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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

By Fire and Sword. A Story of the Huguenots

By: Archer, Thomas

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003810

first and apparently the only edition, octavo (19 by 12.5 cms) text of 256 pages plus publisher's adverts at rear, original decorative red bevelled cloth, gilt, illustrated with frontispiece and 3 plain plates, signature and date on reverse of half title, spine head rubbed otherwise a bright, clean and sound copy.£19.00 View more info

A Daughter of Fife

By: Barr, Amelia E

Price: £24.00

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, foredge with a small faint mark, firm and sound in the covers, no internal marks or signatures. Rare in this bright condition. £24.00 View more info

Shelf Life

By: Clark, Douglas

Price: £12.00

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 light handling creases to the wrapper, there is a small area of faint red offset from the binding to the inside of the dust wrapper otherwise a near-fine copy. no signatures or internal marks 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 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

Lord Geoffrey's Fancy

By: Duggan, Alfred

Price: £12.00

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. 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

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

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 rare Victorian novel. £35.00 View more info

The Twentieth Door

By: Sheldon, Charles M

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sunday School Union: 1900

Seller ID: 002219

octavo, undated but circa 1900, original blue cloth lettered in red, prize label inside front cover, small snag to outer edge of rear cover otherwise a very clean and sound copy. An early London edition of this inspirational novel by the author of In His Steps (What would Jesus do?) £15.00 View more info

The Lair of the White Worm

By: Stoker, Bram

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, W Foulsham: 1911

Seller ID: 004059

First edition published by Foulsham. An edition with colour plates and published by William Rider also appeared in the same year. Octavo, original lilac cloth, text of 190 pages plus an advert leaf, spine lettering dull,small ink mark inside front cover, rear with a very faint damp mark-see photo, contents clean and free from foxing £22.00 View more info

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

Seller ID: 003327

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