London: Spencer Blackett, 1890. First edition, first issue binding with “Spencer Blackett’s Standard Library” on spine bound in... Read More about The Sign of Four
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, . First American edition. Read More about The Experiences of a French Detective. By “Waters” [And:] A Skeleton in Every House
London: J. & C. Brown, Ave-Maria Lane, . First edition. Read More about Leaves from the Diary of a Law-Clerk. By the Author of 'Recollections of a Detective Police...
New York: Cornish, Lamport & Co., Publishers, no. 8, Park Place, 1852. First edition (preceding the London edition by four years). Pirated collection - from "some of our American magazines" - of these detective stories by Russell, preceding the London edition by four years. Read More about The Recollections of a Policeman. By Thomas Waters, An Inspector of the London Detective Corps
New York: Simon and Schuster, . Inscribed by Shaw on half-title; "To my friend, Dr Harry T. McMahon/ Joseph T. Shaw." Read More about The Hard-Boiled Omnibus
N.p: undated. The Model for Sherlock Holmes. A rare ALS of the Scottish surgeon Joseph Bell, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes was based. In full: "Dear Miss Alyce, The enclosed is all I can get for you. But I trust it is very nice. He has taken to..... Read More about Autograph note signed ("Joseph Bell"), to a Miss Alyce, providing an autograph of...
Privately printed for The Five Orange Pips of Westchester County and Other Friends at Christmas, 1968. First Edition, one of 221 copies. Seven whimsical essays. A delight. Read More about Seven on Sherlock. Some Trifling Observations on the Greatest of All Private Consulting Detectives
[Boston]: [Privately printed at Stoke Moran], . First Edition. Limited to 500 copies of which this is number 272. Read More about The Third Cab. A Collection of Sherlockiana from The Files of the Speckled Band
New York: Edward J. Clode, 1905. First Edition (preceding the English edition by three years), second issue. Read More about The Lost Viol
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Grafton on the title-page. "For Terry/ Sue Grafton." Read More about "B" is for Burglar
Renishaw Hall: “Sunday”, n.y. Edith Orders Agatha. "... I should be so very gratified if you will be kind enough to send me the following Agatha Christies, in the Crime Club Series:"1 The Hound of Death"2 Why Didn't they Ask Evans"3 The Big Four"4 The Mysterious Mr. Quin"5 Cards on..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("Edith Sitwell") to "Mr. Wilson", requesting copies...
[Pawlet, Vermont]: The Banyan Press, 1948. First edition, no. 393 of 600 copies. Gertrude Stein’s Detective Story. Read More about Blood on the Dining-Room Floor. [Foreword by Donald Gallup
[Edinburgh]: Edinburgh University Press, 1888. First Revised Edition. One of an unspecified number of copies printed "For Private Circulation Only." This edition was preceded only by that published in 1880 and containing 4 acts and 10 tableaux. This rather strange mystery concerns one of the so-called "Bow Street Runners" or..... Read More about Deacon Brodie or the Double Life A Melodrama in Five Acts and Eight Tableaux
New York: Sears Publishing Co, (1932). First Edition. Inscribed to "The same old love, Gertrude, my dear from Em (alias Lee Thayer) Christmas 1932" Read More about The Scrimshaw Millions
n.p: Ca. 1919. Typescript of an Arthur Train Detective Story. Clipped to the front is a small typewritten anonymous reader's report summarizing the plot and concluding, “(The plot is rather scattered, and no really good suspense to it. The accused, the hero, isn't a very interesting character.)”. Read More about “Three - Thirteen”: Typescript of this detective story, on 30 pages, approximately 9000...
London: Heinemann, . First U.K. edition, variant wrapper with Australian price. Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte infiltrates a gang of Irish smugglers living in a remote valley in New South Wales. Read More about Bony and the Kelly Gang
London: Heinemann, [1961. First U.K. edition. Read More about Bony and the White Savage
Donald I. Fine, Inc, 1985. First edition. Author's first book. Read More about Flood
London: F.V. White, 1895. Second edition. Originally published in 1893 under the title A Passage through Bohemia, in three volumes. Read More about Strictly Incog: Being A Record of a Passage through Bohemia … in One Volume
New York: Published by Colonial Publishing Co, 1928. First edition. Read More about The Mystery of Cedar Bluff
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, . No. 12 of a limited edition of 75 copies of the first edition printed for presentation to friends of the author's. Inscribed, "Dick & Shirley Clurman With gratitude and warm regards from Judy & me. Stuart Woods Christmas 1985" Read More about Deep Lie
Philadelphia, New York: J.B. Lippincott. A Story Press Book, 1948. First edition. Read More about Dead Man Blues. By William Irish
New York: R.F. Fenno & Company, . Read More about The Big Bow Mystery