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Masterpieces of Mystery : The Prizewinners by  Editor  Ellery - Hardcover - 1976 - from Ravenwood Gables Bookstore and Biblio.com

Masterpieces of Mystery : The Prizewinners

by QUEEN, Ellery, Editor

Condition: COLLECTIBLE Very Good/No Jacket


Davis Publications, 1976. Very nice copy in red simulated leather binding with gilt decor and without dust jacket as issued. Back cover has a minor nick, and page edges have faint soiling. The Prizewinners is a collection of mystery stories by writers who have been awarded either the Nobel Prize or the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Each story is preceded by a profile of the author by Ellery Queen. A real treat for a mystery fan. 352 pages.. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.




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