London, Ward, Lock & Co., n.d. . First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. First published in Strand Magazine, illustrated by Sidney Paget. Gathers six linked short stories, with elements of science fiction. In Bleiler [p137] as a collection of Detective Stories with fantastic elements and science fiction. Very good; owner's name to front endpaper, bumping to the spine tips, slight toning, offsetting to endpapers and some spotting to the pastedowns. One leaf a little worn to fore-edge. Locke, volume I, page 137 [this is Locke's copy] [6384, Hyraxia Books].