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Titre : PEACOCK HOUSE AND OTHER MYSTERIES
Éditeur : The Macmillan Company, New York
Date d'édition : 1927
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-6] 7-280 [281-284: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks], original terra cotta cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. The U.S. edition was printed from the plates of the British edition. Probably the author's strongest collection of short fiction, fifteen stories including weird and criminous tales. "Of these fifteen tales the best (and best-known) are: 'The Three Dead Men,' 'The Iron Pineapple,' [and] 'My First Murder.' All deserve their fame, and the rest are not to be sneezed at. EP is a born storyteller, especially in his Devon dialect pieces. Worth anybody's attention, but not detection in the active voice." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2717. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1309. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 85. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-201. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 409. Bleiler, p. 158. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 645. A bright, nearly fine copy in good printed dust jacket with wear at edges, small chip from lower edge of front panel near spine fold, narrow chip along lower edge of front flap fold, and several internal tape mends. (#148785). N° de réf. du libraire 148785
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