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Risk

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41125

ISBN: 0718116364

Condition: Very Good


251 pp.unclipped duswrapper 0718116364 View more info

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The Storm Gang

By: Grant, Richard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul 1952: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52984

Condition: Very Good


225 pp, a few foxing marks to pages, dustwrapper has creased top of spine. View more info

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Complete Novels Red Harvest The Dain Curse The Maltese Falcon The Glass Key The Thin Man

By: Hammett, Dashiell

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Library of America 1962: 1962

Book number: 59355

Condition: Very Good


946 pp, the Library of America edition. View more info

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Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions (2 Vols.)

By: HARRIS, Frank

Price: £600.00

Publisher: New York, Printed and published by the author (Frank Harris), 1916: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2076

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes. Presentation copy from the author to the actress Maud Allan. She danced the role of Salome, and was at the centre of a famous libel trial in 1918. Arch Conservative MP Noel Pemberton Billing implied she was a lesbian and a sadist (as well as a follower of Wilde!). She sued and lost, partly because of Billing's claim that there was a sexually perverse pro German Fifth Column in England that was compromising possible peace for a war weary England. Modern full green morocco binding. Very good copy, with one leaf professionally repaired. TOGETHER WITH; KETTLE, Michael - Salome's L... View more info

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The Sins of the Fathers

By: Higgins, George V.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch 1988: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39888

ISBN: 0233982574

Condition: Very Good


235 pp, dustwrapper has aged slightly. 0233982574 View more info

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Killer's Wedge : An 87th Precinct Novel

By: McBain, Ed

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Permabooks / Pocket Books, Inc. 1962: 1962

Book number: 60613

Condition: Good


181, (1) pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Minor wear to covers. Ink notation & stamp to front endpaper. Leaves age-darkened. Binding firm. View more info

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Scum

By: Minton, Roy

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London & Delaware, Hutchinson 1979: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 33971

ISBN: 0091366003

Condition: Very Good


128 pp, price clipped dustwrapper with fading to spine 0091366003 View more info

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Murder in Mimicry

By: Morice, Anne

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56746

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy inscribed by the author. 192 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Spotting to top edge & fore-edge. Internally clean. View more info

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The Widower

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton 1961: 1961

Edition: First UK Edition

Book number: 59258

Condition: Very Good


191 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Jacket bright. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Jacket design by P. Youngman-Carter. View more info

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In Guilty Night

By: TAYLOR, Alison

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale 1996: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 3469

ISBN: 0709056729

Condition: Very Good


285 pp. Author's second novel. 0709056729 View more info

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The Four Just Men. £500 Prize Story.

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Tallis Press 1905: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49546

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 224, (1) pp. Publisher's yellow / orange cloth with black lettering. Stamped in black on the front cover is the enticing offer to the reader: "£500 Reward. A Remarkable Offer is made in connection with this Novel. ...The Publishers invite the reader to solve this mystery and offer Prizes to the value of £500 (First Prize £250) to the readers who will furnish on the form provided the explanation of Sir Philip Ramon's death." A few light marks to boards. Foxing to prelims & fore-edge and endpapers browned. Early ink name to half-title. Frontis with folding illustr... View more info