YOUNG WALLINGFORD. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1910]. Octavo, six plates with illustrations by F. R. Gruger and Henry Raleigh, original decorated brown boards printed in dark brown. First edition. Jonathan Reuben Wix, a young small town con man on the lam becomes J. Rufus Wallingford and befriends his future partner Horace G. "Blackie" Daw. The second collection of linked stories featuring the lovable American business buccaneer but chronologically, an account of his earliest get-rich-quick schemes. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 20. Hubin (1994), 158. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 C-364. A tight, clean, bright, very good copy. (#128290).

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