Author:Biggers, Earl Derr

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Keeper of the Keys

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156772

Condition: Near fine copy in a VG+ Dust Jacket. Jacket has a couple of tiny tears and a little bit of red color fading to the spine. Jacket has no chips to speak of and is not price-clipped. Owner's neat signature on a preliminary page. Stated First Edition


Charlie Chan View more info

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See-Saw

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Victrola Publishing: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101568

Condition: Small owner's signature in upper corner, else near fine in colorful, pictorial wraps (10-1/2 X13)


Sheet music to the song "You'll Have to Find Out" with book and lyrics by Biggers and music by Louis A. Hirsch. "See-Saw," Biggers' sixth play, opened September 23, 1919 and ran for 89 performances. Later in 1919 Biggers co-authored another play, "Threes a Crowd," with Christopher Morley. His last production, 1924's "The Ruling Passion," premiered the year before the author created the immortal Charlie Chan. An uncommon item View more info

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The Agony Column

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs: 1916

Seller ID: 158290

Condition: VG+ in a good dust jacket. Black cloth covers with red lettering. Jacket is chipped at spine extremities and price is clipped from flap. This is a reprint, most likely from the mid-thirties and was issued lacking the Will Grefe illustrations. Uncommon in dust jacket


The basis for several films, most notably "The Second Floor Mystery" directed by Roy del Ruth in 1930 View more info

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Charlie Chan's Caravan

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset: ND (ca 1930)

Edition: Early reprint

Seller ID: 158074

Condition: Previous owner's vintage bookplate on pastedown endpaper, else near fine in a VG dust jacket missing a couple of small chips


Includes THE CHINESE PARROT & THE BLACK CAMEL View more info