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22218. AARONOVITCH Ben: BROKEN HOMES
Gollancz 2014 paperback. Spine slightly creased Cut on front wrap. 4th of the excellent Rivers of London/Peter Grant series £2.50

22129. ALDRICH Bess Streeter: MISS BISHOP
Appleton (US) 1933 1st. Dw slightly torn round edges & chhipped on spine ends missing small pieces; spine a bit grubby. She looks back on life as a teacher at a midwestern college and her search for love £15.00

21573. ALEXANDER Ruth: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
Arrowsmith 1936 1st. Lacks prelims to title page Heavy foxing Corners bumped Spine faded Boards grubby. The very scarce novelised version of the film £17.50

23576. ALLINGHAM Margery: THE CASE OF THE LATE PIG
Vintage paperback 2005. Corners slightly creased; bump top of back wrap. Campion £3.50

23577. ALLINGHAM Margery: DEATH OF A GHOST
Vintage paperback nd. Generally vg. Albert Campion £3.50

23578. ALLINGHAM Margery: THE FASHION IN SHROUDS
Vintage paperback 2006. Corners & edges slightly creased & rubbed. Albert Campion £3.50

23579. ALLINGHAM Margery: MYSTERY MILE
Vintage paperback 2007. Wraps a bit bumped; big crease back wrap £2.50

23580. ALLINGHAM Margery: POLICE AT THE FUNERAL
Vintage paperback 2015. Generally VG. Albert Campion £3.50

23581. ALLINGHAM Margery: THE WHITE COTTAGE MYSTERY
Bloomsbury paperback 2016. Wraps a bit creased. Her first detective story (not Campion) £3.50

21338. ANDREW Prudence: ORDEAL BY SILENCE
Hutchinson 1961 1st. Nice copy with small defect on front board in dw frayed top spine. Should Philip of Evesham be canonised? A 12th century tale £15.00

22599. ANON: THE SECRET OF DR KILDARE
Hodder Yellow Jacket 1940 rep. Pencil inscr Some pages cut badly making edges rough Faded patch top spine Slightly worn dw torn top spine. The first of the Dr K novels £12.00

23945. ARLEY Catherine: READY REVENGE
Collins Crime Club 1960 1st. Spine faded Boards a bit bumped. Translated from French £7.50

21947. ARMSTRONG Campbell: JIG
Hodder & Stoughton 1987 1st. Page edges browning Front hinge weak Slightly bumped dw with label removed top back. Thriller with a detective trying to catch an IRA killer £3.50

21100. ARMSTRONG Thomas: SUE CROWTHER'S MARRIAGE
Collins 1961 1st. Smells a bit musty Slightly frayed dw with tear on back . 3rd novel about the Crowthers of Bankdam £10.00

19530. AYRES Ruby M: TOO MUCH TOGETHER
Hodder & Stoughton 1936 1st. Boards slightly bumped Chipped & slightly torn & markeddw. Romance £6.00

20817. AYRES Ruby M: WHERE ARE YOU GOING?
Hodder & Stoughton 1962 paperback. Inscr Page edges browning Wraps very creased. A country romance £7.50

21943. AYRES Ruby M: SO MANY MILES
Hodder & Stoughton 1952 rep. Foredge slightly foxed Dw rubbed on edges with tears repaired on reverse. Marriage to a poor man £6.00

21944. AYRES Ruby M: OWNER GONE ABROAD
Hodder & Stoughton 1939 rep. Inscr Corners bumped Spine faded & worn on ends Boards a bit marked. Romance £7.50

21945. AYRES Ruby M: THE LITTLE MAN
Hodder & Stoughton 1968 paperback. Pages a bit browned Spine creased Wraps a bit rubbed. £6.00

19133. AYRES Ruby M: THE MARRIAGE OF BARRY WICKLOW
Hodder & Stoughton 1936 rep. Lacks fep Slightly torn dw. A 1920s romance SWAP £4.00

20795. BARNETTE Ida: MAIDEN IN DANGER
Wright & Brown 1951 1st. Ragged dw missing large piece. As in the title ... woman hunted by a gang after a jewel robbery SWAP £9.50

19895. BAWDEN Nina: THE ODD FLAMINGO
Pan paperback 1957. Page edges browning Wraps a bit worn & rubbed. Her 2nd book a tale of deception blackmail & murder £4.00

21101. BAXT George: I! SAID THE DEMON
Cape 1969 1st. Exlibrary Stamps & tape marks Boards a bit bumped Dw with tape marks on flaps & a stain across the top of the spine. One of his earlier funny 1930s murder stories with Max van Larsen looking for a missing Judge his mistress & $240000 £4.50

25145. BEAGLE Peter S: THE LAST UNICORN
Gollancz 2022 paperback reissue. Slight bump on bottom edge; has been read but still VG. Intro by Patrick Rothfuss a fantasy for all ages £4.50

24237. BEATON M C: AGATHA RAISIN AND THE BLOOD OF AN ENGLISHMAN
Constable paperback 2015. Spine creased Wraps a bit bumped £2.50

25108. BEATON MC: DEATH OF A DENTIST
Robinson paperback 2015. Spine slightly creased Corners a bit rubbed Label mostly removed from back cover Hamish Macbeth mystery £3.50

25109. BEATON MC: DEATH OF AN OUTSIDER
Robinson paperback 2008. Wraps slightly creased and rubbed Spine creased Hamish Macbeth mystery £3.00

20798. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE WIZARD OF EVESHAM
St Martin's Press1999 US 1st. Good copy in slightly marked & rubbed dw. £4.50

22132. BEATON MC: THE DEADLY DANCE
St Martin's paperback 2006. Wraps creased. Agatha Raisin £3.00

22133. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & KISSING CHRISTMAS GOODBYE
Robinson paperback 2008. Pages browning First few pages crinkled Spine creased £3.00

22138. BEATON MC: DEIRDRE AND DESIRE
Robinson paperback 2012. Exlibrary. One of her 6 sisters regency romances SWAP £3.00

21421. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE WELLSPRING OF DEATH
Robinson paperback nd. Exlibrary Spine creased A bit out of shape £2.00

22221. BEATON MC: DEBORAH GOES TO DOVER
Robinson paperback 2011. Wraps a bit creased & worn. Travelling Matchmaker Regency series SWAP £3.00

22222. BEATON MC: DIANA THE HUNTRESS
Robinson paperback 2012. Spine creased Wraps a bit bumped; corner of front wrap missing. One of her 6 sisters regency romances SWAP £2.50

22223. BEATON MC: EMILY GOES TO EXETER
Robinson paperback 2011. Spine slightly creased. Travelling Matchmaker Regency series £3.00

23442. BELLAIRS George: THE BODY IN THE DUMB RIVER
Thriller Book Club 1961. Pages clean Boareds a bit bumped Tape marks dw flaps & eps Dw rubbed on spine ends. Aka Murder Masquerade Superintendent Littlejohn of the Yard investigates the death of a travelling salesman £7.50

23967. BELLAIRS George: DEATH TREADS SOFTLY
Thriller Book Club nd. Foredge foxed Slight page marking Dw missing quite a large triangular piece top spine + long tear between front flap and front Creased and a bit grubby. Superintendent Littlejohn of the Yard investigates a death in the Isle of Man £15.00

22141. BENNETT Margot: THE MAN WHO DIDN'T FLY
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1955 1st. Pages browning Dw frayed & worn on edges. 4 men should have been flying to Dublin but only 3 boarded and after the plane crashed into the Irish Sea no-one knew which 3 as the 4th has disappeared; scarce title £20.00

23582. BENSON E F: LUCIA IN LONDON
Black Swan paperback 1984. Pages browning Wraps very creased especially the spine. £3.00

21941. BENTLEY Nicolas: THE FLOATING DUTCHMAN
Joseph 1950 1st. Couple of page edges badly cut Spine ends slightly rubbed Dw rubbed on spine ends & corners & a couple of tiny tears. His second thriller £6.00

22144. BOLITHO Janie: BETRAYED IN CORNWALL
Constable 2000 1st. Exlibrary Rebound Slightly baggy bumped dw. Rose Trevelyan Cornish detective story £5.00

23906. BOWLES Colin: FLYING HAZZARD
Century 1987 1st. Dw. A humerous romance about a flying doctor £10.00

23390. BRAHMS Caryl & SIMON SJ: A BULLET AT THE BALLET
Four Square paperback 1963. Pages browning Wraps grubby & creased £6.50

21939. BRANDT Nat & Yanna: A DEATH IN BULLOCH PARISH
Foul Play Press (US) 1993 1st. Dw a bit browned & grubby. Veteran newsman investigates his mentor's death in Louisiana & continue his research into a Confederate officer hanged as a spy but the deaths continue £4.50

20827. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO WENT UP THE CREEK
Headline 2002 1st UK. Exlibrary Page edges brown Protected dw £3.50

22148. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO KNEW SHAKESPEARE
Jove (US) paperback 1988. Spine & wraps creased £3.00

22149. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO TALKED TO GHOSTS
Jove (US) paperback 1990. Spine creased Back wrap chipped & missing a small bit £3.00

22150. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS
Headline paperback 2005. Spine creased £3.00

21938. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: QWILLERAN'S SHORT AND TALL TALES
Headline 2002 1st. Very slightly bumped dw. Moose County legends £7.50

20829. BRENT Madeleine: GOLDEN URCHIN
Souvenir Press 1986 1st. Pages browning Dw rubbed top spine. Pseudonym of Peter O'Donnell (Modesty Blaise); a white-skinned red-haired girl in an Aboriginal tribe needs to find out who she is £9.50

21937. BRENT Madeleine: MERLIN'S KEEP
Fontana paperback 1983. Wraps a bit creased. An exotic childhood in the Himalayas then suspense love & adventure in England £4.50

22617. BRETT Simon: THE BODY ON THE BEACH
Pan paperback 2007. Spine creased. Fethering mystery series £3.00

21340. BRIDGE Ann: ILLYRIAN SPRING
Chatto 1935 2nd imp. Lacks fep weakening front hinge & loosening pretitle Spine faded Chipped & scraped dw in 2 pieces with no spine. Her third novel set on the Dalmatian coast £15.00

23589. BRIGHTWELL Emily: THE INSPECTOR AND MRS JEFFRIES
Constable paperback 2013. Wraps creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector Death of a doctor £3.50

23600. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES HOLDS THE TRUMP
Berkeley (US) paperback 2008. Big crease on front wrap. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector £3.00

23601. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES HOLDS THE TRUMP
Berkeley (US) paperback 2008. Generally VG. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector £3.50

23603. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES ON THE BALL
Constable paperback 2014. Wraps a bit rubbed Spine creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector Death at a society ball £3.00

23604. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES PINCHES THE POST
Constable paperback 2018. Spine a bit creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector £3.50

23605. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES PLEADS HER CASE
Constable paperback 2018. Spine a bit creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector £3.50

23607. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES REVEALS HER ART
Constable paperback 2015. Spine slightly creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector £3.50

23608. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES ROCKS THE BOAT
Constable paperback 2018. Spine creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector Death in a London Square £3.50

23611. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES STANDS CORRECTED
Constable paperback 2015. Spine slightly creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector Death of a publican £3.00

23612. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES SWEEPS THE CHIMNEY
Constable paperback 2018. Spine slightly creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector £3.50

23613. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES TAKES THE STAGE
Constable paperback 2014. VG. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector. Death of a theatre critic £3.50

23615. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES TAKES STOCK
Constable paperback 2014. Wraps creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector. Death of an American Entrepreneur £3.00

23616. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES TAKES THE CAKE
Constable paperback 2015. Spine & wraps a bit creased Bottom of spine slightly torn. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector. £3.00

23617. BRIGHTWELL Emily: MRS JEFFRIES WEEDS THE PLOT
Constable paperback 2018. Spine slightly creased. Victorian murder mystery - Mrs Jeffries is the housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector. £3.50

25154. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: THE LAKE DISTRICT MURDER
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2015. Spine slightly creased. Originally published 1935 a golden age murder £3.50

25155. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: THE CORNISH COAST MURDER
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2014. Spine creased Slightly out of shape. Originally published 1935 a golden age murder £3.50

25158. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: THE LAKE DISTRICT MURDER
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2015. Spine creased Corners slightly rubbed. Originally published 1935 a golden age murder £3.50

25159. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: THE CORNISH COAST MURDER
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2014. A bit shelf-worn. Originally published 1935 a golden age murder £3.50

25160. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: DEATH MAKES A PROPHET
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2018. Spine ends and corners very slightly rubbed. Originally published 1947 a golden age murder £3.50

25161. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: THE SUSSEX DOWNS MURDER
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2015. Spine ends and corners slightly rubbed. Originally published 1936 a golden age murder £3.50

25162. BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSIC BUDE John: DEATH ON THE RIVIERA
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2016. Spine creased. Originally published 1952 a golden age murder £3.50

22618. BRODY Frances: A MEDAL FOR MURDER
Piatkus paperback 2012. Some page corners & spine creased. Kate Shackleton mystery set in 1920s Yorkshire £3.00

22619. BRODY Frances: MURDER IN THE AFTERNOON
Piatkus paperback 2012. Spine creased Wraps a bit rubbed round the edges. Kate Shackleton mystery set in 1920s Yorkshire £3.00

21792. BROMIGE Iris: THE TANGLED WOOD
Coronet paperback 1973. Wraps a bit rubbed Spine slightly creased. A Rainwood family story £6.00

23089. BROMIGE Iris: A SHELTERING TREE
Coronet 1973 paperback. Wraps creased. A Rainwood story £4.50

20834. BROMIGE Iris: AN APRIL GIRL
Romance Book Club1967. Corners bumped Spine faded & rubbed on ends. A girl with a hidden shadow in her past £6.00

22374. BROMIGE Iris: ALEX AND THE RAYNHAMS
Coronet paperback 1972. Foredge a bit foxed Wraps rubbed & a bit creased. She goes to work for a journalist but finds that all that glitters ... £5.00

20844. BROMIGE Iris: A HAUNTED LANDSCAPE
Coronet paperback 1978. Wraps slightly bumped & creased. £7.50

22155. BROMIGE Iris: A SHELTERING TREE
Hodder & Stoughton 1970 1st. Name fep Ticks on title list Slightly rubbed dw. A Rainwood stor £12.50

23974. BROMIGE Iris: THE QUIET HILLS
Hodder & Stoughton 1973 rep. Nice copy in dw a bit rubbed on edges. Rainwood family series #2 £17.50

21936. BROMIGE Iris: AN APRIL GIRL
Coronet paperback 1970. Page edges browning Wraps creased. A girl with a hidden shadow in her past £4.50

19908. BROMIGE Iris: THE BEND IN THE RIVER
Coronet paperback 1976. Pages browning Inscr on front wrap Wraps creased Spine faded. Rainwood family £3.50

22725. BROMIGE Iris: THE NEW OWNER
Coronet paperback 1975. Lacks fep Book exchange stamp Pages slightly browning Scrape on front wrap Wraps a bit creased & worn. Romance working at a hotel £7.50

24536. BROMIGE Iris: LAURIAN VALE
Corgi 1977 paperback. Pages browning Wraps creased and scraped Spine worn. Scarcer title £5.00

24537. BROMIGE Iris: STAY BUT TILL TOMORROW
Corgi 1976 paperback. Page edges browning Spine and wraps creased. Scarcer title £6.50

24538. BROMIGE Iris: THE TANGLED WOOD
Hodder 1971 paperback. Pages browning Spine and wraps creased. A Rainwood family story £5.00

24539. BROMIGE Iris: THE BROKEN BOUGH
Coronet paperback 1975. Page edges browning Spine and edges a bit creased and worn Sticky label removed from front. A girl looking for independence not marriage £5.00

24540. BROMIGE Iris: THE BROKEN BOUGH
Coronet paperback 1975. Pages browning Spine and wraps creased and worn Corner cut from back wrap A girl looking for independence not marriage £4.00

24541. BROMIGE Iris: THE FLOWERING YEAR
Coronet paperback 1977. Front wrap creased £5.00

24542. BROMIGE Iris: FAIR PRISONER
Pan 1969 paperback. Book exchange stamps on front and back wrap and first text page Pages browning Wraps creased and worn Small piece missing bottom spine £4.50

24543. BROMIGE Iris: TANGLED ROOTS
Longman 1948 1st. Corners bumped £10.00

23008. BROMIGE Iris: THE CHALLENGE OF SPRING
Woman's Weekly Library booklet 822. Slightly torn across middle. A girl moves to the Surrey countryside to help forget her brother's death £3.00

24553. BROMIGE Iris: ROSEVEAN
White Lion Title page missing therefore nd. Exlibrary Many stamps Page edges grubby Pages marked Spine and board edges faded Boards bumped £4.50

20838. BROMIGE Iris & ESMOND Harriet: THE BROKEN BOUGH & STARLIGHT TOWER
Woman's Weekly Fiction series vol 7 no 19. Wraps very creased Well read. 2 novels - the Bromige concerns a girl trying to heal the rift with her ex-fiance £4.50

20849. BROMIGE Iris & FRAZER Sheila: THE YOUNG ROMANTIC & THE HOPEFUL HEART
Woman's Weekly Fiction Series vol 4 no 24. Page corners creased Wraps a bit worn & creased. 2 novels - the Bromige concerns Melanie who leaves her London job to return to her old home now a peaceful hotel £6.00

20845. BROMIGE Iris & GRIERSON Linden: THE LYDIAN INHERITANCE & KOOKABURRA IN A TREE
Woman's Weekly Fiction series vol 4 no 8. Spine & wraps a bit creased. 2 novels - the Bromige concerns a man's mother who is trying to marry him off £12.50

20836. BROMIGE Iris & JAMES Elizabeth: THE BEND IN THE RIVER & RELUCTANT MASQUERADE
Woman's Weekly Fiction Series vol 10 no 18. Wraps a bit rubbed. 2 novels £10.00

20841. BROMIGE Iris & MORRTENSON Constance: ENCOUNTER AT ALPENROSE & SILVER WINGS
Woman's Weekly Fiction series vol 7 no 16. Wraps creased. 2 novels - the Bromige concerns a holiday in Austria pursued by former and current suitors £6.00

20847. BROMIGE Iris & NOEL Diana: SWEET LOVE REMEMBERED & THE SIGN OF LEO
Woman's Weekly Fiction Series vol 4 no 20. Wraps a bit worn & creased. 2 novels - the Bromige seems to be 'Rough Weather' retitled £7.50

22620. BROSTER DK: THE FLIGHT OF THE HERON
Penguin paperback 1976. Wraps a bit scraped & worn Pages browning. 1st of the Jacobite trilogy; I fell in love with Ewen Cameron as a teenager ... SWAP £2.50

24062. BURCHELL Mary: INHERIT MY HEART
Mills & Boon 1962 1st. Inscr by author (Ida her real name) Page edges browning Bump front board Smells slightly musty £15.00

21930. BURKE James Lee: HEAVEN'S PRISONERS
Mysterious Press 4988 1st. Frayed dw. Ex homicide detective living quietly in Louisiana's bayou falls over a terrifying mystery £6.50

19911. BUTLER Joan: THE OLD FIRM
Paul nd. Tape marks on eps Namem written on foredge Dw missing 1cm strip across front & front flap Dw spine torn. Humerous in the Wodehouse style £7.50

21574. BUTTENSHAW Diana: CHAIN OF COMMAND
Hodder & Stoughton 1956 1st. Foxing Boards very slightly marked Rubbed & chipped dw. Can army wives solve low morale in the regiment? The new CO's wife thinks so £10.00

20243. CADELL Elizabeth: SHADOWS ON THE WATER
Corgi paperback 1972. Pages browning & marked Wraps worn & creased. Mystery & romance in Portugal £2.50

21072. CADELL Elizabeth: CONSIDER THE LILIES
Corgi paperback 1973. Pages browning Wraps very creased and a bit marked. Originally published by 'Harriet Ainsworth' a murder mystery; hard to find £19.50

21073. CADELL Elizabeth: THE GOLDEN COLLAR
Morrow (US) 1970 rep. Dw rubbed especially on the spine & a bit grubby. Mostly set in Portugal £8.50

21074. CADELL Elizabeth: HOME FOR THE WEDDING
Coronet paperback 1973. Spine & back wrap creased. A girl returns from Paris to her sleepy English town to marry her sophisticated French beau; but the town has become very strange £7.50

21075. CADELL Elizabeth: HOME FOR THE WEDDING
Coronet paperback 1973. Well read Book exchange stamp Wraps creased & grubby Tape marks on slightly torn spine ends Writing on front wrap. A girl returns from Paris to her sleepy English town to marry her sophisticated French beau; but the town has become very strange £9.50

21076. CADELL Elizabeth: THE PAST TENSE OF LOVE
Romance Book Club 1971. Tape marks on eps Dw. A secretary's life changes when her boss sends her on an errand to France £12.50

21082. CADELL Elizabeth: THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD
Corgi paperback 1973. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased Spine faded. The search for a goat in London £12.00

23135. CADELL Elizabeth: CANARY YELLOW
Hodder & Stoughton 1965 1st. Bright copy. Murder and romance in Las Palmas £12.00

23136. CADELL Elizabeth: ALICE, WHERE ART THOU?
Hodder & Stoughton 1959 1st. Nice copy. Light-hearted tale of 3 girls sharing a Chelsea flat until their landlord is murdered £30.00

19557. CADELL Elizabeth: THE PAST TENSE OF LOVE
Hodder paperback 1971. Page edges brown & foxed Wraps creased. A secretary's life changes when her boss sends her on an errand to France £5.00

20588. CADELL Elizabeth: CANARY YELLOW
Corgi paperback 1972. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased. Murder and romance in Las Palmas £7.50

20589. CADELL Elizabeth: THE LANGUAGE OF THE HEART
Corgi paperback 1967. Pages a bit browning Front wrap & first few pages slightly creased Spine creased. Set in Portugal and London a wealthy architect & a girl who runs an eccentric boarding house £0.50

22156. CADELL Elizabeth: THE FOX FROM HIS LAIR
Hodder & Stoughton 1965 1st. Lacks fep Tape marks 2 small chunks torn from bep Dw missing chunks from spine & marked. A Portuguese holiday reflecting on her choice of fiance and a mystery £12.00

21140. CADELL Elizabeth: SIX IMPOSSIBLE THINGS
Hodder & Stoughton 1961 1st. Clean bright copy in bumped & slightly creased dw with faded spine slightly stained at bottom. Third witty novel about the Waynes of Wood Mount - ridiculously scarce in hardback £70.00

18100. CADELL Elizabeth: DECK WITH FLOWERS
Romance Book Club 1974. Exlibrary Boards worn Baggy slightly worn dw. Mystery surrounding a prima donna Russian princess SWAP £3.50

19913. CADELL Elizabeth: PARSON'S HOUSE
Morrow (US) 1977. Boards a bit grubby Dw strengthened on reverse; spine faded & slightly chipped on edges. Old friends return to a seaide house from their childhood £9.50

19914. CADELL Elizabeth: THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD
Romance Book Club 1960. Library label mostly removed from fep - no other library signs Spine a bit blotchy Tape marks on eps Grubby blotchy dw. The search for a goat in London £5.00

22226. CADELL Elizabeth: THE FRENCHMAN AND THE LADY
Penguin paperback 1959. Pages brown Spine creased & torn on ends. The original title of Enter Mrs Belchamber; an indomitable English widow attaches herself to a family £15.00

22158. CAMPBELL Margot: NO WIND IN THE TREES
Barker 1957 1st. Foredge foxed Faded patch on spine where dw torn Dw torn creased & missing chunk from front. Claudia & the men who enter her life £12.50

22159. CAMPBELL Margot: THE DARK WATER
Barker 1954 1st. Nice copy except for many rubber stamps of a previous owner Slightly creased & rubbed dw. A New Zealand sheep station £12.50

25206. CANNAN Joanna: MURDER INCLUDED
Green Penguin paperback 1958. Spine very slightly creased Edges very slightly rubbed. Murders at a guest house/stables £7.50

24195. CARVIC Heron: WITCH MISS SEETON
Farrago paperback 2017. VG #3 of a detective series featuring a retired art teacher a gentle parody of Miss Marple. Aka Miss Seeton Bewitched £3.50

24063. CARVIC Heron: MISS SEETON DRAWS THE LINE
Bles 1969 1st. Exlibrary Lacks fep Several stamps Back hinge repaired with tape Boards a bit worn and marked Slightly worn creased dw with tear on front. #2 of a detective series featuring a retired art teacher a gentle parody of Miss Marple £12.50

23443. CASTLE Richard: HEAT RISES
Titan paperback 2012. Spine creased. The Nikki Heat books Castle supposedly wrote in Castle. So far as I can see no real author is mentioned anywhere £2.50

23444. CASTLE Richard: HEAT WAVE
Hyperion (US) paperback 1st. Top front slightly scraped Inside wraps a bit browned. The Nikki Heat books Castle supposedly wrote in Castle. So far as I can see no real author is mentioned anywhere £2.50

23445. CASTLE Richard: NAKED HEAT
Titan paperback 2012. Spine creased. The Nikki Heat books Castle supposedly wrote in Castle. So far as I can see no real author is mentioned anywhere £2.50

24064. CAUDWELL Sarah: THUS WAS ADONIS MURDERED
Penguin Crime paperback 1982. Page edges slightly browning Wrap edges & corners slightly rubbed. Murder during an art lovers' tour of Venice £3.50

21114. CHANDLER Raymond: PLAYBACK (screenplay)
Harrap 19851st thus. Dw a bit used. Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller - the Screenplay of Playback SWAP £4.00

21116. CHEYNEY Peter: I'LL SAY SHE DOES
Collins 1945 1st. Rebound for a private library Chipped dw with label on spine. Lemmy Caution is in Paris investigating the theft of State Department documents £6.00

21117. CHEYNEY Peter: LADIES WON'T WAIT
Collins 1951 1st. Some foxing on prelims Corners bumped Small mark front board Torn & creased dw grubby on back. Michael Kells tries to solve a Paris murder £4.00

21118. CHITTENDEN Margaret: DEAD MEN DON'T DANCE
Kensington 1997 US 1st. Dw. Charlie Plato (female owner of San Francisco Western bar & dance hall) mystery series £4.00

21154. CHRISTIE Agatha: NEMESIS
Fontana paperback 1974. Pages browning Wraps grubby & a bit creased. Miss Marple sequel to Caribbean Mystery £3.00

24705. CLEVERLY Barbara: THE LAST KASHMIRI ROSE
Robinson paperback 2002. Spine creased. First Joe Sandilands Scotland Yard detective assigned to post World War I India £2.50

24706. CLEVERLY Barbara: THE PALACE TIGER
Robinson paperback 2005. Spine and corners creased. 4th Joe Sandilands Scotland Yard detective assigned to post World War I India £2.50

24707. CLEVERLY Barbara: RAGTIME IN SIMLA
Robinson paperback 2003. Bottom edge slightly bumped. 2nd Joe Sandilands Scotland Yard detective assigned to post World War I India £2.50

24667. COGGIN Joan: WHO KILLED THE CURATE?
Hurst & Blackett nd war economy. Inscr inside front board Hinges split Boards bumped and rubbed on spine ends Spine torn down one side. 1st of a short funny mystery series about Lady Lupin by Joanna Lloyd £20.00

24668. COGGIN Joan: THE MYSTERY AT ORCHARD HOUSE
Hurst & Blackett nd war economy. Ex lilbris label inside front board Erased pencil names(?) on fep Some page edges slightly chipped Foredge browned Boards worn corners bumped. Second Lady Lupin Hastings detective story by 'Joanna Lloyd' £20.00

24530. CONWAY Laura: HEIRESS APPARENT
Romance Book Club 1966. Corners bumped Spine faded. Romance and mystery £3.50

21169. CROMPTON Richmal: LEADON HILL
Newnes nd. Slight foxing Crossed out inscr Boards a bit grubby & bumped £37.50

21170. CROMPTON Richmal: MATTY & THE DEARINGROYDES
Hutchinson 1956 1st. Boards & eps stained Slightly frayed & stained dw. A lady happily running a second-hand clothes shop in Brixton is 'rescued' by her family £17.50

21195. DALE Celia: A HELPING HAND
Penguin paperback 1990. Spine creased. Gentle suspense SWAP £2.50

22233. DALY Elizabeth: EVIDENCE OF THINGS SEEN
Green Penguin 1951 paperback. Pages browning and a bit loose Wraps creased & torn on spine ends. Bibliophile New York detective Henry Gamadge £3.00

23100. DAVIS Dorothy Salisbury: SCARLET NIGHT
Gollancz 1981 1st. Small library stamp Dw protected & taped down by flaps Clean & possibly unread. Julie Hayes mystery comic light-hearted and no bodies £7.50

21200. DAVIS Thomas D: MURDERED SLEEP
Walker 1994 US 1st. Dw. Probably signed author a PI finds more than he bargains for £4.00

24490. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: MARY WAKEFIELD
Macmillan 1949 1st. Name fep Page edges heavily foxed Some page marking Spine split down sides Corners bumped and rubbed Smells a bit musty. 3rd chronologically of the long series about the Canadian Whiteoak family - an English woman comes as a governess £4.50

22236. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: THE TWO SAPLINGS
Macmillan 1942 rep. Small inscr Corners bumped Slightly out of shape. 2 boys born on the same day are mistakenly swapped - 1 American 1 British; story by the Jalna author £7.50

22625. DEAL Paula: SURGERY NURSE
Barker 1962 rep. Some foxing Dw rubbed into holes in places & browned on edges. Seems like part of an adult Sue Barton series set in the UK £9.50

23558. DELAFIELD E M: THE DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY
Virago 1984 paperback. Corners slightly creased & edges slightly rubbed. Contains Diary of PL PL goes Further PL in America PL in Wartime £6.50

23486. DELAFIELD E M: THE DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY
Prion Humour Classics 2001 rep. Nice copy in dw. Intro Jilly Cooper £9.50

21280. DELDERFIELD RF: FAREWELL THE TRANQUIL MIND
Pocket Books (US) paperback 1973. Spine creased Wraps a bit rubbed Piece torn from back wrap. Passion & intrigue in the French Revolution SWAP £3.00

21345. DOUGLAS O: JANE'S PARLOUR
Nelson nd pocket edition. Crossed out inscr Boards a bit blotchy Creased dw grubby on back & missing piece front & spine ends £12.00

21346. DOUGLAS O: PENNY PLAIN
Nelson nd pocket edition. Some pages creased Boards a but bumped scraped & worn Spine faded £12.50

22629. DOUGLAS O: THE HOUSE THAT IS OUR OWN
Hodder & Stoughton 1940 1st. Corners bumped Boards a bit worn Slightly smudged inscription 'To Lesley with all kind thoughts from Anna Buchan Oct 1940' Also included is a black & white photo in card protection of the family in a garden - 8 people (the eldest woman seems to have a large bird on her head) and written next to it 'The Buchan famiy - John Buchan with his wife & family his mother & sister. Puzzle - find which is which!' in the same handwriting. I did some research and the photo is believed to be taken in the garden of Elsfield Manor Buchan's family home. T he ages of the children suggests that it may have been taken shortly before his departure for Canada in 1935 to take up the post of Governor-General. £45.00

22630. DOUGLAS O: PENNY PLAIN
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 rep. Inscr Corners bumped Spine slightly faded Front board a bit marked £9.50

24194. DOUGLAS O: THE HOUSE THAT IS OUR OWN
Hodder & Stoughton 1948 rep. Name fep Spine and bottom edge of boards faded Torn fragile protected dw about 3 inches missing bottom spine £20.00

22937. DOUGLAS O: PEOPLE LIKE OURSELVES
Hodder & Stoughton 1938 1st thus. Inscr Corners bumped Spine slightly faded Front board a bit marked Cloth boards a bit marked Spine browned. Omnibus of Penny Plain Pink Sugar Priorsford £17.50

19150. DOUGLAS O: PENNY PLAIN
Hodder & Stoughton 1924 rep. Loose Boards faded & a bit worn Pencil inscr £5.00

19918. DOUGLAS O: PINK SUGAR
Hodder & Stoughton 1950 rep. A few page corners bumped Light foxing Frayed & slightly torn dw with small hole in spine £5.00

23502. DOUGLAS O: PENNY PLAIN
Hodder & Stoughton nd inscr 1934 or 1954 yellow jacket. Spine & board edges faded Hinges slightly weak Some page marking Frayed slightly torn dw £10.00

21456. DOUGLAS O: PRIORSFORD
Hodder & Stoughton 1951 rep. Half fep missing? Spine faded? Boards a bit bumped £10.00

22238. DOUGLAS O: OLIVIA
Hodder & Stoughton nd 1959 inscr but much earlier. Pages brown Corners bumped Spine faded & a bit creased. Her first novel - original title Olivia in India; the story of a girl visiting her civil servant brother in India told through her letters £17.50

21475. DOUGLAS O: PINK SUGAR
Hodder & Stoughton 1936 rep. Inscr Boards bumped & rubbed Spine faded £7.50

21476. DOUGLAS O: PINK SUGAR
Hodder & Stoughton 1933 rep. Corners bumped £8.50

21477. DOUGLAS O: PINK SUGAR
Hodder & Stoughton 1948 rep. 1 text page creased & slightly large (binding fault) Corners bumped Boards a bit grubby £7.50

21478. DOUGLAS O: THE PROPER PLACE
Hodder & Stoughton 1927 rep. Inscr Back hinge a bit weak Last text page creased Boards a bit bumped £12.50

21479. DOUGLAS O: THE SETONS
Hodder & Stoughton 1948 rep. Prize label Boards a bit grubby & faded Corners bumped £12.50

22632. DU MAURIER Daphne: EARLY STORIES
Todd 1955 1st paperback. Pages browning Front hinge a little loose showing staples Grubby slightly creased wraps Spine brown. Stories written between 1927 and 1930 before publication of her first novel and published in periodicals £12.50

23908. DUFFIELD Anne: A BEVY OF MAIDS
Cassell 1941 1st. Front hinge weak Foredge a bit foxed Corners bumped Spine and board edges faded Back board stained. The adventures of a Canadian ambulance unit in North Africa £15.00

23909. DUFFIELD Anne: THE GOLDEN SUMMER
Cassell 1954 1st. Foredge foxed Slightly torn dw. Summer in a Chateau at the foot of the Pyrenees and the American families stationed nearby £9.50

22631. DUFFIELD Anne: SILVER PEAKS
Cassell 1943 rep. Foredge a bit grubby Part of dw front pasted to front board Bleached patches on spine. Accompanying a girl to a small village in Switzerland for her health; scarce early title £20.00

22727. DUFFIELD Anne: PASSIONATE INTERLUDE
Cassell 1935 rep. Local bookclub stamps dates & sums on eps Front hinge a bit weak Corners bumped Boards a bit scraped & worn Scarce early title. Romance set in 1930s Cairo £30.00

21457. DUFFIELD Anne: COME BACK MIRANDA
Cassell 1955 1st. Inscr Frayed rubbed & slightly torn dw. Romantic mystery on a voyage to Portugal and in Lisbon £10.00

21458. DUFFIELD Anne: SILVER PEAKS
Cassell 1935 1st. Ex libraries Inscr Well read Rebound Boards very worn grubby & faded Part of dw still stuck to front board. Accompanying a girl to a small village in Switzerland for her health; scarce early title £20.00

24065. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MONICA
Macmillan 1983 reprint. Very slightly bumped dw #3 £9.50

24193. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIENDS GEORGE AND TOM
Macmillan 1978 rep. Pencil erased from fep Dw £25.00

24764. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MY FATHER
Macmillan 1967 rep. Name fep Dw worn and frayed on edges with small tears on edges £9.50

21460. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND COUSIN EMMIE
Macmillan 1983 rep. Bookplate Dw spine faded £15.00

21463. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MURIEL
Pan paperback 1962 abridged by the author. Piece torn from title page Slight foxing Wraps a bit rubbed £4.50

21465. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MURIEL
Macmillan 1983 rep. Slightly marked & bumped dw £12.50

21471. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIENDS THE MRS MILLERS
Pan paperback 1968. Pages browning Spine a bit creased & rubbed with tape on bottom Wraps a bit grubby £6.50

21472. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND THE SWALLOW
Macmillan 1970 1st. Very slight foxing on foredge Dw a bit rubbed on edges £12.50

23009. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND COUSIN EMMIE
Pan paperback 1967. Pages brown Wraps grubby & creased Spine taped £4.50

23010. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MURIEL
Pan paperback 1962 abridged by the author. Pages brown Wraps a bit rubbed £4.50

23011. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIENDS FROM CAIRNTON
Pan paperback 1968. Pages brown Inscr Wraps grubby worn & creased Bottom spine taped £7.50

21425. DUNN Carola: TO DAVY JONES BELOW
Robinson paperback 2010. Spine slightly creased Wraps a bit bumped. Daisy Dalrymple mystery set in the 1920s £3.00

21481. DUNN Carola: FALL OF A PHILANDERER
Robinson paperback 2011. Spine slightly creased Daisy Dalrymple mystery set in the 1920s £3.00

21483. DUNN Carola: REQUIEM FOR A MEZZO
St Martin's Press 1996 US 1st. Dw edges a bit bumped & rubbed Daisy Dalrymple mystery set in the 1920s £6.50

24402. DUNNETT Dorothy: TROPICAL ISSUE
Penguin (Australia) 2013. Top spine slightly scraped. Johnson Johnson mystery original title Dolly & the Bird of Paradise which is mentioned nowhere in the book; I thought Penguin were better than that £4.50

23949. DUNNETT Dorothy: QUEENS' PLAY
Cassell 1964 1st. Long inscr & book plate Smells a bit musty 1 corner bumped Dw browning on back. Intrigue in the French court involving the child Mary Queen of Scots - Lymond series £12.50

23393. DURBRIDGE Francis: A GAME OF MURDER
Coronet paperback 1977. Spine creased Slightly out of shape. A non Temple murder mystery £3.00

22864. EASTWOOD James: MURDER INC
Dakers 1952 1st. Foredge slightly foxed Spine faded Corners bumped. A District Attorney looking for a witness against a master criminal £5.00

24520. EBEL Suzanne: THE FAMILY FEELING
Collins nd (title page missing). Exlibrary Pages browning Front foredge bumped Spine slightly dulled. Family and romance in Devon £4.00

24522. EBEL Suzanne: A GROVE OF OLIVES
Collins 1976 1st. Exlibrary Pages browning Dw front flap a bit crumpled Small hole & mark spine (cigarette burn?) and also a mark in the same area (possibly water to put the burn out) Romance in Provence £4.00

22865. EBERHART MG: ANOTHER WOMAN'S HOUSE
Crime Club 1951 rep. Large chunk torn from fep Spine faded Corners bumped. A love affair complicated by murder and mystery £5.00

22866. EBERHART MG: THE GLASS SLIPPER
Crime Club vol 97 1940 paperback. Pages browning Hinges a bit weak Wraps very battered & missing chunks from spine ends & front corner. Set in Chicago a dead wife and her replacement suspected of murder SWAP £3.00

22867. EBERHART MG: JURY OF ONE
Sphere paperback 1968. Spine creased Wraps a bit worn Slightly out of shape. Loyalties & hatreds in a small New England town SWAP £3.50

22868. EBERHART MG: MAN MISSING
Sphere paperback 1967. Page edges very browned & stained Wraps worn & marked Reading copy. Murder at a naval base £1.00

22869. EBERHART MG: THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Crime Club 1959 rep. Hospital library plate Tape marks bep Foredge slightly browned Spine faded Corners bumped & rubbed Boards marked. Spies & saboteurs in wartime Washington £3.50

22870. EBERHART MG: MURDER IN WAITING
Crime Club 1974 1st. Ex library rebound Well read Grubby pages Plate & tape marks bep Boards a bit worn Frayed slightly worn dw with tears & creases. Rare in this UK edition - a murdered judge in a small Connecticut town £9.50

22871. EBERHART MG: THE MYSTERY OF HUNTING'S END
Guild Books 1952 paperback new edition. Hinges a bit weak Pages brown Wraps creased & missing pieces from spine ends extending to back wrap which is dirty Reading copy. Seems to be published in the UK to be sent overseas. A house party at a deserted shooting lodge 5 years after a murder £5.00

22872. EBERHART MG: RUN SCARED
Sphere paperback 1967. Name fep Page edges browning Spine browned Wraps a bit creased & marked. Unusual in this edition. Murder in an American election £6.00

22873. EBERHART MG: THE WHITE COCKATOO
Penguin green paperback 1940. Pages foxed & marked Wraps dirty creased with most of spine missing Back wrap separate. Reading copy. The Riviera with the mistral blowing and murder £1.00

22874. EBERHART MG: WINGS OF FEAR
Collier Front Page Mysteries 1946. Foredge slightly tanned Embossed boards a bit rubbed on spine & bumped on corners. Murder in Mexico £6.00

21347. EBERHART MG: DANGER MONEY
Collins 1975 1st UK. Slightly chipped dw torn top spine. Murder mystery SWAP £6.00

21348. EBERHART MG: DEADLY IS THE DIAMOND
Henry 1981 new edition. Ex library Many stamps/labels Fairly well read Frayed dw. 3 novellas of sudden death - Deadly is the Diamond/Bermuda Grapevine/The Crimson Paw SWAP £8.50

21349. EBERHART MG: ESCAPE THE NIGHT
Collins paperback nd (lacks title page). Pages browning Wraps a bit creased & worn. Californian murder mystery SWAP £3.50

21918. EBERHART MG: THE CRIMSON PAW
World Distributors paperback 1964. Pages browning Stain on foredge Wraps creased & worn. Chicago murder mystery with French poodles SWAP £5.00

19924. EDEN Dorothy: LISTEN TO DANGER
Macdonald 1958 1st. Torn creased dw missing pieces & with small scrape on front. A young widow's children are kidnapped SWAP £5.00

23101. EGAN Lesley: MOTIVE IN SHADOW
Gollancz 1980 1st. Exlibrary Small stamp Protected dw stuck down by flaps Protection torn on spine Very little read. Jesse Falkenstein series £7.50

23956. EGAN Lesley: THE MISER
Gollancz 1982 1st. Exlibrary not much read Dw stuck down with cellophane. Jesse Falkenstein series £9.50

20259. ELDER Josephine: THE ENCIRCLED HEART
Lutterworth 1951 1st. Inscr Page edges browning Slight foxing Spine faded Boards marked Corners bumped. 1930s woman doctor £10.00

20260. ELDER Josephine: LADY OF LETTERS
Lutterworth 1949 1st. Spine faded & watermarked Very ragged water damaged dw in 2 pieces & missing most of spine. A history mistress her romance & friendships £10.00

22875. ELLIS Kate: THE BLOOD PIT
Piatkus paperback 2008. Title page very thin - looks as though a label's been pulled off Foredge tanned Spine creased Label part removed from front wrap. Wesley Peterson murder mystery with a historical twist £2.50

22640. FAHERTY Terence: PROVE THE NAMELESS
St Martin's Press 1996 US 1st. Very slightly bumped dw. Owen Keane dropped out from a seminary now working for an Atlantic City newspaper investigates a 20 year old mass murder £6.00

22876. FAIRSTEIN Linda: COLD HIT
Little Brown paperback 1999. Pages slightly browning Small pick bottom spine bumping that corner of several pages Spine slightly creased Large format. Manhattan Asst DA Alexandra Cooper mystery £3.00

22877. FLETCHER David: THE ACCIDENT OF ROBERT LUMAN
Macmillan 1988 1st. Pages browning Dw partly faded on spine. Tense psychological thriller/mystery £5.00

22878. FOLLETT Ken: EDGE OF ETERNITY
Pan paperback 2015. Label mostly removed from front wrap Spine slightly creased. The final 1100 page part of his excellent 20th century trilogy - the Berlin wall beginning to end SWAP £3.50

22879. FOLLETT Ken: FALL OF GIANTS
Pan paperback 2011. Label mostly removed from front wrap Spine slightly creased. First 851 page part of his excellent 20th century trilogy following 5 families initially brought together by the 1st World War the Russian Revolution & the fight for women's suffrage SWAP £3.50

22880. FOLLETT Ken: WINTER OF THE WORLD
Pan paperback 2013. Spine slightly bumped on ends. The second 910 page part of his excellent 20th century trilogy SWAP £3.50

23446. FOLLETT Ken: A COLUMN OF FIRE
Pan paperback 2013. Spine very slightly creased Corners very slightly bumped. The 3rd 885 page part of his excellent Kingsbridge trilogy which reaches 1558 £3.50

23447. FOLLETT Ken: THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH
Pan paperback 2007. Spine very slightly creased Corners very slightly rubbed. The 1st 1076 page part of his excellent Kingsbridge trilogy set in the 12th century; the building of a cathedral £3.50

24808. FOLLETT Ken: WORLD WITHOUT END
Pan paperback 2008. Spine slightly creased Corners very slightly rubbed. 14th century Kingsbridge 2 centuries after the building of the cathedral; 1237 pages £3.50

22882. FRANKEN Rose: THOSE FRAGILE YEARS
Allen nd. Boards a bit rubbed Torn & slightly worn dw missing small pieces. 7th of Claudia series about a married couple in small town America £7.50

21795. FRANKLIN June: THE SUGAR MAN'S DEAD
Hale 1972 1st. Bottom edge of pages a bit grubby Slightly creased dw with small tears. Suspense story - a Canadian journalist runs away from her past to London & becomes a cook-housekeeper in a bizarre household £6.50

20265. FRASER Anthea: PRESENCE OF MIND
Corgi paperback 1978. Wraps a bit worn. An early picture haunts an artist and his second wife £2.50

21578. FRASER Antonia: TARTAN TRAGEDY
Phoenix 2014 paperback. Spine slightly creased; wraps slightly marked. Jemima Shore mystery - original title The Wild Island £2.50

22884. FRASER Antonia: A SPLASH OF RED
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2014 paperbacvk. VG. Jemima Shore mystery - JS receives threatening phone calls when house sitting for a friend £3.00

20970. FREELING Nicolas: THE DRESDEN GREEN
Gollancz 1966 1st. Some page marking Page edges browning Spine faded Corners bumped. A story of murder by the author who also wrote van der Valk £4.00

20971. FULLER Dean: DEATH OF A CRITIC
Little Brown 1996 US 1st. Marker pen line across bottom edge Dw. Alex Grismolet of the S?ret? investigates £4.00

22885. GALLICO Paul: THE SMALL MIRACLE
Joseph 1953 new edition. Coloured illus Boards a bit marked Ragged dw in several pieces Quarto format. Set in modern day Assissi the story of a small boy & his donkey £5.00

22887. GARDNER Erle Stanley: THE CASE OF THE SPURIOUS SPINSTER
Heinemann 1966 1st UK. Faded patch front board where large piece missing from front of chipped dw Missing chunk is present Dw grubby on back. Perry Mason £6.50

21921. GARVE Andrew: THE LATE BILL SMITH
Thriller Book Club 1971. Dw. A man tries to disappear £4.50

23395. GILBERT Anthony: SNAKE IN THE GRASS
Collins Crime Club 1954 1st. Ex private library Fairly well read Boards marked & bumped with large number written on front board. Arthur Crook detective story aka Death won't Wait £6.00

21353. GILBERT Anthony: THE BLACK STAGE
Penguin paperback 1955. Wraps a bit rubbed Spine browned. Arthur Crook detective story aka Murder cheats the Bride £5.00

21428. GILBERT Anthony: TENANT FOR THE TOMB
Collins Crime Club 1975 rep. Grubby dw. Arthur Crook detective story £10.00

17449. GILMAN Dorothy: MRS POLLIFAX & THE HONG KONG BUDDHA
Hale 1986 1st. Slightly torn & worn dw SWAP £4.50

22888. GILMAN Dorothy: THE TIGHTROPE WALKER
Ballantyne(US) 1993 paperback. Page edges a bit brown Spine creased Wraps a bit bumped. Unravelling a long-ago murder SWAP £3.00

22642. GODDEN Rumer: THE GREENGAGE SUMMER
Reprint Society 1959. Boards slightly bumped Spine slightly marked. 5 children & their mother visit the French battlefields; when she becomes ill they must cope alone. A coming of age story £6.00

22895. GOUDGE Elizabeth: GENTIAN HILL
Hodder & Stoughton 1949 1st. Pictorial eps name cut from top of fep Board edges & corners a bit rubbed & bumped. An orphan saved from a shipwreck in the Devon of Nelson's time £8.50

22898. GOUDGE Elizabeth: ISLAND MAGIC
Duckworth 1950 rep. Spine faded Corners bumped. 19th century Guernsey £8.50

20608. GOUDGE Elizabeth: GENTIAN HILL
Hodder & Stoughton 1950 rep. Pictorial eps Blacked out name in margin Foredge foxed Corners & spine ends a bit rubbed & bumped. An orphan saved from a shipwreck in the Devon of Nelson's time £5.00

22938. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE MIDDLE WINDOW
Duckworth 1967 rep. Exlibrary Lackw fep Fairly well read Dw laminated to boards Corners bumped Spine faded & bumped. Romantic Scottish time-slip story £10.00

22939. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE ROSEMARY TREE
Coronet paperback 1991. Wraps creased spine more so. Lives in a Devon village £4.50

18886. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE DEAN'S WATCH
Hodder & Stoughton 1961 2nd imp. Illus Pictorial eps Boards a bit rubbed Dw torn on spine ends rubbed on edges & marked on spine. Set in an 1860s cathedral city it tells of the friendship between an elderly unpopular Dean and a simple watchmaker SWAP £3.50

22941. GOULART Ron: EVEN THE BUTLER WAS POOR
Walker (US) 1990 1st. Fep a bit marked Foredge very slightly foxed Dw slightly marked on back. Humerous mystery £5.00

22943. GOULART Ron: NOW HE THINKS HE'S DEAD
Walker (US) 1990 1st. Dw corners slightly bumped. Humerous mystery same character as the previous one £5.00

21797. GREGORY Susanna: A BONE OF CONTENTION
Little Brown 1997 1st. Page edges browning Dw slightly bumped bottom spin. 3rd Matthew Bartholomew medieval mystery set in Cambridge just after the Black Death £8.50

24523. HEATH-MILLER Mavis: MIST IN THE MORNING
Collins 1972 1st. Exlibrary Reading copy (first 2 text pages loose amongst many other faults). Romance and danger on Dartmoor £0.50

24524. HEATH-MILLER Mavis: THE TALL WHITE GATES
Collins nd (missing title page). Exlibrary Pages brown Front hinge very weak Corners bumped. Slightly creepy romance £2.50

22946. HEGARTY Frances: HALF LIGHT
Hamilton 1992 1st. Slight marking on a couple of pages Dw rubbed on edges. Pseudonym of Frances Fyfield a psychological suspense novel £5.00

19928. HEPPLE Anne: HEYDAYS AND MAYDAYS
Lutterworth 1954 rep. Spine faded Boards a bit marked £7.50

22950. HESS Joan: O LITTLE TOWN OF MAGGODY
Dutton (US) 1993 1st. Small marker pen mark on bottom edge Board edges very slightly worn Slightly bumped dw. Arly Hanks (female) chief of police in Maggody Arkansas £5.00

22951. HESS Joan: BUSY BODIES
Dutton (US) 1995 1st. Very slightly bumped dw. Claire Malloy owner of a book depot & amateur sleuth £5.00

20270. HEYER Georgette: ARABELLA
Heinemann 1949 1st. Foredge browning Bpards slightly marked & bumped Spine slightly faded £4.00

20272. HEYER Georgette: COUSIN KATE
Bodley Head 1968 1st. Dw a bit chipped & rubbed on spine ends & corners £4.00

20274. HEYER Georgette: THE GRAND SOPHY
Heinemann 1950 rep. Pages browning Very chipped dw without a spine £4.00

20278. HEYER Georgette: SYLVESTER
Heinemann 1957 1st. Corners bumped £4.50

23396. HEYER Georgette: NO WIND OF BLAME
Granada paperback 1977. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased & worn. Detective story £3.50

20612. HEYER Georgette: POWDER AND PATCH
Heinemann 1936 rep. Foxing Spine faded Corners a bit bumped. A comedy of manners £4.00

22952. HEYER Georgette: BATH TANGLE
Heinemann 1955 1st. Spine faded. Regency romance £5.00

22953. HEYER Georgette: COTILLION
Heinemann 1953 1st. Name fep Dw stuck to cellophane possibly from a reprint £6.00

22954. HEYER Georgette: COUSIN KATE
Bodley Head 1968 1st. Dw rubbed on edges £7.50

22955. HEYER Georgette: COUSIN KATE
Bodley Head 1968 1st. Spine faded £6.00

22956. HEYER Georgette: FRIDAY'S CHILD
Heinemann 1952 rep. Front hinge very weak Boards a bit worn. Regency romance £6.00

22957. HEYER Georgette: THE GRAND SOPHY
Heinemann 1950 1st. Boards marked rubbed & a bit bumped £6.50

22959. HEYER Georgette: LADY OF QUALITY
Bodley Head 1972 1st. Slightly torn dw with browned spine. Regency romance £9.50

22962. HILL Reginald: ON BEULAH HEIGHT
HarperCollins 1998 1st. Front hinge split Pages browning Dw a bit rubbed on edges. Dalziel & Pascoe £4.00

22963. HILLERMAN Tony: THE FALLEN MAN
HarperCollins (US) 1996 1st. Corners very slightly bumped Dw. Leaphorn/Chee mystery £5.00

24067. HOCKING Anne: OLD MRS FITZGERALD
Bles 1948 rep. Ex club library Front hinge weak Spine faded Corners bumped. 1st Chief Insp William Austen murder mystery £15.00

23090. HOCKING Anne: CANDIDATES FOR MURDER
Long 1961 1st. Exlibrary Many stamps Lacks bep weakening bck hinge Tape inside boards Front of dw pasted to front board & flap pasted to fep Scrape marks where other per removed from boards Well read. Commander William Austen supervises murder enquiries from afar in a sleepy market town £9.50

24762. HOE Susanna: LADY IN THE CHAMBER
Collins 1971 1st. Dw a bit grubby with a tear stain and bump on front. A story set in Parliament £5.00

22964. HORNSBY Wendy: A HARD LIGHT
Dutton (US) 1997 1st. Dw. Maggie MacGowen film maker & sleuth series by Edgar winning author £5.00

21800. HUNTER Alan: GENTLY WITH THE PAINTERS
Pan paperback 1963. Back wrap a bit grubby Slightly out of shape. The original series behind the TV series £4.50

22966. HUNTER Fred W: RANSOM FOR OUR SINS
Walker US 1996 1st. Dw. Jeremy Ransom (Chicago police chief) series - they find the body of an unknown man who's been crucified £7.50

23147. IBBOTSON Eva: A COMPANY OF SWANS
Picador paperback 2008. Wraps a bit creased. Romantic novel set mostly in South America in a Russian ballet company; written for adults but reissued (unchanged) for young adults £4.00

24488. IBBOTSON Eva: THE MORNING GIFT
Picador paperback 2007. Couple of page corners creased Corners very slightly rubbed. A girl left in Vienna when the Nazis invade & the novel escape route suggested; written for adults but reissued (unchanged) for young adults £5.00

23492. IBBOTSON Eva: A COUNTESS BELOW STAIRS
Futura paperback 1982. Spine faded. A young countess in 1917 Russia and 1919 London; reissued recently as The Secret Countess £4.00

22228. IBBOTSON Eva: A COMPANY OF SWANS
Picador paperback 2008. Top edge a bit bumped Spine slightly creased. Romantic novel set mostly in South America in a Russian ballet company; written for adults but reissued (unchanged) for young adults £4.00

24813. IBBOTSON Eva: A SONG FOR SUMMER
Picador paperback 2006. Foredge slightly brown Corner slightly creased. Intellectual English girl goes to work as housekeeper at an Austrian music school; a love story during the rise of Hitler written for adults but reissued (unchanged) for young adults £4.50

23801. IBBOTSON Eva: MAGIC FLUTES
Picador paperback 2009. Wraps very slightly creased. Aka The Reluctant Heiress; a romantic tale set in 1922 as a princess a fairytale castle & the Vienna opera; written for adults but reissued (unchanged) for young adults £5.00

22971. INNES Michael: THE JOURNEYING BOY
Penguin Classic Crime paperback nd. Spine & wraps a bit creased. Thriller £5.00

21583. IRONSIDE Elizabeth: DEATH IN THE GARDEN
Book Club 1995. Pages browning Dw. £4.00

20619. IRWIN Margaret: ROYAL FLUSH
Chatto & Windus 1932 1st. Bw frontis Hinges weak Some page marking Boards marked & patchily faded Spine very faded worn on ends & torn up 1 side. The story of Minette £4.50

22973. IRWIN Margaret: THE BRIDE
Chatto & Windus 1950 rep. Bw frontis Torn grubby dw. The story of Louise & Montrose £7.50

22974. IRWIN Margaret: ELIZABETH CAPTIVE PRINCESS
Chatto & Windus 1948 1st. Slight foxing Chipped dw missing tiny pieces. 2nd of trilogy about Elizabeth I £9.50

22975. IRWIN Margaret: THE GAY GALLIARD
Chatto & Windus 1941 1st. Some page marking Boards a bit bumped Spine faded. The love story of Mary Queen of Scots £9.00

23151. JAMES Peter: DEAD MAN'S TIME
Pan paperback 2014. Spine slightly creased. Det Superintendent Roy Grace investigates a vicious robbery at a Brighton mansion £3.50

23152. JAMES Peter: NOT DEAD YET2012
Pan paperback 2014. Wraps very slightly creased & bumped. Det Superintendent Roy Grace £3.50

23153. JANSSON Tove: SUN CITY
Hutchinson 1977 1st UK. Generally vg in dw. Elderly people in St Petersburg Florida £25.00

23794. JANSSON Tove: A WINTER BOOK
Sort of Books paperback 2006 1st thus. Wraps slightly marked & creased. Short stories translated from the Swedish £5.00

23795. JANSSON Tove: THE SUMMER BOOK
Sort of Books paperback 2003. Short stories translated from the Swedish £5.00

23987. KARR Leona: MURDER IN BANDORA
Walker 1993 (US) 1st. Corner back board bumped Dw edges rubbed. Colorado Rockies £4.00

22644. KAY Guy Gavriel: SAILING TO SARANTIUM
Earthlight paperback 2002. Tiny scrape edge spine but looks unread. Book 1 of the Sarantine Mosaic pair; historical fantasy £5.00

22645. KAY Guy Gavriel: LORD OF EMPERORS
Earthlight paperback 2001. Looks unread. Book 2 of the Sarantine Mosaic pair; historical fantasy £5.00

23988. KAY Guy Gavriel: THE LAST LIGHT OF THE SUN
Pocket Books paperback 2005. Very slightly bumped. Celtic & Norse historical fantasy £4.00

23989. KAY Guy Gavriel: THE LIONS OF AL-RASSAN
HarperCollins paperback 1996. Page edges slightly browning Wraps slightly creased. Medieval almost-Spain & middle East £3.50

23990. KAY Guy Gavriel: RIVER OF STARS
HarperCollins paperback 2014. Generally VG. Fantasy in the Chinese Song Dynasty - sort of sequel to Under Heaven £6.00

23991. KAY Guy Gavriel: A SONG FOR ARBONNE
HarperCollins paperback 1993. Wraps & spine creased and a bit worn. Fantasy set in a medieval almost-Provence £3.00

23994. KAY Guy Gavriel: UNDER HEAVEN
HarperCollins paperback 2011. Spine very slightly creased. Fantasy 8th century China £6.00

23995. KEATING HRF: THE STRONGMAN
Heinemann 1971 1st. Couple of small marks on foredge Slightly bumped dw. £8.50

23997. KELLY Mary: THAT GIRL IN THE ALLEY
Macmillan 1974 1st. VG in dw. Murder in 1936 suburbia £9.50

23998. KENRICK Tony: THE ONLY GOOD BODY'S A DEAD ONE
Cape 1970 1st. Spine slightly creased Slightly bumped dw. A corpse falls at the feet of 2 American comedians during their cabaret act; they turn detective £9.50

24000. LANDRETH Marsha: VIAL MURDERS
Walker (US) 1994 1st. VG in slightly grubby dw. Dr Samantha Turner Wyoming medical examiner series; a teenage boy seems to have died from eradicated smallpox £7.50

24002. LATTER Simon: THE GOLDEN BOATS OF TARADATA AFFAIR
Four Square paperback 1967. Pages browning Foxing Pictorial wraps creased. Girl from UNCLE #3 starring Stephanie Powers & Noel Harrison £3.00

24003. LE CARRE John: CALL FOR THE DEAD
Penguin paperback 1964 1st paperback edition. Page edges brown Wraps creased & worn Spine torn Several pages waterstained Fragile Reading copy of rare edition £5.00

24004. LE CARRE John: A MURDER OF QUALITY
Penguin paperback 1966 reprint. Page edges brown Hinges weak Wraps creased & worn Spine torn Fragile Reading copy of rare edition £2.50

24005. LEHMANN Rosamond: THE ECHOING GROVE
Collins 1953 1st. Inscr Spine a bit worn & bumped Top spine frayed Boards slightly bumped. When a man dies he leaves sisters his widow and his mistress £7.50

24009. LIVELY Penelope: HEAT WAVE
Viking 1996 1st. Page edges slightly tanned otherwise nice copy in slightly bumped dw. Love jealousy a long hot summer and history possibly repeating itself £5.00

24010. LOCKRIDGE Frances & Richard: THE LONG SKELETON
Hutchinson 1960 1st. Writing on fep Back hinge very weak Dw with label removed from spine making a couple of small holes; slightly rubbed and frayed. Mr & Mrs North mystery - murder of a TV interviewer £15.00

24011. LYNN Margaret: TO SEE A STRANGER
Hodder & Stoughton 1961 1st. Edges very foxed Spine a bit faded. Gothic mystery - Dorcas falls asleep on her wedding eve and wakes up a different person in a different place and time £10.00

24015. LYONS Arthur: OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY
Macmillan Crime 1990 UK 1st. Pages browning Grubby dw. Jacob Asch Private Eye behind the scenes at museums £4.00

24016. LYONS Arthur: OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY
Macmillan Crime 1990 UK 1st. Pages browning Spine ends slightly bumped Dw grubby on back. Jacob Asch Private Eye behind the scenes at museums £4.00

20298. MACAULAY Rose: DANGEROUS AGES
Methuen 1985 new edition. Dw. Originally published in 1921 & awarded the Femina-Vie Heureuse prize a study of discontented & frightened people specifically 4 generations of women SWAP £5.00

24017. MACDONALD John D: FREE FALL IN CRIMSON
Collins 1981 1st. Slightly torn creased & grubby dw. Travis McGee investigates £5.00

24021. MACDONALD Shelagh: NO END TO YESTERDAY
Fontana 1980 paperback. Pages slightly browning. A lonely misunderstood childhood winner of the Whitbread Literary Award £4.50

24023. MacKENZIE Donald: THE KYLE CONTRACT
Hodder & Stoughton Crime 1971 1st. Boards slightly bumped Frayed grubby dw. Murder mystery in California £5.00

22313. MACLEOD Jean S: LIFE FOR TWO
Mills & Boon 1936 1st. Inscr Boards a bit speckled & rubbed on bottom edge. Very early M&B romance & the first by a subsequently prolific author £19.50

24184. MAGUIRE Gregory: A LION AMONG MEN
HarperCollins 2008 paperback. Label removed from back wrap Small bump to page corners. Book 3 of the adult series about Oz seen from a different viewpoint (book 1 being the basis for the musical Wicked) £3.00

24185. MAGUIRE Gregory: CONFESSIONS OF AN UGLY STEPSISTER
Headline 2008 paperback. Wraps marked. An adult take on the story of Cinderella set in 17th century Holland £3.00

23448. MAINWARING Marion: MURDER IN PASTICHE
Penguin Crime paperback 1962. Pages browning Spine creased & browning Wraps a bit creased. Murder on a ship filled with fictional bloodhounds such as Mallory King Jerry Pason Atlas Poireau etc £3.50

24028. MANLEY Seon & LEWIS Gogo (selected by): LADIES OF FANTASY
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard (US) 1975 1st thus. Boards a bit bumped Edward Gorey dw slightly rubbed on corners & spine ends; back grubby & slightly torn. Two Centuries of Sinister Stories by the Gentle Sex including Nesbit Aiken & Lady Eleanor Smith £19.50

24029. MARLOWE Ann: THE RED ROCKINGBIRD
NEL 1984 1st. Crossed out name on title page otherwise nice in dw with marks on front where label removed. Addie's return to a violet farming provencal village isn't as peaceful as she hoped. £6.00

24033. MARLOWE Piers: LOADED DICE
Sampson Low Marston 1949 1st. Foxing Some page marking & small pieces torn from margins Corners bumped Boards a bit marked. A mystery story; pseudonym of Leonard Gribble £7.50

24040. MARSHALL Douglas: A VERY PALPABLE HIT
Douglas & McIntyre (Canada) 1992. Foredge slightly browned otherwise vg in dw slightly bumped top spine. Murder amongst Toronto's cultural and theatrical circles £9.50

21357. MARSTON Edward: MURDER ON THE BRIGHTON EXPRESS
Allison & Busby paperback 2009. Spine slightly creased Corners a bit rubbed. Insp Colbeck the 19th century railway detective £2.50

24041. MATHEWS Francine: DEATH IN A MOOD INDIGO
Bantam (US) 1997 1st. 1 corner bumped Dw. Rookie detective Merry Folger & a Nantucket murder; aka Stephanie Barron author of Jane Austen mysteries £5.00

24043. MATTHEWS Alex: SECRET'S SHADOW
Intrigue Press (US) 1996 1st. Boards slightly marked Dw. First Cassidy McCabe (Chicago therapist) mystery £5.00

24044. MAYOR Archer: FRUITS OF THE POISONOUS TREE
Piatkus Crime 1995 1st UK. VG in very slightly rubbed dw. Joe Gunther Vermont detective £5.00

24045. McDERMID Val: DEAD BEAT
Gollancz 1992 1st. 1 corner slightly bumped Dw very slightly frayed on spine ends. 1st edition of the first book about Manchester based private eye Kate Brannigan £25.00

24069. MCGUIRE Christine: UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY
Pocket Books (US) 1993 1st. Good in dw bumped & creased on spine ends. First of Kathryn Mackay Asst District Attorney murder mystery; author was a prosecutor £5.00

24070. McINERNY Ralph: THE TEARS OF THINGS
St Martin's Press (US) 1996 1st. Spine ends bumped Dw bumped top edge. Father Dowling murder mystery £5.00

20635. McKINLEY Robin: THE OUTLAWS OF SHERWOOD
Macdonald 1989 1st. Inscr Prelims slightly creased Dw. Retelling of the Robin Hood story - dithering over whether children's or adult £9.50

24071. McKITTERICK Molly: MURDER IN A MAYONNAISE JAR
St Martin's Press (US) 1993 1st. Top of spine slightly bumped Dw with creased & rubbed spine ends and chipped edges. A St Louis mystery about a young TV reporter by a former TV reporter £5.00

24072. MEDAWAR Mardi Oakley: WITCH OF THE PALO DURO
St Martin's Press (US) 1997 1st. Bottom of spine slightly bumped Dw slightly rubbed on edges. A Tay-Bodal mystery set in the Kiowa nation of 1866 £12.50

21904. MEREDITH Gwen: BLUE HILLS
Angus & Robertson 1956 rep. Inscr Nice copy in chipped dw. Novel based on an Australian radio serial - a bit like an Australian Mrs Dale's Diary. £12.50

21905. MEREDITH Gwen: BEYOND BLUE HILLS
Angus & Robertson 1955 rep. Inscr Boards marked Chipped dw. Novel based on an Australian radio serial - a bit like an Australian Mrs Dale's Diary. £12.00

23917. MEYNELL Laurence: THE RIVALS
Hale 1987 1st. Small scribble fep otherwise vg in slightly bumped rubbed dw. Mysteries in Edwardian Sussex £12.50

22314. MICHAELS Barbara: GREYGALLOWS
Souvenir Press 1972 UK 1st. Tape marks on eps & dw flaps otherwise nice copy in dw. Romance & mystery at a forbidding Yorkshire estate £12.50

18900. MICHAELS Barbara: THE DARK ON THE OTHER SIDE
Souvenir Press 1973 1st UK. Bottom edges of pages bumped Slightly torn & worn dw. £4.00

24083. MIEVILLE China: THE CITY & THE CITY
Pan paperback 2011. Spine creased Wraps slightly creased. Dystopian crime £2.50

24087. MILES John: MURDER IN RETIREMENT
Walker (US) 1994 1st. Spine ends bumped Dw a bit grubby & bumped top spine. Laura Michaels mystery - death in a retirement village £5.00

24091. MILLS Osmington: THE CASE OF THE FLYING FIFTEEN
Bles 1956 1st. Spine faded Foredge slightly foxed. Inspector Baker investigates a murder during Cowes Week £7.50

24098. MITCHELL Gladys: TOM BROWN'S BODY
Vintage paperback 2009. Wraps slightly rubbed. Mrs Bradley & murder in a boys' school £6.00

21584. MITCHELL Gladys: WATSON'S CHOICE
Vintage 2011 paperback. Corners very slightly rubbed. Mrs Bradley and a Sherlockian type mystery £6.00

21360. MITCHELL Gladys: SPEEDY DEATH
Vintage 2014 paperback. Slightly creased corners & spine. The first Mrs Bradley story £8.50

19594. MITCHELL Gladys: THE TWENTY-THIRD MAN
Vintage paperback 2011. Generally vg £5.00

24471. MITCHELL Gladys: BRAZEN TONGUE
Joseph 1940 1st. Small inscr Page edges stained Boards very worn bumped frayed and dirty Out of shape. Horrible condition but an early Mrs Bradley mystery set just before the 2WW £10.00

24493. MITCHELL Gladys: THE MYSTERY OF A BUTCHER'S SHOP
Vintage paperback 2010. Wrap corners slightly creased Label removed back wrap. Mrs Bradley the headless body of a blackmailer & blood splashed on a druidic stone £4.50

24259. MITCHELL Gladys: MURDER IN THE SNOW
Vintage paperback 2017. Corners very slightly creased. Mrs Bradley a retitling of Murder in the Spinney (why?) with subtitle of A Cotswold Christmas Mystery £5.00

24101. MUIR Augustus: THE CRIMSON CRESCENT
Methuen 1935 1st. Back hinge weak Boards bumped worn & grubby. Mystery/thriller £9.50

24105. MUIR Helen: THE BELLES LETTRES OF ALEXANDRA BONAPARTE
Hutchinson 1980 1st. Dw. A comedy of a woman who spreads sweetness & chaos wherever she goes £7.50

22312. MUSKETT Netta: THROUGH MANY WATERS
Hutchinson 1961 1st. Slight foxing Corners bumped Dw worn on edges with small biro scribble front & grubby on back; missing 1/2 bottom spine. Choosing between being a doctor & marriage" £8.50

24111. MUSKETT Netta: THE GILDED HOOP
Hutchinson 1952 rep. Frayed slightly grubby dw. £8.50

24113. MUSKETT Netta: THROUGH MANY WATERS
Hutchinson 1961 1st. Nice copy in dw worn on edges & spine ends; small tear bottom spine and spine grubby. Choosing between being a doctor & marriage £9.50

22733. MUSKETT Netta: AFTER RAIN
Hutchinson nd 71st thou 1957 inscr. Foredge & prelims foxed Spine faded Corners bumped. Red-haired waif & titled Englishman £6.50

22734. MUSKETT Netta: LOVE AND DEBORAH
Hutchinson 1963 1st. Smells slightly musty Very slightly frayed dw. A girl/woman's search for happiness £12.00

24116. NASH Simon: KILLED BY SCANDAL
Roy 1962 US 1st. Name fep Spine ends faded Dw a bit torn & creased but nothing really missing Small scrape on spine. A pseudonym of Raymond Chapman emeritus professor of English and Anglican priest; part of a series of 5 about Adam Ludlow academic & detective. Murder at a dress rehearsal for an amateur production of School for Scandal £9.50

24120. NEELS Betty and FIELDING Liz: THE ENGAGEMENT EFFECT
Mills & Boon (Australia) 2002 paperback. Spine & corners creased2 novellas in 1 book:Neels - An Ordinary GirlFielding - A Perfect Proposal £3.50

24123. NEELS Betty, WAY Margaret and WINTERS Rebecca: MISTLETOE MAGIC
Mills & Boon (Australia) 1999 paperback. Mark front wrap Spine & corners creased3 novellas in 1 book:Neels - A Christmas Romance Way - Outback ChristmasWinters - Sarah's First Christmas £5.00

21907. NEILL Robert: MIST OVER PENDLE
Gainsborough paperback 1987. Wraps a bit creased & rubbed. Classic story of witchcraft in 17th century rural Lancashire £4.50

23276. NESBIT E: THE RED HOUSE
Methuen 1911 rep. 8 bw plates Hinges a bit weak Foxing Label removed fep Slightly marked & bumped gilt lettered boards £35.00

22317. NEVILLE Margot: MY BAD BOY
Bles 1964 1st. Ex library Fep scraped Boards a bit bumped. Australian murder mystery £12.50

22651. NIGHBERT David: SHUTOUT
St Martin's Press 1995 US 1st. Very slightly bumped dw. Bull Cochran ex baseball player investigates a mystery in and around Knoxville Tennessee £6.00

24148. NORTH Gil: THE METHODS OF SERGEANT CLUFF
Hodder paperback 1965. Pages brown Wraps creased & grubby £3.50

24149. NORTH Gil: SERGEANT CLUFF STANDS FIRM
Hodder paperback 1965. Pages brown Wraps creased worn & grubby £3.00

24150. OKE Janette: THE CALLING OF EMILY EVANS
Bethany House (US) 1990 paperback. Slight foxing & browning Wraps slightly bumped. A girl feels called to go and start a church in a pioneer community £7.50

24151. OKE Janette: HEART OF THE WILDERNESS
Bethany House (US) 1993 paperback. Generally VG. A backwoods trapper has to bring up his 4 year old grand-daughter £7.50

24152. OKE Janette: LOVE COMES SOFTLY
Bethany House (US) 1979 paperback. Generally good. 1st of the Love series following 3 generations of a family of homesteaders on the prairies by evangelical Christian storyteller £7.50

24153. OKE Janette: LOVE'S ENDURING PROMISE
Bethany House (US) 1980 paperback. Some foxing & page marking Wraps covered with cellophane. 2nd of the Love series following 3 generations of a family of homesteaders on the prairies by evangelical Christian storyteller £7.50

24154. OKE Janette: LOVE'S LONG JOURNEY
Bethany House (US) 1982 paperback. Pages browning Wraps slightly worn & creased. 3rd of the Love series following 3 generations of a family of homesteaders on the prairies by evangelical Christian storyteller £7.50

24155. OKE Janette: WHEN CALLS THE HEART
Bethany House (US) 1983 paperback. Wraps a bit creased. 1st of the Canadian West series following an east coast girl going to teach on the Canadian frontier by evangelical Christian storyteller £7.50

24156. OKE Janette: WHEN COMES THE SPRING
Bethany House (US) 1985 paperback. Generally good. 2nd of the Canadian West series moving to the far north by evangelical Christian storyteller £7.50

24157. OKE Janette: WINTER IS NOT FOREVER
Bethany House (US) 1988 paperback. Generally good. 3rd of the Seasons of the Heart series following an orphan boy his young aunt & their unusual family during the Great Depression by evangelical Christian storyteller £7.50

24158. OKE Janette: A WOMAN NAMED DAMARIS
Bethany House (US) 1991 paperback. Wraps covered with cellophane. 15 year old girl escapes from an abusive father and joins a wagon train heading west £7.50

24170. OWENS Virginia: AT POINT BLANK
Lion UK edition 1994. Corner bumped Dw. Slightly religious murder mystery in a small Texas town £3.50

25110. PAIGE Robin: DEATH AT DARTMOOR
South Downs Crime paperback 2002. Wraps a bit creased and rubbed. Victorian mystery (this annoys me ... it should be Death *on* Dartmoor) £3.00

22319. PAIGE Robin: DEATH AT DAISY'S FOLLY
South Downs 2016 1st UK publication. Wraps creased and a bit rubbed. Victorian mystery 3 £3.00

25111. PARGETER Edith: THE MARRIAGE OF MEGGOTTA
Futura paperback 1988. Wraps very slightly bumped. Medieval couple try to avoid arranged marriage £3.00

23364. PATCHETT Mary: IN A WILDERNESS
Hodder & Stoughton 1962 1st. Light foxing on foredge Slightly frayed dw torn on back. Adult (I think) story of a small boy & a dingo £12.50

24180. PATCHETT Mary: CRY OF THE HEART
Collins 1956 1st. Boards stained and bumped but OK inside (though smells slightly musty) Rubbed slightly scraped dw. Set in the Australian bush an unstable family a lonely child and a wild cat £15.00

22732. PATCHETT Mary: THE SAFFRON WOMAN
Heinemann 1958 1st. Piece cut from fep Slightly torn & creased dw missing a piece top spine. I didn't realise she wrote adult titles - this is a full-on adventure/romance about a bush-ranger of the 1850s £19.50

21804. PEDLER Margaret: THEN CAME THE TEST
Hodder & Stoughton 1948 rep. Name fep Corners bumped Morton-Sale dw with tears & chips on edges; small ink mark on front grubby on spin & back. Bestselling romances £12.00

22321. PEDLER Margaret: THE GUARDED HALO
Hodder Yellow Jacket 1950 rep. Torn dw a bit grubby & missing a few small bits. Bestselling romances £7.50

24181. PEDLER Margaret: FIRE OF YOUTH
Hodder Yellow Jacket 1953 rep. Ticks on list of titles Top spine bumped Chipped dw creased on back. Bestselling romance £6.50

24182. PEDLER Margaret: THE GUARDED HALO
Hodder Yellow Jacket 1950 rep. Dw spine slightly faded and bumped on ends. Bestselling romances £7.50

23014. PEDLER Margaret: NO ARMOUR AGAINST FATE
Hodder Yellow Jacket 1950 rep. Dw spine faded . Bestselling romances £4.00

24721. PETERS Elizabeth: LION IN THE VALLEY
Robinson 2001 paperback. Spine creased and ends and corners rubbed. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #4 £3.50

24722. PETERS Elizabeth: THE SNAKE, THE CROCODILE AND THE DOG
Robinson 2002 paperback. Spine creased Corners very slightly rubbed. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #7 £3.50

24211. PETERS Elizabeth: CROCODILE ON THE SANDBANK
Robinson 2006 paperback. Spine & corners creased. Amelia Peabody mystery £3.00

24723. PETERS Elizabeth: THUNDER IN THE SKY
Robinson 2000 paperback. Spine creased Wraps slightly creased and rubbed. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #12 £3.50

24724. PETERS Elizabeth: CROCODILE ON THE SANDBANK
Robinson 2000 paperback. Spine creased Indentations on back wrap; corners and edges rubbed. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #1 £3.50

24725. PETERS Elizabeth: THE HIPPOPOTAMUS POOL
Robinson 2002 paperback. Spine creased Indentations on back wrap; corners and edges rubbed. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #8 £3.50

24726. PETERS Elizabeth: THE LAST CAMEL DIED AT NOON
Robinson 2002 paperback. Spine creased Spine ends and corners rubbed. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #6 £3.50

24727. PETERS Elizabeth: CHILDREN OF THE STORM
Constable 2003 1st. Top edge of dw slightly bumped and label removed from back. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #15 £4.00

24728. PETERS Elizabeth: GUARDIAN OF THE HORIZON
Constable 2004 1st. Fine apart from very small bump top spine of book and dw. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #16 £4.00

24729. PETERS Elizabeth & HESS Joan: THE PAINTED QUEEN
Constable 2017 1st. Fine apart from small bump top spine Dw. Mysteries sometimes comic featuring Amelia Peabody spinster suffragist and Egyptologist #20 finished postumously by Joan Hess £4.00

24186. PETERS Ellis: A RARE BENEDICTINE
Headline 1988 1st thus. Coloured illus Good in dw slightly bumped on edges Quarto format . 3 long short stories reprinted from 'Winters Crimes' covering the advent of Brother Cadfael £7.50

24187. PETERS Ellis: THE SUMMER OF THE DANES
Headline 1991 1st. Pages browning Slightly rubbed dw. 18th Cadfael £5.00

24188. PETRIE Glen: THE DORKING GAP AFFAIR
Bantam 1989. Foredge slightly marked Grubby dw. Mycroft Holmes adventure £5.00

19597. PORTER Eleanor H: HUSTLER JOE & other stories
Burt (US) 1924. Lacks fep Foredge a bit chipped Spine faded & scraped Boards bumped & scraped. 4 long short stories £6.00

24189. POTTER Jeremy: A TRAIL OF BLOOD
Constable 1970 1st. Bottom edge of the boards faded Frayed dw. A 16th century abbot investigates the deaths of the princes in the tower £10.00

24190. PRICE Evadne: LOVE IS NOT LIKE THAT
Newnes Lucky Star Romance booklet. Small tears in page edges. Romance by the author of Jane £6.00

23311. PULLMAN Philip: THE HAUNTED STORM
NEL 1972 1st. Ex private library for staff of a bank Lacks fep Rubber stamps bep Frayed creased dw stuck down by flaps. His first novel which he now disowns ... a quote from Lady Antonia Fraser on the dw flap says 'I liked The Haunted Storm for its honest and enterprising attempt to interweave the eternal - and immortal - longings of youth into the texture of a contemporary story. It is thus a serious book and refreshingly free from triviality. PP seems to me therefore to have the real makings of a writer'.' £250.00

24192. QUENTIN Patrick: MY SON, THE MURDERER
Simon & Schuster (US) nd. Pages brown Boards marked and very bumped. AKA The Wife of Ronald Shelman a Peter Duluth mystery £4.50

22654. QUILL Monica: HALF PAST NUN
St Martin's Press 1997 US 1st. Slightly bumped dw. A Sister Mary Teresa murder mystery set in Chicago £7.50

24225. RADLEY Sheila: THE CHIEF INSPECTOR'S DAUGHTER
Book Club 1981. Front board and dw slightly marked. Inspector Quantrill mystery set in the Suffolk countryside £4.00

24226. RANKIN Ian: DEATH IS NOT THE END
Orion 1998 1st. Page edges slightly browning Dw Unusually not signed by author. Rebus novella £7.50

24477. READ Miss: CELEBRATIONS AT THRUSH GREEN
Joseph 1992 1st. Illus Goodall Some page marking Slightly torn dw £7.50

24478. READ Miss: CHANGES AT FAIRACRE
Joseph 1991 1st. Illus Goodall Bit of tape stuck to back board Dw grubby on back £9.50

24227. READ Miss: FAREWELL TO FAIRACRE
Joseph 1993 1st. Illus Goodall Foredge slightly foxed in slightly bumped dw a bit grubby on back £7.50

24228. READ Miss: A PEACEFUL RETIREMENT
Joseph 1996 1st. Illus Dw a bit grubby on back. Fairacre £8.50

19181. READ Miss: VILLAGE AFFAIRS
Joseph 1978 rep. Illus Goodall Name fep Slightly marked rubbed & torn dw with faded spine £5.00

24229. RENDELL Ruth: GOING WRONG
Mysterious Press 1990 US 1st. Inscr Grubby dw. A relationship spirals into murder £5.00

24249. RENDELL Ruth: HARM DONE
Hutchinson 1999 1st. Corners and spine ends very slightly bumped Dw edges bumped. Chief Inspector Wexford £5.00

24250. RENDELL Ruth: WEXFORD AN OMNIBUS
Mysterious Press paperback 1987 1st thus. Page edges browning Spine creased Corners rubbed. Contains From Doon with Death A New Lease of Death (aka The Sins of the Fathers) and The Best Man to Die - the 1st 2nd and 4th Wexford novels £5.00

24272. RICE Anne: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
Knopf (US) 1996 anniversary edition. VG condition in very slightly bumped dw; slightly scratched slipcase (very tight fit hence bumped dw) Signed by author £50.00

24273. ROBERTS Kenneth: ARUNDEL
Bodley Head 1946 rep. Boards a bit grubby Slightly torn & chipped dw missing pieces from spine ends. A Chronicle of the Province of Maine and of the Secret Expedition against Quebec £7.50

24274. ROBERTS Kenneth: BOON ISLAND
Collins 1956 1st. Map eps Very slight foxing Board edges faded Torn dw missing small pieces from edges. 2 friends flee England & sail the Atlantic in 1710 £5.00

24275. ROBERTS Kenneth: NORTHWEST PASSAGE
Doubleday (US) 1937 possible 1st. Map eps Chipped dw with browned spine Very thick. Major Rogers fighting with the British during the French and Indian War. £7.50

24283. ROBERTS Les: COLLISION BEND
St Martin's Press (US) 1996 1st. Bottom spine bumped Dw spine bumped at bottom. Milan Jacovich private investigator in Cleveland (Ohio) £5.00

24284. ROBERTSON Colin: THE AMAZING CORPSE
Ward Lock 1942 1st. Inscr Corners bumped Spine faded. Peter Gayleigh debonair adventurer £9.50

24285. ROBINS Denise: A PROMISE IS FOREVER
Hodder and Stoughton 1961 1st. Nice copy in dw slightly worn and creased on edges. Romance in a Sussex manor house £5.00

24508. ROBINSON Peter: GALLOW'S VIEW
Pan paperback 2002. Spine creased Corners rubbed. Inspector Banks mystery £3.00

24816. ROBY Mary Linn: STILL AS THE GRAVE
Collins Crime Club 1965 1st UK. Foredge foxed Corners bumped Spine slightly faded. Her first book set in the London theatre world £12.50

24509. ROCHEFORT Christiane: JOSYANE AND THE WELFARE
Macdonald 1963 1st UK. Spine ends bumped. Translated from the original 'Les petits enfants du si?cle' the French feminist's satire on the French Government's efforts to increase the birth rate £25.00

24510. ROOSEVELT Elliott: MURDER IN THE LINCOLN BEDROOM
St Martins Press (US) paperback 2002. Corners very slightly rubbed £4.50

24511. ROOSEVELT Elliott: MURDER IN THE RED ROOM
St Martins Press (US) 1992 1st. Dw rubbed and creased on edges Spine faded. The author is the son of Franklin D Roosevelt and imagines his mother Eleanor as a detective £8.50

23278. ROOSEVELT Elliott: MURDER AND THE FIRST LADY
St Martins Press (US) 1984 1st. Foredge slightly marked Dw slightly rubbed on edges. The author is the son of Franklin D Roosevelt and imagines his mother Eleanor as a detective £8.50

23280. ROOSEVELT Elliott: MURDER IN THE OVAL OFFICE
St Martins Press (US) 1989 1st. Foredge slightly marked Small tear bottom of dw. The author is the son of Franklin D Roosevelt and imagines his mother Eleanor as a detective £8.50

24515. ROSENBERG Robert: THE CUTTING ROOM
Simon & Schuster (US) 1993 1st. Dw slightly rubbed and creased on edges and faded at the bottom. An Avram Cohen mystery from Jerusalem to Hollywood £4.50

24516. RUSSELL Martin: RAINBLAST
Collins Crime Club 1982 1st. Ex hospital library but doesn't seem read Hinges very tight so I broke the back one when opening it Corners bumped Spine creased Top edge foxed Frayed and rubbed dw missing small piece top of faded spine. A national paper's investigative journalists thinks the Minister of Defence's death in a car accident may not have been an accident ... £4.00

24518. SANDERS Bruce: TAWNY MENACE
Jenkins nd (1945) 1st. Front hinge weak Slight foxing on edges Spine and board edges faded Corners bumped. Pseudonym of Leonard Gribble a newspaper correspondent goes on his final assignment before retirement gets caught up in danger and mystery £3.50

24519. SANDISON Janet: JEAN IN THE MORNING
Readers Book Club (Australia) 1970. Boards a bit grubby Slightly torn browned dw £8.50

24517. SARTON May: THE FUR PERSON
Muller 1957 1st. Illus Barbara Knox Foredge foxed Spine bumped on ends Worn torn creased dw repaired on reverse. The story of a cat £7.50

24525. SAWYER Corinne Holt: MURDER HAS NO CALORIES
Fine 1994 1st US. Very slightly bumped bottom spine. Retirement village sleuths investigate murder at a spa £5.00

24527. SAYERS Dorothy L: THE FIVE RED HERRINGS
Gollancz 1980 rep. Maps on eps Dw slightly sticky on back. Vol 8 of The Collected Edition £6.50

24529. SAYERS Dorothy L: THE NINE TAILORS
NEL paperback 1969. Spine creased and faded £3.50

24877. SAYERS Dorothy L (edited & introduced by): TALES OF DETECTION
Everyman (pocket edition) 1947 rep. Corners bumped Spine faded and rubbed/slightly torn on ends Boards a bit grubby. Includes stories by such as Poe Bentley Freeman Christie Berkeley Crofts +++ and Sayers herself £12.50

24628. SCARLETT Susan: BABBACOMBE'S
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 1st. Quite heavy foxing Some page marking Title page stamped 'Donated by The Melbourne Athenaeum and what seem to be library date stamps on the bep Probably rebound Boards grubby and creased. An adult novel of an interloper in a happy family and a department store £25.00

24632. SCARLETT Susan: SUMMER PUDDING
Hodder & Stoughton 1943 1st. Inscr Corners bumped Spine a bit faded £35.00

24633. SCARLETT Susan: SALLY-ANN
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 rep. Page edges browning otherwise nice copy in grubby dw rubbed on edges missing a couple of small pieces and a tear on the back £50.00

21362. SCARLETT Susan: CLOTHES-PEGS
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 rep. Some page marking Boards very grubby stained & worn. Streatfeild's pseudonym an adult novel about a model for a London fashion store £45.00

21881. SCARLETT Susan: PIROUETTE
Hodder & Stoughton 1948 1st. Foredge browning & foxed Spine slightly dulled Smells a bit musty Foxed dw a bit frayed on edges Spine very brown £25.00

20944. SCARLETT Susan: BABBACOMBE'S
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 1st. Foxing Pages smell musty Boards patchily browned Grubby dw missing piece top front & spine ends Torn. An adult novel of an interloper in a happy family and a department store £20.00

23249. SCARLETT Susan: POPPIES FOR ENGLAND
Hodder & Stoughton 1947 1st. Spine & board edges very slightly faded Chipped dw with brown spine torn at bottom and missing small strip from top Smells slightly musty £15.00

24817. SCOTT Justin: FROST LINE
HarperCollins 1997 1st. VG in dw scratched on back. Witty murder mystery featuring Ben Abbott PI in 1980s small town US £6.00

19617. SCOTT Mary: SHEPHERD'S PIE
Hurst & Blackett 1972 1st. Chipped dw scraped on front. Susan's niece in love in another story of NZ countryside £6.00

23716. SCOTT Mary: DINNER DOESN'T MATTER
Paul's Book Arcade (NZ) 1957 1st. Large inscr Dw chipped & slightly torn on edges missing a couple of small pieces from back Back flap almost separate. Another amusing tale about Susan and Larry the sheepfarmers from Breakfast at Six; Susan's sister comes to 'help' but causes trouble £19.50

23717. SCOTT Mary: HAVEN'T WE MET BEFORE
Hurst & Blackett 1970 1st. Prize label Boards bumped. Another amusing tale this one about an artist £8.50

24867. SEELEY Mabel: ELEVEN CAME BACK
Collins Crime Club 1943 1st. Hinges a bit weak Spine and board edges faded Corners bumped Boards a bit marked. Mystery at a ranch in Wyoming - scarce UK edition £15.00

24868. SEIFERT Elizabeth: OLD DOC
Collins 1948 1st. Label on fep covering name Spine ends bumped Slightly chipped dw. A novel of hospital life £7.50

24869. SHANN Renee: TWO LOVES
Collins 1945 1st. Name fep Corners bumped Spine ends faded Page edges browning and marked Torn creased dw missing chunks from spine ends and large chunk from back. WAAF officer meets ace fighter pilot; the problem is she's engaged already £2.50

24531. SHANN Renee: DEAR STRANGERS
Collins 1950 1st. Label inside front board Some page marking 1 page torn but no text loss Page edges very brown Spine and board edges faded Boards a bit bumped and marked. A widow's battle between her children and new love £1.50

24568. SHANN Renee: HERE LINGERS LAUGHTER
Collins 1971 revised edition. Exlibrary Lacks fep Front hinge weak Page edges browning and stained Protected dw stuck down by flaps £2.00

24569. SHANN Renee: RIPE FOR MISCHIEF
Collins nd pocket edition. Pages brown (poor quality paper) Spine a bit worn £3.00

24570. SHANN Renee: THE GIRL FROM SWITZERLAND
Collins 1947 1st. Inscr Page edges browning Spine faded Corners bumped Boards slightly marked. Romance £3.50

24629. SHANNON Dell: DEATH OF A BUSYBODY
Keyhole paperback 1981. Pages browning Spine creased. Mendoza detective series £3.50

24630. SHANNON Dell: THE MANSON CURSE
Morrow (US) 1990. Slightly bumped dw. Suspense novel set in Cornwall £7.50

24631. SHANNON Dell: NO HOLIDAY FOR CRIME
Morrow (US) 1973 book club edition. Scraped & slightly worn dw. Luis Mendoza mystery £4.50

23104. SHANNON Dell: FELONY AT RANDOM
Gollancz 1979 1st UK. Couple of small lib stamps Dw protected & taped down by flaps Tape marks on eps. Luis Mendoza Los Angeles crime series £7.50

22735. SHANNON Dell: EXPLOIT OF DEATH
Gollancz 1984 1st. Dw slighty bumped on edges & spine ends £8.50

24634. SHELTON Connie: DEADLY GAMBLE
Intrigue Press1995 1st. Corners and spine ends bumped Slightly rubbed dw. 1st Charlie Parker mystery Albuquerque accountant and PI £6.50

24635. SIMENON: THE LITTLE SAINT
Hamilton 1966 1st UK. Name and address on fep Grubby chipped dw missing small pieces. Translated from French a child who grew up to be an artist £15.00

24636. SIMPSON Dorothy: DEAD AND GONE
Little Brown 1999 1st. Edges very slightly rubbed Dw very slightly bumped on corners and spine ends. The last Inspector Thanet mystery £7.50

24870. SMITH Alexander McCall: THE FOREVER GIRL
Abacus paperback 2015. Covers very slightly bumped and rubbed. A love story £2.50

24878. SMITH Alexander McCall: FRIENDS, LOVERS, CHOCOLATE
Abacus paperback 2010. Corners slightly creased States 'promotional copy not for resale' on back. Isabel Dalhousie mystery £3.50

20667. SMITH Alexander McCall: THE SATURDAY BIG TENT WEDDING PARTY
Little Brown 2011 1st?. Dw. No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #12 £4.00

24879. SMITH Barbara Burnett: MISTLETOE FROM PURPLE SAGE
St Martin's Press (US) 1997 1st. Corner bumped but very clean and unread in dw bumped on edges. Jolie Wyatt series mystery writer murder £5.00

24880. SMITH Janet L: A VINTAGE MURDER
Ivy Books (US) 1995 paperback. Corners edges and spine ends bumped but very clean and unread. Seattle attorney Annie MacPherson - mystery at a vineyard £4.50

24566. SNOW Lyndon: TRIAL AND ERROR
Collins 1973 1st. Ex library Lacks fep Front hinge weak and repaired with tape Pages browning Dw slightly rubbed and chipped on edges. Romance £3.50

24567. SNOW Lyndon: SEE MY SHINING PALACE
Collins nd lacks title page but revised edition. Exlibrary - only sign is a crossed out stamp on bottom edge of pages Page edges brown Dw grubby on back. Romance £3.50

24881. SPAIN Nancy: CINDERELLA GOES TO THE MORGUE
Thriller Book Club nd. Corners bumped and spine a bit faded and creased but nice inside. Miriam Birdseye mystery; humour and irony backstage at a pantomime. Aka Minutes to Midnight £9.50

24882. SPRING Howard: I MET A LADY
Collins 1961 1st. Board edges very slightly rubbed Dw rubbed on edges with small tears top spine. A boy/man's life from the start of the 1st World War to the end of the 2nd £5.00

20669. STEVENSON Anne: COIL OF SERPENTS
Fontana paperback 1978. Page edges browning Wraps very slightly rubbed. A girl is uneasy on revisiting Rome when her friend vanishes £3.00

24347. STEVENSON D E: VITTORIA COTTAGE
Fontana paperback 1974. 1974 Pages browning Hinge weak in middle Spine and wraps slightly creased £5.00

22302. STEVENSON D E: THE HOUSE OF THE DEER
Collins 1970 1st. Exlibrary Foxing Tape marks inside boards Dw a bit worn. Gerald (from Gerald & Elizabeth) attends a Highlands hunting house party £9.50

22303. STEVENSON D E: KATHERINE'S MARRIAGE
Collins 1965 1st. Foredge foxed Boards bumped Frayed slightly creased dw with tear on frontDw frayed & worn on edges Cup ring mark on back. Sequel to Katherine Wentworth £12.50

24871. STEVENSON D E: ANNA AND HER DAUGHTERS
Fontana paperback 1974. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased £5.00

24872. STEVENSON D E: ANNA AND HER DAUGHTERS
Fontana paperback 1961. Pages browning Wraps creased Spine slightly torn on ends £5.00

24873. STEVENSON D E: BEL LAMINGTON
Fontana paperback 1964. Page edges browning Wraps a bit creased £7.50

24874. STEVENSON D E: THE FOUR GRACES
Collins Australia 1947. Name fep Back hinge a bit weak Bep missing a chunk Hinges weak probably a cheap edition Boards worn Edges rubbed Corners bumped Spine torn and worn on ends. 4 daughters of a country vicar in wartime £15.00

24875. STEVENSON D E: THE HOUSE OF THE DEER
Collins 1970 1st. Dw a bit rubbed on creases and edges. Gerald (from Gerald & Elizabeth) attends a Highlands hunting house party £15.00

24876. STEVENSON D E: KATE HARDY
Fontana paperback 1964. Ex school library Page edges brown Worn covers covered with cellophane Spine creased Out of shape £2.50

24883. STEVENSON D E: THE FOUR GRACES
Collins Australia 1947. OK inside Corners and spine ends slightly bumped Chipped torn dw missing front flap. 4 daughters of a country vicar in wartime £17.50

24884. STEVENSON D E: KATE HARDY
Collins 1947 1st. Name fep Corners bumped Chipped worn dw missing small pieces. Set in an English village some characters reappear in Mrs Tim Flies Home £12.50

24887. STEVENSON D E: KATHERINE WENTWORTH
Collins 1964 1st. Page edges foxed Torn worn dw £15.00

24888. STEVENSON D E: KATHERINE WENTWORTH
Fontana paperback 1973. Page edges brown Spine creased Wraps a bit bumped and creased £5.00

24890. STEVENSON D E: MUSIC IN THE HILLS
Collins 1950 1st. Foredge slightly foxed Corners bumped Boards stained Torn dw missing chunks £12.50

24891. STEVENSON D E: SARAH'S COTTAGE
Collins 1968 1st. Creased & slightly chipped baggy dw. Sequel to Sarah Morris Remembers £15.00

24892. STEVENSON D E: STILL GLIDES THE STREAM
Collins 1959 1st. Foredge brown Chipped dw torn on back £12.50

24894. STEVENSON D E: YOUNG MRS SAVAGE
Rinehart (US) 1949. Page edges brown Corners bumped & rubbed Boards marked Spine ends very rubbed £10.00

24391. STEVENSON D E: THE HOUSE OF THE DEER
Collins 1970 1st. Name fep Corners and spine ends bumped Dw chipped and worn on edges and creases. Gerald (from Gerald & Elizabeth) attends a Highlands hunting house party £15.00

21882. STEVENSON D E: ANNA AND HER DAUGHTERS
Collins 1970 rep. Exlibrary Lacks fep Front hinge weak Pages browning Boards a bit rubbed Dw worn on corners with label on spine. Suddenly the girls must find work £12.00

21884. STEVENSON D E: KATE HARDY
Fontana paperback 1964. Page edges browning Spine creased £4.00

23738. STEVENSON D E: THE MUSGRAVES
Collins 1960 1st. Exlibrary Stains on pages Page edges brown Well read. Torn creased dw missing small bits £7.50

23739. STEVENSON D E: SARAH MORRIS REMEMBERS
Fontana paperback 1970. Spine creased £9.50

23517. STEVENSON D E: ROCHESTER'S WIFE
Fontana paperback 1966. Pages browning Wraps worn round edges & a bit creased. Ridiculously rare £25.00

22304. STEVENSON DE: MISS BUN THE BAKER'S DAUGHTER
Collins 1949 rep. Spine very slightly dulled. £15.00

24885. STEVENSON DE: MISS BUNCLE MARRIED
Collins 1977 new edition. Ex private library Tape marks on eps and spine Slightly bumped dw £12.50

24886. STEVENSON DE: MISS BUNCLE MARRIED
Collins 1977 new edition. Ex school library with pocket on fep Tape marks on boards and eps Slightly bumped dw with small label on front and spine and small tears front £12.50

24889. STEVENSON DE: MISS BUNCLE MARRIED
Fontana 1970 paperback. Page edges tanned Spine and corners creased Large label removed from back wrap £6.00

24893. STEVENSON DE: WINTER & ROUGH WEATHER
Fontana paperback 1968. Pages brown & foxed A section loose Wraps creased Spine faded. Follows Vittoria Cottage & Music in the Hills £5.00

20319. STEVENSON DE: THE TWO MRS ABBOTTS
Collins 1945 Australian 1st. Book search stamps on feps Corners rubbed Dw flaps pasted to eps - no other part of dw present. Sequel to Miss Buncle Married £8.50

22657. STEVENSON DE: MRS TIM GETS A JOB
Collins 1986 rep. Pages browning Spine ends bumped Slightly bumped & creased dw with faded spine £17.50

23256. STEVENSON DE: MISS BUNCLE MARRIED
Collins 1977 new edition. Ex library Fep replaced Protected taped dw £12.50

18913. STEVENSON DE: GOLDEN DAYS
Jenkins 1934 1st. Hinges weak Foredge lightly foxed Corners bumped Spine spotted Pic from dw front and book description possibly cut from back loosely inserted (rest of dw missing). This is the original sequel to Mrs Tim of the Regiment which so far as I understand is included in post 1940s reprints of Mrs Tim ... though at over 300 pages that seems strange SWAP £22.50

22306. STEWART Mary: MY BROTHER MICHAEL
Hodder & Stoughton 1960 rep. Inscr Last few pages creased Dw a bit browned top back £12.50

24895. STEWART Mary: THE GABRIEL HOUNDS
Hodder & Stoughton 1967 1st. Foredge lightly foxed Corners bumped Dw £5.00

24896. STEWART Mary: THE LAST ENCHANTMENT
Hodder & Stoughton 1979 1st. Map eps Top edge slightly foxed Dw edges very slightly foxed. 3rd of her Merlin & Arthur series £9.50

24897. STEWART Mary: THE PRINCE AND THE PILGRIM
Hodder & Stoughton 1995 1st. Front hinge slightly weak Dw bumped on edges. The final part of her Arthurian series £7.50

21590. STEWART Mary: THE GABRIEL HOUNDS
Hodder paperback 2011. Generally very good. Romantic suspense in Lebanon £3.00

21591. STEWART Mary: THE MOONSPINNERS
Hodder paperback 2011. Generally very good. Romantic suspense in Greece £3.00

24118. STREATFEILD Noel: MYRA CARROL
Collins 1944 1st. Inscr by author 'This book having been cleared up to suit your delicate mind! I now give it you with my love. Noel' + 3 squiggles Smells musty Front hinge very weak almost split Corners bumped Grubby dw torn & chipped on corners & edges A bit faded. Emptying a barn of family possessions for the War she looks back on her life £40.00

24121. STREATFEILD Noel: AUNT CLARA
Collins 1952 1st. Spine faded Smells musty Dw grubby on back & slightly chipped on front. The relative who isn't noticed but is used by everyone has some adventures £25.00

24128. STREATFEILD Noel: GRASS IN PICCADILLY
Collins 1947 1st. Corners bumped Spine a bit dulled Smells musty Inscr by author 'The *very* first copy with my love Noel. Slightly torn browned dw missing tiny bits from spine ends. Postwar a family converts their Mayfair home to flats; this is the story of the inhabitants. £40.00

24898. STREATFEILD Noel: CAROLINE ENGLAND
Heinemann 1937 1st. Eps brown (though they may have been originally) Foredge lightly foxed Back hinge a bit weak Corners and spine ends bumped & rubbed Smells a bit musty Dw in 3 pieces (front/front flap spine back/back flap; very chipped worn and creased. Inscribed by author 'D from N 1937' (I can confirm this is her writing) £125.00

24899. STREATFEILD Noel: I ORDERED A TABLE FOR SIX
Collins 1942 1st. Spine bumped in middle Spine ends faded where pieces missing from dw Smells a bit musty Dw missing chunks chipped and worn Inscribed by author 'To D from Noel 1942' (I can confirm this is her writing). 7 interweaving lives set during the first winter of London air raids £50.00

24900. STREATFEILD Noel: SAPLINGS
Collins 1945 1st. Hinges weak in middle Spine very dulled Corners bumped Chipped dw rubbed to holes on foredge Inscribed by author 'If you had waited I (underlined) would have given you this. Noel S' (I can confirm this is her writing). An English family and how the 2nd world war affected the four children £45.00

24901. STREATFEILD Noel: SHEPHERDESS OF SHEEP
Heinemann 1934 1st. Foredge brown Spine faded Corners bumped Smells a bit musty Torn dw browned on back and missing a few chunks; large old sticker on spine 'reduced to 1/- ... this + creasing on the back flap leads me to believe the dw came from a different book Inscribed by author 'To Sydney A belated birthday present Love Noel 1934' (I can confirm this is her writing) £95.00

24902. STREATFEILD Noel: TOPS & BOTTOMS
Heinemann 1933 1st. Foxing on prelims Slightly leaning Smells slightly musty Inscribed by author 'Sidney and Popsy their book My love if not my gift Noel (there has been corrected to their :) ) £199.00

24904. STREATFEILD Noel: A VICARAGE FAMILY
Collins 1963 1st. Illus C Mozley Large inscr Spine faded Corners bumped & rubbed. Fictionalised autobiography £15.00

14441. STREATFEILD Noel: MOTHERING SUNDAY
Collins 1950 1st. Inscribed by author 'To Sidney with my dear love Noel 1950' Smells a bit musty Slightly chipped dw; small scrapes front; tiny pieces missing spine ends; back grubby. Slight mystery amongst a surprise visit by her children and grand-children £30.00

23918. STREATFEILD Noel: SAPLINGS
Collins 1945 1st. Inscribed by author 'To Margot(?) and Chin(?) with my dear love. Noel 1949 Top edge brown Smells slightly musty Spinei faded Boards marked Corners bumped Browned chipped creased dw slightly fragile. An English family and how the 2nd world war affected the four children £40.00

22659. STREATFEILD Noel: PARSON'S NINE
Heinemann 1932 1st. Inscribed by the author to Popsy and Sydney I did not give you this but I wish I had Page edges a bit grubby Smells slightly musty Dw missing quite a few pieces strengthened on reverse. A vicarage family in peace & war £120.00

22660. STREATFEILD Noel: THE WHICHARTS
Heinemann 1931 1st. Inscription by author To Mother 14.9.31 Noel Page edges a bit grubby & stained Smells a bit musty Dw grubby and almost in 2 bits Front a bit marked Rubbed on edges A few small tears Small piece missing top spine. Her first novel; she used a similar plot for children in the later Ballet Shoes but this one is definitely for adults £125.00

24199. STREATFEILD Noel: JUDITH
Collins 1956 1st. Small marks on foredge Slightly grubby dw Smells a bit musty Inscribed by author 'To Daphne with my love Noel 1956'. A family novel of a sheltered child having her world expanded £35.00

23740. STREATFEILD Noel: AUNT CLARA
Collins 1952 1st. Name on fep Clean inside Board edges & spine faded £17.50

23741. STREATFEILD Noel: LUKE
Heinemann 1939 1st. Eps browning 1 corner bumped Very brittle dw in 2 pieces bit missing especially from browned spine Inscribed by author 'Noel Streatfeild for D with my dear/deep(?) respects. N 1939' Very scarce title £199.00

24905. SUTCLIFF Rosemary: THE FLOWERS OF ADONIS
Hodder & Stoughton 1969 1st. Exlibrary Edges brown Map eps - most of fep missing Big label on bep Boards a bit rubbed Creased & bumped dw. A novel of Alkibiades & the Peloponnesian War £15.00

21439. SUTCLIFF Rosemary: SWORD AT SUNSET
Coward McCann (US) 1963. Address label almost removed from map ep Boards a bit rubbed. Arthurian story £8.00

24709. SWINFEN Ann: THE HUNTSMAN'S TALE
Shakenoak Press 2017 large format paperback. Spine and corners creased; tiny bump on page corner; foredge slightly marked. Oxford Mediaeval Mystery series #3 £4.00

24710. SWINFEN Ann: THE NOVICE'S TALE
Shakenoak Press 2016 large format paperback. Spine slightly creased. Oxford Mediaeval Mystery series #2 £4.00

24711. SWINFEN Ann: THE STONEMASON'S TALE
Shakenoak Press 2018 large format paperback. Generally very good. Oxford Mediaeval Mystery series #6 £4.00

24712. SWINFEN Ann: THE TROUBADOUR'S TALE
Shakenoak Press 2018 large format paperback. Generally very good. Oxford Mediaeval Mystery series #5 £4.00

24714. SWINFEN Ann: THE LOPEZ AFFAIR
Shakenoak Press 2017 large format paperback. Spine and corners slightly creased; small bump top front wrap. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #9 £4.50

24715. SWINFEN Ann: THAT TIME MAY CEASE
Shakenoak Press 2016 large format paperback. Spine and corners slightly creased. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #8 £4.50

24716. SWINFEN Ann: THE PLAY'S THE THING
Shakenoak Press 2016 large format paperback. Spine and corners creased crease back wrap; label mostly removed from front; slightly out of shape. '7' written a couple of times on prelims. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #7 £4.00

24717. SWINFEN Ann: VOYAGE TO MUSCOVY
Shakenoak Press 2015 large format paperback. Spine and corners slightly creased otherwise good. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #6 £4.50

24718. SWINFEN Ann: SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN
Shakenoak Press 2015 large format paperback. Spine and corners slightly creased otherwise good. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #5 £4.50

24719. SWINFEN Ann: THE ENTERPRISE OF ENGLAND
Shakenoak Press 2014 large format paperback. Spine creased; small ink mark front wrap; back wrap and corners creased; '2' written on fep; slightly out of shape. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #2 £4.00

24720. SWINFEN Ann: THE SECRET WORLD OF CHRISTOVAL ALVAREZ
Shakenoak Press 2014 large format paperback. Spine corners and wraps a bit creased; label on spine; slightly bowed. Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez series of historical mystery novels set in the late 1500s. Christoval is a physician and codebreaker recruited to Walsingham's secret service. #1 £4.00

24906. TAYLOR Phoebe Atwood: OCTAGON HOUSE
Diploma Press 1974 reissue. Exlibrary Foredge browned and foxed Hinges a bit weak Leaning Corners bumped Spine ends faded Dw with faded spine and edges. Originally published 1937 an Asey Mayo mystery a dry witty detective from Cape Cod £5.00

24907. TEY Josephine: BRAT FARRAR
Arrow paperback 2009. Spine bumped £3.00

24908. TEY Josephine: THE FRANCHISE AFFAIR
Reprint Society 1949. Front hinge very weak Foxing Pages creased Boards stained & a bit worn £4.00

21887. TEY Josephine: THE DAUGHTER OF TIME
Arrow paperback 2009. Extremeties slightly creased. Who killed the Princes in the Tower? £2.50

18917. TEY Josephine: A SHILLING FOR CANDLES
Arrow paperback 2011. Generally good. Inspector Grant investigates a film star found dead on a south coast beach SWAP £2.50

24909. THANE Elswyth: THE LIGHT HEART
Hale nd (missing title page). Probably exlibrary Missing prelims to contents page Hinges weak Dw laminated to boards Spine very worn. #4 of Williamsburg series - just before the 1st World War £4.00

24910. THANE Elswyth: THIS WAS TOMORROW
Hale 1958 rep. Name fep Boards a bit marked Spine faded. Williamsburg series #6 - 1930s £9.50

24911. THANE Elswyth: YANKEE STRANGER
Hale 1947 1st UK. Small inscr Corners bumped Spine faded & a bit worn. 2nd of Williamsburg series - the Civil War £9.50

19627. THANE Elswyth: KISSING KIN
Hale 1964 rep. Dw frayed & rubbed Missing tiny bits from ends of torn spine. #5 of Williamsburg series - during the 1st World War to 1930s SWAP £6.00

19196. THANE Elswyth: THIS WAS TOMORROW
Hale 1952 1st. Foredge slightly foxed Inscr Family tree on fep Spine & back board faded. Williamsburg series #6 - 1930s SWAP £4.00

24912. THIRKELL Angela: MISS BUNTING
Hamilton 1945 1st. Bookplate Corners bumped Spine faded & worn on ends £8.50

24913. THIRKELL Angela: PEACE BREAKS OUT
Hamilton 1946 1st. Front hinge very weak Inscr Spine faded Corners bumped £10.00

25213. THIRKELL Angela: NORTHBRIDGE RECTORY
Hamilton 1948 rep. Eps a bit grubby Protected dw missing bits (biggest bit is top spine) and a bit tape marked and grubby £9.50

25215. THIRKELL Angela: MARLING HALL
Hamilton 1949 rep. Foredge brown Eps slightly foxed Hinges very slightly weak Slightly leaning Corners bumped £8.50

24217. THIRKELL Angela: HAPPY RETURNS
Hamilton 1952 1st. Front board slightly marked Dw edges a bit creased. Barsetshire £25.00

24914. THOMAS Audrey: TATTYCORAM
Goose Lane (US) 2005. Dw. The Little Dorrit character's story and whether Dickens misrepresented her. £7.50

24915. THOMPSON Gene: A CUP OF DEATH
Ballantine (US) 1989 paperback. Pages slightly browning Spine creased Wraps a bit worn and bumped. Dade Cooley PI's archaeologist friend is murdered; a modern day Greek tragedy £3.50

24198. THOMSON June: PAST RECKONING
Corgi paperback 1991. Wraps creased & a bit rubbed. Insp Finch £3.00

22663. THOMSON June: DEADLY RELATIONS
Corgi paperback 1993. Spine creased Wraps rubbed on edges. Inspector Finch murder £3.00

22664. THOMSON June: ALIBI IN TIME
Corgi paperback 1993. Foredge brown Wraps creased & a bit rubbed. Insp Finch £3.00

24916. TIBBER Robert: PATIENTS OF A SAINT
Hodder & Stoughton 1962 rep. Nice copy (unread?) in Biro dw grubby on back and slightly rubbed on edges. Part of an amusing series about life as a doctor £6.50

24917. TOLSTOY Nikolai: THE COMING OF THE KING
Bantam 1988 1st. Map fep list of characters bep Small indentation on foredge in slightly bumped dw. The First book of Merlin - heavy and thick (over 600 pages) £7.50

24918. TOPE Rebecca: A COTSWOLD KILLING
Allison & Busby 2004 paperback. Wraps slightly bumped. I have several more of the Cotswold series £3.50

24919. TOPE Rebecca: A COTSWOLD MYSTERY
Allison & Busby 2008 paperback. Prelim page torn out Spine creased with number written on it Label not quite removed from back. I have several more of the Cotswold series £3.00

24920. TOPE Rebecca: A COTSWOLD ORDEAL
Allison & Busby 2006 paperback. Page edges a bit bumped and creased Spine and wraps creased and bumped. I have several more of the Cotswold series £3.00

24921. TOPE Rebecca: DEATH IN THE COTSWOLDS
Allison & Busby 2008 paperback. Foredge a bit browned Spine and wraps creased and bumped Number written on spine. I have several more of the Cotswold series £3.00

24922. TOPE Rebecca: DECEPTION IN THE COTSWOLDS
Allison & Busby 2012 paperback. Front hinge a bit weak Spine and wraps creased and bumped Large label on front wrap. I have several more of the Cotswold series £3.00

24923. TOPE Rebecca: A GRAVE IN THE COTSWOLDS
Allison & Busby 2011 paperback. Slightly creased spine Front wrap creased. I have several more of the Cotswold series £3.50

15856. TREASE Geoffrey: SNARED NIGHTINGALE
Vanguard (US) 1958. Nice copy in slightly torn dw worn round edges with faded spine. Italian boy inherits an earldom in mid 16th century Welsh marches SWAP £25.00

24924. TREECE Henry: JASON
Bodley Head 1961 1st. Name fep Slightly foxed Smells very slightly damp Corners and spine ends bumped Dw spine ends and corners rubbed Very slightly chipped. He recalls his life £10.00

24925. TREVOR Joanna: THE SAME CORRUPTION THERE
Piatkus 1996 1st. Page edges slightly browned Dw. Murder mystery set in a Gloucestershire university £7.50

24926. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER AT THE NATIONAL CATHEDRAL
Fawcett (US) paperback 1992. Spine ends and wrap edges creased and a bit rubbed Daughter of President Harry S Truman. I have several more of her books £4.00

24927. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER IN THE CIA
Random House (US) 1987 Book Club edition. Tiny crease in top corners Dw £8.50

24928. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER IN THE HOUSE
Fawcett (US) paperback 1998. Edges a bit scraped Inside ok £4.00

23743. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER IN HAVANA
Fawcett (US) paperback 2002. Good condition. I have several more of her books £4.50

23258. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER AT THE FBI
Sphere paperback 1987. Wraps creased. Daughter of President Harry S Truman £4.00

23259. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER AT THE KENNEDY CENTER
Random House (US) 1989. Dw slightly rubbed on spine ends £8.50

23262. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER ON CAPITOL HILL
Arbor House (US) 1981 1st. Possibly disguised exlibrary Fep a bit messy Boards a bit worn Slightly frayed dw £8.50

23263. TRUMAN Margaret: MURDER ON EMBASSY ROW
Arbor House (US) 1984 Book Club edition. Generally nice in dw slightly rubbed on corners & spine ends £8.50

24929. TRUMAN Margaret & BAIN Donald: EXPERIMENT IN MURDER
Tom Doherty (US) 2013 paperback. Generally vg £4.50

24930. TURNER Nancy: THESE IS MY WORDS
Hodder & Stoughton 1998 large format paperback. Corners creased Edges rubbed Indents on back wrap. The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine; 18 year old's diary from 1881 when the family set off from Arizona to Texas £6.00

24931. URIS Leon: MILTLA PASS
Doubleday (US) 1988 1st. Stain on foredge Dw. Novel of a man born in a pograom cursed Russian shetl to Hollywood Israel and the Sinai war. £6.50

24932. VAN LUSTBADER Eric: PALE SAINT
HarperCollins 1999 1st. Foredge slightly marked Slightly bumped dw. New York homicide detective in search of a maniac killer £6.50

24933. VARGAS Fred: THE THREE EVANGELISTS
Vintage paperback 2006. Wraps slightly creased and rubbed. Original title Debout les Morts in 1995 murder of an opera singer. Trans from French £3.50

24934. VICKERS Roy: THE RADINGHAM MYSTERY
Jenkins nd 1937 library stamps. Ex private library Labels + remains on eps and front board Spine faded Boards a bit worn and bumped £15.00

24935. VINE Barbara: KING SOLOMON'S CARPET
Viking 1991 1st. Corner bumped Dw rubbed on edges. Pseudonym of Ruth Rendell - a dark vision of London and specifically the Jubilee Line £4.00

23744. VON ARNIM Elizabeth: THE ENCHANTED APRIL
Vintage paperback nd. Corners very slightly creased. 4 women answer a discreet advert and go to a Mediterranean castle £4.00

24936. VON ARNIM Elizabeth (unattributed): MR SKEFFINGTON
Heinemann 1940 1st. Foredge foxed Dw torn and chipped on spine ends and corners Missing small pieces. A 50 year old woman meets through accident or design all the men whose hearts she had broken £15.00

24937. VON ARNIM Elizabeth (unattributed): THE PRINCESS PRISCILLA'S FORTNIGHT
Nelson nd pocket edition 1913 inscr. Bw frontis Front hinge weak Corners bumped Boards a bit worn Worn dw missing pieces spine ends. A true to life fairy tale £15.00

24938. WALLACE Doreen: CARLOTTA GREEN
Collins 1944 1st. Inscr VG copy in dw a bit rubbed on corners and spine Back slightly torn grubby and creased. A secondary teacher £15.00

24939. WALPOLE Hugh: THE FORTRESS
Macmillan 1932 rep. Map eps Foldout family tree at back Edges foxed Boards with gilt lettering & decorations very slightly bumped. 3rd of series of 4 books of the Herries family Judith returns to the Lakes to find a family feud £9.50

24940. WALPOLE Hugh: JUDITH PARIS
Macmillan 1931 rep. Map eps Foldout family tree at back frayed on edge Boards with gilt lettering & decorations Corners bumped. 2nd of series of 4 books of the Herries family partly set in the French Revolution £9.50

24941. WALPOLE Hugh: ROGUE HERRIES
Macmillan 1930 1st. Map eps Foldout family tree at back Boards with gilt lettering & decorations a bit worn and bumped. 1st of series of 4 books of the Herries family who move to Borrowdale in the mid 18th century £9.50

24942. WALSH Jill Paton & SAYERS Dorothy L: A PRESUMPTION OF DEATH
Hodder & Stoughton 2002 1st. Corners very slightly bumped Dw a bit bumped on edges. Wimsey in the Blitz based on wartime letters from members of the Wimsey family in the Spectator £7.50

24943. WENTWORTH Patricia: THE GAZEBO
Penguin paperback 1965. Covers a bit creased Edges and corners rubbed. Miss Silver £4.50

24944. WENTWORTH Patricia: GREY MASK
Coronet paperback 1979. Wraps a bit worn Corner of front wrap creased. Miss Silver £4.50

24945. WENTWORTH Patricia: THE KEY
Hodder paperback 1968. Pages browning Spine and wraps creased and a bit worn. Miss Silver £4.50

24946. WENTWORTH Patricia: LATTER END
Hodder & Stoughton 1949 1st. Lacks fep weakening front hinge Page edges browning Spine faded & worn Corners bumped. Miss Silver £15.00

24260. WENTWORTH Patricia: THE GIRL IN THE CELLAR
Hodder paperback 2006. Spine creased. Miss Silver £4.50

24261. WENTWORTH Patricia: LONESOME ROAD
Hodder paperback 2007. Spine creased. Miss Silver £4.50

18923. WENTWORTH Patricia: THE IVORY DAGGER
Hodder paperback 2006. Wraps slightly creased. Miss Silver SWAP £2.50

20688. WHITE Antonia: BEYOND THE GLASS
Virago paperback 1984. Wraps a bit worn with creased spine & ring mark on front. Last of Frost in May quartet - A fictionalised version of her intense love affair and subsequent breakdown SWAP £2.50

24948. WHITNEY Phyllis: SILVERSWORD
Hodder & Stoughton 1987 1st. Pages browning Bottom spine bumped Dw. Rich in Hawaiian legend a woman returns to find out how her parents died when she was a child £7.50

24949. WILLIAMS Arthur: MISSING AT TENOCLOCK
Walker (US) 1994 1st. Foredge lightly foxed Slightly grubby dw. Murder in small-town ski resort Colorado £7.50

24987. WILLIAMS Timothy: BIG ITALY
Gollancz uncorrected proof copy 1996 (paperback). Bumped dw (because it's too big for the book) Commissario Trotti small town Italy series £4.00

24988. WILLIAMSON Audrey: FUNERAL MARCH FOR SIEGFRIED
Elek 1979 1st. Foredge slightly browned Boards very slightly mottled. First of 2 Richard York detective stories by the eminent theatre critic - Wagnerian opera and Royal Ascot in the 'swinging sixties' £6.00

24989. WILSON Derek: THE SWARM OF HEAVEN
Constable 1999 1st. Dw with tiny bump top spine. A Renaissance Mystery being Certain Incidents in the Life of Niccolo Machiavelli £5.00

24993. WILSON Jacqueline: HIDE AND SEEK
Macmillan 1972 1st. VG in dw torn on front. Her first book - a crime & suspense novel £20.00

20690. WILSON Jacqueline: MAKING HATE
Macmillan 1977 1st. Embossed ownership stamp Edges very slightly foxed Dw. Early crime & suspense novels by the children's author SWAP £8.50

24994. WILSON Robert: A SMALL DEATH IN LISBON
HarperCollins 1999 1st. Board edges very slightly rubbed Dw indented on back. Murder mystery set in 2nd World War and late 1990s Lisbon Heavy £4.50

24990. WINTER'S CRIMES 15: edited George Hardinge
Macmillan 1983 1st. Spine ends slightly rubbed. Short stories including E Ferrars A Fraser PD James HRF Keating A Price J Thomson £10.00

24991. WINTER'S TALES 17: edited Caroline Hobhouse
Macmillan 1971 1st. Very slight foxing on foredge Dw torn and slightly rubbed on edges. Short stories including O Manning S Naipaul £10.00

24100. WOODS Sara: AWAY WITH THEM TO PRISON
Guild Publishing 1985. Pages browning slightly Slightly bumped dw with label almost removed from back. Anthony Maitland QC barrister and detective £4.50

24992. WOUK Herman: THE WINDS OF WAR
Collins 1971 1st. Foredge slightly foxed Spine ends slightly bumped Dw a bit grubby and spine faded. 2 American families and a British war correspondent and World War 2 (author of The Caine Mutiny) Heavy £4.00

24995. WRIGHT Wilbur: CARTER'S CASTLE
Century 1983 1st. Inscribed by author Dw a bit bumped and marked. Hidden treasure in Cambodia/Vietnam £4.00

24996. YATES Dornford: JONAH & CO
Ward Lock 1943 rep. Lacks fep weakening front hinge Pages browning Boards marked & bumped. Berry motoring around France £3.00

24997. YORKE Margaret: SERIOUS INTENT
Little Brown 1995. Page edges browning Slightly worn and bumped dw. Crime/detective novel £5.00

24998. ZIMMERMAN Bruce: FULL-BODIED RED
Piatkus 1994 1st UK. Slightly bumped and indentation dw. Quinn Parker mystery £5.00