THE RED TRIANGLE: BEING SOME FURTHER CHRONICLES OF MARTIN HEWITT: INVESTIGATOR. Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-3] 4-304 [1-10]: publisher's ads, original beige cloth, front panel stamped in red, black and white, spine panel stamped in red. First U.S. edition. Fourth and last collection of detective fiction featuring Martin Hewitt, a famous private detective whose methods closely resemble those of Sherlock Holmes. In this series of six linked sensation stories Hewitt pursues a Moriarty-like master criminal who uses hypnotism to conduct his criminal activities and control his henchmen. "Martin Hewitt is the only contemporary imitator of Sherlock Holmes to survive the years." - Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 75. Barzun and Taylor: A Catalogue of Crime (1989) 3991. Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2673. Hubin (1994), p. 587. Lower corners a touch soft, spine a little soiled, a bright, very good to nearly fine copy. (#137030).

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