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Unnatural Death (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1987

Seller ID: 000883

ISBN: 0060808403

Condition: Near Fine


Slight 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 armor; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Murder Must Advertise (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1967

Seller ID: 000885

ISBN: 0380009161

Condition: Very Good


Spine somewhat creased, slight shelf wear, slightly shelf-cocked. "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-writing than meets the eye. A bit of cocaine, a hint of blackmail, and some wanton women can be read between the lines. And then there is the brutal succession of murders,... View more info

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Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1968

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 000886

ISBN: 0380010763

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased, slight shelf wear. "Murder was hardly the best way for Lord Peter and his bride, the famous mystery writer Harriet Vane, to start their honeymoon. It all began when the former owner of their newly acquired estate was found quite nastily dead in the cellar. And what Lord Peter had hoped would be a very private and romantic stay in the country soon turned into a most baffling case, what with the misspelled "notise" to the milkman... 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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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 appe... 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 firs... 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 a... 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 mor... 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 advert... 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 sl... 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 corps... 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, tha... View more info

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Strong Poison

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1967

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 005846

ISBN: 0380015676

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat slanted and creased. Minor edgewear and bumping. Starting to yellow on inside covers, but clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "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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Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Ser.)

By: Sayers, Dorothy L.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 006734

ISBN: 0061043516

Condition: Near Fine


Corners very slightly bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "Murder was hardly the best way for Lord Peter and his bride, the famous mystery writer Harriet Vane, to start their honeymoon. It all began when the former owner of their newly acquired estate was found quite nastily dead in the cellar. And what Lord Peter had hoped would be a very private and romantic stay in the country soon turned into a most baffling case, what with the misspelled "notise" to ... 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 cl... 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 w... View more info