Trade paperback. 317pp., Unabridged republication of the edition published by Grant Richards, London, 1897. New introduction by Norman Donaldson. Illustrated with 66 pen and ink drawings. First printing by this publisher. No previous ownership marks. No spine crease. Several leaves, most in appended catalog at rear, creased at top corner. Twelve finely crafted stories centering on Colonel Cuthbert Clay, gentleman crook and confidence man ‘par excellence’. A very good copy.