New York: The Armchair Detective, 1976-1997. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, individual spines vary in color generally with white or black print; Covers are clean, most with little wear; Textblocks are clean, most with little wear; Quarterly magazine (ISSN 0004-217Z); Lacks issues for vol. 10 (1978); Includes full year of issues for vols. 17 (1984), 19 (1986), 25 (1992), and 28 (1995) with other years between 1977-1997 partially represented by one to three of the four issues; Includes separate index volume covering vols. 1 -10 (1967 -1977). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
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New York: The Musgrave Ritualists, 1951. 182/221. Pamphlet; G/paperback; light blue flyer shows slight toning to exterior edges; black text to front; numbered, limited signed copy; this is number 182; signed by Nathan Bengis member of the Musgrave Ritualists; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
Cheshire, UK: Roots Heritage County Conservation, 1989. Octavo; pp 221; G/paperback; ivory spine with red text; numbered, limited edition; full title: The Strange Case of the Counties That Didn't Change: A Handbook to the Myth of the "Changed" Counties; covers have noticeable toning to exterior; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; slight writing to inscription page by Father Francis; illustrated.
New York and London: White & Allen. 16mo; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; 3 volumes; rare; Weird Tid-Bits: Irish, pp 256; Scottish, pp 256; German, pp 256; half bound leather spine and corners and marbled boards have some cracking to joints, slight wear to edges; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedowns; interiors clean;.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2016. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with red text: DJ has some rubbing else clean, general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, mild edgewear, slight bump to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by author: First Edition: 345 pp.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; pp 135; VG/VG-; black spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; slight age toning to flaps; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Doubleday, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with yellowish brown text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, clean with mild shelfwear, staining and foxing on interior, autographed copy sticker on front: Boards are strong with light dust staining, some edgewear: Textblock has foxing along head edge otherwise clean, title page is signed by the author, pages free of markings, folds and tears: First Edition: 306 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with red and white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in red paper and purple cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 232 pages.
Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931. First Edition. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with red print; Boards in black cloth with red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to bottom edge, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, slight pencil annotation on front flyleaf, slight spotting to edges, shaken binding; 321 pages, frontispiece (map).
Garden City: Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with red print; Boards in black cloth with red print, tattering to corners and spine caps, cocked spine, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, stray marks on front pastedown, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, last page detached from binding; viii, 321 pages, frontispiece.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1963. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green, illustrated, with chiefly white print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, slight soiling to top edge and rear flap fold; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has light spotting to edges and endpapers, else clean and tight; "A Mystery of Today"-- DJ; 254 pages.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1951. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is light blue with black text; DJ has edge wear, open and closed tears, age-toning, sunned, inner flaps have cut corners, design is clear Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 219.
London: The Bodley Head, 1962. First Edition. Octavo, 222 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '16s', has minimal shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal discoloration; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages clear; shelved case 6.
Romford: Ian Henry Publications, 1988. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ is clean and bright but for small vendor labels to front corner and front flap; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine cap, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 110 pages.
New York: Random House, 1978. Reprint. Signed; First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is black with red and tan text; DJ has general shelf wear, light marks and scratches, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, joints are strong, light bumping, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, signed on title page, content is clear; pp 307; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; tan spine with orange and black illustration and black text; cover has age toning, rubbing, staining, cornerwear, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges and on first several pages, small stamp on head edge, partially removed sticker on back pastedown, pencil markings on back endpaper and pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 214.
Philadelphia: Oswald Train, 1972. First Edition. First American Edition. Second printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Tan spine with brown text; DJ shows minor discoloring around edges, minimal edgewear, small price sticker on front cover interior flap, 0.5" closed tear on tail, 0.25" closed tear on head; Boards strong, slight rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 198pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. First Edition. Octavo; pp 214; VG/VG; green spine with blue and black text; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight tone to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; pp 432; pink spine with white text; dust jacket has some slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned flaps; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean.
Philadelphia, PA: The Penn Publishing Company, 1939. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. orange cloth HB, compact in size and small stamped titles centered beneath head of spine and publisher at its foot. light wear to ends and extremities. mild toning to endpapers and the interior textblock. completely clear of writing or blemish. dark orange tinted head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. 321 pp.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2014. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Dark blue with some white on spine, white text: DJ has scuff marks, general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Edition: 368 pp.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2015. First Edition:. Octavo: VG/VG: Black, orange and white on spine with black text: DJ is clean with light rubbing, mild edgewear: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, slight bumps to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Edition:370 pp.
London: Doubleday/Transworld Publishers, 2006. First Edition. Octavo; pp 396; VG/G+; pink/red pictorial spine with light blue text; a Jolly Murder mystery; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed with initials by author;.
Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan Publications, February 1996. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid black DJ spine with red characters above b/w tipped tail for publisher. color illustrated jacket paintings on front and rear, under clear protective cover. medium blue clothbound HB, stamped gilt lettering, sharp-cornered boards, matching blue fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. clear and excellent copy. 295 pp. ISBN# 0939767244.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1939. First edition. 12 mo. VG/Good DJ. Black spine with beige text/title; dustjacket is clean with moderate edgewear (mild to moderate tears, with the largest extending over 1.75 inches horizontally); dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 310.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971. First Edition. Inscription on first white page, gifted to previous owner. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Blue/white spine with black text; DJ shows some edgewear and 0.5 inch closed tear on bottom of front cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock has mark on page 111, otherwise clean; 176pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition. 12 mo. VG/Good DJ. Blue and white spine with yellow and blue text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but otherwise clean with mild to moderate edgewear (several creases and smaller tears); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 276.