First Edition. Historical romance and adventure novel of 19th Century England. "The thrilling story of Sir Marmaduke Vane-Temperly, who, a weary man of the world, goes forth to seek his vanished youth. Of the many adventures which befall him, a mysterious murder is but one." Very Good but for mild stain at rear cover, in Good dustjacket, stain to lower rear panel, spotting at spine.