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Author photo. Frederic Dannay (left, one half of "Ellery Queen") with James Yaffe, World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Aumuller, 1943 (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-126102)

Frederic Dannay (left, one half of "Ellery Queen") with James Yaffe, World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Aumuller, 1943 (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-126102)

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Disambiguation Notice

(ger)Ellery Queen war ursprünglich ein Pseudonym für die Cousins Daniel David Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay, und Manford Emanuel Lepofsky, alias Manfred Bennington Lee.

Ellery Queen was originally a pseudonym for cousins Daniel David Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay, and Manford Emanuel Lepofsky, alias Manfred Bennington Lee. They also used the pen name Barnaby Ross. Ellery Queen was also the chief character of their novels. Later both Ellery Queen and Barnaby Ross were used by many other authors including Jack Vance.

The Roman Hat Mystery 401 copies, 14 reviews
The Chinese Orange Mystery 286 copies, 10 reviews
The Dutch Shoe Mystery 280 copies, 6 reviews
The French Powder Mystery 277 copies, 8 reviews
The Siamese Twin Mystery 268 copies, 7 reviews
Calamity Town 261 copies, 6 reviews
Cat of Many Tails 256 copies, 3 reviews
The King is Dead 224 copies, 5 reviews
The Spanish Cape Mystery 213 copies, 7 reviews
Double, Double 201 copies, 2 reviews
The Egyptian Cross Mystery 200 copies, 4 reviews
The American Gun Mystery 199 copies, 4 reviews
The Player on the Other Side 197 copies, 4 reviews
Ten Days' Wonder 193 copies, 3 reviews
The Finishing Stroke 193 copies, 2 reviews
The Origin of Evil 187 copies, 4 reviews
The Dragon's Teeth 185 copies, 6 reviews
And On the Eighth Day 170 copies, 1 review
The Door Between 168 copies, 3 reviews
The Adventures of Ellery Queen 168 copies, 7 reviews
The Murderer Is a Fox 168 copies, 3 reviews
Halfway House 167 copies, 4 reviews
Face to Face 162 copies, 1 review
The Four of Hearts 160 copies, 1 review
Inspector Queen's Own Case 154 copies, 1 review
The Scarlet Letters 152 copies, 1 review
A Study in Terror 148 copies, 5 reviews
A Fine and Private Place 142 copies, 1 review
The Devil to Pay 142 copies, 3 reviews
There Was an Old Woman 136 copies, 6 reviews
Drury Lane's Last Case 132 copies, 3 reviews
The Tragedy of X 129 copies, 3 reviews
The Last Woman in His Life 127 copies, 1 review
The House of Brass 126 copies, 2 reviews
The Vanishing Corpse 115 copies, 1 review
Q.B.I. 114 copies, 3 reviews
Queens Full 107 copies, 1 review
The Tragedy of Z 104 copies, 4 reviews
The Tragedy Of Y 97 copies, 1 review
Cop Out 81 copies, 1 review
Death Spins the Platter 65 copies, 1 review
The Madman Theory 64 copies, 1 review
The Four Johns 60 copies, 2 reviews
The devil's cook 52 copies, 1 review
Masterpieces of Mystery: The Grand Masters (Editor) 52 copies, 1 review
The Hollywood Murders 48 copies, 1 review
Wife or Death 48 copies
Murder with a Past 47 copies, 1 review
Beware the Young Stranger 44 copies, 2 reviews
The Copper Frame 44 copies, 1 review
The Golden Goose 43 copies, 1 review
The Lamp of God 39 copies, 2 reviews
Dead Man's Tale 33 copies
The Blue Movie Murders 32 copies, 1 review
The XYZ Murders 29 copies
Kiss and Kill 28 copies
The Last Score 26 copies
Best of Suspense 25 copies, 1 review
Shoot the Scene 25 copies
Losers, Weepers 23 copies, 1 review
Why so dead? 20 copies
Ellery Queen's Mystery Mix 16 copies, 1 review
Lethal Black Book (Editor) 16 copies
Masters of Suspense 10 copies, 1 review
The Queen's Awards: First Series (Editor) 7 copies, 1 review
Detective Omnibus 7 copies, 1 review
6 parasta 6 copies
Sept énigmes 6 copies
Murder By Experts (Editor) 2 copies
Ellery Queen's Aces of Mystery (Contributor) 2 copies
Skomysteriet 2 copies
Classic Crime 2 copies
Best Bets 1 copy
E=Murder 1 copy
Estate gialla 1993 (Editor) 1 copy
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Introduction, some editions) 10,721 copies, 198 reviews
Nightmare Town: Stories (Editor, some editions) 501 copies, 9 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (Contributor) 367 copies, 6 reviews
A Treasury of Great Mysteries (Contributor) 235 copies, 3 reviews
Detective Stories (Story Library) (Contributor) 224 copies, 1 review
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries (Contributor) 180 copies, 5 reviews
Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (Contributor) 152 copies, 3 reviews
A Century of Great Suspense Stories (Contributor) 137 copies, 1 review
The Adventures of Sam Spade and Other Stories (Editor, some editions) 100 copies, 1 review
Ten Great Mysteries (Contributor) 83 copies, 1 review
Murder for Christmas, Vol. 2 (Contributor) 75 copies
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories (Contributor) 60 copies, 1 review
Fifty Best Mysteries (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
Three Times Three: A Mystery Omnibus (Contributor) 54 copies, 2 reviews
Purr-Fect Crime (15-in-1) (Contributor) 53 copies
Great Tales of Mystery and Suspense (Contributor) 52 copies
14 Great Detective Stories (Contributor) 51 copies, 1 review
Murder for Halloween: Tales of Suspense (Contributor) 47 copies, 2 reviews
The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus (Contributor) 46 copies
The Twelve Crimes of Christmas (Contributor) 46 copies, 1 review
Red Jack (Contributor) 34 copies
Great Baseball Stories (Contributor) 31 copies
Midnight Specials (Contributor) 29 copies
101 Mystery Stories (Contributor) 25 copies
The Creeping Siamese (Editor) 21 copies
Manhattan Mysteries (Contributor) 21 copies
Great detective stories (Contributor) 18 copies
Best Detective Stories (Contributor) 16 copies
The Ten Faces of Cornell Woolrich (Foreword, some editions) 13 copies
Four and Twenty Bloodhounds (Contributor) 13 copies
Great American Detective Stories (Contributor) 12 copies
My Favorite Mystery Stories (Contributor) 12 copies
Show Business is Murder (Contributor) 11 copies
Master of the MacAbre (Contributor) 11 copies
The Case Book of Mr. Campion (Editor, some editions) 8 copies, 1 review
Continental Op, The (Dell Mapback 129) (Introduction) 7 copies, 2 reviews
Cream of the Crime (Contributor) 6 copies, 1 review
Verdens største detektiver II (Contributor) 5 copies
20 Great Tales of Murder (Contributor) 5 copies
I delitti della camera chiusa (Contributor) 4 copies
Verdens største detektiver I (Contributor) 4 copies
De glæder med gys: Poe-Klubben skriver (Author, some editions) 4 copies, 1 review
My Best Mystery Story (Contributor) 4 copies
Murder Cavalcade (Contributor) 4 copies
Crime Without Murder (Contributor) 4 copies
Detektivhistorier fra Sherlock Holmes til Hercule Poirot (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 2 reviews
Planned Departures (Contributor) 3 copies
Vintermysterier (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
For Love or Money (Contributor) 3 copies
A Magnum of Mysteries (Contributor) 2 copies
Delitti in camice bianco (Contributor) 2 copies
Great Stories of Detection (Contributor) 2 copies
Best Detective Stories (Volume 2) (Contributor) 2 copies
American Detective Stories (Contributor) 2 copies, 1 review
Kriminalhistorier (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Nye kriminalhistorier (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
De ¤bedste kriminalhistorier fra hele verden (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Verdens beste kriminalhistorier (Contributor) 1 copy
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Ellery Queen was originally a pseudonym for cousins Daniel David Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay, and Manford Emanuel Lepofsky, alias Manfred Bennington Lee. They also used the pen name Barnaby Ross. Ellery Queen was also the chief character of their novels. Later both Ellery Queen and Barnaby Ross were used by many other authors including Jack Vance.

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