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  • THE PROBLEM OF THE EVIL EDITOR: A Charles Dodgson / Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery. by Rogow, Roberta.
    Rogow, Roberta.
    THE PROBLEM OF THE EVIL EDITOR: A Charles Dodgson / Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set at Oxford, this is the third in this series of mysteries featuring the Reverend Charles Dodgson (better known as the writer Lewis Carroll, author of the Alice in Wonderland books) and Dr Arthur Conan Doyle, a would-be writer. SIGNED on the title page. Historical notes. 298 pp. ISBN: 0-312209037.

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

    Book ID: 77526
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  • THE PROBLEM OF THE SPITEFUL SPIRITUALIST: A Charles Dodgson / Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery. by Rogow, Roberta.
    Rogow, Roberta.
    THE PROBLEM OF THE SPITEFUL SPIRITUALIST: A Charles Dodgson / Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set at Oxford, this is the second in this series of mysteries featuring the Reverend Charles Dodgson (better known as the writer Lewis Carroll, author of the Alice in Wonderland books) and Dr Arthur Conan Doyle, a would-be writer. SIGNED on the title page. Historical notes. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-312205708.

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

    Book ID: 78059
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  • BLOOD GOSPEL. by Rollins, James and Rebecca Cantrell.
    Rollins, James and Rebecca Cantrell.
    BLOOD GOSPEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in The Order of the Sanguines series. "In his first-ever collaboration, bestselling author James Rollins combines his skill for cutting-edge science and historical mystery with award-winning novelist Rebecca Cantrell's talent for haunting suspense and sensual atmosphere in a gothic tale about an ancient order and the hunt for a miraculous book known only as.'The Blood Gospel'." SIGNED by Rollins on the title page. 479 pp. ISBN: 9780061991042.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61433
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  • MASQUERADE. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    MASQUERADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to 'Escapade.' Mystery set in Paris in 1923 and featuring two young Pinkerton 'ops' who, in the course of their murder investigation, briefly encounter writers Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-312-186290.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49979
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  • MASQUERADE. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    MASQUERADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sequel to 'Escapade.' Mystery set in Paris in 1923 and featuring two young Pinkerton 'ops' who, in the course of their murder investigation, briefly encounter writers Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-312-186290.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52481
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  • WILDE WEST. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    WILDE WEST.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Harper Collins, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fourth novel - Midway through his triumphant tour of the American West, the young Oscar Wilde discovers that someone in his entourage has been savagely murdering prostitutes. SIGNED on the title page. 374pp. ISBN: 0-00-2323761.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60633
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  • WILDE WEST. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    WILDE WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fourth novel - Midway through his triumphant tour of the American West, the young Oscar Wilde discovers that someone in his entourage has been savagely murdering prostitutes. SIGNED on the title page and dated in Jan 1992. 374pp. ISBN: 0-312-059973.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60634
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  • WILDE WEST. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    WILDE WEST.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Harper Collins, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fourth novel - Midway through his triumphant tour of the American West, the young Oscar Wilde discovers that someone in his entourage has been savagely murdering prostitutes. SIGNED on the title page. 374pp. ISBN: 0-00-2323761.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (short closed tear at flap of dj).

    Book ID: 61775
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  • WILDE WEST. by Satterthwait, Walter.
    Satterthwait, Walter.
    WILDE WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norman, OK: St Martin's, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fourth novel - Midway through his triumphant tour of the American West, the young Oscar Wilde discovers that someone in his entourage has been savagely murdering prostitutes. SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-312059973.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82980
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  • EPILOGUE FOR MURDER. by Shriner, Lewis.
    Shriner, Lewis.
    EPILOGUE FOR MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, introducing Atlanta professor turned private investigator Bennett Cole, who is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of a noir novelist in a small town in the Florida panhandle. Review copy with publicity material laid in. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-31821.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61181
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  • THE INTELLIGENCER. by Silbert, Leslie.
    Silbert, Leslie.
    THE INTELLIGENCER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atria Books, (2004). First edition - The author's first novel, one which moves between 1593 when London's most popular playwright - Christopher Marlow - was stabbed to death, and present day New York and London where investigator Kate Morgan is called in to solve the mystery of a recently discovered 16th century manuscript. Author's note. 335 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (some toning to edges of textblock) .

    Book ID: 86125
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  • THE BOOK OF SKULLS. by Silverberg, Robert.
    Silverberg, Robert.
    THE BOOK OF SKULLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1972.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The title refers to a long-forgotten manuscript which sends four college students on a quest for immortality, even though they know that this quest will leave two of them dead. SIGNED on the title page. Nominated for the Nebula. 222 pp. Dust jacket by Robert Aulicino. ISBN: 0-684-125900.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in this condition and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 51278
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  • THE SAND DOLLAR. by Sims, George (1923-1999)
    Sims, George (1923-1999)
    THE SAND DOLLAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Gollancz, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this author who himself an antiquarian bookseller which opens with London book dealer Nicholas Howard delivering an expensive piece of erotica to a new client. Sims was a member of the famous detection club. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-575020490.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine copy of the distinctive yellow Gollancz dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80372
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  • THE DISCOVERY OF LIGHT. by Smith, J. P.
    Smith, J. P.
    THE DISCOVERY OF LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel, both mysterious and literate: as David, a writer, attempts to discover what was behind the death of his wife of two years, his former editor, his own life begins to resemble one of his rather dark novels. INSCRIBED on the half title page. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-670839035.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64829
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  • ISLAND OF TEARS. by Soos, Troy.
    Soos, Troy.
    ISLAND OF TEARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Harper's Weekly contributor and dime novelist Marshall Webb, set in 1892 during NewYork's Gilded Age. Webb finds himself drawn into the tragic side of the immigrant experience - the Island of Tears in the title is Ellis Island. 280 pp. ISBN: 1575667673.

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

    Book ID: 48999
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  • ISLAND OF TEARS. by Soos, Troy.
    Soos, Troy.
    ISLAND OF TEARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Harper's Weekly contributor and dime novelist Marshall Webb, set in 1892 during NewYork's Gilded Age. Webb finds himself drawn into the tragic side of the immigrant experience - the Island of Tears in the title is Ellis Island. 280 pp. ISBN: 1575667673.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53487
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  • Steward, Barbara and Dwight.
    EVERMORE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Edgar Allan Poe emerges in 1889, forty years after his 'staged death' to solve the mystery of Mayerling. 202 pp. ISBN: 0-688-032788.

    Condition: Very good in a very good + dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13563
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  • EVERMORE. by Steward, Barbara and Dwight.
    Steward, Barbara and Dwight.
    EVERMORE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Edgar Allan Poe emerges in 1889, forty years after his 'staged death' to solve the mystery of Mayerling.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13599
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  • EVERMORE. by Steward, Barbara and Dwight.
    Steward, Barbara and Dwight.
    EVERMORE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Edgar Allan Poe emerges in 1889, forty years after his 'staged death' to solve the mystery of Mayerling. 202 pp. ISBN: 0-688-032788.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (little nick at top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 46455
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  • GHOSTWALK. by Stott, Rebecca.
    Stott, Rebecca.
    GHOSTWALK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Spiegel & Grau, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one centered around a real historical mystery involving Isaac Newton's involvement with alchemy, and a series of murders in the modern day that may be related to the evidence being uncovered by a writer's research. An intelligent thriller, very highly praised. Illustrations, author's notes. 304 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0385521062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50302
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  • BROWN-EYED GIRL. by Swift, Virginia.
    Swift, Virginia.
    BROWN-EYED GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Interesting and rather off-beat mystery introducing Sally Adler - who was known in her wilder days as a hell-raising singer known as Mustang Sally. Now a history professor (although still singing sometimes) she returns to Laramie, Wyoming when she is offered a chair endowed by a woman poet who recently died. Among the terms of the endowment is that she is to live in the Dunwoodie House and write a biography of Meg Dunwoodie. SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-06-019555X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74438
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  • THE ANATOMY OF GHOSTS. by Taylor, Andrew.
    Taylor, Andrew.
    THE ANATOMY OF GHOSTS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel by this award-winning author set at Cambridge University in 1786 - a former bookseller and the author of a book entitled 'The Anatomy of Ghosts," John Holdsworth, is sent there to discover why a young man who has descended into madness believes that he is being haunted. 410 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 9781401302870.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64282
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  • ALIBI IN TIME. by Thomson, June.
    Thomson, June.
    ALIBI IN TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's seventh mystery novel, featuring the quiet, but perceptive Inspector Peter Finch, who is investigating the murder of a writer disguised as a hit-and-run accident. 220 pp. ISBN: 0-094635501.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74441
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  • ROSEMARY FOR REMEMBRANCE. by Thomson, June.
    Thomson, June.
    ROSEMARY FOR REMEMBRANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourteenth mystery novel, featuring the quiet, but perceptive Inspector Peter Finch, and set at a summer course in creative writing. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-094682607.

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

    Book ID: 74464
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  • THE GATE KEEPER: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. by Todd, Charles.
    Todd, Charles.
    THE GATE KEEPER: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2018) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, set in 1920 in the small village of Wolfpit, where Rutledge, on a night drive to exorcise his demons, happens on the scene of a murder just minutes before - that of a respected bookseller in the town. A highly recommended series of historical mysteries. SIGNED on the title page by Charles Todd. ("Charles Todd" was the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0062386212.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 82406
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  • Van Gieson, Judith.
    LAND OF BURNING HEAT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Signet, (2003.) dj. Hardcover - A bibliomystery set in New Mexico featuring librarian and rare books expert Claire Reynier. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-7394-32346.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61977
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  • POETS AND MURDER. A Chinese Detective Story. by Van Gulik, Robert.
    Van Gulik, Robert.
    POETS AND MURDER. A Chinese Detective Story.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Judge Dee (630-700 AD), set during the Tang dynasty, illustrated with 8 drawings by Van Gulik. Illustrated endpapers. Postscript. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-684125609.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (light toning to pages)

    Book ID: 78090
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  • FIRST CLASS MALE. by West, Raven,
    West, Raven,
    FIRST CLASS MALE.

    Edition: First edition.

    Deerfield Beach, FL: Lighthouse Press, Inc., (2001). SIGNED first edition - Set in upstate New York, this is the story of "a small town postmaster who triumphs over a ruthless District Attorney, a mysterious adversary, an unsympathetic public and finally his own heart." SIGNED on the title page. 365 pp. ISBN: 0-971191530.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (appears unread, lower corner slightly bumped). Promotional card laid in.

    Book ID: 77162
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  • THE NATURE OF RARE THINGS, by Wilson, Derek.
    Wilson, Derek.
    THE NATURE OF RARE THINGS,

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel featuring Nathaniel Gye, university lecturer and paranormal investigator. When he is asked by a dead man through a medium to investigate his death, he is skeptical - but when his wife disappears on a trip to Italy - a trip the medium also warned against - he finds himself involved. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-786715642.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82351
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  • THE ANGEL'S GAME. by Zafon, Carlos Ruiz.
    Zafon, Carlos Ruiz.
    THE ANGEL'S GAME.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another literate bibliomystery, set in a "dark gothic universe" in Barcelona, Spain, by the author of "The Shadow of the Wind." Translated from the Spanish by Lucia Graves. 531 pp. ISBN: 9780385528702.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64314
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