Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Andrew Forrester, Jun. The Revelations of a Private Detective. London: Ward and Lock, 1863. First edition. Twelvemo. 320 pages. Bound in near-contemporary half tan calf over cloth boards. Binding toned at spine. Binding worn at edges and joints, some soiling to boards and spine. Endleaves foxed and offset. Occasional foxing in text. Upper edges of text trimmed a bit close in places. Still, very good.

    Andrew Forrester was the pseudonym of British novelist and playwright, James Redding Ware (1832-1909). Soon after this title was published, Ware (as Forrester) published The Female Detective, one of the earliest novels to feature a female detective.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 239

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Oct 16, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2022 February 19 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search