ACE POTPOURRI

LITERATURE - OF A SORT


ACE SINGLE format S-SERIES

S-054 CARL OFFORD The Naked Fear (1954; listed as an "ACE Original")

S-070 RAE LOOMIS Luisita (cover by Robert Maguire; 1954; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

S-070 (back cover)

S-074 WILENE SHAW (aka VIRGINIA M. HARRISON) Heat Lightning (1954; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-075 RALPH E. SHIKES (ed.) Cartoon Annual (cover by Bily Snel; 1954; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

S-076 EMILE ZOLA Shame (1954; 1st U. S. edition, 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as a "new translation")

This edition of Shame uses the same cover art as is later found on the ACE Double D-182 (1956) edition of this title.

S-080 WILENE SHAW (aka VIRGINIA M. HARRISON) The Fear and the Guilt (1954; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-085 MAURICE DEKOBRA (aka ERNST-MAURICE TESSIER) The Bachelor's Widow (original title: Hell is Sold Out; cover by Robert Maguire; 1954; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

The ACE edition (1st printing) of The Bachelor's Widow is considered to be also the 1st American edition.

S-087 NOLAND MILLER Why I Am So Beat (1954; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-091 STANLEY BARON End of the Line (1955; listed as "abridged edition")

S-093 H. T. ELMO Modern Casanova's Handbook (cover by Bill Wenzel; 1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; adult humor)

S-095 HARRY WHITTINGTON The Naked Jungle (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

This story, complete with the same cover, was also published by Star Digest (an Australian crime digest, #322)


S-100 HENRY LEWIS NIXON The Caves (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-102 GEORGE ALBERT GLAY Oath of Seven (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; historical fiction/mystery)

I have also placed this in the MYSTERY section.

S-104 R.V. CASSILL & ERIC PROTTER Left Bank Of Desire (cover by Verne Tossey; 1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-105 EDWARD DE ROO The Fires of Youth (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; juvenile delinquent novel)

S-105 (back cover)

S-107 PETER TWIST (aka C. P. HEWITT) The Gilded Hideaway (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

Another example of the cover artwork that makes ACE volumes so attractive to the collector.

S-108 C. S. CODY (aka LESLIE WALLER) Lie Like A Lady (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-111 HARRY HARRISON KROLL The Smoldering Fire (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-114 EDWARD ADLER Living It Up (cover by Verne Tossey; 1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-116 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) Words Fail Me! (cover by Tashlin; 1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

S-117 KIM DARIEN Dark Rapture (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-119 LAWRENCE EASTON The Driven Flesh (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-122 LEDRU BAKER Jr. The Preying Streets (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-124 RAE LOOMIS House of Deceit (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-124 (back cover)

S-126 A. H. BERZEN Washington Bachelor (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-130 SIDNEY WEISSMAN Backlash (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-132 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) Cartoon Annual #2 (cover by Rayon; 1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

S-136 R. V. CASSILL A Taste of Sin (1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

S-137 RALPH JACKSON Violent Night (cover by Fay; 1955; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-140 H. T. ELMO Honeymoon Humor (cover by H. T. Elmo; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

S-141 OLIVER CRAWFORD Blood on the Branches (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-143 HARRY WHITTINGTON A Woman On The Place (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-145 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) Little Monsters (cover by David Lyons; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-145 (back cover)

Another Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

S-151 ROBERT NOVAK Climb A Broken Ladder (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

S-152 HENRY GREGOR FELSEN (ed.) Medic Merth (cover by Herb Williams; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-152 (back cover)

Another Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

S-153 HALLAM WHITNEY (aka HARRY WHITTINGTON) The Wild Seed (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-158 KIM DARIEN Golden Girl (cover by Verne Tossey; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-159 JOHN FARR (aka JACK WEBB) She Shark (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

Alas, this is not the JACK WEBB who was the popular character of Joe Friday in the television series Dragnet. JOHN ALFRED (Jack) WEBB is a mystery writer whose books often featured the detective team of Sammy Golden and Father Shanley.

S-161 EDDIE DAVIS Gag Writer's Private Joke Book (humor cover by Dick Weinhart; 1956, 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-165 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) Love and Hisses (humor cover by Kirk Wilson; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-165 (back cover)

Two more of these "Hard-To-Find" Cartoon Editions.

S-168 P. A. HOOVER Riverboat Girl (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-171 EDDIE DAVIS (ed.) Campus Joke Book (cover by Pierce; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

S-174 ROBERT NOVAK B-Girl (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel"; jazz fiction)

S-179 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) Squelches (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-179 (back cover)

S-188 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) They Goofed! (cover by Bill Wenzel; 1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

Two more of these Hard-To-Find Cartoon Editions.

S-190 HENRY LEWIS NIXON The Golden Couch (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO)

S-198 WILLIAM BENDER Jr. Tokyo Intrigue (1956; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-198 (back cover)


S-212 H. T. ELMO Hollywood Humor (1957; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-212 (back cover)

S-219 P. A. HOOVER Backwater Woman (1957; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete novel")

S-256 KARL LUDWIG ORITZ The General (cover by Verne Tossey; 1957; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-262 LELAND JAMIESON Attack! (cover by Emsh; c.1940; 1957; 1st thus?; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-263 WILENE SHAW (aka VIRGINIA M. HARRISON) See How They Run (1957; 1st ACE printing and PBO; listed as "complete and unabridged")

S-275 BRANT HOUSE (ed.) Cartoon Annual #3- The Cream of the Year's Best Cartoons (cover by Bill Wenzel; 1958; 1st ACE printing and PBO; cartoon collection)

S-275 (back cover)

Hard-To-Find Cartoon Edition in this series

Last Update: 29 January 2011

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