The History of Mystery, Max Allan Collins



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The History of Mystery, Collins, Max Allan. Published by Collectors Press, Portland, 2001. 4to up to 12″ tall; 196 pp. with 375-plus color illustrations (pulp fiction covers, comic strips, portraits, etc.), bibliography, index. Pictorial cloth boards; front dust jacket with die-cut circle for magnifying glass. In mint condition in mint unclipped jacket. A look at pop culture and how it integrated the mystery writing genre through dime novels, pulp fiction magazines, and radio, TV, and movies.