Taunton, UK: Barn Owl Books, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #36038
x, 212pp. Cloth. Two sheet errata laid in. Includes a full check list of the work of 105 of the most collected authors, listing all their detective novels and short story collections, and giving dates of first publication in Great Britain and the US; a full physical description of the first editions of all books; full descriptions of hundreds of dustwrappers, with particular attention paid to many rarely seen pre-1940 designs, and much more. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Mild foxing to edges. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.