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Rare Books

Rare Book Division
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Curator of Rare Books

Some 80 volumes acquired in 1971 by such authors as Samuel Hopkins Adams, James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Erle Stanley Gardner, Ellery Queen, and Cornell Woolrich.

More than 40 volumes are by and about M.P. (Matthew Phipps) Shiel. All are scattered throughout the collections of the Library. See also: Crime and Punishment: Eight Centuries of Murder, Death, and Detection. Books, manuscripts, drawings, and prints from the Princeton University Collections. [An exhibition prepared by Jean F. Preston, and on display January 28 to April 15, 1984]. [(ExB) 0639.739 no. 46]. [full text] .