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1 Collins, Wilkie THE QUEEN OF HEARTS
New York 1859 
472(8)adspp. Vg. Notable for supposedly the first story including a female detective. The first British edition brought eighteen thousand-four hundred at auction in 1999. This copy is the first U. S. edition with original bkstrp professionally remounted using comparable cloth to heal the bkstrp ends. First three clear leaves mildly foxed. Three copies on line @ four hundred and up. (5647172172) 
Price: 375.00 USD
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2 Doyle, A. Conan SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York (Fenno) 1903 
431pp. "Special Limited Edition". this copy seems to have had no ads but some copies report 3 p. Exterior lettering very faded, rear fep torn. Inner jts reglued. (6007623054)
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Price: 11.25 USD
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3 Doyle, A. Conan THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEY, BLACK DOCTOR, THE CROXLEY MASTER, LAST OF THE LEGIONS, MAN FROM ARCHANGEL, & THE GREAT KEINPLATZ EXPERIMENT.
New York 1919 
All have Doran colophon on tp. Two have light vertical crease to front cover; DOCTOR has bkstrp reglued, all have top edges w/minor abrasion; all have bkstrps with some fading. Issued in various covers, these are all cloth. Single vols. w/ dj offered as high as one-twenty-five. For these six... 6 vol. (5631947556) 
Price: 275.00 USD
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4 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan THE VALLEY OF FEAR - A SHERLOCK HOLMES NOVEL
NY (1914) 
320pp. Early ed. w/all 7 plates. V.g., all gilt bright, very mild chafing to top of bkstrp. (5688290783)
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Price: 16.50 USD
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5 Gill, Bartholomew MCGARR AT THE DUBLIN HORSE SHOW
New York 1979 
246pp. First ed. Fine in fine unclipt dj. Irish mystery. Copies on line to one fifty. (5937411660)
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Price: 15.75 USD
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6 Mabey, Martha ARTISTS DIE BEST IN BLACK
Richmond, VA 1996 
202pp. First ed. Fine in fine dj. SIGNED by Virginia author. (5480551707) 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Palmer, John THE MAN WITH TWO NAMES
New York 1940 
332pp. First ed. Vg in dj which has been laid down to book; dj rubbed at fore edges and bkstrp edges; dj is 1/16" shorter at top and bottom edges. This was a rental lib book, but no outside marks and only a notice laid down on ffep. Fairly scarce! Read on. Palmer not mentioned in Murphy Enc of Murder and Mystery; Pronzini, 1001 Midnights; Keating, Bedside Companion to Crime; Note, however, Palmer's DEATH WALKS IN EASTREPPS is listed under his pseud. Frances Breeding per Barzun Catalog of Crime #111. (5936966259)
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Price: 17.50 USD
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8 Van Liere, Edward J. A DOCTOR ENJOYS SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York 1959 
141pp. First ed. Vg (paper browning, very modest cover soil) in very lightly rubbed dj. Member of numerous medical societies. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author. (5986324788)
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Price: 37.50 USD
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9 Van Liere, Edward J. A DOCTOR ENJOYS SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York 1959 
141pp. First ed. Near fine (private owner embossed stamp). Text paper browning. No jacket. Jacketless copies on line to thirty. (5996366556)
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Price: 11.25 USD
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