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A Century of Thrillers – From Poe to Arlen


A Century of Thrillers – From Poe to Arlen (Daily Express Publications, fourth impression 1934), with foreword by James Agate and twelve full page illustrations by Mackay. A collection of forty-seven detective and mystery short stories from authors including Wilkie Collins, Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, R. H. Barham, Sheridan Le Fanu, and Ambrose Pierce. Hardback – publisher’s decorated cloth, however lacking the dustwrapper. 1087pp including b/w illustrations. 8.75 x 6 inches approx. (220mm x 148mm). A little discolouration to spine but otherwise covers very clean. Spotting to page edges but otherwise very clean throughout. A particularly nice, clean copy – quite lovely.