BROTHERS OF THE CHAIN. London: F. V. White & Co., 1900. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii]  2-312 [note: pages 309-312 comprise publisher’s ads], original decorated chocolate-brown pebbled cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition, second issue with cancel title leaf dated 1900 tipped in on a stub. Sensational thriller concerning the activities of a Mafia-like international secret society of criminals who are run to ground by Pinkerton detectives. Glover & Greene, Victorian Detective Fiction 218. Currey, p. . Hubin (1994), p. 355. Wolff 2793 (describing this second issue). New front endpapers, lacks half title leaf, pulpy text paper tanned, a sound, good copy of a book seldom found in decent condition. (#152097).
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