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Image for Whispering City:  A Study in Suspense - Adapted By Horace Brown from the Quebec Productions' Film, Based on an Original Story By George Zuckerman and Michael Lennox ( Movie Tie-In / aka:  Crime City )

Whispering City: A Study in Suspense - Adapted By Horace Brown from the Quebec Productions' Film, Based on an Original Story By George Zuckerman and Michael Lennox ( Movie Tie-In / aka: Crime City )

By: Brown, Horace (aka: Leslie Allen ) ( George Zuckerman / Michael Lennox related)

Price: $398.93

Publisher: Pickering, Ontario, Pickering, ON: Global Publishing Company / Streamline Books, 1947, 1st (and only) Edition, First Printing: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159177


-----------paperback, a Fair to Good copy only, overall wear and rubbing, a bit of very shallow chipping, browning to paper, some corners of some pages are turned, rare, movie tie-in edition to the Canadian movie Whispering City which was released as Crime City in the USA, Horace Brown was not a prolific author and later served 12 years as a city councillor in Toronto, there are only a handful of copies known with NO COPIES listed in WORLDCAT (The National Library of Can... View more info

Image for Reefer Boy -----a Shocking Novel of Teen-Age Dope Addicts ---by Hal Ellson  (released in the USA as:  The GOLDEN SPIKE )

Reefer Boy -----a Shocking Novel of Teen-Age Dope Addicts ---by Hal Ellson (released in the USA as: The GOLDEN SPIKE )

By: Ellson, Hal

Price: $1,263.43

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pedigree Books, 1957, 1st UK Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 137901


---------slightly larger than a normal paperback, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a solid Good copy, juvie glossary at rear of book, a reasonable copy of what I consider the rarest drug related paperback, nice JD cover, preceded by a hardcover edition which in relation to this edition looks common, released in the USA as THE GOLDEN SPIKE by Ballantine Books, some rubbing and soiling to the rear white panel, faint stress lines on the spine and covers, ink name in a couple of spots... View more info

Reefer Boy -----a Shocking Novel of Teen-Age Dope Addicts ---by Hal Ellson (released in the USA as: The GOLDEN SPIKE )

By: Ellson, Hal

Price: $1,463.00

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Pedigree Books, 1957, 1st UK Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149562


---------slightly larger than a normal paperback, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a wee bit of age toning to paper, very nice copy of what I consider the rarest drug related paperback, nice JD cover, preceded by a hardcover edition which in relation to this edition looks common, released in the USA as THE GOLDEN SPIKE by Ballantine Books, some light rubbing to the rear white panel, faint stress lines on the spine, overall ... View more info

Image for Double Trouble:  A Bibliographic Chronicle of Ace Mystery Doubles:  Starmont Reference Guide # 12  ---by Sheldon Jaffery -a Signed Copy

Double Trouble: A Bibliographic Chronicle of Ace Mystery Doubles: Starmont Reference Guide # 12 ---by Sheldon Jaffery -a Signed Copy

By: Jaffery, Sheldon (signed)

Price: $23.87

Publisher: Mercer Island, Washington, Mercer Island, WA.: Starmont, 1992, 1st edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 134997


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 150 pages, signed and inscribed by Jaffery at Bouchercon XXIII in Toronto, contents include: References; Acknowledgements; Introduction; D Series, 1952 to 1961; F Series 1961 to 1963; G Series 1963; Author-Title Index; Title Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Paperback Parade # 29 (includes:  An Interview with William F Nolan; Nolan Bibliography; Jonathan Latimer Paperback Checklist; etc)

Paperback Parade # 29 (includes: An Interview with William F Nolan; Nolan Bibliography; Jonathan Latimer Paperback Checklist; etc)

By: Lovisi, Gary (ed.) William F Nolan; Steve Holland; Lynn Munroe; Jim McCahery; Bernard A Drew ( Jonathan Latimer related)

Price: $22.54

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gryphon Publications, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 134996


-----------trade paperback size stapled chapbook, a Near Fine copy, 104 pages plus ads, b&w photos, contents include: An Interview with William F Nolan by Lovisi; Nolan paperback Bibliography by Nolan; Jonathan Latimer Paperback Checklist by Lynn Munroe; Latimer by Munroe; This Man is Death, Some Notes on Ace Capelli by Holland; Latimer's William Crane by McCahery; Jonathan Latimer Interview by McCahery; Watch that Byline by Bernard A Drew, any image directly beside th... View more info

Image for Dell Paperbacks 1942 to Mid 1962:  A Catalog-Index ( Catalogue-Index )

Dell Paperbacks 1942 to Mid 1962: A Catalog-Index ( Catalogue-Index )

By: Lyles, William H / Dell Publishing

Price: $26.53

Publisher: Westport, Connecticutt, Westport CT.: Greenwood Press, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157481


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, 471 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Illustrations; Tables; Sources and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION: Dell Paperbacks, an overview; How to Use This Book; A Note About Collecting the Books --- CATALOG of SERIES LISTING: Reprints - 25 ¢ series including MAPBACKS; D ( 35¢), F (50¢), R (40¢), S (60¢), X (75¢), Y (95¢) series ---Dell First Editions - A ( 25¢), B (35¢), C (50¢), K... View more info

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Sex Gang: Violent Stories of Naked Passions

By: Merchant, Paul ( Pseudonym for Harlan Ellison ) (sometimes Thought to be Paul Marchant )

Price: $665.00

Publisher: USA, USA: Nightstand Book # NB 1503 R, 1959, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1959

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159336


-----------paperback, a solid Good to Very Good copy with light rubbing to the covers, a bit of age toning to paper, book is completely square, super cover art of a knife wielding juvenile delinquent terrorizing a scantily clad, buxom woman, a true modern rarity, Nightstand originally published this in 1959, a number of the stories appeared in 1950's Men's Magazines like GENT, ROGUE, etc., contents include: Sex Gang; The Girl with the Horizontal Mind (originally releas... View more info

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Sex Gang: Violent Stories of Naked Passions

By: Merchant, Paul ( Pseudonym for Harlan Ellison ) (sometimes Thought to be Paul Marchant )

Price: $731.50

Publisher: USA, USA: Nightstand Book # NB 1503 R, 1959, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1959

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159337


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy with very light rubbing to the colours, book is completely square, quite bright colours, a bit of age toning to paper, super cover art of a knife wielding juvenile delinquent terrorizing a scantily clad, buxom woman, a true modern rarity, Nightstand originally published this in 1959, a number of the stories appeared in 1950's Men's Magazines like GENT, ROGUE, etc., contents include: Sex Gang; The Girl with the Horizontal Min... View more info

HARDBOILED AMERICA: The Lurid Years of Paperbacks (inc. The Paperback Detective and His Discontents; A Checklist, 1929 - 1958, etc)( Noir Fiction / PBs / PBO )

By: O'Brien, Geoffrey

Price: $19.88

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157701


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a few small spots of foxing, in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with some foxing to the verso of the jacket, overall this looks close to new, 144 pages, colour and b&w photos of paperback covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for REFORM SCHOOL GIRL -by Felice Swados (aka:  House of Fury )( Diversey Romantic Novel # 1 / Digest - 1st State with Letters between Daisy and her Father )

REFORM SCHOOL GIRL -by Felice Swados (aka: House of Fury )( Diversey Romantic Novel # 1 / Digest - 1st State with Letters between Daisy and her Father )

By: Swados, Felice / Diversey Romantic Novel # 1

Price: $997.43

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL: Diversey Publishing Corporation ( Diversey Romantic Novel # 1 ), 1948, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154771


-----------softcover, digest size, about 5.5 x 7.5 inches, a Fair to Good copy only, offered as is, browning to paper, short tears at staples and front cover but the covers are still attached, cover wear, creases and flaking, center leaf (one folded page - pages 63 to 66 ) is loose with short jagged tears at gutter where detached from the stapled binding, title page and the verso copyright page are intact, overall looks quite presentable but offered as is, a book with a ... View more info

Image for The Green Girl:  AVON #  2  - Fantasy Series

The Green Girl: AVON # 2 - Fantasy Series

By: Williamson, Jack / Avon Fanatsy Series

Price: $46.48

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon Books - Fantasy Series # 2, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 139456


----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with that lovely SF Good Girl art ( GGA ), some age toning to paper, a very nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Green Girl:  AVON #  2  - Fantasy Series

The Green Girl: AVON # 2 - Fantasy Series

By: Williamson, Jack / Avon Fanatsy Series

Price: $39.83

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon Books - Fantasy Series # 2, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153807


----------paperback, a Very Good+ copy with that lovely SF Good Girl art ( GGA ), some age toning to paper, a very nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info