Contributors are enclosed in brackets thus:- (A C Doyle, D L Sayers, A Christie, H C Bailey, E C Bentley, etc.)
FIFTY FAMOUS DETECTIVES OF FICTION. (1937) Odhams Press.
Spine sunned otherwise in very good condition.
Contributors include A C Doyle, D L Sayers, A Christie, H C Bailey, E C Bentley,
F W Crofts, E Bramah, G K Chesterton, R Knox, E Wallace, G D H & M Cole,
G Goodchild, A Berjeley, E A Poe, E R Punshon, M P Shiel, M Leblanc,
E P Oppenheim, J D Carr, M Allingham, J S Fletcher, S Rohmer, etc. £20.00
THE QUEEN'S AWARDS. Series 5. Ed. Ellery QUEEN. 1952. Gollancz.
The Winners of the Fifth Annual Detective Short story contest who include:-
J Dickinson Carr, Editor, C Rice, A H Z Carr, B Palmer, S Ellin, M Allingham,
Q Patrick, P MacDonald, P Godfrey. £6.00
THE QUEEN'S AWARDS . Series 6. Ed. Ellery QUEEN. 1953. Gollancz.
Thirteen stories - the Winners of the Sixth Annual Detective Stories Award
who include Lord Dunsany, C S Forester, Craig Rice, O La Farge, N Morland, etc.
A very good copy in slightly torn dust jacket. £15.00
SPORTING DETECTIVE STORIES. Ed. ELLERY QUEEN.
1949. Faber. Reprint.
Includes stories by Editor,
G K Chesterton, E W Hornung, Agatha Christie, D L Sayers, P Cheyney, etc.
Dust wrapper lightly frayed but contents very good. £8.00
THE SECOND MYSTERY BEDSIDE BOOK. 1961. Hodder & Stoughton.
Selected by John CREASEY from Creasey's Mystery Magazine of Fact and Fiction. Includes contributions by D L Sayers, A Christie, J Creasey, L Golding, Q Patrick,
B Benson, M Allingham, J Gunn, G Simenon, V Canning, P Lindsay, etc.
Olive green boards, gilt, in a price clipped dust jacket.
Contents very good indeed. £15.00
FATAL FASCINATION. 1964. Hutchinson.
A Choice of Crime by E Linklater, N Balchin, C S Forester & C Sykes.
All first printings. Dust wrapper, creased, internally strengthened & price clipped
but otherwise complete. £12.00
THE FOURTH BEDSIDE BOOK OF GREAT DETECTIVE STORIES.
Ed. Herbert VAN THAL. 1979. Arthur Barker.
The very good dust jacket specifies a new (previously unpublished) Jemima Shore mystery by Antonia Fraser who has inscribed this copy for Julian (Jebb).
Other contributors include Ellery Queen, P D James, Elwyn Jones, J Wainwrigt,
F Tennyson Jesse, B Thomson, & H Footner. A very good copy. £20.00
GREAT STORIES OF CRIME AND DETECTION. 2002. Folio Society.
Ed Tim HEALD. Iintroduced by H R F Keating. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
BEGINNINGS TO 1920;
THE TWENTIES AND THIRTIES;
THE FORTIES AND FIFTIES;
FROM THE SIXTIES TO THE "PRESENT" .
Uniformly bound in pictorial boards. Near fine in very good slip case. £26.00
JOHN CREASEY'S MYSTERY BEDSIDE BOOK 1969.
1969. Hodder & Stoughton.
The Third Book in this Series.
Ed.& intro by Herbert HARRIS.
Contributors include P Tabori, J J Marric, E Crispin, J D Carr, A Garve,
A A Randall, E, Lemarchand, C D, Onson, etc. Many first book-form. £8.00
THE TIMES ANTHOLOGY OF DETECTIVE STORIES. 1972. J Cape.
The ten stories in this book were selected from over a thousand entered in a detective story competition.
Winners include N Abercrombie, J Sladek, I Shewan, M Freeman, M Lee,
A Josey, J Garforth, K Strongman, D Carleton, S Stiles, etc. £5.00
V.60. July-Dec.1925. Contains amongst many other stories
The Fourth Man by A Christie-8pp which was later collected in THE HOUND OF DEATH 1933; The Problem of Uncle Meleager's Will, 10pp, & The Article in Question 8pp both by D L Sayers.
Other contributors include H Williamson, E M Delafield,
Harry Graham, E Philpotts, Sapper, R Pertwee, D Mackail,etc.
Illustrated by L Baumer, A Leete, W H Robinson, etc.)
Publisher's original decorative binding a little worn. £50.00
May 1910-Sept. 1910. Contributors include H A Herring-Burglars Club, A Bennett, O Oliver,
B Orczy, M Pemberton, K Tynan, F M White, etc.
Illustrated by W & F Reynolds,
H M Brock, C Cuneo, etc. index.
Ex-library copy in very good condition. £12.00
THE SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARY. nd. Amalgamated Press.
Nos 40, 96, 129, 143, 235, 434, 477-479, 481-484, 491, 495, 497-499, 510, 511,
513, 514, 518, 525.
24 issues in original pictorail wraps one of which is repaired.
Contributors include A Parsons, J Trevor, A Maclean, M Thomas, W McNeilly,
R Williams, P Chambers, W H Baker, W A Ballinger, D Reis, etc. £120.00
THE STRAND MAGAZINE.
Vols. 1-49. lacking volumes 40,41,44,48. 1891-1914.
45 vols, 37 being in original publisher's cloth, rest in mixed bindings.
Contains the complete serialisation of Conan Doyles' Sherlock Holmes stories,
Rodney Stone, the Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, The Tragedy of Korosko,
The Hound of the Baskervilles as well as contributions from H G Wells, R Kipling,
P G Wodehouse, M P Shiel, Jules Verne, A E W Mason, G Gissing, E W Hornung,
S MacManus, W W Jacobs, Bret Harte, Louis Wain, Morley Roberts, J K Jerome,
E R Punshon, J S Fletcher, K Tynan, W Le Queux, Cutcliffe Hyne, M Pemberton,
R Marsh, A Bennett, S Crane, E C Bentley, M Beerbohm, Heath Robinson, R Barr, Grant Allen, E Phillpotts, G R Simms, E M Hewitt, M Pemberton, A Morrison, etc.
The volumes are in very good condition. Full details on request. £1,250.00
Postage at cost.
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