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London: Grant Richards, 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii  2-317 [318: blank] [319-320: ads], illustrations by Gordon Browne, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. "The first great rogue of mystery fiction," Colonel Clay, "preceded ... Raffles by two years ..." - Queen's Quorum 21. Glover and Green, Victorian Detective Fiction 4. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 4. Hubin (1994), p. 11.
Boulder, CO: The Aspen Press, 1973. Octavo, illustrated by Alfred Pearse and Sidney Paget, pictorial yellow wrappers. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Three stories, "The Great Ruby Robbery" and "The Conscientious Burglar" collected earlier in IVAN GREET'S MASTERPIECE (1893), the title story, original published as "Jerry Stokes," THE STRAND March 1891, apparently published here for the first time in a book.