LIVING OR DEAD: A NOVEL. By Hugh Conway [pseudonym] ... In three volumes. Frederick John Fargus, "Hugh Conway."

LIVING OR DEAD: A NOVEL. By Hugh Conway [pseudonym] ... In three volumes. London: Macmillan and Co., 1886. Octavo, three volumes: pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-250; [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-248; [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-207 [208: printer's imprint] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "March, 1886" on page [1], all three half title leaves present, original salmon cloth, front panels ruled in black, rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel ruled in black and lettered in gold, black coated endpapers. First edition. Fargus's posthumously published last novel, he died prematurely in 1885 from tuberculosis, aggravated by typhoid. Glover and Greene 86 (recording the one-volume 1886 "new edition"). Sadleir 613. Wolff 1426. NCBEL III 1043. Small book labels of New York University's Fales Collection on the front paste-down of each volume. Spine lean to all three volumes, gold lettering on spine panels faded, gold lettering tarnished, hairline crack along inner rear hinge of volume III, a very good copy with clean binding and tight inner hinges. A very uncommon piece of Victorian mystery fiction. (#168460).

Price: $1,250.00

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