Author:Haining, Peter (designed By Christopher Scott)

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

By: Haining, Peter (designed By Christopher Scott)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Treasure Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Thus (Treasure Press Edition)

Seller ID: 002827

ISBN: 1850511357

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


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, ... View more info