A Taste For Honey

by Heard, Gerald

A Taste for Honey is the first book in a series by Henry Fitzgerald Heard, also called Gerald Heard or H. J. Heard. This novel features the detective talents of Mr. Mycroft, an old scientist and beekeeper in a rural Sussex village. It is heavily implied that he is an elderly Sherlock Holmes in retirement.

First Edition Identification and Notes

Published in 1941 by The Vanguard Press, New York, 1941

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

Available copies

image of A Taste for Honey

A Taste for Honey

by Heard, Gerald

Seller
James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.
Published
1942
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$1,503.23

Show Details

Description:
London: Cassell, 1942. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (London: Cassell and Company Ltd 1942). First UK Edition. Publisher's grey cloth stamped in black to the spine. Foxing to the page block edges which has crept into the text and end-papers in places and very slight spine fade (hardly worth mentioning) overall VG indeed. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$1,503.23
No cover image available

A Taste for Honey

by Heard, Gerald

Seller
Wild Hills Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
NZ$1,051.61

Show Details

Description:
London: Cassell and Company Ltd, 1942 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. The first British edition in the rare dust jacket with heavy chipping. The striking front panel is mostly complete, though. Most importantly, the book is signed and inscribed by the author: "To Wolfgang / with best wishes / from the author / Gerald Heard /… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$1,051.61
image of A Taste for Honey  (Penguin 1624)

A Taste for Honey (Penguin 1624)

by HEARD, Gerald

Seller
Daisyroots Books Ltd
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st thus.
Item Price
NZ$17.04

Show Details

Description:
HEARD, Gerald A Taste for Honey (Penguin 1624) Penguin, London, 1961 VG paperback 1st thus,. 155 pp, page edges and prelims tanned, square sound binding, no loose pages, minimal rubs, no inscriptions. Good sound copy. GREEN PENGUIN CRIME FIRST PAPERBACK 42891 penguin £8.50
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$17.04
image of A Taste For Honey

A Taste For Honey

by Gerald Heard

Seller
World of Rare Books
Published
1961
Condition
Good
Item Price
NZ$11.46

Show Details

Description:
Penguin, 1961. Paperback. Good. 1961. 1961 Reprint. 155 pages. Green and white pictorial paper cover. Inscription to front endpaper. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with light foxing. Binding has remained firm. Corners are dogeared in places. Paper cover is moderately rub worn and thumbed with noticeable shelf wear to edges and corners, creases to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$11.46
image of A Taste For Honey

A Taste For Honey

by Heard, Gerald

Seller
Cambridge Recycled Books
Published
1961-01-01
Condition
Acceptable
Item Price
NZ$10.02

Show Details

Description:
Penguin, 1961-01-01. Paperback. Acceptable. Wear to cover. Pages tanned. Same day dispatch (Mon- Fri) from the UK if ordered by 1pm.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$10.02
No cover image available

A Taste For Honey

by Heard, Gerald

Seller
Zardoz Books
Published
1961
Condition
vg++
Item Price
NZ$9.92

Show Details

Description:
Penguin Books, 1961. 1624. vg++. vg++ 1st Penguin 1624 1961 edition paperback book In stock shipped from our UK warehouse
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$9.92
No cover image available

A taste for honey

by Heard, Gerald

Seller
Red Rover Do Over
Published
1967
Condition
Good. No dust jacket
Item Price
NZ$4.51

Show Details

Description:
New York: Lancer Books, 1967. Mass-market paperback. Good. No dust jacket. 142 p.; 18 cm. Lancer books, 73647.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
NZ$4.51