New York: Creative Age Press, 1946. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/G; black, red and tan spine with blue title; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, significant edgewear, large open tear on front head edge, smaller open tears on front tail edge and in corners, tape at spine head; boards are strong, bumping in corners, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, otherwise clean; pp 403.; shelved Mystery Special Collection.
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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 271 pp., G+/G; dark green/gray pictorial DJ with yellow/white/black lettering to spine and front cover; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, corners, and top-edge of front cover towards hinge; mild fading to spine, lettering faded yet legible; creasing and closed tears to covers and edges; age-toning to covers, predominantly to back cover and flaps; "Second Large Printing" stated to top left-hand corner of front flap; original price "$2.00" stated to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, red lettering to spine and front board; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, mild brown staining to head of spine; mild brown staining to top of front board, lettering legible; rubbing to edges of boards, slight fraying to corners of boards; small scratches to red top towards head of spine, stippled fore-edge, age-toning/shelfwear to fore- and bottom-edges of text-block; foxing/aged paste-staining to endpapers; mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; black spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, significant chipping around edges, hinges and flaps, small open tear at back hinge tail; boards are strong, age toning around edges and along spine, minor edgewear, spine cocked; textblock has edgewear, significant staining on pastedowns and endpapers, a few small stains throughout, otherwise clean; pp 247; comes with newspaper clipping about the author's death (from the Washington Star, dated 10/28/75); FLP Collection; shelved Case 6, Dupont.
New York: The Viking Press, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; black spine with white, pink and orange text; jacket has rubbing, age toning, edgewear, closed tear on front tail edge, small punctures along front hinge, price sticker on front flap; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 182.
New York: Viking Press, 1955. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with red print; Boards in green cloth with red print, mild wear to corners, edges, front hinge, and spine caps, mild staining to front; text block has red-tinted top edge with slight staining, mild tanning to endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf, mild age-toning to paper; 534 pages.
New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First Edition. Octavo, 248 pages; VG/VG-; spine is yellow with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$2.50', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has a small open tear on the upper front cover, spine has minor discoloration from sun exposure; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have red coloring along the top edge; shelved case 6.
New York, NY: The Viking Press Publishers, 1973. First U.S. Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. 3" black segment atop faux wood patterned segment, overlay titling in red, ivory and black capitals. gently toned inner flaps and partially ivory jacket rear. bright red clothbound HB spine with bold gold lowercase titles from tip to tail, adjacent boards black. compact volume with 150 pp. ISBN# 670559946.
New York: Viking Press, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 186 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; dust jacket has mild chipping to had and tail of spine, corners, small closed tears to both covers; shelved case 6.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 302 pages; G; fully bound in blue cloth; front cover and spine have black text; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with heavy fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, spine has cracking and a tear, with heavy discoloration from sun exposure, has heavy cocking, has rubbing throughout; pages have discoloration along the top edge, have minor age toning, have minor detachment in several locations; shelved case 6.
New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 183 pages; VG/G; spine is yellow with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine , has crinkling on the fore edge corners, spine has heavy discoloration from sun exposure, has moderate staining on the front cover; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minimal dust build up along the top edge; original owner's name is written on the top of the ffep in ink; shelved Mystery Special Collection.
Bloomington, IN: James A. Rock & Company, 1977. First Edition. 8vo., 163 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with white lettering, black and white pictorial front cover with white lettering; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., bumping to head and tail of spine and corners); price uncut "$13.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, faded green lettering to spine (text barely legible), yellow and black pictorial endpapers; very mild bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners of boards, slight cocking to boards, fading to top edge of boards; age-toning to text-block; very mild age-toning/staining to top edge of endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; "FIRST EDITION, May 1977" stated to copyright page; No. 213 out of 250 numbered copies stated to limitation page; shelved Case 6.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1938. First Edition. 8vo., 303 pp., G+/G-; blue and navy blue pictorial DJ with white/black/red lettering, spine of DJ faded light blue and green with white and green lettering; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, hinges, and corners; blue ink staining to interior of DJ, particularly to bottom-edge that bleeds into exterior, staining the bottom edge of front cover and tail of spine black; brown staining to interior of DJ that bleeds through to front cover and front flap, staining the top right-hand corner of front cover green and and top left-hand corner of front flap brown; small black stain to bottom edge of back cover of DJ towards bottom left-hand corner; creasing to edges of flaps; tape to top right-hand edge of front flap and to top left-hand corner of back flap of DJ; all four corners of flaps price clipped; later edition DJ (Triangle Books, pub. 1941); DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with red and navy blue lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping/fraying to corners of boards, bumping to edges of boards; dark green top, age-toning to text-block, fore-edge partially stippled; age-toning to endpapers and margins of interior, text legible; starting hinge between pp. 122-123, boards shaken, binding intact; last 21 pp. contain recipes; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.