G.K. Chesterton

The Innocence of Father Brown

originally published:
London : Cassell

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 105.


  • Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone(1911)
  • Queen's Quorum(1911)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 5/29/1874
died: 6/14/1936
born as: Gilbert Keith Chesterton

English critic and author of verse, essays, novels, and short stories, known also for his exuberant personality and rotound figure. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature


The title page of Chesterton's first book. Image courtesy of a private collector.