Item #140946093 In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook. Ellery Queen, Manfred Bennington Lee Frederic Dannay, Pseudonym.
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook
In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook

In the Queen's Parlor and Other Leaves from the Editor's Notebook

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957.

First edition, first printing. Signed by Ellery Queen (the collaborative pen name of Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee) on the front free endpaper, inscribed "To August Derleth with best wishes from 'Ellery Queen.'" Bound in publisher's half grey cloth over decorative wrapper boards stamped in red and gilt; top edge stained red. Near Fine with lightly crimped spine ends else fine. In a Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear; dampness staining to verso.

An important association between major authors in American genre fiction: mystery and horror, inscribed to August Derleth (1909-1971), H.P. Lovecraft's literary executor, co-founder of Arkham House and inventor of the term "Cthulu Mythos." He, along with Arkham House co-founder Donald Wandrei, were the first to publish H.P. Lovecraft's writings. The Memoirs of Solar Pons authored by Derleth has a forward by Ellery Queen. Item #140946093

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