ROGUES' GALLERY: THE GREAT CRIMINALS OF MODERN FICTION. Frederic Dannay, Manfred B. Lee.

ROGUES' GALLERY: THE GREAT CRIMINALS OF MODERN FICTION.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1945. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Companion volume to 101 YEAR'S ENTERTAINMENT. This anthology collects 32 stories with focus on successful crooks. With commentary before each story. This contains the first book publication of the Dashiell Hammett story, "Ruffian's Wife" (from Sunset Magazine, 1925). Author's included are a who's who of the best; Agatha Christie, H. C. Bailey, Dorothy L. Sayers, John Dickson Carr, Grant Allen, Roy Vickers, R. Austin Freeman, William Hope Hodgson, Leslie Charteris, Fredric Brown and many more. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket with a small chip to upper right front panel, mild edge wear with some minor loss to tail of spine panel, some color fade to ink of spine lettering and darkening to corners from residue from old internal tape reinforcement applied to the verso. (5842). Item #5842

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