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The Call of the Clouds

By: A. Van Buren Powell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1932

Seller ID: 000280

Condition: Good


Book is in Good condition with some writing in pencil on inside of back cover. Slight indent on front cover, inside clean and solid. "Dedicated to all boys who have the love of aviation in their hearts." View more info

Top of the Heap

By: A.A. Fair (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1959 - September

Edition: First Dell Edition

Seller ID: 000405

Condition: Good


SHE PLAYED THE ODDS - AND LOST! When the beautiful girlfriend of a notorious gangster vanishes, the last man to be seen with her needs an alibi - and fast. Enter Donald Lam of the Cool & Lam detective agency. But his client's story doesn't add up, and soon Lam's uncovered a mining scam, an illegal casino, and a double homicide... And a chance for an enterprising private eye to make a small fortune - if he can just stay alive long enough to cash in on it! View more info

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The Fall of Fergal

By: Ardagh, Philip

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition Full number line

Seller ID: 000406

ISBN: 0805074767

Condition: Very Good


Small markings inside front cover, else in Very Good condition. The very last words young Fergal McNally heard in his life were: "Don't lean out of that window!" The very last sounds were probably the air whistling past his sticky-out ears as he fell the fourteen stories, the honk of traffic horns below (getting nearer and nearer, of course), and-possibly-the "SP" of the "SPLAT!" he himself made as he hit the pavement. Fergal certainly wouldn't have heard more than th... View more info

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Breaker's ahead

By: Barbour, A. Maynard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1906

Seller ID: 000279

Condition: Very Good


Book is in Very Good Condition with no dust jacket. Mild soiling to covers. Inside is clean and bright. A very solid copy. Printed June 1906, this is a very rare copy. View more info

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Stop Thief!

By: Carlyle Moore

Price: $3.53

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Seller ID: 000270

Condition: Fair


Book is in Fair condition with some pages coming loose. No dust jacket. Foxing throughout. Pages coming loose from spine, but all pages appear to be present. Inscription on ffep "To Beatrice From Daddy Dec. 1918" in ink. Some nice color illustrations. Good reading copy. 301 pages plus ads. View more info

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The Third Degree

By: Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1909

Seller ID: 000283

Condition: Fair


Cover of book is badly soiled and worn and in Poor condition, but the interior is solid with minimal foxing and in Fair condition. "A Narrative of Metropolitan Life". Mystery/Romance. 356 pages + advertisements View more info

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John Marsh's Millions

By: Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Seller ID: 000284

Condition: Fair


Cover is badly soiled and moderately worn. No dust jacket. A story about a conspiracy to cheat an innocent young heiress of her millions by having her declared insane. 342 pages plus advertisements View more info

The Lyre of Orpheus

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 000344

ISBN: 067082416x

Condition: As New


Book is in As New condition with remainder mark across bottom edge of pages. Dust jacket is in As New condition. The third book in the series about the character Francis Cornish. In this book, Francis has passed away, but continues to watch over the ones he left behind. A mystery with a touch of humor. View more info

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Death at Wentwater Court

By: Dunn, Carola

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 000410

ISBN: 1575667509

Condition: Fair


Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries Book 1 No stranger to sprawling country estates, well-heeled Daisy Dalrymple is breaking new ground at Wentwater Court to cover a story for Town & Country magazine. But her interview gives way to interrogation when suave Lord Stephen Astwick meets a chilly end on the tranquil skating pond. With evidence that his death was anything but accidental, Daisy joins forces with Scotland Yard so the culprit can't slip through their fingers like th... View more info

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Half Moon Investigations

By: Eoin Colfer

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Miramax Books: 2006

Seller ID: 000346

ISBN: 1423105095

Condition: Fine


Book is in Fine condition with no dust jacket as issued. Mild crease down length of spine and mild bumping to corners, else a very solid book. Young Adult book about the "youngest detective in the world". View more info

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The Yellow Dove

By: George Gibbs

Price: $6.96

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Seller ID: 000272

Condition: Poor


Book is in Poor condition. No dust jacket. Paint spilled on front cover of book. Spine is cocked. Mild foxing throughout. Some of the first front pages are coming, else tightly bound. A good reading copy with several nice black and white illustrations done by the author. 331 pages plus ads. View more info

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Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc: 1966

Seller ID: 000298

Condition: Fair


Book is in Fair to Good condition. Dust jacket is in Fair to Good condition, covered in mylar. Ex-Library with the usual markings. FFEP is torn out. The rest of the book is very clean and binding is tight. Second book in the series written by Kemelman. Eighth printing. View more info

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Monday the Rabbi Took Off

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1972

Seller ID: 000299

Condition: Fair


Book is in Fair condition. Dust jacket is in Fair condition, in mylar cover. Ex-library with the usual markings. Some rubbing of edges and small tears to dust jacket. Fourth book in Kemelman's Rabbi series, detective stories. View more info

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Thursday the Rabbi Walked Out

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 0

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 000300

Condition: Fair


Book is in Fair condition with soiling to bottom edges. Dust jacket is in Good condition, in mylar cover. Ex-library. Book Club edition. FFEP torn out. This is the seventh book in the Rabbi detective series. Good reading copy View more info

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Thursday the Rabbi Walked Out

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1978

Seller ID: 000301

Condition: Good


Paperback book is in Good condition. Looks unread. Personal library stamp on ffep, else a very clean book. First printing of paperback edition. Seventh book in Kemelman's Rabbi detective series. View more info

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Wednesday the Rabbi got Wet

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 000302

Condition: Good


Book is in Good condition. Dust jacket is in Fair condition with mild scuffing, but covered in mylar. Ex-library, Book Club edition. FFEP torn out. Sixth book in Kemelman's Rabbit detective series. View more info

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Someday the Rabbi will Leave

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000303

Condition: Fair


Book is in Fair to Good condition. Dust jacket is in Fair to Good condition and covered in mylar. FFEP is torn out. Some scuffing and mild soiling to both book and jacket. Ex-library. First Edition, First printing. Eighth book in the Rabbi detective series. View more info

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Weekend with the Rabbi

By: Harry Kemelman

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Nelson Doubleday, Inc: 1987

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 000304

Condition: Good


Book is in Good condition. Dust jacket is in Good condition and covered with mylar. Ex-library with the usual markings. FFEP is torn out. Library stamp on both top and bottom edges of pages. Else, a very clean solid book. This book is a compilation of the first three Rabbi Detective books: Friday the Rabbi Slept Late, Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry, and Sunday the Rabbi Stayed Home. View more info

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the Big Laugh

By: John O'Hara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000244

Condition: Very Good


Stated First printing. Book is in Very Good condition. Dust jacket is Near Fine and in mylar cover. Ex-library copy with minimal markings. Inside of book is solid with the usual library stamp and notation in ink on title page. Some residue marks from the tape used to attach the mylar to book."The Big Laugh is the story of Richard Hubert Ward, a rascal who became an actor "because there was almost nothing else for him to do." At 14, Hubie had swiped his uncle's car an... View more info

One Season of Sunshine

By: Julia London

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000209

ISBN: 1416547096

Condition: New


Book is in New condition. First edition as this author publishes in paperback. This is the story of a young woman who sets out to find her biological parents. She takes a job as a nanny for a well to do widower, and finds herself attracted to him. Lots of twist and complications. A well written romance/mystery novel. View more info