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Carroll John Daly The Snarl of the Beast 1st Edition

Many consider Carroll John Daly to be the father of the hardboiled detective genre. He wrote novels as well as contributed to the top detective magazines of the 1920s and 1930s, Black Mask and Dime Detective. Daly’s most famous recurring character was private detective Race Williams who first appeared in his 1923 short story “Knights of the Open Palm”. Race Williams appears in several of Daly’s books including The Snarl of the Beast, The Man in the Shadows and The Hidden Hand.

First edition books by Carroll John Daly are very collectible. Below is a recent realized price:

Carroll John Daly The Snarl of the Beast 1st Edition. Sold for over $10,000.

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We have sold the following first edition books:

Hammett’s “The Thin Man” Inscribed 1st Edition

Scarce signed and inscribed copy of “The Thin Man” by Dashiell Hammett. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1934. First edition, first printing with red variant dust jacket with front flap reviews. Boldly inscribed, “For Dan and Peggy / with my best regards / Dashiell Hammett / New York / Sept. 23, 1934.” A rare copy of Hammett’s hardboiled detective novel which became the basis for the successful film series starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Minor fading and soiling to decorative green cloth boards (oxidation of green dye that was used in first edition printings has resulted in light green cloth boards). Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket. Overall, very good condition. Sold for $9,600.

Carroll John Daly The Snarl of the Beast 1st Edition
Hammett`s “The Thin Man” Inscribed 1st Edition. Click to enlarge.

True First Edition, First Printing of Carolyn Keene’s “Nancy Drew Mystery Stories: The Secret of the Old Clock” — With Highly Sought-After Dustjacket — One of Roughly 12 Known Copies Still in Existence

Very scarce first edition, first printing hardcover of Carolyn Keene’s “Nancy Drew Mystery Stories: The Secret of the Old Clock” with original dustjacket. True 1930A-1 first edition, as verified by Farah’s Guide, 12th printing. Grosset & Dunlap: New York: 1930. Illustrated by Russell Haviland Tandy. “The Secret of the Old Clock” is the first volume in the Nancy Drew series, written under author Mildred Wirt Benson’s pseudonym, Carolyn Keene. All first edition points present: (1) no silhouette of Nancy Drew on the dustjacket; (2) title lettering outlined in black on front board; (3) blank white endpapers; (4) a glossy frontispiece illustration and three glossy internal illustrations by Russell Haviland Tandy; (5) copyright page lists the first three books, “The Secret of the Old Clock,” “The Hidden Staircase” and “The Bungalow Mystery” which were printed around the same time as the start of the Nancy Drew series; (6) copyright page also states: “Other Volumes In Preparation”; (7) post-text ad page states: “This Isn’t All!” followed by ads for various series, including listings for 8 “Hardy Boys” titles, 11 “Ted Scott” titles, a “Famous Rover Boys” ad, 30 “Famous Rover Boys” titles, 33 “Tom Swift” titles, 9 “Don Sturdy” titles and 12 “Radio Boys” titles. Very light dampstaining to original blue boards and an inscription reading: “Bernice Jr. / From / Mother / Xmas 1930″ on front free endpaper. Hardcover book measuring 5.25″ x 7.75” is in very good condition. Scarce dustjacket is in good condition save for the split along fold. A rare opportunity to own one of the most coveted books in the highly popular Nancy Drew series. Sold for $4,350.

Carroll John Daly The Snarl of the Beast 1st Edition
True First Edition, First Printing of Carolyn Keene’s “Nancy Drew Mystery Stories: The Secret of the Old Clock”. Click to enlarge.

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