The Mystery of the Sea. Third Impression (1902)
Book ID: 65851
The Mystery of the Sea. London: W. Heinemann, 1902. First Edition, Third Impression. Pp x, 498 + advertisements. Original pictorial cloth, minor fading, ex library stamps to front free endpapers, otherwise a very good copy.
Romantic adventure novel ‘set in Cruden Bay, involving a gun battle at sea, a castle with secret passages, and coded writing based on a cipher described by Francis Bacon.’