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New York: The Mysterious Press, 1987. First Printing, Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Sunned olive spine with vanilla and blue text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR] on title page; Slight blemish on text block exterior, text block clean; 197 pp.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. navy blue DJ spine has light blue and white titles. jacket front is fully illustrated in color. powder blue clothbound HB spine, with light blue metallic lettering; adjacent panels a medium gray. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent interior, a solid volume, neatly bound. 242 pp. ISBN# 0684195518.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Navy blue spine with white text: DJ is covered inmylar sheath, clean with minimal shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock has foxing along head edge, title page is inscribed by the author to a previous owner, pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 242 pp.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Blueish purple spine with white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Edition: 242 pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1997. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with orange text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, minimal shelfwear, clean: Boards are strong and clean with light bumping at tail of spine, binding is tight: Textblock is clean, title page is signed by the author, pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 275 pp.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1996. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with red text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, clean with minimal shelfwear, sticker on back bottom portion: Boards are strong and clean, light bumping to tail of spine and bottom corner: Textblock has very light foxing along head edge, otherwise clean, title page is signed by the author, pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 259 pp.
Hove and New York: Brunner-Routledge, 2000. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is yellow with black text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 307.
New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with purple and green text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap of the front; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by author on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 199.
Aurora: A Write Way Publishing Book, 2000. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white and red print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in orange paper with black print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 288 pages.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; blue and white spine with white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing; boards are strong and clean, spine slightly cocked; textblock has blue mark on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 203; signed by author on title page; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
California: Scream Press, 1988. First limited signed edition (#191 of 250 copies);. Octavo in vinyl with case; VG; spine dark red with yellow and silver letters; illustrated black case in good condition; author's signature on second front flap; flaps illustrated; some black and white photographs; hinge starting to separate; slight musty odor; pp. 216.
New York, NY: Bantam Books, 2014. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. DJ spine with white/gold and gold authors, white title and small white publisher at foot. enlarged/raised titling upon a silhouetted background. edgewear is negligible. HB is black, stamped with gold type and its adjacent red boards are trim. solid binding, SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. this copy is clear and excellent throughout. neat ivory edges are unblemished. includes SIGNED publicity b/w photo. 289 pp. ISBN#9780804179898.
New York: Stein & Day, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine black with grey print; DJ has one-inch closed tear on back top edge, slight creasing, slight soiling inside; Boards in orange paper and blue cloth with silver print, some soiling to rear cloth, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has ex-libris label on front endpaper, slight spotting on top edge, minor water damage at top of rear endpaper, slight water stain at top of final 12 pages, otherwise clean and tight; 224 pages.
New York: Stein and Day, 1973. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Dark grey spine with light grey text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, rubbing and fading to jacket surfaces, minor open tear at base of jacket spine, dj now protected in mylar cover; Moderate wear to boards, some creasing and fraying along spine base and edges, light bumping at corners; Binding slightly cocked, stains and spots along sides and edges of several text pages; Foxing along top edge and minor spots to text block exterior, text block itself clean; 239 pp.
New York: Stein and Day, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G+/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine black with grey print; DJ has slight edgewear to top, soiling inside at top, slight bumps to lower outside corners; Boards green paper with blue cloth and gold print, spotting, stains from tape at top and bottom, mild bumps to lower outside corners, slight wear to spine tail; Textblock has spotting on top and front edges and on rear endpaper, otherwise clean and tight; 227 pages.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; G/G; green spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, significant edgewear, with several open and closed tears; boards have sunning, rubbing along edges, bump on front fore edge, small rip in fabric at spine tail and in corner of front tail edge, spine cocked and shaken, webbing showing in back but board is still fully attached; textblock has edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean, binding strong; pp 285; FLP Collection; shelved Case 6, Dupont.
London: Penguin Group, 2008. Octavo; pp 294; VG-/G+; black spine with silver text; a James Bond novel; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; red pictorial endpapers; interior clean.
Crookham, Hampshire, UK: Collectors' Digest, n.d. Booklet [8x11]; pp 52; G/paperback; dark green spine without text; light green covers with black text to front; illustration to front; light soiling to exterior, probably due to handling; slightly thumbed fore corners; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. First Edition. 10mo; pp 219; G/Fair; light blue spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket shows sunned exterior; mylar wraps; noticeable wear to edges; cloth has sunfading to exterior; edges and corners have some wear; text block has age toning toward edges; stamped text to ffep;.
New York: A Perfect Crime Book, Doubleday, 1993. First Edition in the United States of America. Octavo; First Edition in the United States of America; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with grey print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in grey paper and grey cloth with gold print; Text block clean and tight; 192 pages.
Garden City: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Company, 1982. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has mild edgewear with slight tearing at spine corners and flap fold corners, mild shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with red print, clean and tight; Text block has speckled bottom edge, clean and tight but for pen mark on title page; 181 pages.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 2009. First American Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. finely patterned yellow/white DJ spine with bold black centered type, small red uppercase author and black publisher among the random decorative text, stamp or bands.jacket shows negligible wear under clear protective cover. black clothbound HB with silver stamped titling and adjacent red cloth boards. 367 pp. ISBN# 9780307268372.
Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, 2001. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. vibrant glossy blue with centered author and title upon lengthy colorblock, red pictorial square followed by tiny black publisher on blue tail end. front and rear panels are glossy red with enlarged titling, extended white text aligned above bottom edge; rear panel likewise. vivid blue clothbound HB, stamped with silver lettering aligned just as on exterior spine DJ. clear bright, white endsheets. cream ivory textblock interior, neat and with secure, gently skimmed and well-bound qualities. exterior edges smooth, a touch darker upon fore-edge, head and tail-edges also, else textblock. volume approximately 384 pp. ISBN# 0340820470. [DC Store: HC Mystery].
New York: Macmillan Company, 1939. Octavo; First Printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green and black, green print; Boards in green cloth with green print, bumps to bottom outside corners, wear/tears to spine caps, wear to bottom edge, slight spotting, crease and fading to spine; Textblock has tanning to endpapers, spotting to front edge; Inscribed in ink by author on front flyleaf; 294 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; black spine, yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, staining, chipping at spine head and tail and in corners, a few small closed tears around edges, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, spine slightly cocked, rubbing along bottom edges and on back; textblock has rubbing in corner of tail edge, staining on pastedowns and endpapers, otherwise clean, binding strong; pp 221; FLP Collection. Shelve: Case 6.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 224pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan with tan and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; some sun-fading to spine, mild wear to jacket, chipping to head and tail of spine; Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine, yellow/black text; jacket has rubbing on front and back, age tanning, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards strong, mild bumping on head and tail of spine; textblock and interior pages have mild age tanning, otherwise clean; pp 187. Shelved Mystery Special Collection.
Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press, 1969. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Dark blue spine with white text; DJ with mylar exterior, light edgewear, foxing on both interior flaps; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows stamp on front end paper, small brown stain on exterior fore edge, foxing along exterior edges, pages 2-3 show faint staining; Binding strong; 211pp.
New York: St. Martins Press, 1987. First edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Blue spine with black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; GIFT INSCRIBED by author on the front free end page; textblock is clean. Pp. 305.
New York: Permabooks, 1956. First American Softcover Edition, First Printing. Small Octavo, 181 pages; VG-; bound in Publisher's illustrated card covers, spine white with black titling; spine slightly cocked; all edges of text block red; paper age-toned as usual, some rubbing and creasing, primarily to corners; original price 25c.; with chapter 5 changed to "Seventh Avenue" for the American publication. Shelved next to Netdesk with Pulp Novels.
New York: Ives Washburn, 1964. First. First American Edition; Octavo, VG/VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Yellow spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tear along head edge of front cover, faint writing on back cover, small closed tear along head edge of back cover; Boards strong, clean, slight rubbing to corners, slight cocking of spine; Textblock clean; 192 pp.
New York: Ives Washburn, 1960. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has small tears to spine ends and to front top edge, edgewear, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with black print, wear to spine caps and to bottom edge; Text block has mild peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 256 pages.
London; New York: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; E. & J.B. Young, n.d. 12mo; good+/none; blue cloth spine with gilt title; ex libris, signature; some shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 158 pp.; frontispiece and engraved plates; light general toning; spine, sunned; edges and corners, chipping and wear; else good.