His life and books
First published in 1894, this was the sixth of Nat Gould's novels to be issued in book form.
The original title was "Thrown Away: or Basil Ray's Mistake". The publisher was George Routledge and Sons Ltd of London, who also published the novel as a Yellowback under its abbreviated title.
It was reissued in 1956 in abridged form.
For a review of this book see the Biography page.