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The Case of the Stuttering Bishop

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1988

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 001598

ISBN: 0345356802

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, Page 89 somewhat creased, shows rubbing. "Julia Branner insists her marriage was sabotaged by her millionaire father-in-law, who forced her to give up her baby girl for adoption. Now, years later, a young woman appears, claiming to be Julia's long-lost daughter. But Julia insists the heir-apparent is a fake-and vows to keep the family fortune from falling into the wrong hands. Abetted by a bishop with questionable credentials... View more info

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The Case of the Fabulous Fake

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $3.90

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1971

Seller ID: 003824

Condition: Fair


Spine slanted, spine & covers creased, back cover clipped, some edgewear/bumping, PO's name on free endpaper. Text is yellowing. "Perry Mason's client placed an ad: 'Am here to conclude negotiations on straight cash basis. No checks. Spot Cash. Contact me at Willatson Hotel.' The notice was signed 36-24-36. . . One look and Della Street knew those measurements couldn't belong to the pretty blonde client. She was certainly guilty of false advertising. . . b... View more info

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The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1967

Seller ID: 003825

Condition: Good


Spine slanted/creased/chipped, covers creased, minor edgewear/bumping. "Read" written on free endpaper. Some yellowing, but text is clean and unmarked. "Before he accepted the retainer from green-eyed Mrs. Sylvia Atwood, Della Street had given her opinion: 'She'd cut your heart out for 37 cents.' After he'd become involved, Sylvia's brother Jarrett told Perry Mason: 'You give that girl her head and she'll get you into hell of a mess.' She did. But i... View more info

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The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1970

Seller ID: 003826

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat slanted w/ one crease, minor edgewear/bumping, crease on back cover, "20" on free endpaper, chip at p. 22. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "Perry Mason desperately needed information about his client and her father who was in prison, convicted of stealing $396,751.36 from a bank. The money had never been recovered. The one man who might have the facts Mason needed was Jordan L. Ballard. So Mason went to Ballard's house, hopin... View more info

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The Clue of the Forgotten Murder

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1950

Seller ID: 004707

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted/ reading crease, some edgewear. Text yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "When a very respectable man, a candidate for councilman on a reform ticket in fact, is picked up drunk as a hoot-owl and involved with a girl hitch-hiker, there are apt to be headlines. The Blade printed them in large, black type. That led to a libel suit and a secret investigation by a Blade reporter. At least it was supposed to be secret. But apparently the wrong person o... View more info

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The D. A. Holds a Candle

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1948

Seller ID: 004708

Condition: Fair


Pocket Book #287. Edgewear, 1" tear at bottom of spine. Spine brittle, p. 17 detached. Text yellowed, but clean and unmarked. "'A guy in one of the cabins is ready for a funeral.' District Attorney Doug Selby slammed down the receiver and ten minutes later was at the Keystone Auto Camp. 'Where is he?' Selby asked. Sheriff Brandon moved the dresser. The corpse was slumped down in a grotesque sitting position. In his right hand he held a revolver and in h... View more info

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The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1958

Seller ID: 006266

Condition: Good


Spine slightly curved, some edgewear and bumping. Title page coming loose, text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Perry Mason desperately needed information about his client and her father who was in prison, convicted of stealing $396,751.36 from a bank. The money had never been recovered. The one man who might have the facts Mason needed was Jordan L. Ballard. So Mason went to Ballard's house, hoping to confirm some suspicions. Hardly had Maso... View more info

The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe (A Perry Mason mystery)

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1973

Seller ID: 005867

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat slanted, small crease. Cracked at p. 80, p. 81 detached. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "The case against Sarah Breel was all circumstantial. She had been at the scene of the crime at the time it was committed. A footprint of her shoe was beside the corpse. Her shoe had some blood of the victim's type on it. The murder weapon was in her bag, and so were the large diamonds which had been taken from the deceased. How did she explain ... View more info

The Case of the Silent Partner (A Perry Mason mystery)

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1969

Seller ID: 005868

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, starting to crack at half-title page, minor edgewear and bumping. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Mildreth Faulkner runs a successful string of flower shops. Harry Peavis is trying to buy her out. Not Perry Mason's kind of case - until you add a desperate nightclub hostess, a box of poisoned chocolates, and a man with a bullet in his back. Then Mason, with the invaluable aid of Della Street and Paul Drake, is intrigued enou... View more info

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The Case of the Careless Cupid / A Fine and Private Place

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley / Queen, Ellery

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Walter J. Black, Inc. (Detective Book Club): 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 000568

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine shows some darkening, corners bumped, slight foxing. Clean and tight copy. A 2 in 1 book printed for the Detective Book Club featuring two top notch mystery/detective writers. Perry Mason and Ellery Queen in one volume.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info