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Francis Everton

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We are always interested in sourcing Francis Everton books
UK first editions please - if in doubt - please do Contact Us


Brief History - Biography

Francis Everton is a somewhat obscure Golden Age author, probably all but unknown to most except for mystery fiction collectors. The writers real name was Francis William Stokes and he was born in 1883. His recurring characters were Inspector George Annesley and Inspector Allport. Unfortunately, this is the extent of out background knowledge and available information on this author. We shall, of course, add anything new that comes to light subsequently.
A Sample of Books Wanted

The Dalehouse Murder
Murder at Plenders

Any of this authors books
Sadly, not American editions, sorry

Ephemeral or signature items

General Requirements
Anything by this author is potentially sought by us
Wrappers without books or in distressed condition.
UK first editions only please.

Payment - Prices Paid
We do have clients for these books so are happy to pay considerable prices.
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Final Word
Once again we are dealing with a writer that time has all but forgotten. Even though
he was, perhaps, not the most popular author of his era, it is still a shame that
some of these early crime fiction writers are in danger of being completely lost.