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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Raymond Chandler: Short Stories and others


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)

Penguin (60s), 1996.


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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