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Catalogue of classic paperback crime novels

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205265
Brown, Carter
Blonde on the Rocks - a Rick Holman Mystery The Carter Brown Mystery series
Horwitz Publications Inc. Pty. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1964.
Second edition: octavo; paperback; 130pp., all edges dyed yellow. Moderate wear; mild browning; creasing. Good to very good.
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$25
212690
Buchan, John
The Thirty-Nine Steps
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1966.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 138pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; top hinge lightly scraped; text block and page edges toned. Very good.
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$12
212570
Charteris. Leslie
Enter the Saint
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1968.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 191pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine lightly sunned with crude tape repair to the heel; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$8
212566
Charteris. Leslie
Follow the Saint
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1961.
First Pan printing. Octavo; paperback; 201pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine lightly sunned; upper hinge tender; toned text block and page edges. Very good.
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$12
209664
Charteris, Leslie
The Saint Closes the Case Another bullet-paced Simon Templar thriller
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1962.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 204pp. (+ 4pp. of adverts). Moderate wear; covers rubbed and creased and spine a little sunned; text block and page edges toned with some marks. Very good.
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$10
212569
Charteris. Leslie
The Saint Closes the Case
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1960.
First Pan printing. Octavo; paperback; 204pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; upper hinge creased; spine sunned with light creasing; crude tape repair to the spine heel; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$12
212571
Charteris. Leslie
The Saint Goes On
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1967.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 189pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine lightly sunned; upper hinge tender; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$9
212568
Charteris. Leslie
The Saint in Europe
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1966.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 155pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine cracked; spine lightly sunned with light creasing; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$9
209660
Charteris, Leslie
The Saint on the Spanish Main Thrill-packed cruise for a modern buccaneer
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1964.
Reprint. Octavo; paperback; 190pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers rubbed and spine sunned; text block edges and pages well-toned; tear to the fore-edge of the first page (now professionally repaired using archival-quality materials). Very good.
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$9
209661
Charteris, Leslie
The Saint Plays with Fire (Prelude for War) The Saint foils the Merchants of Death
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1959.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 223pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers rubbed and spine sunned; text block edges and pages well-toned. Very good.
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$9
209662
Charteris, Leslie
The Saint Sees it Through The Saint in Mad Manhattan
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1961.
First Pan printing. Octavo; paperback; 155pp. Moderate wear; mildly rolled; covers rubbed and spine a little sunned; text block and page edges toned; old price to the first page now obscured by correction fluid. Very good.
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$12
212565
Charteris. Leslie
The Saint Steps In
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1958.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 191pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine lightly creased with some sunning; upper hinge tender; old price in ink to the front cover; toned text block and page edges. Good.
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$10
212567
Charteris. Leslie
The Saint's Getaway
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1959.
First Pan printing. Octavo; paperback; 188pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine lightly sunned with light creasing; crude tape repairs to the spine extremities; old price in ink to the front cover; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$10
211368
Cheyney, Peter
Sorry You've Been Troubled aka Farewell to the Admiral
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1951.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 218pp. Moderate wear; covers rubbed and edgeworn with some marks; spine creased; text block and page edges well toned; offset and marks to the inside covers and initial pages; a small hole to the first page. Good.
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$8
209668
Christie, Agatha
Murder on the Links Poirot and the case of the murdered millionaire
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1961.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 191pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly worn; lightly toned text block and page edges with some spotting. Very good.
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$10
209666
Christie, Agatha
The Mysterious Affair at Styles The First Poirot Case
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1962.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 190pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers worn; toned text block and page edges; retailer's contemporary price sticker to the front cover. Very good.
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$10
209667
Christie, Agatha
Partners in Crime A light-hearted blend of thrills and suspense by the "Queen of Crime"
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1962.
First printing. Octavo; paperback; 203pp. Moderate wear; covers lightly worn; toned text block and page edges; retailer's contemporary price sticker to the front cover. Very good.
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$12
212539
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Car Among the Pigeons
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1973.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 188pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; mildly toned text block and page edges. Very good.
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$10
212527
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Cards on the Table
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1978.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 192pp. Moderate wear; slightly rolled; spine cracked; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; lightly toned text block and page edges; previous owner's ink stamp to the first page. Good to very good.
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$8
212535
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Elephants Can Remember
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1975.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 160pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; mildly toned text block and page edges. Very good.
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$10
212532
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Lord Edgware Dies
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1976.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 192pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; mildly toned text block and page edges. Very good.
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$10
212528
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Murder in the Mews And three other Poirot cases
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1980.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 191pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; lightly toned text block and page edges; previous owner's ink stamp to the first page. Very good.
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$10
212537
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Nemesis
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1974.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 192pp. Mild wear; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; lightly toned text block edges. Very good.
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$10
212531
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
Passenger to Frankfurt
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1975.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 192pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; mildly toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$9
97106
Christie, Agatha (Tom Adams, illus.)
They Came to Baghdad
Fontana Books/Collins, London, 1977.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 192pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled; covers mildly rubbed and edgeworn; lightly toned text block and page edges. Very good.
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$10
209741
Fleming, Ian
Diamonds are Forever
Great Pan/Pan, London, 1958.
First printing. Octavo paperback; 191pp. Foxing and spotted text block edges; binding rolled; card covers fairly worn with marks and indentations; small tear to fore-edge (repaired). Else good.
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$30
209719
Fleming, Ian
For Your Eyes Only
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1963.
Reprint. Octavo; paperback; 191pp. Foxing; pages and text block edges toned; binding a little rolled; mild wear to card covers with some minor discolourations. Good to very good.
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$10
209721
Fleming, Ian
Moonraker
Great Pan/Pan Books Ltd., London, 1960.
Reprint. Octavo; paperback; 189pp. Toned pages and text block edges; moderate wear to card cover and hinges with some very minor marks. Good to very good.
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$15
212550
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1971.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 237pp. Moderate wear; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn with some creasing; spine creased; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$8
212553
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - A Taste for Death
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1971.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 284pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers rubbed and edgeworn with some light creasing; spine creased and sunned with wear to the hinges; toned text block and page edges; a bump to the bottom corner of the text block. Fair only.
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$7
212546
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - Dead Man's Handle
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1986.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 235pp. Mild wear; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; spine lightly creased; lightly toned text block edges; previous owner's ink stamp to the first page. Very good.
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$10
212548
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - Dragon's Claw
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1979.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 255pp. Mild wear; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; spine lightly creased; lightly toned text block edges with an ink stain to the fore-edge; old price tag to the back cover. Very good.
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$10
212552
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - I, Lucifer
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1969.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 287pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers rubbed and edgeworn with some light creasing; spine creased with wear to the extremities and hinges; toned text block and page edges; previous owner's name in ink to the first page. Fair only.
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$7
212549
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - Last Day in Limbo
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1977.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 236pp. Mild wear; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; spine and hinges lightly creased; lightly toned text block and page edges; previous owner's ink stamp to the first page. Very good.
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$9
212554
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - Pieces of Modesty
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1972.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 183pp., with a bound-in advert postcard. Moderate wear; rolled; covers rubbed and edgeworn with some light creasing; spine creased and sunne; toned text block and page edges. Fair only.
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$7
212551
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - Sabre Tooth
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1967.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 284pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; spine creased with wear to the extremities; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$9
212547
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - The Night of Morningstar
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1984.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 253pp. Mild wear; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; spine lightly sunned and creased; lightly toned text block edges; previous owner's ink stamp to the first page. Very good.
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$10
212555
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - The Silver Mistress
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1975.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 220pp. Moderate wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed; spine lightly creased; upper hinge creased; toned text block and page edges. Good to very good.
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$9
212544
O'Donnell, Peter
Modesty Blaise - The Xanadu Talisman
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1982.
Reprint: octavo; paperback; 240pp. Mild wear; rolled; covers lightly rubbed and edgeworn; spine lightly sunned; lightly toned text block edges; previous owners' ink stamp to the first page. Very good.
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$10