(#173805) A GENTLEMAN'S GENTLEMAN: BEING CERTAIN PAGES FROM THE LIFE AND STRANGE ADVENTURES OF SIR NICOLAS STEELE, BART. AS RELATED BY HIS VALET HILDEBRAND BIGG. Edited by [i.e. written by] Max Pemberton. Max Pemberton.

A GENTLEMAN'S GENTLEMAN: BEING CERTAIN PAGES FROM THE LIFE AND STRANGE ADVENTURES OF SIR NICOLAS STEELE, BART. AS RELATED BY HIS VALET HILDEBRAND BIGG. Edited by [i.e. written by] Max Pemberton. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-245 [246: blank] [247-252: ads], original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black. First U.S. edition. A rare collection of criminous stories that features one of the first teams of crooks in literature, anticipating A. J. Raffles and Bunny by three years. Hubin (1994), p. 634. Touch of fade to spine panel, else a bright, nearly fine copy. (#173805).

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