Murder For Pleasure - The Life and Times of the Detective Story (Inscribed). Howard Detective Fiction Reference - Haycraft.
Murder For Pleasure - The Life and Times of the Detective Story (Inscribed)

Murder For Pleasure - The Life and Times of the Detective Story (Inscribed)

New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1941. Second printing. Hardcover. Hardbound octavo. 409 pp. Second printing of this useful reference wotk on the history of the detective story starting with Edgar Allan Poe's Murder in the Rue Morgue. Spine lettering a bit dulled with age else a very good copy. Square and well-bound. Nicely INSCRIBED by Haycraft on the front endpaper and dated in 1942. Lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Very Good. Item #26573

Price: $150.00