WorldCat Identities

Pearson, Edmund Lester 1880-1937

Overview
Works: 88 works in 314 publications in 4 languages and 6,647 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction  Horror tales  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Commentator
Classifications: PR5397, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Edmund Lester Pearson
Studies in murder by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

41 editions published between 1924 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dime novels; or, following an old trail in popular literature by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

15 editions published between 1929 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queer books by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

15 editions published between 1928 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

4 editions published between 1934 and 1962 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
The old librarian's almanack by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

18 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and German and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This excerpt from the ''Old librarian's almanack'' is a literary hoax attributed by Edmund Lester Pearson and published by the Elm Tree Press, Woodstock, Vermont in 1909. The almanac, or pamphlet, allegedly was first published in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1773, by a 18th century librarian "Jared Bean", under the pseudonym "Philobiblos"
Masterpieces of murder by Agatha Christie( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"And Then There Were None"--Ten strangers are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts, and one by one they die
Murder at Smutty Nose : and other murders by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

14 editions published between 1926 and 1965 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Librarian : selections from the column of that name by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Lizzie Borden by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Lizzie Andrew Borden of Fall River, Massachusetts, charging her with the murders on August 4th, 1892, of her stepmother, Abby Durfee Borden, and her father, Andrew Jackson Borden, was held before the Superior court for the county of Bristol, sitting at New Bedford; Chief Justice Albert Mason, Associate Justice Caleb Blodgett and Associate Justice Justin Dewey, 3d, presiding. The case opened June 5th, 1893 and on June 20th, 1893 the court rendered a verdict of not guilty
The Autobiography of a criminal by Henry Tufts( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore, Roosevelt by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

18 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret book by Artephius( Book )

7 editions published between 1914 and 1972 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instigation of the devil by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

6 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Lizzie Borden by Lizzie Borden( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The librarian at play by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

7 editions published between 1911 and 1912 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The library and the librarian : a selection of articles from the Boston evening transcript and other sources by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

8 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five murders, with a final note on the Borden case by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of the Hoppergrass by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

8 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The believing years by Edmund Lester Pearson( Book )

7 editions published between 1911 and 1912 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Studies in murder
Alternative Names

controlled identityPhilobiblos, 1880-1937

Bean, Jared, 1880-1937

Edmund Pearson American librarian, non-fiction crime writer

Edmund Pearson Amerikaans bibliothecaris (1880-1937)

Edmund Pearson amerikansk bibliotekar

Edmund Pearson amerikansk bibliotekarie

Pearson, E. L. 1880-1937

Pearson, E. L. (Edmund Lester), 1880-1937

Pearson, Edmund.

Pearson, Edmund 1880-1957

Pearson, Edmund L.

Pearson, Edmund L. 1880-1937

Pearson, Edmund L. (Edmund Lester), 1880-1937

Pearson, Edmund Lester

Pearson, Edmund Lester, 1880-1937

Philobiblos

Philobiblos, 1880-1937

Languages
English (217)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
Theodore, RooseveltThe library and the librarian : a selection of articles from the Boston evening transcript and other sourcesThe voyage of the Hoppergrass