Carr, John Dickson

John Dickson Carr

1906-1977

John Dickson Carr wrote over 50 books under his own name, as well as more than 30 under his pen-names of Carr Dickson, Carter Dickson and Robert Fairbairn.


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man who could not shudder

The man who could not shudder

Carr, John Dickson
Bantam Books
1964
Seven non-believers in ghosts agree to stay in an allegedly haunted house and are quickly treated to the death of one of their number by a gun with no human intervention. The twelfth book in the Dr Gideon Fell series.
£6.00
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men who explained miracles : six short stories and a novelette

The men who explained miracles : six short stories and a novelette

Carr, John Dickson
Pyramid Books
1964
A collection of short stories including two featuring Dr Gideon Fell and two featuring the Department of Queer Complaints.
£8.00
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Death-watch

Death-watch

Carr, John Dickson
Harper & Row
1990
A policeman is found in a clockmaker's house with the minute hand of a clock embedded in his neck. The fifth book in the Dr Gideon Fell series.
£4.00
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case of the constant suicides : a Gideon Fell mystery

The case of the constant suicides : a Gideon Fell mystery

Carr, John Dickson Harris, Robert J.
Polygon
2018
Angus Campbell falls to his death from a locked bedroom. The thirteenth book in the Dr Gideon Fell series.
£4.00
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problem of the green capsule : being the psychologist's murder case

The problem of the green capsule : being the psychologist's murder case

Carr, John Dickson
International Polygonics, Ltd.
1986
Marcus Chesney sets out to prove that eye-witnesses are unreliable by arranging for his own murder as witnesses looked on. The tenth book in the Dr Gideon Fell series.
£6.00
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In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1960
Somebody is committing murder with an invisible weapon. The twentieth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£8.00
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door to doom, and other detections

The door to doom, and other detections

Carr, John Dickson Greene, Douglas G.
Hamish Hamilton
1981
A collection of short stories, previously unpublished in the UK, and a bibliography of the works of John Dickson Carr.
£20.00
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Till death us do part

Till death us do part

Carr, John Dickson
Penguin Books
1955
Sir Harvey dies in a locked and sealed room, seemingly after having injected himself with hydrocyanic acid. The fifteenth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£4.00
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seat of the scornful

The seat of the scornful

Carr, John Dickson
Pan Books Ltd
1960
A man is found dead in a judge's sitting room.
£4.00
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emperor's snuff-box

The emperor's snuff-box

Carr, John Dickson
Ian Henry Publications
1982
A pretty young Englishwoman living in France forms a romantic attachment and becomes a suspect in the murder of her fiancé's father.
£8.00
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blind barber

The blind barber

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1974
A series of extraordinary crimes and misadventures dog the voyage of the Queen Victoria. The fourth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£8.00
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sleeping sphinx : a Dr Fell detective story

The sleeping sphinx : a Dr Fell detective story

Carr, John Dickson
Pan Books Ltd
1962
Restless coffins, a macabre party, and murder. The seventeenth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£3.00
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In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1960
Somebody is committing murder with an invisible weapon. The twentieth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£22.00
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Three detective novels including The Arabian Nights murder ; The burning court ; The problem of the wire cage

Three detective novels including The Arabian Nights murder ; The burning court ; The problem of the wire cage

Carr, John Dickson
Harper & Brothers
1959
A collection of three of Carr's detective novels.
£10.00
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Till death us do part : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Till death us do part : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1944
Sir Harvey dies in a locked and sealed room, seemingly after having injected himself with hydrocyanic acid. The fifteenth book in the Gideon Fell series.
£20.00
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game is afoot : parodies, pastiches and ponderings of Sherlock Holmes

The game is afoot : parodies, pastiches and ponderings of Sherlock Holmes

Kaye, Marvin Schweitzer, DarrellSellars, CrightonGardner, Craig ShawBerman, RuthPitts, ZaSuStone, P. M.Rogow, RobertaIraldi, James C.Buggé, CaroleBenady, SamKoons, JohnLeiber, FritzSutherland, JohnPinkwater, Daniel M.Russell, RayWhite, JonSharp, LukeKahn, William B.Chapman, ArthurPollotta, NickBarzun, JacquesRussell, AmandaPearson, EdmundWells, CarolynMunkittrick, R. K.Loomis, CharlesGrahame, KennethJones, Harold EmerySteele, Frederic DorrBangs, John KendrickRathbone, BasilBaring, MauriceBarrie, James M.Roberts, S. C.Henry, O.Leacock, StephenPalmer, StuartAnderson, PoulWellman, Manly WadeBloch, RobertDerleth, AugustHarte, BretBell, JosephHoch, Edward D.Boucher, AnthonyStarrett, VincentHeard, H. F.Doyle, Arthur ConanCarr, John Dickson
St. Martin's Press
1995
A collection of Sherlock Holmes pastiches, and a handful of essays.
£9.00
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exploits of Sherlock Holmes

The exploits of Sherlock Holmes

Doyle, Adrian Conan Carr, John Dickson
John Murray
1968
A collection of Holmesian pastiches.
£18.00
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exploits of Sherlock Holmes

The exploits of Sherlock Holmes

Doyle, Adrian Conan Carr, John Dickson
Ace Books
[1954]
A collection of Holmesian pastiches.
£6.00
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Judas window

The Judas window

Dickson, Carter Greene, Douglas G.Carr, John Dickson
International Polygonics, Ltd.
1987
A bridegroom is invited into his prospective father-in-law's strong room and is given a drugged drink. When he comes to, in the locked and sealed room, he finds his host skewered by an arrow. The seventh book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
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And so to murder

And so to murder

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Penguin Books in association with William Heinemann Ltd
1960
A script-writer encounters murder on the set of a film. The tenth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£4.00
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Department of Queer Complaints

Department of Queer Complaints

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Pan Books Ltd
1963
A volume of short stories.
£12.00
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White Priory murders

The White Priory murders

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Pocket Books, Inc.
1942
A Hollywood film star is found beaten to death inside a pavilion surrounded by pristine snow. The second book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£8.00
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Nine - and death makes ten

Nine - and death makes ten

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Pocket Books, Inc.
1946
One of nine passengers on an Atlantic crossing is murdered, but the killer's fingerprints match no one on board. The eleventh book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£6.00
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Death in five boxes

Death in five boxes

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Belmont Tower Books
1973
Four crypto-criminals are found drugged seated around a table, with a fifth dead, all with mystifying clues about their persons. The eighth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£8.00
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Night at the mocking widow

Night at the mocking widow

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
[1953]
A crazed killer notifies the victims by mail of their impending doom. The twentieth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£6.00
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Nine - and death makes ten

Nine - and death makes ten

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
International Polygonics, Ltd.
1987
One of nine passengers on an Atlantic crossing is murdered, but the killer's fingerprints match no one on board. The eleventh book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£9.00
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peacock feather murders

The peacock feather murders

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
International Polygonics, Ltd.
1987
A man is shot dead in a room guarded by a policeman, and the one window forty feet above the street observed by another policeman. The sixth book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series.
£6.00
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Behind the crimson blind : another adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale

Behind the crimson blind : another adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
William Heinemann Ltd
1952
A formidable bank and diamond robber is tracked down in Tangiers. The twenty-first book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£5.00
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To the Queen's taste : a collection of the best detective and crime stories published in the first four years of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

To the Queen's taste : a collection of the best detective and crime stories published in the first four years of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Queen, Ellery Arlen, MichaelHilton, JamesSteele, Wilbur DanielGlaspell, SusanConnelly, MarcHecht, BenDuff, SamuelPerelman, S. J.Fisher, StevePrince, HaroldPrince, JeromeMorley, ChristopherYaffe, JamesEberhart, Mignon G.Cooper, Courtney RyleyStribling, T. S.Forester, C. S.Torre, Lillian de ladeFord, Miriam AllenKantor, MacKinlayTwain, MarkMaugham, Somerset W.Leblanc, MauriceVickers, RoyAmbler, EricSimenon, GeorgesRice, CraigBerkeley, AnthonyPerowne, BarryIles, FrancisHeard, H. F.Hammett, DashiellChristie, AgathaChesterton, G. K.Carr, John DicksonCain, James M.Bentley, E. C.
Faber and Faber Limited
1949
An anthology of thirty-six short stories.
£12.00
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Murder by experts

Murder by experts

Queen, Ellery Klingsberg, HarryBierstadt, Edward HaleJarrett, CoraWilde, PercivalFaulkner, WilliamAnderson, Frederick IrvingMacHarg, WilliamBramah, ErnestBurke, ThomasHalliday, BrettQuentin, PatrickStevenson, Robert LouisFreeman, R. AustinDickson, CarterChristie, AgathaChesterton, G. K.Carr, John Dickson
Sampson Low
1950
An anthology of eighteen short stories.
£10.00
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Dear dead days : fifteen stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America

Dear dead days : fifteen stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America

Hoch, Edward D. McCloy, HelenTorre, Lillian de laSandaval, JaimeMatthews, ClaytonHershman, MorrisBreen, Jon L.deFord, Miriam AllenSlesar, HenryPronzini, BillFish, Robert L.Hoch, Edward D.Ambler, EricQueen, ElleryGores, JoeCarr, John Dickson
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1974
An anthology of fifteen short stories.
£4.00
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Crime stories from the Strand

Crime stories from the Strand

Beare, Geraldine Mason, A. E. W.Reynolds, QuentinKipling, RudyardAllen, GrantDonovan, DickPertwee, RolandSapperJepson, EdgarWallace, EdgarMuddock, Joyce Emmerson PrestonSayers, Dorothy L.Meade, L. T.Keating, H. R. F.Eustace, RobertDoyle, Arthur ConanDickson, CarterChristie, AgathaChesterton, G. K.Carr, John DicksonBentley, E. C.Bailey, H. C.Allingham, Margery
Folio Society
1992
An anthology of thirty short stories, including two featuring Sherlock Holmes.
£6.00
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Crime at Christmas : a seasonal box of murderous delights

Crime at Christmas : a seasonal box of murderous delights

Adrian, Jack Powell, JamesBurgess, AnthonyArthur, RobertScott, WillPronzini, BillCommings, JosephTodd, PeterWhite, Ethel LinaHoch, Edward D.Wallace, EdgarSymons, JulianMelville, JamesLovesey, PeterHare, CyrilCarr, John DicksonBlake, NicholasAllingham, Margery
Equation
1988
An anthology of eighteen short stories, including two Sherlockian pastiches.
£5.00
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Behind the crimson blind

Behind the crimson blind

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Pan Books Ltd
1960
A formidable bank and diamond robber is tracked down in Tangiers. The twenty-first book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£3.00
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gilded man

The gilded man

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Pan Books Ltd
1951
A rich picture collector is suspected of also being an art thief. The thirteenth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£10.00
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skeleton in the clock : another adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale

The skeleton in the clock : another adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
William Heinemann Ltd
1949
The accidental death of Sir George Fleet becomes a murder investigation when new evidence is uncovered. The eighteenth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£10.00
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curse of the bronze lamp

The curse of the bronze lamp

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
William Morrow & Company
1945
An archaeological relic is brought back to Britain with tragic results. The sixteenth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£18.00
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She died a lady

She died a lady

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
William Heinemann Ltd
1943
An apparent double suicide transpires to be a double murder. The fourteenth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£15.00
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ten teacups

The ten teacups

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
William Heinemann Ltd
1937
A man is shot inside a room in which there is a gun but no murderer. The sixth book in the Henry Merrivale series.
£60.00
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Argosy (UK)

Argosy (UK)

Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1955.

Volume 16, June, Number 6

Contains 'Circle of panic' by John Salt, and 'Lime -vanilla ice' by Ray Bradbury.

£3.00
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Argosy (UK)

Argosy (UK)

Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1955.

Volume 16, August, Number 8

Contains 'The rain dripped death' by Mignon E. Eberhart, and 'Strawberry window' by Ray Bradbury.

£4.00
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Suspense

Suspense

Fleetway Publications Ltd., 1960.

Volume 3, May, Number 5

Contains 'The incautious burglar' by John Dickson Carr, and 'Hit and run' by Joan Aiken.

£6.00
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MacKill's Mystery Magazine

MacKill's Mystery Magazine

Todd Publishing Group Ltd., 1952.

Volume 1, October, Number 2

Contains 'The case of the perpetual sneer' by Roy Vickers, and 'The house in Goblin Wood' by Carter Dickson.

£10.00
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Davis Publications, Inc., 1975.

Volume 65, February, Number 375

Contains 'The case of the Danish prince' by Miles Kington, and 'Adrian Mulliner's greatest triumph' by P. G. Wodehouse.

£5.00
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Davis Publications, Inc., 1974.

Volume 64, July, Number 368

Contains 'The adventure of Black, Peter' by Robert L. Fish, and 'The Raffles Special' by Barry Perowne.

£5.00
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Davis Publications, Inc., 1971.

Volume 57, February, Number 327

Contains 'A study in surmise' by Michael Harrison, and 'Gideon and the pigeon' by J. J. Marric.

£5.00
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Mercury Publications, Inc., 1956.

Volume 27, March, Number 148

Contains 'The man who explained miracles' by Carter Dickson, and 'On the day of the rose show' by Q. Patrick.

£10.00
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

American Mercury, Inc., 1950.

Volume 16, September, Number 82

Contains 'Cab, mister?' by Cornell Woolrich, and 'The vanishing bride' by John Dickson Carr.

£5.00
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