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  • Caldwell, Ian and Dustin Thomason.
    THE RULE OF FOUR.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Dell, (2005,). 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.'. ISBN: 0-385-337116.

    Condition: Near fine - no creasing or marks.

    Book ID: 33898
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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: Book club edition.

    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.'. ISBN: 0-385-337116.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (initials on corners of front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 32584
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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: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 36129
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  • GINNY GORDON AND THE BROADCAST MYSTERY (#5) by Campbell, Julie.
    Campbell, Julie.
    GINNY GORDON AND THE BROADCAST MYSTERY (#5)

    Edition: Early edition.

    Racine, WI: Whitman, (1956.). Hardcover - The 5th and last book in this series by the author who is best known for the early Trixie Belden books. Ginny and her friends have a club called the Hustlers, and they operate a bookstall where they rent books. As this mystery begins they are preparing for a used booksale, and a rare book which was accidently included among the donations is missing. Illustrated by Margaret Wesley. 282 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in glossy cellophane binding. Usual toning to the pages, only minor wear to the fragile binding (ia bit of fraying at the base of the spine)

    Book ID: 67414
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  • GINNY GORDON AND THE BROADCAST MYSTERY (#5) by Campbell, Julie.
    Campbell, Julie.
    GINNY GORDON AND THE BROADCAST MYSTERY (#5)

    Edition: Early edition.

    Racine, WI: Whitman, (1956.). Hardcover - The 5th and last book in this series by the author who is best known for the early Trixie Belden books. Ginny and her friends have a club called the Hustlers, and they operate a bookstall where they rent books. As this mystery begins they are preparing for a used booksale, and a rare book which was accidently included among the donations is missing. Illustrated by Margaret Wesley. 282 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good in glossy cellophane binding. Usual toning to the pages, some wear to the ends of the spine, gift inscription dated Christmas 1960, part of an ink number on front cover.

    Book ID: 67415
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  • THE THIN WOMAN. by Cannell, Dorothy.
    Cannell, Dorothy.
    THE THIN WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's hard-to-find first mystery, introducing Ellie Simons, a talented interior designer - and a fat girl. She rents an "escort" for a family gathering, only to find that her uncle has bequeathed his estate to her and Ben, but with four conditions. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-312800053.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages, a bit of sunning to the spine of the dust jacket, but overall very clean and tight.)

    Book ID: 65823
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  • INTERRED WITH THEIR BONES. by Carrell, Jennifer Lee.
    Carrell, Jennifer Lee.
    INTERRED WITH THEIR BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first mystery (second book), a suspense filled novel about a long lost Shakespeare play and a vicious killer. INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- Here's to those who love libraries!" 416 pp. ISBN: 9790525949701.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some light toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 51453
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  • INTERRED WITH THEIR BONES. by Carrell, Jennifer Lee.
    Carrell, Jennifer Lee.
    INTERRED WITH THEIR BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first mystery (second book), a suspense filled novel about a long lost Shakespeare play and a vicious killer. INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- Hope you enjoy the adventure!" 416 pp. ISBN: 9790525949701.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket

    Book ID: 60038
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  • FLEECED. by Clark, Carol Higgins.
    Clark, Carol Higgins.
    FLEECED.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - Mystery set in New York City where Regan Reilly's celebrity author mother has organized a crime writers convention. When signing this, Clark noted that only the ARC has the twin towers of the World Trade Center in the cityscape illustration on the front cover.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40662
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  • PLOT COUNTER-PLOT. by Clarke, Anna.
    Clarke, Anna.
    PLOT COUNTER-PLOT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Walker, (1974.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her third book a mystery involving two novelists. 190 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-53205.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket. (rather severe toning to the pages, price-clipped, rubbing and edgewear to the dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 51882
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  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR. by Colapinto, John.
    Colapinto, John.
    ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very funny first novel, a story of literary fraud - satire combined with gripping suspense. SIGNED on the title page. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0194170.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 62610
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  • A SHROUD FOR AQUARIUS: A Mallory Novel. by Collins, Max Allan.
    Collins, Max Allan.
    A SHROUD FOR AQUARIUS: A Mallory Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1985) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth novel set in Port City, Iowa, featuring Mallory, a writer of detective stories, who somehow finds that real life crime distracts him from his fictional crime. SIGNED on the title page. 174 pp. ISBN: -802756298.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 78701
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  • A SHROUD FOR AQUARIUS: A Mallory Novel. by Collins, Max Allan.
    Collins, Max Allan.
    A SHROUD FOR AQUARIUS: A Mallory Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1985) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth novel set in Port City, Iowa, featuring Mallory, a writer of detective stories, who somehow finds that real life crime distracts him from his fictional crime. SIGNED on the title page. 174 pp. ISBN: -802756298.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82528
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  • DYING VOICES. by Crider, Bill
    Crider, Bill
    DYING VOICES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery novel set at a small college in a small town in Texas - a world Crider knows well as the chair of English literature at Texas college. Features the perpetual worrier, Professor Carl Burns, who has been assigned to head up a seminar organized to honor a former professor, turned Hollywood celebrity. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-312033281.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82661
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  • THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER. by Cross, Amanda.
    Cross, Amanda.
    THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Dutton, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Reissue of the second literary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, and involving a cache of papers from D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce (including an unpublished manuscript), and other eminent writers found in the estate of a recently deceased publisher. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-525-241019.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (glue remnants under dj flaps and on rear endpaper but no library markings.)

    Book ID: 50507
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  • Cross, Amanda.
    THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Dutton, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Reissue of the second literary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, and involving a cache of papers from D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce (including an unpublished manuscript), and other eminent writers found in the estate of a recently deceased publisher. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-525-241019.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (several short closed tears to the dj).

    Book ID: 36911
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  • THE PLAYERS COME AGAIN. by Cross, Amanda.
    Cross, Amanda.
    THE PLAYERS COME AGAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - LIterary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, professor-cum-amateur sleuth. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-394-587855.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but a small spot to top edge of textblock)

    Book ID: 63324
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  • Cross, Amanda,
    NO WORD FROM WINIFRED

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The eighth literate mystery featuring English professor/sleuth Kate Fansler. ISBN: 0-525-244328.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21164
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  • Cross, Amanda,
    NO WORD FROM WINIFRED

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The eighth literate mystery featuring English professor/sleuth Kate Fansler. ISBN: 0-525-244328.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 21165
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  • Cross, Amanda.
    SWEET DEATH, KIND DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - The 7th literate mystery featuring English professor/sleuth Kate Fansler. ISBN: 0-525-242414.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26925
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  • A TRAP FOR FOOLS. by Cross, Amanda.
    Cross, Amanda.
    A TRAP FOR FOOLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - LIterary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, professor-cum-amateur sleuth. 154 pp. ISBN: 0-525-089357.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61776
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  • THE QUESTION OF MAX. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G. Heilbrun).
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G. Heilbrun).
    THE QUESTION OF MAX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - LIterary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, professor-cum-amateur sleuth. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-525-089357.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 60314
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  • THE QUESTION OF MAX. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G. Heilbrun).
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G. Heilbrun).
    THE QUESTION OF MAX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - LIterary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, professor-cum-amateur sleuth. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-525-089357.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71436
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  • THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - True first edition of the second literary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, and involving a cache of papers from D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce (including an unpublished manuscript), and other eminent writers found in the estate of a recently deceased publisher. 176 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (original price of 3.95 on dj flap) Uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 74402
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  • POETIC JUSTICE. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    POETIC JUSTICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third literary murder mystery featuring Professor Kate Fansler, and her fiance Reed Amhearst of the District Attorney's office. This one finds her in thrall to the poetry of W. H. Auden. 177 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74403
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  • THE DEVIL YOU SAY. by DeCarlo, Elisa.
    DeCarlo, Elisa.
    THE DEVIL YOU SAY.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Avon, (1993). First edition - The author's first novel - "Satan has risen. and just in time for tea". Set in London, psychic Audrey Arbuthnot is hired to bid for the mysterious Book of Shadows at a Sotheby auction. 182 pp. Cover art by James Warren. ISBN: 9780380769933.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 58158
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  • Delving, Michael (pseudonym of Jay Williams)
    THE DEVIL FINDS WORK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second mystery featuring Dave Cannon, a young American rare book dealer. Set in a small English village, the story begins with the theft of a silver chalice and involves a 'notorious Satanist', Tristram Vail. 210 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (crease to corner of dj flap - overall, a remarkably tight and clean book.)

    Book ID: 33714
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  • BORED TO DEATH. by Delving, Michael (pseudonym of Jay Williams)
    Delving, Michael (pseudonym of Jay Williams)
    BORED TO DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins Crime Club , (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Dave Cannon, an American rare book and antiques dealer, who after a fruitless buying trip in Wales finds himself stranded in a border town where he is offered a bowl the owner claimed was the Holy Grail. The seller is found dead - hanged - the next day and Cannon finds himself in danger. 192 pp. Dust jacket art by B. H. Payne. ISBN: 0-002311763.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74654
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  • NO SIGN OF LIFE. by Delving, Michael (pseudonym of Jay Williams)
    Delving, Michael (pseudonym of Jay Williams)
    NO SIGN OF LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins Crime Club , (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Dave Cannon, an American rare book and antiques dealer, who finds himself turning detective again when a Cotscombe dealer in antiquities with a slightly tarnished reputation is found dead at his desk. 170 pp. Dust jacket art by Colln Thomas. ISBN: 0-002315882.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (slight spine slant).

    Book ID: 85257
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