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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Agatha Christie cover gallery (part 2)

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Poirot Investigates (London, John Lane, 1924; New York, Dodd Mead, 1925)
Pan Books 326, (Mar 1955), 2/-. Cover by Roger Hall
---- [2nd imp.] 1955; 3rd imp., 1957 (see G139)
Pan Books G139 [4th imp.] (Jun) 1958. Cover by Keay
---- [5th imp.] 1959; [6th imp.] 1959.
---- [7th imp.] 1961, 192pp, 2/6. Cover by W. Francis Phillipps?
---- [8th imp.] 1961; [9th imp.] 1962; [10th imp.] 1963; [11th imp.] 1964.
Pan Books X243 [10th imp.] 1963
---- [11th imp.] 1964
Pan Books 0330-10243-5 [12th imp.] 1967, 192pp.
---- [13th imp.] 1967; [14th imp.] 1968; [15th imp.] 1969; [16th imp.] 1969; [17th imp.] 1970.

Partners in Crime (London, W. Collins Sons & Co., 1929; New York, Dodd Mead, 1929; reprinted in part as The Sunningdale Mystery, Collins, 1933)
Collins White Circle 231c, nd (Jan 1955), 192pp.
Pan Books G526, (Feb) 1962, 204pp, 2/6. Cover by W. Francis Phillipps
Pan Books X240 [xth imp.] (May 1963)

The Under Dog [bound with ‘Blackman's Wood’ by E. Phillips Oppenheim]. London, Readers Library, 1929; as Two Thrillers, London, London Daily Express Fiction Library, 1936.
X

The Mysterious Mr. Quin (London, W. Collins Sons & Co., 1930; New York, Dodd Mead, 1930)
Penguin Books 931, 1953. Typographical cover
---- [2nd imp.] 1955, 250pp, 2/-. Typographical cover
---- [3rd imp.] 1956; [4th imp.] 1958.
Collins White Circle 286c, nd (Mar 1959), 256pp.
Penguin Books 931 [5th imp.] 1961, 250pp, 2/6. Typographical cover

The Thirteen Problems (London, W. Collins Sons & Co., 1932; as The Tuesday Club Murders, New York, Dodd Mead, 1933; selection, as The Mystery of the Blue Geranium and Other Tuesday Club Murders, New York, Bantam, 1940; as Miss Marple and the Thirteen Problems, London, Penguin Books, 1953)
as Miss Marple and the Thirteen Problems, Penguin Books 929, 1953. Typographical cover
Pan Books G472,  (Jul 1961).
Pan Books X267 [3rd imp] 1963, 2/6. Cover by ?
Fontana Books 1133, 1965
---- [2nd imp.] Apr 1967, 192pp, 3/6. Cover by Tom Adams

The Hound of Death and Other Stories (London, Odhams, 1933)
Pan Books G377, (Jul 1960), 2/6.
---- [2nd imp.]
Fontana Books 977, 1964. Cover by Tom Adams
---- [2nd imp.] 1966.

Parker Pyne Investigates (London, Collins, 1934; as Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective, New York, Dodd Mead, 1934)
Penguin Books 932, 1953. Typographical cover
Collins White Circle 292c, nd (May 1959), 256pp.
Fontana Books 667, 1962, 157pp, 2/6. Cover by John L. Baker
Fontana Books 2043 [2nd imp.] May 1965, 158pp, 3/6. Cover by Tom Adams
Fontana Books 0006-16737-3 [Xth imp.] 1982, 158pp.

The Listerdale Mystery and Other Stories (London, Collins, 1934)
Hodder & Stoughton 271c, nd (Apr 1958), 256pp.
Fontana Books 493, 1961, 251pp, 2/6. Cover by Keay
Fontana Books 1309, 1966, 192pp.

Murder in the Mews and Three Other Poirot Cases (Poirot; London, Collins, 1937; as Dead Man's Mirror and Other Stories, New York, Dodd Mead, 1937)
Hodder & Stoughton 276c, nd (May 1958), 192pp.
Penguin Books 1637, 1961.
Pan Books 302, (Sep 1954). Cover by Roger Hall

The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1939)
(no UK paperback)

The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest (London, Todd Publishing, 1943)
Todd Publishing, (May 1943), 16pp, 4d.
Todd Publishing/Bantam, 1943, 16pp.
Vallency Press, (May 1945), 16pp, 4d. Cover by Jeffrey

The Mystery of the Crime in Cabin 66 (London, Todd Publishing, 1943; as Crime in Cabin 66, London, Vallancy Press, 1944)
Todd Publishing/Bantam, 1943, 16pp.
as Crime in Cabin 66, Vallency Press, (1944), 16pp, 4d. Cover by Jeffrey

Poirot and the Regatta Mystery (London, Todd Publishing, 1943)
Todd Publishing/Bantam, 1943, 16pp.
Vallency Press, (1944)m 16pp, 6d. Cover by Jeffrey

Problem at Pollensa Bay, and Christmas Adventure (London, Todd Publishing, Jun 1943)
Todd Publishing/Polybooks, Jun 1943, 16pp, 6d.

Poirot on Holiday (London, Todd Publishing, Nov 1943)
Todd Publishing/Polybooks, Nov 1943, 16pp, 6d.

The Veiled Lady, and The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest (London, Francis Hodgson, Jun 1944)
Francis Hodgson/Polybooks, (Jun) 1944, 16pp, 6d.

Poirot Knows the Murderer (London, Francis Hodgson, Mar 1946)
Francis Hodgson, Mar 1946, 62pp, 6d. Cover by Sington

Poirot Lends a Hand (London, Francis Hodgson, Mar 1946)
Francis Hodgson, Mar 1946, 64pp, 6d. Cover by Sington

The Labours of Hercules (Poirot; London, Collins, and New York, Dodd Mead, 1947)
Penguin Books 928, 1953. Typographical cover
Collins White Circle 288c, nd (Feb 1959), 256pp.
Fontana Books 1405 [1961, [2nd imp.] Apr 1963; [3rd imp] Jul 1966; [4th imp.] Feb 1967]
---- [5th imp.] May 1969, 256pp, 3/6. Cover by Tom Adams

The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1948)
(no UK Paperback)

The Mousetrap and Other Stories (New York, Dell, 1949; as Three Blind Mice and Other Stories, New York, Dodd Mead, 1950)
(no UK paperback)

The Under Dog and Other Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1951)
(no UK paperback)

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, and Selection of Entrées (London, Collins, 1960)
Fontana Books 3592, 1963, 224pp.
Pan Books 0330-02260-1, 1969, 219pp, 4/-. Cover photo
HarperCollins 0007-12108-3, 2002, 240pp.

Double Sin and Other Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1961)
(no UK paperback)
 

13 for Luck! A Selection of Mystery Stories for Young Readers (New York, Dodd Mead, 1961; London, Collins, 1966)
(no UK paperback)

Surprise! Surprise! A Collection of Mystery Stories with Unexpected Endings, edited by Raymond T. Bond (New York, Dodd Mead, 1965)
(no UK paperback)

Star Over Bethlehem and other stories (as Agatha Christie Mallowan), illus. Elsie Wrigley (London, Collins, 1965; New York, Dodd, Mead, 1965)
Fount 0006-27664-4, 1992, 84pp.
Fount 0006-27845-0, 1994, 85pp.

13 Clues for Miss Marple (New York, Dodd Mead, 1966)
(no UK paperback)

The Golden Ball and Other Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1971)
(no UK paperback)

Poirot's Early Cases (London, Collins, 1974; as Hercule Poirot's Early Cases, New York, Dodd Mead, 1974)
Fontana Books  0006-15676-2, 1979, 222pp, 80p. Cover by Tom Adams

Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories (London, Collins, 1979; as Miss Marple’s Final Cases, London, Fontana, 1980; abridged as Miss Marple Short Stories, London, HarperCollins for Link House Magazines [giveaway with Caravan Magazine], 1995)
Fontana Books 0006-16795-0 [7th imp.] Jun 1983, 154pp, £1.25. Cover by M.B.

The Agatha Christie Hour (London, Collins, 1982)
X

Hercule Poirot's Casebook: Fifty Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1984; London, Fontana, 1989; as Agatha Christie’s Poirot Book 1[-4], Fontana, 4 vols., 1992)
X

Miss Marple: Complete Short Stories (New York, Dodd Mead, 1985)
(no UK paperback)

Best Detective Stories of Agatha Christie (Harlow, Longman, 1986)
(contains The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge; The Million Dollar Bond Robbery; The Adventure of the Clapham Cook; Accident; The Lernean Hydra; The Stymphalian Birds; Tape-measure Murder)

Problem at Polensa Bay, and other stories (London, HarperCollins, 1991)
HarperCollins

Poirot Short Stories [giveaway with BBC Holidays Magazine, May 1994] (London, BBC Holidays Magazine by arrangement with HarperCollins, 1994)
X

Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories (London, HarperCollins, 1997)
Harper 49962 [15th imp.]

While the Light Lasts, and Other Stories, background notes by Tony Medawar (London, HarperCollins, 1997)
HarperCollins 978-0007-15485-2, (Aug) 2008, 256pp.

Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories (London, HarperCollins, 1999)
Harper  51377 [19th imp.]

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