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Patricia Wentworth Bibliography

UK First Edition Books

A classic author in the genre means the books are very collectable
Early first edition in jacket are very rare and consequently valuable
The later titles whilst not always hugely rare are by no means common in collectable condition
The early titles have a UK precedence but some of the later Wentworth books were published in the US first
This bibliography / checklist of books contains only the mystery fiction books

Patricia Wentworth is a pseudonym used by Dora Amy Elles.
British but born in India in 1879 and died in 1961
Her main series characters were Miss Maud Silver and Inspector Ernest Lamb

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THE ASTONISHING ADVENTURES OF JANE SMITH

1923 by Melrose in London
Red cloth with gilt lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at
THE RED LACQUER CASE

Published June 1924 by Melrose in London
Green cloth with gilt lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
THE ANNAM JEWEL

October 1924 by Melrose in London
Red cloth with gilt lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE DOWER HOUSE MYSTERY

[1925] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Red cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE BLACK CABINET

[1925] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue/green cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at
not listed in the ECB
THE AMAZING CHANCE

[1926] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
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HUE AND CRY

[1927] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dustcover priced at 7/6
ANNE BELINDA

[1927] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
WILL-O'-THE-WISP

[1928] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
GREY MASK

[1928] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
FOOL ERRANT

[1929] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE COLDSTONE

[1930] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
BEGGAR'S CHOICE

[1930] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
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KINGDOM LOST

1931 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
DANGER CALLING

[1931] by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
NOTHING VENTURE

1932 by Cassell in London
Red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
RED DANGER

1932 by Cassell in London
Maroon cloth with gilt lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
SEVEN GREEN STONES

1933 by Cassell in London
Red cloth with green lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
WALK WITH CARE

1933 by Cassell in London
Green cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
FEAR BY NIGHT

1934 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
See Picture
DEVIL-IN-THE-DARK

1934 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
RED STEFAN

1935 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
BLINDFOLD

1935 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at
Not listed in the ECB
DEAD OR ALIVE

1936 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
see picture
HOLE AND CORNER

1936 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
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THE CASE IS CLOSED

1937 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
see picture
DOWN UNDER

1937 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
RUN !

1938 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
see picture
Mr. ZERO

1938 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
LONESOME ROAD

1939 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with gilt lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE BLIND SIDE

1939 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Red cloth with gilt lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
See Picture
ROLLING STONE

1940 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/3
See Picture
WHO PAYS THE PIPER ?

1940 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/3

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UNLAWFUL OCCASIONS

1941 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/3
DANGER POINT

1942 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/6
PURSUIT OF A PARCEL

1942 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/6
THE CHINESE SHAWL

1943 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/6
MISS SILVER INTERVENES

1944 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dustcover priced at 8/6
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THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE

1945 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust cover priced at 8/6
British Library state 1945. ECB says publication date Feb 1946
THE KEY

September 1946 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Maroon cloth with white lettering
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
SILENCE IN COURT

1946 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Red cloth with white lettering
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
Oxford, Dublin and Scotland libraries call for 1946
British library say 1947. ECB states August 1947
I believe the American edition precedes
THE TRAVELLER RETURNS

February 1948 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
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PILGRIM'S REST

September 1948 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Red cloth with white lettering
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
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LATTER END

Book states February but ECB states actual publication March 1949
Hodder & Stoughton in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
Blue boards with black titles to spine and front board
I believe the American edition precedes
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SPOTLIGHT

July 1949 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
Blue cloth with black lettering
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ETERNITY RING

January 1950 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
THE CASE OF WILLIAM SMITH

August 1950 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Dust jacket priced at 9/6
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MISS SILVER COMES TO STAY

1951 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
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THE CATHERINE WHEEL

1951 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE BRADING COLLECTION

1952 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THROUGH THE WALL

1952 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Red boards with black titles
Wrapper priced 10/6 to inner flap
see picture
THE IVORY DAGGER

1953 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
ANNA, WHERE ARE YOU ?

1953 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
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THE WATERSPLASH

1953 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Maroon red cloth, black titles to spine and device to front board
Dust jacket priced 10/6 on inside flap
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LADIES' BANE

1954 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
OUT OF THE PAST

1955 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
VANISHING POINT

1955 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE SILENT POOL

1956 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE BENEVENT TREASURE

1956 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
Jacket priced 12/6
see picture
POISON IN THE PEN

1957 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE LISTENING EYE

1957 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE GAZEBO

1958 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE FINGERPRINT

1959 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE ALINGTON INHERITANCE

1960 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
THE GIRL IN THE CELLAR

1961 by Hodder & Stoughton in London
 

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