ONE KIND AND ANOTHER. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, n.d. [1915]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 11-308 [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First U.S. edition. The Stokes edition is printed from the plates of the UK 1914 Martin Secker edition. "A representative group of sketches and stories by this witty and prolific writer now unjustly neglected. It contains the four stories 'Detection Without Crime' ... presented as 'From the Notebook of the Late Horace Fish,' a retired gentleman of insatiable curiosity." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2698. Material representative of Pain's comical style, without any supernatural or fantasy elements. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 84. Hubin (1994), p. 624. NCBEL IV 698. A bright, near fine copy. (#118831).

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