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Black cloth with eye-catching yellow and white vignettes. 182 pages. B/w lino-cuts. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Cream slipcase is grubby.
THE FOLIO TREASURY OF SHORTER CRIME FICTION (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Tim Heald; Sue Bradbury. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320004
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
A four volume set: Early Escapades; Superior Sleuths; Police Procedures; Murderous Minds. An anthology of stories selected by Tim Heald and Sue Bradbury. Brown cloth spines, gilt titles. Each volume has a different pictorial paper board. Colour frontispieces plus b/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to top and tail of spines and corners. Slipcase is a little dusty on top and slightly scuffed on base.
GREAT STORIES OF CRIME AND DETECTION (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Tim Heald. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320001
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Selected by Tim Heald. Blue cloth spines with gilt titles. Pictorial paper boards. B/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to spines and corners, top corners lightly bumped. Spines are also lightly faded. Top edges of textblocks are slightly dusty. Slipcase is bumped at corners and worn with splits at top and tail of back edges.
SHERLOCK HOLMES COMPLETE STORIES (5 VOLUMES)
Written by Arthur Conan Doyle. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 1820839
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.
Contains: The Case-book; His Last Bow; The Return; The Memoirs; The Adventures. Green cloth boards with black silhouette of holmes, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Third printing. Light fading to spine of The Return. Contained in publisher's slipcase in near fine condition.
CRIME STORIES FROM THE 'STRAND'
Written by Geraldine Beare; H.R.F. Keating. Illustrated by David Eccles.
Stock no. 1318480
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.
Selected by Geraldine Beare with an Introduction by H.R.F. Keating. Lilac pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Some erased pencil writing to half-title page. Contents fine. Original gold slipcase has a small mark (removal of label?) to one side.
Dark pink boards, gilt title and vignette to spine. 190 pages. A murder novel. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of tiny black spots to covers. Yellowed tape marks to both sets of endpapers. A few words/numbers erased from front pastedown. Faint lines of browning to half-title and title page from tape which left marks on front endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and chipped, small tear at top of spine had been repaired with tape on verso, tape no longer present. Spine possibly slightly faded.
Brick red cloth with title to spine. The third book in the Steeley Series. 252 pages. Spine faded. Covers lightly marked.