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Sealed Lips (1906)

By: Leighton, Marie Connor

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86006A

Condition: Good


Original light brown cloth, framed and decorated in black, lettered in gilt. Extremities scuffed, a little dulled, good. Crime novel by one of the authors of Convict 99. View more info

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Lucile Dare, Detective (1919)

By: Leighton, Marie Connor

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90131

Condition: Good


First Edition "For Sale Abroad". Frontispiece. Original light blue glazed cloth, framed and lettered in black. Oval impressed stamp ("For Sale Abroad") at bottom on rear board. Spine sunned (slightly streaked) with short closed split at head, scuffed, undated signatures on prelims, otherwise good. Very scarce crime novel, featuring a female detective. View more info

Her Ladyship's Silence (1907)

By: Leighton, Marie Connor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: VN2582

Condition: Very Good


Unstated, but second edition, in Cassell's standard second edition binding of fine-ribbed navy blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Illustrated. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, otherwise very good. A crime/mystery novel View more info

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Cheri-Bibi and Cecily (1923)

By: Leroux, Gaston

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01498

Condition: Good


Undated first [1923]. Original red cloth, blocked in black. Corners rubbed, foxing spots throughout, good. View more info

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The Secret of the Night (1914) [Rouletabille chez le Tsar, 1913]

By: Leroux, Gaston

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1914

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 88096

Condition: Good


Original deep purple cloth, framed and lettered in red. Spine sunned, and spine portion of rear board speckled/discoloured, good. The adventures of Leroux's amateur detective, Joseph Rouletabille, in Russia. View more info

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The Uttermost Farthing (1908)

By: Lowndes, Mrs Marie Belloc

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86058

Condition: Very Good


"Heinemann's Shorter Novels Series". Original patterned green cloth, with gilt decorative panel on front board and on spine. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, very good. A married woman and her lover elope: on their train journey death unexpectedly intervenes. View more info

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Eugene Aram (1832)

By: Lytton, Lord [Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1895

Seller ID: VN1097

Condition: Good


[Florin Novels]. Original fine-ribbed maroon cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; publisher's own monogrammed endpapers. Lightly scuffed, foxing, inscriptions and bookplates on prelims, good. View more info

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Rogues in Arcady

By: Magnay, Sir William

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2612

Condition: Good


First Edition. Original blindstamped royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Boards a little darkened, a some marks on board edges, trace of removed label on front board, spine ends scuffed, front inner joint lightly cracked, foxing on early pages, good. Crime novel View more info

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The Fall of a Star (1897)

By: Magnay, Sir William, Bart

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2558

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Front endpapers replaced (50 years ago or more, with two repairs to prelims, a little foxing and tanning, a few light marks on boards, good. The hero is a successful man who has committed a crime -- and his past eventually catches up with him. Magnay's first novel and a scarce title. View more info

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The Prey of the Gods (1871)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 86008A

Condition: Very Good


New Edition, undated, c1895. Original crimson cloth with raised pattern of chrysanthemums on front board. Lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, front inner joint papers chipped, otherwise very good. View more info

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My Own Child (1876)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Lewis's [ie R. E. King]: 1900

Seller ID: 86028

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1900. Early C20th brown cloth over yellow marbled boards; green leather title label on spine. Label rubbed on right edge, inner joint papers cracked with some gum residue, paper faintly tanned throughout, good. View more info

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For Ever and Ever. A Life Drama (1866)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1895

Seller ID: 86043

Condition: Very Good


New Edition.Undated, c1895. Original crimson cloth with raised pattern of chrysanthemums on front board. Lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but joints tight), signature (1951) on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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Gerald Estcourt (1867 as The Confessions of Gerald Estcourt)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 87012

Condition: Good


Undated New Edition (c1890). Original grey cloth with blue speckled pattern on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Staple bound. Spine ends nicked and bumped, inner joint papers lightly cracked, some rusting of staples, good. View more info

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Love's Conflict (1865)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 87025

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated, c1890. Original deep red cloth with raised design of chrysanthemums on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned, extremities scuffed, small stamp on endpapers, inner joint papers lightly cracked, good. Marryat's first novel, written while she was nursing her sick children. View more info

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Veronique (1869)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 87029

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Undated, c1890. Original deep red cloth with raised design of chrysanthemums on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned, prize plate (1907) on front free endpaper; otherwise crisp, bright, very good. View more info

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Nelly Brooke (1868)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: VN2549

Condition: Fair


Hutchinson reprint edition, from around 1890. Lacks all prelims before contents leaf. Original maroon cloth, with raised pattern of chrysanthemums. Corners and spine ends rubbed and worn. With all faults - strictly a reading copy only of an uncommon book. View more info

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How Like a Woman (1892)

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, R. E. King: 1900

Seller ID: VN2696

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1900. Original maroon cloth on bevelled boards, ruled in blind, lettered in gilt; brown endpapers. Spine lightly sunned, with 3mm loss on cloth head and foot; contents clean and tight, good. View more info

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The Crime and the Criminal & The Devil's Diamond & The House of Mystery

By: Marsh, Richard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1910

Seller ID: VN2490

Condition: Fair


Three Edwardian or later paperbacks (undated, c1910) bound as one in green binders' cloth, without original wrappers. All three titles are illustrated. Binding in only poor/fair shape; splits to cloth on hinges, cloth stained and discoloured, bookplate and notes on front endpapers. Texts clean tight. Overall fair -- a decent reading copy only View more info

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Mrs Mugrave and Her Husband (1894)

By: Marsh, Richard [ie Richard Heldmann]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Long: 1914

Seller ID: 81029

Condition: Very Good


Haymarket Novels: John Long. Undated [1914]. Original fine-ribbed red cloth with blindstamped flower design on front boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Rubbed along top edge of rear board, otherwise a clean and very bright copy: very good. Crime novel: listed in Hubin. View more info

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At the Villa Rose (1910)

By: Mason, A. E. W. [Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 88087

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with two sets of vertical yellow lines on front board, one on spine: front board lettered in white, spine lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, a little light foxing, otherwise very good. Crime novel which introduces the character of Inspector Hanaud. View more info