QUEEN'S QUORUM. 1953. Gollancz. A History of the Detective-Crime Short Story
as revalued by the 106 most important books published in this field since 1845.
First UK edition - originally published in USA in 1951. £75.00
MCCLEARY, G F. ON DETECTIVE FICTION. 1960. Hollis & Carter.
Essays on Detective Fiction & Other Things including Pickwick, Infant Mortality,
Cambridge, Slums, Stevenson, Motherhood & Incentives.
Two chapters devoted to Sherlock Holmes.
A very good copy in a very good, but slightly dusty, dust jacket. £15.00
VICTORIAN DETECTIVE FICTION. 1966. Bodley Head.
A Catalogue of the Collection made by Dorothy GLOVER & Graham GREENE bibliographically arranged by Eric Osborne & introduced by John Carter .
Edition limited to 500 copies signed by Greene, Glover & Carter.
A excellent copy in like dust jacket. £450.00
THE MURDER BOOK.
An Illustrated History of the Detective Story translated from the Danish by Roy Duffell.
by Tage LA COUR & Harald MOGENSEN.
Introduced by J Symons. - more than 400 illustrations.
1971. Allen & Unwin. A very good copy in like glassine protected dust wrapper.
Spine slightly sunned. £35.00
1973. Book Club.
Dust wrapper slightly frayed & torn otherwise very good.
THE BEST DETECTIVE FICTION. 1975. C Bingley/Linnet Books.
An excellent copy in like dust jacket. £15.00
MURDER IN PRINT. 1986. Barn Owl Books.
A Guide to two centuries of Crime Fiction. Signed by the author on the title page.
Mint in like dust jacket. £20.00
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MYSTERY & DETECTION. 1976. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Edited by Chris STEINBRUNNER & 0tto PENZLER assisted by M Lachman,
C Shibuk, R E Briney, R Goulart, J R Cox & A J Hubib.
Cellotape marks on end papers otherwise very good in glassine protected dust jacket.
CRIMES OF HORROR. Ed Angus HALL. 1976. Treasure Press. 1850511705.
of the Last Two Hundred Years. Illustrated.
A very good copy. £5.00
DANIEL MCNAUGHTON : HIS TRIAL AND THE AFTERMATH.
1977. Gaskell Books. Published for the British Journal of Psychiatry with 11 chapters dealing with the
criminal responsibility of insane offenders, by 16 notable contributors:-
E H Hare, M Marcus, P Allderidge, B L Diamond, A S Goldstein, R F G Ormrod, H R Rollin,
N D Walker, L Waller, & the Editors:- D J WEST & A WALK.
Name on title page. Original wraps very slightly worn otherwise very good. £12.00
CRIME WRITERS . Ed. H R F KEATING. 1978. BBC.
Reflections on Crime Fiction by Editor, J Symons, R Hill, P D James, C Watson,
M Richardson & C Watson with additional material by Mike Pavett.
A very good copy in like dust jacket. £12.00
THE MURDERERS' WHO'S WHO. 1979. Harrap.
150 Years of Notorious Murder Cases by J H H GAUTE & Robin ODELL .
Introduced by Colin WILSON.
An excellent copy in a price clipped dust jacket. £15.00
BLOODY MURDER. From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel:
A History. 1972. Faber.
Dust jacket very slightly frayed; pencilled notes on rear end paper otherwise the book is in very good condition. £10.00
PIKE, B A & COOPER, John.
DETECTIVE FICTION. THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE. 1988.
Barn Owl Books, Taunton.
A very good copy in like dust wrapper.
End papers decorated with facsimile signatures of featured authors.
Presentation copy inscribed by Barry Pike -the co-author. Correction slip laid in. £35.00
GOLLANCZ CRIME FICTION 1928-1988 by R WILLIAMS & R SPURRIER. 1989.
Dragonby Press. A Checklist of the First Editions.
Edition limited to 400 copies in original wraps. £25.00
THE COMPLETE MURDERS OF THE BLACK MUSEUM 1835-1985
by Gordon HONEYCOMBE. Leopard Books.1995.
Case Histories of some of the most famous crimes & criminals of the 19th & 20th Centuries. Illustrated with numnerous black & white photographs.
A very good copy in like dust jacket. £20.00
JOHN CREASEY. MASTER OF MYSTERY. Nd. Lythway.
(No author nor date.) Lists the work & publishers - of this author.
Very good in original wraps. £20.00
PARTRIDGE, Ralph. BROADMOOR. 1953. Dw chipped at head of spine.
A History of Criminal Lunacy & its Problems.
Cyril Connolly's copy with his signature on front end paper. £50.00
Postage at cost.