de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator
Title THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON
Book Condition A fine copy in a mildly shelfworn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960.
Seller ID 41640.00
Eight criminous cases solved by the 18th century lexicographer and his Boswell. "I call myself a 'histo-detector'...the crime scene in their time was rich and raffish, and afforded many an intriguing mystery to be fictitiously unravelled."--de la Torre.
Mystery. Historical Fiction.