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Secret of Chimneys, The, Christie, Agatha
1 Christie, Agatha Secret of Chimneys, The
U.K. Pan Books, Ltd. #G106. Ninth Pan Books Edition Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 
No price's indicated as the sticker's half removed so I took off the balance as it's worthless for information. 223 pages plus Advertising. Medium beige paper. Tight binding. A 1" - wide crease's at the bottom right corner and there are a few other handling marks and some wear at the edges. A " tear's at the Spine side at the top and another one's at the bottom. . Nothing much, though.
Spine: Small creases indicating water lightly touched here and was wiped off.
Back Cover: Some so so scuffing and what appears to be light creases but they haven't penetrated the Cover.
In General: A green "x" is on the bottom edge which probably indicates the book was a returned copy to the Wholesaler.
Story: Jewel robbery and Crime. 004804 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Department of Queer Complaints, Dickson, Carter
2 Dickson, Carter Department of Queer Complaints
U.K. Pan Books, Ltd. 1963 #X 208. First Pan Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. 
No price's indicated. 223 pages plus Advertising. Darker beige paper. Tight binding.
Front Cover: A few handling marks and small creases are at both corners but it's nothing much. Some light wear's at the bottom edge.
Spine: a small bit of wear's at the top and bottom edges.
Back Cover: A creased corner's at the top left and there are some handling marks. The usual.
Story: Eleven short Crime and Mystery Stories. 004803 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Luciano Story, The, Feder, Sid/Joesten, Joachim.
3 Feder, Sid/Joesten, Joachim. Luciano Story, The
U.S. Award Books. 1972 #AQ1013. First Award Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. About Very Good. (?) Water Tch 
$1.25 is the original price. 270 pages plus some Advertising. Light beige paper. Tight binding. Yellow edges.
Front Cover: Three or four small fingernail indents plus a " creased corner at the top, right and some light wear at the bottom and top edges.
Spine: The usual line from book opening plus a bit of wear at the top and bottom edges. Nothing much.
Back Cover: A widthwise crease's at the top along with a bit of the same at the very edge. This goes into the back of the Cover. Another much lighter and smaller crease from opening the book's at the left edge but that one's so so.
Story: Interesting, but written in a bland sort of way which doesn't really grip you as much if, say, Mario Puzo would be writing (excellent Author). Most Authors have left-overs from their previous book so I think they figure that if they already did the Research maybe they could squeeze in another book out of them and earn a few bucks more. I'd probably do the same as money's money. 005008 
Price: 6.25 USD
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The Shadow Laughs!, Grant, Maxwell
4 Grant, Maxwell The Shadow Laughs!
U.S. A Bantam Book. #553-04688. First Bantam Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. 
October, 1969. $.60 is the original price. 156 pages. Tight binding. About medium beige paper. Tight binding. Yellow colour on the edges.
Front Cover: A few light creases and 2" of mild wear's at the Spine side.
Spine: Wear's at the ends and a small tear and an 1/8" piece of Cover's missing at the bottom edge.
Back Cover: A minor amount of wear's at the left corner and side plus a light book length crease's 2" from the Spine.
Story: Counterfitters kill a couple of people which gets The Shadow involved to figure out what's going on. "The Shadow Knows!", of course. 004543 
Price: 10.25 USD
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Destroyer and The Red - Haired Death, The, Horler, Sydney
5 Horler, Sydney Destroyer and The Red - Haired Death, The
U.K. Hodder and Stoughton. #C193. Third (Reset) H and D Edition. Mass Market Large Paperback. V. Gd Minus. One Water Spot. 
       Two Shillings is the original price. 191 pages plus some book Advertising.
Front Cover: Light edge wear.
Spine: The bottom edge's slightly worn on either side at the bottom.
Back Cover: Various handling marks and the top left corner's missing for an 1/8".
In General: A Hospital stamp's at the top of the first page as this was probably a lending copy to the Patients.
Story: The Destroyer's 135 pages long and The Red-Haired Death's 191 pages. A few brownish stains are at the bottom of page 159 and page 141 has a slight �" - wide bend at the top right corner which continues to the end of The Red - Haired Death.
Story Story One's about Espionage and Story Two's about Crime. 004731 
Price: 12.00 USD
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City Destroyer, The (Spider Series #3), Stockbridge, Grant
6 Stockbridge, Grant City Destroyer, The (Spider Series #3)
U.S. Pocket Books. #671-77943-5. First Pocket Book Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Almost Mint. Cover Art: Maguire, Robert. 
Spider Series Number three. February, 1975. $.95 is the original price. 157 pages. Light beige paper. Tight binding. Red on the edges with a 1" - wide bit of darker red at the middle of the top edge.
Front Cover: There's a small corner crease at the bottom, right, a few very small marks and an almost invisible mark where possibly a price was once pasted on the Cover.
Back Cover: A couple of slightly beige spots are at the bottom edge.
Story: I was rather surprised when I saw that the original publication date was 1935 as I thought from the Front Cover that this was a modern Story. The Portrait of the Hero's well done. Wish I had the original as I like good Art. Our Master Criminal's using a type of acid that dissolves steel when he commits his crimes. If this book's Series is/was actually selling twenty million copies then that's extraordinary. The Publishers say that this book's listed as Science fiction. 005095 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Again the Three, Wallace, Edgar
7 Wallace, Edgar Again the Three
U.K. Hodder and Stoughton. 1957 Third Hodder and Stoughton Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. 
       $.35 is the original price listed on the Back Cover (two Shillings U.K.) Light medium beige paper, darker at the edges. Tight binding. 190 pages.
In General: The inside of both Covers are medium beige from age. The usual crease's at the Spine side from book opening, a few indents and smudges and an "X" is written at the top of the Front Cover.
Story: Three men act as Private Eyes to solve Crime. 004430 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Yellow Shadows of Death #9 in The Phantom Detective Series., Wallace, Robert
8 Wallace, Robert Yellow Shadows of Death #9 in The Phantom Detective Series.
Corinth Pub., Inc. 1965 #CR109. First Corinth Pub., Inc. Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fair to Good Minus. 
$.60 is the original price. 159 pages plus book Advertising. Light medium beige paper. Tight binding.
Front Cover: A lightly creased corner's at the top right and there's also one in the middle of the book from turning the Cover. Several other smaller ones from handling the book are on the Cover.
Spine: The usual line from opening the book plus a small tear's at the top left edge.
Back Cover: Five or six booklength creases plus various handling marks and a bit of wear at the bottom left corner, although it's minor. Still, the Cover's been handled.
In General: A couple of stamps are on the first page from a bookstore that's long gone.
Story: A man who had once been a benevolent Donor to people suddenely turns nutty and starts a violent crime spree that only The Phantom Detective can solve. 004730 
Price: 7.50 USD
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