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The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Mystery and the Imagination Detailing the Adventures of the World's Most Famous Detective, Mr. Sherlock Holmes.

By: Adams, John Joseph

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Night Shade Books: 2009

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299086

ISBN: 1597801607

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Front wrapper lightly bumped, wrapper edges very lightly rubbed. 2009 Trade Paperback. 454 pp. Sherlock Holmes is back! Sherlock Holmes, the world's first--and most famous--consulting detective, came to the world's attention more than 120 years ago through Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novels and stories. But Conan Doyle didn't reveal all of the Great Detective's adventures...Here are some of the best Holmes pastiches of the last 30 years, twenty-eight tales of mystery and the imagination detailing Holmes's further exploits, as told by many of today's greatest storytellers, includin... View more info

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Dead to the World (The Crime Club)

By: Baker, North; Bolton, William

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: The Crime Club / Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294635

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Lightly soiled, small spot on rear board. 1944 Hard Cover. 246 pp. 8vo. A classic example of 1940s crime noir. View more info

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King and Maxwell

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2264501

ISBN: 1455521248

Condition: Good


1st printing. Spine creased, light general wear. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 440 pp. David Baldacci brings back Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former Secret Service agents turned private investigators--in their most surprising, personal, and dangerous case ever... It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father... after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Mic... View more info

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Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A Life of the World's First Consulting Detective

By: Baring-Gould, William S.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2275150

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. A bit smoky. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. 8vo. This volume brings together for the first time every known fact that can be fully authenticated about the life of one of the world's most extraordinary men, and reveals much more about him that has not been heretofore generally known. From twenty years' research into every possible source, the author has written as definitive an account as could ever be assembled. View more info

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Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A Life of the World's First Consulting Detective

By: Baring-Gould, William S.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2299207

Condition: Good


Jacket lightly stained. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 336 pp. 8vo. This volume brings together for the first time every known fact that can be fully authenticated about the life of one of the world's most extraordinary men, and reveals much more about him that has not been heretofore generally known. From twenty years' research into every possible source, the author has written as definitive an account as could ever be assembled. View more info

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Out of Order

By: Benoit, Charles

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197675

ISBN: 1590582527

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 234 pp. 8vo. At 27, Jason Talley of Corning, New York, leads an orderly life, precisely processing loans for a mortgage company. Its warmest spot is his friendship with Sriram Sundaram and his lively wife Vidya. One night Sriram secretly confides he's planning a trip home to India to visit his mother and asks Jason to hold her gift, a gorgeous red silk sari. The very next evening Jason arrives home to sirens and cops--Sriram and Vidya are dead. The cops call it a mu... View more info

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The Mystery at Lovers' Cave [Lover's] (The Modern Reprint Library Series)

By: Berkeley, Anthony

Price: $275.00  $220.00

Publisher: Jacobsen Publishing Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2072271

Condition: Very Good


Includes scarce original jacket with C.V. Farrow artwork - currently the only copy in the trade that includes it. Ink gift note date 4/7/31 on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. Good. 1927 Hard Cover. 273 pp. 8vo. Reissue of 1927 Simon & Schuster original. Title given as 'The Mystery at Lovers' Cave' on title page, but 'The Mystery at Lover's Cave' on cover and jacket. The first Roger Sheringham mystery novel, and among the earliest books by popular British crime writer Anthony Berkeley Cox, who wrote as Anthony Berkeley, Francis Iles, and A. Monmouth Platts. Ori... View more info

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The Capture of Paul Beck

By: Bodkin, McDonnell

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287488

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Front endpaper missing, large stain on frontispiece and tissue guard, rear hinge starting. 1911 Hard Cover. vii, 312 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Matthias McDonnell Bodkin[1] (8 October 1850 – 7 June 1933) was an Irish nationalist politician and MP. in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Anti-Parnellite representative for North Roscommon, 1892–95, a noted author, journalist and newspaper editor, and barrister, King's Counsel (K.C.) and County Court Judge for County Clare, 1907–24. Bodkin earned a place in the history of the detec... View more info

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The Troubled House (Red Badge Detective)

By: Booton, Kage

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2294785

Condition: Good


No jacket. Spine edges rubbed, board corners rubbed, boards lightly soiled.ink note on front free endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. 248 pp. The dead of night was a time of terror for Beth Bellamy at Sinister King House. Even before Beth Bellamy was offered the job of secretary to brooding, secretive novelist Stanley King, she had heard rumours that he was keeping his wife virtually a prisoner in his gloomy old house. But Beth discounted the ominous whispers and took the job anyway. View more info

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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2007

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277197

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Publisher's insert and certificate of authenticity laid in. 2007 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 373, [1] pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans. As James Lee Burke's new novel, The Tin Roof B... View more info

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Black Mask Vol. XXVIII, No. 1, February, 1946 [Volume 28, Number I]

By: Burtis, Thomson; Clark, Dale; Stratton, Ted; Long, Julius; Rough, William; Phillips, Roland

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Fictioneers, Inc. / Popular Publications, Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: 2207289

Condition: Fair


Bottom edge of first and last section of pages and wrappers lightly stained, edges rubbed with a few small internal chips from spine, pages toned. 1946 Trade Paperback. 98 pp. A vintage issue of the popular and influential pulp magazine that catapulted the careers of writers such as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Black Mask was also known for Rafael de Soto's iconic and colorful cover art. Includes: Deadline for Death by Thomson Burtis; Murder Lode by Dale Clark; Accounts Deceivable by Ted Stratton; Flowers for Flanagan by Julius Long; Shoot If You Must by William Rough; The Sentinel o... View more info

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An Unexpected Move; or, For Love of a Lass (Magnet Detective Library No. 355)

By: Campbell, Scott

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: New York: Street & Smith:

Seller ID: 2174981

Condition: Fair


Edges rubbed with minor loss, rear wrapper replaced with cardstock, tape repair to spine, pages toned. 216, [2] pp. A detective novel published by Street & Smith, which specialized in dime novels and pulp fiction in the mid- to late- 19th and early 20th century. View more info

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It Walks by Night

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292852

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Small internal chip from rear endpaper along hinge, minimal wear to jacket corners. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. 8vo. Map of crime scene precedes text. A detective novel by the Golden Age mystery author who also wrote under the names Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson, and Roger Fairbairn. Carr was considered a master of the 'locked room' sub-genre. This is his first novel, and the first mystery to feature the detective Henri Bencolin. Carr wrote four more featuring Bencolin, all of which were locked room mysteries. View more info

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A Mysterious Graft; or, The Man Who Spoke (New Magnet Library No. 1158 - Nick Carter Series)

By: Carter, Nicholas

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation: 1903

Seller ID: 1953095

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, pages heavily toned with faint stains to base of first section of pages. 1903 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 209 pp., with numerous ads for various series preceding and following text. Color pictorial wrappers. One of numerous Nick Carter detective stories, which were first published in 1886, and remained popular through roughly 1950. View more info

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A Baffled Oath; or, The Cost of Deceit (New Magnet Library No. 1180 - Nick Carter Series)

By: Carter, Nicholas

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation: 1905

Seller ID: 1953096

Condition: Good


Wrappers soiled & lightly creases, pages heavily toned. 1905 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 215 pp., with numerous ads for various series preceding and following text. Color pictorial wrappers. One of numerous Nick Carter detective stories, which were first published in 1886, and remained popular through roughly 1950. View more info

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In the Gloom of the Night; or, Nick Carter, Man of Might (New Magnet Library No. 1147 - Nick Carter Series)

By: Carter, Nicholas

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation: 1903

Seller ID: 1953097

Condition: Good


Wrappers soiled with light stain on rear corner, pages heavily toned. 1903 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 223 pp., with numerous ads for various series preceding and following text. Color pictorial wrappers. One of numerous Nick Carter detective stories, which were first published in 1886, and remained popular through roughly 1950. View more info

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The Mystic Diagram (Magnet Detective Library No. 348)

By: Carter, Nicholas

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith:

Seller ID: 2174982

Condition: Good


Wrappers creased, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 213, [1] pp. A detective novel published by Street & Smith, which specialized in dime novels and pulp fiction in the mid- to late- 19th and early 20th century. View more info

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The Lady in the Lake

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2299211

ISBN: 0394758250

Condition: Good


1st printing. Rubbed. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In The Lady in the Lake, hardboiled crime fiction master Raymond Chandler brings us the story of a couple of missing wives—one a rich man's and one a poor man's—who have become the objects of Philip Marlowe's investigation. One of them may have gotten a Mexican divorce and married a gigolo and the other may be dead. Marlowe's not sure he cares about either one, but he's not paid to care. View more info

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Farewell, My Lovely: A Philip Marlowe Mystery

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Ballantine: 1975

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2299299

ISBN: 034524611X

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Lightly rubbed. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Farewell My Lovely, Raymond Chandler's second novel in the Philip Marlowe series, transcends the genre it helped to create, and is now viewed by many as literature and as social criticism. View more info

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Trouble is My Business

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Ballantine: 1980

Seller ID: 2299300

ISBN: 0345288629

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of four short stories featuring Chandler's most famous detective Philip Marlowe. View more info

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The High Window (Philip Marlowe)

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Vintage: 1976

Seller ID: 2301318

ISBN: 0394721411

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A wealthy Pasadena widow with a mean streak, a missing daughter-in-law with a past, and a gold coin worth a small fortune, the elements don't quite add up until Marlowe discovers evidence of murder, rape, blackmail, and the worst kind of human exploitation. View more info

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The Raymond Chandler Omnibus: The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake

By: Chandler, Raymond; Powell, Lawrence Clark

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2277468

Condition: Good


First collected edition. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, boards faintly soiled, ink name on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. 625, [1] pp. 8vo. Four mysteries by the author known for his hard boiled detective stories, several of which inspired films. View more info

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The A.B.C. Murders: A New Poirot Mystery [Hercule]

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275039

Condition: Good


Reissue. Hinges loosening, loss from jacket corners. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 306, [4] pp. 8vo. A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston. With each murder, the killer is getting more confident—but leaving a trail of deliberate clues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might just prove to be the first, and fatal, mistake. View more info

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The Murder at the Vicarage (A Mercury Mystery)

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The American Mercury, Inc.: 1930

Seller ID: 2297524

Condition: Good


One inch tear along spine base and rear wrapper, wrappers rubbed, ink marks on front wrapper, ink gift note on title page. 1930 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 126 pp. The Murder at the Vicarage is Agatha Christie’s first mystery to feature the beloved investigator Miss Marple—as a dead body in a clergyman’s study proves to the indomitable sleuth that no place, holy or otherwise, is a sanctuary from homicide. Miss Marple encounters a compelling murder mystery in the sleepy little village of St. Mary Mead, where under the seemingly peaceful exterior of an English... View more info

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Mr. Parker Pyne Detective

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $95.00  $76.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1934

Seller ID: 2302868

Condition: Good


Jacket spine absent, chips from corners of front and rear panel along binding edge, ink note on front free endpaper. 1934 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 244 pp. James Parker Pyne is a retired government employee who considers himself to be a detective of the heart. Advertising his services in the Personal column of The Times, he works alongside his secretary Miss Lemon, novelist Ariadne Oliver, handsome lounge lizard Claude Luttrell and disguise artist Madeleine de Sara. The first six stories deal with Pyne solving cases in England, while the second six stories de... View more info

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The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1939

Seller ID: 2302869

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned and slightly cocked, a few minor stains on spine, ink name on front free endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. There's a body in a trunk; a dead girl's reflection is caught in a mirror; and one corpse is back from the grave, while another is envisioned in the recurring nightmare of a terrified eccentric. What's behind such ghastly misdeeds? Try money, revenge, passion, and pleasure. With multiple motives, multiple victims, and multiple suspects, it's going to take a multitude of talent to solve these clever crimes. In this inviting... View more info

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La Resurrection de Sherlock Holmes [The Return of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Conan Doyle (Doyle, Arthur Conan)

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: La Renaissance du Livre:

Seller ID: 2151662

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1910. Wrappers & pages toned, wrappers protected by onion skin jacket. Good. 271 pp. A French translation of stories featuring Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

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Les Aventures de Sherlock Holmes [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Conan Doyle (Doyle, Arthur Conan); P.O.

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Felix Juven:

Seller ID: 2151661

Condition: Fair


Circa 1910. Spine creased with loss from head & foot, pages toned, binding shaken. vii, 274 pp. A French translation of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

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The Night Fire (A Renee Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel)

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2019

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2303469

ISBN: 0316485616

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Barnes & Noble Black Friday edition. Signed by author without inscription. Very minor tear to jacket spine head. 2019 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 405 pp. Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man. View more info

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Black Mask Vol. XXIX, No. 4, March, 1947 [Volume 29, Number IV]

By: Constiner, Merle; Meyer, Coleman; Dennis, Robert C.; Gault, William Campbell; Clark, Dale; Long, Julius

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Fictioneers, Inc. / Popular Publications, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: 2207307

Condition: Good


Stain to top corner of wrappers and pages, and to fore edge of wrappers of only, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned as usual. 1947 Trade Paperback. 98 pp. A vintage issue of the popular and influential pulp magazine that catapulted the careers of writers such as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Black Mask was also known for Rafael de Soto's iconic and colorful cover art. Includes: Dead on Arrival by Merle Constiner; You'll Never Grow Old by Coleman Meyer; Out of This World by Robert C. Dennis; A Murder for Mac by William Campbell Gault; The Corpse with the Bloody Nose by Dale Clark; Lifti... View more info