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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. Death and the Joyful Woman.
    First edition, first impression of the author's third novel as Ellis Peters, for which she was awarded the Edgar Allan Poe Award by the Mystery Writers of America. "Ellis Peters became Pargeter's most successful literary incarnation and the name by which she is best known as a writer" (ODNB). Scarce in anything approaching... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 107102

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  2. Never Pick Up Hitch-Hikers!
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £95

    Stock Code: 100901

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  3. The Heretic's Apprentice.
    First edition, first impression of the sixteenth novel in the Cadfael Chronicles. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 100662

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