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"WRITTEN IN BLOOD" by Max Marquis. First. 1995.

Hardcover First Edition in green hardcover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Macmillan, London in 1995. Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14cm approx.

A traditional-style detective novel.

233 pages.

Condition:  Fine in Fine dustcover. Binding tight.

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"A LONG FINISH"  by Michael Dibdin.  1998.

Hardcover First Edition in burgundy cloth cover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Faber and Faber, London in 1998.  Dimensions: 22cm x 14cm approx. 

A popular crime novel in the "Aurelio Zen" series. This story follow's Zen's mission to release the jailed scion of an important wine-growing family who is accused of a brutal murder.

249 pages. 

Condition:  Very Good. Dustcover very good. Cloth covers very good. Internal pages very good. Binding tight.

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"MYSTERY MOTIVE"  by Michael Halliday.  c.1950.

Hardcover First Edition in black cloth cover, published by Stanley Paul & Co, Ltd, London.  The volume is undated but we believe it to be c.1950 (marked "produced in complete conformity with the authorized economy standards").  Dimensions: 19cm x 12.5cm approx. 

Crime novel written by John Creasey under the pen name of Michael Halliwell.

176 pages. 

Condition:  Reasonable. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/marking/fading to cloth covers. Boards slighty warped. Internal pages reasonable with some yellowing and some foxing to extreme page edges. Binding tight. A reasonable reading copy.

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"THE EDGE OF TERROR"  by Michael Halliday.  1961.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth cover, published by Hodder & Stoughton, London in 1961.  Dimensions: 19cm x 12.5cm approx. 

Crime novel written by John Creasey under the pen name of Michael Halliwell.

190 pages. 

Condition:  Reasonable. Ex-library copy from Taunton Public Library. Normal library markings. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/marking/fading to cloth covers. Internal pages reasonable with some yellowing and some foxing to extreme page edges. Binding tight.  A reasonable reading copy.

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"A RUNNING MAN"  by Anthony Ferguson.  1969.

Hardcover First Edition in black cloth cover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Robert Hale & Co, London in 1969.  Dimensions: 19cm x 13cm approx. 

Crime novel set in West Africa against the resurgence of the slave trade.

191 pages. 

Condition:  Reasonably Good. Dustcover and cloth covers have a fair bit of wear/rubbing/marking/fading. Internal pages good with some light foxing mainly to extreme page edges. Binding tight. A very good reading copy.

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"DEATH IS NOW MY NEIGHBOUR"  by Colin Dexter.  1996.

Hardcover First Edition in black cloth covers with original dustcover (price clipped), published by Macmillan, London in 1996.    Dimensions: 24cm x 16cm approx. 

Another of the "Morse" murder-mystery novels by Dexter. 

349 pages. 

Condition:  Very Good.  Slight wear/rubbing to dustcover and cloth covers. Internal pages very good. Binding tight. Probably unread.

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"THE LAW OF THE FOUR JUST MEN"  by Edgar Wallace.  c.1920.

Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth cover, published by Hodder & Stoughton, London.  The volume is undated but I believe it to be c.1920.  Dimensions: 19.5cm x 13cm approx.

A classic detective novel from one of the ever-popular masters of the genre. 

320 pages.

Condition:  Reasonable. Heavy wear/rubbing/marking and fading to cloth covers. Corners bumped. Spine cracked at front hinge. Internal pages good with just some yellowing and minor foxing. Binding tight.

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"THE AVENGING EAGLE"  by T. P. Hurley.  c.1940.

Hardcover First Edition in paper covered hardcover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Morris & Co, Dublin.  The volume is undated but I would guess it to be c.1940.  Dimensions: 19cm x 13cm approx.

A classic detective novel. 

160 pages.

Condition:  Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/marking cloth dustcover which has some minor loss to the edges. Hardcover good. Internal pages good. Binding tight.

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"POISON IN PLAY"   by Nancy Spain.  c.1948.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth cover, published by Hutchinson Universal Book Club, London.  The volume is undated but I believe it to be c.1948.  Dimensions: 19cm x 12.5cm approx. 

Classic murder mystery.

168 pages. 

Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/marking/rubbing/fading to cloth covers.  Corners bumped. Internal pages good with just some minor foxing to extreme page edges.   Binding tight.

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"MR POTTERMACK'S OVERSIGHT"  by R. Austin Freeman.  1931.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth cover, published by Hodder & Stoughton, London in 1931.  Dimensions: 18cm x 11.5cm approx.

A classic detective novel from one of the ever-popular masters of the genre.  One of the "Dr. Thorndyke" series of ground-breaking crime novels.

319 pages.

Condition:  A bit tatty. Heavy wear/rubbing/marking and fading to cloth covers. Spine covering splitting to rear hinge. Spine cracked at front free endpaper. Internal pages good with just slight yellowing. Binding tight.

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"FLIGHTY PHYLLIS"  by R. Austin Freeman.  c.1928.

Hardcover First Edition in red cloth cover, published by Hodder & Stoughton, London.  The volume is undated but I believe it to be c.1928.  Dimensions: 18cm x 11.5cm approx.

A classic detective novel from one of the ever-popular masters of the genre.  One of the "Dr. Thorndyke" series of ground-breaking crime novels.

315 pages.

Condition:  A bit tatty. Heavy wear/rubbing/marking and fading to cloth covers.  Spine covering splitting to front and rear hinges with some loss to base of spine. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges and splitting internally. Internal pages good with just some yellowing and some very minor foxing. Binding quite tight.

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"THE MYSTERY OF 31 NEW INN"  by R. Austin Freeman.  1970.

Hardcover Edition in printed hardcover, published by Lythway Press, Ltd, Bath in 1970.  Dimensions: 19cm x 12.5cm approx.

A re-print of one of the classic detective novels from one of the ever-popular masters of the genre.  This particular novel follows the exploits of Dr. Jervis as he investigates a very suspicious case.

318 pages.

Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers. Internal pages good with just some yellowing and a couple of very minor marks. Binding tight.

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"DR THORNDYKE INTERVENES"  by R. Austin Freeman.  1935.

Hardcover First Edition (Second re-print) in red cloth cover with original dustcover, published by Hodder & Stoughton, London in 1935.  Dimensions: 18cm x 11.5cm approx.

A classic detective novel from one of the ever-popular masters of the genre.  One of the "Dr. Thorndyke" series of ground-breaking crime novels.

317 pages.

Condition:    Reasonable.    Dustcover quite tatty with some loss and tears with sellotape repairs.  Heavy wear/rubbing/marking and fading to cloth covers.  Spine covering splitting to front and rear hinges.  Internal pages good with just some yellowing and foxing to extreme page edges.   Binding tight.

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