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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 Little Tales of Smethers.
    First edition, first printing, second issue binding. From the author's library, this copy is inscribed by Dunsany's widow, a year after his death, on the front free endpaper, "From the library of Lord Dunsany, B. Dunsany 1958". Dunsany's wife, Lady Beatrice Child Villiers (1880-1970), oversaw the author's literary heritage... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 110363

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