Moss Rose

Moss Rose

Shearing, Joseph (Marjorie Bowen)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas
Date Published: 1935
Edition: First American edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 39298


340pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Red cloth covered boards with black lettering on the backstrip and front board, and a black ink stamped rose design on the front cover. Very good condition. Lightly bumped and rubbed at the extremities. Slight spine lean. There is a subtle protrusion in the backstrip, that runs from the head to the foot. The endsheets are just a little darkened along the hinges, and the pages are yellowed. In Hubin.


A gothic novel based on the unsolved murder of a prostitute which took place in 1872. The original edition is scarce. Joseph Shearing and Marjorie Bowen are the pseudonyms of Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell Long.