The Queen's Awards, 1946. The Winners of the First Annual Detective Short-Story Contest Sponsored By Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. - Ellery Queen  1948 - Victor Gollancz Ltd, London - First English Edition Sixteen prize winning short stories, including pieces by Manly Wade Wellman, Manning Coles, Ngaio Marsh, Q. Patrick, Anthony Gilbert, William Faulkner, and Michael Innes, as well as Kenneth Millar's [Ross MacDonald] first published story, ’Find the Woman’.   ‘After Poe, I think it’s true that Ellery Queen was the most significant and important writer of mystery fiction in America.’ – Otto Penzler.

Octavo (19 x 13.3 cm) pp. 370 [2]. In publisher’s green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Dust jacket priced 10/6 NET to lower corner of front flap.
  Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket, toning to spine, wear to corners and slightly heavier to spine ends, short closed tears at ends of folds.   Ref: 109121   Price: HK$ 1,000