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

By: COLQUHOUN, KATE:

Price: £10.00

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

By: MONTGOMERY HYDE,H:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: W. Hodge & Co. 1948 (reprint of the first edition of the same year):

Seller ID: 79504


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, partial chip/ loss at top of spine. In protective sleeve.) Some light fading to cloth, minor crease to spine. Endpapers darkened, some minor darkening to inside pages, crease to plate at p80, else a clean 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: £9.00

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

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The House of Green Turf. Inspector Felse Investigates.

By: PETERS, ELLIS:

Price: £9.00

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

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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