THE FRENCH MASTER. Frontispiece by F.H. Townsend
Edition: First Edition
London: Ward, Lock, no date (1903). Octavo, green cloth with decorative border in white, gilt lettered. pp 251, , (4, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard. Wear to spine ends, light yellowing to page edges, else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. A crime novel. Hubin II p 52. The dramatic frontipiece shows a cad with a leaping canine attached to his throat. Barrett was born Alfred William Barrett, the son of one of the best-known English actors of the day, Wilson Barrett (1846-1904). Scarce book.