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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. An Oxford Tragedy.
    First edition, first impression of the book often credited for sparking the idea of a murder mystery in an Oxford setting. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Scarce in the jacket. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 93672

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