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Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday

By: Allan, Luke

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Bristol, Arrowsmith: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015660

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Elephant's Work: An Enigma

By: Bentley, EC

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016913

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Notes on Fingerprints and Palmprints, Left at Scenes of Crime, with Suggestions as to Their Detection and Preservation, and Notes on Photography

By: Cherrill, FR

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1940

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 022778

Condition: Good


24pp, plates and illustrations. Card covers, corner creasing, a few marks, staples rusting with adjacent marks, a Good copy of an unusual publication. View more info

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Colonial Blue: A History of the South Australian Police Force, 1836-1916

By: Clyne, Robert

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015995

ISBN: 1862540004

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Brooklyn Murders

By: Cole, GDH

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, W Collins Sons & Co Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016908

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Assassin!: The Bloody History of Political Murder

By: Elliott, Paul

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022039

ISBN: 0713727594

Condition: Very Good


239pp, index, bibliography, 8pp plates. Black boards, light ageing, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

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Death Under a Tuscan Sun (Michele Ferrara) (Signed Copy)

By: Giuttari, Michele (Translated By Isabelle Kaufeler)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019655

ISBN: 1408706008

Condition: Very Good


406pp. Mauve boards, a near Fine copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page. 1st impression of the first edition. View more info

Image for Ring the Bell in the Gaols of Brecon: 'Canwch Y Gloch!' Centuries of Barbarism, Rape and Murder and Incarceration in the County of Brecon

Ring the Bell in the Gaols of Brecon: 'Canwch Y Gloch!' Centuries of Barbarism, Rape and Murder and Incarceration in the County of Brecon

By: Goodall, Peter J. R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Llanrwst, Gwasg Carreg Gwalch: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021464

ISBN: 1845270274

Condition: Near Very Good


142pp, sources, 16pp illustrations. Softback, reading crease to front cover otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019582

ISBN: 1425182259

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019583

ISBN: 1425182259

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Nemesis (The Third Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019584

ISBN: 1425182259

Condition: Very Good


236pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The third book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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Paradise Mistaken (Book One of the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019585

ISBN: 1412096030

Condition: Very Good


285pp. Light wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page. The first book in the Caribbean Trilogy. View more info

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A Body Politic (The Second Book in the Caribbean Trilogy)

By: Grey, Tony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019586

ISBN: 1425138772

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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To Walk a Fair Beat: A History of the South Australian Women Police 1915 - 1987

By: Higgs, Patricia / Bettess, Christine

Price: £25.00

Publisher: South Australia, Past and Present Women Police Association: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016028

ISBN: 0731603605

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 234pp, index, bibliography, footnotes, illustrated. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism

By: Hubbard, David G

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Saybrook Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017623

ISBN: 0933071043

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 141pp. Quarter bound in brown buckram over white boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Tales from Bow Street

By: Lock, Joan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016033

ISBN: 0709005369

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Old Man in the Corner

By: Orczy, Baroness

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: R24512

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Execution Sites of Devon and Cornwall

By: Peirce, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bude, Shark Cornwall: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020740

ISBN: 0955869447

Condition: Very Good


52pp, colour photographs. Booklet, rubs to spine head/tail, overall a VG copy. View more info

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Railway Copper

By: Perkins, Bill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lewes, The Book Guild Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022662

ISBN: 1857764986

Condition: Very Good


80pp, not illustrated. Black boards, a VG copy in (a few light scratches to rear) dustwrapper. The story of the author's thirty-odd years in the British Transport Police. View more info

Image for The Holy Thief: The Nineteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

The Holy Thief: The Nineteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

By: Peters, Ellis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021306

ISBN: 0747206864

Condition: Near Very Good


282pp, endpaper maps. Green boards, general browning to pages, very slight spine twist, overall a near VG copy in like (slight spine fading, edge rubs/nicks to top edge, small tape remains/scuffs internally in 2 places) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Rose Rent: The Thirteenth Chronicle Of Brother Cadfael

The Rose Rent: The Thirteenth Chronicle Of Brother Cadfael

By: Peters, Ellis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022843

ISBN: 0333426827

Condition: Very Good


190pp, map. Green boards, light wear only, general browning to pages. Overall a VG copy in (not price-clipped, fading to spine) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication to title page from the author, signed as both 'Ellis Peters' and Edith Pargeter. View more info

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Four Men Called John

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1976

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016832

ISBN: 0575021977

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Farmhand to Chief Constable

By: Rennie, Alexander A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Alexander A Rennie: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016712

ISBN: 1905178301

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Germanicus Mosaic (Signed Copy)

By: Rowe, Rosemary

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020079

ISBN: 0747222622

Condition: Near Very Good


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. View more info

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The Octangle

By: Sachs, Emanie N

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016388

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Seeney, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Woodfield Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017973

ISBN: 1846830583

Condition: Very Good


vii + 1236pp, index, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

By: Stevens, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019558

ISBN: 0297848429

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Lag's Lexicon: A Comprehensive Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of the English Prison To-Day

Lag's Lexicon: A Comprehensive Dictionary and Encyclopaedia of the English Prison To-Day

By: Tempest, Paul (Compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022323

Condition: Very Good


viii + 234pp. Gilt on green boards, general ageing, a VG copy in a near VG (minor edge chips, a few marks, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

The Worcester Whisperers

By: Tombs, Kerry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019094

ISBN: 0709086881

Condition: Very Good


224pp. Black boards, light ageing only, bumping to lower front corners, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slightest fading to spine, slight creasing to lower front corners) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Duke of York's Steps

The Duke of York's Steps

By: Wade, Henry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co: 1932

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030076

Condition: Good+


280pp. Red decorated boards, slight fading/rubs to edges, general light foxing, a Good+ copy in a Good (chips/loss to edges, small piece to top edge of rear panel, overall quite presentable, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Published as part of Harrap's Shilling Library. Scarce in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series)

The Dark Night Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Crime Comics (Comics Studies Monograph Series)

By: Wandtke, Terrence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: RIT Press: 2015

Seller ID: 019377

ISBN: 1933360860

Condition: New


206pp. Softback, new book in shrinkwrap. The author traces the history of crime comics from their beginnings to their current resurgence. View more info

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Last Seen Wearing....

By: Waugh, Hillary

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019659

Condition: Good+


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. View more info