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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

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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

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THE MALTESE FALCON

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1992

Seller ID: 001591

ISBN: 0-679-72264-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1992. Cover photograph by Axel Crieger. AS NEW, bound in original black pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Light edge wear, else FINE. Featuring Private Investigator Sam Spade. View more info

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THE MALTESE FALCON

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1992

Seller ID: 001601

ISBN: 0-679-72264-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1992. Cover photograph by Axel Crieger. AS NEW, bound in original black pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Featuring Private Investigator Sam Spade. View more info

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THE STIFF UPPER LIP

By: ISRAEL, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Crowell: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001878

ISBN: 0-690-01412-0

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. AS NEW, bound in grey cloth with metallic red titles in dark blue pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light wear to edges of dust jacket. Third in the series featuring Private Investigator B.F. Cage - an American in Paris. View more info

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THE MURDER OF AN OLD-TIME MOVIE STAR

By: KINGSLEY-SMITH, Terence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Pinnacle Books: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001968

ISBN: 0-523-41803-5

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original pictorial paper wraps. Mass Market Paperback Original, August 1983. SIGNED / INSCRIBED by Author. Square and tight, UNREAD. Age toning to pages and crease to front cover at hinge, else FINE. Inscribed by Author on inside front cover ~To Ruth Windfeldt, the mystery writer's favority aunt. Regards, Terry Kingsley-Smith~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Pete McCoy. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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CRANMER

By: KNICKMEYER, Steve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001891

ISBN: 0-394-41153-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. AS NEW, bound in light blue and black boards with silver gilt titles in camel pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Very light edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket, else FINE. Featuring Oklahoma City Private Eyes Steve Cranmer and Butch Maneri. View more info

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MOVIE-STAR PORTRAITS OF THE FORTIES

By: KOBAL, John - Edited By

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001131

ISBN: 0-486-23546-7

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original photo wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION. '163 Glamor Photos' on white glossy paper in stiff black and white photo wraps. Includes six-page Introduction. Oversize, octavo/8vo. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Breath of toning to inside cover edges, else FINE. Interesting they chose to use Glamor over the preferred Glamour. View more info

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DASHIELL HAMMETT ~A Descriptive Bibliography

By: LAYMAN, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000946

ISBN: 0-8229-3394-2

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. HARDCOVER. 1979. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in navy cloth with gilt titles. As new, square and tight, UNREAD, issued without dust jacket. First COMPLETE descriptive outline of Hammett's prodigious literary career. Illustrated throughout. View more info

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THE NIGHTMARE FILE

By: LIVINGSTON, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, St Martin's: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001234

ISBN: 0-312-57332-4

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1986. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in navy cloth with gold gilt titles in white printed dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Two tiny dings to front free end paper, else FINE. Third in the series featuring hearing-impaired Private Detective Joe Binney. View more info

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RAYMOND CHANDLER AND FILM

By: LUHR, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Ungar: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

ISBN: 0-8044-2556-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in yellow boards with bright yellow pictorial wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket not clipped. Study of Chandler's explosive screenwriting career and an in-depth look at the films based on his novels. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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RAYMOND CHANDLER AND FILM

By: LUHR, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Ungar: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000954

ISBN: 0-8044-2556-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in yellow boards in yellow pictorial wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket intact. Age toning to inside of dust jacket with minute closed tear bottom front and crease at spine heel. Study of Chandler's explosive screenwriting career and an in-depth look at the films based on his novels. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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THE DEAD ARE DISCREET

By: LYONS, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002027

ISBN: 0-03-060393-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE original pictorial paper wraps. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. NY. Holt Rinehart Winston. First Owl Book Edition 1983. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Light rubbing to covers. Cover photo by Robert Lewis. Cover design by Visible Ink. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED ~ For Ruth and Al - One more with feeling, Arthur Lyons ~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Jacob Asch. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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ALL GOD'S CHILDREN

By: LYONS, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002028

ISBN: 0-03-060394-3

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE original pictorial paper wraps. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. NY. Holt Rinehart Winston. First Owl Book Edition 1982. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Very light rubbing to cover edges. Cover photo by Robert Lewis. Cover design by Visible Ink. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED ~ For Ruth and Al, from their friend, Arthur Lyons, July 30, 1983 ~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Jacob Asch. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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THE KILLING FLOOR

By: LYONS, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002029

ISBN: 0-03-060397-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE pictorial paper wraps. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. NY. Holt Rinehart Winston. First Owl Book Edition 1983. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Cover photograph by Robert Lewis. Cover design by Visible Ink. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED ~ For Al and Ruth, Best wishes, Arthur Lyons ~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Jacob Asch. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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DEAD RINGER

By: LYONS, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002030

ISBN: 003060396X

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original pictorial paper wraps. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. NY. Holt Rinehart Winston. First Owl Book Edition 1983. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Cover photograph by Robert Lewis. Cover design by Visible Ink. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED ~ For Al and Ruth, Best wishes, Arthur Lyons ~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Jacob Asch. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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CASTLES BURNING

By: LYONS, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002031

ISBN: 0-03-062417-7

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original paper wraps. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. NY. Holt Rinehart Winston. First Owl Book Edition 1982. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing to spine. Very light toning to page edges. Small band of toning to back cover, small crease to back top point, and very light edge wear. Cover photograph by Robert Lewis. Cover design by Visible Ink. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED ~ For Ruth and Al - Best always, Arthur Lyons ~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Jacob Asch. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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HARD TRADE

By: LYONS, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002032

ISBN: 0-03-063333-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original paper wraps. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED by Author. NY. Holt Rinehart Winston. First Owl Book Edition 1983. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Cover photograph by Robert Lewis. Cover design by Visible Ink. SIGNED ~ INSCRIBED ~ For Ruth and Al - My good friends and (indecipherable), Arthur Lyons ~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Jacob Asch. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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MARKED FOR MURDER

By: MACDONALD, John Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1953

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000687

Condition: Very Good


VERY GOOD condition in original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Pocket Books No. 971. FIRST PRINTING, October 1953. Square and tight. Light edgewear, creasing to covers, and toning of edges. Stored in Mylite bag with acid-free board. View more info

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MEET ME AT THE MORGUE

By: MACDONALD, John Ross

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000990

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1953. FIRST EDITION. Bound in yellow-gold flower patterned boards in shades of gray dust jacket. Square and tight, original price intact. Small ink spot on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some edgewear, small closed tear to front cover and light soiling to back panel. Featuring Howard Cross, County Probation Department. View more info