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Magical Stories of Mystery and Suspense

By: Baker, Robert; Duncan, J.G.; Matthews, P.K.; Thomas, Mrs. P; Elliot, Mrs. B.E.;

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Peter Haddock Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16708

ISBN: 0710503490

Condition: As New


Lovely, as new, glossy 64 pp paperback. Compilation authored with many stories within. The Story of an Excavator named Digg-Digg. The Story of a Hedgehog named 'SPIKEY', The Magic Tree, Rainwater Retreat, The Lonely Scarecrow, The Clever Sea-Gull, The Forgetful Sea-Gull, The Gallant Sea-Gull, The Heroic Sea-Gull. View more info

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Sparkle and Me and The Case of the Missing Flip-Flops

By: Best, Soleil and Steve

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Bahamas, Poochi Productions, Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38197

Condition: Fine


Colorful pictorial paperback has negligible wear. 22 tight pages with crisp text & no tears. A wonderful mystery in which Soleil and Sparkle, two curious Jack Russells, try to solve the disappearance of the Italian flip-flop. View more info

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The Rat-A-Tat Mystery

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Collins: 1970

Seller Id: 46208

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards showing four children holding up their snow shovels high over their heads as a chopper passes by and a black cocker spaniel prances and looks on next to them. 153 pp text is tight and browned but not brittle. Edge of page block and pink background rear board that shows other title offerings are lightly foxed and there are four pages with accidental 'dings' on edges from improper storage, now uncreased and looking fabulous. Book has a lightly bumped foot of spine, with head and four board tips remaining sharp. Join Barney, Roger, ... View more info

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The House On The Hill SIGNED

By: Couture, Christin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38817

ISBN: 0374334749

Condition: Near Fine


Pale blue and tan quarter bound cloth with gilt lettering has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has several diagonal creases with color loss and several small chips but shows well in new mylar. "To jeff and Jared from Christin Couture 1991" begins the unpaginated text which is crisp & clear with colorful illustrations, there are no tears, writing or blemishes. An exciting journey through an abandoned house on the hill. Wander through the curious rooms of this Victorian home and discover the mysteries and treasures. View more info

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I am a Child of God 15 Songs for Children

By: Daughters of St. Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, St. Paul Editions: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46046

Condition: Fine


Gift quality paperback in illustrated card covers. No names, tears or soil, not exlib, not remaindered. 16 pp text crisp and unmarked. Includes lyrics and musical score for 15 Christian songs including: I Talk to God, God's Rules for Me, Mary's Glad Heart, Mary My Mother, Song of the Gifts, Angel of God, Brotherhood Song, Our Daily Offering, I am a Child of God, Come Lord Jesus, Jesus We Believe, Jesus and I, The Mysteries of the Rosary in Song, Glorious Mysteries. View more info

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The Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 2368

ISBN: 0448409577

Condition: Very Good +


Illustrated hardcover glossy boards in VG+ condition. Corners bumped but covers are clean and bright. Text is tight and bright with faintly written hand written price on paste down. 218 pp. View more info

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What's Behind the Word? Adapted from The First Book of Words

By: Epstein, Sam and Beryl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34661

Condition: Very Good +


First edition, First printing. Tight bright color illustrated cover of this paperback copy shows light even surface wear, more noticeable on white background rear cover. Tiny chip of color loss on lower fore edge of frt cover, crossed out name on inside cover, 64 lightly age toned pp with one 1' closed taped tear at head of title page. Illustrated in mustard yellow and black line drawings. Skyscraper, Umbrella, Sandwich, Liberty. How did these words get into our language? What does your first name mean? Where did last names come from. Be word-wise! Here is the story of words - Their histories... View more info

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Ponies and Mysteries

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14002

Condition: Very Good


Revised paperback with light surface wear, 166 pp text browned but not brittle. She stopped. She was addressing thin air - or rather, thick air, as the mist was now quite dense. Spot had vanished! This was too much. She pictured her trusting pony, lame and far from home, wandering across the barren moor, to be seized, perhaps, by gypsies who would sell him, or else to join a moorland herd and go wild. 'Spot - - Spot!' she called, and made the funny horse noises he liked, as she turned this way and that. But there came no answering neigh, and soon she realized that an even worse catastro... View more info

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The Door That Wasn't There

By: Horsley-Smith, Ursula

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Guilford Press Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46293

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly rare first edition hardcover. Photos available, please email. This tale is as hard to find as hen's teeth and twenty times more collectible. It has come up ONCE in twenty-two years of professional book selling. If you've been in search of this gem, do not hesitate. Google books states this story was first published 1956 by Guilford Press. Verso title page states: First published 1956 and nothing else. Condition: Solid hardcover in blue paper covered boards with sharp tips and head of spine, lightly bumped foot of spine. Both boards some what sprung (bowed up at ends) but not... View more info

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Amberstone

By: James, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43030

ISBN: 0312021569

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with bumped tips and bright gilt titles. 176 pp text tight and bright, exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Illust unclipped dj in mylar creased at spine ends but no rubs or loss. When Lalage Ashmore first arrives at Amberstone to visit her frail and ailing cousin, Prudence Kilmartin, she is certain that she has seen the graceful mansion and Conan Kilmartin, it's handsome master before. Unexplained mysteries abound. View more info

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The Ghost Rock Mystery

By: Jane, Mary C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1965

Seller Id: MK46694

Condition: Very Good


One of the early Scholastic juvenile mysteries (4th printing of the first edition), shows a touch of color loss at head of frt cover, bit of abrasions at foot of same, 122 pp text tight and browning but not brittle. No names, or soil. Of course Janice and Tommy don't believe in ghosts or haunted houses. But when they visit Aunt Annabelle's guest house in Maine, they begin to wonder... Why does the sinister guest creep around the top floor when he thinks everyone is asleep? How about the flickering light that appears out of nowhere in a midnight storm? And what can those hoofbeats in the ... View more info

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Beguiling Bundle Death Takes Best of Breed

By: Keating, Jean C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Astra Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37936

ISBN: 0967401658

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful pictorial paperback has minimal wear with a slight bit of curling of tips, lower edge is lightly curled and several pages have tips that were crinkled but they have been straightened. 256 pages of tight & bright text with no writing or tears. A must-read for lovers of mysteries and animals, in Beguiling Bundle, Genna Colt & Sky must find the killer before the killer finds them. View more info

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Foxy Statehood Hens and Murder Most Fowl Oklahoma 1907 SIGNED

By: King, Jackie; Alfred, Paula Watkins; Fielding, Peggy Moss

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, Deadly Niche Press:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34588

ISBN: 0937660345

Condition: As New


1st edition paperback. Author's presentation copy: Signed on an early page: "Enjoy a Trip to 1889 Guthrie - Best - Jackie King." As new inside and out. 192 pp. "The Foxy Hens have hatched some great mysteries and the sooner you get a copy the better the reading will be for you. Could not put it down." - Dusty Richards, Spur Award Winner, Western Writers of America "Foxy Statehood Hens and Murder Most Fowl is a delightful combination of heartwarming stories flavored richly with western humor. These wonderful writers make the time period and the characters come alive, so make... View more info

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Sheep in Wolves Clothing

By: Kitamura, Satoshi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Staus & Giroux - "Sunburst Book: 2000

Seller Id: 45715

ISBN: 0374464561

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely, glossy paperback with negligible wear at tips of covers and a couple of surface marks (colorless light dents) on white background illustrated rear cover. First published 1995 in England, this is the 1st F, S & G Sunburst edition. 30 pp text crisp and unmarked. No names, not exlib. When wolves steal their fluffy coats, three sheep turn to Detective Baa for help. Filled with cutie - patootie Satoshi's art. Gift quality offering. View more info

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Hints On Driving

By: Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40880

ISBN: 0851310400

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine green hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text tight and bright without marks or names. Unclipped professionally reproduced DJ in mylar shows light surface wear from storage but no chips or tears. This is the reprint of 1973. 212 pp. 40 illustrations clearly convey the concepts herein. Some Press Opinions on the First Edition: The Times: "Hints On Driving, by Capt. Moreley Knight, R.A. has nothing to do with the history of Anecdote; his work is entirely practical. Doubtless there are other books on the subject, but none within our knowledge is more clear or comple... View more info

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Meg Mackintosh and the Mystery in the Locked Library A Solve-it-Yourself Mystery #5

By: Landon, Lucinda

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown and Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28425

ISBN: 0316513741

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover with some light creases on some pages from thumbing, else fine. DJ in mylar worn at tips, along top edge, has some closed tears and color loss but displays ok in new mylar: Meg investigates the theft of a rare book from a locked library. The reader is challenged to solve the mystery before Meg, using clues in both text and illustrations. 44 pages. View more info

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The Cul-de-sac Kids; Complete Set Books 1-24 Four Slipcased Sets w/6 Books Each

By: Lewis, Beverly

Price: $85.00

Publisher: MN, Bethany House Publishers:

Seller Id: 38683

Condition: Fine


Wonderful 4-box complete set of glossy illustrated paperbacks, Volumes 1-24. Books published from 1993 through 2001. Boxes show shelf wear, color fading, light soiling and creasing. All 24 books in fine condition. The Cul-de-sac Kids are wonderful stories of the adventures and non-stop antics of the nine boys and girls who live on Blossom Hill Lane. Each fun-filled book is meant to delight while teaching life-long values and virtues. View more info

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Caves And Their Mysteries A Special Whitman Learn-About Book from Luray Caverns, VA With Special Cavern Sticker on Cover and FEP

By: McClurg, James E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: WI, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32353

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover with special sticker stating: "With Illustrations from Luray Caverns Virginia" on cover and another one on fep that reads: "Luray Caverns in the Scenic and Historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, has long been recognized as the most Beautiful Cave in the world. It is by far the largest in the Eastern United States. This book describes and illustrates how nature through the centuries formed this natural wonder. "Caves and Their Mysteries: provides a better understanding and most stimulating reading for young and old alike. The Beautiful Caverns... View more info

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The Ghost Bird Mystery

By: Moore, Ruth Nulton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Herald Press: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 5712

ISBN: 0836118308

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface scratches and light color loss on rear cove, small bit of sticker rems on foot of rear cover, text appears unread. A Mennonite brother and sister move with their parents to a reputedly haunted house on Blue Mountain on Pennsylvania and resolve several mysteries while also helping their ornithologist father establish a bird refuge. View more info

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Films on Video Cassette Mystery Spy Suspense Spies and Sleuths

By: Mulay, James J. and Daniel Curran, Jeffrey H. Wallenfeldt; Foreword by Michael Caine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: IL, Cinebooks Inc/ McPherson Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 29138

Condition: As New


Crisp as new book club edition in like dj with one 1/2" closed tear at foot of rear panel. "For those of us who like to watch our mysteries, here's just the thing: a comprehensive and entertaining guide to mystery, spy and suspense films available on videocassette. 212 pp., indices of actors, cinematographers, directors, editors, producers, source authors. Foreword by Michael Caine, brief synopses of over 400 entries in the mystery, spy, and suspense genres. View more info