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EAMES, D. : [COVER TITLE] SAY IT WITH VIOLENCE.

EAMES, D. : [COVER TITLE] SAY IT WITH VIOLENCE.

London : Bear, Hudson, (1944). First edition. “Steve and Judy Brabazon arrived in Santa Rica on a gala day. The presidential elections had gone off with a bang – in fact fifty-seven voters had been shot – and the rival presidents, both elected by overwhelming majorities, were addressing the crowded Plaza del Sol from opposite balconies ...”.
Crown 8vo (19cm). (44)pp – covers included in pagination. Original photographic stapled wrappers – a disturbing image of blonde with knife under threat; a little worn, rubbed and scuffed, with loss of a few letters to text on lower wrapper; staples a little rusted, but a good copy of a scarce and fragile item. Just two copies (British Library and National Library of Wales) located in major libraries worldwide.

£40

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FIRTH, N. Wesley (Norman Wesley), 1920-1949 : “CONCERTO FOR FEAR!” (FEATURING RED BENTON).

FIRTH, N. Wesley (Norman Wesley), 1920-1949 : “CONCERTO FOR FEAR!” (FEATURING RED BENTON).

London : Bear Hudson, 1945. First edition. Each time a certain point in the concert was reached, someone died. Red Benton and his whisky-loving accomplice Happy Harringay investigate. Bear Hudson No. 530.
Demy 8vo (22cm). 32pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers – a three colour design by H. W. Perl (1897-1952); some light wear and creasing; staples rusted; some internal creases and a few marks, but a good copy. Just a single copy (British Library) located in major libraries worldwide.

£40

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FIRTH, N. Wesley (Norman Wesley), 1920-1949 : SPAWN OF THE VAMPIRE.

FIRTH, N. Wesley (Norman Wesley), 1920-1949 : SPAWN OF THE VAMPIRE.

London : Bear, Hudson, [1946]. First edition. "High in the Transylvanian Alps, close by a small village called Safnia, stands the mighty grey-walled castle of the Grafshens ..." - the ever-versatile Firth presents Jerry Liddon, "English, bronzed, clear-eyed and fair-haired" and his new half-Rumanian bride, "tip-tilted nose and dark, glossy hair", married in Bucharest and Safnia-bound. What could possibly go wrong? This archetypal Bear, Hudson publication also includes Frank Griffin's "All Set for Murder".
Crown 8vo (19cm). 80pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers - an evocative design by H. W. Perl; a little worn, creased and chipped; lower wrapper a little spotted; text lightly tanned, but a good copy of a scarce title. Only a single copy (British Library) located in the major UK libraries.

£150

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KEENE, Effie & OTHERS : THRILLING ROMANCES.

KEENE, Effie & OTHERS : THRILLING ROMANCES.

London : Twyn Barlwm Press (Bear Hudson – distributors), [1948]. One of the seven issues of this Bear Hudson publication – three illustrated short stories: “Holiday Queen” by Effie Keene; “One Girl’s Secret” by Frances Ferry, and “Her Gypsy Lover” by Veronica Slater.
Crown 4to (24cm). 32pp. Illustrations. Original pictorial stapled wrappers – a design by “Brab” – Oliver Gilmore Brabbins (1912-1973); spine and edges a little smoke blackened; insect damage to rear wrapper, with a small hole penetrating into the final eight text leaves, with the loss of a few letters; staples rusted; a servicable copy of an attractive publication. Just a single copy (British Library) located in major libraries worldwide.

£25

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