THE ROMANCE OF POISONS: BEING WEIRD EPISODES FROM LIFE. London: Jarrold & Sons, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-271 [272: publisher's colophon], original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in red and gold. First edition. Collection of criminous stories, first published in BACK AND WHITE, featuring Surgeon-Colonel John Hedford, an expert toxicologist. Hubin (1994), p. 202. Cloth dusty, a very good copy. This first printing is uncommon. (#170646).
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