The First Hundred Years of Detective Fiction.
1841-1941 By One Hundred Authors On the Hundred
Thirtieth Anniversary of The First Publication in Book Form of
Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
The Mystery of the Yellow Room.
The Almalgamated Press,
(1908) First English
Edition, pictorial wrappers. First issue with the advertisement
of The Daily Mail Sixpenny Novel
series (of which
this volume is no. 54), ending at no. 53. (Together with) the
Second English Edition (London: Arnold, 1909) but the first in
"hard covers," yellow decorated cloth. Detective: Rouletabille.
Lilly Library call number:
PQ2623 .E6 M9
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