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Christopher Bush Bibliography

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Series Character: Ludovic Travers

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THE PLUMLEY INHERITANCE
Published in [1926] by Jarrolds in London
Purple cloth with orange lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE PERFECT MURDER CASE
Published in 1929 by Heinemann in London
Black cloth with yellow lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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DEAD MAN TWICE
Published in 1930 by Heinemann in London
Black cloth with gilt lettering
Dustcover priced at 7/6. Artwork by Nick
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MURDER AT FENWOLD
Published in 1930 by Heinemann in London
Black cloth with gilt lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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DANCING DEATH
Published in 1931 by Heinemann in London
Black cloth with gilt lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6. Artwork by Nick
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DEAD MAN'S MUSIC
Published in 1931 by Heinemann in London
Black cloth with gilt lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
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CUT THROAT
Published in 1932 by Heinemann in London
Black cloth with gilt lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6. Artwork by Youngman Carter
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THE CASE OF THE UNFORTUNATE VILLAGE
Published in 1932 by Cassell in London
Blue cloth with blue lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE APRIL FOOLS
Published in 1933 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with green lettering
Dust cover priced at 7/6
THE CASE OF THE THREE STRANGE FACES
Published in 1933 by Cassell in London
Blue cloth with blue lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE 100% ALIBIS
Published in 1934 by Cassell in London
Red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE DEAD SHEPHERD
Published in 1934 by Cassell in London
Yellow cloth with blue lettering
Dust wrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE CHINESE GONG
Published in 1935 by Cassell in London
Grey/green cloth with red lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6. Artwork by Nick
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THE CASE OF THE MONDAY MURDERS
Published in 1936 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with red lettering
Dust cover priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE BONFIRE BODY
Published in 1936 by Cassell in London
Orange cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE MISSING MINUTES
Published in 1937 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with yellow lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE HANGING ROPE
Published in 1937 by Cassell in London
Red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE TUDOR QUEEN
Published in 1938 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dust wrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE LEANING MAN
Published in 1938 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with blue lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE GREEN FELT HAT
Published in 1939 by Cassell in London
Red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6, artist James E. McConnell
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THE CASE OF THE FLYING ASS
Published in 1939 by Cassell in London
Brown cloth with green lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6. Artwork by James E. McConnell
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THE CASE OF THE CLIMBING RAT
Published in 1940 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE OF THE MURDERED MAJOR
Published in 1941 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at ? . Artwork by Jack Matthew
Not listed in the ECB
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THE CASE OF THE KIDNAPPED COLONEL
Published in 1942 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dust cover priced at 8/-. Artwork by Jack Matthew
Not listed in the ECB
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THE CASE OF THE FIGHTING SOLDIER
Published in 1942 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dust wrapper priced at 8/6. Artwork by Jack Matthew
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THE CASE OF THE MAGIC MIRROR
Published in 1943 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
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THE CASE OF THE RUNNING MOUSE
Published in 1944 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 8/6. Artwork by Jack Matthew
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THE CASE OF THE PLATINUM BLONDE
Published in 1944 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
THE CASE OF THE CORPORAL'S LEAVE
Published in 1945 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
THE CASE OF THE MISSING MEN
Published in [1946] by Macdonald in London
ECB states Jan 1946, as does British Library
Wales, Scotland and Oxford all have 1945
Red cloth with black lettering. DJ artwork by Stein
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THE CASE OF THE SECOND CHANCE
Published in September 1946 by Macdonald in London
Red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
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THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS CLIENT
Published in 1947 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6. Artwork by Crispin
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THE CASE OF THE HAVEN HOTEL
Published in January 1948 by Macdonald in London
Black cloth with silver lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6. Artwork by Stein
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THE CASE OF THE HOUSEKEEPER'S HAIR
Published in July 1948 by Macdonald in London
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6. Artwork by Crispin
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THE CASE OF THE SEVEN BELLS
Published in February 1949 by Macdonald in London
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6. Artwork by Crispin
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THE CASE OF THE PURLOINED PICTURE
Published in October 1949 by Macdonald in London
Black cloth with yellow lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
THE CASE OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1950 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
THE CASE OF THE CORNER COTTAGE
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1951 by Macdonald in London
Black cloth with yellow lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 8/6
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THE CASE OF THE FOURTH DETECTIVE
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1951 by Macdonald in London
Black cloth with yellow lettering
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THE CASE OF THE HAPPY MEDIUM
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1952 by Macdonald in London
Black boards with yellow titles
Dust jacket priced at 9/6
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THE CASE OF THE COUNTERFEIT COLONEL
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1952 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE BURNT BOHEMIAN
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1953 by Macdonald in London
Black boards with yellow titles
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THE CASE OF THE SILKEN PETTICOAT
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1953 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE RED BRUNETTE
CHRISTOPHER BUSH

Published in 1954 by Macdonald in London
Black boards with yellow titles
Dust jacket priced at 9/6
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THE CASE OF THE THREE LOST LETTERS
Published in 1954 by Macdonald in London
Black boards with yellow titles
Dust jacket priced at 9/6
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THE CASE OF THE BENEVOLENT BOOKIE
Published in 1955 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE AMATEUR ACTOR
Published in 1955 by Macdonald in London
Black boards with yellow titles. DJ artwork by H. Johns
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THE CASE OF THE EXTRA MAN
Published in 1956 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE FLOWERY CORPSE
Published in 1956 by Macdonald in London
Black boards with yellow titles
Dust jacket priced at 10/6
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THE CASE OF THE RUSSIAN CROSS
Published in 1957 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE TREBLE TWIST
Published in 1958 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE RUNNING MAN
Published in 1958 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket artwork by Blandford
THE CASE OF THE CARELESS THIEF
Published in 1959 by Macdonald in London
Dustwrapper priced at 11/6
THE CASE OF THE SAPPHIRE BROOCH
Published in 1960 by Macdonald in London
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THE CASE OF THE EXTRA GRAVE
Published in 1961 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE DEAD MAN GONE
Published in 1961 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE THREE-RING PUZZLE
Published in 1962 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE HEAVENLY TWIN
Published in 1963 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE GRAND ALLIANCE
Published in 1964 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE JUMBO SANDWICH
Published in 1965 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE GOOD EMPLOYER
Published in 1966 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE DEADLY DIAMONDS
Published in 1967 by Macdonald in London
THE CASE OF THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER
Published in 1968 by Macdonald in London

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Christopher Bush Biography - Information About the Author
Christopher Bush was born 1885 and died 1973, his main series character is Ludovic Travers.
He remains one of the most collectable authors in Crime Fiction.
Book collectors will need both patience and money as the books are both rare and valuable in jackets.
Even some of the books from the 1950s are rare, so much so in all our years of dealing and collecting there are some we've never seen.
There are some wonderful jacket designs though and they are well worth collecting

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