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I, Said the Fly - Elizabeth Ferrars
1945 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Hodder & Stoughton in London
A VG+ book in unclipped dust jacket
The book is free of names and stamps etc, clean contents, tight and square - a nice copy
The jacket has chipping to spine top and a little wear to extremities
A solid copy of an extremely rare book in jacket
A rare opportunity - though I say so myself !
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Smoke Without Fire - Elizabeth Ferrars
1990 British hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG++ book in VG+ price clipped dustwrapper
Book has no names etc, tight and square
The jacket has some shallow rubbing and wear to edges
Another great title from thi shighly acclaimed author
A decent copy
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Skeleton in Search of a Cupboard - Elizabeth Ferrars
1982 UK hardback Book Club edition, BCA in London
Same year as 1st, exactly the same in fact bar publishers logos
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
The book has no names,inscriptions etc, clean, tight and square
The jacket shows no loss nice and clean
One of the scarcer titles of the period
A lovely clean book
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The Doubly Dead - Elizabeth Ferrars
1963 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book sadly without jacket
Small neat name to endpaper, light edge tan
The book is tight and square a solid copy
An uncommon title
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Don't Monkey with Murder - Elizabeth Ferrars
1951 UK Penguin paperback first edition, published in London
A solid reading copy
Tightly bound and square
Top corner of title page clipped

A solid copy of an uncommon and classic title first published during wartime
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The Clock that Wouldn't Stop - Elizabeth Ferrars
1952 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
The book shows no names, clean, tight and square
The jacket shows some fading of the red on spine
Clean and complete
A nice copy and once again hard to find
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Milk of Human Kindness - Elizabeth Ferrars
1950 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in unclipped dustwrapper
The book has no names or stamps etc Tightly bound and square
The wrapper shows some chipping to spine ends and shelf wear to edges
Still looks clean and attractive
Very difficult to find in dust jacket
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Murder in Time - Elizabeth Ferrars
1953 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in price clipped dustwrapper
The book displays no names, clean, tight and square
The dust jacket shows chipping to spine and front panel
Otherwise clean and bright
The only copy we have ever seen !
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Answer Came There None - Elizabeth Ferrars
1992 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A fine book in fine price clipped dust wrapper
Lovely copy
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Thy Brother Death
1993 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A fine book in fine price clipped dustwrapper
No names or inscriptions etc
The jacket shows no loss or tears
A nice clean copy
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Murders Anonymous - Elizabeth Ferrars
1977 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG book in G+ clipped dust wrapper
The book shows no names, tight and square
The jacket shows some edge wear
More of a reading copy, Professor Matthew Tierney has a perfect alibi for the time of his young wife's murder!
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Hunt the Tortoise - Elizabeth Ferrars
1950 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dustwrapper
No names, inscriptions or stamps
The jacket shows only minor wear to edges
Very clean and bright
A very scarce title, especially in this condition
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Death in Botanist's Bay - + EXTRAS - Elizabeth Ferrars
1941 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Hodder and Stoughton, London
Included is the original archive front panel of the dust jacket
This front panel is actually from the publishers archive and is original not a photocopy
Also comes with a free PHOTOCOPY dust jacket to improve the appearance on the shelf
A good only book, mottling to boards as happens so often with these H&S books
The book shows no names or stamps etc, still tight and square
Looks nice on the shelf in the facsimilie jacket, great Morton Sale artwork
The copy jacket is a free gift and is not priced into the book
An notoriously rare book and whilst not being the nicest copy the bonus of the archive panel makes this a special book
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Murder Among Friends - Elizabeth Ferrars
1946 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
The book shows no names, clean, tight and square
The jacket shows no loss or tears
A simply stunning copy
Without doubt the nicest copy we have seen
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Unreasonable Doubt - Elizabeth Ferrars
1958 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in VG++ unclipped dust jacket
The book shows no names or stamps etc, still tight and square
The jacket has no loss or tears, slightly 'dusty' rear panel
This is a difficult title to find in collectable condition
A nice solid copy and rare thus
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Breath of Suspicion - Elizabeth Ferrars
1972 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
No front endpaper or pastedown !
Not withstanding the above a near fine book in near fine unclipped dust jacket
The book shows no names, clean, tight and square
The jacket shows no loss or tears
A solid copy for a reader or somebody wanting a nice jacket
An uncommon title
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Don't Monkey with Murder - Elizabeth Ferrars
1942 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Hodder & Stoughton, London
A near VG book in unclipped dust jacket
Comes with The original proof file copy of the jacket front panel from the Hodder archive + the book's original DW
The book shows no names or stamps etc, still tight and square usual bit of white mottling as ever with Hodder around this era
The jacket has chipping to spine ends and wear to edge creases, 'dusty' rear panel
If you collect Ferrars then I need not tell you just how rare this book is, let alone in jacket and with Hodder rachive cover as well !!
Extremely rare and collectable
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Alibi for a Witch - Elizabeth Ferrars
1952 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
The book has no names,inscriptions etc, clean, tight and square
The jacket shows no real loss, some minor wear to edges
One of the all time classic jackets !
Very difficult to fin and a lovely copy
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With Murder in Mind - Elizabeth Ferrars
1948 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
The book has no names,inscriptions etc Tightly bound and square
The jacket shows no real loss, some minor wear to edges
The only copy we have handled in a jacket
Extremely scarce and great cover artwork
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Brief Biography
FERRARS, Elizabeth. Pseudonym for Morna Doris Brown (nee MacTaggart); also writes as E.X. Ferrars. British. Born in Rangoon, Burma, 6 September 1907. Educated at Bedales School, Petersfield, Hampshire, 1918-24; University College, London, 1925-28, diploma in journalism 1928. Married Robert Brown in 1940. Founding Member, Crime Writers Association, 1953. Recipient: Crime Writers Association Red Herring Award, 1981.

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