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Bony And The Black Virgin

By: Arthur Upfield

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81620


First edition in a dust jacket. Book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear, price clipped. Edges slightly marked. Some browning on endpapers, booksellers sticker has been crossed out in biro: text block is clean. Bizarrely the previous owner has signed his signature on page 4 across the text! View more info

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There Could Be Trouble

By: Bart Carson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Panther Books: 1954

Seller ID: 81931


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound, red cloth boards are in good condition. Page edges are browned. The dust jacket has been repaired with a strip of Sellotape across front of the jacket, bad creasing on front; unclipped showing 6/–. The book has been printed on poor quality paper which is browning throughout, and foxing on the endpapers. View more info

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Cup Final Murder

By: Bernard Newman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81966


First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Spine faded, slightly cocked. Slightly marked edges. Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges with two small closed tears; unclipped showing 8/6. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Michael Shayne Takes A Hand

By: Brett Halliday

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1944

Seller ID: 82035


First edition in a dust jacket. Comprising two new Michael Shayne mysteries-Murder Wears A Mummers Mask and Blood On The Black Market. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket is grubby, chipped and scuffed with closed tears along the edges, unclipped showing 9/-. The underlying blue/black boards are scuffed at the edges. Previous owner's signature on the endpaper. The text block is clean, free of markings and foxing. The page edges are a little toned. View more info

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Princess Fedor's Pledge and Other Stories

By: George Manville Fenn

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson and Co: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82131


First edition. A superb collection of stories, frequently with a twist worthy of the best tales of the unexpected, and the eponymous story being a crime/mystery thriller involving a jewel theft. An uncommon find. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's decorative blue cloth, the extremities are bumped and rubbed and there are some minor marks. The text block is slightly toned and foxed, with a bookplate to the front pastedown and cracking at points. View more info

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At Dawn I Die

By: James Corbett

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81968


First printing in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Edges browned. The red boards are clean and bright. The dust jacket is chipped and scuffed along the edges, back is scruffy; unclipped showing 8/6. View more info

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The Dead Don't Care

By: Jonathan Latimer

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82135


First U.K. paperback edition, published in Methuen's Sixpennies series. An excellent hardboiled crime novel, featuring the perpetually sloshed detective Bill Crane and his partner O'Rourke, who are attempting to solve the mystery of a kidnapped girl in the Florida Keys. Quite uncommon in this early paperback edition. The book is firmly bound in the original wraps, which are somewhat grubby, rubbed and creased, with minor foxing and a few closed tears. The text block is slightly toned, marked and dog-eared. View more info

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The Marshall And The Madwoman

By: Magdalen Nabb

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81915


Collins crime club first edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Dust jacket is complete with only minor shelf wear; unclipped showing the original price of £9.95 together with a label showing reduced price of £5.95. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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Alias, The Eagle

By: Marion Harvey

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Brentanos, Ltd: 1928

Seller ID: 82128


First edition. An uncommon crime title featuring the gentleman cracksman, Ernest Smith, otherwise known as 'The Eagle'. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's blue cloth lettered in gilt, the extremities are slightly bumped and rubbed, the spine is slightly faded and there are small tears to the cloth. The text block is age toned, dusty and slightly foxed, it is cracked at points. View more info

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The Greene Murder Case A Philo Vance Story

By: S S Van Dine

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81646


First photoplay edition in a dust jacket, 388 pages. Illustrated with scenes from the paramount photoplay. The book is tightly bound. The dust jacket has a significant piece missing at the base of the spine the edges are chipped and scuffed. The page edges are browned. The underlying black boards with green type are in good condition. Previous owner's signature is on the end paper with the date 15/11/29. The pages are browned, internally book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info