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The New Adventures of Ellery Queen - Ellery Queen
1940 English hardback first edition, first impression published by Victor Gollancz in London
A VG book sadly lacking dustwrapper
Book has no owner names or stamps etc, bit of loss to rear endpaper
Tight and solid, few light marks to spine
Overall a solid decent copy in first isue black boards

Uncommon and a bargain
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Sherlock Holmes Versus Jack the Ripper - Ellery Queen
1967 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Gollancz in London
A near fine book in VG++ to near fine unclipped dust jacket
The book has no names or stamps, clean cloth and bright pages
The dustwrapper has no loss or tears, spine unfaded or untanned (very unusual)
An absolute classic title and extremely collectable - very rare to see Gollancz titles in thsi condition
A lovely copy quite the nicest we have seen
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The French Powder Mystery - Ellery Queen
1930 English hardback first edition, first impression published by Victor Gollancz in London
A VG book sadly lacking dustwrapper
Book has no owner names or stamps etc
Tight and solid, few light marks to boards and some light scattered tannning
Overall a solid decent copy

The author's second book and very rare, the only copy I've handled
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Ellery Queen's Awards - Tenth Series
1957 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG+ book in price clipped dust jacket
Book shows no names, inscriptions etc, tighly bound and square
The dustwrapper has shallow chip to rear panel and some edge wear
Award winning short stories, Anthony Gilbert, Roy Vickers, Stanley Ellin et al
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When Fell the Night
1970 UK hardcover first edition, 1st impression, Gollancz, London
A near fine book in VG++ unclipped dust jacket
Book shows no names, inscriptions etc
The dustwrapper has minor wear to edges, no loss, unusually bright
A power blackout is the backdrop for this mystery set in New York, everything grinds to a halt - except for crime of course !
A particularly nice and fresh copy
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The Four of Hearts - Ellery Queen
1939 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Gollancz, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
Book shows no names, inscriptions etc, tighly bound and square, clean contents and cloth
The dustwrapper has just very shallow wear to spine ends and some tanning to spine
A nice 'fat' format 7/6 book
Very uncommon in this condition
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The Roman Hat Mystery - Ellery Queen
1929 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Gollancz, London
A VG book sadly sans dustwrapper
Book shows no names, inscriptions etc, tighly bound and square, clean contents and cloth
Some light paper tanning, minor shelf wear to extremeties
A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone
A nice copy of the authors rare first book
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The Roman Hat Mystery - Ellery Queen
1956 English paperback 1st penguin edition, London
The rear cover is held in place by tape otherwise a nice copy
A good only reading copy
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The Finishing Stroke
1967 English softcover 1st penguin edition, London
A solid reading copy, light edge tanning
Some minor wear to edges
Teh case that almost tantalized the detectiove to death !
A solid reading copy
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The Chinese Orange Mystery written by Ellery Queen
1956 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A clean solid book, much nicer than normal for the period
Tight and square - feels unread

An early title first published in 1934
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Calamity Town by Ellery Queen
1966 English paperback 1st penguin edition, London
A solid VG book with some of the usual tanning
Tight binding, small repir to spine bottom

When a Mr Smith moves to Wrightsville and a new home called Calamity House he pretty much expected trouble but not the terrible consequences that followed
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine Feb 1971

A solid book, just some tanning
Features NEW 1st issue stories by, John Creasey Freeling ( a Van der Valk ) and a Sherlockian 'discovery' !
A nice copy and collectable
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The Roman Hat Mystery
1956 English paperback 1st penguin edition, London
A solid VG book with some of the usual tanning tanning
Still tight and square
The first book from the author under the EQ name
A decent copy of a classic
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The Greek Coffin Mystery
1957 UK Penguin paperback first edition, London
A solid book, just some tanning to covers
Book shows no names, inscriptions etc, tight and square
A classic title and a nice copy
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Queen's Bureau of Investigation written by Ellery Queen
1961 UK Pan paperback first edition, London
A solid book, just some usual covers
Tight and square and an uncommontitle, I've not had this one before

Eighteen of Ellery Queen's most baffling and ingenious cases
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Brief Biography
QUEEN, Ellery. Pseudonym for the cousins Frederic Dantiay and Manfred B. Lee; also wrote as Barnaby Ross. Americans. DANNAV, Frederic: Born Daniel Nathan in Brooklyn, New York, 20 October 1905; grew up in Elmira. New York. Educated at Boys' High School. Brooklyn. Married I) Mary Beck in 1926 (died), two sons; 2) Hilda Wisenthal in 1947 (died, 1972), one son; 3) Rose Koppel in 1975. Writer and art director for a New York advertising agency prior to I931;fuJJ-time writer, with Lee, 1931-71. and on his own from 1971. Visiting Professor, University of Texas. Austin, 1958-59. Died3 September 1982.
LEE, Manfred B(ennington): Born Manford Lepofsky in Brooklyn, New York. 11 January 1905. Educated at Boys' High School, Brooklyn; New York University. Married the actress Kaye Brinker (second wife), in 1942; four daughters and four sons. Publicity writer in New York for film companies prior to 1931; full-time writer, with Dannay, 1931 until his death. Justice of the Peace. Roxbury, Connecticut, 1957-58. Died3 April 1971, Dan-nay and Lee were under contract to film companies in the 1930's; they edited Mystery League magazine, 1933-34. and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, from 1941 (Dannay the active editor); they wrote the Adventures of Ellery Queen radio series. 1939-48. Co-Founders and Co-Presidents, Mystery Writers of America. Recipients; Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award, for radio play, 1945, for radio play, 1945, for story, 1947. 1949,specialaward, 1951. 1968.and Grand Master award 1960

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