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  • THE BOOK OF LIGHT. by Blake, Michelle.
    Blake, Michelle.
    THE BOOK OF LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third mystery in the unusual series featuring Episcopalian priest Lily Connor "whose passion for justice forces her to confront evil even when it dwells within the church." SIGNED on the title page. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-399150463.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74426
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  • THE WIDOW-MAKERS. by Blankfort, Michael.
    Blankfort, Michael.
    THE WIDOW-MAKERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946. dj. Hardcover first edition - When their father disappears (he is actually murdered) in Portugal, three young - and rather precocious children - are pursued in New York City by an undercover group attempting to resurrect fascism after the defeat of Hitler in World War II - a group trying to destroy evidence that their father had gathered, and hidden in one of their books. Basis for the 1964 made for television movie, the first ever, "See How They Run." 249 pp..

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages, tape repair to the of the dj at the corners of the flaps, chip at base of dj spine) .

    Book ID: 71451
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author who's career is very loosely based on Salinger. INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- Cheers!" and dated in the month of publication. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-525-945008.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (spine slightly cocked)

    Book ID: 59127
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Enjoyable bibliomystery featuring bookstore owner Bernie Rhodenbarr - who has left New York City for an English-style inn in the Berkshires. SIGNED on the title page. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-525-943013.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46258
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Dutton, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The fifth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery originally published in 1983. SIGNED on the title page. 234 pp. ISBN: 0-525-94382x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (binding somewhat over-opened title page.)

    Book ID: 46257
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author who's career is very loosely based on Salinger. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-525-945008.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 46255
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author who's career is very loosely based on Salinger. INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- Cheers!". 280 pp. ISBN: 0-525-945008.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74349
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE CLOSET. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE CLOSET.

    Edition: First thus (full number line).

    New York: Dutton, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery, originally published in 1978. SIGNED on the title page. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-525-939938.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74587
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO STUDIED SPINOZA. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO STUDIED SPINOZA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1980.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth mystery featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, full-time bookseller and part-time thief.. SIGNED on the front endpaper. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-394-510658.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74592
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  • THE COLLECTED MYSTERY STORIES. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE COLLECTED MYSTERY STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collects 71 stories, including three collections previously unpublished in the UK, along with 14 new stories, gathered for the first time in one volume. SIGNED on the title page. Introduction by Block. xi, 754 pp. ISBN: O752825445.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74588
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN.

    Edition: Early book club edition.

    New York: Arbor House, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. SIGNED on the title page. 187 pp,

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51815
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO THOUGHT HE WAS BOGART. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO THOUGHT HE WAS BOGART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A mystery featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, full-time bookseller and part-time thief. SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-525-940162.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59579
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: No Exit Press, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author who's career is very loosely based on Salinger. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 1-901982602.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual light toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 77246
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner, and thief, Bernie Rhodenbarr - about a reclusive author whose career is very loosely based on Salinger. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-525-945008.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49529
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO THOUGHT HE WAS BOGART. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO THOUGHT HE WAS BOGART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A mystery featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, full-time bookseller and part-time thief. SIGNED on the title page. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-525-940162.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 49528
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery: "A deliciously wicked tale of a gentleman crook in the glamorous New York art world." SIGNED on the title page. 253 pp.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (a "tartan" with glue discoloration on the endpapers and under the flaps of the dj, spine slant)

    Book ID: 61580
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO TRADED TED WILLIAMS. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO TRADED TED WILLIAMS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover - After 10 years, burglar and bookstore owner Bernie Rhodenbarr is back. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-525-93807-9.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 17277
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  • THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1983) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery: "A deliciously wicked tale of a gentleman crook in the glamorous New York art world." INSCRIBED on the title page. 253 pp. ISBN: 0-877955174.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74695
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  • THE BURGLAR ON THE PROWL. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR ON THE PROWL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning Bernie Rhodenbarr, antiquarian book dealer by day, burglar by night. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0198303.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74590
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  • THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY. by Block, Lawrence.
    Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: No Exit Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featuring bookstore owner Bernie Rhodenbarr - who has left New York City for an English-style inn in the Berkshires - and revolving around a rare inscribed first edition of Raymond Chandler's 'The Big Sleep'. SIGNED on the title page. This is the first state first issue (with error on the first page - the UK edition preceded the US edition). 342 pp. Ribbon bookmarker bound in. ISBN: 1-874061815.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74688
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  • Block, Lawrence.
    THE BURGLAR IN THE RYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bibliomystery featurning bookstore owner Bernie Rhodenbarr - SIGNED on a special bookplate affixed to the half title page. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-525-945008.

    Condition: Very near fine in like dust jacket ( remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 18524
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  • TAHOE ICE GRAVE. by Borg, Todd.
    Borg, Todd.
    TAHOE ICE GRAVE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original,

    South Lake Tahoe, California: Thriller Press, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Third mystery featuring ex-cop and detective Owen McKenna and his Great Dane Spot. Bibliomystery involving a long-lost manuscript by Mark Twain, reportedly hidden on the Hawaiian island of Kauia in 1866. SIGNED on the title page. Review copy with publisher's letter. 288 pp. ISBN: 1931296146.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 58376
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  • THE PENNY FERRY. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE PENNY FERRY.

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second "Doc Adams" mystery (the first won the Edgar Award) and one of the best in this series set in the Boston area. A bibliomystery, dealing with missing documents related to the Sacco and Vanzetti case. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-395-352886.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 51391
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  • THE PENNY FERRY. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE PENNY FERRY.

    Edition: First printing (first issue with error on p 101.)

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second "Doc Adams" mystery (the first won the Edgar Award) and one of the best - A bibliomystery, dealing with missing documents related to the Sacco and Vanzetti case. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-395-352886.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, price-clipped).

    Book ID: 2501
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  • THE PENNY FERRY. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE PENNY FERRY.

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second "Doc Adams" mystery (the first won the Edgar Award) and one of the best in this series set in the Boston area. A bibliomystery, dealing with missing documents related to the Sacco and Vanzetti case. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-395-352886.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49616
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  • OSCAR WILDE AND A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE. by Brandreth, Gyles.
    Brandreth, Gyles.
    OSCAR WILDE AND A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. First edition - "One of Britain's premiere royal biographers pens the first in a series of a fiendishly clever historical murder mysteries featuring Oscar Wilde as the detective." A young artist's model has been murdered and Wilde enlists his friends, Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Sherrard to help him investigate. Published in the UK in 2007 under the title "Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders." 343 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59628
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  • TOUCH OF THE PAST. by Breen, Jon L.
    Breen, Jon L.
    TOUCH OF THE PAST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel featuring Los Angeles bookstore owner Rachel Henning (although this is set in the mountains in Idylwild) "On the morning of the garage sale in which he hopes to unload the entire trove of genuine 1937 articles, Wilbur DeMarco is murdered." An author of classic detective stories, he had published in last novel in 1937, so the roots of his death was hidden deep in the past. INSCRIBED on the title page "For Stan, who may have a copy of one of Wilbur deMarco's books in his library" and dated in the year of publication. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-802757049.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79518
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  • THE RULE OF FOUR. by Caldwell, Ian and Dustin Thomason.
    Caldwell, Ian and Dustin Thomason.
    THE RULE OF FOUR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dial Press, (2004,) dj. First edition - The authors' first book, a literate mystery and a coming-of-age story set at Princeton - like Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code', this involves a secret which has been protected by the deaths of many over the centuries. Nelson DeMille said 'if Scott Fitzgerald, Umberto Eco and Dan Brown teamed up to write a novel, the result would be 'The Rule of Four' - an extraordinary and brilliant accomplishment - a must-read.' 370 pp.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (some toning and wear to the pages, creasing to the top edge of the dj and to the flaps.)

    Book ID: 53748
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  • Caldwell, Ian and Dustin Thomason.
    THE RULE OF FOUR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2004,) dj. Hardcover first edition - The authors' first book, a literate mystery and a coming-of-age story set at Princeton - like Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code', this involves a secret which has been protected by the deaths of many over the centuries. Nelson DeMille said 'if Scott Fitzgerald, Umberto Eco and Dan Brown teamed up to write a novel, the result would be 'The Rule of Four' - an extraordinary and brilliant accomplishment - a must-read.' Went quickly into later printings. 372 pp. ISBN: 0-385-337116.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31577
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  • THE RULE OF FOUR. by Caldwell, Ian and Dustin Thomason.
    Caldwell, Ian and Dustin Thomason.
    THE RULE OF FOUR.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (2004,) dj. Hardcover - The authors' first book, a literate mystery and a coming-of-age story set at Princeton - like Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code', this involves a secret which has been protected by the deaths of many over the centuries. Nelson DeMille said 'if Scott Fitzgerald, Umberto Eco and Dan Brown teamed up to write a novel, the result would be 'The Rule of Four' - an extraordinary and brilliant accomplishment - a must-read.' 372 pp. ISBN: 0-385-337116.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket. (slight spine slant, closed tear to dj.)

    Book ID: 46866
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