Author:Woolrich, Cornell


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Dead Man Blues

By: Irish, William (Cornell Woolrich)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1948, J. B. Lippincott Company / Story Press Book:

Seller ID: k190719d

Condition: Very Good-Near Fine

8vo, 1st ed. [stated on copyright page], green boards. A collection of seven noir suspense stories, previously published between 1937-1947 in different periodicals. "Guillotine", "The Earring", "If the Dead Could Talk", "Fire Escape", "Fountain Pen", "You Take Ballistics", and "Funeral" Several were the bases for successful film noir productions. Near fine in fair d/w. The book itself is very good-near fine: a clean, square copy with a hint of wear to spine ends and browning to end papers. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. No major tears but numerous small nicks along top and bottom edg... View more info

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By: Irish, William (Woolrich, Cornell)

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: k3636

NY: Dell Books, 1941. 1st ed., paperback. Good-Very good. Interior clean and tight with no defects. Cover has several small stress creases adjacent to spine on both front and back. No tears or markings. View more info

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The Black Path of Fear

By: Woolrich, Cornell

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Garden City / New York, Doran and Company / Crime Club: 1944

Seller ID: 121304

1st Edition, so stated. This bears the ''First Edition'' statement on the copyright page and a 1944 date on the title page. A wartime edition, with a wartime compliance statement on the synopsis page, and a Buy Bonds ad on the rear flap of the jacket. Gray cloth. Good+ with a Fair dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. There appears to be the remnant of a gummed label on the front endpaper; no other reportable defects to the book. Jacket has a one-inch open tear at bottom of spine and numerous smaller chips and tears along edges. View more info

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Times Square

By: Woolrich, Cornell

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Seller ID: 121305

First Edition with matching dates of 1929 and no subsequent printings. Black cloth stamped brightly in white on the front boards and the spine. No dustjacket. Very good. Prior owner’s stamped name inside front cover and owner’s name and address embossed on title page. Label of ‘The Satyr Book Shop’ (Hollywood) inside front cover. View more info

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The Black Path of Fear

By: Woolrich, Cornell

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Doubleday Doran & Co: Crime Club: 1944

Edition: First ed.

Seller ID: cr180613b

First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir The Chase, starring Robert Cummings and Peter Lorre. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 296. A very good copy; clean and tight with no damage other than very light rubbing to lower corners and a small rectangle of paper/glue residue on ffep possibly from a prior bookplate removal. [1/2”x1”] Dust jacket is fair only; not price-clipped but with significant chipping to edges and corners and 1” closed tear at bottom of spine. View more info