Chapter 1: Fiction - Crime / Detective Stories / Mysteries
found: 6 books

 
CASPARY, VERA
Laura
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London. 1944, 1st reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 171 pages (complete). A sure copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj (by Bip Pares - a most collected dustjacket artist) itself has wear, foxing, marks from storage and handling. It is sure and very secure. The book was published and printed according to wartime economic standards. The contents show evidence of age and the standard of production. The contents have foxing, mild handling wear. They are even yet clear, tidy, clean, comfortable and assured. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 24iz
USD 46.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 5062]

 
LOVESEY, PETER
On the Edge
Century. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0712625933). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 204 pages (complete). An comfortable copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is tidy, smart. It has some light tape residue marks. It is secure and sure. The boards are assured. They have some light residue marks. They are steady and sure. The contents are healthy. The pages are a little tanned from paper quality but are otherwise pleasingly clean, clear, tidy, neat, contented, keen. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 32iv
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 550]
Keywords: 0712625933

 
MILLAR, MARGARET
Beast in View
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1972, Reissue. (ISBN: 057501492X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 221 pages (complete). A neat copy of this terrific crime novel (even the stringent Kirkus Review called it "unsparing, unnerving"). The iconic yellow Gollancz dustjacket is bright and tidy. The boards are handsome and hale. The papertrims are very lightly flecked with foxing. The contents are clean, clear, certain, satisfying. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 52it
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP¥ 4402]
Keywords: 057501492X

 
MILLAR, MARGARET
How Like an Angel
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 278 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this highly rated crime novel (even the cantankerous Kirkus Reviews labelled it 'superior') from Margaret Millar. The distinctive yellow Gollancz wraps are secure. They are a little marked, worn from handling and shelving. They are sure. The boards have light shelving wear about the edges. They are sound. The contents are pleasing. There splashes of light foxing to some edges. Otherwise, the contents are assured, engaging, clean, clear, confident, generous. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 51it
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3301]

 
MILLAR, MARGARET
The Listening Walls
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 236 pages (complete). A pleasing copy of this crime novel from Margaret Millar (even the cantankerous Kirkus reviews rated it well). The iconic Gollancz bright yellow wrap is neat, tidy. It has some light wear from shelving about the edges. The boards are handsome, very healthy. The contents are pleasing. There is very light foxing fore and aft. Otherwise, the contents are very clean and clear, very confident and assured, comfortable and engaging. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 53it
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1651]

 
STRAKER, J F
Ricochet
George G Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 220 pages (complete). A comfortably owned copy. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, marked and rubbed all about. It is resolutely secure. The boards are neat and tidy. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The contents are also though, clean and clear, certain and confident, contented and compelling. fk. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 5jb
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2201]

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