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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Clevely, Hugh.: Public Enemy. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1961. 1st. Penguin edn. 222pp. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges and bumped on corners . A very good copy. (Stock ref 3879) £2.50

6. 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

7. 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

8. Crispin, Edmund: Beware of the Trains London: Four Square Books, 1966 1st. P/B edn. 158pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp tanned. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on edges and with some light creasing to rear panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3078) £7.50

9. Crispin, Edmund: Fen Country Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1981 1st. Penguin edn. 221pp. All pp very slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwiose a very good copy. (Stock ref 3065) £8.00

10. 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

11. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Fatal Venture Harmondsworth: Panguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 224 pp. Binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers just showing some edge rubbing otherwise avery clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2791) £7.50

12. Crofts, Freeman Wills: Inspector French’s Greatest Case Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1953 1st. Penguin edn. 254pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed otherwise a very good, clean copy. (Stock ref 3070) £7.50

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. Crofts, Freeman Wills: The Sea Mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 207pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3068) £6.00

17. Crofts, Freeman Wills: The Sea Mystery: an Inspector French case Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959 1st. Penguin edn. 207 pp. Pages lightly tanned. Small ownership signature and bookseller’s stamp to half-title. Pictorial card covers with slight edge rubbing and a small crease across bottom corner of front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2790) £7.50

18. 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

19. Ferrars, Elizabeth: I, Said the Fly London: Pan Books, 1948 1st. Pan edn. 190pp. All pp. tanned. Pictorial catrd covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good co[py. (Stock ref 2984) £7.50

20. Ferrars, Elizabeth: Murder in Time Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 205pp plus 2pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3072) £6.00

21. Freeling, Nicolas:: Castang’s City Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1983. 1st. Penguin edn. 245pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3167) £3.00

22. Freeling, Nicolas:: Dressing of Diamond. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1976. 1st. Penguin edn. 222pp. All p lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges and with a light crease in bottom corner of front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3164) £3.00

23. Freeling, Nicolas:: Valparaiso. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1971. 1st. Penguin edn. 170pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers aslightly creased on spine, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3168) £3.00

24. 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

25. Hare, Cyril: An English Murder Harmondsworth: Pengion Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 175pp. All pp very slightly tanned. Card coversjust showing some light tanning otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3092) £5.00

26. Hare, Cyril: An English Murder Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 175 pp. Pages lightly tanned and binding a trifle cocked. Pictorial card covers just showing some shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2792) £6.50

27. Hare, Cyril: Suicide Excepted Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 220pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp very slightly tanned. Card covers just showing some tanning otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4061) £4.00

28. Hastings, Macdonald:: Cork in the Doghouse. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1961. 1st. Penguin ed. 206pp. All pp slightly tanned. Binding slightly cocked and card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3174) £3.00

29. Hopley, George: Night has a Thousand Eyes Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1949 1st. Penguin edn. 316pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges with some minor fraying to spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3066) £8.00

30. Hull, Richard.: Keep it Quiet. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 191pp. All pp lightly tanned. Binding slightly cocked. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3311) £3.00

31. 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

32. Innes, Michael:: Death at the President’s Lodging. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958. 1st. Penguin edn. 223pp. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3176) £2.00

33. James, P. D.: Innocent Blood. London: Faber & Faber, 1980. 1st. edn. 276pp. All pp slightly tanned and top edge of text block rather spotted. Price-clipped d/w slightly faded on spine othjerwise a very good, clean copy. (Stock ref 3335) £7.50

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

41. Mitchell, Gladys: Twelve Horses and the Hangman’s Noose Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1961 1st. Penguin edn. 192pp. All pp very lightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3093) £5.00

42. Mitchell, Gladys.: Come Away, Death. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st. Penguin edn. 320pp. All pp rather tanned particularly at edges. Binding slightly cocked. Card covers a trifle grubby and edges a little rubbed otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3497) £5.00

43. Murray, Max: The Right Honourable Corpse Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957 1st. Penguin edn. 158pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3096) £5.00

44. Punshon, E. R.: Mystery Villa Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1950 1st. Penguin edn. 220 pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned.Card covers a little rubbed on edges and slightly creased with some bvery minor loss to spine tail otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3050) £7.50

45. Queen, Ellery: The Dutch Shoe Mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 255pp. All pp lightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3097) £4.00

46. Queen, Ellery: The Greek Coffin Mystery Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957 1st. Penguin edn. 287 pp. Pages lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers just showing a little edge wear and very slightly rubbed on front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2797) £5.00

47. Rutherford, Douglas: Telling of Murder Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1956 1st. Penguin edn. 224 pp. Pages very lightly tanned and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers slightly darked on spine and edge of front panel otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2798) £6.00

48. Simenon, Georges: Maigret and the Saturday Caller. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 123pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers rather rubbed and creased but clean and sound internally. (Stock ref 3507) £5.00

49. 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

50. 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

51. Simenon, Georges.: Madame Maigret’s Friend. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 159pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges of spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3508) £5.00

52. Simenon, Georges.: Maigret and the Lazy Burglar. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966. 1st. Penguin edn. 142pp. All pp lightly tanned and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers slightly creased on spine and front panel otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3506) £5.00

53. Simenon, Georges.: Maigret on the Defensive. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1968. 1st. Penguin edn. 128pp. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers cery slightly creased on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3512) £5.00

54. Smith, Clark:: The Deadly Reaper. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1961. 1st. Penguin edn. 254pp. All pp lightly tanned. Binding slightly cocked and card covers a trifle rubbed on edges and with a little creasing to top of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3185) £3.00

55. Smith, Clark:: The Speaking Eye. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959. 1st. Penguin edn. 207pp. All pp lightly tanned. Binding cocked and card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3186) £3.00

56. Stout, Rex: The Red Box Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1957 1st. Penguin edn. 202 pp. plus 4 pp. publisher’s list. Pages lightly tanned and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers just showing a little shelf wear. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2799) £6.00

57. 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

58. 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

59. Upfield, Arthur W.: The Battling Prophet Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1960 1st. Penguin edn. 200pp. All pp slightly tanned. Card covers very slightly rubed at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3076) £7.50

60. Vickers, Roy,: The Sole Survivor and The Kynsard Affair. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965. 1st. Penguin edn. 181pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3190) £2.50

61. 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

62. 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

63. 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

64. 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

65. Watson, Colin: Coffin, scarcely used Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1962 1st. Penguin edn. 204pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3099) £5.00

66. 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

67. Westlake, Donald E.:: The Busy Body. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1967. 1st. Penguin edn. 159pp. All pp slightly tanned. Pictorial card covers showing some very slight creasing and dust marking otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3191) £3.50

68. White, Ethel Lina: The Wheel Spins Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 191 pp. Pages lightly tanned and binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers showing a little edge wear with small splits to hinges at spine tail otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2801) £5.00

69. White, Ethel Lina: The Wheel Spins Harmondsqworth: Penguin Books, 1955 1st. Penguin edn. 191pp. All pp somewhat tanned. Card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3077) £7.50

70. Wise, Arthur: The Little Fishes Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966 1st. Penguin edn. 191pp. All pp very lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers just showing a little rubbing on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3052) £4.00