Ellery Queen #11: The Door Between by Ellery Queen (Pocket, 1952)

Title: The Door Between Editor: Ellery Queen Imprint & Number: Pocket 471 Cover price: .25 Publication date: 8/1952 Cover artist: Frank McCarthy Greenwich Village Is Plenty Weird Take Karen Leith’s house. It faced Washington Square, meeting place for poets and … Continue reading

Mike Shayne #14: Counterfeit Wife by Brett Halliday (Dell, 1952)

Title: Counterfeit Wife Author: Brett Halliday (pseudonym of Davis Dresser) Imprint & Number: Dell 590 Cover price: none Publication date: 1952 Cover artist: Robert Stanley From the back cover: “I thought you’d never get here, honey,” said the big blonde … Continue reading

American Ballads: Naughty, Ribald And Classic (Red Seal, 1952)

Title: American Ballads: Naughty, Ribald And Classic Compiled by Charles O’Brien Kennedy & David Jordan Imprint & Number: Red Seal 22 Cover price: 35¢ Publication date: 1952 Cover artist: Barye Phillips A paperback original first edition. 285 pages of classic … Continue reading

Men At War, ed. Ernest Hemingway (Avon G1006 – 1952)

In assembling this collection of the greatest war stories of all time, Ernest Hemingway has given us a rare glimpse into history. Presented here are incidents of battle which do not extol wars, but rather the men whose blood and … Continue reading