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Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Book ID: SCW10730

Condition: Very Good


BX2 - A first edition advance reading copy/advance uncorrected proofs book in very good condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a staple on the front cover near the center edge from a senior publicist's business card stappled to the inside surface of the front cover. This is a title in the author's Agatha Raisin mystery series. A British mystery... View more info

My Name Is Michael Sibley

By: Bingham, John

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking Penguin: 1987

Book ID: SCW02586

ISBN: 0140081186

Condition: Very Good


BC3 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library label, stamps, and label on the spine, title page and inside surface of the back cover plus a patch (about 0.25"x2") where a label has been removed plus some very light yellowing of the outside paper edges. A book about a policeman who has secretly hated a man, a former schoolmate, but who cannot... View more info

The Shakespeare Curse

By: Boland, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Walker and Company: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW12001

Condition: Good


BF2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back fixed and free endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped to the boards plus there is a tiny patch of board showing (about 0.25") at the bottom left corner of the back board plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges, the front an... View more info

Princess

By: Brown, Alan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Birch Lane Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW00649

ISBN: 1559720174

Condition: Very Good


BD6 - A hard cover first edition in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy quarter bound in pale pink cloth with white paper covered boards with blue-green lettering on the spine with some noticable foxing on the top outside paper edges. The dust jacket is in very good- condition with significant edge wear plus some creasing to the front and back endflaps. A thriller in which Princess Diana is captured by terorists while on vacation. 276p. View more info

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Hercule Poirot's Casebook

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5113BB

ISBN: 0399150218

Condition: Very Good


F3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has some light wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, some fading on the back top, ligth discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. here is a complete collection of fifty stories about Hercule Poirot, the shrewd little detective with the egg-shaped head and the enormous black mustaches. View more info

The Case of the Philosophers' Ring By Dr. John H. Watson

By: Collins, Randall

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW11817

ISBN: 0517535300

Condition: Good


BZ4 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boards quarter bound in white cloth with black lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some very light scattered soiling of the cloth plus there is some tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back free endpapers ... View more info

The Fate of Princes

By: Doherty, P. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Saint Martin's Press, LLC: 1991

Book ID: SCW05678

Condition: Good


CF1 - A first American edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good- condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in blue wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus a book rep's note in blue ink on the back cover. A mystery set in 1482 after Richard III has staged his bloody coup against the Woodvilles and seized the English throne. The new king declares Edward IV's, his brother the previous k... View more info

Very Last Gambado

By: Gash, Jonathan

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW11237

ISBN: 0312051751

Condition: Very Good


BH6 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very, very minor overall shelf wear. This one of the author's Lovejoy mysteryies. Lovejoy is back as a movie consultant about the robbery of London's British Museum. The job seems like easy money but Lovejoy comes under police suspicion for the murder of a reclusive antiques counterfeiter. The police attribute the disappearance of another antiques dealer to... View more info

Sink or Swim

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW07320

ISBN: 031215657X

Condition: Very Good


BF4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, and labels on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. This one of the author's Keith Calder ... View more info

Surrender Value

By: Hilton, John Buxton

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1981

Book ID: SCW10727

ISBN: 0312777108

Condition: Very Good


BG3 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy with only very mior overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with a closed tear (about 1") on the front top edge and another (about 0.25") on the back top edge. This is one of the author's Superintendent Kenworthy British mystery series. A mild mannered conservative teacher has surrendered an insurance policy and vanished and his reasons for doing so are mysterious. It is possible he has absconde... View more info

A Spectacle Of Corruption

By: Liss, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC5740BB

ISBN: 0375508554

Condition: Very Good


D4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have wrinkling on the spine edges and light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Moments after his conviction for a murder he did not commit, at a trial presided over by a judge determined to find him guilty, Benjamin Weaver is accosted by a stranger who cunningly slips a lockpick and a file into his hands. In an instant he understands two things... View more info

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A Conspiracy of Paper

By: Liss, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC23492BB

ISBN: 0375755594

Condition: Very Good


E2 - An advance reader's edition paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Benjamin Weaver is an outsider in eighteenth-century London: a Jew among Christians; a ruffian among aristocrats; a retired pugilist who, hired by London's gentry, travels through the criminal underworld in pursuit of debtors and thieves. 9"x6", 435 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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A Spectacle Of Corruption

By: Liss, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC34131BB

ISBN: 0375508554

Condition: Very Good


C5 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners and edgewear, light discoloration and wear. Moments after his conviction for a murder he did not commit, at a trial presided over by a judge determined to find him guilty, Benjamin Weaver is accosted by a stranger who cunningly slips a lockpick and a file into his hands. In an instant he understands tw... View more info

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An Instance of the Fingerpost

By: Pears, Iain

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Riverhead Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5247BB

ISBN: 1573220825

Condition: Very Good


A5 - A first edition hard cover book in very good condition in a very good condition dust jacket. Dust jacket has some wrinkling on the edges, some light peeling on the plastic film on the edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has wrinkling and wear on the spine edges, some wear on the bottom edge, light discoloration and shelf wear. An Instance of the Fingerpost is an ingenious tour de force: an utterly compelling historical mystery with a plot tha... View more info

Smalltime

By: Raine, Jerry

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Chester Springs, PA, U.S.A., Dufour Editions, Incorporated: 1997

Book ID: SCW07191

ISBN: 1899344136

Condition: Very Good


BF5 - A trade paperback ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and labels on the top outside paper edges, front endpaper, and dedication page. This is a title in the publisher's Bloodlines series. A mystery novel about sleazy 1990s Britain. The main character is an ordinary guy working in an... View more info

Death and the Oxford Box: A Mystery Introducing Kate Ivory

By: Stallwood, Veronica

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW07650

ISBN: 0684195968

Condition: Good


CB6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus the book is very slightly shelf cocked plus there is some very light tape staining on the outside board surfaces from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges and front endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. This is a title in the author'... View more info

Cardiff Dead

By: Williams, John

Price: $1.75

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Bloomsbury Publishing, Limited: 2001

Book ID: SCW05762

ISBN: 0747549974

Condition: Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps on the title page and back endpaper. A mystery novel set in Cardiff, Wales. The city is booming and the Welsh Assembly has just kicked off. Also, a man is found dead in his flat one week after this great event. He was old Cardiff through and through. He was a black kid from Tiger Bay and foun... View more info

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Pardonable Lies

By: Winspear, Jacqueline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC40035BB

Condition: Very Good


CI1 - An advance reader's edition trade paperback book SIGNED by author in very good condition that is lightly cocked, light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes promotional sampler CD. A Maisie Dobbs Novel. In the third novel of this bestselling series, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she returns to the site of her most painful memories from the Great War to resolve the mystery surrounding a pilot's death. 8.25"x5.5", 342 pages. Satisfac... View more info