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  • THE MOVING TOYSHOP: A Detective Story. by Crispin, Edmund.(pseudonym of Bruce Montgomery.)
    Crispin, Edmund.(pseudonym of Bruce Montgomery.)
    THE MOVING TOYSHOP: A Detective Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1946. dj. Hardcover first edition - A classic mystery, the third featuring Oxford don Gervase. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title, this is generally considered one of the best mysteries of all time, In 2006 it was named by P. D. James as one of the 5 "most riveting" British mysteries - she commented that "Edmund Crispin is one of the few mystery writers able to combine situation comedy and high spirits with detection." 150 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-54341.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (some rubbing to the lettering on the spine of the book, tape reinforcement to bottom of dj spine on the interior of the dj, slight chipping to top of spine) Uncommon in the first edition, and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 70734
    View cart More details Price: $600.00