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by Vincent (Collected and Introduced by Peter Ruber) Starrett
The stories are collected in The Case Book of Jimmie Lavender (Gold Label, 1944). The Last Bookman: A Journey into the Life and Times of Vincent Starrett: Author, Journalist, Bibliophile. New York, NY: Candlelight Press.
The stories are collected in The Case Book of Jimmie Lavender (Gold Label, 1944). Starrett was a major enthusiast of Welsh writer Arthur Machen and was instrumental in bringing Machen's work to an American audience for the first time. Vincent Starrett, Writer, Sherlock Holmes Expert".
And they seem to be very hard to come by to read. The dedication in the front is to Frederic Dannay (one of the Ellery Queen writers) who resurrected the Jimmie Lavender stories from the pages of old pulp magazines and made them popular again.
Starrett also wrote poetry (collected in Autolycus in Limbo, Dutton, 1943), detective novels (Murder on 'B' Deck, Doubleday, 1929, and others), and detective short stories primarily about Chicago sleuth Jimmie Lavender (The Case Book of Jimmie Lavender, Gold Label, 1944), many of which first appeared in the pulp magazine Short Stories. The name Jimmie Lavender was that of an actual pitcher for the Chicago Cubs; Starrett wrote to ask the ball player for permission to use his name for a gentleman detective, which the pitcher granted.
Author:Vincent Starrett. The Case Book of Jimmie Lavender (1944). Author Index: St. Vincent Starrett (1886–1974). The Unique Hamlet:A Hitherto Unchronicled Adventure of Mr. Sherlock Holmes (1920). Buried Caesars: Essays in Literary Appreciation (1923) (external scan). Seaports in the Moon: A Fantasia on Romantic Themes (1928). The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1933). The Great All-Star Animal League Ball Game (1958). The Quick and the Dead (collection) (1965).
Vincent's Starrett's last collection of Jimmie Lavender detective stories appeared in 1944 under the title of The Case Book of Jimmie Lavender. He was a life-long connoisseur of detective fiction, and a noted anthologist. He also wrote 6 detective novels and as many 500 short stories for the "pulp" magazines beginning as early as 1916.
Starrett also wrote poetry (collected in Autolycus in Limbo, Dutton, 1943) .
The fifth issue of Adventure Tales salutes pulp legend Achmed Abdullah, popular writer in the pulp magazines in. .
The fifth issue of Adventure Tales salutes pulp legend Achmed Abdullah, popular writer in the pulp magazines in the early 20th century, with two long stories - Their Own Dear Land and The Remittance Woman. Many of his stories deal with exotic locales, usually Oriental. But even his Occidental tales are of interest, well written and fast paced, often with an unexpected twist or two. Also included are The Mid-Watch Tragedy, a Jimmy Lavender detective story by Vincent Starrett, and The Pearls of Paruki, by J. Allan Dunn. Another great issue! Impression.
Bibliographic Details. Title: The Memoirs of Jimmie Lavender.
A Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket: clean, bright, unread book with the tiniest bit of offsetting from the jacket to the boards and a miniscule spot to the head of the fore-edge; bright, clean, very attractive jacket with the lightest of wear at the edges. A Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket: clean, bright, unread book with the tiniest bit of offsetting from the jacket to the boards and a miniscule spot to the head of the fore-edge; bright, clean, very attractive jacket with the lightest of wear at the edges. Bibliographic Details.
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