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Brother Devil

By: Holstius, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1954

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 14602

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this bibliomystery / suspense novel. An author is in Hollywood amongst producers, script writers and actors at work on one of his novels. The author becomes fascinated with a woman married to a man who he hated during his school days. Then he tries to frame an innocent man for murder. At the head of the dustjacket's spine there is a 1/2 inch deep by 1 1/2 inch wide chunk missing. The bottom front edge of the dustjacket spine has a 1 1/2 closed tear that has creased the area around it. The rear edge of dustjacket's spine has a 1 inch long by 1/4 inch wide V chip ... View more info

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Body Blow

By: Hopkins, Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart and Winston: 1962

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12308

Condition: Very good


First US edition first printing of the third novel in the Dr. Blow and Professor Manciple series. A bibliomystery in which Dr. Blow buys up the library of poet Robert Southey and finds him and the Professor entangled in the web of intrigue and counterespionage. There is a inch long closed tear to the bottom outward corner of the dustjacket's front panel. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Opal Serpent

By: Hume, Fergus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1905

Edition: First Canadian paperback edition

Seller ID: 14846

Condition: Fair


First Canadian paperback edition first printing of this bibliomystery. Involving the death of a bookseller and the love of a young aspiring writer and the Opal Serpent Brooch. Missing front cover. Edge worn and grubby. Earlier owner name on the title page. In fair reading condition only. View more info

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Deathwater

By: Infante, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9429

ISBN: 0002323338

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the third novel by this author. A bibliomystery. Light edge wear. Remainder marked and price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Death on a Hot Summer Night

By: Infante, Anne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1989

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 14084

ISBN: 0002322404

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. A bibliomystery in the sense that the main character an author is either very accident prone or someone is trying to kill him. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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I'll Cry When I Kill You

By: Israel, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1988

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 6930

ISBN: 0892962682

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this stand alone mystery. A bibliomystery where a science fiction author is murdered at a sci fi convention. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Murder on the Eiffel Tower

By: Izner, Claude

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Gallic Books: 2007

Edition: First English translation edition first printing

Seller ID: 6909

ISBN: 190604001X

Condition: Near fine


First English translated edition first printing of the first novel in the bookseller Victor Legris series. A hint of edge wear. In near fine condition. View more info

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Thief of Words

By: Jaffe, John aka Jody Jaffe & John Muncie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2003

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Seller ID: 14921

ISBN: 0446530808

Condition: Fine


Advance Reading Copy of the first novel by this author of authors. A bibliomystery / romance / suspense. A newspaper editor that falls in love with a broken woman and rewrites her history. But there is one chapter she has never shared with anyone else. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Reader's Guide to Murder

By: Jeffers, H. Paul

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10004

ISBN: 0312144008

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the second Sergeant John Bogdanovic mystery. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket's rear panel. In fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Garden of Malice

By: Kenney, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1983

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10204

ISBN: 0684179687

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Roz Howard series. Roz is hired to edit the diaries of Lady Viola Montfort-Snow except someone is willing to commit murder to stop her. There are two 1/2 inch tears along the top edge. One on the front panel and one at the back corner of the spine. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Murder at the Book Group

By: King, Maggie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2014

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 6501

ISBN: 1476762465

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Book Group series. A Bibliomystery. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Ex-Libris

By: King, Ross

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 2001

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 6686

ISBN: 0802733573

Condition: Fine


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

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Death of a Minor Poet

By: Krasner, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1984

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10202

ISBN: 0684181215

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the fifth novel in the Sam Birge series. A bibliomystery. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Blackwood's Daughter

By: La Barre, Harriet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1990

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 15285

ISBN: 031204299X

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of author's fifth novel. Light edge wear. Light foxing to the top edge of the book. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Dorothy And Agatha

By: Larsen, Gaylord

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1990

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 1537

ISBN: 052524865X

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of this stand alone novel in which Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie, A.A. Milne, E.C. Bentley and Anthony Berkeley team up to solve and murder mystery and try to save Sayers life. In fine / fine unread condition. View more info

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A Paramount Kill

By: Larsen, Gaylord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1988

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 3181

ISBN: 0525245928

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this stand alone novel featuring Raymond Chandler as the detective. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine unread condition. View more info

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A Cracking of Spines

By: Lewis, Roy Harley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1982

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 288

ISBN: 0312170734

Condition: Near fine


First US edition first printing of the first novel in the Matthew Coll bibliomystery series. Heavy rubbing to the dustjacket's front panel along the top edge. In near fine / good condition. View more info

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The Circle

By: Lovesey, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Timer Warner Books: 2005

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 4918

ISBN: 0316729450

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Inspector Hen Mallin series. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Death of a Publisher in a house fire after promising to publish most of the works of a Writer's Circle. In fine / fine condition. View more info

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Serial

By: Lusby, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 2002

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10521

ISBN: 0752856944

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this stand alone suspense novel. Light rubbing to the surface of the dust jacket. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Book of Spies aka The Library of Gold

By: Lynds, Gayle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2010

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8563

ISBN: 0312380895

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of this thriller novel. Also published under the title The Library of Gold. In fine / fine condition. View more info