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African Trio (Talatala, Tropic Moon, Aboard the Aquitaine)

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 8574

ISBN: 0151039550

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


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Inspector Maigret and the Burglar's Wife

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Walter J. Black: 1956

Seller ID: 003488

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, half-ring dampstain on front board. Illustrated book plate inside cover. A little darkening but text is clean and unmarked. "The burglar's wife reported her husband had seen Maria lying dead, in a pool of her own blood. But why had the burglar skipped town? And why did Maria's prosperous dentist husband and aristocratic mother-in-law insist Maria had left Paris of her own free will? Here was a caper to baffle even the master sleuth. A case with too many clues -- and no crime. A killing with too many suspects -- and no corpse. Before... View more info

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Maigret and the Black Sheep

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006069

ISBN: 0151551464

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light brown cloth spine over brown tweed cloth covered boards, red lettering, 158 pp. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, owner's name stamped inside cover, binding tight. An attractive copy. "A phone call in the middle of the night brings Maigret to the scene of an apparently motiveless murder."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Maigret and the Burglar's Wife

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Orlando, Harvest Books: 1991

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Harvest printing

Seller ID: 8500

ISBN: 0156028409

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, cracked at page 46-47, plentiful library stickers and stamps, corners worn, minor edge wear and rubbing, text clean and unmarked. Reading copy. ; Translated by J. Maclaren-Ross. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 167 pages; " A safe-manufacturer-turned-burglar stumbles upon a dead body while committing a robbery: Will Maigret crack the case? " While committing what he intends to be his last burglary, 'Sad Freddie' discovers something completely out of his line: the body of a dead woman, her chest covered in blood, holding a telephone in her hand. Maig... View more info

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Maigret and the Gangsters (Large Print)

By: Simenon, Georges; Varese, Louis (translator)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, Thorndike Press: 1986

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 003229

ISBN: 0896217787

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and bar code on front board. Spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, a couple dings on front cover. Text appears clean and unmarked. Large print edition. "Maigret and the Gangsters finds Chief Inspector Jules Maigret of the Paris crime squad reluctantly helping the hapless Detective Lognon discover the identity of a body dumped from a passing car and immediately picked up by another, before the corpse is even cool. Maigret soon realizes he is dealing with genuine American gangsters, and everyone from Pozzo, a shady restaurateur, to ever-reliable L... View more info

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Maigret and the Headless Corpse (Large Print)

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, G K Hall & Co: 1989

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 004879

ISBN: 0816146640

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped including some pages, minor edge wear. Some pages crinkled, likely from water damage. Text is clean and unmarked. A Large Print Mystery. Translated by Eileen Ellenbogen. "Snared in the propeller of a barge was a man's arm -- drained white, and limp as a dead fish from prolonged immersion in the murky canal. It was a singularly challenging case for Chief Inspector Maigret, as piece by gruesome piece the corpse of a man was assembled from the muddy canal bottom -- all except the head. His imperturbable detective's logic thoroughly aroused, Maig... View more info

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Maigret and the Killer

By: Simenon, Georges (translated from the French By Lyn Moir)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006728

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine somewhat slanted, ex-library with pocket and usual stamps, DJ in protective plastic wrap taped to yellow boards. Top corner of DJ wrinkled. Text is clean and unmarked. "'Somebody killed my boy. . . Why? But why?' Maigret and Madame Maigret were having their monthly dinner at the Pardons', Maigret's physician, when Pardon was called away to a young man lying wounded on the sidewalk. Accompanying Pardon, Maigret is drawn into one of the most perplexing and also potentially dangerous cases of his career."; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Maigret and the Madwoman

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1972

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001256

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Corners bumped. Jacket shows some scuffing, especially in back, darkening, scuffs where stickers have likely been removed. "This is a very special case in Maigret's experince, in which he invests his heart as much as his ingenuity. A nice old lady, meticulously groomed and showing no signs of derangement, timidly tries to see the famous detective and finally accosts him in the street. She is frightened: someone invades her apartment during her absences. Nothing is missing. But, says she, there are minute changes in the positions of objects, which to her prove the presence of an intrude... View more info

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Maigret and the Madwoman

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Harvest / HBJ: 1979

Seller ID: 003455

ISBN: 0156551225

Condition: Good


Spine slightly creased, a bit slanted, covers a bit creased and bowed out, corners bumped including some pages, book has a gentle curver to it. Text is clean and unmarked. "This is a very special case in Maigret's experince, in which he invests his heart as much as his ingenuity. A nice old lady, meticulously groomed and showing no signs of derangement, timidly tries to see the famous detective and finally accosts him in the street. She is frightened: someone invades her apartment during her absences. Nothing is missing. But, says she, there are minute changes in the positions of objec... View more info

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Maigret and the Man on the Bench (Large Print)

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, G. K. Hall & Co.: 1976

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 006055

ISBN: 0816164002

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex-library with numerous markings and stamps. Spine slanted, moderate edge wear and chipping, text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in protective wraps and taped to spine, some rubbing. A solid reading copy of this large print edition. "A man has been stabbed in a blind alley. It appears a humdrum crime, the result of a drunken brawl. But it is Monday and such stabbings rarely occur on Mondays, and Maigret is struck by one salient fact: all who knew the dead man saw him sitting on one of the Paris boulevard benches. As Simenon readers kinow, the true culprit may not be the murderer but of... View more info

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Maigret and the Spinster

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich: 1982

Seller ID: 000940

ISBN: 0156551292

Condition: Very Good+


Slight shelf wear. small stain at bottom of front edge. Very clean copy. Translated by Eileen Ellenbogen "For six months a plain young woman had been pestering Maigret with the complain that the furniture in her apartment, shared with an aunt, mysteriously shifted position at night. Everyone at police headquarters was convinced it was all imagination, and they teased Maigret about his 'girl friend.' Her endless patience got on his nerves, and even her spinsterish look irritated him. No wonder he put off seeing her on a particularly busy day. It was a postponement he came to regret... View more info

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Maigret and the Wine Merchant

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1980

Edition: First Harvest Edition

Seller ID: 006074

ISBN: 015655125x

Condition: Very Good+


Corners very slightly bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "One of the richest wine merchants in Paris has been murdered, in front of an elegant house used by couples for discreet meetings. At the victim's home and at his office, Maigret is surprised by a curious absence of shock or grief, and he begins to receive messages from a mysterious caller who assures him that the murdered man deserved what he got. Indeed, as Maigret probes into the life of the victim, singularly unlovable traits are revealed. And when Maigret finally meets the murderer, he is unusually reluctant to see him app... View more info

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Maigret At the Crossroads

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1977

Edition: 27th Edition; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 183541

Condition: Very Good-


Corners slightly bumped, some edge wear, reading crease. Owner's name on inside cover. A nice copy. ; Translated by Robert Baldick. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 136 pages; "A classic among Simenon, this is the story of Maigret's night vigil at the Three Widows Crossroads, where the body of a Jewish diamond-merchant had been found. Pompous M. Michonnet, at one house, owned the car containing the corpse, aristocratic Carl Andersen, the Dane, owned the garage containing the car, and vulgar M. Oscar, at the service-station, simply sold petrol to all-comers. They none of them knew a ... View more info

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Maigret Goes Home

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 183551

ISBN: 0140019014

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted. Corners somewhat bumped, reading crease and slight edge wear. A nice copy. ; Translated by Robert Baldick. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 139 pages; "At the crack of dawn on a raw morning, Chief Inspector Maigret finds himself in the church of Saint-Fiacre in the village where he was raised. He's there as a result of an anonymous note threatening that someone would die in the church at the first Mass of All Souls' Day. The arrival of the Countess de Saint-Fiacre elicits many fond memories for Maigret, and as these recollections busy his mind, she rolls fro... View more info

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Maigret Hesitates

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004885

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Originally published under the title "Maigret Hesite." Spine slightly slanted. DJ slightly soiled with edgewear, two large and several tiny tears, and a 3/4" chip on back edge. Text is clean and attractive. "Despite the expensively elegant stationery, Inspector Maigret had given the anonymous letter very little thought. He was accustomed to receiving crank mail that spoke of unreported crimes and innocent victims. However, reading the letter more closely, he began to see something that disturbed him. . . it was the neurotic, power-crazed personality of a ruthless killer... View more info

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Maigret Hesitates

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 8575

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Red boards with black lettering, 182 pp, Book club edition. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, spine slightly cocked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, minor edge wear and chipping especially along spine, some sunning. A nice copy. ; Originally published under the title "Maigret Hesite." Translated from the French by Lyn Moir. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 182 pages; "Despite the expensively elegant stationery, Inspector Maigret had given the anonymous letter very little thought. He was accustomed to receiving crank mail that spoke of unreported crimes and innocent vic... View more info

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Maigret Loses His Temper

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1980

Edition: First Harvest/HBJ Edition

Seller ID: 003844

ISBN: 0156551284

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, minor shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "A Montmartre night club owner, Emile Boulay, is found strangled outside Père Lachaise cemetery. Inspector Maigret knows it cannot be a professional murder. An underworld killer does not strangle his victim, nor does he keep a corpse on hand for two days in hot weather. Furthermore, the dead man appears to have had no enemies - serious, hard-working, on the right side of the law, even paying his income tax with scrupulous honesty. There are no clues, except for an unexplained check for a large sum written by Boula... View more info

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Maigret Sets a Trap (translated By Daphne Woodward)

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Harvest / HBJ: 1979

Edition: First Harvest/HBJ Edition

Seller ID: 006571

ISBN: 0156551268

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slanted and creased, minor edgewear. Text is bright and clean. "Maigret is faced with a challenge. No fewer than five women have been murdered at night in the streets of Montmartre. All were knifed and had their clothing slashed. Who in the district has a grudge against women of the same sturdy build? After getting a psychological profile of the killer, Maigret decides to set a trap, risking a human life as bait. Everything is working according to plan - except that another, totally unexpected crime occurs."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Malempin

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Gallimard: 1967

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003409

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted/creased, some edgewear/bumping, cover shows some creasing. Text is in French. A clean, unmarked copy.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; This synopsis is from The Family Lie, which is listed as a translation of Malempin. "A physician watches by the bedside of his son, who is stricken with diphtheria. Ordinarily he is too busy for introspection, but now the isolation forced upon him releases to the surface of his mind a traumatic experience from his own childhood, linked also to illness - a crime committed by his parents. Family ties appear as family lies, sus... View more info

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Sunday

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Harbrace Paperback Library: 1976

Seller ID: 006537

ISBN: 0156863014

Condition: Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear, reading crease, a little soiling. Text is clean and bright. A nice copy. "A Sunday in May -a Sunday like any other at the popular inn on the Riviera, except that this is the day Emile, the chef and proprietor, is preparing to murder his wife. He has rehearsed for a year. Ada, his mistress, is waiting on tables. His wife is ready for lunch before writing checks for the customers. Emile is in the kitchen. Everything is set. Simenon builds the suspense with his incomparable mastery of character, bringing a silent struggle between husband and wife... View more info