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Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday, Allan, Luke
1 Allan, Luke
Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday
Bristol Arrowsmith 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 288pp. Burgundy buckram, very light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in original (front panel bright, slight sunning (dulling) to spine and adjacent edge of rear panel, the same to edges of each flyleaf, not price-clipped (7/6), a few marks to rear panel) dustwrapper. A remarkably well-preserved copy. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Elephant's Work: An Enigma, Bentley, EC
2 Bentley, EC
Elephant's Work: An Enigma
London Hodder & Stoughton 1950 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 252pp + adverts. Red boards, general light foxing, slight bump/rub to 1 corner, overall a VG tight copy in (internally reinforced, edge chipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences, Capote, Truman
3 Capote, Truman
In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
London Hamish Hamilton 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 284pp. Green boards, light foxing mainly to edges, twist to spine, slight bumping to corners, owners details neatly to front pastedown, overall a Good+ copy in (edge chipped with small losses, not price-clipped, slight browning to spine and edges) dustwrapper. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Colonial Blue: A History of the South Australian Police Force, 1836-1916, Clyne, Robert
4 Clyne, Robert
Colonial Blue: A History of the South Australian Police Force, 1836-1916
Australia Wakefield Press 1987 1862540004 / 9781862540002 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xxi + 299pp, illustrated endpapers, index, bibliography, notes, map, black and white photographs. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge chipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. Includes an interesting letter from the President of the South Australian Police Historical Society Inc. to the previous owner of this book. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Brooklyn Murders, Cole, GDH
5 Cole, GDH
The Brooklyn Murders
London W Collins Sons & Co Ltd Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall vi + 341pp + 4pp adverts at rear. Small hardback, black boards, gilt titling to spine and small decoration to front panel. Pencilled name and price to front endpaper, general ageing to contents, overall a VG tight copy without dustwrapper. Undated, but listing of other titles available would suggest 1926-1930 period and thus a reprint. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Crime Club Volume 85: Death in the Quarry, Cole, GDH / Cole, M
6 Cole, GDH / Cole, M
The Crime Club Volume 85: Death in the Quarry
London Collins 1939 Reprint Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 252pp + 4pp adverts at rear. Paperback, small rub to front cover otherwise light wear only, light foxing to contents which are tight, overall a Good+ copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Highland Smugglers Volume 1 (One, I) Only, Fraser, James Baillie (By the Author of 'Adventures of a Kuzzilbash', 'Persian Adventurer', etc)
7 Fraser, James Baillie (By the Author of 'Adventures of a Kuzzilbash', 'Persian Adventurer', etc)
The Highland Smugglers Volume 1 (One, I) Only
London Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1832 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall vii + 358pp, original brown cloth boards, outer hinge visible along most of length, cloth fraying at upper part of front hinge, boards quite secure however. Small numerical label to spine, small mark to rear board. Some foxing, minor edge marks, overall a Good tight copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Highland Smugglers Volume 2 (Two, II) Only, Fraser, James Baillie (By the Author of 'Adventures of a Kuzzilbash', 'Persian Adventurer', etc)
8 Fraser, James Baillie (By the Author of 'Adventures of a Kuzzilbash', 'Persian Adventurer', etc)
The Highland Smugglers Volume 2 (Two, II) Only
London Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1832 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 347pp, original brown cloth boards, small split to spine head, light foxing, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Death Under a Tuscan Sun (Michele Ferrara) (Signed Copy), Giuttari, Michele (Translated By Isabelle Kaufeler)
9 Giuttari, Michele (Translated By Isabelle Kaufeler)
Death Under a Tuscan Sun (Michele Ferrara) (Signed Copy)
London Little, Brown 2015 1408706008 / 9781408706008 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 406pp. Mauve boards, a near Fine copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page. 1st impression of the first edition. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Body Politic (The Second Book in the Caribbean Trilogy), Grey, Tony
10 Grey, Tony
A Body Politic (The Second Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)
Trafford Publishing 2007 1425138772 / 9781425138776 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Signed by the author on the title page: 'Best Wishes, Tony Grey'..The second book in the Caribbean Trilogy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy), Grey, Tony
11 Grey, Tony
Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)
Trafford Publishing 2008 1425182259 / 9781425182250 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page.The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy), Grey, Tony
12 Grey, Tony
Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)
Trafford Publishing 2008 1425182259 / 9781425182250 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page.The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy), Grey, Tony
13 Grey, Tony
Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)
Trafford Publishing 2008 1425182259 / 9781425182250 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page.The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Paradise Mistaken (Book One of the Caribbean Trilogy), Grey, Tony
14 Grey, Tony
Paradise Mistaken (Book One of the Caribbean Trilogy)
Trafford Publishing 2006 1412096030 / 9781412096034 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 285pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page.The first book in the Caribbean Trilogy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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To Walk a Fair Beat: A History of the South Australian Women Police 1915 - 1987, Higgs, Patricia / Bettess, Christine
15 Higgs, Patricia / Bettess, Christine
To Walk a Fair Beat: A History of the South Australian Women Police 1915 - 1987
South Australia Past and Present Women Police Association 1987 0731603605 / 9780731603602 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall xiv + 234pp, index, bibliography, footnotes, illustrated. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism, Hubbard, David G
16 Hubbard, David G
Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism
USA Saybrook Publishing Co 1986 0933071043 / 9780933071049 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xvi + 141pp. Quarter bound in brown buckram over white boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Tales from Bow Street, Lock, Joan
17 Lock, Joan
Tales from Bow Street
London Robert Hale 1982 0709005369 / 9780709005360 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 208pp, index, bibliography, list of Chief Magistrates at Bow Street, 16pp photographs. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (spine faded) dustwrapper. Dated gift dedication from the author to front endpaper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Old Man in the Corner, Orczy, Baroness
18 Orczy, Baroness
The Old Man in the Corner
London Hodder & Stoughton 1913 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 340pp, red boards, gilt to spine, blind-stamped figure of an old man to front board, slight fading to spine, light wear only. General light foxing to contents, page edges browned, a clean tight copy without dustwrapper. Undated but advert facing title page refers to the publication of 'El Dorado' in this year (published in 1913 and was the first of the Scarlet Pimpernel books with Hodder & Stoughton). By inference therefore, this book must be a 1913 reprint. Scarce. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Execution Sites of Devon and Cornwall, Peirce, Richard
19 Peirce, Richard
Execution Sites of Devon and Cornwall
Bude Shark Cornwall 2013 0955869447 / 9780955869440 First Edition Booklet Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 52pp, colour photographs. Booklet, rubs to spine head/tail, overall a VG copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Four Men Called John, Queen, Ellery
20 Queen, Ellery
Four Men Called John
London Victor Gollancz 1976 0575021977 / 9780575021976 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 158pp. Red boards, contents clean and tight, very slight twist to spine, slightest bump to tip of upper front corner, overall a near Fine bright copy in very bright (very slight edge creasing, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Scarce. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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Farmhand to Chief Constable, Rennie, Alexander A.
21 Rennie, Alexander A.
Farmhand to Chief Constable
Alexander A Rennie 2009 1905178301 / 9781905178308 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 280pp, illustrations. Softback, scuff/rub to front cover otherwise light wear only, a Good tight copy. Signed by author on title page. The author rose from a 'Bobby on the Beat' to Chief Constable of West Mercia Police. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Germanicus Mosaic (Signed Copy), Rowe, Rosemary
22 Rowe, Rosemary
The Germanicus Mosaic (Signed Copy)
London Headline 1999 0747222622 / 9780747222620 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 275pp, Red boards, pages heavily browned, fore-edge has browned to two colour variants, so graded as near VG in a (spine slightly faded) dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on the title page. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Octangle, Sachs, Emanie N
23 Sachs, Emanie N
The Octangle
London Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall ix + 147pp. Grey/blue flecked cloth boards, slight twist to spine, a few marks, browning to spine, spine label slightly edge chipped, minor label remains to front pastedown, faint name to same, owner's name to front endpaper, rough cut edges, general light foxing. A Good copy without dustwrapper of a scarce title. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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At Your Service: Lord Beaverbrook, The RAF, The Special Branch ....and Me. The Remarkable Life of a Former Footman in a Stately Home, RAF Pilot and Special Branch Chief Superintendent, Seeney, David
24 Seeney, David
At Your Service: Lord Beaverbrook, The RAF, The Special Branch ....and Me. The Remarkable Life of a Former Footman in a Stately Home, RAF Pilot and Special Branch Chief Superintendent
West Sussex Woodfield Publishing 2008 1846830583 / 9781846830587 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall vii + 1236pp, index, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime, Stevens, John
25 Stevens, John
Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2005 0297848429 / 9780297848424 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall ix + 338pp, index, 8pp plates. Black boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page, who was the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, 2000 - 2005. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Worcester Whisperers, Tombs, Kerry
26 Tombs, Kerry
The Worcester Whisperers
London Robert Hale Ltd 2008 0709086881 / 9780709086888 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 224pp. Black boards, light ageing only, an excellent clean tight copy in (slightest fading to spine) dustwrapper. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series), Wandtke, Terrence
27 Wandtke, Terrence
The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series)
RIT Press 2015 1933360860 / 9781933360867 Soft Cover New No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 206pp. Softback, new book in shrinkwrap. The author traces the history of crime comics from their beginnings to their current resurgence. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Last Seen Wearing...., Waugh, Hillary
28 Waugh, Hillary
Last Seen Wearing....
London Victor Gollancz 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 191pp. Red boards, pages browned, a Good+ copy in (spine browned, edge loss mainly to spine base, crease to front flyleaf, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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