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Turkish gambit

By: Akunin, Boris

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31239


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. The third Erast Fandorin mystery View more info

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The death of Achilles

By: Akunin, Boris

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36937


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. The fourth Erast Fandorin book View more info

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Ransom Town

By: Alding, Peter

Price: £7.00

Publisher: John Long: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25486


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners View more info

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The wire: truth be told

By: Alvarez, Rafael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Pocket Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39061


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. vi + 282 pages, photos in the text (some in colour), glossary, cast lists View more info

Eagle picture library no. 7, Public enemy no.1

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: IPC Magazines Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 58139


Clean and tightly bound paperback, covers rubbed at edges, 15 in black felt pen on front cover. 64 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

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Murder with mushrooms

By: Ashe, Gordon (John Creasey)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Evan Bros: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27412


Tightly bound ex lending library hardback with a stamp on the front and rear pastedown, and the front free endpaper has several pencilled and 2 inked dates, but text block is clean, red cloth binding has moderate wear. A 'Dawlish' mystery story from this incredibly prolific author View more info

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The best crime stories of the Nineteenth century

By: Asimov, Isaac with Greenberg, Martin H & Waugh, Charles G (eds)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17927


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. Includes stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, Thomas Hardy, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Israel Zangwill, Mark Twain and 8 others. View more info

Dead man's shoes

By: Bailey, H. C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 50969


Clean and tightly bound hardback, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which has a 1" strip cut from the top edge of the front panel, for no apparent reason. A 'Mr. Clunk' story View more info

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Call Mr. Fortune

By: Bailey, H. C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1949

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 61914


Clean and tightly bound hardback, has a 1953 gift inscription on the front endpaper else unmarked, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is creased at the top edge with some shallow chipping at the head of the spine & corners. Nice jacket design by Alex Jardine View more info

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Quintain strikes back: the first Quintain omnibus, containing Unfriendly Persuasion & No Place for Strangers

By: Baker, William Howard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Howard Baker: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 30768


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners View more info

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Deadly summer

By: Barns, Glenn M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40955


Reading copy only, ex library with the usual stamps, front endpapers excised, pages marked but otherwise complete, boards bumped at spine ends, in an unclipped dustjacket which is lightly chipped, creased and rubbed. 192 pages View more info

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Revenge!

By: Barr, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes: 1896

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 63036


Clean hardback tightly bound in cream cloth with black titles and orange, black & silver decorarion, cloth is rubbed at corners, partially erased previous owners' address stamp on front pastedown (which has offset onto the endpaper), else no inscriptions. [x] + 308 pages + 2pp adverts, 12 full page illustrations by Lancelot Speed, Stanley Wood, and G. G. Manton View more info

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Cash in hand

By: Barrat, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bicester, Emissary Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 28186


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, appears unread. Authors first novel, made into a film starring Richard E. Grant View more info

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Practice makes murder

By: Bearshaw, Brian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36822


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the corners View more info

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Sleeping partners

By: Bell, Pauline

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22482


Very clean, tightly bound book with a neat name on the front endpaper, but no other marks, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a scratch mark on the front panel View more info

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Reasonable death

By: Bell, Pauline

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Constable: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23811


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread; View more info

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Outrage on Gallows Hill

By: Bellairs, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Thriller Book Club: 1950

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 61879


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a tatty unclipped dustjacket which has loss at the the spine and has been internally repaired with tape. 168 pages. No publication date but probably 1950 - the Gifford first edition was 1949 View more info

The tongue-tied canary

By: Bentley, Nicolas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 59837


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased & worn, split at base, card covers marked & rubbed at edges, crease to top front corner, price in ink on front cover. 224 pages. Penguin no.1005 View more info

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The fourth man on the rope

By: Berckman, Evelyn

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Thriller Book Club: 1973

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 55357


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket, appears unread. 192 pages View more info

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The poisoned chocolates case

By: Berkeley, Anthony

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51990


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, glossy pictorial covers, pages age-toned, no inscriptions, appears little used View more info