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THE ADVENTURES AND MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
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THE ADVENTURES AND MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

by Doyle, Arthur Conan; Edited by George Newnes

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First Edition
Published
1891
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Hardcover
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London: The Strand Magazine, 1891. Mixed set of 5 volumes, volumes II through VI, published July 1891 through December, 1893, containing all 12 stories from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and all 12 stories from The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.Volumes II and IV bound in original contemporary brown embossed cloth, Vol. V in contemporary half red morocco over red cloth,… Read more about this item
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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1886) bound with Underwoods ((1887) and bound with More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter (1885)
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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1886) bound with Underwoods ((1887) and bound with More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter (1885)

by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson (co-author The Dynamiter)

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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Editions Thus
Published
1886
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Hardcover
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London: Longmans, Green & Co./ Chatto and Windus , 1886. Three First Edition books bound in one volume, consecutively Underwoods, Chatto and Windus 1887; The Dynamiter, Longmans, Green & Co. 1885, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Longmans, Green & Co, 1886. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edge gilt,… Read more about this item
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On Top of the Underworld; The Personal Reminiscences of Ex-Divisional Detective-Inspector Charles E. Leach, Late of New Scotland Yard
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On Top of the Underworld; The Personal Reminiscences of Ex-Divisional Detective-Inspector Charles E. Leach, Late of New Scotland Yard

by Leach, Charles E.

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co SCARCE, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at verso of half-title page -"To Darrell P(?) Esq. With the best wishes of the author. Yours sincerely, Charles Leach, September 1936". No Date, (1933) according to OCLC, which locates only 3 copies, all in the UK. vii, 248 pages with black and white photographs. Very Good,… Read more about this item
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Points and Lines
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Points and Lines

by Matsumoto, Seicho; Translated by Makiko Yamamoto and Paul C. Blum

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Published
1970
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Hardcover
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Tokyo and Palo Alto: Kodansha International, 1970. Fine in Near Fine dust jacker, tiny tear top edge and with publisher's original glassine jacket , also Near Fine, small tear top edge. Cover photograph by Naotaka Hirota and cover design by M. Kuwata. The first English translation of this popular Japanese mystery( Hubin 562.), and SCARCE in such lovely condition, thanks… Read more about this item
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Five Murders; with a Final Note on the Borden Case
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Five Murders; with a Final Note on the Borden Case

by Pearson, Edmund

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1928
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Hardcover
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Garden City, N.Y.: The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1928. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at half title page. Near Fine in a lovely Near Fine dust jacket, small bump bottom front corner, 1/4" closed tear bottom edge of front panel dj, front flap and part of rear panel blurb from another equally lovely dust jacket glued… Read more about this item
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The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito
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The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1943
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Hardcover
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New York: William Morrow & Co, 1943. First Edition, same dates title and copyright page. Near Fine, small prior owner name label hidden by front flap, small creases to cloth at spine ends, in a Very Good dust jacket, small chips and light edge wear top and bottom edges, orange lettering at spine faded. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very… Read more about this item
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The Union Club Mysteries
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The Union Club Mysteries

by Asimov, Isaac

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780385188067
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New York: Doubleday & Co., 1983. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket, old tape mend bottom edge of spine, rear panel uniformly toned, light wear at edges. 30 mystery short stories not previously collected in a book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Perfume of the Lady in Black
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The Perfume of the Lady in Black

by Leroux, Gaston

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Published
1909
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1909. Near Fine, tiny bumps at bottom corners, in a Very Good dust jacket, old internal and external tape mends, spine toned, small chips. SCARCE in dust jacket in any edition. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title, in Hubin. Police reporter and amateur detective Joseph Rouletabille. . Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more about this item
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Golden Ashes; An Inspector French Detective Story
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Golden Ashes; An Inspector French Detective Story

by Crofts, Freeman Wills

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First American Edition
Published
1940
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1940. SCARCE in dust jacket. Very Good, scant soling to cloth, faint tape stains at end pages, in a Very Good Minus dust jacket, 1" x 2" chip at head of spine, 1"x 1" chip at base of spine, light rubbing at edges. A Red Badge Mystery. . First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very… Read more about this item
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Night Frost
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Night Frost

by Wingfield, R. D.

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Published
1992
Binding
Hardcover
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London: BCA, 1992. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on bookplate attached to title page. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Published by BCA in 1992, the same year as the Constable true first edition. Part of the basis for the popular TV series "A Touch of Frost" starring David Jason. SCARCE SIGNED in either of the editions. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR.… Read more about this item
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Casebook of the Black Widowers
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Casebook of the Black Widowers

by Asimov, Isaac

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780385157049
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New York: Doubleday, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at title page in year of publication -"To Frank Hoffmann best wishes Isaac Asimov Jan. '80" , Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners and spine ends, in Near Fine dust jacket, light wear at edges. A Doubleday Crime Club selection. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near… Read more about this item
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Black Cherry Blues
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Black Cherry Blues

by Burke, James Lee

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1989
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780316116992
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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1989. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -"To Emma Cammack, all the best Jim Burke". First printing, with complete number line 1-10. The third Dave Robicheaux mystery, winner of the Edgar Award. Fine in Fine dust jacket. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more about this item
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(Publisher's Promotional Poster) SUSPECTS

(Publisher's Promotional Poster) SUSPECTS

by Thomson, David; Illustrated by Topazio, (Vincent)

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First Printing
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No Place: No Publisher Not stated (Vintage Press, New York, 1986) publisher's promotional poster for Thomson's noir crime novel, featuring John Garfield (playing Frank Chambers) and Lana Turner (Cora Kellaway) in a classic pose from the film "The Postman Always Rings Twice". 23 3/4"h x 15 1/2"w. Near Fine, faint creasing.small stains verso not showing on front side. Well suited… Read more about this item
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Pistols for Two
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Pistols for Two

by Stein, Aaron Marc; (Dust Jacket Art by ANDY WARHOL)

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1951
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE. Featuring the 1st dust jacket design by Andy Warhaw ( Andy Warhol), with credit at bottom of front flap. Warhol was an award-winning illustrator in the 1950s before his rise to fame. He went on to create at least 6 more designs for dust jackets. Near… Read more about this item
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Easy to Murder
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Easy to Murder

by Rutledge, Nancy

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Published
1951
Binding
Hardcover
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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE in dust jacket and collectible condition. Near Fine, usual page browning due to Doubleday's cheap paper. In a Very Good Plus dust jacket, light edge wear. A Crime Club selection, previously serialized in the Saturday Evening Post. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo… Read more about this item
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The Body on the Sidewalk
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The Body on the Sidewalk

by Carey, Bernice

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1950
Binding
Hardcover
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Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1950. RARE, her third of eight critically acclaimed mystery novels, all set in California and all published by Doubleday, and all of which are RARE in today's market in the first edition. Near Fine, the usual browning given Doubleday's use of cheap paper, in a Near Fine dust… Read more about this item
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The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes  ( As Serialized , Complete Issues of The Strand Magazine, Vols. XXII and XXIII, Numbers 128-136,  August 1901-April 1902);
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The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes ( As Serialized , Complete Issues of The Strand Magazine, Vols. XXII and XXIII, Numbers 128-136, August 1901-April 1902);

by Doyle, (Arthur) Conan

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1901
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Hardcover
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London: Strand Magazine, 1901. The true First Printing of the third and arguably best Sherlock Holmes mystery, one which had avid readers queuing up across England with the publication of every new issue. With numerous illustrations by Sidney Paget. Nine complete Strand Magazines, bound without the wrappers, in contemporary brown cloth with red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering, Very… Read more about this item
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Works of Wilkie Collins, New Illustrated Library Edition, Seven Volumes
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Works of Wilkie Collins, New Illustrated Library Edition, Seven Volumes

by Collins, Wilkie

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Used - Very Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
New Illustrated Edition
Published
1875
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1875. Published 1875-1886. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree calf, the backs with ornate floral gilt decorations, gilt lettering on red and brown morocco labels, the sides with floral gilt rules, marbled end papers and edges, the bookplates of William Slater, Esq., Holmses Sharples front paste downs. Very Good, old tape repairs in two of the volumes,… Read more about this item
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The Widow Lerouge. Other Peoples Money. The Honor of the Name  ( Bindings, Fine - Vauthain )
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The Widow Lerouge. Other Peoples Money. The Honor of the Name ( Bindings, Fine - Vauthain )

by Gaboriau, Emile

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Later American Edition
Published
1901
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Three volumes finely bound in half yellow morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt floral decorations and lettering, marbled end papers, top edges gilt, ribbon markers, bindings signed "Vauthain". Illustrated by Louise L. Heustis, Victor Perard, and Bayard Jones. All three volumes Near Fine, tiny rubs at tips. A lovely set in matching… Read more about this item
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The Master Sniper (Association Copy with ALS)
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The Master Sniper (Association Copy with ALS)

by Stephen Hunter

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780688035914
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New York: William Morrow & Co, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "For Peter P. Jacobi, You were one of the first to tell me I was a writer and I've never forgotten it. with good affection Stephen Hunter Columbia, Md. Feb. 27, 1980". With laid in ALS on the back of a sheet of… Read more about this item
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