crime fiction home

Max Catto Bibliography

UK and US First Edition Books

The following bibliography - Checklist contains primarily  the crime and mystery fiction titles
Other titles by by this author are not detective based.
UK firsts in jacket are collectable and keenly sought

Books for Sale

Buy Books by Max Catto

Buy Books by Max Catto

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Flannagan Boy Harrap 1949 Subject to a film in 1953
Not crime fiction?
The Killing Frost Heinemann 1950 Also Published in 1959 Four Square as
Trapeze
For the Love of Doc Heinemann 1951 Non-criminous?
A Prize of Gold Heinemann 1953 Black cloth, gilt lettering
Dust jacket priced 12s 6d
Made into film starring Richard Widmark
All Or Nothing Popular Library 1956 US publication
The Melody of Sex Heinemann 1959 Not crime fiction
The Tiger in the Bed Heinemann 1962 US: 1963 Morrow
Love From Venus Heinemann 1965 Not crime fiction
The Banana Men Heinemann 1967 US: 1967 Simon
Sam Casanova Heinemann 1973 1979 Signet
Mister Midas Michael Joseph 1976
The Empty Tiger Michael Joseph 1977 US: 1977 St Martin's


Dust Jacket Artist: Stein

Max Catto Biography
Maxwell Jeffrey Catto was a pseudonym of Mark Finkell who also wrote as Simon Kent, born 1909? he died in 1992.

 

Classic Crime Fiction

Books Wanted     Bibliography     Dust Jacket Art     Home Page