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Clayton Rawson Bibliography

US & UK First Edition Books

Series Character: The Great Merlini

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DEATH FROM A TOP HAT
1938 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
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American edition: 1938 Putnam
THE FOOTPRINTS ON THE CEILING
1939 by Collins Crime Club in London
Orange boards with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at 7/6
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American edition: 1939 Putnam
THE HEADLESS LADY
1940 by Collins Crime Club in London
Dated copyright 1940, the ECB calls for 1941 though
the BL states reception date of 1940
Orange cloth with black lettering
Dustwrapper priced at 7/6
see picture
American edition: 1940 Putnam's
as STUART TOWNE
DEATH OUT OF THIN AIR

1947 by Cassell in London
Blue cloth with black lettering
Dust jacket priced at
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American edition: 1941 Coward McCann
NO COFFIN FOR THE CORPSE
1972 by Stacey in London
American edition: 1942 Little Brown

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Clayton Rawson Biography - Information About the Author
Clayton Rawson was born in 1906 and died in 1971.
The Great Merlini appears in all the books, magic based mysteries.
American editions precede their British counterparts.
He also wrote under the pseudonym Stuart Towne.

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