AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION ([ 1875 ])

REID, Captain Thomas Mayne.

The Death-Shot: a story retold.

Published: Ward, Lock, & Tyler.

Date: [ 1875 ]

Plates, 32pp publishers' catalogue. Orig. green pict. cloth, dec. in gilt; spine sl. worn at head & tail, hinges a little rubbed, leading inner hinge sl. cracking.

Note
First published in 3 vols in 1873; this edition (24 parts) has a preface dated September 1874 indicating almost complete rewriting of the story originally published when the author was suffering physically and mentally from a gunshot wound. Signed Presentation Inscription to Mrs R.G. Berford, dated March 1875.

£350

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