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THE SECRET OF BOGEY HOUSE
1925 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 3/6
The 1925 ECB includes only the 2/6 "cheap edition"
Cover artwork by Frank Marston
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BY ORDER OF THE FIVE
1925 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 3/6
THE SLOANE SQUARE MYSTERY
1925 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 3/6. Artwork by Frank Marston
THE CROOKED LIP
1926 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
COMRADE JILL
1926 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE PERFECT ROUND
1927 by Methuen in London
Some criminious content
Dust wrapper priced at 3/6
A collection of short stories, only one being a mystery (per Thomas Taylor)
THE QUEEN'S GATE MYSTERY
1927 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 3/6
ROGUES FALL OUT
1928 by Methuen in London
Dust jacket priced at 3/6
THE EMPTY BED
1928 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 3/6
The ECB describes this as a "cheaper edition" possibly a presumption on their part due to the price?
There is no mention of a 7/6 edition as per above
Cover artwork by Frank Marston
CAROLINE ORMSBY'S CRIME
1929 by Methuen in London
Dust wrapper priced at 3/6
THE GOLDEN APE
1930 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
ODDWAYS
1930 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6. Artwork by Frank Marston
THE CRIME IN THE DUTCH GARDEN
1931 by Methuen in London
The ECB calls for 1932 but the BL & Hubin state 1931
Dustwrapper priced at 3/6 (re English Catalogue of Books)
Artwork by Guy Fry
We are unsure, does anyone have a 7/6 edition?
THE PAULTON PLOT
1932 by Methuen in London
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
A LADY SO INNOCENT
1932 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
Criminous ?, I believe this to be a 'Romance' title
THE WOMAN IN BLACK
1933 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
JOHN BRAND'S WILL
1933 by Methuen in London
Hubin calls for 1935 but BL & ECB state 1933
Dust wrapper priced at 7/6. Artwork by Abbey
THE KNIFE
1934 by Collins in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
MYSTERY AND MINETTE
1934 by Collins in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
The ECB states Ninette presumably printers error
THE BODY IN THE BUNKER
1935 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
FATE LAUGHS
1935 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
A WORD OF SIX LETTERS
1936 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE OLD JEW MYSTERY
1936 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
DEATH OFF THE FAIRWAY
1936 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6 artwork by C Leslie
An "Impossible Crime"
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A SINGLE HAIR
1937 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust cover priced at 7/6
THE BLUFF
1938 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE DAMNED SPOT
1938 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
BLACK DEATH
1939 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
A Locked Room Murder
THE NINETEENTH HOLE MYSTERY
1939 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE CASE OF THE STOLEN BRIDEGROOM
1940 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE CHIEF WITNESS
1940 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
STAB IN THE BACK
1941 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust cover priced at 7/6
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ROGER BENNION'S DOUBLE
1941 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust wrapper priced at 7/6
THE ARAWAY OATH
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
SIGNAL FOR INVASION
1942 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
VICTORY SONG
1943 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE SCARLET FEATHER
[1943] by Cherry Tree in London
A cheap format paperback original
No copy listed in the ECB
FOUR WINDS
1944 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
WRITING ON THE WALL
1945 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/6
WELCOME HOME
1946 by Macdonald in London
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
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DIAMONDS ARE TRUMPS
1947 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
CRIME WAVE AT LITTLE CORNFORD
1948 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6. Artwork by Stein
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ONE TO PLAY
1949 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
THE DEAN'S DAUGHTER
1950 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
THE SLEEPING DRAUGHT
1951 by Macdonald in London
EXIT THE SKELETON
1952 by Macdonald in London
THE SPECTRE IN BROWN
1953 by Macdonald in London
SLIPPERY DICK
1954 by Macdonald in London
THE JUDAS KISS
1955 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 9/6 , artwork by Mudge-Marriott
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DEATH ON THE FIRST TEE
1957 by Macdonald in London
DJ artwork by Stein
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DEATH OF A VIEWER
1958 by Macdonald in London
 

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