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Booked For Death

By: Borgenicht, Miriam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1987

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: INSCRIBED by the author.

Seller ID: 8279

ISBN: 0312011067

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery. Celia takes a job with an elderly scholar while trying to figure out why her ex boyfriend committed suicide. What does the book the scholar is writing have to do with the family her ex boyfriend visited shortly before his death. Inscribed by the author on the first free end page "To . Best wishes Miriam Borgenicht." A hint of edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Fortune's Deadly Descent

By: Braun, Audrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas & Mercer: 2012

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 1383

ISBN: 1935597663

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the second novel in the Celia Hagen series. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Hardly a Man is Now Alive

By: Brean, Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8010

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of the third novel in Reynold Frame (a freelance writer) series. Also published under the title Murder Now and Then. There is a 1/2 inch deep by one inch wide chip missing from the head of the spine. The base of the spine has a one inch deep by 1/2 inch wide chip missing. There is another 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch chip missing from the bottom edge of the dust jacket's bottom edge. The fore edge has several smaller chips. The glue used on the end pages has stained the first two end pages. Price clipped in good / fair condition. View more info

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The Booker Book

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 4326

ISBN: 0283996315

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. Earlier owners small inscription on the first free end page. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Making Love: A Conspiracy of the Heart

By: Brill, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 218

ISBN: 0385605234

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. In fine / fine unread condition. View more info

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Killing Wonder

By: Bryant, Dorothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Ata Books: 1981

Edition: First tradepaper edition first printing

Seller ID: 11411

ISBN: 0931688078

Condition: Near fine


First tradepaper edition first printing of this bibliomystery. Published at the same time as the hardcover. Famous Berkeley Writer India Wonder is poisoned to death leaving creative writing graduate and fan Jessamyn Posey to solve her murder. Earlier owners gift message on the title page. In near fine condition. View more info

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A Virgin on the Rocks

By: Butterworth, Michael aka Carola Salibury

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1985

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9685

ISBN: 0002314207

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery / art forging caper. A hint of edge wear. There is a Collins letter "C" rubber stamped to the title page. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Scorpio Letters

By: Canning, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1964

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13432

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this stand alone bibliomystery. A man carrying four blackmail letters is murdered all the letters are signed by Scorpio. The top tip of the dustjacket's spine has two 1/4 inch tears that have caused creasing to the paper between them. Edge wear. Something splashed the base of the book staining the bottom edges of the pages. Does not effect the page blocks. Price clipped otherwise in good / good condition. View more info

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Christoferus or Tom Kyd's Revenge

By: Chapman, Robin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair - Stevenson: 1993

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 15104

ISBN: 1856192415

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the fourth novel by this author. A historical mystery set in 1593. A bibliomystery of sorts dealing with the death of Christopher Marlowe. A hint of edge wear. Lightly tanned pages. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Cairo Diary

By: Chattam, Maxim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2007

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 5341

ISBN: 0312360991

Condition: Near fine


First US edition first printing of the first novel by this author. Remainder dot otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Sentimental Kill

By: Clapperton, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1976

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13565

ISBN: 0094610401

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the second novel in the Peter Fleck series. A bibliomystery in which a world famous British author disappears. Light tanning to the white dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Deathless and the Dead

By: Clarke, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1976

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 5498

ISBN: 0002316404

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery. John Broome is writing about a Victorian Poet who died in a bicycling accident on Boars Hill. But soon his research opens a hornets nest. Light edge wear. There are two tiny holes like from a staple to the front panel of the dust jacket. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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Plot Counter Plot

By: Clarke, Anna

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7320

ISBN: 0002316374

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the fourth novel by this author. A bibliomystery with two authors trying to write each other out of existence. Light edge wear. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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Somebody Killed Kelvin

By: Clevely, Hugh

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1953

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13062

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone bibliomystery. There is a 1 1/2 inch close tear to the head of the spine starting at the corner for the rear panel and a 1/2 inch closed tear to the front corner top edge of the spine. Moderate rubbing to the rear white panel of the dustjacket. Earlier owners signature on the first free end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. View more info

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The Bookseller

By: Cohen, Matt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 11904

ISBN: 0312142889

Condition: Fine


First US edition first printing of author's eighth novel. A bibliomystery. In fine / fine unread condition. View more info

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About the Author

By: Colapinto, JOhn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 8948

ISBN: 0060194170

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A bibliomystery. In fine / fine condition. View more info

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Ten Percent of Life

By: Conteris, Hiber

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Translation edition first printing

Seller ID: 15207

ISBN: 0671645897

Condition: Fine


First English Translation edition first printing of this bibliomystery featuring Philip Marlowe investigating the death of Raymond Chandler's literary agent. Price clipped otherwise in fine / fine condition. View more info

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The Fate of Katherine Carr

By: Cook, Thomas H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2009

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12899

ISBN: 0151014019

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery. A travel writer that gets involved in a missing persons case where the only clue is a short story about eerie stranger who opened the missing woman's life up to love and a dark pursuit. Light tanning to the edges of the dustjacket. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Secret of the Seventh Son aka Library of the Dead

By: Cooper, Glenn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2009

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11844

ISBN: 0061721794

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Will Piper series. Also published under the title Library of the Dead. Lightly bumped on the base of the book. In near fine unread condition. View more info

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Book of Souls

By: Cooper, Glenn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2010

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11845

ISBN: 0061721808

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the second novel in the Will Piper series. In fine unread condition. View more info