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New York: The Mysterious Press, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. Author's first mystery novel. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Saint Mystery Library Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Saint Mystery Library No. 11. GAP 128. Mystery anthology, the feature story first appeared in The Saint mystery magazine. The Harlan Ellison story, "Find One Cuckaboo" -a private eye mystery first appears in this volume.
London & Melbourne: Ward Lock & Co., Limited, 1929. Octavo, original light green boards, front and spine stamped in black, rear stamped in blind "FOR SALE ABROAD." First edition. Colonial issue.
New York: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1939. Octavo, pp. [1-12]  2-273 [274-276: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original burgundy cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained burgundy, other edges untrimmed, cream endpapers. First U.S. edition. Nine stories featuring "The Saint." Includes "The Man Who Liked Ants," in which a mad scientist breeds super ants. Hubin (1994), p. 155.
N.p. [Los Angeles]: The Shaw Press, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Paperback original, digest size format. Novelization of the mystery film starring Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy and Dan Duryea. Charteris wrote the original screen story, but not the screenplay. Hubin, p. 155.
Garden City, New York: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday & Doran Company, Inc., 1931. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. A "Saint" novel.
New York: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1938. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. A novel with The Saint.
Garden City: Published For The Crime Club By Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1972. Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. Apparently precedes the U.K. hardcover edition which is published in 1973, the U.K. paperback was published in 1971. According to Hubin this was adapted from a teleplay written by Fleming Lee with final manuscript revision by Charteris, Hubin: Crime Fiction: A Comprehensive Bibliography 1749-1990, p. 155.
New York: Popular Library, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. paperback edition. Popular Library. This first volume in the popular library Mystery novel with the Saint.
New York: Horace Hart, Inc., n.d., . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Hart Book #K-2. Digest size format. U. S. Treasury agent investigates a crime ring in Havana. Second of two titles by this publisher. Originally published as a serial in Argosy pulp magazine titled Blue, White and Perfect. The novel became source material for the Mike Shayne film of the same title starring Lloyd Nolan as Shayne (1942). Chase largely worked as a film and television writer, this is his only mystery publication. He is well know for his book BLAZING GUNS ON THE CHISHOLM TRAIL, filmed as Red River. Hubin, p. 156.
London: Jarrolds Publishers London Limited, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-255  [note: first leaf is a blank], original gray cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. The author's first book, a hard-boiled crime novel about the kidnapping of an heiress by a mob of ruthless gangsters. "... one of the best-selling mysteries ever published ... The shocking blend of violence, sex, and American gangsters sold more than a million copies within five years of publication." - Steinbrunner and Penzler, Encyclopedia of Mystery & Detection, p. 81. Filmed in 1948 and again in Cinerama in 1971 as "The Grissom Gang." Hubin (1994), p. 156.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1977. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. The first Mongo mystery novel.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1986. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. The first Veil Kendry mystery.
[London]: Published for Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. by The London Book Co. Ltd., n.d., [1930s]. Small octavo, original dark red cloth, front and spine stamped in gold. Later edition. Number 192 in "The Novel Library" series which was another popular inexpensive reprint series. This is the author's first book of crime stories.
London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1911. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-335 , original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "A cornerstone volume (it) can lay claim to greatness on two counts: It introduced the priest detective whose adventures are still popular three-quarters of a century later, and it contains more classic short stories than almost any other mystery collection before or since." - Pronzini and Muller: 1001 Midnights. Queen's Quorum #47.
London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sydney, Cassell and Company Ltd, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-257 [258: blank], original black cloth, spine stamp in light purple. First edition. The author's final book, published posthumously. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 22. Hubin, pp. 159-160.
New York: Pocket Books, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pocket Book #236. Collection of Father Brown stories from earlier books.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1935. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Collects eight Father Brown stories.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-240 [241-242: blank], original green cloth, front and spine stamped in dark green, fore-edge uncut. First U. S. edition. WW II espionage book. The first of the "Dark" series. "Cheyney does an excellent job of conveying the world of spying, with all its twists and double crosses. No one is what he seems, and everyone knows that; but no one is sure just what anyone else really is. Readers of John le Carré and William Haggard would recognize Cheyney's world at once." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, p. 136. Hubin, pp. 160-161.
London: Collins, 1943. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Espionage novel set during WW II. "Cheyney does an excellent job of conveying the world of spying, with all its twists and double crosses. No one is what he seems, and everyone knows that; but no one is sure just what anyone else really is. Readers of John le Carré and William Haggard would recognize Cheyney's world at once." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, p. 136. His second novel in his "Dark" series of spy novels. Hubin, pp. 160-161.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-247 [248: blank], original cream cloth, spine lettered in pink, top edge stained green. First edition. The first in the Slim Callaghan, London based private detective. "...one of the most popular storytellers of his time, and his time and his success inspired a long line of British hard-boiled writers such as James Hadley Chase, Hartley Howard, Peter Chambers, Hank Janson and Carter Brown." - Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), p. 185. Basis for the stage play Meet Mr. Callaghan, later filmed (in 1954). Hubin, pp. 160-161.