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How Flavia risks her life to foil a murder, and how she solves the mystery... Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 150 pages. ISBN: 0434926957. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine bumped. Faint marks to edge of front cover. Name in blue biro to top edge of front free-endpaper. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, slightly grubby to rear panel and lightly foxed on verso.
Pale grey boards with dark blue title to spine. 188 pages. ISBN: 0396082246. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and a little rubbed to spine and corners.
Why did the uncle of 16 year old German acrobat Max Schiller try to murder him? and why did he set fire to the Murrabit, a paddle steamer on the Murray river. Grey boards with white map lines and titles. Illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations. 132 pages. SIGNED by author on title page. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy bump to top corner of front cover. Light page browning otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped at ends of spine and folds. Browning to spine, panels and edges of flaps.
A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys. The Fourteenth of Ken's thrilling adventures. B/w illustrations. Wrapper creased with small areas of loss at top and tail of spine corners. A little foxing.
A Ken Holt mystery for Boys. Red boards, black title to spine and vignette to front. B/w frontis. Top edge yellow. Wrapper edge-chipped with some creasing.
A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys. B/w frontis. The tenth book in the series. Wrapper edge-worn with a couple of chips.
THE MYSTERY THAT NEVER WAS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1402821
Published by Collins. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
This most peculiar mystery was made up by four children to entertain Uncle Bob. Cream boards, red title to spine. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Spine and corners a little bumped. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are in very good condition. Dust wrapper is a little edge worn with a couple of small tears. Rear panel and flap slightly grubby. A few brown marks to verso.
TWOPENNY DIAMOND MYSTERY
Written by Sutherland Ross. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1402423
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Were they the real jewels in the crackers? Susan and Simon follow exciting clues to solve a most unusual mystery. Blue boards with embossed scottie dog vignettes, white titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Endpapers browned. Top edge of text block is grubby. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small areas of loss. Rear panel is grubby. White labels have been stuck on verso of wrapper at top and bottom of spine and top of rear panel / flap.
The Roman Mysteries series. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1842552406. Light wear to top and tail of spine. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased, with a couple of small marks.
THE ENEMIES OF JUPITER
Written by Caroline Lawrence.
Stock no. 2113592
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Roman Mysteries series. Orange boards. ISBN: 1842552511. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased, with a couple of tiny nicks.
A Roman Mystery. Blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 9781842551882. Wrapper is a bit creased, with fading to spine; chip to top of spine.
THE RED ENVELOPE MYSTERY
Written by Wallace Nichols. Illustrated by Douglas Bissett.
Stock no. 1501777
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1965. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
DCI Vivian investigates a case of dope-smuggling in south-west Cornwall and takes his sister and nephew with him as part of his disguise as a holiday-maker. Tan boards with silver titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. Small crease to top corner of front endpaper. A couple of pages have light marks in the margins otherwise a clean copy. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge worn. Revised price sticker to front flap.