Friday, January 29, 2010

Sally's Weekly Update for 01/29/10!

Here's the latest update.

Happy weekend to all.

Sally Owen
The Mysterious Bookshop

The Mysterious Bookshop

58 Warren Street

New York, NY 10007

Ph: 212-587-1011

Fax: 212-587-1126

Open Seven Days, 11.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Weekly Update 1/29/10


Friday, February 5th 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Wallace Stroby will read from and discuss his latest novel

Gone ‘til November

Copies will be available for signing and refreshments will be served.


Noah Boyd was here signing The Brick Layer, his first novel under this particular name. Boyd is a former FBI agent who worked on the Green River killings and is credited with solving the Highland Park Strangler case. I’m giving you no more clues to his identity. The Brick Layer introduces Steve Vail, an FBI agent, fired for insubordination, who is lured back to try and solve a deadly case. $24.99


Hardboiled Hollywood: The True Crime Stories Behind the Classic Noir Films by Max Decharne. $14.95

The films include Little Caesar, Kiss Me Deadly, Point Blank, and Psycho.

My Word is My Bond by Roger Moore. $14.99

The suavest of the Bonds, Sir Roger tells all in his inimitable style.

The Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe, edited by Michael Connelly. $14.99

This popular anthology is now in paperback.


We now carry pens inscribed with our name, address, and telephone number - so you won’t forget! $1.49

These are probably best shipped out with your books but if you want a pen only, it will cost you $5.50 for the postage. We will ship any quantity of the pens for that shipping charge, so you may want to start stocking up your Valentine’s Day presents!!


The Splitting Image by Michael Avallone, Henry Holt, NY. 1953. First Edition. $75.00

Fine in dust jacket with small chip in front panel.

A Morning for Flamingos by James Lee Burke, Little Brown, Boston. 1990. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00

Remainder mark on bottom page edges, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket.

The Orchids by Thomas H. Cook, Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1982. First Edition. SIGNED. $85.00

Author’s scarce second book. Very fine in dust jacket.

Tabernacle by Thomas H. Cook, Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1983. First Edition. $50.00

Fine in dust jacket, which is rubbed along top edge.

(Sue Grafton) "G" Is for Grafton: The World of Kinsey Milhone by Natalie Hevener Kaufman & Carol McGinnis Kay, Holt, NY. 1997. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by Grafton.

The Ghostway by Tony Hillerman, Harper, NY. 1984. First Trade Edition. $65.00

Bookplate, else very fine in dust jacket.

The Skull Beneath the Skin by P.D. James, Scribner, NY. 1982. First U.S. Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Some light soiling on inside front cover and page edges, else fine in dust jacket.

Death in Ecstasy by Ngaio Marsh, Sheridan, NY. 1941. First U.S. Edition. $250.00

A fine, fresh copy in dust jacket, which is lightly worn at corners and spine ends. Scarce in dust jacket.

To Find a Killer by Lionel White, Dutton, NY. 1954. First Edition. $100.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

69 Babylon Park by Harry Whittington, Avon, NY. 1962. First Edition. $45.00

PBO. About fine in wrappers with some light rubbing to extremities.

The Burnt Orange Heresy by Charles Willeford, Crown, NY. 1971. First Edition. $150.00

Fine in near fine dust jacket. 1" closed tear at top corner of front cover, three-quarter chip at top of back panel. All else fine, bright and tight.


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