All First Editions in very good condition unless otherwise described.
THE TOFF TAKES SHARES . (1948) John Long. Dust jacket badly torn & frayed with
"FIRST TIME PUBLISHED 7 6s.0d " on spine. The book itself is in very good condition. £15.00
MURDER AT END HOUSE . 1955. Hodder & Stoughton. Written under the psedonym of Michael HALLIDAY. A very good copy with a very slightly frayed dust jacket. £25.00
GIDEON'S WEEK. 1956. Hodder & Stoughton. Creasey writing as J J MARRIC. Red boards with black spine titling. Edges foxed not penetrating margins, otherwise a nice tight copy in unclipped, very slightly chipped and aged dust jacket. Scarce first UK edition. £30.00
HOW MANY TO KILL ? 1960. Hodder & Stoughton. Written under the psedonym of Michael HALLIDAY . A very good copy in a very slightly frayed dust jacket. £18.00
THE EDGE OF TERROR. 1961. Hodder & Stoughton. Written under the psedonymn of Michael HALLIDAY. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £20.00
THE TOFF AND THE SPIDER . 1965. Hodder & Stoughton. A very good copy in like dust jacket. Review Copy with review slip loosely inserted. £16.00
PROMISE TO KILL . 1965. J Gifford. A very good copy, in a slightly frayed dust jacket,
written under the Piers MARLKOW pseudonymn. 8.00
WICKED AS THE DEVIL . 1966. Hodder & Stoughton. Written under the psedonym of
Michael HALLIDAY . A very good copy in like dust jacket designed by Michael Dempsey. £12.00
AFFAIR FOR THE BARON . 1967. Hodder & Stoughton.
John Creasey as Anthony MORTON. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £12.00
THE TOFF AND THE SLEEPY COWBOY . 1974. Hodder & Stoughton
A very good copy in like dust jacket of the 56th Book of the Toff. . £12.00
THE TOFF IN TOWN . nd. John Long.
Edge & corners very slightly rubbed otherwise in very good condition. £30.00
MURDER MAKES MURDER . nd. Stanley Paul & Co. Dust wrapper a little frayed
otherwise a very good copy written under the psdonymn of Michael HALLIDAY . £16.00
DID IT HAPPEN ? 1956. Stories, first published in the EVENING STANDARD, by G Mikes,
Stevie Smith, N Balchin, W Mankowitz, C S Forester, W Saroyan, L Golding, G B Stern,
N Streatfield, A Wilson, A Williams, etc.
Inscription on front end paper otherwise a very good copy in like dust jacket. £12.00
FOR TOMORROW WE DIE . "Eat and Drink; for tomorrow we die" by Members of the Mystery Writers of America who include D Alexander, B Benson, J Creasey, Ellery Queen, R Stout.
Edited & introduced by REX STOUT. 1958. Macdonald. n a note after each story the author concerned subjects the plot & characterisation to a critical re-estimation. Name on paste down. Slight foxing of outer edges otherwise very good in a very slightly frayed dust jacket. £20.00
THE WRITER . A monthly for the journalist & author.
Jan 1945, Aug 1948, May 1949 -Oct. Dec.1950. Jan 1951-Apr. June-July. Oct-Nov 1952.
Jan 1953-July 1963. Sept 1963-May 1965.
As well as practical advice on writing for the specific markets there are original contributions
by a very large number of contemporary popular authors who include Hammond Innes,
L P Hartley, G Simenon, Comptom Mackenzie, C Day Lewis, N Shute, A E Coppard, Dunsany , F Urquart, J Hanley, R Campbell, J Creasey, S O'Casey, L A G Strong, R Crompton, B Russell, P Frankau, etc. There are also interviews with A Sillitoe, C P Snow, K Amis(4), A Powell (2), Wain (3), J Maclaren-Ross, W R Rodgers, N Monsarrat, J Gawsworth, M Allingham, H E Bates,
J Keir Cross, V Broome etc. as well as editors of current popular magazines & journals.
Over 175 issues in original wraps in very good condition. £325.00
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