Volume I: Beginnings to 1920 - stories by Poe, Dickens, LeFanu, Wilkie Collins, Conan Doyle, Brett Harte, G. Volume II: The Twenties and Thirties.
Stories by Edith Wharton, E. Bentley, Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner, Agatha Christie, James M. Cain, Dorothy Sayers, Dashiell Hammett, William Faulkner, Cornell Woolrich, and others. Volume III: The Forties and Fifties. Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart, Rex Stout, Ngaio Marsh, Georges Simenon, Ellery Queen, Daphne du Maurier, Leslie Charteris, Julian Symons, John MacDonald, Shirley Jackson, P.
Volume IV: From the Sixties to the Present. Stories by Len Deighton, Colin Dexter, Ruth Rendell, Antonia Fraser, Susan Moody, Michael Z. Lewin, Bill Pronzini, Simon Brett many others. Multiple illustrations by Nick Hardcatle. The item "Folio Society GREAT STORIES OF CRIME AND DETECTION -(4 volume Boxed set)" is in sale since Friday, August 14, 2020.
- Year Printed: 1994
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Topic: Mysteries
- Binding: Hardcover
- Region: England and USA
- Author: Multiple
- Subject: Literature & Fiction
- Publisher: Folio Society
- Place of Publication: United Kingdom
- Special Attributes: Illustrated
- Language: English