New York and London: White & Allen. 16mo; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; 3 volumes; rare; Weird Tid-Bits: Irish, pp 256; Scottish, pp 256; German, pp 256; half bound leather spine and corners and marbled boards have some cracking to joints, slight wear to edges; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedowns; interiors clean;.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2016. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with red text: DJ has some rubbing else clean, general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, mild edgewear, slight bump to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by author: First Edition: 345 pp.
New York: Random House, 1954. First Printing, Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Black spine with cream text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, heavy chipping along sides,edges and head and tail of spine, rubbing along surfaces of jacket, heavy age toning to interior of jacket; Heavy age and wear to boards, binding solid, age toning to paste-downs and free end pages, toning to pages; Age toning and minor foxing along text block exterior, text block clean; 338 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 54-5387.
New York: Walker and Company, 1991. First Edition [w/ promotional photo card]. VG+/VG+ Octavo in dull orange paper over boards, DJ purple with lilac and white text on purple spine. Minor shelf wear; a bit bumped and scuffed along edges, at corners, head and tail of spine. DJ rubbed [now in mylar]. SIGNED by author on title page. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. Shelved TWILA CECIL Case.
New York: Doubleday, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with yellowish brown text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, clean with mild shelfwear, staining and foxing on interior, autographed copy sticker on front: Boards are strong with light dust staining, some edgewear: Textblock has foxing along head edge otherwise clean, title page is signed by the author, pages free of markings, folds and tears: First Edition: 306 pp.
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996. First Edition:. Octavo: VG/VG: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, clean with minimal shelfwear, autographed copy sticker on front, price sticker on back: Boards are strong and clean with general shelfwear, binding is tight: Textblock has foxing along head edge, otherwise clean, title page is signed by the author, pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 420 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with red and white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in red paper and purple cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 232 pages.
New York: Zebra Books, 1993. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 244pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Minor bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased in a protective mylar covering. Previous owner's name and date to front free end paper. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed by Steve Allen on the front free end paper. WG Consignment. Shelve: MYSTERY SPECIAL COLLECTION. Spine is white with green and black text.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1969. Octavo; Second impression; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, orange and grey with black and white print; DJ in mylar, slight tears at spine ends, edgewear, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 221 pages.
Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931. First Edition. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with red print; Boards in black cloth with red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to bottom edge, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, slight pencil annotation on front flyleaf, slight spotting to edges, shaken binding; 321 pages, frontispiece (map).
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1951. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is light blue with black text; DJ has edge wear, open and closed tears, age-toning, sunned, inner flaps have cut corners, design is clear Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 219.
New York: Ives Washburn, 1936. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with red print; Boards in tan cloth with red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stains, smudging, shelfwear; Text block has tan-tinted top edge, stain to top edge and spotting to all edges, spine break at page 193, slight tanning to endpapers; 310 pages.
New York: Random House, 1978. Reprint. Signed; First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is black with red and tan text; DJ has general shelf wear, light marks and scratches, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, joints are strong, light bumping, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, signed on title page, content is clear; pp 307; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; tan spine with orange and black illustration and black text; cover has age toning, rubbing, staining, cornerwear, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges and on first several pages, small stamp on head edge, partially removed sticker on back pastedown, pencil markings on back endpaper and pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 214.
Philadelphia: Oswald Train, 1972. First Edition. First American Edition. Second printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Tan spine with brown text; DJ shows minor discoloring around edges, minimal edgewear, small price sticker on front cover interior flap, 0.5" closed tear on tail, 0.25" closed tear on head; Boards strong, slight rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 198pp.
Philadelphia, PA: The Penn Publishing Company, 1939. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. orange cloth HB, compact in size and small stamped titles centered beneath head of spine and publisher at its foot. light wear to ends and extremities. mild toning to endpapers and the interior textblock. completely clear of writing or blemish. dark orange tinted head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. 321 pp.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2014. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Dark blue with some white on spine, white text: DJ has scuff marks, general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Edition: 368 pp.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2015. First Edition:. Octavo: VG/VG: Black, orange and white on spine with black text: DJ is clean with light rubbing, mild edgewear: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, slight bumps to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Edition:370 pp.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2006. First American Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with minor shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is deckled along fore edge, title page signed by author, rest of pages unmarked: First American Edition: 418 pp.
Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan Publications, February 1996. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid black DJ spine with red characters above b/w tipped tail for publisher. color illustrated jacket paintings on front and rear, under clear protective cover. medium blue clothbound HB, stamped gilt lettering, sharp-cornered boards, matching blue fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. clear and excellent copy. 295 pp. ISBN# 0939767244.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1939. First edition. 12 mo. VG/Good DJ. Black spine with beige text/title; dustjacket is clean with moderate edgewear (mild to moderate tears, with the largest extending over 1.75 inches horizontally); dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 310.
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, “Of this edition, 44 copies have been numbered and signed by Bliss Austin”, 26/44; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild bump to upper corner and to spine tail, mildly cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the edition/colophon page; 186 pages, illustrated.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971. First Edition. Inscription on first white page, gifted to previous owner. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Blue/white spine with black text; DJ shows some edgewear and 0.5 inch closed tear on bottom of front cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock has mark on page 111, otherwise clean; 176pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition. 12 mo. VG/Good DJ. Blue and white spine with yellow and blue text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but otherwise clean with mild to moderate edgewear (several creases and smaller tears); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 276.
New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. First edition. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Copy signed by the author; Black spine with graphic of blue plane and yellow and white text; Rubbing and scratches to DJ; Boards strong, corners sharp, binding strong; Author's signature on title page, textblock otherwise clean, pages crisp; pp 298.
New York, NY: Warner Books, November 1999. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. black glossy DJ spine has warm yellow titling from head to foot. decorative jacket front has lightly raised band segments with large raised gold main titles. black HB has stamped gold type, with adjacent navy boards. age-toning evident and lightly frames the plain ivory sheets in the marginal areas. no marks to the textblock. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON THE HALF-TITLE PAGE. clean outer edges all sides. 451 pp. ISBN# 0446525774.