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The Man from Avon

By: Avallone, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27227


Wraps a near fine to fine Bibliomystery by the prolific author of The Man from U. N. C. L. E.series and the Nick Carter series. The man from Avon is a dual personality hero combining the best traits of a publisher's rep and pulp hero. The cover shows the hero descending with parachute holding a blonde using one arm while holding his Avon Books brief case in his other. Unread. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pp View more info

Sunset Limited promotional packaged plastic tackle/tool box loaded with Souhern cooking materials.

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26874


Fine copy in fine dust jackets; signed by the author. Packed so it would be sticking out of the tackle box, as are these other offerings: A bag of Louisiana Seasoned Fish Fry; a box of Konriko Jambalaya Mix with Rice; a Robicheaux's Boat & Bait bobber; CD of Cajun Greats: Doug Kershaw, Louisiana Man and other artists; a can of Konriko Creole Seasoning; paper container with Gummi Bears handing out (thus vg) ; a bottle of Bulliard's Louisiana Hot Sauce; and several sheets ... View more info

Death in a Tenured Position

By: Cross, Amanda (Carol G. Heilbrun)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24666


Amanda Cross has printed her name on the title page and then signed her real name under that. Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pp View more info

Halo in Brass

By: Evans, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books #709: 1950

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27038


Wraps, near fine with several tiny rubs to finish at ends of front spine folds, Smalll inked price on verso of last leaf. Nice copy of the first paperback edition. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 210 pp View more info

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The Chestermarke Instinct

By: Fletcher, J. S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28245


Very good+ copy with owner's name in pencil, in good+ dust jacket with small chips and short tears. There is a remainder stamp right on the front panel, although it is not obtrusive (see photo). Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pp View more info

Two-Thirds of a Ghost

By: McCloy, Helen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22937


Fine in near fine dust jacket with a short clean tear at head of front spine fold. Signed and inscribed by McCloy to "Mrs. Benton, from one good Democrat to another," and dated in the year of publication. Mrs. Benton was the wife of William Benton (1900-1973) , the US Senator from Connecticut (1949-1953) and the publisher of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1943-1973). Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pp View more info

The Evil Shepherd

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1922

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24815


Fine copy in good to very good- dust jacket with short tears and tiny chips and with a longish tear at lower spine. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pp View more info

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The Double Life of Mr. Alfred Burton

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Litttle, Brown: 1913

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28242


Very good with minor fraying to ends of the dulled spine, stamping on front board still strong. Bookseller's ticket at upper left corner of rear pastedown. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pp View more info

The Puzzle of the Blue Banderilla

By: Palmer, Stuart

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran / Crime Club: 1837

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27618


Very good-, black boards stamped in red, still bright, but with spine wrinkles, in good only dust jackt with a 1½" triangular chip at foot of spine, still noting Crime Club. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pp View more info

The Mask

By: Scott, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae-Smith Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28840


Good+ with both hinges going, tears at head of spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pp View more info

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5 Minutes to Midnight

By: Shabtai, Sabi H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27533


Fine in near fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 377 pp View more info

Comprehensive Price List of Crime, Mystery, Thriller and Detective Fiction 2 Vols

By: Snow, Marshall W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Grafton, Mostly Murder, Mystery & Mayhem: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28402


2 volumes, wraps, plastic spiral bound, near fine with slight sunning to edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 621 pp View more info