From a Dealer's Note Book. Illustrated by R. Caton Woodville and Fred Barnard. London: Ward, Lock & Bowden, 1894. 8 pp undated ads. Original aqua blue cloth pictorially decorated in gilt and silver, beveled, all edges gilt.
First Edition of this collection of ten detective tales featuring the jeweler Bernard Sutton as sleuth. Examples are "The Necklace of Green Diamonds," "The Accursed Gems," "The Watch and the Scimitar" and "The Ripening Rubies."~This a bright copy, fine except for just a little rubbing of the front cover gilt, and a few small marks on the rear cover. Queen DETECTIVE SHORT STORY p. 84; Quayle DETECTIVE FICTION p. 78. Item #11494