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Image for Stories from Scotland Yard as told by Inspector Moser, Late of the Criminal Investigation Department, Whitehall and Recorded by Charles F. Rideal Author of People We Meet etc. (1890)

Stories from Scotland Yard as told by Inspector Moser, Late of the Criminal Investigation Department, Whitehall and Recorded by Charles F. Rideal Author of People We Meet etc. (1890)

By: Moser, Inspector Maurice & Charles Frederick Rideal

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1890

Seller ID: 94106

Condition: Good


Hearth and Home Library. Undated [1890]. Original red front board and spine, with series title blindstamped at head of front board; top edge gilt. Knock to top edge of rear board, page edges lightly tanned, foxing on endpapers, good. "All these stories. . . are founded upon facts" View more info

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Joseph's Coat (1881)

By: Murray, David Christie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1884

Seller ID: VN2494

Condition: Good


New Edition. Late C19th rebinding in crimson cloth with leather title label on spine. Spine and board edges sunned to brown, otherwise a tight copy, good. View more info

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His Father's Honour (1909)

By: Murray, David Christie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2643

Condition: Very Good


Original blindstamped black cloth with repeated motif in red on front board and spine, lettered in gilt. A few light marks, a little scuffing, undated name on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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The Eternal Dawn (1907)

By: Murray, David Christie & Egmont Hake

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Everett & Co: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03978

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth. Spine lightly sunned and scuffed on ends, owner's address stamp on front free endpaper, a little foxing, very good. One of two novels by Murray (the other being The Heavenly Hand) co-written with Egmont Hake. Scarce. View more info

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The Eternal Dawn (1907)

By: Murray, David Christie & Egmont Hake

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Everett & Co: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN2642

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth. Spine and board edges lightly sunned, a little foxing, very good. One of two novels by Murray (the other being The Heavenly Hand) co-written with (or, rather, completed by) Egmont Hake. Scarce. View more info

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Madame (1927)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00831

Condition: Good


Undated [1927]. Original deep yellow cloth, blocked in black: inverted green triangle with author's signature at head of spine. Lightly soiled, spine faintly sunned, a few foxing spots, otherwise good. Uncommon title. A collection of short stories concerning a gang of criminals (the "Virgins") under the leadership of "Madame". View more info

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The Temptation of Tavernake (1913)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00869

Condition: Good


Original pale blue cloth, illustrated in black with street scene, illustration on glazed paper inset on front board. Corners rubbed, small nick at head of spine, good. View more info

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A Lost Leader (1906)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0980

Condition: Good


Original red cloth with blindstamped framing; titles in gilt within decorative gilt frame on front board. Spine faintly sunned, rubbed on top edge of rear board, corners scuffed, moderate foxing throughout, otherwise a bright copy, good. A novel of political and romantic intrigue in high places. View more info

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The Hillman (1917)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1933

Seller ID: VN1412

Condition: Good


Seventh Edition. Original fine-ribbed light blue cloth. Some marks on boards, spine lightly sunned, a few foxing spots, good. View more info

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A People's Man (1915)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04173

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. LSome sunning and speckling on cloth, inner joint papers lightly cracking (but joints tight), good. Publisher's announcements (Autumn 1914) and catalogue (dated 25/9/14) bound in at end, but copyright page states "First Published 1915", while the American copyright date is given below at 1914. A confusion caused by the habit of publishers (like Methuen) who liked to issue a book for the Christmas market of one year, but postdate the "publication date" to the following year. View more info

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The Missing Delora (1910)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 04202

Condition: Good


Twelfth Edition. Original deep turquoise boards, framed and lettered in black: corners scuffed, good. Original illustrated white dustwrapper, lettered in blue: worn on edges and corners, lightly soiled, fair/good. "A sensational and thrilling story", according to the blurb on the dustwrapper. View more info

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Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat (1920)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2836

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1920]. Original red cloth with blindstamped decoration, lettered in black on spine. Corners a little rubbed, lightly marked on boards, page edges lightly tanned, one page has untrimmed edges, otherwise good. List of Oppenheim's contains only books published up to 1920 View more info

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General Besserley's Puzzle Box. Stories (1935)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2993

Condition: Very Good


Original pale blue cloth, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, undated signature on front pastedown, very good View more info

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Ask Miss Mott. A Series of Stories (1936)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN3001

Condition: Very Good


Original pale blue cloth, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, undated signature on half-title, some foxing, otherwise very good View more info

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Stolen Idols (1925)

By: Oppenheim, E. [Edward] Phillips

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0104

Condition: Good


Original red cloth. Sunned on spine, occasional foxing spots, good. View more info

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The Peer and the Woman (1895)

By: Oppenheim, E. [Edward] Phillips

Price: £10.00

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

Seller ID: VN0168

Condition: Good


Reprint. Frontispiece. Original blindstamped scarlet cloth. Spine lightly sunned, W. H. Smith Library label on front pastedown, corners lightly scuffed, scattered foxing, good+. An uncommon Oppenheim title View more info

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The Way of These Women (1914)

By: Oppenheim, E. [Edward] Phillips

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: VN0194

Condition: Good


Third Edition. original red cloth, blocked in gilt on spine. A some marks on cloth on rear board, small pencilled signature on front free endpaper, otherwise good. View more info

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Lady Molly of Scotland Yard (1910)

By: Orczy, Baroness [Emmuska]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 85041

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Lightly speckled along leading edge of front board, small nick and fraying at head of spine, signature (1915) on front pastedown, good. The cases of a lady detective, related by her friend Mary. View more info

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Skin o' My Tooth. His Memoirs, by His Confidential Clerk (1928)

By: Orczy, Baroness [Emmuska]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2942

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1928]. Original blue cloth, lettered in black. A few light marks, spine wrinkled, otherwise good. Undated publisher's catalogue announcing this book as "new and forthcoming". Twelve crime stories which originally appeared in serial form in 1903. "Mr Patrick Mulligan has often saved a client from the gallows only by the skin of his teeth. His faithful clerk has put some of these remarkable cases on record in a series of vivid pictures, showing the method by which his brilliant employer has arrived at some of his most famous deductions". View more info

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The Adventures of Antoine (1919)

By: Owen, H. Collinson [Harry Collinson Owen]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91022

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition [1919]. Original pale blue cloth with blindstamped designs on boards and spine, lettered in gilt. Corners bumped, a little foxing, very good. Seven crime adventures featuring Antoine Poiret, general business manager of La Lumière, a Parisian newspaper. Listed in Hubin. View more info