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A.2 A Handbook for Writers and Artists: A Practical Guide to the Press and to Literary and Artistic Publications
"By a London Editor". This entry appeared in The British Library General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1975, Vol 305 (London, München, Paris, 1985) on page 285, identifying the "London Editor" as E. B. Smith.
a. London: Charles Wilson Deacon & Co., 1898, pp. 191. 21 cm.
The title-page gives Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd. as London agents, and Charles Scribner's Sons as New York agents.
A.3 The Wallet of Kai Lung
f. Penguin Books. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1936. 256 pp. 6d.
A.4 The Mirror of Kong Ho
b. London: Grant Richards and H. Toulmin (Cayme Press), 1929. xx, 264 pp. 7s 6d. Reprinted, 1930 3s 6d.
Includes a preface by J. C. Squire.
A.7 Max Carrados
a. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., January 1914. v, 296 pp., plus 31 pp. of ads. 6s. Reprinted 1914, 1917, 1924.
Red cloth boards. Stamped in gilt on upper cover: MAX | CARRADOS | [dot] | ERNEST BRAMAH | [The whole enclosed within decorations] |. Stamped in gilt on spine: MAX | CARRADOS | [dot] | ERNEST BRAMAH | [Those four lines enclosed within decorations] | METHUEN |. Top and fore edges trimmed; bottom edge untrimmed. The leaves measure 7.4375" by 4.875".
b. London: Penguin Books Ltd., 1943.
c. Westport, Conn.: Hyperion Press, 1975. 296 pp. 23 cm.
d. New York: Garland Publishing, 1976. 296 pp. 22 cm.
Number 6 of the Fifty Classics of Crime Fiction, 1900-1950 series.
A.8 Kai Lung's Golden Hours
c. London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1924. xv, 306 pp. Reprinted, 1936, 3s. 6d.
d. The Traveller's Library, No. 16. London: Jonathan Cape 1926. xvi, 307 pp. 3s. 6d. Reprinted, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932.
e. London: Penguin Books, Ltd., 1938. 280 pp. 6d. Reprinted, 1949.
f. Penguin Books, No. 174. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books Ltd., 1954. 254pp. 2s. and later 2s. 6d.
h. New York: Ballantine Books #02574-1, $1.25, 1972. xiv, 242 p. 19 cm.
Paperback. Introduction by Lin Carter. Issued as part of the "Adult Fantasy" series.
i. Hong Kong, New York : Oxford University Press, 1985. xiii, 306 pp.
Paperback. With an introduction by H. J. Lethbridge.
A.9 The Eyes of Max Carrados
a. London: Grant Richards Ltd., October 1923. 319 pp. 7s. 6d.
Light blue cloth boards. Stamped in black on upper cover: The Eyes of | Max Carrados | Ernest Bramah |. Stamped in black on spine: The | Eyes of | Max | Carrados| Ernest | Bramah | Grant | Richards |. Top edge trimmed, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. The leaves measure 7.5" by 4.75".
(in dust wrapper only)
c. London: Penguin Books, Ltd., 1940. 240 pp. 6d.
d. Bath: Lythway Press, 1973. 319 pp. 19 cm.
A.10 The Specimen Case
a. London: Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, October 1924. 320 pp. 7s. 6d.
Red cloth boards. Stamped in blind (raised letters) on upper cover: THE | SPECIMEN | CASE | [rule] | ERNEST BRAMAH [these four lines enclosed within light rules within heavy rules] |. [The whole enclosed within rules]. Stamped in black on spine: [Rule in blind] | THE | SPECIMEN | CASE | [rule] | ERNEST | BRAMAH | HODDER & | STOUGHTON | [rule in blind] |. All edges trimmed. The leaves measure 7.25" by 4.75".
A.12 The Story of Wan and the Remarkable Shrub, and The Story of Ching-kwei and the Destinies
a. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1927. 98 pp.
In paper wrappers, sewn, with title page as upper cover. All edges trimmed. The leaves measure 8" by 5.25".
A.13 Kai Lung Unrolls His Mat
c. The Traveller's Library. London: Jonathan Cape 1935. 3s. 6d.
A.18 The Bravo of London
a. London [etc.]: Cassell and Company, Ltd., May 1934. viii, 311 pp. 7s. 6d. Reprinted, 1935, 2s. 6d (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Ltd. $2.00.)
Pale green cloth boards. Stamped in gilt on spine: [rule] | THE | BRAVO | OF | LONDON | ERNEST | BRAMAH | CASSELL | [rule] |. All edges trimmed. The leaves measure 7.3125" by 4.75".
(reprint or Canadian editions only)