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The Dueling Machine

By: Bova, Ben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1969

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13539

ISBN: 033814928

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the third novel in the Watchmen series. There were two editions of this novel a regular trade edition and a library edition. This is the library edition, there are no pockets or stamps inside the book. Just a Holt gold label on the spine and embossed lettering on the top edge of the rear board that says Library edition. Heavy rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. In very good / good condition. JimR.Coll View more info

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Venetian Bird aka Bird of Prey

By: Canning, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1951

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13502

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. Also published under the title Bird of Prey. There is a inch square chunk missing from the dustjacket's front panel top outside corner. Base of the dustjacket's spine has a 1 1/2 inch closed L tear along the back edge. The front corner of the dustjacket's bottom edge has a 1/2 inch deep by 1/2 inch wide V chip missing. In very good / fair condition. JimR.Coll. View more info

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The Fifth Man

By: Coles, Manning aka Cyril Henry Coles and Adelaide Manning

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton: 1946

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 13720

Condition: Very good


First Canadian edition first printing of the sixth novel in the Tommy Hambledon series. The rear panel of the dustjacket has a 1 1/2 inch tear that is closed for 3/4 of an inch and then opens up into a 1/3 inch deep by inch wide chip. Light sunning to the spine of the dustjacket. In very good / good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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The Case of the Innocent Victims

By: Creasey, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1959

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13585

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the twenty sixth novel in the Inspector West series. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the rear dustjacket panel and the dustjacket's spine. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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The Crime Master

By: Duncan, W. Murdoch

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, John Long: 1963

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13582

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this stand alone crime thriller. Light edge wear. Slight spine slant. Three small round sticker scars on the first free end page. Price clipped otherwise in good / good condition. JimRoberts,Coll. View more info

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The Amateur Gentleman

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1932

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 13583

Condition: Good


Later printing of this romantic historical novel. Originally published in 1913. On the rear panel of the dustjacket there are 22 novels by Franol listed "Charmian, Lady Vibart" being the latest which was published in 1932. The rear dustjacket panel has a 1/2 inch closed tear to the top edge. The front panel has a inch semi closed tear the has caused some wrinkling around it. The head of the spine has a 1/4 inch deep by inch long V chip. Earlier owner signature on the back side of the dustjacket and on the first free end page. Light sun fading to the cloth around the edges. This novel has been ... View more info

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Grim Death & The Barrow Boys aka Be a Good Boy

By: Fleming, Joan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13541

ISBN: 0002312565

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this crime novel. Also published under the title Be a Good Boy. Light edge wear. Light tanning to the pages. In very good / very good condition. JimR.Coll View more info

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The Crime at the Crossways aka The Creeping Jenny Mystery

By: Flynn, Brian

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1932

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 13538

Condition: Very good


First US edition first printing of the sixth novel in the Anthony Bathhurst series. Also published under the title The Creeping Jenny Mystery. There is a 1/4 inch deep by 1/2 inch wide V chip to the base of the dustjacket's spine front corner. Otherwise light edge wear. Earlier owners name neatly written on the first free end page. In very good / very good condition. JimR.Coll View more info

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Honolulu Murder Story aka Honolulu Story

By: Ford, Leslie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: First UK edition first printing

Seller ID: 13584

Condition: Good


First UK edition first printing of the thirteenth novel in the Colonel Primrose series. Also published under the title the Honolulu Story. Light edge wear. Light spine slant. No price which means this copy was for sale in Canada. In good / good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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Charlie Muffin San aka See Charlie Run

By: Freemantle, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Century : 1987

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13645

ISBN: 0712615997

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the seventh novel in the Charlie Muffin series. Also published under the title See Charlie Run. Light edge wear. Slight spine slant. In very good / very good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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Perfectly Pure and Good

By: Fyfield, Frances

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York / Toronto, Pantheon Books / Knopf Canada: 1994

Edition: US Uncorrected Bound Galleys

Seller ID: 13679

ISBN: 0394280296

Condition: Near fine


US Uncorrected Bound Galleys of the second novel in the Sarah Fortune series. A label for Knopf Canada is adhered to the front cover announcing the Canadian dates and prices. In near fine condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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What of Terry Conniston?

By: Garfield, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, World Press: 1971

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13722

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this thriller novel. Light sun fading to the leading edge of the dustjacket's front panel and along the top edge of the dustjacket's rear panel. In very good / good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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Payment in Blood

By: George, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Seller ID: 13760

ISBN: 0553057014

Condition: Near fine


Advance Reading Copy of the second novel in the Inspector Lynley series. Light edge wear. In near fine condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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McLean Investigates

By: Goodchild, George

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13501

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the third novel in the Inspector McLean series. There is a inch of paper missing from the head of the dustjacket's spine. At the base of the dustjacket's spine front corner there is a 1 inch deep by 1 inch wide V chip. In very good / fair condition. JimR.Coll. View more info

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The Quiet Ones

By: Graeme, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13542

ISBN: 0091012600

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Robert Mather series. Light edge wear. There is a thin 1/4 inch surface sticker? scar to the front dustjacket panel close to the top edge. In very good / very good condition. JimR.Coll View more info

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Schism

By: Granger, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1981

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13658

ISBN: 0517544911

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of the second novel in the November Man series. Canadian Review copy with General Publishing Book Plate taped to the first free end page. Light edge wear. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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High Rendezvous

By: Knight, Kathleen Moore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1954

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13646

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this stand alone "Damsel in Distress" novel. There is a 1/2 inch semi closed tear to the front dustjacket panel top edge next to the head of the spine. Otherwise light edge wear. Light spine fading. Earlier owners signature and date on the first free end page. The pages are tanned. In very good / good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info

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Spinsters in Jeopardy aka The Bride of Death

By: Marsh, Ngaio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1954

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13503

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of the seventeenth novel in the Roderick Alleyn series. Also published under the title The Bride of Death. There is a 2 inch tear that opens up into a 1 inch wide V chunk missing from the base of the spine and bottom edge of the dustjacket's front panel. Bottom edge of the dustjacket front panel next to the outside corner has a 2 1/2 inch closed tear. Top edge of the dustjacket's front panel has a two inch closed tear. Earlier owners signature on the first free end page. In very good / poor condition. JimR.Coll. View more info

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Konigsmark

By: Mason, A.E.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1938

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13504

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this novel of passion, drama and tragedy. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. Slight spine slant. In good condition. JimR.Coll. View more info

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Shadow on the Hearth

By: Merril, Judith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 13647

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of the first non serialized novel by this author. Light edge wear. Slight spine slant. There are a couple of spots of soiling to the top edge of the book. But nothing that I can see on the page blocks. In good / good condition. JimRoberts.Coll View more info