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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. Wanton Venus.
    First edition in English, first impression; originally published as L'image de la femme nue (Paris 1934). Decidedly scarce: the publisher's London warehouse was apparently destroyed during the Blitz; Copac locates a single copy (BL) in British and Irish institutional libraries, and OCLC adds only one more (National Library... Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 106484

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