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All in very good condition unless otherwise described.

NAPIER, Bill. NEMESIS. 1998. Headline. Dust jacket. Very good indeed. £4.00

NATIONS, O L. STABBED TO DEATH WITH ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION. 1977. Coach House Press,Canada. Edition limited to 500 copies.
A Surrealist Detective Story after Hans Arp. Illustrated by R E Amos.
Original wraps a little creased. £15.00

NEWMAN, Bernard, DEAD MAN MURDER. 1946. Gollancz.
Slightly marked blue cloth with fading gilt spine titling. Slight spotting on edges not affecting text, otherwise very good. 199pp. £4.00

NORMAN, James. THE NIGHT-WALKERS. 1948. Michael Joseph.
Black boards with silver spine title. Page edges just starting to tan but otherwise very good in unclipped but lightly sunned dust jacket. Uncommon. £12.00

NORTH, Gil. A CORPSE FOR KOFI KATT. 1978. Robert Hale.
Apart from some very light edge spotting not penetrating the margins, a very good copy in a lightly shelf soiled dust jacket. Uncommon. £20.00

O'DONNELL, Lillian. THE PHONE CALLS. 1972. Hodder & Stoughton.
Edges spotted not penetrating text otherwise a bright copy in slightly frayed dust jacket. £6.00

O'HARA, John. OURSELVES TO KNOW. 1960. Cresset Press. A very good copy in a very slightly chipped dust jacket. Fore edge spotted not penetrating margins. £12.00

O'HARA, Kevin. DANGER: WOMEN AT WORK ! 1958. John Long.
A Chico Brett Thriller. A good copy in a very slightly frayed dust jacket. £8.00

OURSLER, Will. FOLIO ON FLORENCE WHITE. 1947. Art & Educational Publishers. American Detective Story. Top edge lightly foxed not penetrating margin. A very good copy in lightly aged dust jacket. £6.00

PARGETER, Edith. (Ellis PETERS pseudonym )
THE POTTER'S FIELD.
1989. Headline Books. A Medieval Cadfael Whodunnit.
A very good copy in like dust jacket written. £12.00
RAINBOW'S END. 1978. Macmillan. Very good in like dust jacket written. £16.00

PHILLlIPS, Judson.
KILLER ON THE CATWALK.
1960. Gollancz.
Red boards with slight lean. Dust jacket frayed. Edges foxed not penetrating margins. Contents bright enough. £8.00
GIRL WATCHER'S FUNERAL. 1970. Gollancz. A Pierre Chambrun thriller.
Very good in like dust jacket written under Hugh PENTECOST pseudonymn. Scarce. £30.00

PLUMMER, T Arthur. THE "J" FOR JENNIE MURDERS. nd.
Stanley Paul & Co Ltd." A Frampton story." Blue cloth slightly marked. Dust jacket soiled and torn but largely complete. Some edge foxing not affecting text. War-time economy paper otherwise a very good copy with an inscription dated 1945 on the front end paper. Uncommon. £18.00

POPKIN, Zelda. SO MUCH BLOOD . nd. Hutchinson.
Red boards bumped at base of spine.
Dust jacket aged, frayed & torn but largely intact. Contents very good. £16.00

POE, Edgar Allan. THE PURLOINED LETTER. 1931. Ulysses Bookshop.
A very good copy of this third Dupin story, "artistically the best", taken from Chambers' Edinburgh Magazine, Nov 1844. Reprinted here for the first time in an edition of only 325 copies.
Original green wraps the edges of which are stained - internally a very good copy.
Uncommon. £60.00

PORTER, Joyce. IT'S MURDER WITH DOVER. 1973. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Uncorrected proof copy in slightly rubbed and creased original wraps. £30.00

POTRC, Ivan. THE LAND AND THE FLESH. 1969. Peter Owen.
Translated from the Slovene by H Leeming.
Dust jacket a little age marked & chipped. Contents very good. £5.00

PROCTER, Maurice. TWO MEN IN TWENTY. 1964. Hutchinson. £12.00
Slight foxing of edges & prelims otherwise a nice copy in like unclipped dust jacket.

PUNSHON, E R.
EVERYBODY ALWAYS TELLS.
1950. Gollancz.
Dust wrapper a little frayed & torn at foot of spine. Slight foxing to edges & prelims otherwise a very good copy of an uncommon book. £25.00
THE SECRET SEARCH. 1951. Gollancz. Dust jacket a little spotted, frayed
with closed tear to base of spine. Contents very good. Uncommon. £25.00

QUAYLE, Eric. THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF DETECTIVE FICTION. 1972.
Studio Vista, London. Photographs by Gabriel Monro.
Terracotta cloth, gilt, in a slightly rubbed dust jacket, the spine of which is sunned. Contents very good. £20.00

QUEEN, Ellery.
IN THE QUEEN'S PARLOUR
and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook. 1957. Gollancz. A Red boards. Slight edge spotting otherwise a bright enough copy in unclipped but slight shelf soiled dust jacket. £10.00
THE PLAYER ON THE OTHER SIDE. 1965. Gollancz.
Red boards. Front hinge starting to crack. Light edge spotting but otherwise a nice enough copy in an unclipped but shelf soiled and chipped dw. £8.00
THE FOURTH SIDE OF THE TRIANGLE . 1965. Gollancz.
Red boards. Price clipped dw chipped & torn. Light edge spotting but contents bright enough. £8.00
THE BLUE MOVIE MURDERS. 1973. Gollancz.
A very good copy in a slightly marked dust jacket. £10.00

RACINA, Thom. HIDDEN AGENDA. 1997. Hodder & Stoughton.
A very good copy in like dust jacket. Near fine. £6.00

RANKIN, Ian.
THE FALLS.
2001. Orion.
Near fine in like dust jacket. 0 75282 130 x . £6.00
RESURRECTION MEN. 2001. Orion.
Near fine in like dust jacket. ISBN 0 75282 131 8. £8.00
A QUESTION OF BLOOD. 2003. Orion. Near fine in like dust jacket. £8.00
FLESHMARKET CLOSE. 2004. Orion. Near fine in like dust jacket. 0 75285 112 8. £6.00
THE NAMING OF THE DEAD.
2006. Orion. Near fine in like dust jacket. £6.00
EXIT MUSIC. 2007. Orion. Near fine in like dust jacket. ISBN 9780 75286 860 8. £6.00

RAVEN, Simon. THE FEATHERS OF DEATH. 1959. A Blond.
A very good copy of the Author's fist novel in a slightly marked, rubbed & frayed dust jacket. £30.00

READ, Piers Paul.
THE TRAIN ROBBERS.
Introduced by Otto Skorzeny. 1978. W H Allen.
Early proof copy in slightly grubby original printed wraps. Illustrated. £10.00
KNIGHTS OF THE CROSS. 1997. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Near fine copy in like dust wrapper. £5.00

REICH, Christopher. NUMBERED ACCOUNT. 1998. Bantam.
A near fine copy in like dust wrapper. £4.00

RENDELL, Ruth.
HEARTSTONES.
1987. Hutchinson.
Illustrated by George Underwood. An excellent copy in like dust jacket. £6.00
THE VEILED ONE. 1988. Hutchinson. Inspector Wexford Mystery.
A very good copy in like unclipped dust jacket. £6.00
KISSING THE GUNNER'S DAUGHTER. 1992. Hutchinson.
Inspector Wexford Mystery. A very good copy in like, unclipped, dust jacket. £7.00
SIMISOLA. 1994. Hutchinson. An Inspector Wexford Mystery.
An excellent copy in like, unclipped, dust jacket. £5.00
ROAD RAGE. 1997. Hutchinson. Inspector Wexford mystery.
A very good copy with bookshop's price label on the slightly marked but unclipped dust jacket. £5.00
as Barbara VINE, KING SOLOMON'S CARPET. 1991. Viking. USA.
An excellent copy in like, unclipped, dust jacket. £6.00
ASTA'S BOOK. 1993. Viking. A very good copy in a price clipped dust jacket.
Included is a W H Smith promotional 12pp booklet in which the author introduces
an extract from the book. £12.00
NO NIGHT IS TOO LONG . 1994. Viking. A very good copy in original stiff wraps. £5.00
FIRST CHAPTERS . Nd. The first chapter of her novels published by Penguin, signed by the author. Original wraps in very good condition. Times obituary laid in. £12.00

RHODE, John. THE VENNER CRIME. 1933. Odhams.
Russet boards a little faded. Spine sunned but contents very good. £8.00

RODNEY, Bryan. THE OWL FLIES HOME. nd. Wright & Brown.
Red boards a little spotted in a slightly worn & frayed dust jacket.
Contents very good. Scarce. £50.00

ROHMER, Sax. THE BOOK OF FU-MANCHU. nd. Hurst & Blackett.
Contains The Mystery of Fu-Manchu; The Devil Doctors & The Si-Fan Mysteries.
Black boards with paper title labels pasted on front & spine.
Both inner & outer front hinge cracked otherwise a good copy. Uncommon. £25.00

ROYCE, Kenneth. A PECK OF SALT. 1968. Cassell. Apart from some extremely
slight spotting of edges a very good copy in like dust wrapper. £18.00

RUSHTON, William. W.G.GRACE'S LAST CASE. 1985.
First Methuen paperback edition of this book in very good condition. £6.00

RUSSELL, Martin.
NO THROUGH ROAD.
1965. Collins Crime Club.
Author's first novel. Red cloth, gilt, in a creased, frayed & chipped dust jacket.
Some spotting of edges not affecting text. £12.00

RYLEY, Elizabeth. HOMICIDE WITH CHARM. 1946. Gerald G Swan.
Blue cloth, gilt, in a largely complete but frayed dust wrapper with a tear to the
base of front panel. The top corner of the front end paper has been excised &
there is name on the half-title page otherwise very good.
None-the-less uncommon with dust jacket. £45.00

SANDERSON, James. THE AFFAIR OF THE BLOOD STAINED EGG COSY. 1975. Constable. A very good copy in a slightly aged but complete dust jacket. £25.00

SAVAGE, Jenny. THE NEMESIS CLUB. 1977. Macmillan.
Dust wrapper chipped& losing some tape protection to rear otherwise a very good copy. £5.00

SAVAGE, Richard. MURDER GOES TO SCHOOL. 1946. Jarrolds.
Author's first novel. Dust wrapper a little aged & chipped.
Top edge a little spotted not affecting text. £15.00

SAYERS, Dorothy L. THRONES, DOMINATIONS. 1998. Hodder & Stoughton.
The lost Lord Peter Wimsey novel completed in accordance with her notes by
Jill Paton Walsh. Uncorrected Proof copy in original wraps in nice condition. £15.00

SEYMOUR, Henry. HOT ICE. 1966. John Gifford. Apart from very slight edge
foxing a nice copy in a slightly aged dust wrapper. £7.00

SHARMAN, Miriam. DEATH PAYS ALL DEBTS. 1965. Gollancz.
Author's first thriller. Good copy in like yellow dust wrapper. £20.00

SHER, Anthony. CHEAP LIVES. 1995. Little, Brown.
Very good in like dust wrapper. Illustrated with five drawings by author. £5.00

SIMENON, Georges.
MAIGRET'S PIPE.
1977. Hamish Hamilton.
Short Maigret stories translated by Jean Stewart.
A very good copy in maroon boards, gilt, in price clipped dust jacket. £20.00
THE RICH MAN. 1970. Hamish Hamilton. Translated by Jean Stewart.
Advance Proof Copy in slightly dusty original wraps. £20.00
THE OTHERS. 1975. Hamish Hamilton. Translated by Alastair Hamilton.
Very nice uncorrected advance proof copy in original wraps. £15.00
BETTY. 1975. Hamish Hamilton. Translated by Alastair Hamilton.
Uncorrected Advance Proof Copy of the first English Edition.
A nice copy in slightly dusty original wraps. £20.00

SMITH, April. NORTH OF MONTANA. 1995. Hutchinson.
Very good in like dust jacket. £5.00

SMITH, Shelley. A GAME OF CONSEQUENCES. 1978. Macmillan. Very good like dust jacket. £5.00

STAGGE, Jonathan. DEATH AND THE DEAR GIRLS. 1946. M Joseph.
Black boards a little rubbed & faded in a torn & frayed but largely complete jacket. £12.00

STANLEY, Guy. A DEATH IN TOKYO. 1988. M Joseph.
A very good copy in like dust jacket. ISBN 0 7181 2916 4. £6.00

STERN, Richard Martin. THE BRIGHT ROAD TO FEAR. 1959.
Secker & Warburg. Red cloth, gilt, in a price clipped, slightly frayed dust jacket.
Edges lightly foxed not affecting text. £12.00

STEVENSON, R L & Lloyd OSBOURNE. THE WRECKER. 1892. Cassell.
Original blue cloth slightly rubbed. 12 plates. 12pp ads at rear.
Slight foxing of end papers otherwise in very good condition. £80.00

STEWART, R F. . AND ALWAYS A DETECTIVE. 1980. David & Charles.
Includes an appendix with notes, corrections & comments on Green's & Glover's Victorian Detective Fiction. An excellent copy in like dust jacket. £10.00

STOUT, Rex.
CHAMPAGNE FOR ONE. 1959. Collins Crime Club.
A very good copy in an uncommon, but marked, frayed & torn dust jacket. £18.00

STUART, Robert. DUNCAN ROSS-DETECTIVE SERGEANT. 1935.
Blackie & Son. Foreword by Lord Justice Roche.
Covers unevenly faded & a little worn. Spine tender. Front hinge cracking. Some edge spotting not affecting text - internally a very good copy of a collectable title. £30.00

SWIGGETT, Howard. THE STRONG-BOX. 1956. Hodder & Stoughton.
Very slight edge foxing not affecting text but none-the-less a very good copy
in like dust jacket of this uncommon 1st UK edition. £20.00

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