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  • A DEBT OF HONOR: The Story of Gerald Lane's Success in the Far West. by Alger, Horatio Jr.
    Alger, Horatio Jr.
    A DEBT OF HONOR: The Story of Gerald Lane's Success in the Far West.

    Edition: Early printing of the original edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1900). Hardcover - A rather uncommon Alger title. Illustrated with a frontispiece and four internal black and white plates by J. Watson Davis. 292 pp. plus 6 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in illustratedl blue cloth printed in red, orange and black, gilt spine lettering (gift inscription, front hinge cracking, some foxing in the margins of a few pages, but overall a sturdy and attractive copy)

    Book ID: 86172
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  • BED TIME STORY HOUR. by anonymous
    anonymous
    BED TIME STORY HOUR.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York & Newark, NJ: Charles E. Graham & Co., n.d. (ca 1915.). Hardcover first edition - A title in the Story Hour Series. Illustrated with a striking full color lithographic frontispiece of 'The Dream Man' and small black and white drawings throughout. Includes 'The Dream Man,' 'The Cat Cinderella,' 'How the Little Boy Learned to Climb' and 'The Piggy Story.' Unpaginated, approx 7 1/2 inches wide by 10 inches tall. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Good overall in an illustrated front board with a blue cloth spine. Some rubbing to the covers, edgewear, and previous owner's name. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 47540
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  • CATCH-AS-CATCH-CAN. by Armstrong, Charlotte.
    Armstrong, Charlotte.
    CATCH-AS-CATCH-CAN.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1952) dj. Hardcover - A story of a race against time, in which the life of a young woman hangs in the balance. 219 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (minor edgewear to dj).

    Book ID: 76206
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  • THE CHARLOTTE ARMSTRONG TREASURY. by Armstrong, Charlotte.
    Armstrong, Charlotte.
    THE CHARLOTTE ARMSTRONG TREASURY.

    Edition: Book club edition - first thus.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1972) dj. Hardcover - An omnibus edition, containing three novels of suspense - Mischief, The Dream Walker: The Witch's House - originally published between 1955 and 1963. Preface by Alice Cromie. 473 pp. Code of N17 indicating that this was printed in April 1972. ISBN: 0-69810420X.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (chip to top of dj spine).

    Book ID: 78922
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  • THE BLOCKADERS and Other Stories. by Barnes, James.
    Barnes, James.
    THE BLOCKADERS and Other Stories.

    Edition: Later printing (code D-Y indicating 1924)

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (c 1905). Hardcover - The title story is an account of the blockade of the Confederacy's ports during the Civil War. Other stories are set among the Anasazi ruins, in the Congo in Africa and elsewhere. Glossy frontispiece. (there are no internal plates) 244 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated tan cloth.

    Book ID: 68344
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  • THE BARRIER. by Beach, Rex (1877-1949)
    Beach, Rex (1877-1949)
    THE BARRIER.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1908. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel, set in Alaska during the time of the Klondike gold rush. Illustrated with a tinted frontispiece with a tissue guard and 5 inserted tinted plates by Denman Fink. Basis for three silent films - the first starring Mabel Scott and Russell Simpson, directed by Edgar Lewis in 1913 and the last in 1926 with Lionel Barrymore. 310 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated brown cloth (missing final illustration, name on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 76553
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  • HICKORY JACK: The Wild Man of the Woods: Beadle's Frontier Series, #69. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Carleton, Capt Latham C.
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Carleton, Capt Latham C.
    HICKORY JACK: The Wild Man of the Woods: Beadle's Frontier Series, #69.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1909). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated covers - some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88227
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  • OLD ZEKE or the Wild Hunter of the Rocky Mountains : Beadle's Frontier Series, #96. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Fletcher Samuel .
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Fletcher Samuel .
    OLD ZEKE or the Wild Hunter of the Rocky Mountains : Beadle's Frontier Series, #96.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback, later printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1909). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated covers - front cover almost detached. some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88231
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  • DEADWOOD DICK JR. Or the Sign of the Crimson Crescent: Beadle's Frontier Series, #28. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wheeler, Edward L.
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wheeler, Edward L.
    DEADWOOD DICK JR. Or the Sign of the Crimson Crescent: Beadle's Frontier Series, #28.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback, later printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1886). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated covers - some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88228
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  • BIG BRAVE, SCOUT OF THE MOHAWK: A Story of the French-Indian War. : Beadle's Frontier Series, #48. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wilton, Mark.
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wilton, Mark.
    BIG BRAVE, SCOUT OF THE MOHAWK: A Story of the French-Indian War. : Beadle's Frontier Series, #48.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback, later printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1909). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated covers - some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88229
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  • Berkeley, Anthony (1893-1971)
    MURDER IN THE BASEMENT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1932. Hardcover first edition - A couple return from their honeymoon to their new home in Lewisham only to discover human remains buried in the basement. Only a few things are known at the beginning of the investigation: the victim was a woman, she was shot through the head and her body was naked except for gloves. Much of this novel deals with the painstaking investigation by Chief Inspector Moresby of Scotland Yard as he narrows down the time frame and the possible victim. Martin Edwards called this the "the first detective novel to contain a whowasdunin mystery. That is, the detective and the reader are challenged to determine from the information…

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    New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1932. Hardcover first edition - A couple return from their honeymoon to their new home in Lewisham only to discover human remains buried in the basement. Only a few things are known at the beginning of the investigation: the victim was a woman, she was shot through the head and her body was naked except for gloves. Much of this novel deals with the painstaking investigation by Chief Inspector Moresby of Scotland Yard as he narrows down the time frame and the possible victim. Martin Edwards called this the "the first detective novel to contain a whowasdunin mystery. That is, the detective and the reader are challenged to determine from the information presented which member of a group of people is the murder victim" - but more than that, this novel is an example of Berkeley's determination to do "something fresh with the crime story." Moresby suggests that Sheringham, who had written a few chapters of a novel based on the people he met at the school where the victim came from, use those chapters (included in this novel) to deduce the victim's identity. 308 pp.

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    Condition: Good only in black cloth with red title panels - rubbing and wear to the covers, soiling to rear endpaper, light tidemarks to outer margins of last several pages - but overall a tight and sturdy copy of a rather hard to find first edition.

    Book ID: 86678
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  • THE CHINESE PARROT by Biggers, Earl Derr
    Biggers, Earl Derr
    THE CHINESE PARROT

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Pyramind Books, (1969). A vintage paperback edition of this Charlie Chan mystery, originally published in 1926. T-1970, cover price 75c. 222 pp plus 2 pp ads.

    Condition: Good overall - usual tanning to pages,

    Book ID: 78929
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  • FROM THIS DEATH FORWARD. by Bloomfield, Robert (pseudonym of Leslie Edgley, 1912-2002)
    Bloomfield, Robert (pseudonym of Leslie Edgley, 1912-2002)
    FROM THIS DEATH FORWARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: A Crime Club Selection / Doubleday, 1952. dj. Hardcover first edition - Vintage crime novel set in Southern California. "A Cinderella slopement turns into ashes when widowed Connie, to protect her son's future, marries wealthy, dipsomaniac Merrill -- and discovers the dead body of the caretaker of the Malibu beach house after her lonely wedding night. Merrill is suspect, threatened by his brother; Connie hires a private detective to learn the truth of her first husband's death; the roadside dinner where she had worked yields another victim before Merrill's death, from a heart attack, starts the puzzle unravelling. An innocent heroine who learns courage turns a rather distasteful story into a forceful one." (Kirkus Reviews) 190 pp.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (rather severe toning to pages, slight spine slant, edgewear to dj, especially at ends of spine)

    Book ID: 83609
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  • THE FLYING U STRIKES. by Bower, B. M. [Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, 1871-1940]
    Bower, B. M. [Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, 1871-1940]
    THE FLYING U STRIKES.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Triangle Books, (1942, c.1933. dj. Hardcover - Western novel set in the ranch country of Montana. 304 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in pale orange boards (usual rather severe toning to the pages) in a poor dust jacket, missing the bottom half of the rear cover)

    Book ID: 76895
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  • THE INNOCENT ADVENTURESS. by Bradley, Mary Hastings (1882-1976).
    Bradley, Mary Hastings (1882-1976).
    THE INNOCENT ADVENTURESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1921. Hardcover first edition - An uncommon first edition of this early and unabashedly romantic novel by this prolific writer and traveler. Without enough money to cover two dowries, a family sends their beautiful and very sheltered young daughter to stay with relatives in New York, in the hopes that she will find a rich man to marry. As an interesting sidenote, Bradley was the mother of Alice Sheldon - best known as the science fiction writer James Tiptree, Jr. 245 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in pale blue cloth with dark blue lettering and decorations.

    Book ID: 74844
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  • DEATH OF JEZEBEL. by Brand, Christianna (1907-1988)
    Brand, Christianna (1907-1988)
    DEATH OF JEZEBEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1948. dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic mystery (the US edition preceded the UK) Times Literary Supplement, called this "A very neat version of the sealed room mystery [which] provides [Miss Brand] with excellent opportunities to indulge her sense of character and her pleasantly malicious wit, as well as her gift for posing an ingenious problem." At Elysian Hall, a grand exhibition space in post-War London, a cast has been assembled for a medieval-themed pageant show replete with knights in coloured armour, real horses and a damsel in a rickety tower on high. With death threats discovered by members of the troupe before the show, the worst comes to pass when the leading lady is…

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    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1948. dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic mystery (the US edition preceded the UK) Times Literary Supplement, called this "A very neat version of the sealed room mystery [which] provides [Miss Brand] with excellent opportunities to indulge her sense of character and her pleasantly malicious wit, as well as her gift for posing an ingenious problem." At Elysian Hall, a grand exhibition space in post-War London, a cast has been assembled for a medieval-themed pageant show replete with knights in coloured armour, real horses and a damsel in a rickety tower on high. With death threats discovered by members of the troupe before the show, the worst comes to pass when the leading lady is thrown from the tower before the eyes of the audience by an unknown assailant with all doors backstage also under observation. Author Martin Edwards commented that it "is still regarded as one of the great masterpieces of the classic mystery genre for its fiendishly constructed puzzle, memorable setting, dumbfounding acts of misdirection and thrilling denouement." 214 pp. ISBN: 978-1728278568.

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    Condition: Ex-library lending library with the usual markings, and many signs of wear, including a long list of borrowers on the rear endpaper, attesting to its popularity. But despite its many flaws, it is a sturdy and straight and very readable copy in a somewhat worn but still bright and attractive dust jacket.

    Book ID: 88870
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  • THE INVISIBLE HOST. by Bristow, Gwen and Bruce Manning.
    Bristow, Gwen and Bruce Manning.
    THE INVISIBLE HOST.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: The Mystery League, 1930. dj. Hardcover first edition - Eight guests have been invited to a party in a penthouse 19 stories above the street, only to discover that the other guests include a bitter enemy. Suddenly, a voice from the radio tells them that they will all be dead by morning, unless they can avoid the traps which have been set for them. A plot somewhat similar to Christie's 'Ten Little Indians', but published 10 years earlier. The first collaboration between these authors, and the basis of the 1934 film 'The Ninth Guest.' The sixth title (and one of the better stories) published by the rather short-lived Mystery League (1930-1933). Their books were unique in that…

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    New York: The Mystery League, 1930. dj. Hardcover first edition - Eight guests have been invited to a party in a penthouse 19 stories above the street, only to discover that the other guests include a bitter enemy. Suddenly, a voice from the radio tells them that they will all be dead by morning, unless they can avoid the traps which have been set for them. A plot somewhat similar to Christie's 'Ten Little Indians', but published 10 years earlier. The first collaboration between these authors, and the basis of the 1934 film 'The Ninth Guest.' The sixth title (and one of the better stories) published by the rather short-lived Mystery League (1930-1933). Their books were unique in that they were sold through United Cigar Stores and Drug Stores, instead of bookstores, and despite the low price of 50c each, they were attractively bound in black silk with green lettering. They were also notable for the striking art nouveau dust jacket art (many, like this one, by Gene) 286 pp plus 1 p ad.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (slight spine slant, and a short closed tear to the uncommon dust jacket, a bit of overall edgewear. Overall an attractive copy and in better condition than usually found.

    Book ID: 87708
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  • OLD TIME AND YOUNG TOM. by Burdette, Robert J. (1844-1914)
    Burdette, Robert J. (1844-1914)
    OLD TIME AND YOUNG TOM.

    Edition: First edition.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1912). Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays and speeches by this American newspaperman, humorist and later a clergyman who became well-known through his paragraphs in Iowa's 'The Burlington Hawkeye' which he joined in 1872. Includes his most famous lecture, "The Rise and Fall of the Mustache" - in the foreword, he claims to have given this speech more than 5000 times. Laid in is a newspaper article from shortly after his death and tipped onto the rear endpaper is a picture of his final home in California. Top edge gilt. 325 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in burnt sienna cloth with gilt lettering, embossed design on front cover - missing front endpaper, some shelfwear to the edges of the boards and offsetting to the rear endpapers from the newspaper laid in, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85792
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  • HOLD FAST BY YOUR SUNDAYS. by By the author of "Deepdale Vicarage" with introductory note by Charles Bullock.
    By the author of "Deepdale Vicarage" with introductory note by Charles Bullock.
    HOLD FAST BY YOUR SUNDAYS.

    Edition: New edition.

    London: Home Words Office. (ca 1889). Hardcover - Frontisplate with tissue guard and illustrations at the heading of each chapter. 123 pp plus 13 pp publisher's advertisements.

    Condition: Very good in dark blue pictorial cloth with gilt title to cover and spine on bevelled boards (previous owner's name, offsetting to front endpaper)

    Book ID: 69289
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  • PAST ALL DISHONOR & THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE. by Cain, James M.
    Cain, James M.
    PAST ALL DISHONOR & THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Fiction Book Club (Knopf), (c 1946 & 1934). Hardcover - Two classic novels by Cain in one volume, with separate pagination and with separate title pages indicating Alfred A, Knopf, 1946 on each. 231, 140 pp.

    Condition: Very good in reddish brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70575
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  • THE TEACHER OF CASTING, MODELING, SCULPTURING, WOOD CARVING, POTTERY. by Campana, D. M.
    Campana, D. M.
    THE TEACHER OF CASTING, MODELING, SCULPTURING, WOOD CARVING, POTTERY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Chicago: D. M. Campana Art Co., 1943. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Includes advertisements for Campana art classes and other books. Index. 128 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in stiff illustrated orange wrappers.

    Book ID: 80675
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  • NIMBLE-LEGS: A Story for Boys. by Capuana, Luigi.
    Capuana, Luigi.
    NIMBLE-LEGS: A Story for Boys.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1928. Hardcover - The story of a 12 year old Italian boy from Palermo in Sicily in 1868, who could run so fast, he was called 'nimble-legs' and entrusted with taking secret messages to General Garibaldi. Illustrated by I.B. Hazelton with a color frontispiece, 4 plates on plain paper and drawings. Translated by Frederic Taber Cooper; introduction by Faith E. Smith. 191 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a red boards with black lettering and illustration on front cover (tear to one page, a few corners dog-earred)

    Book ID: 88107
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  • DARK BAHAMA. by Cheyney, Peter.
    Cheyney, Peter.
    DARK BAHAMA.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins, 1950. Hardcover first edition - The second in a trilogy featuring the private detective Johnny Vallon, a hard-drinking former army officer and head of Chennault Investigations, set in Miami and on a small fictitious island in the Bahamas, where the headstrong daughter of a wealthy family seems to have disappeared. 236 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in pale gold cloth with some soiling, corners bumped and toning to the pages, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 88891
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  • Croll, Pauline; illustrations by Mary R. Bassett.
    JUST FOR YOU.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: P.F. Volland, (1918). Hardcover first edition - A collection of short poems by Croll written for young children with lovely full color illustrations by Mary R. Bassett - including 17 full page paintings, smaller illustrations on title page and first page, illustrated endpapers and front cover. A title in the "Sunny Book" series. Unpaginated, small square format.

    Condition: Very good overall - some light soiling to covers, wear to corners of boards, but contents fine.

    Book ID: 87996
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  • ONE MAN MUST DIE. by Cunningham, A. B.
    Cunningham, A. B.
    ONE MAN MUST DIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1946. Hardcover first edition - Novel featuring Sheriff Jess Roden. When a soldier is reported dead during World War II, his wife remarries but when he returns to his Kentucky home, expecting to pick up his business and his ilfe as he left them, then one husband must go. 223 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in beige cloth with blue panels on the spine.

    Book ID: 80216
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  • WELCOME DEATH. by Daniel, Glyn (1914-1986)
    Daniel, Glyn (1914-1986)
    WELCOME DEATH.

    Edition: 4th impression (just 3 months after the first)

    London: Gollancz, 1954. dj. Hardcover - One of the most hated men in the small Welsh town of Llanddewi is murdered on the evening when the town is hosting a 'Welcome Home' event for the young men who had served in World War II - and it is up to Sir Richard Cherrington - an amateur sleuth and an eminent but slightly eccentric archaeologist who is the Vice-President of Fisher College (a character based on the author) - to unravel the clues. 231 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some toning to both the pages and the dj, a few spots of foxing on the edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 83637
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  • HE WOULDN'T KILL PATIENCE; YOU ONLY HANG ONCE; FIRE WILL FREEZE. by Dickson, Carter; H. W. Roden and Margaret Millar.
    Dickson, Carter; H. W. Roden and Margaret Millar.
    HE WOULDN'T KILL PATIENCE; YOU ONLY HANG ONCE; FIRE WILL FREEZE.

    Edition: Original book club edition.

    New York: Detective Book Club, (1944) dj. Hardcover first edition - An omnibus edition containing three complete mystery novels - "He Wouldn't Kill Patience" by Carter Dickson (pseudonym of John Dickson Carr, 1906-1977), a Sir Henry Merrivale locked room mystery featuring an ingenious apparent suicide in a sealed room on the zoo grounds, two young professional magicians with a grudge against each other that dates back four generations and a tree-snake from Borneo named Patience; "You Only Hang Once" by H. W. Roden featuring publicist John Alden Knight and his PI friend Sid Ames; and finally "Fire Will Freeze" by Margaret Millar which begins with an ordinary bus ride to a Quebec resort, during a bad snow
    storm,…

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    New York: Detective Book Club, (1944) dj. Hardcover first edition - An omnibus edition containing three complete mystery novels - "He Wouldn't Kill Patience" by Carter Dickson (pseudonym of John Dickson Carr, 1906-1977), a Sir Henry Merrivale locked room mystery featuring an ingenious apparent suicide in a sealed room on the zoo grounds, two young professional magicians with a grudge against each other that dates back four generations and a tree-snake from Borneo named Patience; "You Only Hang Once" by H. W. Roden featuring publicist John Alden Knight and his PI friend Sid Ames; and finally "Fire Will Freeze" by Margaret Millar which begins with an ordinary bus ride to a Quebec resort, during a bad snow
    storm, but when the bus driver,gets out to "fix something" and then vanishes, the riders manage to walk to the nearest house - one occupied by a mentally disturbed woman and her guardian. One of the pleasures of these omnibus volumes, which combine three very different works in one book, is the opportunity they create of discovering authors or novels which might be unknown to you. The pages appear to be acid free, and are still white and supple, unlike many books from this era. Each novel paginated individually - 217, 218, 182 pp. Back cover of dust jacket has an ad for the Detective Book Club.

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    Condition: Very good+ in beige cloth in a very good dust jacket (bookplate on front pastedown, some discoloration from the binding process on endpapers, with a faint "old book" musty odor, in a dustjacket with a few chips, some toning to the spine). A very hard to find vintage book club edition, especially in dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85748
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  • Dodge, Mary Mapes.
    DONALD AND DOROTHY.

    Edition: Early reprint (originally published in 1883.).

    New York: The Century Co., 1901. Hardcover - A story surrounding the mystery of the true identity of a brother and sister, twins, orphaned as infants in Europe, and brought up by their uncle, by the writer best as the author of 'Hans Brinker' who was for many years the editor of the St. Nicholas Frontispiece, full page and smaller en texte Illustrations by Frank Merrill, A. Temple and others. 335 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in an attractive very dark green binding with gilt lettering and gilt and silver decorations, top edge gilt. (lower corner of frontispiece clipped, not affecting the illustration.)

    Book ID: 36594
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  • THE TRESPASSER. by Drago, Harry Sinclair (novelized by from the Scenario of Edmund Goulding)
    Drago, Harry Sinclair (novelized by from the Scenario of Edmund Goulding)
    THE TRESPASSER.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1929). Hardcover first edition - Photoplay edition based on the screenplay and feature movie produced by United Artists, starring Gloria Swanson (her first talking film.) Illustrated with a frontispiece of Swanson and stills from the film. 268 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in blue cloth with gold panels - some rubbing and wear to the covers, scattered foxing, tidemarks to lower corner near the gutter, but still a sturdy and easily readable copy, with a previous owners name dated 1929,

    Book ID: 87572
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  • WOLF IN MAN'S CLOTHING; THE SHUDDERS; A BODY FOR BILL. by Eberhart, Mignon G.; Anthony Abbot (pseudonym of Fulton Oursler) and Ione Sandberg Shriber
    Eberhart, Mignon G.; Anthony Abbot (pseudonym of Fulton Oursler) and Ione Sandberg Shriber
    WOLF IN MAN'S CLOTHING; THE SHUDDERS; A BODY FOR BILL.

    Edition: Original book club edition.

    New York: Detective Book Club, (1943) dj. Hardcover first edition - An omnibus edition containing three complete mystery novels - Wolf in Man's Clothing by Eberhart featuring Nurse Sarah Keate; The Shudders, by Abbot, the return of the criminologist Thatcher Colt, and A Body for Bill by Shriber a story of wartime sabotage in a rubber plant in Akron. One of the pleasures of these omnibus volumes, which combine three very different works in one book, is the opportunity they create of discovering authors or novels which might be unknown to you. The pages appear to be acid free, and are still white and supple, unlike many books from this era. Each novel paginated individually - 293, 308, 307…

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    New York: Detective Book Club, (1943) dj. Hardcover first edition - An omnibus edition containing three complete mystery novels - Wolf in Man's Clothing by Eberhart featuring Nurse Sarah Keate; The Shudders, by Abbot, the return of the criminologist Thatcher Colt, and A Body for Bill by Shriber a story of wartime sabotage in a rubber plant in Akron. One of the pleasures of these omnibus volumes, which combine three very different works in one book, is the opportunity they create of discovering authors or novels which might be unknown to you. The pages appear to be acid free, and are still white and supple, unlike many books from this era. Each novel paginated individually - 293, 308, 307 pp. Back cover of dust jacket has an ad for the Detective Book Club and a reminder to buy war stamps and bonds.

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    Condition: Very good+ in beige cloth in a very good dust jacket (bookplate on front pastedown, some discoloration from the binding process on endpapers, with a faint "old book" musty odor, in a dustjacket with a few chips, some toning to the spine).

    Book ID: 89487
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