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251 McCormick, Donald (& Katy Fletcher) SPY FICTIONSpy Fiction: A Connoisseur's Guide. 11974
Facts On File: Oxford. 1990.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
An expanded version of the authors' ''Who's Who in Spy Fiction'': 346 pages.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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252 McCulley, JohnstonThe Mark Of Zorro. 37255
Macdonald: London. 1959.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Classic pulp adventure that had first appeared as a long story - ''The Curse of Capistrano'' - by McCulley in All-Story Magazine in 1919, then made into a 1920 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Noah Beery. followed by a US hardcover in 1924. Uncommon UK hardcover.

Neat inked name and date on front free endpaper, lightly bruised top front corner tip, otherwise a fine copy in a VG pictorial dustjacket with some dust-soiling along spine panel and rear panel.

Price: 40.00 GBP
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253 McDermid, ValThe Distant Echo. 14549
HarperCollins: London. 2003.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Crime novel.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 8.00 GBP
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254 McDermid, ValThe Mermaids Singing. 04089
HarperCollins: London. 1996.


Crime novel: winner of the Gold Dagger Award for best crime novel of 1995. Promotional kit for the paperback edition consisting of a 68 page extract (card wraps) from the novel and a small bottle of Macallan whisky (unopened in card box), both laid into a card box with sliding lid.. (Macallan were sponsors of the award that year).

Almost fine copy (slight wear to box).

Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Films Of Alfred Hitchcock., McDevitt,  Jack
255 McDevitt, JackThe Films Of Alfred Hitchcock. 02772
Citadel Press: NY. 1976.
First paperback edition.
Oversize paperback original.
248 pages: b/w stills throughout.

VG+ copy.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dope Opera., McDowell,  Michael
256 McDowell, MichaelDope Opera. 31990
Pluto Press: London. 1987.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Mystery/private eye novel.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with price sticker on inner front flap.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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257 Meade, L. T.The Necklace Of Parmona. 25584
Ward, Lock & Co.: London. 1909.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
In Hubin: Crime Fiction 1V. Scarce crime/mystery title.

Endpapers and page edges spotted, a solid VG copy.

Price: 100.00 GBP
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258 Melville, JamesThe Chrysanthemum Chain. 11990
Secker & Warburg: London. 1980.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Crime novel: the author's second book.

Fine copy in an almost fine price-clipped dustjacket.

Price: 8.00 GBP
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Criminal Proceedings: The Contemporary American Crime Novel., Messent,  Peter (ed.)
259 Messent, Peter (ed.)Criminal Proceedings: The Contemporary American Crime Novel. 40193
Pluto Press: London. 1997.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Trade paperback original.
252 pages.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 18.00 GBP
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260 Michie, DavidPure Deception. 15289
Little, Brown: London. 2001.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Thriller.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 17 no 4., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
261 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 17 no 4. 39237
Renown Publications: NY. 1965 (September).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
September 1965 issue (whole no 100). Includes ''The Strange Case Of Peddler Phelps'' by Joseph Payne Brennan (misspelt Brennen).

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 17 no 5., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
262 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 17 no 5. 39238
Renown Publications: NY. 1965 (October).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
October 1965 issue (whole no 101). Includes ''Were you searched?'' by Joseph Payne Brennan.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 18 no 5., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
263 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 18 no 5. 39240
Renown Publications: NY. 1966 (April).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
April 1966 issue. Includes ''Whirlwind Of Bllod'' by Joseph Payne Brennan (misspelt Brennen): also includes ''Those Who Kill'' by Cornell Woolrich.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 8.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 22 no 2., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
264 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 22 no 2. 39243
Renown Publications: NY. 1968 (January).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
January 1968 issue. Includes ''The Enemy Unknown'' by Joseph Payne Brennan.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 23 no 6., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
265 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 23 no 6. 39244
Renown Publications: NY. 1968 (November).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
November 1968 issue. Includes ''The Dismal flats Murder'' by Joseph Payne Brennan.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 37 no 1., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
266 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 37 no 1. 39246
Renown Publications: NY. 1975 (July).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
July 1975 issue. Includes ''Apple Orchard Murder Case'' by Joseph Payne Brennan.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 48 no 10., MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE,  (ed. Leo Margulies)
267 MIKE SHAYNE MYSTERY MAGAZINE, (ed. Leo Margulies)Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine vol 48 no 10. 39247
Renown Publications: NY. 1984 (October).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
October 1984 issue. Includes ''The Cold Woods'' by Joseph Payne Brennan. Also Hugh B. Cave ''Run For Your Life''.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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268 Millar, MargaretSpider Webs. 36056
Victor Gollancz: London. 1987.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Crime thriller.

Faint spotting along top page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Casablanca As Time Goes By: 50th Anniversary Commemorative., Miller,  Frank
269 Miller, FrankCasablanca As Time Goes By: 50th Anniversary Commemorative. 30905
Virgin Books: London. 1993.
First paperback edition.
Oversize paperback original.
224 pages: illustrated throughout.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Conversations With Beckford: Memoirs Of William Beckford From The New Monthly Magazine 1844., Millington,  John (ed.)
270 Millington, John (ed.)Conversations With Beckford: Memoirs Of William Beckford From The New Monthly Magazine 1844. 37284
The Beckford Society: UK. 2014.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Trade paperback original.


Fine (as new) copy.

Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Baker Street Irregular: The Unauthorised Biography Of Sherlock Holmes., Mitchelson,  Austin
271 Mitchelson, AustinThe Baker Street Irregular: The Unauthorised Biography Of Sherlock Holmes. 28865
Ian Henry Publications, Ltd: UK. 1994.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 50.00 GBP
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272 Moloney, SusieA Dry Spell. 15736
Headline: London. 1997.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket with promotional letter.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Meditations On America: John D. Macdonald's Travis McGee Series And Other Fiction., Moore,  Lewis D. (John D. Macdonald)
273 Moore, Lewis D. (John D. Macdonald)Meditations On America: John D. Macdonald's Travis McGee Series And Other Fiction. 36772
Bowling Green State University Popular Press. 1994.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Trade paperback original.
192 pages.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 18.00 GBP
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Blood Oath., Morrell,  David
274 Morrell, DavidBlood Oath. 13600
Severn House: London 1989.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Sequel to FIRST BLOOD (which was the basis for the film RAMBO - and indeed this Severh House cover depicts the main character as Sylvester Stallone). Uncommon UK hardcover (most Severn House titles - as with Robert Hale - were printed for the library market).

Page edges a little browned and lightly spotted, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket(as new).

Price: 40.00 GBP
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Poison Is Queen., Morrissey,  J. L.
275 Morrissey, J. L.Poison Is Queen. 42781
John Gifford: London. Nd (1949).
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Thriller. Very uncommon UK hardcover (there was a more common Thriller Book Club edition the following year).

Near fine copy in a good (bright, unfaded) pictorial dustjacket with shallow chipping, creasing and several small closed tears along the edges.

Price: 75.00 GBP
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Antares: Science Fiction & Fantastique San Frontieres no. 27., Moumon,  Jean-Pierre (ed.)
276 Moumon, Jean-Pierre (ed.)Antares: Science Fiction & Fantastique San Frontieres no. 27. 38191
1987.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Magazine.
Third Quarter 1987 (no. 27). Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. French sf magazine.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 8.00 GBP
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Dictionary Of Crime., Nash,  Jay Robert
277 Nash, Jay RobertDictionary Of Crime. 32694
Headline: London. 1992.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Oversize hardcover.
434 pages. Dictionary of real crime (not crime writers and their fiction!) - over 16000 entries covering the slang used in law, police work, forensic science, drug & prison cultures, the media and criminals themselves.

Fine copy in a nearly fine dustjacket.

Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Complete Murder Sampler., Nelson,  James (ed)
278 Nelson, James (ed)The Complete Murder Sampler. 42511
Macdonald: London. 1950.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Collects fifteen stories with a four page introduction from the editor. Includes ''The Outsider'' by H. P. Lovecraft.

Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.

Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Mystery Writer's Art., Nevins Jr.,  Francis M. (ed.)
279 Nevins Jr., Francis M. (ed.)The Mystery Writer's Art. 36710
Bowling Green State University Popular Press. 1970.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Trade paperback original.
338 pages: collection of essays.

G/VG copy.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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New Blood no 1 - 7 (all published)., NEW BLOOD,  (ed. Chris Lacher)
280 NEW BLOOD, (ed. Chris Lacher)New Blood no 1 - 7 (all published). 31233
1987-1990.
First editions.
Magazine.
Seven issues of this small-press horror fiction magazine were published between 1987-1990, the first (''Premiere'') issue as an A5 booklet in plain red stapled wrappers, the next two as (larger) A4 perfect bound magazines in illustrated wrappers, and issues 4 - 7 as A4 stapled magazines. By issue seven it had become a slick professional newstand magazine with colour covers - and promptly folded. This is a fine/as new (unread) set of all seven issues.

Fine (unread) copies.

Price: 35.00 GBP
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281 Newman, Kim (writing as "Jack Yeovil")Warhammer: Beasts In Velvet. 04039
GW Books: Brighton. 1991.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Trade paperback original.
Very uncommon.

Fine (as new) copy.

Price: 15.00 GBP
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Guinevere (inscribed by the author)., Newman,  Sharan
282 Newman, SharanGuinevere (inscribed by the author). 39131
St. Martin's Press: NY. 1981.
First paperback edition.
Trade paperback original.
Historical fantasy. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED TO THE UK SF WRITER KEITH ROBERTS/''For Keith Roberts, with thanks and many wishes for a happy holiday, Sharon Newman, 1991''. From the library of UK writer Keith Roberts, with a short letter of provenance laid in from the Executor of his estate.

VG copy.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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283 North, JohnSherlock Holmes And The Arabian Princess. 17272
Ian Henry: Essex. 1990.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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284 O'Connell, JackThe Skin Palace. 11059
Mysterious Press: NY. 1996.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Thriller.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 8.00 GBP
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Cobra Trap (signed by the author).., O'Donnell,  Peter
285 O'Donnell, PeterCobra Trap (signed by the author).. 00015
Souvenir Press: London. 1996.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Modesty Blaise novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 125.00 GBP
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286 O'Donnell, PeterCobra Trap. 11023
Souvenir Press: London. 1996.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Modesty Blaise novel.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Night Of Morningstar., O'Donnell,  Peter
287 O'Donnell, PeterThe Night Of Morningstar. 41932
Pan Books: London. 1984.
First paperback edition.
Paperback original.
A Modesty Blaise thriller.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Xanadu Talisman (Modesty Blaise)., O'Donnell,  Peter
288 O'Donnell, PeterThe Xanadu Talisman (Modesty Blaise). 41947
Pan Books: London. 1982.
First paperback edition.
Paperback original.
A Modesty Blaise thriller.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Off Beat Detective Story Magazine vol 2 no 6., OFF BEAT DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE,
289 OFF BEAT DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE,Off Beat Detective Story Magazine vol 2 no 6. 38325
Pontiac Publishing Corp: Holyoke, MA. 1959 (January).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
Volume 2, number 6 (January 1959). Octavo, single issue, cover illustration by Carl Pfeufer, pictorial wrappers. Mystery magazine which emphasized sex and violence. Note: previously titled SURE FIRE DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE for nine issues from 1956-1958, with a title change to OFF BEAT DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE from the September 1958 issue (with no change in volume numbering) for a further 26 issues till May 1963. See Cook, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines, pp. 394-96.

Tiny nick in front cover, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 20.00 GBP
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Off Beat Detective Story Magazine vol 3 no 6., OFF BEAT DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE,
290 OFF BEAT DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE,Off Beat Detective Story Magazine vol 3 no 6. 38327
Pontiac Publishing Corp: Holyoke, MA. 1960 (January).
First edition.
Digest magazine.
Volume 3, number (January 1960). Octavo, single issue, cover illustration by Carl Pfeufer, pictorial wrappers. Mystery magazine which emphasized sex and violence. Note: previously titled SURE FIRE DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE for nine issues from 1956-1958, with a title change to OFF BEAT DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE from the September 1958 issue (with no change in volume numbering) for a further 26 issues till May 1963. See Cook, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines, pp. 394-96.

A NF/Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 20.00 GBP
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Paperback Parade no 16: Richard Prather Special Issue., PAPERBACK PARADE,  (ed. Gary Lovisi)
291 PAPERBACK PARADE, (ed. Gary Lovisi)Paperback Parade no 16: Richard Prather Special Issue. 38605
Gryphon Books: NY. 1990 (January).
First edition (& 1st printing).
Stapled pictorial wrappers.
The Magazine For Paperback Readers And Collectors. 48 pages.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Ten Ounce Siesta., Partridge,  Norman
292 Partridge, NormanThe Ten Ounce Siesta. 11394
Berkley: NY. 1998.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Paperback original.
Mystery novel by a writer better known in the horror field.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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Mystery and Crime: The New York Public Library Book of Answers: Intriguing and Entertaining Questions and Answers about the Who's Who and What's What Of Whodunits., Pearsall,  Jay
293 Pearsall, JayMystery and Crime: The New York Public Library Book of Answers: Intriguing and Entertaining Questions and Answers about the Who's Who and What's What Of Whodunits. 35604
Fireside: NY. 1995.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Trade paperback original.
176 pages.

Fine (as new) copy.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Raymond Chandler: His Novels Into Film., Pendo,  Stephen
294 Pendo, StephenRaymond Chandler: His Novels Into Film. 36913
The Scarecrow Press. 1976.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
240 pages.

Page edges show light spotting,, else a fine copy as issued without dustjacket (as new).

Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Great Detectives., Penzler,  Otto (ed.)
295 Penzler, Otto (ed.)The Great Detectives. 35572
Little, Brown And Company: Boston. 1978.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Interviews with 26 crime/thriller writerrs: ''twenty-six masters of contemporary detective fiction are put on the stand and asked many questions about the private and professional lives of their sleuths''.

Fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustjacket.

Price: 20.00 GBP
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Back From The Dead., Petit,  Chris
296 Petit, ChrisBack From The Dead. 33391
MacMillan: London. 1999.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Thriller.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with publicity material laid in.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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297 Petit, ChrisThe Human Pool. 11988
Scribners: London. 2002.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Thriller.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Patient's Eyes., Pirie,  David
298 Pirie, DavidThe Patient's Eyes. 17256
Century: London. 2001.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Subtitled: The Dark Beginnings Of Sherlock Holmes.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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299 Poe, Edgar AllanThe Murders In The Rue Morgue The Complete Crime Stories. 12314
Orion: London. 2002.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Collects the title story plus four others: 166 pages. Part of the Crime Masterworks series.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 8.00 GBP
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300 Pohl, FrederikThe Best Of Frederik Pohl. 41315
Sidgwick & Jackson: London. 1976.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Collects nineteen sf stories. Seven-page introduction by Lester del Rey: six-page afterword (with story notes) by Pohl. First published in the US in 1975 as a Ballantine paperback original, and also as a Nelson Doubleday Book Club edition. Uncommon UK hadcover.

Page edges browned, bruising to bottom corner tips, a near fine copy in a near fine dustjacket.

Price: 20.00 GBP
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