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Auction: Auction 24.09.2002
was auctioned on: 24 September 2002
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REFERENCE & ANTHOLOGIES]. An extensive collection, together 57 volumes, most first editions, various sizes, original bindings; majority with DUST JACKETS, overall very good condition, including: The Bookman . Special Christmas Number. London, 1929. -...

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Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  US$1,076
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REFERENCE & ANTHOLOGIES]. An extensive collection, together 57 volumes, most first editions, various sizes, original bindings; majority with DUST JACKETS, overall very good condition, including: The Bookman . Special Christmas Number. London, 1929. -- The Second Mystery Book . New York, [1940]. Containing the first appearance in book form of Rex Stout's story "Bad for Business". -- CARTER, John, editor. New Paths in Book-Collecting . London, [1934]. -- Another copy, American edition. -- MCGOWAN, Kenneth, editor. Sleuths . New York, [1931]. -- SHAW, Joseph T., editor. The Hard-Boiled Omnibus . New York, [1946]. -- The Floating Admiral . Introduction by Dorothy Sayers. Garden City, 1932. -- CANNELL, J.C. 100 Mysteries for Armchair Detectives . London, n.d. -- BOND, Raymond, T., editor. Famous Stories of Code and Cipher . New York, 1947; Handbook for Poisoners . New York, [1951]. -- ROUGHEAD, William. The Murderer's Companion . New York, [1941]. -- WREN, Lassiter and Randle MCKAY. The Mystery Puzzle Book . New York, [1933]. -- THOMAS, Gilbert. How to Enjoy Detective Fiction . London, 1947. -- QUEEN, Ellery. The Detective Short Story. A Bibliography . New York, 1969. LIMITED EDITION number 33 of 100 SIGNED copies of an edition of 1000. -- Shaking Hands with Immortality. Encomiums for Vincent Starrett . Kirkwood, MO, 1975. LIMITED EDITION, one of 225 copies. -- LAYMAN, Richard. Dashiell Hammett. A Descriptive Bibliography . Pittsburgh, 1979. -- BRUCCOLI, Matthew. Raymond Chandler. A Descriptive Bibliography . Pittsburgh, 1979. -- SANDERS, Dennis and Len LOVALLO. The Agatha Christie Companion . New York, [1984]. -- GREENE, Douglas G. John Dickson Carr. The Man who Explained Miracles . New York, [1995]. -- BRUBAKER, Bill. Stewards of the House: The Detective Fiction of Jonathan Latimer . [Bowling Green, 1993]. -- SCOTT-GILES, C.W. The Wimsey Family . London, 1977. -- GILBERT, Colleen. A Bibliography of the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers . Hamden, 1978. -- And 37 others. (57)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 24.09.2002
Date of the auction: 24 Sep 2002
Address: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center