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The Scarab Murder Case

by Van Dine, S.S.

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Published
1930
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Good Plus
Edition
1st
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New York, NY, USA: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. 1st. Hardcover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. FIRST EDITION. Faded yellow lettering on the spine. The corners, top and base of the spine are frayed. The fold out illustration at page 26 is present, 328 pages plus five pages of advertisements.
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The Park Mystery

by Phillips, H. Lawrence

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Published
1935
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition thus
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London, United Kingdom: Thomas Nelson And Sons Ltd., 1935. First edition thus. Hardcover. Good/Good. The red boards have black letters and graphics. There is a 1 cm chip from top of spine otherwise very good. There are 316 pages and 3 pages of adds with foxing throughout. The dust jacket has a 2 x 3 cm chip at… Read more
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Murderer At Large

by Horler, Sydney

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK edition
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London, United Kingdom: Hodder and Stoughton, 1952. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Burgundy boards with light bumping to corners. FIRST EDITION. Previous owners name front endpage. The dust jacket is not price clipped and has a 1cm tear at top of spine. Pages 254.
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The Golden Man

by Lockridge, Frances & Richard

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Olmstead Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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Philadelphia, PA, USA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue boards with white letters and graphics, 'A Mainline Mystery.' FIRST EDITION. Light shelfwear to edges, foxing thoughout. The dust jacket is not price clipped and has two 1cm tears to rear panel. Pages 224.
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Big Business Girl

by One Of Them

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Olmstead Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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New York, NY, USA: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., 1930. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Blue cloth boards with red top stain. FIRST EDITION FR on copyright page. The dust jacket has a 3cm by 2cm chip at base of front panel and other small chips, not price clipped. Pages 278.
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A Pocket Full Of Rye

by Christie, Agatha

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Olmstead Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Impression
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London, United Kingdom: The Crime Club by Collins, 1954. Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Red cloth boards with previous owners name on FFP. The price clipped dust jacket two small chips at top of spine and tears to 1cm. Pages 191.
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Murder Within Murder

by Lockridge, Frances & Richard

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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Philadelphia, PA, USA: Lippincott Company, 1946. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Grey cloth boards with red lettering on spine, corners not bumped, top and base of spine lightly bumped. FIRST EDITION. The price clipped dust jacket has some small chips but a number of tape repairs. Pages 240.
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Three Hours To Hang

by MacKenzie, Andrew

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Olmstead Books
Published
1955
Condition
Good
Edition
First UK edition
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London, United Kingdom: Boardman, 1955. First UK edition. Hardcover. Good. Red cloth boards with black letters and graphics. FIRST EDITION. Previous owners name on FFP and gifted. Minor corner wear to top and base of spine. There is light foxing throughout. There is a partial top stain caused by some liquid. … Read more
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The Glass Coffin

by Bowen, Gail (Signed)

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780771014994
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Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 2002. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Black boards with gilt lettering. FIRST EDITION. Signed on title page by author. The base of the spine is lightly bumped. The corners are sharp. The DJ is price-clipped and shows no tears. 236 pages. Weight over 1… Read more
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S.

by Dorst, Doug and Abrams, J.J. (Conceived By)

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Olmstead Books
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780316201643
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New York, NY, USA: Mulholland Books, 2013. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. FIRST EDITION. Book states as title "Ship of Theseus" with V.M. Straka as fictional author. All ephemera present. Book made to appear as ex-library. The companion slipcase has the letter "S." and J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst with a torn slipcase seal.… Read more
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The Naked Runner

by Clifford, Francis

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
10th
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London, United Kingdom: The Book Club, 1966. 10th. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Blue boards with black lettering. No Edition Stated. There is light foxing noted. The DJ has a 3 cm. tear and is not price-clipped. 205 pages.
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Gold Fever

by Delany, Vicki

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Olmstead Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9781926607023
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Toronto, ON, Canada: RendezVous Crime, 2010. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback with illustrated board. FIRST EDITION. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The corners are not bumped. No creasing of the front board. 290 pages.
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The White Rose Mystery

by Biss, Gerald

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Olmstead Books
Published
1909
Condition
Poor
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London, United Kingdom: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1909. Hardcover. Poor. Illustrated red cloth boards with black lettering and graphic. Edition is not stated. The cloth spine is missing. The front and rear hinges are torn but the webbing is intact, except for an 1 inch section on the front hinge. Previous owner's name… Read more
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Miss Marple's Final Cases

by Christie, Agatha

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Olmstead Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780002315968
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London, United Kingdom: Collins, 1979. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Red boards with gilt lettering. FIRST EDITION. The DJ has no tears and is not price-clipped. 138 pages.
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Mrs. Jeffries Speaks Her Mind

by Brightwell, Emily

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Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781616646035
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New York, NY, USA: Berkley Prime Crime, 2010. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Black boards with gilt lettering. LATER EDITION. The corners are sharp. There are no marks to the text. The DJ has no tears. A Victorian Mystery. 290 pages.
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The Mayfair Mystery

by Holt, Henry

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Olmstead Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good
Edition
2nd
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London, United Kingdom: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1929. 2nd. Hardcover. Good. Red boards with black lettering. The corners, top and base of the spine show some fraying/shelf wear. The spine is faded. There are three ink spots on the front board and one on the rear board. The first edition was published… Read more
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The Bottles of Scented Sweets

by Pemberton, Max Joseph

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Olmstead Books
Published
1926
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st
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London, United Kingdom: Mills & Boon Limited, 1926. 1st. Hardcover. Fair. Red boards with black lettering and graphics. FIRST EDITION. The corners and base of the spine are starting the fray. The top of the spine shows shelf wear. There is an one inch piece on the rear board which has completely frayed away.… Read more
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The Mystery of the Friendly Forger

by Martin, Robert

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Olmstead Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
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London, United Kingdom: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1958. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Lane, George. FIRST EDITION. Green boards with black lettering. Previous owner's name on the front free page. There are six illustrations. The DJ is price-clipped and has an half-inch tear. 177 pages.
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The Twelfth Mile

by Perrault, E.G.

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Olmstead Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
2nd
ISBN
9780002218467
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London, United Kingdom: Collins, 1973. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. The corners and spine are sharp. The DJ has one tear to one-half inch and is not price-clipped. 287 pages.
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The Scarab Murder Case

by Van Dine, S.S.

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Published
1930
Condition
Good Minus
Edition
1st
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New York, NY, USA: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. 1st. Hardcover. Good Minus. FIRST EDITION. Faded yellow lettering on the spine. The corners, top and base of the spine are frayed. The front hinge is torn but the webbing is intact. 328 pages plus five pages of advertisements.
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