SEYMOUR-SMITH Martin edits  Novels and Novelists: A Guide to the World of Fiction
St Martin's Press 1980
spine bumped, illustrated, printed treble column, a nice copy in clipped chipped dust jacket with sunned spine and one closed tear. 'the first attempt to chart the whole world of fiction, from high literature to pure entertainment, and to explore every aspect of the reading, writing and publication of novels….it is a book intended to help readers explore the enormous range of fiction available to them….an alphabetical guide to the work of over 1300 writers.'; 288 pages including index;