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Leslie Stead - Dust Jacket Artist

Below is a list of detective fiction - mystery jackets illustrated by Stead
They are listed alphabetically by author surname
If the title is hyperlinked in blue
Just click on it to view a picture of the jacket

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DOROTHY BOWERS

Fear for Miss Betony - 1941 - Hodder & Stoughton

MILES BURTON

Up the Garden Path - 1941 - Collins Crime Club
Death Takes the Living - 1949 - Collins Crime Club

ALICE CAMPBELL

The Travelling Butcher - 1944 - Collins Crime Club

DANA CHAMBERS

Too Like the Lightning - 1940 - Robert Hale

LESLIE CHARTERIS

The Saint on Guard - 1945 - Hodder & Stoughton
The Saint in New York - 1935 - Hodder & Stoughton
The Saint Overboard - 1936 - Hodder & Stoughton
The Saint In the Sun - 1964 - H&S. As Studio Stead

AGATHA CHRISTIE

The Body in the Library - 1942 - Collins Crime Club
Sparkling Cyanide - 1945 - Collins Crime Club

CLEMENTS E.H.

Let Him Die - 1939 - Hodder & Stoughton

G.D.H. & M. COLE

Murder at the Munition Works - 1940 - Collins Crime Club
Knife in the Dark - 1942 - Collins Crime Club

FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS

Enemy Unseen - 1945 - Hodder & Stoughton

ELIZABETH FERRARS

The March Hare Murders - 1949 - Collins Crime Club

VICTOR GUNN

Ironsides Smashes Through - 1940 - Collins

LESLIE FORD

The Philadelphia Murder Story - 1945 - Collins Crime Club

R AUSTIN FREEMAN

For the Defence Dr Thorndyke - 1934 - Hodder & Stoughton

ANTHONY GILBERT

The Woman in Red - 1941 - Collins Crime Club
The Scarlet Button - 1944 - Collins Crime Club
Death Knocks Three Times - 1949 - Collins Crime Club
Lady Killer - 1951 - Collins Crime Club

GEORGE GOODCHILD

Death on the Centre Court - 1935 - Hodder & Stoughton

GEORGETTE HEYER

No Wind of Blame - 1939 - Hodder & Stoughton
Envious Casca - 1941 - Hodder & Stoughton

DAVID HUME

They Never Come Back - 1945 - Collins
Come Back For The Body - 1945 - Collins

HAMMOND INNES

The Trojan Horse - 1940 - Collins
Attack Alarm - 1941 - Collins

CONYTH LITTLE

The Black Iris - 1953 - Collins Crime Club

ECR LORAC

Tryst for a Tragedy - 1940 - Collins Crime Club
Case in the Clinic - 1941 - Collins Crime Club
Rope's End, Rogue's End - 1942 - Collins Crime Club
The Sixteenth Stair - 1942 - Collins Crime Club
Death Came Softly - 1943 - Collins Crime Club
Still Waters - 1949 - Collins Crime Club

NGAIO MARSH

Surfeit of Lampreys - 1941 - Collins Crime Club
Death and the Dancing Footman - 1942 - Collins Crime Club

A.E.W. MASON

The House in Lordship Lane - 1946 - Hodder & Stoughton

PAT McGERR

Your Loving Victim - 1951 - Collins Crime Club

STUART PALMER

Four Lost Ladies - 1950 - Collins Crime Club

JOHN ROSS

The Major Steps Out - 1939 - Hodder & Stoughton

REX STOUT

More Deaths than one - 1949 - Collins Crime Club

LAG STRONG

Which I Never - 1950 - Collins Crime Club

PHOEBE ATWOOD TAYLOR

Perennial Boarder - 1942 - Collins Crime Club

RAJ WALLING

The Fatal Five Minutes - 1932 - Hodder & Stoughton
Bury Him Deeper - 1937 - Hodder & Stoughton
The Coroner Doubts - 1938 - Hodder & Stoughton
More than One Serpent - 1938 - Hodder & Stoughton
Dust in the Vault - 1939 - Hodder & Stoughton
By Hook or by Crook - 1941 - Hodder & Stoughton
Castle-Dinas - 1942 - Hodder & Stoughton

PATRICIA WENTWORTH

Fear by Night - 1934 - Hodder & Stoughton

ETHEL LINA WHITE

She faded into Air - 1941 - Collins Crime Club
Midnight House - 1942 - Collins Crime Club

VICTOR L WHITECHURCH

The Templeton Case - 1924 - John Long

CECIL M WILLS

Fatal Accident - 1936 - Hodder & Stoughton

CLIFFORD WITTING

Subject-Murder - 1945 - Hodder & Stoughton

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Leslie Leonard Stead Biography
If you have any information on the life of this fabulous artist then please do gett in touch.
We'll update this page with any additional background information.
Stead did the artwork for many of W.E. Johns' Biggles dustwrapper, not listed here due to nature of the site.

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