London: Hurst & Blackett, 1859.
First edition. [ii], iii, [i], 314; [ii], 359, ; [ii], 307,  pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Light wear to spines, repair to one spine label. Parrish & Miller pp. 33-35; Sadleir 603; Wolff 1373; Queen's Quorum 3; Glover & Greene 80. Item #301809
A collection of ten short stories connected by a framing narrative. "Brother Owen's Story of Anne Rodway" features one of the earliest female detectives in fiction.
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