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Crime At Christmas: A Seasonal Box Of Murderous Delights.

By: Adrian, Jack (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Equation: Wellingborough, Northants.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41148

ISBN: 1853360422

Condition: Just a little browning along page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


224 pages. View more info

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The Butterfly Picnic: A Novel.

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1972.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41214

ISBN: 0575014032

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for pictorial bookplate on front free endpaper.


Thriller. View more info

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The Embroidered Sunset.

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1970.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 41233

ISBN: 0575004517

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for bookplate affixed to front free endpaper.


Mystery novel. View more info

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Last Movement.

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1977.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41234

ISBN: 0575022574

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new)but for bookplate affixed to front free endpaper.


Mystery novel. View more info

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A Most Contagious Crime.

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Rue Morge Press: CO.: 2007.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46004

ISBN: 1601870027

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


''Classic British mystery'', first published in 1967: new five page introduction ''Catherine Aird's Forgotten Novel'' by Tom Schantz and Enid Schantz. View more info

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A Common Spring: Crime Novel & Classic.

By: Aisenberg, Nadya

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bowling Green State University Popular Press.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35574

ISBN: 0879721421

Condition: NF/Fine (unread) copy.


272 pages:''an insightful study of both detective fiction and 'serious' literature'' View more info

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The Reluctant Hangman And Other Stories Of Crime.

By: Allen, Grant

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aspen Press: Boulder, CO.: 1973.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46049

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


56 page booklet: edited by Tom Schantz and Enid Schantz, with the original illustrations from The Strand Magazine by Alfred Pearse and Sidney Paget. 500 copies printed. View more info

A Memory Of Demons.

By: Ambrose, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: London.: 2003.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15264

ISBN: 0743230701

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


Thriller. View more info

The Discrete Charm Of Charlie Monk.

By: Ambrose, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15295

ISBN: 0333735145

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


Metaphysical thriller. View more info

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The Mammoth Encyclopedia Of Modern Crime Fiction (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 2002.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 35579

ISBN: 1841192872

Condition: Page edges a little browned, a NF/Fine copy.


780 pages. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE EDITOR TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh, Lord of the Proofreaders, Mike Ashley 6/1/2005''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (7 Jan 2005) at the top corner of the front free endpaper, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Historical Whodunnits (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: NY.: 1993.

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45413

ISBN: 0786700246

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


500 pages: original anthology. Foreword by Ellis Peters. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED BY MIKE ASHLEY TO FELLOW UK EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''to Hugh Lamb, for his masterful volumes of spectral Whatdunnits! Mike Ashley April 1995''. With his signature at the top corner of same page, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

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Toward The Golden Age: The Stories That Turned Crime To Gold.

By: Ashley, Mike (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: NY.: 2016.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 46014

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


314 pages: reprints fifteen crime/detective stories first published between 1905 - 1921, each with an introduction by the editor (as well as a general five page introduction). View more info

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Asimov's Mysteries.

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Rapp and Whiting: London.: 1968.

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

Seller ID: 46037

Condition: Page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a near fine dustjacet with some dust-soiling along the flap folds, spine panel and rear (white) panel.


Collects 13 sf mysteries (the title is misleading, these are sf mystery stories), each with an introduction and/or afterword by the author. Plus a general three page introduction from the author. Very uncommon UK edition. View more info

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Sleeping Policemen.

By: Bailey, Dale (& Jack Slay, Jr)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Golden Gryphon Press: USA.: 2006.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19059

ISBN: 193084641X

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


Horror thriller.''horror combines with noir motifs and a fast-moving plot in this tale of five college students who run over a pedestrian while driving at night in the Smoky Mountains. Finding a sheaf of hundred dollar bills and a mysterious key in the pockets of the dead man's coat, their curiosity is piqued and the friends follow clues to a bus station locker and a homemade video depicting the rape and murder of a missing teenage girl. In the hours that follow, the students find themselves under pressure from both a private detective who claims to represent the father of the missing ... View more info

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The Angry Night (Sexton Blake Library #451).

By: Baker, W. Howard

Price: £10.00

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

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 25921

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


Sexton Blake Library no 451. Price 1/-. View more info

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Murder In Print: A Guide To Two Centuries Of Crime Fiction.

By: Barnes, Melvyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barn Owl Books: London.: 1986.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35502

ISBN: 0950905747

Condition: Owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpaper, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket.


244 pages. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (white label affixed to half-title page). View more info

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Eugene Valmont: His Triumphs.

By: Barr, Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ian Henry Publications, Ltd: UK.: 1997.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 46006

ISBN: 0860252892

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Private detective novel, first published in 1906. View more info

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William Hope Hodgson: Voyages And Visions.

By: Bell, Ian (ed.)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: I. Bell & Sons: Chalgrove, Oxford.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 34665

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


Collection of essays on Hodgson: 64 pages. A very uncommon booklet. View more info

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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary.

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press.: 2000.

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 46011

ISBN: 0820324019

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


404 pages. Twenty page introduction by editors S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, 80 pages of notes and other material, with index. This is the most comprehensive, authoritative edition ever of Ambrose Bierce's satiric masterpiece. It renders obsolete all other versions that have appeared in the book's ninety-year history.A virtual onslaught of acerbic, confrontational wordplay, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary offers some 1,600 wickedly clever definitions to the vocabulary of everyday life. Little is sacred and few are safe, for Bierce targets just about any pursuit, from matrimony to immor... View more info

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Mister Brown's Bodies.

By: Blackburn, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10858

ISBN: 0224011006

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


Thriller with horror elements.''UK writer and antiquarian book dealer, author of many novels whose ambience of horror derives from a calculated use of material from several genres, including sf. However, though his use of sf situations is often ingenious, and though even his most straightforward novels are prone to internal generic mutations from one form to another, it would be unduly stretching matters to describe the author as a genuine sf writer'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF): ''adrift and starving in a life-raft off the coast of Africa, Bill Easter and his corpulent side-kick ... View more info

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A Scent Of New-Mown Hay.

By: Blackburn, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: London.: 1958.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38980

Condition: Inked name on front free endpaper, page edges a little browned, else a fine copy in a fairly good dustjacket with shallow chipping along the top spine edge and chipped (2cm x 2cm) bottom spine edge, dust-soiling to rear (white) panel and wear at corner tips.


Spy thriller with sf trappings: the author's first book. Published in the US in 1966 as a Lancer paperback as THE RELUCTANT SPY. Scarce UK hardcover (the US edition issued the same year is much more common).''(1923-1993) UK writer and antiquarian book dealer, author of many novels whose ambience of Horror derives from a calculated use of material from several genres, including sf, often simultaneously; he was a sophisticated, commercial exploiter of Equipoise in fantastic fiction. Early books, such as his first, A SCENT OF NEW MOWN-HAY (1958; vt The Reluctant Spy 1966), A Sour Apple ... View more info

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A Sour Apple Tree.

By: Blackburn, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: London.: 1958.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 38981

Condition: Page edges browning and a little spotted, a near fine copy in a G/VG dustjacket with shallow chipping along the spine edges and several corner tips.


Spy thriller: the author's second book.''(1923-1993) UK writer and antiquarian book dealer, author of many novels whose ambience of Horror derives from a calculated use of material from several genres, including sf, often simultaneously; he was a sophisticated, commercial exploiter of Equipoise in fantastic fiction. Early books, such as his first, A Scent Of New-Mown Hay (1958; vt The Reluctant Spy 1966), A SOUR APPLE TREE (1958), Broken Boy (1959) and A Ring of Roses (1965; vt A Wreath of Roses 1965), tend to manipulate the patterns of espionage and thriller fiction to buttress and ul... View more info

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The Sins Of The Father.

By: Blackburn, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 18019

ISBN: 0224016091

Condition: Fine copy in VG dustjacket.


Thriller with horror elements.''UK writer and antiquarian book dealer, author of many novels whose ambience of horror derives from a calculated use of material from several genres, including sf. However, though his use of sf situations is often ingenious, and though even his most straightforward novels are prone to internal generic mutations from one form to another, it would be unduly stretching matters to describe the author as a genuine sf writer'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF): ''in his macabre new thriller, John Blackburn unravels the dark intricacies of a new form of evil as i... View more info

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A Ring Of Roses (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Blackburn, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1965.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45527

Condition: Fine copy in a G/VG dustjacket with some spine fade and browning along both flap folds.


Thriller with sf elements. Hugh Lamb's copy with his signature at top corner of front free endpaper. View more info

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Mister Brown's Bodies (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb)..

By: Blackburn, John

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: London.: 1975.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45534

ISBN: 0224011006

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


Thriller with horror elements. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''Hugh Lamb, with all the best and gratitude for kicking off a new ball. John Blackburn''. With Hugh Lamb's signature beneath.''UK writer and antiquarian book dealer, author of many novels whose ambience of horror derives from a calculated use of material from several genres, including sf. However, though his use of sf situations is often ingenious, and though even his most straightforward novels are prone to internal generic mutations from one form to another, it would be unduly st... View more info

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The Collected Mystery Stories.

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Orion: London.: 2000.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 45978

ISBN: 0752825453

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


754 pages View more info

The Giant Rat Of Sumatra.

By: Boyer, Richard L.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: London.: 1977.

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

Seller ID: 17263

ISBN: 0491023103

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket, but for a little age-darkening to page edges.


Sherlock Holmes novel. Published only in paperback in the US (Warner, 1976). View more info

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The Players.

By: Brandner, Gary

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Severn House: London: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13631

ISBN: 0727852426

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


Murder mystery centred around the Wimbledon tennis tournament. View more info

What Bloody Man Is That?

By: Brett, Simon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: London.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 08958

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Crime novel. View more info

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Cold War.

By: Brierley, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: London.: 1979.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 29063

ISBN: 0571114083

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


Thriller: the author's first book. View more info

BFS Journal Autumn 2011 issue.

By: BRITISH FANTASY SOCIETY, (BFS)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The British Fantasy Society (BFS).: 2011.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43243

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Autumn 2011 issue. Combines the three publications of the BFS (previously issued as individual publications) - PRISM, NEW HORIZONS (no 9) and DARK HORIZONS (no 61) - into one trade paperback original. Fiction, articles, reviews: 208 pages. View more info

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Sherlock Holmes Revisited: The Hitherto Unchronicled Adventures Volume One.

By: Brooks, Clive

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Spyglass Crime: Southampton, England.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42531

ISBN: 187206053

Condition: Just a touch of browning along page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket.


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Carnival Of Crime: The Best Mystery Stories Of Fredric Brown.

By: Brown, Fredric (ed. Francis M. Nevins, Jr. & Martin H. Greenberg)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press.: 1985.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16061

ISBN: 0809311925

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


290 pages: introduction by Bill Pronzini. Plus a 24-page bibliography of all his fiction compiled by Nevins. View more info

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Murder Draws A Crowd: Fredric Brown Mystery Library Volume One.

By: Brown, Fredric (ed. Stephen Haffner)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Haffner Press: Michigan.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42760

ISBN: 1893887782

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


First volume in the series. Introduction by Jack Seabrook. 724 pages: collects ''the first 39 stories sold by the author to the pulp magazine markets from 1938 - 1942'', plus two appendices, reprinting the V.O.N. Munchdriller Stories (27 pages) and the William Z. William Stories (118 pages). View more info

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Halo For Hire: The Complete Paul Pine Mysteries.

By: Browne, Howard

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Haffner Press: Michigan.: 2018.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 44324

ISBN: 1893887693

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


Massive 900-page hardcover: twelve-page introduction by Richard A. Lupoff ''Howard Browne, Paul Pine And The Halo Novels'' and short afterword by Melissa Flagstad. Omnibus edition of the four mystery novels HALO IN BLOOD (1946), HALO FOR SATAN (1948), HALO IN BRASS (1949) - these Halo novels originally published as by ''John Evans'') - THE TASTE OF ASHES ((1957), THE PAPER GUN (1985), and the short story ''So Dark For April'' (1952). View more info

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A Plague On Both Your Causes.

By: Brunner, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: London.: 1969.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20216

ISBN: 0340107537

Condition: Occasional light spotting along page edges, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket but for a touch of edge wear.


The first Max Curfew thriller. View more info

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Falling Free (Nebula Award winner).

By: Bujold, Lois McMaster

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Easton Press: CT.: 2001.

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

Seller ID: 45788

Condition: Fine leather-bound copy as issued without dustjacket (as new).


SF novel, first published in 1984 as a paperback original. Winner of the Nebula award for Best Novel. New introduction by James Gunn, colour frontispiece, and Collectors Notes leaflet laid in. Leather-bound edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Hang Time (inscribed by the author).

By: Burke, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ulverscroft: Leicester.: 2008.

Edition: Reprint.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 42034

ISBN: 1847822479

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


Thriller. First published by Robert Hale in 2007, this is a 2008 library large-print edition. INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR/''With best wishes to young enthusiast - - , from decrepit John Burke 27.10.08''. View more info

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The Kill Dog.

By: Burke, Jonathan (writing as "Jonathan George")

Price: £25.00

Publisher: MacMillan: London.: 1970.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42075

Condition: Pages a little browned else a fine copy in an almost fine price-clipped dustjacket.


Thriller. View more info

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Four Hander: Paths To Murder (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Burns, Ian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Self-published.: 2017.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45528

ISBN: 0994597649

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Thriller/mystery from the grandson of Bernard Capes. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (11/6/17) on the same page, and his initials rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. In his preface the author credits Hugh Lamb as one of the main reasons he wrote the novel. View more info

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The Bone House: A Novel.

By: Butler, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Peter Owen: London.: 1972.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16650

ISBN: 0720600723

Condition: Fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustjacket.


Mystery thriller.''a young schoolboy suddenly disappears into an overgrown plot of disused land - feared by the locals for it's enigmatic, and no less macabre reputation - known as 'The Bone House'. This event and those that follow have a shattering effect upon an entire community, and lead to a nightmarish climax''. View more info

Pity.

By: Buxton, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Orion: London.: 1997.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 15237

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


Thriller set in Victorian London. View more info

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Scream For Jeeves: A Parody.

By: Cannon, P. H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Wodecraft Press: NY.: 1994.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00134

ISBN: 0940884615

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


Collects three Lovecraftian/Wodehouse(ian?) parodies, ''Cats, Rats And Bertie Wooster'', ''Something Foetid'', and ''The Rummie Affair Of Young Charlie'', plus a 23-page afterword by Cannon, ''The Adventure of the Three Anglo-American Authors: Some Reflections On Conan Doyle, P. G. Wodehouse and H. P. Lovecraft''. LIMITED EDITION: 200 unnumbered hardcover copies printed (there was a simultaneous paperbound edition). ''10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 First Edition'' stated on copyright page.''Cannon parodies P.G. Wodehouse and H.P. Lovecraft by combining the two, and brevity, clean prose and a g... View more info

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A Notable Interlude.

By: Capes, Bernard

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Calabash Press: Ashcroft, British Columbia.: 1999.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42518

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


Sherlockian short story: ''published in January 1999 by Calabash Press to celebrate the birthday of Mr Sherlock Holmes''. Introduction by Jack Adrian. Very uncommon booklet. View more info

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The Mystery Of The Skeleton Key (Hugh Lamb's copy)..

By: Capes, Bernard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Collins Crime Club: London.: 2015.

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

Seller ID: 45462

ISBN: 0008137145

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


First published by Wm Collins in 1919 as THE SKELETON KEY, and later as part of the The Detective Story Club Ltd series in 1929. New four-page introduction by Hugh Lamb. The wraparound cover art reproduces the covers for the 1929 edition of the book. Laid in is a compliments slip/''dear Hugh, I thought you'd like an early opy - not out until September! Best wishes David'' [Brawn]. With Hugh Lamb's signature an date (23 July 15) at the top corner of the front free endpaper. Also laid in is a colour xerox of the original 1929 wrappers. View more info

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The Blind Barber.

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: London.: 1974.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 19047

ISBN: 0241024706

Condition: Fine copy in an almost price-clipped dustjacket.


First published in 1935. Dr. Gideon Fell mystery novel. Part of the Hamish Hamilton series of reissues as 'A Fingerprint Book'. View more info

In Spite Of Thunder: A Dr Fell Detective Novel.

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: London.: 1960.

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

Seller ID: 24309

Condition: Fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustjacket but for slight spine fade (white to cream) and small pin-hole along rear flap fold.


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The Emperor's Snuff-Box.

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: London.: 1947.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 40134

Condition: A good reading copy, inked details on front free endpaper.


First published in 1943. View more info

The Exploits Of Sherlock Holmes (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Carr, John Dickson (& Adrian Conan Doyle)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Murray: London.: 1963.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 45330

Condition: VG+ copy.


Collection of new stories written by Adrian Conan Doyle (the son of Arthur Conan Doyle) together with John Dickson Carr. First published in hardcover by John Murray in 1954. Hugh Lamb's copy with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside back cover. A very uncommon UK paperback. View more info

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The Case Of The Perfect Alibi.

By: Carrel, Mark

Price: £75.00

Publisher: W. Foulsham: London.: 1960.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42779

Condition: Small ink scribble in top corner of front free endpaper, page edges a little browned, aVG+ copy in a VG (bright, unfaded) pictorial dustjacket with one 2cm closed tear along bottom spine edge and small nicks to edges of front flap fold.


Thriller. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info