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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. Secrets Can't Be Kept.
    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the title page. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 108729

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  2. Night's Cloak.
    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the front paste down and front panel of the dust jacket. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 108707

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  3. Death Comes to Cambers.
    First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series. From the publisher's archive. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 93705

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  4. Mystery of Mr. Jessop.
    First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the title page. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 93700

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  5. The Bath Mysteries.
    First edition, first impression. A gruesome mystery from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series, and published in the US in 1942 under the title The Bathtub Murder Case. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £1,875

    Stock Code: 93706

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  6. Mystery of Mr. Jessop.
    First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page. Learn More
    £1,100

    Stock Code: 93701

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  7. The Dusky Hour.
    First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series, published in the US in 1941 under the title Death in the Chalk Pits. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the title page. Learn More
    £925

    Stock Code: 93699

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  8. Death of a Beauty Queen.
    First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 93698

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  9. The Dusky Hour.
    First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series, published in the US in 1941 under the title Death in the Chalk Pits. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page. Learn More
    £925

    Stock Code: 93696

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  10. Mystery Villa.
    First edition, first impression. An early and exceedingly scarce mystery by one of the great literary writers in the field of detection. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 93690

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