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1 De La Torre, Lillian ELIZABETH IS MISSING: Or, Truth Triumphant: An Eighteenth Century Mystery
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Very good with wear and abrasion to extremities, foxing to page edges, agency sticker to front free endsheet; in age-darkened dust jacket with chipping, nicking, creasing, rubbing, splitting at flapfolds. Jacket art by E. Mcknight Kauffer. 
De La Torre based this story on the true accounts of this real-life mystery. Dedicated to and with a short preface by John Dickson Carr. Illustrated with plates on coated stock and two fold-out maps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Modest bookplate to front free endsheet, else a fine copy in a mildly age-toned, nearly fine, price-clipped dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey. 
"A group of short stories, all mysteries solved by the great Samuel Johnson himself. While all the stories are bookish and literary, 'The Stolen Christmas Box' involves a manuscript in cypher and a library."--John Ballinger. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in a mildly shelfworn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey. 
Eight criminous cases solved by the 18th century lexicographer and his Boswell. "I call myself a 'histo-detector'...the crime scene in their time was rich and raffish, and afforded many an intriguing mystery to be fictitiously unravelled."--de la Torre. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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