Daring Deeds : And Tales of Peril and Adventure. James Skipp Borlase.
Daring Deeds : And Tales of Peril and Adventure

Daring Deeds : And Tales of Peril and Adventure

London: Frederick Warne, N.D.

Illustrated by Illustrated. Later Printing. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #13506

Tone with random foxing, light cock, 1902 Prize label, bookseller's emboss, owner's name stamps, wear. Solid hardcover. ; Chester W Topp; Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks 1849-1905: Volume IV Frederick Warne & Co / Sampson Low & Co; 235. Undated later printing, with January 1902 Sunday School prize label on front paste-down. "short stories in Daring Deeds (1868) are all of adventure and detection, with many told in the first person by James Brooke, detective and mounted trooper." - Cecil Hadgraft; The Australian Short Story Before Lawson; page 17. Borlase, an English solicitor, spent much of the 1860s in Australia, which provided the background for this work. He was a prolific writer of penny dreadfuls and boys' stories, best known later for Ned Kelly, the Ironclad Australian Bushranger. Sold for benefit of Back Mountain Memorial Library, Dallas, Pennsylvania.; 248 pages.

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