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Crime and Detection Second Series

By: , Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Poe, E A , Conan Doyle, Arthur, Sayers, D, Chesterton, G K et al

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1930

Seller ID: 16992

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized World's Classics Edition. 401pp, blue cloth covered boards with a couple of very light marks. Gilt title. Ribbon bookmark. Internally clean. 11 short classic crime stories. View more info

The Beckoning Lady

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 13539

Condition: Very Good


234pp, the paper browning a little with age, green and white softback covers, a little worn to base of spine. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion murder story - a murdered man lies in a ditch. View more info

The White Cottage Mystery

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 14264

ISBN: 014004616X

Condition: Very Good


139pp, the paper browning a very little with age. Green and white softback covers, a little rubbed to the edges of the spine and with a light crease to one corner, with an illustration designed by Paul May. Internally clean and tight. The First Penguin edition of the author's first crime story, originally published as a serial in 1928. View more info

Police at the Funeral

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1971

Seller ID: 14995

ISBN: 01400002197

Condition: Very Good


252p, gthe paper browning with age, green and white softback covers illustrated with a broken spade and a face by Minale. The fourth Albert Campion murder story - an old lady rules over a household of horror in Cambridge. View more info

The Mind Readers

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Seller ID: 13651

ISBN: 0140087788

Condition: Very Good


Classic Crime edition. 250pp, the edges browning a very little with age, green and white softback covers with an illustration by Andrew Davidson. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion story - two small boys are on the run after discovering a secret mind reading device. View more info

More Work For The Undertaker

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 13221

Condition: Very Good


282pp, the edges browning a little with age, classic green and white softback covers, rubbed to the spine. Internally clean and tight. The Apron Street undertakers are involved in the murder of Edward Palinode - An Albert Campion and Stanislaus Oates murder story. View more info

The Estate of The Beckoning Lady The Beckoning Lady

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Avon: 1990

Seller ID: 14183

ISBN: 0380705745

Condition: Very Good


The American edition of the book publish in Great Britain as The Beckoning Lady. 241pp, the edges browning a little with age, colour illustrated softback covers, with a couple of light creases to the spine. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion crime story - who murdered the man in the ditch? View more info

The China Governess A Mystery

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Seller ID: 10761

Condition: Very Good


267pp, the paper browning with age, green and white softback covers illustrated by Michael Trevithick with loss to the base of the spine. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion murder story - Timothy Kinnit searches for the facts of his birth in the East End of London. View more info

Traitor's Purse

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Penguin: 1973

Seller ID: 13650

ISBN: 0140007725

Condition: Very Good


208pp, the edges browning a little with age. Softback covers designed by Minale, with a crease to the front. Internally clean and tight. An Albert Campion murder story - a man tries to remember who he is - and if he has killed a policeman. View more info

The Crime at Black Dudley

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1967

Seller ID: 13663

Condition: Very Good


208pp, the paper browning with age, illustrated softback covers by Michael Trevithick with wear to the edges of the spine. Internally clean. An Albert Campion murder story - a sinister dagger ritual and murder on the Suffolk coast. View more info

Take Two at Bedtime Wanted Someone Innocent Last Act

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1960

Seller ID: 13540

Condition: Good


190pp, the paper browning with age, green and white softback covers with loss to the base of the spine. Previous woner's initials to title page, otherwise a clean 'reading copy'. Two complete crime stories. View more info

Look To The Lady

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 13541

Condition: Good


279pp, the paperedges browning with age, green and white softback covers with a light stamp of an RAF library to the front. A little loss to the edge of one margin, otherwise internally clean and tight. The Gyrth family had guarded the Chalice for hundreds of years - an Albert Campion crime story. View more info

The China Governess

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Hogarth: 1988

Seller ID: 13582

ISBN: 0701206357

Condition: Very Good


Hogarth edition offset from the original Chatto Edition. 254pp, the edges browned with age, illustrated softback covers with light creases to the spine. Internally clean and tight. A classic crime story - Mr Campion and the mystery of who is Timothy Kinnit, a baby left in wartime London. View more info

The Tiger In The Smoke

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1959

Seller ID: 8631

Condition: Very Good


224pp, green and white softback covers with a couple of light marks. Internally very clean and tight. An Albert Campion mystery - Jack Havoc breaks out of jail. View more info

Police at the Funeral

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1970

Seller ID: 13219

ISBN: 0140002197

Condition: Very Good


252p, the page edges browned with age. Green and white softback covers with an illustration of a broken spade by Minale. Internally clean and tight. The fourth Albert Campion murder story - an old lady rules over a household of horror in Cambridge.. View more info

Cause for Alarm

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 13547

Condition: Very Good


246pp, the paper browning a little with age, green and white softback covers, darkened to the edges. Internally clean and tight. Crime - murder in fascist Italy. View more info

Aphrodite Means Death

By: Appleby, John

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1954

Seller ID: 13551

Condition: Very Good


First Penguin edition. 251pp, green and white softback covers, with a little wear to the base of the spine. A small portion of loss to the edge of one page margin, otherwise internally clean and tight. Crime - murder in Greece. View more info

The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits

By: Ashley, Mike (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Robinson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14078

ISBN: 1841193739

Condition: Fine


500pp, illustrated softback covers a little faded to spine. Internally very clean and tight. A collection of short crime stories set in Roman, medieval etc. times. View more info

Death Warmed Up

By: Babson, Marian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: BCA: 1982

Seller ID: 3900

Condition: Fine


184pp, complete dustjacket. neatly taped to inner boards. One light mark to foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Crime - the lethal side of executive lunches. View more info

Shadow of the Eagle

By: Baggaley, James

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Harrap: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8764

Condition: Very Good


222pp, red boards. a little faded to top edge, with facsimile signature. Clean and Near Fine. Set in the Belgian Ardennes, a writer becomes involved in an international plot View more info