Collectibles For Sale

DESIRABLE ITEMS FOR DISCRIMINATING COLLECTORS OF ADVENTURE, MYSTERY AND MELODRAMA.  ALL PRICES INCLUDE THE COST OF SHIPPING (USPS) AND HANDLING. VINTAGE ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS; ALL SALES ARE FINAL! NEW LISTINGS WILL BE ADDED FREQUENTLY, SO COME BACK OFTEN!


ALL STAR COMICS ARCHIVES, Volume 7

DC Comics Archive Editions, 2001. Full-color reprints (on glossy stock) of issues 29 (June-July 1946) through 33 (February-March 1947), featuring classic adventures of the Justice Society of America. Art by Joe Kubert, Irwin Hasen, Paul Reinman, others. Condition: Shrinkwrap has been removed, otherwise an As New unread copy. Originally published at $49.95. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING […]

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J. D. Salinger, NINE STORIES

Signet 1111, 1954, 1st edition thus. Salinger’s second book in its original paperback edition. A second Signet edition used a similar cover design but this is the authentic first PB. Book collects many of the author’s best short stories (mostly from The New Yorker) including his famous 1948 yarn, “A Perfect Day for Bananafish.” Condition: […]

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Jack Woodford, DANGEROUS LOVE

Avon Books 402, 1950, 1st edition thus. Retitling of early Woodford novel originally called Temptress. Sleaze about a promiscuous woman with a shocking secret. Condition: This copy would easily grade Very Good Plus but for odd cinching which gives it a slight ripple effect. Also a small gouge at the bottom of the spine into […]

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Francis Carco, INFAMY

Berkley G140, 1958, 1st edition thus. Paris-set sleaze from the author of Perversity and Depravity…which should tell you all you need to know. Condition: A Fine unread copy marred only by a horizontal crack about three-fourths down the spine—but it doesn’t affect any type and doesn’t break color. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC […]

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John De Meyer, BAILEY’S DAUGHTERS

Berkley 358, 1956, 1st edition thus. “Poor White Trash” novel of the God’s Little Acre type, originally written in 1935. Lion Books published first paperback edition in 1952; Berkley’s is the yarn’s second paperback appearance but this copy is from the first printing. Condition: Except for a tiny nick at lower corner of front cover, […]

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Richard Marshe, PASSION IN PANAMA

Berkley G196, 1959, 1st edition thus. Sleaze novel about innocent young woman seduced and defiled while on trip to Panama. Condition: Slightly cocked spine, otherwise Very Good Plus. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U.S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS FOR THIS ITEM.

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Fan Nichols, POSSESS ME NOT

Avon Books 346, 1951, 1st edition thus. Proto-sleaze novel about middle-class married artist falling victim to Greenwich Village bohemianism.  Condition: Very Good to Very Good Plus. Well-tanned text block, slight diagonal crease to front cover’s upper-right corner, otherwise a nice, clean, tight copy. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U.S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS […]

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Hal Ellson, ROCK

Ballantine 103, 1955, paperback original, 1st edition. Pioneering novel about black “J.D.” in Harlem, one of Ellson’s best. Condition: Spine slightly off-center thanks to bindery error; slightly cocked and minor traces of handling, but a sold Very Good Plus. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U.S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS FOR THIS ITEM.

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Mitchell Wilson, THE PANIC-STRICKEN

Dell 263, 1946, 1st edition thus. Long Island-set mystery/horror yarn, one of Dell’s “Mapback” editions. Condition: virtually imperceptible front-cover crease, otherwise Very Good Plus. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO DOMESTIC U.S. BUYERS. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS FOR THIS ITEM.

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