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The Speaking Likeness (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, February 6, 1944), Adams, Frank R.
1 Adams, Frank R.
The Speaking Likeness (Gold Seal Novel, presented by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, February 6, 1944)

Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia, PA 1944 Paperback No ISBN Fair No Dust jacket 10.75" x 14" 
Tabloid-size full-length novel reprint for the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer during wartime WWII. Several original 2-color illustrations unique to this presentation. / Some toning and chipping to edges. Heavy chipping to top edge of front cover. Issue was stapled together with several other volumes of the series. Staples have been carefully extracted but the are numerous staple holes along the spine. Size: 10.75" x 14". Inventory No: 019386. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Murder Points a Finger, Alexander, David
2 Alexander, David
Murder Points a Finger
Mitchell Hooks
Bantam New York, NY 1955 First Paperback Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Bantam 1315) First paperback printing with attractive Mitchell Hook bondage, woman in peril cover. / Cover bright but shows some long faint creases and a penciled on phone number. Binding slightly cocked but solid. Some peeling/flecking from spine. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Illustrator: Mitchell Hooks. Inventory No: 021123. Paperback 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
Murder in the Rough, Allen, Leslie
3 Allen, Leslie
Murder in the Rough

Five Star Mysteries, Inc 1948 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Fair Condition No Dust jacket 5" x 7" 
(Five Star Mysteries 45). Vintage digest paperback. Paperback original golf mystery. / Cover attractive but nibbling to spine edges was causing cover to detach (neatly reattached with bookbinding adhesive). Some long but faint creases to front and back cover. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Paperback Original. Size: 5" x 7". 157 pages. Inventory No: 025067. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Flowers for the Judge, Allingham, Margery
4 Allingham, Margery
Flowers for the Judge

Avon New York, NY 1946 Soft Cover No ISBN Near Fine No Dust jacket 
(Murder Mystery Monthly, No. 35) Bright digest size paperback. A few very faint creases and light reading-wear. Binding solid. Wartime paper is lightly tanned but still supple and solid. Very collectible condition. Inventory No: 012899. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Sabotage Murder Mystery, Allingham, Margery
5 Allingham, Margery
The Sabotage Murder Mystery
William Forrest
Avon New York, NY 1943 First Paperback Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Avon No#-29) Early Avon PB. No catalog number with Shakespeare portrait endpapers. Rear title list goes up to 31 (The Doctor's Son by John O'Hara), Cover bright showing numerous short/faint creases. Some rubbing to hinges and moderate bumping to corners. Binding square and solid. Pages edge-tanned but supple Illustrator: William Forrest. Inventory No: 016586. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Jungle Murder, Amos, Alan
6 Amos, Alan
Jungle Murder

Novel Selections Inc. New York, NY 1946 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Adventure Novel Classic, No. 24) Bright digest size paperback. A few very faint creases and light reading-wear. Binding solid. Wartime paper is lightly tanned but still supple and solid. Retail ink stamp to back cover. Inventory No: 012901. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
$20 Lust, Andrew Shaw (pseudonym of: Lawrence Block)
7 Andrew Shaw (pseudonym of: Lawrence Block)
$20 Lust

Nightstand 1961 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Fine Condition No Dust jacket 4.25" x 6.25" 
(An Original Nightstand Book NB 1546) Paperback Original. Vintage pulp paperback with colorful painted cover (likely Bonfils or Harold McCauley). Early novel written pseudonymously by Lawrence Block. Cover copy reads: "The girl of his dreams was a gold plated nightmare" / Unread or gently read condition. Light bumping to corners. A few small speckles/spots. 3/4" crease to bottom corner of back cover. Pages lightly edge-tanned but supple. Binding square and solid. Paperback Original. Size: 4.25" x 6.25". 190 pages. Inventory No: 024088. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 145.00 USD
 
 
$20 Lust, Andrew Shaw (pseudonym of: Lawrence Block)
8 Andrew Shaw (pseudonym of: Lawrence Block)
$20 Lust

Nightstand 1961 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Near Fine Condition No Dust jacket 4.25" x 6.25" 
(An Original Nightstand Book NB 1546) Paperback Original. Vintage pulp paperback with colorful painted cover (likely Bonfils or Harold McCauley). Early novel written pseudonymously by Lawrence Block. Cover copy reads: "The girl of his dreams was a gold plated nightmare" / Unread or gently read condition. Light bumping to corners. Some staining to top edge of spine. Slight bend to top corner. Very faint damp stain to to corner of 1st 30-40 pages. Paperback Original. Size: 4.25" x 6.25". 190 pages. Inventory No: 023405. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
Hell's Kitchen, Appel, Benjamin
9 Appel, Benjamin
Hell's Kitchen

Lion New York, NY 1952 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Lion 95) First paperback. First printing. Short fiction collection. Story "The Kid with the Sunday Punch" original to this collection. Cover bright. Bumping to corners. Bend to top open corner of text block effecting 1/2 of book. Small rubbing/chipping to hinge. Some medium creasing to back cover. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Cover copy reads: "Teen-Age Vice Amid the Slums of Hell's Kitchen" Inventory No: 014829. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 USD
 
 
Don't Come Crying to Me, Ard, William
10 Ard, William
Don't Come Crying to Me

Popular Library 1955 Softcover No ISBN Good Condition 4" x 7" 
Popular Library 639. Vintage hard-boiled mystery paperback with colorful GGA painted cover art. Cover copy reads: "He couldn't say 'No' to a beautiful dame." / Cover is bright with some bumping to corners. 2" (closed) split to foot of front hinge. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. First Thus. Size: 4" x 7". 128 pages. Inventory No: 025282. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Meanwhile Back at the Morgue: An Ed Noon Mystery, Avallone, Mike
11 Avallone, Mike
Meanwhile Back at the Morgue: An Ed Noon Mystery

Gold Medal Greenwich, Conn 1960 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Gold Medal 1024) Paperback Original, First Printing. Vintage hard-boiled novel. Attractive Good Girl Art GGA painted cover. / Repaired split to spine. Moderate bumping to corners. Pages lightly age-tanned but clean and supple. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 017833. Paperback 
Price: 9.00 USD
 
 
The Bishop's Crime, Bailey, H. C.
12 Bailey, H. C.
The Bishop's Crime

Pony New York, NY 1946 Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Pony Book 60) A Reggie Fortune mystery. Classical, medieval, religious themes. Vintage mystery paperback with colorful painted cover art. Cover copy reads: "His acquaintance with Dante enabled him to recognize a discrepancy in a medieval document. And a treasure lost in the days of Henry the VIII plays an important part..." / Cover is bright with some bumping to corners and slight laminate peel to edges. Superficial horizontal crease, split across spine. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 022637. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Damned If He Does, Ben Kerr (aka: William Ard)
13 Ben Kerr (aka: William Ard)
Damned If He Does

Popular Library New York, NY 1956 Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Popular Library 785) Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful painted cover art. Cover is bright showing numerous small scratches and scuffs and a few small spots/stains. Moderate bumping to spine ends. Binding solid. Ex-library stamp on FEP. Inventory No: 009537. Paperback 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Damned If He Does, Ben Kerr (aka: William Ard)
14 Ben Kerr (aka: William Ard)
Damned If He Does

Popular Library New York, NY 1956 Soft Cover No ISBN Fair No Dust jacket 
(Popular Library 785) Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful painted cover art. Cover is bright showing numerous small rubs/scuffs. Moderate bumping to spine ends. Binding cocked but solid. Cover slightly misaligned leaving some exposed page edge Inventory No: 010187. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Someone From My Past, Bennett, Margot
15 Bennett, Margot
Someone From My Past

Crest New York, NY 1959 First Paperback Paperback No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Crest s332) Attractive, vintage mass market/pocket paperback with colorful GGA painted cover art. Stalker themes. Cover copy reads: "Sarah had known many men, but she loved none. Many men had loved Sarah, but one hated her. She never knew which one--until too late." Unread or gently read condition. Cover bright and glossy. Small bumping to corners. Very faint wrinkle to spine. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 021818. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Je Suis Un Criminel (They Made Me A Criminal) (Ateliers Roger), Bernard, Pierre
16 Bernard, Pierre
Je Suis Un Criminel (They Made Me A Criminal) (Ateliers Roger)

Ateliers Roger Montreal, Canada 1950 Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
French Language pulp paperback. No date (c 1950). Moderate age and reading-wear. Some faint creasing and light soiling to cover. Binding solid, pages supple. Small tears to first and last page. Text is in French. Inventory No: 010210. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Tanner's Tiger, Block, Lawrence
17 Block, Lawrence
Tanner's Tiger
Robert McGinnis
Fawcett / Gold Medal Greenwich, Conn 1968 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Very Good No Dust jacket 
(Gold Medal D1940) Paperback Original. First Edition. / Cover bright. Some chipping to top and bottom edge of cover and bumping to corners. Light reading-wear and faint tanning to page edges. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert McGinnis. Inventory No: 017100. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Specialists, Block, Lawrence
18 Block, Lawrence
The Specialists

Fawcett / Gold Medal Greenwich, Conn 1969 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Gold Medal R2067) Paperback Original. First Edition. Attractive painted cover art / Cover shows some scuffing and toning and bumped corners. Some horizontal bends over spine. Reading-creases to spine. A few closed splits to bottom edge of back cover. Light tanning to page edges. Binding square and solid. Inventory No: 017103. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Red Scarf, Brewer, Gil
19 Brewer, Gil
The Red Scarf
Robert McGinnis
Crest Greenwich, Conn 1959 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Crest 310). Classic Brewer noir paperback with beautiful and sophisticated McGinnis cover girl. Stated first Crest printing. Cover copy reads: "The money was hot and so was the girl. But it was cold-blooded murder just the same." / 3/4" chip from upper front corner of cover. Price inked large but faint to mostly blank area of cover. Chipping and short (closed) splits to spine ends. Page corners lost to 1st 7-8 pages. Several previous owner names inked on first page. Binding square but solid. Illustrator: Robert McGinnis. Inventory No: 020912. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Marked!, Bristow, Bob
20 Bristow, Bob
Marked!
Robert McGinnis
Dell New York, NY 1961 First Edition Soft Cover No ISBN Good No Dust jacket 
(Dell First Edition B193) Paperback Original. Vintage mystery paperback. Stated First printing. Colorful McGinnis peeping tom painted cover art. / Several faint creases and moderate reading-wear. Short (closed) splits to head of spine. Pages faintly edge tanned, but supple. Binding square and solid. Illustrator: Robert McGinnis. Inventory No: 021487. Paperback 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
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