Hume, Fergus[on Wright]

Published by Ward, Lock & Bowden, Limited, London, New York and Melbourne, 1896
From Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB (Elizabethtown, NY, U.S.A.)

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Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1-3] 4-386 [1]-6: ads, illustrations by Percy F. S. Spence, James Greig and others, original black cloth, front panel stamped in brown and white, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed. First edition. "A mixed collection of sensational crime and romance stories. The title story is a romantic melodrama with no fantasy content about an aristocratic English family hiding their history of hereditary dwarfism. Includes "The Tale of the Turquoise Skull" and "The Green-stone God and the Stockbroker," two gruesome murder mysteries featuring seemingly malignant magical objects. This collection is listed by Reginald, but does not appear to have any stories with fantastic or supernatural content. Glover and Green, Victorian Detective Fiction 270. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 57. Reginald 07596. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, cloth a bit spotted, a sound, good copy. (#151895). Bookseller Inventory # 151895

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Publisher: Ward, Lock & Bowden, Limited, London, New York and Melbourne

Publication Date: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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