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The Widow of Zanzibar
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The Widow of Zanzibar

By Robert Anthony

London: Robert Hale, 1979. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Light marking to rear cover, slight crasing to ends of spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding with a couple of small bumps to edges, light spotting to top page edge otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Scarce espionage thriller set in Tanzania. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 190

$46.22

Death of a Busybody

By Dell Shannon

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1978. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Very slight fading to spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First UK edition. Scarce. Browning to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. . Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 287

$25.09

The Jigsaw Man [SIGNED]

By Dorothea Bennett

New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, Inc., 1976. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Slight rubbing, spine a little faded, short tear to foot of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: First US edition. Quarter grey cloth with red paper covered boards. Slight fading to head of spine. A few small spots to top page edge, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Includes a letter from the author to the actor Sir Laurence Olivier requesting him to read the book with a view to playing the character 'Scaith'. Bennett was married to Terence Young, who directed the film version of the book. The film was released in 1983 with Michael Caine in the lead role and Olivier in the Scaith role. This item comes from the library of theatrical agent Laurence Evans (aka 'Lol', the party host mentioned in the letter). Evans represented Olivier for over 40 years. An excellent association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 256

$198.08

Stowaway
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Stowaway

By Arthur Mills

London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1931. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Lacking jacket. Blue cloth binding, light marking and rubbing to covers, slight creasing to spine. Light foxing to page edges, occasional spotting to text. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (Isobel Salmon). A rare vintage crime novel, set in Malaya. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 253, [3] (ads)

$46.22

The Day of the Jackal

By Frederick Forsyth

London: Hutchinson , 1971. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Fading to red coloured areas on spine. Crease to front flap, light rubbing to covers but no edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First impression. Light crease to spine, small dent to outside page edges. Tanning to endpaper joint, very clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 358

$105.64

The Missing Million

By Edgar Wallace

London: John Long Limited, 1924. Popular Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Lacking jacket. Fading to spine, a few light marks to boards. Tanning to endpapers, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, good solid binding. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 318

$25.09

A Voice from the Dark
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A Voice from the Dark

By Eden Phillpotts

London: Hutchinson and Co, 1925. 4th Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Red cloth binding. Fading and scuff to spine, light mark to rear cover, light foxing and browning to pages. Scarce early edition. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 288

$31.69

Secrecy
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Secrecy

By Rupert Thomson

London: Granta, 2013. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 24 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Slight rubbing to corners, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First impression. Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 312

$18.49

The Grim Game: A Tiger Standish Story

By Sydney Horler

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1948. Reprint . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Slight wear to ends of spine, old paper reinforcement to reverse of head of spine, short tear and light foxing to rear cover, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, otherwise very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 192

$38.29

Murder at Mansfield Park
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Murder at Mansfield Park

By Lynn Shepherd

London: St. Martin's Press, 2010. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 21.5 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Slight creasing to ends of spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First US edition, first impression. The author's first novel. Slight bumping to ends of spine, a few light marks to boards, one page corner folded. This is the US hardback edition - the novel was only issued as paperback in the UK. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 364

$31.69

A Treacherous Likeness
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A Treacherous Likeness

By Lynn Shepherd

London: Corsair, 2013. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 338

$21.13

Montmorency on the Rocks [SIGNED]

By Eleanor Updale

London: Scholastic Press, 2004. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression. Signed by author (without dedication) to title page. Unread copy, first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 273

$18.49

Montmorency [SIGNED]

By Eleanor Updale

London: Scholastic Press, 2003. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression. Signed by the author (without dedication) to title page. First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 176

$18.49

At the Blue Gates: (Penguin Book No.284)
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At the Blue Gates: (Penguin Book No.284)

By Richard Keverne

London: Penguin Books , 1940. First Penguin Edition . Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Loss to lower inch of spine, foxing to front cover, browning to pages, foxing to page edges, a fw spots to text. Lacking the jacket. Scarce. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 246

$46.22

Death in Ecstasy: (Penguin Book No.249)
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Death in Ecstasy: (Penguin Book No.249)

By Ngaio Marsh

London: Penguin Books , 1940. First Penguin Edition . Very Good/Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Spine and flap folds worn with old archival tape repairs to reverse. Unclipped export jacket priced at 6d to front flap. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Browning to pages, stain to lower margin of last few pages. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 248

$38.29

At the Blue Gates: (Penguin Book No.284)
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At the Blue Gates: (Penguin Book No.284)

By Richard Keverne

London: Penguin Books , 1940. First Penguin Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Foxing to spine, light browning to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Lacking the jacket. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 246

$72.63

At the Blue Gates: (Penguin Book No.284)
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At the Blue Gates: (Penguin Book No.284)

By Richard Keverne

London: Penguin Books , 1940. First Penguin Edition . Good Plus. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Wear to ends of spine, creasing to front cover, a few light marks to covers, light browning to pages. Lacking the jacket. Scarce. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 246

$52.82

It Walks by Night: (Penguin Book No.124)
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It Walks by Night: (Penguin Book No.124)

By John Dickson Carr

London: Penguin Books , 1938. 2nd Impression . Very Good/Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Front flap reattached with sellotape causing light staining, wear and slight loss to spine, hole to rear cover. Unclipped export jacket priced at 6d to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Line of tape residue to edges of front cover (inside and out), browning to pages, light crease to upper corner of several pages, small dent to outside page edge. Scarce. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 246

$59.42

The Waxworks Murder: (Penguin Book No.158)
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The Waxworks Murder: (Penguin Book No.158)

By John Dickson Carr

London: Penguin Books , 1938. 2nd Impression . Very Good Minus/Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Long vertical tear to front cover with archival tape repair to reverse, browning and light staining to spine. Unclipped export jacket priced at 6d to front flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Long vertical tear to front cover, with archival tape repair to reverse, previous owner's bookplate inside front cover, browning to pages, top corner of half title page has slight loss. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 246

$46.22

Goodnight Sweet Prince [SIGNED]
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Goodnight Sweet Prince [SIGNED]

By David Dickinson

London: Constable, 2002. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. ***PLEASE NOTE*** The bookshop is currently closed for holidays. Items can still be ordered, but will not be dispatched until Monday 21st August. Many thanks for your patience. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Signed (without dedication) by the author to title page. Small bump to head of spine otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 314

$25.09

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