The Mysterious Bookshop

Penzler, Otto, Mysterious Classic Cards, 1828-1950

Mystery fiction has a history of extraordinary cover art. Collected here are illustrations of the most colorful, important, or interesting original dust jackets of classic mystery, crime, & suspense, and espionage fiction. Each full color card contains a description placing it in historical context.

**We are currently closed by the state of New York due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New, unsigned books will ship immediately from our distributore. All signed, limited, or rare orders will be shipped whenever the ban on nonessential businesses is lifted and the staff is allowed back in-store.**

Specializing in Mystery Fiction and all its subgenres, including Detective, Crime, Hardboiled, Thrillers, Espionage, and Suspense.

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

*We ship worldwide*

212.587.1011

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