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Into the Night, Woolrich, Cornell; completed by Lawrence Block
181 Woolrich, Cornell; completed by Lawrence Block Into the Night
New York The Mysterious Press 1988 0-445-40551-1 / 9780445405516 1st Paperback printing Softcover Near Fine 
[beautiful copy, tight/clean/unread, with just the teensiest bit of handling wear]. Mass Market PB Suspense yarn with a classic Woolrich set-up: a despairing young woman's failed suicide attempt results in the death of an innocent passerby. Completed by Lawrence Block from a manuscript left unfinished by Woolrich at the time of his death in 1968. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Second Baffle Book, Wren, Lassiter, and Randle McKay
182 Wren, Lassiter, and Randle McKay The Second Baffle Book
Garden City NY Doubleday, Doran & Co. , for the Crime Club 1929 NO First Edition Hardcover Fair 
(no dust jacket) [worn copy, fraying to cloth at corners and spine ends, hinges cracked but still holding on; "Purchase at USPS Auction" stamped on front pastedown, which also bears a couple of previous owners' signatures, and someone has filled out part of one page of the score chart at the front of the book, but there are no markings in the text proper]. (diagrams and charts) "The Baffle Books give you ingenious and dramatic crimes to solve -- many of them founded on actual cases which have baffled detectives throughout the world in years past. You will not recognize the names in the cases, but you may recognize the clues, or the cases themselves." 
Price: 7.50 USD
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The Man I Killed (A Cock Robin Mystery), York, Jeremy (pseud. for John Creasey)
183 York, Jeremy (pseud. for John Creasey) The Man I Killed (A Cock Robin Mystery)
New York The Macmillan Company 1963 (c.1961) First American Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dj Illustrated by (dj design) Rupert Finegold 
[moderate shelfwear, top corners bumped, a few spots on top edge, ffep torn out, vintage bookseller's label on rear pastedown (Paul Elder's Books, San Francisco); jacket worn at edges and extremities, diagonal creasing at bottom right front panel]. Suspense novel about an insurance man who appraises jewelry, advises his clients on how to safely store them (what kind of safe, etc.) -- then burgles them. A lucrative setup, until he commits a murder when he's caught in the act. 
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