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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814721
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Fading to top and tail of spine. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown (hidden by the front flap of dustwrapper). Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 1814720
Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

A fast paced thriller originally published in 1940 by John Hamilton. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w frontis. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Copy 113 of 300 numbered copies.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2123167
Published by John Hamilton. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, paper label with black title to spine. 254 pages. Damp stains to lower cover edges (including spine) and pastedowns. A few scuff marks to covers. Page edge browning. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1505630
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Tiny bump to base of spine. Fading to top edges of covers/spine and bottom edge of spine. A few light marks to covers (splash marks?). Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers. Just a few fox spots and an odd mark to contents. Dustwrapper has been laminated on both sides and underneath the edges, spine and half the panels have been covered in tape, now yellowed. Some small patches of surface paper damage to panels and spine.

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THE SHADOW
Written by Mary Simons.
Stock no. 1803139
Published by Peter Skelton Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A thriller set against the backgrounds of Italy and Venice. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author to title page in the form of an inscription. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block else contents fine. Yellow wrapper is grubby and unevenly faded.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter.
Stock no. 561101
Published by Norman Wright. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

A fast paced thriller originally published in 1940 by John Hamilton. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w frontis. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Copy no. 260 SIGNED by Norman Wright.

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THE UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 570839
Published by John Hamilton. Circa 1940. Very good condition.

Red and black mottled boards. Paper label with black title to spine. 254 pages. Spine bumped. Edges rubbed. Boards clean. Name twice in ink and once in pencil to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxspots to page edges. Contents clean. Nod dated but possibly a first edition of this scarce title.

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