Herbert Adams Bibliography

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THE SECRET OF BOGEY HOUSE

1925 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
The 1925 ECB includes only the 2/6 "cheap edition"
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BY ORDER OF THE FIVE

1925 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
THE SLOANE SQUARE MYSTERY

1925 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
THE CROOKED LIP

1926 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
COMRADE JILL

1926 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE PERFECT ROUND

1927 by Methuen in London
Some criminious content
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
A collection of short stories, only one being a mystery (per Thomas Taylor)
THE QUEEN'S GATE MYSTERY

1927 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
ROGUES FALL OUT

1928 by Methuen in London
Dust jacket priced at 3/6
THE EMPTY BED

1928 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
The ECB describes this as a "cheaper edition" possibly a presumption on their part due to the price?
There is no mention of a 7/6 edition as per above
CAROLINE ORMSBY'S CRIME

1929 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6
THE GOLDEN APE

1930 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
ODDWAYS

1930 by Methuen in London
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
THE CRIME IN THE DUTCH GARDEN

1931 by Methuen in London
The ECB calls for 1932 but the BL & Hubin state 1931
Dust Wrapper priced at 3/6 (re English Catalogue of Books)
We are unsure, does anyone have a 7/6 edition?
THE PAULTON PLOT

1932 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
A LADY SO INNOCENT

1932 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
Criminous ?, I believe this to be a 'Romance' title
THE WOMAN IN BLACK

1933 by Methuen in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
JOHN BRAND'S WILL

1933 by Methuen in London
Hubin calls for 1935 but BL & ECB state 1933
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE KNIFE

1934 by Collins in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
MYSTERY AND MINETTE

1934 by Collins in London
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
The ECB states Ninette presumably printers error
THE BODY IN THE BUNKER

1935 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
FATE LAUGHS

1935 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
A WORD OF SIX LETTERS

1936 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE OLD JEW MYSTERY

1936 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
DEATH OFF THE FAIRWAY

1936 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
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A SINGLE HAIR

1937 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE BLUFF

1938 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE DAMNED SPOT

1938 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
BLACK DEATH

1939 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE NINETEENTH HOLE MYSTERY

1939 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE CASE OF THE STOLEN BRIDEGROOM

1940 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE CHIEF WITNESS

1940 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
STAB IN THE BACK

1941 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
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ROGER BENNION'S DOUBLE

1941 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE ARAWAY OATH

1942 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
SIGNAL FOR INVASION

1942 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
VICTORY SONG

1943 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
THE SCARLET FEATHER

[1943] by Cherry Tree in London
A cheap format paperback original
No copy listed in the ECB
FOUR WINDS

1944 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 7/6
WRITING ON THE WALL

1945 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange/red cloth with black lettering
Dust Wrapper priced at 8/6
WELCOME HOME

1946 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
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DIAMONDS ARE TRUMPS

1947 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
CRIME WAVE AT LITTLE CORNFORD

1948 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
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ONE TO PLAY

1949 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
THE DEAN'S DAUGHTER

1950 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 8/6
THE SLEEPING DRAUGHT

1951 by Macdonald in London
EXIT THE SKELETON

1952 by Macdonald in London
THE SPECTRE IN BROWN

1953 by Macdonald in London
SLIPPERY DICK

1954 by Macdonald in London
THE JUDAS KISS

1955 by Macdonald in London
Dust jacket priced at 9/6
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DEATH ON THE FIRST TEE

1957 by Macdonald in London
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DEATH OF A VIEWER

1958 by Macdonald in London
 

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