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Basil Thomson Bibliography

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The following Basil Thomson bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
A Court Intrigue Heinemann 1896  
Mr. Pepper, Investigator Castle 1925 DW priced 7/6
Carfax Abbey Methuen 1928 Not in the ECB
The Metal Flask Methuen 1929 DW priced 3/6
The Prince from Overseas Chapman 1930 July 1930. DW priced 7/6
PC Richardson's First Case Eldon 1933 Jan 1933. DW priced 7/6
US: 1933 Doubleday
The Kidnapper Eldon 1933 Oct 33. DW priced 7/6
Richardson Scores Again Ditto 1934 May 34. DW priced 7/6
US: 1934 Doubleday
as Richardson's Second Case
Inspector Richardson, C.I.D Eldon 1934 Oct 34. DW priced 7/6
US: 1934 Doubleday
as The Case of Naomi dynes
Richardson Goes Abroad Ditto 1935 June 35. DW priced 7/6
US: 1935 Doubleday
as Case of the Dead Diplomat
Richardson Solves a Dartmoor Mystery Eldon 1935 Oct 35. DW priced 7/6
US: 1936 Doubleday
as The Dartmoor Enigma
Death in the Bathroom Ditto 1936 ECB lists as 'cheap edition' March 36. 3/6 Probably true 1st
US: 1936 Doubleday
as Who Killed Stella Pomeroy
Milliner's Hat Mystery Ditto 1937 DW priced 3/6
US: 1937 Doubleday
as Mystery of The French Milliner
A Murder Arranged Eldon 1937 Oct 37. DW priced 3/6
US: 1937 Doubleday
as When Thieves Fall Out

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Further Information
Basil Thomson, born 21 April 1861 in England and educated at Eton College before going on to Oxford. His two main series characters were Peter Graham and Superintendent Richardson.

 

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