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41 (Healey, Ben). Sturrock, Jeremy; pseudonym THE VILLAGE OF ROGUES
(London): Macmillan, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Corner tips gently bumped, else a near fine copy in black boards with white spine lettering; in a slightly nicked pictorial dust jacket. 
An historical mystery set in 1798 Roehampton, England: "A heath of wild and frightful aspect with groves, thickets and forest; and a fit refuge for all manner of vagabonds, cut throat tinkers, footpads and highwaymen." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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42 (Hill, Reginald). Ruell, Patrick DEATH TAKES THE LOW ROAD
London: Hutchinson, (1974). 0091181704 / 9780091181703 First edition. A rough, good-only ex-library copy, with however, the elusive dust jacket present and in quite acceptable condition. Front free endsheet excised; mild separation at front inner hinge; tape stains to endsheets, covers, half-title; library rubber-stamping to copyright and title-pages; stains to page edges; underscoring to a few letters at preliminaries. 
The color photo-pictorial dust jacket shows some light wear, nicking, and abrasions at the edges where the library issue bro-dart had adhered, some mild glue staining to the edges of the flaps. Scarce Reginald Hill title under his Ruell pseudonym. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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43 (Hill, Reginald). Ruell, Patrick DREAMS OF DARKNESS
Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, (1991). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Hill writing under a pseudonym. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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44 (Hill, Reginald). Ruell, Patrick THE CASTLE OF THE DEMON
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc./A Martin Dale Book, [1973]. First U.S. edition. First published by Long in 1971. Hardcover. A tiny area of insignificant soiling to rear endsheet, else near fine in ochre cloth which betrays a hint of rubbing to the black spine title; in a lightly age-toned and edgeworn pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Charles Geer. 
This very early Reginald Hill--his debut as "Patrick Ruell"--is a richly entertaining gothic-espionage thriller with a tantalizing flavor of the occult; and features, as many of the Ruells do, a refreshingly original and appealing heroine. Scotland-set. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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45 (Hill, Reginald). Ruell, Patrick THE LONG KILL
Woodstock, Vermont: A Foul Play Press Boo/The Countryman Press, (1988). 0881501026 / 9780881501025 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The occasional pseudonym of Reginald Hill, the creator of the popular detective series featuring Dalziel and Pascoe. A suspenseful tale, in the tradition of John Buchan and Geoffrey Household, about a "retired" hitman who cannot escape his past. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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46 (Hilton, John Buxton Hilton). Greenwood, John WHAT, ME, MR. MOSLEY?
New York: Walker and Company, (1988). 0802756921 / 9780802756923 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny dot of nearly invisible stain to lower edge, else a near fine copy, in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Last of the Mr. Mosley comic mysteries penned by the late Buxton Hilton under his Greenwood sobriquet. This one involves a spate of antique frauds perpetrated shortly after the Antiques Road Show rolls through the North country town of Bagshawe Broome. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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47 (Hitchcock, Alfred). Knott, Frederick DIAL M FOR MURDER Advertising Campaign Booklet
1955. Very lightly rumpled, else near fine in 12''x15'' stapled wraps; printed in black-and-white on slick paper with red-and-black-and-white covers. Multiple illustrations on every page. 20 pages. 
Historic publicity guide for Hitch's only 3-D picture is loaded with variant poster styles, tag-lines and press releases, as well as offers of promotional accessories like bumper strips, marquee valances, cut-out standees, 3-D snipes, and lobby stunts. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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48 (Hudson, Jeffery). Crichton, Michael A CASE OF NEED
(New York): A Dutton Book, (1993). 0525938028 / 9780525938026 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Edgar-winning medical suspenser written by Crichton under his Jeffery Hudson pseudonym. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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49 (Hughes, Dorothy B.) Keating, H.R.F. INSPECTOR GHOTE BREAKS AN EGG
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1970). First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Some pale traces of darkening at the inner hinges (glue reaction), else a fine copy in a pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild edgewear, rubbing, and sunning. 
MWA Grand Master and Edgar-winning critic Dorothy B. Hughes' copy with her SIGNATURE to front free endpaper. Quite possibly Hughes reviewed Keating's book in print...which reminds us, has anybody collected her astute genre reviews for book publication? 
Price: 45.00 USD
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50 (Hunter, Evan). McBain, Ed ANOTHER PART OF THE CITY
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1986). 0892961538 / 9780892961535 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A non-series thriller as Ed McBain (aka Evan Hunter, Richard Marsten, Hunt Collins, Curt Cannon, and Ezra Hannon), who legally changed his name from Salvatore A. Lombino to Evan Hunter, and is best known for the 87th Precinct and Mathew Hope series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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51 (Innes, Michael). Stewart, J.I.M. A MEMORIAL SERVICE
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1976). 0393087514 / 9780393087512 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in russet cloth shelfback over tan boards; in a mildly age-toned and lightly rubbed illustrated dust jaket with front flap lower corner neatly clipped. Jacket design by Jay Y. Smith. 
Third of Stewart's "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet of novels chronicling life at Oxford. Numerous characters from the first two books, THE GAUDY and YOUNG PATULLO, reappear. Stewart wrote detective stories under the pseudonym "Michael Innes." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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52 (Izzi, Eugene). Gaitano, Nick JADED
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996). 0684807505 / 9780684807508 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and promotional card laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
The late author's third book as Gaitano is "the third in a hard-hitting, thunderously suspenseful crime series that vividly captures life on the street for Chicago's cops and criminals--and the fragile line that separates them." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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53 (Izzi, Eugene). Gaitano, Nick MR. X
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995). 0671500104 / 9780671500108 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The second Jake Phillips mystery by the late Eugene Izzi appearing under the Nick Gaitano pseudonym. Jake is partnered with a veteran homicide detective for an investigation that leads him to a sex-crazed killer named Mr. X. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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54 (Joe, Yolanda). Garland, Ardella HIT TIME
New York: Simon and Schuster, (2002). 0684873761 / 9780684873763 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illlustrated dust jacket. Jacket cover art by Sergio Barradat. 
Yolando Joe, the author of BEBE'S BY GOLLY WOW, here presents the second mystery featuring T.V. reporter Georgia Barnett written under the pen name of Ardella Garland. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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55 (King, Stephen). Bachman, Richard BLAZE
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Auckland: Scribner, (2007). 9781416554844 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Stephen King revised this manuscript written by the late "Richard Bachman" and wrote the foreword. The thriller features Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., a slow-thinking and hauntingly sympathetic criminal. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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56 (Lacy, Ed). Zinberg, Len WHAT D'YA KNOW FOR SURE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947. B0007ENL8C First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Minor creasing to the spine, mild soiling to the covers, bookseller's name and address faintly stamped to the lower front pastedown, else about near fine, in beige cloth with green spine titles; lacking the dust jacket. 
A "tough and tender novel of Hollywood" by the author best known for the pseudonymous Touissaint Moore mystery series which he wrote as "Ed Lacy." As Lacy, Zinberg won an Edgar for ROOM TO SWING (1957). Jacket by Bill English. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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57 (Longstreet, Stephen). Weiner, Henri CRIME ON THE CUFF
New York: William Morrow & Co., 1936. First edition. In black boards lettered in red to front cover, with titles and silhouette device to spine; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Several splashes of bleaching to top-edge coloring, former owner's signature to front free endpaper, else a near fine copy ; in dust jacket with pale dampstaining to the edges, short edge tears and signficant associated creasing, a few tiny nicks. 
Longstreet's debut and the only mystery published under his real name introduces one-armed sleuth John Brass, former Secret Service man who is also a popular cartoonist, creator of the comic strip, "Georgie the G-Man." Aka: THE CASE OF THE SEVERED SKULL. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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58 (Macdonald, Ross). Bruccoli, Matthew J. ROSS MACDONALD
San Diego, California: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1984). 0156790823 / 9780156790826 First edition: trade paperback issue. Hardcover. Covers and spine quite faded, else a very good plus copy in illustrated glossy wraps. Fully illustrated with portraits, facsimiles of manuscripts, and dust jacket and paperback art. 
Although Ross Macdonald's adult life was outwardly placid and uneventful, Matthew Bruccoli skillfully reveals him to be enigmatic and complex as the stories for which he is remembered. 147 pages; appendix, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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59 (Macdonald, Ross). Bruccoli, Matthew J. ROSS MACDONALD/ KENNETH MILLAR: A Descriptive Bibliography
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983. 0822934825 / 9780822934820 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gold embossed lettering; without dust jacket, as issued. New in shrinkwrap. 259 pages; appendix, and index. 
Includes facsimile illustrations of title-pages and dust jackets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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60 (Macdonald, Ross). Macdonald, John THE MOVING TARGET
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. 9997519493 / 9789997519498 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fading to spine, light wear and abrasion at spine ends and corner tips, dot of damp-fading to red-purple top-edge tint, scattered staining within; thus very good only; lacking dust jacket. 
The first Lew Archer novel--released as by John Macdonald, before Kenneth Millar had adopted "Ross" as his nom de noir; eventually filmed as HARPER with Paul Newman as the rechristened heir apparent to Marlowe and Spade. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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