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45_ia_whiffdeathwISAAC ASIMOV
A WHIFF OF DEATH
Sphere 1977 UK PB
FN £6
Crime Novel by Science Fiction Master
ISBN 0722112002

 

 

 

 

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ISAAC ASIMOV
TALES OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS
Panther 1974 UK PB
GD £10
12 stories of detection set in a gentlemen’s club in this famous series
ISBN 586043268

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL AVALLONE
THE BEDROOM BOLERO
Digit 1964 1st UK PB
VG £10
8800

 

 

 

 

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SAMM SINCLAIR  BAKER
MURDER – VERY DRY
Graphic Mystery 1956 1st US PB
VG/FN £7
Cover art by Oliver Brabbins
135

 

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL BARDSLEY
MURDER ON ICE
Ensign 1973 UK PB
FN £6
SBN 723551677

 

 

 

 

 

45_lb_campussclubwLOREN BEAUCHAMP
CAMPUS SEX CLUB
Midwood 1962 1st US PB
VG £20
Cover art by Robert Maguire
F206

 

 

 

 

WALKER E BLAKE
DOING WHAT COMES NATURALLY
Monarch 1965 1st US PB
VG/FN £12
Cover art by Rafael DeSoto
556

 

 

 

 

45_gb_playithardwGIL BREWER
PLAY IT HARD
Monarch 1960 1st UK PB
VG £15
Cover art by Rafael DeSoto
168

 

 

 

 

STUART BROCK
KILLER’S CHOICE
Graphic Mystery 1956 1st US PB
GD £4
Cover art by Oliver Brabbins
136

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
A BULLET FOR MY BABY
Horwitz 1958 2nd Aus PB
FA/GD £5
Mavis Seidlitz detective
Cover crease, small spine split, small corner off back cover
Vol 1 #15

 

 

 

 

45_cb_thedamewCARTER BROWN
THE DAME
Signet 1959 1st US PB
VG/FN £8
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1738

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE DESIRED
Signet 1960 1st US PB
VG £8
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1764

 

 

 

 

45_cb_theelblueswCARTER BROWN
THE EVER-LOVING BLUES
Signet 1961 1st US PB
VG/FN £8
Danny Boyd detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
S1919

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE LADY IS AVAILABLE
Signet 1960s 3rd US PB
VG £5
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Robert McGinnis
D3410

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE LOVER
Signet 1959 1st US PB
VG £8
Al Wheeler detective
T620

 

 

 

 

45_cb_loverdontcomebackwCARTER BROWN
LOVER. DON’T COME BACK
Signet 1962 1st US PB
VG £8
Danny Boyd detective
Cover art by Robert McGinnis
S2183

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE MILLION DOLLAR BABE
Signet 1961 1st US PB
VG £8
Mike Farrell detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
S1909

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
MURDER PARIS FASHION
Horwitz 1960 3rd Aus PB
GD £7
Spine lean; small price label on cover.
Vol 2 #7

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
NONE BUT THE LETHAL HEART
Signet 1959 1st US PB
VG £8
Mavis Seidlitz detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1694

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
NUDE – WITH A VIEW
Four Square 1966 1at UK PB
GD £4
Rick Holman detective
Cover art by Robert McGinnis
Small spine split; small price sticker on cover
1458

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE SAVAGE SALOME
Signet 1961 1st US PB
VG £8
Danny Boyd detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
S1896

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE TEMPTRESS
Signet 1960 1st US PB
GD/VG £6
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
S1817

 

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
TERROR COMES CREEPING
Signet 1959 1st US PB
VG/FN £9
Danny Boyd detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1750

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
TOMORROW IS MURDER
Signet 1960 1st US PB
VG £8
Mavis Seidlitz detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1806

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE VELVET VIXEN
Four Square 1965 1st UK PB
VG £8
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Robert McGinnis
1226

 

 

 

 

45_cb_thevictimwCARTER BROWN
THE VICTIM
Signet 1959 1st US PB
FN £10
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1633

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE VICTIM
Signet 1959 1st US PB
VG £8
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1633

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE WANTON
Signet 1959 1st US PB
VG £8
Al Wheeler detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
1713

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE WAYWARD WAHINE
Signet 1960 1st US PB
GD/VG £6
Danny Boyd detective
Cover art by Barye Phillips
Reading crease near spine
1784

 

 

 

 

CARTER BROWN
THE WIND-UP DOLL
Four Square 1965 1st UK PB
GD £6
Rick Holman detective
Cover art by Robert McGinnis
1176

 

 

 

 

JOHN BUCHAN
THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
Pan 1968 20th UK PB
FN £3
X696

 

 

 

 

 

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45_vc_adelfurieswVICTOR CANNING
A DELIVERY OF FURIES
Mayflower 1969 1st UK PB
VG/FN £5
Spine slighty sunned
583120529

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
CAPTAIN CUT-THROAT
Award 1976 US PB
GD/VG £4
Historical Mystery
Some upper right cover creases and a small tear/nick.
ISBN 4261645150

 

 

 

 

45_jdc_tcotconstsuicideswJOHN DICKSON CARR
THE CASE OF THE CONSTANT SUICIDES
Penguin 1963 3rd UK PB
VG £5
A Gideon Fell Mystery
C947

 

 

 

 

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JOHN DICKSON CARR
THE EMPEROR’S SNUFF-BOX
Berkley 1959 1st US PB
VG £5
G287

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
FIRE, BURN!
Penguin 1961 1st UK PB
VG £4
Historical Mystery
1622

 

 

 

 

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JOHN DICKSON CARR
HE WHO WHISPERS
Bantam 1951 1st US PB
VG £10
A Gideon Fell Mystery
896

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
THE HOLLOW MAN
Penguin 1963 3rd UK PB
GD £8
A Gideon Fell Mystery
C862

 

 

 

 

45_jdc_hollowmanwJOHN DICKSON CARR
THE HOLLOW MAN
Penguin 1986 4th UK PB
VG £8
A Gideon Fell Mystery
ISBN 0140083065

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
THE MAD HATTER MYSTERY
Penguin 1955 2nd UK PB
VG/FN £12
A Gideon Fell Mystery

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
PANIC IN BOX C
Critic’s Choice 1987 US PB
GD/VG £5
A Gideon Fell Mystery
Reading Creases to spine and cover edge
ISBN 1555471498

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
POISON IN JEST
Penguin 1967 7th UK PB
VG £4
C250

 

 

 

 

 

 

45_jdc_tilldeathdupwJOHN DICKSON CARR
TILL DEATH DO US PART
Penguin 1967 3rd UK PB
GD/VG £5
A Gideon Fell Mystery
Spine creased and worn

 

 

 

 

45_jdc_wakedeadwJOHN DICKSON CARR
TO WAKE THE DEAD
Dell Undated US PB
VG £10
A Gideon Fell Mystery
635

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
THE WAXWORKS MURDER
Penguin 1959 6th UK PB
VG/FN £7
A Henri Bencolin Mystery
158

 

 

 

 

JOHN DICKSON CARR
THE WITCH OF THE LOW-TIDE
Penguin 1964 1st UK PB
VG/FN £5
A Historical Mystery
C2132

 

 

 

 

MARGARET CARRUTHERS
HIS BEST FRIEND’S WIFE
Beacon 1961 1st US PB
FN £9
B402

 

 

 

 

 

GEORGE CASSIDY
WANTON BRIDE
Bedside 1962 1st US PB
GD £7
1226

 

 

 

 

RAYMOND CHANDLER
THE LITTLE SISTER
Penguin 1976 UK PB
GD/VG £3.50
ISBN 0140010963

 

 

 

 

 

45_rc_pearlswRAYMOND CHANDLER
PEARLS ARE A NUISANCE
Penguin 1977 UK PB
VG £4.50
3 stories
ISBN 014 0021361

 

 

 

 

45_rc_pickupwRAYMOND CHANDLER
PICK-UP ON NOON STREET
Ace 1960 1st UK PB
FA/GD £6
Short stories
Cover creases
H308

 

 

 

 

RAYMOND CHANDLER
TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS
Penguin 1980 UK PB
GD £3
Short stories
Spine wear and lean
ISBN 0140007415

 

 

 

 

RAYMOND CHANDLER
TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS
Penguin 1976 UK PB
GD £4
Short stories
Cover creases
ISBN 0140007415

 

 

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
THE DOUBLE SHUFFLE
Thriller Book Club 1952 1st UK HC thus
VG £12
With DJ (FA/GD small losses at top and bottom spine, long splits on rear spine, small  tear at top right) in removable archival film.
Great cover art by Arnold Taylor.

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
HIT & RUN
Robert Hale 1959 1st UK PB
VG £8
Cover art by John Pollack

 

 

 

 

45_jhc_hitand-run1959wJAMES HADLEY CHASE
HIT & RUN
Robert Hale 1959 1st UK PB
GD £6
Cover art by John Pollack
Cover creases

 

 

 

 

45_jhc_notsafefreewJAMES HADLEY CHASE
NOT SAFE TO BE FREE
Robert Hale 1959 1st UK PB
VG £8
Cover art by John Pollack

 

 

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
SAFER DEAD
Robert Hale 1956 UK PB
GD/VG £6
Cover art by John Pollack

 

 

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
SAFER DEAD
Robert Hale 1954 1st UK HC
VG £12
With DJ (GD small losses at top and bottom edges, with slightly larger loss top right) in removable archival film.
Cover art by John Pollack

 

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
STRICTLY FOR CASH
Thriller Book Club 1951? UK PB
VG £7

 

 

 

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
YOU FIND HIM – I’LL FIX HIM
Robert Hale 1959 UK PB
GD £5
Cover art by John Pollack
Some spine lean

 

 

 

JAMES HADLEY CHASE
YOU’RE LONELY WHEN YOU’RE DEAD
Ronert Hale Pocket Book 1951 1st UK PB thus
VG/FN £10
Cover art by Arnold Taylor

 

 

 

 

45_jhc_ygicomingHCwJAMES HADLEY CHASE
YOU’VE GOT IT COMING
Thriller Book Club 1955? UK HC
VG £10
With DJ (VG) in removable archival film
Cover art by John Pollack
Possibly ex libris
Traces of tape on cover splits

 

 

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PETER CHEYNEY
DARK BAHAMA
Pan 1957 UK PB
VG £4
Dark series
277

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
DARK WANTON
Pan 1957 UK PB
VG £3
Dark series
381

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
DRESSED TO KILL
Ace 1959 UK PB
GD/VG £4
Back cover water-stained
H260

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
I’LL SAY SHE DOES
Fontana 1960 UK PB
GD/VG £4
A Lemmy Caution novel
232

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
LADIES WON’T WAIT
Fontana 1954 UK PB
GD £4
Dark series

 

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
ONE OF THOSE THINGS
Fontana 1953 UK PB
GD £4

 

 

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
THE STARS ARE DARK
Fontana 1657 UK PB
GD £4
Dark series

 

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
THIS MAN IS DANGEROUS
Fontana 1954 UK PB
GD £6
A Lemmy Caution novel
The first Cheyney novel
35

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
THE URGENT HANGMAN
Fontana 1955 UK PB
VG £8
A Slim Callaghan novel

 

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
YOU CAN ALWAYS DUCK
Fontana 1959 UK PB
VG £8
A Lemmy Caution novel

 

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
YOU’D BE SURPRISED
Pan 1956 UK PB
GD £4
A Lemmy Caution novel

 

 

 

 

 

PETER CHEYNEY
YOUR DEAL, MY LOVELY
Fontana 1957 1st UK PB
VG £5
A Lemmy Caution novel
179

 

 

 

 

45_ac_appwdeathwAGATHA CHRISTIE
APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH
Pan 1957 UK PB
VG £6
Poirot
419

 

 

 

 

45_ac_bigfourwAGATHA CHRISTIE
THE BIG FOUR
Great Pan 1961 UK PB
VG/FN £8
Poirot
G421

 

 

 

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE
FIVE LITTLE PIGS
Pan 1953 UK PB
GD £6
Poirot
264

 

 

 

 

45_ac_murdannouncedwAGATHA CHRISTIE
A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED
Great Pan 1958 UK PB
GD/VG £5
Miss Marple
G144

 

 

 

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE
THE MURDER ON THE LINKS
Great Pan 1960 UK PB
GD £5
Poirot
G323

 

 

 

 

45_ac_poirotinvwAGATHA CHRISTIE
POIROT INVESTIGATES
Pan 1955 UK PB
GD £5
Poirot short stories
326

 

 

 

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE
THE SECRET ADVERSARY
Pan 1955 UK PB
GD £4
Tommy & Tuppence
357

 

 

 

 

BASIL COPPER
SOLAR PONS #9: THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF SOLAR PONS
Pinnacle 1979 1st US PB
FN/VF £11
4 Mysteries
0523406509

 

 

 

 

BASIL COPPER
SOLAR PONS #11: THE UNCOLLECTED CASES OF SOLAR PONS
Pinnacle 1980 1st US PB
VG £8
4 Mysteries
Corner cover crease
0523406576

 

 

 

 

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45_ld_ladiesalonewLEW DELLA (GEORGE H DAWSON)
LADIES SLEEP ALONE
Archer 1951 1st US PB
VG/FN £20
Originally published in the UK
About 2 mm of lower spine missing
72

 

 

 

 

MARTIN DIBNER
SHOWCASE
Pan 1961 1st UK PB
VG £4
Not common in this edition
Slight spine lean
X103

 

 

 

H VERNOR DIXON
SOMETHING FOR NOTHING
Hamish Hamilton 1953 1st UK PB
GD £4
Very small piece of lower left front cover missing

 

 

 

 

ANNE DUFFIELD
HARBOUR LIGHTS
Cassell 1953 1st UK HC
VG/FN £15
With DJ GD/VG (a few small tears and creases, slight loss at top of spine into top back cover)
Cover art by Reginald Heade

 

 

 

45_dd_hw_sos-bswDOUG DUPERRAULT – SPOTLIGHT ON SIN
HARRY WHITTINGTON – BACKWOODS SHACK
Lancer 2 for 1 1950s US PB
VG/FN £20
2 novels in 1 volume
72631

 

 

 

 

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JOAN ELLIS
CAMPUS JUNGLE
Midwood 1962 1st US PB
VG/FN £40
Cover art by Paul Rader
‘Co-Eds led to sin by a faculty of wolves’
182

 

 

 

 

45_je_ganggirlwJOAN ELLIS
GANG GIRL
Midwood 1964 1st US PB
GD £30
Cover art by Paul Rader
‘She had her first sordid lessons in love on the dusty rooftops of rundown tenements.’
32-424

 

 

 

 

JOAN ELLIS
MULATTO
Midwood 1961 1st US PB
VG £40
‘She played upon man’s lusts to get anything she wanted… then she tried to cross the color line’
A couple of cover creases
F113

 

 

 

 

45_he_rockabillywHARLAN ELLISON
ROCKABILLY
Gold Medal 1963 1st UK PB
FA/GD £25
‘Stag Preston, idol of millions – whose private life was wilder than any of the songs he sang’
Cover art by Mitchell Hooks.
Later retitled Spider Kiss. A cautionary tale about a country boy’s rise to fame as a rock ‘n’ roll star, loosely modeled after Elvis Presley.
Slight spine lean; small tear to base of spine; cover creases
Brown tape down centre pages 6/7, 8/9;  a few loose pages.
598

 

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HAL ELLSON
I’LL FIX YOU
Pedigree 1958 1st UK PB
VG/FN £14
‘A realistic novel of juvenile delinquency’

 

 

 

 

HAL ELLSON
TOMBOY
Corgi 1951 1st UK PB
GD £8
‘A shocking novel of Teen-Age Gang Life in the slums of Manhattan’
Cover art by Robert Maguire
Introduction by the notorious Dr Fredric Wertham
Slight spine lean; reading crease.
945

 

 

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45_ng_romancealgierswNETTA GREY
ROMANCE IN ALGIERS
Hamilton late 1940s 1st UK PB 32 pp
VG £8
Danger, adventure, love and death in the Kasbah
Cover art by Oliver Brabbins

 

 

 

45_g_citylostwomenwGRIFF (WILLIAM NEWTON)
CITY OF LOST WOMEN
Modern Fiction 1953 1st UK PB
GD £30
‘Auction of souls at the point of a rod.’

 

 

 

 

ARNOLD E GRISMAN
EARLY TO RISE
Berkley 1959 1st US PB
GD/VG £6
‘All around the town with a young man on the make.’
Cover art by Robert Maguire
Pencil price on cover
G198

 

 

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GREG HAMILTON
FOLLOW THE LEADER
Midwood 1964 1st US PB
VG/FN £10
‘She used her husband’s friends and associates to play her version of an old parlour game.’
32423

 

 

 

 

JAMES HARVEY
A TWILIGHT AFFAIR
Midwood 1960 1st US PB
VG £30
‘Greenwich Village… and that twilight world where women are in love  -with other women.’
Cover art by Paul Rader
59

 

 

 


ORRIE HITT

TOO HOT TO HANDLE
Beacon 1959 1st US PB
GD £10
‘If you wanted pleasure, Kay would give you a fling.’
Slight edge rubbing and minor cover creasing
B250

 

 

 

JOHN CLELLON HOLMES
THE HORN
Ace 1961 1st US PB (with IK price overprinted)
GD £10
‘In that strange, savage world of night people, hot music and cool jazz he was the undisputed king.’
Edges rubbed and book a little warped
H455

 

 

 

45_jh_sorslutswJAN HUDSON
SORORITY SLUTS
Epic 1962 1st US PB
VG/FN £25
‘…nice co-eds, too, burned for his body – but it was a lushly curved nymph of a teacher who taught him the real lessons in sensuality.’
125

 

 

 

MAUDE HUTCHINS
THE HANDS OF LOVE
Pyramid 1960 US PB
GD £8
‘A strange love transforms a young girl into womanhood’
Cover art by Tom Miller
Cover crease; small amount of wear and tear to bottom spine.
G526

 

 

 
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MICHAEL INNES
DEATH AT THE PRESIDENT’S LODGING
Penguin 1988 UK PB
VG £3
Classic Crime
The first Inspector Appleby mystery
 
 

 

 

 

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HANK JANSON
ACCUSED
New Fiction 1940s/50s UK PB
FA £15
Cover art by Reginald Heade
Creases and scuffs, taped cover tear. Bottom 1 cm of spine missing

 

 

 

45_hj_avnymphwHANK JANSON
AVENGING NYMPH
Alexander Moring 1958 1st UK PB
VG £9
Nice solid copy;tight binding and only minor wear.

 

 

 

 

HANK JANSON
BEWITCHED
Alexander Moring circa 1957
GD/VG £7

 

 

 

 

 

45_hj_bringsorroww HANK JANSON
BRING ME SORROW
Alexander Moring circa 1958 1st UK PB thus
VG £9
Nice solid copy with tight binding. Slight fading mark in top right corner of front cover, cover image unaffected.

 

 

 

 

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HANK JANSON
CONFLICT
New Fiction 1940s/50s UK PB
FA £15
Reginald Heade cover art
Bottom 1.5 cm spine missing; spine splits. Fingernail sized piece missing top right cover

 

 

 

 

45_hj_corruption2wHANK JANSON
CORRUPTION
New Fiction 1940s/50s UK PB
PR/FA £12
Reginald Heade cover art
Ad for Desert Fury showing Heade cover on back cover
Parts of spine missing and cover loose, reinforced by tape.

 

 

 

HANK JANSON
DEVIL’S HIGHWAY
Alexander Moring circa 1958 1st UK PB thus
VG/FN £8
Nice solid copy with some tanning to page edges

 

 

 

 

45_hj_dontcrynoww HANK JANSON
DON’T CRY NOW
Alexander Moring circa 1958 1st UK PB thus
FN £12
Originally published in 1952 as Sadie, Don’t Cry Now.
Cover art after Reginald Heade
Nice sharp copy

 

 

 

HANK JANSON
DON’T SCARE EASY
Alexander Moring 1958 1st UK PB thus
GD £6
Small cover scuffs, a little dingy

 

 

 

 

45_hj_fffearwHANK JANSON
FLIGHT FROM FEAR
Alexander Moring 1958 1st UK PB thus
VG/FN £10
Nice copy with very minor spine wear.

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY WHITTINGTON
See DOUG DUPERRAULT

 

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JANSON, HANKHELLCATVG/FN£35Alexander Moring Ltd 1950sUK PB
HONEY, TAKE MY GUNGD£10S D Frances 19491st UK PB
Reginald Heade cover art
Top 3 mm of cover trimmed off
Corner off back cover
MISTRESS OF FEARVG£12Alexander Moring Ltd 19581st UK PB
PERSIAN PRIDEVG/FN£12Alexander Moring 19572nd UK PB
Modified Reginald Heade cover art
SINISTER RAPTUREFN£40Alexander Moring Ltd 19571st UK PB
Nice solid copy with tight binding and only very slight foxing.
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SUGAR AND VICEVG/FN£18Alexander Moring Ltd 19581st UK PB
SWEET FURYFN £12Alexander Moring circa 19571st UK PB
Cover art after Heade
TENSIONFN£15Alexander Moring Ltd 19572nd UK PB
Reginald Heade cover
TENSIONPR£10New Fiction 1940's/50'sUK PB
Reginald Heade cover
Rear cover missing Spine split and damaged
Heavy creasing to cover
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THEY DIE ALONEGD£8Alexander Moring Ltd 1950sUK PB
TOO SOON TO DIEVG£10Alexander Moring 19581st UK PB
Cover art after Heade
Previously published as This Dame Dies Soon
TORMENTGD£20New Fiction Press 19531st UK PB
Reginald Heade cover art
45_hj_tormentGDw
TORMENTPR£10New Fiction 19531st UK PB
Back cover, bottom inch of spine and bottom left corner of front cover missing
TORRID TEMPTRESSGD£12George Turton circa late 1950s1st UK PB
Cover art after Heade
Back cover stains
UNTAMEDVG/FN£10Alexander Moring 19571st UK PB
2nd impression.
Cover art after Heade
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WHIPLASHPR£10New Fiction 1940's/50'sUK PB
Reginald Heade cover
Front cover detached
Spine mostly missing
45_hj_whiplashw
WHIPLASHFN£12Alexander Moring 1950s2nd UK PB
Reginald Heade cover art (unsigned)
WILD GIRLGD£5George Turton 19591st UK PB
Printed to match Alexander Moring editions
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KANE, HENRYTHE CASE OF THE MURDERED MADAMEVG£10Signet 19651st US PB
D2646
Contains the title novella, plus The Candlestick and The Precise Moment
KRUGER, RAYNEMY NAME IS CELIAGD£3Ace 1960UK PB
KYLE, ROBERTBEN GATES IS HOTFN£3Mayflower Dell 19661st UK PB
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LAWRENCE, ANNGIN WEDDINGFN£20Intimate novels 1951US PB
#8
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LESLIE, DESMONDHOLD BACK THE NIGHTGD£12Digit 1958UK PB
D.209
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LONDRES, ALBERTTHE ROAD TO BUENOS AYRESVG£4Digit Books 1960'sUK PB
LYNDS, DENNIS : see GRANT, MAXWELL
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MACINNES, HELENABOVE SUSPICIONGD£4Fontana 1967UK PB
#1537
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McCRUMB, SHARYNBIMBOS OF THE DEATH SUNVG£3Windwalker 1987UK PB
ISBN 0880384557
MARSH, NGAIOARTISTS IN CRIMEVG£3Fontana 19672nd UK PB
SPINSTERS IN JEOPARDYVG/FN£6Fontana 1965UK PB
#1193
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MARTIN, FREDVIOLENT DESIRESGD£3Magnet 1960US PB
MATTHEWS, CLAYTONTHE CORRUPTERFN£3Monarch 19641st US PB
MAYO, DALLASWHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW GD/VG£45Midwood 19631st US PB
F315
Paul Rader cover art
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MORELLI, SPIKEDEATH FOR A DOLLVG£25Leisure Library 19521st US PB
Reginald Heade cover
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DEATH FOR A DOLLFA£15Leisure Library 1952US PB
Reginald Heade cover
MORROW, ANNMOONLIGHT IN VENICEVG/FN£10Hamilton
Late 1940s
1st UK PB
32 pp
Oliver Brabbins cover art
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NEWTON, WILLIAMHIS SECRET REVEALEDVG£8Hamilton
Late 1940s
1st UK PB
48 pp
Oliver Brabbins cover art
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O'DONNELL, PETERMODESTY BLAISE: A TASTE FOR DEATHFN£6Pan 1976UK PB
ISBN 0330026291
MODESTY BLAISE: COBRA TRAPVG/FN£6Souvenir Press 20061st UK PB
ISBN 0285637665
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MODESTY BLAISE: DEAD MAN’S HANDLEVG£15Souvenir Press 19851st UK HC
With DJ (VG) in removable archival film
ISBN 0285627023
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MODESTY BLAISE: THE IMPOSSIBLE VIRGINGD£5Pan 1973UK PB
ISBN 0330234897
MODESTY BLAISE: LAST DAY IN LIMBOGD£3Pan 1977UK PB
ISBN 0330251422
MODESTY BLAISEGD£3Pan 1966UK PB
2nd printing
X474
Movie covers
MODESTY BLAISEGD£3Pan 1966UK PB
3rd printing
X474
Movie covers
MODESTY BLAISE: PIECES OF MODESTYGD£3Pan 1975UK PB
4th printing
ISBN 0330029614
MODESTY BLAISE: THE SILVER MISTRESSVF£10Archival Press 19811st US HC
OSBORNE, CHARLESTHE UNEXPECTED GUESTSee Agatha Christie
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PAINE, EMORYTHE BEAUTY GAMEVG£20Midwood 19651st US PB
#32-494
Paul Rader cover art
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PRATHER, RICHARDTHE KUBLA KHAN CAPERVG£3.50Four Square 1967UK PB
Shell Scott
EVERYBODY HAD A GUNVG£15Gold Medal 19585th US PB
PRIESTLEY, J B SALT IS LEAVINGVG£5Pan 19661st UK PB
2nd printing
X560
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QUEEN, ELLERYTHE DEVIL TO PAYGD£4Pan 1960UK PB
Cover taped to inside pages
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RENIN, PAUL A DOUBLE LIFEFA£15 Harborough 1950sUK PB
Cover art by Reginald Heade
Water damaged, edge discolouration, some loss to bottom right cover, image okay
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FLAMEVG£20Archer 1951US PB
Reginald Heade cover
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LONELY WIVESFA/GD£8Trident ca1969UK PB
SHE WHO HESITATESFA£10Leisure Library 1953US PB
#18
Reginald Heade cover
VIRTUEPR£7R & L Locker 1949UK PB
Reginald Heade cover
Most of spine missing
Covers barely attached
Water damage and erosion to edge of covers
Cover image OK
REYNOLDS, FRANK & McCLURE, MICHAELFREEWHEELIN FRANKGD£35NEL 1971UK PB
ISBN 0450003787
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ROBESON, KENNETHDOC SAVAGE: THE AWFUL EGGVG£2.50Bantam 1978US PB
ISBN 0553112481
Bob Larkin cover art
#92
(mainly LESTER DENT)DOC SAVAGE: THE GREEN EAGLEGD£2Bantam 19681st US PB
F3782
#24
DOC SAVAGE: LAND OF ALWAYS-NIGHT
(Lester Dent and Ryerson Johnson)
GD£2Bantam 19661st US PB
E3202
#13
DOC SAVAGE: THE MAGIC ISLANDVG/FN£3Bantam 1977US PB
ISBN 0553077902
Bob Larkin cover art
#89
Formerly titled Ost
DOC SAVAGE: METEOR MENACEGD£2Corgi 19751st UK PB
ISBN 0552098396
#3
DOC SAVAGE: PIRATE OF THE PACIFICVG/FN£3Bantam 1977US PB
ISBN 0553113216
James Bama cover art
#19
DOC SAVAGE: THE SARGASSO OGREVG£2.50Bantam 19671st US PB
F3441
#18
DOC SAVAGE: TUNNEL TERRORVG/FN£3Bantam 1979US PB
ISBN 0553111914
Bob Larkin cover art
#93
ROHMER, SAXTHE RETURN OF DR. FU-MANCHUGD£30McBride 19161st US HC45_sr_retfumanchuw
SINISTER MADONNAVG£8Four Square 1963 UK PB
#886
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THE SINS OF SUMURUGD£5Digit 1964UK PB
R835
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THE SLAVES OF SUMURUGD£15Panther 19601st UK PB
#1074
Would be VG if not for clipped front cover
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ROYER, LOUIS-CHARLES BEWITCHEDFA£15Harborough 19521st US PB
Evocative art nouveau cover by David Wright.
Translated from the French. Much cover wear around all edges, but central image remains unaffected
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ST GEORGE, DAVIDDIAMOND DOLLVG£4Bedtime 19601st US PB

‘SAPPER’THE BLACK GANGVG£8Classic Thrillers 19831st UK PB
ISBN 0460022458
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SAYERS, DOROTHY LFIVE RED HERRINGSVG£2.50NEL 1975UK PB45_dls_5redherringsw
THE UNPLEASANTNESS AT THE BELLONA CLUBVG£3NEL 1973UK PB
SELMARD, TIMNAKED TALESGD£5Bell 19641st US PB
BB102
SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARYA COLD NIGHT FOR MURDER (MARTIN THOMAS)FA £3FleetwayUK PB
#441
No back cover
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BRED TO KILL (MARTIN THOMAS)GD£5FleetwayUK PB
#448
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BULLETS ARE TRUMPS (DESMOND REID)FA/GD £4FleetwayUK PB
#488
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BY WHOSE HAND?
(REX HARDINGE)
VG£7Amalgamated 1950sUK PB
#356
David Wright cover art
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DATE WITH DANGER (MARTIN THOMAS)GD/VG£6FleetwayUK PB
#459
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DEAD MAN’S DESTINY (MARTIN THOMAS)GD/VG£6 FleetwayUK PB
#466
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DESERT INTRIGUE (JAMES STAGG)GD/VG £6FleetwayUK PB
#444
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FRIGHTENED LADY (HOWARD BAKER)GD/VG£6Amalgamated 1950sUK PB
#359
David Wright cover art
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GUILTY PARTY (REX DOLPHIN)GD£5FleetwayUK PB
#442
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THE DEVIL TO PAY (REX DOLPHIN)GD/VG £6FleetwayUK PB
#467
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THIEF OF CLUBS (GILBERT JOHNS)VG£7FleetwayUK PB
#468
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STORME, MICHAEL (GEORGE H DAWSON) HOT DAMES ON COLD SLABSGD£15Leisure Library 1952US PB
#5
Reginald Heade cover
SEE ALSO PIERRE FLAMMECHEMAKE MINE A CORPSEFA/GD£25Archer Press 1950UK PB
John Pollack cover art
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MAKE MINE A HARLOTVG£30Archer Press/ Kaywin Press 1952US PB
Jhn Pollack cover art
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MAKE MINE A HARLOTFA/GD£15Archer 19511st US PB
John Pollack cover art
UNLUCKY VIRGINVG£35Archer/Kaywin 19511st US PB 1951 (imprint of UK title)
Striking cover by Thorpe
A little dingy with wear at top edge, but intact spine
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TEY, JOSEPHINEMISS PYM DISPOSESVG£4Pan 1964UK PB
G387
MISS PYM DISPOSESVG£4Pan 1965UK PB
G387
Label residue (sticky) on back cover
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THORNDIKE, RUSSELLDR. SYNFN£25Jonathan Cape 1933UK HC
With DJ
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TRALINS, BOBLAW OF LUSTVG£15Tuxedo 19601st US PB as this title
Original title: Caesar’s Bench
#107
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UPFIELD, ARTHURTHE MOUNTAINS HAVE A SECRETGD£6Pan 1954UK PB
#291
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VANCE, LEIGHTHE FRIGHTENED CITYGD/VG£3Digit 19611st UK PB
Movie cover
VANE, ROLANDSINFUL SISTERSGD/VG£20Archer 1951US PB
Reginald Heade cover
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WALLACE, EDGARAGAIN THE RINGERGD£4Pan 1962UK PB
Great Pan
ANGEL ESQUIREVG£25Readers Library 1932 or laterUK HC
With DJ (GD) in archival cover
#150
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THE BIG FOURVG£30 19291st UK HC
DJ GD
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CHICK FA/GD£20Ward Lock 1936UK PB
Movie tie-in, with Sydney Howard on cover
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THE CALENDARVG£6Pan 1961UK PB
Great Pan
THE COUNCIL OF JUSTICEGD/VG£8Ward Lock 1950sUK PB
#2
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THE CRIMSON CIRCLEVG£10Pan 1950UK PB
#141
THE DOOR WITH SEVEN LOCKSGD£5Pan 1960UK PB
Great Pan
THE FEATHERED SERPENTVG£5Hodder & Stoughton 1958UK PB45_ew_feathserpw
THE INDIA-RUBBER MENVG£5Pan 1956UK PB
IRON GRIPGD£20Readers Library 19291st UK HC
With DJ (FA) in archival cover
#294
THE JOKERGD£7Pan 1950UK PB
THE MAN AT THE CARLTONGD£6Pan 1964UK PB
THE MAN WHO CHANGED HIS NAMEVG£12Hutchinson & Co / The Crime Book Society / Pocket Library ca1939UK PB
Novelisation of play
#61
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MR JUSTICE MAXWELLFA£8 1928UK PB
Abby cover
ON THE SPOTGD£8Avon 1948US PB
Monroe Reisman cover art
#173
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RED ACESVG£4Pan 1962UK PB
Great Pan
THE RINGERGD/VG£4Pan 1957UK PB
TERROR KEEPFN£9Pan 1964UK PB45_ew_terrorkeepw
THE TRAMPVG£5Pan 1965UK PB
THE VALLEY OF GHOSTSGD/VG£10Pan 1960UK PB
Great Pan
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WATTSON, JEANDANGEROUS BACHELORVG/FN£10Hamilton
Late 1940s
1st UK PB
32 pp
Oliver Brabbins cover art
Includes Flame of Desire by Janice Talbot
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WEBB, PETERDANCING WITH DANGERFN£12Paget Late 1940s1st UK PB
64 pp
Oliver Brabbins cover art
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WEISS, JOEHOW ROUGH CAN IT GET?GD£3.50Avon 1951US PB
WEISSMAN, SIDNEYBACKLASHVG£4.50Digit 19551st UK PB
WENTWORTH, PATRICIAROLLING STONEVG£9Popular Library 1946US PB
#79
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WEST, SUSANNAHDAYTIME IN SUBURBIAFN£20Midwood 19651st US PB
#32-450
Paul Rader cover art
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WHITTINGTON, HARRY/ DUPERRAULT, DOUG BACKWOOD SHACK/ SPOTLIGHT ON SINSee Duperrault, Doug
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