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INNES HAMMOND The Angry Mountain Collins, 1950, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression . A VG indeed book, no names or inscriptions , small bookplate on pastedown obscured by DW flap.In unclipped dw which has some chipping to corners and shelf wear rubs to edges . A clean copy.. �10
  
INNES MICHAEL Appleby Talking Gollancz, 1954, 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 wear to spine ends, light marking to rear panel, and minor edge wear to extremeties. Nice copy of an important Queen's Quorum title. (Queens, Quorum) �50
  
INNES MICHAEL Lament for a Maker Gollancz, 1938, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression (black boards, red lettering). A VG indeed book sadly without dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions, light occassional scattered spotting, tightly bound and square, a nice first issue copy and of course a Haycraft Queen cornerstone. �55
  
INNES MICHAEL Death at the President's Lodgings Gollancz, 1936, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression (black boards, red lettering). A VG indeed book sadly without dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions, tightly bound and square, fold out map to rear still present, a scarce and important title. �145
  
INNES MICHAEL What Happened at Hazelwood Gollancz, 1946, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG indeed (7/6) unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows shallow loss to spine top and a little shelf wear . A nice clean copy of a scarce book. �55
  
INSOLE DOUGLAS Cricket From the Middle ** Signed ** Heinemann, 1960, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Non Fiction UK hardback first edition, first impression. SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author. A near fine book in VG++ unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows no names, inscription or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss just minor rubs to extremeties. A nice clean copy . �14
  
IRISH WILLIAM aka CORNELL WOOLRICH Dead Man Blues Hutchinson, 1950, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. . A VG+ book in VG+ publisher clipped dustwrapper The book shows name to front pastedown but no inscriptions etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows very minor rubs to extremeties. A lovely copy of a scarce book with fabulous jacket artwork . �85
  
ISLER ALAN Op Non Cit Cape, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0 224 04386 2 Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. Superbly produced with gilt illustrated boards and semi see through dw . �6
  
J WALLIS MARTIN A Likeness in Stone Hodder & Stoughton, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. . A fine book, no names, inscriptions etc. In fine unclipped dustwrapper with no loss or tears. A nice clean copy. �75
  
JACOBSON HOWARD No More Mister Nice Guy Cape, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-224-05122-9 Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression, a fine unread book in fine unclipped dustwrapper . Superb copy ........ ***Please contact us directly for the cheapest shipping possible*** rather than referri �51
  
JACQ CHRISTIAN Ramses Battle of Kadesh Simon and Schuster, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0 684 82138 9 Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition first impression, a fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely as new copy. . �10
  
JACQ CHRISTIAN The Stone of Light Nefer the Silent Simon and Schuster, 2000, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book in fine unclipped dw. Lovely copy. . �15
  
JACQUES BRIAN The Great Redwall Feast Random House, 1996, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression a fine unread book in fine unclipped dustwrapper , a lovely copy of a Redwall title which is illustrated superbly in colour throughout.. �10
  
JACQUES BRIAN Redwall Abbey Kit Hutchinson, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, UK first edition , a superb build your own abbey kit , attractively housed in hardcover illustrated folder . Also included is a new Redwall story by Jacques . As new still sealed in publishers shrink wrap . (Redwall) �10
  
JAMES BILL Eton Crop **Signed** Macmillan, 1999, 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 unread book in fine unclipped dw. Lovely copy.. �15
  
JAMESON STORM Journey From the North - 2 Volumes Collins, 1969, First Edition, Hard Cover, Non Fiction UK hardback first editions, first impressions, both books are in VG+/near fine condition with no names or inscriptions etc. Both have clean dustwrappers, Vol 2 being near fine and vol 1 showing a closed tear and a little edgewear. A nice looking set. Price is for the set. �12
  
JANOWITZ TAMA A Certain Age **Signed** Bloomsbury, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-7475-4496-4 Signed by Author Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition **SIGNED** in silver on the black front endpaper by the author . A fien unread book in laminated boards as issued . Excellent copy . �10
  
JARDINE QUINTIN Skinner's Round Headline, 1995, 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. The jacket shows no loss or tears . A scarce Skinner title and also a Golf Mystery. (Golf, Mystery) �20
  
JARVIS ROBIN The Dark Portal - Book One of the Deptford Mice Purnell, 1989, 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, inscription or stamps etc. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of a scarce book. �300
  
JAY CHARLOTTE Arms for Adonis Collins Crime Club, 1960, 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 wear to extremeties but no real loss. A nice clean copy with great cover art by Randell. �25
  
JAY CHARLOTTE The Man Who Walked Away Collins Crime Club, 1958, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG indeed unclipped dust wrapper. No names, inscriptions etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows small chip to tip and minor shelf wear to extremeties . �20
  
JECKS MICHAEL The Merchants Partner Headline, 1995, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG++ book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. Tightly bound and square with original endpapers. There is a small stain to endpaper and foredge of jacket, not nearly as bad as it sounds. The dust jacket has no loss or tears etc. A decent copy and still looks nice. �125
  
JECKS MICHAEL The Abbot's Gibbet Headline, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy, �200
  
JEPSON SELWYN Rogues and Diamonds Harrap, 1932, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback later . A fine VG+ book, no names, inscriptions or stamps etc in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely copy of a scarce title with great period cover art �15
  
JEPSON SELWYN - SELWYN JEPSON Man Dead - Unique Copy Collins Crime Club, 1951, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust jacket. The book has a publisher file copy stamp with publication date to endpaper, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows just minor shelf wear to extremeties to spine ends, a nice clean copy. Nice jacket artwork and an interesting item for any CCC collector �45
  
JHABVALA RUTH PRAWER How I Became a Holy Mother John Murray, 1976, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression . A fine book, tightly bound & square with NO names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In fine unclipped dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy and a bargain !. �5.5
  
JOHN D MACDONALD Deadly Welcome Robert Hale, 1961, 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 etc. Tighly bound and square. The jacket shows just minor wear to spine ends and a little shelf wear to tips. A very scarce book with superb jacket artwork. �225
  
JOHN D MACDONALD The Dreadful Lemon Sky Robert Hale, 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 etc. Tighly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy. �18
  
JOHN O'HARA Sweet and Sour Cresset Press, 1955, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression. A near fine book , no names or inscriptions etc . In near fine unclipped dustwrapper, A nice copy of a rare book . �15
  
JOHN OSBORNE and ANTHONY CREIGHTON Epitaph for Geroge Dillon Faber, 1958, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ price clipped dust wrapper. The book has neat inscription to endpaper , tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice bright copy. �15
  
JOHNSON SHEILA Suffer Little Children Collins Crime Club, 1981, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback, first edition, first impression.A fine book in dw with small chip to spine and a little rubbing.Authors first book . �4
  
JOHNSTONE IAIN - BENSON RAYMOND The World is Not Enough a Companion Boxtree, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression TRUE first edition , this copy has a different ISBN on the dw to the book , when the error was realised the publishers recalled them , a few slipped through however making them the true 1sts and very desirable.The format is particularly pleasing as it is standard hard back size.A fine unread book in like unclipped dw.. (James, Bond) �17
  
JONES JUDITH Baby Talk Constable, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-09-479130-9 Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper . Excellent copy. �7
  
JONES JUDITH After Melissa Constable, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-09-479650-5 Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper . Excellent copy.. �8
  
JONES LANYON When Dusk Comes Creeping Kimber, 1985, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc in near fine unclipped dust wrapper (slight rub to spine top). A lovely clean copy. (Ghost, Fiction) �7
  
JOYCE CYRIL The Information Man Hale, 1976, 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, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of a rare book. �15
  
JUDD CYRIL - CYRIL KORNBLUTH - JUDITH MERRIL Gunner Cade Gollancz, 1964, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition , first impression. A VG+ book, tightly bound & square . No names or inscriptions . In VG+ price clipped dustwrapper. A nice clean copy . �15
  

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