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Twentieth Century Detective Stories  Ellery Queen [Edited By]

Twentieth Century Detective Stories

Ellery Queen [Edited By]

Publication: The World Publishing Company, 1948, Cleveland and New York

First edition. Signed on the half title page as "Barnaby Ross" and "Ellery Queen." Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and corners. Contains the first book appearance of Queen's Quorum. Queen's Quorum, A Readers' and Collectors' Guide To The 101 Most Important Books Of Detective-Crime Short Stories, With Critical and Bibliographical Notes, in short, A Short History Of The Detective-Crime Short Story. Also contains fourteen modern detective stories never before published in book form in the United States. Some of the authors are Dashiell Hammett, Agatha Christie (two selections), T. S. Stribling, Ernest Bramah, Anthony Boucher, Lillian De La Torre, Ellery Queen, and others.

Inventory Number: 48613