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Murder to Hounds

By: Acheson, Edward

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap: 1939

Seller ID: 003255

the rare London first edition, octavo, text of 287 pages, original blue cloth, ownership stamp on front end-paper, on the section title to part 2 and a stamp in the blank outer margins of 3 text pages, spine lettering faded, light mottling of covers, very clean and aound otherwise. Copies of the New York edition are relatively easy to find but this London edition is rare. £22.00 View more info

A Dead Liberty

By: Aird, Catharine

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Seller ID: 003615

first edition, red cloth in unclipped dust jacket, no signatures or other internal marks, covers bright, dust jacket a bit worn at spine ends and with minor signs of use, slight lean. £18.00 View more info

The Complete Steel

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003246

ISBN: 0356028089

octavo 19 by 13 cms. This is the first edition in an unclipped dust wrapper in the original black cloth with end-paper maps. It was published in London by Macdonald & Co. Dust wrapper with minor rubbing of corners and a bit of the outer edge, a bit more noticeable to the spine ends. There are no internal marks or signatures, the covers are bright and clean and it's firm and sound in the binding. £17.00 View more info

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A Daughter of Fife

By: Barr, Amelia E

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1890

Seller ID: 003628

a bright clean copy in the original dark green cloth, octavo 19 by 13 cms. undated but circa 1890, text of 335 pages plus 8-page publisher's catalogue, gilt decorative covers, two small dents to the outer edge of the front cover, fore edge with a small faint mark, firm and sound in the covers, no internal marks or signatures. Rare, especially in this bright condition. £28.00 View more info

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: A Medical Digression

By: Campbell, Maurice

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Ash & Co Ltd: 1935

Seller ID: 003707

first edition, octavo (21 by 13.5 cms) a pamphlet of 56 pages plus card covers, title page foxed, occasional very light foxing, mainly marginal, to other leaves. three tiny marks on the rear cover otherwise very clean and sound-no internal marks or signatures. £24.00 View more info

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Shelf Life

By: Clark, Douglas

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1982

Seller ID: 003256

first London edition, octavo (20 by 13.5 cms) red cloth gilt in unclipped dust wrapper a few handling creases to the wrapper otherwise a near-fine copy. no signatures or internal marks £17.00 View more info

The Stark Munro Letters

By: Conan Doyle Arthur

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1905

Seller ID: 003312

new impression, octavo (19 by 13.2 cms) original maroon c,loth, gilt titles illustrated, with a frontispiece, text of 346 pages, issued in the Silver Library series, a very ood clean and sound copy, no signatures or inscriptions. £20.00 View more info

Odin's Treasury

By: Cook, W Victor

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, S P C K: 1910

Seller ID: 003626

first and only edition, octavo 20 by 13 cms, text of 253 pages plus 16-page publisher's catalogue at eind, orignal brown pictorial cloth, illustrated with a coloured frontispiece, minor signs of use to covers, ink signature on front end-paper, a few foxing spots. A clean and sound copy of this rare title. £22.00 View more info

Houses of Clay

By: Davidson, Lillias Campbell

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge: 1912

Seller ID: 003740

first edition of this rare novel by the author of 'Hints to Lady Travellers' thick octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) text of 301 pages plus 32-page publisher's catalogue, original green decorative cloth, illustrated with 8 plain plates by Wal Paget, neat inscription and small ownership stamp on front end-paper, occasional light foxing, outer edges of publisher's catalogue toned, spine slightly faded. A very clean and sound copy £24.00 View more info

Murder Out Of Commission

By: Dominic R.B. (Pseudonym of Emma Lathen)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1976

Seller ID: 003240

first London edition, octavo (20. by 13.5 cms) with the unclipped dust wrapper, minor signs of use to the wrapper, top edge a little dusty otherwise near fine-no internal marks or signatures £14.00 View more info

Lord Geoffrey's Fancy

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1962

Seller ID: 002241

first edition, with unclipped dust wrapper, minor signs of use to the dust jacket otherwise a fine, unmarked copy. £18.00 View more info

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The Hammer of Doom

By: Everton, Francis

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1933

Seller ID: 003708

A Crime Club novel. Text of 290 pages plus 3 preliminary leaves and 2 advert leaves at rear, original blue cloth with dust jacket. This is seventh impression and, like all the London editions, is rare. Original blue coth, top corners bumped, spine head and tail and a thin strip of the top rear cover faded, some foxing to the preliminary leaves and first few text leaves, occasional light foxing to the text, dust jacket well used with a substantial part of the front flap m... View more info

The Shadow of the Wolf

By: Freeman, R Austin

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1930

Seller ID: 003703

an early undated edition in red coth, front cover with blind stamped art deco design so circa 1930, text of 320 pages, no adverts, slight lean, top corners lightly bumped, front cover a bit shaky with webbing showing at title page, very clean, sound unmarked copy otherwise, no signatures or inscriptions £22.00 View more info

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The File on Devlin (presentation copy)

By: Gaskin, Catherine

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1965, Collins:

Seller ID: 003524

a signed presentation copy of the first Engish edition. The title page inscription is to Judy and is dated Oct 29 1965. The book is in the original blue cloth with an unclipped dust wrapper. which has a few very minor signs of use, there is a slight lean and the top edge is a trifle dusty but it's a very bright cleanm and sound copy otherwise. £25.00 View more info

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Real Grit

By: Hocking Silas K

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1887

Seller ID: 003653

an early edition in an unusually bright binding, undated but circa 1887, octavo 18.5 by 12.5 cms text of 304 pages, illustrated with 6 plain plates, 8-page publisher's cataloguem at end, pictorial green cloth gilt, all edges gilt, prize label pasted on to front fly-leaf which is slightly crinkled but a bright clean and sound copy-no signatures or inscriptions. £22.00 View more info

The Dodd Cases

By: Livingston Kenneth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1933

Seller ID: 003227

first UK edition. octavo (19.5 by 13 cms) original orange cloth, with the 8-page puvlisher's catalogue bound at end, light foxing to title and first two text leaves, heavier on the half title, book block slighty bowed, slight lean. Very scarce. £18.00 View more info

The Resurrection Man

By: Macleod Charlotte

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Crime Club: 1992

Seller ID: 003238

ISBN: 0002323788

first London edition, octavo (22.5 by 14.5 cms) red cloth gilt in unclipped dust wrapper which is a bit frayed at the spine head and has a few handling creases, covers bright, contents cleaqn and unmarked-no signatures £16.00 View more info

Something in the Water

By: Macleod, Charlotte

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Collins Crime Club: 1994

Seller ID: 003241

ISBN: 0002324938

first London edition, octavo (22 by 14.5 cms) red cloth in unclipped dust wrapper which has a few signs of handling, covers have a few very small white marks (see photo), overall a near fine copy £14.00 View more info

The Gladstone Bag

By: Macleod, Charlotte

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1989

Seller ID: 003245

first London edition, octavo (22 by 14 cms) red coth in unclipped dust wrapper which has some fraying to the top and bottom edges, short repaired tear to bottom edge of rear panel, covers bright but with slight lean, contents clean and unmarked-no signatures. £14.00 View more info

The Adventures of the Caliph Haroun Alraschid

By: Manning, Ann

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Hall: 1855

Seller ID: 000722

first edition, 1855, small octavo, bound in the original brown cloth, endpapers a bit marked and with an inscription, spine dull and a bit worn otherwise a good example of this Victorian novel. £35.00 View more info