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The lock and key library : the most interesting stories of all nations

Author: Julian Hawthorne
Publisher: New York : Review of Reviews, 1912, ©1909.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Short stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lock and key library.
New York : Review of Reviews, 1912, c1909
(OCoLC)905787118
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Hawthorne
OCLC Number: 8816872
Description: 10 v. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: [v. 1] North Europe --
[v. 2] Mediterranean --
[v. 3] German --
[v. 4] Classic French --
[v. 5] Modern French --
[v. 6] French novels --
[v. 7] Old time English --
[v. 8] Modern English --
[v. 9] American --
[v. 10] Real life. [v. 1.] North Europe: The Queen of Spades / Alexander Sergeievitch Pushkin --
The general's will / Vera Jelihovsky --
Crime and punishment / Feodor Mikhailovitch Dostoyevsky --
The safety match / Anton Chekhoff --
Knights of industry / Vsevolod Vladimirovitch Krestovski --
The amputated arms / Jorgen Wilhelm Bergsoe --
The manuscript / Otto Larssen --
The sealed room / Bernhard Severin Ingemann --
The rector of Veilbye / Steen Steensen Blicher --
Hungarian mystery stories: The living death / Ferencz Molnar ; Thirteen at table / Maurus Jokai ; The dancing bear / Etienne Barsony ; The tower room / Arthur Elick. [v. 2.] Mediterranean: pt. 1. Italian and Spanish mystery stories. Shadows / M. Palmarini; The gray spot / Camillo Boito ; The stories of the Castle of Trezza / Giovanni Verga ; The imp in the mirror / Antonio Fogazzaro ; The deposition / Luigi Capuana ; The nail / Pedro de Alarçon ; The Moscow theater plot / Alfredo Oriani --
pt. 2. Oriental mystery stories. The power of eloquence (Japanese) ; The dishonest goldsmith and the ingenious painter (Turkish) ; The craft of the three sharpers (Arabic) ; The cheerful workman (Arabic) ; The robber and the woman (Arabic) ; The wonderful stone (Chinese) ; The weaver who became a leach (Arabic) ; Viśākhā (Tibetan) ; Told by the constable (Arabic) ; The unjust sentence (Chinese) ; The scar on the throat (Arabic) ; Devasmitá (Sanskrit) ; The sharpers and the money-lender (Arabic) ; The withered hand (Turkish) ; The melancholist and the sharper (Arabic) ; Lakshadatta and Labhadatta (Sanskrit) ; The cunning crone (Arabic) ; Judgment of a Solomon (Chinese) ; The sultan and his three sons (Arabic) ; Tale of a demon (Sanskrit) ; The jar of olives and the boy Kazi (Arabic) ; Another Solomon (Chinese) ; Calamity Ahmad and Habzalom Bazazah (Arabic) ; A man-hating maiden (Sanskrit) ; Told by the constable (Arabic) ; The clever thief (Tibetan) ; The king who made mats (Persian) ; The Brahman who lost his treasure (Sanskrit) ; The duel of the two sharpers (Arabic) ; The lady and the Kazi (Persian) ; Mahaushadha (Tibetan) ; Avicenna and the observant young man (Turkish) --
pt. 3. The thief versus King Rhampsinitus ; The oracle : its test by Crœsus ; The oracle : its repulse of the Persians ; The oracle : behind the scenes / Herodotus ; The adventure of the three robbers / Lucius Apuleius ; Letter to Sura / Pliny, the Younger. [v. 3.] German: pt. 1. The skeleton in the house / Friedrich Spielhagen --
pt. 2. The man in the bottle / Gustav Meyrink ; Christian Lahusen's baron / Dietrich Theden ; Andrea Delfin / Paul Heyse ; The singer / Wilhelm Hauff ; The deserted house / Ernest Theodor Amadeus Hoffman ; The Versegy case / Karl Rosner ; The story in a notebook / August Groner ; Well-woven evidence / Dietrich Theden. [v. 4.] Classic French: Ines de Las Sierras / Charles Nodier --
An episode of the terror ; Madame Firmiani ; Z. Marcas ; Melmoth reconciled ; The conscript / Honoré de Balzac --
Zadig, the Babylonian / François Marie Arouet de Voltaire --
D'Artagnan, detective / Alexandre Dumas. [v. 5.] Modern French: The crime of the boulevard / Jules Claretie --
The necklace ; The man with the pale eyes ; An uncomfortable bed ; Ghosts ; Fear ; The confession ; The horla, or, Modern ghosts / Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant --
The miracle of Zobéide / Pierre Mille --
The torture of hope / Villiers de l'Isle Adam --
The owl's ear ; The invisible eye ; The waters of death ; The man-wolf / Erckmann-Chatrian. [v. 6.] French novels: Count Kostia / Victor Cherbuliez --
André Cornélis / Paul Bourget --
The last of the Costellos ; Lady Betty's indiscretion / Anonymous. [v. 7.] Old time English: The haunted house ; No. 1 Branch Line : the signal man / Charles Dickens --
The haunted and the haunters, or, The house and the brain ; The incantation / Bulwer-Lytton --
The avenger / Thomas De Quincey --
Melmoth the wanderer / Charles Robert Maturin --
A mystery with a moral / Laurence Sterne --
On being found out ; The notch on the axe / William Makepeace Thackeray --
Bourgonef ; The closed cabinet / Anonymous. [v. 8.] Modern English: My own true ghost story ; The sending of Dana Da ; In the house of Suddhoo ; His wedded wife / Rudyard Kipling --
A case of identity ; A scandal in Bohemia ; The Red-Headed League / A. Conan Doyle --
The baron's quarry / Egerton Castle --
The fowl in the pot / Stanley J. Weyman --
The pavilion on the links / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The dream woman / Wilkie Collins --
The lost duchess ; The minor canon ; The pipe ; The puzzle ; The great Valdez sapphire / Anonymous. [v. 9.] American: By the waters of paradise / F. Marion Crawford --
The shadows on the wall / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
The corpus delecti / Melville D. Post --
An heiress from Redhorse ; The man and the snake / Ambrose Bierce --
The oblong box ; The gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe --
Wolfert Webber, or, Golden dreams ; Adventure of the black fisherman / Washington Irving --
Wieland's madness / Charles Brockden Brown --
The golden ingot ; My wife's tempter / Fitzjames O'Brien --
The minister's black veil / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Horror : a true tale / Anonymous. [v. 10.] Real life: pt. 1. Detective stories from real life. A flight into Texas / Arthur Train ; Adventures in the Secret Service of the Post-Office Department / P.H. Woodward ; Saint-Germain the Deathless / Andrew Lang ; The man in the iron mask / Andrew Lang --
pt. 2. True stories of modern magic. A conjurer's confessions / M. Robert-Houdin ; Fraudulent spiritualism unveiled / David P. Abbott ; More tricks of "spiritualism" / Hereward Carrington ; How spirits materialize / Anonymous --
pt. 3. Inspector Bucket's job / Charles Dickens.
Other Titles: Lock and key library :
Responsibility: edited by Julian Hawthorne.

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