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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont

By: Barr, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Minneola Publications, Dover Pubns: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 503004143

ISBN: 0486248941

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, slight crinkling of acetate on front cover, a few ink stains on upper fore edge. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Modern reprint of a 1906 Hurst Blackett edition in UK. A private eye in Paris recounts highlights of his career. Early use of humor in the detective genre. View more info

Mr. Pottermack's Oversight

By: Freeman, R. Austin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Pubns: 1985

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 503003975

ISBN: 0486247805

Condition: Very Good +


Nearly new, no spine creasing. Text clean. Tale about a plot to kill a blackmailer. Repint of a 1930 Dodd, Mead edition. View more info

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The Shadow Of The Wolf (13) (Dr. Thorndyke)

By: Freeman, R. Austin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: North Yorkshire, UK, House of Stratus: 2008

Seller ID: 503004268

ISBN: 0755103769

Condition: Near Fine


Small reddish spot on bottom corner of textblock. Text clean, no markings. Spine uncreased. An anthology of 17 interrelated Dr. Thorndyke short stories. View more info

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Pontifex, Son And Thorndyke (Dr. Thorndyke)

By: Freeman, R. Austin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: House of Stratus: 2009

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 503004341

ISBN: 0755103726

Condition: Very Good


Stil close to new, dampstain on upper part of fore edge. Text clean, thumbed. Spine uncreased. This Dr. Thorndyke mystery is related by 2 characters -- a messenger boy and a friend of Dr. Thorndyke. This is a modern reprint of the 1931 hardcover original. View more info

The Curious Mr. Tarrant -- 8 Detective Stories

By: King, C. Daly

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications Inc.: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 503003964

ISBN: 0486235408

Condition: Good+


A reprint of a 1935 Crime Club anthology. Vertical crease on front cover. Also a corner crease. Text clean. No markings. Edgewear to spine edges. Binding firm. A collection of 8 "episodes" encountered by Trevis Tarrant, a rich amateur detective. Each story runs about 25 to 60 pages. The author was a practicing psychologist. View more info

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

By: Mark Haddon

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Vintage Contemporaries (Random House): 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004306

ISBN: 1400032717

Condition: Very Good


Light thumbing, no markings, spine uncreased. Strange first-person tale about a 15-year-old autistic, anti-social boy who takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of the fatal stabbing of a neighbor's poodle. Told in 233 segments, or mini-chapters, some with mathematic formulas interjected. A Today Show Book Club selection. Front cover has a cutout forming a silhouette of a dog's corpse. View more info

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Double Tap (Paul Madriani Novels)

By: Martini, Steve

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, G.P. Puntam's Sons: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004382

ISBN: 0399150927

Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new, small sticker remains on jacket. Text clean. In this latest Paul Madriani the defense lawyer deals with challenging forensic eviidence -- two bullet wounds to the head. View more info

Penguin Pool Murder (Library of Crime Classics)

By: Palmer, Stuart

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Intl Polygonics Ltd: 1991

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 503004334

ISBN: 1558820760

Condition: very good+


Initials on title page; bookshop name on inside cover crossed out. No other markings. Faint stain on lower fore edge. Light thumbing. Stiff wraps. Humorous cover sketch showing a corpse in a penguin pool. Schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers discovers a corpse on a class field trip to an aquarium. First in the Withers series of mysteries. Rear cover has a red silhouette logo reading "Mister E's Library of Crime Classics." Rear page lists other mysteries in the publisher's series. View more info

The Dream-Detective

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Pubns: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 503004410

ISBN: 0486235041

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, light water stain on corner of first 3 pages. Text clean. Facsimile reproduction of 1926 British edition. Collection of 9 short stories about an antique dealer who is an expert in ancient Egypt. View more info

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Traver, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Griffin: 1983

Seller ID: 503004103

ISBN: 0312033567

Condition: Near Fine


Almost new, lightly read. Spine uncreased. Light diagonal crease on front cover. Small red line on top edge near spine. Text clean. The famous thriller that pioneered the genre of US courtroom drama. Author's name is pseudonym for a Michigan judge. View more info