by Michael Harrison
Dust jacket by Ronald Clyne
Limited Edition Hardcover - $60.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, Mycroft & Moran imprint, 1968; 138 pp.; limited to 2000 copies. First Edition.
The Exploits of Chevalier Dupin is a collection of detective short stories by author Michael Harrison. The stories are pastiches of the C. Auguste Dupin stories of Edgar Allan Poe. The stories were first published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny; corners are sharp; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright, and unblemished; very light age yellowing along top edge; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($3.50) unclipped; rear cover is clean and bright.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book in a fine dust jacket.CONTENTS
"Introduction", by Ellery Queen
"Dupin: The Reality Behind the Fiction"
"The Vanished Treasure"
"The Mystery of the Fulton Documents"
"The Man in the Blue Spectacles"
"The Mystery of the Gilded Cheval-Glass"
"The Fires in the Rue St. Honoré"
"The Murder in the Rue Royale"
"The Facts in the Case of the Missing Diplomat"