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The Toff Goes Gay

By: Creasey, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Yellow Jacket C187: 1955

Edition: 1st H&S Yellow Jacket edition

Seller ID: 013244

Condition: Good to Very Good


To solve a murder in London's East End the Toff must go to Paris and in order to solve the crime, "be furiously gay in the face of death." (Now, there's nothing wrong with going *any*thing or being furiously anything else, but this one was originally published in 1951, and I'm thinkin' that if Creasey were writing it today he might have a.) come up with a different title, and b.) insisted that the blurb writer describe the story a smidgeon differently. Then again, maybe not.) Furiously G-VG w/a bit of slant, light edgewear, tanning, light soil. View more info

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The Toff and the Terrified Taxman

By: Creasey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton/King Crime: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015875

ISBN: 0 340 16487 5

Condition: Very Good


The 55th book to feature the Honourable Richard Rollison, this one finding our hero trying to straighten out a 10,000-pound mistake in his tax assessment, only to find that the tax inspector and other officials are apparently terrified of him. Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 192 pages, dust jacket design by Colin Andrews. Spine slant, small brownish tape stains to top and bottom of both end papers, in lightly worn dust jacket. View more info

The Long Search

By: Creasey, John (writing as Gordon Ashe)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corgi SC1379: 1963

Edition: 1st Corgi edition

Seller ID: 012971

Condition: Very Good


A Patrick Dawlish thriller. "Patrick Dawlish's wife went to visit friends in America -- and disappeared. Dawlish went to find her; and found instead that a man she had met had been murdered." Scarce in the first Corgi edition. 160 pages. A bit of spine slant/roll, light edgewear, original price sticker, tanning. View more info