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Mystery - Reference

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Famous Movie Detectives, (Cinema Detectives)   Pitts, Michael R.
1 (Cinema Detectives) Pitts, Michael R. Famous Movie Detectives
Metuchen Scarcrow Press 1979 0810812363 / 9780810812369 First Edition hardcover Fine, issued without Dust Jacket 
Boston Blackie, Charlie Chan, Ellery Queen, The Falcon, The Lone Wolf, Michael Shayne, Mr. Moto, Philo Vance, The Saint, The Thin Man, many others. Illustrated 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Adams, Donald (ed.) Mystery & Detective Annual 1972
Beverly Hills Privately printed 1972 First Edition hardcover Fine in near-fine Dust Jacket 
Includes essays on hardboiled authors and reviews on books on the genre. Adams contrutes an essay on Hammett's "The Thin Man," an incomplete short story which predates the novel 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Barnett, Colleen Mystery Women: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction
AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2002 First Edition paperback Fine in wraps 
Volume 2 (1980-1989) 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Charlie Chan's Words of Wisdom, Biggers, Earl Derr   Berlin, Howard M.
4 Biggers, Earl Derr Berlin, Howard M. Charlie Chan's Words of Wisdom
NY Wildside Press 2001 1587154692 / 9781587154690 First Edition paperback Trade paperback, fine in wraps 
A Collection of 600 Proverbs Spoken by the Cinema's favorite Oriental Detective. With 12 pages of stills 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Bourgeau, Art The Mystery Lover's Companion
NY Crown 1986 First Edition hardcover Fine in Dust Jacket 

Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Brean, Herbert (ed.) The Mystery Writer's Handbook
NY Harper 1956 First Edition hardcover REVIEW COPY, light foxing to upper edge, else VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket 
Includes the Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone list as well as the Stout essay "What to Do About a Watson." Chapters by Fredric Brown, Anthony Boucher, John D. MacDonald, many others 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The James M. Cain Cookbook, Cain, James M.   Hoopes, Roy & Barrett, Lynne (eds.)
7 Cain, James M. Hoopes, Roy & Barrett, Lynne (eds.) The James M. Cain Cookbook
NY Carnegie Mellon 1988 0887480470 / 9780887480478 First Edition paperback Trade paperback, as new in pictorial wraps. SIGNED BY co-editor Lynne Barrett on the title page 
"Guide to Home Singing, Physical Fitness, and Animals (Especially Cats)" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Roots of Detection: The Art of Detection Before Sherlock Holmes, Cassiday, Bruce (ed.)
8 Cassiday, Bruce (ed.) Roots of Detection: The Art of Detection Before Sherlock Holmes
NY Ungar 1983 0804460655 / 9780804460651 First Edition paperback Trade paperback, issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition; Fine in pictorial wraps 
"The Art of Deduction Before Sherlock Holmes." "...Complete stories, chapters, and excerpts from literature, proof positive that the art of deduction did not spring full blown from the pen of Edgar Allan Poe or A. Conan Doyle." Includes Dumas, Wilke Collins, Mrs. Henry Wood, Charles Felix, Emile Gaboriau 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Pocket Atlantic (The Simplet Art of Murder), Chandler, Raymond
9 Chandler, Raymond The Pocket Atlantic (The Simplet Art of Murder)
NY Pocket 1946 First Edition paperback Paperback original; clear lamination peeling a bit from covers, else VG+ in wraps. (Pocket #397, 1st printing) 
Includes Chandler's famous essay "The Simple Art of Murder." Also, Eudora Welty, Stephen Vincent Benet, others 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The New Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie, Christie, Agatha   McAllister, Pam & Riley, Dick
10 Christie, Agatha McAllister, Pam & Riley, Dick The New Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie
NY Ungar 1994 0804467250 / 9780804467254 Secnd Edition paperback Near fine trade paperback 
Oversize, heavily illustrated 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Christie, Agatha Toye, Randall The Agatha Christie Who's Who
NY Greenwich House 1982 Reprint hardcover Foxing to edges, VG+ in VG+ Dust Jacket 

Price: 7.00 USD
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Detective Fiction: The Collector's Guide, Cooper, John & Pike, B. A.
12 Cooper, John & Pike, B. A. Detective Fiction: The Collector's Guide
Taunton Barn Owl Books 1988 0950905755 / 9780950905754 First Edition hardcover Fine in fine Dust Jacket 
Complete and descriptive list of first editions of all published detective novels and stories by over 100 classic writers 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook, Doyle, Arthur Conan   Haining, Peter (ed.)
13 Doyle, Arthur Conan Haining, Peter (ed.) The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook
NY Potter 1974 First Edition hardcover Near fine in a good Dust Jacket with closed tears and small chips 
Introduction by Peter Cushing. Oversized, heavily illustrated 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook, Doyle, Arthur Conan   Haining, Peter (ed.)
14 Doyle, Arthur Conan Haining, Peter (ed.) The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook
London Treasure Press 1986 1850511586 / 9781850511588 Reprint hardcover VG+ in pictorial boards (no Dust Jacket) 
Introduction by Peter Cushing 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Sherlock Holmes in Portrait and Profile, Doyle, Arthur Conan   Klinefelter, Walter
15 Doyle, Arthur Conan Klinefelter, Walter Sherlock Holmes in Portrait and Profile
Syracuse Syracuse Univ 1963 First Edition hardcover Faint stain to lower corner of rear cover, else VG+ in VG, price-clipped Dust Jacket with stain/rubbed area to rear panel and short tape repair to front 
Illustrated. Vincent Starrett introduction 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Sherlock Holmes, Esq. and John H. Watson, M.D.: An Encyclopedia of Their Affairs, Doyle, Arthur Conan   Park, Orlando
16 Doyle, Arthur Conan Park, Orlando Sherlock Holmes, Esq. and John H. Watson, M.D.: An Encyclopedia of Their Affairs
Evanston Northwestern Univ 1962 First Edition hardcover Fine in price-clipped Dust Jacket 

Price: 20.00 USD
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Erle Stanley Gardner: An Exhibit September 1972, Gardner, Erle Stanley   Exhibition Catalog
17 Gardner, Erle Stanley Exhibition Catalog Erle Stanley Gardner: An Exhibit September 1972
Austin University of Texas at Austin 1972 First Edition paperback 16 page brochure, fine in wraps 
Lots of illustrations 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Clues: A Journal of Detection  Special Dashiell Hammett Issue, Hammett, Dashiell
18 Hammett, Dashiell Clues: A Journal of Detection Special Dashiell Hammett Issue
Washington Heldref Publications 2005 paperback Fine in wraps 
Volume 23, number 2, Winter 2005. Includes articles by Richard Layman (The Maltese Falcon at Seventy-Five), Julie M. Rivett (On Samuel Spade and Samuel Dashiell Hammett: a Granddaughter's Perspective), Josiane Peltier (Economic Discourse in The Maltese Falcon), Leonard Cassuto (The Maltese Falcon and the Hard-Boiled Sentimental), Tom Nolan (Hammett and Macdonald) & Christopher Metress (Reading the Rara Avis: Seventy-Five Years of Maltese Falcon Criticism). Guest editor is Richard Layman 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Hammett, Dashiell Layman, Richard Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography)
Pittsburgh University of Pittsburgh 1979 0822933942 / 9780822933946 First Edition hardcover Good issued w/o Dust Jacket 

Price: 14.00 USD
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Murder for Pleasure, Haycraft, Howard
20 Haycraft, Howard Murder for Pleasure
NY Appleton 1941 First Edition hardcover An ex-library copy, good (no Dust Jacket). 3rd printing 
A highly respected overview of the mystery genre including the unveiling of the Haycraft list later amended by Ellery Queen to become the Haycraft-Queen list of Cornerstones 
Price: 10.00 USD
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