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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1958, Volume 32, Number 2 by  Editor  Ellery - Paperback - First edition - 1948 - from Scraps of American History (SKU: 00852)

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1958, Volume 32, Number 2

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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1958, Volume 32, Number 2: Including Black Mask Magazine

by Queen, Ellery, Editor

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New York: Davis Publications, Inc., 1948. First edition. Paperback. Good +/No jacket. 130 pages. Includes the first appearance of "The Penny-a-Worder" by Cornell Woolrich, a story originally included in the 1958 novel, Hotel Room, but not published in the final version of the book. Other stories: Unreasonable Doubt by Stanley Ellin, The Second Skin by Michael Gilbert, The Shooting at Forty-Seven by St. Clair McKelway, Ten Per Cent of Murcer by Henry Slesar, What To Do Next? by Arnold Bennett, As the Hunter Feels by William Rawle Weeks, Ghost Town by Jack Schaefer, The Last Hand by Anthony Boucher, The Return of Imray by Rudyard Kipling, The Fifth Element by Alvin Pevehouse and The Spent Heart by Irene Holt Albert. The Detective Serial is The Motive, second of two parts by Ellery Queen. Red wraps with small illustrations and black titles on front cover, white titles on spine. Spine a bit cocked and faded but cover otherwise bright, reading crease, a little spotting of cover with minor edge wear, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight. **Rare number**

Trade paperback, measures 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches.


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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1958, Volume 32, Number 2
Queen, Ellery, Editor
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Used - Good +
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No jacket
First edition
Davis Publications, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
mysteries, collections, "the penny-a-worder", short stories, fiction
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