[SOCIAL FICTION] [WALL STREET] [CHAMBERS, Julius]
On A Margin
New York: Fords, Howard & Fulbert, 1884. First Edition. First edition, published anonymously, of this rather uncommon novel of Wall Street speculation. A second edition, which added a preface and supplied the author's name on the title page, was issued a year later. Wright III: 965. Octavo (18.5cm). Publisher's pictorial brown pebbled cloth, titled in gilt on spine; floral endpapers; 416pp. Front free endpaper has been excised, but this is otherwise a remarkably fresh, bright copy, with gilt and illustrations bright and unrubbed; scattered light foxing within; Very Good.