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1 Bayer, Oliver Weld The Paper Chase
NY Crime Club 1943 First Edition hardcover VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket with half inch chip to upper edge of spine. Number "2" stamped on upper edge 
Authors first book, basis for 1945 MGM film "Dangerous Partners" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Love Insurance, Biggers, Earl Derr
2 Biggers, Earl Derr Love Insurance
Indianapolis Bobbs 1914 First Edition hardcover VG copy with very light shelf wear (no Dust Jacket). A much less common variant with pictorial cover 
Illustrated by Frank Snapp. Author's second mystery and the basis for two silent films and the 1940 Universal film "One Night in the Tropics" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Good Man in Africa, Boyd, William
3 Boyd, William A Good Man in Africa
NY Vintage 2003 1400030021 / 9781400030026 Reprint paperback Trade paperback, fine in pictorial wraps. 1st printing as such 
Basis for the 1994 film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Sean Connery 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Adventures of Richard Hannay, Buchan, John
4 Buchan, John Adventures of Richard Hannay
Boston Houghton 1939 First Edition hardcover A fine copy in a VG or better Dust Jacket missing a couple of tiny chips. "1939" date appears on title page as it should to denote a first Houghton printing of this edition 
Collects THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS, GREENMANTLE & MR. STEADFAST. The Thirty-Nine Steps is a Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title and was the basis for Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1935 film 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Burnett, W. R. Little Caesar
NY Avon 1951 Paperback reprint paperback Large bookshop stamp on front cover, else near fine in pictorial wraps (Avon #329) 
Author's first mystery is also an Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title. Hardboiled classic and the basis for the famous movie 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Little Caesar, Burnett, W. R.
6 Burnett, W. R. Little Caesar
NY Dial 1929 First Edition hardcover A VG or better, solid copy without the rare Dust Jacket 
Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title. Author's first mystery and basis for Mervyn LeRoy's 1931 classic film which starred Edward G. Robinson and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr 
Price: 160.00 USD
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The Giant Swing, Burnett, W. R.
7 Burnett, W. R. The Giant Swing
NY Harpers 1932 First Edition hardcover Near fine in a near fine Dust Jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, small closed tear to front free endpaper 
The author's third book. Basis for the 1941 film "Dance Hall" 
Price: 350.00 USD
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8 Cain, James M. Double Indemnity
NY Avon (1940) Early paperback reprint paperback Paperback reprint; VG in pictorial wraps (Avon #137) 
Basis for the classic Billy Wilder film 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Brothers in Law, Cecil, Henry
9 Cecil, Henry Brothers in Law
Harmondsworth Penguin 1962 Reprint paperback Mass market paperback, VG+ in orange pictorial wraps (Penguin #1745, 1st printing) 
The first Roger Thursby mystery published originally in 1955. Filmed by the Boulting Brothers in 1957 starring Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael & Terry-Thomas 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Chambers, Robert W. In Secret
NY Grosset (1919) Early Reprint hardcover About VG in a good Dust Jacket missing shallow chips to edges 
The author's seventh mystery title and the basis for the 1920 silent film "The Black Secret" 
Price: 12.00 USD
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In Secret, Chambers, Robert W.
11 Chambers, Robert W. In Secret
NY Doran 1919 First Edition hardcover Owner's signature, else VG in good Dust Jacket missing large chunk from lower spine and rear panel (colorful front panel unchipped) 
The author's seventh mystery title and the basis for the 1920 silent film "The Black Secret" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Lady in the Lake, Chandler, Raymond
12 Chandler, Raymond The Lady in the Lake
NY Grosset ca. 1946 Photoplay edition hardcover Small owner's stamp on endpaper, else near fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket with light wear without loss at spine extremities. An attractive copy 
With dust jacket scenes from the 1946 MGM motion picture which starred Robert Montgomery as Philip Marlowe along with Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Leon Ames and a very young Jayne Meadows. Uncommon in dust jacket 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Wisteria Cottage, Coates, Robert M.
13 Coates, Robert M. Wisteria Cottage
NY Harcourt 1948 First Edition hardcover Browning to endpapers, owner's inscription; VG in a VG Dust Jacket missing some shallow chips 
A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title. Set on Long Island. Basis for the 1958 film "Edge of Fury" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dick Tracy, Collins, Max Allan
14 Collins, Max Allan Dick Tracy
NY Bantam 1990 0553285289 / 9780553285284 First Edition paperback Paperback Original, fine in pictorial wraps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page 
A novelization of the 1990 movie with Warren Beatty 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Condon, Richard Prizzi's Honor
NY Coward 1982 First Edition hardcover Near fine in fine Dust Jacket 
Basis for the Jack Nicholson film 
Price: 12.00 USD
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True Confessions, Dunne, John Gregory
16 Dunne, John Gregory True Confessions
NY Dutton 1977 0525223657 / 9780525223658 First Edition hardcover Fine in a fine price-clipped Dust Jacket 
Basis for the 1981 film which starred Robert Duvall & Robert De Niro 
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 Eddingtons, The The Studio Murder Mystery
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1929 Second printing hardcover A fine copy (no Dust Jacket) 
The authors' first mystery introduces Capt. Smith. Murder at Superior Films Studio. Basis for a 1929 Paramount film. Hollywood setting. Map endpapers 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Spin the Glass Web, Ehrlich, Max
18 Ehrlich, Max Spin the Glass Web
NY Bantam 1953 Reprint paperback Paperback, VG in pictorial wraps. Bantam #1096, 1st printing 
Basis for the 1953 film noir "The Glass Web." Listed in Hubin 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Methinks the Lady, Endore, Guy
19 Endore, Guy Methinks the Lady
NY Duell 1945 First Edition hardcover Fine in a VG Dust Jacket lightly chipped and worn at spine extremities. Small, neat owner's signature on front endpaper 
Basis for the classic 1949 film noir "Whirlpool" which was directed by Otto Preminger and starred Gene Tierney, Richard Conte and Jose Ferrer. Uncommon in dust jacket 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Ice Palace, Ferber, Edna
20 Ferber, Edna Ice Palace
NY Doubleday 1958 First Edition hardcover Foxing to endpapers, VG in a VG Dust Jacket 
Basis for the 1960 film starring Richard Burton & Robert Ryan 
Price: 20.00 USD
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