New York: Delacorte Press, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. INSCRIBED by Editor Sara Paretsky and two Authors (Eleanor Taylor Bland & Andrea Smith) to Charles Miner on the title page, small quarto (9 1/2" x 6 1/2"), black quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over red boards, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with four juxtaposed women's faces by Janet Atkinson, 367 pages. Very Fine / Fine. Item #8903
Collection of 26 original short stories by female masters of mystery. Warshawski mystery INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the multi-talented New York Times best-selling author and two contributors: Eleanor Bland & Andrea Smith.
Sara Paretsky (born 1947), an American author of detective fiction, is best known for her novels based on the female private investigator, V.I. Warshawski. Paretsky created her as a female response to hard-boiled detectives such as Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe. In 1991 the film "V.I. Warshawski" was released starring Kathleen Turner.
EXCEPTIONAL COPY INSCRIBED TRIPLY. Very tight, bright, clean copy in comparable unclipped dust jacket. apart from inscriptions, no previous owner or remainder marks.