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MYSTERY & DETECTIVE FICTION

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61 Cain, Paul. (Text) Faust, Irvin. (Afterword) FAST ONE.
CARBONDALE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. 1978 First Edition. 
First New Edition (after the original first printing by Doubleday in 1933) Fine in a close to fine priceclipped dj. (Couple of short edge nicks & traces of light shelfwear to dj.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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62 Cannon, Curt. (a.k.a. Ed McBain) I'M CANNON-FOR HIRE.
GREENWICH GOLD MEDAL. 1958 First Edition; First Printing Paperback. Fine with no dust jacket 
A paperback original. SIGNED 'Curt Cannon' by Ed McBain on title page. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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63 Carr, Caleb. THE ALIENIST.
NY: RANDOM HOUSE. 1994 1994 0316909718 / 9780316909716 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Slight hint of foxing at top & bottom edges. ) Produced as a television mini-series for Fall 2017. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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64 Carr, Caleb. THE ALIENIST.
RANDOM HOUSE. NY 1994 1994 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain blue patterned wrappers. (Couple tiny specks of foxing at edges. ) Produced as a television mini-series in Fall of 2017. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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65 Carr, Caleb. THE ALIENIST.
NY RANDOM HOUSE. 1994 0316909718 / 9780316909716 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Edges foxed. ) Author's breakthrough novel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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66 Carr, Caleb. THE ANGEL OF DARKNESS.
NY: RANDOM HOUSE. 1997 1997 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First trade edition. SIGNED by Caleb Carr on title page. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Mild trace of foxing at top edge. ) Sequel to "The Alienist." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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67 Carr, Caleb. THE ANGEL OF DARKNESS.
RANDOM HOUSE. NY 1997 1997 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. REVIEW COPY. (Slip laid-in. ) Fine in fine dust jacket. (2 tiny spots of foxing at top edge. ) Sequel to "The Alienist." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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68 Carstairs, John Paddy. NO WOODEN OVERCOAT.
LONDON: W.H. ALLEN. 1959 1959 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Edition. INSCRIBED in year of publication by Carstairs to noted film director Arthur Lubin on the front endpaper. Carstairs has noted p.94, where he has written Lubin into the text. Near fine in a Vg. + DJ. (Moderate chipping to spine ends. A few short edge tears at crest of spine & along edges) Carstairs not only wrote hardboiled exotic thrillers, but was, himself, a film director. A nice association. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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69 Caudwell, Sarah. THE SIRENS SANG OF MURDER.
DELACORTE. NY 1989 1989 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain purple printed wrappers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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70 Chandler, Raymond. FAREWELL, MY LOVELY.
SHELTON FIRST EDITION LIBRARY. FACSIMILE EDITION Fine 
Fine in cloth in an about fine dj. (Tiny nick at crest of spine) enclosed in the publisher's cloth slipcase. Facsimile of the original 1940 first edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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71 Chandler, Raymond. KILLER IN THE RAIN.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY. 1964 0395075203 / 9780395075203 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American edition. Near fine in a priceclipped, otherwise Vg. dj. (A few tiny chips at spine ends on dj. 3"-inch tear at seam of dj. flap. Traces of light shelfwear at edges of dj. alongwith a few tears) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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72 Chandler, Raymond. SPANISH BLOOD.
WORLD. CLEVELAND 1946 1946 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition. Near fine copy in very good+ dust jacket. (Paper age toned. A few small chips at crest of spine. Not affecting titles. Short edge tears at base of spine. Light shelf-wear to covers. ) Stories. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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73 Chandler, Raymond. THE FINGER MAN AND OTHER STORIES.
NY AVON MURDER MYSTERY MONTHLY. 1946 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First edition. Trade-size paperback original. Near fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (Light spotting to front cover. Bottom tip of front cover rubbed, with thin two-inch strip at base of front cover. Text age toned as usual. ) 
Price: 300.00 USD
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74 Chandler, Raymond. The LONG GOODBYE.
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company. 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First American edition. Near fine in blue and green cloth in a fine supplied facsimile dust jacket.. Despite lacking the original Jacket, an attractively solid copy of this Edgar award winning high spot. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages 
Price: 500.00 USD
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75 Chandler, Raymond. The Smell of Fear.
London Hamish Hamilton. 1977 241024420 Reprint; Later Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Reprint of the U. K. 1965 edition. British spy novelist Derek Marlowe's copy with his book plate on front end paper. Fine in very close to fine dust jacket. (Slight discoloration to orange hue on spine of jacket. ) ; 5 1/2" 8 1/2"; 538 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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76 Chandler, Raymond. TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS.
NY: POCKET BOOKS. 1951 1951 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A paperback original. Four stories originally included in "The Simple Art Of Murder." First printing under this title. Near fine in lurid pictorial printed wrappers. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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77 Chandler, Raymond. (Letters) MacShane, Frank. (Ed.) SELECTED LETTERS OF RAYMOND CHANDLER.
NY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS. 1981 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Near fine in plain blue printed wrappers. (Couple page tips creased in text. Hint of mild wear at edges) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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78 Chandler, Raymond. (Text) Bruccoli, Matthew J. (Ed.) CHANDLER BEFORE MARLOWE.
SOUTH CAROLINA. COLUMBIA 1973 1973 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Limited Edition. One of 499 numbered copies. Fine in leather binding, in matching slipcase. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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79 Chandler, Raymond. (Text) Gardiner, Dorothy and Walker, Kathrine Sorley. (Eds.) RAYMOND CHANDLER SPEAKING.
BOSTON HOUGHTON MIFFLIN & COMPANY. 1962 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American Edition. Fine in near fine dust jacket . (Couple short edge tears & traces of light rubbing to jacket. ) (B) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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80 Chandler, Raymond. (Text) Stoumen, Lou. (Photographs) Powell, Lawrence Clark . (Introduction) THE BIG SLEEP.
San Francisco North Point Press. 1989 0-86547-402-8 / 9780865474024 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First of this illustrated edition. Fine in a close to fine dust jacket. ( (Neat 'in house' remainder stamp at bottom edge. Single 1/4"-inch close tear at head of front cover. ) Illustrated with 40 Lou Stoumen photographs. ; 7 1/4" x 9"; 249 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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