The True Crime of Christmas
1897, an early crime novel set in Paris
Reprint (New edition). Hardback, bound in the original red cloth with printed titling to spine and upper board. 19 × 10cm, 156pp + ads.
First published in 1885, this is an early crime novel from Peter Hay Hunter, a minister of the Church of Scotland. It is set in Paris and involves murder, money-lenders and a mysterious Japanese...
Fair. A reading copy. The cloth is marked and faded to the spine and rubbed to the corners. The inner binding is a little weakened in places but still holding fast. The pages clean with the occasional mark.