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Modern Literature (Mysteries)

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61 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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62 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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63 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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64 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. 
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65 Hillerman, Tony Coyote Waits
New York, Et.al. Harper & Row, Publishers 1990 0060163704 / 9780060163709 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York, Et.al.: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1990. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Orange paper-covered boards with a purple cloth spine. Titling on the spine in gilt; gilt Native American design on the front cover. Clean text; 292 pages.The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in a plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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66 Hillerman, Tony Hunting Badger
New York HarperCollins Publshers 1999 0060192895 / 9780060192891 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: HarperCollins Publshers, 1999. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Light orange paper-covered boards with a brown spine titled in copper; blindstamped with HarperCollins logo on the front cover. Clean text; 275 pages. The dustjacket is Fine, unclipped; in an plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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67 Hillerman, Tony Listening Woman
London Macmillan London Limited 1978 0333256832 / 9780333256831 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
London: Macmillan London Limited, 1978. The fourth of Hillerman's novels featuring Navajo Tribal Policement Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn. This is a Fine copy of the First English Edition. Dark blue cloth binding with silver tirling on the spine. Clean text; 200 pages. The dustwrapper is unclipped; perhaps a bit of light fading to the spine. In an archival plastic protector.. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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68 Hillerman, Tony Sacred Clowns
HarperCollins Publshers 1993 006016767X / 9780060167677 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
HarperCollins Publshers, 1993. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Orange paper-covered boards with a white linen spine; titled in copper on the spine, with Native American decoration on the front cover. Clean text; 305 pages. The dustjacket is Fine, unclipped; in a plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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69 Hillerman, Tony Skeleton Man
New York HarperCollins Publshers 2004 0060563443 / 9780060563448 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: HarperCollins Publshers, 2004. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Gray paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine titled in silver; Harper logo blindstamped to front cover. Clean text; 241 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in a plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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70 Hillerman, Tony Skinwalkers
New York (and Others) Harper & Row, Publishers 1986 0060156953 / 9780060156954 Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York (and Others): Harper & Row, Publishers, 1986. This is a Fine copy of the Second Printing (lacking statement). Light gray paper-covered boards; red cloth spine with gilt titling. Clean text; 216 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped; in an archival plastic protector.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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71 Hillerman, Tony The Fallen Man
New York HarperCollins Publshers 1996 006017773X / 9780060177737 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: HarperCollins Publshers, 1996. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Brown ribbed paper-covered boards with a black spine. Silver titling on the spine, with a Native American decoration in red on the front cover. Clean text; 294 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in a protective plastic cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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72 Hillerman, Tony The First Eagle
New York HarperCollins Publshers 1996 0060175818 / 9780060175818 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: HarperCollins Publshers, 1996. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Light gray paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine. Titled in metalic green/blue on the spine, with a Native American design on the front cover. Clean text; 278 pages. First Printing (contains typo on page 244, with "Leaphorn" for "Chee").The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in a plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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73 Hillerman, Tony The Ghostway
New York (and Eight Others) Harper & Row, Publishers 1985 0060153962 / 9780060153960 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
New York (and Eight Others): Harper & Row, Publishers, 1985. A Navajo Tribal Policeman mystery solved by Jim Chee This is a Near Fine copy of the First Trade Edition (following a Limited). Copper paper-covered boards with a dark gray cloth spine; copper titling on the spine. Clean text; 213 pages. The dustjacket has faded to a lighter yellow on the spine; else Fine. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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74 Hillerman, Tony The Ghostway
New York, et Alia Harper & Row, Publishers 1985 0060153962 / 9780060153960 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York, et Alia: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1985. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Trade Edition, which followed a Limited one by Dennis McMillan. Adobe red paper-covered boards with a blue cloth spine; copper titling on the spine. Clean text; 213 pages. Tiny inked initials on FFEP; else a Fine Copy. The dustjacket is also Near Fine, unclipped, with a little bit of wrinkling and a tiny chip on the rear cover. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 64mo - up to 3" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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75 Hillerman, Tony The Shape Shifter
New York HarperCollins Publshers 2006 0060563451 / 9780060563455 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: HarperCollins Publshers, 2006. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Red paper-covered boards with a black cloth spine titled in silver; Harper logo blindstamped to front cover. Clean text; 276 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped; Fine; in a plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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76 Hillerman, Tony The Wailing Wind
New York HarperCollins Publshers 2002 0060194448 / 9780060194444 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: HarperCollins Publshers, 2002. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Yellow paper-covered boards with a blue cloth spine titled in gilt; Harper logo blindstamped to the front cover. Clean text; 232 pages. The dustjacket is unclipped, Fine; in a plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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77 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. 
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78 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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79 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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80 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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