Cover of the first edition of Mr Wray's Cash-Box in blue ripple-grained blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering. The spine is blank. 

Wilkie says in his rather self-conscious preface

"I have endeavoured to tell a simple story, simply and familiarly; or, in other words, as if I were only telling it to an audience of friends at my own fireside."

All material on these pages is Paul Lewis 1997-2000