A Matter of Millions

By: Green, Anna Katherine

Price: $65.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


With illustrations by Victor Perard. Green publisher's cloth decorated in white with titles in gilt, small 8vo, 458 pages plus several pages of publisher's ads, four black and white illustrated plates; boards rubbed and edge worn, a bit of the white rule gone from front fore-edge, occasional foxing, binding slightly shaken. Very Good Known as the mother of the American detective story, Anna Katherine Green wrote the first mystery novel set in the United States. Her 1878 book The Leavenworth Case is widely regarded as the first American detective novel. She broke ground, not only as the first woman to write a novel in this genre, but It was also the first American bestseller, selling a staggering three-quarters of a million copies over a 15-year period. A Matter of Millions was the sixth book in the Mr. Gryce and Amelia Butterworth series, of which The Leavenworth Case was the first.

Title: A Matter of Millions

Author Name: Green, Anna Katherine

Categories: Women, Literature & Fiction,

Publisher: New York, American News Company: 1890

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller ID: 001149

Keywords: FIRST AMERICAN MYSTERY NOVEL LEAVENWORTH CASE DETECTIVE NOVEL PUBLISHERS BINDING