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Lawrence Treat Bibliography

US and UK First Edition Books

Lawrence Treat Series Characters:
Bill Decker - Jub Freeman - Mitch Taylor - Carl Wayward

The following bibliography - Checklist contains the author's crime and mystery fiction titles

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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
B as in Banshee Duell 1940 Also published as:
Wail for the Corpses
D as in Dead Duell 1941
H as in Hangman Duell 1942
O as in Omen Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1943
Leather Man Duell 1944 UK version: 1947 Rich and Cowan
Grey boards and red lettering
V as in Victim Duell 1945 UK: 1950 Rich and Cowan
H as in Hunted Duell 1946 English edition: 1950 Boardman
Q as in Quicksand Duell 1947 British: 1959 Boarman as
Step Into Darkness
T as in Trapped Morrow 1947
F as in Flight Morrow 1948 UK book: 1949 T.V. Boardman & Co
Over the Edge Morrow 1948 UK edition: 1958 Boardman
Trial and Terror Morrow 1949
Big Shot Harper 1951 UK edition 1952 T.V. Boardman & Co
Weep for a Wanton Ace 1956 UK edition 1957 T.V. Boardman & Co
Lady Drop Dead Abelard 1960
Venus Unarmed Doubleday 1961 Set in Paris
P as in Police Davis 1970


Dust Jacket Artist: Sears

Lawrence Treat Biography
American born writer Lawrence Treat is a pseudonym for Lawrence Arthur Goldstone who was born in 1903 and died in 1998
As well as the mystery fiction books listed above there are many short stories appearing in magazines such as
Detective Fiction Weekly - Black Mask - Sleuth Mystery Magazine UK first editions are rarer than the American books (due to print runs)
The books benefit form such great dust jacket cover artwork
Personally, I prefer the British artwork but that could be a natural bias

 

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