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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

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Jack the Ripper.

By: FARSON, Daniel:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph 1972 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 81599


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Purple cloth with gilt to spine. White glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition in very good dustwrapper (DW some minor rubbing to edges, not price clipped.) Pages all clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 144 pp. Maps to endpapers. 17 B&W photo plates. “Mr. Farson is able to dismiss all the previous fanciful theories and to establish the Ripper’s identity beyond reasonable doubt”. 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 Men Who Made Rhodesia A Register of Those Who Served in the British South Africa Company’s Police. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

Men Who Made Rhodesia A Register of Those Who Served in the British South Africa Company’s Police. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

By: HICKMAN, Col. A. S.:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Southern Rhodesia, The British South Africa Company, 1960 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81471


Hardback, approx 10 x 6 inches. Navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front. In very good condition. Spine faded and some fading to top quarters of boards. Edges rubbed, some nicks to cloth at top end of spine. Authors inscription to front endpaper “William S. Rees, with best wishes now and for the future, A.S. Hickman, August 1960.” Some minor light foxing spots and handling marks to endpapers and page edges, else a very clean and tigh... View more info

Image for The Dungeons of Old Paris Being the Story and Romance of the Most Celebrated Prisons of the Monarchy and the Revolution.

The Dungeons of Old Paris Being the Story and Romance of the Most Celebrated Prisons of the Monarchy and the Revolution.

By: HOPKINS, Tighe:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Punam’s Sons, 1897 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80899


Hardback, approx 9 x 6.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial vignette to front. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped, some fading and handling marks to boards. Front endpaper is pasted down. Some minor handling marks to title and prelim pages else a very clean and tight copy. 265pp + 2pp cat. Illustrated with 12 B&W plates. 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

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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

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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 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

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Murder in the Commons Signed & dedicated by the author.

By: WEST, NIGEL:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1992 1st:

Seller ID: 80863


Hardback, 9 x 6 ins. Red cloth with illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine dustwrap (Not clipped.) Some tanning to inside pages. Inscribed by author on main title page “To Philip, with best wishes and in gratitude for many entertaining lunch. Nigel West.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 174pp. View more info