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Ted Lewis Bibliography

UK & US First Edition Books in Order

Ted Lewis Series Character: Jack Carter

The following bibliography - Checklist contains the author's crime and mystery fiction books listed in order

Ted Lewis Books for Sale

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
All the Way Home and
All the Night Through
New Authors 1965 Paperback reprint Arrow Books, 1966
Jack's Return Home Michael Joseph 1970 US: Doubleday 1970. Dust jacket priced $4.95
UK: paperback Pan 1970 as Carter
Pan softcover 1971 as Get Carter
Plender Michael Joseph 1971 Purple cloth with gilt titles
UK paperback 1st Pan Books, 1973
Billy Rags Michael Joseph 1973 Dustwrapper priced 2.00 on inside front flap
Jack Carter's Law Michael Joseph 1974 US edition: Knopf 1975 as
Jack Carter and the Law
British paperback 1st: Sphere, 1978
The Rabbit Michael Joseph 1975 Dust jacket Design By Jeremy Mallard, price 3.75
UK softcover first: Sphere, 1976
Boldt Michael Joseph 1976 UK paperback 1st: Sphere, 1978
Jack Carter and the Mafia Pigeon Michael Joseph 1977 British paperback 1st: Sphere, 1978
G.B.H. Sphere 1980 UK paperback original
US: Jove 1980 as Grievous Bodily Harm


Dust Jacket Artist: Designed by the author

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Ted Lewis Author Biography - Information About the Author
Ted Lewis (Edward) was born in 1940 and died in 1982, he is best known for Jack's Return Home who was the subject of the Michael Caine film Get Carter.
A collectable author, thanks largely to the iconic film it has to be said. Jack's Return Home does still read well in a period sense, especially if, like us, you live in Lincolnshire not too far from Scunthorpe, the original setting for the book.
It should be regarded as a rare book, we've had a couple though, especially in collectable condition, ex-library copies seem to make up a large part of the print run.
In our experience it's not the rarest title though, albeit the most valuable, Plender for example is much rarer, try finding a copy of G.B.H. even though it's a paperback original, I don't think we've ever seen one.
We've included paperback first editions too, they're held in the British Library, as they're collectable in their own right, not just by completeists but for those who find the hardback firsts too expensive.
This is not just a complete list of books in order for the reader but also a bibliography for the book collector. We've included all the important editions and all American editions when applicable.
 

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