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Sinister Stones

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1964

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005455

Condition: Good


Berkley Medallion F927, 176 pp. Spine somewhat creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, darkening. Store stamps on front end paper and all three edges. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Constable Martin Stenhouse, of Agar's Lagoon was found dead in his jeep with all clues pointing to Jack Musgrave, his aborigine tracker. But when Inspector Bonaparte began his investigation, he learned that Jacky Musgrave "had become... View more info

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The Mystery of Swordfish Reef (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Seller ID: 007459

ISBN: 0684184125

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, scuffing along edges of spine, binding fairly tight. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "It was a calm October day when the three men set out for a day's fishing from the small Australian seaside town. No one can understand why they didn't return, since no trace of the men or their boat is found during an extensive search. "Weeks later an explanation finally surfaces. A passing fisherman hauls in a gruesome catch ... View more info

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The Bone Is Pointed

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

Seller ID: 007528

ISBN: 0684182475

Condition: Good


Spine slightly rolled, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Jeffrey Anderson was a big man with a foul temper - a sadist, and an ugly drunk. No one cared that no trace of the man could be found when his horse, an animal as mean as its owner, came home riderless. No one except Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, who is determined to solve the mystery when he is called into the case five m... View more info

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The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 007610

ISBN: 0684182467

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine slant with some rippling evident along spine (bound too tightly?), corners bumped, slight edge wear binding tight. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Two men are killed by cyanide poisoning before Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte comes to Broken Hill to take up the case, and a third dies soon after he arrives. All die in crowded public places, and all are elderly and single. Witnesses recall a woman being near each man... View more info

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The Mountains Have a Secret (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Myatery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Seller ID: 007730

ISBN: 0684185016

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine rolled, minor edge wear and darkening, reading crease, first 20 pp. show wrinkling from moisture. Text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "When a policeman sent to investigate the disappearance of two pretty girl hikers turns up murdered, Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte pays a visit to the remote hotel in the Grampian Mountains where the girls were last seen. There the suave, organ-playing proprietor, his strangely terrified fa... View more info

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The Torn Branch [Original title: Bony and the Black Virgin] (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Seller ID: 007780

ISBN: 0020259301

Condition: Very Good


156 pp. Originally published as "Bony and the Black Virgin". Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, small crease to front cover. Interior bright and clean. A nice copy. "Two men have been savagely beaten to death in the drought-stricken outback of New South Wales. Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte takes up investigation of the double murder at Lake Jane, the desolate sheep station in the vast, sun-baked country. While clues are scarce, Bony ... View more info

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Bony and the Kelly Gang (An Inspector Napolegon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1988

Seller ID: 007909

ISBN: 0020258801

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, rolled, light read crease, a little edge wear and rubbing. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Tucked away in the mountains of New South Wales is Cork Valley, inhabited by an odd lot of hard-drinking Irishmen. here a government officer, looking for illicit 'stills,' has been murdered, and it's Napoleon Bonaparte's job to find the killer. Disguised as a horse-thief the famous half-aboriginal detective hitchhikes into... View more info

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The New Shoe (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1983

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 007910

ISBN: 0684180200

Condition: Good


Spine a bit slanted, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior clean and unmarked. About a third of pages are wavy, presumably from damp. Overall a nice copy. The naked body of a man is discovered entombed in the wall of the Split Point Lighthouse on Australia's southeast coat; the murder is two months old, and the identity of the victim is unknown. Of Split Point's suspicious inhabitants, only Ed Penwarden, the coffin-maker, befriends Bony upon his arrival. As he del... View more info

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Bony and the Kelly Gang (An Inspector Napolegon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1988

Seller ID: 008064

ISBN: 0020258801

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine rolled and creased, 2" tear from top of front cover, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior clean and unmarked. "Tucked away in the mountains of New South Wales is Cork Valley, inhabited by an odd lot of hard-drinking Irishmen. here a government officer, looking for illicit 'stills,' has been murdered, and it's Napoleon Bonaparte's job to find the killer. Disguised as a horse-thief the famous half-aboriginal detective hitchhikes into the... View more info

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Man of Two Tribes (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Seller ID: 008086

ISBN: 0207141029

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased. A little edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "Myra Thomas, an acquitted murderess, appears to have walked off the train somewhere along the four hundred miles of track that cross the treeless Nullarbor Plain in Southern Australia; and Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, the only policeman capable of coping with such country, is out looking for her. With two camels and a... View more info

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Murder Down Under [original Title: Mr. Jelly's Business] (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1986

Seller ID: 008087

ISBN: 0684178877

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, somewhat creased corners bent, a little edge wear and rubbing. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Bony is the sort of detective who enjoys nothing better on a holiday than a little informal investigation. When he agrees to help a colleague in the matter of the disappearance of George Loftus, a farmer whose car was found wrecked near the world's longest fence in the wheat country of western Australia, he cannot immediately find evidence of t... View more info

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The Bone Is Pointed

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

Seller ID: 008090

ISBN: 0684182475

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat rolled, creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Jeffrey Anderson was a big man with a foul temper - a sadist, and an ugly drunk. No one cared that no trace of the man could be found when his horse, an animal as mean as its owner, came home riderless. No one except Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, who is determined to solve the mystery when he is called into the case five months la... View more info

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The Torn Branch [Original title: Bony and the Black Virgin] (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008128

ISBN: 0020259301

Condition: Good


156 pp. Originally published as "Bony and the Black Virgin". Spine a bit rolled, reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Two men have been savagely beaten to death in the drought-stricken outback of New South Wales. Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte takes up investigation of the double murder at Lake Jane, the desolate sheep station in the vast, sun-baked country. While clues are scar... View more info

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The Widows of Broome (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Seller ID: 008130

ISBN: 0207146810

Condition: Fair


Reading copy only. Spine somewhat rolled, creased, minor edge wear and rubbing. Pp 1-44 detached from spine but bound together. Reading copy. "Broome is a little, sun-drenched town on the barren northwest coast of Australia - the kind of town where everyone knows everyone else's business. How then did someone murder Broome's two most attractive widows and get away without leaving a clue? "Bony arrived in Broome just after two well-to-do widows had been b... View more info

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The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008059

ISBN: 0684182467

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A bright, attractive copy. "Two men are killed by cyanide poisoning before Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte comes to Broken Hill to take up the case, and a third dies soon after he arrives. All die in crowded public places, and all are elderly and single. Witnesses recall a woman being near each man before he died, but their descriptions seem to be of entirely different women. "... View more info

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Man of Two Tribes (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008085

ISBN: 0020259506

Condition: Very Good


Slight edge wear, a little rippling (dampstain) at bottom corner of the last few pages. Interior clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Myra Thomas, an acquitted murderess, appears to have walked off the train somewhere along the four hundred miles of track that cross the treeless Nullarbor Plain in Southern Australia; and Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, the only policeman capable of coping with such country, is out looking for her. With two camels and a dog f... View more info

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Murder Must Wait (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1987

Seller ID: 008088

ISBN: 002025900X

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly rolled, corners bumped, slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. "In the little town of Mitford, New South Wales, four babies have mysteriously disappeared - all boys, all under three months old, and all apparently neglected by their mothers. The local police have given up, the trail is cold - the only hope is Bony. And when Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte arrives on the scene a new dimension has been added to the puzzle. A fifth child has vanishe... View more info

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Sinister Stones

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008089

ISBN: 0684180219

Condition: Good


Spine a bit rolled, corners scuffed, light edge wear and rubbing. A few pages show some rippling (moisture) down the leading edge. Interior clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Constable Martin Stenhouse, of Agar's Lagoon was found dead in his jeep with all clues pointing to Jack Musgrave, his aborigine tracker. But when Inspector Bonaparte began his investigation, he learned that Jacky Musgrave "had become a horse," and then Bony knew that Jacky couldn't ... View more info

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The Bushman Who Came Back (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1963

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st American Paperback

Seller ID: 008093

Condition: Good


Berkley Medallion F832, 160 pp. First American paperback printing. Spine a bit rolled, creased, corners bumped, a couple creases to front cover, a little edge wear and rubbing. Pages 9 and 11 have closed tears (can be taped) across the center of the pages. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. "Terror in the Sun . . . Deep in the Australian outback a woman is brutally slain. Her small daughter vanishes. Is Ole Fren Yorkey, the half-crazed wanderer, the kil... View more info

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The Widows of Broome (An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Mystery)

By: Upfield, Arthur W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Seller ID: 008129

ISBN: 0684183897

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted, somewhat creased, reading crease, corners worn, a little cover creasing, minor edge wear and chipping. Interior clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "Broome is a little, sun-drenched town on the barren northwest coast of Australia - the kind of town where everyone knows everyone else's business. How then did someone murder Broome's two most attractive widows and get away without leaving a clue? "Bony arrived in Broome just aft... View more info