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London, Hutchinson, n.d..
‘New Edition (6th thousand)’. 8vo. Original black cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 7/6.
Clarke specialised in Catholic literature, but this title also brings in supernatural elements via a seance. Uncommon.
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Cloth a little dulled; edge wear to jacket, some tape burns to inside front flap.
Reginald, Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, vol. II
Nzekwu (Onuora) Wand of Noble Wood
London, Hutchinson, 1961. First edition. 8vo. Original black boards. Dust-jacket, priced 16s.The first novel by Nigerian author Onoura Nzekwu, later republished by Heinemann as part of the important African Writers Series. The novel has been compared to Achebe's No Longer at Ease.
Irish (William, pseud. Cornell Woolrich) The Night I Died
London, Hutchinson, 1951. First UK edition. 8vo. Original boards. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 9/6.A further collection of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe Award of the Mystery Writers of America winner William Irish, a.k.a. Cornell Woolrich. Scarce.
Graeme (Bruce, pseud. Graham Montague Jeffries) Mystery on the Queen Mary
London, Hutchinson, . First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth. Dust-jacket, early issue priced 3/6.A very good first edition, in early jacket, of what is widely held to be one of the best shipboard murder-mysteries ever written. By the author the original 'Blackshirt' books.
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