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Matthew Head Bibliography

US & UK First Edition Books in Order

Matthew Head Series Character: Dr Mary Finney

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

Matthew Head Books for Sale

Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Smell of Money Simon & Schuster 1943 US softcover: Dell 219 U.S. 1948
Book set in California
The Devil in the Bush Simon & Schuster 1945 Dust jacket artist Hoffman
Reissued by Avon G series, 1963 artwork Roy Le Grone
Reprinted Felony & Mayhem, NY (2005)
"White Colony in Africa"
The Accomplice Simon & Schuster 1947 US softcover: Dell 346 U.S. 1949
"A girl in Paris, strange love, and death";
The Cabinda Affair Simon & Schuster 1949 UK: Heinemann 1950
US paperback: Dell Mapback 1950
Book cover artwork by Robert Stanley
"Murder in the African Congo"
The Congo Venus Simon & Schuster 1950 US paperback: Dell 1952, cover artist Robert Stanley
Book set in the Belgium Congo
Reissued by Perennial Library 1982
Another Man's Life Simon & Schuster 1953
Murder at the Flea Club Simon & Schuster 1955 UK: Heinemann 1957
Book set in Paris

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Matthew Head Author Biography - Information About the Author
Matthew Head is a pseudonym of John Edwin Canaday, born 1907 and died 1985, he is a Hubin listed crime and mystery author, primarily an art historian and art critic though.
Book collectors should be able to put together a full set of first edition books in dust jackets without too much trouble, or indeed huge expense, that said really nice condition copies are not common. The British first editions are the rarest, simply becaus eof small print runs.

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