Category: Crime

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 26

Image for The Black Cap. New Stories of Murder & Mystery

The Black Cap. New Stories of Murder & Mystery

By: Asquith, Cynthia, compiled by

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. N.d. [1927]: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51905

Condition: Very Good


318 pp. Decorated dark blue cloth with light blue lettering. Spine faded but lettering mostly legible. Boards slightly marked. Tattered remains of original dust wrapper loosely laid in. Binding firm. With stories especially written for this volume by J. M. Barrie, W. Somerset Maugham, D. H. Lawrence, Arthur Machen and other well-known names. VG View more info

Image for The Black Cap : New Stories of Murder & Mystery

The Black Cap : New Stories of Murder & Mystery

By: Asquith, Cynthia, compiled by

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. N.d. [1927]: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 57398

Condition: Good


318 pp. Pictorial dark blue cloth with light blue lettering. Spine & board edges faded. Boards slightly marked. Early ink owner's name to front endpaper. Binding firm. With stories especially written for this volume by J. M. Barrie, W. Somerset Maugham, D. H. Lawrence, Arthur Machen and other well-known names. View more info

Image for Watson's Apology

Watson's Apology

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44645

ISBN: 0715619357

Condition: Very Good


222 pp, some fading to dustwrapper spine.104c 0715619357 View more info

Image for Murder in the Basement

Murder in the Basement

By: Berkeley, Anthony

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Limited 1947: 1938

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Book number: 56677

Condition: Very Good


First Penguin edition. 192 pp. Original green & white Penguin paperback. Minor wear to covers. Ink name to front endpaper. Leaves age-darkened. Binding firm. View more info

Image for Your Deal, My Lovely

Your Deal, My Lovely

By: Cheyney, Peter

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Collins 1942: 1942

Edition: Third Impression

Book number: 58783

Condition: Near Fine


251, (4) pp. Publisher's full cloth in colour pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn with tear along spine joint. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Cloth fresh. Internally very clean. A nice copy. View more info

Image for The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Murray's 2/- Novels.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Murray's 2/- Novels.

By: Conan Doyle, A.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1934: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59016

Condition: Very Good


313, (1) pp. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & edgeworn. Small ink name to jacket flap & pastedown. Spotting to endpapers & prelims. Cloth clean. Internally clean. View more info

Image for The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Murray's 2/- Novels.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Murray's 2/- Novels.

By: Conan Doyle, A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1934: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59017

Condition: Good


312, (1) pp. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & edgeworn with loss. Small ink name to jacket flap & pastedown. Hinges split. Cloth clean. Internally clean. View more info

Image for The Sign of Four. Murray's 2/- Novels.

The Sign of Four. Murray's 2/- Novels.

By: Conan Doyle, A.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1934: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59018

Condition: Very Good


285, (20) pp. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Small ink name to jacket flap & pastedown. Spotting to fore-edge. Hinges split. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Publisher's lists at rear. View more info

Image for The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

By: Conan Doyle, Arthur

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray and Jonathan Cape 1974: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 60207

ISBN: 0719530156

Condition: Very Good


344 pp. Hardback in dust wrapper. Minor wear to jacket. Stain affecting fore-edge & a few leaves. With an introduction by Angus Wilson. 0719530156 View more info

Image for The Groote Park Murder

The Groote Park Murder

By: Crofts, Freeman Wills

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 58546

Condition: Good


First Penguin edition. 288 pp. Green and white wrappers. Slight wear to spine ends. Ink owner's name to endpaper. Binding firm. View more info

Image for The Cenci : A Study in Murder. The Mandrake Booklets

The Cenci : A Study in Murder. The Mandrake Booklets

By: Cust, Lionel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Mandrake Press 1929: 1929

Book number: 52563

Condition: Very Good


124 pp. Black cloth spine over pattterned boards and in original dust wrapper. Dw edgeworn & darkened. Internally clean. No ownership names. VG/Good View more info

Image for The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martins 1972: 1972

Edition: 1st US Edition

Book number: 4161

ISBN: 0312724675

Condition: Very Good


Very good in very good jacket. NOT clipped, a couple of small dents to the corner of the bottom right edge, and minor darkening to the white edges of the jacket 0312724675 View more info

Image for The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1929: 1929

Book number: 49586

Condition: Good


First cheaper edition. 320 pp. Blind-stamped blue cloth in pictorial dw. Price printed on dw at 2/- with cover illustration by J. Abbey. Dw edgeworn & chipped and spine darkened. Pages browned due to poor paper quality. No names or other markings. Publisher's 'Fiction Library' list on rear dw panel and flyleaves. Good/Good View more info

Image for Blood On The Moon

Blood On The Moon

By: Ellroy, James

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47049

ISBN: 0892960698

Condition: Very Good


263 pp, inscribed to dear reader- on front endpaper in ink. 0892960698 View more info

Image for Because the Night

Because the Night

By: Ellroy, James

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press 1984: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47050

ISBN: 089296071x

Condition: Very Good


280 pp, inscribed in ink to dear reader- on front endpaper. 089296071x View more info

Image for Suicide Hill

Suicide Hill

By: Ellroy, James

Price: £100.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 47051

ISBN: 0892962356

Condition: Very Good


280 pp, inscribed to dear vagabond dog- on front endpaper. 0892962356 View more info

Image for The Storm Gang

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

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

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

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

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

Image for The Sins of the Fathers

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