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Starrett, Vincent 1886-1974

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The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Vincent Starrett( Book )

55 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indispensable biography of the world's most famous detective In a boarding house at 221B Baker Street, a genius is at work. With the help of his tireless companion, Dr. Watson, the peerless Sherlock Holmes solves one impossible mystery after the next. Many of his adventures, such as "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and "The Red-Headed League," are world famous, while others, including "The Adventure of the Tired Captain" and "The Singular Affair of the Aluminum Crutch," remain strictly private, simply because Watson cannot find the time to write them down. This glimpse into the secret cas
Bibliophile in the nursery : a bookman's treasury of collectors' lore on old and rare children's books by William Targ( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of mystery and imagination by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

13 editions published between 1432 and 1975 in English and Thai and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an anthology of tales of horror and the supernatural
Buried Caesars; essays in literary appreciation by Vincent Starrett( Book )

10 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men, women and boats by Stephen Crane( Book )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories contains great works from Crane, including "The Open Boat," "The Desertion," "An Episode of War" and "The Pace of Youth." This edition features a famous introduction by editor Vincent Starrett, who compliments Stephen Crane's now-characteristic realist approach by saying that the author keeps "down the tone where another writer might have attempted 'fine writing' and have been lost."
Books alive : a profane chronicle of literary endeavor and literary misdemeanor by Vincent Starrett( Book )

13 editions published between 1940 and 1990 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Crane; a bibliography by Ames W Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bookman's holiday; the private satisfactions of an incurable collector by Vincent Starrett( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1990 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )

4 editions published between 1904 and 1969 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces an array of characters, from the sinister to the comic, and moves to a haunting climax in an atmospheric murder mystery that features the seemingly benevolent John Jasper, a secret opium addict, and his relationship with his newly engaged nephew, Edwin Drood
Ambrose Bierce by Vincent Starrett( Book )

17 editions published between 1920 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a biography of the famous American satirist and short story writer
Fourteen great detective stories by Vincent Starrett( Book )

11 editions published between 1928 and 1939 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penny wise and book foolish by Vincent Starrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brownie by George Gissing( Book )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1990 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hired man on horseback; my story of Eugene Manlove Rhodes by May Davison Rhodes( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books and bipeds by Vincent Starrett( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a word, 'Books and Bipeds' is for the most part a selection of paragraphs from my weekly book column in the "Chicago Sunday Tribune' ..."--Foreword
Three great documents on human liberties: Magna charta, Declaration of independence, Constitution of the United States( Book )

7 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autolycus in limbo by Vincent Starrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

221B : studies in Sherlock Holmes by Vincent Starrett( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1969 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wonderful yellow diamond stolen from the forehead of the four-handed Indian god who typifies the moon, stolen again and again through centuries, and always bringing with it disaster upon its possessors and the households of its possessors."--This is the beginning of the detective story called 'The moonstone."
The glorious mystery by Arthur Machen( Book )

6 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tales of mystery and imagination
Alternative Names
Autolycus 1886-1974

Emerson Starrett, Charles Vincent 1886-1974

Starrett, Charles Vincent Emerson

Starrett, Charles Vincent Emerson 1886-1974

Starrett, V.

Vincent Starrett American writer

Vincent Starrett Canadees schrijver (1886-1974)

Vincent Starrett kanadisch-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller, Bibliophiler

Vincent Starrett scrittore e giornalista statunitense

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Languages
English (246)

Japanese (4)

Thai (2)

Covers
Men, women and boats