66 Union Road, Liversedge, West Riding of Yorkshire WF15 7JF 01924 505 666 david.sheard@ntlworld.com.uk By appointment or 10 till 2 on Saturdays but check Facebook Page for extra days and hours

Peter James – Dead if you Don’t

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Brighton this time with Roy Grace. Demonstrating all the requirements to fit the “modern” detective genre. A boss who speaks gobbledygook is an idiot and has a name to suit (apologies to anyone named Caspian or Pewe), a set of detectives with confused relationship problems, a set of criminals devising twisted and evil ways to torture and kill and a set of victims that have many faults of their own.

Added together though, with a quick moving engaging plot, all it needs to challenge Nordic Noir is for the hero to go to the toilet now and again. All in all though this is a great series that I would recommend. I can’t say I have copies of every one of them in the shop, and can’t go up to check, but as I have read nearly all of them, I must have a fair number.

Just pondering, would it be OK under current rules to offer free delivery of books purchased on-line (just in the Spen Valley).

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New (old) Stock – Random paperbacks.

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I don’t know why but one of my favourite covers.

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Aswell James There’s One in Every Town Signet 1314 vg £2.50
Bassett Ronald The Pompeians Pan X 638 1st 1967 anon vg+ £4.00
Braithwaite ER To Sir, With Love NEL 2667 1969 vg £2.50
Carter Nick Deadly Doubles Star 0 1988 vg £2.50
Carter Nick The Satan Trap Star 0 1962 vg £2.50
Christie Agatha Dead Man’s Folly Fontana 440 1st 1960 vg £2.50
Hunter Evan The Blackboard Jungle Panther 685 7th 1960 anon vg £3.00
Mackey Joe The Cruel City Belmont 207 1st vg £2.50
Milburn George All Over Town Dell 676 vg £2.50
Newby Ed. Time Off in the Lake District and the Yorkshire Da Hodder 855 1st 1967 vg £2.50
Stewart Desmond A Stranger in Eden Signet 1357 1st 1956 vg £2.50

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LEEDS UNITED THE REVIE YEARS by Con Egan

Frustrating book because it looks mucky with a grotty signature on the front, but that is the book, they are all the same. Though this copy looks scruffy it is unread and as good as you will get, I think. No illustrations and the pages are unnumbered, no one else has bothered to count them, and I haven’t either. Published in 2014, this is what it says about itself;

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..and this is the guilty cover

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I am asking for £5.00 for this copy.

In Splendid Isolation by Andrew Bannister / High Royds Hospital Menston

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A Short History of High Royds Hospital, the former West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum at Menston.

Published around 2005 by Leeds Mental Health Teaching NHS Trust, a 42 page well illustrated paperback approx.. 150X200mm. This is a fine copy of this rare book.

CUMBRIA – E Jeffrey covers

Because they are published by the Dalesman, cataloguing these editions of the Cumbria magazine has taken my stock of Dalesman publications to over 1000. These shown are all available for £2.50 each.collage cumbria jeffrey

FILM TIE – INS — Update

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As I previously mentioned, it is only on my later stock-check that I have added tabs so I can pull out categories. So this list is by no means comprehensive.

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This list is in alphabetical order of titles (in case you were wondering)
Secondari John H 3 Coins in the Fountain Digit UK R 321 1st Film photo vg £10.00
Trevor Elleston 80’000 Suspects Pan X 222 1st g+ £2.50
Mankowitz Wolf A Kid for Two Farthings Pan 394 1st Stowe f £8.50
Wilson Sloan A Summer Place Pan X 48 1st Helweg vg £3.50
Roth Arthur A Terrible Beauty Pan X 47 1st vg £3.00
Finney Jack Assault on a Queen Pan X 329 2nd 1966 vg £2.50
Wallace Lew Ben Hur Pan X 32 5th vg £3.00
Bartolini Luigi Bicycle Thieves Panther 1668 £5.00
Innes Michael Candleshoe Penguin ISBN 0 £2.50
Ferba Edna Cimeron Pan X 57 1st vg £3.00
Franzero Carlo Maria Cleopatra Panther 1402 rep £2.50
Shulman Irving College Confidential Gold Medal UK 517 1st f £5.00
Sillitoe Alan Counterpoint Pan X 727 2nd vg £2.50
Steinbeck John East of Eden WDL VS 503 5th 1960 anon vg £10.00
Burdich & Wheeler Fail Safe Pan X 388 1st vg £3.00
Fleming Ian From Russia With Love Pan X 236 12th 1963 Film vg £3.50
Fuller Roger Fugative – Fear in a Desert Town Pocket Book 501 Photo g £2.50
Bassing Eileen Home Before Dark Pan X 31 1st vg- £2.00
Humphrey william Home from the Hill Pan X 49 1st film vg+ £4.00
Brown Joe Davies Kings go Forth Pan G 120 1st Owen vg £2.50
Nabokov Vladimir Laughter in the Dark Penguin ISBN 0 rep 1969 vg £2.00
Motley Willard Let no Man Write my Epitaph Pan X 65 1st Peff vg £3.50
Chase Borden Lone Star Gold Medal US 236 1st 1952 vg £5.00
Sands Martin Maroc 7 Pan X 595 1st vg £2.50
O’Donnel Peter Modesty Blaise Pan X 474 1st anon vg £3.00
O’Donnell Peter Modesty Blaise Pan X 474 rep £2.50
Defoe Daniel Moll Flanders Pan X 433 2nd vg £2.50
Defoe Daniel Moll Flanders Pan X 438 1st vg £2.50
Flynn Errol My Wicked, Wicked Ways Pan X 94 g £1.50
Fienburgh Wilfred No Love for Johnnie Arrow 606 1st 1960 Dion f £3.00
Street James Oh Promised Land Pan X 30 1st Tayler vg £3.00
Cunningham EV Penelope Pan X 643 1st GS vg- £3.00
Metalious Grace Peyton Place Pan X 35 1st vg- £2.50
Dunn Nell Poor Cow Pan X 714 1st 1968 Photo vg+ £5.00
Burke John Priveledge Pan X 631 1st vg £3.00
Lockridge Rock Raintree Country Pan X 17 3rd Tayler vg £2.50
Metalous Grace Return to Payton Place Pan X 93 1st vg £2.00
Scott J M Sea-Wyf and Biscuit Pan 404 £3.50
Burke John Smashing Time Pan X 744 1st photo vg+ £4.00
Blish James Startrek – Spock Must Die Corgi 0 £2.00
Taradash & Moll Storm Centre Panther 597 1st Vernon vg £40.00
Albert Marvin H That Jane from Maine Gold Medal UK 431 1st film vg- £2.50
Godden Rumer The Battle of the Villa Fiorita Pan X 347 2nd vg £3.00
Krepps Robert W The Big Gamble Gold Medal UK 532 1st 1961 vg £3.00
Jessup Richard The Cincinnati Kid Pan X 485 1st GS vg £4.00
Trevor Elleston The Flight of the Phoenix Pan X 466 4th 1966 vg+ £2.00
Hardy Lindsey The Grand Duke and Mr Pimm Pan X 160 1st vg+ £2.50
Sands Martin The Jokers Pan X 627 1st vg £3.00
Kipling Rudyard The Jungle Book Pan X 718 1st vg £4.00
Hartog Jan de The Key Corgi S 491 1st 1958 vg £5.00
Turnbull Patrick The Long and the Short and the Tall Consul W 858 3rd 1961 Film vg £5.00
O’Conner Edwin The Lst Hurrah Pan X 34 1st 1959 vg £2.50
White Theodore H The Mountain Road Pan X 53 1st 1960 anon vg £4.00
Various The Penguin Film Review Penguin fr 8 1st 1949 vg £2.50
Swiggett Howard The Power and the Prize Ballantine F 150 vg £7.50
Mannon Warwick The Rak’s Progress WFP 0 £5.00
Brown Fredric The Screaming Mimi Sabre 979 vg £5.00
Kipling Rudyard The Second Jungle Book Pan X 719 1st 1967 Disney vg+ £4.00
Betteridge Don The Spies of Peenemunde Corgi SB 745 1st 1959 Photo vg+ £4.00
Sneider VJ The Tea House of the August Moon Panther 527 4th 1957 Webb vg £2.50
Sneider Vern The Teahouse of the August Moon Signet 1348 £3.00
Burke John The Trap Pan X 519 1st g £2.50
Stevenson Robert L The Wrong Box Pan X 509 1st Steward vg+ £2.50
Storey David This Sporting Life Penguin ISBN 0 £2.00
Mankiewicz Don M Trial Digit UK G 287 1st Film vg- £3.00
Portis Charles True Grit Penguin ISBN 0 rep 1971 Photo vg- £1.00
Brophy John Turn the Key Softly Pan 267 1st Photo vg £4.00
Dunn Nell Up the Junction Pan X 743 8th vg £2.50
Canning Victor Venitian Bird Pan GP 79 1st Keay vg+ £3.50
Westerheimer David Von Ryans Express Pan X 395 1st vg £2.50
Brophy John Waterfront Pan 131 1st anon vg £3.50
Leasor James Where the Spies Are Pan X 396 6th vg £1.50

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MEN ONLY and London Opinion

Not what you expected, there are pin-ups in some issues but very respectable (if you don’t mind the odd nipple. But lots of other “stuff”, though unfortunately the earlier issues have no index. The list shows issues I have available, great birthday presents for 60 year olds.

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The covers swing between “celebs” (when they were actually celebs) and rakish cartoons, November ’54 is remarkably like a Stephen Fry character.

collage men only 2 Vol Number Title Year Month
41 161 Men Only 1949 05
43 169 Men Only 1950 01
48 192 Men Only 1951 12
51 203 Men Only 1952 11
52 207 Men Only 1953 03
52 208 Men Only 1953 04
54 215 Men Only 1953 11
54 216 Men Only 1953 12
55 218 Men Only 1954 02
55 219 Men Only 1954 03
55 220 Men Only 1954 04
56 222 Men Only 1954 06
56 223 Men Only 1954 07
57 225 Men Only 1954 09
57 225 Men Only 1954 09
57 226 Men Only 1954 10
57 227 Men Only 1954 11
59 236 Men Only 1955 08
60 237 Men Only 1955 09
60 240 Men Only 1955 12
61 241 Men Only 1956 01
62 245 Men Only 1956 05
62 247 Men Only 1956 07
73 289 Men Only 1960 03

All the above are available at the bargain price of £2.50 each (posted in a plain brown paper envelope obviously.

Erle Stanley Gardner

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tcot Crooked Candle Pocket Book 758 £2.50
tcot Curious Bride Pan 219 1st Sax vg £3.50
tcot Drowning Duck Pocket Book 0 £2.50
tcot Golddiggers Purse Pocket Book 812 £2.50
tcot Lame Canary Pocket Book 223 £2.50
tcot Musical Cow Pan G 326 3rd 1962 Peff f £2.50
tcot Smoking Chimney Pocket Book 667 £2.50
Bedrooms Have Windows Corgi SC 1264 1st photo vg £2.50
Beware the Crows Corgi SC 828 rep vg £2.50
Cats Prow at Night Corgi SC 973 1st Photo vg £3.50
Crows Can’t Count Corgi SC 827 rep photo vg £2.50
Double or Quits Guilds 435 1st 1951 anon vg £2.50
Murder Up My Sleeve Penguin 968 3rd 1961 Green vg £2.50
tcot Angry Mourner Pan G 417 1st Peff vg £3.50
tcot Backward Mule Pan 428 1st Peff vg- £3.50
tcot Baited Hook Penguin 1247 1st 1957 Fabian vg £2.50
tcot Calender Girl Pan X 564 1st vg £3.00
tcot Caretakers Cat Penguin 1074 4th 1963 Green vg £2.00
tcot Cautious Coquette Pan GP 96 1st Peff vg £4.00
tcot Cautious Coquette Pan X 541 2nd anon vg £2.00
tcot Counterfeit Eye Penguin 952 3rd 1962 Green vg £2.50
tcot Daring Decoy Pan X 455 1st g £2.50
tcot Deadly Toy Pan X 608 1st vg- £2.00
tcot Deadly Toy Pocket Book 55858 7th 1969 photo vg £2.50
tcot demure Defendant Pan X 330 2nd photo vg £2.00
tcot Drowning Duck Penguin 1246 3rd 1963 Green vg £2.50
tcot Drowning Duck Penguin 1246 1st 1957 Unger vg £2.00
tcot Drowsy Mosquito Penguin 965 1st Green vg £4.00
tcot Dubious Bridegroom Consul 942 1st 1964 anon vg £3.00
tcot Empty Tin Penguin 1869 1st Green vg £2.50
tcot Fiery Fingers Pan G 224 1st Peff vg £2.50
tcot Footloose Doll Pan X 531 1st vg- £2.50
tcot Fugative Nurse Pan G 555 1st 1962 anon vg £3.50
tcot Gilded lily Pan X 309 1st vg £3.50
tcot Glamerous Ghost Pan G 610 1st f £4.00
tcot Glamorous Ghost BAG 05 0 £2.50
tcot Gold-digger’s Purse Penguin 1376 1st 1959 Green vg- £2.50
tcot Green Eyed Sister Pan G 519 1st 1962 Sheldon vg+ £2.50
tcot Grinning Gorilla Pan G 450 4th Owen vg £2.50
tcot Hesitant Hostess Pan G 499 2nd Sheldon vg £2.50
tcot Lame Canary Penguin 912 1st 1953 Green vg £3.00
tcot Lazy Lover Pan 389 1st Fox vg £3.50
tcot Lazy Lover WDL M 930 1st Hodges vg £5.00
tcot Long Legged Models Pan X 479 3rd vg £1.50
tcot Lucky Legs Pan G 365 1st Peff vg+ £4.50
tcot Lucky Looser Pan X 367 1st f £3.00
tcot Moth eaten Mink Pan G 464 3rd vg £2.50
tcot Musical Cow Pan G 326 1st 1960 Peff vg £2.50
tcot Mythical Monkeys Pan X 648 1st photo vg £2.50
tcot Negligent Nymph Pan G 118 1st Peff vg- £3.00
tcot Negligent Nymph Pan X 575 2nd vg £2.50
tcot Nervous Accomplice Bag 18 0 £2.50
tcot Nervous Accomplice Pan X 219 1st Peff vg £2.50
tcot One Eyed Witness Pan G 157 1st Peff vg £4.50
tcot Perjured Parrot Pocket Book 378 8th 1950 vg £2.50
tcot Restless Redhead Pan X 491 4th vg £2.50
tcot Restless Redhead Pan G 594 1st 1962 Michel vg £3.00
tcot Runaway Corpse Pan G 582 1st f £3.50
tcot Screaming Woman Pan X 400 1st photo vg £3.00
tcot Singing Shirt Pan X 722 1st f £3.50
tcot Sleepwalkers Niece Penguin 966 1st 1954 Green vg £3.00
tcot Stuttering Bishop Penguin 939 3rd 1961 Green vg £2.50
tcot Sulky Girl Pan G 264 1st vg £2.50
tcot Sunbathers Diary Pan X 258 1st Sheldon vg £2.50
tcot Terrified Typist Pan X 291 1st 1964 Sheldon vg- £2.50
tcot Vagabond Virgin Bag 27 0 £2.50
tcot Vagabond Virgin Pan X 695 2nd 1968 photo f £3.50
tcot Velvet Claws Pan G 398 1st 1960 Peff vg+ £3.50
The DA Breaks a Seal Penguin 1372 1st anon vg £2.50
The DA Breaks an Egg Pan G 281 1st 1959 Peff f £3.00
The DA Takes a Chance Pan G 135 1st Peff vg £3.00
Top of the Heap Corgi S 548 1st 1958 g £1.00
Two Clues Penguin 1870 Green g £1.00

MORE STOCK CHECK – Mostly Sex

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Angela Gilbert – LOVE is for Everybody – £10.00

Fredric Brown – The Screaming Mimi – £5.00

Joseph Conrad – The Arrow of Gold – 1932 £5.00 (Yes I know it does not fit in)

Marc Brody – Hot Line for a Honey £5.00 (Australian Hank Janson wannabe)

Frank Boyd  – The Flesh Peddlers – pbo – £5.00 (One of my all-time favourite covers)

Martin Vernon – Sun Hungry, Sin Hungry – Adults Only – £10.00

DONT FORGET – I can search my database for that book you just have to own.

Children’s – Very partial stock check

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I have not done a stock check on the Children’s books for years, the above happen to be new additions. The list below is a very very limited sample of my stock.
Blighton Enid The Ring O’Bells Mystery Armada C 532 1st 1967 vg+ £2.50
Blyton Enid Fun for the Secret Seven Knight 0 vg £1.00
Blyton Enid Mischief at St Rollo’s Armada C 2027 1986 anon vg+ £2.50
Blyton Enid The Adventurous Four Armada C 381 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Adventurous Four Again Armada C 382 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Castle of adventure Armada C 208 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Island of Adventure Armada C 166 anon vg £2.50
Blyton Enid The Mystery of the Strange Bundle Bag 32 0 £2.50
Blyton Enid The Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor Armada C 503 rep 1978 anon vg- £1.00
Blyton Enid The Ragamuffin Mystery Armada C 596 rep 1974 anon vg £2.50
Blyton Enid The Rat-a-Tat Mystery Armada C 606 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Riloby Fair Mystery Armada C 720 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Rockingdown Mystery Armada C 563 rep 1974 anon vg £2.50
Blyton Enid The Rockingdown Mystery Armada C 1569 rep 1986 anon vg £2.50
Blyton Enid The Rubadub Mystery Armada C 759 rep 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Sea of Adventure Armada C 259 1st 1969 anon vg+ £2.50
Blyton Enid The Secret of Moon Castle Armada C 422 rep 1974 anon f £2.50
Blyton Enid The Ship of Adventure Armada C 285 rep 1974 anon f £2.50
Bond Michael A Bear Called Paddington Armada Lion C 428 vg £1.00
Bond Michael Paddington Abroad Armada Lion C 609 vg £1.00
Bond Michael Paddington Marches on Armada Lion C 796 vg £1.00
Carroll Lewis Through the Looking Glass Puffin 44 1st 1948 vg £3.50
Crompton Richmal William and the Masked Ranger Armada C 707 1973 vg+ £3.00
Crompton Richmal William and the Pop Singers Armada C 1020 1st 1975 vg+ £2.00
Crompton Richmal William the Gangster Merlin m 17 1st vg+ £2.50
Crompton Richmal William the Outlaw Armada C 603 vg+ £2.00
Dixon Franklin W Hardy Boys #70 Voodoo Plot Armada C 1831 1st 1983 anon vg £2.50
Dixon Franklin W Hardy Boys : Hunting for Hidden Gold Armada 2207 £2.50
Dixon Franklin W Hardy Boys : The Mystery of the Chinese Junk #34 Armada 2158 £2.50
Dixon Franklin W Hardy Boys : The Outlaw’s Silver #65 Armada 1826 £2.50
Dixon Franklin W The Hardy Boys : Haunted Fort #3 Armanda 814 £2.50
Feldstein, Albert B The MAD Frontier Signet 4981 £2.50
Gregory Sir Richard Discovery Puffin 40 1st vg £3.00
Henty G A A March on London HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A Bonnie Prince Charlie HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A By England’s Aid HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A For Name and Fame HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A In the Reighn of Terror HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A One of the 28th HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A St Bartholomew’s Eve HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A The Tiger of Mysore HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A When London Burned HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A With Lee in Virginia HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A With Moore at Corunna HB HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A With Wolfe in Canada HB 0 £15.00
Henty G A Wulf the Saxon HB 0 £15.00
Johns W E Biggles Air Commodore Armada 40 1st £5.00
Johns W E Biggles and the Plot that Failed Knight 10460 vg £2.50
Johns W E Biggles The Rescue Flight Armada C 14 1st 1962 vg £2.50
Kipling Rudyard The Mowgli Stories Pan 50 2nd Pares vg £3.00
Martin Don MAD’s Don Martin comes on Strong Signet 6386 £2.50
Pudney John Tuesday Adventure Scottie J 14 £7.50
Richards Frank Billy Bunter – Sportsman Merlin 44 1st £5.00
Richards Frank Billy Bunter and the School Rebellion Merlin 13 1st £5.00
Richards Frank Billy Bunter and the Secret Enemy Merlin M 14 1967 vg+ £2.00
Saville Malcolm Christmas at Nettleford Armada C 365 1st 1970 anon vg- £2.50
Saville Malcolm Two Fair Plaits Armada C 159 1st 1966 anon vg £2.50
Skipper Mervyn The Meeting Pool Puffin 83 1st £5.00
Sperry Armstrong The Boy Who Was Afraid Knight 0 vg £1.00
Stevenson Robert Louis Kidnapped Puffin 34 £2.50
Vivian E. Chambers The Adventures of Robin Hood Airmont CL 67 vg £2.00
Williamson Thames North after Seals Puffin PS 28 1st vg £2.50

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