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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. A Case to Answer.
    First UK edition (published as One More Unfortunate by Scribner's in the US in the same year), first impression, of Lustgarten's debut crime novel. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 86248

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  2. One More Unfortunate.
    First US edition (published as A Case To Answer by Eyre & Spottiswoode in the UK in the same year), first printing, of Lustgarten's debut crime novel, this copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Alan, with great affection as always, Edgar, September 1947". This copy has review clippings for A Case to Answer pasted... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 86249

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