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SADLEIR MICHAEL Forlorn Sunset Constable, 1947, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book in VG+ unclipped dw featuring superb period artwork. DW shows only very shallow chips to spine top , given its age a lovely copy .. �6
  
SALLIS JAMES The War Book Rupert Hart Davis, 1969, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near fine price clipped 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 etc. A nice clean copy �15
  
SALMON ELON Titus Andre Deutsch, 1996, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-233-99008-9 Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition a fine unread book in like unclipped dw. Lovely copy . �8
  
SANDERS E.M Stars of India Grayson, 1946, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , a VG book ( slight edge tanning) in DW which shows some rubbing and minor chipping to extremeties , chipped to spine top . Superb period DW artwork by Micklewright . Nicer than it sounds and a scarce book.. �8
  
SANDERS JAMES Frontiers of Fear ROBERT HALE, 1980, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , a VG+ book in unclipped dw that has no tears or loss but shows minor shelf wear to edges and back panel .. �7
  
SANERS BRUCE Deadly Jade Herbert Jenkins, 1947, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression. A VG+ book , no names or inscriptions etc . In VG+ unclipped dustwrapper, A superb copy with great period covert art . �15
  
SARMIENTO DOROTHY Roles and Relations Chapman and Hall, 1956, 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 etc, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows chip to rear panel and light shelf wear to extremeties. A clean copy with nice Biro cover art . () �18
  
SATTERTHWAIT WALTER At Ease With the Dead Collins Crime Club, 1991, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression , a fine book with no names or inscriptions etc. Tightly bound and square. In fine unclipped dust wrapper, a lovely copy. �6
  
SAUL JOHN - JOHN SAUL Guardian Bantam Press, 1993, First Edition, Hard Cover, UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ 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 . �7
  
SAVAGE RICHARD Strangers Meeting Museum Press, 1957, 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, clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows chipping to spine and rear panel and shelf wear to extremeties. Great period cover artwork. �10
  
SAYERS DOROTHY L Strong Poison **Signed** Gollancz, 1932, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback third impression.SIGNED on the title page by the author. Presented to the Detective Club by the author, has their bookplate on pastedown. A VG+ book in VG unclipped dustwrapper. The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows shallow loss to spine, some browning and minor shelf wear to extremeties. A unique association copy, very rare even unsigned. �375
  
SAYERS DOROTHY L Gaudy Night Gollancz, 1935, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression (black boards, gilt lettering). A VG+ book sadly without dustwrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions, previous owners bookplate to pastedown , tightly bound and square, an especially clean and bright copy of a cornerstone title. �85
  
SAYLOR STEVEN Rubicon **Signed** Robinson, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression **SIGNED BY AUTHOR** on title page . A fine unread book in like unclipped dw . A lovely copy and yet another very small print run.. (Ancient, Rome) �15
  
SAYLOR STEVEN Last Seen in Massilia Robinson, 2000, First Edition, Hard Cover, 1-84119-166-3 Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression . A fine unread book, no names or inscriptions etc in fine unclipped dw . Excellent copy. . �8
  
SCOTT JACK A Clutch of Vipers Collins Crime Club, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback, first edition, first impression, A near fine book in VG+ dw price clipped . �4
  
SCOTT PAUL The Mark O Fthe Warrior Eyre & Spottiswode, 1958, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. . A VG+ book in VG indeed unclipped dust wrapper. The book shows previous owner stamp to endpaper. The jacket shows 2 small chips to spine corners and minor rubs to extremeties. A nice clean copy . �25
  
SCOTTOLINE LISA Dead Ringer Macmillan, 2003, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely copy �8
  
SEAMARK The Avenging Ray Hodder & Stoughton, 1930, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book sadly without dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc . A nice clean copy. �3.5
  
SEE LISA The Flower Net Century, 1997, First Edition, Hard Cover, 0-7126-7701-1 Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , a fine unread book in fine unclipped dw . Lovely copy.. �6
  
SEIGNOLLE CLAUDE The Accursed Allen + Unwin, 1967, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression . A near fine book, no names or inscriptions etc in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper, just minor shelff rubs to extremeties. A nice clean copy �7
  
SELSAR HENRY Enter Murderers Gollancz, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG indeed book sadly without dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc . A nice clean copy. �4
  
SETLOWE RICHARD The Black Sea Headline, 1992, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression , a fine book in like unclipped dw, lovely copy. �4
  
SEVERIN TIM The Spice Islands Voyage **Signed** Little Brown, 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 Fine unread book in Fine unclipped dustwrapper. A lovely copy and rare signed . () �20
  
SEYMOUR GERALD Red Fox Collins, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression , a fine book in fine price clipped dw.. �4
  
SHARPE TOM Riotous Assembley Secker & Warburg, 1971, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. Complete with publisher review slip and a letter to Anthony Sampson from Charles Latimer asking for his assistance in promoting the book. A fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. 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 very fresh copy, the nicest we have seen in fact. �250
  
SHAW BERNARD The Sanity of Art New Age Press, 1908, First Edition, Non Fiction UK first edition A VG indeed book in VG indeed softcover wraps, clean & bright with slight loss to spine bottom (approx 5mm only). The front cover has 4 colons on. A clean bright copy of a fragile book.. �10
  
SHERMAN RICHARD A Kindrd Spirit Faber, 1951, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback, first edition, first impression. A VG indeed book with clean contents & cloth, no names or inscriptoins etc. In an unclipped dustwrapper featuring superb period cover art.Minor chipping to spine top & short closed tear. A nice copy of a very scarce book �15
  
SILER JENNY Easy Money Orion, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book in fine unclipped Dust wrapper. No names or inscriptions etc. A lovely as new unread copy complete with wrap round PROMO band.. �8
  
SILVERBERG ROBERT To Live Again Sidgwick and Jackson, 1975, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy 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 etc. A nice clean copy �7
  
SIMPSON DOROTHY Suspicious Death Michael Joseph, 1988, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In fine unclipped dust wrapper. A superb copy (Inspector, Thanet) �12
  
SIMPSON DOROTHY Elements Od Doubt Michael Joseph, 1987, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine unread book with no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. In fine unclipped dust wrapper. A superb copy (Inspector, Thanet) �10
  
SIMPSON DOROTHY Harbingers of Fear Macdonald and Janes, 1977, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper. The book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc. Tightly bound and square. The jacket shows slight rubs to tips. A bright clean copy of a scarce title . �45
  
SLOAN SUSAN R An Isolated Incident Little Brown, 1998, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition , first impression . A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely copy complete with original wrap round band. �8
  
SMILEY JANE Horse Heaven **Signed** Faber, 2000, 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. A superb as new copy and very rare signed. (Horse, Racing) �20
  
SMITH JOAN - JOAN SMITH Full Stop Chatto & Windus, 1995, 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 of a Loretta Lawson mystery. �7
  
SOBEL DAVA Longitude - True 1st Issue Fourth Estate, 1996, First Edition, Hard Cover, Non Fiction 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.True 1st issue with the 1 in the printers key. A nice clean copy complete with the original publishers colour promo bookmark - a scarce book. �50
  
SPICER BART Shadow of Fear Collins, 1953, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression. A VG+ book , small neat name on FFEP . In VG+ unclipped dustwrapper, A nice copy with great period artwork on wrapper . �15
  
SPILLANE MICKEY - MICKEY SPILLANE The Long Wait Arthur Barker, 1953, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition first impression. A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust jacket. The book shows small neat bookseller stamp (small and unobtrusive), tight and square. The dustwrapper shows just minor rubs to spine ends, a lovely clean copy. Nice jacket artwork �30
  
SPINRAD NORMAN Bug Jack Barron Macdonald, 1970, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression. A fine book in unclipped dw which would be fine but for 2 short closed tears to corners.Nice clean copy of a scarce book. �8
  
SPRING MICHELLE - MICHELLE SPRING Standing in the Shadows **Signed** Orion, 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 in fine unclipped dust jacket. The book has no names or inscriptions, clean, bright, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows no loss or tears. A nice clean copy of a Laura Principal book. �12
  
STAGGE JONATHAN Death's Old Sweet Song Michael Joseph, 1947, 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, clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears. A lovely copy of a very scarce titel, great jacket artwork by Lowen . �40
  
STAGGE JONATHAN - JONATHAN STAGGE The Three Fears Michael Joseph, 1949, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition first impression. A VG++ book in VG++ unclipped dust jacket. The book shows no names etc, tight and square. The dustwrapper shows just minor rub to spine end, a lovely clean copy. Nice jacket artwork �40
  
STAPLEDON OLAF Sirius Secker & Warburg, 1944, First Edition, Hard Cover, Sci Fi / Fantasy UK hardback first edition, first impression. A near fine book in near VG+ unclipped dustwrapper. The book has no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows shallow loss to spine end and minor shelf rubs to extremities. A particularly bright copy. �400
  
STERN G.B Mosaic Chapman and Hall, 1930, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression a VG+ book ( light occasional edge spotting & bookplate on pastedown ) in DW which has NO loss just signs of paper ageing . Given its age a remarkable copy .. �9
  
STEWART DOUGLAS Cellars Market Collins Crime Club, 1983, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback, first edition, first impression. A near F/F copy in unclipped dw,book has a slight lean to spine . �4
  
STOPP FREDERICK J Evelyn Waugh - Portrait of an Artist Chapman and Hall, 1958, First Edition, Hard Cover, Non Fiction 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 clean copy. (EVELYN, WAUGH) �8
  
STOUT REX The Final Deduction Collins Crime Club, 1962, 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 particularly bright copy. �35
  
STOUT REX Three at Wolfe's Door Collins Crime Club, 1961, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ 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 lovely bright jacket with Randell artwork. �45
  
STOUT REX If Death Ever Slept Collins Crime Club, 1957, 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, inscriptions , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears, just occasional light spots to rear panel. �45
  
STOUT REX Red Threads Collins Crime Club, 1941, 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 loss etc . Superb jacket artwork by Thompson. A very attractive 1 inch thick format book and hard to realistically imagine a nicer copy. �450
  
STOUT REX Three Men Out 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 no names etc , clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows only minor shelf wear to extremities. A nice clean copy. �50
  
STOUT REX - REX STOUT Three Witnesses Collins Crime Club, 1956, 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 no loss only minor shelf wear to extremities. A nice clean copy. �50
  
STRAHAN KAY Footprints Gollancz, 1929, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression. A VG indeed book ,small neat name to FFEP . Sadly sans dustwrapper, A nice copy . �6
  
STRANGE JOHN STEPHEN Night of Reckoning Collins Crime Club, 1959, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book, no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth. In VG+ price clipped dustwrapper which shows just minor shelf wear to extremeties. A particularly nice copy. �35
  
STRANGE JOHN STEPHEN Murder Gives a Lovely Light Collins Crime Club, 1942, First Edition, Hard Cover, Modern Firsts 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 just shallow loss to spine ends, minor rubs to edges. A nice 1 inch thick book with great jacket artwork. �110
  
STRANGE JOHN STEPHEN A Handful of Silver Collins Crime Club, 1955, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book, no names, inscriptions or stamps etc, clean contents and cloth. In VG+ price clipped dustwrapper which shows just minor shelf wear to extremeties, no loss. A clean bright copy copy. �35
  
STRAUB PETER Floating Dragon Collins, 1983, First Edition, Hard Cover, Horror UK hardback, first edition, first impression,a near F/F copy in price clipped dw . �5
  
STRAUB PETER Ghost Story Cape, 1979, First Edition, Hard Cover, Horror UK hardback, first edition, first impression.A near F/F copy of the authors4th book in price clipped dw . �6
  
STRONG L A G All Fall Down Collins Crime Club, 1944, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition, first impression. A VG+ book , small neat name and date to FFEP. In VG+ unclipped dust wrapper (true 1st issue at 8/6), minor chips to spine corners. A nice copy of a bibliomystery. (Bibliomystery) �45
  
STRONG TONY The Death Pit Doubleday, 1999, First Edition, Hard Cover, Detective Fiction / Mystery UK hardback first edition , first impression , a fine book in fine price clipped dw . �5
  
STuart VIVIAN Like Victors and Lords **Signed** Robert Hale, 1964, First Edition, Hard Cover, Signed by Author Modern Firsts UK hardback first edition, first impression. Signed and inscribed by the author. A near fine (just light spotting) book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper clean contents and cloth, tightly bound and square. The jacket shows no loss or tears, a lovely copy. �55
  
SYMONS BERYL Jane Carberry Detective Herbert Jenkins, 1940, 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 minor chip to one corner, clean and bright. Great period cover artwork, a lovely copy of a rare book. �95
  
SYMONS JULIAN The Criminal Comedy of the Contented Couple Macmillan, 1985, 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, tightly bound and square with clean contents and cloth. The jacket shows no loss, tears or wear. A superb 'as new' copy. �8
  

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