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Short Story Masterpieces

By WARREN, Robert Penn, and Albert Erskine

New York: Dell Publishing Co. Inc., 1958. Dell Laurel mass market paperback edition, later printing, 1972. Very good condition with straight, uncreased spine. 542 tight, clean pages with light age-toning. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.

$6.99

Best of the West III: More Stories That Inspired Classic Western  Films
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Best of the West III: More Stories That Inspired Classic Western Films

By PRONZINI, Bill, and Martin H. Greenberg, Editors

New York: Signet, 1990. First printing, Signet mass market paperback edition, 1990. Very good condition with straight, lightly creased spine, age-toning inside, bookstore sticker on back. 254 tight, clean pages. Stories that inspired classic western movies, including "A Man Called Horse," "The Hanging Tree" and "Fort Apache." Our books are guaranteed to be as described and will be shipped promptly in protective packaging.. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.

$10.00

Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror
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Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror

By LOVECRAFT, H.P.

New York: Del Rey/Ballantine, 2003. First printing, Del Rey mass market paperback edition, 2003, Near fine condition with light spine crease, bookstore sticker on back. 370 bright, clean pages. Short stories including Cool Air, The Shadow Over Innsmouth, The Terrible Old Man and The Lurking Fear. Also included is Being Providence, An Introduction to H. P. Lovecraft by Poppy Z. Brite.. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine.

$15.00

California Sorcery
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California Sorcery

By Edited By William F. Nolan and William Schafer

New York: Ace Books, 2001. Ace Books mass market paperback edition, 2001. Very good condition with light spine crease. 274 tight, clean pages. A collection of original stories and classic reprints by Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, Harlan Ellison and others.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.

$15.00

Detective Stories
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Detective Stories

By PULLMAN, Philip, Editor

New York: Kingfisher, 1998. First printing, Kingfisher trade paperback, 1998. Very good condition with front cover crease along hinge. 224 unmarked pages. An illustrated collection of classic mystery stories suitable for young readers.. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Nick Hardcastle.

$6.95

30 Stories to Remember
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30 Stories to Remember

By COSTAIN, Thomas B., And John Beecroft Editors

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co. Inc., 1962. No edition stated, 1962. Good reading copy. Former library book rebound in sturdy cloth library binding. No jacket. Pocket on back end paper. Library stamps and markings. 884 pages with a bit of age-toning. Contains a broad assortment of good reading, mostly fiction but some fact. Includes Agatha Christie's "Witness for the Prosecution" and Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory." Our books are guaranteed to be as described and will be shipped promptly in protective packaging. . Library Binding. Good/No Jacket.

$14.99

Uncle Tom's Children

By WRIGHT, Richard

New York: Signet, 1963. Fifth printing, 1963. Very good copy with square, uncreased spine, age-toning throughout. 192 tight pages. Name inside.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.

$3.99

O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1942

By Edited By HERSCHEL BRICKELL

New York: Literary Guild of America, 1942. Very good copy in Mylar-protected dust jacket. Red cloth binding is clean and bright. End papers lightly age-toned. 356 tight, mildly age-toned pages. From the collection of Fred A. Seaton, Agriculture Secretary under President Eisenhower. Seaton's signature is on front end paper. This distinguished anthology includes William Faulkner's 'Two Soldiers' and John Steinbeck's 'How Edith McGillicuddy met R.L. Stevenson.' Dust jacket has chips at spine ends and corners, War Bond advertisement on back. First Edition stated.. First Edition. Cloth. COLLECTIBLE Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

Murder and Obsession : 15 New and Original Stories
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Murder and Obsession : 15 New and Original Stories

By PENZLER, Otto, Editor

New York: Delacorte Press, 1999. Very nice, gift-quality copy in fine dust jacket protected in mylar. A collection of grippping stories about the price paid for obsession. A real treat for a mystery fan. 406 pages. Authors include James W. Hall, Dennis Lehane, Elmore Leonard, Ed McBain.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$44.99

Masterpieces of Mystery : The Grand Masters
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Masterpieces of Mystery : The Grand Masters

By QUEEN, Ellery, Editor

Davis Publications, 1976. Very nice copy in red simulated leather binding with gilt decor and without dust jacket as issued. First several pages show a bit of wrinkling. The Grand Masters is a collection of detective stories by writers who have been recognized as Grand Masters by the Mystery Writers of America. Each story is preceded by a profile of the author by Ellery Queen. A real treat for a mystery fan. The writers in this volume include Vincent Starrett, Rex Stout, Erle Stanley Gardner, Carter Dickson, George Harmon Coxe, Georges Simenon, James M. Cain, John D. Macdonald, Ross Macdonald, Eric Ambler. 351 pages.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.99

Masterpieces of Mystery : The Golden Age
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Masterpieces of Mystery : The Golden Age

By QUEEN, Ellery, Editor

Davis Publications, 1977. Fine two-volume matched set in red simulated leather binding with gilt decor and without dust jackets as issued. The Golden Age is a collection of detective stories published between 1920 and 1940, a period defined by Ellery Queen as the Golden Age of mystery fiction. Each story is preceded by a profile of the author by Ellery Queen. A real treat for a mystery fan. Volume I: 351 pages. Volume II: 351 pages. . Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE MINT/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

Masterpieces of Mystery : The Prizewinners
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Masterpieces of Mystery : The Prizewinners

By QUEEN, Ellery, Editor

Davis Publications, 1976. Very nice copy in red simulated leather binding with gilt decor and without dust jacket as issued. Back cover has a minor nick, and page edges have faint soiling. The Prizewinners is a collection of mystery stories by writers who have been awarded either the Nobel Prize or the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Each story is preceded by a profile of the author by Ellery Queen. A real treat for a mystery fan. 352 pages.. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.99

Masterpieces of Mystery : The Supersleuths
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Masterpieces of Mystery : The Supersleuths

By QUEEN, Ellery, Editor

Davis Publications, 1976. Collector's Edition, 1976. Very nice copy in red simulated leather binding with gilt decor and without dust jacket as issued. The Supersleuths is a collection of stories featuring the 12 greatest fictional detectives of all time, including Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Nero Wolfe, Perry Mason and Philip Marlowe. Each story is preceded by a profile of the author by Ellery Queen. A real treat for a mystery fan. 352 pages.. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE MINT/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.99

Masterpieces of Mystery : Detective Directory
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Masterpieces of Mystery : Detective Directory

By QUEEN, Ellery, Editor

Davis Publications, 1977. Fine two-volume matched set in red simulated leather binding with gilt decor and without dust jackets as issued. Detective Directory is a collection of detective stories, each representing a category of detective such as Armchair Detective, Priest Detective, Girl Detective, Boy Detective, Doctor Detective. Each story is preceded by a profile of the author by Ellery Queen. A real treat for a mystery fan. Volume I: 352 pages. Volume II: 351 pages. . Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE MINT/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

A Woman's Eye : Featuring the Finest Female Sleuths By the Best Women Crime Writers Ever
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A Woman's Eye : Featuring the Finest Female Sleuths By the Best Women Crime Writers Ever

By PARETSKY, Sara, Editor

New York: Delacorte Press, 1991. Very nice, gift-quality collection of the best mystery fiction by women. Flawless dust jacket protected in mylar. 21 stories published for the first time in this volume. 448 pages. Introduction by Sara Paretsky. Authors include Sue Grafton, Carolyn Hart, Faye Kellerman and Marcia Muller. First Edition. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE MINT/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.99

Murder in Los Angeles
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Murder in Los Angeles

By BREEN, Jon L., And D.C. Fontana, George Fox, William Campbell Gault, M.R. Henderson, Vincent McConnor, William F. Nolan, Ray Russell

New York: Willam Morrow and Co. Inc., 1987. Fine first printing in flawless dust jacket protected in mylar. Eight great suspense writers combine to create a spine-tingling portrait-in-crime of Los Angeles. 381 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE MINT/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.99

Great Tales of Mystery & Suspense
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Great Tales of Mystery & Suspense

By PRONZINI, Bill, Barry N. Malzberg and Martin H. Greenberg, Editors

New York: Galahad Books, 1985. First Galahad Books hard cover printing, 1985. Very nice, gift-quality collection of the best mystery fiction by Eric Ambler, Ellery Queen, Erle Stanley Gardner, Mickey Spillane and many others. Flawless dust jacket protected in clear, easily removable, archival cover. 601 pages. Introduction by John D. MacDonald. This edition was abridged from the Arbor House Treasury of Mystery and Suspense (1981). Our books are guaranteed to be as described and will be shipped promptly in protective packaging.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.99

Mermaids on the Golf Course
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Mermaids on the Golf Course

By HIGHSMITH, Patricia

New York: Penzler Books, 1988. First U.S. Edition, 1988. Penzler Books hard cover first printing with remainder mark in lightly rubbed dust jacket protected in clear, easily removable, archival polyester cover. 233 pages. A superb collection of suspenseful short fiction. Our books are guaranteed to be as described and will be shipped promptly in protective packaging.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Remainder.

$14.99

Leaving Home : A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories
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Leaving Home : A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories

By KEILLOR, Garrison

New York: Viking, 1987. Very nice copy in lightly rubbed, Mylar-protected dust jacket. Remainder mark on fore edge. Satire by a 20th century master. 244 pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Remainder.

$8.99

Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, The : Two Volumes in Slipcase
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Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, The : Two Volumes in Slipcase

By MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

New York: Garden City Publishing Co., 1952. Very nice, gift-quality two-volume set in very good slipcase marred only by one bumped corner. Previous owner's sticker remnant on front end paper of each volume. Classic fiction by a master of the short story.. Cloth. COLLECTIBLE VG/Slipcased. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$69.99

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