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The Riddle of the Third Mile - SIGNED - Colin Dexter
1983 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
Signed on the title page by the author
Comes with the original publishers compliments slip
A near fine (usual pan tan but not too bad) book in near fine unclipped dust jacket
No other names or inscriptions etc
The book is clean and tidy and the page tan is much less than usual
The jacket has no loss or tears and is clean and bright
Probably as nice a copy as the production of this book will allow.
A classic early title and uncommon in collectable condition
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The Wench is Dead - Colin Dexter
1989 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Macmillan in London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustwrapper
No names or inscriptions or stamps etc, tight and square
The jacket has no loss or tears, clean and bright

A lovely copy and one of Dexter's finest novels - a classic !
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The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn - Colin Dexter
1977 UK hardback first Book Club edition published in London
Published same month as first, identical but for publisher logos
A VG++ book in like dustwrapper
The book has the usual light edge tan, no names or stamps etc. Tightly bound and square
The dust jacket has no loss or tears, clean and bright
The 3rd Inspector Morse novel, and very viable alternative to the very expensive true first

A nice copy and now uncommon
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Service of all the Dead - Colin Dexter
1979 UK hardback first Book Club edition, London
Published same month as first, identical but for publisher logos
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
The 4th Morse novel, and very viable alternative to the very expensive true first
A nice clean copy
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The Way Through the Woods - Colin Dexter
1992 English hardback first edition, first impression published by Macmillan in London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust jacket
The book is clean and tight, no names or stamps etc
The dustwrapper has no loss or tears and is still clean and tidy
One of my personal favourite Morse stories
A nice copy of a collectable book
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The Jewel that Was Ours - SIGNED - Colin Dexter
1991 English hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
Signed on the title page by the author
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust jacket
No other names or inscriptions etc, light bumps to tips
The jacket has no loss or tears, clean and tidy
A nice clean copy of an Inspector Morse mystery
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Death is now My Neighbour - Colin Dexter
1996 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust wrapper
No names or inscriptions etc
A lovely clean copy
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Last Seen Wearing - Colin Dexter
1976 UK hardback first Book Club edition, London
Published same month as first, identical but for publisher logos
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
The 2nd Morse novel, and very viable alternative to the very expensive true first
A nice clean copy and a scarce book
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Last Bus to Woodstock - Colin Dexter
1975 UK hardback first Book Club edition, London
Published same month as first, identical but for publisher logos
A VG+ (page tanning as ever) book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
The 1st Inspector Morse novel, and very viable alternative to the very expensive true first
A decent copy and a scarce book
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The Daughters of Cain
1994 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A fine book in fine unclipped dust wrapper
No names or inscriptions etc
A lovely clean copy
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The Dead of Jericho - Colin Dexter
1981 UK hardback first Book Club edition, London
Published same month as first, identical but for publisher logos
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
The 5th Inspector Morse novel, and very viable alternative to the scarce true first
A nice copy and now uncommon
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Last Seen Wearing - Colin Dexter
1976 UK hardback first Book Club edition, London
Published same month as first, identical but for publisher logos
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
The 2nd Morse novel, and very viable alternative to the very expensive true first
A nice clean copy and a scarce book
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The Remorseful Day - SIGNED - Colin Dexter
1999 English hardback first edition, first impression, Macmillan London
A fine unread book in fine unclipped dust jacket
Signed on the title page by the author
No other names or inscriptions etc
The wrapper has no loss or tears
A lovely example of the last Inspector Morse book
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for more information please see our Colin Dexter Bibliography

Brief Biography
DEXTER, (Norman) Colin. British. Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, 29 September 1930. Educated at Stamford School, 1940-48; Christ's College. Cambridge, 1950-54, B.A. 1953, M. A. 1958. Served in the Royal Corps of Signals, 1948-50. Married Dorothy Cooper in 1956; one daughter and one son. Assistant Classics Master. Wyggeston School, Leicester, 1954-57. and Loughborough Grammar School, 1957-59; Senior Classics Master, Corby Grammar School, Northamptonshire, 1959-66. Assistant Secretary, 1966-78. and since 1978, Senior Assistant Secretary, Oxford Local Examinations. Former national champion, Ximenes and Azed crossword competitions. Recipient: Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger Award. 1979, 1981. M.A.: Oxford University, 1966

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