Crime, Mysteries & Thrillers
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Pp. 256; printed pink paper wrappers, lightly foxed and faintly creased, edges slightly faded and rubbed, the title added by hand on backstrip; outer leaves and edges foxed; Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1970. Uncorrected proof copy. *Fifth thriller by the prolific English novelist, best known for her children's books.
Pp. [iv]+252; dust wrapper, designed by Lacey Everett, slightly soiled and rubbed, edges lightly split; a little light foxing; Macmillan, Melbourne, 1963. First Australian edition. *Loder p. 7. Author's first novel, published in London with simultaneous London and Melbourne/Sydney imprints. With publisher's review slip loosely inserted.
Pp. 224(last blank); boards a trifle canted, the top fore-corners faintly bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges rubbed and chipped; bottom fore-corners of last couple of leaves slightly creased, a little light foxing; Longmans, Green, London, 1958. First edition. Loder 11; Hubin p. 52. Author's third book.
Pp. [viii]+184(last blank); demy 8vo; maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt, a couple of faint indentations to upper board, top fore-corners a trifle bruised; dust wrapper, front panel slightly scratched; text block browned; Little, Brown and Company, London, 1995. *Murder mystery featuring an ageing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Bernard Bastable is.....