Bookseller: Old Bookshop of Bordentown [x]
Topic: Mystery [x]
Dorothy B. Hughes
New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1940.
First edition stated. Hardcover in black cloth stamped in light blue. 240 pp. A tight, near fine copy. lacking the impossibly rare dust wrapper. The more
New York: Jonathan Swift, 1941.
First edition. Red cloth hardcover lettered in black. 256 pp. "...Johnny Saxon, detective and ex-pulp writer, was snooping through Sam Sontag's almost deserted office, keeping more
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1935.
Hardcover in orange cloth boldly lettered in black. 267 pp. Reissue, published the same year as the Knopf edition. Contains "Red Harvest", "The Dain Curse", more
Patterson, Richard North
NY: Norton, 1979.
Frirts edition, first printing of THE AUTHOR'S SCARCE FIRST BOOK. A tight, fine copy in bright crisp dust jacket with U.S. price of $9.95 intact more
NY: Walker, 1978.
First American edition of Barnard's fourt and reportedly scarcest book, a novel of suspense set in Yorkshire, England. A fine, fesh example in a bright, more
Hurst, Edward H.
Boston: L.C. Page, 1907.
First edition. Grey cloth lettered in gilt and black and with front cover design in red and black of a young woman holding two gilt more
New York and London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1929.
First edition. Hardcover in olive green cloth. 346 pp. Tight, generally fine, bookplate front pastedown. In original deco-style dust jacket by Arthur Hawkins, price clipped more
New York: Morrow, 1966.
The author's first book. First edition. Hardcover. 222 pp. Fine in dust jacket with wear at the extremities and spine ends. Suspense novel in which more
William Morrow & Co, 1978.
First American edition/ first printing. Hardcover. 191 pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket with a bit of very shallow wear at the spine ends more
Hardcover. SIGNED BY PATRICIA CORNWELL ON THE TITLE PAGE. Book club edition. Fine in bright, crisp dust jacket with modest wear at the spine extremities. more
New York: Mysterious Press, 1986.
As new in dust jacket and black cloth slipcase. One of 250 numbered copies (this being No. 166) signed by O'Donnell. Hardcover. 256 pp. "Somebody more
London: Wm. Cobbett, 1828.
Three quarter red leather with raised hubs stamped and lettered in gilt, over marbled paper-covered boards; marble endpapers and edges. 332 pps. plus 12 pps. more
New York: D. Appleton, 1872.
12mo (5" x 7 1/2") in illustrated tan wrapperes printed in darker brown with center design of a holly-topped christmas pudding and various characters in more
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1941.
Proof copy in color illustrated wrappers featuring the design of the detective and his seeing eye dods that would appear as the jacket of the more
Peters, Ellis; Pargeter, Dame Edith Mary
NY: William Morrow & Co, 1980.
First U.S. edition of the second novel in the series of medieval mysteries featuring monk/apothecary/sleuth Brother Cadfael. Ellis Peters is recognoized as the grand dame more
New York: Morrow, 1941.
First edition. Buff colored cloth lettered and decorated in green. 272 pp. Scarce. New York private eye Joe South was as pushover for any job---what more
John Riddell; Miguel Covarrubias (illus)
New York: Scribners, 1930.
First edition with publisher's "seal" and "A" on copyright page. Hardcover in bright yellow textured paper covered boards lettered and decorated in black with a more
NY: St. Martin's, 1976.
First U.S. edition of the second Inspector Morse mystery and the scarcest of all Dexter's titles. Apperently retired form a library but without any stamping more
Oliver Bleek (pseud. Ross Thomas)
New York: Morrow, 1971.
First edition (no statement as is correct). Hardcover. Tight, generally fine copy, bit of embrowning to the text margins. In very good dust jacket with more
NY: Morrow, 1966.
Light blue cloth spine lettered in yellow and white, over patterned paper covered boards. THE AUTHOR'S ELUSIVE FIRST BOOK. Second printing stated. Near fine, touch more