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91 Inspector French's Greatest Case
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1953 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Light rubs to the spine edges and a slight forwards lean to the spine. Pages typically tanned / browned and the white parts of the covers are discoloured. A couple of numbers scribbled on the front cover, in biro. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the half-title page. The binding is firm. pp. 254. 308290 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
106 City of Fire
Ellis, Robert Macmillan London 2007 0230016421 / 9780230016422 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both in very good clean condition. First impression of first UK edition. Original black boards. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Outer closed textblock page edges ever so slightly tanned / darkened. 357pp. 306655 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
 
92 Mystery in the Channel
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1959 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Light reading creases to the spine. Pages typically tanned / browned. White parts of the covers discoloured. Previous owner's signature, place and date written in pen on the half-title page. A good copy. pp. 222. 308093 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
107 The Man with the Golden Gun
Fleming, Ian The Book Club London 1965 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Book Club edition. Original blue boards. The boards are slightly bowed / bent, and lightly bruised at the spine ends. In very good, clean condition inside; no previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. There are a few pale marks to the back cover of the dust jacket, light rubs to the edges and a few very short nicks at the top of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 152. 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. 307781 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
93 The Loss of the Jane Vosper
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1953 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Light rubs to the cover edges and a slight lean to the spine. Pages are typically tanned / browned and white parts of the covers discoloured. The binding is quite firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 253. A little foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. 308289 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
108 Death Mask
Fox, Kathryn Hodder & Stoughton London 2011 034091906X / 9780340919064 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. RRP. 12.99. 374pp. When the victim of a violent assault accuses five premier sportsmen of being her attackers, she has no idea that her suffering has only just begun. 300727 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
94 The Pit Prop Syndicate
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1945 First Thus Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Some foxing and light rubs to the covers. The binding has been stapled inside the covers and staples have rusted. Significant foxing just inside both covers. Tipped in Penguin price alteration slip, just inside the front cover. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are typically tanned / browned. pp. 253. 308291 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
109 The Mystery of the Swamp
Francklyn, Phillipa Thomas Nelson & Sons 1953 Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1953 [Ref. British Library]. The Peerless Series edition. Previous owner's name and address (dated 1955) on the front endpaper. Endpapers browned. The cloth of the spine is split - 1 side, c. 7cm. Superficial wear - binding still strong. 96pp. Dust jacket has rubbed edges, darkened back cover, and c. 3cm of loss at the foot of the spine. Price clipped. The DJ is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 19cm. 'The summer holidays in New Zealand, and a camp at Swamp Lake - it sounded marvellous!'... 023601 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
95 The Pit Prop Syndicate
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1945 First Thus Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. First Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. The covers have greyed and have a couple of small marks, and creases to corners. The binding has been stapled inside the covers and staples have a little rusting. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are typically tanned / browned. pp. 253. 308292 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
110 Don't Look Back [First UK Edition]
Frost, Scott Headline 2009 0755346475 / 9780755346479 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.5" Tall / 24cm 
First UK edition, first impression. New hardback, but seconds stock (slight seconds). The top outside edge of the pages is slightly discoloured / darkened. RRP 19.99. Not previously owned. Unread. The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable sleeve. 055422 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
96 The Sea Mystery
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1959 First Thus Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Light reading creases to the spine. Vertical crease to the front cover. Some creasing to the back cover. Edges rubbed with a tear at the base of the spine / front joint. Some writing on the back cover in biro - the title of another book. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages typically tanned / browned. White parts of the covers discoloured, with some marks and foxing to the covers. pp. 207. 308192 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
111 Cold to the Touch
Fyfield, Frances Sphere London 2009 1847441092 / 9781847441096 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in nice, clean, tight and unmarked condition. There is some very slight bruising just to the dust jacket edges. Unclipped dust jacket (RRP 19.99). 242pp. Short of work, rejected by the man she craves, spurned by her mother, Jess Hurly is a wreck when Sarah Fortune comes across her in the semi-darkness of a cold London morning. Sarah - lawyer, professional mistress and stalwart friend - recognises her despair and her vulnerability, and knows all too well what damage those emotions can wreak. Jess believes her life can be put right if she could only go home to the village where she grew up, but she is unsure whether she would be welcomed or be rejected again. 305005 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
97 The Sea Mystery
Crofts, Freeman Wills Penguin Books 1959 First Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st Penguin edition. Green covers, horizontal band. Light reading creases to the spine. Pages typically tanned / browned. White parts of the covers discoloured. Previous owner's signature and date on the title page. A very good copy. pp. 207. 308089 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
112 A Guest From France
Gervaise, Mary Frederick Warne and Co London and New York 1946 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Faded triangular patch to the boards at the head of the spine. Written school prize presentation note on the front endpaper, dated 1946. Binding is tight and firm and the pages nice and clean. Printed on thick, good quality paper. There are a very few small foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Colour frontis. illustration. 224pp. The dust jacket is worn and torn to all edges, with a large section missing from the back cover. Older children's historical novel: In the year 1791, the Carteret family of Oakleigh Hall welcomed Madame de Courcelles, a refugee from France, as governess for Susie and the twins. Life at Oakleigh Hall was never dull and the lovable Susie played a prominent part in its happiness and the lifting of the veil of mystery cloaking their guest from France. 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. 104364 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
98 Nothing to Fear
D'Ancona, Matthew Hodder & Stoughton London 2008 034082848X / 9780340828489 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. Dust jacket not clipped (16.99). 261pp.For Ginny, the new house represents a new start: a room of her own where she can research her book on the psychology of fairytales and recover from a bitter divorce. The last thing shes looking for is romance. But her young neighbour breaks down her defences. Sean cooks her delicious meals and rescues her from a drunken attack by her ex-husband. His only eccentricity is the locked room in his house that he forbids her to enter. It can't contain anything sinister, can it? Ginny can't resist finding out. But when she opens the door, she is propelled into a horror story, rather than a fairytale. 301661 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
113 Sight Unseen [Signed 1st edition]
Goddard, Robert Bantam Press | Transworld London 2005 059305363x / 9780593053638 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page; flat signed, no inscriptions. Some bruising to the dust jacket edges with minor bumps to the spine ends of the boards. Black cloth. Top closed outer textblock edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket 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. 329pp. 103474 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
99 Welcome death
Daniel, Glyn Penguin Books Harmondsworth 1964 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Penguin paperback reprint. A forwards lean and reading creases to the spine. The binding is nice and firm. Pages have tanned / browned but otherwise clean. Previous owner's initials written at the top edge of the half-title page. 253pp. 306830 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
114 Saturday Went Wrong
Goodwin, Tim ; illustrated by Maureen Bradley A Pied Piper Book | Methuen Children's Books 1983 0416229506 / 9780416229509 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Bradley, Maureen ; Cover illustration by Steve Crisp 
Hardback, no dust jacket as published. Laminated pictorial boards. Clean and tight, in excellent, very near fine condition - a slight lean to the spine only. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 128. 106662 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
100 The Habit of Fear
Davis, Dorothy Salisbury Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1987 0684188872 / 9780684188874 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Original boards with red cloth spine and blue paper sides. Clean and tight. No names or inscriptions. The pages have slightly tanned / darkened. The spine of the dust jacket has slightly faded. 278pp. Slight bump to the bottom corner of the rear boards. 104367 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
115 Bricks and Mortality [Signed copy]
Granger, Ann Headline 2013 0755349237 / 9780755349234 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
New large trade size paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. 341pp. A Campbell and Carter mystery. RRP. 13.99. 302993 
Price: 13.99 GBP

 
 
101 The Dante Trap
Delalande, Arnaud ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 2007 0297852027 / 9780297852025 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Clean, tight and unmarked. Very slight bruising to the boards and dust jacket at the base of the spine and a slight bruise to the bottom corner of the back cover. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. Top outer closed textblock edge ever so slightly tanned / darkened. 345pp. First impression of first UK edition. 306656 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
116 Bricks and Mortality [Signed copy]
Granger, Ann Headline 2013 0755349237 / 9780755349234 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
NEW large trade size paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. 341pp. A Campbell and Carter mystery. RRP. 13.99. 302992 
Price: 13.99 GBP

 
 
102 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (The Oxford Illustrated Dickens)
Dickens, Charles ; with an introduction by S. C. Roberts, 12 illustrations by Luke Fildes and 2 by Charles Collins Oxford University Press London 1968 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Brown cloth. Top edge tinted red. In good condition but with heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge and with lighter foxing to the textblock foredge, to endpapers and pastedowns. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket two colours (salmon and yellow) with black line illustration. The jacket is very slightly faded at the spine, and has two short tears to the bottom edge. Not price clipped. Flattened crease to the rear dust jacket flap. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the book against further wear). pp. xi, [5], 278. A nice clear typeface and good print quality; my favourite Dickens edition for general reading. 308742 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
117 The Yard
Grecian, Alex Michael Joseph | Penguin London 2012 0718159160 / 9780718159160 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. First printing. RRP. 12.99. Crime novel set in Victorian London. 531pp. 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. 303901 
Price: 10.39 GBP

 
 
103 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (The Oxford Illustrated Dickens)
Dickens, Charles ; with an introduction by S. C. Roberts, 12 illustrations by Luke Fildes and 2 by Charles Collins Oxford University Press London 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Brown cloth. Top edge tinted brown (faded). The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge, and very lightly to the other edges. 1963 reprint edition with the pale blue dust jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xi, [5], 278. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308836 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
118 The Bishop in the West Wing
Greeley, Andrew M. Forge New York 2002 0312868731 / 9780312868734 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. There is a mild outward curvature to the boards. Otherwise clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 255pp. 033472 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
104 Jaguar
Durand, Loup ; translated into English by John Brownjohn Hutchinson London 1990 0091745144 / 9780091745141 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition. Binding firm and pages clean. No names, inscriptions or other marks. The pages have tanned / darkened, particularly at the edges. Dust jacket a little bruised at the top edge. Not price clipped. 344pp. 306617 
Price: 5.50 GBP

 
119 Theodore Boone: The Abduction
Grisham, John Hodder and Stoughton London 2011 144471452X / 9781444714524 First UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bright red boards. First impression of the UK edition. RRP 12.99. In excellent, very near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. The top outer closed textblock edge is ever so slightly darkened. pp. 217, 26. 305873 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
105 Playing God: Medieval Mysteries on the Modern Stage
Elliott Jr., John R. University of Toronto Press 1989 0802056067 / 9780802056061 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Hardback, no dust jacket. Inscribed by the author facing title page. Original grey cloth boards. In very good, clean condition. The binding is firm. pp. x, [12], 186. 309363 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
120 The Disappeared
Hall, M. R. Macmillan London 2010 0230709850 / 9780230709850 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. An excellent condition, fine copy. RRP. 12.99. 422pp. 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. 303891 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
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