London: [Edwin J. Brett] “Boys of England” Office, n.d [ca. 1880].
E.J. Brett edition (Harkaway Series no. 6 & 7), bound from 23 parts. 23 full-page wood-engraved illustrations to text; 352, [1, ad] pp. (continuous pagination), text in double columns. Tall 8vo. Author’s Copy. Contemporary green morocco cloth, later cloth spine label, spine darkened and worn, with attribution (“by Philip Richards”) inked to title-page in the author’s hand; very good. Ono 172; James & Smith 263; Summers, p. 372. Item #242135
With a note in the author’s hand beneath the title, “by Philip Richards.” Bracebridge Hemyng wrote most of the Jack Harkaway series and this title is usually attributed to him; however, Richards is known to have authored at least two numbers in the series.
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