Crime Fiction

  1. Bentley, E. C.:: Trent Intervenes. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953. 1st. Penguin edn. 220pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and with some staining on back panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3151) £2.50

 

  1. Blaisdell, Anne: Consequences of Crime London: Victor Gollancz, 1981 1st. UK edn. 178 pp. D/w spine and edges slightly darkened. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1796) £6.00

 

  1. Branch, Pamela: Murder Every Monday Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. All pp very slightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3064) £10.00

 

  1. Carter, Youngman.: Mr. Campion’s Falcon. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1973. 1st. Penguin edn. 197pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned and binding very slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges othrwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3496) £3.00

 

  1. Charteris, Leslie.: Enter the Saint. London: Hodder & Stoughton, nd (1944?) 21st. edn. 224pp. Ownership inscription to ffep dated June, 1944. All pp lightly tanned and a few are creased at top corner. Dust marked d/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners with two tiny tears in top edge of back panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5027) £15.00

 

  1. Christie, Agatha.: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1948. 1st. Penguin edn. 250pp. plus 4pp publisher’s list. Card covers rather rubbed on edges and corners with some chipping and tearing at spine foot. Otherwise, a sound copy. (Stock ref 4964) £6.00

 

  1. Cornwell, Patricia D.: The Body Farm. London: Little, Brown & Co., 1994. 1st. edn. (10)324pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3416) £10.00

 

  1. Cornwell, Patricia Daniels: Postmortem London: Macdonald, 1990 1st UK edn. 293 pp. The first in the crime series featuring Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Binding has a slight lean and d/w is a trifle rubbed on corners and spine head and tail but, otherwise, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2020) £80.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Crime at Guildford Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 252pp pluss 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3051) £10.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Mystery in the Channel Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 222pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3067) £8.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Sir John Magill’s Last Journey Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 255pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges, particularly at the spine and there is some light staining on the front panel. Otherwise, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3069) £15.00

 

  1. Crofts, Freeman Wills: The Cheyne Mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953 1st. Penguin edn. 253pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Small, neat gift inscription to inside of front panel. Card covers slightly rubbed with two small tears to spine tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3071) £7.50

 

  1. Cunningham, E. V.: Helen. London: Andre Deutsch, 1967. 1st. UK edn. (6)185pp. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w a little reubbed on edges with a single tiny tear otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5022) £15.00

 

  1. Cunningham, E. V.: The Case of the Murdered Mackenzie. New York: Delacorte Press, 1984. 1st. US edn. (8)181pp. Binding slightly cocked. D/w a little rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5016) £6.00

 

  1. Dexter, Colin.: The Wench is Dead. London: Macmillan, 1989. 1st. edn. (8)200pp. Map. D/w and boards very slightly bumped on top cornersotherwise a very clean bright copy. (Stock ref 3866) £5.00

 

  1. Dolphin, Rex.: Driven to Kill. London: Howard Baker, 1969. 1st. edn. (6)198pp. Dust marked d/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5024) £7.50

 

  1. Doyle, A. Conan.: The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes. New York: George H. Doran Co., 1927. 1st. US edn. 320pp. Inner front hinge split at top. Brown cloth binding with red lettering slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5135) £20.00

 

  1. Doyle, A. Conan.: The Last Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892. Souvenir edn. (4)296pp plus 32pp publisher’s catalogue. Numerous b/w illus. by Sidney Paget. Two small ownership signatures to reverse of frontis. Inner hinges split and slightly weakened. Some fox spotting throughout. Dark blue cloth gilt boards somewhat rubbed on edges and corners. A good copy.  (Stock ref 5138) £100.00

 

  1. Doyle, A. Conan.: The Return of Sherlock Holmes. New York. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1905. 1st. US edn. 8381pp. Frontis. and 12 b/w illus. by Charles Raymond Macauley. Binding cocked. Inner hinges split and weakened. Black decorated cloth boards dust marked and with some of the decoration on front board along with the spine lettering lost. Also, some rubbing to edges and corners. Otherwise a sound , if rather grubby, copy.  (Stock ref 5137) £20.00

 

  1. Doyle, A. Conan.: The Valley of Fear. London: John Murray, 1915. 2nd. impression. (6)306pp. B/w frontis. by Frank Wiles. Neat ownership signature to front pastedown. Red cloth boards with some staining, rubbed on edges, bumped on corners and slightly faded on spine. A reasonable copy for its age. (Stock ref 5136) £75.00

 

  1. Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan.: The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: W. H. Allen, 1981. 1st. edn. 208pp. Collected and introduced by Peter Haining. All pp slightly tanned. Bookplate to front pastedown. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy sound copy. (Stock ref 5133) £15.00

 

  1. Fair, A. A.: All Grass Isn’t Green. London: Heinemann, 1970. 1st. UK edn. 192pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5028) £10.00

 

  1. Ferrars, Elizabeth.: Murders Anonymous. London: Collins, 1977. 1st. edn. 195pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. D/w faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5034) £5.00

 

  1. Gardner, Erle Stanley.: The Case of the Horrified Heirs: a Perry Mason mystery. London: Heinemann, 1971. 1st. UK edn. 218pp. Binding slightly cocked. Dust marked d/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5029) £7.00

 

  1. Gardner, John.: Founder Member. London: Frederick Muller, 1969. 1st. edn. (8)184pp. D/w somewhat rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5021) £7.00

 

  1. Gilbert, Anthony: The Black Stage Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 219pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp very slightly tanned. Card covers rather rubbed on edges particularly at spine tail with a closed tear to foot of front hinge. A good copy. (Stock ref 3090) £5.00

 

  1. Gilbert, Anthony.: Death Takes a Wife. London: Collins,1959. 1st. edn. 256pp. D/w chipped and worn with some minor loss otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5030) £15.00

 

  1. Haggard, William.: The Doubtful Disciple. London: Cassell, 1969. 1st. edn. (4)188pp. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5010) £6.00

 

  1. Haggard, William.: Venetian Blind. London: Cassell, 1959. 1st. edn. (4)187pp. A little foxing throughout. D/w rather rubbed on edges with several closed tears and some loss at spine head and the adjacent corner of the front panel. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5009) £6.00

 

  1. Haggard, William.: Yesterday’s Enemy. London: Cassell, 1976. 1st. edn. (4)204pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5011) £6.00

 

  1. Hastings, Macdonald.: Cork in Bottle. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957. 1st. Penguin edn. 224pp. Ownership signature to half-title. Binding slightly cocked and all pp lightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4965) £6.00

 

  1. Household, Geoffrey.: The Three Sentinels. London: Michael Joseph, 1972. 1st. edn. 192pp. D/w slightly bumped and creased at spine tail otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 5015) £7.50

 

  1. Huxley, Elspeth.: The African Poison Murders. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1986. 1st. P/B edn. 214pp. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otrherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5096) £6.00

 

  1. Innes, Michael.: Appleby’s End. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1969. 1st. Penguin edn. 189pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3501) £2.00

 

  1. Jesse, F. Tennyson.: A Pin to See the Peepshow. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1952. 1st. Penguin edn. 380pp. All pp. tanned and binding cocked. Card covers rather rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4960) £8.00

 

  1. Kelly, Mary.: Dead Corse. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 204pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and creased on corners and spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3498) £2.00

 

  1. Keverne, Richard: The Fleet Hall Inheritance Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1939 1st. Penguin edn. 278 pp. plus 9 pp publisher’s list. Ownership signature to half-title. Pages lightly tanned with occasional foxing and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little grubby and showing some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2793) £10.00

 

  1. Kijewski, Karen.: Katwalk. New York: Avon Books, 1990. 1st. P/B edn. (8)232pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers rubbed on edges and creased on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4344) £2.00

 

  1. Kijewski, Karen.: Wild Kat. New York: Bantam Books, 1995. 3rd. impression. (10)371pp. Signed by author on title page. all pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers rather rubbed and creased otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4345) £4.00

 

  1. Law, Marjorie J.: Death in the Spring London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967 1st. P/B edn. 192pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3056) £5.00

 

  1. Lawrence, Hilda:: Blood Upon the Snow. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 234pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Binding slightlly cocked and card covers rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3178) £3.50

 

  1. Leonard, Elmore.: The Moonshine War. London: Tandem, 1970. 1st. UK P/B edn. 192pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little grubby and dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5376) £5.00

 

  1. Marsh, Ngaio.: Hand in Glove. London: Collins, 1962. 1st. edn. 256pp. Neat ownership signature to ffep. Price-clipped d/w a trifle rubbed on edges with two small, closed tears.Otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5032) £7.00

 

  1. Marsh, Ngaio.: Tied up in Tinsel. London: Collins, 1972. 1st. edn. 256pp. D/w rubbed and worn, particularly at spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5033) £6.00

 

  1. Mason, A. E. W.: The House in Lordship Lane. London: Pan Books, 1953. 1st. P/B edn. 254pp. all pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy (Stock ref 5116) £10.00

 

  1. Millar, Margaret: Ask For Me Tomorrow London: Victor Gollancz, 1977 1st. edn. 179 pp. D/w with darkened spine and edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 1794) £7.50

 

  1. Montalban, Manuel Vazquez.: The Angst-Ridden Executive. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1990. 1st. UK P/B edn. 229pp plus 5pp publishers’s list. Translated from the Spanish by Ed Emery. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5097) £7.50

 

  1. Player, Robert.: The Month of the Mangled Models: a gruesome extravaganza. London: Victor Gollancz, 1977. 1st. edn. 160pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5014) £8.00

 

  1. Queen, Ellery.: The Door Between. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958. 1st. Penguin edn. 208pp. All pp slightly tanned, binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and tanned on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4971) £5.00

 

  1. Rohmer, Sax.: The Mystery of Doctor Fu Manchu. London: Allan Wingate, 1977. New edn. 237pp. Price-clipped d/w a trifle dust -marked and slightly creased along bottom edge otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5013) £8.00

 

  1. Simenon, Georges: Maigret on Holiday Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 158pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers just showing some minimal rubbing on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3073) £10.00

 

  1. Simenon, Georges: The Sailor’s Rendez-Vous: a Maigret mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970 1st. Penguin edn. 127pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3074) £10.00

 

  1. Symons, Julian:: The Immaterial Murder Case. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 216pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers somewhat rubbed otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3187) £3.00

 

  1. Tey, Josephine.: The Daughter of Time. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 189pp, All pp tanned and binding slightly cocked. Card covers a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good , sound copy. (Stock ref 4959) £5.00

 

  1. Upfield, Arthur W.: Murder Down Under Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1951 1st. Penguin edn. 254pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a tiny piece missing from spine tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3075) £15.00

 

  1. Wade, Henry: Here Comes the Copper Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1946 1st. Penguin edn. 221 pp. plus 3 pp. publisher’s list. Pages very lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers jsut showing some minimal edge wear. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2800) £5.00

 

  1. Wallace, Edgar.: The Fourth Plague. London: Ward Lock, nd (c1950). Reprint. 189pp. D/w a trifle rubbed and creased on edges with two tiny tears otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5025) £6.00

 

  1. Walters, Minette.: The Dark Room. London: Macmillan, 1995. 1st. edn.(10)398pp. Signed by the author on title page. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4146) £12.00

 

  1. Walters, Minette.: The Echo. London: Macmillan, 1997. 1st. edn. (8)343pp. Signed by the author on title page. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4147) £6.00

 

  1. Walters, Minette.: The Scold’s Bridle. London: Macmillan, 1994. 1st edn. (8)327pp. Signed by tghe author on title page. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4145) £15.00

 

  1. Waugh, Hillary: The Priscilla Copperthwaite Case London: Victor Gollancz, 1986 1st. edn. 154 pp. D/w very slightly darkened on spine and along edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1792) £5.00

 

  1. Weighell, Ron.: The Irregular Casebook of Sherlock Holmes. Ashcroft: Calabash Press, 2000. 1st. edn. (8)143pp. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5134) £120.00

 

  1. Westlake, Donald E.: Brothers Keepers. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1977. 1st. UK edn. (8)254pp. Boards slightly bowed. Dust marked and slightly stained d/w with a small tear in bottom edge of front panel. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5026) £7.50

 

  1. Westlake, Donald E.: Pity Him Afterwards. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 1st. Penguin edn. 185pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4961) £15.00

 

  1. White, R. J.: The Women of Peasenhall. London: Macmillan, 1969. 1st. edn. 159pp. All pp tanned. D/w a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5023) £10.00