WorldCat Identities

Pearson, Edmund Lester 1880-1937

Overview
Works: 95 works in 316 publications in 3 languages and 6,613 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror tales  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction  Horror fiction  Humor 
Roles: Author, Commentator
Classifications: PR5397, 823.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmund Lester Pearson
Dime novels; or, following an old trail in popular literature by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

14 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in murder by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

33 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queer books by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

14 editions published between 1928 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

4 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
The old librarian's almanack by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

13 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This excerpt from the ''Old librarian's almanack'' is a literary hoax attributed by Edmund Lester Pearson and published by the Elm Tree Press, Woodstock, Vermont in 1909. The almanac, or pamphlet, allegedly was first published in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1773, by a 18th century librarian "Jared Bean", under the pseudonym "Philobiblos"
Masterpieces of murder; an Edmund Pearson true crime reader by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books in black or red by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at Smutty Nose : and other murders by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

13 editions published between 1926 and 1965 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books in black or red by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

12 editions published between 1923 and 1990 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Librarian : selections from the column of that name by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Lizzie Borden by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Lizzie Andrew Borden of Fall River, Massachusetts, charging her with the murders on August 4th, 1892, of her stepmother, Abby Durfee Borden, and her father, Andrew Jackson Borden, was held before the Superior court for the county of Bristol, sitting at New Bedford; Chief Justice Albert Mason, Associate Justice Caleb Blodgett and Associate Justice Justin Dewey, 3d, presiding. The case opened June 5th, 1893 and on June 20th, 1893 the court rendered a verdict of not guilty
The Autobiography of a criminal by Henry Tufts( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More studies in murder by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1953 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore, Roosevelt by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

18 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instigation of the devil by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

6 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret book by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

7 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Lizzie Borden by Lizzie Borden( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The librarian at play by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

7 editions published between 1911 and 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The library and the librarian : a selection of articles from the Boston evening transcript and other sources by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

9 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five murders, with a final note on the Borden case by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Studies in murder
Alternative Names

controlled identityPhilobiblos, 1880-1937

Bean, Jared, 1880-1937

Edmund Pearson American librarian, non-fiction crime writer

Edmund Pearson Amerikaans bibliothecaris (1880-1937)

Edmund Pearson amerikansk bibliotekar

Edmund Pearson amerikansk bibliotekarie

Pearson, E. L. 1880-1937

Pearson, E. L. (Edmund Lester), 1880-1937

Pearson, Edmund.

Pearson, Edmund 1880-1957

Pearson, Edmund L.

Pearson, Edmund L. 1880-1937

Pearson, Edmund L. (Edmund Lester), 1880-1937

Pearson, Edmund Lester

Pearson, Edmund Lester, 1880-1937

Philobiblos

Philobiblos, 1880-1937

Languages
English (213)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Theodore, RooseveltThe library and the librarian : a selection of articles from the Boston evening transcript and other sources