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The Brotherhood of Fear

By: Ardrey, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1952

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13140

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this thriller novel. The head of the spine has two - one inch tears - one at each corner. There is also a one inch deep by half inch wide chunk missing from the top edge of the dustjacket's front panel. The rear panel bottom edge has a 1 1/2 inch tear that opens up inch wide by half in deep missing chunk. Earlier owners signature on the first free end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / poor condition. View more info

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Dead Heat

By: Ayres, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bell Books: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13085

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone mystery thriller based on the Coast to Coast Radio series. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. View more info

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A Sort of Traitors aka Who is My Neighbor?

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9084

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Big Tomorrow

By: Bateson, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1956

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12584

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the third? novel in the Larry Vernon mystery. There is a 3 1/2 inch tear that runs from the top edge of the dustjacket's front panel through the title. Price clipped otherwise in very good / fair condition. View more info

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What No Woman Knows

By: Bell, Neil

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1957

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13096

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone suspense novel. Light edge wear. There is a 1/2 inch closed tear to the bottom edge of the spine on the front corner. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Doom in the Midnight Sun

By: Boyd, Eunice Mays

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1944

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13723

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of the second novel in the F. Millard Smyth series. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. There are a couple spots of what look like ink spots to the front cover. In good condition. View more info

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The Bulldog Has The Key

By: Bronson, F.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1949

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11449

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the third mystery novel by this author. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the boards. Earlier owners signature on the first glued down end page. No dustjacket. In very good condition. View more info

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John Lisbon, Agent

By: Budd, Jackson

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1942

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13208

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the twelfth novel by this author. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition. View more info

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Tomorrow's Another Day

By: Burnett, W.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Book: 1952

Edition: First Thus edition

Seller ID: 10421

Condition: Very good


First Bantam edition # 998. There is a bit of edge wear and a little bit of creasing. Top right corner of the front cover is missing. In very good condition. View more info

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The Case of the Three Lost Letters

By: Bush, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1955

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11450

Condition: Very good


First US edition first printing of the forty third novel in the Ludovic Travers series. Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In very good condition. View more info

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The Case of the Counterfeit Colonel

By: Bush, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1952

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12540

Condition: Very good


First US edition first printing of the thirty eighth novel in the Ludovic Travers series. There is a 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch V chip out of the bottom edge of the dustjacket's front panel. At the top edge outside corner there is a 1 inch long tear. On the top edge of the rear panel there is a 1/2 inch tear that opens into a 1/4 wide V chip. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. View more info

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The Moth

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1948

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10584

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the ninth novel by this author. No dust jacket. Light edge wear. Light tanning to the pages. In very good condition. View more info

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The Fire Trap

By: Cameron, Owen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1957

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8656

Condition: 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. View more info

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Ringed With Fire

By: Campbell, Alice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1942

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12744

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this spy-Fifth Column thriller. The head of the spine has a 3/4 inch deep by 1 inch deep chip to the rear corner. Top edge of the dustjacket's front cover has a semi closed 2 inch tear that ends in a 1/4 inch deep by 1/4 inch wide chip. The outside corner of the front panel top edge has a 1 inch deep by 1/4 inch wide chip. Price clipped otherwise in good / fair condition. View more info

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Patrick Butler for the Defence

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1956

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 6130

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. There is a scuff mark to the front panel of the dust jacket. Both the rear and front panel of the dust jacket have a one inch closed tear. In very good / good condition. View more info

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Till Death Do Us Part

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1944

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7139

Condition: Fair


First edition first printing of the fifteenth novel in the Dr Gideon Fell series. The cloth is worn down to the board on the bottom outside corners. The tips of the spine are fraying. The edges of the boards are discolored due to being handled. No dust jacket. In fair condition. View more info

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The Bride of Newgate

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7247

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone historical thriller. There are two 1/2 inch tears to the top edge of the front dust jacket panel that have caused creasing tot he top edge. The head of the dustjacket's spine is missing a 1/4 inch of paper. Not price clipped but there is no price on the front inside flap. No mention of Book of the Month Club either. In very good / good condition. View more info

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The Last Seven Hours

By: Chance, John Newton aka John Lymington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald: 1956

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13221

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this mystery / thriller novel. On the rear dustjacket panel, bottom edge there is a 1 inch closed tear. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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One Jump Ahead

By: Chapman, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1951

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13202

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Rex Banner series. Light edge wear. Light tanning to the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Lady, Behave! aka Lady Beware

By: Cheyney, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13215

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the second novel in the Jimmy Vallon series. No price on the dustjacket which means it was printed in the UK but sold in Canada. Also later published under the title Lady Beware. There are two 1/2 inch closed tears to the top edge of the dustjacket's front panel. Light tanning to the dustjacket spine. In very good / very good condition. View more info