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1 Bordes, Philippe Calypso An 87th Precinct Novel
Viking Pr 1979 0670200301 / 9780670200306 First Edition Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
*First edition, signed at title page by author, Ed McBain. Dust jacket sealed in protective plastic, shows very little wear, just a small split (not loss) at bottom-center (front), with some faint rubbing at corners and spine, otherwise unmarked, with no significant wear or damage; book has a very slight lean from reading, though tan and black boards are unmarked, sturdy, show no visible wear, and no damage; binding tight; pages unmarked, crisp, except for a bit of off setting at first end page. ; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 217 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 Brown, Fredric Whispering Death: Fredric Brown in the detective pulps volume 15
Missoula, MT Dennis McMillan 1987 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated d/jkt (by Joe Servello), unclipped, in clear film. Purple boards, clean and bright, with silver pistol motif on front. Decorated endpapers. No 145 of 450 numbered copies. Terrific mystery stories from the "golden age" of the 1940s, by one of the great SF and crime writers. ; 8vo (5 1/4" x 8"); 201 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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3 Browne, Howard The Taste of Ashes [signed copy]
London Gollancz 1958 First English Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on label affixed to front pastedown. Traditional yellow Gollancz d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; very slight wear to edges, with occasional minuscule losses; occasional spotting. Red boards, clean. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 282 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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4 Burnett, W.R. Little Caesar
London Jonathan Cape 1932 Hardback Very Good 
Oatmeal cloth boards (no d/jkt); a little marked, but not otherwise worn. This is the novel that the famous 1932 Warner Bros movie starring Edward G. Robinson is based upon.; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 252 pages 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Past All Dishonor, Cain, James M
5 Cain, James M Past All Dishonor
ALFRED A KNOPF 1946 First English Edition Hardback Very Good 
Blue and gilt boards lightly age-toned and bumped at corners, though sturdy with no damage or further wear; binding tight; hand-cut pages lightly age-toned, with stamp of previous owner at first front end paper, text unmarked, undamaged, pages contain no tears or splits. ; 7.40 X 5.10 X 1.30 inches; 233 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Cloud Nine, Cain, James M.
6 Cain, James M. Cloud Nine
Robert Hale Ltd 1985 0709021755 / 9780709021759 Hardback Very Good 
Dust jacket, which is covered in protective plastic, contains a few light marks from shelving on back side, though no other wear and no damage present; black and gilt boards unmarked, undamaged, pristine; binding tight; text unmarked, undamaged. ; 5 x 8 x 1"; 176 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 Evans, John Halo In Brass [signed copy]
London W. Foulsham & Co. 1951 First English Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Author's signature on adhesive label affixed to front pastedown: "For Ian / All the best! / Howard Brown" (Evans was Brown's nom de plume). Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; rather worn, with small losses at edges and corners; internal repairs; but nonetheless intact. Pale blk boards; minuscule wear to base of spine - but binding tight. Gilt titling, bright. Foredges lightly spotted, but pp clear. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 224 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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8 Gault, William Campbell Dead Seed
Robert Hale Ltd 1987 0709026692 / 9780709026693 First English Edition Hardback Very Good 
VG, colour-laminated illusrated boards only slightly rubbed, text inside all clean. Signed label applied to title page, "For Ian Clark, William Campbell Gault". A classic tale of blackmail, arson & murder. ; Connoisseur Crime; 7.6" x 4.9" x 0.75"; 192 pages 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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What Came Before He Shot Her, George, Elizabeth
9 George, Elizabeth What Came Before He Shot Her
Hodder & Stoughton 2007 0340827491 / 9780340827499 First Edition Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Pictorial dj, under protective mylar, unclipped with only light wear, black cloth backed boards, gilt titling to the spine, flat signed by the author to the title page, binding tight. ; Inspector Lynley Mysteries 14; 9.21 X 5.98 X 1.81 inches; 501 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Death Plays Solitaire [Dennis McLoughlin cover; book signed by Dennis McLoughlin], Goldman, R.L
10 Goldman, R.L Death Plays Solitaire [Dennis McLoughlin cover; book signed by Dennis McLoughlin]
London T.V. Boardman & Company Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Illustrator
Signed by Dennis McLoughlin on front endpaper. Illustrated d/jkt (by Dennis McLoughlin), clipped, in clear film; a trifle marked, and a little worn at edges and head and tail of spine, but no losses. Light blue boards, clean and bright; minor scratch on front; barely noticeable wear to head and tail of spine; titling, sharp. Cheap paper a trifle browned; faint spotting to foredges, pp clean. Interesting, contemporary noire-type thriller. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Tenant for Death, Hare, Cyril
11 Hare, Cyril Tenant for Death
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1947 Hardback Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
Illustrated d/jkt, clipped; intact, but rather worn, with small losses. Lt grey boards; binding tight. Owner's name on half-title page. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 200 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing, Herbert, Rosemary
12 Herbert, Rosemary The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing
New York Oxford University Press 1999 0195072391 / 9780195072396 Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges.; Illustrated red + blk d/jkt, unclipped. Blk boards, clean and bright. ; 8vo (7" x 10"); 535 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 Hillerman, Tony Dance Hall of the Dead [signed copy]
London Pluto Press 1985 0861046935 / 9780861046935 First English Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on front endpaper. Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film. Blk boards, clean and bright. Interesting murder mystery set among the modern day Navajo of North America. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7 1/2"); 166 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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14 Hillerman, Tony Dark Wind [signed copy]
London Gollancz 1983 0575031883 / 9780575031883 First English Hardback Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Hillerman on front endpaper. Yellow d/jkt, in clear film, unclipped - Gollancz price sticker at base of front flap overlaying original printed price. Red boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. Interesting murder mystery set among the Navajo of North America. ; 8vo (5 1/4" x 9"); 214 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The History of Newgate and The Old Bailey, and a Survey of The Fleet Prison and Fleet Marriages, The Marshalsea and Other Old London Jails. With Extensive Remarks on Crime and Punishment in England from MediŠval Times to the Present Day., Hooper, W. Eden.
15 Hooper, W. Eden. The History of Newgate and The Old Bailey, and a Survey of The Fleet Prison and Fleet Marriages, The Marshalsea and Other Old London Jails. With Extensive Remarks on Crime and Punishment in England from MediŠval Times to the Present Day.
London Underwood Press 1935 Hardback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Pale brown buckram boards (no d/jkt); very intact, but a trifle marked and worn; binding tight. B/w illustrations. Foredges lightly spotted, pp clear. The Old Bailey, London's famous central criminal court, is itself built on the site of the notorious Newgate Prison. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 176 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Gotham Unbound  How New York City Was Liberated From the Grip of Organized Crime: How New York City Was Liberated from the Clutches of Cosa Nostra, Jacobs, James B. &  Coleen Friel &  Robert Raddick
16 Jacobs, James B. & Coleen Friel & Robert Raddick Gotham Unbound How New York City Was Liberated From the Grip of Organized Crime: How New York City Was Liberated from the Clutches of Cosa Nostra
NYU Press 1999 0814742467 / 9780814742464 Hardback Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
black boards with silver lettering, bottom of spine lightly bumped, dust jacket slightly edgeworn with light yellowing to edges of inside flaps, no ownership name and internally clean, binding tight. ; Fast Track Books; 9.21 X 6.28 X 1.02 inches; 329 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 Lacy, Ed Room to Swing (American Bloodhound No.192)
London T.V. Boardman 1958 First English Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; intact, but somewhat worn, with losses to upper and lower edges, and internal repairs. Pale orange boards, clean; binding tight; foredges lightly spotted, pp clean. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 186 pages 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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My Life of Crime, Lawrence, Ivan
18 Lawrence, Ivan My Life of Crime
Book Guild Publishing 2010 1846244676 / 9781846244674 Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping. ; Pictorial dj, slightly worn to the extremities, unclipped, black cloth backed boards with gilt titling to the spine, illustrated with b&w and colour photographic plates, binding tight, signed by the author with a dedication to the previous owner. ; 9.21 X 6.22 X 1.42 inches; 435 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 MacKenzie, Donald Dead Straight [signed copy]
London Hodder & Stoughton 1969 0340109696 / 9780340109694 First English Hardback Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. Illustrated blk d/jkt, unclipped; rather worn, but very intact. Pale blk boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. Owner's name on front pastedown.; 8vo (5" x 8"); 209 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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20 McBain, Ed Downtown
William Heinemann Ltd 1989 0434441074 / 9780434441075 First Edition Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
*Signed by author, Ed Mcbain, at title page. Dust jacket sealed in protective plastic, contains no damage, and no significant wear, its only visible flaw being a bit of dust and some light shelving scuffs to outer plastic, though this does not effect jacket itself; black and silver gilt boards unmarked, sturdy, without flaw; binding tight; pages a bit tanned from age, though unmarked and crisp. ; 8.19 X 5.75 X 0.87 inches; 352 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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