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Book Condition: Good
Original brown cloth, with decorative bands in black, lettered in gilt; brown endpapers. Corners rubbed, front inner joint paper lightly cracked (but joint tight), otherwise good. Possibly a later issue as the words "First Series" appear on spine. Murray's first collection of stories set in France in the days of the Second Republic, Second Empire and the Commune (c1850 - 1870): Our Rough Red Candidate, Our Secret Society. Le Ministre Malgré Lui, Our New Bishop, L'Ambulance Tricoche, Our First Success, Une Petroleuse, A Hero of the Commune. Published anonymously as "by the author of The Member for Paris".