London, Westminster Gazette, 1896. A collection of sketches that first appeared in the Westminster Gazette in 1894, the same year his hugely successful novel The Prisoner of Zenda was published. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. Descriptive label front pastedown; previous owner name and date ("Xmas/96") front flyleaf. Cloth worn at spine extremities, and several contact marks to front board; overall very good, without dust jacket. [#010666] SOLD
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