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Everyone loves a good mystery novel, and Biblio is proud to present a large collection of antique and rare collectible mystery books and novels in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are hard to find first editions of beloved mystery novels, and there are some incredible multi-volume and multi-book sets from you favorite mystery novels. If you are passionate about mystery books and mystery novels, be sure to peruse the rare collectible mystery books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Dracula by Bram Stoker

(Sells with a handwritten, certified (L.W. Currey Inc.) two-page letter by author Bram Stoker to Victorian actor Sir Henry Irving (Stoker's inspiration for Count Dracula) signed by Bram Stoker. From the collection of Doctor Roger Anderson & Christian Jüs...

From Christian Jussen

$7,950.00


Selected Tales of Mystery by Edgar Allan Poe

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1909. First edition, hardcover. Good condition, no dust jacket. Thoughtfully illustrated by Byam Shaw. Original decorative black cloth, titles on gold background; gilt and red decoration on front cover and spine. Frontispiece a...

From Fritzi & Louise Vintage

$380.00


You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up by HALLAS, Richard (pseudonym of Eric Knight)

New York: McBride, 1938. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Minute bumps to the crown and foot else fine in a lovely, about fine example of the scarce dustwrapper with a few rubbed spots and slight loss at the spinal extremities (affecting a...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$17,500.00


A Time to Kill by Grisham, John

New York: Wynwood Press, 1989. First Edition. Good/Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by John Grisham in the year of publication, and inscribed to a former owner on the title page. Good. Lean to binding. Creasing to backstrip and rubbing to spi...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$3,000.00


TENTHRAGON by CONSTANCE SAVERY

NEW YORK: ALFRED H. KING, 1930 NICE LOOKING LIGHT OLIVE GREEN COVER, GOOD PLUS SHAPE, SLIGHT FADING, SOME VERY SMALL SPOTTING COVER. CLEAN INSIDE, NO INTERNAL MARKS, RARE FIRST NOVEL. BOY'S DREAMS OF WHAT HAPPENED IN A HOME PARTITIONED BY DOORS, LIVIN...

From Antique Books Den

$105.50


Thunderball by FLEMING, IAN

London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To Jonathan Miller from the Author.” Fleming, an antiquarian book collector himself, was clearly very much aware of old conventions sli...

From Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

$17,500.00


[Manuscript]: One Lonely Night by SPILLANE, Mickey

Unbound. Near Fine. Original manuscript of the fourth Mike Hammer novel. 253 typed pages printed rectos only, with 246 pages of text (paged 1-240), with six additional pages inserted, plus seven pages of preliminary matter. Spillane's deletions are ...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$15,000.00


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by DOYLE, Arthur Conan

1892 1st1st Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle Illustrated Mystery "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth!" ­ – Sherlock Holmes First appearing in 1887, Sherlock Holmes is perha...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$2,500.00


The House Without a Key by Earl Derr Biggers

True First Edition, First Printing, without the bow and arrow colophon printed on the copyright page.This is the first appearance of Charlie Chan.Set on the Big island in Hawaii...

From Pontaccio

$270.00


LAURA by Caspary, Vera

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1943. Ex-Library. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1943 Houghton Mifflin TRUE FIRST EDITION of this Ultra-SCARCE classic! This is a more than decent but flawed copy and in Good/VG condition. Most importantly this copy has the el...

From Bren-Books.com

$4,500.00


The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Larsson, Stieg

Maclehose Press. Hardback. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2008. Hardback. Near Fine. First UK Edition. First Print. Very collectible copy, excellent addition to your collection. Dust jacket is protected with a Mylar cover. Books are packed and shipped in boxes....

From Bodacious Books

$1,299.95


Secret In The Old Attic, The Nancy Drew Mystery Series #21 by Carolyn Keene , Orange & White Silhouette Endpapers Former Owner Name , Frontispiece Drawing b/w Fox Edges, Illustrated By Russell H. Tandy, Front Inner Flap DJ Wrinkling, INNER Hinges Starting Cracked

GROSSET & DUNLAP , NY, 1944. HBDJ, 1944, 1st edition, LATER printing, Front Inner Flap DJ lists 21 Nancy Drew Titles thru this Title & has price code of 110-150 & P.C. J. code, not price clipped, White Spine DJ with all spine area DJ MISSING,...

From BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS

$158.00


The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Christie, Agatha

NY: Dodd, Mead and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards soiled and sunned, . bookstore label on rear pastedown.. 1927. 2nd American edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with red lettering stamped on front boards and spine. Th...

From Old Saratoga Books

$100.00


The Lady in the Lake by CHANDLER, Raymond

London and Melbourne: Hamish Hamilton, 1946. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Australian edition. Page edges browned, some offsetting from the jacket on the front board, else about fine in a very attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with a couple of s...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$2,750.00


King, Stephen & King, Owen | Sleeping Beauties | Signed First Edition UK Copy by King, Stephen & King, Owen

Hodder & Stoughton, 2017. hardcover. New. Author Signed UK Hardcover Book. September 2017 LON: Hodder & Stoughton First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by Owen King. Each dust jacket is protected ...

From VJ Books

$151.49


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