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Suddenly, At Singapore

By: Black, Gavin

Price: $27.55

Publisher: Collins, London: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwwk

Condition: Very Good


192 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. The dustjacket is coolly assured. It does have wear, creasing, scuffing and marks. Otherwise, it is comfortable and secure. The boards have some corner knocks. They are healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, tight, certain, fresh. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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They Hunted a Fox

By: Campbell, Alice

Price: $85.50

Publisher: The Crime Club, Collins: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwzu

Condition: Good


252 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are very grubby with wear to all edges, corners and seams. They are however, benevolent and sure. Within, the early and later pages have some mild storage and handling wear and marking. The pages are by far, clean, clear, contented, competent, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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A Coffin From Hong Kong

By: Chase, James Hadley

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Robert Hale Limited, London: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvxy

Condition: Near Fine


186 pages (complete). A congenial copy. The dustjacket illustration by Biro. Price not snipped (12/6) but scored through for handwritten South African price (R1.30). The dj is scuffed, worn, creased and marked. It is comfortable and secure. The are placid and neat. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, clean, clear, eager - as if barely read (if at all) throughout. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Believed Violent

By: Chase, James Hadley

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Robert Hale Limited, London: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: chau

ISBN: 0709101570

Condition: Near Fine


191 pages (complete). A most contented copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, wear, rubbing, shelving marks. It is even yet, comfortable and secure. The boards are steady, healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are tight, fresh, very clean and clear, companionable and unblemished. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Bill Speed on Hot Ice

By: Donovan, J B

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Kingfisher Books, London: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cdlw

Condition: Very Good


152 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket is much worn, scuffed, marked all about. It is sure and secure. The boards are healthy with mild shelving wear to the edges. The contents are most gratifying. They are very clean, clear, certain, relaxed. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Witness at Large

By: Eberhart, M G

Price: $6.65

Publisher: The Crime Club, Collins: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwwt

Condition: Very Good


192 pages (complete). A decent copy. The dustjacket does have wear, scuffing and marks. Yet, it is secure and comfortable. The boards are pleasing and healthy. Within, the contents are clean, clear, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Flying Finish

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cdru

ISBN: 0718101480

Condition: Fair


218 pages (complete). Ex-library copy with consequent stamps, residue, marks, usage and wear. The dustjacket is marked, scuffed, creased and worn. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are tidy. They have light shelving wear. The contents have evidence of much contented use. They have some handling marks. The pages are relaxed, clear, clean, capable, competent, compelling. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Mr Ball of Fire

By: Gray, Berkeley

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: byaa

Condition: Fair


102 pages (complete). A decent enough copy. The dustjacket is torn, worn, scuffed and creased. It is secure. The boards are passive, with some light scuffing and wear. The contents are comfortable. They are clean, clear, congenial, comfortable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Evidence of the Accused

By: Jeffries, Roderic

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Collins Crime Club: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccwj

Condition: Good


192 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this ingenious, even if shocking (or thrilling) in its amorality, crime thriller. The dustjacket is much worn, creased, marked and scuffed. It is yet, secure and sure. The boards are simple, healthy. The contents have evidence of happy use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, companionable, agreeable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Legend

By: Lu, Marie

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Razorbill: 2011

Seller ID: bwrj

ISBN: 0141339411

Condition: Very Good


301 pages (complete). Pre-publication copy of trade paperback original. The covers are healthy, tidy. The contents are tight, fresh, very clean and clear : as if new throughout. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The House of the Arrow

By: Mason, A E W

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, London: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: btqo

Condition: Good


320 pages (complete). A benign copy. The boards have wear, scuffing and marks from handling and storage. They are secure and sure. The contents are pleasant. The pages do have some foxing. They are otherwise clean, clear, comfortable, confident. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Die By the Book

By: Meynell, Laurence

Price: $49.40

Publisher: The Crime Club, Collins: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvyy

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket is mild-mannered. It has some light wear and scuffing and rubbing from shelving. it is comfortable and secure. The boards are very smart and healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, confident and certain - as if barely read (if at all!) throughout. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Castles in the Air : Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon

By: Orczy, Baroness

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Cassell & Company Ltd., London: bvct

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvct

Condition: Good


298 pages (complete). The boards are benign and patient. They have scuffing and wear, they are comfortable and sure. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, contented, assured and amiable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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French Powder Mystery : A Problem in Deduction

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd., London: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: bvkr

ISBN: 0575004754

Condition: Fair


319 pages (complete). Ex-library (Roodepoort Municipal Library) copy with consequent debris, residue, stamps, labels, annotations, wear, usage, marks. Reprint of original 1930 publication. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (much worn, scruffy). The dj has wear, residue marks, marks and rubbing. It is secure and sure. The boards are competent, they have residue marks, they are also sure and secure. The contents are comfortable. They have evidence of contented usage throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, certain. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tra... View more info

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Sporting Detective Stories

By: Queen, Ellery (ed)

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London: 1946

Seller ID: bvid

Condition: Very Good


381 pages (complete). A sure copy. The covers have wear particularly to the corners. There is gentle wear to the edges and seams. They are comfortable. Within the pages are amenable, neat, tidy, clean, clear, certain and assuring. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Green Eyes of Bast

By: Rohmer, Sax

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Cassell and Company, London: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: btpv

Condition: Fair


317 pages (complete). Reprinted July 1931 (publication: March 1931). A resolute copy. The boards are worn, scuffed and marked all about. They are benign and sure. The contents are comfortable. The pages have tanning, wear and assurance. Despite some vulnerability the pages are sure, clean, clear, benevolent, competent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Final Deduction

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Crime Club, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxba

Condition: Near Fine


192 pages (complete). A most satisfying copy of this Nero Wolfe novel. The dustjacket has some mild wear and scuffing and rubbing. It is benign and secure. The boards are very neat and sure. The contents are in near immaculate condition. Aside from a small residue mark on the frontispage, the contents are very healthy, clean, clear, confident, expectant, certain. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Three For the Chair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $57.00

Publisher: The Crime Club, Collins: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxes

Condition: Fair


192 pages (complete). Ex-library (Germiston Region/ Streek) copy with consequent residue, debris, stamps, annotations, marks, wear and usage. Three Nero Wolfe stories. A comfortable, much read copy. The boards are worn, scuffed and marked all about. Nontheless they retain an amiability and a comfort. They are secure. Within, the contents have much evidence of contented use throughout. The pages have user marks, wear. Nonetheless, they are comfortable, certain, clear, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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A Double Barrelled Detective Story

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London: 1902

Seller ID: camd

Condition: Good


179 pages (complete). A comfortably aged copy. The blue boards have wear, marking and scuffing. They are however, placid and patient. They are steady and sure. Within, there is evidence of avid childish decoration. The pages are a little foxed here and there, a little worn. In general they are pleasingly contented, clear, clean, certain, utterly entertaining. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info