London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1896. 8vo. [viii], 334,  pp., including half-title, plus 8 pages publisher’s advertisements. FIRST EDITION. With frontispiece and 23 plates. Original publisher’s cloth, lightly spotted; interior with light scattered foxing. An uncut copy with a small bookseller’s label to front paste-down and a contemporary ownership inscription to fly-leaf. Item #12123
First edition of this collection of eight adventures of a Napoleonic soldier. These were written after Sherlock Holmes had been (apparently) killed. And like Holmes, most were separately published in The Strand magazine monthly during 1894-95.