[Anthology]. Eleven Possible Cases. New York: [1891]. First U. S. edition.

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    [Anthology]. Frank Stockton, Joaquin Miller, Maurice Thompson, et al. Eleven Possible Cases. New York: Cassell, [1891]. First American edition. Octavo. [2, blank], [iv], 271, [3, blank] pages. Contemporary strong bluish green cloth, front board lettered and decorated in black and reddish brown, spine lettered in gilt and stamped in gilt and black. Lower board edges modestly shelfworn, spine ends and corners rubbed. Page edges moderately toned, top edge somewhat darkened and mildly foxed. A very good copy of this detective fiction anthology. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

    Eleven mystery and detective short stories written by eleven authors. Contributors include Franklin Fyles, Joaquin Miller, Frank R. Stockton, Maurice Thompson, Henry Harland (Sidney Luska), Ingersoll Lockwood, Edgar Fawcett, Brainard Gardner Smith, Kirke Munroe, Anna Katherine Green, and Nym Crinkle.

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