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Presumed Innocent

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1988

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 000050

ISBN: 0446359866

Condition: Good+


Spine is slanted/creased, minor edgewear/bumping. The book is still fairly tight. "Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all crimes. It's the stunning portrayal of one man's all-too-human, all-consuming fatal attraction for a passionate woman who is not his wife, and the story of how his obsession puts everything he loves and values on trial -- including his own life. It's a b... View more info

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Presumed Innocent

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1988

Seller ID: 000448

ISBN: 0446350982

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat slanted/creased, shelf wear/corners bumped. "Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all crimes. It's the stunning portrayal of one man's all-too-human, all-consuming fatal attraction for a passionate woman who is not his wife, and the story of how his obsession puts everything he loves and values on trial -- including his own life. It's a book that lays bare a sho... View more info

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Pleading Guilty

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.35

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1994

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 000673

ISBN: 0446365505

Condition: Very Good+


Spine/covers very slightly creased. Corners bumped, slight shelf wear. "With Pleading Guilty, Scott Turow has created what may be his most compelling character in his most accomplished story to date. Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the county's most high-powered law firms. A longtime ally of the wayward, Mack is on the trail of a colleague, his firm's ... View more info

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The Burden of Proof

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1991

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 002394

ISBN: 0446360589

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly slanted and faintly creased, very minor bumping/edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "The Burden of Proof shows us a man, Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, facing an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched. It reveals a family caught in a maelstrom of hidden crimes, shocking secrets, and warring passions. And it will make you walk a tightrope with Sandy Stern between the command... View more info

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Outsider in Amsterdam

By: Van De Wetering, Janwillem

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003521

ISBN: 0395207053

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library because of glue stain on back end paper and library card laid in, otherwise no library markings at all. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, small ink(?) mark in center of front board. Jacket has small tear at base of spine, a little edge wear and rubbing. Overall, an attractive copy. This is the author's first novel, after a couple autobiographical books concerning his experiences with Zen. Laid in is a note from another bookseller who had found this book... View more info

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The Lies That Bind : A Neil Hamel Mystery

By: Van Gieson, Judith

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Paperbacks: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001574

ISBN: 0061090514

Condition: Near Fine


Corners slightly bumped, slight edge wear. Signed by author on title page, this copy is clean and tight and looks unread. "When an elderly woman accused of murder asks Neil Hamel to defend her, the lawyer and sometime sleuth accepts, mainly because homicide is a lot more interesting than her usual real estate and divorce cases. The Albuquerque police say that Martha Conover intentionally ran over a young woman whose crushed body was found near Martha's dented ca... View more info

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Hotshots: A Neil Hamel Mystery

By: Van Gieson, Judith

Price: $14.35

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004541

ISBN: 0060175125

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear, ex-library with usual stamps, cracking at p. 20. DJ in protective wraps taped to boards. Text is clean and unmarked. "Albuquerque lawyer/sleuth Neil Hamel faces one of humanity's most primal foes --- fire --- when she investigates the death by flames of an elite firefighter in the Colorado wilderness. It is high summer and the Southwest is tinderbox dry when Neil is approached by the parents of Joni Barker, a "hotsho... View more info

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North of the Border (A Neil Hamel Mystery)

By: Van Gieson, Judith

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1993

Seller ID: 006297

ISBN: 0671769677

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit curved with one crease, minor edgewear and bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "On one side of the border, a murder. On the other, a killer. In between stands Neil Hamel, a woman with a passion for the truth."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Chinese Bell Murders

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Seller ID: 001627

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Corners bumped. A clean, tight very attractive copy of this novel originally published in Tokyo 1951. Includes 15 plates drawn by the author in Chinese style. "The Chinese Bell Murders is the first 'Judge Dee Mystery' to appear in the United States. Each 'Judge Dee Mystery' is based upon three original old Chinese plots, rewritten as one continuous story, centering round Judge Dee, one of the most famous ancient Chinese master detectives who lived in the 7th cen... View more info

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Necklace and Calabash

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1967

Seller ID: 003821

ISBN: 0684163292

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted/creased, slight edgewear/bumping. With eight illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style. A nice, clean, unmarked copy. "Judge Dee’s fishing vacation plans are suddenly shattered when the inn cashier is found slain in a river. When he is summoned to the Emperor’s palace to find the princess’s stolen pearl necklace, he wonders: could the theft be connected to the cashier’s death? And what of Master Gourd and the sinister ... View more info

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The Chinese Bell Murders

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1980

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 004439

Condition: Very Good-


Novel originally published in Tokyo 1951. One crease on spine, minor edgewear/bumping, PO name inside. Cracked at "Sketch Map of Poo-Yang" in front of book. Includes 15 plates drawn by the author in Chinese style. "The Chinese Bell Murders is the first 'Judge Dee Mystery' to appear in the United States. Each 'Judge Dee Mystery' is based upon three original old Chinese plots, rewritten as one continuous story, centering round Judge Dee, one of the most ... View more info

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The Lacquer Screen

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1983

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005463

ISBN: 0824049519

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with typical stamps, stickers, and markings. Green cloth with black lettering on spine, 181 pp. Spine is slanted, binding loose, corners chipped, significant edge wear and chipping expecially to top and base of spine, some rubbing. Interior is clean and unmarked. Basically a good reading copy. Written in 1961, with the first American publication in 1967, this reprint is number 47 in the Garland Series "50 Classics of Crime Fiction 1950-1975". Chose... View more info

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The Chinese Bell Murders

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $4.70

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1984

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 005466

ISBN: 0226848620

Condition: Good


Novel originally published in Tokyo 1951. Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, covers a bit creased with some rubbing. Text is clean and unmarked. Includes 15 plates drawn by the author in Chinese style, and an introduction by Donald F. Lach (Univ. of Chicago). "The Chinese Bell Murders is the first 'Judge Dee Mystery' to appear in the United States. Each 'Judge Dee Mystery' is based upon three original old Chinese plots, rewritte... View more info

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The Emperor's Pearl (A Judge Dee mystery)

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1963

Seller ID: 006773

ISBN: 0684173182

Condition: Very Good


Spine very slightly slanted minor edgewear. Text is bright and clean. "On the night of the Poo-yang dragonboat races, the drummer of the favorite boat collapses, poisoned. Investigation of this murder soon plunges the incomparable Judge Dee into an intricate puzzle involving a string of deaths, a missing domino, a malevolent River Goddess, and the unsolved, century-old theft of the legendary Emperor's Pearl."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Red Pavilion (A Judge Dee Mystery)

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1994

Seller ID: 007040

ISBN: 0226848736

Condition: Very Good


Small trade paperback (7" x 4.75"), 173 pp, 6 b/w illustrations by van Gulik done in 16th century Chinese illustrated blockprints, sketch map of Paradise Island. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear and a little rubbing. Interior bright and clean. A nice copy. Three short cases of Judge Dee -- 'The Case of the Callous Courtesan', 'The Case of the Amorous Academician', and 'The Case of the Unlucky Lovers'. "Judge Dee, the bearded d... View more info

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The Haunted Monastery and the Chinese Maze Murders : A Judge Dee Mystery

By: Van Gulik, Robert H.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Incorporated: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002562

ISBN: 0486235025

Condition: Good+


Some bumping/edgewear, 4 pages wrinkled, likely from dampness, a couple pages lightly stained, front cover bowed out a bit, spine slightly slanted. Overall a nice copy. Two Judge Dee novels in one volume. The Haunted Monastery: Judge Dee and his wives seek refuge from a violent mountain storm and are plunged into a bizarre series of interrelated crimes. Three women have been murdered in the monastery; Dee has seen something impossible, perhaps supernatural, and... View more info

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Murder in Trinidad

By: Vandercook, John W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Penguin: 1944

Seller ID: 001624

Condition: Good


Covers are well-creased with some darkening, edge wear, chipping. However, they have protected the book itself. Some foxing, but text is clean, pages fairly tight. Isaac Anderson of the New York Times states: "Lynch enlists as his aide a fellow-traveler whom he has met on the steamer, and these two enter upon a series of hair-raising adventures guaranteed to give the most hardened reader his money's worth of thrills. . . Bertram Lynch has methods that are peculi... View more info

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The Life and Times of Christmas Calvert... Assassin

By: Wainwright, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, G K Hall & Co: 1996

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005788

ISBN: 0783814739

Condition: Very Good-


Minor edgewear & bumping, a few light creases, ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is clean, bright, and unmarked. "Fifty years ago, Christmas Calvert had distinguished himself as one of the most reliable 'vanishers' in the Button Squad, an elite team of RAF killers. Now he is an old man who's seen too much death, too much deception. Looking over his past with old comrade Avril Morton, Calvert relives his part in the foiling of the Dambusters sabotage, the ex... View more info

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The Shape of Snakes

By: Walters, Minette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 2001

Seller ID: 005092

ISBN: 0399147330

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket shows a little edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. "November 1978. The winter of discontent. Britain is on strike. The dead lie unburied, garbage piles in the streets - and somewhere in West London a black woman dies in a rain-filled gutter. Known as 'Mad Annie,' she was despised by her neighbors. Her passing would have gone unmourned and unnoticed but for the young woman who finds her and who be... View more info

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Floaters

By: Wambaugh, Joseph

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001508

ISBN: 0553103512

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library with minimal stamps and markings, spine slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Jacket is price clipped and taped to boards. "Mike Fortney and his partner Leeds manage to cruise above the standard police stress-pools of coffee and Pepto-Bismol-they're water cops in the 'Club Harbor Unit,' manning a patrol boat on San Diego's Mission Bay. . . . But now their days are anything but typical, because the America's Cup international sailing regattas have come... View more info