THE DERELICT. New York and London: Lewis, Scribner & Co., 1901. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-3] 4-368 [369-370: blank], title page printed in red and black, original pictorial maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and white. First edition. A collection of thirteen nautical tales, including detective and crime stories, all later included (with four others) in MR. HORROCKS, PURSER (1902). Includes all but one of the Horrocks stories and at least one tale featuring Captain Kettle. Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2584. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 57. Hubin (1994), p. 427. Most of the perishable white enamel lettering on the spine panel has flaked off, else a nearly fine, bright copy. Scarce. (#159150).
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