Citation: London: Amalgamated Press, [c1909].
Edition: First UK edition.
PHANTOM | WIRES | BY ARTHUR STRINGER | Illustrated by | Reginald Savage | [company initials] | THE AMALGAMATED PRESS LIMITED | AUSTRALIA GORDON AND GOTCH | CANADA I R. IRWIN TORONTO | INDIA A H. WHEELER AND CO | SOUTH AFRICA CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY LTD Framed in an ornate classical cartouche, created by Garth Jones. The title-page and frontispiece are conjugate and on one-side glossy paper.
TITLE-PAGE VERSO: blank. DEDICATION PAGE: none. FLYLEAF: none. FLYLEAF VERSO: none ENDPAPERS: not applicable. ILLUSTRATIONS: 1 plate; black-and-white reproduction of painting; located facing title-page, between: iv/v, frontispiece: " She felt McNutt's fierce pull..." PAPER: cheap pulp paper, except for the frontispiece and title-page which are on one-side glossy paper. CONSTRUCTION: seven gatherings: first gathering has 4p; five gatherings (A-E) of 32p each; one gathering (F) of 8p. bound with two steel side staples. PAGES/HEIGHT: 1-4, advertisements; 5-8, frontispiece/title-page insert; i-vi, 1-154, 155-162, advertisements / [NOTE: p. 151 and 153 are advertisements] / 21.4 cm. TEXT SETTING: First UK edition. COVER: paperwraps / medium brown background. (front, top): [notation: DAILY MAIL "SIXPENNY NOVELS], title, and author's name, in white. (front, middle): [illustration: Mercury head medallion], in white and black. (spine): author's name, title, [series Number: 78], in medium brown on white. (back): [advertisement: barley water], in black om white. (inside front cover): advertisements. (inside back cover): advertisement. DUST-JACKET: not applicable. COPIES EXAMINED: pc NOTE: First UK edition, [c1909]. British Library Public catalogue offers 1909 as the date of publication.
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