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1 Cody, Liza; (Hughes, Dorothy B.) BAD COMPANY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine (one lower corner tip has a nearly imperceptible bruise), in a lightly edgeworn and age-toned dust jacket. 
Mystery veteran Dorothy B. Hughes's copy of Cody's second Anna Lee mystery in the American first. This unique copy has been SIGNED by Cody to the title-page, and Hughes has also SIGNED the title-page! 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Hughes, Dorothy B. DREAD JOURNEY
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1945). B0007E66LQ First edition, first printing. A Bloodhound Mystery. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in black cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a good dust jacket: a 2x3-inch chip has been glued back into place at the upper front panel, spine panel shows nicking at the ends and a vertical crease, edges show a few minor nicks. 
"Suspense novel about a film actress doomed to die in order that her director can groom a successor."--Anthony Slide. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 (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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4 Hughes, Dorothy B. RIDE THE PINK HORSE: And Two Other Great Mysteries
Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., (1975). B0006YO5OM Book club edition. Hardcover. Very good with wear to the extremities, bumping to the upper corner tips, and mild staining to the endsheets; in an illustrated dust jacket that is stained, rubbed, and lightly shelfworn. 
This volume comprises RIDE THE PINK HORSE, which became a 1947 Robert Montgomery film; IN A LONELY PLACE, which was the basis for Nicholas Ray's 1950 film with Humphrey Bogart; and THE DAVIDIAN REPORT. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Hughes, Dorothy B. THE BIG BARBECUE
New York: Random House, (1949). B0007E65JY First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Wear to the shelf edges and spine ends, else very good plus; in a worn, good only illustrated dust jacket with the front flap separated, edge flaking, some fading, and large pieces missing from the edges. Cartoon jacket illustration by Barney Tobey. 
Uncommon non-mystery by the American mystery writer (RIDE THE PINK HORSE, IN A LONELY PLACE, etc.) and Edgar Award winning critic. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Hughes, Dorothy B. THE EXPENDABLE MAN
New York: Random House, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with slight lean to the spine, mild wear to spine ends, agency label sticker on front free endpaper; in a very good plus dust jacket with light tanning and soiling, wear and nicks to spine ends, small closed edge tear to top edge of rear panel. 
A doctor, driving to a wedding in Phoenix, picks up a young female hitch-hiker who is later found murdered, drawing him into a race to find the killer, before the police can suspect him, in this suspense novel by the acclaimed mystery author and critic. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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