First edition. London. Hodder & Stoughton, 1934 Francis Beeding was one of the classic Golden Age detective fiction authors and all of his prewar titles are difficult to obtain in a jacket especially one as good as this.
First edition of this issue. Second edition of book first published in 1889 as ‘Mysteries and Adventures’. London, Walter Scott, 1892 This is the first edition of this issue in its original wrappers in plain brown decor. Later issues are in slightly more attractive colour illustrated wraps. Collection of seven short stories of which the first one is the ‘Gully’ Scarce.