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Company of Bandits.

By: Story, Jack Trevor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Howard Baker: London.: 1972.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 06383

ISBN: 0703000209

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket but for faint spotting to page edges.


Sexton Blake novel. View more info

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The Blonde And The Boodle (Sexton Blake Library #394).

By: Story, Jack Trevor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Amalgamated Press Ltd: London.: 1957 (November).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25926

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for a little rusting to rear staple.


Sexton Blake Library no 394. Price 10p. View more info

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Violence In Quiet Places (Sexton Blake Library #461).

By: Story, Jack Trevor

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (October).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25928

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Sexton Blake Library no 461. Price 1/-. View more info

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Pork Pie Hat.

By: Straub, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Orion: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00502

ISBN: 0752825127

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Short crime novella.''on Halloween night a legendary jazz saxophonist - known for his trademark pork pie hat - tells a graduate student and admirer an extraordinary story featuring a white woman screaming in a forbidden shanty town, a killer named Eddie Grimes, and an unidentified man fleeing from nightmare with a strange bundle in his arms.'' View more info

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Mystery.

By: Straub, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dutton: NY.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13975

ISBN: 0525248188

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Second volume in the Blue Rose trilogy, following Koko (1988) and followed by The Throat (1993).''elements of the fantastic and surreal are only hinted at in his Blue Rose trilogy, which begins with Koko (1988), a tale of four Vietnam vets seeking a killer, and which won the 1989 World Fantasy Award despite minimal fantastic content. The remainder of the sequence consists of MYSTERY (1990), a slightly surreal novel of detection, and The Throat (1993), which won t... View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Take Your Breath Away.

By: Sullivan, Eleanor (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Max Reindhart: London.: 1982.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42196

ISBN: 0370302974

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for a touch of edge wear.


Collects 29 stories first published in Alfed Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine: contains:''The Arrowmount Prison Riddle'' by Bill Pronzini, ''End of the Line'' by Edward D. Hoch, ''The Dettweiler Solution'' by Lawrence Block, ''The Whitechapel Wantons'' by Vincent McConnor, ''Cora's Raid'' by Isak Romun, '' A Cup of Herbal Tea'' by Robert S. Aldrich, ''Albion, Perfidious Albion'' by Everett Greenbaum, ''Life or Breath'' by Nelson DeMille, ''The Silver Lining'' by Mick Mahoney... View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Make Your Hair Stand On End.

By: Sullivan, Eleanor (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Max Reindhart: London.: 1984.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42199

ISBN: 0370305841

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for small nick along top edge of rear board.


Collects 25 stories first published in Alfed Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Send Chills Down Your Spine.

By: Sullivan, Eleanor (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Max Reindhart: London.: 1980.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42200

ISBN: 0370302990

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


Collects 29 stories first published in Alfed Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine: ''A Bottle of Wine'' by Borden Deal, ''The Glass Bridge'' by Robert Arthur, ''Luck is No Lady'' by Robert Bloch, ''The Exit Was a Wall'' by Evans Harrington ''An Interlude for Murder'' by Paul Tabori, ''Peephole'' by Henry Slesar, ''Death Overdue'' by Eleanor Daly Boylan, ''The Best-Friend Murder'' by Donald E. Westlake, ''Man Bites Dogs'' by Donald Honig, ''Go to Sleep Darling'' by James Holding,... View more info

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The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher, or The Murder At Road Hill House.

By: Summerscale, Kate

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: London.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 34542

ISBN: 074759922X

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Novelisation of a notorious true-life murder case of 1860. Issued simultaneous with the hardcover. View more info

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Sure-Fire Detective February 1937.

By: SURE-FIRE DETECTIVE (USA),

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Magazine Publishers Inc., Springfield, MA.: 1937 (February).

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 40317

Condition: Worn and chipped, no back cover, a poor reading copy ony.


February 1937 issue. First issue of the first series of this pulp magazine, which ran for just three issues in 1937 (there was a Canadian second series of five issues 1940-1942: then much later, 1956-1958, a third series of nine digest magazines). Uncommon. View more info

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The Great Detectives: Seven Original Investigations.

By: Symons, Julian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Orbis Publishing: London.: 1981.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28896

ISBN: 0856133620

Condition: Fine copy in a near fine dustjacket with creasing and short closed tears along the top of the spine panel.


Illustrated in colour by Tom Adams depict ing seven original stories from the author showcasing Hercule Poirot, Maigret, Ellery Queen, Miss Marple, Philip Marlowe, Nero Wolfe and Sherlock Holmes. View more info

Run Jane Run.

By: Tan, Maureen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mysterious Press: NY.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 18777

ISBN: 0892966599

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Spy novel. View more info

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The Unopened Casebook Of Sherlock Holmes: Six Extraordinary Adventures.

By: Taylor, John

Price: £50.00

Publisher: BBC Books: London.: 1993.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28901

ISBN: 0563364726

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Six new stories, written to accompany the Radio 5 series of the same name. View more info

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Hitch: The Life And Work Of Alfred Hitchcock The Authorised Biography.

By: Taylor, John Russell (Alfred Hitchcock)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: London.: 1978.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35628

ISBN: 0571109500

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with one short (!cm) closed tear


320 pages. View more info

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The Green Book, Writings On Irish Gothic, Supernatural And Fantastic Literature Issue 5.

By: THE GREEN BOOK, (ed. Brian J. Showers)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Swan River Press: Dublin, Ireland.: 2015.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38793

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Fifth issue: 104 pages. Includes pieces on Le Fanu, Fitz-James O'Brien, Arthur Machen, and an interview with Mervyn Wall. View more info

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Date With Danger (Sexton Blake Library #459).

By: Thomas, Martin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (September).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25909

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for slight rusting to rear staple.


Sexton Blake Library no 459. Price 1/-. View more info

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Dead Man's Destiny (Sexton Blake Library #466).

By: Thomas, Martin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (December).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25911

Condition: Fine (unread copy but for a little rusting to rear staple.


Sexton Blake Library no 466. Price 1/-. View more info

Image for Bred To Kill (Sexton Blake Library #448).

Bred To Kill (Sexton Blake Library #448).

By: Thomas, Martin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (March).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25918

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for a little rusting to rear staple.


Sexton Blake Library no 448. Price 1/-. View more info

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Design For Vengeance (Sexton Blake Library #454).

By: Thomas, Martin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fleetway Publications: London.: 1960 (June).

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25923

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Sexton Blake Library no 454. Price 1/-. View more info

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A Hell Of A Woman.

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Black Lizard Books: Berkeley, CA.: 1984.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 11056

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


New introduction by Barry Gifford. View more info

Pop. 1280.

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Black Lizard: NY.: 1990.

Seller ID: 11057

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


First printing of this publisher. Crime novel. View more info

The Getaway.

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard: NY.: 1990.

Seller ID: 12224

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


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The Getaway.

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Orion: London.: 2002.

Seller ID: 12313

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Part of the Crime Masterworks series. View more info

South Of Heaven.

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard: NY.: 1994.

Edition: First Black Lizard printing.

Seller ID: 14991

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Hardboiled crime: first published in 1967 as a paperback original. View more info

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The Getaway.

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Corgi: London.: 1989.

Seller ID: 15538

ISBN: 0552133507

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


1st Corgi printing. View more info

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Hard-Bolied: Great Lines From Classic Noir Films.

By: Thompson, Peggy (& Saeko Usukawa)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: San Francisco.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04602

ISBN: 0811808556

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


124 pages: illustrated throughout with stills (b/w and some colour) from the films. Introduction by Lee Server. View more info

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The Secret Documents Of Sherlock Holmes.

By: Thomson, June

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Constable: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28860

ISBN: 0094759308

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


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The Secret Journals Of Sherlock Holmes.

By: Thomson, June

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Constable: London.: 1993.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28862

ISBN: 0094726302

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


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The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes.

By: Thomson, June

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Constable: London.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 28880

ISBN: 0094711607

Condition: Page edges browning, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


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Thrills Incorporated no 3.

By: THRILLS INCORPORATED (Australia: 1950-1952),

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Associated General Publications: Sydney.: 1950.

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 44225

Condition: Pages browning, owner's details on first page, spine roll, a G/VG copy.


No 3 (May 1950). Large octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers, side stapled. 23 issues of this Australian sf magazine were published between March 1950 and June 1952. See Tymn and Ashley (eds), Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines, pp. 672-74. The earlier larger pulp-sized issues (no 1 - 12) are very uncommon.''Australian magazine, pulp magazine format for the first five issues, bedsheet format issues 6 - 12, and digest sized for issues 1... View more info

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Find My Way Home (signed by the author).

By: Timlin, Mark

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 04037

ISBN: 0575063009

Condition: Fine copy in a fine price-dustjacket (as new, but price-clipped).


'A Nick Sharman Thriller'. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Quick Before They Catch Us (signed by the author).

By: Timlin, Mark

Price: £10.00

Publisher: No Exit Press: England.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 08302

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Private eye Nick Sharman novel. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

Image for A Street That Rhymed At 3 am (signed by the author).

A Street That Rhymed At 3 am (signed by the author).

By: Timlin, Mark

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 05035

ISBN: 0575064056

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


'A Nick Sharman Thriller'. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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The Designated Coconut: A Benji Spriteman Mystery.

By: Travis, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Atomic Fez Publishing: Canada.: 2012.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 33566

ISBN: 0986642487

Condition: Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket (as new)..


Animal fantasy/mystery novel, sequel to THE TERROR AND THE TORTOISESHELL (2010), set in a universe where, two years after an event known as The Terror, humans have been mostly wiped out.''British author Travis’s quirky second Benji Spriteman whodunit (after 2010’s The Terror and the Tortoiseshell) offers a welcome return to a universe where, two years after an event known as the Terror, humans have been mostly wiped out. Abhoring a vacuum, nature has replaced... View more info

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Lestrade and the Deadly Game: Volume V In The Lestrange Mystery Series.

By: Trow, M. J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Regnery Publishing/Gateway Mystery: Washington DC.: 1999.

Edition: First American edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36491

ISBN: 0895263122

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Crime/thriller, part of a series featuring Conan Doyle's other Victorian detective. View more info

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Maxwell's War.

By: Trow, M. J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: London.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10722

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Crime novel. View more info

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Maxwell's Movie.

By: Trow, M. J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: London.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10723

ISBN: 0340707542

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Thriller. View more info

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The Dove.

By: Tucker, Wilson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cassell and Co.: London: 1950.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42513

Condition: Page edges browned, a VG+ copy in a fair dustjacket.


The author's third book and third mystery novel, after CHINESE DOLL and TO KEEP OF KILL. First published in the USA two years earlier (1948). Very uncommon UK edition. View more info

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The Testimony Of Daniel Pagels.

By: Turner, Vickery

Price: £10.00

Publisher: MacDonald & Co.: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32836

ISBN: 0356197662

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


Crime novel with sf elements: ''a novel of quantum possibility''. This UK hardcover preceded the US Scribners edition (1992). View more info

The Getaway Man.

By: Vachss, Andrew

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard: NY.: 2003.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 13431

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


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The Fourth Bedside Book Of Great Detective Stories.

By: van Thal, Herbert (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Arthur Barker: London.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42162

ISBN: 0213167042

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


Anthology of nine stories, including one original story, ''The Case Of The Parr Children'' by Antonia Fraser. View more info

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Bad Ronald (signed/limited).

By: Vance, Jack

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Underwood-Miller: USA.: 1982.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10521

ISBN: 0934438633

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Mystery novel. First published as a Ballantine paperback in 1973. LIMITED EDITION: 600 copies printed in total, of which this is one of 200 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. This is no 20. View more info

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A Room To Die In.

By: Vance, Jack (writing as "Ellery Queen")

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1987.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00833

ISBN: 1870532007

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Detective novel first published as a paperback original under the Ellery Queen pseudonym in 1965. View more info

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The Madman Theory (+ 2 variant dustjackets).

By: Vance, Jack (writing as "Ellery Queen")

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kinnell: London.: 1988.

Edition: First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 11492

ISBN: 0870532015

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (+ fine variant dj).


Detective novel first published as a paperback original under the Ellery Queen pseudonym in 1966. First hardcover edition. The dustjackets were initially printed up as 'The MAD MAN THEORY (four words) and although these were pulped and then reprinted with the correct title THE MADMAN THEORY three words), this copy has BOTH dustjackets. View more info

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Horror: A Grim Story Of Jack The Ripper.

By: Veheyne, C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Brown, Watson Ltd/Digit Books: London.: 1962.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43865

Condition: Spine lean, a fairly good reading copy.


Digit R553. View more info

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The Last Pin.

By: Wandrei, Howard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Fedogan & Bremer: Minneapolis.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 02849

ISBN: 1878252259

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Edited and introduction by Dwayne. H. Olson: collects eleven pulp detective stories. View more info

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Hilary Waugh's Guide To Mysteries & Mystery Writing.

By: Waugh, Hilary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: Ohio.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35591

ISBN: 0898794447

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


198 pages. View more info

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Madman At My Door.

By: Waugh, Hilary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1978.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35703

ISBN: 0057500000

Condition: Neat inked name and date on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Thriller. Uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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The Mantis And The Moth.

By: Weatherly, Max

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: Boston.: 1964.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43587

Condition: Fine copy in a G/VG dustjacket with shallow chipping along the top spine edge and one short (3cm) closed tear.


Southern Gothic mystery. View more info

Essential Saltes.

By: Webb, Don

Price: £8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: NY.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13508

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Crime novel. View more info