Author:Keeler, Harry Stephen

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Thieves' Nights: The Chronicles of DeLancey, King of Thieves

By: Keeler, Harry Stephen

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1929

Edition: 5th printing

Seller ID: 17027

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket, although the front panel of same has been trimmed and affixed to the ffep) [moderately worn copy, light bumping/fraying to bottom corners, portion of jacket text affixed to front pastedown, small stains on a couple of pages]. "This is Mr. Keeler's most breath-taking achievement....full of unexpected denouements in startling succession, so that the reader has the experience of waking up from dream within dream"; in amongst this fervid dreaminess unfolds "the legend of Bayard De Lancey, King of Thieves, whom lesser thieves feel honor to have known." "Here M... View more info

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The Amazing Web

By: Keeler, Harry Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: (c.1930)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18615

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [good sound book, slight fading to spine cloth, one-time owner's signature on front pastedown, 1931 gift inscription (non-authorial) on ffep, light soiling to top edge]. Was there ever a Harry Stephen Keeler book that wasn't an "amazing web" of one sort or another? He was infamous for his astoundingly complicated and convoluted plotlines, rife with unusual characters and connections and coincidences that often defy not just logic but time and space as well. (In this instance, although much of the action takes place in contemporary Chicago, the trouble can be traced ... View more info

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The Box from Japan

By: Keeler, Harry Stephen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1932

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 14036

Condition: Fair


(no dust jacket) [ex-lending library book, considerable shelfwear (fraying to cloth at extremities, external soiling, etc.), library label on front pastedown, jacket flap text glued to ffep, "MAY CO." in white letters on spine; hinges are a little weak but NOT cracked or split; soiling to page edges but generally clean inside]. Typically whacked-out Keeler classic, this one a whopping LXXII chapters (with titles like "The Gentleman in Cannibal Land," "Televisic Claret vs. Televisic Cardinal," "Oley Olson Does a Yob!", etc.) in 765 pages . A New York Times criti... View more info