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Russell, Willian Alias "Waters" ( William Russell )

Published by Covent Garden Press (1972)

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About this Item: Covent Garden Press, 1972. Hard Cover. Condition: Good++. No Jacket. Hard bound book in Good Plus condition - ex-library [university] Limited Edition of 350 Copies. First book in Covent Garden Press Detective Fiction Series. Covers are black with a paper title label on spine mssing. Binding exposed at front and back end papers but book very solid and clean.This is a reproduction of the 1st. collected edition of 1875. /B32. Seller Inventory # 013910

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Waters (William Russell

Published by Covent Garden Press Ltd. (1972)

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About this Item: Covent Garden Press Ltd., 1972. Hardcover. Condition: near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First Edition, Limited edition. NOT an ex library book. Limited edition of 350 copies. Prior owner name top of front endpaper. Clean interior pages. Dust jacket has no chips or tears, price is not clipped. Seller Inventory # 306105

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Thomas William Russell Waters

Published by British Library, Historical Print Editions (2011)

ISBN 10: 1241239878 ISBN 13: 9781241239879

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About this Item: British Library, Historical Print Editions, 2011. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1241239878

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Russell, William ("Waters"); introduction by Eric Osborne,

Published by Covent Garden Press, London (1972)

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About this Item: Covent Garden Press, London, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ Very Good. First edition thus. small octavo, black cloth, reprint - 1st ed. thus(1972, limited to 350 with new introduction), 358 pages in Very Good (slightly faded spine, a small closed tear) Dust Jacket. Books spine label foxed, light soil to front edge; text clean / unmarked Original edition was 1875. Seller Inventory # 235038

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William Russell

Published by Covent Garden Press (1972)

ISBN 10: 0902843540 ISBN 13: 9780902843547

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About this Item: Covent Garden Press, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0902843540

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Russell ("Waters"), William)

Published by Covent Garden Press Limited, Great Britain (1972)

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About this Item: Covent Garden Press Limited, Great Britain, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good Plus. 1972 limited reproduction of the original 1st collected edition of 1875. Introduction by Eric Osborne. Book is straight, square and free of any PO blemishes and markings; endpapers showing beginnings of separating at gutter. Cover is bright, clear and clean; corners are sharp; glued-on title text on spine is crisp. Dust Jacket in intact (unclipped); has chipping around the edges and backstrip top and bottom, small spot of soiling middle of rear panel, and small tear on lower back wrap. Reputed to center on the 1st professional detective in English fiction, this is A very collectible and readable volume for a budget aficionado of this vintage genre. Pre-ISBN. ShiroBooks, independent bookseller, prides itself in accurate descriptions, careful wrapping and safe shipping. Additional charge may apply if shipped outside continental US; contact ShiroBooks for more information, details or photos. Seller Inventory # 000492

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Waters' [William Russell] Introduction by Eric Osborne

Published by Published by Covent Garden Press First Thus Edition [First Edition 1856]. London 1972. (1972)

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About this Item: Published by Covent Garden Press First Thus Edition [First Edition 1856]. London 1972., 1972. Publisher's original plain card wrap covers. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains [viii] 358 printed pages of text. 1 of 500 Limited Edition copies and the first book published in the Covent Garden Press Detective Fiction Series. In Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A. DETECTIVE / CRIME FICTION. Seller Inventory # 63147

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William Russell ("Waters")

Published by London (1972)

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About this Item: London, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. Reprint Limited Edition of the Haycratft-Queen cornstone printed in 1856, 350 copies. Considered to be the earliest collection of stories about a plain clothes police officer, preceding even Charles Dickens? Reprint. Seller Inventory # HCS3194

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The Recollections of a Police Detective Officer: Thomas P McNaught

Thomas P McNaught

Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co &John Menzies & Co, London, Edinburgh & Glasgow

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About this Item: Simpkin, Marshall & Co &John Menzies & Co, London, Edinburgh & Glasgow. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No publication date (COPAC suggests 1887), 71 pages, very good/near fine copy in original decorated paper covers, spine repaired and reinforced with archival tape. Seller Inventory # 012621

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Waters" [William Russell]:

Published by London: J. and C. Brown & Co., 1856 (1856)

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About this Item: London: J. and C. Brown & Co., 1856, 1856. Sm. 8vo Half. Lthr. Bds. 1st Edn. Frontis 309 pp. Armorial bookplate. Upper joint split; covers rubbed; backstrip worn and chipped; prelims dusty; browning. [A second series of Recollections appeared in 1859]. Seller Inventory # 23929

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S*** ****** ******, D. C. L. & Waters.

Published by J. & C. Brown & Co., london. (1856)

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About this Item: J. & C. Brown & Co., london., 1856. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Frontispiece to first book. (illustrator). 1st Edition. Both books are published in 1856. Some foxing in places. Bound in contemporary half calf with marbled paper boards. Leather generally rubbed and marbled sides rubbed. Black leather titling label. Spine very slightly skewed. Generally a very good solid copy. The first volume has 320pp and the second work by Waters has 309pp. Rare. Seller Inventory # 001251

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Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer: Waters

Waters

Published by London - W. Kent and Co (1859)

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About this Item: London - W. Kent and Co, 1859. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. A very scarce account of a Victorian detective, in very attractive leather binding. Writing under the pseudonym Waters , theauthor offers a fascinating insight into nineteenth century policing, and includes a bookplate from one Arthur Gregg. Condition: In half-calf binding with gilt detailing and paper-covered boards. Externally sound, there is wear to the boards, joints, extremities and backstrip, with some cracking to joints and starting to backstrip, with tenderness to hinges. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are bright and clean throughout, though there are instances of spotting and tide-marking to certain areas. Overall: VERY GOOD. Seller Inventory # 048257

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ÔWATERSÓ.

Published by London: J. & C. Brown, 1856 (1856)

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About this Item: London: J. & C. Brown, 1856, 1856. First Edition of the first English detective yellowback. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone; Queen's Quorum. While in the original pictorial boards, the spine has been repaired with cloth which extends about a half inch onto each cover; ink inscription on the front free endpaper; shaken; just a good copy; in a custom clamshell box. All books described as first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. Seller Inventory # 32455

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Russell, William]

Published by J. & C. Brown, Ave-Maria Lane, London (1857)

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About this Item: J. & C. Brown, Ave-Maria Lane, London, 1857. 1 vols. 12mo. First edition. First edition. 1 vols. 12mo. Sadleir 3525; Glover/Green 455 (pp. 116-7) Contemporary mulberry cloth, leather spine label. Spine faded, slightly cocked, else fine. Seller Inventory # 243361

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Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer: Waters" [Thomas William

Waters" [Thomas William Russell]

Published by J & C Brown & Co, London (1856)

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About this Item: J & C Brown & Co, London, 1856. First Edition. 309pp. B/w frontis. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Corners rubbed. Boards discoloured. Occasional foxing and marks within. Front inner hinge cracked. Lacking fep Black hardback half-leather cover with dark green cloth boards. Seller Inventory # 0481

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Waters" (Pseudonym of William Russell)

Published by J.& C. Brown & Co, London (1856)

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From: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: J.& C. Brown & Co, London, 1856. Condition: Very Good. First English edition, preceded by an American piracy. Bound in contemporary diced half-morocco and marbled papercovered boards, front hinge a little worn and small nicks at the spine ends, still an attractive and pleasing, very good copy. The tremendous success of these short detective stories, the earliest by an English author, inspired a wave of imitators. Queen's Quorum #2, preceded only by Poe's Tales. Seller Inventory # 57129

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Waters, Thomas

Published by J. & C. Brown & Co, London (1856)

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About this Item: J. & C. Brown & Co, London, 1856. Hardcover. 1st Edition. London: J. & C. Brown & Co. 1856. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Waters. [Pseudonym of William Russell]. RECOLLECTIONS OF A DETECTIVE POLICE-OFFICER. London J. & C. Brown & Co. 1856. Very. Seller Inventory # 29423

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RUSSELL, WILLIAM.

Published by London: J. & C. Brown, 1856 (1856)

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About this Item: London: J. & C. Brown, 1856, 1856. First English Edition; Queen's Quorum; Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. Original publisher's boards; in the green variant, rather than the standard yellow; lacking the spine; good to very good. All books described as first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. Seller Inventory # 16303

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WATERS

Published by J & C. Brown & Co., [1856]., London (1856)

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From: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA (GREENCASTLE, PA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: J & C. Brown & Co., [1856]., London, 1856. First edition. First edition. First edition of this Queenâs Quorum title (#2, preceded only by Poeâs Tales in the history of the detective short story. A rare book to find in the original yellowback format; original covers laid down, lacking the spine, former owner's small name stamp on front pastedown sheet and a small inked number on the front fly leaf, else a very good copy with interior clean. "Waters" is identified as a detective in the Metropolitan police and many of his cases are reported in this book, which is quite readable. This book is a result of the publicity and public relations of the new Metropolitan Police which had been established in the 1820s. An interesting and early historical book in the early days of crime and mystery fiction. Also an early Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery title and a rare book. Housed in a cloth clamshell case with titles stamped in red on the spine and front cover of the book reproduced on the front of the case. Seller Inventory # 41598

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