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Detective fiction

Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to novels and short stories centring on the investigation of a crime by a detective figure. Early examples include "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", Bleak House, and The Moonstone, as well as the practitioners of the golden age of detective fiction – Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, et al. – and their modern successors.

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  1. Corpse Guards Parade.
    First edition, first impression. One of Kennedy's earlier books - a light-hearted detective story. From the publisher's archive. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 93640

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  2. Death in a Deckchair.
    First edition, first impression. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 93639

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  3. Bull's Eye.
    First edition, first impression. Kennedy's first book to feature the private detective Sir George Bull. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the half-title. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 93634

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  4. Corpse on the Mat.
    First edition, first impression. An early Kennedy detective novel, and published later the same year in the US under the title The Man Who Rang the Bell. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 93641

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