Publication: Constable Publishers, 1959, London
First edition. Introduction by Michael Gilbert. First publication of essays by Josephine Bell, Maurice Proctor, Cyril Hare, Michael Gilbert, Julian Symons, L.A.G. Strong, Stanley Ellin, Roy Vickers, et al. Raymond Chandler's The Simple Art Of Murder, [the revised version of the 1944 Atlantic article] is reprinted here as well. All except three of the fourteen contributions were specially written for this book. Fine in dust jacket with a 3" internally reinforced tear on the front panel, two chips missing from top edge of rear panel, moderate wear to spine ends and to the extremities.
Inventory Number: 15681