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Image for Mr.Briggs’ Hat. A Sensational Account of Britain’s First Railway Murder.

Mr.Briggs’ Hat. A Sensational Account of Britain’s First Railway Murder.

By: COLQUHOUN, KATE:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown. 2011 1st edition:

Seller ID: 73625


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 339pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The story of the first railway murder in Britain, how it was investigated, solved, who did it and how he was caught. View more info

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Revised Proof.

By: CONWAY, Peter;

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Co. Ltd. 1947 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74998


Size 5 x 7.5 inches. In orange cloth with printed label-style lettering to spine. with original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to cloth at corners. Ends of spine slightly faded. Corners slgihtly bumped. Dustwrapper overall very good. Edges are rubbed and ends of spine nicked. Not price clipped. In plastic sleeve. Inside neat inscription to front endpaper with some minor foxing to pages/page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 256pp. View more info

Image for The Smugglers, Picturesque Chapters in the Story of an Ancient Craft. Illustrated by Paul Hardy, by the author and from old prints and photographs.

The Smugglers, Picturesque Chapters in the Story of an Ancient Craft. Illustrated by Paul Hardy, by the author and from old prints and photographs.

By: HARPER, C. G.:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, 1909 1st:

Seller ID: 79948


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black on front, and black pictorial designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped on front board, edges a little rubbed. Some minor handling marks to pages, else overall a very clean and tight copy. 252 pp. Illustrated with 36 B&W plates by Paul Hardy and the author from old prints and photographs. View more info

Image for Lancashire's Crime and Criminals With Some Characteristics of the County. It’s People, Dialect, Humour and Progress; to which are added “The Constable Old and New,” and “Prisons Ancient and Modern.” From the Note Book of Richard Jervis.

Lancashire's Crime and Criminals With Some Characteristics of the County. It’s People, Dialect, Humour and Progress; to which are added “The Constable Old and New,” and “Prisons Ancient and Modern.” From the Note Book of Richard Jervis.

By: JERVIS, Richard:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Southport, J. J. Riley, “Guardian” Office, 1908 1st:

Seller ID: 79946


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Pebbled green cloth with gilt lettering to front. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of cloth. Endpapers partly faded/darkened. Some darkening to main title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 96pp. Illustrated with a B&W photo portrait of the author and decorative chapter tailpieces. View more info

Image for Trial of Alma Victoria Rattenbury and George Percy Stoner. Notable British Trials series.

Trial of Alma Victoria Rattenbury and George Percy Stoner. Notable British Trials series.

By: JESSE, F. TENNYSON (ed):

Price: £30.00

Publisher: William Hodge & Company, Limited. 1950 new ed.:

Seller ID: 64363


Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine very slightly darkened. Small Foyles sticker to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 298pp. Frontispiece and plus 6 b/w Plates. The obsessive love affair between Alma Rattenbury and her young chauffeur/handyman which led to tragedy. Her 67-year-old husband Francis, a renowned architect, was murdered in their home - the Villa Madeira, Bournemouth - in 1935. She confessed to the killing... View more info

Image for Trial of Alfons Klein, Adolf Wahlmann, Heinrich Ruoff, Karl Willig, Adolf Merkle, Irmgard Huber, and Philipp Blum (The Hadamar Trial) Vol. IV. War Crimes Trials

Trial of Alfons Klein, Adolf Wahlmann, Heinrich Ruoff, Karl Willig, Adolf Merkle, Irmgard Huber, and Philipp Blum (The Hadamar Trial) Vol. IV. War Crimes Trials

By: KINTNER, EARL W.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: William Hodge & Company, 1949 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 79839


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed monogram to front. In very good near fine condition. Slight fading to spine and front edge. Else a very clean and tight copy. 250pp. Illustrated with 13 B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for The Trial of Oscar Wilde. Regina (Wilde)v.Queensberry. Regina v.Wilde and Taylor. With introduction by M.N.Hyde. Foreword by Sir T.Humphreys. Notable British Trials Series.

The Trial of Oscar Wilde. Regina (Wilde)v.Queensberry. Regina v.Wilde and Taylor. With introduction by M.N.Hyde. Foreword by Sir T.Humphreys. Notable British Trials Series.

By: MONTGOMERY HYDE, H:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: W. Hodge & Co. 1952 repr:

Seller ID: 78665


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition, minor bumps to corners. Slight darkening to endpapers, bookseller label to front “Wildy & Sons, London.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 16 b/w plates; 384 pp. View more info

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The Grass Widow’s Tale. Sergeant Felse Investigates.

By: PETERS, ELLIS:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macdonald and Co. 1991 1st thus:

Seller ID: 71257


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. A Sergeant Felce crime story from the creator of Brother Cadfael. View more info

Image for The House of Green Turf. Inspector Felse Investigates.

The House of Green Turf. Inspector Felse Investigates.

By: PETERS, ELLIS:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macdonald and Co. 1991 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 71258


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. An Inspector Felce crime story from the creator of Brother Cadfael. View more info

Image for Trial of Josef Kramer and forty-four Others ( The Belsen - Trial). War Crimes Trials Series Vol. 2.

Trial of Josef Kramer and forty-four Others ( The Belsen - Trial). War Crimes Trials Series Vol. 2.

By: PHILLIPS, RAYMOND:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: William Hodge and Company 1949 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 79835


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed monogram to front. In very good condition. Some fading to cloth on spine, light ring mark to front. Bookseller label to front endpaper “W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.” With attached bookmark. 749pp. With many B&W photo illustrations and folding maps. View more info

Image for Trial of Josef Kramer and forty-four Others ( The Belsen - Trial). War Crimes Trials Series Vol. 2.

Trial of Josef Kramer and forty-four Others ( The Belsen - Trial). War Crimes Trials Series Vol. 2.

By: PHILLIPS, RAYMOND:

Price: £42.00

Publisher: William Hodge and Company 1949 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 79837


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed monogram to front. In very good condition. Some minor handling marks to cloth and minor darkening to rear side. Some minor spots to endpapers else inside pages all very clean and tight. 749pp. With many B&W photo illustrations and folding maps. View more info

Image for Trial of Gozawa Sadaichi and Nine Others. Vol. 3. War Crimes Trials

Trial of Gozawa Sadaichi and Nine Others. Vol. 3. War Crimes Trials

By: SLEEMAN, C.:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: William Hodge & Company, 1948 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 79838


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed monogram to front. In very good near fine condition. Slight fading to spine. Endpapers darkened. Else inside pages all very clean and tight. 245pp. Illustrated with 22 B&W plates and a map. View more info

Image for Trial of Nikolaus von Falkenhorst Formerly Generaloberst in the German Army. With a Foreword by Sir Nornam Birkett.  The War Crimes Volume VI.

Trial of Nikolaus von Falkenhorst Formerly Generaloberst in the German Army. With a Foreword by Sir Nornam Birkett. The War Crimes Volume VI.

By: STEVENS, E.H.(ed):

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Hodge and Company, Limited. 1949 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 79832


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed monogram to front. In very good near fine condition. Spine slightly faded. Else a very clean and tight copy. 278pp. With b/w photographs and fold out maps. Nikolaus von Falkenhorst planned and commanded the German invasion of Denmark and Norway in 1940, and was commander of German troops in Norway from 1940 to 1944. He had passed on the Führerbefehl known as the "Commando Order&q... View more info

Image for The Trial of Hawley Harvey Crippen. With notes and an introduction. Notable British Trials.

The Trial of Hawley Harvey Crippen. With notes and an introduction. Notable British Trials.

By: YOUNG, FILSON:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Wiliam Hodge & Company, Limited. 1950 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 78274


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed monogram to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some small marks and darkening, spine darkened, rubbing to edges. Not price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean and bright. Some minor spots page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 211pp. With 7 b/w plates. The trial of Dr Crippen, convicted of the murder of his wife Cora. The... View more info