SECTION 558 OR THE FATAL LETTER: FROM THE DIARY OF INSPECTOR BYRNES. London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-6]  2-246 +  page publisher's catalogue dated "8.95" inserted at rear, original pictorial boards. First British edition. Later issue ads; sheets printed in the United States from the plates used for Cassell's American edition. Glover and Green, Victorian Detective Fiction 236. Hubin (1994), p. 385. Wright (III) 2601. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905, VII, p. 207. Boards worn along top, bottom and fore-edges, boards rubbed along outer joints, a very good copy. An uncommon issue of this book. (#165781).
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