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WHEN LADIES GO A-THIEVING: MIDDLE-CLASS SHOPLIFTERS IN THE VICTORIAN DEPARTMENT STORE, Abelson, Elaine S.
1 Abelson, Elaine S. WHEN LADIES GO A-THIEVING: MIDDLE-CLASS SHOPLIFTERS IN THE VICTORIAN DEPARTMENT STORE
New York Oxford University Press 1989 0195051254 / 9780195051254 First Edition Cloth Very Good very good Jacket 
[xii], 292p. 1st printing. Former price sticker on front flap, jacket edges lightly sunned and worn. Includes bibliographical notes. 7 leaves of b&w plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H10532 
Price: 29.00 USD
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GUILT WITHOUT PROOF, Alding, Peter (Pseudonym of Roderic Jeffries)
2 Alding, Peter (Pseudonym of Roderic Jeffries) GUILT WITHOUT PROOF
New York McCall Publishing Co. 1971 0841501009 / 9780841501003 1st American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
184p. Jacket has light edge wear and turning brown along top edge and spine sunned, sticker shadow on front of jacket. Jacket design by Abner Graboff. [Hubin; p.4] 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H6602 
Price: 19.00 USD
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3 Alexander, David MURDER POINTS A FINGER
New York Bantam Books 1953 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
166p. 1st printing (1955) Page edges are brown from acid discoloration, cover edges lightly worn and folds scraped, no creases on spine. #1315. P5963 
Price: 7.50 USD
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THE ALBATROSS AND OTHER STORIES, Armstrong, Charlotte
4 Armstrong, Charlotte THE ALBATROSS AND OTHER STORIES
London Peter Davies 1958 First U.K. Edition Hardcover Very good good + Jacket 
[302p.] Jacket has creased tears and chips to corners that have been reinforced on inside with clear tape. [Hubin; p. 13] (7-3/8"x5-1/4") H11745 
Price: 29.00 USD
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5 Arpino, Giovanni; Translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal A CRIME OF HONOR
New York George Braziller 1963 First U.S. Edition Cloth Very good very good Jacket 
250p. 1st printing. Jacket rubbed with crease at top front and corners worn. Originally published in Italy under the title Un Delitto D'Onore. [Hubin; p. 14] (8-3/8"x5-1/4") H12169 
Price: 19.00 USD
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THE LORELEI, Bachmann, Lawrence
6 Bachmann, Lawrence THE LORELEI
Garden City, New York Crime Club, Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Edition Cloth Good good Jacket 
191p. Cover corners bumped and worn, jacket has chips to edges and scrapes and creases to folds. Jacket painting by Arthur Shilstone. Basis of motion picture Whirlpool. [Hubin; p. 19] (8-1/4"x5-5/8") H10526 
Price: 15.00 USD
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THE STARTING GUN, Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein)
7 Bagby, George (Pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein) THE STARTING GUN
Garden City, New York Crime Club / Doubleday & Co. 1948 First Edition, Stated Hardcover Good fair Jacket 
185p. Book rental label on front endpaper, page edges toned, cover edges worn, jacket has chips and tears to edges and spine partly missing. Inspector Schmidt investigates another murder in New York City. Jacket illustration by Morgan. [Hubin; p. 19] (8"x5-3/8") H11354 
Price: 19.00 USD
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8 Ball, Brian DEATH OF A LOW-HANDICAP MAN
New York Walker & Co. 1974 0802754031 / 9780802754035 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very good very good Jacket 
224p. 1st printing. Jacket edges lightly worn. [Hubin; p.21] Jacket design by Ernest Socolov. (8-1/4"x5-7/8") H12100 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Bannister, Jo STRIVING WITH GODS
Garden City, New York Crime Club / Doubleday 1984 038519482X / 9780385194822 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very good very good Jacket 
178p. Brown spots on top page edges, jacket edges lightly worn. Jacket by Bob Korn. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") H12163 
Price: 19.00 USD
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THE AINCEWORTH MYSTERY, Baxter, Gregory (Pseudonym of John Sellar Mathison Ressich & Eric de Banzie)
10 Baxter, Gregory (Pseudonym of John Sellar Mathison Ressich & Eric de Banzie) THE AINCEWORTH MYSTERY
New York D. Appleton and Co. 1930 1st U.S. Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 
301p. Former owner's name in pencil on front endpaper, wear to top and bottom of spine and corners bumped. [Hubin; p. 26] 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. H1304 
Price: 19.00 USD
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THE GANG: A STUDY IN ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR, Bloch, Herbert and Arthur Niederhoffer
11 Bloch, Herbert and Arthur Niederhoffer THE GANG: A STUDY IN ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR
New York Philosophical Library 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
249p. Endpapers have slight acid discoloration, rubbed jacket has chips on edges and holes on folds. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H4316 
Price: 19.00 USD
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FALSE STARTS: A MEMOIR OF SAN QUENTIN AND OTHER PRISONS, Braly, Malcolm
12 Braly, Malcolm FALSE STARTS: A MEMOIR OF SAN QUENTIN AND OTHER PRISONS
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1976 0316106143 / 9780316106146 First Edition, Stated Hardcover Very good good Jacket 
375p. Jacket rubbed with chips and tears to edges. Jacket design by Dick Adelson. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") H11804 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Bryan, Michael [Pseudonym of Willis Kingsley Wing] MURDER IN MAJORCA
New York Dell Publishing Co. 1957 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
158p. 1st printing. Page edges brown from acid discoloration, cover edges worn. [Hubin; p. 55] A145. P5965 
Price: 15.00 USD
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LOOK ALIVE, Burton, Miles (Pseudonym of Cecil John Charles Street)
14 Burton, Miles (Pseudonym of Cecil John Charles Street) LOOK ALIVE
Garden City, NY Crime Club, Doubleday & Co. 1950 (1st U.S. Edition) Cloth Very Good Good Jacket 
222p. Page edges brown, cover spine edges bumped, jacket spine sunned with creases, small tears and chips to edges. Jacket illustration by Paul Galdone. [Hubin; p.58] 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H2470 
Price: 75.00 USD
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KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS, Butler, Gerald
15 Butler, Gerald KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS
New York Rinehart & Co. 1946 Cloth Very Good Fair Jacket 
216p. 2nd printing. Back endpaper creased, page edges spotted, former owner's name written on front endpaper, cover corners bumped and lightly worn, jacket has chips, creased tears and scrapes to edges. [Hubin; p. 59] (7-3/4"x5-1/2") H8329 
Price: 24.00 USD
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THE MAN WHO GOT AWAY WITH IT, Carey, Bernice
16 Carey, Bernice THE MAN WHO GOT AWAY WITH IT
Garden City, New York Crime Club, Doubleday & Co. 1950 First Edition, Stated Hard Cover Good+ Fair+ Jacket 
224p. Page edges browned, cover corners lightly worn, rubbed jacket has a 1" tear on top back spine fold with a large chip on bottom of spine and sunned spine. [Hubin; p.64] 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H8713 
Price: 15.00 USD
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THE SWAN SANG ONCE, Carleton, Marjorie
17 Carleton, Marjorie THE SWAN SANG ONCE
New York William Morrow & Co. 1947 (First Edition) Cloth Very Good Good+ Jacket 
211p. Former owner's stamp on front endpaper and pastedown, top and bottom of jacket spine chipped with scrapes to folds. [Hubin; p.65] (8-1/4"x5-1/2") H8438 
Price: 19.00 USD
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THE QUALITY OF MERCY, Carson, Robert
18 Carson, Robert THE QUALITY OF MERCY
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1954 First Edition, Stated Hard Cover Good Good Jacket 
307p. Cover edges worn especially at corners, price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges with holes on flap folds and front flap fold detached from front, front endpaper removed. Warren Hearst, of Herbold Hearst detective agency, takes on a case for an insurance company. As his investigation proceeds he begins to identify with the man he is investigating. Interesting mystery since the story is told from three points of view; Warren’s, the man he is investigating, and a girl who is involved with both men. Setting include downtown Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Beverly Hills, California. [Baird & Greenwood; 422 & Hubin; p.67] Jacket design by Ben Feder. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H2351 
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TOO LIKE THE DEAD (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED UNDER THE TITLE TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING, BESTSELLER MYSTERY, NO. B133), Chambers, Dana (Pseudonym of Albert Leffingwell)
19 Chambers, Dana (Pseudonym of Albert Leffingwell) TOO LIKE THE DEAD (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED UNDER THE TITLE TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING, BESTSELLER MYSTERY, NO. B133)
New York Lawrence E. Spivak, Jonathan Press 1939 Soft Cover Good 
128p. B133. Page edges browned, cover corners worn, bottom corner of front cover and pages bent, back cover sunned. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. P5148 
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20 Charteris, Leslie THE SAINT GOES WEST: SOME FURTHER EXPLOITS OF SIMON TEMPLAR
Garden City, New York Crime Club; Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1942 First U.S. Edition Cloth Good + No Jacket 
276p. Gift message on front endpaper, endpapers toned, cover corners bumped and spine sunned. [Hubin; p. 76] (8"x5-3/4") H12139 
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