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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Mystery: Amateur Sleuths
18 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bannister, Jo  
TRUE WITNESS
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Publisher: St. Martins Press New York NY 2002.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; Witnessing the death of a young man at Dimmock pier, Daniel Hood believes that the police are looking for the wrong suspect and is assisted by investigator Brodie Farrell, who wants to save Daniel from his own dangerous impulses. ; Brodie Farrell Mystery Series; Vol. 2; 263 pages

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2.
Bishop, Michael and Di Filippo, Paul (as Philip Lawson).  
Muskrat Courage.

Publisher: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2000..
First edition hardback, Fine/Fine. Humorous mystery novel featuring Will Keats, the protagonist of Would It Kill You to Smile? Signed by Bishop.

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3.
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936  
The Innocence Of Father Brown

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1911.
295 p. 16 cm. Series: Collection of British Authors 4282. "Copyright Editiom" In these stories Chesterton introduced Father Brown, the unassuming East Anglican Roman Catholic priest adept at solving crime. Stock# 32,047. Vg/ no dj.

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4.
Chesterton, G.K., (Gilbert Keith) 1874-1936  
The Incredulity Of Father Brown

Publisher: Boston, G.K. Hall, 1984..
4 o.l., 271p. 23.5 cm. "A Mystery in Large Print." Stock# 31,072. Good, ex-library, with release stamps/ wrappers.

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5.
de la Torre, Lillian  
DR. SAM: JOHNSON, DETECTOR; Narrated as from the Pen of James Boswell
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf NY 1946.
[1st printing] 1946.Terra cotta cloth lettered in gold on spine and decorated on front and spine in same; 257pp. Dj has small mild stain on front panel as well as a little soiling and tears at coners, mostly spine corners. Very Good+ in Good to Very Good- dj. First Edition Hard Cover

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6.
Friedman, Kinky  
Steppin' on a Rainbow

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 2001..
An Advanced uncorrected reader's proof (side-bound trade paperback format) of the first edition, Fine- with a trace of handling to front cover. Weird mystery set in Hawaii from this gonzo country music singer turned author.

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7.
Gash, Jonathan  
Firefly Gadroon

Publisher: New York: Penguin, 1985 1st ed. thus..
208pp. paperback: Good [back cover is torn @ the fore edge margin; text is age browned; else a complete & tight copy] The eighth Lovejoy antiques trade mystery by the pseudonymous "Jonathan Gash" (Dr. John Grant, b. 1933), English physician and novelist.

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8.
Gash, Jonathan  
Pearlhanger

Publisher: New York: Penguin, 1986 1st ed. thus..
232pp. paperback: Very Good [text is age browned; old store stamp inside front cover; else VG] The ninth Lovejoy antiques trade mystery by the pseudonymous "Jonathan Gash" (Dr. John Grant, b. 1933), English physician and novelist.

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9.
Gash, Jonathan  
The Sleepers of Erin

Publisher: New York: Penguin, 1984 reprint..
214pp. paperback: near Very Good [ink name & old store stamp inside front cover; text is lightly age browned; else a nice clean, tight & uncreased copy] A Lovejoy antiques trade mystery by the pseudonymous "Jonathan Gash" (Dr. John Grant, b. 1933), English physician and novelist.

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10.
Iams, Jack  
Death Draws the Line
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Publisher: NY, William Morrow, 1949.
3 p.l., 250 p.; 19.5 cm. Murder mystery concerning a circle involved with a comic strip. Long inscription by Iams to friends. Stock#NS0135. Vg/ dj poor, worn.

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11.
Lansdale, Joe R.  
Devil Red

Publisher: Knopf, 2011..
First edition hardback, a Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket, new and unread. Hap and Leonard novel. Features the return of Vanilla Ride. Recommended.

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12.
Lockridge, Frances & Richard  
The Dishonest Murderer

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott [1949]..
First edition. 223 p.; 19 cm. A Mr. and Mrs. North Mystery. Stock #29,263. Good+ dj in old plastic protector..

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13.
Lockridge, Frances & Richard  
Dead as a Dinosaur

Publisher: .Philadelphia, Lippincott [1952]..
Book club edition. 185 p.; Good+/dj ragged & tired;.. 'A Mr. and Mrs. North Mystery.' American literature; mystery; fiction.

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14.
Lockridge, Frances, and Richard  
The Devious Ones

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1964..
188 p. 21.5 cm.Book club edition. The last published work of this writing team--Frances died in 1963. A thriller filled with menace set in Manhattan. Stock #29,264. Vg/ dj good+

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15.
Lockridge, Richard, 1898-1982  
A Plate Full Of Red Herrings

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1968.
192 p.22 cm. Book club edition. Richard continued writing and publishing mysteries after his wife, and long-time writing partner died in 1963. Murder in the publishing industry. Stock #29,265. Vg/ dj good+.

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16.
Morrison, Arthur, 1863-1945  
The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt Detective ...Illustrated by W. Kirkpatrick

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page, 1908.
267 p. illus. 19.5 cm. First published 1895. Six detective stories in the Sherlock Holmes manner by the one contemporary who holds our interest today. Stock# 30308. Poor, the front flyleaf us torn and it and the frontis. are loose, cover is worn, soiled

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17.
Rice, Craig (Georgiana Ann Randolph Craig), 1908-1957.  
The Sunday Pigeon Murders.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, NY, 1942. "An Inner Sanctum Mystery".
314 p., 21 cm. Bingo Riggs and Handsome Kusak "start out with a slight case of blackmail and end up with four corpses and a million-dollar pigeon". Black cloth boards, spine stamped in gold; spine faded, front & a bit of dj pasted inside front cover, ink owner name; good. 37906 {mrp}.

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18.
Sayers Dorothy, 1893-1957  
Lord Peter. A Collection of All The Lord Peter Wimsey Stories

Publisher: N.Y. Harper [1972].
xii, 487 p., 22 cm. Compiled and with an introduction by James Sandoe. There are 21 stories, an appreciation of Sayers, and a parody, "Greedy Night" Stock# 33,440x. Vg, book club/ no dj. Another printing in the Reader's Digest, Perennial Library, 1990. 21 cm. Vg/ dj vg.

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