Pocket Books
Number Title Printing Condition Price
The biggest problem with early Pocket Books is the lamination. It is often lifting and peeling and sometimes not there.
4 Topper 16th VG+ 4
5 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd 11th VG++ 4
6 Enough Rope 9th VG+ 5
7 Wuthering Heights 4th VG+ 5
9 The Bridge of San Luis Rey - 2nd cover VG 4
10 Bambi 3rd VG 5
10 Bambi 7th VG 3
12 Great Short Stories of DeMaupassant 1st VG 6
12 Great Short Stories of DeMaupassant 2nd VG+ 5
16 Green Mansions 1st VG 6
38 Mystery of the Blue Train - 2nd cover12th VG+ 5
48 Scarlet Sister Mary - 2nd cover 5th VG 4
48 Scarlet Sister Mary - 2nd cover7th VG+ 4
53 The Best of Damon Runyon 3rd VG- 3
55 Our Town 1st VG 5
56 The Green Bay Tree 1st VG 5
63 Pride and Prejudice 3rd VG 3
69 The 39 Steps 1st Abt VG 4
73 TCOT Velvet Claws 9th VG+ 5
73 TCOT Velvet Claws - later cover 30th VG 2
74 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (2)4th VG/NF 5
76 Sunset Gun 1st VG+ 6
78 Oh, You Tex 1st Abt VG 3
83 A Puzzle for Fools 3rd VG++ 5
89 -And Now Good-Bye 1st VG 5
94 Green-Mantle 1st VG 5
101 It Walks By Night 5th VG 4
104 Nana 7th VG+ 5
104 Nana (2nd cover) (2)17th/24th VG+/VG 4/3
111 Mr Pinkerton Finds a Body 3rd VG 4
116 TCOT Howling Wolf 11th VG+ 4
118
We Are Not Alone
1st
VG+
5
119 History of the World - HG Wells 7th VG+ 3
120 Life Begins at 40 1st VG++ 4
127 Pocket Book of the War (2)1st VG/VG+ 3/5
128 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam 1st VG+ 6
135 Long Remember (2 copies) 1st VG/VG+ 3/4
138 TCOT Caretaker's Cat - later cover 23rd VG 2
142 The Pocket Companion 1st VG 3
144 Singing Guns 3rd VG 3
147
The Royal Road to Romance
1st
VG+
4
151 Hugger-Mugger in the Louvre 1st VG+ 5
152 The Balcony 1st VG 5
153 The Man From Scotland Yard 6th VG 4
159 Mrs. Minerva 1st VG 3
167 Peril at End House 10th VG+ 4
168 The Chinese Parrot 8th VG+ 5
172 The Pocket Mystery Reader 1st VG+ 5
173 The Strategy of Terror 1st VG 5
177 TCOT Curious Bride 1st VG 5
183
The Return to Religion (2)
1st
VG
3
187 The Pocket Book of Dog Stories 1st VG 4
190
The Best of Mr. Fortune (2 copies)
1st
VG/VG+
4/6
191 Behind That Curtain 6th VG+ 5
195 History of the United States (Revised) 1st Revised VG+ 4
202 The Dutch Show Mystery (2nd cover) 10th Abt VG 3
207 Charlie Chan Carries On 1st Abt VG 4
209 Topper Takes a Trip 1st VG 4
211 The Glass Key 8th VG+ 5
213
Pocket Book of True Crime Stories (2 copies)
1st
VG/VG+
4/6
215 Magnificent Obsession 1st VG 3
219 The Punch & Judy Murders 1st Abt VG 3
221 Overture to Death (2 copies) 1st Abt VG/VG 3/4
222 Fast Company (2) 1st Abt VG/VG 3/4
223
TCOT Lame Canary
1st
VG
4
223
TCOT Lame Canary (2nd cover)
21st
VG+
4
224 The Great Impersonation 9th VG 3
225 Into the Valley 1st VG+ 4
227
The Egyptian Cross Mystery
1st
VG
4
231 The Judas Window 1st VG 4
234 Vogue's Pocket Book of Home Dressmaking 1st VG+ 5
235
Assignment in Brittany
2nd
VG
3
236 The Pocket Book of Father Brown (2) 1st VG+ 6
238 Pocket Book of Modern American Short Stories 1st VG 3
240 Madam Bovary (2nd cover) 3rd VG+ 4
245 The Four of Hearts 1st VG+ 5
247 No Surrender (2 copies)1st VG/VG+ 3/4
248The Canary Murder Case (2 copies)1st VG/VG+ 4/5
249 The Patriotic Murders (2) 1st VG 3
251 The Ogden Nash Pocket Book (Canada) 5th VG+ 4
252
TCOT Dangerous Dowager (2 copies)
1st
VG/VG+
4/5
252
TCOT Dangerous Dowager
2nd
VG
3
252
TCOT Dangerous Dowager
9th
VG++
3
253
Phantom Lady
9th
VG
4
255
The New Pocket Quiz Book
1st
VG+
6
255
The New Pocket Quiz Book
2nd
VG+
4
258
The Late George Apley
1st
VG
3
259 Halfway House 3rd VG 4
263 The DA Calls it Murder - 2nd cover 10th VG++ 3
264 The Bellamy Trial 2nd VG+ 4
265 AAF 1st Abt VG 3
269 Tren's Last Case 3rd NF 6
272
The Happy Highwayman
4th
VG+
5
273 Tarawa 1st VG+ 5
277 TCOT Sleepwalker's Niece - 2nd cover 9th VG 3
280
Life With Father
1st
VG+
5
289 Having a Wonderful Crime 1st VG 4
289 Having a Wonderful Crime 3rd VG+ 4
293 Pocket Book of Western Stories 8th VG+ 4
297 Death at the Bar 1st Abt VG 3
298 They'll Do It Every Time 2nd VG 5
301 The Border Trumpet 3rd NF 5
303 The Reader is Warned (2) 1st VG 4
305 The Bishop Murder Case 1st VG+ 6
305 The Bishop Murder Case 3rd VG 4
307 Trial and Error (2 copies) 2nd VG/VG+ 3/4
313 The Tragedy of Y 1st VG+ 4
314 The Bishop's Jaegers 11th VG+ 3
315 Stalk the Hunter 1st VG 5
319 Easy to Kill 1st VG 4
323 400 Million Customers 1st VG+ 4
325 The Sea Wolf 3rd VG 3
329 The Fashion in Shrouds (2) 1st VG 4
331 Verdict of Twelve (2 copies) 1st VG/VG+ 4/5
335 Nine and Death Makes Ten (2)2nd VG+ 4
341 The Body in the Library (2) 1st VG+ 5
342 The Pocket Book of Story Poems (2) 1st VG+/NF 3/4
346 A Pinch of Poison 3rd VG 3
348 Gringo Guns 3rd VG 3
349 Fielding's Folly 1st NF 4
349 Fielding's Folly 3rd VG+ 3
350 Death Turns the Tables 2nd VG+ 5
353 The Valley of Dry Bones 2nd VG+ 4
358 Men Against the Sea 1st VG++ 3
359 Dragon Seed (2) 1st VG+ 3
360 Stephen Vincent Benet Pocket Book 1st VG++ 4
361 Home Sweet Homicide (2) 3rd VG+ 4
363 Steamboat Round the Bend 1st VG+ 4
363 The Journey Home 1st VG+ 4
368 Murder Up My Sleeve 3rd VG+ 4
369 Silvertip 3rd VG+ 3
370 Action at Aquila 1st VG+ 4
372 The Emperor's Snuff Box 1st VG+ 5
376 Murder Out of Turn3rd VG 3
379 Devils, Drugs & Doctors 1st VG+ 3
380 Medical Center 5th VG+ 4
382 Freedom Road (2 copies) 1st VG/VG+ 3/4
383 Roget's Pocket Thesaurus 9th VG 2
384 Pocket Book of Ghost Stories 1st VG++ 5
386 Seeing is Believing 2nd VG++ 4
392 The Pocket Book of Erskine Caldwell 1st VG 4
392 The Pocket Book of Erskine Caldwell 3rd VG 3
394 The Bamboo Blonde 1st VG+ 5
395 Cluny Brown 1st NF 5
396 Laugh with Leacock (2 copies) 1st VG/NF 4/6
397 The Pocket Atlantic (2)1st VG/VG+ 3/4
398 Towards Zero (2 copies) 1st VG/NF 3/5
400 Madame Curie (2) 1st VG+ 3
401 the Passionate Witch 9th VG 3
404 Past Imperfect 1st VG++ 5
406 Runyon a la Carte (2)2nd VG/VG+ 3/4
415 Frenchman's Creek 2nd VG 3
416 Bill Stern's Boxing Stories 1st VG 3
418 The Razor's Edge (2)2nd VG 3
419 Before the Fact (2 copies) 1st VG+/NF+ 4/6
420 Puzzle for Puppets 1st VG+ 5
428 The Night Life of the Gods 4th VG+ 4
429 North of 36 1st VG 3
431 Famous French Short Stories (2)1st VG+/NF 3/4
434 The Sunday Pigeon Murders 1st VG+ 4/
435 Father Malachy's Miracle1st VG+ 4
438 The Clue of the Forgotten Murder 1st VG 4
439 A Time to Die 1st VG 3
439 A Time to Die 3rd VG 3
441 The Shepherd of the Hills (2 copies) 1st VG+/NF 3/5
443 The Postman Always Rings Twice 9th VG++ 4
444 The Unsuspected1st VG+ 4
445 Private Duty 1st VG++ 5
446 O'Henry Prize Stories 1st VG+ 3
447 Turnabout 1st VG+ 3
448 Castle Skull 1st VG 3
449 My Ten Years in Quandary 1st VG+ 4
451 Remembered Death (2)1st Abt VG/NF 3/5
454 Dread Journey (2 copies) 1st VG/VG++ 4/6
455 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre - MTI (2 copies) 1st VG/VG+ 4/5
456 District Nurse (2) 1st VG+ 4
459 The Dragon's Teeth (2)1st Abt VG/VG+ 3/5
461 The Thursday Turkey Murders 1st VG 4
462 How Green Was My Valley 1st VG++ 3
463 Doctor's Wife 4th VG 2
463 Doctor's Wife 3rd NF 4
468 TCOT Silent Partner 2nd VG 3
REST ARE ALL FIRST PRINTING UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Number Title Condition Price

470 A Lantern in her Hand NF 5
471 The Door Between (2) VG 4
474 The Barbary Coast VG 3
477
The Decameron
VG++
4
478 Death and the Gilded Man (2 copies) VG/VG+ 4/5
479 Did She Fall? VG+ 5
481 The Emperor's Physician VG+ 3
484 The Chair for Martin Rome - MTI (2 copies)Abt VG/VG 3/4
485 The Hollow VG 3
486 If Winter Comes - MTI VG+ 4
487 The Yukon Trail (4th Prt) VG+ 3
488 Walls of GoldVG 3
490 Skin and Bones VG 3
491 The Border Kid (2)VG+ 4
494
Bill Stern's Sports Stories 2nd Prt
VG++
4
494
Bill Stern's Sports Stories 4th Prt
VG+
3
496 Farmer Takes a Wife VG+ 3
497 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (2) VG 3
498 Mr. Adam (3rd Prt) VG+ 3
499 Another Claudia VG 3
500 The Sexual Side of Marriage (2)VG+ 3
501 Payoff the Banker (2)VGVG+ 3/4
503 Peabody's Mermaid - MTI (2)VG+ 4
504
Fun in Bed
VG+
3
505 Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House - MTI VG 2
506 The Pursuit of Love (2) VG+ 4
509
The Stolen Stallion
VG
2
510 The Pocket Book of O. Henry VG 3
511 We Took to the Woods VG 3
512 This is Murder VG+ 3
516
Tales of the South Pacific - 18th Prt
VG++
2
519 Oliver Twist VG 2
523
The Longhorn Feud (2)
VG/VG+
2/3
525 The Foolish Virgin (3 copies) VG/VG+/VG+ 2/4
527 Final Curtain VG+ 4
528
The Big Midget Murders
NF
6
546 Rain in the Doorway (2)VG+ 4
547 Silvertip's Strike (1st & 3rd Prt) VG?VG+ 3/4
551
The Scarlet Letter
VG
2
556 Anything Can Happen VG 2
558 Bury Me Deep (1st + 6th Prt) VG/VG 2/4
561 The DA Cooks a Goose VG
564 A City of Bells VG 3
571 Command Decision - MTI (2)VG 3
576
Anna and the King of Siam
VG+
4
578 The Pocket Book of Old Masters (2 copies) VG/VG+ 3/4
579 Famous Artists and their Models VG+ 4
581 The Painted Veil (2)VG/VG+ 3/4
590
TCOT HAunted Husband
VG
4
590 TCOT Haunted Husband (7th Prt) VG 2
592 The Strange Case of Lucille Clery (3rd Prt) VG 3
593 The Call of the Wild VG 3
595 The DA Calls a Turn (1st & 6th Prt) VG/VG 4/3
599
Secret Marriage
NF
4
601 Lani VG+ 4
612 Moby Dick VG 2
615 Desert Island Decammeron VG+ 4
617
There is a Tide
VG
3
619 TCOT Empty Tin Abt VG 2
622 The Pocket Book of Great Operas (2) VG+ 4
624 Shoot the Works VG
626 Died in the Wool VG 3
627
The Renegade
VG+
3
637 Jed Baline's Woman VG 3
639 The Man With My Face (2 copies) VG/VG+ 4/5
641
Minute Mysteries
VG+
3
644
Sister Carrie
VG
2
654 Consultation Room VG+ 3
656
Man-Size
VG
3
658 Give Love the Air VG 3
661 God and Goddesses (3) VG+ 3
667
TCOT Smoking Chimney (3rd)
VG
3
669 Drury Lane's Last Case VG++ 4
670 The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes VG 3
673 One Woman VG 3
677 The Pocket Book of Greek Art VG 3
681
Rampart Street
VG+
5
684 The Pocket Treasury of American Folklore VG 2
687
Flaming Irons
VG
3
689 TCOT Drowsy Mosquito VG 2
694 Killer's Range VG 3
698
The Darker the Night (2)
VG-/VG
2/3
700 Of Human Bondage VG 2
701 Big Sol VG+ 4
704 Suddenly a Corpse (2) VG 3
708 The Pocket History of American Paintings (2)VG+ 4
711 Midnight Round-Up (4 copies) VG/VG+ 3/4/4/4
716 The Trouble With Murder VG 3
718 Great American Sports Humor VG 4
729 Chesapeake Cavalier VG+ 3
732 Cowboy VG+ 3
733
Ghost Gold
VG
2
735 The March Hare Murders VG+ 3
740 Ten Days' Wonder VG+ 3
741 TCOT Journeying Boy VG+ 3
742 Head of a Traveler (3 copies)VG/VG+ 4/5
744 Hunted Riders (2)VG 3
745 Lord Johnnie VG+
751 The Perfect Hostess VG+ 3
752 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2nd Prt) Abt VG 2
753 Crooked House (2 copies) VG/VG+ 4/5
754 Riders by Night VG 3
755 The Human Side of Animals (2)VG+ 3
756 It's A Crime VG 3
757 The Man With the Golden Arm VG 3
758 TCOT Crooked Candle (2 copies) VG/VG+ 2/3
759 The Tenderfoot Kid (2 copies) VG/VG+ 2/3
762 Swing, Brother, Swing VG 3
768 The Fight for the Sweetwater (2)VG/VG+ 2/3
769
Bitter Creek
VG+
3
770 The Naked Eye VG 3
771 The Brave Bulls VG+ 3
777 So Young a Body (2)VG+ 4
778 Top of the World VG 3
779 And When She Was Bad She Was Murdered VG 3
780
The Way West
VG
3
794
Broncho Apache
VG
3
795
Hold Autumn in Your Hand
VG
3
796 For Doctors Only (2) VG 2
808
The Sheriff of Painted Post
VG-
2
812 TCTO Goldigger's Purse VG+ 3
814 The Poisoned Chocolates CaseVG+ 4
819 Mingo Dabney (3)VG 3
824 The Road to San Jacinto VG 3
834
Signal Guns at Sunup
VG+
3
853
Death on Treasure Trail
VG-
2
855 TCOT Backward Mule VG+ 4
856 TCOT Borrowed Brunette VG 3
858 Another Mug for the Bier VG 3
866
The Story of My Psychoanalysis
VG+
3
874
Double, Double
VG+
4
876 Double Cross Trail (2)VG+ 3
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