New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1903. First American edition. Hardcover. 361pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Olive green cloth over boards with lettering and decorative stamping on the backstrip and front board. The covers are cocked, and the backstrip and board edges are a bit darkened. There is a contemporary owner's name on the front free endpaper. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. Good +. Item #55416
A murder mystery with the mental collapse of great intellect, madness, and partial amnesia.