Author:Irish, William (pseud. for Cornell Woolrich)


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Strangler's Serenade

By: Irish, William (pseud. for Cornell Woolrich)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Walter J. Black: (c.1951)

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 14245

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj

[light bumping to spine ends, otherwise a nice clean copy; jacket shows moderate wear at edges and extremities, slight paper loss at top of spine (just nicking the first "S" in the title a bit), split along top rear foldover, front panel a little rubbed]. A New York detective who's supposed to be taking it easy, on vacation at "Joseph's Vineyard," runs into a murder case, in that way that vacationing detectives invariably do. "What could be the connection between an quiet, elderly male boarder, an indolent, middle-aged toper, a dim-witted youth who lived on the beach and w... View more info

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Phantom Lady

By: Irish, William (pseud. of Cornell Woolrich)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia/New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: (c.1942)

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 6144


Condition: Very Good

(no dust jacket) [solid copy with moderate overall wear, some fading to spine cloth; ffep torn out, which has left the front hinge exposed but not separated]. Irish/Woolrich classic, which starts out with both a great dedication ("To Apartment 605, Hotel M----- / in unmitigated thankfulness (at not being in it any more") and a terrific first chapter title ("The Hundred and Fiftieth Day Before the Execution"). A terrific yarn, and the basis for the highly-regarded 1944 movie of the same name, directed by Robert Siodmak and produced by Joan Harrison, who cut her teeth as an assi... View more info