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The Patience of Maigret - Simenon
1939 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Routledge in London
A VG+ book sadly without dust jacket
The book has no names or stamps etc, very light edge tan
Tight binding and square spine, clean cloth
We are supplying, free of charge, a PHOTOCOPY of an original 1st issue 7/6 dustwrapper

A nice copy
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Maigret and the Killer - written by author - Georges Simenon
1971 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Hamish Hamilton in London
A VG book in unclipped dustwrapper
The book is free from ownership inscriptions or stamps etc. Very light scattered edge tan
Tight binding and square spine
The jacket has no real loss just some light shelf wear to edges an da couple of small marks to rear panel

A decent, solid copy
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Magnet of Doom - Simenon
1948 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Routledge in London
A VG+ book in price clipped dust jacket
The book has no names etc, light edge tan
Tight binding and square spine
The jacket shows a little edge wear but overall solid

A solid copy
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Sunday - written by author - Simenon
1960 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Hmaish Hamilton in London
A VG+ book in unclipped dust jacket
The book has no names etc, clean and bright
Tight binding and square spine
The jacket has a very small chip to rear panel, otherwise nice and bright

A nice copy with great Youngman Carter artwork
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Inquest on Bouvet - Simenon
1962 UK first Penguin paperback edition published in London
A tight solid copy, light edge tan
Clean covers
A Maigret mystery

A tricky title to locate
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Maigret in Montmartre - written by author - Simenon
1963 UK Penguin softcover later edition, London
A nice solid copy
The covers are clean and tidy
Tightly bound and still a solid copy
In Maigret in Montmartre the action centres round a small boite de nuit named 'Picratt's'. The striptease girl informs the police that she has overheard two men planning to murder 'the Countess'. Shortly afterwards she is found murdered herself.

A nicer than normal copy
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Maigret's Revolver - Georges Simenon
1960 UK Penguin paperback later edition, London
A nice tight and square book
Noo previous owner names etc
Wrappers are lightly tanned but clean and tidy

A nicer than normally seen copy and a less common title
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The Window Over the Way
1951 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Routledge, London
A VG indeed book in good only dust wrapper
The book shows inscription to endpaper
The jacket has loss to spine ends and chipping to tips, price clipped
Now out of print
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Escape in Vain - Simenon
1943 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Routledge, London
A VG book without dust wrapper
The book shows no names or inscriptions etc
Paper tanning and marks to boards
A scarce title
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Black Rain - Georges Simenon
1965 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A good copy, usual paper tanning
Tight, clean and solid
Two stories, also incledes The Survivor
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Havoc By Accident
1952 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A VG copy, usual paper tanning
Tight, clean and solid, couple of marks to cover
A solid copy
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The White Horse Inn - Simenon
1980 UK hardcover first edition, first impression first published by Hamish Hamilton in London
A VG++ book in like unclipped dust jacket
Tightly bound with no names etc
The dustwrapper has minor edge rubs and light spine fade, not obvious when shelved
Not a common book
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Maigret has Scruples
1962 UK Penguin paperback later edition, London
A VG copy, usual paper tanning
Tight, clean and solid
Our man has to wait for the crime to happen before he can authorize an investigation
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Maigret Travels South - Simenon
1952 British Penguin paperback first edition, London
A good copy, usual paper tanning
Tightly bound, some spotting
A solid period reading copy
The sleuth finds himself amongst the holiday makers on the Riviera investingating murder!
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Maigret in Exile - Simenon
1978 British hardback first edition, first impression, Hamilton, London
A VG+ sadly book without dustwrapper
The book shows no names or inscriptions etc
Clean content, tight and square
A nice clean solid copy
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The Stain on the Snow - Georges Simenon
1953 English hardcover first edition, 1st impression, Routledge, London
A VG book in unclipped dust jacket
The book has no names or inscriptions. Some light edge tanning and splash to front pastedown
The jacket has some rubbing to edges, closed tear to rear panel and a few marks and stain to fron flap
Not common in jacket a not as bad as the brutal description may suggest
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The House by the Canal - Simenon
1952 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Routledge, London
A VG book in original dust jacket
The book shows no names or inscriptions etc
The jacket shows shallow loss to spine ends, no lettering affected. Some tanning and wear to edges. A few closed tears.
The jacket could be nicer, though still looks tidy in the film cover
A very scarce title in jacket and offered at approxiamtely half retail price!
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Last Moorings
1946 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Routledge, London
A good only book sadly lacking its dustwrapper
The book has a few marks to cloth, light scattered spotting
Tightly bound and still a solid copy
Features two stories, first is Banana Tourist and then Blind Path, both translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert
More a readers copy than a collectors
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Maigret and the Killer
1972 UK hardback book club edition, BCA, London
A VG++ book in VG++ dust jacket
The book shows no names or inscriptions etc
Wrapper shows no loss or tears
A young man is found lying in the pouring rain with seven knife wounds in his back. He dies in hospital and guess who was first at the scene?
A nice clean copy
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The Man from Everywhere and Newhaven Dieppe
1952 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A VG copy, usual paper tanning
Tight, clean and solid, lean to spine
A few marks and a little edge wear
A solid copy and 2 stories for the price of one - uncommon title
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The Murderer - Simenon
1958 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A VG indeed book, tight and square, light tan as usual
The book shows no names or inscriptions etc
Covers clean and tidy
The Murderer records with stark truth and without mercy the gradual and inevitable spiritual disintegration of a doctor who has murdered his wife and her lover

A nicer copy than normally seen
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Maigret at the Crossroads - Simenon
1963 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A VG copy, usual paper tanning
Tight and square, nicer than normally seen
Overall a decent copy

This is a 'new' translation of the 1931 original
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The Train - Simenon
1967 UK Penguin paperback first edition published in London
A tight solid copy, usual tan to page edges
Clean covers with only the odd minor rub
Set in France in 1940

A less common title
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Lost Moorings - Georges Simenon
1948 English hardcover Thriller Book Club edition, London
A VG book in unclipped dust jacket
The book has no names or inscriptions. Some light edge tanning
The jacket has chips to front panel and spine
Still looks attractive with period cover art and in archival film cover
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The Magician - Simenon
1974 British hardback first edition, first impression, Hamish Hamilton, London
A fine book in fine unclipped dustwrapper
The book shows no names or inscriptions etc
Clean content, tight and square

A superb copy
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