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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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  • THE LIST OF 7. by Frost, Mark.
    Frost, Mark.
    THE LIST OF 7.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this author, writer and director of the movie "Storyville," co-creator of the offbeat television show "Twin Peaks," a thriller set in the shadowy underworld of late Victorian Britain (and the world of Sherlock Holmes).On Christmas Day 1884 a struggling young physcian, aspiring novelist and part-time demystifier of the occult named Arthur Conan Doyle receives a desperate plea for help from a mysterious woman. Map endpapers. 368 pp. ISBN: 0-688122450.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73381
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  • THE LIST OF 7. by Frost, Mark.
    Frost, Mark.
    THE LIST OF 7.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, (1993.). SIGNED first edition - The first novel by this author - the writer and director of the movie "Storyville," co-creator of the offbeat television show "Twin Peak" - a thriller set in the shadowy underworld of late Victorian Britain (and the world of Sherlock Holmes).On Christmas Day 1884 a struggling young physcian, aspiring novelist and part-time demystifier of the occult named Arthur Conan Doyle receives a desperate plea for help from a mysterious woman. SIGNED on the title page. 366 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy black wrappers with simply a large red '7' on the front cover. Epilogue is still sealed. Erratum slip laid in.

    Book ID: 50250
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  • THE CRUCIFER OF BLOOD: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery. by Giovanni, Paul.
    Giovanni, Paul.
    THE CRUCIFER OF BLOOD: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery.

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, (1979). Hardcover first edition - A play based on the characters created by A. Conan Doyle which opened on Broadway in 1979, written and directed by Giovanni. Includes cast of characters. 89 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bookplate on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 78087
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  • NEVERMORE by Hjortsberg, William
    Hjortsberg, William
    NEVERMORE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in New York City in the 1920's, the opens with the discovery of a brutal double murder in Hell's Kitchen - as the killer recreates scenes from Poe. Meanwhile, Arthur Conan Doyle is touring America to promote spiritualism, and it appears that his friend Houdini might be the target of the murderer. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-579-5.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16758
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  • THE GAME IS AFOOT: Parodies, Pastiches, and Ponderings of Sherlock Holmes. by Kaye, Marvin, editor.
    Kaye, Marvin, editor.
    THE GAME IS AFOOT: Parodies, Pastiches, and Ponderings of Sherlock Holmes.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive collection of writings about Sherlock Holmes with contributions from Arthur Conan Doyle himself, and from writers ranging from Bret Harte to Isaac Asimov, Fritz Leiber, Basil Rathbone, Ray Russell, August Derleth, Roberta Rogow, Robert Bloch and many more. Introduction by Kaye. Notes and Holmseiography. xiii, 512 pp. ISBN: 0-312-104685.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67256
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  • COPPER BEECHES. by Lewis, Arthur H.
    Lewis, Arthur H.
    COPPER BEECHES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Trident Press, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Philadelphia branch ("The Sons of the Copper Beeches") of the Baker Street Irregulars engage in a competition when one of their members has the temerity to suggest that Sherlock Holmes was only able to solve his crimes because of all the clues Arthur Conan Doyle provided. At stake is a suberb collection of Sherlockiana, but this good-natured chase soon becomes deadly. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-671-270834.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (foxing to the fore-edge of the texblock, and the folds of the dj, creasing to flaps of dj.)

    Book ID: 56390
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