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The Cat Who Turned On and Off., Braun, Lilian Jackson.
1 Braun, Lilian Jackson.The Cat Who Turned On and Off.
Braun, Lilian Jackson. The Cat Who Turned On and Off. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1968. 1st ed., 8vo, blue cloth. 3rd book in the ‘cat’ series. An association copy, inscribed by Braun to her proof-reader Florence. Very good in d/w.. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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Poirot's Last Case, Christie, Agatha
2 Christie, AgathaPoirot's Last Case
London: Collins, 1975. UNCORRECTED ADVANCE PROOFS to first ed. 8vo, red wrappers, 221 pp. Fine copy with just a tiny, light smudge to front cover.The proof was issued under the original title 'Poirot's Last Case' whereas the published book was called 'Curtain'.. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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3 Doyle, Arthur ConanThe Adventure of the Priory School / A Facsimile of the Original Sherlock Holmes Manuscript
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. 1st thus., 1st ed., thus. Number 88 of an edition limited to 350 copies signed by author Len Deighton, who provided the introduction. Book is new, but d/w has a 1/4" tear at botton edge of front cover and a light stain at top of front cover.. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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4 Harriss, WillThe Bay Psalm Book Murder
New York: Walker and Company, 1983. First, Fine, nearly new copy in fine d/w, inscribed by author Harriss on the front endpaper. Accompanied by three signed letters, 1984-1985 by Harris to former Los Angeles book dealer Joan Perkal. One letter on Harris’s embossed stationary is typed, two are holographic. Also a fourth signed penciled note. All commenting on books he purchased or is trying to obtain.. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Deadline at Dawn, Irish, William
5 Irish, WilliamDeadline at Dawn
New York: Lippincott Story Press Book, 1944. Good+ copy; clean and sound except for upper corners of binding rubbed and frayed. No toning or staining to pages or boards. Jacket has a ˝”x2” open tear and several smaller tears along top front; similar tears on back cover and a 1”x3/4” open tear at bottom of spine. Some edgewear to jacket along spine and lower edge. Suspense thriller taking place in one evening, young couple races against the clock to find a murderer and lest they be accused of the crime. Subject for 1946 Film Noir classic of the same name starring Susan Hayward and Paul Lukas.. 
Price: 235.00 USD
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Unnatural Causes, James, P. D.
6 James, P. D.Unnatural Causes
NY: Charles Scribners Sons, 1967. 1st U.S. edition, signed by P.D. James on the title page. A fine, nearly pristine copy in dust jacket. The only defect is a bit of dust-discoloration on the top edge. The signature was added later, in 1990.. 
Price: 235.00 USD
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Death of An Expert Witness, James, P.D.
7 James, P.D.Death of An Expert Witness
London: Faber & Faber, 1977. 1st ed (UK), signed by James on the title page. Pristine copy in dust-jacket. The signature was added later in 1990.. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler / A Checklist and Bibliography of Their Paperback Appearances, Lovisi, Gary (ed.)
8 Lovisi, Gary (ed.)Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler / A Checklist and Bibliography of Their Paperback Appearances
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new.. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Alphabet Hicks, Stout, Rex
9 Stout, RexAlphabet Hicks
Farrar & Rinehart, Inc, 1941. Later unidentified printing, and only a good- ex-lib at that -- but in the scarce first state d/w with $2 price on flap. You're buying the d/w; the book is free.. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Woolrich, CornellThe Black Path of Fear
Garden City / New York: Doran and Company / Crime Club, 1944. 1st Edition, so stated. This bears the ''First Edition'' statement on the copyright page and a 1944 date on the title page. A wartime edition, with a wartime compliance statement on the synopsis page, and a Buy Bonds ad on the rear flap of the jacket. Gray cloth. Good+ with a Fair dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. There appears to be the remnant of a gummed label on the front endpaper; no other reportable defects to the book. Jacket has a one-inch open tear at bottom of spine and numerous smaller chips and tears along edges.. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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11 Woolrich, CornellTimes Square
New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition with matching dates of 1929 and no subsequent printings. Black cloth stamped brightly in white on the front boards and the spine. No dustjacket. Very good. Prior owner’s stamped name inside front cover and owner’s name and address embossed on title page. Label of ‘The Satyr Book Shop’ (Hollywood) inside front cover.. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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