The Mystery of a Hansom Cab. Fergus W. Hume.

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.

London: The Hansom Cab Publ. Co., 1888. Hardcover. The classic Australian "whodunit"; highly regarded throughout the world as one of the most successful detective stories of all time. One hundred and twenty-fifth thousand, hence an early English edition, probably 4th impression. (1st Aus. edition 1886). The book has a complicated publishing history. But this coppy will be prior to 1890 A nice copy in slightly faded original purple cloth without the original wrappers or advertisements. Sml. 8vo, 230pp, page one with a small collection of old ink spots. Gilt title along the spine, extremes a bit rubbed. A nice copy. Good + overall. Item #3772

Price: $175.00

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