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

by HAYCRAFT, Howard

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New York: Biblio and Tannen, 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Newly enlarged edition with Notes on Additions to a Cornerstone Library and the Haycraft-Queen Definitive Library of Detective-Crime-Mystery Fiction. Octavo. 409pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Two paperclip indentations on front fly, and lightly rubbed on the spine, near fine in a very good dustwrapper with modest chips at the spine. Howard Haycraft's own copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Influential history of the detective story as a literary form, beginning with the invention of the form by Edgar Allan Poe.
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Murder For Pleasure: The Life And Times Of The Detective Story (Signed by Ellery Queen)

by Howard Haycraft

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U.S.A.: Appleton, 1941. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. From the collection of Adrian and M. B. Goldstone--and signed in pencil to the front free endpaper by Goldstone--who along with his brother--who was Steinbeck's bibliographer--were well known collectors early detective and western fiction. Also signed by Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay) by his photograph on page 167. This copy is in near fine condition with only light age toning ---or would be fine. Published on the 100th anniversary of the detective story (first one was by Poe)--this book covers a "who's who" of detection literature. From "The Murders In The Rue Morgue" to 1941---Haycraft brilliantly chronicles the art form. A great collectible copy.
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Murder For Pleasure. The Life and Times of the Detective Story.

by HAYCRAFT, Howard. With an Introduction by Nicholas Blake.

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Peter Davies, London. 1942. First Edition. Hardback with DW. Frontis + illustrations. xxvii, 347 pages. Boards are sunned along bottom margins, slightly worn at extremities, and top corner of front board slightly creased. Pencil annotations to page margins and rear endpaper, the pages are very slightly browned o/w contents clean and sound. The wrapper is worn and slightly chipped and a little soiled and rubbed, the spine is sunned o/w a very good copy of this book in a SCARCE wrapper.
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE ~ The Life and Times of the Detective Story
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE ~ The Life and Times of the Detective Story

by HAYCRAFT, Howard

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9780819602169
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NY: Biblio and Tannen, 1974. FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. NY. Biblio & Tannen. HARDCOVER. 1974. FIRST PRINTING of Newly Enlarged Edition. SIGNED By Half. AS NEW, bound in mulberry cloth with silver titles in black and red printed dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket NOT clipped. Very light rubbing to top edge of dust jacket, else FINE, see image. '..... with Notes on Additions to a Cornerstone Library and the Haycraft-Queen Definitive Library of Detective-Crime-Mystery Fiction.' Illustrated. ~ SIGNED on Front-Free Endpaper by Half of the Author ~ Ellery Queen ~ (Frederic Dannay) ~. Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

by Howard Haycraft

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1st printing of 1st edition. Very Good HC in Good DJ. Red cloth over boards, gilt stamped titles on front cover and spine. Few faint, light smudges on covers, otherwise bright, clean, square covers and spine; tightly bound; owner name on front pastedown; age darkened end papers; light acid offsetting from frontispiece to title page leaving few foxing-like spots; clean interior with very slight general age darkening; leaves remain supple. DJ is in paper-backed mylar is complete but for few tiny chips at spine head; spotty light soiling to covers. 8vo, 409 pp; illustrated; index.
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Murder for Pleasure, The Life and Times of the Detective Story [1941, first printing]

by Haycraft, Howard

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New York: D. Appleton - Century Company, 1941. PHOTOS UPON REQUEST. Good condition in a Good dust jacket. SCARCE in JACKET. The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. NOT price clipped. Spine ends a little frayed. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are clean. 1941. First Printing of the First Edition with Appleton's requisite "1" at the end of the final page. Illustrated with 56 photos on 18 plates. This reference is frequently cited in the catalogues of booksellers. See Barzun and Taylor COC 4316: "An extremely thorough and sensible treatment of its subject." Penzler calls this "the first and best comprehensive history of the genre." A Penzler basic reference tool. Index. Bound in the original maroon cloth. Complete with dust jacket.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hardcover. Good condition/Good dust jacket. Illus. by NOT a library discard. 8vo. xx, 409pp. + 18 plates. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE, The Life and Times of Detective Story

MURDER FOR PLEASURE, The Life and Times of Detective Story

by Haycraft, Howard

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New York: D. Appleton-Century. 1941. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Ex-Library with the usual markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE DETECTIVE STORY

by HAYCRAFT, HOWARD

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NEW YORK NY: APPLETON-CENTURY-CROFTS, INC. VERY GOOD COPY WITH NO D.J.. PUB 1941. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. A LIBRARY DISCARD WITH MINIMAL MARKINGS WITH A VERY NICE LIBRARYBINDING WITH WHITE SPINE TITLES AND NO EXTERNAL LIBRARY MARKS. A VERYNICE CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY OF THIS LANDMARK STUDY OF THE DETECTIVE GENREWITH A LOT OF SERVICEABLE MILES LEFT ON IT.. Keywords: BIBLIOGRAPHY, DETECTIVE FICTION, CORNERSTONES, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.
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Murder for Pleasure, The Life and Times of the Detective Story [1941, first printing]

by Haycraft, Howard

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New York: D. Appleton - Century Company, 1941. Very Good condition. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a library discard. Pages are clean and unmarked. 1941. Second printing of the First Edition with Appleton's "2" at the end of the final page. Illustrated with 56 photos on 18 plates. This reference is frequently cited in the catalogues of booksellers. See Barzun and Taylor COC 4316: "An extremely thorough and sensible treatment of its subject." Penzler calls this "the first and best comprehensive history of the genre." A Penzler basic reference tool. Index. Bound in the original gilt-stamped maroon cloth.. First Edition, second printing. Hardcover. Very Good condition/No dust jacket. Illus. by NOT a library discard. 8vo. xx, 409pp. + 18 plates. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.
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Murder for Pleasure

by Haycraft, Howard.

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London:: Peter Davies,, 1942. First edition. Cloth. Very Good in Fair DJ. Introduction by Nicholas Blake. 11 pages of b/w plates. Cloth worn and marked. Top edge marked by dust. Dj rather worn, with waterstains and tearing along top and base.
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE DETECTIVE STORY ..

by Haycraft, Howard

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New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1941. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xiii [xiv] xv-xviii [1-2] 3-409 [410-412: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], seventeen inserted plates, cloth. First edition, first printing with "(1)" at base of text on page 409. The first book about detective fiction as a literary form to be published in the United States. A landmark study. "An extremely thorough and sensible treatment of its subject." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989) 4316. Gold lettering on spine panel tarnished, a very good copy in poor chipped and soiled dust jacket. (#64082)
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE

by Haycraft, Howard

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Appleton Century, 1941. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Ed. First ed. Fair condition, over all wear, moisture stain to page edges and spine, lettering very faded from front cover and spine, previous owner name and address on inside front cover, long gift inscription on FEP, top edge of FEP clipped, dirt smudge to lower page edges, inside of covers and FEP darkened..
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Murder For Pleasure. The Life and Times of the Detective Story.

by HAYCRAFT, Howard. With an Introduction by Nicholas Blake.

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Peter Davies, London. 1942. First Editon. Hardback. No DW. Brick red library binding. Illustrated. Ex-library copy with remains of labels to prelims. number to spine, and small stamps to title page and copyright page. Boards a little soiled o/w a a good copy.
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE; THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE DETECTIVE STORY.

by HAYCRAFT, HOWARD 1905-1991

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NY: D. Appleton-Century Company(5). Very Good. 1941 verso. first edition,5ptg; (5)pt note. HARDCOVER. 5x8". VERY GOOD CONDITION I..CLEAN, SOLID,BRIGHT ; Gold spine titles on spine & red cloth hardcover. White endpapers.. ; 409pg pages; chapters include; TIME 1841; AMERICA ..VARIOUS ERAS..1890- 1930..CRITICAL LITERATURE; FUTURE OF DETECTIVE STORY; COMPREHENSIVE QUIZ...WHO'S WHO; APENDIX..PURLOINED LETTER; SHERLOCK HOLMES NAME...ETC. INDEXED ... "the first and best comprehensive history of the genre." .
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life & Times of the Detective Story

Murder for Pleasure: The Life & Times of the Detective Story

by Howard Haycraft

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Peter Davies, 1942. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1942. First Edition. 347 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Red cloth. Expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Contains black and white photographic plates. Plate to page 104 is detached. Pages are lightly tanned and foxed throughout. Cracking to front hinge with exposed binding and some pages loose. Light thumb-marking present. Binding is shaky. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Crushing to spine ends with small splits and fraying to cloth. Rubbing and light stained marking overall. Library marking to spine.
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Murder for Pleasure

Murder for Pleasure

by Haycraft, Howard

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Appleton-Century, 1941. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Fourth printing from 1943. An ex-library copy lacking the dust jacket..
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE DETECTIVE STORY 1840 1940 MEDIUMSOFTCOVER1ST

by HAYCRAFT, HOWARD

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CARROOL & GRAF, 1984. First edition. . Trade paperback. Very good.. 1 460 p.
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