Adapted with permission from a bibliography of Dennis Wheatley by Mr R Humphreys, 2002

The Seventies onwards

 

Gateway to Hell

Published: August 1970.  The final outing for the ‘resurrected’ Duc and his friends set in the early 1950s.(note 1)  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in red boards with a dust wrapper designed by Edward Mortelmans and with mapped end-papers.  319 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £1.75 / 35s.  Dated.

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The Ravishing of Lady Mary Ware

Published: August 1971.  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in red boards with a dust wrapper designed by Biro and mapped end-papers.  445 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £2.00.  Dated.

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The Devil and all his Works

Published: September 1971.  Designed by George Rainbird Ltd.  Printed by Taylor, Garnett, Evans and Co. Ltd.  Bound in black boards in a dust wrapper incorporating images by Goya and Crowley.  Black end-papers.  302 pages.  4to.  £4.50.  Dated.

Also published in a limited edition of 25 numbered copies in a special presentation binding and inscribed by Wheatley.

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The Devil and All His Works.  Special Limited Edition, 1971

Produced in a limited edition of 25 numbered copies in a special presentation binding and inscribed by Wheatley.

The known copies are as follows:

Copy Recipient Inscription
6Shaila (? Sheila) For Shaila (? Sheila) / Happy days in Spain / and come back to us well / and gay / With fond love / from / Dennis
8John HadfieldFor John Hadfield who helped so much with this book
18Joe Links
24Charles ClarkTo wish him many years of health, happiness and success as the Head of the Hutchinson Group from his friend Dennis Wheatley

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The Strange Story of Linda Lee

Published: August 1972.  A bizarre story that Wheatley seemed very pleased with.(note 2)  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in red boards with a dust wrapper designed by Michael Bramman and Michael Brett.  Grey end-papers.  383 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £2.25.  Dated.

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The Irish Witch

Published August 1973.  The penultimate Roger Brook story and Wheatley’s final black magic novel.  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in red boards with a dust wrapper designed by Biro and mapped end-papers.  446 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £2.50.  Dated.

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Desperate Measures

Published: August 1974.  Wheatley’s final novel that draws to a close Roger Brook’s adventures.  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in red boards with a dust wrapper designed by Barbosa and mapped end-papers.  415 pages including a resume of the Roger Brook saga.  Cr 8vo.  £2.75.  Dated.

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The Time Has Come: The Young Man Said

Published 1977.  The first part of Wheatley’s autobiography.  Originally intended to extend to five volumes, it was finally published in four.(note 3)  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in black boards with a dust wrapper designed by Patrick McCreeth.  255 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £4.95.  Dated.

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Dennis Wheatley: Heinemann/Octopus Omnibus

Published 1977 by Heinemann/Octopus.  Printed by Jarrold and Son Ltd.  Bound in red boards with dust wrapper photographs by John Moss, Alan Frank and Mark Aerson.  864 pages.  Demy 8vo.  £4.95.  Dated.

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The Time Has Come: Officer and Temporary Gentleman

Published posthumously: 1978.  Part two of his autobiography covering his time during the First World War.  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in black boards with a dust wrapper designed by Patrick McCreeth.  254 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £5.95.  Dated.

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The Time Has Come: Drink and Ink

Published posthumously: 1979.(note 3)*  The final part of Wheatley’s autobiography and much condensed.  Prepared by Anthony Lejeune.  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in black boards with a dust wrapper designed by Patrick McCreeth.  278 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £6.95.  Dated.

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The Deception Planners: My Secret War

Published posthumously 1980.(note 3)**  Originally intended to form part of Wheatley’s autobiography entitled: ‘Secrets of the War Cabinet’, Hutchinson decided to publish it as a separate volume with the present title.  Compiled by Anthony Lejeune, this is Wheatley’s last book.  Printed by The Anchor Press.  Bound in black boards with dust wrapper photography by Sandy Porter.  240 pages.  Cr 8vo.  £7.95.  Dated.

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Dennis Wheatley: Chancellor Press Omnibus

Published March 1992 by Chancellor Press (an imprint of Reed International Books Ltd), London.  Printed by The Bath Press, Great Britain.  Bound in laminated pictorial boards with cover illustration by Terry Oakes.  397 pages.  Demy 8vo.  (no price).  Dated.

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The Nine Ages of Justerini's: A Celebration of 250 Years

Published 1998 by Justerini & Brooks Limited.  Edited by Susan Keevil.  Foreword and Ninth Age by Michael Broadbent of Christie's. Taken from Dennis Wheatley's original text, revised and updated by Susan Keevil.  Box cover and 1999 wine list cover Painting by Peter Denmark.  Designed by Paul McPherson  Printed and bound by BAS Printers Ltd.  258 pages.  sq 4to.  Dated.

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The Devil Rides Out [&] Gateway To Hell

Published 2005 by BCA (Book Club Associates) by arrangement with the Dennis Wheatley estate.  DW introduction which concludes, 'Thirty million copies of my books have been sold, and I have every hope that this beautiful Heron edition of my work will bring enjoyment to a host of new readers.' !  Text block taken directly from the Heron editions, but without the Contents pages or the illustrations.  Bound in black boards with gilt lettering to spine and with pictorial dust wrapper 'conceived by Victoria Nemeth and realised by Andrew Forrest'.  Printed and bound in GB by Mackays of Chatham plc.  643 pages.  Cr 8vo. (no price, but club price was £9.99).

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To The Devil—A Daughter [&] The Satanist

Published 2005 by BCA (Book Club Associates) by arrangement with the Dennis Wheatley estate.  Text block taken directly from the Heron editions, but without the Contents pages or the illustrations.  Bound in black boards with gilt lettering to spine and with dust wrapper 'conceived by Victoria Nemeth and realised by Andrew Forrest'.  Printed and bound in GB by Mackays of Chatham plc.  830 pages.  Cr 8vo. (no price, but club price was £9.99).

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Classic Black Magic from Dennis Wheatley

Published 2011 By Prion

Foreward by Dominic Wheatley and unattributed introduction. New text block with certain words and phrases slightly modified to make them more ‘acceptable’ to modern readers. Bound in black cloth with a red devil motif and titles on the spine. Unattributed dust wrapper. Printed and bound in the UK by CPI Mackays of Chatham. 720 pages. £20. Dated.

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