ELLERY QUEEN'S 16th MYSTERY ANNUAL: THE YEAR'S BEST FROM ELLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE. Frederic Dannay, Manfred B. Lee.

ELLERY QUEEN'S 16th MYSTERY ANNUAL: THE YEAR'S BEST FROM ELLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE.

New York: Random House, [1961]. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. The 16th annual collection, 22 stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Frances and Richard Lockridge, Stanley Ellin, Evan Hunter, Hal Ellson, Arthur C. Clarke and many others. This also includes the first appearance in hardcover of Hammett's, "A Man Named Thin." The Hammett story was previously unpublished, it was acquired by in 1946 by the editors but did not see print in the magazine until 1960 (this story has no relation to The Thin Man). A fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket, some mild dust soiling and slight shelfwear to extremities. (12495). Item #12495

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