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The Counsellor - J. J. Connington

1939 - Little, Boston - First American Edition
Featuring Mark Brand. 
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The Four Defences - J. J. Connington

1940 - Little, Boston - First American Edition
Featuring Mark Brand. 
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Death of a Train - An Inspector French Detective Story - Freeman Wills Crofts

1946 - Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London - First Edition
‘Set during World War II, a network of German secret agents plans to derail a train carrying vital war supplies. Due to a delay another train is derailed instead, the intended one then being diverted safely round the blockage. Inspector French tracks down the conspirators, nearly losing his life in a heroic final action to prevent their escape’. 
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The Futile Alibi - An Inspector French Detective Story - Freeman Wills Crofts

1938 - Dodd, New York - First American Edition
‘A successful financier is found dead in his houseboat at Henley during the Regatta. It looks like suicide but Inspector French is worried about the case.’ 
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Murderers Make Mistakes - Freeman Wills Crofts

1947 - Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London - First Edition
Twenty three short stories that then formed the basis for eighteen short radio plays broadcast by the BBC from 1943 to 1945. 
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Price HK$ 1,400



Les Grands Vins de Bourgogne - R. Danguy, Ch. Aubertin

1892 - Librairie H. Armand, Dijon - First Edition
The first edition of this early, scarce and ‘invaluable reference work on the state of Burgundy's Côte-d'Or vineyards and wines in the late 19th century’ [Vineana].

Complete with the large folding map of the vineyards of Burgundy (73x39cm) by A. Casper and E. Marc, and two folding engravings of the ‘
Grande vue de la ville de Dijon’ and ‘Grand Vue de la ville de Beaune’ (both from from 18th century engravings designed by Lallemand).

A comprehensive work, over 740 pages, with long notes on the wines, the vineyards and their owners. Profusely illustrated throughout with an additional 34 full page plates and 45 half page plates, mostly of the châteaux, vineyards and cellars, as well as inserted advertisements.
 
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Seeing is Believing - Carter Dickson (John Dickson Carr)

1941 - William Morrow & Co., New York - First Edition
Another impossible situation put up to Sir Henry Merrivale and the grumbling Chief Inspector Humphrey Masters of Scotland Yard. 
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My Late Wives. Another Adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale - Carter Dickson (John Dickson Carr)

1946 - William Morrow & Company, New York - First Edition
A fine first edition in bright dust jacket with no fading.

Featuring Sir Henry Merrivale and the grumbling Chief Inspector Humphrey Masters of Scotland Yard.

‘All Roger Bewlay’s wives had four things in common: no near relatives – a hunger for romantic love – an idylic honeymoon – and, after their honeymoon,
nobody ever saw them again . . .’ 
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