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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Raymond Chandler: Short Stories and others

SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS

 
 
Trouble Is My Business
Penguin 741, 1950.
----, 2nd imp., 1951; 3rd imp., 1952; 4th imp., 1954; 5th imp., 1957.
----, 6th imp., 1960, 248pp, 2/6, [green].
----, 7th imp., 1962. Cover by John Sewell
----, 8th imp., 1964.
Penguin C741, 1966. Cover: photo
----, 9th imp., 1967.
Penguin 1400-0741-5, [10th imp.] 1972, 248pp, 35p. Cover: photo/des. James Tormey. *MTI.
(contains: Trouble Is My Business; Red Wing; I’ll Be Waiting; Goldfish; Guns at Cyrano’s)

 
Pearls Are a Nuisance (abridged from The Simple Art of Murder, London, Hamish Hamilton, 1950)
Hamish Hamilton, 1953.Cover by C.W.B.
as Fingerman, Ace Books H309, (Feb 1960), 160pp, 2/6. Cover by Symeoni?
Penguin C2137, 1964, 199pp, 3/6. Cover: photo/Richard Weymouth Brooks, des. Alan Spain.
----, 2nd imp., 1966; 3rd imp., 1969.
----, 4th imp., 1973, 199pp, 30p. Cover: photo/des. James Tormey. *MTI.
Pan 0330- 26018-9, 1980, 190pp. Cover: photo
 (contains: Pearls Are a Nuisance; Finger Man; The King In Yellow; The Simple Art of Murder)

 
 
Smart-Aleck Kill (abridged from The Simple Art of Murder, London, Hamish Hamilton, 1950)
Hamish Hamilton, 1953. Cover by C.W.B.
as Pick-Up on Noon Street, Ace Books H308, (Feb 1960), 160pp, 2/6. Cover by Symeoni?
Penguin C2198, 1964. Cover by Alan Spain
----, 2nd imp., 1969, 188pp, 4/6. Cover: photo/Humphrey Sutton
----, 3rd imp., 1972, 188pp, 30p. Cover: photo/des. James Tormey. *MTI.
Pan 0330-26017-0, 1980, 191pp.
(contains: Smart-Aleck Kill; Pick-Up on Noon Street; Nevada Gas; Spanish Blood)

Killer in the Rain
Penguin C2445, 1966.
----, 2nd imp., 1969.
----, [ISBN 14-002445-X] 3rd imp., 1971, 429pp, [price]. Cover: photo/des. James Tormey. *MTI.
----, 4th imp., 1973; 5th imp., 1976; 6th imp., 1976; 7th imp., 1977; 8th imp., 1979. *as 3rd.
Pan 0330-26461-3, 1983, 429pp, £2.95. Cover: photo by Robert Golden
(contains: Killer in the Rain; The Man Who Liked Dogs; The Curtain; Try the Girl; Mandarin's Jade; Bay City Blues; The Lady in the Lake; No Crime in the Mountains)

Goldfish
Penguin (60s), 1996.

MISCELLANEOUS RELATED

The Big Sleep, adapted by David Fickling (for children, 1000 headword level)
OUP, 1979.

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe, ed. Byron Preiss
Futura 0708-84777-3, 1990, 478pp, £4.99. Cover by unknown

Raymond Chandler Speaking by Dorothy Gardiner & Kathrine Sorley Walker
Four Square Books 1493, May 1966, 253pp, 5/-. Cover by unknown

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