Item #0810
 Intrigue, Mystery, 
True Crime 
& Suspense 
 
 
0801. Philip MacDonald.The Polferry Riddle. The Crime Club New York 1931 First Edition NVG/ No DJ remnants of bookplate on front boards DJ liner note pasted in fep  $15. USD 

0802. Rex Stout. The Broken Vase.NY: Farrar & Rinehart 1941 1st. VG some fraying to spine ends , edgewear and age toning, small ink cross out on front boards  $75. USD 

0803. Dorothy Gilman. The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax. Doubleday, NY, 1971, First Edition stated VG/ with dj slightly rubbed edgeworn  $10. USD 

0804. Sidney Sutherland.Ten Real Murders-Never Solved! NY & London: Putnam's, 1929. VG/ No DJ edgewear and previous owner's gift inscription. Supoer rare true crime classic  $25. USD 

0805. Hugh Pentecost, The Champagne Killer.  New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. 1972 Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Very Good.DJ First Edition. A Julian Quist mystery.  $10. USD 

0806. Xantippe.Death Catches Up with Mr.Kluck.Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc./Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1935 Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition  $25. USD 

0807. Brandon Fleming. The Crooked House. NY: E.J.Clode, 1921 VG first edition (Clode collophon)./no DJ. A facsinating and difficult mystery, never got the acclaim it deserved.  $15. USD 

0808.Dean Hawkins.Skull Mountain.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran for The Crime Club, 1941. First edition. NVG in soiled boards with No DJ $15. USD 

0809.Erle Stanley Gardner. The Case of the Beautiful Beggar.NY: Morrow, 1965. Hard Cover. First Edition. VG in a somewhat worn still priced ($3.50) .  $20. USD 

0810. Frederick Irving Anderson. Book of Murder.NY: Dutton 1929 1st edition of the rarity. Some age toning and edgewear overall VG/ No DJ  $100. USD 

0811. John D. MacDonald. The Lonely Silver Rain. NY: Knopf, 1985. Fine and tight near mint, in lightly chipped DJ $10. USD 

0812. Margaret McDonell. Althea. NY:  Doubleday, Doran and Co., for The Crime Club/1951 first edition Browned pages with very good dust jacket.    $15. USD 

0813. Anthony Boucher. The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1940 Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st. edgewear mild fraying to top damp stain to cover. $25. USD. 

0814. Dick Francis.Trial Run. NY: Harper & Row 1978 First American Edition. Near Fine book in very good dust jacket. Slight shelfwear to book and dust jacket .   $25. USD 

0815. Graham Greene.Travels with My Aunt. Viking Press 1969 First Edition, 1st Printing Hardback. 244 p. 23 cm. Very good condition. Very good dust jacket. $10.USD 

0816. Joseph Harrington. Blind Spot Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott Co. 1966. VG in badly chipped DJ. 1st Edition the 2nd Lt. Kerrigan mystery.  $10. USD 

0817. Rex Stout. Alphabet Hicks.NY: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941 Cloth. Very Good -/No Jacket. First Edition. Minor wear Farrar collophon appears on copyright page  $250. USD 

0818. John D.MacDonald. Empty Copper Sea. Lippincott, 1978, HC, 1st ed NF/VG, dj has edgewear, slight scuffing. $15. USD 

0819. Rebecca Scarlett . THE MONKEY'S TAIL. NY: Scribners, 1934 Bright near fine copy. No dj. Mystery. First Edition. Both Scribner's A and colophon on verso. . $15. USD 

0820. Gil Meynier.Stranger at the Door.  First edition, 1948 Charles Scribners, hb, navy cloth w/ silver titles, VG- /No DJ Mystery set in Tucson AZ $15. USD 

0821. Stuart Engstand. More Deaths Than One. NY: Messner, 1955. VG 1st in edgeworn DJ. $8. USD 

0822. Ellery Queen. Ten Days Wonder. Boston: Little Brown, 1948. G 1st with slight yellowing and bumps to top and bottom of the spine  $10. USD 

0823. Alexander L. Schlosser.The Gentle Art of Murder,1934. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1934 Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard to find out of print. Includes "Society Teaches Young Dillinger a Lesson."$35. USD 

0824. Anthony Boucher (ed.) The Quality of Murder. NY: Dutton, 1962. True crime compiled by the Mystery Writers of America. Including Poul Anderson, Robert Bloch, and others considered a bit of a classic. VG+ 1st edition (stated) in like DJ  $20. 

0825. Elizabeth Linington.Strange Felony. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1986. Hard Cover. Near Fine in like DJ. First Edition.  $10. USD 

0826. J.S.Fletcher. The Cartwright Gardens Murder. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926.A Good/No DJ First edition  Bumped Corners, bookstore stamp and age toning.$25 

0827. Eric Ambler. The Siege of Villa Lipp.NY: Random House, 1977.Very Good 1st edition (stated) in an edgeworn DJ $10. USD 

0828. John D. MacDonald. Cinnamon Skin.NY: Harper, 1982. Near Fine 1st edition with in a very lightly edgeworn DJ of Travis McGee adventure $10. USD 

0829. Morris Renek. Las Vegas Strip. NY: Knopf, 1975. Near Fine 1st (stated) in a lightly edgeworn DJ $10. USD 

0830.Agatha Christie. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. NY: Grossett & Dunlap, (1926) A Hercule Poirot Mystery NVG/G chipped DJ Previousowner's ink stamp & signature $10. USD 

0831. Nancy Barr Mavity. THE MAN WHO DIDN'T MIND HANGING: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran  (1932) Black cloth, without dust jacket. Octavo. 1st Edition [so stated] ; endpapers lightly spotted; and some edgewear otherwise, very good condition.$8. USD 

0832. Ngaio Marsh.Singing in the Shrouds. Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1958 Featuring Inspector Alleyn NVG slightly cocked in a moderately edge torn and chipped DJ $20. USD 

0833. Peter O' Donnell. The Silver Mistress. Cambridge: Archival Press, 1981. First US edition stated.(isn't really, a revised version of the original published by Mysterious Press in 1973, is first illustrated edition) Illustrated by Enrique Romero. Modesty Blaise. Fine book in Very good DJ. 
$20. USD 

0834. Jonathan Gash.The Grace in Older Women. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking Penguin, 1995 Hard Cover. First American Edition. Near Fine in like DJ LOVEJOY $10. USD 

0835. Rufus Gilmore.The Ebony Bed Murders  New York: Mystery League Inc. 1932 Hard Cover.NVG/No Jacket. First Edition. nice copy, spine and hinges strong, remnants of DJ 0n back boards. Black boards with a bit of rubbing $10. USD 

0836. Graham Greene.The Heart of the Matter.New York: Viking, 1948 Hard Cover. First American edition  VG/ NVG edge chipped clipped DJ  $15. USD 

0837. John Creasey.The Terror. NY: Walker, 1966. VG 1st US edition in a lightly edgeworn DJ. The return of Dr. Palfrey. $10. USD 

0838. George Bellairs. Death in the Wasteland. NY: London House, 1964. VG 1st edition  $10. USD 

0839. E.W Hornung. Stingaree. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. Original green cloth with affixed illustration. First American Edition VG/ No DJ. $25. USD 

0840.Dick Francis. Longshot. London: Michael Joseph, 1990 Fine/Fine DJ First Edition $10. USD 

0841. Margaret Doody, Aristotle Detective. New York: Harper & Row, 1978 Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First American Edition.. $10. USD 

0842. Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. WIDOW'S MITE. NY: Simon & Schuster 1953 1st (stated). VG in shelf worn dj with several chips. An Inner Sanctum mystery. $10. USD 

0843. Peter Coffin(Jonathan Latimer). THE SEARCH FOR MY GREAT-UNCLE'S HEAD. NY: Doubleday Crime Club 1937 1st.(stated) frayed a spine ends with a front hinge start and minor soiling else Good. Exceedingly rare $25. USD 

0844. Holly Roth .Shadow of a Lady. Simon & Schuster, New York, 1957. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. First printing VG/ G DJ .$10. USD 

0845. Dennis Wheatley. Herewith the Clues.New York, Mayflower Books, (1982,) a murder mystery planned by JG  Links.Wraps all clues present & answer section unopened !!!!! A little worn with chip along edge. VG, Rare in this intact condition. Fourth in the crime dossier series $45. USD 

0846. Jon L. Breen.Touch of the Past. New York: Walker, 1988. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition.  $25. USD 

0847. Dennis Wheatley.Murder Off Miami. New York, Mayflower, (1979) a murder mystery planned by JG  Links.Wraps all clues present answer section unopened !!!!! A little edgeworn . VG, Rare in this intact condition. The Original in the crime dossier series. $50. USD 

0848. Manning Coles. A Toast to Tomorrow. NY: Doubleday Doran (Crime Club) 1941 HB VG- 1st. Corner wear. WWII spy story with Goebbels and Goering in the cast. $10. USD 

0849. Herbert Lieberman.City of the Dead. New York; Simon and Schuster, 1976. 1st ed. A fine copy in like dust jacket. Remainder mark & previous owner's ink signature $10. USD 

0850. Jeremy York (John Creasey).My Brother's Killer. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1958). First edition code is A-12.58 . Very good in good DJ $15.USD 

0851. Philip MacDonald. The Link. New York: Doubleday Doran/Crime Club, 1930. Good/No Jacket. First Edition stated Slight binding lean and age toning. $12. 
 
0852. Whit Masterson (Bill Miller & Robert Wade). The Gravy Train.NY: Dodd, Mead /Red Badge,1971 Very Good (slight binding lean)/Near Very Good.edgeworn DJ First  Edition.$10. 

0853.William Krasner. The Stag Party. N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, 1957 Very Good/Good rubbed, chipped torn DJ. First Edition stated. $10. USD 

0853. George Bellairs. The Tormentors. London: John Gifford, Ltd., 1962. First Edition. Very good copy in worn/price clipped DJ $10. USD 

0854. Kenneth Fearing. The Big Clock. Harcourt Brace 1946 first edition, good copy/No DJ. Endpapers browned slight damp stain and crease to front board. $20. USD 

0855. J.S.Fletcher. The Orange Yellow Diamond. NY: Alred A. Knopf, 1921.A Good/No DJ First edition of one of Fletcher's rarest titles. Spine frays and age toning. $145. USD 

0856. Bert and Dolores Hitchens. End of the Line. NY: Crime Club/Doubleday, 1957. VG in chipped DJ with a couple creases else Good. $10. 

0857. George Gibbs. Out of the Dark. NY: Appleton Century 1934 1st. VG/ No DJ Purple cloth sunned on spine edgewear. $25. USD 

0858. Kenneth Royce.The Masterpiece Affair. NY Simon & Schuster 1973. VG. in Worn dj. 1st Ptg. edition. $8. USD 

0859. June Thomson. Not One of Us.New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First edition (precedes UK).  of author's first novel . VG/ NVG DJ with edgewear.$10. USD 

0860. Kay Cleaver Strahan. Footprints. NY: Doubleday Doran/Crime Club Inc. 1929 1st Edition Hardbound VG w/out DJ $10. USD 

0861. Breni James. The Shake-up.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964. First edition. Text block tanned as usual in inner sanctum mysteries. soil else VG/ G edge chipped DJ $15. USD 

0862. Alistair MacLean. Athabasca. New York.: Doubleday & Co. Inc. 1980  Very Good/Good DJ. First Edition stated. DJ has several edge chips and small tears. $8. USD 

0863. Ian Fleming. You Only Live Twice. New York: New American Library, 1964.  First American Edition.VG/ DJ edge chipped and torn along front fold else NVG. $25. USD 

0864. Lisa Scottoline. Running from the Law. NY: HarperCollins, 1995 Sm. 4to., cloth & boards in dust jacket. First Edition. Fine in like DJ . $10, USD 

0865. Clarissa Fairchild. Cushman. I Wanted to Murder. NY: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1940 Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition.Winner of the First Mary Roberts Rinehart Mystery Novel Contest. $25. USD 

0866. Robert L. Fish. The Murder League. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. 1st edition, blue paper-covered boards, 208pp. Very Good/ Chipped DJ. Inner Sanctum mystery that spawned the "Mystery League" series. $12. USD 

0866. Leslie Charteris. Meet the Tiger! Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran 1929. Extremities rubbed; otherwise, very good condition. 1st U.S. Edition [so stated]. . Black cloth, without dust jacket.Bumps to corners light age toning. The first Simon Templar (Saint) $750. USD 

0867. John D. MacDonald. Free Fall in Crimson.New York: Harper & Row, C1981 Hardcover, Stated First Edition, VG/VG edgeworn DJ $10. USD 

0868. Sue Grafton. F is for Fugitive. NY: Holt, 1989. slight wear FN/ VG DJ $45. USD 

0869. Dana Chambers. Darling, This Is Death.  NY: The Dial Press. 1945. 1st Edition.Good/No DJ yellowed as is common to WWII produced books edgewear and stain to front cover. $10. USD 

0870. Theodora Du Bois. The Listener. Garden City: Doubleday/Crime Club, 1953 First Edition stated. VG/ No DJ $10, USD 

0871. Alistair MacLean. San Andreas. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1985,  Stated First Edition, VG/ NVG (edge chipped) DJ $10. USD 

0872. Aimee & David Thurlo.Red Mesa. New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2001 Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First Edition. Native American mystery featuring Ella Clah, special investigator for the Navaho police, sixth in series $10. USD 
  
0873. Paul Engleman. Catch a Fallen Angel. New York.: Mysterious Press 1986  First Edition Near Fine/Near Fine DJ;  remainder mark  A Mark Renzler mystery. $10. USD 

0874. James Earl Ray. Who Killed Martin Luther King? Bethesda, MD: National Press Books 1992. NF/NF;dj with very minor wear of edges,no remainder mark. first edition stated. $10. USD 

0875. H.R.F.Keating. The Sheriff of Bombay. New York: Doubleday  1984 VG/VG 1st Edn. Remainder spray to bottom edge. $10.USD 

0876. Sir Basil Thomson. The Mystery of the French Milliner. NY: Doubleday Doran/Crime Club, 1937. VG/ No DJ First US Edition (First Edition stated). Bumps to corners. $12. USD 

0877. George Alec Effinger. Shadow Money. NY: Tor Publishing, 1988 Black Cloth. Fine/Near Fine DJ. First Printing stated. $8. USD 

0878. Erle Stanley Gardner.Dead Men's Letters. New York Carroll & Graf 1990. Stated First Edition. F/VG DJ ; dj has a 1/2" closed tear to rear top corner w/ very mild soiling $12. USD 

0879. George V. Higgins. The Friends of Eddie Coyle. New York Knopf 1971 First Edition. Near fine in lightly edgeworn Vg DJ Bookseller's stamp. Authors first book $25. USD 

0880. Thomas Harris. Red Dragon. NY: Putnam, 1981. VG/ No DJ 1st edition of Harris' second book introducing Hanibal Lechter.$12. USD 

0881. E.X. Ferrars. The Murder of a Suicide. Doubleday, Doran /Crime Club, 1941 Series character Toby Dyke  Very Good / No DJ,  First Edition stated $10. USD 

0882. John Stephen Strange (Dorothy S. Tillett) . Look Your Last.Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Doran & Co. / Crime Club. 1943.5th Barney Gantt mystery.NVG First Edition stated previous owner's initials.$12. USD 

0883. Agatha Christie. Elephants Can Remember. London: Collins/Crime Club, 1972. First Edition. First printing.VG in like DJ $25. USD 
 
0884. James M. Cain. Past All Dishonor.New York Alfred A. Knopf 1946. VG/badly chipped DJ First Edition (Stated First and second printings before publication) $15. USD 

0885. David C, Cooke (ed) Best Detective Stories of the Year- 1947. NY: Dutton, 1947. First edition. Annual selection of mystery stories picked from a variety of magazines.This is the second. A.A.Milne, Philip MacDonald, Ellery Queen, Fredric Brown, and others. VG in badly chipped DJ. $25, USD 

0886. John Creasey. The Smog. New York: Walker, 1971. Very tight binding (Fine) book is soiled and slightly age toned. DJ is edgeworn & soiled. $10. USD 
 
0887.Gerald Fisher.Hospitality for Murder. New York Ives, Washburn 1959 1st edition. VG/VG DJ $10. USD 

0888. Anthony Abbot (Charles Fulton Oursler). These are Strange Tales. Philadelphia: Winston, (1948). First edition (stated). edge wear ink signature of previous owner else Near Very Good/ No DJ A true crime collection (the stories somewhat embellished) by the noted crime novelist $15. USD 
 

0889. John D. MacDonald.The Green Ripper.New York: Lippincott, 1979. First Edition. VG/NVG DJ 18th Travis McGee.$10. USD