Woman: The Sphinx. New Edition.

  • Hume, Fergus
  • London: John Long 1915


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8vo, pp. 124. Text printed in double columns.
[Bound after:] Barrett, Wilson. The Sign of The Cross. London: John Macqueen, 1899. 8vo, pp. 150.
[And:] Swan, Annie S, Briar and Palm, The Wages of Life. Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, 1900. pp. 126. Text printed in double columns. Three works bound together in later quarter diced morocco, green cloth boards, spine divided by triple gilt rules, compartments with central floral tools in gilt, edges sprinkled red. First and third works toned. Paper lifting from boards at edge of leather.


An early paperback issue of a 1902 adventure novel by prolific author Fergus Hume (1859-1932), who produced over a hundred books but is best-remembered for his first, 'The Mystery of a Hansom Cab', from 1886. It is bound with two other early paperback issues of late Victorian novels.

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