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Operation Homicide

By: Adams, Elihu

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, M.S. Mill and Company: 1947

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12905


First edition first printing of the first novel in the Professor Agricola John Ispenwill series. The spine of the dustjacket is lightly faded. Tiny chips and tears to the edges of the dustjacket. Tiny book store label on the bottom of the first free end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. View more info

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Corpse Diplomatique

By: Ames, Delano

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12478


First edition first printing of the third novel in the Dagobert Brown and Jane Brown series. There is a one inch closed tear to the top edge of the dustjacket front panel at the corner for the spine. There is a second tear ( semi closed ) at the top outside corner of the front panel. A third one inch closed tear at the bottom front corner of the spine. Light foxing to the top edge of the book and a couple of spot on the outward edges of the pages. Price clipped otherwise... View more info

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Kill or Be Killed

By: Ashe, Gordon aka John Creasey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1949

Edition: First edition second printing

Seller ID: 12774


First edition second printing of the twentieth novel in the Patrick Dawlish series. There are several tiny chips and closed tears to the tips of the spine and the top edge of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Double Death of Frederic Belot

By: Aveline, Claude

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1949

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9317


First English Translated edition first printing of the first novel in the Surete Inspector Frederic Belot series. Light edge wear. There is a small hole at the head of the dustjacket's spine. In near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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A Sort of Traitors aka Who is My Neighbor?

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 9084


First edition first printing of this thriller novel. Also published under the title "Who is My Neighbor?" Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Small chips mostly to the tips of the dustjacket's spine. Earlier owners signature on the first free end page. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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The Big Tomorrow

By: Bateson, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1956

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12584


First edition first printing of the third? novel in the Larry Vernon mystery. There is a 3 1/2 inch tear that runs from the top edge of the dustjacket's front panel through the title. Price clipped otherwise in very good / fair condition. View more info

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Death Has A Past

By: Boutell, Anita

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Book: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10420


First Bantam edition first printing (# 897 ) of this thriller novel. Light edge wear. The head of the spine has a couple of small chips. In good condition. View more info

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The Bulldog Has The Key

By: Bronson, F.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1949

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11449


First edition first printing of the third mystery novel by this author. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the boards. Earlier owners signature on the first glued down end page. No dustjacket. In very good condition. View more info

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Too Many Cousins

By: Browne, Douglas G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1953

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 9697


First US edition first printing of this suspense novel. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the rear panel of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition. View more info

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Tomorrow's Another Day

By: Burnett, W.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Book: 1952

Edition: First Thus edition

Seller ID: 10421


First Bantam edition # 998. There is a bit of edge wear and a little bit of creasing. Top right corner of the front cover is missing. In very good condition. View more info

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The Case of the Three Lost Letters

By: Bush, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1955

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 11450


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

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The Case of the Counterfeit Colonel

By: Bush, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1952

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12540


First US edition first printing of the thirty eighth novel in the Ludovic Travers series. There is a 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch V chip out of the bottom edge of the dustjacket's front panel. At the top edge outside corner there is a 1 inch long tear. On the top edge of the rear panel there is a 1/2 inch tear that opens into a 1/4 wide V chip. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition. View more info

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The Case of the Russian Cross

By: Bush, Christopher

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1958

Edition: First US edition first printing

Seller ID: 12770


First US edition first printing of the fiftieth novel in the Ludovic Travers series. There are two 1 1/4 inch long sticker scars to the front cover. Light tanning to the rear panel of the dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good / good condition. View more info

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The Moth

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1948

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 10584


First edition first printing of the ninth novel by this author. No dust jacket. Light edge wear. Light tanning to the pages. In very good condition. View more info

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The Fire Trap

By: Cameron, Owen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1957

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 8656


First edition first printing of the third novel by this author. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Moderate edge wear to the dustjacket mostly around the tips of the spine. Pages are tanned. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. View more info

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Ringed With Fire

By: Campbell, Alice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1942

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12744


First edition first printing of this spy-Fifth Column thriller. The head of the spine has a 3/4 inch deep by 1 inch deep chip to the rear corner. Top edge of the dustjacket's front cover has a semi closed 2 inch tear that ends in a 1/4 inch deep by 1/4 inch wide chip. The outside corner of the front panel top edge has a 1 inch deep by 1/4 inch wide chip. Price clipped otherwise in good / fair condition. View more info

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Patrick Butler for the Defence

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1956

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 6130


First edition first printing of this stand alone novel. There is a scuff mark to the front panel of the dust jacket. Both the rear and front panel of the dust jacket have a one inch closed tear. In very good / good condition. View more info

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Till Death Do Us Part

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1944

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7139


First edition first printing of the fifteenth novel in the Dr Gideon Fell series. The cloth is worn down to the board on the bottom outside corners. The tips of the spine are fraying. The edges of the boards are discolored due to being handled. No dust jacket. In fair condition. View more info

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The Bride of Newgate

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1950

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 7247


First edition first printing of this stand alone historical thriller. There are two 1 inch tears to the top edge of the rear dust jacket panel. Not price clipped but there is no price on the front inside flap. No mention of Book of the Month Club either. In very good / very good condition. View more info

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Murder Comes to Rothesay

By: Cassells, John aka W. Murdoch Duncan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1946

Edition: First edition first printing

Seller ID: 12473


First edition first printing ( with no date ) of the first novel in the Chief Inspector Flagg series. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition. View more info