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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. The Blue Hammer.
    First edition, first printing of the last Lew Archer novel. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Harris Seed. One of the best friends, and the best lawyer, a writer ever had. Ken." Laid-in is a autograph draft of the opening paragraphs of the novel, which are notably different to the... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 99392

    signed

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