Gramp Wiggins #1: The Case Of The Turning Tide by Erle Stanley Gardner (Pocket, 1950)

Title: The Case Of The Turning Tide Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 544 Cover price: none Publication date: 9/1950 Cover artist: Stanley Dersh The first of two novels by Gardner featuring Gramp Wiggins. From the front cover: … Continue reading

Perry Mason #6: The Case Of The Counterfeit Eye by Erle Stanley Gardner (Pocket, 1943)

Title: The Case Of The Counterfeit Eye Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 157 Cover price: none Publication date: 4/1943 Cover artist: uncredited This novel introduces readers to district attorney Hamilton Burger. From the back cover: The Bloodshot … Continue reading

Perry Mason #42: The Case Of The Green-Eyed Sister by Erle Stanley Gardner (Pocket, 1961)

Title: The Case Of The Green-Eyed Sister Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 6098 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 10/1961 Cover artist: uncredited From the back cover: “She’d Cut Your Heart Out For 37¢” said Della Street as … Continue reading

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

Q.B.I. by Ellery Queen (Pocket, 1956)

Title: Q.B.I. (Queen’s Bureau of Investigation) Editor: Ellery Queen Imprint & Number: Pocket 1118 Cover price: .25 Publication date: 5/1956 Cover artist: photo by Milton Herder A collection of short stories previously published in This Week, Today’s Family and Ellery … Continue reading

Poirot #23: The Patriotic Murders by Agatha Christie (Pocket, 1943)

Title: The Patriotic Murders Author: Agatha Christie Imprint & Number: Pocket 249 Cover price: none Publication date: 11/1943 Cover artist: H Lawrence Hoffman Originally published as One, Two, Buckle My Shoe. From the back cover: Death At The Dentist’s The … Continue reading

Perry Mason #16: The Case Of The Baited Hook by Erle Stanley Gardner (pocket, 1961)

Title: The Case Of The Baited Hook Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Imprint & Number: Pocket 6067 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 4/1961 Cover artist: Charles Binger From the back cover: “Prepare yourself for a shock,” Mason said. Nadine Tidings took … Continue reading