THE SHADOW OF EVIL: IN WHICH IS NARRATED THE STARTLING AND EXTRAORDINARY HISTORY OF JAMES MACKCOULL, ONE OF THE CLEVEREST AND MOST REMARKABLE ROGUES OF HIS AGE. London: Everett & Co., 1907. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] 9-332 [333-336: ads], title page printed in green, original decorated black cloth, front panel stamped in white and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Historical novel about James Mackcoull, aka Captain Moffat, the notorious Scottish bank robber and highwayman who died of poison secretly conveyed to him while incarcerated in the Edinburgh county jail in 1820, a few days before his scheduled execution. Slight spine lean, a very good copy. (#148869).
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