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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Mystery: Books about Mystery Fiction
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1.
Barzun, Jacques & Taylor, Wendell Hertig  
A CATALOGUE OF CRIME: Revised and Enlarged Edition; Being a Reader's Guide to the Literature of Mystery, Detection, and Related Genres
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Publisher: Harper & Row NY 1989.
1st printing (1989). Fine in dj. ISBN: 0060157968 First Edition Hard Cover

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2.
Binyon, T. J.  
MURDER WILL OUT The Detective in Fiction
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Publisher: Oxford University Press New York 1989.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ price clipped. ; 166 pages

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3.
Breen, Jon L.  
WHAT ABOUT MURDER? (1981-1991) A Guide to Books About Mystery and Detective Fiction
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Publisher: Scarecrow Press NJ 1993.
1st printing, 1993. Issued without jacket; as new. Sale! Regularly $15.00. ISBN: 0810826097 First Edition Hard Cover Fine

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4.
Geherin, David  
The American Private Eye: The Image in Fiction

Publisher: New York: Frederick Ungar, 1985 1st ed. thus..
228pp. paperback 8vo: near Fine [edges are slightly age darkened; else nrF] A scholarly examination of the work of 27 writers of pulps ranging from Dashiell Hammett to Lawrence Block.

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5.
Hays, Rhys W.  
SELECTED WRITINGS OF RHYS W. HAYS
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Publisher: Department of History, University of Wisconsin - Steven's Point & the Honorable Judge Paul R. Hays WI 1976.
[1st printing, 1976.] navy boards lettered in gold on front and spine. Typed presentation note from Honorable jusdge Paul R. Hays laid in. Upper rear cover bumped at foredge corner. First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Presentation Copy

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6.
Horning, Jane E., ed.  
The Mystery Lovers' Book of Quotations: A Choice Selection from Murder Mysteries, Detective Stories, Suspense Novels, Spy Thrillers, and Crime Fiction

Publisher: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1988 1st ed..
277pp. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [a very light top corner bump; else nrF] A dictionary of famous quotations from crime fiction, with authors ranging from Peter Ackroyd to Israel Zangwill.

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7.
House of El Dieff, Inc. / Lew David Feldman  
The Detective Story Through the Ages

Publisher: [New York], House of El Dieff, Inc., .
24 p., 28 cm. 104 items described arranged chronologicsally; "Prepared by Bart Auerbach." . 957 items arranged alphabetically with short entries. Illustrated covers. Stock# 39,280. Vg/ paper.

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8.
Julian Symons  
Great Detectives: Seven Original Investigations
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Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NY, 1981.
Illustrated by Tom Adams. Almost Fine hardback, gilt lettering, with VG DJ. Minor edge wear on cover. DJ very slightly scuffed, little edge wear. Tight binding. End papers and pps Fine. Fabulous illustrations. 10 1/2x 8 1/2, 144 pss with notes and biblio. ISBN#0-8109-0978-2.

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9.
Nolan, William F.  
Hammett: A Life at the Edge
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Publisher: Congdon & Weed New York, 1983.
Hardcover in tan cloth with brown quarter cloth, in brown jacket with Hammett portrait to front, 8vo. 1st edition (stated). xiv + 276pp. Index, bibliogrphy, endnotes, Hammett checklist. Illustrations. NF/NF. Book has very mild spine slant with no effect on tight, strong binding; light foxing to page edges. Jacket has touches of surface loss at upper front tip and upper rear hinge end. Book and jacket are otherwise fine: bright, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. ISBN: 0312922817 NF. Hardcover NF

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10.
Ousby, Ian.  
Guilty Parties: A Mystery Lover's Companion.

Publisher: New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997..
ISBN: 9780500279786 1st edition, 1st printing. 224 pp. As New softcover (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Paperback

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11.
Quayle, Eric  
THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF DETECTIVE FICTION
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Publisher: Studio Vista London 1972.
[1st printing](1972) Near Fine in dj. ISBN: 0289702631 First Edition Hard Cover

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12.
Reese, Kitty and Regis Sinclair  
MYSTERY TRIVIA QUIZ BOOK

Publisher: Bell Publishing Company New York NY 1985.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 180 pages

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13.
Riley, Dick & Pam McAllister, editors. Symons, Julian. [Christie, Agatha Miller, Dame, 1891-1976]  
The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie.

Publisher: Frederick Ungar, NY [c1979].
'Edited by Dick Riley and Pam McAllister. Introduction by Julian Symons. Over 200 illustrations.' xix, [2], 330 p., index, bibliography, b/w illus. throughout, 4 color plates. Pictorial paper covers, 27.5 cm.; good. stock#30389.

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14.
Riley, Dick and McAllister, Pam Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
NEW BEDSIDE, BATHTUB AND ARMCHAIR COMPANION TO AGATHA CHRISTIE

Publisher: Ungar New York NY 1994.
Second Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Trade PB; 362 pages

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15.
Riley, Dick and McAllister, Pam Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
NEW BEDSIDE, BATHTUB AND ARMCHAIR COMPANION TO AGATHA CHRISTIE

Publisher: Ungar New York NY 1994.
Second Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Trade PB; 362 pages

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16.
Strosser, Edward, ed.  
The Armchair Detective Book of Lists

Publisher: New York: The Armchair Detective, 1989 1st ed..
266pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. A fascinating companion for devotees of detective fiction.

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17.
Swanson, Jean and Dean James  
KILLER BOOKS A Reader's Guide to Exploring the Popular World of Mysteryand Suspense

Publisher: Berkley New York 1998.
First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; The best mystery writers cross referenced by your favorite books, movies and TV shows. Introduction by Anne Perry; Trade PB; 358 pages

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18.
Wilson, Andrew  
Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith
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Publisher: Bloomsbury New York, 2003.
Textured black paper over boards with gilt titles to spine, in grey and light violet photo illustrated jacket, 8vo. 1st U.S. edition (stated). viii+534pp. Index, endnotes, two sections b/w plates. Highsmith book list. Fine/Fine. Jacket has mildest of abrasion along extreme upper edges with no chips or nicks. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. ISBN: 1582341982. First Edition Fine. Hardcover Fine

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19.
Winn, Dilys  
MURDER INK The Mystery Reader's Companion
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Publisher: Workman Publishing New York 1977.
Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped. ; A host of crime buffs including Interpol consultants, forensic anthropologists, psychiatrists, and novelists contribute articles on the many faces, factors, and techniques of crime in fact and fiction.; B&W Illustrations; 522 pages

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20.
Winn, Dilys.  
Murder Ink. The Mystery Reader's Companion.
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Publisher: New York, Workman, c1977.
xx, 522, [8] p., index, illus., 27.5 cm. Includes illustrations by Edward Gorey and Marty Norman. Contents: The Mystery History; Perpetrators; Bloodhounds; Private Eyes and Spies; Victims; Modus Operandi; Scenes of the Crime; Red Herrings; Cops and Bobbies; The Lab; Mouthpieces; Caught in the Act; Accessories after the Fact; Looking for (More) Trouble. Inscribed by the author. Stock# 43,681. Vg / softcover.

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21.
Winn, Dilys.  
Murder Ink. The Mystery Reader's Companion.

Publisher: Workman, NY [c1977]. BOMC.
xx, 522, [8] p., index, illus., 29 cm. Includes illustrations by Edward Gorey and Marty Norman. Contents: The Mystery History; Perpetrators; Bloodhounds; Private Eyes and Spies; Victims; Modus Operandi; Scenes of the Crime; Red Herrings; Cops and Bobbies; The Lab; Mouthpieces; Caught in the Act; Accessories after the Fact; Looking for (More) Trouble. "book club edition" says the dj; Stock# 33,708. Vg /dj chipped, else VG.

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22.
Winn, Dilys.  
Murderess Ink. The Better Half of the Mystery. Perpetrated by Dilys Winn.

Publisher: Workman Pub., NY [c1979]. 'First printing October 1979'.
Women in mystery & crime. Surveillance; Schemers; Snoops; Sidekicks; Skullduggery; Suspects; Stakeout; The System. xv, 304 p., index, b/w illus. throughout; color pictorial paper covers, 27.5 cm.; good+. 30390.

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