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New York, Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Crime novel featuring Timothy Dane private eye. The Dane character is a romantic, ..."is a shamus like no other in fiction: young, naive, tender with women, inept at machismo, incapable of escaping tight spots singlehandedly, resorting to violence rarely. There is about Dane a sweetness, a delicate simplicity as incongruous as it is memorable." - Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 22-23. Hubin, p. 28.
[New York]: A Berkley Diamond Book Published By The Berkley Publishing Corporation. . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Later edition. Berkley Diamond #D2037. First published as a paperback original by Lion.
[London]: Metheun, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects four novellas: "Slow Journey, Swift Writing," "The Little Old Woman and Her Two Big Books," "Uses of Iron," and "'Like the Dream of a Gun ...'"
London: Associated Newspapers Ltd., n.d., . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 11-320, twelve full-page illustrations by Norman Keene, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green. First edition. Partially original anthology collecting twenty crime and supernatural stories by Thomas Burke, John Gawsworth, Edgar Jepson, M. P. Shiel. L. A. G. Strong, E. H. Visiak, and others. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1599. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).
London: Strothers Bookshop's Ltd, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-2: front covers]  4-49  [51-52: rear cover] pictorial wrappers. First edition. The second of three paperbacks published in 1944 featuring Lucian Carolus, Professor of Archaeology and scholar of the supernatural, an occult investigator in the vein of Hodgson’s Thomas Carnacki. In this book Carolus investigates a case of demonic possession at an isolated English estate. Highlights include a mysterious manservant with mesmeric powers and a battle with possessed mouse. Good pulp fun of the period. THERE WERE NO ASPER LADIES, the first Carolus adventure involves a case of vampirism and the final Carolus title, UNCANNY ADVENTURES, is a collection of 5 short stories which include werewolves and devil worshippers. Day, The Checklist of Fantastic Literature in Paperbound Books, p. 3. Reginald 00531. Hubin (1994), p. 32. Not in Bleiler.
New York: Ace Books, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. Ace double #D-71. First U.S. edition of the Gordon Ashe novel, published in the U.K. as The Long Search. The Scherf novel was published in hardcover as Dead: Senate Office Building, this is the first paperback.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Anthology of mystery/science fiction tales.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects 13 science fiction mystery stories.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1978. Small octavo, illustrated by Gahan Wilson, cloth. First edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by the author and the artist. Sixty limericks, one for each of the sixty tales of the Sherlockian canon.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1984. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Asimov to a mystery publisher and bookseller. Review slip and publishers promo flyer laid in. The fourth collection of Black Widower stories.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. Octavo, jacket illustration by Ruth Ray, boards. First edition. The first of the Robot novels. "A richly characterized, thoughtfully told story; justifiably a favorite among Asimov's readers." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-10.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Mystery.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1990. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The fifth collection of Black Widower tales which is a 'best of' from the previous volumes and two new stories previously uncollected.
Garden City, NY: Published For The Crime Club By Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Asimov to a mystery publisher and bookseller. The first collection of "Black Widowers" stories, a fictional club of mystery solvers. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, pp. 29-30.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Signed presentation inscription by Asimov on the title page to a mystery publisher and bookseller. Review slip laid in. Story collection.
New York: Walker and Company, . Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. First publication in hardcover of the author's first "straight" mystery novel, issued in paperback in 1958 as The Death Dealers.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-334 [335-336: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original pictorial orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, fore-edge untrimmed. First U. S. edition. Original anthology with fourteen noir mystery stories by J. M. Barrie, L. P. Hartley, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Barry Pain, Hugh Walpole, Arthur Machen, Edgar Wallace, W. B. Maxwell, Oliver Onions, D. H. Lawrence, Shane Leslie, Elizabeth Bowen, W. Somerset Maugham, and Cynthia Asquith. Second collection assembled by one of the weird fiction genre's most important early anthologists. "Asquith had a remarkable talent for getting first-rate material from both mainstream and genre writers; all her anthologies ... are essential reading for ghost story enthusiasts." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 14. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 23. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-6. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 56. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 41. Bleiler (1978), p. 11. Reginald 00592.
[London]: Quartet Crime, . Ocatvo, boards. First edition. Eerie novel concerning a missing person, Inspector Henry Beaumont. (This is perhaps a review copy, no written material on front flap).
New York: St. Martin's Press, . Ocatvo, boards. First U.S. edition. Eerie novel concerning a missing person, with Inspector Henry Beaumont. Publisher promotional flyer laid in.
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1972. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fawcett # T2608. Paperback original. A Joe Gall spy thriller. Joe Gall is a ruthless free-lancer called "The Nullifer."