Murder for Pleasure. The Life and Times of the Detective Story

HAYCRAFT, Howard

Published by Appleton-Century Co., 1941
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Octavo. red cloth. Illustrated. A history of the detective story as a literary form, it is an account of the milestones in detective writing, beginning with the invention of the genre by Edgar Allan Poe. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Murder for Pleasure. The Life and Times of ...
Publisher: Appleton-Century Co.
Publication Date: 1941
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition.

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Haycraft, Howard, 1905-1991.
Published by New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1943. (1943)
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Book Description New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1943., 1943. Poor exterior cosmetics. Reprint (first published 1941). xx, 409 pages. Hardcover: H 20.75cm x L 14cm. Lacks dust jacket. Red cloth with obtrusive surface loss and fraying to cloth along spine leaving swath of underlying paper backstrip exposed, associated loss to spine's gilt lettering with remainder quite dulled and/or flaked and difficult to discern, wear and slender loss to cloth along top and bottom board edges, front board's gilt lettering dulled but legible. Some toning to edges but interior pages are clean. Binding is still firm. A poor copy per exterior cosmetics but still a major reference work regarding detective-mystery fiction with such essays/chapters as "Some Reading About the Detective Story" (pages 279-297), "A Detective Story Bookshelf" (pages 298-311), and "Who's Who in Detection" (pages 340-386). Bookseller Inventory # INV-2846

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Book Description D. Appleton-Century Co., 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Book is in Good condition with no highlighting or underlining to text. No DJ. Crease to the middle of the first few pages. Sticker on first page. DJ not included. Significantly worn around corners and edges. Circular mark to the front cover. Significant wear and discoloration to side. Bookseller Inventory # xm7-8d

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Book Description 2016. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 475 Lang:- eng, Pages 475, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1941]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111000937552

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Book Description 2016. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 475 Lang:- eng, Pages 475, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1941]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # PB1111000937553

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Book Description Appleton, New York, 1941. HARDCOVER. First edition. 409pp b/w illustrations octavo cloth The Tunnell Library 415 StocktonStreet San Francisco ex private Library with all faults. Bookseller Inventory # 61522

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Book Description D Appleton & Co, New York and London, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Edition not stated, previous library book, bound in red,gold embossed print on cover, tight binding.Rare. Bookseller Inventory # 001490

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Book Description Peter Davies: London, 1942. Hardcover. Second printing.. 348 pages: introduction by Nicholas Blake. A good reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 40140

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Book Description 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 475 Lang:- eng, Pages 475, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1941]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1111000937552

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Book Description 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 475 Lang:- eng, Pages 475, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1941]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1111000937553

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Book Description D. Applelton-Century Company, New York, 1943. Hard Back. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Books cover has a crack in it, stained, some wear and creases. Pages are yellowed from age. Remains of a sticker on fly-page. Some writing on some pages. Bookseller Inventory # EC8186

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