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Frost.

By: Wandrei, Donald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Fedogan & Bremer: Minneapolis.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 05417

ISBN: 1878252429

Condition: Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Pulp crime collection: collects the title story and seven others, all originally published as part of a series (18 installments in all, eight by Wandrei) in ''Clues Detective Magazine'' in the early 1930's. Edited and with an introduction by D. H. Olson: illustrated by Les Edwards.''Part Sherlock Holmes, part Shadow, Frost stood apart from the gritty trench-cloaked private eyes of the hard-boiled genre. At once looking back to the genteel, ratiocinative detect... View more info

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The Last Pin.

By: Wandrei, Howard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Fedogan & Bremer: Minneapolis.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02849

ISBN: 1878252259

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Edited and introduction by Dwayne. H. Olson: collects eleven pulp detective stories. View more info

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Hilary Waugh's Guide To Mysteries & Mystery Writing.

By: Waugh, Hilary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: Ohio.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35591

ISBN: 0898794447

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


198 pages. View more info

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Madman At My Door.

By: Waugh, Hilary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1978.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35703

ISBN: 0057500000

Condition: Neat inked name and date on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Thriller. Uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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The Mantis And The Moth.

By: Weatherly, Max

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: Boston.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43587

Condition: Fine copy in a G/VG dustjacket with shallow chipping along the top spine edge and one short (3cm) closed tear.


Southern Gothic mystery. View more info

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Essential Saltes: An Experiment.

By: Webb, Don

Price: £10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: NY.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13508

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Weird crime novel with fantastic elements. View more info

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The Irregular Casebook Of Sherlock Holmes.

By: Weighell, Ron

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Calabash Press: Ashcroft, British Columbia.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04129

ISBN: 1553100018

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Collects five long stories: a blend of the supernatural, macabre and mystery, stories in which Sherlock Holmes is assisted by the likes of Arthur Machen and M.R.James. Hardcover (there was a simultaneous paperback edition).''…five cases involving forces that are not of this world. Missing manuscripts, strange sects, sudden deaths and mysterious encounters all lead Holmes and Watson into a twilight world of mystery, magic and danger''. View more info

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Dossier 1X.

By: Weil, Barry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: NY.: 1968.

Edition: First American edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 24016

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Sensational espionage thriller. View more info

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The Technique Of The Mystery Story.

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Norwood Editions: USA.: 1977.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 35587

ISBN: 0841428379

Condition: NF/Fine copy as issued without dustjacket.


Facsimile of the 1913 edition: 336 pages. View more info

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The Hamlet Trap.

By: Wilhelm, Kate

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1988.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 14064

ISBN: 0575042478

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Crime novel: the first book in the Constance and Charlie series.''a beautiful set designer with a background of methodical madness is accused of murdering a member of an Oregon repertory theater company, and psychologist Constance Liedl and her husband, private detective Charlie Meiklejohn, investigate''. View more info

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Clear And Convincing Proof.

By: Wilhelm, Kate

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mira: Ontario, Canada.: 2003.

Edition: First Canadian edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 27175

ISBN: 1551666979

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


A book in the Barbara Holloway crime/mystery series.''murder mystery novel: the story's setting, a rehabilitation clinic in Oregon, seems innocent enough, but it turns out that everyone has reason to hate Dr. David McIvey, and someone finally kills him. The book excels because of the depth of Wilhelm's character development. Fields picks up on this strength, using changes in tone and style to give each character a unique personality, particularly the women, who h... View more info

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The Naked City: Urban Crime Fiction In The USA.

By: Willett, Ralph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35596

ISBN: 0719043018

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


152 pages. View more info

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Soldiers Of God.

By: Williams, Barnaby

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Severn House: London: 2000.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15249

ISBN: 0727855271

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Thriller: ''why - and how - did a laden African 747 belly-land on Harlem, massacring thousands and heightening racial tensions throughout America?''. The dustjacket artwork shows a plane on fire and about to crash, surrounded by New York skyscrapers. First published as a Sphere paperback original in 1991.''Why -- and how -- did a laden African 747 belly-land on Harlem, massacring thousands and heightening racial tensions throughout America…the Soldiers of Go... View more info

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Silk Rope.

By: Williams, G. Mountford

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth: London.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42792

Condition: Light part- brownining to free endpapers, a near fine copy in a G/VG dustjacket with moderate/heavy dust-soiling to rear (white) panel


Thriller. View more info

Mystery In Spiderville.

By: Williams, John Hartley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 12462

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


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McKain's Dilemna.

By: Williamson, Chet

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tor: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08355

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Private Eye novel by an author better known for his horror fiction.Private Eye novel from a writer better known for his horror fiction. View more info

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Bad City Blues.

By: Willocks, Tim

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Macdonald: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44093

ISBN: 0356195724

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Thriller, the author's first novel. View more info

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Necessary Doubt.

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Arthur Barker: London.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38970

Condition: Occasional browning along page edges, else a fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with pink splash stains (?) to the rear cover.


Metaphysical thriller. View more info

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The Janus Murder Case (signed by the author).

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Granada: London.: 1984.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 38971

ISBN: 0246121823

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new)


Pyschological thriller. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Schoolgirl Murder Case (signed by the author).

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon: London.: 1974.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 38976

ISBN: 0246105429

Condition: Page edges browning else a fine copy in an almost fine price-clipped dustjacket with light spotting along the top of both inner flaps.


Crime novel:''in the hunt for a vicious and calculating killer, Chief Inspector Saltfleet is drawn ever deeper into a dark labyrinth of sexual magic, perversion and devil worship''. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First printing. View more info

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The World Of Violence (signed by the author).

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1963.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38977

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (unread).


The author's third novel. INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR/''For Nick, warm regards, Colin W, Feb 87''. View more info

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Murderess Ink: The Better Half Of The Mystery.

By: Winn, Dilys

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bell Publishing Co.: NY.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35614

ISBN: 0517360578

Condition: Fine copy in a near fine dustjacket with one short (1cm) closed tear.


304 pages: ''an illustrated tribute to women in the mystery and crime genres''. View more info

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Murder Ink: The Mystery Reader's Companion.

By: Winn, Dilys

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Westbridge Books: London.: 1977.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36450

ISBN: 0715377493

Condition: Page edges browning, a near fine (NF) copy.


520 pages. View more info

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The Literature Of Crime And Detection: An Illustrated History From Antiquity To The Present.

By: Woeller, Waltraud (& Bruce Cassiday)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ungar: NY.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36627

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a little edge wear.


Translated from the German: 216 pages. View more info

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Serenade For Murder.

By: Wood, Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cherry Tree Books: London.: Nd (c.1944).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43929

Condition: Pages browning, a G/VG copy.


Thriller. View more info

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Sinister Island.

By: Wood, S. Andrew

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cherry Tree Books: London.: Nd (1945).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43898

Condition: Staples rusting, pages browned, a good copy.


Thriller. View more info

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Darkness At Dawn: Early Suspense Classics.

By: Woolrich, Cornell (ed. Francis M. Nevins & Martin H. Greenberg)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36371

ISBN: 0809312328

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


328 pages, including a 28 page checklist of published stories: plus a seven page introduction by editor Nevins. View more info