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A Book of Strange Sins (1893)

By: Kernahan, [John] Coulson

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden, 1894


Fourth Impression. Original dark green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, otherwise a clean, tight, bright copy: very good. View more info

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A Hidden Chain (1894)

By: Russell, Dora

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Rand, McNally, 1896


Original blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt.Lightly scuffed, otherwise a clean, tight, bright American edition of this novel by Northumbrian novelist Dora Russell, first published in London in 1894. A late sensation novel, blending romance with crime and mystery. View more info

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A Modern Man-Hunt and Other Tales of the Greenback Club (1904)

By: Lockwood P. H. [Philip H. Lockwood]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock, 1904

Edition: 1st Edition


Original red cloth, lettered in black. Corners scuffed, a little foxing -- lacks frontispiece and front free endpaper. A reading copy of a scarce title. Stories of how member of a "certain club" in London "sometimes amused themselves". View more info

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Alison's Ordeal (1903)

By: Sergeant, Adeline

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet, 1914


Undated reprint, c1914. Frontispiece. original green cloth, decorated in black and red, with gilt lettering. Spine a little sunned and rubbed on tips, , inscription (1914) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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Allan and the Ice-Gods. A Tale of Beginnings (1927)

By: Haggard, H. Rider [Henry Rider Haggard]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., 1927


Third edition, undated (c1927). original red cloth, lettered in black. Spine lightly sunned, foxing on prelims, good+ View more info

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An Industrious Chevalier (1902)

By: Sprigge, S. Squire [Samuel Squire Sprigge]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Original orange cloth with four stripes in red and black, decorated with masks, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Spine lightly sunned, with ends bumped and a little scuffed, a little foxing, bookplate on front pastedown, good. Tipped on to verso of front free endpaper, a short typed letter on notepaper of The Lancet, dated November 21, 1927 and signed by the author: "Macleod Yearsley, Esq., FRCS, 81 Wimpole Street, W. !. Dear Mr Macleod Yearsley, I will look into the... View more info

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An Innocent Impostor and Other Stories (1893)

By: Gray, Maxwell [ie Mary Gleed Tuttiet]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1893

Edition: 1st Edition


Original red cloth on bevelled boards, decorated in black and lettered in gilt; black endpapers. Lightly marked on board edges, spine a little darkened, , bookplate on front pastedown, good. A collection of quirky stories. In the title piece a man innocently goes to the wrong house, with romantic consequences; in the second a new bride is accidentally whisked away on a train with her former lover (leaving her husband on the platform).... View more info

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Angling Sketches (1891)

By: Lang, Andrew

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1891

Edition: 1st Edition


Original dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; black endpapers. A number of specks and small marks on boards, angling bookplate of Jack Reece, Q. P. M., Galha-a-re, Shikara, on front pastedown., inner joint papers lightly cracked, good. Reece was Detective Chief Superindendent of Sussex Police and recipient of the Queen's Police Medal in 1986. View more info

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Better Dead (1887)

By: Barrie, J. M. [James Matthew Barrie]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein, 1896


Seventh Edition. Original black cloth, lettered in gilt; black endpapers. Lightly scuffed, very good View more info

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Child of Storm (Mameena) (1913)

By: Haggard, H. Rider [Henry Rider Haggard]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co, 1914


Undated reprint, c1914. Original red cloth, lettered in black, Spine lightly sunned, a few light marks, paper faintly tanned, otherwise a clean, tight copy: good. View more info

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Chronicles of Martin Hewitt (1895)

By: Morrison, Arthur

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., 1900


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated, c1900. Illustrated by D. Murray Smith. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Corners rubbed, rear board grazed with some light staining, good. Topp [II, p.384]. The second collection of Morrison's Hewitt detective stories; this series originally appeared in The Windsor Magazine. View more info

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Episodes in a Life of Adventure or Moss from a Rolling Stone (1887)

By: Oliphant, Laurence

Price: £25.01

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1887


Fourth Edition. Original illustrated grey cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, blank bookplate on front free endpaper, otherwise clean, tight, very good. View more info

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Footprints in the Snow (1877)

By: Russell, Dora

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, R. E. King, 1900


Undated reprint (c1900). Illustrated. Original scarlet cloth, lettered and illustrated in black (policeman looking at suspects on the front cover; hand holding a revolver on the spine). A few specks and spots on boards, signature (1908) on front free endpaper, good+ . Crime/mystery novel. View more info

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From the French. Ten Tales. Translated by Walter Learned

By: Coppee, Francois

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, 1892

Edition: First British Edition


Original brown cloth, framed and decorated in silver, lettered in black. Spine ends split and chipped, undated signature on half title, fair/good. View more info

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Half-a-Dozen Transgressions (1896)

By: Gingold, Helene

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Iliffe & Sons, 1896

Edition: 1st Edition


Undated first edition [1896]. Frontispiece portrait of author. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine and edges of boards sunned, front free endpaper removed, good. A collection of short stories. Scarce. View more info