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  • THE PUSHER. by McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    THE PUSHER.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Perma Books / Pocket Books, (1956). SIGNED first edition - Perma 3062. The third 87th Precinct novel, which begins with finding the body of a young drug addict - with a noose around his neck, and a syringe at his feet. Originally McBain had intended to kill off Steve Carella in this book, but the publisher convinced him not to. SIGNED by Mc Bain on the title page. Basis for the 1960 film of the same name. 43 pp plus 7 pp ads. Striking cover illustration by Charles Binger.

    Condition: Very good (usual rather severe toning to the pages, but a straight and tight copy, small dampstain to the lower inner corners, visible on the back cover and inside the front cover) Note: All vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care. Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 70599
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  • KILLER'S PAYOFF. by McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    KILLER'S PAYOFF.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Perma Books / Pocket Books, (1958). First edition - Perma M-3113. The sixth 87th Precinct novel. "Detective Cotton Hawes tackles a new case of blackmail and double murder." 168 pp. Cover illustration by Robert Schultz.

    Condition: Near fine (some toning to the pages, but a straight and tight copy) Note: All vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care.

    Book ID: 70702
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  • KILLER'S WEDGE. by McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    KILLER'S WEDGE.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Perma Books / Pocket Books, (1959). First edition - Perma M-4150. An 87th Precinct novel, a locked room mystery featuring Steve Carella. 168 pp. Cover illustration by Darcy. This was the first 87th Precinct book to be originally issued in hardcover.

    Condition: Near fine (some toning to the pages, small nick to lower edge of back cover, but otherwise a straight and tight copy) Note: All vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care.

    Book ID: 70703
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  • THE MUGGER. by McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    THE MUGGER.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Perma Books / Pocket Books, (1956). First edition - Perma M-3061. The second 87th Precinct novel. "The mugger waited in the shadows .. . he watched the girl." Basis for the 1958 film of the same name. 160 pp plus 6 pp ads. Cover illustration by Lou Marchetti.

    Condition: Near fine (some toning to the pages, but a straight and tight copy) Note: All vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care.

    Book ID: 70600
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  • KILLER'S CHOICE. by McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter, 1926-2005)
    KILLER'S CHOICE.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Perma Books / Pocket Books, (1959). First edition - Perma M-3108. The fifth 87th Precinct novel, featuring Steve Carella. 168 pp. Cover illustration by Robert Schulz. 149 pp. Color foldout ad for Time bound in at rear of book.

    Condition: Very near fine (usual toning to the pages, but otherwise a straight and tight copy) Note: All vintage paperbacks are very fragile and need to be handled with care.

    Book ID: 70719
    View cart More details Price: $40.00