Francis Selwyn Books for Sale
||Issue Points - Notes
|Cracksman on Velvet
||Also published by Futura in 1975 as:
Sergeant Verity and the Cracksman
US edition: 1974 Stein & Day
|Sergeant Verity and the Imperial Diamond
||Dustwrapper artwork by Jenny Thorne
US edition: 1976 Stein & Day
|Sergeant Verity Presents His Compliments
||US edition: 1977 Stein & Day
|Sergeant Verity and the Blood Royal
||US edition: 1979 Stein & Day
|Sergeant Verity and the Swell Mob
||Hubin calls for 1980. British Library et al 1981
Dust jacket artwork by Jenny Thorne
US edition: Stein & Day
Francis Selwyn Biography - Information About the Author
Francis Selwyn was born in 1935.
I believe the author also wrote a number of non-fiction titles.
Back in the "olden days" when you went to secondhand bookshops to find books these were very scarce in our experience.
The internet changes things, of course, but I still wouldn't describe all the titles as common especially in fine collectable condition.
paperbacks are available for readers, indeed they were reissued by Orion in the 2000s.
This is a very popular series amongst those hwo know it, deserving of wider recognition within the historical crime fiction genre.