THE BLACK BAND;
THE MYSTERIES OF MIDNIGHT (1861-1862)
MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
Images Showing the Publication History of the Novel
The first page of the first instalment of The Black Band in The Halfpenny Journal; A Magazine for All Who Can Read.
American pirate edition - heavily abridged and altered.
An equally poor publication, abridged and altered, was the only British edition in book form - a yellowback published in 1877 by Vickers.
The 1998 hardback edition by the Sensation Press, edited by Jennifer Carnell: this was the only complete edition of this enormous novel and was limited to 170 copies.
more about The Black Band in The Literary Lives
of Mary Elizabeth Braddon by Jennifer Carnell (Biography)
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