A Century of Thrillers From Poe to Arlen (Daily Express Publications, 1934)
A Century of Thrillers – From Poe to Arlen
foreword by James Agate
Daily Express Publications, fourth impression 1934
A collection of forty-seven detective and mystery short stories from authors including Wilkie Collins, Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, R. H. Barham, Sheridan Le Fanu, and Ambrose Pierce. Twelve full page illustrations by Mackay.
Hardback – publisher’s decorated cloth, however lacking the dustwrapper. 1087pp including b/w illustrations. 8.75 x 6 inches approx. (220mm x 148mm).
A little discolouration to spine but otherwise covers very clean. Spotting to page edges but otherwise very clean throughout.
A particularly nice, clean copy – quite lovely.