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Perchance to Dream; Robert B Parker's Sequel to Raymond Chandler's "The Big Sleep"

by Parker, Robert B

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Clean covers, text pages. Lightly read.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780399135804
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$7.50

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New York.: G P Putnam's Sons., 1991. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Clean covers, text pages. Lightly read.. 1 Textured blue paper-tape over spine; light rose paper over boards and as end papers. 271 p. Audience: General/trade. Mystery fiction, following up on the classic1939 Raymond Chandler's fictitious detective Philip Marlowe mystery edition.
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The Five Red Herrings & Murder Must Advertise

by Sayers. Dorothy L

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has light soiling, edge wear. Slight foxing to top page block.
Edition
Book Club Edition.
Item Price
$12.00

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Nelson Doubleday. Book Club Edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket has light soiling, edge wear. Slight foxing to top page block.. 1 600 p. Blue vinyl-type material over boards. Light green spine titles. 22 cm. Cover art includes color photo of Masterpiece Theatre actor. Frontispiece map: Galloway. Two mystery novels featuring supersleuth Lord Peter… Read more
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Murder's Little Helper

by Bagby, George

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Good. Spine ends worn. Minor spine title. Surface wear, both covers. Light impressions to covers.
Edition
Stated 1st printing. # 35007. Doubleday 1963. 35c cover price.
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$7.00

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New York.: Pocket Books by arr. w/ Doubleday & Co., 1964. Stated 1st printing. # 35007. Doubleday 1963. 35c cover price.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Spine ends worn. Minor spine title. Surface wear, both covers. Light impressions to covers.. Cover art not credited.. 1 First edition. Mass-market paperback. 180p. 19 cm. Gold paper over spine w/ blue art front… Read more
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Newspaper Murders

by Gash, Joe (pseudonym for Granger, Bill)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very good. Slight spine crease. Near fine.
ISBN
9780446342902
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$7.00

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New York.: Warner Books by arr. w/ Henry Holt & Co., 1987. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Slight spine crease. Near fine.. 1 Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Mystery murder fiction. Francis X Sweeney is an old school Chicago news reporter. He is "boozing, corrosively bitter, with a mental life of dangerous secrets", from back cover.… Read more
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The Tragedy of Z

by Queen, Ellery (Ross, Barnaby, writing as)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1933
Condition
Good. Lower spine short tear, replied w/ clear tape. Age-toning.
Edition
T-516. 35c cover price.
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$8.00

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New York.: Avon / Hearst by arr. w/ Little, Brown and Co., 1933. T-516. 35c cover price.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Lower spine short tear, replied w/ clear tape. Age-toning.. 1 Mass-market paperback, photo art inside large "Z". Red spine, white titles, white front cover w/ gray and red titles.190 p. 18 cm. Originally published by Cassell in 1933… Read more
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The Wife of the Red-Haired Man; Published serially as "My Husband is a Redhead"

by Ballinger, Bill S.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very good. Age-toning. Light reading wear.
Edition
3rd printing. D2743. 50c original cost.
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$7.00

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New York.: Signet Book by arr. w/ Harper & Row., 1957. 3rd printing. D2743. 50c original cost.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Age-toning. Light reading wear.. Cover art not credited.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 158 p. 19 cm. Red-dyed page blocks. Mystery thriller from 1957 with two men and one woman, fictitious characters; "Each man claimed the woman for his… Read more
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The New Adventures of Ellery Queen; including the short novel "The Lamp of God"

by Queen, Ellery

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1941
Condition
Good. Cover vertical creasing.
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$6.00

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New York.: Complete and Unabridged., 1941. Mass-market paperback. Good. Cover vertical creasing.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 308 p. 17 cm. Red page blocks, end papers. Edge wear. List at back, Pocket Books #s 1-211, incomplete or out of order. Contents: The Lamp of God; The Adventure of the Treasure Hunt; The Adventure of the Hollow Dragon; The Adventure of… Read more
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Perry Mason Solves the Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very good.
Edition
15th printing.
ISBN
9780671778880
Item Price
$6.00

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New York.: Pocket Books. by arr. w/ William Morrow & Co., 1973. 15th printing.. Mass-market paperback. Very good.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. 240 p. Audience: General/trade. Murder mystery fiction. Loss of memory was the answer Sarah Brent had when asked why there was so much evidence pointing to her when a corpse was discovered. The deck is… Read more
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Ripley Under Ground

by Highsmith, Patricia

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1970
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ligh soil to top page block. Clean pages. Minor staining spots to covers. Tightly bound.
Edition
Book Club Edition.
Item Price
$11.00

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Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970. Book Club Edition. . Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ligh soil to top page block. Clean pages. Minor staining spots to covers. Tightly bound.. 1 256 p. Tan lightly textured vinyl-type material over boards. This classic mystery novel by Patricia Highsmith begins with Tom Ripley receiving a phone call… Read more
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Perry Mason Solves the Case of the Daring Divorcee

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very good.
Edition
3rd printing.
ISBN
9780671778873
Item Price
$7.00

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New York.: Pocket Books by arr. w/ William Morrow and Co., 1973. 3rd printing.. Mass-market paperback. Very good.. 1 Mass-market paperback. 192 p. 18 cm. Investigator for hire Perry Mason is offered $100K by a client's representative. Mason queried, "You were just talking with your client? ", asking if he was sure of the amount. The self-proclaimed "ethical… Read more
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The Female of the Species (Classic Thrillers)

by 'Sapper' (McNeile, Herman Cyril, pen name)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Reprint. New edition.
ISBN
9780460125789
Item Price
$8.00

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London.: Everyman Paperbacks., 1988. Reprint. New edition.. Trade paperback. Fine.. Dare, Bill (Cover art by).. 1 Trade paperback w/ illustrated cover, border in purplish-blue. Titles in black and white. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. Subtitle: "Bulldog Drummond encounters cunning in a devilish form in this crackling thriller of the 1920s". Author "Sapper", b.1888-1937. Serving in the Royal Engineers during… Read more
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The French Powder Mystery

by Queen, Ellery

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. Lower spine tear at fold, repaired w/ clear tape.
Edition
Copyright 1930, Stokes; 1958 renewed. 18th pr.
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$7.00

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Pocket Books by arr. w/ J.B. Lippincott., 1964. Copyright 1930, Stokes; 1958 renewed. 18th pr.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Lower spine tear at fold, repaired w/ clear tape.. 1 285 p. Mass-market paperback. 16 cm. Red-dyed page blocks. Murder mystery fiction. During a Fifth Avenue store window demo, showing off modern French furniture, a wall bed is lowered,… Read more
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Laughing Whitefish

by Traver, Robert

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1965
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket has back top tear, half-inch, and light edge wear. Unmarked book volume.
Edition
Book Club Edition.
Item Price
$8.00

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New York / Toronto / London.: McGraw-Hill Book Company., 1965. Book Club Edition.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket has back top tear, half-inch, and light edge wear. Unmarked book volume.. 1 Light blue and black vinyl over boards. Red-orange spine titles. 222 p. 22 cm. Jacket: gavel photo on brown; titles in blue, white,… Read more
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Poison in the Pen: A Miss Silver Mystery (A Green Door Mystery)

by Wentworth, Patricia

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner inked acquisition date, upper front cover: 1-23-89. Cover age-toning.
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$6.00

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New York.: Pyramid Books by arr. w/ J P Lippincott., 1964. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner inked acquisition date, upper front cover: 1-23-89. Cover age-toning.. 1 204 p. Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Yellow page blocks. Murder mystery gothic novel subtitled, "Murder came to the wedding". Poison pen notes were not so simple; the… Read more
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Castle Skull, A Murder Mystery

by Carr, John Dickson

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1947
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. Spine tilt.
Edition
1st Pocket printing. #448. "Complete and Unabridged" o
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$5.00

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New York.: Pocket Books by arr. w/ Harper & Brothers., 1947. 1st Pocket printing. #448. "Complete and Unabridged" on cover.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Spine tilt.. 1 Jacket art not credited. Mass-market paperback. 202 p. 17 cm. Red page blocks and interior covers. Idol of the stage and lead fictional character, Myron Alison, is famous… Read more
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Alfred Hitchcock's A Baker's Dozen of Suspense Story

by Hitchcock, Alfred (Selected and Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Good. Light cover edge wear, cover scuffing.
Edition
Dell 3626.
Item Price
$5.00

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New York.: Dell Publishing., 1963. Dell 3626.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Light cover edge wear, cover scuffing.. 1 192 p. Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Hitchcock's face in muffin tin, with 1 extra. Audience: General/trade. Suspense stories by F Tennyson Jesse, Agatha Christie, Graham Greene, Robert Lewis, Samuel Blas, John Steinbeck, Mary Deasy, Ray Bradbury, D H Lawrence, Georges Carouse,… Read more
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Alive & Screaming

by Hitchcock, Alfred

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very good.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780440101482
Item Price
$6.00

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New York.: Dell Publishing Company., 1980. First edition. 1st printing.. Mass-market paperback. Very good.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. A chilling collection brought together by Hitchcock. Writers: Christopher Anvil, Talmage Powell, Wenzell Brown, Max Van Derveer, Fletcher Flora, Richard Deming, Bruce Hunsberger, Ed Lacy, Dick Ellis, James Holding, Franklin M Davis Jr. Richard Hardwick, Edward D… Read more
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Kiss Me, Deadly

by Spillane, Mickey

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Sturdy binding; clean covers. Minor side page block soiling. Clean pages. Discard, small
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
Item Price
$21.00

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New York.: E P Dutton & Co., 1952. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Sturdy binding; clean covers. Minor side page block soiling. Clean pages. Discard, small New Hampshire library.. 1 Woven maroon and off-white textured paper over boards. Spine silver title box. 251 p.; 20 cm. Mystery fiction: classic Mickey Spillane… Read more
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Three Can Keep a Secret; A Joe Gunther Novel

by Mayor, Archer

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2014
Condition
Very good. Spine creasing moderate. Clean, smooth covers front and back. Unmarked interior.
Edition
First edition. 1st Minotaur paperback printing.
ISBN
9781250054685
Item Price
$5.00

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New York.: Minotaur / St. Martins Press., 2014. First edition. 1st Minotaur paperback printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Spine creasing moderate. Clean, smooth covers front and back. Unmarked interior.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 324 p. Joe Gunther Mysteries (Paperback). Audience: General/trade. Vermont fictional detective Joe Gunther and the Vermont Bureau of Investigation, post-hurricane Irene, are taxed… Read more
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Alfred Hitchcock's 14 Suspense Stories to Play Russian Roulette By

by Hitchcock, Alfred (Selected and Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st printing. Dell 3632.
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$6.00

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New York.: A Dell Mystery., 1964. First edition. Stated 1st printing. Dell 3632.. Mass-market paperback. Very good.. 1 208 p. Film producer Alfred Hitchcock introduces this volume with his essay, "The Quality of Suspense" and brought together 14 stories by as many writers. Authors: C B Gifford; Phyllis Bottome; A D Divine; Hanson W Baldwin; Wilbur Daniel Stele;… Read more
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