Publication: Simon and Schuster, 1957, New York
First edition. Contains a presentation inscription By Manfred B. Lee dated April 15, 1957 on the front free fly leaf: "For Stanley Who likes to browse in E. Quine pastures. With affection , Manny." Further signed "Ellery Queen" per MBL." Fine, bright copy in dust jacket. A collection of 50 anecdotes, personal reminiscences and reflections regarding writing crime fiction. Contains the essay "Who Shall Ever Forget?," the famous and charming chronicle of his introduction to Sherlock Holmes, and "High Sherloctane; or, Having Fun With Words," in which he discusses Rex Stout's scandalous assertion that Watson was a woman.
Inventory Number: 48461