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    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.


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