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
11/20/2018
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
11/20/2018
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
11/20/2018
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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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
11/20/2018
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
12/03/2017
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
12/03/2017
A collection of short stories, previously unpublished in the UK, and a bibliography of the works of John Dickson Carr.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
06/22/2017
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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emperor's snuff-box

The emperor's snuff-box

Carr, John Dickson
Ian Henry Publications
1982
01/03/2017
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
01/03/2017
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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In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel

Carr, John Dickson
Hamish Hamilton
1960
01/03/2017
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
01/03/2017
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
01/03/2017
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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Mystery Library Collection

Mystery Library Collection

Upfield, Arthur Rogers, Joel TownsleyPost, Melville DavissonWaugh, HillaryBuchan, JohnAmbler, EricRinehart, Mary RobertsBerkeley, AnthonyQueen, ElleryCarr, John DicksonBrand, ChristiannaBentley, Edmund Clerihew
University of California
1976-1979
10/16/2020
A complete set of twelve volumes issued to support a mystery fiction correspondence course. Each volume has notes and critical essays.
£150.00
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20 great tales of murder

20 great tales of murder

Mystery Writers of America Incorporated Olsen, D. B.Ketchum, PhilipStanley, Fay GrissomKeeler, Harry StephenSnow, WalterLipman, MichelLipman, ClayrePatrick, Q.Palmer, StuartMcCloy, HelenDe la Torre, LillianHershman, MorrisBlochman, Lawrence G.Arthur, RobertHalliday, BrettBoucher, AnthonyQueen, ElleryPentecost, HughOursler, WillCoxe, George HarmonCarr, John Dickson
Hammond, Hammond & Company
1952
10/14/2020
An anthology of twenty short stories.
£22.00
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Oxford book of American detective stories

The Oxford book of American detective stories

Hillerman, Tony Stagg, Clinton H.Rawson, ClaytonGault, William CampbellGlaspell, SusanEberhart, Mignon G.Stribling, Thomas SigismundMuller, MarciaFaulkner, WilliamWoolrich, CornellMacdonald, RossBellem, Robert LeslieDaly, Carroll JohnReeve, Arthur BenjaminFutrelle, JacquesSale, RichardHarte, BretGreen, Anna KatharinePost, Melville DavissonPronzini, BillPoe, Edgar AllanHoch, Edward D.Herbert, RosemaryBoucher, AnthonyDavis, Dorothy SalisburyStout, RexRinehart, Mary RobertsQueen, ElleryMcBain, EdGrafton, SueGardner, Erle StanleyChandler, RaymondCarr, John DicksonBarnes, Linda
Oxford University Press
1996
10/13/2020
A collection of thirty-three short stories.
£12.00
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Maiden murders

Maiden murders

Mystery Writers of America Incorporated Keeler, Harry StephenMillar, KennethKeene, DayFishman, Joseph FullingBarry, JeromeWilson, RuthJohns, Veronica ParkerGault, William CampbellPalmer, StuartTreat, LawrencePrince, HaroldPrince, JeromeDe la Torre, LillianBlochman, Lawrence G.Derleth, AugustBoucher, AnthonySimenon, GeorgesQueen, ElleryPentecost, HughEllin, StanleyCarr, John DicksonAlexander, David
Hammond, Hammond & Company
1953
10/12/2020
A collection of twenty short stories.
£25.00
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Detection medley

Detection medley

Rhode, John Jerrold, IantheGorrell (Lord)Wade, HenryWalpole, HughMilne, A. A.Kennedy, MilwardJepson, EdgarSayers, Dorothy L.Punshon, E. R.Orczy (Baroness)Morrison, ArthurLorac, E. C. R.Gilbert, AnthonyFreeman, R. AustinEustace, RobertDickson, CarterCrofts, Freeman WillsConnington, J. J.Cole, MargaretCole, G. D. H.Christie, AgathaChesterton, G. K.Carr, John DicksonBlake, NicholasBentley, Edmund ClerihewBailey, Henry ChristopherAllingham, Margery
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.
1939
10/12/2020
A collection of thirty-four short stories and essays on detective fiction.
£75.00
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Fifty famous detectives of fiction

Fifty famous detectives of fiction

Doyle, Arthur Conan Wynne, AnthonyShiel, M. P.Wade, HenryThomson, BasilAustin, F. BrittenClouston, J. StorerFrome, DavidPalmer, StuartWebster, F. A. M.Eberhart, Mignon G.Wilde, PercivalBramah, ErnestFletcher, J. S.Lowndes, Belloc MarieHolt, GavinPost, Melville DavissonLeblanc, MauricePoe, Edgar AllanVivian, E. CharlesWallace, EdgarRohmer, SaxSayers, Dorothy L.Rhode, JohnBerkeley, AnthonyQueen, ElleryPunshon, E. R.Oppenheim, E. PhillipsMuir, AugustusMitchell, GladysKnox, Ronald A.King, C. DalyHolt, HenryGribble, Leonard R.Goodchild, GeorgeFreeman, R. AustinCrofts, Freeman WillsCole, MargaretCole, G. D. H.Christie, AgathaChesterton, G. K.Carr, John DicksonBush, ChristopherBentley, Edmund ClerihewBailey, Henry ChristopherAllingham, Margery
Odhams Press Ltd.
1948
10/12/2020
A collection of fifty short stories.
£16.00
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Crime without murder : an anthology of stories by the Mystery Writers of America

Crime without murder : an anthology of stories by the Mystery Writers of America

Mystery Writers of America Incorporated Hudson, JefferyNussbaum, AlMontross, DavidMarsh, AnthonyManners, MargaretLewis, LucilleStern, Richard MartinCollins, MichaelRathjen, Carl HenryTreat, LawrenceDe la Torre, LillianSandaval, JaimeHershman, MorrisPronzini, BillFish, Robert L.Hoch, Edward D.Davis, Dorothy SalisburyAmbler, EricSimenon, GeorgesQueen, ElleryKnox, BillHughes, Dorothy B.Hitchens, DoloresGilbert, MichaelEllin, StanleyCarr, John Dickson
Victor Gollancz Ltd
1972
10/10/2020
A collection of twenty-five short stories.
£8.00
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Classic stories of crime and detection

Classic stories of crime and detection

Barzun, Jacques Taylor, Wendell HertigJohnson, OwenIrish, WilliamStribling, Thomas SigismundMcCloy, HelenReeve, Arthur BenjaminAdams, Samuel HopkinsFutrelle, JacquesPost, Melville DavissonStarrett, VincentBerkeley, AnthonyQueen, ElleryGribble, Leonard R.Cobb, BeltonCarr, John Dickson
Garland Publishing, Inc.
1976
10/10/2020
A collection of fourteen short stories.
£9.00
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art of the impossible : an extravaganza of miraculous murders, fantastic felonies and incredible criminals

The art of the impossible : an extravaganza of miraculous murders, fantastic felonies and incredible criminals

Adrian, Jack Rogers, Joel TownsleyPruyn, LeonardFindler, GeraldTalbot, HakeLocke, GeorgeAdey, Robert C. S.Porges, ArthurSuter, John F.Cornier, VincentFutrelle, JacquesHodgson, William HopePronzini, BillCommings, JosephWallmann, JeffreyHoch, Edward D.Wallace, EdgarRohmer, SaxPerowne, BarryLutz, John ThomasCarr, John DicksonAtkinson, Alex
Xanadu
1990
10/08/2020
A collection of twenty-one short stories.
£25.00
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All but impossible! An anthology of locked room and impossible crime stories

All but impossible! An anthology of locked room and impossible crime stories

Mystery Writers of America Incorporated Collins, MichaelPeirce, John F.Asimov, IsaacBrittain, WilliamRawson, ClaytonSuter, John F.Godfrey, PeterYaffe, JamesAnderson, PoulMcCloy, HelenDe la Torre, LillianBreen, Jon L.Pronzini, BillHoch, Edward D.Symons, JulianSimenon, GeorgesQueen, ElleryPentecost, HughCarr, John Dickson
Ticknor & Fields
1981
10/08/2020
A collection of twenty short stories.
£22.00
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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 MatthewRoberts, Sydney Castle (Sir)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
03/16/2019
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
01/22/2019
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]
01/22/2019
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
11/20/2018
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.
£6.00
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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
11/20/2018
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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White Priory murders

The White Priory murders

Dickson, Carter Carr, John Dickson
Pocket Books, Inc.
1942
11/20/2018
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
11/20/2018
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
11/20/2018
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]
11/20/2018
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
11/20/2018
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
11/20/2018
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
12/03/2017
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, Thomas SigismundForester, C. S.De la Torre, LilliandeFord, 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, Edmund Clerihew
Faber and Faber Limited
1949
07/23/2017
An anthology of thirty-six short stories.
£12.00
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Murder by experts

Murder by experts

Mystery Writers of America Incorporated Klingsberg, HarryBierstadt, Edward HaleJarrett, CoraWilde, PercivalFaulkner, WilliamAnderson, Frederick IrvingMacHarg, WilliamBramah, ErnestBurke, ThomasHalliday, BrettQuentin, PatrickQueen, ElleryStevenson, Robert LouisFreeman, R. AustinDickson, CarterChristie, AgathaChesterton, G. K.Carr, John Dickson
Sampson Low
1950
07/23/2017
An anthology of eighteen short stories.
£10.00
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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
07/22/2017
An anthology of eighteen short stories, including two Sherlockian pastiches.
£5.00
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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
01/05/2017
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
01/05/2017
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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Collier's

Collier's

Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, 1953.

11/12/2019

Eleven issues, plus one earlier issue from 'Life' which contain the first appearance of the Adrian Conan Doyle 'Exploits of Sherlock Holmes' stories.

£125.00
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Argosy (UK)

Argosy (UK)

Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1955.

Volume 16, June, Number 6

06/18/2019

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

06/18/2019

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

12/22/2017

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

12/21/2017

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

12/16/2017

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

12/16/2017

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

12/16/2017

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

12/16/2017

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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