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A Daughter of Fife

By: Barr, Amelia E

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne, 1890

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

A Dead Liberty

By: Aird, Catharine

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1986

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

Dover Three

By: Porter, Joyce

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, White Lion Publishers, 1974

scarce reprint of the first UK edition originally published by Jonathan Cape, octavo (20 by 14 cms) red cloth in unclipped dust wrapper which has a few minor signs of use, partial fading of front cover and spine which also has a faint offset from the dust jacket lettering, contents clean and unmarked. £14.00 View more info

Houses of Clay

By: Davidson, Lillias Campbell

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge, 1912

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

Lord Geoffrey's Fancy

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, 1962

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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Murder Goes To The Dogs

By: Pratt Theodore

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Eldon Press Limited, 1951

octavo (19 by 13 cm).This is the Eldon Press edition of Pratt's thriller. Undated but issued in 1951. It was first published in 1939 by Readers Library Publishing. Both editions are extremely rare. It's in the original red cloth with an unclipped dust wrapper..An Anthony Adams thriller Scarce, especially with the wrapper. Small spot on spine, one leaf slightly proud and with a diagonal crease which has slightly indented the two leaves on either side, some small faint fox... View more info

Murder Out Of Commission

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

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1976

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

Murder to Hounds

By: Acheson, Edward

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap, 1939

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

Odin's Treasury

By: Cook, W Victor

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, S P C K, 1910

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

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Real Grit

By: Hocking Silas K

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne, 1887

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

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Shelf Life

By: Clark, Douglas

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz, 1982

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

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: A Medical Digression

By: Campbell, Maurice

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Ash & Co Ltd, 1935

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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Sherlock Holmes: The New Baker Street Pillar Box The Quarterly Journal Of The Franco-Midland Hardware Company

By: Weller, Philip

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Philip Weller, 1996

Offered here are all four issues of the magazine for the year 1996 plus The Director's Handbook. Each issue runs to 46 photo-copied pages in card covers and with numerous illustrations. The contents-articles, news items letters, reports etc-are all related to Sherlock Holmes. The magazine ran for a few years in 1990s and then ceased publication. The Franco-Midland Hardware Company was a fictitious firm created to trick Hall Pycroft in 'The Stockbroker's Clerk' £28.00 View more info

Sire and Son. A Startling Contrast

By: White, Rev Amos

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School Union, 1888

an exceptionally bright copy in the original pictorial cloth, octavo 19 by 12.5 cms new and revised edition, undated but 1888, text of 234 pages plus an advert leaf, blue cloth gilt,, all edges gilt, partial fadin of rear cover, inscription on front end-paper. A scarce title, especially so in this condition. £22.00 View more info

Something in the Water

By: Macleod, Charlotte

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Collins Crime Club, 1994

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