Category: Detective Fiction


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THE STRANGE CASES OF MAGISTRATE PAO. Chinese Tales of Crime and Detection

By: Comber, Leon, translated from the Chinese and retold by

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tapei, Caves Books Limited: (1981)

Seller ID: 000017080

Condition: Very good

137 pages. Illustrated by Lo Koon-Chiu. Part of the series: Writing in Asia. Some inked notes on last few blank pages, otherwise in nice condition. 102416A View more info


By: De La Torre, Lillian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018223

Condition: Very good

Octavo, light green cloth covers, 190 pages. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. A little light spotting on top cover, still Very Good. Jacket design by Edward Gorey. Dust jacket has some rubbing, a little chipping at edges. Inside of dust jacket has been reinforced with tape at head and foot of spine by a previous owner. 092715C View more info


By: Estleman, Loren D

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books, (1989),: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 9844

ISBN: 0553053639

Condition: near Very Good

215 pages,octavo. Front cover sunned (dust jacket titles and design have been shadowed onto cover), else Very Good. Front panel and spine of dust jacket sunned, else Very Good. Publicity sheet laid in. 092703A View more info


By: Francis, Dick

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: (2000)

Edition: Collector's Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12033

Condition: Fine

Pages 217, octavo. Full navy leather with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker, attached but unused book plate. Signed by the author on a specially tipped in page, and signed as well on the certificate of authenticity, laid in. Fine condition. 041407A View more info


By: Gibson, Gregory

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Mysterious Press: (2013)

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 000015774

ISBN: 978802121134

Condition: Fine

Octavo, gray paper-covered boards with gray spine, 245 pages. Unclipped dust jacket with price of $24. Detective fiction by bookseller Gregory Gibson. 121006A View more info

MURDER AT MANASSAS. A Harrison Raines Civil War Mystery

By: Kilian, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: (2000)

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 000017410

ISBN: 0425172333

Condition: Fine

Octavo, 306 pages Review copy, publicity sheet laid in. 090617A View more info

BURNT OFFERING (A Captain Heimrich Mystery)

By: Lockridge, Richard and Frances.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co.: (1955)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018056

Condition: Very good

Illustrated with map. Octavo, gray cloth covers, 189 pages. Bookstore stamp on front free endpaper. Unclipped dust jacket has some rubbing and spine is a bit sunned. Light wear along edges. 021210A View more info


By: Osborne, Denise

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1995

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 000016189

ISBN: 0805031146

Condition: Fine

Octavo, 252 pages. Publicity card laid in. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 061507E View more info


By: Pinkerton, Alan.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hunter, Rose and Co.: 1875

Edition: first Canadian edition

Seller ID: 000016932

Condition: Very Good

Octavo, green cloth covers with gilt and black titles and design. 282 pages. Black and white illustrations. Former owner name on front free endpaper. Light wear at cover corners; slightly cocked, still Very Good. 041407A View more info


By: Shurman, Ida.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Phoenix Press: (c. 1943)

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000016003

Condition: near very good.

Octavo, red cloth covers, 256 pages. A few pages have some brown spotting; top edge of book block a bit dusty. Rear cover a bit dulled. Dust jacket soiled, one-inch chip missing at head of spine, chipping at edges. Inscribed by the author. "Andy Parker's swing band was getting in the groove with Andy's featured vocal solo number, 'Headlined in My Heart', when a shot rang out and Andy fell to the platform--dead. With both the orchestra and the guests of the Log house marooned by a blizzard, the task of solving the bandleader's murder fell to Jack Coler, the bass fiddle player and a newcomer... View more info


By: Starrett, Vincent.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: (1960)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018250

Condition: Fine

Octavo, red cloth covers over pictorial printed boards; viii [2] 156 pages. Black and white illustrations. Dust jacket spine a bit sunned, Very Good +. 092717B View more info

THE MYSTERY OF THE VANISHING LADY. Vicki Barr Flight Stewardess Series.

By: Wells, Helen.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: (c. 1954)

Seller ID: 000017776

Condition: Fine

Octavo (approx. 5" wide by 7 1/2" tall),, 214 pages. Tweedy blue covers with blue and white illustrated endpapers, in fine condition. Dust jacket has minor wear at edges; front flap has yellow Grosset price sticker ($1.00) on the bottom; a streak of offset blue on the top of the flap. A lovely copy. Girls series book; Detective fiction; Aviation. 073018A View more info

DEATH TRANCE. A Novel of Hypnotic Detection

By: Zimmerman, R. D

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co., Inc., (1992),: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10991

ISBN: 0688114512

Condition: Fine

254 pages, octavo. Book and dust jacket are in Fine condition, Review slip laid in. 091704A ISBN: 0-688-11451-2 View more info