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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 3.00

22219. AARONOVITCH Ben: RIVERS OF LONDON
Gollancz 2011 paperback. Corners a bit bumped. 1st of the excellent Rivers of London/Peter Grant series 3.00

20234. ADAMS Douglas: THE LONG DARK TEA-TIME OF THE SOUL
Simon & Schuster 1988 US 1st. Top edge slightly marked Very slightly bumped dw. A Dirk Gently surreal detective story 4.00

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 20.00

22130. ALLINGHAM Margery: DEATH OF A GHOST
Vintage paperback nd. Back wrap a bit dappled where labels removed. Albert Campion 3.00

22220. ALLINGHAM Margery: DEATH OF A GHOST
Vintage paperback nd. Generally vg. Albert Campion 3.00

22229. ALLINGHAM Margery: THE CRIME AT BLACK DUDLEY
Vintage paperback nd. Generally vg. The first Campion mystery 3.00

22230. ALLINGHAM Margery: LOOK TO THE LADY
Vintage paperback nd. Generally vg. Campion mystery 3.00

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 19.50

21453. ARCHER Jeffrey: THIS WAS A MAN
Macmillan 2016. Read once Dw. #7 & last of the Clifton Chronicles which follows a family through the 20th century; he is a born story-teller and I needed to know how the series ended so for the first time ever I didn't wait for a paperback 5.00

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 5.00

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 17.50

19530. AYRES Ruby M: TOO MUCH TOGETHER
Hodder & Stoughton 1936 1st. Boards slightly bumped Chipped & slightly torn & markeddw. Romance 8.50

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

17582. AYRES Ruby M: WHERE ARE YOU GOING?
Hodder & Stoughton 1949 rep. Slightly torn chipped dw. A country romance 4.00

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 7.50

21944. AYRES Ruby M: OWNER GONE ABROAD
Hodder & Stoughton 1939 rep. Inscr Corners bumped Spine faded & worn on ends Boards a bit marked. Romance 10.00

21945. AYRES Ruby M: THE LITTLE MAN
Hodder & Stoughton 1968 paperback. Pages a bit browned Spine creased Wraps a bit rubbed. 9.50

19133. AYRES Ruby M: THE MARRIAGE OF BARRY WICKLOW
Hodder & Stoughton 1936 rep. Lacks fep Slightly torn dw. A 1920s romance 5.00

22131. BABSON Marian: THE STALKING LAMB
Collins Crime Club 1974 1st. Dw slightly rubbed on edges. A cat with 9 lives and an actor with one 19.50

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 12.00

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 6.50

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 6.00

20797. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE LOVE FROM HELL
Robinson paperback 2006. Spine creased 3.50

20798. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE WIZARD OF EVESHAM
St Martin's Press1999 US 1st. Good copy in slightly marked & rubbed dw. 6.50

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

22134. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE BUSY BODY
Constable paperback 2016. Spine slightly creased 3.00

22136. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS CURATE
St Martin's Press (US) paperback 2004. Wraps a bit creased & rubbed 3.00

22137. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE HAUNTED HOUSE
St Martin's Press (US) paperback 2005. Wraps a bit creased & rubbed 3.00

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

21421. BEATON MC: AGATHA RAISIN & THE WELLSPRING OF DEATH
Robinson paperback nd. Exlibrary Spine creased A bit out of shape 3.00

21942. BEATON MC: DEATH OF A GLUTTON
Robinson paperback 2008. Label removed from front wrap. Hamish Macbeth mystery 3.00

22221. BEATON MC: DEBORAH GOES TO DOVER
Robinson paperback 2011. Wraps a bit creased & worn. Travelling Matchmaker Regency series 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 2.50

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

19901. BELL Nancy: BIGGIE & THE MANGLED MORTICIAN
St Martins Press (US) 1997 1st. Dw. Comic Texan mystery with Biggie the amateur sleuthing detective 3.50

22139. BELLAIRS George: THE BODY IN THE DUMB RIVER
Thriller Book Club 1961. Lacks fep weakening front hinge Foredge foxed Tape marks dw flaps Slightly torn dw. Aka Murder Masquerade Superintendent Littlejohn of the Yard investigates the death of a travelling salesman 6.00

22140. BELLAIRS George: CORPSES IN ENDERBY
Thriller Book Club nd. Pages browning Corners bumped Slightly chipped & torn dw. Superintendent Littlejohn of the Yard investigates 9.50

22142. BELLAIRS George: MURDER MAKES MISTAKES
Thriller Book Club 1958. Page edges browning Spine & board edges browned Corners bumped. Superintendent Littlejohn of the Yard investigates 7.50

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

22143. BENSON EF: MAPP & LUCIA
Hesperus paperback nd (title page missing). Apart from the missing title page & fep + a date drawn on the pretitle it's slightly rubbed bottom spine and seems unread 4.00

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 7.50

20238. BLUME Judy: SMART WOMEN
Pocket Books (US) 1985 paperback. Wraps very slightly creased. 4.00

22144. BOLITHO Janie: BETRAYED IN CORNWALL
Constable 2000 1st. Exlibrary Rebound Slightly baggy bumped dw. Rose Trevelyan Cornish detective story 6.00

22145. BOLITHO Janie: FRAMED IN CORNWALL
Allison & Busby 2001 paperback. Spine a bit bumped. Rose Trevelyan Cornish detective story 3.00

22146. BOLITHO Janie: PLOTTED IN CORNWALL
Constable 2001 1st. Ex library Most of pretitle missing Boards bumped & worn Bumped dw. Rose Trevelyan Cornish detective story 5.00

22147. BOLITHO Janie: SNAPPED IN CORNWALL
Allison & Busby 2000 paperback. Wraps & spine a bit creased. Rose Trevelyan Cornish detective story 3.00

20576. BOWEN Peter: COYOTE WIND
St Martin's Press (US) 1994. Slightly bumped dw. Montana mystery featuring Gabriel du Pre 4.00

20577. BOWEN Peter: NOTCHES
St Martin's Press (US) 1997 1st. Slightly bumped dw. Montana mystery featuring Gabriel du Pre 4.00

21940. BRAND Christianna: COURT OF FOXES
Book Club 1969. Boards bumped Worn dw. Romantic adventure in the 18th century 7.50

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 5.00

22148. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO KNEW SHAKESPEARE
Jove (US) paperback 1988. Spine & wraps creased 3.50

22149. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO TALKED TO GHOSTS
Jove (US) paperback 1990. Spine creased Back wrap chipped & missing a small bit 3.50

22150. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS
Headline paperback 2005. Spine creased 3.50

21938. BRAUN Lilian Jackson: QWILLERAN'S SHORT AND TALL TALES
Headline 2002 1st. Very slightly bumped dw. Moose County legends 8.50

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 12.50

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 5.00

19902. BRENT Madeleine: KIRKBY'S CHANGELING
Pan paperback 1977. Pages browning Wraps very creased & worn. Fast moving romantic suspense - an English girl works in a Hungarian travelling circus until she's swept back to England and the mysteries start 6.50

21423. BRETT Simon: DEATH UNDER THE DRYER
Pan 2008 paperback. Inscribed to 'Gary & Ann by the author Wraps a bit creased. Fethering mystery series 5.00

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

20831. BRIDGE Ann: ILLYRIAN SPRING
Chatto 1937 rep. Slight foxing Boards patchily faded Dw torn across front & spine leaving part of it separate. Her third novel set on the Dalmatian coast 19.50

22152. BRIDGE Ann: THE PORTUGUESE ESCAPE
Chatto & Windus 1958 1st. Lacks fep Edges browning Boards covered with sticky backed plastic with some bits of the front & front flap of the dw stuck to it. Julia Probyn series 6.00

20888. BRIDGE Ann: THE NUMBERED ACCOUNT
Chatto & Windus 1960 1st. Ex WH Smith Library (label only) Edges a bit tanned Dw. Julia Probyn adventure 17.50

19906. BRIDGE Ann: THE LIGHTHEARTED QUEST
Reprint Society 1958. Dw frayed on spine ends & corners. 1st Julia Probyn series set in Morocco 6.50

22153. BRODY Frances: A DEATH IN THE DALES
Piatkus paperback 2015. Spine & front wrap creased. Kate Shackleton mystery set in 1920s Yorkshire 3.50

22154. BRODY Frances: MURDER ON A SUMMER'S DAY
Piatkus paperback 2014. Spine creased & bottom rubbed. Kate Shackleton mystery set in 1920s Yorkshire 3.50

22224. BRODY Frances: DEATH IN THE STARS
Piatkus paperback 2017. 1 crease in spine. Kate Shackleton mystery set in 1920s Yorkshire 3.50

21792. BROMIGE Iris: THE TANGLED WOOD
Coronet paperback 1973. Wraps a bit rubbed Spine slightly creased. A Rainwood family story 7.50

20833. 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 ... 6.00

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

20840. BROMIGE Iris: THE CHALLENGE OF SPRING
Woman's Weekly Library 822. Slightly torn across middle. A girl moves to the Surrey countryside to help forget her brother's death 3.50

20844. BROMIGE Iris: A HAUNTED LANDSCAPE
Coronet paperback 1978. Wraps slightly bumped & creased. 8.50

22155. BROMIGE Iris: A SHELTERING TREE
Hodder & Stoughton 1970 1st. Name fep Ticks on title list Slightly rubbed dw. A Rainwood stor 15.00

21936. BROMIGE Iris: AN APRIL GIRL
Coronet paperback 1970. Page edges browning Wraps creased. A girl with a hidden shadow in her past 5.00

19908. BROMIGE Iris: THE BEND IN THE RIVER
Coronet paperback 1976. Pages browning Inscr on front wrap Wraps creased Spine faded. Rainwood family 5.00

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

21794. BUCHAN John: GREENMANTLE
Hodder & Stoughton 1947 rep. Map fep Spine browned Slightly rubbed & worn dw. 2nd Richard Hannay story 12.50

20587. BUCK Pearl S: THE EXILE
Methuen 1936 1st. Slight foxing on foredge Corners bumped Slightly torn dw missing small pieces. An American woman married to an intolerant missionary moves to China 9.50

22225. BUDE John: THE CORNISH COAST MURDER
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2014. Spine slightly creased. Originally published 1935 a golden age murder 3.50

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 7.50

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 10.00

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 15.00

20243. CADELL Elizabeth: SHADOWS ON THE WATER
Corgi paperback 1972. Pages browning & marked Wraps worn & creased. Mystery & romance in Portugal 4.00

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 29.50

21073. CADELL Elizabeth: THE GOLDEN COLLAR
Morrow (US) 1970 rep. Dw rubbed especially on the spine & a bit grubby. Mostly set in Portugal 12.00

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 10.00

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

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 7.50

19558. CADELL Elizabeth: SIX IMPOSSIBLE THINGS
Hodder paperback 1967. Bookshop stamp Pages browning Wraps very creased & worn. Third scarce witty novel about the Waynes of Wood Mount 15.00

20588. CADELL Elizabeth: CANARY YELLOW
Corgi paperback 1972. Pages browning Wraps a bit creased. Murder and romance in Las Palmas 12.00

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 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 4.50

19912. CADELL Elizabeth: THE BLUE SKY OF SPRING
Hodder paperback 1967. Pages browning Wraps creased. Second witty novel about the Waynes of Wood Mount 17.50

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 12.00

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 7.50

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 17.50

19561. CALDECOTT Moyra: SHADOWS ON THE STONES
Hill & Wang 1979 1st US edition. Dw chipped along top edtge. Book 3 of a fantasy trilogy set in Bronze Age Britain 4.00

21084. CAMERON Isabel: THE DOCTOR
Lutterworth paperback nd 28th edition. Bw photo frontis Small slim book of short stories based on an elderly doctor in the Highlands 3.50

21085. CAMERON Isabel: THAT BLURRED ADDRESS
Lutterworth 1959 1st. Heavy foxing 'Cancelled' stamped on foredge & contents page Corners bumped Spine faded. Below stairs at a boarding house 7.50

22157. CAMERON Isabel: TATTERED TARTAN
Lutterworth 1954 rep. Corners bumped Spine faded 6.00

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 15.00

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 15.00

20245. CARTER Angela (edited by): THE SECOND VIRAGO BOOK OF FAIRY TALES
Virago paperback 1993. Illus Page edges browning Spine & wraps a bit creased & bumped. An anthology. 3.50

21114. CHANDLER Raymond: PLAYBACK (screenplay)
Harrap 19851st thus. Dw a bit used. Raymond Chandler's Unknown Thriller - the Screenplay of Playback 5.00

21115. CHETHAM-STRODE Warren: TOP OF THE MILK
Heinemann 1959 1st. Illus Sheila Hawkins Piece cut from fep Dw stuck to cellophane. Comedy sequel to 3 men & a Girl; 4 Siamese cats & a baby 6.00

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 9.50

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 6.00

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 6.00

21125. CHRISTIE Agatha: AFTER THE FUNERAL
Book Club 1954. Pages browning Corners bumped Boards a bit grubby. Poirot 3.00

21127. CHRISTIE Agatha: DEAD MAN'S FOLLY
Book Club 1957. Foredge brown (parts of the book printed on better paper than other parts) Corners bumped Dw a bit rubbed & torn missing small strips from spine ends. Poirot 4.50

21128. CHRISTIE Agatha: ELEPHANTS CAN REMEMBER
Collins 1972 1st. Dw patchily grubby. Poirot 7.50

21129. CHRISTIE Agatha: 4.50 FROM PADDINGTON
Book Club 1959. Foredge a bit foxed Corners bumped Spine slightly faded. Dw rubbed on edges & browned on back. Miss Marple 5.00

22160. CHRISTIE Agatha: THE ADVENTURE OF THE CHRISTMAS PUDDING
Fontana paperback 1981. Page edges browning Wraps a bit creased. 6 stories long and short; 5 Poirot 1 Marple 3.00

22161. CHRISTIE Agatha: THE LABOURS OF HERCULES
Fontana paperback 1980. Page edges browning Wraps very creased & a bit rubbed. Poirot 3.00

21142. CHRISTIE Agatha: NEMESIS
Collins 1971 1st. Front hinge very slightly weak Frayed & rubbed dw. Miss Marple sequel to Caribbean Mystery 4.50

21153. CHRISTIE Agatha: NEMESIS
Collins 1971 1st. Front hinge weak Torn & very worn dw. Miss Marple sequel to Caribbean Mystery 3.50

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

21155. CHRISTIE Agatha: PASSENGER TO FRANKFURT
Book Club 1970. Corners & spine ends rubbed Dw slightly bumped. 5.00

22162. CLARK Douglas: SWEET POISON
Cassell 1970 1st. Exlibrary Lacks bep Tape marks eps & boards Well read Creased slightly worn dw. Very hard to find Masters & Green murder mystery 50.00

22163. COMYNS Barbara: SISTERS BY A RIVER
Virago paperback 2014. Corner very slightly creased. Introduced by Barbara Trapido her first novel originally published 1947; autobiographical dark story of 5 sisters bringing themselves up told by one of them 4.50

22164. COMYNS Barbara: THE VET'S DAUGHTER
Virago paperback 2014. Corners very slightly creased. Intro Jane Gardam. Edwardian South London 3.50

22165. CONNINGTON J J: TRUTH COMES LIMPING
Hodder & Stoughton 1938 1st. 2 text pages slightly damaged Boards badly stained & worn. A Sir Clinton Driffield murder mystery set in a small English village; very scarce 45.00

21166. COXHEAD Elizabeth: A PLAY TOWARD
New Portway 1976 new library edition. Exlibrary Lacks bep Spine a bit bumped Slightly torn dw rubbed on spine ends. Secrets and lies beneath a school production of Midsummer Night's Dream 20.00

22231. CROFTS Freeman Wills: THE HOG'S BACK MYSTERY
British Library Crime Classic paperback 2015. Corners very slightly rubbed. Originally published 1933 Inspector French investigates people disappearing 3.50

22166. CROMPTON Richmal: FROST AT MORNING
Book Club 1951. Pages brown Boards a bit marked Torn chipped dw missing small piece top spine. 3 unwanted children grow up in a country vicarage 12.50

21169. CROMPTON Richmal: LEADON HILL
Newnes nd. Slight foxing Crossed out inscr Boards a bit grubby & bumped 50.00

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 25.00

21193. CROMPTON Richmal: WESTOVER
Hutchinson nd (1st). Fep & pretitle damaged Corners bumped. Postwar story set in a large country house divided into flats - the occupants & former owners 15.00

22232. CROMPTON Richmal: LINDEN RISE
Book Club 1953. Pages browning Torn protected dw grubby on back. A servant watches the family's children grow up 25.00

21194. CRONIN AJ: ADVENTURES OF A BLACK BAG
NEL 1969 paperback. Pages browning Spine creased Wraps grubby & a bit worn. Dr Finlay & Dr Cameron 7.50

19659. CRONIN AJ: DOCTOR FINLAY OF TANNOCHBRAE
NEL 1978 rep. Line illus Pages browning Corners bumped Bumped dw missing a small piece from front 7.50

21195. DALE Celia: A HELPING HAND
Penguin paperback 1990. Spine creased. Gentle suspense 3.50

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 3.50

21200. DAVIS Thomas D: MURDERED SLEEP
Walker 1994 US 1st. Dw. Probably signed author a PI finds more than he bargains for 6.00

21279. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: YOUNG RENNY
Macmillan 1947 1st. Spine foxed Fairly ragged dw. 4th chronologically of the long series about the Canadian Whiteoak family - an Irish cousin arrives to create discord 12.50

19915. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: CENTENARY AT JALNA
Macmillan 1958 1st. Slightly torn & worn dw. 15th chronologically of the long series about the Canadian Whiteoak family 3.50

21201. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: JALNA
Macmillan 1955 rep. Corners bumped. 10th chronologically of the long series about the Canadian Whiteoak family 6.50

21202. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: RENNY'S DAUGHTER
Macmillan 1951 1st. Rebound Boards very bumped Torn & chipped dw. 14th chronologically of the series about the Canadian Whiteoak family 6.50

21211. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: RETURN TO JALNA
Macmillan 1948 1st. Page edges browning Spine faded. 13th chronologically of the series about the Canadian Whiteoak family 6.50

21212. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: THE WHITEOAK BROTHERS
Macmillan 1954 1st. 6th chronologically of the long series about the Canadian Whiteoak family - they invest in a gold mine 6.50

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

21213. DE LA ROCHE Mazo: WHITEOAK HERITAGE
Macmillan 1956 rep. Boards a bit bumped. 5th chronologically of the long series about the Canadian Whiteoak family - Renny returns from the 1st World War 6.50

22234. DELAFIELD EM: CONSEQUENCES
Persephone paperback 2000 #13. Pictorial eps Matching bookmark Spine a bit creased Dw with bumped corners. Originally published 1919 a young woman enters a convent to avoid marrying the only man who offers 9.50

22235. DELAFIELD EM: THE DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY
Virago 1999 paperback. A few corners bumped Wraps a bit rubbed & creased Back scraped where label removed . Contains Diary of PL PL goes Further PL in America PL in Wartime 6.50

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 3.50

21281. DELDERFIELD RF: THERE WAS A FAIR MAID DWELLING
Corgi paperback 1971. Foredge browning & slightly foxed Wraps a bit creased & worn. Love story 7.50

21341. DELDERFIELD RF: TOO FEW FOR DRUMS
Hodder & Stoughton 1964 1st. Ex Red Cross library Large label on faded spine Dw front pasted to front board & blurb to fep Tape marks all over eps Library stamp foredge. Adventure & romance is the Napoleonic wars 7.50

21342. DEWHURST Eileen: DEATH CAME SMILING
Chivers 1989 reissue. Corner of first fep pages creased Top corner front board badly bumped Slightly bumped dw. Murder mystery 4.50

20246. DOUGLAS O: ELIZA FOR COMMON
Hodder & Stoughton 1938 rep. Front hinge a bit weak Inscr Chipped dw missing spine ends & grubby on front & missing small chunks 12.00

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 15.00

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

19150. DOUGLAS O: PENNY PLAIN
Hodder & Stoughton 1924 rep. Loose Boards faded & a bit worn Pencil inscr 8.50

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 8.50

21455. DOUGLAS O: THE PROPER PLACE
Nelson pocket edition 1929. Tape marks on eps Spine ends slightly rubbed Dw rubbed & slightly torn on back 15.00

19152. DOUGLAS O: THE SETONS
Hodder & Stoughton 1948 rep. Foredge very slightly foxed Slightly torn dw missing tiny strips from spine ends 8.50

21456. DOUGLAS O: PRIORSFORD
Hodder & Stoughton 1951 rep. 15.00

22237. DOUGLAS O: JANE'S PARLOUR
Nelson nd pocket edition 1947 inscr. Protected dw rubbed on edges & missing 1/2 top spine" 15.00

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 9999.99

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

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 12.50

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 25.00

20592. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND COUSIN EMMIE
Macmillan 1964 1st. Foredge slightly foxed Foxed dw 15.00

19574. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND THE SWALLOW
Macmillan 1970 1st. Lacks fep Dw with small tears & scrapes 9.50

19153. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIENDS FROM CAIRNTON
Macmillan 1983 rep. Lacks fep Spine ends very slightly rubbed #12 6.50

21459. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND COUSIN EMMIE
Pan paperback 1967. Pages brown Wraps grubby & creased Spine taped 4.50

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

21461. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MADAME ZORA
Pan paperback 1966. Pages brown Inscr Wraps a bit grubby & frayed 7.50

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

21464. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MURIEL
Pan paperback 1962 abridged by the author. Pages brown Wraps a bit rubbed 4.50

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

21466. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND MURIEL
Macmillan 1983 rep. Dw spine faded 10.00

21467. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIENDS FROM CAIRNTON
Pan paperback 1968. Pages brown Inscr Wraps grubby worn & creased Bottom spine taped 8.50

21469. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND THE MISS BOYDS
Pan paperback 1968. Pages browning Prelims slightly torn Creased marked wraps Spine ends & corners taped 6.50

21470. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIENDS THE MRS MILLERS
Pan paperback 1968. Pages browning Wraps creased 7.50

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 7.50

21472. DUNCAN Jane: MY FRIEND THE SWALLOW
Macmillan 1970 1st. Very slight foxing on foredge Dw a bit rubbed on edges 15.00

21425. DUNN Carola: TO DAVY JONES BELOW
Robinson paperback 2010. Spine slightly creased Wraps a bit bumped. Daisy Dalrymple mystery set in the 1920s 4.00

21481. DUNN Carola: FALL OF A PHILANDERER
Robinson paperback 2011. Spine slightly creased Daisy Dalrymple mystery set in the 1920s 4.00

21482. DUNN Carola: GONE WEST
Robinson paperback 2012. Spine creased Wraps a bit rubbed Daisy Dalrymple mystery set in the 1920s 3.50

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 9.50

18118. DUNNETT Dorothy: DOLLY & THE BIRD OF PARADISE
Joseph 1983 1st. Lacks fep Dw with small tear on back. Johnson Johnson mystery 3.50

21347. EBERHART MG: DANGER MONEY
Collins 1975 1st UK. Slightly chipped dw torn top spine. Murder mystery 7.50

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 10.00

21349. EBERHART MG: ESCAPE THE NIGHT
Collins paperback nd (lacks title page). Pages browning Wraps a bit creased & worn. Californian murder mystery 4.50

21918. EBERHART MG: THE CRIMSON PAW
World Distributors paperback 1964. Pages browning Stain on foredge Wraps creased & worn. Chicago murder mystery with French poodles 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 6.50

20259. ELDER Josephine: THE ENCIRCLED HEART
Lutterworth 1951 1st. Inscr Page edges browning Slight foxing Spine faded Boards marked Corners bumped. 1930s woman doctor 15.00

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 15.00

20605. FARMER Penelope: SNAKES AND LADDERS
Little Brown 1993 1st. Corners bumped Slightly grubby dw rubbed top spine. Set in Kenya Ecuador and Europe and intertwining fact and fiction to explore an international research project into epilepsy funded by a pharmaceutical company - but it's so much more than that 12.50

19582. FITT Mary: DEATH AND THE BRIGHT DAY
Macdonald 1948 1st. Inscr Front hinge a bit weak Boards a bit worn & bumped. Inspector Mallett mystery 15.00

21351. FRANKEN Rose: THE MARRIAGE OF CLAUDIA
Allen 1948 1st UK. Inscr Pages browning towards end Boards marked Corners bumped Edges rubbed. 5th of humerous Claudia series about a blissful marriage 5.00

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 7.50

20265. FRASER Anthea: PRESENCE OF MIND
Corgi paperback 1978. Wraps a bit worn. An early picture haunts an artist and his second wife 4.00

21578. FRASER Antonia: TARTAN TRAGEDY
Phoenix 2014 paperback. Spine slightly creased; wraps slightly marked. Jemima Shore mystery - original title The Wild Island 3.50

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 6.00

20971. FULLER Dean: DEATH OF A CRITIC
Little Brown 1996 US 1st. 6.00

21919. GALLICO Paul: LOVE OF SEVEN DOLLS
Joseph 1954 1st. Pictorial boards Dw badly torn down spine & a bit creased. A girl about to throw herself into the Seine is saved by the voice of a puppet 7.50

21352. GARDAM Jane: THE QUEEN OF THE TAMBOURINE
Sinclair-Stevenson paperback 1991. Wraps very slightly creased. 4.50

21920. GARDAM Jane: THE MAN IN THE WOODEN HAT
Abacus paperback 2013. Exlibrary. A companion novel to Old Filth the story of his wife 3.50

21921. GARVE Andrew: THE LATE BILL SMITH
Thriller Book Club 1971. Dw. A man tries to disappear 5.00

21353. GILBERT Anthony: THE BLACK STAGE
Penguin paperback 1955. Wraps a bit rubbed Spine browned. Arthur Crook detective story set in France 7.50

21428. GILBERT Anthony: TENANT FOR THE TOMB
Collins Crime Club 1975 rep. Grubby dw. Arthur Crook detective story 15.00

17449. GILMAN Dorothy: MRS POLLIFAX & THE HONG KONG BUDDHA
Hale 1986 1st. Slightly torn & worn dw 6.00

16183. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE IKON ON THE WALL & other stories
Duckworth 1944 rep. Fep replaced Boards worn bumped & very grubby Spine dull and unattached on one side 2.50

17730. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE HEART OF THE FAMILY
Hodder & Stoughton 1953 1st. Lacks fep Torn & chipped dw missing spine ends; front flap separate. 3rd Damerosehay story 3.00

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 6.50

20609. GOUDGE Elizabeth: ISLAND MAGIC
Duckworth 1968 rep. Smells exlibrary Scrapes on fep Foredge foxed Hinges s little weak in middle Spine faded & tape marked Boards a bit bumped Repaired & torn dw with label removed from spine Missing small piece front. 19th century Guernsey 8.50

21923. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE LOST ANGEL
Hodder & Stoughton 1971 1st thus. Illus S Hughes Exlibrary Lacks fep Tape marked boards Dw with label on faded spine Edges bumped & a bit faded. Short stories 12.50

21924. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE SCENT OF WATER
Hodder & Stoughton 1963 1st. Quite badly torn but repaired dw. Set in a country village 9.50

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 5.00

19927. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE CHILD FROM THE SEA
Hodder & Stoughton 1970 1st. Foredge very slightly browned Boards a bit rubbed & worn Torn & worn dw with tape on bottom spine & 1 corner. Lucy Walter first love & possibly wife of Charles II 10.00

19160. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE BIRD IN THE TREE
Duckworth 1975 rep. Exlibrary Dw laminated to boards 1st Damerosehay story 3.50

19161. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE CASTLE ON THE HILL
Duckworth 1943 rep. Foredge browned Dw missing small pieces from edges printed on reverse of another. Wartime story 9.50

19162. GOUDGE Elizabeth: GREEN DOLPHIN COUNTRY
Hodder & Stoughton 1965 rep. Pages browninig Dw rubbed on edges. Set in 19th century Channel Islands & New Zealand 7.50

19937. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE WHITE WITCH
Hodder paperback 1969. Page edges browning Wraps creased & worn. English Civil War 3.00

20972. GOUDGE Elizabeth: THE ROSEMARY TREE
Hodder & Stoughton 1956 1st. Corners bumped Spine faded. Lives in a Devon village 9.50

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 10.00

21926. GRIMES Martha: THE FIVE BELLS AND BLADEBONE
O'Mara 1988 1st. Inscr Pages browning Map eps Front hinge a bit weak Slightly frayed dw with faded spine. Darkly humerous Richard Jury mystery series - this one set in the East End of London 7.50

21927. GRIMES Martha: THE OLD FOX DECEIV'D
O'Mara 1990 1st. Top edge lightly foxed Dw with small tear on back. Darkly humerous Richard Jury mystery series - this one set in a Yorkshire fishing village 7.50

20269. HEPPLE Anne: CAN I GO THERE?
Hutchinson 1957 rep. Front hinge weak Boards blotchy Dw torn & missing several chunks. A girl who makes mistakes 6.50

19273. HEPPLE Anne: SCOTCH BROTH
RTS nd. Bw frontis Ex private library Well read Boards battered Spine separate 2.50

21580. HEPPLE Anne: THE RUNAWAY FAMILY
Arrow paperback 1959. Wraps worn & a bit grubby. Escaping from a tyrannical stepfather 7.50

20610. HEPPLE Anne: JEMIMA RIDES
Hutchinson nd 48th thousand. Lacks fep Foredge a bit foxed & browned Dw rubbed on spine ends & a bit blotchy on spine & back. A matchmaker doesn't see what's right in front of her 15.00

21928. HEPPLE Anne: ANNALS OF A LITTLE SHOP
Lutterworth 1955 rep. Prize label Back hinge weak Boards a bit worn. The story of a borders village as heard in the village shop 9.50

21430. HEPPLE Anne: THE TAKING MEN
Arrow 1972 paperback. Bookshop stamp Wraps a bit creased & worn. A young woman is left a village shop and struggles against others who wanted it 5.00

19928. HEPPLE Anne: HEYDAYS AND MAYDAYS
Lutterworth 1954 rep. Spine faded Boards a bit marked 12.00

19164. HEPPLE Anne: THE METTLESOME PIECE
Hutchinson 1951 1st. Slight foxing Boards a bit rubbed & bumped on edges Ivy Wallace dw slightly torn & missing small pieces with tape on reverse. 7.50

18151. HEPPLE Anne: RIDERS OF THE SEA
Hutchinson nd 1940 inscr. Torn & creased dw. Jilted pair thrown together on a sea voyage 15.00

20270. HEYER Georgette: ARABELLA
Heinemann 1949 1st. Foredge browning Bpards slightly marked & bumped Spine slightly faded 6.00

20271. HEYER Georgette: THE BLACK MOTH
Heinemann 1953 rep. Pages browning Boards slightly grubby & rubbed Spine a bit creased 4.00

20272. HEYER Georgette: COUSIN KATE
Bodley Head 1968 1st. Dw a bit chipped & rubbed on spine ends & corners 6.00

20274. HEYER Georgette: THE GRAND SOPHY
Heinemann 1950 rep. Pages browning Very chipped dw without a spine 6.00

20278. HEYER Georgette: SYLVESTER
Heinemann 1957 1st. Corners bumped 6.00

20284. HEYER Georgette: THE TOLL GATE
Book Club 1955. Pages browning Boards grubby Spine darkened 4.00

21581. HEYER Georgette: DETECTION UNLIMITED
Panther paperback 1969. Wraps creased & a bit worn Small typeface 4.00

20611. HEYER Georgette: BEAUVALLET
Heinemann 1931 rep. Foredge a bit browned & foxed Inscr Boards slightly spotted Fragile dw creased & repaired extensively with tape on reverse Missing spine ends. An Elizabethan pirate 6.50

20612. HEYER Georgette: POWDER AND PATCH
Heinemann 1936 rep. Foxing Spine faded Corners a bit bumped. A comedy of manners 5.00

19929. HEYER Georgette: THE MASQUERADERS
Heinemann 1949 rep. Worn & slightly torn & chipped dw 6.00

19930. HEYER Georgette: THE QUIET GENTLEMAN
Heinemann 1951 1st. Spine faded & worn on ends Corners bumped & rubbed 7.50

19933. HEYER Georgette: THE TALISMAN RING
Heinemann 1951 rep. Pages browning 5.00

19166. HEYER Georgette: SIMON THE COLDHEART
Heinemann 1978 reissue. Spin slightly creased Slightly bumped & grubby dw. 15th century 3.00

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 5.00

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

21583. IRONSIDE Elizabeth: DEATH IN THE GARDEN
Book Club 1995. Pages browning Dw. 5.00

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 6.50

19939. LLOYD A R: WITCHWOOD
Muller 1989 1st. Dw. Volume 2 of the saga of Kine the weasel and his battles with Rattun the king of superbreed rats; recommended by Anne McCaffrey 'Elegance of description detailed country-lore and fine portrayals of people as well as the animals' 4.50

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 6.50

17323. MACLEOD Charlotte: THE FAMILY VAULT
CollinsCrime Club 1980 1st UK. Name fep Boards & dw slightly bumped. Sarah Kelling 6.00

20955. MACLEOD Charlotte: THE WITHDRAWING ROOM
Mysterious Press paperback 1989. Wraps creased. Sarah Kelling 4.00

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 3.50

21433. MARSTON Edward: THE NINE GIANTS
Allison & Busby paperback 2013. Exlibrary Spine a bit rubbed & creased. 4th Elizabethan mystery 3.00

20956. MARSTON Edward: THE ROARING BOY
Allison & Busby paperback 2013. Nice copy. Elizabethan mystery 3.50

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 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. 15.00

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. 12.50

18900. MICHAELS Barbara: THE DARK ON THE OTHER SIDE
Souvenir Press 1973 1st UK. Bottom edges of pages bumped Slightly torn & worn dw. 6.00

18904. MICHAELS Barbara: SMOKE AND MIRRORS
Piatkus 1989 1st UK. Dw. Sinister happenings during the campaign to elect a Virginia senator 6.00

20957. MICHAELS Barbara: SEARCH THE SHADOWS
Piatkus 1988 UK 1st. Dw 9.50

21584. MITCHELL Gladys: WATSON'S CHOICE
Vintage 2011 paperback. Corners very slightly rubbed. Mrs Bradley and a Sherlockian type mystery 7.50

21360. MITCHELL Gladys: SPEEDY DEATH
Vintage 2014 paperback. Slightly creased corners & spine. The first Mrs Bradley story 10.00

19594. MITCHELL Gladys: THE TWENTY-THIRD MAN
Vintage paperback 2011. Generally vg 7.50

18905. MITCHELL Gladys: THE SALTMARSH MURDERS
Vintage paperback 2009. Probably ex private library as there's a couple of 'withdrawn' stamps Wraps a bit rubbed with sticker taped to bottom spine 5.00

18907. MITCHELL Gladys: TOM BROWN'S BODY
Vintage paperback 2009. Wraps a bit creased. Mrs Bradley & murder in a boys' school 8.50

18908. MITCHELL Gladys: WHEN LAST I DIED
Hogarth 1987 paperback reissue. Generally vg 6.00

20958. MITCHELL Gladys: DEATH AND THE MAIDEN
Vintage paperback 2010. Wraps very slightly creased & rubbed 7.50

18932. MITCHELL Gladys: THE RISING OF THE MOON
St Martin's Press (US) nd. Lacks fep Front hinge possibly repaired as very tight Corners bumped Boards patchily scraped & faded. Mrs Bradley & a Ripper who appears every full moon 5.00

18165. MITCHELL Gladys: COME AWAY, DEATH
Vintage paperback 2011. Bottom edge & back wrap splashed with red 2.50

21907. NEILL Robert: MIST OVER PENDLE
Gainsborough paperback 1987. Wraps a bit creased & rubbed. Classic story of witchcraft in 17th century rural Lancashire 5.00

21908. NEILL Robert: WITCH BANE
Arrow paperback 1987. Pages browning Piece cut from fep & title page (name?) Wraps creased. Witches in Civil War Lancashire 7.50

21909. NEILL Robert: WITCHFIRE AT LAMMAS
Hutchinson 1977 1st. Top edge foxed otherwise good copy in dw with rubbed edges. 1715 Jacobites witchcraft 25.00

20960. OKE Janette: THE MATCHMAKERS
Strand (Australia) paperback 1998. Good copy 4.50

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 12.50

21913. PETERS Elizabeth: TROJAN GOLD
Robinson paperback 2007. Spine a bit creased . Art historian Vicky Bliss murder mystery 3.50

19597. PORTER Eleanor: HUSTLER JOE & other stories
Burt (US) 1924. Lacks fep Foredge a bit chipped Spine faded & scraped Boards bumped & scraped. 4 long short stories 8.50

21434. PORTER Joyce: DOVER 3
Pan paperback 1968. Page edges browning Wraps very slightly rubbed 1st of the Det CI Dover series fat lazy & a scrounger 4.50

20648. READ Miss: THRUSH GREEN
Joseph 1959 rep. Illus Goodall Page edges browning Back hinge very weak Brown marks on pictorial eps Boardes a bit rubbed Dw worn on edges creases & corners Spine ends slightly chipped Back slightly foxed 9.50

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

19182. READ Miss: WINTER IN THRUSH GREEN
Joseph 1980 rep. Illus Goodall Name fep Slightly worn & torn dw 4.50

20649. RIDGE Antonia: FAMILY ALBUM
Faber 1952 1st. Foredge foxed Top spine faded where piece missing from pretty chipped dw. A teacher goes to Nimes in France to try to trace her father's family; described as the charm of quiet lives well and courageously lived 7.50

19946. RINEHART Mary Roberts: THE GREAT MISTAKE
Dell (US) paperback 1964. Pages browning A bit out of shape ~Wraps creased & worn A bit of tape front wrap for no apparent reason. Scarce mystery novel 2.50

20943. SANDISON Janet: JEAN IN THE MORNING
Readers Book Club (Australia) 1970. Boards a bit grubby & foxed Torn browned dw missing pieces from spine ends & large chunk from back. 1st of the 4 books about Jean Robertson by 'Jane Duncan' 7.50

21876. SAYERS DL: GAUDY NIGHT
NEL 2003 paperback. Spine & wraps a bit creased & rubbed. Contains a new intro by Elizabeth George 3.00

21877. SAYERS DL: LORD PETER VIEWS THE BODY
NEL 1974 1st paperback edition. Pages browning Front hinge a bit weak Wraps a bit creased & rubbed 3.50

21878. SAYERS DL: MURDER MUST ADVERTISE
NEL 1970 paperback. Pages browning Spine a bit creased & faded 3.50

19615. SAYERS DL: THE NINE TAILORS
Gollancz 1978 rep. Bw frontis Exlibrary Front hinge part split Foredge browned Frayed ddw. Volume 12 of the Collected Edition 3.50

18240. SCARLETT Susan: LOVE IN A MIST
Hodder & Stoughton 1951 1st. Smells slightly musty Torn & chipped dw. Streatfeild's pseudonym family ructions when a small boy is cast in a film 50.00

13648. SCARLETT Susan: POPPIES FOR ENGLAND
Hodder & Stoughton 1947 1st. Spine & board edges slightly faded Frayed & slightly grubby dw 15.00

20313. SCARLETT Susan: PETER AND PAUL
Hodder & Stoughton 1940 rep. Corners bumped Boards slightly bleached on spine edges Spine faded. Streatfeild's pseudonym twin girls move from the country to work in a London dress shop; a love story 60.00

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 150.00

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 50.00

13716. SCARLETT Susan: SALLY-ANN
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 rep. Foxing Hinges a bit weak otherwise inside is OK Boards are faded rubbed worn & bumped Book is out of shape 15.00

20662. SCARLETT Susan: MURDER WHILE YOU WORK
Hodder & Stoughton 1944 1st. Fep missing weakening fron hinge also bep Page edges browning Spine faded & split down sides Boards grubby & marked on back Slightly better than a reading copy. Streatfeild's pseudonym an adult novel set around a wartime munitions factory 40.00

20664. SCARLETT Susan: UNDER THE RAINBOW
Hodder & Stoughton 1941 1st. Bookplate on fep Spine faded Dw with small tears & missing tiny bits Spine & edges of the back browned. Streatfeild's pseudonym an adult novel of a young vicar and his house guests 80.00

13764. SCARLETT Susan: SUMMER PUDDING
Hodder & Stoughton 1943 1st. Inscr Corners bumped Spine a bit faded 19.50

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 45.00

20945. SCARLETT Susan: THE MAN IN THE DARK
Hodder & Stoughton 1940 1st. Village library plate Pages a bit marked & browned & smell musty Boards very blotchy rubbed & worn on corners & spine ends Spine torn on one side A reading copy + of her scarcest title 35.00

20661. SCHREFER Eliot: THE SCHOOL FOR DANGEROUS GIRLS
Scholastic (US) 2009 1st. Very slightly bumped dw. Gothic novel about a strange reform school 7.50

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 7.50

20666. SMITH Alexander McCall: THE FULL CUPBOARD OF LIFE
Abacus paperback 2004. Spine slightly creased. No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #5 3.00

20667. SMITH Alexander McCall: THE SATURDAY BIG TENT WEDDING PARTY
. Dw. No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #12 6.50

20668. SMITH Alexander McCall: TEARS OF THE GIRAFFE
Abacus paperback 2004. Spine slightly creased. No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #2 3.00

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 4.50

16416. STEVENSON DE: MISS BUNCLE'S BOOK
Jenkins 13th printing 1942 inscr. Hinges weak Spine & boards patchily faded 4.50

21808. STEVENSON DE: LISTENING VALLEY
Collins 1976 new edition. Slightly rubbed & torn dw. Wartime London & Scottish lowlands 15.00

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 15.00

21363. STEVENSON DE: SUMMERHILLS
Fontana paperback 1973. Pages browning Black line across top edge Spine slightly creased. Sequel to Amberwell 5.00

21882. STEVENSON DE: ANNA & 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 12.50

21883. STEVENSON DE: CHARLOTTE FAIRLIE
Fontana paperback 1971. Large label mostly removed from back wrap. A lonely headmistress 5.00

21884. STEVENSON DE: KATE HARDY
Fontana paperback 1964. Page edges browning Spine creased 4.50

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 29.50

19957. STEVENSON DE: CELIA'S HOUSE
Collins 1973 rep. Exlibrary Pages browning Tape marks Dw 15.00

19959. STEVENSON DE: THE MUSGRAVES
Collins 1960 1st. Nice copy in dw very worn on spine edges & corners with minor tape repairs 17.50

21590. STEWART Mary: THE GABRIEL HOUNDS
Hodder paperback 2011. Generally very good. Romantic suspense in Lebanon 3.50

21591. STEWART Mary: THE MOONSPINNERS
Hodder paperback 2011. Generally very good. Romantic suspense in Greece 3.50

18914. STREATFEILD Noel: JUDITH
Collins 1956 1st. Foredge foxed Slightly torn scraped & grubby dw missing small pieces Top of front flap a bit nibbled. 12.50

21439. SUTCLIFF Rosemary: SWORD AT SUNSET
Coward McCann (US) 1963. Address label almost removed from map ep Boards a bit rubbed. Arthurian story 9.50

21887. TEY Josephine: THE DAUGHTER OF TIME
Arrow paperback 2009. Extremeties slightly creased. Who killed the Princes in the Tower? 3.50

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 2.50

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 7.50

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 5.00

21888. THIRKELL Angela: HIGH RISING
Virago paperback 2013. Spine creased. Intro Alexander McCall Smith 5.00

19970. TICKELL Jerrard: HIGH WATER AT FOUR
Hodder & Stoughton 1965 1st. Foredge foxed Dw rubbed & back grubby. Dramatic adventures on a Greek oil tanker & the port of a Stalinist state 4.50

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 19.50

21594. TREECE Henry: ELECTRA
Bodley Head 1957 1st. Foxing Dw rubbed on edges. Electra as an old woman looks back at her life 15.00

21811. VON ARNIM Elizabeth: THE ENCHANTED APRIL
Vintage paperback nd. VG apart from small mark on back wrap. 4 women answer a discreet advert and go to a Mediterranean castle 4.00

21365. VON ARNIM Elizabeth: ELIZABETH & HER GERMAN GARDEN
Virago paperback 2007. Spine slightly creased. Intro Elizabeth Jane Howard 4.50

20681. WARFE R E: FIRST TERM FOR ZIGGY or Sex Scandal at Greyfriars
Hodder & Stoughton Australia 1997 1st. Bottom spine rubbed Dw. Adult spoof - not for the faint-hearted 15.00

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

19199. WENTWORTH Patricia: THE FINGERPRINT
Severn House 1988 reissue. Exlibrary Tape on boards & reverse of creased dw with label on spine. Miss Silver 4.00

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 3.00

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 10.00

20691. YORKE Margaret: A QUESTION OF BELIEF
Sphere paperback 2014. Spine very slightly creased. Crime/detective novel 3.00