Chapter 1: Fiction Crime/ Detective
found: 11 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 38 | £UK 33.25 | JP¥ 4885]

 
CHANDLER, RAYMOND
Addio, Mia Amata
Olivetti. 1986. Hardcover. 201 pages (complete). In Italian throughout. A MUST HAVE for any Chandler collector. This is a special edition of the Italian translation of "Goodbye, My Lovely". It is wonderfully, atmospherically illustrated by the legendary film poster designer, Hans Hillmann. Coffee-tabled size. The cloth boards are tidy with scuffing and some light edge-wear. Within, the early pages have some very light blotches of foxing. However, the pages are thick, proud, creamy, clean, clear, most attractive. An excellent price too! Bello! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: blvc
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1381]

 
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 4.25 | £UK 3.75 | JP¥ 531]
Keywords: 0712625933

 
MACDONALD, JOHN D
Bright Orange for the Shroud
Robert Hale, London. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 192 pages (complete). Ex-library copy with consequent stamps and wear. A benign copy of this Travis McGee thriller. The dustjacket has some light scuffing, some light wear, some rubbing-marks. It is secure, comfortable. The boards are simple, healthy. They have some light shelving wear. Within, the contents are convivial. The early pages have strips of tanning and the trims have some storage-related foxing. Otherwise, the contents are mild mannered, clean, clear, contented, assured, generous. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 37jw
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 115.25 | £UK 100.5 | JP¥ 14867]

 
MACDONALD, JOHN D.
Cry Hard, Cry Fast
Robert Hale, London. 1969, First Edition. (ISBN: 0709102070). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 189 pages (complete). Ex-library copy with consequent stampings and wear. A comfortable copy. Please note that this is not a Travis McGee thriller. The dustjacket is healthy and sure. It has some light rubbing and scuffing marks. Some very light wear about the edges. It is secure. The boards are handsome, smart. There is foxing about the papertrims and some rashes of tanning and spotting fore and aft. However, the contents are amenable, clean, clear, convivial, amiable, companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 26jw
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.75 | £UK 143.75 | JP¥ 21239]
Keywords: 0709102070

 
MACDONALD, JOHN D.
One Fearful Yellow Eye
Robert Hale, London. 1968, First Edition. (ISBN: 0709102062). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 205 pages (complete). Ex-library copy with consequent stampings and some light wear. First British edition of this Travis McGee thriller. Dustjacket is one of the few Barbara Walton designed for John D MacDonald. The dj has some very light scuffing, rubbing and shelving wear. It is comfortable and secure. The price (16/- net) is not clipped. It is healthy and sure. The boards are agreeably handsome and smart. The contents are pleasing. There is some foxing early and later, and to the pagetrims. Otherwise, the contents are tight, fresh, clean, clear, convivial, keen, companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 66jv
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 123.5 | £UK 107.75 | JP¥ 15929]
Keywords: 0709102062

 
MCGIVERN, WILLIAM
Odds Against Tomorrow
Collins. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 256 pages (complete). First British edition. As with many of his novels (including "The Big Heat") "Odds Against Tomorrow" was adapted into a film (this starring Harry Belafonte). The dustjacket of this copy is worn, scuffed, rubbed and marked. It is yet secure and comfortable. The modest boards are neat and sure. Within, the contents have handling and storage marks, principally to the front and later pages. The frontispage has a faded gift inscription (not from the author). There is some very general foxing. Nonetheless, the pages are comfortable, clean, clear, companionable and may be read with complete engagement and enjoyment. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bmou
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 36 | JP¥ 5310]

 
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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 52it
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 28.75 | JP¥ 4248]
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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 51it
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 3186]

 
ORFORD, MARGIE
Water Music
Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg and Cape Town. 2014, First Edition. (ISBN: 1868422410). Softcover, with dust jacket. 331 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. The covers are neat, tidy with only some very light storage wear at the rear cover. The contents are clean, clear, very assured - as if unread throughout. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpad
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 743]
Keywords: 1868422410

 
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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 5jb
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2124]

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