Publication: G P Putnam's Sons, 1883, New York
First edition. Author's fourth mystery and the third to feature Ebenezer Gryce. Former owner's inked name on the front pastedown sheet and the front free fly leaf, minor wear to the spine ends and corners, else a very good copy. Magill page 784 says, "The author regarded HAND AND RING (1883), one of the more popular of her early novels, as her personal favorite among her novels. In that novel, Green introduced Caleb Sweetwater and Horace Byrd as two of Gryce's more prominent subordinates." The murder of a seemingly inoffensive woman in her own house and the discovery of a diamond ring that was taken from her finger leads us to several suspects.
Inventory Number: 49035