Author:Creasey, John


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Stars For The Toff

By: Creasey, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hodder 15094:

Seller ID: 008885

follows the Hodder & Stoughton first edition published in hardcover in 1968; our elegant hero is skeptical when a surprisingly accurate "witch, bitch, confidence trickster" fortune teller gazes into her crystal ball and predicts trouble, but shortly thereafter murder takes the spotlight; impressions/thin scratches, a bit of tanning, moderate general wear; View more info

The Toff and the Deep Blue Sea

By: Creasey, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010611

Condition: Very Good

reprints the 1955 edition; someone tries to kill the Toff while he's acting as agent for a friend's new cabaret; previous owner's embossed seal on first end paper; dj w/light rubbing, light edgewear, some impressions, flaking; View more info

The Toff Goes Gay

By: Creasey, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Yellow Jacket C187:

Seller ID: 013244

Condition: Good to Very Good

To solve a murder in London's East End the Toff must go to Paris and "be furiously gay in the face of death" to solve the crime. (Now, there's nothing wrong with going *any*thing or being furiously anything else, but this was originally published in 1951, and I'm thinkin' that if Creasey were writing this one 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... View more info

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The Toff and the Terrified Taxman

By: Creasey, John

Price: $15.00

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: $30.00

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