Author:Bailey, H.C

Sort

Showing 1-14 of 14

The Great Game

By: Bailey, H.C

Price: $24.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran: 1939

Edition: Crime Club Inc. First Thus Stated.

Seller ID: 009385

Condition: Very Good


309 pp., edges rubbed, corners bumped. Quarter-sized rubbing on corner of rear cover. Light foxing of rear end paper. Text clean, still fairly bright. Binding firm. Cubist style Crime Club gunman logo on front cover and spine. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

The Twittering Bird Mystery

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition Stated

Seller ID: 503004309

Condition: Good +


Two quarter-sized rubbed strips in scarlet cloth on front board, near spine. Extraneous bit of paper stuck near top edge of front board. Fading along fore edge, small rip on top edge of spine. Spine has design of bird perched on a skeleton's hand. Crime Club Selection logo on upper right of board. Light foxing on end papers. Binding strong.Text still bright. Previous owner's name in ink near top of front endpaper. No other markings. No jacket. A Joshua Clunk mystery set in England. View more info

Mr. Fortune Finds a Pig

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City , N.Y, Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1943

Edition: First U.S Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010205

Condition: Very Good +


269 pp. Light soil to spine and edges, light rubbing along jacket spien edge. Mylar protector. Pencilled price on endpaper, no other markings. A Crime Club selection, price clipped on jacket. Jacket flap has war bonds ad, and introductory page says printing complied with wartime restrictions. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. View more info

Mr. Fortune's Practice

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1924

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 009758

Condition: Fair


246 pp. Most of spine cloth gone, rubbing on edges and covers near spine. Text is good and joints sastisfactory although front joint is starting to crack. A deeply discounted scarce H.C. Bailey first edition. View more info

The Cat's Whisker: A Reggie Fortune Novel

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran: 1944

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009560

Condition: Very Good


223 pp. Corners rubbed, bumped. Text clean. Spine lightly slanted. Dust jacket in mylar protector mentions wartime conservation compliance. Text clean.Foxing strip on endpaper. Part of Crime Club series. Detetive Reggie investigates murder, fire, bombing and ill will toward US troops stationed in Englanc. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 in Tall View more info

Meet Mr. Fortune: A Reggie Fortune Omnibus

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Book League of America: 1942

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010326

Condition: Very Good


546 pp. Light edgewear on red cloth, some foxing on endpapers, minor chipping. Mylar protector, previous owner's stamping on both front endpapers. Text clean. A collection of Reggie Fortune stories, including the novella "The Bishop's Game," (189 pp) and 12 shorter tales. "Mr. Fortune" introduces the doctor-turned-detective and describes his methods. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Dead Man's Effects

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co. Ltd: 0

Seller ID: 503003977

Condition: Good


Spine cocked, some spine and edge rubbing of black cloth. Text clean. Faint pencil on endpaper with previous price. Front hinge cracked. No publication date but War Economy Standard logo indicates 1940s. Leaf for PP. 15-16, loose, laid in. View more info

Shadow on the Wall

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Modern Publishing:

Seller ID: 010301

Condition: Good


184 pp., 29 chapters. Red cloth lightly faded along top edge of front board. Boards lightly bowed, dampness spotting on lower right corner of board and 3 preliminary pages.Corners bumped. ight scuffing on rear board. Light foxing on end papers. Text clean. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall View more info

The Life Sentence

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1946

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 503004349

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, with 2 light library stampings on preliminary pages. Edgewear, rubbing on spine edges, board edges. Previous owner's name on endpaper. A bookstore sticker and a few words written on rear endpaper. Small brownish slash on rear endpaper. Text clean. A Crime Club selection, with corpse logo on red board and spine. View more info

Save a Rope

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Co.: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004095

Condition: Fair


Heavy rubbing of black cloth on boards, some areas threadbare, tears and heavy rubbing on spine, but binding still secure. Scuffed area on front pasted endpaper. Text tanned. Pencil note on front endpaper expresses displeasure with the book. A Reggie Fortune mystery, part of the Crime Club series. Lacks dust jacket, but a flap is taped to inside rear cover. View more info

Mr. Fortune Here

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503004343

Condition: Very Good


Fading of green buckram along bottom edge, rubbed and faded mid spine, and spine edges. Previous owner's name in light pencil on half-title page. Text clean. Binding firm. Jacket with edge wear, loosely covered in cellophane. "The New Book of Mr. Fortune Stories" with red Crime Club logo on lower right corner and jacket of jacket, sketch of Reggie on spine. Stories are: The Brown Paper, the Bottle Party, the Primrose Petals, the Spider's Web, the Fight for the Crown, the Point of the Knife, the Gilded Girls, the Blue Paint and the Bird in the Cellar. View more info

Case for Mr. Fortune

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 503003914

Condition: Good


Spine slant, corners bumped. Red inset against black boards. Collection of Reggie Fortune detective stories. Crime Club logo on spine. Text and endpapers clean, no markings. View more info

The Life Sentence

By: Bailey, H.C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co. Ltd: 1946

Seller ID: 503004367

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing along top edge, jacket tattered, missing pieces on spine. Spots on foxing on a few pages in outer margin. Text otherwise clean. A Reggie Fortune story that has the detective probing why a woman has an irrational fear of fog. View more info

The Cat's Whisker and Alarum and Excursion (Double Novel)

By: Bailey, H.C. And Perdue, Virginia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City , N.Y, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1945

Edition: Book Club.

Seller ID: 009991

Condition: Very Good


A Crime Club selection: Two novels in single volume. "The Cat's Whisker" by Bailey, a Reggie Fortune Novel, 222 pp., and Perdue's Alarum and Exursion, 187 pp. Both very good, light scuffing on rear burgundy cover, spine partly faded but titles still legible. Text clean, binding firm. Corners lightly bumped. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall. View more info