The Wetherel Affair. JOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST.

The Wetherel Affair.

Publisher: New York: Sheldon and Co., 1873.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 4609; Wright II, 713; Hubin, Crime Fiction, page 111.
Condition: Spine and edges skillfully repaired; cloth somewhat soiled; very good copy.
Book ID: 25771


8vo, original orange cloth, gilt decorations and lettering. Two pages of publisher's terminal ads.


A scarce murder mystery by the author of Miss Ravenel’s Conversion from Secession to Loyalty. W.D. Howells commented in a review of The Wetherel Affair that it showed that De Forest was “really the only American novelist.” Penciled signatures on the front free endpaper and blanks of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. V. De Forest, relatives of the author.

Price: $425.00

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