BY FORCE OF CIRCUMSTANCES. Illustrations by Edwyn Chambers
Edition: First Canadian issue
Toronto: McLeod & Allen, 1909. Green cloth lettered in white, colour pictorial cover label. pp (2), (iv), 342 + colour frontispiece. Spine has slight wear at ends, almost all of the delicate white spine lettering flaked away; minor flaking to the front cover lettering; Xmas, 1909, ink gift inscription at front; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; page edges tanned; only occasional light text soiling; VG otherwise. Morse, Shiel bibliography, p 144, not noting the Canadian issue. Hubin p 209. Shiel wrote a good part of this mystery novel although it was later issued solely under Tracy's name. A very scarce issue. ; Octavo.