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Margery Allingham

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We are keen to acquire Margery Allingham Books
UK first editions in dust jacket - if you have anything of interest - please do Contact Us


Brief History - Biography

Margery Allingham was born 1904 and passed away 1966. She was married to to the well known artist Youngman Carter. As well as providing the artwork for some of the dust jackets Youngman Carter also helped with some of the writing it transpires. Her classic series character was Albert Campion with lesser characters Magersfontein Lugg, Campion's valet and the man from Scotland Yard Charlie Luke. Her work stands out from the more average mystery fiction writers by a country mile and is rightly regarded as one of the classic authors of the period.
A Sample of Books Wanted

The White Cottage Mystery
Police at the Funeral
Flowers for the Judge
The Fashion in Shrouds

Any pre 1942 British firsts in dust jacket.
We also buy signed British 1sts from any date range

General Requirements
If you have a pre 1942 dustcover or former public library book with jacket please do drop us a line.
UK first editions only please, sadly we do not seek US editions we are afraid.

Payment - Prices Paid
We have clients waiting for the right books so we are able to pay considerable sums for the books we seek.
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Final Word
One of the most popular authors of the era who has enjoyed enduring popularity.
Whilst not as popular and collectable as Agatha Christie, in terms of literary quality she is certainly her equal.