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301 Touch Me Not
Rowlands, Betty Severn House Publishers Ltd 2001 0727856022 / 9780727856029 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand book in VERY GOOD clean condition. Binding tight and firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor bruising to the top edge of the dust jacket. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). [Original RRP 17.99]. 218pp. 101911 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
316 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

 
 
302 Sidney Chambers and The Shadow of Death (The Grantchester Mysteries 1)
Runcie, James Bloomsbury London 2012 1408825953 / 9781408825952 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The first Grantchester mystery. First impression. Original maroon boards. There is a very slight forwards lean to the spine. The pages are significantly tanned / browned to the top outer closed textblock edge and the top half of the outer closed textblock foredge (see photos). Otherwise binding firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 392pp. 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. 306775 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
317 The Folio Treasury of Shorter Crime Fiction [4 Volumes in Slipcase: I Early Escapades; II Superior Sleuths; III Police Procedures; IV Murderous Minds]
Selected by Tim Heald and Sue Bradbury ; with illustrations by Nick Hardcastle The Folio Society London 2007 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
All 4 volumes are in excellent, fine condition. Books appear barely opened / unread. Printed on Abbey Wove paper. Bound in quarter brown cloth with paper sides blocked with a design by the artist, Nick Hardcastle. The slipcase is faded at the top, with a darker rectangular patch on the top where something has sat on top of the slipcase and it has a small dent and a few minor marks to the bottom. pp. vii, 391; vii, 453; vii, 411; vii, 407. HEAVY set - a substantial postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Some overseas destinations may be unavailable. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland. 102809 
Price: 53.00 GBP

 
 
303 A Killing in China Basin [Ben Raveneau Series]
Russell, Kirk Severn House 2011 0727880543 / 9780727880543 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. RRP. 19.99. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 301691 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
318 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

 
 
304 The Pool of Unease
Sampson, Catherine Macmillan London 2007 0230014437 / 9780230014435 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. Binding tight and appears unread. Unmarked. The top of the outer closed textblock edge is a little darkened / tanned. 324pp. Robin Ballantyne is investigating the murder of a British man in Beijing. His headless body was found in woods by an icy, fetid lake. Is his death linked to a recent series of brutal attacks on women? In a city thick with paranoia and corruption, Robin struggles to separate rumour from reality. 304560 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
319 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

 
 
305 The Slaughter Pavilion
Sampson, Catherine Macmillan 2008 0230014445 / 9780230014442 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean, tight and unmarked condition. DJ not clipped. RRP. 16.99. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 298pp. A man throws himself off the top of a building. Behind him, tied to an advertising hoarding, is his dead and frozen child. Having earlier rejected the man's plea for help, Beijing private investigator Song (last seen in "The Pool of Unease") has enough to deal with - Song's own father-in-law, soon to be tried on corruption charges, is found dead. 301815 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
320 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

 
 
306 The Slaughter Pavilion
Sampson, Catherine Macmillan London 2008 0230014445 / 9780230014442 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean and tight, near fine condition. Very slight bruising to spine ends. 298pp. A man throws himself off the top of a building. Behind him, tied to an advertising hoarding, is his dead and frozen child. Having earlier rejected the man's plea for help, Beijing private investigator Song (last seen in "The Pool of Unease") has enough to deal with - Song's own father-in-law, soon to be tried on corruption charges, is found dead. 304566 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
321 Hungry as the Sea
Smith, Wilbur Doubleday and Company, Inc Garden City, New York 1978 0385136056 / 9780385136051 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Deckled / untrimmed foredges. Boards are just lightly bruised at the spine ends. White parts of the dust jacket are discoloured and the jacket has light rubs to the edges and bruising to the spine ends. A short tear to the top edge of the back cover of the jacket and another to the rear flap. Binding is firm and square. Nice and clean inside. No previous owner's names inscriptions or other marks. pp. 395. 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. 306948 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
307 Shakespeare's 100 Greatest Dramatic Images
Saunders, Claire and John Pari Publishing 2008 8895604016 / 9788895604015 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
In very good condition. A gift inscription on the title page; inscribed 'For Phyllis...'. This is from the personal library of the late crime writer P. D. James and is inscribed to her. The inscription is signed 'Claire and John', the authors. No other marks in the book. 134pp. Described on the back cover as an 'entertaining, illuminating and witty guide to the complete plays.' 104726 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
322 Twice Times Murder
Sonin, Ray Herbert Jenkins 1954 First Edition Hardback Fair Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
An ex-library copy with the usual library stamps and pasted sticker remains on the front endpaper. Some sellotape residue marks to the pastedowns, endpapers and boards. Red cloth boards. All sellotape removed. Some grubby marks to pages, especially brown marks to the margins of p.26-27. A few foxing spots. General darkening / thumbing to outer textblock edges. Binding has been opened heavily between p.32-33. No loose pages.The dust jacket is quite bright , with some minor wear to extremities. Price complete - not clipped - the dust jacket is now protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. 192pp. 053191 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
308 Gaudy Night
Sayers, Dorothy L. Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1955 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 19th impression, March 1955. Original red boards. Evidence of damp damage to the front board, front pastedown, and to a lesser extent to the front cover of the dust jacket. Otherwise good condition overall. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages have significantly browned, due to poor paper quality. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. pp. 347. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket is browned at the edges, has the aforementioned mark to the bottom edge of the front cover, and has a couple of tears and small chips. 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. 308030 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
323 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

 
 
309 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

 
324 Thick As Thieves
Spiegelman, Peter Quercus London 2011 0857388428 / 9780857388421 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New Hardback. RRP. 12.99. 1st UK edition. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 296pp. 301488 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
 
310 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

 
325 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

 
 
311 Crime Before Calvary : Herodias, Herod Antipas, and Pontius Pilate, A New Interpretation
Schofield, Guy George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1960 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards - some marks to the boards. Brief gift inscription written in biro on the f.e.p. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, and rubbed at edges, with a couple of short tears. Also price clipped. The DJ is now presented in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 239pp. 21.5cm. 301159 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
326 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

 
 
312 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

 
327 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

 
 
313 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

 
328 The Touch of Treason, A Novel
Stein, Sol St. Martin's / Marek New York 1985 0312809808 / 9780312809805 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st edition. Book and dust jacket in excellent near fine condition. Unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Clean. Tight. Outer textlock edges a little greyed. Otherwise a really nice copy. Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 275pp. 302733 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
314 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

 
329 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

 
 
315 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

 
330 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

 
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