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Ring Up Nighthawk

By: Sydney Horler

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Thriller Book Club: 1948

Seller ID: 15062926-153

Condition: Poor


Cover heavily worn and marked with very faded spine; owner's name on front endpaper, pages tanned, textblock still sound; a reading copy only with no dustwrapper. View more info

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False-Face

By: Sydney Horler

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Seller ID: 16022515-36

Condition: Fair


Some page tanning else internally in good condition; cover has some shelfwear, spine a little faded. No dustwrapper. Undated edition but looks to be one of the earlier yellow jackets - publication date is a guess. View more info

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The Black Heart

By: Sydney Horler

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Seller ID: 16022517-39

Condition: Fair


Some page tanning else internally in good condition; cover has a little shelfwear. No dustwrapper. Undated edition but looks to be one of the earlier yellow jackets - publication date is a guess. View more info

Death is Late to Lunch

By: Theodora Dubois

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Award / Tandem: 1970

Seller ID: 921887-127

Condition: Fair


Some cover wear & tanning, pages tanned else internally a good, tight copy. View more info

Tatterley: The Story of a Dead Man

By: Tom Gallon

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1902

Seller ID: 996344-35

Condition: Poor


Although internally a good copy, the thin card covers are worn & soiled, much of the backstrip is missing, & the rear cover is disattached. View more info

The Return of Clubfoot

By: Valentine Williams

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1923

Seller ID: 922035-22

Condition: Fair


Green illustrated cloth rather rubbed & worn, particularly the spine extremities; hinges weak, textblock tanned but sound & tight. Inscription on front endpaper: 'Dorothy, a prizer for mental & physical balance 'Twas her enterprise that made me pick her/To stand on her head and shock the Vicar'. No publication date printed, 1923 is date of first publication, this is a very early printing. View more info

The Eye in Attendance

By: Valentine Williams

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Seller ID: 922639-107

Condition: Poor


Red cover has edgewear and rubbing, faded backstrip is disattached (but still present) with associated slight weakening to hinges; pages tanned else internally a good tight copy. No wrapper. No publication date printed but almost certainly 1930s. View more info

Dead Man Manor

By: Valentine Williams

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15062604-21

Condition: Fair


Cover worn with spine and front cover unevenly discoloured; both hinges cracked but binding still very firm, pages tanned with sporadic spotting, a sound, if scruffy, reading copy. No dustwrapper. View more info

Invitation to Kill

By: Vernon Warren

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Thriller Book Club: 1964

Seller ID: 14071001-37

Condition: Fair


Green cover rather worn and rubbed with bumped corners and faded spine; bookshop stamp on front endpaper, pages tanned else internally a good, tight copy. No wrapper. View more info

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The Red Lodge: a mystery of Campden Hill

By: Victor George de Freyne Bridges

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 0

Seller ID: 18080602-153

Condition: Poor


Some page tanning and spotting, front hinge cracked but binding otherwise still firm; cover rather worn, particularly the backstrip, the rear hinge of which has split. No wrapper. Reading copy. Undated edition, British Library catalogue only has a Mills & Boon edition of 1924. View more info

Death Comes Laughing

By: Victor Gunn

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Collins: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15062601-67

Condition: Fair


Shelfwear and bumped corners to cover, which is also marked; pages a little tanned with some sporadic spotting, some cracking to front hinge but binding is still firm and tight. No dustwrapper. View more info

The Island of Galloping Gold

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Newnes: 1916

Seller ID: 922115-104

Condition: Poor


Very scruffy reading copy - cover heavily worn & marked, backstrip rear hinge gone, textblock intact but heavily tanned and loose from the binding at both hinges, almost completely from rear. No dustwrapper. View more info

Time to Kill

By: Walsh, J M

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 922665-67

Condition: Fair


Burgundy cover rather worn, marked, and unevenly faded (particularly the spine), corners bumped; pages tanned else internally a good copy. No wrapper. This novel is dedicated to E J Carnell - Morgan was an Australian writer who settled in the UK and also wrote some SF. View more info

The Powder Barrel

By: William Haggard

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1967

Seller ID: 16042039-123

ISBN: 0140027513

Condition: Fair


Pages tanned with some spotting to edges and those adjacent to cover, else internally in good condition; cover shelfworn and rubbed. View more info

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Gunning in England, a thriller

By: William James Elliott

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Gerald Swan: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16022523-37

Condition: Poor


Quite scruffy copy, pages tanned,(probably coffee) stains on rear endpapers, binding sound and tight; cover worn , marked, unevenly faded, with bumped corners. No dustwrapper. States 'First Published 1946', although someone has altered the final digit to a '6' in ink (the first edition of this was, in fact, in 1946, so presumably the date had been printed incorrectly). Title page has 'Ed. Gunning takes the stage again in Gunning in England, a thriller by William J Elliott.' View more info

Whoso Findeth a Wife

By: William Le Queux

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock: 1910

Seller ID: 17020701-164

Condition: Fair


Some page tanning, otherwise internally in good condition, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, ink stamp and 'To Mr Giggles from Toody May 6 1915' written on front endpaper; cover a little shelfworn with a mark on slightly faded backstrip. No wrapper. Undated edition, not listed in British Library catalogue. View more info

The Seven File

By: William McGivern

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Collins Fontana Books: 1959

Seller ID: 16031340-126

Condition: Fair


Pages a little tanned else internally in very good condition; cover has shelfwear, one corner has a crease. View more info

Shadow Agent

By: Wyndham Martyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1941

Seller ID: 922633-66

Condition: Fair


Cover unevenly faded, rubbing to edges & corner bumped; edges tanned & marked, pages tanned, else a sound, tight copy. View more info

The Secret of the Silver Car: Further Adventures of Anthony Trent, Master Criminal

By: Wyndham Martyn

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1922

Seller ID: 922655-67

Condition: Poor


Illustrated cover is worn and rubbed, with some splitting to spine extremities; front hinge going, rear hinge half gone, owner's name on front endpaper, pages tanned and edges spotted, else a sound reading copy. No wrapper. Undated, but 1922 according to British Library. View more info

Anthony Trent, Master Criminal

By: Wyndham Martyn

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1922

Seller ID: 15062606-165

Condition: Fair


Orange cover with black illustrations and some shelfwear and marking, spine a little discoloured; hinges a little slack, tanning to pages and some spotting to page edges, textblock is sound and tight. No dustwrapper. Eighth printing, undated. View more info