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1 Queen, Ellery CALAMITY TOWN
(Pleasantville, New York): ImPress Mystery, (2003). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in decorative boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
"One of Ellery Queen's best novels, including, as it does, the romantic and philosophical aspects of murder as well as the puzzle of 'Whodunit'...set in the period just before the United States entered World War Two."--Alan Paul Curtis. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Queen, Ellery, edited by ELLERY QUEEN'S EYES OF MYSTERY
New York, New York: The Dial Press/Davis Publications, Inc., (1981). 0385271999 / 9780385271998 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spotting to upper page edges, pages age-toned, else near fine, in black boards with red spine lettering; in a very lightly worn, age-toned, near fine dust jacket. 
Anthology collects a story about a blind detective and another about a blind murder, plus 19 other stories, 14 of them selected from BEST DETECTIVE STORIES OF THE YEAR, one from each year between 1966 and 1977 (except 1969). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Queen, Ellery, editor ELLERY QUEEN'S PRIME CRIMES
Secaucus, New Jersey: Castle, (1988). First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine in illustrated dust jacket. 
Nifty anthology of mystery and suspense yarns from the pages of EQMM. Authors represented include Ron Goulart, H.R.F. Keating, George Baxt, Janwillem van de Wetering, Antonia Fraser, Anthea Cohen, Warren B. Murphy, Hugh Pentecost, Lawrence Treat. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Hammett, Dashiell; Queen, Ellery, collected and edited by HAMMETT HOMICIDES
(New York City): Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher, (1946). First edition: A digest paperback original. Bestseller Mystery No. B81. Cover artwork (mask and revolver device) by George Salter. Digest. Very good only: pages tanned, light wear to the extremities, small patch of pale dampstain to front cover, offsetting to rear cover, mild spine slant, rubbing, textblock just beginning to separate at upper front join; in pictorial wraps. 
Comprises the BLACK MASK Op stories: "The House in Turk Street," "The Girl with the Silver Eyes," "Night Shots," and "The Main Death"; also, "Two Sharp Knives" and "Ruffian's Wife." Fourth Hammett collection in this format from Spivak. Intro by Queen. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Queen, Ellery HOUSE OF BRASS
New York: New American Library, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Sticker shadow to the front endpaper, else near fine in a very good dust jacket with staining to the spine. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Queen, Ellery THE DETECTIVE SHORT STORY: A Bibliography
New York: Biblio & Tannen, 1969. B000NUCI7U First edition thus: One of 150 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Reissue of the cornerstone book which originally appeared in 1942. This edition contains a new introduction by the author. SIGNED by Frederic Dannay as "Ellery Queen". 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Queen, Ellery, edited by THE LITERATURE OF CRIME: Stories by World-Famous Authors
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1950). B000AO98WM Book club edition. Hardcover. Very good in a worn, nicked, mildly creased very good only dust jacket. 
Selections by Sinclair Lewis, Pearl S. Buck, Maugham, Millay, Galsworthy, Steinbeck, Faulkner, Kipling, Bromfield, Hemingway, Dickens, Cather, Twain, Huxley, de Maupassant, Forester, Lardner, de la Mare, Thurber, RLS, Wells, Runyon, Hurst, more. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Queen, Ellery, edited by THE QUEEN'S AWARDS: Sixth Series
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. A fresh, fine copy in green boards lettered and decorated in black; in a lightly nicked and edgeworn illustrated dust jacket with minor soiling, some age-darkening, a few tiny closed edge tears. 
The winners in this year's short-story contest include Stanley Ellin, Roy Vickers, Hugh Pentecost, Stuart Palmer and Craig Rice, Q. Patrick, Oliver La Farge, C.S. Forester, Lord Dunsany, others. A superb copy! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 (Queen, Ellery). Nevins, Francis M., Jr. & Ray Stanich THE SOUND OF DETECTION: Ellery Queen's Adventures in Radio
(Madison, In): Brownstone Books, (1983). First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in black-and-white perfectbound wraps. Octavo. 109 pages; illustrated with photographs. 
A detailed history of the Ellery Queen radio programs--with a complete listing of all the shows. Also contains much biographical material about the two cousins, Frederic Dannay and Manfred Lee, who created Ellery Queen in 1929. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 (Queen, Ellery). Dannay, Fred Typed Letter, SIGNED, dated November 6, 1977 From Fred Dannay (one half of Ellery Queen) to Mrs. John (Pat) Ball, wife of mystery writer, John Ball and novelist in her own right.
New York: Unpublished, 1977. Full-page, letter-sized, single sheet on Ellery Queen's stationery with typed New York address; several ink corrections, paragraphs bracketed with ink, two brief ink page notations on verso. Faint creases on the upper corner, overall clean and fine. 
A mini-seminar on the art of mystery writing by one of its leading practioners to fledgling novelist, Pat Ball. Dannay summarizes Mrs. Ball's writing deficiencies while providing much encouragement to her. Mrs. Ball later published under, Nan Hamilton. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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