Search results for: 'FREEMAN, R. Austin'
FREEMAN, R. Austin. The Surprising Experiences of Mr. Shuttlebury Cobb.
London : First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "J. T. Dalladay, with greetings from his friend R. Austin Freeman, 24th April 1927". Freeman lived for much of his life in Gravesend, Kent, and J. T. Dalladay was deputy head and head master at Gravesend Grammar School between 1893 and 1907. This... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 82976
FREEMAN, R. Austin. The Red Thumb Mark.
London : 1911Presentation copy of the second edition inscribed by the author to his brother, "Robert Freeman, with all good wishes from his brother, R. Austin Freeman, 1911", on the front free endpaper. Anexcellent association. The Red Thumb Mark, first published in 1907, is a Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 86500
FREEMAN, R. Austin. The Mystery of Angelina Frood.
London : Second edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Colonel W. Lawrence Gadd, with cordial greetings from his old friend, the author, R. Austin Freeman, 11th December 1939". Gadd was a Dickensian scholar and one of the authors of A Dickens Dictionary. He was quoted in the early Freeman biography In Search of Dr. Thorndyke.... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 86495
FREEMAN, R. Austin. Mr. Polton Explains.
London : 1940First edition, first impression. The jacket front flap breathlessly reports a contemporary review: "Nowadays all is changed, Cabinet Ministers, Judges, University Professors and Bishops all openly admit that they read detective stories. What has caused this revolution in taste? I have no doubt of the answer and can give it by saying one name - Austin... Learn More£425.00
Stock Code: 101233
FREEMAN, R. Austin. When Rogues Fall Out.
London : 1932First edition, a rare advance copy in the advance dust jacket lacking text on the lower panel and flaps. The book features Freeman's "medical jurispractitioner" Dr John Thorndyke, one of the first forensic detectives in literary history. Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 88638
(QUEEN, Ellery.) FREEMAN, R. Austin. The Stoneware Monkey.
London : 1938First edition, first impression. With superb provenance, this copy bears the ownership inscription of Ellery Queen to the half-title: "From the Freeman Library. 'Ellery Queen'", and small marginal marks to the list of author's works. This is the penultimate Dr John Thorndike story. Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 113366
BERKELEY, Anthony, as Francis Iles. Before the Fact.
London : 1932First edition, first impression; rare in the jacket, which prints Gollancz's sensational list of the possible identities of "Francis Iles", including E. M. Forster, R. Austin Freeman, Patrick Hamilton, Aldous Huxley, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Eden Phillpotts, Osbert Sitwell, Hugh Walpole and H. G. Wells. Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 86219