(#171543) TALES FROM CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL. THE ARAB WIFE AND A STRANGE CLUE. Chambers's Journal.

TALES FROM CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL. THE ARAB WIFE AND A STRANGE CLUE. London and Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, n.d. [1885]. Small octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-144, original orange wrappers printed in black, side stapled. First edition. Collects the anonymously presented "The Arab Wife: A Tale of the Polynesian Seas," pp. [5]-120, a short novel featuring adventure, pirates and romance in the South China Sea, and "A Strange Clue," a detective story presented anonymously as well. CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL (1832-1956), a Scottish weekly penny paper, was the direct inspiration for Dickens's HOUSEHOLD WORDS and ALL THE YEAR ROUND. Wrappers a bit worn at edges, a very good copy. (#171543).

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