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1 Ader, Paul THE BIG WIN
Edinburgh: The Pentland Press, (1984). 094627004X / 9780946270040 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in bright green boards with gilt spine-titling; in a faintly age-toned, lightly rubbed and soiled pictorial dust jacket with minor edgewear. Small octavo. 
Novel of thoroughbred horse-racing focuses on a student of horse-racing who dreams of devising a system to make it rich at the track. By the author of HOW TO MAKE A MILLION AT THE TRACK. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Breen, Jon L. HOT AIR
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1991). 0671681052 / 9780671681050 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Jerry Brogan horse racing mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Breen, Jon L. LISTEN FOR THE CLICK
New York: Walker, (1983). 0802754929 / 9780802754929 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Signed by the author to the title page. Horse racing mystery. Jerry Brogan mystery. 
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4 Breen, Jon L. LISTEN FOR THE CLICK
New York: Walker, (1983). 0802754929 / 9780802754929 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
Jerry Brogan, Surfside Meadows Racetrack's announcer investigates the murder of a jockey. Complicating matters is an old meddling widow, a crime novel enthusiast who thinks she can solve this real crime. The author's first novel. 
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5 Dobyns, Stephen SARATOGA HEADHUNTER
New York: Viking, (1985). 0670804886 / 9780670804887 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Charlie Bradshaw mystery from the author of DANCER WITH ONE LEG. 
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6 Dobyns, Stephen SARATOGA SWIMMER
London: Allison & Busby, (1981). 0850317363 / 9780850317367 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Mild tanning to the pages (as expected), else fine, in black cloth and an illustrated dust jacket. 
Dobyns' fourth Saratoga mystery featuring Charlie Bradshaw. Dobyns is America's hardboiled answer to Dick Francis. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Engleman, Paul WHO SHOT LONGSHOT SAM
New York: Mysterious, (1989). 0892963654 / 9780892963652 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A Mark Renzler mystery from the author of DEAD IN CENTER FIELD. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Francis, Dick COME TO GRIEF
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1995). 0399140824 / 9780399140822 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Sid Halley, champion jockey turned investigator from the earlier Francis mysteries WHIP HAND and ODDS AGAINST is back with a case that has driven a friend to an apparent suicide. 
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9 Francis, Dick DRIVING FORCE
New York: Putnam, (1992). 0399137769 / 9780399137761 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The world's favorite writer of horse racing mysteries cooks up a whodunit involving the owner of a fleet of horse-transport vans whose drivers are turning up dead. 
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10 Francis, Dick FIELD OF THIRTEEN
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1998). 039914434X / 9780399144349 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A baker's dozen of Francis's racetrack suspense yarns, many published here for the first time. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Francis, Dick HOT MONEY
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1988) 0399133496 / 9780399133497 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. 
From the multiple Edgar-Award winning author and former steeplechase jockey Francis comes this story of a wealthy man who fears for his life when the least likable of his five ex-wives turns up mudered. He calls upon his son Ian, a jockey for protection. 
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12 Francis, Dick LONGSHOT
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1990). 0399135812 / 9780399135811 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Travel manual and safety-guide writer John Kendall takes on a new project, the biography of a racehorse trainer. Soon, he is embroiled in a murder mystery in this taught suspence novel from the Grand Master. 
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13 Francis, Dick LONGSHOT
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1990). 0399135812 / 9780399135811 First U.S. edition, fourth printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Travel manual and safety-guide writer John Kendall takes on a new project, the biography of a racehorse trainer. Soon, he is embroiled in a murder mystery in this taut suspesce novel from the Grand Master. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Francis, Dick TO THE HILT
New York: Putnam, (1996). 0399141855 / 9780399141850 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Hot on the heels of the Edgar-Award winning COME TO GRIEF, this is the thrilling story of a reclusive painter who suddenly finds himself in the middle of a mystery when he visits his dying stepfather. 
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15 Francis, Dick TRIAL RUN
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1978) 0060134526 / 9780060134525 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild lean to the spine, page edges show some soiling, else very good; in a price-clipped near fine illustrated dust jacket. Map endpapers. 
Horseracing mystery set against the backdrop of the Moscow Olympics. 
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16 Francis, Dick WHIP HAND; TRIAL RUN; TWICE SHY
(Kettering): Index, (1995). 1858680409 / 9781858680408 First edition thus. Hardcover. Textblock faintly tanned, as is inevitable, else fine in color-illustrated, laminated boards, and matching pictorial dust jacket. 
"A trio of sure-fire winners from the stable of the doyen of racing thrilling writers, Dick Francis." WHIP HAND won the 1979 Gold Dagger Award from the British Crime Writer's Association. Handsome omnibus reissue of three of Francis's best titles. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Francis, Dick WILD HORSES
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1994). 0399139745 / 9780399139741 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lightly crimped to the spine heel, slight spine lean, else near fine, in an illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Francis to the half-title page. Valentine Clark, blacksmith turned newspaper-man, mistakes his friend Thomas Lyon for a priest and tells him a deep, dark secret that opens a long-unsolved mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Francis, Dick WILD HORSES
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1994). 0399139745 / 9780399139741 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
From the multiple Edgar-Award winner and Grand Master comes another thrilling mystery set in Britain's horse racing world. A filmmaker stumbles upon a long-unsolved mystery with the dying words of a former blacksmith friend. 
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19 Hagan, Arthur P. THE DAY THE BOOKIES TOOK A BATH
Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with faint shelfwear to top and bottom edges, else near fine. 
A novel of horse racing and skullduggery by a long-time racing reporter. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Hervey, Maurice H. DEAD MAN'S COURT
New York and London: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, (1895). First U.S. edition. In green cloth debossed in silver with titles and racetrack device set into skull&crossbones cartouche; fore-edge untrimmed. Hardcover. Very good, with wear and soiling to covers, front inner hinge at frontispiece a bit tender; no dust jacket. Illustrations by Frank M. Gregory reproduced as black-and-white plates on coated stock inserts. 
Early Hubin-listed mystery with a race-track setting. Hervey also authored DAVID DIMSDALE, M.D., A Story of Past and Future, an sf title listed in Clute. The frontispiece depicts: "the Spaniard endeavoring to crawl toward the stiletto."! 
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