McLevy, James; Edited and with an introduction by George Scott-Moncrieff
Title THE CASEBOOK OF A VICTORIAN DETECTIVE
Book Condition Lower left corner tip lightly bumped, else fine in green cloth, spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine cameo illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 270 pages.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Edinburgh: Canongate, (1975).
0903937077 / 9780903937078
Seller ID 55242.00
James McLevy was a prominent detective in Edinburgh during the mid 19th century, and later an author of popular crime mysteries. It has been suggested that his writings helped to inspire Arthur Conan Doyle's creation of Sherlock Holmes.
True Crime. Victorian England. Sherlockiana.