Category: Adventure / Thriller

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THE BURGOMASTER OF FURNES

THE BURGOMASTER OF FURNES

Simenon, Georges

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1952

First UK edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A near fine copy without inscriptions or stamps in the very good lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper with light...

9754

£45.00

UNCLE CHARLES

UNCLE CHARLES

Simenon, Georges

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1987

First UK edition, first printing, translated by Howard Curtis; the French version was published as 'Oncle Charles S'est Enferme'. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A fine copy with...

9756

£25.00

VIOLENT ENDS

VIOLENT ENDS

Simenon, Georges

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1954

First UK edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, without inscriptions or stamps in the nearly fine lightly...

11015

£30.00

THE MAN WITH THE LITTLE DOG

THE MAN WITH THE LITTLE DOG

Simenon, Georges; translated by Jean Stweart

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1965

First UK edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean...

12876

£40.00

THE ASTONISHED GUARDSMAN

THE ASTONISHED GUARDSMAN

Smith, Surrey

London: T. V. Boardman. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original pink cloth with black titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the...

12968

£25.00

THE UNFORESEEN

THE UNFORESEEN

Snaith, J. C.

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1930

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with black titles to the front and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better clean and bright copy with no inscriptions or...

7058

£450.00

GIPSY LOVE

GIPSY LOVE

Starr, Richard

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1940

First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the cloth clean and the contents without...

9026

£125.00

BLOOD FROM A STRANGER.

BLOOD FROM A STRANGER. Told By Mary Waters.

Starr, Richard (pseudonym of Richard Essex)

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1939

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original orange cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

13153

£100.00

SECRET LIVES

SECRET LIVES

Starr, Richard (pseudonym of Richard Essex)

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1936

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original orange cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

13154

£80.00

THE WORKS

THE WORKS

Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Various Publishers. 1892

Early editions (and some minor first editions). Thirty Three volumes beautifully bound in gilt tooled green half leather bindings by Hatchards for the Countess of Warwick's...

5487

£1,450.00

KIDNAPPED:

KIDNAPPED: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751.

Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Cassell and Company. 1886

First edition [second issue]. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Black coated endpapers. Fold out map frontispiece. Catalogue to the rear. An...

12120

£425.00

...AND ALWAYS A DETECTIVE

...AND ALWAYS A DETECTIVE Chapters On The History of Detective Fiction

Stewart, R. F.

Newton Abbot: David and Charles. 1980

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine in dustwrapper. Signed by the author to the title page. A near fine copy in a better than very...

2424

£18.00

AND BE A VILLAIN

AND BE A VILLAIN A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

New York: The Viking Press. 1948

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with titles in red and green to the upper board and spine, in the Bill English designed dustwrapper. Red top-stain. An excellent...

14586

£85.00

DEATH OF A DUDE

DEATH OF A DUDE A Nero Wolfe Novel.

Stout, Rex

New York: The Viking Press. 1969

First edition, first printing. Original blue paper covered boards, dark blue cloth spine with titles in green silver and blue, in the S. A. Summit designed dustwrapper. A better...

14587

£45.00

OCTOBER HOUSE

OCTOBER HOUSE

Strahan, Kay

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First cheap edition of the 1931 first UK printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy,...

14736

£50.00

THE BOOK OF BOND or Every Man His Own 007

THE BOOK OF BOND or Every Man His Own 007 With Reversible Bookjacket For Work In The Field.

Tanner, Lt-Col. William ('Bill'); pseudonym of Kingsley Amis

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition. Original black cloth with titles in gilt, red and blue to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

14765

£80.00

THE BOOK OF BOND or Every Man His Own 007.

THE BOOK OF BOND or Every Man His Own 007. A Mine of Information for Would-Be Bonds.

Tanner, Lt-Col. William ('Bill'); pseudonym of Kingsley Amis

London: Pan Books Ltd. 1965

First paperback edition, first printing. Original pictorial card covers. A very good or better copy, very light rubbing to the cover extremities and a tiny nick at the head of the...

14797

£25.00

HERO BY PROXY.

HERO BY PROXY. A Kaleidoscopic Misadventure

Teilhet, Darwin

London: Victor Gollancz. 1943

First UK edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

14713

£85.00

MANY LATITUDES

MANY LATITUDES

Tennyson Jesse, F.

London: William Heinemann. 1928

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with red titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding clean with a little bumping at the spine tips. The...

11133

£125.00

THE MAN WHO...

THE MAN WHO...

The Detection Club; Catherine Aird; Eric Ambler; Simon Brett; Len Deighton; Antonia Fraser; Michael Gilbert; Reginald Hill; P. D. James; H. R. F. Keating; Peter Lovesey; Ruth Rendell; George Sims; Michael Underwood

Bristol: Scorpion Press. 1992

First edition, signed limited edition. Publisher's original marbled paper covered boards, white calf spine with title in gilt. Top edge silver. Tipped in frontispiece illustration...

14645

£185.00

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