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Haycraft, Howard 1905-1991

Overview
Works: 111 works in 608 publications in 3 languages and 23,943 library holdings
Genres: Biography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Biographies  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Detective and mystery fiction 
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
Twentieth century authors : a biographical dictionary of modern literature by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

137 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,823 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."
American authors, 1600-1900; a biographical dictionary of American literature by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

64 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 3,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete in one volume with 1300 biographies and 400 portraits
British authors before 1800 : a biographical dictionary by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

41 editions published between 1952 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical information on British authors, who lived or wrote prior to 1800
British authors of the nineteenth century by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

56 editions published between 1936 and 1987 in English and held by 2,899 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 )

33 editions published between 1934 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,072 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 )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1941 and 1984 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boys' Sherlock Holmes : a selection from the works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

5 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven mystery stories involving Sherlock Holmes and his famous assistant, Dr. Watson. For ages 12 and up
Authors today and yesterday, a companion volume to Living authors by Stanley Kunitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1933 and 1938 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of over 320 writers of the twentieth century
The art of the mystery story : a collection of critical essays by Howard Haycraft( Book )

37 editions published between 1946 and 1992 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten great mysteries by Howard Haycraft( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 594 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 )

10 editions published between 1934 and 1951 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the lives of writers and illustrators up to 1934
Five spy novels by Howard Haycraft( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

For contents, see Author Catalog
The boys' book of great detective stories by Howard Haycraft( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories featuring fictional detectives performing outstanding feats of detection
The art of the mystery story; a collection of critical essays, edited, and with a commentary by Howard Haycraft( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen great detective stories by Howard Haycraft( Book )

8 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boys' second book of great detective stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 14 "modern" stories featuring a fictional sleuth and emphasizing deduction, not crime
A treasury of great mysteries by Howard Haycraft( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1942 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American authors, 1600-1900; a biographical dictionary of American literature
Alternative Names
ヘイクラフト, H.

ヘイクラフト, ハワード

Languages
English (477)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
American authors, 1600-1900; a biographical dictionary of American literatureBritish authors before 1800 : a biographical dictionaryBritish authors of the nineteenth centuryThe 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