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Seller ID: k105
Braun, Lilian Jackson. The Cat Who Turned On and Off. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1968. 1st ed., 8vo, blue cloth. 3rd book in the ‘cat’ series. An association copy, inscribed by Braun to her proof-reader Florence. Very good in d/w. View more info
By: Christie, Agatha
Publisher: London, Collins: 1975
Seller ID: 31702
UNCORRECTED ADVANCE PROOFS to first ed. 8vo, red wrappers, 221 pp. Fine copy with just a tiny, light smudge to front cover.The proof was issued under the original title 'Poirot's Last Case' whereas the published book was called 'Curtain'. View more info
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Santa Teresa Press: 1985
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: 1286
1st ed., thus. Number 88 of an edition limited to 350 copies signed by author Len Deighton, who provided the introduction. Book is new, but d/w has a 1/4" tear at botton edge of front cover and a light stain at top of front cover. View more info
By: Harriss, Will
Publisher: New York, Walker and Company: 1983
Seller ID: 121310
Fine, nearly new copy in fine d/w, inscribed by author Harriss on the front endpaper. Accompanied by three signed letters, 1984-1985 by Harris to former Los Angeles book dealer Joan Perkal. One letter on Harris’s embossed stationary is typed, two are holographic. Also a fourth signed penciled note. All commenting on books he purchased or is trying to obtain. View more info
By: Irish, William
Publisher: New York, Lippincott Story Press Book: 1944
Seller ID: 022008
Good+ copy; clean and sound except for upper corners of binding rubbed and frayed. No toning or staining to pages or boards. Jacket has a ½”x2” open tear and several smaller tears along top front; similar tears on back cover and a 1”x3/4” open tear at bottom of spine. Some edgewear to jacket along spine and lower edge. Suspense thriller taking place in one evening, young couple races against the clock to find a murderer and lest they be accused of the crime. Sub... View more info
By: James, P. D.
Publisher: NY, Charles Scribners Sons: 1967
Seller ID: 081407
1st U.S. edition, signed by P.D. James on the title page. A fine, nearly pristine copy in dust jacket. The only defect is a bit of dust-discoloration on the top edge. The signature was added later, in 1990. View more info
By: Lawrence, Hilda
Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1946
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k18022607
1st ed. 12mo, black cloth. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. A bright, near-fine copy with typical age-toning to page edges; no tears or chips; not brittle. Printed label of the author’s management agency on front end paper. Jacket is good+-very good: not price clipped ($2.00) and no significant tears, but small chips at corners, top of spine, bottom edge. View more info
Seller ID: 040306
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new. View more info
By: Mary Collins
Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1941
Edition: First ed.
Inscription: Inscribed by author Collins on ffep.
Seller ID: cr180613a
12mo, decorated blue cloth. First ed; with publisher’s logo and ‘A’ on copyright page. The murder of a Californian woman who indulged in blackmail, and whose murder puts several relatives under suspicion. Very good; a clean, tight copy very lightly cocked; end papers toned; contemporary bookstore seal inside back cover. Inscribed May 17, 1941 on ffep to Edward Crussell, Sacramento bookseller. Dustjacket is good with wear to edges, some nicking and chipping at s... View more info
Publisher: Garden City / New York, Doran and Company / Crime Club: 1944
Seller ID: 121304
1st Edition, so stated. This bears the ''First Edition'' statement on the copyright page and a 1944 date on the title page. A wartime edition, with a wartime compliance statement on the synopsis page, and a Buy Bonds ad on the rear flap of the jacket. Gray cloth. Good+ with a Fair dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. There appears to be the remnant of a gummed label on the front endpaper; no other reportable defects to the book. Jacket has a one... View more info
Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929
Seller ID: 121305
First Edition with matching dates of 1929 and no subsequent printings. Black cloth stamped brightly in white on the front boards and the spine. No dustjacket. Very good. Prior owner’s stamped name inside front cover and owner’s name and address embossed on title page. Label of ‘The Satyr Book Shop’ (Hollywood) inside front cover. View more info
Publisher: Doubleday Doran & Co: Crime Club: 1944
Edition: First ed.
Seller ID: cr180613b
First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir The Chase, starring Robert Cummings and Peter Lorre. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 296. A very good copy; clean and tight with no damage other than very light rubbing to lower corners and a small rectangle of paper/glue residue on ffep possibly from a prior bookplate removal. [1/2”x1”] Dust jacket is fair only; not price-clipped but with significant chipping to edges and corners and 1” closed tear at bottom of spine. View more info