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41 Fleming, Ian The Man with the Golden Gun
New York New American Library 1965 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: New American Library, 1965. The 13th in Fleming's great series, and the last one he completed and published posthumously. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition (stated First Printing). Black paper-covered boards, with spine lettering in silver, red and gold, with the golden gun continuous across rar, spine, and front; a rather striking design indeed (design by the Paul Bacon Studio). The dustjacket is unclipped; there is some very faint smudging, some creases to the flaps, and two chips (the one on the front cover almost appears to be another of the "bullet holes" in the jacket's design!). In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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42 Fleming, Ian You Only Live Twice
New York New American Library 1964 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: New American Library, 1964. This is a Very Good copy of the First American Edition (stated First printing). Lime green cloth binding with Fleming's signature stamped on the front cover;red lettering on the spine. Clean text; 240 pages. Previous-owner information on the front paste-down; red topstain faded to pink; a tight and square volume, but with some light mottling around the margins. The dustjacket is price-clipped and shows edgewear, with some small chips and closed tears; white jacket shows its light soiling. In an archival plastic protector.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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43 Gale, Zona Romance Island
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1906 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hermann C. Wall 
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1906. Zona Gale (1874-1938) was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Drama (1921). This is a Very Good copy the First Edition of her first book, a mystery/adventure novel. Very good condition; olive cloth binding with decoration in orange and white. Clean text; 394 pages. Lacking the dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Hermann C. Wall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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44 Grant, Linda Lethal Genes
New York Scribner 1996 0684826534 / 9780684826530 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
New York: Scribner, 1996. Mystery author's fifth novel, featuring her character Catherine Sayler. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition in an unclipped, Fine dustjacket. It has been SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the Title Page. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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45 Grant, Linda Vampire Bytes
New York Scribner 1998 0684826755 / 9780684826752 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
New York: Scribner, 1998. Mystery author's sixth novel, featuring her character Catherine Sayler. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition in an unclipped, Fine dustjacket. It has been SIGNED by the author on the Title Page. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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46 Greenleaf, Stephen Book Case
New York William Morrow 1991 0688076696 / 9780688076696 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
New York: William Morrow, 1991. Seventh in the author's John Marshall Tanner series. Near Fine copy has tiny stain bottom edge. Unclipped DJ has some wrinkling & tiny closed tears at edges. In plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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47 Hammett, Dashiell The Adventures of Sam Spade and other Stories
Cleveland & New York The World Publishing Company 1945 First Thus. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
Cleveland & New York: The World Publishing Company, 1945. "Seven dramatic stories by the author of 'The Maltese Falcon.'"This is a Near Fine copy of the First Tower Books Edition, First Printing, January 1945 (stated). Not a common book. Red cloth binding with blue lettering on the spine and the Tower Mystery logo of a bat on the front cover. Clean text; 189 pages. Previous-owner signature on the FFEP. The wartime paper is tanning; some rubbing to the head and foot of the spine, else a Fine copy. The dustjacket is Very Good, lightly faded and with two chips on the spine (head and foot). In an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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48 Hanshew, Thomas W. Cleek, The Man of the Forty Faces
New York A.L. Burt 1913 Rep[rint. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: A.L. Burt, 1913. This mystery features an ongoing character from Scotland Yard. Originally published by Doubleday Page in 1912, this is a Very Good copy of a Reprint edition. Maroon cloth binding, gilt lettering on the spine, and a great decorative cover - featuring 40 faces, we presume - tipped on. Clean text Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Rep[rint.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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49 Higgins, George V. The Digger's Game
New York Knopf 1973 0394483162 / 9780394483160 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus Near Fine 
New York: Knopf, 1973. The author's second book, continuing his masterful tale of the Boston underworld. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the First Edition (stated). Variant red cloth binding with author's initials on the front cover in gilt; spine lettering is gilt. Clean text; 214 pages, very bright and fresh. The front endpapers and the first four pages have a small closed tear at the top of the page, else a Fine copy. The dustjacket has been clipped, else Fine. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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50 Higgins, George V. The Friends of Eddie Coyle
New York Knopf 1972 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good 
New York: Knopf, 1972. The author's first book, a ground-breaking mystery from Boston. This is a Very Good (Plus) of the First Edition. Light blue cloth binding with gilt decoation (a spider web) on the front cover; gilt lettering on the spine. Showing some fading around the edges. Clean text; 183 pages, very bright and fresh. The dustjacket, a striking design by Hal Siegal, is unclipped and Very Good, showing some chipping and creasing at the margins; creasing on the flaps. In an archival plastic protector Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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51 Higgins, George V. The Rat on Fire
New York Knopf 1981 0394424093 / 9780394424095 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
New York: Knopf, 1981. Higgins is a master of character revealed through dialogue. This was the Boston author's tenth novel. Unclipped DJ shows some slight wrinkling & light soil/rubbing. In plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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52 Hill, Carol De Chellis Henry James' Midnight Song
New York Poseidon Press 1993 0671755757 / 9780671755751 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
New York: Poseidon Press, 1993. An historical & literary crime novel set in turn-of-the-century Vienna, with Sigmund Freud and Henry James among the suspects. Fine in unclipped DJ (RM to bottom, else Fine). Plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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53 Hoeg, Peter Borderliners
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 1994 0374115540 / 9780374115548 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1994. The author's second book, another fine Scandanavian thriller. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition. Translation from the original Danish by Barbara Haveland. Dark brown paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine with copper lettering. Clean text; 277 pages. The dustjacket is Fine. Unclipped; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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54 Hoeg, Peter Smilla's Sense of Snow
Doubleday Canada 1993 0385254423 / 9780385254427 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Doubleday Canada, 1993. A Scandanavian thriller, one of the best of its era, and the author's first book. Translation from the original Danish by Tiina Nunnally. This is a Fine copy of the First Canadian Edition; somewhat uncommon. Blue paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine. Clean text; 453 pages. The dustjacket is Fine and unclipped. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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55 Hornung, E.W. Dead Men Tell No Tales
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Ernest William Hornung (1866-1921), who was A.C. Doyle's brother-in-law, was most famous as the author of th "A.J. Raffles" series of short stories that have been adapted several times for film or TV. This romantic mystery was one of his few novels. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Light green cloth binding with fancy gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Clean text; 276 pages, plus four pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Top edge is gilt, others rough-cut. Previous-owner signatures in pencil on the FFEP and Title Page. No dustjacket.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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56 Indridason, Arnaldur Jar City. A Reykjavik Thriller
New York Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 First American Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2005. Indridason is one of those hot Icelandic mystery writers who so wowed us BEFORE the financial meltdown. An excellent police procedural, winner of the Glass Key Award. This is a Fine copy of the First American Edition (stated First Edition). Translated by Bernard Scudder. Black paper boards with gilt lettering. The dustjacket is unclipped; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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57 James, Bill Astride A Grave
Woodstock, Vermont Foul Play Press 1996 0881503614 / 9780881503616 First Thus. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, 1996. A Detective Colin Harpur novel. A Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket (As New condition). In a protective plastic cover. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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58 James, Bill Club
Woodstock, Vermont Foul Play Press 1995 0881503312 / 9780881503319 Reprint. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, 1995. A Detective Colin Harpur novel. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket (As New condition). Reprint. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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59 James, Bill Gospel
Woodstock, Vermont Foul Play Press (Norton) 1997 0881503835 / 9780881503838 First Thus. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press (Norton), 1997. A Colin Harpur mystery. This is a Fine copy (As New condition). The dustjacket shows just a hint of rubbing, else Fine. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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60 King, Steven Gerald's Game
New York Viking 1992 0670846503 / 9780670846504 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Viking, 1992. Fine copy of the First Edition, in a Fine dustjacket. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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