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  • JAMES, P.D.
    A TASTE FOR DEATH (Canadian proof)

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Lester & Orpen, Dennys, 1986. Advance uncorrected proof in grey non-pictorial card covers. Book a bit leaned; creases and minor soiling to covers; minor corner wear to spine ends; a good copy. Scarce advance format; not many would have been done for the Canadian market. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 3609
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  • CREASEY, John [Gordon Ashe, pseud.)
    A TASTE OF TREASURE. By Gordon Ashe.

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1955. Octavo, mustard boards. Fine copy. Black dust jacket has a few nicks, light rubbing, VG otherwise, flap price intact.; Octavo

    Book ID: 39635
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  • BLOCK, Lawrence
    A TICKET TO THE BONEYARD: a Matt Scudder Novel

    New York: Morrow, c1990. 4th printing. Cloth & boards. A few dark flecks to bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket. Inscribed by the author on a "Compliments of Avon Books" label on front free endpaper "For____, Enjoy ! Lawrence Block". A good read which would also make a good addition to an Alcoholics Anonymous in fiction collection. A fair bit of accurate AA content. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 39702
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  • BOOTHBY, Guy
    A TWO-FOLD INHERITANCE. Illustrated by Graham Wilson

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Ward, Lock, 1903. Octavo, dark blue bevel edge cloth lettered in gilt, decorated in white and gilt. Pp 328 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 3 other plates. Light rubbing to spine tips and rear joint; small rubber stamp at rear of Fraser Book Bin, Vancouver, BC ("Over a million books") else a VG+ clean, bright and tight copy, no owner names. Loder, Australian Crime Fiction p. 23 ("Marginal in Hubin. Involves pastoral life on the Diamantina")

    Book ID: 32606
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  • CLEARY, Jon
    A VERY PRIVATE WAR

    New York: William Morrow, (c.1980). Second US printing. Cloth & boards. Fine in jacket, no owner names, flap price intact.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29176
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  • ABOVE THE DARK TUMULT by WALPOLE, HUGH
    WALPOLE, HUGH
    ABOVE THE DARK TUMULT

    Edition: First Canadian Edition

    Toronto: Doubleday, Doran & Gundy, 1931. Dark blue cloth stamped in silver, cream endpapers. pp [14], 303. Large bookplate on front pastedown, else fine in fine jacket, a lovely copy of this crime novel set in the vicinity of Piccadilly Circus. Hubin p. 826; Octavo.

    Book ID: 27464
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  • BLOCK, Lawrence, and Ernie Bulow
    AFTER HOURS. Conversations with Lawrence Block.

    Edition: First Edition

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. Inscribed by Author; Black cloth. (viii), 165, (3) pp. Fine in fine jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR " To Aubrey - Cheers! Lawrence Block. 6-8-95". Quite interesting interviews with Block, with a very useful comprehensive check-list of his book and periodi cal publications, covering all the pseudonyms plus subsequent editions, retitlings, annotations.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 2326
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  • FLEMING, Joan
    ALAS POOR FATHER !

    Edition: First printing

    London: Crime Club / Collins, 1972. First edition. Orange boards. Hairline crack to front inner hinge, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has minute nicks to foot of spine; front panel has two half inch closed tears, minor rubbing to outer corners, flap fold; else fine.

    Book ID: 9651
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  • Howard, Tom
    All Possible Avenues

    Edition: First Edition

    Sydney, Australia: Rastar Press, 1986. Blue boards. Fine in jacket, no owner names, flap price intact. An Australian crime novel set in Sydney in 1955.; Octavo 0949149063

    Book ID: 29164
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  • STONE, A.
    AMERICAN PEP. A Tale of America's Efficiency. Illustrated by Frank Keane.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Robert J. Shores Corporation, 1918. Dark blue cloth stamped in red and blind. 336, [4, ads] pp + four plates. Lower outer corner of front cover rounded from wear; text paper a bit toned, page edges yellowed; else a VG tight copy, no owner nam es. Author's first of two crime novels noted by Hubin p. 383. WWI, German spies, wireless, a super explosive. Uncommon book.

    Book ID: 17718
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  • Chesbro, George C.
    An Affair of Sorcerers

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Severn House, 1980. Octavo, maroon boards. Fine in fine jacket. The third of the pleasurable Mongo mysteries. 0727806475

    Book ID: 38009
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  • AN AWKWARD LIE by INNES, Michael (pseud. of J.I.M. Stewart)
    INNES, Michael (pseud. of J.I.M. Stewart)
    AN AWKWARD LIE

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1971. Octavo, red boards. Fine n fine, price-clipped jacket, spine not darkened. Quite a nice copy of this murder mystery with a golf background.

    Book ID: 10021
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  • AN AWKWARD LIE by INNES, Michael (pseud. of J.I.M. Stewart)
    INNES, Michael (pseud. of J.I.M. Stewart)
    AN AWKWARD LIE

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1971. Grey boards. Fine in fine jacket. A murder mystery with a golf background.; Octavo

    Book ID: 52365
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  • Ormerod, Roger
    And Hope to Die

    Edition: First printing

    London: Constable, 1995. Black boards. Yellowing to page edges, as usual; fine in fine jacket, no owner marks. A Philipa Lowe and Oliver Simpson novel of suspense.; Octavo 0094735700

    Book ID: 25218
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  • INNES, Michael (pseud. of J.I.M. Stewart]
    APPLEBY AT ALLINGTON

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1968. Red boards. Front cover just a wee bit bowed, else fine. Yellow price-clipped non-pictorial jacket is slightly tanned to spine, flap folds, margins of panels; two edge nicks to front panel; else fine, no chips.; Octavo

    Book ID: 10017
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  • CREASEY, John
    AS LONELY AS THE DAMNED.

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: World, 1972. Red boards. Fine in fine jacket. UK edition published as by Kyle Hunt.; Octavo

    Book ID: 2904
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  • ASHTON-KIRK CRIMINOLOGIST. Illustrations by Ralph L. Boyer by McINTYRE, John T., 1871-1951
    McINTYRE, John T., 1871-1951
    ASHTON-KIRK CRIMINOLOGIST. Illustrations by Ralph L. Boyer

    Edition: First printing

    Philadelphia: Penn, 1918. Red cloth stamped in blind and white. pp 332, [4] + frontispiece with tissue guard and three other plates. Light evidence of erased owner name at front, else a fine, bright copy, no flaking to the delicate white cover lettering, quite scarce in this condition.The last of the four books featuring Ashton-Kirk, an amateur scientific detective, by this Philadelphia novelist and playwright, author of STEPS GOING DOWN (1936). Hubin II p. 532.

    Book ID: 42976
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  • RENDELL, Ruth (Barbar Vine)
    ASTA'S BOOK (inscribed)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Viking, 1993. Inscribed by Author; Tall octavo, black boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has noticable rubbing at head of spine, minute rubbing at foot of spine, VG otherwise, no tears, colours bright. Canadian issue, with flap prices in CAD and GPG. Inscribed by the author on the title page " To Melinda from the author, Ruth Rendell as". 1.1 kg parcel; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 36907
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  • CHRISTIE, Agatha
    AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL

    Edition: First printing

    London: Collins / Crime Club, 1965. Red boards. Page edges faintly yellowed, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has very small chips to ends of lightly yellowed spine, VG otherwise. Miss Marple. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 1619
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  • MARKS, Jeffrey
    ATOMIC RENAISSANCE: women mystery writers of the 1940s and 1950s

    Edition: First printing

    Lee's Summit, MO: Delphi Books, 2003. Black cloth. pp (10), 170. Fine in fine jacket, and signed by the author. Margaret Millar; Patricia Highsmith; Leslie Ford; Charlotte Armstrong; Dorothy Hughes; Mignon Eberhart and Phoebe Atwood Taylor, including checklists. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 0966339770

    Book ID: 52525
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