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1 Innes, Michael A CHANGE OF HEIR
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1966. 0575023597 / 9780575023598 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in red boards with gilt spine stamping; in a very good minus dust jacket, heavily soiled and lightly nicked. 
A wealthy drunkard wants resting actor George Gadberry to impersonate him in order to secure a place in the will of fabulously affluent Great-Aunt Prudence, who lives in a Cistercian monastery and won't allow a single drop of liquor in the place. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 (Innes, Michael). Stewart, J.I.M. A MEMORIAL SERVICE
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1976). 0393087514 / 9780393087512 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine copy in russet cloth shelfback over tan boards; in a mildly age-toned and lightly rubbed illustrated dust jaket with front flap lower corner neatly clipped. Jacket design by Jay Y. Smith. 
Third of Stewart's "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet of novels chronicling life at Oxford. Numerous characters from the first two books, THE GAUDY and YOUNG PATULLO, reappear. Stewart wrote detective stories under the pseudonym "Michael Innes." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Innes, Michael APPLEBY AND HONEYBATH
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1983). 0396082475 / 9780396082477 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Top page edges speckled, else fine; in an age-toned, but fine dust jacket. 
While a guest at Grinton Hall, Charles Honeybath discovers a dead man in the library. Locking the door to the library, Honeybath left, to return shortly with his friend Sir John Appleby--also a houseguest at Grinton--to find that the corpse had vanished. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Innes, Michael APPLEBY AND HONEYBATH
London: Victor Gollancz, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

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5 Innes, Michael APPLEBY AND THE OSPREYS
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1987). 039608950X / 9780396089506 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a very mildly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. 
Lord and Lady Osprey's great country house, Clusters, is being troubled by bats, in the belfry and elsewhere, and when Appleby offers to help, he soon finds himself embroiled in the murder of Lord Osprey, stabbed with an oriental dagger in the library! 
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6 Innes, Michael APPLEBY'S OTHER STORY
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1974). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is rubbed, shelf worn, slightly creased, and has a few tiny edge tears. 
A Sir John Appleby mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Woolrich, Cornell; Palmer, Stuart; Rawson, Clayton; Innes, Michael; et alia ELLERY'S QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE DECEMBER 1955: Including BLACK MASK Magazine
New York: Mercury Publications, Inc., 1955. Volume 26, No. 6. Digest. Near fine, with a minor nick to spine, general overall age-toning; in stapled wraps with terrific George Salter painting of a man holding a wicked-looking knife, and who has another knife bloodily stuck into his abdomen. 
On the cover: Woolrich's first buried-alive chiller "The Living Lie Down with the Dead"--re-titled "One Night to Be Dead Sure Of" ("a strange amalgam of Poe and Damon Runyon"--Nevins) plus an Inspector Appleby, a Merlini contest yarn, Miss Withers, more! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Innes, Michael GAY PHOENIX
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1976). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Page fore-edges lightly stained, else a very good plus copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A Sir John Appleby mystery. "Michael Innes, of course, writes with all his urbane wit and seemingly casual brillance. To mix a couple of metaphors, he is off the beaten track but right on target."--dust jacket blurb. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Innes, Michael LORD MULLION'S SECRET
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1981). 0396080057 / 9780396080053 First U.S. edition, first printing. A Red Badge Novel of Suspense. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black boards with silver spine lettering; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor wear at the spine crown, but that is otherwise fine. 
Charles Honeybath, R.A. is invited to paint the wife of an old school chum, and finds he has another intriguing complex of puzzles to ponder. Painter/sleuth Honeybath also appears in THE MYSTERIOUS COMMISSION, HONEYBATH'S HAVEN and APPLEBY AND HONEYBATH. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Innes, Michael MONEY FROM HOLME
(Middlesex, England): Penguin Books, (1966). First paperback edition. Penguin Crime #C2484. Spine ends very lightly bumped, minor cover creases, else a very good copy in wraps. 
Paperback. Cover photograph by Paolo Gori 
Price: 7.50 USD
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11 Innes, Michael MONEY FROM HOLME
(Middlesex, England): Penguin Books, (1976). Reprint. Penguin Crime #2484. Reading and cover creases, otherwise a good copy in wraps. 
Paperback. Cover design by Pentagram. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 (Innes, Michael). Stewart, J.I.M. MYSELF AND MICHAEL INNES: A Memoir
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1988). 0393025934 / 9780393025934 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a very nearly fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. With black-and-white photos and an index. 206 pp. 
Innes was the pseudonym for John Innes Mackintosh Stewart who wrote some fifty mystery novels. This is his autobiography detailing his life as writer and professor. Innes' most popular characters were detective John Appleby and painter Honeybath. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Innes, Michael ONE-MAN SHOW
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1952). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offsetting and tape stains to all endsheets, some minor staining to top edge, light bruising to corner tips, a very good plus copy; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some light edgewear and soiling, some patches of faint dampstain. 
Vermeer's "Aquarium" is stolen right from under Sir John Appleby's nose. "Suavely erudite, ingenuously plotted, crammed with sinister or eccentrically amazing characters."--Orville Prescott. "Innes' undoubted masterpiece."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Innes, Michael SHEIKS AND ADDERS
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1982). 0396080634 / 9780396080633 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of soiling to fore-edge, else near fine in a like pictorial dust jacket. 
Sir John Appleby attends a fancy dress charity fete where an incredible number of guests are dressed as sheiks, a scientist arrives with a large collection of adders, and a group of people in Druid costumes insist on practicing an ancient rite. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Innes, Michael THE CRABTREE AFFAIR
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1962). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Gift inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good plus copy in a price-clipped and worn dust jacket missing pieces at the upper spine and lower rear panel. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Innes, Michael THE MAN FROM THE SEA
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1988. Reissue. Deluxe edition, in the Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Hardcover. Fine, bound in silver-decorated peacock blue leatherette, spine hubbed, all edges silvered. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Originally published in 1955, this cloak-and-dagger thriller is a bit of a departure for Innes, but his trademark donnish erudition and pleasingly literate style are still very much in evidence. In Franklin's estimable and attractive series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Innes, Michael THE MYSTERIOUS COMMISSION
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). 0396071341 / 9780396071341 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light bumping to lower cover edges, else fine in orange boards with black spine lettering; in a mildly rubbed, lightly edgeworn, faintly age-toned dust jacket. 
Amateur sleuth and portrait painter Charles Honeybath is offered a handsome fee if he will agree to spend a fortnight in the country, at a place unspecified, painting the portrait of a client who must remain unidentified! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Heppenstall, Rayner & Innes, Michael THREE TALES OF HAMLET
London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. A tiny area of nearly invisible stain to rear cover, else this is a fine copy in vivid orange cloth lettered in black to the spine; in a lightly rubbed and age-toned printed dust jacket that also shows some tiny creases. 
Texts of three Hamletian entertainments devised for the BBC: a detective parody, "The Mysterious Affair at Elsinore"; a sequel to HAMLET "The Hawk and the Handsaw"--both by Innes, and Heppenstall's reconstruction of the play's sources, "The Fool's Saga." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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