THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES.
Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )
New York: Doubleday, (1995). First edition - The first book in a wonderful series of historical mysteries, set in 1905 turn-of-century San Francisco. Introduces us to Fremont Jones, who has come West to embark on a career as an independent "type-writer" but who winds up involved in sleuthing, something a properly brought up young Bostonian should never do. Winner of the Macavity award for best first novel. 229 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy wrappers (offsetting from the ink on the frontispiece illustration to the title page) .