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The Fellowship of the Frog - Edgar Wallace
1949 UK hardback later edition, Ward Lock, London
A VG+ book in VG++ unclipped dustwrapper
The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc
The jacket has just very minor rubs to edges
A really clean and attractive a scarce period copy
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Blue Hand - Edgar Wallace
c1950 nd UK hardback later edition, Ward Lock, London
A VG++ book in VG++ unclipped dust jacket
No names etc, tight and square
The jacket has no loss, clean and bright
Great period cover art
A very nice collectable copy
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Kate Plus Ten - Edgar Wallace
c1950 British hardback later edition, Ward Lock, London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustcover
The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc
The jacket is lovely and bright
A superb copy - a collectors item
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Mr Justice Maxell
c1950 nd UK hardback later edition, Ward Lock, London
A VG++ book in VG++ unclipped dust jacket
No previous owner names or marks, tightly bound
The jacket has no loss, clean and bright, very light rubs to tips
Very attractive cover design
A scarce edition in lovely condition
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Flat 2
1956 English hardback later edition, John Long, London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dustcover
The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc
The jacket is very tidy with impressive artwork by Fox
A collectable copy
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The Devil Man - Edgar Wallace
1931 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Collins Crime Club in London
Comes with a supplied second issue dust jacket
Note: book is true 1st edition, red/orange cloth, dated and titled and border to front board
No names etc, tight and square, light scattered tanning
The is SECOND issue priced 3/6, loss to spine ends, some edge wear and some repairs to rear
An important early Crime Club title

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Bargain reading Copies

The Forger - Edgar Wallace
1963 UK Pan paperback later edition published in London
A really nice copy, very clean just slight lean to spine
Much nicer than normally seen
A newly married woman is in the middle of a nightmare - just who has she married - the police know him only as 'The Clever One' . . .a master forger

A nice vintage copy
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Edgar Wallace - Educated Evans
1966 British softcover later edition, revised by Penelope Wallace, published by Tallis in Oxford
A clean and tidy example
No names etc, tightly bound
A scarce and important edition
A story set around a man known as 'The World's Champion Turf Profit' who inhabits a shady world of dubious informers but things are on the slide until . . .

An attractive edition for a reader or collector
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The Sinister Man - written by author - Edgar Wallace
1963 UK softcover later edition published by Hodder in London
A nice, tidy and solid reading copy, light rubs and light tan
Nice period artwork to cover
A classic period mystery

A decent readers copy
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Edgar Wallace - The Green Archer
1953 British softcover later edition, Hodder and Stoughton, London
A solid good reading copy
No names etc, tightly bound
Some rubbing and wear to edges but still a decent copy
Great cover art by the inimitable Jarvis
SPIKE HOLLAND scrawled the last word on the last sheet of his copy, slashed two horizontal lines to notify all concerned that it was the last page, and threw his pen at the window-frame. The nib struck home, and for a second the discoloured handle quivered

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The Door with Seven Locks - Edgar Wallace
1951 British softcover first edition thus, Hodder, London
A VG copy of the slightly larger than normal paperback format, very attractive and also collectable
No names etc, tight and square
Small mark to bottom edge
Nice period artwork to cover
It was unfortunate that Dick Martin should find a murdered crook in his bureau just when he was thinking of retiring from the Force. But he was a detective by nature and so naturally he couldn't help becoming involved in this curious case

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The Three Just Men - Edgar Wallace
1950 UK paperback first edition thus, Hodder, London
A VG copy of the slightly larger than normal paperback format, very attractive and also collectable
No previous owner names or marks, tightly bound
The covers have minor wear
Very attractive cover design
An attractive edition for a reader or collector
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The Golden Hades - Edgar Wallace
1962 English paperback reset edition, Hodder, London
A nice solid readers copy
The book shows no names, inscriptions or stamps etc
Minor rubbing and wear to covers
Banknotes that were marked with a small golden sign of Hades had been seen twice before by Wilbur Smith of the FBI !

A decent reading copy
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The Traitor's Gate writen by Edgar Wallace
1962 UK Hodder paperback later edition published in London
A solid copy in decent condition
A few light rubs and light paper tan, as ever
Only a madman or a master criminal would ever dare break into the Tower of London !

A solid book first published in 1927
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The Frightened Lady by Edgar Wallace
1964 English paperback later edition published by Hodder in London
A tidy and clean copy
The book is still solid and tightly bound
Chief Inspector Tanner investigates a murder carried out near the country house of Lord and Lady Lebanon

A nice attractive copy
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The Feathered Serpent writen by Edgar Wallace
1963 UK Hodder paperback later edition published in London
A nice clean reading copy
Nice clean covers and great artwork
This is a real classic - a great yarn !

A solid book first published in 1927
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The Tramp by Edgar Wallace
1965 English 1st Pan paperback edition published in London
A very tidy copy, bit of age tanning but clean
The book is still solid and tightly bound
First published in 1926 as The Nothing Tramp

A nice attractive copy
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Brief Biography
WALLACE, (Richard Horatio) Edgar. English. Born in Greenwich, London, 1 April 1875. Educated at St. Peter's School, London; Board School, Camberwell, London, to age 12. I Served in the Royal West Kent Regiment in England. 1893-96, 1 and in the Medical Staff Corps in South Africa, 1896-99; bought s his discharge, 1899; served in the Lincoln's Inn branch of the 3 Special Constabulary, and as a special interrogator for the War ; Office, during World War I. Married 1) Ivy Caldecott in 1901 (divorced. 1919), two daughters and two sons; 2) Violet King in 1921, one daughter. Worked in a printing firm, shoe shop, rubber factory, and as a merchant seaman, plasterer, and milk delivery boy, in London, 1886-91; South African Correspondent for Reuter's. 1899-1902, and the London Daily Mail, 1900-02; Editor, Rand Daily News, Johannesburg, 1902-03; returned to London: Reporter. Daily Mail, 1903-07, and Standard. 1910; Racing Editor, and later Editor, The Week-End, later The Week-Em! Racing Supplement. 1910-12; Racing Editor and Special Writer. Evening News, 1910-12; founded Bibury's Weekly and R.E. Wal-ton's Weekly, both racing papers; Editor, Ideas and The Story Journal, 1913; Writer, and later Editor, Town Topics, 1913-16; regular contributor to the Birmingham Post, and Thomson's Weekly News, Dundee; Racing Columnist, The Star, 1927-32, and Daily Mail, 1930-32; Drama Critic, Morning Post, 1928; Founder, The Bucks Mail, 1930; Editor, Sunday News, 1931. Chairman of the Board of Directors, and film writer/director. British Lion Film Corporation. President, Press Club, London. 1923-24. Died 10 February 1932.

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