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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. 130265comp
    Uncorrected proof copy, inscribed by the author for fellow writer on the title page, "To Clive Hirschhorn with every good wish from the author, P. D. James". Hirschhorn, known primarily as a writer and critic, is also a keen book collector. Hirschhorn moved to London in 1963, the year of this work's publication, and was... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 130265

    signed

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  2. 117082
    First edition, first impression of the fifth novel in the Adam Dalgliesh series. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 117082

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