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Fiction: Mystery:England Mystery

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1 Bruce, John Edward. The Black Sleuth.
Boston, Massachusetts Northeastern University Press First Printing Hard Cover 
Edited with intro by John Cullen Gruesser. Dust jacket with mylar, X-library with stamps, 126 pages with notes. originally serialized in McGirts Magazine, 1907-1909. This is one of the earliest African-American fictional work to depict a black detective. It follows his year as a student, successful career as a brilliant sleuth in England and the continent, and his investigation of the theft of a large flawless diamond. CR 2002, first printing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Dickinson, Peter. The Old English PEEP Show.
Published by Harper & Row, Hard Cover 
CR 1969 with 185 pages. An Inspector James Pibble mystery. Harper Novel of Suspense. Fiction, Mystery, mystery novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Complete Adventures and Memories of Sherlock Holmes.
Hard Cover 
With 187 original illustrations by Sidney Paget. Published by Bramhall House, 1975, CR MCMLXXV, believe 1st edition, 326 pages. Dust jacket and book are very good condition. A facsimile of the origina l 24 stories from the Strand Magazine. These are the most beloved of the Sherlock Holmes stories, the ones written in the 1st flush of Doyle's genius. This edition includes "The Cardboard Box" origina lly withheld from publication by Doyle who thought he had gone too far in dealing with premarital sex. English literature, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, mysteries, detectives, literature. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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4 Fruttero, Carlo and Lucentine, Franco. The D. Case
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Stated first american Edition Hard Cover 
The Truth About The Mystery of Edwin Drood. CR 1989, English Translation CR 1992. Dust jacket is price clipped otherwise all is very good condition with 587 pages. The authors mix the complete text of the Mystery of Edwin Drood, genuine literary scholarship, the detective genre, sci-fi, and their impressive knowledge of Rome - both ancient and modern - to produce a light hearted, offbeat and hilarious satire - including detectives Lew Archer, Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes, Philip Marlowe, Heracle Poirot, Newo Wolfe and others. Dickens never finished Edwin Drood - his last book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Wells, H. G. The Croquet Player.
Published by Viking CR 1937, Hard Cover 
believe 1st edition with 98 pages. Dust jacket and book very good. Illustrated by Clifton Line. A mystery at Cainsmarsh. Fiction. Mysteries, mystery stories. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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