GREAT DETECTIVE STORIES FROM VOLTAIRE TO POE. New York: Lincoln MacVeagh The Dial Press, 1924. Small octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-3] 4-317 [318: blank], original maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. With a foreword by the editor. Anthology of five pieces showing the detective motif in fiction: one is a short story by Poe, the other four are excerpts from novels, including "The Devil's Disciple," a supernatural segment from Balzac's MELMOTH RECONCILED. One of several collections with same general title by this anthologist. Small printed book label affixed to front free endpaper. Owner's initials in colored pencil on title page, a very good copy. (#112206).