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Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1950. Octavo, single issue, cover by Arnold Kohn, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Robert Bloch story.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1950. Octavo, single issue, cover by Robert Gibson Jones, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Browne to a mystery bookseller; "For--- / whom I tolerate only because / he's a bookseller / Howard Browne / 4/16/88." Signed again on the title page by Browne. Also a short typed note dated 1982 from Browne is laid in, declining an invitation to the BoucherCon and saying he is working on a new book to be titled Pork City (St. Martin's, 1988). The next to last Paul Pine novel, this one published under his own name, thought by some the best of the series. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 96-97. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime & Mystery Writers (4th edition), 116-117.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Browne, a presentation copy signed by Browne in the year of publication; "For Elaine / ... and the champagne cocktails / were a buck a throw..."/ Love / Howard Browne/ 8/26/54." Well received non-series mystery novel.
New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing, Co., 1953. Small octavo, single issue, cover by Von Dongen, pictorial wrappers. Digest sized magazine. The first and only issue of the digest. Includes original fiction by Charlotte Armstrong, William P. McGivern, Roy Huggins and others. Also includes a "Hollywood Confidential" article by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer. Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, p. 105.
Indianapolis, New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The first Paul Pine hard boiled private detective novel. "All three of the John Evans titles are also first rate." - Pronzini and Muller: 1001 Midnights: The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, p.96-97.
New York: Mystery House, 1947. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed inscription by Browne; "For---/ widely known and admired/ by someone!/ Howard Browne/ 4/16/88." Signed again by Browne on the title page. An uncommon book to find, more so signed by the author.