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GABORIAU EMILE - EMILE GABORIAU File No 13 Harvill, 1953, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust jacket. The book shows no names or inscriptions, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows just minor shelf wear to extremities. A nice copy with superb jacket artwork �15
  
GALE PATRICK Tree Surgery for Beginners **Signed** Flamingo, 1998, 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 dw . Lovely copy �16
  
GARCIA CRISTINA The Aguero Sisters **Signed** Picador, 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 superb copy of a scarce title . �15
  
GARDNER ERLE STANLEY The Case of the Reluctant Model Heinemann, 1967, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows neat name but no inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of a Perry Mason mystery . �11
  
GARDNER ERLE STANLEY The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito Cassell, 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 some wear and creasing to edges. A decent copy of a rare Perry Mason mystery . �55
  
GARVE ANDREW The Far Sands Collins Crime Club, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback firs edition, first impression. A near book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In VG+ price clipped dust wrapper. A particularly clean copy. �10
  
GARVE ANDREW The Narrow Search Collins Crime Club, 1957, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback firs edition, first impression. A VG+ book, inscription to endpaper. In VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. A nice clean copy with great cover art by William Randell. �20
  
GATHORNE HARDY JONATHAN Particle Theory Hutchinson, 1996, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-09-179224-X Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , a fine unread book in fine unclipped dw . �7
  
GAULT WILLIAM CAMPBELL - WILLIAM CAMPBELL GAULT Vein of Violence Boardman, 1962, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust jacket. The book shows no names or inscriptions, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows no loss or tears. A nice copy with superb jacket artwork �25
  
GEORGE ELIZABETH The Evidence Exposed Hodder & Stoughton, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of an uncommon book that was not even published in the US. �24
  
GEORGE SARA Acid Drop Macmillan, 1975, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. 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, paper tanning as ever with this period. The jacket shows no loss or tears . The authors first book. �15
  
GEORGE SARA Fatal Shadows Macmillan, 1976, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. 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, paper tanning as ever with this period. The jacket shows no loss or tears . The authors second book. �10
  
GIELGUD VAL Gallows Foot Collins Crime Club, 1958, 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 particularly nice copy . �10
  
GILBERT ANTHONY Uncertain Death Collins Crime Club, 1961, 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. The jacket shows no loss or tears. Just some scattered foxing to page edges and jacket, an attractive copy with effective period cover art. �45
  
GILBERT ANTHONY Third Crime Lucky Collins Crime Club, 1959, 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, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no real loss just shelf wear rubs to extremeties and slight chip to spine. A nice copy . () �25
  
GILBERT ANTHONY Death Takes a Wife Collins Crime Club, 1959, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows some fading to blue on spine . A nice copy with attractive cover artwork. �30
  
GILBERT ANTHONY The Tragedy at Freyne Collins, 1929, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, SECOND impression. A VG+ book in dustwrapper. The book shows neat inscription mostly covered by front flap, small circular xmas sticker , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows shallow chips to spine ends, loss to top of rear panel - no lettering or artwork affected . Full sized thick format as per first impression, original superb jacket artwork by Elizabeth Pyke . A 7/6 first is virtually non existent (as indeed is this 3/6 copy) a rare opportunity to acquire and important book. �275
  
GILBERT ANTHONY Is She Dead Too 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 shows neat name and date , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows minor and shallow chip to spine top. A lovely bright and fresh copy . �55
  
GILBERT MICHAEL Flash Point Hodder & Stoughton, 1974, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. No names inscriptions or stamps etc, , clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears, just minor rubs to extremeties. �15
  
GILBERT MICHAEL Close Quarters Hodder & Stoughton, 1947, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. No names inscriptions or stamps etc, , clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows just shallow chips to spine ends, 1 to rear panel and minor rubs to extremeties. A nice clean copy of the authors first book and priced well below the market value. �375
  
GILBERT MICHAEL Fear to Tread Hodder & Stoughton, 1953, 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, inscription etc, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows some minor wear to edges, a nice bright copy. �65
  
GILBERT MICHAEL The Black Seraphim **Signed** Hodder & Stoughton, 1983, 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 fine unclipped dust wrapper. No names inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. An uncommon signature. �20
  
GILL B.M Death Drop Hodder & Stoughton, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dustwrapper . Authors 1st and award winning book, a clean copy . �5
  
GLAISTER LESLEY Sheer Blue Bliss **Signed** Bloomsbury, 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 very fine unread book in like unclipped dw .. �15
  
GLAISTER LESLEY Easy Peasy **Signed** Bloomsbury, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression **SIGNED* on the title page by the author . very fine unread book in fine unclipped dw .A scarce title signed .. �15
  
GODDARD ROBERT In Pale Battalions Bantam Press, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impresion. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names or stamps etc, tightly bound and square . The dust wrapper shows just some minor surface creases to very edges. A nice clean copy . �20
  
GODDARD ROBERT Hand in Glove Bantam Press, 1992, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impresion. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names or stamps etc, tightly bound and square . The dust wrapper shows just some minor surface creases to very edges. A nice clean copy . �20
  
GODDARD ROBERT Cought in the Light **Signed** Bantam Press, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impresion. Signed on the title page by the author A fine book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names or stamps etc, tightly bound and square . The dust wrapper shows no loss or tears. A lovely copy . �15
  
GODDARD ROBERT Past Caring Hale, 1986, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impresion. A near fine book in near fine price clipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names or stamps etc, tightly bound and square . The dust wrapper shows just some minor surface creases to very edges. A nic eclean copy of the authors superb first book. �500
  
GODDEN RUMER The Mousewife Macmillan, 1951, First Edition, Hard Cover, Childrens & Illustrated UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscription or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss , just minor shelf rubs to extremeties. A nice clean copy . �20
  
GODFREY DENIS The Bridge of Fire Cape, 1954, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression , a very near fine book in like unclipped dw no rears , loss or fading .A beautiful copy of a scarce book.. �10
  
GOODCHILD GEORGE The Road to Marrakesh Hodder & Stoughton, 1931, 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. It is tightly bound and square with original endpapers, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows some shelf wear rubbing to extremeties. A remarkable copy in lovely clean condition and featuring superb jacket artwork by Hastain, hard to imagine, realistically, a better copy. �75
  
GORDON DAVIOT AKA JOSEPHINE TEY The Man in the Queue Methuen, 1929, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. . A VG indeed book sadly without dustwrapper . The book has clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. Light bumps to edges. This is the true 1st issue with the correct printers key to rear catalogue. A nice clean copy of the authors first book, very scarce in true first state and precedes the USA edition. �110
  
GOULD R.T. The Loch Ness Monster and Others Geoffrey Bles, 1934, First Edition, Hard Cover, Non Fiction UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book, tightly bound and square with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. Clean contents and cloth. In unclipped dust wrapper which has shallow chipping to spine top and minor wear to tips, otherwise clean and bright. Given its age a lovely clean copy. The seminal work on the Loch Ness Monster, very rare and highly sought after, especially with orignal dust wrapper and in this clean condition. (Loch, Ness, Monster) �250
  
GRAHAM GREENE , DOROTHY L SAYERS, HELEN SIMPSON ET AL Nine O'Clock Stories Bell, 1934, 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 no real loss just some age darkening and rubs to extremeties, scarce in jacket .A collection of short stories originally broadcast on the BBC. �45
  
GRAHAM NEIL Motive for Murder Hutchinson, 1977, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression. A near fine book , no names or inscriptions{has "sample not for sale" stamped to bottom edge . In near fine unclipped dustwrapper, A nice copy and rare . �15
  
GRANGER ANN - ANN GRANGER Shades of Murder Headline, 2000, 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 Mitchel and Markby mystery �12
  
GRAY BERKELEY Mr Ball of Fire Collins, 1946, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression , a VG+ book with no names or inscriptions (previous owner stamp to FFEP) . Tightly bound and square. In VG+ price clipped dust wrapper, a lovely copy. �15
  
GRAY BERKELEY Vultures Ltd **Signed** Collins, 1938, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG indeed book, Signed and Inscribed by the author on the endpaper. In 7/6 unclipped dustwrapper which shows some loss to spine top and corners and shelf wear to edges. Great cover artwork and very scarce book. �300
  
GRAYSON RICHARD The Death of Abbe Didier Gollancz, 1981, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression , a fine book in near fine unclipped dw , just a little light edge creasing to rear panel hardly noticeable . Unusually for a Gollancz dw there is no fading what so ever. �5
  
GREEN JOSEPH Gold the Man Gollancz, 1971, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition , first impression. A near fine book, tightly bound & square . No names or inscriptions . In near fine unclipped dustwrapper. A nice clean copy . �9
  
GRIERSON EDWARD Reputation for a Song Chatto & Windus, 1952, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression, a VG indeed book ( small attractive bookplate) in like unclipped dw featuring excellent period artwork , minor loss to spine top, a nice copy. �6
  
GWALTNEY FRANCIS IRBY A Step in the River Secker & Warburg, 1960, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression, a fine book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper , nice clean copy .. �6
  

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