice aka Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1966

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 14452

Condition: Very good


First printing of the reissue of the seventh novel in the Leonidas Witherall series. Originally published in 1944. There is no date in this book so 1966 is approximate and consistent with the date found in later titles in the series. There are several tape repairs and reinforcements to the corners and edges of the dustjacket. There is a 1/4 inch by 1/4 inch square chip missing from the front dustjacket panel next the head of the spine. Light tanning the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Requiem for Two Sisters

By: Turner, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1968

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 14989

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this Rampion Savage mystery. Rampion Savage is a Antiquarian Detective which makes this a bibliomystery but I can see no relation other then his occupation involving books in this mystery. Light tanning to the dustjacket's spine. Light fixing to the top edge of the book. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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Ten Little Herrings

By: Tyler, L.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Felony & Mayhem: 2010

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 8936

ISBN: 1934609528

Condition: Fine


First US edition first printing of the second novel in the Ethelred and Elsie series. In fine unread condition. View more info

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An Expert In Murder

By: Upson, Nicola

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2008

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 6647

ISBN: 0061451533

Condition: Near fine


First US edition first printing of the first novel in the Josephine Tey bibliomystery series. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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A Piece of Justice

By: Walsh, Jill Paton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder: 1995

Edition: First paperback edition first printing

Seller ID: 12053

ISBN: 0340839503

Condition: Fine


First paperback edition first printing of the second novel in the Imogen Quy series. In fine unread condition. View more info