Category: MYSTERY & CRIME

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 112

Image for WHEN LADIES GO A-THIEVING: MIDDLE-CLASS SHOPLIFTERS IN THE VICTORIAN DEPARTMENT STORE

WHEN LADIES GO A-THIEVING: MIDDLE-CLASS SHOPLIFTERS IN THE VICTORIAN DEPARTMENT STORE

By: Abelson, Elaine S.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10532

ISBN: 0195051254

Condition: Very Good


[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. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

Image for GUILT WITHOUT PROOF

GUILT WITHOUT PROOF

By: Alding, Peter (Pseudonym of Roderic Jeffries)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, McCall Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: H6602

ISBN: 0841501009

Condition: Very Good+


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] (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

MURDER POINTS A FINGER

By: Alexander, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1953

Seller ID: P5963

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for A CRIME OF HONOR

A CRIME OF HONOR

By: Arpino, Giovanni; Translated from the Italian by Raymond Rosenthal

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12169

Condition: Very good


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") View more info

Image for DEATH OF A LOW-HANDICAP MAN

DEATH OF A LOW-HANDICAP MAN

By: Ball, Brian

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12100

ISBN: 0802754031

Condition: Very good


224p. 1st printing. Jacket edges lightly worn. [Hubin; p.21] Jacket design by Ernest Socolov. (8-1/4"x5-7/8") View more info

Image for STRIVING WITH GODS

STRIVING WITH GODS

By: Bannister, Jo

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Crime Club / Doubleday: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12163

ISBN: 038519482X

Condition: Very good


178p. Brown spots on top page edges, jacket edges lightly worn. Jacket by Bob Korn. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") View more info

Image for THE AINCEWORTH MYSTERY

THE AINCEWORTH MYSTERY

By: Baxter, Gregory (Pseudonym of John Sellar Mathison Ressich & Eric de Banzie)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1930

Edition: First

Seller ID: H1304

Condition: Good+


301p. Former owner's name in pencil on front endpaper, wear to top and bottom of spine and corners bumped. [Hubin; p. 26] (7-5/8"x5-1/8") View more info

Image for THE GANG: A STUDY IN ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR

THE GANG: A STUDY IN ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR

By: Bloch, Herbert and Arthur Niederhoffer

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1958

Edition: First

Seller ID: H4316

Condition: Very Good


249p. Endpapers have slight acid discoloration, rubbed jacket has chips on edges and holes on folds. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

Image for FALSE STARTS: A MEMOIR OF SAN QUENTIN AND OTHER PRISONS

FALSE STARTS: A MEMOIR OF SAN QUENTIN AND OTHER PRISONS

By: Braly, Malcolm

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11804

ISBN: 0316106143

Condition: Very good


375p. Jacket rubbed with chips and tears to edges. Jacket design by Dick Adelson. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

Image for KILL HIM QUICKLY, IT'S RAINING

KILL HIM QUICKLY, IT'S RAINING

By: Brett, Michael

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6990

Condition: Good +


158p. 1st printing. Sums on last page, pages and inside cover toned, cover rubbed and lightly creased with edges scraped. 50517. [Hubin; p. 48] View more info

Image for UNTIL TEMPTATION DO US PART (THE CARTER BROWN MYSTERY SERIES)

UNTIL TEMPTATION DO US PART (THE CARTER BROWN MYSTERY SERIES)

By: Brown, Carter (Pseudonym of Alan Geoffrey Yates)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6963

Condition: Very good


128p. 1st printing. Name on title page, cover edges scraped. D3122. [Hubin; p.53] View more info

MURDER IN MAJORCA

By: Bryan, Michael [Pseudonym of Willis Kingsley Wing]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing Co.: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: P5965

Condition: Very Good


158p. 1st printing. Page edges brown from acid discoloration, cover edges worn. [Hubin; p. 55] A145. View more info

Image for WRITING DETECTIVE AND MYSTERY FICTION

WRITING DETECTIVE AND MYSTERY FICTION

By: Burack, A.S.; Editor

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Writer, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12964

Condition: Good


x, 237p. Brown stain on top of page edges, cover cloth sizing pitted and torn on edges, price clipped jacket has small chips and scrapes to edges. Twenty-six mystery and detective fiction writers share their advice on writing this genre, including A.A. Fair, Dorothy Hughes, Richard Lockridge, Ogden Nash, Dorothy L. Sayers, and S.S. Van Dine.(8-1/2"x5-5/8") View more info

Image for LOOK ALIVE

LOOK ALIVE

By: Burton, Miles (Pseudonym of Cecil John Charles Street)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Crime Club, Doubleday & Co.: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: H2470

Condition: Very Good


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] (8"x5-1/2") View more info

Image for KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS

KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS

By: Butler, Gerald

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Co.: 1946

Seller ID: H8329

Condition: Very Good


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") View more info

Image for LOVE'S LOVELY COUNTERFEIT (MURDER MYSTERY MONTHLY, NO. 44)

LOVE'S LOVELY COUNTERFEIT (MURDER MYSTERY MONTHLY, NO. 44)

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Book Co.: 1947

Seller ID: P6984

Condition: Good


128p. (Pagination begins at 11) Bookstore ink stamp and date on title page, wraps creased and corners worn. (7-7/8"x5-1/4") View more info

Image for THE SWAN SANG ONCE

THE SWAN SANG ONCE

By: Carleton, Marjorie

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8438

Condition: Very Good


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") View more info

Image for DEATH-WATCH (DELL MAPBACK, 564)

DEATH-WATCH (DELL MAPBACK, 564)

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: [1952?]

Seller ID: P7005

Condition: Very good


256p. Cover and corners creased and worn. Cover painting by George Mayers. View more info

Image for THE QUALITY OF MERCY

THE QUALITY OF MERCY

By: Carson, Robert

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: H2351

Condition: Good


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. Settings include downtown Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Beverly Hills, C... View more info

Image for TOO LIKE THE DEAD, BESTSELLER MYSTERY, NO. B133 (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED UNDER THE TITLE TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING)

TOO LIKE THE DEAD, BESTSELLER MYSTERY, NO. B133 (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED UNDER THE TITLE TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING)

By: Chambers, Dana (Pseudonym of Albert Leffingwell)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Lawrence E. Spivak, Jonathan Press: 1939

Seller ID: P5148

Condition: Good


128p. B133. Page edges browned, cover corners worn, bottom corner of front cover and pages bent, back cover sunned. [Hubin; p. 73] (7-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info