FREEMAN, R. Austin.
[FREEMAN, Richard Austin; as] ASHDOWN, Clifford. The Adventures of Romney Pringle.
London : 1902First edition, first impression, of the author's first detective book, "published under the pseudonym of Clifford Ashdown and written by Freeman together with a medical colleague John James Pitcairn who was also a prison officer, is said to be the rarest book of crime short stories" (Julian Symons, Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 86252
FREEMAN, R. Austin. The Surprising Experiences of Mr. Shuttlebury Cobb.
London : First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "J. T. Dalladay, with greetings from his friend R. Austin Freeman, 24th April 1927". Freeman lived for much of his life in Gravesend, Kent, and J. T. Dalladay was deputy head and head master at Gravesend Grammar School between 1893 and 1907. This... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 82976
FREEMAN, R. Austin. When Rogues Fall Out.
London : 1932First edition, a rare advance copy in the advance dust jacket lacking text on the lower panel and flaps. The book features Freeman's "medical jurispractitioner" Dr John Thorndyke, one of the first forensic detectives in literary history. Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 88638
FREEMAN, R. Austin. Mr. Polton Explains.
London : 1940First edition, first impression. The jacket front flap breathlessly reports a contemporary review: "Nowadays all is changed, Cabinet Ministers, Judges, University Professors and Bishops all openly admit that they read detective stories. What has caused this revolution in taste? I have no doubt of the answer and can give it by saying one name - Austin... Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 101233