Sale! The Dime Detective Library: Series 1 (Seven Book Set)

The Dime Detective Library: Series 1 (Seven Book Set)

by D.L. Champion, Carroll John Daly, Frederick C. Davis, T.T. Flynn, John Lawrence, and Fred MacIsaac

This specially-priced set includes all seven books in Series 1 of The Dime Detective Library:

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Them That Lives By Their Guns: The Collected Hard-Boiled Stories of Race Williams Volume 1

Them That Lives By Their Guns: The Collected Hard-Boiled Stories of Race Williams, Volume 1

Originally appearing in the pages of Black Mask Magazine, author Carroll John Daly pioneered the hard-boiled P.I. story and perfected the genre with his classic character, Race Williams. Apart from the novel-length Race Williams stories, these classic hard-boiled thrillers have rarely been reprinted, if ever.

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Sale! The Argosy Library: Series 1 (Ten Book Set)

The Argosy Library: Series 1 (Ten Book Set)

by Lester Dent, W. Wirt, Otis Adelbert Kline, W.C. Tuttle, Charles Alden Seltzer, George F. Worts, Fred MacIsaac, Philip Ketchum, Victor Rousseau, and Theodore Roscoe

This specially-priced set includes all ten books in Series 1 of The Argosy Library:

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The Masked Master Mind (The Argosy Library) by George F. Worts

The Masked Master Mind (The Argosy Library)

One of Argosy’s most popular authors—George F. Worts—pens this never-before reprinted novel of a trail of crime that ran from sleepy Maple Hollow to Steel City. George F. Worts was the author of many beloved series which graced the pages of Argosy such as Vingo, Gillian Hazeltine, Singapore Sammy Shay, and most of all, Peter Moore AKA Peter the Brazen. His best-known work, The Phantom President was turned into a movie in 1932. Writing in a variety of genres, Worts was able to carve out a successful career in the pulps for decades, both under his own name and his preferred pen-name, Loring Brent.

The Argosy Library #6

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Four Corners, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library) by Theodore Roscoe

Four Corners, Volume 1 (The Argosy Library)

Mystery runs rampant in the quiet, upstate New York town of Four Corners…. Easily one of Theodore Roscoe’s best-written series, Volume 1 collects the first half of this lost masterpiece of the pulps.

The Argosy Library #10

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The Sphinx Strikes

The Sphinx Strikes (The H. Bedford-Jones Library)

In this most dangerous game, The Sphinx, iron-nerved spy, was instructed—“Suspect everybody! And remember, murder is nothing in this business.” Collecting—for the first time—the entire series. Part of The Uniform H. Bedford-Jones Library.

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Secret Agent

Secret Agent X: The Complete Series, Volume 7

For 41 issues from 1934 to 1939,Secret Agent “X” battled the forces of evil in the pages of his own pulp magazine. Now, for the first time… the complete pulp series is being reprinted in nine deluxe omnibus editions! The text has been reset and all the original interior illustrations have been remastered. This volume contains the next five stories, by G.T. Fleming-Roberts: “The Doom Director,” “Horror’s Handclasp,” “City of Madness,” “Death’s Frozen Formula” and “The Murder Brain.” This is the Secret Agent “X” reprint series to own!

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In the Grip of the Griffin: The Complete Battles of Gordon Manning & The Griffin, Volume 3

In the Grip of the Griffin: The Complete Battles of Gordon Manning & The Griffin, Volume 3

The end of the saga! Running for 31 installments, this is one of the classic sagas from the pages of Detective Fiction Weekly featuring master criminal The Griffin and his war on America. Written by one of the most colorful authors of pulpdom, Volume 3 contains the final 10 stories of the series, uncut, and with all the original illustrations.

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The King Makers: The Adventures of Vincent Connor

The King Makers: The Adventures of Vincent Connor (The H. Bedford-Jones Library)

Vincent Connor—to all simply a wealthy playboy—but his “play” was matching wits in tight places against wily Oriental intriguers and the theft of the priceless Han jades. Part of the Uniform H. Bedford-Jones Library.

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Defiance Valley: The Complete Northwoods Stories of Frederick Nebel, Volume 1

Defiance Valley: The Complete Northwoods Stories of Frederick Nebel, Volume 1

Tales of the Northwest may have been Frederick Nebel’s forte, but sadly these ultra-rare magazines don’t turn up often and as a result, few readers have been able to enjoy these classics. With this book, Altus Press brings these stories to modern readers, complete, uncut, and in order. Volume 1 contains Nebel’s first 16 stories of this genre, taken from North*West Stories and Action Stories.

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The Complete Cases of Captain Satan (Deluxe Edition)

The Complete Cases of Captain Satan (Deluxe Edition)

The complete series… back in print after 75 years! Join The mysterious Captain Satan and his private army as they battle one of pulpdom’s most insidious rogues galleries! Commanding high prices on the vintage pulp market, this deluxe edition collects all five stories: “The Mask of the Damned,” “Parole for the Dead,” “The Dead Man Express,” “A Ghost Rides the Dawn,” and “The Ambassador From Hell.”

Casewrap deluxe hardcover edition

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Day of Doom: The Complete Battles of Gordon Manning & The Griffin, Volume 2

Day of Doom: The Complete Battles of Gordon Manning & The Griffin, Volume 2

The Griffin returns! Running for 31 installments, this is one of the classic sagas from the pages of Detective Fiction Weekly featuring master criminal The Griffin and his war on America. Written by one of the most colorful authors of pulpdom, Volume 2 contains the next 10 stories of the series, uncut, and with all the original images.

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The Complete Cases of Keyhole Kerry, Volume 1

The Complete Cases of Keyhole Kerry, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

Big-city residents on both sides of the law regard him with equal measures of fear and reticence. They know that whatever they’re doing, right or wrong, will sooner or later come to the attention of Guy “Keyhole” Kerry, a wise-cracking, hard-charging journalist who knows all and tells most of it. Kerry’s profession brings him into contact with all kinds of people, and the law of averages guarantees that some of them are better left alone. But Keyhole Kerry will risk anything for a scoop, even if it means becoming embroiled in murder mysteries and making himself a target.

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The Crime Master: The Complete Battles of Gordon Manning & The Griffin, Volume 1

The Crime Master: The Complete Battles of Gordon Manning & The Griffin, Volume 1

Running for 31 installments, this is one of the classic sagas from the pages of Detective Fiction Weekly featuring master criminal The Griffin and his war on America. Written by one of the most colorful authors of pulpdom, Volume 1 contains the first 11 stories of the series, uncut, and with all the original images.

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Street Wolf: The Black Mask Stories of Frederick Nebel

Street Wolf: The Black Mask Stories of Frederick Nebel

Petty crooks, gangsters, rum runners, hijackers, jewel smugglers, Chinatown tongs, hard-boiled cops, tramp gunmen, a prize fighter, and a private dick. These are just a few of the characters found within the pages of this collection from master crime fiction writer Frederick Nebel. This book, the eleventh volume in The Nebel Library, collects for the first time, the last sixteen remaining tales he wrote for Black Mask. Complete with their original illustrations.

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The Complete Cases of Vee Brown, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library) by Carroll John Daly

The Complete Cases of Vee Brown, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

The creation of Carroll John Daly, father of the hard-boiled private eye, Vee Brown plied his trade in the pages of Dime Detective, the classic crime pulp that was second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.

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The Complete Cases of the Marquis of Broadway, Volume 1

The Complete Cases of the Marquis of Broadway, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

One of the most unusual collection of stories published in any crime pulp, the Marquis of Broadway series was written by John Lawrence, a former stockbroker whose literary career, while relatively brief, deserves more recognition than it has received to date. Most of Lawrence’s best yarns, including those featuring the Marquis and his Broadway Squad, first appeared in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.

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The Complete Cases of Mr. Maddox, Volume 1

The Complete Cases of Mr. Maddox, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

The work of prolific pulpster T.T. Flynn, 35 Mr. Maddox novelettes were published in the pages of Dime Detective between 1938 and 1950. Fast-moving and suffused with authentic racing atmosphere, they were among the most popular stories ever to appear in this prestigious crime pulp, second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.

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The Complete Cases of the Rambler, Volume 1

The Complete Cases of The Rambler, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

Created by Fred MacIsaac, at one time a redheaded journalist himself, Frank Murphy rambled through 19 terse, tough yarns published between 1933 and 1940 mainly in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.

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The Complete Cases of Cass Blue, Volume 1

The Complete Cases of Cass Blue, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

The Cass Blue yarns are related in the first person by stylish pulp writer John Lawrence, who guides his protagonist through a maze of conventional plots and countless gunfights. What the series lacks in polish and innovation, it makes up for with vigorous action and the tough-as-nails attitude that gave Dime Detective the distinctive flavor that made it the most important crime pulp excepting the legendary Black Mask.

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The Complete Cases of Inspector Allhoff, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

The Complete Cases of Inspector Allhoff, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library)

Created by D.L. Champion, Inspector Allhoff denied most conventions of detective-pulp fiction. He could never be confused for one of Raymond Chandler’s knights errant, trudging down those mean streets. Allhoff was no Rover Boy in trench coat and fedora. He was, in fact, a sadist and a psychopath. With 30 entries published between 1938 and 1946, the Allhoff series was among the most popular and long-lived to appear in Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.

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Winter Kill: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 3: 1935-36

Winter Kill: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 4: 1935-36

This is Black Mask at its best—slam-bang action, crackling dialogue and the keenest wit this side of Dashiell Hammett. Frederick Nebel was a master of the hardboiled school, and the nine-year saga of Captain Steve MacBride and Kennedy of the Free Press was his finest body of work. This last of four volumes presents the final eight novelettes, complete with the original illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, and a new introduction by Evan Lewis. Hold onto your seat. It’s going to be a wild ride.

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Too Young to Die: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 3: 1933-35

Too Young to Die: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 3: 1933-35

This is Black Mask at its best—slam-bang action, crackling dialogue and the keenest wit this side of Dashiell Hammett. Frederick Nebel was a master of the hardboiled school, and the nine-year saga of Captain Steve MacBride and Kennedy of the Free Press was his finest body of work. This third of four volumes presents the next ten novelettes, complete with the original illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, and a new introduction by Evan Lewis. Hold onto your seat. It’s going to be a wild ride.

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Shake-Down: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 2: 1930-33

Shake-Down: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 2: 1930-33

This is Black Mask at its best—slam-bang action, crackling dialogue and the keenest wit this side of Dashiell Hammett. Frederick Nebel was a master of the hardboiled school, and the nine-year saga of Captain Steve MacBride and Kennedy of the Free Press was his finest body of work. This second of four volumes presents the next ten novelettes, complete with the original illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, and a new introduction by Evan Lewis. Hold onto your seat. It’s going to be a wild ride.

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Raw Law: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 1: 1928-30

Raw Law: The Complete Cases of MacBride & Kennedy Volume 1: 1928-30

This is Black Mask at its best—slam-bang action, crackling dialogue and the keenest wit this side of Dashiell Hammett. Frederick Nebel was a master of the hardboiled school, and the nine-year saga of Captain Steve MacBride and Kennedy of the Free Press was his finest body of work. This first of four volumes presents the first nine novelettes, complete with the original illustrations by Arthur Rodman Bowker, and a new introduction by Evan Lewis. Hold onto your seat. It’s going to be a wild ride.

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Dr. Thaddeus C. Harker: The Complete Tales

Dr. Thaddeus C. Harker: The Complete Tales

Written by Edwin Truett Long, Doc Harker was one of the last of the Munsey heroes who were introduced to battle the oncoming wave of the comic book industry. Dressed in a Prince Albert coat and looking like a Kentucky gentleman, Harker and his crew travel the country selling their cure-all Chickasha Remedies… and encounter crime at every stop. This edition collects the entire series: “Crime Nest,” “Woe to the Vanquished” and “South of the Border,” all from 1940 and complete, remastered, with all the original illustrations.

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West of Guam: The Complete Cases of Jo Gar

West of Guam: The Complete Cases of Jo Gar

Edited by the Black Mask Library Series General Editor, Keith Alan Deutsch, this new volume includes two important, critical, biographical essays about Whitfield and Jo Gar by Black Mask scholar E.R. Hagemann, and a portrait of Professor Hagemann by his colleague, Dr. R.H. Miller. The new book is richly illustrated with line drawings by the greatest dry brush illustrator of the pulp age, Arthur Rodman Bowker.

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The Complete Cases of Max Latin

The Complete Cases of Max Latin (The Dime Detective Library)

Back in print! Enjoy the adventures of Max Latin, the detective who doesn’t want to be a detective! Author Norbert Davis mixed the classic hard-boiled style with humor, making Max Latin unique in pulp fiction. Appearing for only five stories in Dime Detective, this new edition restores all the original John Fleming Gould illustrations and includes an authoritative introduction by fellow Dime Detective scribe, John D. MacDonald.

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The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 4: 1935-37

The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 4: 1935-37

Frederick Nebel’s unforgettable character Jack Cardigan was one of the main reasons behind the success of the legendary Dime Detective Magazine. His hard-boiled P.I. stories were a major influence to other writers of the era, yet only a handful have been reprinted since their original 44-story run eighty years ago. Volume 4 of this series contains the last 11 installments, complete and uncut, with the original illustrations by John Fleming Gould.

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The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 3: 1934-35

The Complete Casebook of Cardigan, Volume 3: 1934-35

Frederick Nebel’s unforgettable character Jack Cardigan was one of the main reasons behind the success of the legendary Dime Detective Magazine. His hard-boiled P.I. stories were a major influence to other writers of the era, yet only a handful have been reprinted since their original 44-story run eighty years ago. Volume 3 of this series contains the next 11 installments, complete and uncut, with the original illustrations by John Fleming Gould.

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