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1 Allen, Betsy Puzzle in Purple : a Connie Blair Mystery #3
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1948 ca 1958 Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
viii, 213 pp, green papercovered boards w/color illustrated front board and cameo of Conie on hte spine, plain grey endpapers. Phantom Friends - C108-3, format #2, book number 3 in the series. Lists to The Mystery of the Ruby Queens #12 on the advertisement page and also on the rear panel. Connie attends art school, where the decorations for the Fairy Tale Ball are vanalized. Is it the work of a practical joker or a villian? dj chip one inch chips on top edge of back panel and spine, small chips on dj bottom front panel. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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2 Anderson, Poul Perish by the Sword
New York, NY the Macmillan Company 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall jacket art by Bock, Vera 
180 pp, red boards w/wht lettering & deco, dj red-wht w/pictorial front. Collecting Samurai swords was a hobby for young San Francisco science writer, until he got a Muramasa blade. This is the author's first mystery book, a Trygve Yamamura mystery. Trygve Yamamura is a Norwegian-Japanese private investigator. boards have remnants of adhesive tape where dj protector was taped to the boards, dj price-clipped. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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3 Asimov, Isaac The Naked Sun
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Book Club Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo jacket art by Ray, Ruth 
187 pp, yel boards w/red lettering, upper edge stained red, dj yel w/black-red lettering w/illustrated front & photo of the author on the back panel. Elijah Baley, a New York plainscloth detective, has been sent to the planet Solaria to investigate a murder and also to uncover the weakeness in Solarian society that would one day be Earth's weapon on the day when the Solarians attacked. He & his robotic companion, R. Daneel Olivaw, solve the mystery. This is book from the author's robot stories. Baley was the hero in Caves of Steel. Science Fiction & Fantasy Literature #00567 
Price: 140.25 USD
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4 Baker, Michael The Doyle Diary : the Last Great Conan Doyle Mystery
New York, NY Paddington Press Ltd 1978 0448220687 / 9780448220680 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Oblong 16mo Over 6" - 7" Tall Illustrated 
xxix, 91 pp, cream papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj brown w/gilt lettering w/illustrated front, illustrated endpapers. The book contains numerous black and white along with color illustrations. the book has information about a Holmesian investigation into the strange and curious case of Charles Altamont Doyle. Charles Doyle was the father of Arthur Conan Doyle, the time was 1889 and the place was Montrose Royal Lunatic Asylum in Scotland. The dj is wrinkled & rubbed along the edges. 
Price: 7.23 USD
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5 Barrows, Marjorie and Cavanah, Frances The Child Life Mystery-Adventure Book
New York, NY Rand, McNally and Company 1936 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated 
96 pp, red-blk boards w/illustrated front of three children looking at a treasure chest by candle light, blu-wht illustrated endpapers. Collection of favorite stories for boys and girls, by various authors such as Bess Ann Elliot, Florence Choate, Vere Krog, Paul Gilbert, Janet Shaw, Larua Long and others. rubbed on extremi, prev owner wrote name on title page. 
Price: 10.16 USD
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6 Blank, Clair Beverly Gray on a Treasure Hunt #9
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1938 ca 1940 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall 
243 pp, blu boards w/dark blu lettering, dj blu-brn-red w/color pictorial spine & front, light blue endpapers w/cameo. Reporter is the last book listed on dust jacket flap & Treasure Hunt is the last book listed on the advertisement page inside book. Format 2C the society of Phantom friends, format 3 inThe Girls Series Companion. Volume #9 from the "The Beverly Gray College Mystery Series". The Susabella sails to a Pacific island where Beverly locates the treasure described on the map mentioned in the two previous books. some shelf wear to bottom edge of boards, dj small chips top of dj, 3/8" chip on top edge of back panel of dj, some soiling to the dj, dj price-clipped. 
Price: 15.26 USD
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7 Blank, Clair Beverly Gray's Island Mystery #22
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
179 pp, blu weave papercovered boards w/cameo on front cover, blue-wht cameo endpapers. This is book #22 of the series. Island Mystery is last book listed on the advertisement page. Volume #23 from the "The Beverly Gray Mystery Series", Format 2C the Society of Phantom Friends, volume #22 from the collecting Girls Series book, format IV. The series has 26 books. The Susabella disappears at sea with all Bev's friends aboard. She investigates, only to find kay Merrill is also pursuing the mystery. The trail leads to Vernon College, wehre a clue is found in the text of Shakespeare's The Tempest. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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8 Bonsall, Crosby The Case of the Cat's Meow : an I Can Read Mystery
New York, NY Harper & Row, Publishers 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated 
64 pp, wht-orange boards w/red-black-blu lettering on the spine w/color illustrated front panel & orange rear panel. Snitch is pulling a wagon where he has his cat in a bird cage. 
Price: 6.76 USD
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9 Bradbury, Ray Fever Dream
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 1987 0312572859 / 9780312572853 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Anderson, Darrel 
32 pp, dark blu boards, dj purple-wht w/color pictorial front, dj has a glow in dark sticker. A Night Lights book (Glow in the dark books). A young boy's illness comes alive taking over his body bit by bit until he dies - but the virus remains alive in his body. 
Price: 18.49 USD
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10 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery The Riddle of the Stone Elephant #2
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
213 pp, light brown textured composition boards, green & white illustrated endpapers. A Ken Holt mystery. 2nd format edition, 2nd book in the series. Adventures of Ken and his friend Sandy, son of the Allens, owner of the Brentwood Advance newspaper. 
Price: 23.76 USD
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11 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Clue of the Coiled Cobra #5
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1951 ca 1953 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Wills, James M. 
vii, 214 pp, light brown tweed boards w/illustration of Ken Holt in center of front cover w/dark green lettering, dj blu-brown-green-tan w/color illustrated front & spine, cameo of Ken on spine, green white illustrated endpapers. Book #5 in the series, Mattson Format #2 35300-5, eight titles listed on advertisement page and eight are listed on the front flap of dj. Bruce Campbell is a pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein. Ken and Sandy become involved in a series of dangerous events that lead to the recovery of a stolen payroll. slight rubbing at top & bottom of the spine, small light smear stain on bottom edge 
Price: 37.83 USD
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12 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Clue of the Marked Claw #4
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1950 ca 1953 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Wills, James M. 
vii, 211 pp, light brown tweed boards w/illustration of Ken Holt in center of front cover w/dark green lettering, dj blu-brown-green-tan w/color illustrated front & spine, cameo of Ken on spine, green white illustrated endpapers. Book #4 in the series, Mattson Format #2 35300-4, eight titles listed on advertisement page and eight are listed on the front flap of dj. Bruce Campbell is a pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein. While on vacation in a fishing village, Ken and Sandy track down a powerful ring os smugglers. small chips at corners, slight rubbing at corners. 
Price: 29.33 USD
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13 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Riddle of the Stone Elephant #2
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
213 pp, pictorial boards w/orange spine w/black lettering, green and white pictorial endpapers. A Ken Holt mystery. 2nd bk in the series, 3rd format edition. Bruce Campbell is a pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein. Adventures of Ken and his friend Sandy, son of the Allens, owner of the Brentwood Advance newspaper. some wear to the edges, boards rubbed, front joint craced. 
Price: 9.99 USD
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14 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Riddle of the Stone Elephant #2
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
213 pp, light brown textured composition boards, green & white illustrated endpapers. A Ken Holt mystery. 2nd bk in the series, 2nd format edition. Bruce Campbell is a pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein. Adventures of Ken and his friend Sandy, son of the Allens, owner of the Brentwood Advance newspaper. some wear to the edges, slight stain on the fore edge. 
Price: 11.86 USD
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15 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Riddle of the Stone Elephant #2
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
213 pp, light brown textured composition boards, green & white illustrated endpapers. A Ken Holt mystery. 2nd bk in the series, 2nd format edition. Bruce Campbell is a pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein. Adventures of Ken and his friend Sandy, son of the Allens, owner of the Brentwood Advance newspaper. some wear to the edges, slight rubbing to the corners. 
Price: 10.16 USD
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16 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Riddle of the Stone Elephant #2
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 ca 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Wills, James M. 
vii, 213 pp, tan tweed boards w/illustration of Ken Holt in center of front cover w/dark green lettering, dj blu-brown-green-tan w/color illustrated front & spine, cameo of Ken on spine, green white illustrated endpapers. Book #2 in the series, Mattson Format #2 35300-2, nine titles listed on advertisement page and six listed on the front flap of dj. Bruce Campbell is a pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein. In Colorado gathering data for Ken's dad about an old lawsuit, Ken and Sandy find every move thwarted, every action watched. 
Price: 29.33 USD
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17 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Secret of Skelton Island #1
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
214 pp, textured light brown composition boards w/dark green lettering, small picture of boy's head on front cover, green-wht pictorial endpapers. A Ken Holt mystery. 1st bk in the series. The son of a news reporter is worried when he doesn't hear from his father. Then he is taken hostage by the gang that has his father. Mattson 35300-2 format #2 for book. slight rubbing to the corners. 
Price: 15.09 USD
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18 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery : The Secret of Skelton Island #1
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
214 pp, composition grey boards, dark green illustration & lettering on the front cover, green-wht illustrated endpapers. A Ken Holt mystery. 1st bk in the series. The son of a news reporter is worried when he doesn't hear from his father. Then he is taken hostage by the gang that has his father. some wear to the edges, boards rubbed. 
Price: 15.09 USD
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19 Campbell, Bruce A Ken Holt Mystery The Riddle of the Stone Elephant #2
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Frontispiece 
213 pp, light brown textured composition covered bds w/dark grn ltrs & deco. illustrated eps of desolate cabin in a lightning storm. Format 2 Mattson & Davis collector's guide to HC boys' series books 35300. 2nd book in the series. light stain front cover. 
Price: 9.56 USD
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20 Chandler, Raymond Playback : a Philip Marlowe Story
New York, NY Houghton Mifflin Company 1958 58-9057 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo jacket art by Tibak, Richard J. L. 
205 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown pattern & lettering, dj purple-black-green-gilt illustrated front & spine w/wht-black lettering. Marlowe takes on an impossible girl who is running from a imaginary threat and forces her to trust him, a double fornication without much zest and a transatlantic phone call summoning Marlowe to marry his one true love. Barzun #737. 
Price: 214.63 USD
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