IN THE QUEEN'S SERVICE. By Dick Donovan [pseudonym]. London: John Long, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-318 319-320: ads + 24-page publisher's catalogue dated "June -- Sept., 1907" inserted at rear, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A historical novel with mayhem, murders and madness, set in sixteenth-century Scotland of Mary Queen of Scots. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 193. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 240. Wolff 4964. A bright, nearly fine copy. A nice copy of an attractive book. (#149471).
"First published in 1907" on copyright page.