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Haycraft, Howard 1905-1991

Overview
Works: 142 works in 732 publications in 4 languages and 22,205 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biographies  Bio-bibliography  Reference works  Detective and mystery fiction  Bibliographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Adapter, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN771, 928.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Howard Haycraft
 
Most widely held works by Howard Haycraft
American authors, 1600-1900 : a biographical dictionary of American literature by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

51 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and held by 2,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in one volume with 1300 biographies and 400 portraits
Twentieth century authors : a biographical dictionary of modern literature by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

74 editions published between 1940 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work "'aims to provide a foundation-volume of authentic biographical information on the writers of this century, of all nations, whose books are familiar to readers of English."
British authors before 1800 : a biographical dictionary by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

37 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical information on British authors, who lived or wrote prior to 1800
British authors of the nineteenth century : complete in one volume with 1000 biographies and 350 portraits by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

67 editions published between 1936 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readable accounts of the lives of the major and minor British authors of the 19th century
The junior book of authors by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

42 editions published between 1934 and 1991 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 289 biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of children's authors and illustrators
A treasury of great mysteries by Howard Haycraft( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder for pleasure : the life and times of the detective story by Howard Haycraft( Book )

56 editions published between 1941 and 2019 in English and Japanese and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expert in detective fiction traces its development from the 1840s through the 1940s, from Poe, Collins, and Doyle to Simenon, Tey, and others. ""Genuinely fascinating reading.""--The New York Times Book Review
The art of the mystery story : a collection of critical essays, edited, and with a commentary by Howard Haycraft( Book )

58 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors today and yesterday, a companion volume to Living authors by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

17 editions published between 1933 and 1938 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of over 320 writers of the twentieth century
The boys' Sherlock Holmes : a selection from the works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

7 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven mystery stories involving Sherlock Holmes and his famous assistant, Dr. Watson. For ages 12 and up
Ten great mysteries by Howard Haycraft( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Three times three; mystery omnibus by Howard Haycraft( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Five spy novels by Howard Haycraft( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
The junior book of authors, an introduction to the lives of writers and illustrators for younger readers, from Lewis Carroll and Louisa Alcott to the present day by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

8 editions published between 1934 and 1940 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boys' book of great detective stories by Howard Haycraft( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring fictional detectives performing outstanding feats of detection
Fourteen great detective stories by Howard Haycraft( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1949 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth century authors. First supplement by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical dictionary of modern literature
The boys' second book of great detective stories by Howard Haycraft( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1971 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 14 "modern" stories featuring a fictional sleuth and emphasizing deduction, not crime
Twentieth century authors, first supplement : a biographical dictionary of modern literature by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime club encore by Howard Haycraft( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American authors, 1600-1900 : a biographical dictionary of American literature
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Twentieth century authors : a biographical dictionary of modern literatureBritish authors before 1800 : a biographical dictionaryBritish authors of the nineteenth century : complete in one volume with 1000 biographies and 350 portraitsThe junior book of authorsMurder for pleasure : the life and times of the detective storyThe boys' Sherlock Holmes : a selection from the works of A. Conan Doyle
Alternative Names
Howard Haycraft born:1905 ied:1991-11-12 Haycraft, Howard; Haycraft, Howard, 1905-

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