New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930.
Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-267 [268: colophon] [269-272: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks], title page printed in blue-gray and black, more
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943.
First edition. A bit cocked, small tears and light fraying at the crown, a good copy in a price-clipped good later issue dustwrapper which is more
Le Fanu, J[oseph] Sheridan
London: Tinsley, Brothers, Catherine-St., Strand, 1863.
Octavo, three volumes: pp. [1-4]  2-310; [1-4]  2-318; [1-4]  2-312, original decorated green pebbled cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, more
Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1935.
Dashiell Hammett's original submitted Treatment script for the first sequel to "The Thin Man," here referred to only as "Thin Man Sequel," and ultimately titled more
New York: Lawrence E. Spivak, 1943.
First edition of Hammett's "novel" comprised of two stories - "The Big Knockover" and "$106,000 Blood Money" - in which the Continental Op "sets out more
HALLAS, Richard (pseudonym of Eric Knight)
New York: McBride, 1938.
First edition. Minute bumps to the crown and foot else fine in a lovely, about fine example of the scarce dustwrapper with a few rubbed more
New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press, 1929.
Burnett's first novel, a hard-boiled classic charting the rise and fall of a Chicago gangster against a backdrop of political and social turmoil. The title more
N.p: N.p, 1983.
Original handwritten manuscript draft for the 1984 novel. With Ellroy's profuse and expectedly surgical corrections to his own text throughout, and with substantial content that more
Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897.
Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-ix [x]  2-390 [391-392: blank; no ad for The Shoulder of Shasta on page (392)] [note: dedication leaf is tipped in more
Gardner, Erle Stanley
New York: William Morrow, 1946.
First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gardner to the great American mystery writer Raymond Chandler. "To Raymond Chandler, from a fan. Yours, Erle." Additionally signed in full more
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1943.
First edition. Faint evidence of a bookplate removal on the front pastedown else fine in a near fine dustwrapper with a bit of minute rubbing more
New York: Julian Messner, Inc, 1946.
The author's second hardcover book, and the one that propelled him to fame and success. Wald's own copy, clearly consulted prior to and during the more
New York: Greenberg, 1946.
First edition. A fairly worn, but presentable, good only copy lacking the dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed by the author in pencil: "For Lois and Jim more
Original manuscript of the fourth Mike Hammer novel. 253 typed pages printed rectos only, with 246 pages of text (paged 1-240), with six additional pages more
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934.
Hammett's fifth and final novel, a commercial success upon publication, selling more than 30,000 copies within a few months of its release on 8 January, more
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965.
First edition, first printing, first issue, first state with gun embossed in gilt on front cover. Near Fine with very slight lean to spine, foxing more
HITCHCOCK, Alfred, John Buchan
London: Gaumont, 1935.
Original pressbook, American issue with American ads distributed in New York by the Gaumont Picture Corporation of America for the classic 1935 film, based on more
New York: Dial, 1929.
First edition. Bottom of the boards rubbed thus very good in very good or better dustwrapper with a couple of modest and professional internal mends more
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931.
First American edition (preceded by the British edition) in first issue dustwapper. The usual light sunning on the boards, a near fine copy in an more
Lovecraft, H[oward] P[hillips]
Athol, Mass: Published by Paul Cook The Recluse Press, 1928.
Octavo. Unbound sheets. This is Lovecraft's first book of fiction. 300 copies were printed but the book was not published. A few copies were circulated more