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Because this author was so prolific we've split the pages into sections to make them more usable

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Non Series Paperbacks & Minor Pseudonyms      Anthony Morton - The Baron      The Toff      Dr Palfrey      Gordon Ashe      Inspector West     

The Toff and the Golden Boy By John Creasey
1972 British paperback edition published by Cornoet in London
A tight solid book, if read then done carefully
Some light age tanning

A gang lead by The Golden Boy are at the cente of vice racket but the Golden Boy's main ambition is to put the Toff's name on a gravestone!

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Follow the Toff - John Creasey
1965 UK 1st Hodder paperback edition published in London
A better than normal copy
Square, clean and tight, a nice book

The Toff is after a forger but soon finds he has a beautiful woman on his track, then murder - he comes close to being charged for it !

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The Toff Takes Shares
1965 British paperback later edition published by Hodder in London
A reading copy
Tight and solid wisome edge wear and rubbing

The Toff discovered his stowaway just as they reached Salisbury Plain. She was hiding - terrified - in the back of his Rolls Royce. When he heard her story he knew she had good reason to be afraid . . . Four hours later he watched a man break into her London flat and try to kill her. And the Toff knew that if her life was to be saved he must solve the mystery J at Majors ... i

A readingcopy
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The Toff Among the Millions - John Creasey
1972 Eglish softcover later edition, Corgi in London
A decent copy, light creasing to spine, clean
Tight and square, light tan as always

The Toff expected his visit to Easton Hall, a pleasant country hotel, to be a quiet interludeóbut he was mistaken. His friend, Teddy Merchant, a rich young pilot, decided to fll violently in love with one of the guestsóa very pretty irl named Lucia. Vaguely suspicious of Lucia without knowing why, the Toff's doubts about the girl only hardened when he overheard a conversation between herself and her uncle in the hotel garden. Then an unknown, man was found dead in the swimming pool... and, a little later, Teddy disappeared...

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A Doll for the Toff
1967 British paperback later edition published by Hodder and Stoughton in London
A nice reading copy
Tight and square, minor rubs to extremities

The Toff's trophy wall contained a hangman's rope, various knives, daggers, pistols, poison tablets, iron bars; each one had been an instrument of murder. And now someone had sent him a doll in the form of a girl, beautiful, naked and dead from a stab wound. An unlikely addition to the trophy wall, but in the terrifying world of voodoo, anything can happenó

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The Toff and the Kidnapped Child - John Creasey
1965 UK paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square

Eve Kane's unfaithful husband has disappeared, then her does vanishes as well, a clear case of abduction, until the bullets begin to fly!

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A Six for the Toff - John Creasey
1958 UK paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A reading copy
Tight binding, minor wear to edges

An American jewel collector calls our man in then promptly disappears himself

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The Toff and the Stolen Tresses - John Creasey
1961 UK softcover later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to extremities

A mystery involving three lovely heads that have been shorn and a trail that leads to the heart of the East End of london

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Salute the Toff - John Creasey
1970 UK paperback later edition, Sphere, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor wear to edges

Our man tangles with a dangerous gang of criminals

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The Toff and the Trip Trip Triplets
1974 UK softcover later edition, Coronet, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to extremities

A lady in distress is nothing new to our hero but when the lady turns out to be three identical rich women who like to play games with men Rollison wonders whether he may have bitten of more than he can chew

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The Toff in New York
1972 UK paperback later edition, Coronet, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor wear to edges

A millopnaire friend, Wilfred Hall, requests that our hero keeps an eye on his sister Valerie whilst they are in New York. Hall gets himself kidnapped and Rolly is forced to enlist the help of his old friend Cyprus Day

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A Bundle for the Toff
1970 UK softcover later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to extremities

A night off and the beautiful Perdita Shortt as an escort, all bode well for an enjoyable night, that was until he found a bundle on his doorstep, containing a baby!

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Stars for the Toff
1971 UK paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor wear to edges

A large dose of trouble was predicted in Madam Melinska's crystal ball, naturally something our hero would have no time for, that is until the prophecy started to become true!

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The Toff at the Fair
1971 UK softcover later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to edges

His beautiful cousin, Sal, has a boyfriend who is being blackmailed and all leads seem to point to the fairground, murder swiftly ensues as does the appearance of his Aunt Gloria!

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The Toff Proceeds
1967 UK paperback later edition, Sphere, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor wear to edges

Our man's suspicions are aroused when a keen cricketer fails to turn up for a match. A pretty woman and a man with Mongol blood, all the usual ingredients in fact.

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The Toff and the Runaway Bride
1963 UK softcover later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to edges

Bigamy, blackmail and then murder are all in store

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A Rocket for the Toff
1962 UK paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor wear to edges

Kate Lowson has a Alsatian dog set upon her whilst waiting for someone at the airport for her fiance - but why and by whom ?

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The Toff at Butlins
1974 UK softcover later edition, Corgi, London
A VG copy with clean pages and wrappers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to edges

Our man poses as a Butlin's redcoatat a holiday camp in North Wales in order to find out what happened to three missing redcoats

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A Model for the Toff
1961 English paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with tidy wrappers and pages
Lean to spine, minor wear to edges

A world famous couturier cannot get any models to work for him, only one remains loyal then she too disappears !

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The Toff and the Deep Blue Sea - John Creasey
1959 UK paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A reading copy only
Some general rubbing and wear

The Toff is on the Riviera, acting as agent for his friend M. Rambeau's new cabaret. This, of course, is why he is so much the centre of attractionóbut attempts on the life of a cabaret agent are surely not all part of the day's work! "We find the daring but always charming sleuth in Nice to solve the disappearance of an English girl. The Toff meets many excitable French people, many beautiful women, but there is one , who always seems to elude him, the mysterious Chicot, the master.

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A Knife for the Toff Written By John Creasey
1955 British paperback edition published by Hodder and Stoughton in London
A nice attractive period reading copy
Some rubbing and light wear, usual tanning

The Toff faced the gross Rumpelmayer and death on the high seas. Then a knife gave him hope. The Toff and a beautiful woman drifted for days in an open boat, until even the Toff despaired. But he lived. In England a wild welcome awaited him, laced with death and disaster. He sought high and low to find Rumpelmayer and his agents of corruption, but was trapped.

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The Toff and the Great Illusion - John Creasey
1966 UK paperback later edition, Hodder, London
A nicer than normal copy
Tight and square, light tan as always

The Hon. Richard Rollison in his first tussle with a parrot nnds matters become complicated and confused by the sudden appearance of many more parrots. Which was the original? And why a parrot?

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Hunt for the Toff
1963 British paperback later edition published by Hodder and Stoughton in London
A nice attractive period reading copy
Tight and square, minor wear to edges

RICHARD ROLLISON lazed on the smooth rock, with a rolied towel for a pillow, a cigarette dangling from his lips, a book unopened by his side. The sun was pleasantly warm. His long, lean body was tanned a rich brown, for during the past ten days the weather had been kind.

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Brief Biography
Due to the prodigious output of this author we have decided to split his work into the various series characters. This should, hopefully, keep it more manageable. This page deals exclusively with the Hon. Richard Rollison titles

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