A Catalogue of Crime – Revised and Enlarged Edition
by Jacques Barzun and Wendell Hertig Taylor
Harper & Row, Publishers, New York. 1989. Hardcover in dust jacket. 952 pages. (6˝ X 9˝). Preface and Introductory by the authors. There is a long section of abbreviations. This book is broken down in five parts, depending on the subject matter. Each item is given a number that runs to a total of 5045. Each section is by author and then by title. The authors give a brief paragraph of the book’s plot with a comment on the book’s worth. Recommended for all serious mystery readers.
Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines