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211 The Five Red Herrings
Sayers, Dorothy L. Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1951 Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, with tatty dust jacket. Original blue boards; boards clean. The binding is firm. Previous owner's signature and date (1953) in biro on the reverse of the front endpaper. Pages have tanned / darkened but are otherwise clean. pp. 244. The yellow Gollanz dust jacket has most of the spine missing, plus further tears, chips and rubs. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 308023 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
226 Breakneck
Spindler, Erica Sphere Books London 2009 1847441998 / 9781847441997 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine conditon. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [9.99]. 342pp. 303786 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
212 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
Sayers, Dorothy L. Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1947 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 10th impression. Original blue boards, slightly faded at edges. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are VERY brown, due to poor paper quality, but otherwise clean. pp. 172. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket is a little faded, has a little foxing to the edges, and has some rubs and small chips to the spine ends and corners. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 308025 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
227 American Devil [1st Edition]
Stark, Oliver Headline Publishing Group London 2010 0755370082 / 9780755370085 First Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
SECONDS. New hardback, but seconds stock [damaged]. In this case the top of the textblock edge is slightly discoloured / darkened. No further flaws. Not previously owned. 1st edition. Author's first novel. RRP 19.99. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 24cm. 100307 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
213 Sicilian Uncles (Four Novellas)
Sciascia, Leonardo ; translated from the Italian by N. S. Thompson Carcanet Press Manchester 1986 0856355550 / 9780856355554 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original black boards. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions; no foxing. The dust jacket is faded at the spine and the top edges of the covers. Otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 205. Four short political thrillers. 307321 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
228 The Clue of the Broken Blossom (The Vicki Barr Flight Stewardess Series)
Tatham, Julie Sampson Low London 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A 'girl's' romantic mystery story. Blue boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing spots to the page foredges only; pages bright and fresh. The dust jacket has some chips and rubs and a couple of short tears at the edges. Not price clipped (5/- net. printed on the front flap). The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 191pp. 19.5cm. 101305 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
214 One Way or Another
Sciascia, Leonardo ; translated from the Italian by Sacha Rabinovitch Carcanet Press Manchester 1987 0856356646 / 9780856356643 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original black boards. In excellent fine condition in a near fine dust jacket. The DJ has just yellowed a little at the spine and edges. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is nice and firm. pp. 103. Front flap not price clipped. A political thriller and murder mystery. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307319 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
229 Rollins, James
The Judas Strain Orion Books London 2007 0752888218 / 9780752888217 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. An excellent, near fine copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 450pp. 303801 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
215 Daddy's Girl
Scottoline, Lisa Macmillan London 2007 1405089474 / 9781405089470 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing, UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Binding tight and appears unread. Unmarked. 336pp. Law professor Natalie Greco has an ordered life. She feels a passion for teaching, especially her arcane seminar on the History of Justice, even though the course is pathetically undersubscribed in the high-powered law school. She has an attentive boyfriend and a protective family, although her testosterone-fuelled big brothers and very successful parents tend to overlook the quiet Nat. 304561 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
230 The Captain's Table (A Bella Wallis Mystery)
Thompson, Brian Chatto and Windus London 2009 0701184132 / 9780701184131 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. A nice, clean, tight and unmarked copy. RRP. 12.99. London, 1875. At Lady Cornford's famous soiree (sugared almonds and tittle-tattle) everyone is gossiping about Henry Ellis Margam's latest hit, "The Widow's Secret". Only a few people know that one of Lady C's guests, the enigmatic Bella Wallis, is in fact the bestselling novelist. 232pp. 301808 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
216 Daddy's Girl
Scottoline, Lisa Macmillan London 2007 1405089474 / 9781405089470 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing, UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Binding tight and appears unread. Unmarked. Outer closed textblock edges are slightly darkened / tanned. 336pp. Law professor Natalie Greco has an ordered life. She feels a passion for teaching, especially her arcane seminar on the History of Justice, even though the course is pathetically undersubscribed in the high-powered law school. She has an attentive boyfriend and a protective family, although her testosterone-fuelled big brothers and very successful parents tend to overlook the quiet Nat. 304564 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
231 The Captain's Table (A Bella Wallis Mystery)
Thompson, Brian Chatto and Windus London 2009 0701184132 / 9780701184131 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. A nice, clean, tight and unmarked copy. Outer closed textblock edges are very slightly darkened at the top edge. RRP. 12.99. London, 1875. At Lady Cornford's famous soiree (sugared almonds and tittle-tattle) everyone is gossiping about Henry Ellis Margam's latest hit, "The Widow's Secret". Only a few people know that one of Lady C's guests, the enigmatic Bella Wallis, is in fact the bestselling novelist. 232pp. 301807 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
217 Daddy's Girl
Scottoline, Lisa Macmillan London 2007 1405089474 / 9781405089470 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing, UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Binding tight and appears unread. Unmarked. Outer closed textblock edges are slightly darkened / tanned. 336pp. Law professor Natalie Greco has an ordered life. She feels a passion for teaching, especially her arcane seminar on the History of Justice, even though the course is pathetically undersubscribed in the high-powered law school. She has an attentive boyfriend and a protective family, although her testosterone-fuelled big brothers and very successful parents tend to overlook the quiet Nat. 304565 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
232 Rainbow Drive
Thorp, Roderick Viking London 1987 0670801828 / 9780670801824 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing, UK edition (after first U.S. edition). Black boards. Binding tight. No names or inscriptions. Appears unread but some very light patches of foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges (these are light). 394pp. 304563 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
218 Burglars and Bandicoots
Severn, David ; illustrated by J. Kiddell-Monroe The Bodley Head London 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Kiddell-Monroe, J. 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards, which have faded at the edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Tears at the top and bottom of the half-title page. The binding is otherwise firm and pages clean, though slightly tanned with age. pp. 192. The dust jacket is worn and torn, with chips, short tears, creasing, and some minor loss to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107061 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
233 Anatole and the Thirty Thieves
Titus, Eve ; illustrated by Paul Galdone The Bodley Head London 1970 0370015371 / 9780370015378 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First published in the USA by McGraw-Hill in 1969; this is the first UK edition. Pictorial boards match the dust jacket. There is a previous owner's name at the top edge of the front endpaper. Some light handling creases to the pages. A very small mark to the bottom of the page margin of p.24. Some light foxing spots to the endpaper and dust jacket flaps. The dust jacket has a small stain to the top edge of the front cover next to the spine, some other general pale marks, a 3cm tear to the bottom edge of the front cover, general rubs to the edges and a few other short tears. The front flap of the DJ has some creases. DJ not price clipped. Children's illustrated picture book with 32 pages. This is a delightful Anatole the mouse story. In this book Anatole finds the thieves who have stolen M. Duval's cheese from the cheese factory in Paris. He finds the cheese in quite an unlikely place, ready to be shipped overseas. There is a race against time to bring the thieves to justice. As ever, Paul Galdone's illustrations bring the story to life beautifully. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104048 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
219 Chaos of Crime
Shannon, Dell Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1986 0575037768 / 9780575037762 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. First UK edition; originally published in the USA. Small bump to the base of the spine. The binding is firm and pages bright and clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 190. A little very pale foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Long light crease to the front cover of the dust jacket. Yellow Gollancz dust jacket very good. Front flap not price clipped. 307925 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
234 Agatha Christie (Little People, Big Dreams)
Vegara, Isabel Sanchez ; illustrated by Elisa Munso Frances Lincoln Children's Books London 2017 1847809596 / 9781847809599 Hardcover New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback. Excellent, fine condition. 4th printing of this UK edition. RRP 9.99. In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. When Agatha Christe was young, she read books every night, but always had her own idea for how they should end! As an adult, her crime novels with their twists and turns and peculiar detectives, challenged the minds of millions of readers, making her the queen of mystery and the best-selling novelist of all time. The inspiring story of this imaginative author features a facts and photos section at the back. Slim unpaginated picture book. 307126 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
220 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Dr Freud
Shepherd, Michael Tavistock Publications 1985 0422799904 / 9780422799904 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim paperback. Partially faded covers. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 31. 308085 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
235 Walking Shadow
Walsh, J. M. [James Morgan Walsh] Collins 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback with dust jacket. Dark pink cloth boards - a faded patch of just over an inch at the base of the spine, which corresponds with a missing piece of the dust jacket. Dust jacket has a few further rubs, creasing and tears, with some small loss to the head of the spine and the corners. The front flap has been price clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. The binding is firm. Pages are age-toned / tanned and there is some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 192. 052249 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
221 Walls Within Walls
Sherry, Maureen ; illustrated by Adam Stower Katherine Tegen Books | A HarperCollins imprint 2010 006176700X / 9780061767005 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In very good - NEAR FINE excellent clean condition. Unmarked. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Appears barely read. DJ not clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear). Mystery story for children aged 8-12. 349pp. 102100 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
236 The Night is a Time for Listening
West, Elliot Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original navy blue boards. Yellow Gollancz dust jacket (with Book Society Choice and Book of Month Club Alternate Choice printed on the front cover). Spine of the dust jacket slightly darkened and there is quite a large pale mark to the front cover. There are some short nicks and small chips to the top edge of the DJ and a couple of longer tears to the bottom edge, with chips. Binding firm. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. Pages are slightly age-toned but in otherwise clean condition. Dust jacket not price clipped. 246pp. Spy novel. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 307227 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
222 Fractured
Slaughter, Karin Century London 2008 1844138607 / 9781844138609 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good clean condition. Clean, tight and unmarked but outer closed textblock page edge has noticeably tanned / darkened. Dust jacket not price clipped. 388pp. 306653 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
237 The Night is a Time for Listening
West, Elliot Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original navy blue boards. Yellow Gollancz dust jacket (with Book Society Choice and Book of Month Club Alternate Choice printed on the front cover). Spine of the dust jacket slightly darkened. There are some short nicks to the edges of the dust jacket and a dent to the spine, with corresponding tear to the dust jacket, in the spine. Binding firm. In nice and clean condition inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 246pp. Spy novel. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 307225 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
223 Poison For Teacher, A New Entertainment
Spain, Nancy Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd. [1951] 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated, but is 1951. First edition with the dark blue-black cloth boards (not the later Universal Book Club edition with red boards). Some light foxing to prelims. Otherwise in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Very light rubs board edges. 288pp. 103013 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
238 The Night is a Time for Listening
West, Elliot Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original navy blue boards. Yellow Gollancz dust jacket (with Book Society Choice and Book of Month Club Alternate Choice printed on the front cover). Spine of the dust jacket slightly darkened. There are some very light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges only. Binding firm. In nice and clean condition inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 246pp. Spy novel. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104275 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
224 The Butlin Beaver Annual No. 2
Spain, Nancy (edited by) Fairhaven Books 1963 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Book Condition: Very good. Pictorial boards, with light rubs to the spine ends and corners. Lower corners are slightly bumped. This is in exceptionally good condition for an annual of this age. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are all in nice clean condition; no marks, no scribbles, no handling creases, none of the puzzles filled in. A collector's copy. The first story is 'The Mystery of the Bad Tempered Redcoat'. 77pp. 304272 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
239 Cast of Ravens: The Strange Case of Sir Thomas Overbury
White, Beatrice John Murray London 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean and unmarked. There is a short tear to the top edge of one page. Full length flattened crease to the rear flap of the dust jacket. Very light spotting to the top outer closed textblock edge. DJ not price clipped. pp. ix, 260. 104354 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
225 The Big Bang [A Mike Hammer Novel]
Spillane, Mickey ; With Max Allan Collins Quercus London 2010 1849160414 / 9781849160414 First Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
SECONDS stock. New hardback, but seconds - in this case the base of the spine is slightly bumped and the top of the textblock edge slightly discoloured. 1st edition, with complete number line sequence on the copyright page. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). rrp 19.99. 24cm. 100294 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
240 Adele & Co
Yates, Dornford Hodder and Stoughton London 1942 Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Blue boards. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing and general greying to the outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket is worn and torn - the front flap detached. The dust jacket holds together and presents reasonably well in a loose fitting clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear. 320pp. 303860 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
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