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Sister Matty and Company. A Mixed Lot (1918)

By: Holmes, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 93119

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Gilt a little dulled, boards slightly bowed, wartime paper tanned throughout, good. Inscription on front free endpapers reads: The very Rev. the Dean of Worcester with Robert Holmes's esteem and regard, 18 Friary Road, Sheffield, Oct. 1918. "All but one of the characters sketched in this volume are selected out of some three hundred ex-convicts I have had a hand in seeking to help these twenty years...". Case studies of criminals written up as short stories by a Police Court Missionary. View more info