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An African Millionaire

By: Allen, Grant

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8966

ISBN: 0486239926

Condition: Near fine


Rerepublication of this stand alone novel. Originally published in 1897. In near fine condition. View more info

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Avon Mystery Story Teller # 86

By: Allingham, Margery, Francis Cockrell, Carter Dickson, Mignon G. Eberhart, Michael Fessier, Craig Rice, William Irish, Edgar Wallace, J.S. Fletcher, Agatha Christie, John Dickson Carr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1946

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11789

Condition: Good


First edition first printing # 86 of this collection of short stories and one complete novelette. Collected here are the following: The novelette - The Man Who Was Missing by Mignon G. Eberhart. The short stories - The Old Man in the Window by Margery Allingham, Death by Accident by Francis Cockrell, The Silver Curtain by Carter Dickson, The Man in the Black Hat by Michael Fessier, His Heart Could Break by Craig Rice, Three O'clock by William Irish, The Treasure Hunt by ... View more info

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Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine: June 2016

By: Allyn, Doug, Edward D. Hoch, John Morgan Wilson, David H. Ingram, Peter Turnbull, T.J. MacGregor, William Dylan Powell, Jean b. Cooper, Mysti Berry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Magazines: 2016

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 11945

Condition: Fine


First appearance of six short stories and one Black Mask Reprint and one Ellery Queen Archives story. The six short stories are: Dial M for Marsha by John Morgan Wilson, Viewfinder by David H. Ingram, Loss by Peter Turnbull, The Unit by T.J. MacGregor, The Night Watchman's Wife by William Dylan Powell, The Mean Distance by Jean B Cooper, Johnny Depp Kick Line of Doom by Mysti Berry. The Black Mask Reprint is Puncher's Chance by Doug Allyn and the Archives reprint is One ... View more info

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The Ability to Kill

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1963

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10364

Condition: Very good


First edition first printing of this collection of essays and lectures on true crime. Second state due to the fact that there is a chapter on James Hanratty and not John Bodkins Adams which the book was recalled over. Light edge wear. Lamination has lifted on the dustjacket at the edge of the spine. Earlier owners name on the first glued down end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Bloody Scotland

By: Anderson, Lin, Gordon Brown, Christopher Brookmyre, Ann Cleeves, Doug Johnston, Stuart MacBride, Val McDermid, Denise Mina, Craig Robertson, Sara Sheridan, E.S. Thomson, Louise Welsh

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Historic Environment Scotland: 2017

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the Authors.

Seller ID: 10731

ISBN: 1849172439

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of this collection of short stories by various authors. SIGNED by Gordon Brown, Craig Robertson, Ann Cleeves, Christopher Brookmyer on the title page. No dust jacket as issued. In fine unread condition. View more info

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Un-Man and Other Novellas / The Makeshift Rocket

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1962

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9924

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this Ace Double # F-139. Light edge wear. In near fine condition. View more info

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Planet Stories Summer 1955

By: Anderson, Poul, Leigh Brackett, Joe L. Hensley, Lu Kella, M.A. Cummings, Lyman D. Hinckley, Richard R. Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stamford, Love Romance Publishing: 1955

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 13239

Condition: Very good


First Appearance of this collection of two novels and five short stories. Collected are - 2 novels: Out of the Iron Womb by Poul Anderson, Last Call From Sector 9G by Leigh Brackett. 5 Short Stories: Once a Starman by Joe L. Hensley, Image of Splendor by Lu Kella, The Brides of OOL by M.A. Cummings, Dust Unto Dust by Lyman D. Hinckley, Alien Equivalent by Richard R. Smith. The edges of the magazine are straight and precise. The magazine is slight smaller ( 1/4 inch ) the... View more info

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Cat O'Nine Tales

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2007

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 9896

ISBN: 0312362641

Condition: Fine


First US edition first printing of this collection of short stories. In fine / fine condition. BRColl View more info

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Suspense May 1959

By: Armstrong, Charlotte, Dashiell Hammett, Mark Derby, Ellery Queen George Langelaan, Thomas Welsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Fleetway Magazine: 1959

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 10569

Condition: Very good


First appearance first printing of the Charlotte Armstrong story Night Call. I believe the rest of the stories are reprints from various magazines. Earlier seller wrote in pen 45 on the front cover. Light tanning. In very good condition. View more info

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Faceoff

By: Baldacci, David (ed)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 2014

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the authors.

Seller ID: 10340

ISBN: 1476762066

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of this collection of stories in which authors and characters "Faceoff" against each other. SIGNED by Heather Graham, Lee Child, Steve Berry, T. Jefferson Parker, R.L. Stine, John Lescroart, Joseph Finder, Linwood Barclay and F. Paul Wilson on the half title page. In fine / fine condition. View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine: August 1976

By: Bankier, William, S.S. Rafferty, Susan Bryant, John Lutz, Lawrence Block, Francis M. Nevins Jr., Brett Anderson, Edward D. Hoch, Robert S. Aldrich

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Davis Publications: 1976

Edition: First Appearance

Seller ID: 11958

Condition: Near fine


First Appearance of this collection of one Novelette and 9 short stories. The novelette is To Kill an Angel by William Bankier. The 9 short stories are: The South Carolina Cicisbeos by S.S. Rafferty, The Fort by Susan Bryant, Have You Seen This Woman? by John Lutz, A Pair of Recycled Jeans by Lawrence Block, Superscam by Francis M. Nevins, Jr., Closed for the Season by Brett Anderson, Plastique by Edward D. Hoch, A Cup of Herbal Tea by Robert S. Aldrich. In near fine con... View more info

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The Book of Blood

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Omni Publications: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2700

Condition: Near fine


Reprint of this story which originally appeared in the first of the Books of Blood series. Light edge wear. In near fine condition. View more info

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The Habit of Widowhood

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 4765

ISBN: 0002326140

Condition: Fine


First edition first printing of this collection of short stories by this author. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light rubbing to the surface of the dust jacket's rear panel. In fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Death of a Salesperson

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1989

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 12631

ISBN: 0002322307

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this short story collection. It collects 16 short stories. Collected are the following: The Woman in the Wardrobe, A Business Partnership, Little Terror, Breakfast Television, What's in a Name?, Sisters, The Injured Party, Just Another Kidnap, Blown Up, A Process of Rehabilitation, Holy Living and Holy Dying, The Oxford Way of Death, Daylight Robbery, Happy Release, Death of a Salesperson, My Last Girlfriend. SIGNED by the author on the ti... View more info

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The Night Visitor and Other Stories

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Doran and Company: 1931

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 3092

Condition: Good


First edition first printing of this collection of short stories. There is a earlier owners name plate on the first glued down end page. Missing dust jacket. The spine is lightly faded. Pages 16 and 17 have a couple of small spots of soiling. In good condition. View more info

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The Loot of Cities

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1905

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 9696

Condition: Good


Later printing of this collection of short stories. No date. No reference to printings. Blue cloth. Tanned pages. Edge wear. There is a small spot of bleaching to the rear panel. In good condition. View more info

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A Fire At Night ( Manhunt June 1958)

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Flying Eagle Publications: 1958

Edition: First edition first appearance

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 2455

Condition: Near fine


First edition first appearance of the second work ever published by this author. SIGNED by the author on the table of contents page. In near fine condition. View more info

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Sometimes They Bite

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1983

Edition: First edition first printing

Inscription: SIGNED by the author.

Seller ID: 7767

ISBN: 0877954852

Condition: Near fine


First edition first printing of this short story collection. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Some light edge wear to the dust jacket. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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The Collected Mystery Stories

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1999

Edition: First tradepaper edition first printing

Seller ID: 12136

ISBN: 0752825453

Condition: Very good


First tradepaper edition first printing of this collection of 71 short stories. Released at the same time as the hardcover. Light reading creases to the spine. In very good condition. View more info

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Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine: April 1998: How Far It Could Go & The Serpent's Back

By: Block, Lawrence & Ian Rankin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Magazines: 1998

Edition: First edition first appearance

Inscription: SIGNED by 2 authors.

Seller ID: 12983

Condition: Near fine


First edition first appearance of this collection of short stories. Collected are Lawrence Block's How far It Could Go and Ian Rankin's The Serpent's Back. Both stories SIGNED by the respective author above their stories. Also collected in this magazine: The Scream by Dorothy Salisbury Davis, A Well Traveled Woman by Donald Olson, The Wrong Hands by Peter Robinson, By Dint of Freak Weather by Peter Trunbull, Song without Sound by Batya Swift Yasgur, By Letter and Affecti... View more info