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The Fine Art of Murder: the Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion

by Gorman, E. ; Greenberg, M.H.; Segriff, L. ; Breen, J.L

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Used - Presentation inscription signed by Jon L. Breen to Iwan and Margareta Morelius [Hedman] on half-title, and print-out of an email
Published
1993
Binding
Laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to,
ISBN
9780881849721
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Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., New York, first Carroll & Graf edition, 1993. Laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to,. x, 390 pp, ills. From the blurb: "Mystery fiction is today's favorite form of literary entertainment. Now, here's the perfect accessory to any crime imaginable: a hefty, handsome, one-volume look at mystery fiction of all kinds, from the traditional mystery as… Read more about this item
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Detective Fiction : A Century of Crime. First and Early Editions. [ R.A. Brimmell & Charles Rare Books, booksellers' catalogue ]

by R.A. Brimmell ; Charles Rare Books (booksellers)

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Used - Good
Published
n.d. but c. 1967
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Illustrated laminated wrappers, 8vo,
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R.A. Brimmell & Charles Rare Books, booksellers' catalogue, n.d. but c. 1967. Illustrated laminated wrappers, 8vo,. 45 pp. 588 items. The introduction suggests that this might be the first booksellers' catalogue devoted to detective fiction to be issued in the UK. Good.
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The Collector's Book of Detective Fiction

by Quayle, E

Condition
Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper
Published
1972
Binding
Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm,
ISBN
9780289702635
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Studio Vista, London, first edition, 1972. Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm,. 143 pp, plates , ills. A handsomely illustrated book with 16 colour plates and numerous other illustrations. Quayle provides a highly readable survey of the field, seamlessly weaving together stories of the authors and their plots with much information on the publication histories and bibliographic details of… Read more about this item
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Bloody Murder. From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel : A History

by Symons, J

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Used - Signed by the author on the front free endpaper
Published
1972
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Cloth, 8vo,
ISBN
9780571094653
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Faber and Faber, London, first edition, 1972. Cloth, 8vo,. 254 pp. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper.
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The Collector's Book of Detective Fiction

by Quayle, E

Condition
Very Good in slightly used dustwrapper
Published
1972
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Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm,
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9780289702635
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Studio Vista, London, first edition, 1972. Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm,. 143 pp, plates , ills. A handsomely illustrated book with 16 colour plates and numerous other illustrations. Quayle provides a highly readable survey of the field, seamlessly weaving together stories of the authors and their plots with much information on the publication histories and bibliographic details of… Read more about this item
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J & S Catalogue 15. First Editions. Detective Fiction, Mysteries and Crime. [ J & S Graphics Inc., bookseller's catalogue, c 1973]

by Werner, L. ; Steadman, C. ; Faraci, F

Condition
Used - Manuscript title-label around spine, date on first page, otherwise Very Good
Published
c 1973
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Printed wrappers, 8vo,
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J & S Graphics Inc., Chicago, bookseller's catalogue, c 1973. Printed wrappers, 8vo,. 340 pp, ills. 4561 entries. A valuable catalogue with much useful information. Manuscript title-label around spine, date on first page, otherwise Very Good.
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Murder Must Appetize

by Keating, H.R.F

Condition
Used - Presentation copy signed by the author on the title-page and with a gift inscription from him occupying half of the front free e
Published
1975
Binding
Laminated printed boards, small 8vo,
ISBN
9780904291056
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Lemon Tree Press, London, first edition, 1975. Laminated printed boards, small 8vo,. 64 pp, ills, facs. An entertaining illustrated essay, by the creator of Inspector Ghote, on murder stories. Presentation copy signed by the author on the title-page and with a gift inscription from him occupying half of the front free endpaper. Boards slightly sunned, otherwise Very… Read more about this item
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The Collector's Book of Detective Fiction

by Quayle, E

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Used - Very Good with slight age-toning at the page edges in Very Good dustwrapper
Published
1972
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Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm,
ISBN
9780289702635
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Studio Vista, London, first edition, 1972. Cloth, large 8vo, 31 cm,. 143 pp, plates , ills. A handsomely illustrated book with 16 colour plates and numerous other illustrations. Quayle provides a highly readable survey of the field, seamlessly weaving together stories of the authors and their plots with much information on the publication histories and bibliographic details of… Read more about this item
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