New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1988. First Edition. Octavo in quarter black cloth. VG+/VG+. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First printing (number line runs to 1). Inscription reads: "For Tim Slongo... / Yours as crime goes by / Sue / 4-28-89." Minor shelfwear. Crisp, unclipped dust jacket is protected by Brodart cover. Boards are very good; interior clean; binding square and tight. 225 pp. An excellent inscribed copy. [DJ spine is white with tan text. SHELVED IN Case 6 or Window CONSIGNMENT: TAG TO ALLAN.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. (first edition). octavo in cloth with DJ. VG/Fair. DJ has shelf and edge wear. Pages are age toned. DJ has shelf and edge wear. DJ corners are frayed, top and bottom of spine have small closed tears. 189pp. DJ spine is blue with white text. SHELVED IN MODERN FIRST EDITIONS CASE 6 CONSIGNMENT: TAG TO ALLAN.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1954. (first edition). octavo in cloth with DJ. VG/VG-. Pages are age toned. DJ has shelf and edge wear. DJ spine is faded. Small closed and open tears on corners and top and bottom of DJ spine. Book is 187pp. DJ spine is gray with white and black text. CONSIGNMENT: TAG TO ALLAN.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1989. first edition. VG+/VG+. 8vo in brick-colored boards with black quartercloth spine. DJ front and spine illustrated, mostly black and reddish-orange, title on spine in red. Inscribed by author on main title page. Very light edgewear to boards and DJ, DJ in protective mylar sleeve, spine of boards very lightly cocked (not perpendicular, though binding strong. 261 pp. Inscribed by author to previous owner on title page CECIL MYSTERY COLLECTION.
New York, et al: Bantam Books, 1990. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg+; dj, black spine with white and red text; dj, in Brodart cover, vg+ condition; hb, red spine with gold text; quarter bound red boards with red spine; boards strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 213PP. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FFEP. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelves above Ephemera section.