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Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.) A Love Story with Detective Interruptions

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin Crime: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8859

ISBN: 0061043516

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, some edge wear, rubbing, creasing to covers. Some tanning, a couple pages with creased corners, text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; Lord Peter Wimsey; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 378 pages; "At last ... Lord Peter Wimsey and his Harriet - the woman he had saved from wrongful conviction for murder - were married! With the reception over and the reporters dodged, they had only to slip into the Daimler, which the suavely imperturbable Bunter had laden with provisions from Fortnum's and a tenderly-wrapped crate of port, and cruise down to Paggleham fo... View more info

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Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.) A Love Story with Detective Interruptions

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York, Perennial Mystery Library: 1986

Edition: 1st Perennial Printing

Seller ID: 8876

ISBN: 0060808233

Condition: Very Good


A little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy; Lord Peter Wimsey; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 370 pages; "At last ... Lord Peter Wimsey and his Harriet - the woman he had saved from wrongful conviction for murder - were married! With the reception over and the reporters dodged, they had only to slip into the Daimler, which the suavely imperturbable Bunter had laden with provisions from Fortnum's and a tenderly-wrapped crate of port, and cruise down to Paggleham for what should have been the most peaceful of honeymoons.... View more info

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Clouds of Witness

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1940

Seller ID: 005494

Condition: Good


Pocket Book #85 with a vintage cover portraying s darkly spotlighted dead woman lying in an ominous rural setting. Edgewear, especially along spine, corners bumped, incipient cracking at half-title page, Text is clean and fairly bright for a 65+ year old book. "Rustic old Riddlesdale Lodge was a Wimsey family retreat filled with country pleasures and the thrill of the hunt -- until the game turned up human and quite dead. He lay among the chrysanthemums, wore slippers and a dinner jacket, and was Lord Peter's brother-in-law-to-be. His accused murderer was Wimsey's own brother, and if ... View more info

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Have His Carcase (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1968

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 000889

ISBN: 0380009390

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, slightly shelf-cocked. Minor shelf wear, foxing. "Have his carcase if you would. Harriet Vane wouldn't. Being a detective writer, she did not care to become involved with the body on the beach, even though she was escaping an unhappy love affair. But from the moment she photographed the corpse, which soon disappeared with the tide, she was puzzled by a mystery which might have been suicide, murder, or a political plot. With the appearance of her dear friend, the incredible Lord Peter Wimsey, she found a reason for detective pursuit -- as only the two coul... View more info

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Have His Carcase (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1942

Seller ID: 005495

Condition: Good+


Unabridged Pocket Book #163 with vintage cover showing a prone corpse. Spine somewhat creased/slanted, some edgewear/bumping. Text is clean and unmarked, but yellowed as is common for a wartime publication of this period. "Have his carcase if you would. Harriet Vane wouldn't. Being a detective writer, she did not care to become involved with the body on the beach, even though she was escaping an unhappy love affair. But from the moment she photographed the corpse, which soon disappeared with the tide, she was puzzled by a mystery which might have been suicide, murder, or a political p... View more info

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Murder for Christmas

By: Godfrey, Thomas (editor); Marsh, Ngaio; Bowen, Marjorie; Chekhov, Anton; Hoch, Edward; Rinehart, Mary Roberts; Dickson, Carter; Kendrick, Baynard; Stevenson, Robert Louis; Runyon, Damon; Sayers, Dorothy; De La Torre, Lillian; Stout, Rex; Lewis, DB Wyndham

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Avenel: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8832

ISBN: 0517690403

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Red boards with silver lettering, 465 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart, price clipped, a little edge wear. An attractive copy. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 465 pages; Illustrated with cartoons by Gahan Wilson. "Another perfect stocking stuffer for the person who has everything -- and plans to leave it to you. It's been said that Christmas brings out the best in everyone. This is certainly true of mystery writers, who seem to have been inspired to their best work by the holiday season. "Come and celebrate. Burn a Yule log with ... View more info

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Murder Must Advertise (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1940

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 005492

Condition: Good


The unabridged Pocket Books #21 publication. Cost on cover is 25 cents. Classic vintage cover shows a man lying dead at the bottom of an iron spiral staircase. Covers are creased, edgewear and minor bumping, 3/4" tears at bottom of spine, PO address inside, cracked at p. 24. Text block is clean and fairly bright, especially for a 65+ year old book. "When adman Victor Dean falls down the stairs in the offices of Pym's Publicity, a respectable London advertising agency, it looks like an accident. Then Lord Peter Wimsey is called in and soon discovers that there's more to copy-wri... View more info

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Strong Poison

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1967

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 000888

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit creased, slanted, a little edge wear, crease across much of front cover. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. "Strong poison can cause death, and it did. Mystery novelist Harriet Vane knew all about poisons, and when her fiance died in a manner prescribed in one of her books, there was only one person to whom the bony finger of suspicion could point."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Documents in the Case

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.; Eustace, Robert

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Morrow/Avon: 1971

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 002372

ISBN: 0380011433

Condition: Fair


Ex-library with only a couple stamps. Spine well creased and slanted, base repaired with tape. Covers creased and scuffed, some edge wear, some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. Sayer's only novel written with a collaborator. "The extraordinary plant expert was poisoned--and his deadly specimens told no tales. The documents in the case seemed to be a simple collection of love notes and letters home. Yet they concealed a clue to the brilliant murderer who baffled the best minds in London."; Ex-Library; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Harbrace Paperback Library: 1962

Seller ID: 005002

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, binding fairly tight. An attractive copy. A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery. "The nine tellerstrokes from the belfry of an ancient country church toll out the death of an unknown man and call the famous Lord Peter Wimsey to one of his most brilliant cases. Steeped in the atmosphere of a quiet parish on the strange, falt fen-country of East Anglia, this is a tale of suspense, character, and mood by an author the critics rate as one of the great masters of the mystery novel. "; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Unpleasantness At the Bellona Club (A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Harpertorch: 2006

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 8693

ISBN: 0061043540

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and soiling. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 243 pages; "Ninety-year-old General Fendman was definitely dead, but no one knew exactly when he had died - and the time of death was the determining factor in a half-million-pound inheritance, Lord Peter Wimsey would need every bit of his amazing skills to unravel the mysteries oif why the General's lapel was without a red poppy on Armistice Day, how the club's telephone was fixed without a repairman, and, most puzzling of all, why the great man's knee swung freely when the rest ... View more info

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Unnatural Death (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1964

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 000890

ISBN: 0380007940

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, slightly shelf-cocked. Some shelf wear. "The wealthy old woman was dead -- a trifle sooner than expected. The intricate trail of horror and senseless murder led from a beautiful Hampshire village to a fashionable London flat and a deliberate test of amour -- staged by Lord Peter Wimsey, naturally."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Whose Body?

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1961

Seller ID: 004429

ISBN: 0380008971

Condition: Very Good


Corner crease on front cover, yellowing on inside cover. A clean, unmarked, attractive copy. "The unidentified body in the bathtub wore only a pince-nez. . . and was unabashedly dead. Whose body? Indeed, it was difficult to say. There was a prominent financier missing, but it was not the kind of body a financier would have. What's more, the face appeared to have been shaved after death. Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, that charming man-about-town, who, in his first murder case, untangles the ghastly mystery of the corpse in the bath."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Whose Body?

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1978

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 005405

ISBN: 0380008971

Condition: Very Good


Avon 38158, 192 pp. Slight spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear with a small tear to base of back cover, light reading crease, binding tight. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "The unidentified body in the bathtub wore only a pince-nez. . . and was unabashedly dead. Whose body? Indeed, it was difficult to say. There was a prominent financier missing, but it was not the kind of body a financier would have. What's more, the face appeared to have been shaved after death. Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, that charming man-about-town, who, in his fir... View more info

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Whose Body?

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1961

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 005795

ISBN: 0380008971

Condition: Very Good


Avon 21683, 192 pp. Spine slightly curved and creased, minor edgewear. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "The unidentified body in the bathtub wore only a pince-nez. . . and was unabashedly dead. Whose body? Indeed, it was difficult to say. There was a prominent financier missing, but it was not the kind of body a financier would have. What's more, the face appeared to have been shaved after death. Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, that charming man-about-town, who, in his first murder case, untangles the ghastly mystery of the corpse in the bath."; 6¾&... View more info