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Nemesis at Raynham Parva - JJ Connington
1929 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Gollancz, London
A VG book sadly without jacket
The VG book shows no names or inscriptions etc, tightly bound and square
Light wear to edges
A solid copy and a classic tale
A nice early title
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The Ha Ha Case - JJ Connington
1936 English hardcover later edition, Hodder & Stoughton, London
A VG+ book in unclipped dust jacket
Book is tight and square, clean and tidy, a nice copy. 7x5" approx
The wrapper has small sliver of loss to foredge, rest lovely clean and bright
A very attractive period copy of an uncommon title
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The Eye in the Museum - JJ Connington
1931 British hardback second impression, Victor Gollanz, London
A VG indeed book missing its dustwrapper
Book shows small neat inscription
Clean contents and cloth, light occassional edge spotting
Otherwise clean and bright
A tidy solid period copy
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The Dangerfield Talisman - JJ Connington
1926 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Benn, London
A VG indeed book sadly lacking dust jacket
Book shows small neat name to pastedown
Clean cloth, tightly bound, occassional scattered edge foxing
Otherwise clean and bright
A scarce highlight title
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Jack in the Box
1944 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Hodder & Stoughton, London
A VG indeed book in unclipped dust jacket
Book shows no names or inscriptions
The dustwrapper is chipped to spine ends and front panel
Otherwise clean and bright
Effective artwork by Nick
A very scarce book in wrapper
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A Minor Operation
1938 UK hardback later 'cheap' edition, Hodder & Stoughton, London
A near VG book with no dust jacket
Book has no names etc, a few marks to boards
Tight and solid contents
A nice reading copy of a very scarce title
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The Omnibus
1930 UK hardback first thus, Victor Gollanz, London
A VG indeed book missing its dustwrapper
Book shows no names or inscriptions
Som efading to spine
Otherwise clean and bright
Contains Two Tickets Puzzle, Mystery at Lynden Sands, Nine Solutions and Raynham Parva
A real bonus for the reader, 4 rare titles in one!
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Common Sense is All You Need - JJ Connington
1947 English hardcover 1st edition, 1st issue, Hodder & Stoughton, London
A VG+ book complete with unclipped dust jacket
Book has no names etc, clena and tight
The wrapper has a couple of chips to spine, some rolling to foredges is is priced 8/6 as called for
Steady Doctor ! I seem to recall you saying the price of a thing depends on how much somebody wanted it.
Not a common book in jacket
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The Case with Nine Solutions
1928 UK hardback first edition, SECOND impression, Gollancz, London
The book does not mention reprint but is in second issue red cloth, otherwise identical
As a complimentary gift, we are including a PHOTOCOPY of a 1st issue jacket
The VG book shows small neat surname, no stamps etc, occassional spotting, light wear to edges
The dustwrapper is a colour facsimilie
A number of death occur; and in an early chapter, the exposition is finished and the record of crime almost complete. But there are 9 possible solutions requiring the elimination of the eight erroneous ones
A nice early title
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If you like this author then the following may be of interest

Nicholas Blake         Carter Dickson         Henry Holt         Christopher Bush         Freeman Wills Crofts        

JJ Connington - Brief Biography
Pseudonym of Alfred Walter Stewart, born in England in 1880, academic background before writing. Firmly established in the Golden Age genre with a standard British flavour al la Freeman Wills Crofts et al. Hi sseries characters were Mark Brand, Sir Clinton Driffield and Superintendent Ross. The best book is probably The Dangerfield Talisman. Died 1 July 1947.

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