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Death's Mannikins

By: Afford, Max

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton, Century and Company: 1937

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12734


First US edition first printing of the second novel in the Jeffery Blackburn series. There is a closed inch long tear to the top corner of the front dustjacket panel at the fold for the summary flap and a inch long tear to the bottom corner at the fold. A crease runs down the center of the dustjacket's spine. The first free end page has been removed by someone. Price clipped otherwise in good / good condition. View more info

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Murder in the News Room

By: Beck, Henry Charlton

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1931

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12612


First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. All his novels were based in the newspaper business. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the cloth on the boards. The spine is slightly faded. In good condition. View more info

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The Monkey Puzzle

By: Beresford, J.D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1925

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12472


First US edition first printing of this novel. Light edge wear. The spine is light sun faded and the rear panel of the dustjacket is tanned. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Wallet of Kai Lung

By: Bramah, Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9316


1923 reprint ( fifth printing of the cheap edition ) originally published in 1900 by Grant Richards. First novel in the Kai Lung series. Light edge wear and light rubbing to the surface of the boards. No dustjacket. Someone wrote 10 in red pen on the first and last glued end pages. In good condition. View more info

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The Platinum Cat

By: Burton, Miles aka John Rhode

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1938

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 9540


First US edition first printing of the eighteenth novel in the Desmond Merrion and Henry Arnold series. Edge wear to the boards. Several small spots where the cloth has worn through to the board. Light spots of the soiling to the front board and one light two inch wide spot on the rear panel. No dustjacket. In good condition. View more info

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Cut Throat

By: Bush, Christopher

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1932

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12554


First edition first printing of the seventh novel in the Ludovic Travers series. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition. View more info

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Mr. Dayton Darling!

By: Cameron, Lady Mary

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Coward McCann: 1933

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12607


First US edition first printing of the second novel by this author. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. Light soiling to the spine and boards. Earlier owners name neatly written on the top edge of the first free end page. In good condition. View more info

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Memoirs of a Murder Man

By: Carey, Arthur A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company: 1930

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11566


First edition first printing of this true crime novel by Late Deputy Inspector in Charge of the Homicide Bureau. No dustjacket. The boards are grubby and there are various spot of soiling. The inside is clean and free of soiling. In fair condition. View more info

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The Problem of the Wire Cage

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harpers: 1939

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 2935


First edition first printing of the eleventh novel in the Dr. Gideon Fell series. Has one rubber stamp on the first free end page the says "Travelling Library No. 2659" the number is written in pen. Also the front summary flap from the dust jacket glued to the first glued down end page. Light spots of soiling to the boards. One spot about the size of a dime to the top edge of the last glued in end page and effects the final free end page as well as the very past page of ... View more info

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Wings North

By: Case, Robert Ormond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company: 1938

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12708


First US edition first printing of this thriller novel. Based in North Western Canada. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the boards. In very good condition. View more info

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The Red Marshal

By: Casserly, Gordon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Edward J. Clode: 1923

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12507


First edition first printing of this novel. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition. View more info

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Tragedy at Ravensthorpe

By: Connington, J.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9935


Reprint of the second novel in the Sir Clinton Driffield series. Light edge wear. Sun fading to the spine and edges of the boards. No dustjacket. In good condition. View more info

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Gold Brick Island aka Tom Tiddler's Island

By: Connington, J.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12851


Reprint edition released sometime after 1933. Also published under the title Tom Tiddler's Island. The tips of the spine are missing a 1/8 of an inch of paper on both ends. An earlier owner reinforced both tips with tape on the outside. Light spine fading. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. View more info

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Here's to Crime

By: Cooper, Courtney Ryley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1937

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10424


First edition first printing of this collection of articles on crime in the 30's. I love the statement on the front cover referring to whom this book is written for or not. "It is not for children, morons or sensation-seekers." There is a half inch deep by half inch wide chunk missing from the top edge of the dust jackets front panel next to the head of the spine. In very good / good condition. View more info

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Disappearance

By: Cowdroy, Joan A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1934

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12581


First edition first printing of this novel in the Li Moh, Chief Inspector Gorham series. No date. No dustjacket. Listed in advertisements in the back of the book according to my research non of the titles were published later then 1934. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the cloth. Light spots of soiling. In fair condition. View more info

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Terror at Compass Lake

By: Davis, Tech

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company: 1935

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12580


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Aubrey Nash series. A light bibliomystery? One of the clues the Nash has is a diary in which pages continuously disappear. No dustjacket. The first free end page has a 1 inch closed tear that some has tape repaired. Moderate shelf ware. In good condition. View more info

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What Gentleman Strangles a Lady?

By: Dean, Robert George aka George Griswold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1936

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8881


First edition first printing of this Pat Thompson mystery. Light rubbing to the boards. Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In very good condition. View more info

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Exiles

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1930

Edition: First Canadian edition first printing

Seller ID: 11564


First Canadian edition first printing of this novel. Light edge wear. There is a crease down the centre of the spine. No dustjacket. In very good condition. View more info

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The Plague Court Murders

By: Dickson, Carter aka John Dickson Carr

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1936

Edition: First UK Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 11561


First UK cheap edition of the first novel in the Sir Henry Merrivale series. The black boards have dusty spots along the top edge of the front board. The white lettering on the spine is almost completely rubbed off. Light edge wear. No dustjacket. In good condition. View more info

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What Happened at Midnight

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1931

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 11563


Later printing of the tenth novel in the Hardy Boys series. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. Has four pages of ads for Rick Brant Adventure Series by John Blaine. In very good condition. View more info