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THE HUNT, ACZEL  , TAMAS
1 ACZEL , TAMAS THE HUNT
LONDON FABER 1990 0571146589 / 9780571146581 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG+ Book 225x140mm Approx. 
1st edition , Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , 307pp , Award winning author and poet Tamis Aczel widely acknowledged as one of the most important East European writer's living in the West since 1956 , a contributor to many different language publications , newspapers and magazines,Winner of Stalin Prize and Kossuth Prize. The Hunt is set in an isolated country estate somewhere in Europe , a subtle ,vivid suspense / thriller [ General Wulf / Justice Krothy / Monsignor Becka and the forrester Simon Wald ] black book - sound bindings , no inscsp , paper browning , vg+ [ col illus d/j - not price clipped , tiny rub to rear base , vg+ 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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TOWARD ZERO ( WHITE CIRCLE CRIME CLUB), AGATHA CHRISTIE
2 AGATHA CHRISTIE TOWARD ZERO ( WHITE CIRCLE CRIME CLUB)
LONDON COLLINS CRIME CLUB 1944 Soft cover Good Book 
Sewn Paperback, 180 x 110 mm approx. 160pp. Undated circa mid 1940's. Bravingtons Advert to rear cover and Maltesers Ad. to inside cover.No 160c in Collins White Circle Crime Club Series. Good (Book- Rubbing and shelf soiling to card covers with a little loss at head and tail of spine. 30 x 35 mm loss to paper at bottom corner of title page, Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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RIVER OF DARKNESS, AIRTH , Rennie
3 AIRTH , Rennie RIVER OF DARKNESS
LONDON MACMILLAN 1999 0333747925 / 9780333747926 1st Edition Hadrback Fine VG+ Book 240x160mm Approx 
H/b+jacket, 1st, FINE/VG+."The era of golden age detective fiction combined with chilling realism od psychological suspense.."[Crime/thrillers/murder] R Airth born South Africa - was Foreign Correspondent for Reuters - author.Setting is war torn England, 386pp.[ black boards+bright gilt titles to book, No inscsp, as new] orange illus Dust Jacket not price-clipped, 16.99.rear little rubbed to black colour o/w no notable defects- no tears/creases. PLS See our image 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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AUTHORISED MURDER  A PUZZLE IN FOUR DAYS AND SIXTY SCENES, ASIMOV , ISAAC
4 ASIMOV , ISAAC AUTHORISED MURDER A PUZZLE IN FOUR DAYS AND SIXTY SCENES
LONDON VICTOR GOLLANCZ 1976 0575022159 / 9780575022157 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG+ Book 205X135mm Approx. 
VG+ / VG+ , H/b+ D/j, 1st ed.230pp , Yellow Dust Jacket., A Gollancz Detection , [ Crime / thriller ] Murder mystery by renouned science fiction author Isaac Asimov - a murder at the American Booksellers Association convention - sparkling with stars , book trade gossip - and murder [ book , vr slight 2mm bruise bottom edge of board , 1mm softness top/tail spine , both mirrored to d/j. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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DIE SCOTLAND YARD STORY  The Scotland Yard Story FACTUAL German Text, BARR , Robert
5 BARR , Robert DIE SCOTLAND YARD STORY The Scotland Yard Story FACTUAL German Text
Germany Bertelsmann Sachbuchverlag 1969 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Near Fine Book 220x145 mm Approx Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Copy H/b+Jacket FINE/NearFINE.1st ed.239pp illustrated 9 B/w photographic plates. Dedicated & Signed by the Author Robert Barr on the title page " To my dear friend Percy Fearley without whose expert help & advise this book could not have been written " German Text, 17 chpts.Factual account.German Text [book - no other inscsp. tight binding] shiney b/w photo illus Dust Jacket not clipped, no notable defects, no tears or creases. PLS SEE our image. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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RUBBERNECKER an Award winning Title, BAUER , Belinda , Award winning author
6 BAUER , Belinda , Award winning author RUBBERNECKER an Award winning Title
London Bantam Press 2013 0593066928 / 9780593066928 1st Edition Hard Back Fine VG+ Book 240x160mm Approx 
FINE H/b+ VG= D/j. Award Winning Author Belinda Bauer [ Blacklands "crime novel of Year 2010 ] Rubbernecker won the Theakston's Old Peculier Award. " The dead can't speak to us ... a special child Patrick Fort .. Crime Thrillers/ Murder Fiction novels] black cloth silver titles , No inscsp.Fine] Dust Jacket really minor col.rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective sleeve .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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MANCHESTER SLINGBACK, BLINCOE , NICHOLAS , PhD
7 BLINCOE , NICHOLAS , PhD MANCHESTER SLINGBACK
LONDON PAN 1999 033036927x / 9780330369275 Paper Back Fine Book 175x110mm Approx. Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Copy, Crime Writer's Silver Dagger Award 1998 for- Manchester Slingback "he writes with a beauty & veracity.. his portrayal of the nasty side of Gay manchester id disturbingly convincing."The Times.[Crime fiction].N Blincoe, author, journalist, broadcatser[The modern Review BBC4] screen writer and holds a PhD in Contemporary Philosophy.Here is a strong morality tale - not for the delicate.- an excursion into the dark night of the humans soul. [ book fine, tight binding, no inscsp, paper starting to cream/tan . PLS see our image 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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INVITATION TO A FUNERAL, BROWN, MOLLY
8 BROWN, MOLLY INVITATION TO A FUNERAL
LONDON VICTOR GOLLANCZ 1995 0575061324 / 9780575061323 First Edition Hard Back Fine Fine Book 220x145 mm Approx Inscribed and Signed By Author on Title Page
Black boards with gilt lettering to spine.288pp. A Tale of Restoration Intrigue. A vastly entertaining crime debut from the author which vividly recreates the London of Pepys and Dryden and cunningly interweaves fact and fiction. Inscribed on the title page "To Steve and all the cats! love Molly" F/F ( book no other insc. or previous owner name. D/J - non price clipped. In proprietary protective wrapper) 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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BE ABSOLUTE FOR DEATH A Novel About Kenya, CHANCE, Roger
9 CHANCE, Roger BE ABSOLUTE FOR DEATH A Novel About Kenya
London PETER DAVIES Ltd 1964 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 205X135mm Approx. 
Uncommon Title.H/b+D/j.VG/VG.1st ed.Dramatic Crime-thriller novel set in Kenya - against the background of the unrest of the 1960's - against British rule & the threat of resurgence of Mau Mau violence. The author's view of Africa and Kenya in particular, is philosophical, provokes comparison with the work of L van der Post.187pp.[ dark brown cloth+gilt title, No inscsp. a little tanned with a hint of foxi tan to foredge] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 18s , moderate rubbing with small colour rub/loss at extremities. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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SAINT OVERBOARD, CHARTERIS , Leslie
10 CHARTERIS , Leslie SAINT OVERBOARD
London PAN 1955 1st Edition Thus Paper Back Very Good Book 1750x110mm Approx 
VG P/b.1955.1st ed.thus.No 348 Pan Saint Series.192pp.[ book tight binding, No inscsp, clean throughout, paper browned,] 2/- , covers relatively clean & bright,,light wear/handling.light creases. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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THE SAINT in MIAMI A New Complete Novel, CHARTERIS , Leslie
11 CHARTERIS , Leslie THE SAINT in MIAMI A New Complete Novel
London HODDER & STOUGHTON 1941 1st Edition Hard Back Good - Book 190x130mm Approx 
H/b.1st ed.1941.title conts:"A New Complete Novel" dedicated to BH Kendrick "because he introduced me to so many of the scenes in this story".Chpt.1." How Simon Templar dealt with Phantoms and Hoppy Uniatz clung Strictly to the Facts"[ blue cloth block title to faded spine, war time paper browned 1st/last few pages & foredge.slight lean. No inscsp] boards speckled /spotty markings of fade, 2 marks to spine, 2mm softness top/tail spine with cloth rub to spine creases. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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DARK HERO, CHEYNEY , PETER
12 CHEYNEY , PETER DARK HERO
LONDON COLLINS 1946 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG Book 190x125mm Approx. 
Hard cover , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG , 1st edition , Yellow cloth boards with green title to spine. 192pps, Thriller in which our "Dark Hero" Rene Berg finds himself in a German concentration camp. VG+/VG+ (book- no previous owner name or inscription. Dust Jacket- non price clipped, cover 8s6d net. Minor rubbing to extremities. No notable defects to book or jacket. The later now in proprietary protective wrapper). A copy for the collector. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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Ladies Won't Wait, CHEYNEY , PETER
13 CHEYNEY , PETER Ladies Won't Wait
London COLLINS 1951 1st Ediiton Hard Back VG Good- Book 190x125mm Approx. 
H/b+D/j.VG/Gd-1st edi.1951. Secret Agent Michael Kells seeks to piece together the seemingly unrelated parts of an intricate puzzle.252pp+ 4pp.adverts. ( sand cloth+navy titles, ink inscrip. Binding sound , softness top/tail spine] Dust Jacket no price clipped , 9s 6d, little grubby to once-white rear, edgewear col.rub/los with assoc. crease & nicks. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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SINiSTER ERRAND, CHEYNEY , Peter
14 CHEYNEY , Peter SINiSTER ERRAND
London COLLINS 1947 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 190x125mm Approx. 
VG+/VG.1st ed.clean maroon cloth+silver title.192pps.Mystery Thriller introducing an enthralling new character, Michael Kells [ notable successor to Lemmy Caution & Slim Callaghan] and a sinister beginning. ( book no previous owner name or inscription, tight sound binding, paper creamed, 1mm.softness top/tail spine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 4/6 ,light handling soil, minor loss to corners & spine ends [max 1-2mm].light markings.4 tiny nicks to edge.[1/2/3mm] New Mystery Novels list to rear. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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NO ORDINARY CHEYNEY, CHEYNEY, PETER
15 CHEYNEY, PETER NO ORDINARY CHEYNEY
LONDON FABER & FABER 1948 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG Book 210x135mm Approx 
Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , 1st edition , VG+/VG , Purple Boards with gilt lettering to spine. Frontis author portrait +313pp. Collection of first rate stories of the best Cheyney vintage, including a true story about the Paris underworld. (book- light even page tanning.. No previous owner name or inscription. Dust Jacket - a little light shelf soiling, 30mm approx ragged tear with associated creasing to bottom rear spine fold. Other negligable rubbing, nicks but no notable loss and non price clipped. Very respectable in proprietary protective wrapper). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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KILLER YEAR  Stories to Die for, CHILD , LEE   Edited
16 CHILD , LEE Edited KILLER YEAR Stories to Die for
Richmond Mira 2008 0778302547 / 9780778302544 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine - Book 240x160mm Approx 
Dust Jacket , 1st edition , black cloth gilt letters , Introduction by Lee Child [ author of the Jack Reacher thrillers ] - with 18 crime author's stories - some of the biggest names in fiction with short 18 author biographies to rear , as new , no inscsp , tight bindinng , small ruffle top rear d/j which is not price clipped 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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LORD EDGWARE DIES A Hercule Poirot Mystery, CHRISTIE ,  Agatha ,
17 CHRISTIE , Agatha , LORD EDGWARE DIES A Hercule Poirot Mystery
London Harper 2007 0007815557 / 9780007815555 1st Edition Thus Paper Back Fine Book 175x110mm Approx 
FINE P/b.1st ed thus Harper Signature Edition series. 352pp. Inspector Hercule Poirot.[ Styles St Mary , Evelyn , Mrs Inglethorpe ] Murder Mystery / Crime. Agatha.[ no inscsp. book as new. appears never opened ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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The MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR at STYLES , Poirot's First Case, CHRISTIE ,  Agatha ,
18 CHRISTIE , Agatha , The MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR at STYLES , Poirot's First Case
London Harper 2007 0007815476 / 9780007815470 1st Edition Thus Paperback VG+ Book 175x110mm Approx 
VG+ P/b.[ internal fine] 2007. 304pp. Inspector Poirot's first case.[ Styles St Mary , Evelyn , Mrs Inglethorpe ] Murder Mystery / Crime. Agatha Christie Signature Edition series.[ no inscsp, internal book a s new ] small crease-line to base rear., all else fine.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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THE MOVING FINGER, CHRISTIE , Agatha
19 CHRISTIE , Agatha THE MOVING FINGER
London COLLINS CRIME CLUB 1945 Paper Back Good - Book 180x110mm Approx 
P/b Good-. A White Circle Pocket Novel Undated c. 1945. 160pp. Detective fiction novel [Crime Club 164c ] book - no inscsp, war-time paper browned all pages.lacks initial blank page] external light edgewear also browned to edges+ spine. 1/6 .PLS See our image 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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PERIL AT END HOUSE , Collins Crime Club White Circle, CHRISTIE, AGATHA
20 CHRISTIE, AGATHA PERIL AT END HOUSE , Collins Crime Club White Circle
LONDON COLLINS CRIME CLUB 1950 Ist Edition Thus Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated card covers, 180x105mm approx. 252pp + 4 of trade and publisher's adverts. White circle pocket novel, No 220c in series. Undated sewn paperback. Circa early 1950's. Bravingtons Wetrista wrist watch advert to rear cover. Cover price 1/6 Good (Book- Spine and extremities a little rubbed with colour loss and creases.a little tanned. Paper of book block tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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