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  • GRAVE MISTAKE. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    GRAVE MISTAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins / The Crime Club, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in a small English village by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction Features Superintendent Roderick Alleyn and his assistant Fox. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-316546712.

    Condition: Fine in red boards with gilt lettering on spine in a very near fine dust jacket (dj is folded slightly off-center) - uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 85029
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  • SINGING IN THE SHROUDS. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    SINGING IN THE SHROUDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1958) dj. Hardcover first edition - Uncommon mystery involving a serial killer by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction and featuring Superintendent Roderick Alleyn. The body of a strangled young woman is found on the London docks, clutching an embarkation notice for the cargo ship "Cape Farewell" so Alleyn boards the ship as a passenger at Portsmouth, knowing the killer is among the nine other passengers or the crew. 272 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (some toning to the pages, minor edgewear to dj, original price of $3.50 still present.

    Book ID: 85030
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  • SPINSTERS IN JEOPARDY. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    SPINSTERS IN JEOPARDY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1953) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Superintendent Roderick Alleyn by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Alleyn, Trey and their young son Ricky go to the coast of southern France in a trip that is meant to combine work - Alleyn is working undercover with the French Surete - and pleasure with a planned visit to a distant cousin of Trey's (one of the spinsters in jeopardy) only to find themselves caught up in Satanism, the occult and drug dealing. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-00231889.

    Condition: Near fine in grey boards with red lettering in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 86079
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  • OFF WITH HIS HEAD. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    OFF WITH HIS HEAD.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Collins / The Crime Club, (1957) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in a small English village, which had a strange annual folk dance ritual, by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction Features Superintendent Roderick Alleyn. Originally published in the US in 1956 as 'Death of a Fool.' 287 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red boards with black lettering on spine in a good dust jacket (toning to book and dj, chip to dj at base of spine) Original price of 12s 6d on dj.

    Book ID: 85995
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  • CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins / The Crime Club, (1968) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Superintendent Roderick Alleyn by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction His wife Troy finds herself on a river cruise with an international crook known as 'the Jampot' - and the peace of the cruise is destroyed by two murders. The 'Constable' in the title refers to the artist John Constable. Illustrated endpapers. 287 pp. Dust jacket by Kenneth Farnhill.

    Condition: Near fine in red boards with gilt lettering on the spine in a very good dust jacket with some sunning to the spine. Original price of 21s net still present.

    Book ID: 85997
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  • WHEN IN ROME. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982)
    WHEN IN ROME.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Collins / The Crime Club, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Superintendent Roderick Alleyn by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Alleyn is in Rome incognito on the trail of a drug ring, but when two murders involve a group of tourists, he joins forces with the Roman police. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-00231889.

    Condition: Very near fine in red boards with gilt lettering on the spine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85998
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  • SPINSTERS IN JEOPARDY. by Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982); introduction by Julian Symons.
    Marsh, Ngaio (1895 - 1982); introduction by Julian Symons.
    SPINSTERS IN JEOPARDY.

    Edition: First thus.

    London: Collins, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Superintendent Roderick Alleyn by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Alleyn, Trey and their young son Ricky go to the coast of southern France in a trip that is meant to combine work - Alleyn is working undercover with the French Surete - and pleasure with a planned visit to a distant cousin of Trey's (one of the spinsters in jeopardy) only to find themselves caught up in Satanism, the occult and drug dealing. Originally published in 1954, this is a title in the…

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    London: Collins, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Superintendent Roderick Alleyn by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Alleyn, Trey and their young son Ricky go to the coast of southern France in a trip that is meant to combine work - Alleyn is working undercover with the French Surete - and pleasure with a planned visit to a distant cousin of Trey's (one of the spinsters in jeopardy) only to find themselves caught up in Satanism, the occult and drug dealing. Originally published in 1954, this is a title in the Golden Jubilee Collection, one of twelve titles selected to mark the Crime Club's Golden Jubillee. Includes a new introduction by Julian Symons. 279 pp. ISBN: 0-00231889.

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    Condition: Very near fine in black boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt illustration on the front cover in a fine dust jacket (bookplate on front endpaper with name crossed out)

    Book ID: 86451
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