Carryl, Charles E.
Title THE RIVER SYNDICATE And Other Stories
Book Condition Upper corner tips lightly bumped, top page edges mildly dust-soiled, understated bookplate to pastedown, else near fine in grey cloth lettered in gilt and decorated with an embossed moonlit riverside city scene in blue and silver; no dust jacket.
Edition First edition.
Publisher New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899.
Seller ID 29181.00
Lovely copy of this mystery collection, illustrated with b&w plates (including a frontispiece that betrays a superficial scratch). Carryl was mainly known as a children's nonsense fantasist, (DAVY AND THE GOBLIN) inspired by another, more famous Carroll.
Mystery. Children's Literature.