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Mayhem in B-Flat (A Homer Evans Murder Mystery)

By: Paul, Elliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1940)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8522

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [nice solid copy, minor edgewear, some darkening to cloth along edges of spine, tiny bookseller's label on ffep]. The third Homer Evans tale, in a genre we might call "screwball mystery" -- or as critic William DeAndrea described the Evans books, "absurdist, almost surreal farces, populated by likable loonies somehow involved in murder cases that didn’t have to make much sense [but] just had to serve as a framework for the craziness.” This one, set in Paris, involves Homer and his girlfriend/sidekick Miriam trying to solve the mystery of a stolen violin (altho... View more info

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The Amazon

By: Paul, Elliot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright, Inc.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16622

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dj


[book itself is solid with minimal shelfwear, very light dust-darkening to top edge; jacket looks pretty good, but the spine has a little paper loss at the top and is actually in three pieces (separated by two lateral tears, held together by a couple of tiny pieces of tape, internally applied), and also has a 2-inch split at bottom front hinge; all holding together very well in its jacket protector, however]. A novel about female soldiers in World War I. "This Signal Corps of American girls fought side by side with men in the trenches, lived as men in the mud and the vermin and the ribald... View more info

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That Crazy American Music

By: Paul, Elliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis/New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: (c.1957)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 10344

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[solid clean copy, very shallow dent at top of front cover, top page edges very slightly darkened; jacket spine faded, faint overall soiling, minor chipping/edgewear (mostly along top edge) with a few itsy-bitsy tears]. The author of "The Last Time I Saw Paris" and numerous other books, described in the jacket copy as a "critic, reporter, interviewer, lecturer, dilettante and accomplished performer [who] has lived with music all his life," here presents his informal and highly personal survey of American musical history, comprised of "thumbnail sketches, caricatures and ful... View more info