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World's great spy stories

Author: W Somerset Maugham; Vincent Starrett; World Publishing Company,
Publisher: Cleveland ; New York : The World Publishing Company, ©1944
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Forum Books editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Mystery and detective fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham; Vincent Starrett; World Publishing Company,
OCLC Number: 296840
Notes: At least two issues of this edition are known to exist. In one issue, before the half-title is inserted a leaf which reads: This edition is limited to one hundred numbered copies for presentation to the editor's friends. The other, ordinary, issue lacks this leaf.
"This book is manufactured in compliance with the War Production Board's ruling for conserving paper..."--T.p. verso.
Description: 445 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Vincent Starrett --
The traitor / W. Somerset Maugham --
The army of the shadows / Eric Ambler --
Career / William C. White --
A man's foes / Pearl S. Buck --
Cunningham / W.F. Morris --
The envelope / J. Storer Clouston --
Flood on the Goodwins / A.D. Divine --
The pigeon man / Valentine Williams --
The adventure of the Bruce-Partington plans / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
Parker Anderson, philosopher / Ambrose Bierce --
Espionage / Dennis Wheatley --
Code no. 2 / Edgar Wallace --
The informer / Joseph Conrad --
Somewhere in France / Richard Harding Davis --
Supper with Madame Olshausen / George Preedy --
The road without turning / Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson --
A tall story / G.K. Chesterton --
The little lady from Servia / E. Phillips Oppenheim --
Peiffer / A.E.W. Mason --
The proverbial murder / John Dickson Carr --
Death on post no. 7 / Frank Gruber --
Code Zed / Anthony Boucher --
A battle over the tea-cups / August Derleth --
Dilemma at Shanghai / Vincent Starrett --
My revelations as a spy / Stephen Leacock.
Responsibility: stories by W. Somerset Maugham [and others] ; edited, with an introduction, by Vincent Starrett.

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