The Art of Mystery and Detective Stories . The Best Illustrations from over a Century of Crime Fiction

By: Haining, Peter (designed By Christopher Scott)

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In the original publisher's fine glossy pictorial laminated boards. No marks to covers. First published by Souvenir Press in 1977. This is the first history of the detective story to be told in pictures, containing over 400 stunning illustrations, following the development of crime fiction from The Annals of Newagte, Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue to the Private Eye magazines of the 20's and 30's, and the 'Pulp' Crime magazines, etc. (The contents Including Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Nick Carter, Sexton Blake etc, etc ....) 176 pp. NO Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. ; 4to

Title: The Art of Mystery and Detective Stories . The Best Illustrations from over a Century of Crime Fiction

Author Name: Haining, Peter (designed By Christopher Scott)

Categories: Illustrated, Eng Lit, Lit Crit & Shakespeare, Fiction, Victorian Fiction, Older/Uncatalogued, Reference & Law, Magazines, Newspapers, Periodicals, Crime Fiction & Thrillers. True Crime, Journalism. Book Related,

Edition: 1st Thus (Treasure Press Edition)

Publisher: London, Treasure Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 1850511357

ISBN Number 13: 9781850511359

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002827

Keywords: Literature; The Art Of Mystery And Detective Stories. Treasure Press; Peter Haining; Crime Writing; Edgar Allen Poe; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Crime Fiction; Police Procedurals; Agatha Christie; Nick Carter; Rex Stout; Murder; Murder Fiction; Thriller; The Annals Of Newgate; Le Roman Policier; Nick Carter; Sexton Blake; Mystery Tales; MYSTERY; Nick Carter; Sexton Blake; Pulp Fiction; Crime Magazines. Fiction Novel Detective Stories Sherlock Holmes Hercule Poirot