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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 Ghost of Truth.
    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to the front free endpaper, title page and front panel of jacket. Pseudonyms used by John Richard Newton Chance (1911-1983) throughout his prolific career included John Lymington, John Drummond, David C. Newton, Desmond Reid, and Jonathan Chance.... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 106993

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  2. Wheels in the Forest.
    First edition, first impression of the author's first book. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the front panel of the jacket and front pastedown. Pseudonyms used by John Richard Newton Chance (1911-1983) throughout his prolific career included John Lymington, John Drummond, David C. Newton, Desmond Reid,... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 106304

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  3. The Devil Drives.
    First edition, first impression of this thriller. The publisher's retained copy with their ink stamp to the title page. Pseudonyms used by John Richard Newton Chance (1911-1983) throughout his prolific career included John Lymington, John Drummond, David C. Newton, Desmond Reid, and Jonathan Chance. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 93563

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