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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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PLAYBACK ~ Japanese Language Edition

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Hayakawa Shobo: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001938

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original silver pictorial paper wraps. A HAYAKAWA POCKET MYSTERY BOOK NO. 518. October 31, 1959. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. Translated from English to Japanese by Shimizu Shunji. Square and tight, no creasing. Light age toning to pages. Cover has small abrasions to spine head and heel. Light wear to edges. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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LETTERS

By: CHANDLER, Raymond ~ James M. Fox

Price: $65.00

Publisher: CA, Neville + Yellin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 000988

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED. LIMITED EDITION of 350 numbered copies, this being number 339. AS NEW, bound in blue cloth with silver gilt lettering, with decorative endpapers, issued without dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. Few very small white spots on back cover, see image, else FINE. Correspondence between Chandler and author James M Fox, 1950-1956. Afterword and SIGNED by Fox on limitations page. Preface by James Pepper, editor. View more info

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LETTERS

By: CHANDLER, Raymond ~ James M. Fox

Price: $250.00

Publisher: CA, Neville + Yellin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 000989

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by James M. Fox. LIMITED EDITION of 26 lettered copies, this being letter V. AS NEW, bound in black leather with gold tilt titles and shades of gray and tan marbled endpapers, issued without dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. Correspondence between Chandler and author James M Fox, 1950-1956. Afterword and SIGNED by Fox on limitations page. Preface by James Pepper, editor. View more info

CITY OF WHISPERING STONE

By: CHESBRO, George C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001880

ISBN: 0-671-24003-X

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. AS NEW, bound in dark teal cloth with creme titles in dark teal pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light edge wear and age toning to dust jacket. Featuring 'Dr. Robert Frederickson, the dwarf detective and professor of criminology known as Mongo.' View more info

THE LAST DETECTIVE

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000470

ISBN: 0-385-50426-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 2003. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED AS NEW, bound in buff and gray with silver gilt titles wrapped in shades of maroon pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Ninth in the series featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. SIGNED on title page. ~ Robert Crais 3/20/03 ~.. View more info

THE LAST DETECTIVE

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000471

ISBN: 0-385-50426-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 2003. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by Author. AS NEW, bound in buff and gray with silver gilt titles in shades of maroon pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Ninth in the powerful series featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. SIGNED on title page. ~ Robert Crais 3/20/03 ~. View more info

THE LAST DETECTIVE

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000732

ISBN: 0-385-50426-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 2003. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by Author. AS NEW, bound in buff and gray boards with silver gilt titles. wrapped in shades of maroon pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. SIGNED~INSCRIBED on title page. ~ For Ruth & Al ... Still rockin' after all these years ---Hugs from Elvis, Joe, and guess who? Robert Crais ~. View more info

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THE FORGOTTEN MAN

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001037

ISBN: 0-385-50428-4

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 2005. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by Author. AS NEW, bound in pale gray and black with silver titles in shades of carmine dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Featuring Elvis Cole. SIGNED by Robert Crais on title page. View more info

L. A. REQUIEM

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001072

ISBN: 0-385-49583-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1999. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black on black with gold endpapers and silver gilt titles in shades of black and gray pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Eighth in the series featuring Elvis Cole. View more info

SUNSET EXPRESS

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001073

ISBN: 0-7868-6096-0

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1996. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by Author. AS NEW, bound in red-orange boards and tan cloth spine with peach endpapers and red lettering, wrapped in shades of orange printed dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Fifth in the series featuring Elvis Cole. SIGNED~INSCRIBED ~ For Ruth & Al -- In hope that we'll always stay in touch ---- Love, Bob Robert Crais ~ View more info

VOODOO RIVER

By: CRAIS, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001074

ISBN: 0-7868-6076-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1995. SECOND PRINTING. SIGNED by Author. AS NEW, bound in yellow and green with red endpapers and lettering in green and yellow printed dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Sixth in the series featuring Elvis Cole. SIGNED~INSCRIBED ~ For Elvis and Joe's first mystery friends, with love and admiration, Robert Crais ~ View more info

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SLEUTHS, INC.

By: EAMES, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Lippincott: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000680

ISBN: 0397012942

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. Bound in gray boards with red cloth spine in stylized wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD. Thin band of toning to top edge, else FINE. Dust jacket has light edgewear and toning, chipping at spine head and is price clipped. Studies of Doyle, Simenon, Hammett, Ambler, Chandler and the great sleuths they created. View more info

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MARK KILBY STANDS ALONE

By: FRAZER, Robert Caine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001659

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in VERY GOOD original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. Pocket Books Paperback Original No. 6138 First Printing July 1962. Bound in original shades of blue paper wraps. Square and firm. Age toning to pages with crease at front hinge, light edge wear and rubbing to covers, see images. Starring Private Eye Mark Kilby supported by his blue Bentley and stubby swordstick. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

HAMMETT

By: GORES, Joe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001489

ISBN: 0-345-25170-9

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. FIRST BALLANTINE BOOKS EDITION OCTOBER 1976. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED. AS NEW, bound in original white pictorial paper wraps, cover art by Waldrep. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Age toning and tiny nick to bottom front corner, else FINE. Hammett as Private Eye, 1928 San Francisco. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Joe Gores on title page. View more info

HAMMETT

By: GORES, Joe

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Perennial: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001490

ISBN: 0-06-080631-1

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1982. FIRST PERENNIAL EDITION. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED. AS NEW, bound in movie tie-in original pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no spine crease. Light age toning to interior. Front cover has some rubbing and wrinkles to upper corner. Movie tie-in edition. Hammett as Private Eye, 1928 San Francisco. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Joe Gores on front free endpaper and SIGNED by Joe Gores on title page. 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

ISBN: 0-881-84865-4

Condition: Fine


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 Bryant, Thomas F. Monteleone, Max Allan Collins, Robert Colby, John Shirley, Loren D. Estleman, Wade Miller, Billie Sue Mosiman, ... View more info

THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

By: GROSS, Miriam ~Edited By

Price: $90.00

Publisher: NY, A&W: 1978

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 000940

ISBN: 0-89479-016-1

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST U.S. EDITION. AS NEW, bound in cherry red cloth in red shadowed dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price clipped by publisher, the publisher added price sticker is intact. Tape applied to minute closed tear inside dust jacket at spine heel. Collection of essays by Chandler scholars and associates with emphasis on his writing rather than his life. Introduction by Patricia Highsmith. Includes photographs and film stills. View more info

THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

By: GROSS, Miriam ~Edited By

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000960

ISBN: 0-297-77362-3

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in brown cloth with butter yellow endpapers in pale yellow and brick wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Collection of essays by Chandler scholars and associates with emphasis on his writing. Introduction by Patricia Highsmith. Includes black and white photos and film stills. View more info

DEAD YELLOW WOMEN

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1949

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001056

Condition: Very Good


VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. Dell Mapback No. 308. FIRST PRINTING. Bound in original stiff paper wraps, square and firm. Deep crease at front cover hinge, age toning to pages and some edgewear. Cover art by Gerald Gregg. Cover and mapback colors bright. Six Hammett short stories selected and edited by Ellery Queen: Dead Yellow Women, The Golden Horseshoe, House Dick, Who Killed Bob Teal?, The Green Elephant, The Hairy One. Mapback shows locations from each of these stories. This collection was originally published in 1947 in Ellery Queen Selects ... View more info