THE STOCKBROKER'S WIFE AND OTHER SENSATIONAL TALES OF THE STOCK EXCHANGE ... Edited by John Shaw, Stockbroker. London: John and Robert Maxwell, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-200 [200-223: ads] [224: blank] [note: last leaf of signature "O" used as rear pastedown; true endpapers at front with advertisement printed on front paste-down], original pictorial yellow boards printed in blue, red, brown, white and black. First edition. At head of title: "Time, Tide, and Tapes wait for no man." Includes criminous tales. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905 VI, p. 283. September 1885 Gift inscription in pencil on the front free endpaper. Touch of wear to edges of boards, a nearly fine copy. A stunning copy with classic cover art. (#170662).
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