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BABSON MARIAN Dangerous to Know Collins Crime Club, 1980, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A nice clean and bright copy. �10
  
BABSON MARIAN Death Swap Collins Crime Club, 1984, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A nice clean and bright copy. �12
  
BABSON MARIAN Death in Fashion Collins Crime Club, 1985, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. Tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A lovely clean copy . �10
  
BABSON MARIAN Death Warmed Up Collins Crime Club, 1982, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no real loss just minor shelf wear to extremeties. A clean copy. �10
  
BABSON MARIAN Pretty Maids Collins Crime Club, 1973, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine publisher clipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A nice clean and bright copy. �25
  
BABSON MARIAN Queue Here for Murder Collins Crime Club, 1980, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in VG+ unclipped dw.. �8
  
BABSON MARIAN The Twelve Deaths of Christmas Collins Crime Club, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression , a near fine book in near fine price clipped dust wrapper .. �7
  
BABSON MARIAN The Twelve Deaths of Christmas Collins Crime Club, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression .A near fine book,slight lean in price clipped dust wrapper . �4
  
BACHMANN DIANA Janthina New English Library, 1987, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book in fine unclipped dw , a nice copy of a very scarce title .. �7
  
BADENOCH ANDREA Driven **Proof Copy** Macmillan, 1999, First Edition, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK first edition **PROOF COPY**a very near fine proof copy (or advance readers copy) in illustrated wraps without dw as issued.The authors 2nd book.. �4
  
BAGBY GEORGE Dead Drunk Macdonald, 1954, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket just minor wear to edges. A lovely copy of a rare title with fabulous cover artwork. �25
  
BAGBY GEORGE Give the Little Corpse a Great Big Hand Macdonald, 1954, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket just small chip to spine corner. A nice copy of a rare title with fabulous cover artwork. �25
  
BAILEY HILARY Frankenstein's Bride Simon and Schuster, 1995, First Edition, Hard Cover, Horror UK Hardback first edition , first impression , a fine unread book in fine unclipped dw .Excellent copy.. (Frankenstein, Mary, Shelley) �4
  
BAKER JOHN Shooting in the Dark **Proof Copy** Orion, 2001, First Edition, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK ** PROOF COPY ** of the hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book in fine softcover wraps, without DW as issued �11
  
BANKS IAIN A Song of Stone Abacus, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A FINE UNREAD book with no names or inscriptions etc in FINE unclipped dustwrapper with no loss or tears etc.A lovely as new copy . �6
  
BANNERMAN HELEN The Story of Sambo and the Twins NISBET, 1937, First Edition, Hard Cover, Childrens & Illustrated UK hardback first edition, first impression .The book is near Fine with very clean contents . The DW slight short closed tears at spine tips and a little shelf wear at spine extremeties..A scarce title especially in DW .. �50
  
BANVILLE JOHN Eclipse Picador, 2000, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. A superb as new copy.. �7
  
BARKER PAT Another World Viking, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine unread book fine unclipped dw. A superb copy.. �8
  
BARNARD ROBERT Blood Brotherhood **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1977, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the title page by the author. A fine book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy and rare signed. �150
  
BARNARD ROBERT Blood Brotherhood Collins Crime Club, 1977, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book (light spotting to top edge) with no names, inscriptions or stamps just small bookseller label. In near fine unclipped dust wrapper. One of Barnard's rarest titles �100
  
BARNARD ROBERT Posthumous Papers **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the title page by the author. A near fine book, no names, inscriptions etc. In near fine unclipped dustwrapper with no loss or tears. A nice copy and scarce signed. �60
  
BARNARD ROBERT Out of the Blackout Collins Crime Club, 1985, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In VG+ unclipped dust wrapper, short closed tear and some rubbing. �20
  
BARNARD ROBERT Little Victims **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1983, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the title page by the author. A near fine (usual page tanning) book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows one closed tera to crease but no loss. A nice clean copy. �25
  
BARNARD ROBERT Death of an Old Goat Collins Crime Club, 1974, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in VG++ unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows minor shelf wear to extremeties . The authors scarce first book. �130
  
BARNARD ROBERT Corpse at the Haworth Tandoori **Signed** Harper Collins, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. **SIGNED** on the title page by the author. A fine book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In fine unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely copy and scarce signed. �25
  
BARNARD ROBERT Death and the Princess **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1982, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED & DEDICATED on the title page by the author. A near fine book in VG+ price clipped dustwrapper . The book shows no other names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows some light shelf waer rubbing. A nice clean copy and rare signed. �25
  
BARNARD ROBERT Death on the High C's Collins Crime Club, 1977, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In near fine unclipped dust wrapper. A nice clean copy �55
  
BARNARD ROBERT Posthumous Papers Collins Crime Club, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In near fine unclipped dust wrapper. A nice clean copy �35
  
BARNARD ROBERT A Corpse in a Gilded Cage **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1984, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED & DEDICATED on the title page by the author. A near fine (usual page tanning) book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no other names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy and rare signed. �30
  
BARNARD ROBERT Death in Purple Prose **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1987, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED & DEDICATED on the title page by the author. A fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no other names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy and rare signed. �28
  
BARNARD ROBERT The Disposal of the Living **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1985, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the title page by the author. A near fine book, neat name and 2 dots to endpaper. In near fine unclipped dustwrapper with no loss or tears. A nice clean copy and uncommon signed. �25
  
BARNARD ROBERT Death of a Salesperson Collins Crime Club, 1989, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback, first edition, first impression. A fine book with clean contents & cloth, no names or inscriptions etc. In a VG+ unclipped dustwrapper , just slight rubs to colour on corners.. �8
  
BARNARD ROBERT The Disposal of the Living Collins Crime Club, 1985, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression .A near fine book in VG+ dw,slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine,very slight lean,dw price clipped . �5
  
BARNARD ROBERT A Little Local Murder **Signed** Collins Crime Club, 1976, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the title page by the author. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A nice clean copy. �55
  
BARRETT ANDREA The Voyage of the Narwhal ** Signed ** Flamingo, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Modern Firsts UK Hardback first edition, first impression ** SIGNED ** on the title page by the author . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. A superb as new copy. �20
  
BARRIE J.M. Courage Hodder & Stoughton, 1922, First Edition, Hard Cover, UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG+ book with no names or inscriptions etc. In dust wrapper which has some loss to spine top & rear panel. �5
  
BATCHELOR DENZIL The Man Who Loved Chocolates Heinemann, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG+ book with no names or inscriptions etc. Tightly bound and square. In VG+ price clipped dust wrapper. �10
  
BATES H.E The Scarlet Sword Michael Joseph, 1950, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG indeed book ( no rear endpaper as issued ) in unclipped dust wrapper with a couple of chips and rubs to front & rear panel and general shelf wear to edges , . �6
  
BAXT GEORGE Said the Demon **Signed** Cape, 1969, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression **SIGNED & INSCRIBED** by the author, a near fine book . Tightly bound and square. In VG+ unclipped dust wrapper, a nice clean copy. �25
  
BEDFORD MARTYN Acts of Revision Bantam Press, 1996, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely copy �7
  
BELL VICKERS - VICKERS BELL Two By Day One By Night Faber, 1950, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ publisher clipped dust jacket. The book has no names etc, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows minor shelf wear to extremeties .Nice Effective cover artwork �25
  
BELLAIRS GEORGE The Case of the Famished Parson Gifford, 1949, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names inscriptions or stamps etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows just minor chips to spine and shelf rubs to extremeties . Great jacket artwork . �25
  
BENCHLEY PETER The Island Andre Deutsch, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback, first edition, first impression.A near F/F copy in price clipped dw . �4
  
BENCHLEY PETER The Deep Andre Deutsch, 1976, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback, first edition, first impression,a near F/F copy in price clipped dw . �4
  
BENSON RAYMOND Tomorrow Never Dies - Variant Coronet, 1997, First Edition, Modern Firsts UK Paperback first edition, *RARE* 4 author edition. This book was printed before the finalisation of the film. Subsequently the writing credits changed so the book was not fully released but redone with only 1 screenplay author credited . This is one of the few with 4 authors listed. The book is in fine unread condition with fine sotcover wraps. A lovely copy. (James, Bond) �20
  
BENTLEY E C Trent's Own Case Constable, 1936, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. Orange cloth with blue lettering as called for. Tightly bound and square with original endpapers. The jacket has chipping to spine ends (no lettering affected) some edge wear to extremeties etc. Ink stain to rear inside flap and an acid free archival tape repair to rear. Overall looks nicer than the brutal description may suggest. A scarce title in original 7/6 jacket. This title is also mentioned in The Golf Murders by Thomas F Taylor. �300
  
BENTLEY PHYLLIS Quorum Gollancz, 1950, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression . A VG+ book, tightly bound & square with NO names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In unclipped dustwrapper with some chipping to edges. Nice clean copy. �6
  
BENTON KENNETH Sole Agent Collins Crime Club, 1970, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression. A near fine book , no names or inscriptions etc . In near fine unclipped dustwrapper, A nice copy . �5
  
BENZIE ALEX The Year's Midnight Viking, 1995, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. No names or inscriptions etc. A lovely as new copy.. �10
  
BERKELEY ANTHONY The Silk Stocking Murders Doubleday Crime Club, 1928, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery USA hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book unclipped ($2.00) dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket has a faded spine and some edge wear to extremeties. A very scarce title in jacket. �150
  
BERKELEY ANTHONY The Poisoned Chocolates Case Collins, 1929, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book sadly lacking dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. A nice clean copy of a very scarce book. True 1st issue, black cloth with red lettering, one of the authors most important titles and, of course, a Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. �150
  
BETHELL L. SLINGSBY Raymond the Dangerous Hodder & Stoughton, 1930, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression, a VG+ book in VG+ DW featuring nice period artwork , given its age a stunning copy of a rare book .. �15
  
BISHOP MICHAEL Transfigurations Gollancz, 1980, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition , first impression. A fine book, tightly bound & square . No names or inscriptions . In near fine unclipped dustwrapper. A nice clean copy .. �5
  
BLACK ETHAN - ETHAN BLACK Irresistible Headline, 2000, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy with publsihers review material laid loosely inside. �6
  
BLACK LIONEL Ransom for a Nude Collins Crime Club, 1972, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression ,near fine book with small stamp mark on top edge,DW VG rubbing to back panel. �5
  
BLAKE GEORGE The Innocence Within Collins, 1955, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression , a very near fine book with very clean contents in an unclipped dw featuring superb artwork by Robert Hodgson , there is a little minor chipping to spine ends and a light almost invisible water stain to rear panel .A nicer copy than the brutally honest description may suggest.. �5
  
BLAKE NICHOLAS The Morning After Death Collins Crime Club, 1966, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows small shallow chip to fromnt panel. A nice bright copy. �28
  
BLAKE NICHOLAS The Sad Variety Collins Crime Club, 1964, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression.. A VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no real loss, closed tear and light rubs to edges, a nice clean copy . �35
  
BLEECK OLIVER The Highbinders Aka Ross Thomas Hamish Hamilton, 1974, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A niceclean copy �18
  
BLISH JAMES A Life for the Stars Faber, 1964, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has small name , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows minor wear to spine ends. A nice clean copy. �25
  
BLOCH ROBERT The Dead Beat Hale, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ indeed unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows just minor rubs to tips. A superb copy and a rare title featuring fantastic jacket artwork. �125
  
BLOCK LAWRENCE The Burglar in the Closet **Signed** Hale, 1980, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression.**SIGNED** on the title page by the author. A near fine book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows minor rubs to tips and minor marks to rear panel. A very scarce book especially so signed. �150
  
BLOCK LAWRENCE The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza **Signed** Hale, 1982, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression.**SIGNED** on the title page by the author. A fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A particularly nice copy and very scarce especially so signed. �110
  
BLOCK LAWRENCE A Stab in the Dark **Signed** Hale, 1982, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression.**SIGNED** on the title page by the author. A fine book in near fine price clipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy and very scarce especially so signed. �125
  
BLOCK LAWRENCE Ariel Hale, 1981, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression. A near fine book {page tanning}, no names or inscriptions etc . In near fine unclipped dustwrapper, A nice copy of a very scarce book .. �60
  
BOLGER DERMOT Father's Music **Signed** Flamingo, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression **SIGNED* on the title page by the author . A very fine unread book in like unclipped dw . A lovely copy of a very scarce book .. �16
  
BONETT JOHN AND EMERY Dead Lion Michael Joseph, 1949, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows shallow chipping to spine ends, clean and bright. Great period cover artwork, a lovely copy . �33
  
BONETT JOHN AND EMERY A Banner for Pegasus Michael Joseph, 1951, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows only minor shelf wear to extremities. A clean copy with great artwork. �40
  
BOWERS DOROTHY Bells at Old Bailey **Signed** Hodder & Stoughton, 1947, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED & INSCRIBED in year of publication by the author. A vg+ book in vg+ unclipped dust wrapper. The book is tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows minor shelf rubs to extremeties. A lovely copy and very scarce signed. �75
  
BOWERS DOROTHY Postscript to Poison **Signed** Hodder & Stoughton, 1938, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. Signed and dated 1938 by the author. A VG+ book sadly lacking dustwrapper. The book shows a couple of owner names and neat emboss to endpaper. Tighly bound and square. The authors first book. �65
  
BOYD JOHN The Rakehells of Heaven Gollancz, 1971, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition , first impression. A fine book, tightly bound & square . No names or inscriptions . In near fine price clipped dustwrapper. A nice clean copy . �6
  
BRADBURY MALCOLM Doctor Criminale Secker & Warburg, 1992, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0 436 20115 1 Modern Firsts UK hardback, first edition, first impression, A fine unread book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. Excellent copy. . �5
  
BRADDON RUSSELL - RUSSELL BRADDON Funnelweb Constable, 1990, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG++ book in VG++ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears, slight rubs to extremes. A nice clean copy . �10
  
BRADDON RUSSELL - RUSSELL BRADDON The Predator Michael Joseph, 1980, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG++ book in VG++ price clipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears, slight rubs to extremes. A nice clean copy . �8
  
BRAINE JOHN Life at the Top Eyre+Spottiswode, 1962, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback, first edition, first impression. A VG+ book with some edge spotting in VG dw the sequel to the classic"room at the top" . �5
  
BRAINE JOHN The Crying Game Eyre & Spottiswode, 1968, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG book in VG unclipped dustwrapper, no names inscriptions or stamps, jacket has no real loss or tears . �5
  
BRAND CHRISTIANNA Brand X Michael Joseph, 1974, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. No names inscriptions or stamps etc, , clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A bright copy. �35
  
BRAND CHRISTIANNA Cat and Mouse Michael Joseph, 1950, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows minor shelf wear to edges. A nice clean copy with fabulous period artwork and very scarce in jacket. �125
  
BRAND CHRISTIANNA The Three Cornered Halo Michael Joseph, 1957, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears, just slightest rubs to tips. A lovely copy with great jacket artwork by Broom Lynne. �35
  
BRAND MAX Dr Kildare's Search Hodder & Stoughton, 1945, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps , tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. A nice clean copy the jacket features a still from the MGM film. (Film, Tie, in) �5
  
BRAND MAX The Bandit of the Black Hills Hodder & Stoughton, 1952, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression **PUBLISHER FILE COPY ** WITH CORRECTIONS** . This is a very intersting book for any Brand collector , from the Hodder archive the book has been hand corrected and had pieces of paper pinned inside with amendments , a unique item . The book is VG+ as is the DW - a lovely copy.. (Cowboys) �15
  
BRAND MAX Outlaw Breed Hodder & Stoughton, 1957, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback, first edition, first impression. A VG+ book with clean contents & cloth, small neat owners name on endpaper and small bookseller label. In a VG+ price clipped bright dustwrapper , great cover artwork.. �6
  
BRANDON RUTH Mind Out Collins Crime Club, 1991, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback, first edition, first impression. A F/F copy in unclipped dw,the book has a slight lean . �4
  
BRASH MARGARET The Treasure of Akor Jarrolds, 1946, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG+ book in DW featuring superb period artwork minor edge wear to extremeties , a nice copy .. �8
  
BRAUN LILIAN JACKSON The Cat Who Robbed a Bank Headline, 2000, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-7472-2342-4 Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book in fine unclipped dw - nice clean copy . (Cats) �7.5
  
BRENNAN J.H Shiva an Adventure of the Ice Age Collins, 1989, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition , first impression , a fine book in fine unclipped dw (light crease on inside front flap)-a nice copy . �4
  
BRETT SIMON Not Dead Only Resting Gollancz, 1984, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in near fine price clipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of a Charles Paris mystery. �15
  
BRETT SIMON Cast in Order of Disappearance Gollancz, 1975, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. No names inscriptions or stamps etc, smalll bookseller label behind front flap, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. Authors scarce first book. �45
  
BRETT SIMON Sicken and So Die **Proof Copy** Gollancz, 1995, First Edition, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK first edition *PROOF COPY* , a fine uncorrected proof copy of the novel , in printed wraps without dw.A scarce and unusual item.. �5
  
BRIDGES VICTOR The Girl in Black Mills and Boon, 1926, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows loss to spine corner and rear panel and shelf wear to extremeties . A nice 'thick' 7/6 book. Superb jacket artwork by Ogle and very rare indeed. �225
  
BRINK ANDRE The Rights of Desire Secker & Warburg, 2000, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine unread book in like unclipped dw . A superb copy and a very small print run has made this title immediately scarce . �7
  
BRINK ANDRE Imaginings of Sand Secker & Warburg, 1996, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0 436 20259 x Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper .Excellent copy .. �5
  
BROCK LYNN The Slip Carriage Mystery Collins, 1928, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, SECOND impression. A VG+ book in VG+ dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss, just minor shlef wear to extremeties . The book is a first impression and the jacket is the same as the first just priced at 3/6. Fabulous period artwork and a lovely clean copy of a very scarce title. �350
  
BROOKE KEITH Expatria Gollancz, 1991, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression a fine book with no inscriptions in a fine unclipped dw . Lovely copy �5
  
BROOKS PATRICIA Trouble at Trecunnell Warne, 1955, First Edition, Hard Cover, Childrens UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book, clean contents and cloth. Tightly bound & square with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The dust wrapper is also VG+, no loss or tears etc just minor shelf rubs. Unclipped and with lovely period cover art. A lovely clean & bright copy. �10
  
BROOKS TERRY The Talismans of Shannara Legend, 1993, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0 09 926231 2 Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book in fine price clipped dust wrapper .. �6
  
BROOKS TERRY Running With the Demon Orbit, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper .. �6.5
  
BROWN FREDERIC The Late Lamented Boardman, 1959, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears, very clean. A lovely in jacket with superb artwork by McLoughlin. �70
  
BROWNE DOUGLAS G Too Many Cousins Macdonald, 1946, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG indeed unclipped dustwrapper . The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows minor wear to edges and a few closed tears. A nice copy of a rare book with great jacket artwork by Stein. �85
  
BROWNE ROBERT Beyond the Cape of Hope John Murray, 1965, First Edition, Hard Cover, Non Fiction UK hardback, first edition, first impression , a near fine book in like unclipped dw , a nic ecopy. �5
  
BRUCE LEO Death of a Bovver Boy Wh Allen, 1974, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A lovely clean copy . �35
  
BRUCE LEO - LEO BRUCE Our Jubilee is Death Peter Davies, 1959, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in unclipped dust jacket. The book has previous owner name stamp and emboss and a couple of pen lines to endpaper, tight and square. The dustwrapper edge wear to extremities, shallow loss to spine ends. NIcer than the brutal description may suggest and one of the rarest titles of the period, with superb period jacket artwork by Biro �60
  
BRUCE LEO - LEO BRUCE Die All Die Merrily Peter Davies, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+book in VG+ price clipped dust jacket. The book has no names or inscriptionsetc, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows only minor edge wear to extremities, clean and bright. A nice clean copy with superb period jacket artwork by Biro �35
  
BRUCE LEO - LEO BRUCE A Louse for the Hangman Peter Davies, 1958, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG (some internal foxing and marks though) book in VG unclipped dust jacket. The book has no names or inscriptionsetc, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows only minor edge wear to extremities, clean and bright. A very scarce title with superb period jacket artwork by Biro �75
  
BRUCE LEO - LEO BRUCE A Bone and a Hank of Hair Peter Davies, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dust jacket. The book has no names or inscriptions etc, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows only minor edge wear to extremities, clean and bright. A particularly nice clean copy with superb period jacket artwork by Biro �65
  
BRYAN MICHAEL Intent to Kill Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1956, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG indeed unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows some edge wear to extremeties. A clean copy and a rare title. �125
  
BRYANT ARTHUR Macaulay **Signed** Peter Davies, 1932, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the endpaper by the author. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no other names, inscriptions or stamps, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The dust wrapper shows minor chips to spine ends. A nice clean copy and very scarce in jacket incredibly so signed. �75
  
BUDE JOHN So Much in the Dark Macdonald, 1954, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in unclipped dustwrapper. The book has inscription to endpaper , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows some shallow wear to spine ends, closed tear to rear panel. A very scarce book in jacket which still looks nice and has superb artwork . �45
  
BUDE JOHN - JOHN BUDE Trouble a Brewing Macdonald, 1946, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dustwrapper. The book has neat name to endpaper , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows only minor shelf wear to extremities. A clean copy. �20
  
BURLEY W.J Death in Willow Pattern Gollancz, 1969, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper (pen line thro' price). The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps , tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of the authors scarced third book. �125
  
BURLEY W.J To Kill a Cat Gollancz, 1970, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper . The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps . The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of the authors rare fourth book. �95
  
BURNETT W.R. Underdog Macdonald, 1957, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. The jacket shows just minor shelf wear to extremeties. A lovley copy featuring superb jacket artwork. �25
  
BURNS PATRICIA A Step From Cinnamon Alley Century, 1993, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A lovely copy of a rare book. �10
  
BURNS RICHARD A Dance for the Moon Cape, 1986, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK HB first edition , A Fine book in near fine unclipped dw-complete with publishers review slip laid inside-nice copy. �4
  
BURTON MILES Murder Out of School Collins Crime Club, 1951, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows some shelf wear to edges but no real loss, great jacket artwork, a nice copy and uncommon. �125
  
BURTON MILES Unwanted Corpse Collins Crime Club, 1954, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dust wrapper. The book ha sno names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows shallow chips to spine top and minor shelf wear to edges. A nice clean copy of a very scarce book. �155
  
BURTON MILES Death Paints a Picture Collins Crime Club, 1960, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG indeed book in VG++price nclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , scattered sdege spotting, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . �65
  
BURTON MILES Murder Md Collins Crime Club, 1943, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in price clipped dustwrapper. The book has small neat name , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows 5mm chip to spine and minor shelf wear to edges. A nice clean copy of a scarce book. �145
  
BURTON MILES Legacy of Death Collins Crime Club, 1960, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine price clipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A lovely clean copy, hard to realistically imagine a nicer copy. �100
  
BURTON MILES A Smell of Smoke Collins Crime Club, 1959, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG++ book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A lovely copy. �80
  
BURTON MILES A Crime in Time Collins Crime Club, 1955, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has a staff library stamp to endpaper, please note not public library, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows some wear to edges, an attractive copy and the small semi circular stamp does not really detract though priced to reflect. �45
  
BURTON MILES The Moth Watch Murders Collins Crime Club, 1957, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows NO loss or tears, clean and bright, a lovely copy �100
  
BURTON MILES Murder Unrecognised Collins Crime Club, 1955, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in VG++ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has neat name but inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows some only minor wear to edges, very clean and bright, a lovely copy. �125
  
BURTON MILES The Hardway Diamonds Mystery Mystery League, 1930, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery USA hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ to near fine book in VG+ to near fine dust wrapper. The book has no names, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears and is in amazing condition given its age. It is hard to imagine a better copy being available. Burton's first book. �110
  
BUSBY ROGER Garvey's Code Collins Crime Club, 1978, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dw. Clean bright copy.. �6
  
BUSH CHRISTOPHER The Case of the Hanging Rope Cassell, 1937, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in professionally restored unclipped dust wrapper (7/6 on spine as called for). The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. It is tightly bound and square with original endpapers, clean contents and cloth. The jacket has been restored to a very high standard chiefly to chips on front panel corner and corner of spine. The result are visually very attractive and not immediately apparant on the shelf. Overall a bright attractive copy of an exceptionally scarce book, benefitting of course from superb period cover artwork. �650
  
BUSH CHRISTOPHER The Case of the Sapphire Brooch Macdonald, 1960, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG++ book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A lovely clean copy superb jacket artwork. �45
  
BUSH CHRISTOPHER The Case of the Deadly Diamonds Macdonald, 1967, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A nice and bright copy. �30
  
BUSH CHRISTOPHER The Case of the Jumbo Sandwich Macdonald, 1965, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in unclipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows 3 shallow chips otherwise clean and bright . A nice clean copy. �10
  
BUTLER GWENDOLINE Coffin in Malta Bles, 1964, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows just minor rubs to edges. A nice copy of a very scarce book. �55
  
BUTLER GWENDOLINE Coffin in Fashion Collins Crime Club, 1987, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in near fine price clipped dw.. �8
  
BYRD MAX - MAX BYRD Finders Weepers Allison & Busby, 1985, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition. A fine book in fine unclipped dust jacket. The book shows no names or inscriptions, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows no loss or tears. A nice copy of a Mike Haller mystery �7
  
BYRD MAX - MAX BYRD Target of Opportunity Michael Joseph, 1988, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition. A near fine (usual edge tanning to paper) book in fine unclipped dust jacket. The book shows no names or inscriptions, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy �7
  

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