THE GOLDEN SLIPPER AND OTHER PROBLEMS FOR VIOLET STRANGE. Anna Katherine Green, Anna Katherine, Green Rohlfs.

THE GOLDEN SLIPPER AND OTHER PROBLEMS FOR VIOLET STRANGE.

New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1915. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i-ii] iii [iv] 1-425 [426: blank] [427-429: ads] [430-432: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], inserted frontispiece with color illustration by A. L. Keller, original decorated gray cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Collection of nine short mysteries featuring Violet Strange, including "The Doctor, His Wife, and the Clock" published separately by Putnam in 1895. In "The Grotto Spectre" the detective impersonates the ghost of a murdered woman in order to flush out the murderer. Hubin (1994), p. 347. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 47. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 G-430. Front hinge cracked, rubbing and wear to spine ends and corner tips, spine dulled, a good copy. (22353). Item #22353

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