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ADEY, ROBERT.
LOCKED ROOM MURDERS and Other Impossible Crimes. A Comprehensive Bibliography. Revised and Expanded.
Crossover Press Minneapolis and San Francisco, 1991. New Ed. Large 8vo. xliii + 411pp. + [i]. From the library of Anthony Lejeune, original red lettered grey cloth, spine sl. bumped.
¶ First published by Ferret Fantasy in 1979.
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Book number: 269268
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 US$ 182.21 | JP¥ 19382]
Keywords: LITERATURE; 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

 
AIRD, CATHERINE.
CHAPTER AND HEARSE. and Other Mysteries.
Macmillan, 2003. 1st Ed. [viii] + 293pp. + [iii]. Very good in d/w.
¶ Signed ‘Catherine Aird’ to title-page.
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Book number: 261500
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.3 | JP¥ 2584]
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ALLBEURY, TED.
DEEP PURPLE.
New English Library, 1989. 1st UK Ed. [vi] + 202pp. Light marginal browning, otherwise very good in d/w.
¶ Signed ‘Ted Allbeury’ to front free endpaper.
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Book number: 261499
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ALLINGHAM, MARGERY.
CORONER’S PIDGIN.
William Heinemann Ltd., 1945. 1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. [iv] + 227pp. From the library of Anthony Lejeune, original silver lettered black cloth with some minor rubbing and fading to spine, in lightly soiled chipped and sl. rubbed d/w. faded and with considerable loss to spine.
¶ A Mr. Campion Story.
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Book number: 268246
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 US$ 48.59 | JP¥ 5169]
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ALLINGHAM, MARGERY.
HIDE MY EYES.
Chatto and Windus, 1958. 1st Ed. 219pp. + [i]. From the library of Anthony Lejeune, some very occasional light spotting, f.e.ps. sl. browned, original gilt lettered orange cloth lightly soiled, in lightly soiled and sl. chipped d/w.
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Book number: 269418
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 30.37 | JP¥ 3230]
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AMBLER, ERIC.
THE ABILITY TO KILL and Other Pieces.
Bodley Head, 1963. 1st Ed. 222pp. Good in very sl. chipped and sl. creased Don Higgins d/w. lightly browned to spine.
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Book number: 260787
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 30.37 | JP¥ 3230]
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AMBLER, ERIC.
INTRIGUE. The Great Spy Novels of ... With an Introduction by Alfred Hitchcock.
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. 1st Ed. Thick 8vo. xi + [iv] + fly-leaf + 275pp. + fly-leaf + 281pp. + fly-title + 284pp. + fly-title + 280pp. + [i]. Light browning, from the Library of Anthony Lejeune, paper split to hinges, original blue lettered cloth with dec. K to upper board, some darkening and sl. soiling, spine bumped with sm. nick to tail.
¶ Inscribed to leaf facing title page ‘To C.A. Lejeune with sincere regards Eric Ambler.’ Collecting four of Ambler's novels: Journey into Fear, A Coffin for Dimitrios – the American title for The Mask of Dimitrios – Cause for Alarm (1938) and Background to Danger – the American title for Uncommon Danger (1937).
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Book number: 268490
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 328.75 US$ 364.43 | JP¥ 38764]
Keywords: LITERATURE; 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

 
AMIS, KINGSLEY AND CONQUEST, ROBERT.
THE EGYPTOLOGISTS.
Jonathan Cape, 1965. Uncorrected Proof Copy. 255pp. Original limp card wrapps., lightly soiled, spine sl. creased.
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Book number: 261151
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 30.37 | JP¥ 3230]
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
THE GREEN MAN.
Jonathan Cape, 1969. Uncorrected Proof Copy. 253pp. + [i]. Some soiling to fore-edge of leaves moreso to lower leading corner and intruding very sl. onto inner margins in parts, original limp wrapps., good in sl. rubbed and chipped d/w.
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Book number: 260740
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 55 US$ 60.74 | JP¥ 6461]
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
THE GREEN MAN.
Jonathan Cape, 1969. Uncorrected Proof Copy. 253pp. + [i]. Original limp wrapps., good in sl. chipped d/w.
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Book number: 260741
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 82.25 US$ 91.11 | JP¥ 9691]
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
THE GREEN MAN.
Jonathan Cape, 1969. Uncorrected Proof Copy. 253pp. + [i]. Top edge of leaves lightly soiled, original limp wrapps., good in sl. rubbed and chipped d/w.
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Book number: 260742
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
THE GREEN MAN.
Jonathan Cape, 1969. Uncorrected Proof. 253pp. + [i]. Original publishers limp wrapps. sl. creased to spine, good in sl. chipped d/w.
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Book number: 260819
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 82.25 US$ 91.11 | JP¥ 9691]
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
I WANT IT NOW.
Jonathan Cape, 1968. Uncorrected Proof Copy. 255pp. Original limp card wrapps., some minor soiling and spotting to edges of upper wrapp., spine sl. creased.
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Book number: 261149
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AMIS, KINGSLEY.
I WANT IT NOW.
Jonathan Cape, 1968. Uncorrected Proof Copy. 255pp. Upper leading corner of first few leaves sl. creased, original limp card wrapps., some minor soiling, sl. cockled.
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Book number: 261150
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ARMSTRONG, MARTIN.
THE STEPSON. A Novel.
Jonathan Cape, 1927. 1st Ed. 288pp. Some light browning, original cloth, gilt lettered cloth, sl. cloth bleeding to head of pastedowns, spine sl. faded and bumped.
¶ Inscribed ‘EB-Harting [Martin Armstrong].’
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Book number: 206021
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ASIMOV, ISAAC.
A WHIFF OF DEATH. A thriller.
Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1968. 1st Ed. thus. [vi] + 210pp. + [vi] blank. From the library of Anthony Lejeune, sl. spotting to fore-edge of last few leaves, good in lightly spotted d/w. lightly browned to spine.
¶ The Death Dealers is a mystery novel published in 1958 (later republished as A Whiff of Death, Asimov's preferred title). It was his first novel-length mystery (non-science fiction) story. He had already published several mystery short stories, later collected as Asimov's Mysteries.
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Book number: 267016
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 36.44 | JP¥ 3876]
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ASSIS, MACHADO DE.
EPITAPH OF A SMALL WINNER. A Novel. Translated from the Portuguese by William L. Grossman.
W.H. Allen, 1953. 1st UK Ed. 237pp. + [iii] blank. Ex.-libris J.E. Nunez, sm. ownership signature, e.ps. lightly spotted, some very occasional spotting to fore-edge of leaves, lightly rubbed original gilt lettered cloth, in lightly browned and chipped d/w. with sl. loss at head of spine.
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Book number: 258240
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 109.75 US$ 121.48 | JP¥ 12921]
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ATKINS, PETER.
RUMOURS OF THE MARVELLOUS. Introduction by Glen Hirshberg.
Alchemy Press, Cheadle/Airgedlámh Productions, 2011. 1st Ed. 240pp. Very good in d/w.
¶ No. 246 of a Limited Edition of 250 Copies. Signed by Peter Atkins (author), Glen Hirshberg (introduction) and Les Edwards (cover illustration).
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Book number: 253744
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BADDIEL, DAVID.
THE DEATH OF ELI GOLD.
Fourth Estate, 2011. 1st Ed. [viii] + 418pp. + [ii] acknowledgements + [iv] blanks. Very good in d/w.
¶ Signed by the Author to title-page.
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Book number: 255361
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BADDIEL, DAVID.
THE DEATH OF ELI GOLD.
Fourth Estate, 2011. 1st Ed. [viii] + 418pp. + [ii] acknowledgements + [iv] blanks. Very good in d/w.
¶ Signed by the Author to title-page.
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Book number: 255362
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BAHR, HOWARD.
THE BLACK FLOWER. A Novel of the Civil War.
The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Baltimore, 1997. 1st Ed. 267pp. Very good in d/w.
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Book number: 192023
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 36.44 | JP¥ 3876]
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BAILEY, H.C.
DEAD MAN’S SHOES.
Victor Gollancz, 1942. 1st Ed. 168pp. Marginal browning, e.ps. spotted, from the Library of Anthony Lejeune, black lettered blue cloth, chipped d/w. with loss, faded in part.
¶ Nobody's Vineyard, Clunk.
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Book number: 269170
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BAILEY, H.C.
MR. FORTUNE HERE.
Victor Gollancz, 1940. 1st Ed. 286pp. From the library of Anthony Lejeune, light browning, original red lettered black cloth, sl. discoloured, spine faded intruding sl. onto lower board.
¶ Short stories collection.
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Book number: 269166
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BAILY, F.E.
KEEP ON DANCING.
Odhams Press Limited, N.d. c.[1938]. 251pp. E.ps. lightly spotted, good in lightly soiled and very sl. chipped d/w.
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Book number: 259360
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BAIN, F.W.
A DRAUGHT OF THE BLUE. Translated from the Original Manuscript.
James Parker and Co., London/Parker and Son, Oxford, 1905. Tall slim 8vo. [xvi] + 87pp. + [i] adverts. Frontis. Ex.-libris Stephen Hungerford Pollen, e.ps. and half title very lightly spotted, japon back boards, some minor soiling and rubbing, some fading to edges, paper title label to browned and rubbed spine.
¶ Francis William Bain (1863–1940) was a British writer of fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from Sanskrit.
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Book number: 234367
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.15 | JP¥ 1292]
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