THE RELUCTANT HANGMAN AND OTHER STORIES OF CRIME. Boulder, Colorado: The Aspen Press, 1973. Octavo, illustrated by Alfred Pearse and Sidney Paget, pictorial yellow wrappers. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Three stories, "The Great Ruby Robbery" and "The Conscientious Burglar" collected earlier in IVAN GREET'S MASTERPIECE (1893), the title story, original published as "Jerry Stokes," THE STRAND March 1891, apparently published here for the first time in a book. A fine copy. (#115836).