Price: 350.00 USD

London: Methuen & Co, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-312 [note: first leaf is a blank] + 40-page publisher's catalogue dated "November 1902" inserted at rear, original dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge rough trimmed, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition, colonial issue in "Methuen's Colonial Library" series. Eight stories set in Georgian and early Victorian times, including three of novelette length. One of them, "The Outlaw," is a good thriller. "A Soldier of Fortune" was collected in THE DEVIL OF THE MARSH (Ash-Tree Press, 2004). Hubin (1994), p. 844. A couple of mild, small spots to rear cover, a bright, nearly fine copy. A scarce book. (#151896)

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