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1 Wallace, Edgar A King By Night
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1929 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping. Some rubbing, darkening, soiling to boards, spine darkened and loose. A little browning but text appears unmarked.

The central characters in this plot are a psychologist and an apparent madman, who claims to be the king of a country no one has ever heard of. The madman's niece attempts to find him, and she and her chums uncover a complicated case of fraud, impersonation, and murder.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002263 
Price: 9.50 USD

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2 Wallace, Edgar Gunman's Bluff
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1930 Scotland Yard Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping, scuffing, soiling to boards, spine faded. Back board and a couple signatures starting to detach from spine. Spine is loose. Pencil markings on front free end paper. Some browning but text appears unmarked.

When Peggy Leferre's fiancé Luke Maddison crosses paths with Gunner Haynes, Danton Morell is terrified, for seven years ago Denton double-crossed Haynes, stole his wife and money away, and left him to rot in prison. Now he's betrayed him again and there'll be hell to pay.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
002249 
Price: 11.95 USD

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3 Wallace, Edgar The Black (Original title: The Man from Morocco )
New York Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1932 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Black boards with faded gold lettering down spine. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear with a chip at base of spine. Some rubbing/soiling to boards, spotting to edges, which extends to the margin on a few pages. Slight foxing but text appears to be clean and unmarked. Originally published in 1925 as "The Man from Morocco"

"Because an unknown sailor was murdered on a lonely road-an American diplomat became the most noted burglar in England."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002077 
Price: 8.90 USD

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4 Wallace, Edgar The Calendar
New York Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1932 Likely First American Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Black boards with pretty well faded gold letter to spine. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, slight shelf wear. Some darkening to edges and along margins, along with a few random markings in margins. Text appears to be unmarked. Originally published in 1930, this may be the first American printing.

The setting of this mystery/thriller is the horse-racing world. In an impulsive moment, a man agrees to throw a big race-and then is faced with all the consequences.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002078 
Price: 9.90 USD

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5 Wallace, Edgar The Clever One (original title: The Forger)
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1931 Scotland Yard Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear/chipping, some scuffing/soiling to boards, edges show some browning and spotting. Some foxing but text is unmarked and clean.

Who is the Clever One whose counterfeited bank notes leave such an intriguing trail?; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002073 
Price: 9.90 USD

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6 Wallace, Edgar The Clue of the New Pin
New York A. L. Burt Company 1923 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Spine slightly slanted, faded. Corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping. Some scuffing, darkening. Initials on front free end paper, some browning but text appears unmarked. Publication date not stated.

How does a tiny new pin hold the clue to a strange murder.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
002252 
Price: 14.95 USD

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7 Wallace, Edgar The Colossus
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1932 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 


Black boards with faded probably gold lettering. Corners bumped, slight spine slant, minor edge wear, Some rubbing and soiling to boards, especially along back hinges. Slight foxing but text is clean and unmarked.

"'Connect, if you can,' said Inspector Carlton, 'the note of this Marling, who wishes to retain his writing materials; your disreputable Uncle who has developed a craze for the cinematograph; explain a certain letter that was never posted and never delivered, yet was found in a frozen puddle; fit in the murder of Mrs. Gibbins. . . '"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002142 
Price: 11.95 USD

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8 Wallace, Edgar The Feathered Serpent
London Hodder & Stoughton, Limited Not Stated Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Spine slanted, edges scuffed, torn along back hinge and a 1/2" flap at top of spine, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping, scuffing. Some foxing but text does not appear to be affected. No publication date listed, but the other titles listed would put it around 1928 or 1929.

"A reporter with no belief in the existence of murder gangs and secret societies comes up against a perfect criminal who runs one."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002261 
Price: 11.50 USD

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9 Wallace, Edgar The Forger
London Pan Books 1960 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Peff (cover)

Great Pan G415, 207 pp, 1st Pan paperback printing. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, reading crease, binding fairly tight. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.

"The Clever One - That's how he was known. For years he had kept the banks and the police of the world guessing with his brilliant forgeries . . .
"Newly married to a man she did not love, Jane Leith is plunged headlong into a nightmare of murder and madness. What was the secret of her husband's immense fortune? Was he the 'Clever One'? Was he a homicial maniac? "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
007596 
Price: 8.25 USD

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10 Wallace, Edgar The Four Just Men
New York A. L. Burt Company 1920 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 


Corners bumped, spine very slightly slanted and a little darkened, some browning to edges and a little foxing. Slight edge wear. Owner's name penciled inside front cover. Text is clean and unmarked. No publication date listed - just a 1920 copyright date for Wallace's first novel originally published in 1905.

This novel set in turn-of-the-century London launched Edgar Wallace's novelist career. Four "just men" are determined to see justice done-by any means necessary.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002074 
Price: 9.90 USD

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11 Wallace, Edgar The Golden Hades
London Hodder & Stoughton 1962 Mass Market Paperback Good 


Hodder & Stoughton 507, 159 pp. Spine a bit creased and slanted, cracked through at p. 112/113. Some edge wear, chipping at top and base of spine, some tanning, text is clean and unmarked.

"The banknotes marked with the sinister little yellow sign of the Golden Hades were not just stage money. Wilbur Smith of the F.B.I. had seen the sign twice before --
"The first time, they involved a masked gang; the second time, they meant murder. What would this third case bring?"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
004997 
Price: 6.50 USD

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12 Wallace, Edgar The Green Ribbon
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1931 Scotland Yard Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping, rubbing. Spine cracked at page 283, with webbing visible. Some browning and soiling along gutters but text is unmarked.

Inspector Luke reins in a ring of crooked bookies in an equestrian plot full of authentic detail.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
002248 
Price: 9.95 USD

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13 Wallace, Edgar The Man at the Carlton
London Hodder & Stoughton, Limited 1931 Likely First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 


Reading copy. Ex-library with a few stamps. Spine is slanted and cracked in several places. Page 13 is detached, but present. Boards show edge wear and chipping, some scuffing and soiling. Spine is darkened, has a 1" tear at top along the back hinge. Some browning and soiling, but text appears clear. Apparent first edition.

It was the jigsaw puzzle of Clench House - with death and threats of death for its ingredients - that puzzled Captain Timothy Jordan of the Rhodesian C.I.D. And what was the mystery about Arkwright's secretary?; Ex-Library; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002253 
Price: 10.95 USD

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14 Wallace, Edgar The Sinister Man
London Hodder & Stoughton, Limited Not Stated Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 


Reading copy. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping. Scuffing, soiling, darkening to boards and spine, writing inside cover. Bottom of title page torn out but present. Front board mostly pulled away from book, but still attached. Spine cracked through in a couple places leaving two pages loose. Some browning but text appears unmarked.

When Elsa Marlowe's guardian, Maurice Tarn, proposes marriage to her, she is shocked, but becomes more than concerned at his reaction to newspaper reports of rival local drug gangs. But why is Tarn so frightened of their new employer, Major Paul Roy Amery. In growing distress she turns to the only man who can help her-Dr. Ralph Hallam.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002262 
Price: 7.50 USD

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15 Wallace, Edgar When the Gangs Came to London
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, & Company, Inc. 1932 Scotland Yard Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, scuffing, spine faded. Some browning, mostly to edges - text appears to be clean and unmarked.

"When a bunch of Chicago gangsters, 'tough, ruthless and set on a campaign of murder and intimidation,' invade London, a Chicago cop is called upon to help Scotland Yard."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002254 
Price: 8.50 USD

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