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INTERESTING AND ANTIQUE BOOKS AND RELATED ITEMS FROM ESTATES
THE CORPSE IN THE GREEN PYJAMAS
This is a hard cover book with dust jacket. The author is R. A. J. Walling. The publisher is Triangle Books New York. This is the seventh printing from October 1939. The cover graphics are great and the dust jacket is in very good condition! The book is also in very good condition.. There are 305 pages followed by a multitude of blank pages so that you can write down who you think committed the crime and why! These pages are left blank. The book measures 7 5/8" tall.
THE CORPSE IN THE CRIMSON SLIPPERS
This is another mystery book authored by
R.A.J. Walling and published by Triangle Books of New York. It too has great graphics on the dust jacket. The dust jacket has a 1" tear at the top of the spine. The book is in very good condition. It was published February 1939. The height of the book is 7 5/8". There are 306 pages again, followed by numerous pages for you to write in who you think committed the crime. These were never written in.
1st Ed. THE ANGER OF THE BELLS
This mystery book was written by Virginia Rath. It was published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. This is a stated first edition dated 1937. The book has its original dust jacket which is glued on the front and rear flap directly to the book. The inner portion of the jacket is reinforced for some unknown reason by being glued to another piece of paper. There is a little scuffing to the paper on the inside of the front cover. There is a small strip of very light moisture staining to the first few pages in the area along the spine. This is hardly noticeable. I believe this is a rather rare crime novel. There are 274 numbered pages. The book is 7 3/4" tall.
THESE MYSTERIES ALL HAVE THEIR DUST JACKETS WHICH HAVE GREAT GRAPHICS!
1st Ed.MURDER WITH A THEME SONG
This book was written by Virginia Rath and published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday Doran. The dust jacket has been glued on the front and rear flaps directly to the book. The remainder of the jacket reinforced by being glued to paper. It remains in good condition. otherwise. The book is in very good condition. There are 280 pages. The book is 7 3/4" tall. The published date is 1939. It is a stated first edition.
AN EXCELLENT NIGHT FOR MURDER
This mystery was written by Virginia Rath and published for Crime Club inc by Doubleday Doran & Co. It is a 1937 stated first edition. The book has its original dust jacket with is a little worn . the interior of the front cover has an unexplained piece of old tape running down it.. Otherwise the book appears in very good condition. There are 279 pages. The height is 7 3/4".
THE FOLLOWING OLD MYSTERY NOVELS ARE LACKING THEIR DUST JACKETS BUT ARE IN OTHERWISE GOOD CONDITION
THE SLEEPING DEATH
The author if this book is G.D.H. and Margaret Cole. It is published for Crime Club , Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & co., Inc. The published date is 1936. It is a stated first edition. The interior of the front cover (front hinge) is cracked. The yellow cloth cover is lightly soiled and there is some bumping to the corners. There are 311 pages. The height is 7 3/4".
The author is J. S. Fletcher. It is published by G. P. Putnam's Sons New York and London. It is a first edition , second printing dated 1923. The spine is faded. It is a good tight copy. There are 325 pages the book height is just under 7 3/4".
This is a 1910 translation from the French of a mystery written by Maurice Leblanc. This must be the first American edition. It is in a light green cloth pictorial cover. This book never had a jacket. It is in excellent condition. The publisher is Hurst & Co. New York. The book contains 443 numbered pages. It is 7 3/4" tall.
This book was written by George A. Birmingham. the publisher is The Bobbs - Merrill Co. Indianapolis. the copyright date is 1923. There is no dust jacket just some fading to the spine otherwise very good condition. There are 302 pages. The book measures 7 1/2" tall.
This book was written by Denis Mackail. The publisher is Haughton, Mifflin Company of Boston and New York. The date given is 1921. The book has a tan cloth cover. There are 293 numbered pages followed by several blank pages. This is a very nice copy. I don't think it was meant to have a dust Jacket. The book is 7 1/2" tall.
$50.00 # 53-8-09
THE LASTINGHAM MURDER
This book was written by Louis Tracy. the publisher is Edward J. Clode, Inc. of New York. the copyright date is 1929. The book has a red cloth cover. there is no dust jacket. There are 304 pages. The book measures 7 1/2" tall. It is in very good condition with some scattered foxing and slight fading to the spine.
$20.00 # 54-8-09
This fictional book of international intrigue was written by Robert J. Casey. It was published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. of Indianapolis. The copyright date is 1931. The book has a red cloth cover that is lightly soiled. There is no dust jacket. There are 304 pages. The book is 7 5/8" tall and in very good condition.
$25.00 # 56-8-09
THE CANVAS COFFIN
This book was written by William Campbell Gault. It was published in 1953 by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc of New York and is a stated first edition. It has its original dust jacket which is missing a piece at the lower right front corner and has a 1 1/2" area worn white on the spine. The book contains 219 pages. The height is 7 5/8".
THE SHADOW ON THE SEA A TALE OF STRANGE HAPPENINGS
This Pulp book was written by Max Pemberton. It was published in 1907 by Buckeye Publishing Company of Cleveland, Ohio. It has brightly illustrated paper covers. the covers are slightly soiled and worn but over-all in very good shape for the age. The height is 8 1/2".
THE HAND IN THE DARK
This book was written by Arthur J. Rees. It was published in 1920 by John Lane Company of New York. The book contains 382 pages. It has a red cloth cover. There is some foxing to the edges of the pages. There is no dust jacket. There is fading to the spine. The book measures 7 1/2" tall.