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The Blue Hammer: The New Lew Archer Novel

by MacDonald, Ross

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
4th Ptg.
ISBN
9780394404257
Item Price
$11.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Sturdy book, black cloth spine, blue boards, bright gilt lettering and designs on spine, 270 crisp pages. DJ glossy blue background to front and spine, white, blue, green illustration of woman at top front left, blue and green lettering, a photograph of author on all of back. DJ has light crease to bottom back. Near Very… Read more
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$11.00
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The Silence of the Sea: A Thriller

by Sigurdardottir, Yrsa

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S.
ISBN
9781250051486
Item Price
$12.00

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Minotaur Books, 2016. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, dark blue covers, light blue lettering on spine, 325 pages. DJ glossy in shades of blue with photo of two women on dock, a boat in fog on front, spine and back, praise on back from Sunday Times and others. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. 1st U.S.. Hard… Read more
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$12.00
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Hollywood Takes

by De Larrabeiti, Michael

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385246224
Item Price
$19.00

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Doubleday/Crime Club, 1988. Thinner, sturdy book, light rose covers, bright red lettering on spine, 190 pages. DJ glossy orange background, a lightning jag illustrated at top front, blue palm trees at bottom front, white back. DJ has light wear to spine corners. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.
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$19.00
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Scavenger Reef

by Shames, Laurence

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
2d
ISBN
9780671864934
Item Price
$45.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1994. Large, sturdy book, purple cloth spine, blue boards, bright blue lettering on spine, dark blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 254 pages. Signed by author on title page beneath his printed name. DJ beneath mylar, colorful background with illustration of parrot in pinks, and blues. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. Signed by Author.… Read more
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$45.00
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Hunting Badger (A Leaphorn and Chee Novel)

by Hillerman, Tony

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine/Very Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060192891
Item Price
$12.00

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HarperCollins. Fine/Very Fine. 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. 0-06-019289-5 (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, purple spine, orange boards, very bright bronze lettering on spine, tan color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 273 pages. DJ glossy gold background with a stunning color-illustration of Ntive art, raised colorful lettering. DJ and book, both Very Fine.… Read more
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$12.00
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The Last of the Honeywells: a Novel of Suspense

by Gillespie, Robert B.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780396092292
Item Price
$25.00

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Dodd, Mead, 1988. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, black spine, lavender boards, bright silver lettering on spine, 234 pages. DJ glossy and colorfully designed in gray, lavender, green and red with illustration of person in red ski mask. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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$25.00
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And All Through the House: Christmas Eve at the 87th Precinct

by McBain, Ed

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780446518451
Item Price
$95.00

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Grand Central Publishing, 1994. Smaller, smooth color-illustrated covers, a blue background and a beautiful Christmas tree and a baby wrapped in a blanket at center front, an illustration of police precinct building on city strret on back inside covers and adjacent end papers, 40 pages plus a final illustration. On half-title page in blue ink: "To my dear friends Jan… Read more
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$95.00
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The Nightmare (Detective Inspector Joona Linna)

by Kepler, Lars

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2012
Condition
As New
Edition
1st U.S.
ISBN
9780374115333
Item Price
$27.00

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Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2012. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black covers, very bright silver lettering on spine, 435 pages plus unpaginated pages and Epilogue. Tiny light brown smudge on final page. Ink initials inside front cover. DJ glossy beneath mylar, colorfully designed in white,orange and yellow with color-illustration of knife, praise on back. DJ and… Read more
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$27.00
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The Purity of Vengeance: A Department Q Novel

by Adler-Olsen, Jussi

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2013
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525954019
Item Price
$14.00

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Dutton, 2013. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, dark red spine, lavender boards, bright silver lettering on spine, 500 pages. DJ gray background with blue shiny design, raised red title and author's name, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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$14.00
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Levine

by Westlake, Donald E.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892960637
Item Price
$39.00

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The Mysterious Press, 1984. Sturdy book, quality black cloth, silver lettering very bright on spine, light green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 182 pages. DJ glossy black with illustrations of a detective's badge and EKG reading on front and spine, white back with praise from Los Angeles Times and John D. MacDonald. A series of novellas. DJ and… Read more
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$39.00
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Moord in de Orient-Express

by Christie, Agatha

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9789021824024
Item Price
$19.00

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Amsterdam: Sijthoff, 1987. (Originally published, 1933) Text in Dutch. Larger, very sturdy softcover with heavier stiff wrappers, a color-illustration of elegant couple in train on front, brown spine and borders front and back, 224 stiff pages. Very light crease at bottom back tip. Near Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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$19.00
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Alibi: a Superintendent West Story

by Creasey, John

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1971
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684123479
Item Price
$27.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. [A 5.71 C] Sturdy, thinner book, purple cloth spine, red boards, very bright silver edging to title on spine, 182 lighlty browned stiff pages. DJ glossy with with title in silver on front with dripping blood, related titles at top back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Avenel Books, 1990. (Complete and Unabridged) Large, thick, sturdy book, black covers, gilt lettering bright on spine, 776 very slightly browned pages. DJ glossy black with color-illustration of bloody dagger, a clown doll and colors of purple and brown at center front. DJ has light scratch at top back edge. Near Fine DJ/Near Fine book.. 2d. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near… Read more
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$18.00
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The Samurai

by MacBeth, George

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151792702
Item Price
$19.00

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Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975. Sturdy book, black cloth spine, deep rose boards, embossed blue Japanese writing down front right, very bright red lettering on spine, lavender color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 242 heavy stiffer pages. Lightly browned inside front cover and adjacent end paper. DJ glossy with color-illustration of bleeding severed head and above femaie lips on front.… Read more
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$19.00
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Inspector West Alone: A Story of Roger West and Scotland Yard

by Creasy, John

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st US
ISBN
9780684100845
Item Price
$14.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. (1st U.S. edition) Sturdy book, quality gray cloth, red lettering very fine on spine, tiny brown spot at top front and top back at the middle, 240 heavy stiffer pages. DJ glossy tan background on front and spine, thick black borders at top and bottom back, an illustration of fingerprint on most of front with tiny… Read more
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$14.00
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"A" is for Alibi" (A Kinsey Millhone Mystery, Book 1)

by Grafton, Sue

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
9th Printing
ISBN
9780805013344
Item Price
$19.00

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Henry Holt, 1982. Sturdy book, light blue covers, very bright red lettering on spine, 274 pages plus character's note. DJ glossy with close-up color photo of playing cards, whiskey glass, pills and telephone on front. DJ has light crease inside front flap and top front, tiny tear and creases at bottom front edge, white back with several light blue spots.… Read more
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Blood's A Rover

by Ellroy, James

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679403937
Item Price
$45.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Large, sturdy book, 640 pages. Signed in thin black felt-tip pen on title page: "To Jenn, Blood of the Rmzio (?) Bonno!" with green flourish of "E." DJ glossy with color-photo-illustration of city street, raised light green author's name and title on front, b/w photo of author on most of back. DJ has light creases… Read more
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$45.00
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Spider: A Novel

by McGrath, Patrick

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671665104
Item Price
$11.00

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Poseidon Press, 1990. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, dark red cloth spine, dark blue boards, gilt lettering very bright on spine, dark blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 221 pages. DJ glossy white with a color-illustration of factory town, a wall, bridge and riverwalk on front, praise on back from New York Times and John Hawkes, among… Read more
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$11.00
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Swag: A Novel

by Leonard, Elmore

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1976
Condition
G
Edition
1st Ptg.
ISBN
9780440084495
Item Price
$99.00

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Delacorte Press, 1976. Sturdy book, shiny black spine, textured green cloth boards, very bright green lettering on spine, spine very slightly slanted from poor storage, green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 229 heavy stiff pages. DJ glossy white background, color-illustration of gun barrel and titled shaped from $100 bill on front, praise for "Fifty-Two Pickup" in thin green… Read more
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$99.00
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Ten Days, Mister Cain?

by Freeborn, Brian

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st US
ISBN
9780312790905
Item Price
$25.00

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St. Martin's Press, 1977. Sturdy book, shiny black cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 183 stiff crisp pages. DJ glossy with close-up photo of a woman's face, images reflected in her glasses of a bottle and ornate building, black spine and back. DJ has tiny tear at top front spine indentation, very slight surface wear to back tips. Fine… Read more
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$25.00