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HAUNTED WOMEN ~The Best Supernatural Tales By American Women Writers

By: BENDIXEN, Alfred

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Ungar: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000676


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1984. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in blue boards in blue illustrated wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket not clipped. Small chip and wrinkle to back flap of dust jacket, else FINE. Collection of thirteen ghost stories by some of America's finest women authors, from the late 1800s to mid 1930s. Includes 8 page introduction. View more info

GREAT AMERICAN DETECTIVE STORIES

By: BOUCHER, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, World Publishing: 1945

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001438


VERY GOOD condition in FAIR dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1945. An original Tower Books publication. FIRST PUBLISHED JUNE 1945. Printed on thinner paper under Wartime rules. Bound in black with contrasting gray title in black pictorial dust jacket. Heavy age toning, edge wear, tape residue on front and back paste down endpapers and previous owner's name and address in ink on front paste down. Dust jacket has tears, chips, edge wear, and tape repair. Edited, with an in... View more info

WHAT DREAD HAND

By: BRAND, Christiana

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1969

Seller ID: 000205


FINE condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1969. SECOND IMPRESSION, June 1969. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. Bound in navy blue boards with gold titles. Square and tight, immaculate copy. Dust jacket colors are clear and bright, original price intact. Wear at spine head and foot. Some soiling to cream-colored back panel and flaps. 'Christiana Brand is a magician,' writes Ellery Queen; 'and here are fifteen stories by the winner, two years running of an... View more info

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BEFORE SHE KILLS

By: BROWN, R. Allen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: CA, Dennis McMillan: 1984

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 000978


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1984. FIRST EDITION, Thus. LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies, this being number 190. Introduction and SIGNED by William F. Nolan. AS NEW, handsomely bound in red cloth with gold automatic on cover and gold titles. Red and gold automatic theme carried over to decorative endpapers. All wrapped in a stylish red and gold art deco dust jacket. As new, square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket intact. Collection of six Fredric B... View more info

CONVICT, The

By: BURKE, James Lee

Price: $210.00

Publisher: La, Louisiana State University: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000484


FINE condition in FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1985. FIRST EDITION. As new, bound in stylized rose-colored paper wraps. No dust jacket, as issued. Square and tight, UNREAD. A collection of nine soul-searching stories. Issued in a simultaneous short run of 1,038 softcover and 500 hardcover editions. View more info

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THE SIMPLE ART OF MURDER

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1952

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001363


VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD original pictorial paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. FIRST PAPERBACK PRINTING 1952. Pocket Book No. 916. Crease at hinge, some scuffing of covers, age toning to interior and light edgewear. Short story collection includes: Pearls Are A Nuisance, Spanish Blood, The King In Yellow, I'll Be Waiting and Chandler's essay on writing The Simple Art Of Murder. Stored in Mylite sleeve with archival backing board. View more info

NEW MYSTERY, The

By: CHARYN, Jerome

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000704


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1993. FIRST PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in gray and black with white wraps and red ribbon marker. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. New and classic stories by forty-two writers from Isaac Babel to Eric Wright. View more info

HERCULE POIROT'S CASEBOOK

By: CHRISTIE, Agatha

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: 1984

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 000690


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1984. FIRST EDITION, Thus. AS NEW, bound in navy and creme boards and wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. The first publication of all 50 stories featuring Hercule Poirot complete in one volume, 860pp. View more info

THE AGATHA CHRISTIE HOUR

By: CHRISTIE, Agatha

Price: $200.00

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000705


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in black boards with rose stylized illustrated wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Non-visible small swipe of color overrun inside dust jacket, else FINE. This volume contains the ten short stories dramatized on the Thames Television series, The Agatha Christie Hour. Includes first appearance in book form of Magnolia Blossom, originally published in The Roy... View more info

BLACK CAT MYSTERY QUARTERLY NO. 5

By: CLARE-JOYNT, F.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, March Chase: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001411


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1982. FIRST PRINTING. Bound in creme with majestic black cat drawing on front and back covers. Square and firm, no creasing. The front cover has a couple of waves and the bottom corner plus 5 pages are wrinkled. 'Tales of Crime, Detection and the Supernatural ~ Serials, Puzzles and Games.' Only six editions published. View more info

13 WAYS TO DISPOSE OF A BODY

By: DAVENPORT, Basil ~ Edited By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001781


VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1966. FIRST PRINTING. Bound in pumpkin boards in navy blue printed dust jacket with original price intact. Light push to spine heel and residue from book plate. Age toning, tape reapir, small chips and edge wear to dust jacket. Anthology of thirteen ways from Ray Bradbury to Philip MacDonald to Dorothy Sayers to Cornell Woolrich. View more info

FATAL CHARMS AND THE MANSIONS OF LIMBO

By: DUNNE, Dominick

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1999

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 001827


FINE condition in original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1999. LATER PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in black and gray original pictorial paper wraps. No dust jacket, as issued. Square and tight, UNREAD. Non-fiction, true crime. '..... an extraordinary peek into the rarefied world of the rich, the royal, and the ruined.' View more info

THE YEAR'S 25 FINEST CRIME AND MYSTERY STORIES

By: EDITED By Staff of Mystery Scene Magazine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 000703


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1992. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black boards with red wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light edgewear to dust jacket, else FINE. First Annual Edition. Includes Clark Howard, Bill Pronzini, Faye Kellerman, Michael Gilbert, Andrew Vachss, Edward D. Hoch, Ruth Rendell, Lynne Barrett, James Kisner, William Bakier, Robert Barnard, Henry Slesar, Joe R. Lansdale, Lawrence Block, Peter Loves... View more info

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DARK CRIMES 2, Modern Masters of Noir

By: GORMAN, Ed ~Edited By

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000706


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1993. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in charcoal and teal boards with multi-gray wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Dust jacket has some edgewear and light toning to verso. 512pp. Includes: David Morrell, Lawrence Block, John D. MacDonald, Marcia Mueller, Ed Gorman, Nancy Pickard, Bill Pronzini, Brian Garfield, John Lutz, Joe R. Lansdale, Terri White, Rex Miller, William F. Nolan, Edward Brya... View more info

NUTZENBOLTS

By: GOULART, Ron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1975

Seller ID: 000408


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1975. FIRST PRINTING. Bound in gray boards with silver shadow titles, square and tight. REMAINDER copy, small red dot bottom edge, and some soiling to dust jacket back panel, else FINE. 'Man and machine confront each other in eleven futuristic parables by the foremost chronicler of 'homo mechanicus.' View more info

CHAMELEON CORPS AND OTHER SHAPE CHANGERS

By: GOULART, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000409


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1972. FIRST PRINTING. Bound in maroon cloth with gold titles, square and tight, UNREAD. REMAINDER copy, small red dot top edge of pages, else FINE. 'Eleven science fiction and fantasy tales -- from a secret agent who can metamorphose at will to an alien pet who comes courting his mistress.' View more info

HOLLYWOOD UNREEL

By: GREENBERG, Martin Harry and Charles Waugh, Edited By

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Taplinger: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001106


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in yellow boards and black cloth spine with yellow titles in gray film reel pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Dust jacket has two light wrinkles on front cover and light rubbing to rear panel, else FINE. Fantastic collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy stories with the theme of Hollywood and the movies. View more info

MURDER ON THE MENU

By: HAINING, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000710


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1992. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black boards and gold cloth spine in veggie skull pictorial wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Twenty-seven short stories from Nicholas Blake to Roger Zelazny revolving around food, eating. ' ..........No meal will ever seem quite the same again.' View more info

NIGHTMARE TOWN

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1948

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001361


VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD original paper pictorial wraps. SOFTCOVER. DELL MAPBACK 375. FIRST Mass Market Paperback Edition. 1948. Square and firm. Creasing at spine and upper corner of front cover. Age toning to pages. Cover and Mapback colors are clear and bright. Short story collection includes: Nightmare Town, The Scorched Face, Albert Pastor at Home, Corkscrew with introduction by Ellery Queen. Stored in Mylite sleeve with archival backing board. View more info

THE CONTINENTAL OP

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Lawrence E. Spivak: 1945

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001371


GOOD condition in GOOD original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. Bestseller Mystery, No. B62. FIRST PRINTING. 1945. Digest size. Heavy age toning, some creasing and edgewear. Hinge fragile at upper spine. Collection includes Fly Paper, Death On Pine Street, ZigZags Of Treachery, The Farewell Murder, and Introduction by Ellery Queen. Stored in Mylite sleeve with archival backing board. View more info