Hunted Down: A Story...with some account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner. London: John Camden Hotten, 
8vo (163 x 104mm.), first English edition, half-titles and advertisements, original green wrappers, half-titles and advertisements bound in, top edge gilt, ownership inscription on upper wrapper, spine slightly torn and chipped, minor staining to covers
"Hunted Down" first appeared in the New York Ledger in September 1859 and later in All the Year Round in April 1860. The first book edition, collected with other stories, was issued by T.B. Peterson in Philadelphia in 1861.
Stephen George Holland (co-founder of Holland & Sherry fabric mill), armorial bookplate
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