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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Mystery: Detective Fiction
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376.
Strange, John Stephen  
For the Hangman

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Crime Club, 1934.
. 299p. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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377.
Taylor, Elizabeth A.  
The Cable Car Murder

Publisher: , Ivy, c1981.
Paperback. Subjects : Mystery & Thrillers : Mystery : General Hardcover Good condition

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378.
Tey, Josephine  
To Love and be Wise : (1st Paperback Edition, 1960)

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corporation; N. Y. : 1960.
Near Fine First Paperback Edition Paperback 160 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Cover art implies a romance novel, but what the hey. ; Berkley Medallion G422. Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard investigates murder at the Salcott St. Mary art colony. ; A touch of wear to upper front tip. Pages yellowed from age, as usual. Appears unread. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Berkley Medallion Paperback G Series; Vol. 422

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379.
Tey, Josephine  
Brat Farrar : (1st Paperback Edition, 1960)

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corporation; N. Y. : 1960.
Very Good+ First Paperback Edition Paperback 192 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Berkley Medallion G434. Complete and unabridged. Copyright 1949. This is 1st paperback edition, July, 1960. 'Josephine Tey presents one of the most attractive impostors in mystery fiction'. ; Minor edgewear. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. No other defects. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. ; Berkley Medallion Paperback G Series; Vol. 434

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380.
Tey, Josephine  
Daughter of Time, the : (1st Paperback Edition, 1959)
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Publisher: Berkley Medallion N. Y. : 1959.
Very Good+ First Paperback Edition Paperback 175 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Black covers illustrated with artistic color photo, all edges red, family tree of King Richard III of England in rear. ; Berkley Medallion G265. Complete and unabridged. Copyright 1951 by Elizabeth MacKintosh writing as Josephine Tey. This is 1st paperback edition, 1959. One of the most highly rated mystery novels of all time. 'A remarkable jigsaw puzzle which many say is Detective Inspector Alan Grant's best case'. ; Lower rear cover has one very light partial crease. Pages show normal age yellowing. No other defects. Appears unread. ; Berkley Medallion Paperback G Series; Vol. 265

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381.
Tey, Josephine  
The Singing Sands
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Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1952.
Hardcover First Edition. Language: English. Pages: 246. Condition: Good/Fair Stated first UK edition in tan cloth boards with publisher stamp embossed on back board. A light 3/4 inch drink stain on front; pages toned with age. Light edgewear, a little moreso to heel of spine. Unpriceclipped dustjacket chipped at corners and spine ends, with a vertical crease along spine, now wrapped in protective cover.

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382.
Thomson, June  
THE HABIT OF LOVING; An Inspector Rudd Mystery
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Publisher: Bantam NY 1980.
[1st printing] Apr. 1980. Cover is uncredited. Lean; tanning. ISBN: 0553133225 Mass Market Paperback Very Good

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383.
Tracy, Louis  
The Black Cat
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers New York, 1925.
The Black Cat. By Louis Tracy. New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1925. Hardcover. Philip Royston, ex-captain of gunners, has a call from a wee black cat one night. As he goes to the door to let her in a shot is heard, a bicycle ridden by a woman dashes past, a scream sounds and he runs to her rescue. Automobiles and motorcycles rush along the road, but Philip heeds them not. Sheila Macdonald has been thrown by a wire across the road as she is rushing for help after two servants had been killed and her father bound to his chair in their home. Philip takes her to his home, where she is brought back to consciousness, and then come the police and doctors and Scotland Yard and the mystery is on. It is a cleverly woven plot and told in a most delightful and stirring manner." 319 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Dust jacket is in good or better condition. . Good. Hard Cover. Book condition: Good

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384.
Train, Arthur  
Mr. Tutt Finds a Way

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945.
. 241p. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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385.
Train, Arthur  
The Needle's Eye

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924.
. 416p. Hardcover Very good condition

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386.
Train, Arthur  
The Blind Goddess

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926.
. 338p. Hardcover Very good condition

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387.
Train, Arthur  
Mr. Tutt Finds a Way

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945.
1st edition . 241p. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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388.
Uhnak, Dorothy  
Law and order; a novel

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, c1973.
First printing. Publisher isbn: 0671215051. 512 p. 23 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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389.
Van Dine, S. S.  
The Garden Murder Case: A Philo Vance Story
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall This is Van Dine's ninth detective novel featuring sleuth Philo Vance. 332 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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390.
Vandercook, John W.  
Murder in New Guinea: A Case in the Career of Bertram Lynch
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Publisher: The Macmillan Company , 1959 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Good. Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall "Therfe was gold in the New Guinea hills, but the island-hopping detecting duo of Bertram Lynch and Robert Deane hadn't come to Papua for all that glitters--they were prospecting for murder. Lynch, an unorthodox British special agent, and Deane, an American professor of history, responded to an urgent summons from the Governor General of Papua, New Guinea. Four experienced explorers had unaccountably vanished in the gold-rich Murray Range. Rumors were spreading through the Stone Age tribes of the New Guinea uplands about mysterious aircraft travelling in and out of the interior. To the governor General, it all pointed to trouble ahead-and trouble was just what Lynch and Deane found when they set off up-country to unravel the mystery. Before they finished, they uncovered a problem replete with international intrigue, deserted native villages, primitive weapons, and a treasure worth more than gold. John W. Vandercook weaves the excitement of today's headlines into a tautly-written, suspenseful tale that will win new admirers for the engaging Messrs. Lynch and Deane." 218 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; slight discoloration to text pages. Dust jacket is in GOOD condition.

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391.
von Elsner, Don  
Just Not Making Mayhem like They Used to : (1st Paperback Edition, 1961)

Publisher: Signet/New American Library; N. Y. : 1961.
Near Fine First Paperback Edition Paperback 142 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Signet S2040. Copyright 1961. This is 1st paperback edition, December, 1961. 'Colonel David Danning, suave sleuth-about-town, stakes his wits against the ruthless mastermind of a vicious extortion racket whose victims buy bankruptcy and death'. ; Top edge slightly sunned. Pages starting to yellow from age, as usual. No other defects. Appears unread. ; Signet S Series; Vol. 2040

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392.
Wallace, Edgar  
The Daffodil Mystery

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., [192-?].
. 256p. Hardcover Good condition in taped d.j. fair

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393.
Watson, Clarissa  
The Bishop in the Back Seat

Publisher: New York, Atheneum, c1980.
Book Club edition. 213 p. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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394.
Webb, Jack  
Delicate Darling, the : A Father Shanley - Sammy Golden Mystery (1st Paperback Edition, 1960)

Publisher: Signet/New American Library; N. Y. : 1960.
Near Fine First Paperback Edition Paperback 128 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Cover art depicting naked (but draped) lady with pistol aimed at viewer. All edges red. ; Authored by legendary television producer Jack Webb, creator and star of Dragnet. ; Signet S1816. Copyright 1959. This is 1st paperback edition, June, 1960. Complete and unabridged. 'He was a Don Juan, a Latin lover with a special flair for attracting luscious women and lethal killers. Sergeant Sammy Golden and his friend Father Shanley are faced with foreign intrigue and triple murder'. ; Beautiful condition. Only a touch of shelfwear. Pages yellowed from age. Appears unread. ; Signet S Series; Vol. 1816

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395.
Westbrook, Robert  
Nostalgia kills : a left-handed policeman mystery

Publisher: New York, Crown, 1988.
First printing. Publisher isbn: 0517567636. 281pp. 24 cm. Hardcover Ex-library, Very good condition in good d.j. good

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396.
Wheatley, Dennis  
Murder off Miami

Publisher: New York, Routledge Press, c1981.
. Publisher isbn: 0831762640. unpaged, dossier style. 28cm. Paperback Very good condition, solution roughly opened

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397.
Wheeler, Leslie  
Murder at Plimouth Plantation

Publisher: Prides Crossing, Mass., Larcom Press, 2001.
First printing. Publisher isbn: 0967819970. 204p. Hardcover Very good condition in very good d.j. good Signed by the author

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398.
White, Randy Wayne  
The Heat Islands

Publisher: St. Martin's Press NY, 1992.
Good+ in Good dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0312069936 Some edgewear to DJ, previous owner's name penned on front free endpaper, edges very lightly foxed ; Blue hardback binding. 276 pp. A Doc Ford novel; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages

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399.
White, Randy Wayne.  
Shark River (Doc Ford).

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 2001..
ISBN: 9780399147296 The eighth Doc Ford novel. 1st edition, 1st printing. 291 pp. Fine book (no markings to text) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Inscribed by White on the title page. Hardcover

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400.
White, Randy Wayne.  
Tampa Burn (Doc Ford).

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 2004..
ISBN: 9780399151811 The eleventh Doc Ford novel. 1st edition, 1st printing. 372 pp. Fine book (no markings to text; remainder stripe bottom page edges near spine) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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401.
White, Randy Wayne.  
Dead Silence (Doc Ford).

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 2009..
ISBN: 9780399155406 The sixteenth Doc Ford novel. 1st edition, 1st printing. 354 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

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402.
White, Randy Wayne.  
Deep Shadow (Doc Ford).

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 2010..
ISBN: 9780399156267 The seventeenth Doc Ford novel. 1st edition, 1st printing. 354 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

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403.
White, Randy Wayne.  
Night Vision (Doc Ford).

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 2011..
ISBN: 9780399157059 The eighteenth Doc Ford novel. 1st edition, 1st printing. 351 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

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404.
Wickham, Harvey  
The Trail of the Squid
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Publisher: Edward J. Clode, 1924 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall This is a detective mystery set in Paris. 320 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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405.
Wiland, C. B.  
The Unattended Passion.

Publisher: AuthorHouse, 2003..
ISBN: 1410733246 No statement of edition. 272 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

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406.
Wildwind, Sharon.  
Some Welcome Home: An Elizabeth Pepperhawk/Avivah Rosen Mystery (Five Star First Edition Mystery).

Publisher: Waterville, ME: Five Star, 2005..
ISBN: 9781594142758 1st edition, 1st printing. 376 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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407.
Williams, Valentine  
The Spider's Touch : A Clubfoot Story

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co. , 1936.
First edition. 308p. Hardcover Very good condition in worn dust jacket

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408.
Wodehouse, P. G.  
Wodehouse on Crime : A Dozen Tales of Fiendish Cunning. Edited andwith a preface by D. R. Benson. Foreword by Isaac Asimov

Publisher: New York, International Polygonics, [1990].
. 282p. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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409.
Wormser, Richard  
Body Looks Familiar, the : (Paperback Original, 1958)
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Publisher: Dell Publishing Company; N. Y. : 1958.
Near Fine Paperback Original Paperback 160 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Cover art showing well dressed dead blonde. All edges green. ; Dell A156. First edition stated, March 1958. 'The killer doesn't know her name, the killer doesn't care, but the body looks familiar'. ; Beautiful condition. No discernable wear. Pages yellowed from age. No other defects. Crisp and appears unread. ; Dell Mystery A Series; Vol. 156

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410.
Wren, Lassiter & McKay, Randle  
The Baffle

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Crime Club, 1928.
. 201, 85 p. Hardcover Good condition

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