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By: Christie, Agatha
Publisher: London, Collins: 1975
Seller ID: 31702
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'. View more info
By: James, P. D.
Publisher: NY, Charles Scribners Sons: 1967
Seller ID: 081407
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. View more info
By: Liam O'Flaherty
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London: 1928
Edition: 1st ed,
Seller ID: k190126a
Condition: Very good
Novel based on the assassination of the Irish government minister Kevin O'Higgins in 1927.CONDITION: Very good. A bright, crisp copy overall; some toning to end papers, half-title and title pages -- the latter lightly so. Dust jacket is good only; chipped corners, nicks and cracks at spine ends; price clipped; toning to interior flaps. View more info
Seller ID: 040306
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. View more info
By: Mary Collins
Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons: 1941
Edition: First ed.
Inscription: Inscribed by author Collins on ffep.
Seller ID: cr180613a
12mo, decorated blue cloth. First ed; with publisher’s logo and ‘A’ on copyright page. The murder of a Californian woman who indulged in blackmail, and whose murder puts several relatives under suspicion. Very good; a clean, tight copy very lightly cocked; end papers toned; contemporary bookstore seal inside back cover. Inscribed May 17, 1941 on ffep to Edward Crussell, Sacramento bookseller. Dustjacket is good with wear to edges, some nicking and chipping at spine ends, age toning to spine and back cover. View more info
By: Mickey Spillane
Publisher: Mysterious Press: 1984
Edition: Special edition; limited.
Inscription: Inscribed by author on half-title page
Seller ID: k190126b
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies signed by the author, this being copy J. Octavo burgundy cloth in pictorial dust jacket, slipcase; xv,,234pp. Signed on the colophon page, as normal, but with an added signature on the title page and an author’s inscription on the half-title. A pristine copy. View more info
By: Queen, Ellery
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1942
Seller ID: 000023
Condition: Very Good.
Ground breaking bibliography in the field of detective fiction; the first bibliography of the detective short story. One of 1060 copies of which 1000 were offered for sale. Several closed tears in dust jacket edges and spine; otherwise a nice clean copy. View more info
By: Watkins, Maurine
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1927
Edition: First ed.
Seller ID: k180613c
1st ed., 12mo, decorated boards. The first printing of the theatrical play that was the basis for several popular Broadway productions and films about sex, murder, and “Roxie Hart” -- including the 2002 Oscar winning production with Richard Gere and Renee Zellweger. The first volume in Knopf’s ‘Theatre of Today’ series edited by George Jean Nathan. A Very good copy with light rubbing to edges and corners, several small nicks at top and bottom of spine, some light spotting to end paper hinges. In the very scarce dust jacket; very good with mild darkening to spine, tiny chip at... View more info
By: Welles, Orson
Publisher: Los Angeles, Citizens Committee for the Defense of Mexican-American Youth: 1942
Seller ID: 040307
1st ed., 1st printing (June 1943, limited to 10,000 copies). Generally fine condition overall with some very light spotting along edge of front cover. The prologue page has serious toning from a contemporary news clipping that was laid inside. View more info
Publisher: Doubleday Doran & Co: Crime Club: 1944
Edition: First ed.
Seller ID: cr180613b
First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir The Chase, starring Robert Cummings and Peter Lorre. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 296. A very good copy; clean and tight with no damage other than very light rubbing to lower corners and a small rectangle of paper/glue residue on ffep possibly from a prior bookplate removal. [1/2”x1”] Dust jacket is fair only; not price-clipped but with significant chipping to edges and corners and 1” closed tear at bottom of spine. View more info