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The History Of Mystery

The History Of Mystery at The Book Palace

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Packed with 375 full colour images. Out of print.

A comprehensive history of mystery uncovering critically acclaimed P.I. authors including Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Ross Macdonald, and best selling superstars Erle Stanley Gardner, Rex Stour, Dorothy L. Sayers and Robert Parker.

Glorious illustrations from pulp fiction covers to comic strips to portraits including Dick Tracy, Sam Spade, Phillip Marlow, Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot and Lord Peter Wimsey.

Plus seldom seen and largely forgotten female detectives who first appeared in fiction over 100 years ago. 375 full colour images.

Author: Max Allen Collins
Artists: Various
Publisher: Collectors Press, 2001 (Out of Print)
Number of pages: 196
Format: Hard Cover with Dust Wrapper; Full Colour illustrations
Size: 11" x 12" (28cm x 30cm)
ISBN: 1888054530

Price:  35.00
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