The Mysterious Bookshop

Otto Penzler, ed. - The Best American Mystery Stories of the 19th Century

Sold out.

This collection brings together stories by authors such as Stephen Crane, Luisa May Alcott, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, as well as those by lesser-known writers like Anna Katharine Green and Charles W. Chesnutt, in a treasury of mysteries from the century of the genreā€™s founding.

First edition.

Signed.

Welcome

We are devoted to all things mysterious, from hard-boiled hardcovers to pulpy paperbacks, suspected signings and whispers around town.

Located at 58 Warren St in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm. 212.587.1011

Want to get a free gift AND be entered into a monthly raffle? Sign up for our newsletter! Click on the tab at the top of the site to learn more!