Editors of The Franklin Library GREAT AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1989). B000I5VZ9W First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, bound in gilt-decorated navy-blue leatherette, front panel decorated with color paste-on illustration and double-spread color frontispiece by John Ward specially commissioned for this issue, raised bands, all edges gilt, no dust jacket, as issued.
Original anthology issued in The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces series. Includes stories by Burnett, Carr, Charteris, Eberhart, Ellin, Faulkner, John D. MacDonald, Ross Macdonald, McBain, Margaret Millar, Melville Davisson Post, et al. 415 pp.