Murder For Pleasure

by Haycraft, Howard

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

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1968
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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… Read more
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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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1941
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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1941
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1941. HAYCRAFT, Howard. Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1941. Priceclipped dust jacket. Faint toning throughout and tears and chipping to d/j. Very good in a good d/j.
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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MURDER FOR PLEASURE

by HAYCRAFT, HOWARD

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

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1942
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE

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1943
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Indiana. Department of Geology and Natural Resources. Fifteenth Annual Report

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

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1974
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New York; Biblo and Tannen, 1974., 1974. Reprint. Octavo, pp. xviii, [18], 409. Facsimile of the first page of Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" as frontispiece, plus numerous monochrome photographs to plates. Publishers' maroon cloth with silver titles and panel to spine in unclipped black-and-red dust-jacket. A clean crisp copy with no annotation or inscriptions. Jacket… Read more
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

by Howard Haycraft

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MURDER FOR PLEASURE

by Haycraft, Howard

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1943
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

by Haycraft, Howard

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1941
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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..… Read more
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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1974
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New York: Biblo and Tannen, 1974. 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. Near fine book in very good+ jacket which shows just a few hints of rubbing and wear to spine ends and corner tips.
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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Paperback / softback. New. "Genuinely fascinating reading."--The New York Times Book Review "Diverting and patently authoritative."--The New Yorker "Grand and fascinating ... a history, a compendium and a critical study all in one, and all first rate."--Rex Stout "A landmark ... a brilliant study written with charm and author
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Murder for Pleasure

by Haycraft, Howard.

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1942
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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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1941
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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… Read more
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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1974
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New York: Biblo & Tannen, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good +/near fine. Enlarged edition. Maroon cloth boards with silver print and panel on spine. Couple of small scrapes on front board. Crease on bottom corner of latter half of pages, Red and black dust jacket without price but not clipped. Photos, index.… Read more
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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

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

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MURDER FOR PLEASURE

by Haycraft, Howard

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1941
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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… Read more
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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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Murder for Pleasure: Life and Times of the Detective Story

by Haycraft, Howard

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MURDER FOR PLEASURE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE DETECTIVE STORY

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1941
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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

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MURDER FOR PLEASURE; THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE DETECTIVE STORY.

by HAYCRAFT, HOWARD 1905-1991

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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

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

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

by Howard Haycraft

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1942
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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… Read more
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Murder for Pleasure

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1941
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MURDER FOR PLEASURE: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

by Howard Haycraft

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1984
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