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  • STEELE OF THE ROYAL MOUNTED (Philip Steele): a story of the great Canadian Northwest by CURWOOD, James Oliver
    CURWOOD, James Oliver
    STEELE OF THE ROYAL MOUNTED (Philip Steele): a story of the great Canadian Northwest

    New York: A.L. Burt, c1911. Reprint ca 191-? from 1911 Cosmopolitan plates. Grey cloth lettered in black. pp [2], (8), (307), [1], (2, ads). Yellowing to page edges and slightly to the endpapers, prize label at front, else fine. Dust jacket has a shallow chip across head of lightly yellowed spine, small chip to front panel, short creased tear to rear panel, scar to upper spine with loss of two letters of title, VG otherwise. The jacket spine states "With illustrations from the photoplay" but the only still is the colourized front panel. Attractive copy of this Olde Tyme Mountie adventure.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50226
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  • ROUGVIE, Cameron
    TANGIER ASSIGNMENT

    Edition: First edition

    London: Arthur Barker, 1965. Black boards. pp 203. Five narrow pen strokes to bottom page edges, else a fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has nicks to ends of lightly sunned spine, else fine. Canadian-born author's second Robert Belcourt thriller. Hubin p 348.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52376
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  • INNES, Michael
    THE APPLEBY FILE

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976. Red boards. Faint yellowing to endpapers and page edges, else fine. Black jacket has quite minor rubbing, else fine.,

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50536
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  • THE BIG SHOT by PACKARD, Frank L.
    PACKARD, Frank L.
    THE BIG SHOT

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Copp Clark, 1929. Black cloth lettered in red. US printed. 1931 ink name and pictorial bookplate at front of one Kenneth W. Burke, page edges lightly yellowed, else fine. Made from sheets of the Doubleday Crime Club, 1929, edition. Bookplate may be that of the Canadian philatelist of that name who edited the Canadian Revenue Stamp Catalogue.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47029
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  • Hamilton, Lyn
    The Celtic Riddle: An Archaeological Mystery

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2000. Black & grey boards. Fine copy. Jacket has light rubbing to surface gloss, else fine. Signed by the author. Toronto author's fourth archaeological mystery.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38158
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  • WEES, Frances Shelley
    THE COUNTRY OF THE STRANGERS

    Edition: First printing

    Garden City, New York: Crime Club / Doubleday, 1960. Octavo, green cloth. Light foxing to endppapers, yellowing to endpapers and page edges, VG+ otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has rubbing to spine ends and front flap, nicks, VG otherwise.. A crime novel set in Vancouver and Russia. Narcotics ring. Canadian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52405
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  • THE COUNTRY OF THE STRANGERS by WEES, Frances Shelley
    WEES, Frances Shelley
    THE COUNTRY OF THE STRANGERS

    Edition: First printing

    Garden City, New York: Crime Club / Doubleday, 1960. Octavo, green cloth. Creases to pp 207-08, minor foxing to top page edges, light red ink price inside rear cover, page edges yellowed, else fine, no owner names. Black dust jacket has light rubbing; front flap creased, with printed price lightly crossed out in red (but clearly readable), VG otherwise. A crime novel set in Vancouver and Russia. Narcotics ring. Canadian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34466
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  • MacINNES, Helen
    THE DOUBLE IMAGE (proof)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Collins, 1966. Uncorrected proof in red paper covers with printed label on front cover. Ink owner name on first page, soft cover creases, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50533
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  • PACKARD, Frank L.
    THE DRAGON'S JAWS. A Million-Dollar Ransom in Diamonds.

    Edition: First printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday / Crime Club, 1937. Orange cloth, spine stamped in black, top edges orange, cream endpapers. [2], (viii), 310 pp. Soft crease at head of spine, light browning to inner margins of endpapers, else a VG, jacketless copy, no owner names. A tale of intrigue set in China, featuring "the evil, mysterious Lan Chao-tao, a Chinese star bandit whom few have ever seen but whose appalling activities have spreak octopuslike throughout the world."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21529
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  • CRUMLEY, James
    THE FINAL COUNTRY

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Mysterious Press, 2001. White boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else nearly fine in like jacket. The last book in the Milo Milodragovitch series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50951
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  • QUOGAN, (Anthony) [pseud. of Anthony Stephenson].
    THE FINE ART OF MURDER

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Collins, 1988. Black boards. Text paper lightly yellowed, else fine. Jacket has small creases to foot of spine; soft ripples to front panel; else fine. The first of a number of crime novels from this Toronto theatre professor. Matt Prior is a drama professor at an Ontario university who works to catch a serial killer who is picking off the cast of a play.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 11067
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  • HARDIN, Peter (pseudonym of Louis Charles Vaczek)
    THE FRIGHTENED DOVE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Scribner's, 1951. Octavo, grey cloth. pp (vi), 192, (2). Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has light rubbing at ends of lightly darkened spine; narrow abrasion to upper outer corner of front panel, VG otherwise, flap price intact. A mystery novel partially set in Montreal. Canadian author. Watters p. 408.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33747
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  • MOORHOUSE, Hopkins
    THE GAUNTLET OF ALCESTE.

    Edition: First Canadian edition.

    Toronto: Musson, 1921. Green cloth lettered & ruled in black. [10], 310 pp. Book a little leaned; slight separations at some gutters in text; generally a VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. New York setting, Canadian author (from Winnipeg). The author thanks Carolyn Wells for her Technique of the Mystery Story in the acknowledgements. Hubin p. 290.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22125
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  • THE GOLDEN SCARAB by MOORHOUSE, Hopkins (pseud. of Arthur Herbert Joseph Moorhouse, 1882-)
    MOORHOUSE, Hopkins (pseud. of Arthur Herbert Joseph Moorhouse, 1882-)
    THE GOLDEN SCARAB

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Musson, no date [1926]. Octavo, blue cloth lettered in black. pp 311. Made from sheets of the London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1926] edition, with integral title leaf. Spine very lightly sunned, light damp stains to margins of rear cover, rear cover, yellowing to page edges, else a VG tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Watters p. 349. Hubin p. 583. A crime novel of the "mystic east" set in New York, and the second Addison Kent tale. Ancient Egyptian antiquities. Canadian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 37282
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  • THE GUN-RUNNER. A Novel. by STRINGER, Arthur
    STRINGER, Arthur
    THE GUN-RUNNER. A Novel.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: B.W. Dodge, 1909. Blue pictorial cloth lettered and bordered in red, front cover has a ship in with with gilt rays coming from the top of the mast. [12], 370, [2] pp. Bit of rubbing to red spine lettering and to the white ship on front cover; text paper yellowed; damp stain to upper inner corners of lightly tanned endpapers and to top page edges; else a VG tight copy, no owner names. Hubin (94) p. 780. Basis of a 1929 silent film.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21680
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  • CULLUM, Ridgwell
    THE HEART OF UNAGA

    New York: A.L. Burt, no date. 1920s reprint from plates of 1920 Putnam's edition. Green cloth stamped in gilt. [6], 441 pp. Ink name on front free endpaper, light rubbing to spine tips; VG tight copy otherwise. Set in the Canadian north. Some criminous elements ( features Inspector Allenwood of the RCMP). Hubin p. 101.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21394
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  • WYNNE-JONES, Tim (INSCRIBED)
    THE KNOT

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1982. Brown and cream boards. Fine copy. Jacke has a few nicks, minor rubbing, VG+. Inscribed by the author "To____, with so much love, Tim". With a printed card announcing his reading from this book at the Toronto Dance Theatre, 15 Dec., 1982. A crime novel set in Toronto's Cabbagetown as it is being gentrified. His second novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48985
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  • PEARSON, John (Ian Fleming)
    THE LIFE OF IAN FLEMING

    Edition: First printing

    London: Cape, 1966. Black cloth. pp 352 + plates. Index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has small tears, slight rubbing, VG generally.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50303
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  • ALLAN, Luke (pseud. of William Lacey Amy)
    THE LONE TRAIL

    London: Herbert Jenkins, no date. Later printing ("Popular Edition"). First was Jenkins, 1922. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black. pp 312, (8, ads). Fine copy. Alberta setting. RCMP interest.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51123
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  • SYMONS, Julian
    THE MAN WHO KILLED HIMSELF (proof)

    Edition: First edition

    London: Collins / Crime Club, 1967. Advance uncorrected proof in red paper covers with cover label. Some creasing to front cover caused by the label, yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52371
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