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The Black Cap. New Stories of Murder & Mystery

By: Asquith, Cynthia, compiled by

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. N.d. [1927]: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51905


318 pp. Decorated dark blue cloth with light blue lettering. Spine faded but lettering mostly legible. Boards slightly marked. Tattered remains of original dust wrapper loosely laid in. Binding firm. With stories especially written for this volume by J. M. Barrie, W. Somerset Maugham, D. H. Lawrence, Arthur Machen and other well-known names. VG View more info

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Watson's Apology

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44645


222 pp, some fading to dustwrapper spine.104c View more info

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In Cold Blood

By: Capote, Truman

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Connecticut, Easton Press 2000: 2000

Book number: 52261


343 pp, a pale brown and gilt decorated binding, easton press collectors edition View more info

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The Saint to the Rescue

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1961: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 31911


190 pp, slight wear to jacket, spine faded, water stain to rear of jacket View more info

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The Murder on the Links

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head 1942: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 55688


319 pp. Publisher's orange cloth with black lettering to front board & spine. Boards rubbed and marked. 'Royal Naval War Libraries' stamp to front pastedown. Text clean. A Good reading copy. View more info

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1927: 1927

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 55711


Second impression. The earlier issue with the same binding as the first edition. 312 pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth with red border ruling & lettering to front board & spine. Lean to spine. Front board marked with area of spotting along edge. Text clean. A Good reading copy of this early issue. View more info

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A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four

By: Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Collector's Library CRW Publishing Ltd. 2005: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 48700


325 pp. Bound in recent 1/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards. Spine gilt. All edges gilt. View more info

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The Cenci : A Study in Murder. The Mandrake Booklets

By: Cust, Lionel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Mandrake Press 1929: 1929

Book number: 52563


124 pp. Black cloth spine over pattterned boards and in original dust wrapper. Dw edgeworn & darkened. Internally clean. No ownership names. VG/Good View more info

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The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martins 1972: 1972

Edition: 1st US Edition

Book number: 4161


Very good in very good jacket. NOT clipped, a couple of small dents to the corner of the bottom right edge, and minor darkening to the white edges of the jacket View more info

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1929: 1929

Book number: 49586


First cheaper edition. 320 pp. Blind-stamped blue cloth in pictorial dw. Price printed on dw at 2/- with cover illustration by J. Abbey. Dw edgeworn & chipped and spine darkened. Pages browned due to poor paper quality. No names or other markings. Publisher's 'Fiction Library' list on rear dw panel and flyleaves. Good/Good View more info

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Blood On The Moon

By: Ellroy, James

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47049


263 pp, inscribed to dear reader- on front endpaper in ink. View more info

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Because the Night

By: Ellroy, James

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47050


280 pp, inscribed in ink to dear reader- on front endpaper. View more info

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Suicide Hill

By: Ellroy, James

Price: £100.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47051


280 pp, inscribed to dear vagabond dog- on front endpaper. View more info

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The Storm Gang

By: Grant, Richard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul 1952: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52984


225 pp, a few foxing marks to pages, dustwrapper has creased top of spine. View more info

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Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions (2 Vols.)

By: HARRIS, Frank

Price: £600.00

Publisher: New York, Printed and published by the author (Frank Harris), 1916: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2076


2 volumes. Presentation copy from the author to the actress Maud Allan. She danced the role of Salome, and was at the centre of a famous libel trial in 1918. Arch Conservative MP Noel Pemberton Billing implied she was a lesbian and a sadist (as well as a follower of Wilde!). She sued and lost, partly because of Billing's claim that there was a sexually perverse pro German Fifth Column in England that was compromising possible peace for a war weary England. Modern full... View more info