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Formerly Named “Scribner’s Monthly” – Name Changed to Century Illustrated Magazine in 1881

 

Date of Issue:

Cover/Issue

Condition:

Price

April, 1882

Tunis and Its Boy, , The Age of Praxiteles, Opera in New York, Russian Jews and Gentiles, Matthew Arnold

Good

$20.00

May, 1882

The Canadian Mecca, Carlyle in Ireland, Opera in New York, George Inness, The Hellenic Age of Sculpture, James Russell Lowell

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1882

Venice, Victor Hugo, A New Profession for Women, The Beginning of a Nation, The Led-Horse Claim

Good

$20.00

Bound Volume

6 issues – May to October, 1883. Contributors in this volume include: Edward Eggleston, John Burroughs, Henry James, Frank R. Stockton, Emma Lazurus, Joel Chandler Harris, many others. Articles include: Aboriginies and the Colonists, Pupils of Thomas Bewick, Black Bass Fishing, Bob White - Game Bird of America, The John Brown Raid, Outdoor Industries in Southern California, Cape Cod, Du Maurier and London Society, Indian War in the Colonies, Father Junipero and His Work, London, Longfellow, Cardinal Manning, Martin Luther after 400 Years, Under the Olives, Old New York and Its Houses, Flood and Plague in New Orleans, Living English Sculpture, Thackeray, Nights with Uncle Remus, much more. 960 pages, leather spine and corners, marbeled boards

Not Available

NA

September, 1883

Cape Cod, A Musk-Ox Hunt, The Tragedies of the Nest, , Indian War in the Colonies, Ornamental Forms in Nature

Good

$20.00

May, 1885

The New Orleans Exposition, Typical Dogs, Manassas to Seven Pines, The Second Day at Seven Pines, Recollections of a Private, The Peninsular Campaign, Memoranda on the Civil War, General Grant

Good

$20.00

July, 1885

George Eliot’s County, Roberson’s Medium, Social Life in the Colonies, The Gate of India, Frank Hatton, McClellan’s Change of Base, Memoranda on the Civil War – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

August, 1885

Camp Grindstone, Typical Dogs, William Lloyd Garrison, The Indian Country, Recollections of a Private, Memoranda on the Civil War – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

September, 1885

Grant Memoirs, Siege of Vicksburg, The Silent South, Great River of Alaska, Connecticut in the Middle Ages

Good

$20.00

November, 1885

A Photographer’s Visit to Petra, Living English Sculptors, Typical Dogs – Setters, General Grant at Mt. McGregor

Good, spine fraying

$20.00

Bound Volume

6 issues – May to October 1887. Contributors include Joel Chandler Harris, Frank R. Stockton, Lincoln Biography chapters by Nicolay & Hay, George Kennan, John Burroughs, many others. Topics include a number of chapters from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War" - history from first-hand participants. Also: Among the Apaches, Camera Club of Cincinnati, Snubbin' Through Jersey, Visit with Tolstoi, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lincoln, Washington Irving at Home. 964 pages, cloth.

Fair/Good – spine strip detached, cover wear

$20.00

February, 1887

Abraham Lincoln: A History, Edward Thompson Taylor, The Stars, Recent Discoveries of Works of Art in Rome, Lee’s Invasion of Pennsylvania, The Finder of the Antietam Order of General Lee, The Bailing of Jefferson Davis

Good, spine fraying

$20.00

March, 1887

Abraham Lincoln: A History, French Sculptors, The Cathedral Churches of England, Camping-Out in California, Memoranda  on the Civil War

Good, spine fraying

$20.00

May, 1887

A Glimpse of Washington Irving at Home by Clarence Cook, Personal Recollections of Louis Blanc, Abraham Lincoln: A History – The Border Conflict by Nicolay and Hay, The Campaign for Chattanooga by Gen. W. S. Rosencrans, The Army of the Cumberland by Gen. J. S. Fullerton, Memoranda on the Civil War

Good, spine fraying

$25.00

June, 1887

Peterborough Cathedral, College Boat Racing, Lincoln by Nicolay & Hay, Visit to Count Tolstoi by George Kennan, Wilderness to Cold Harbor, Spotsylvania

Good

$20.00

September, 1887

Thomas Jefferson’s Home, The Later Years of Monticello, Abraham Lincoln, The Amateur Photographer, The Tragedy of the Crater, The Colored Troops at Petersburg, Assault and Repulse at Fort Stedman

G/VG

$20.00

November, 1887

The Home and Haunts of Washington, Mount Vernon As It Is, Saint Gauden’s Lincoln, Sugar-Making in Louisiana, Grant’s Last Campaign

G/VG

$20.00

December, 1887

The Sea of Galilee, Notes on Parisian Newspapers, Durham Cathedral, Lincoln’s Inauguration. Memoranda on the Civil War

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, insect damage

$17.50

April, 1888

Robert Louis Stevenson by Henry James, Lincoln by Nicolay & Hay, American Inventors of the Telegraph, Russian Penal Code by George Kennan, The Round-Up by Theodore Roosevelt – Illus. by Frederic Remington

Good, edge stains, spine chipped

$15.00

July, 1888

Memoirs of Lincoln by Nicolay & Hay, Career of the Confederate Ram "Albermarle" (a number of memoirs on this), Lichfield Cathedral, On the Battle-field, Prohibition of Railway Pools, The Postal Service, Matthew Arnold, Disease Germs & How to Combat Them

Good, fraying

$17.50

Bound Volume

6 issues - May to October 1888, bound with all editorial matter but without covers or ads. Illustrated articles on: Confederate Ram Albermarle, Machine Cannon and Dynamite Guns, Bird Music, Cathedrals, Doves, Frontier Types by Theodore Roosevelt & Illus. by Frederic Remington, Chapters from Nicolay & Hay's Lincoln biography, Locomotive Chase in Georgia, Our National Military System, Siberia, Steppes of the Irish, Poetry, other Civil War articles, News, more! 960 pages

Fair/Good - spine strip torn off, cover edge wear, inside pages VG

$25.00

Bound Volume

November 1888 – April 1889. 6 issues bound without covers or ads, but with all editorial matter and index. Illustrated articles on the British Empire, Henry Ward Beecher, A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers - written and Illus. by Frederic Remington, Cuban Dances, Electricity, A Question of Command at Franklin, Ireland, Italian Old Masters, Abraham Lincoln by Nicolay & Hay, London by Henry James - Illus. by Pennell, Strange True Stories of Louisiana, A Trained Military Reserve, Lord Nelson Letters, Siberia and the Exile System, The Far West - Pictures of, Inaugural of Washington, Poetry, etc. 960 pages. Leather spine/corners, marbled board covers

Not Available

NA

May, 1889

Italian Old Masters, Samoa, Round About Jerusalem, Ride Through Trans-Baikal by George Kennan, Recollections of Millet, Monasteries of Ireland, Chapters on Lincoln by Nicolay & Hay.

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good, cover wear

$15.00

August, 1889

The River Thames, Afternoon at a Ranch, State Criminals at the Kara Mines, Lincoln, Wood-Engravers in Camp, The New School of Engraving

Good

$17.50

 

February, 1890

The Artist’s Letters from Japan, Washington and Montana, Abraham Lincoln, Pursuit and Capture of Jefferson Davis

Good

$17.50

May, 1891

Game-Fishes of the Florida Reef, Visible Sound, Louisa May Alcott, The Confederate Diplomatists,

Good

$17.50

July, 1891

Paris – The Typical Modern City, Horace Greeley, General Miles’s Indian Campaigns, Greeley’s Estimate of Lincoln, Across the Plaines With the Donner Party

Good

$20.00

October, 1891

My Last Days in Siberia, Aerial Navigation, Besieged By the Utes, Who Was Eldorado, Italian Old Masters

Good

$17.50

February, 1892

The New National Guard, The Jews of New York, Pioneer Days in San Francisco, The Naulahka

Good

$17.50

April, 1892

The Mother and Birthplace of Washington, The Total Solar Eclipses of 1889. Fishing for Pearls in Australia

Good, back cover detached and partially gone

$15.00

November, 1892

Francis Parkman, Parris Commune, Road-Coaching up-to-date, George William Curtis

Good

$17.50

December, 1892

Picturesque New York, Jenny Lind, Impressions of Browning and His Art, The Effect of Scientific Study Upon Religious Belief, War Correspondence as a Fine Art, Fiction

Good, spine fray, insect damage

$17.50

March, 1895

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, War-Time Conventions, The Horse Market

Good

$17.50

August, 1895

Peter Paul Rubens, Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Sonya Kovalevsky, Old-Fashioned Fishing, Reminiscences of Literary Berkshire, Fox-Hunting in Kentucky

Good

$17.50

 

March, 1900

The National Zoo At Washington, “To the Lapland Longspur” by John Burroughs, Paris of the Faubourgs, Robert Herrick, The Giant Indians of Tierra Fuego, Talks with Napoleon

Good, spine fray

$17.50

Bound Volume

May to October, 1891. 6 issues bound without covers or ads, but with all editorial matter and index. Nice illustrated articles on Locomotion Through the Air by Samuel P. Langley, Alaska, Lousia May Alcott, American Artists, Gold Hunters of California, Finance, The German Emperor, Greeley on Lincoln, Rudyard Kipling, A Lunar Landscape, Life on the South Shoal Lightship, Play in Provence, Siberia and the Exile System, Visible Sound, Vivisection - Does It Help?, Poetry. 960 pages. Leather spine, marbled boards

Fair/Good - bottom of spine strip missing, leather dried, rubbed, loose outer covers, inside pages VG

 $25.00

Bound Volume

November 1891-April, 1892. 6 issues bound without covers or ads, but with all editorial matter and index. Illustrated articles on the Aerial Navigation, American Artists, Astronomy, The Bowery, Gold Hunters of California, Christmas Pictures, Custer's Last Battle - long illus. article with illus. by Remington & others, US Fish Commission, Gounod, Islam, Italian Old Masters, Illinois in Lincoln's Time, Our Tolstoi Club, The New National Guard, John Singer Sargent, Witchcraft, King's River Canyon by John Muir, Poetry, etc. 960 pages. Leather binding, marbeled boards

Binding - Fair/Good, leather is dried, part of the spine strip lifting off, inside pages VG

$20.00

 

Same - leather spine and corners, marbled boards.

Fair/Good, split front hinge, some cover edge rubbing

$20.00

October, 1892

What I Saw of the Paris Commune, Picturesque Plant Life of California, Pioneer Packhorses in Alaska, Money in Practical Politics

Good, tear

$12.50

Bound Volume

Volume 44. May to October 1892. Contributors include: Theodore Roosevelt, John Fox Jr., Hamlin Garland, Frank R. Stockton, John Burroughs, others. Articles include: Alaska, American Artists, Aristotle, Homesteads of the Blue Grass, Plant Life in California, Columbus, Dvorak, Columbian Exposition, Italian Old Masters, Apothesis of Golf, Monet, Nature of Poetry, The Pictorial Poster, Roswell Smith, Yachting, Yachts, Poetry.  960 pages, leather spine and corners, marbled boards

Binding - Good, some rubbing to the spine and cover edges

$20.00

Bound Volume

6 Issues – May to October 1895, bound without covers or ads, but with all editorial matter. Fiction, Illustrated articles on: Close of Lincoln's Career, Life of Napoleon, Conquest of Arid America, Beyond the Adriatic, Comedie Francaise at Orange, Discovery of Glacier Bay, American Rural Festivals, Books in Paper Covers, Bryant and the Berkshire Hills, Personal Memories of Robert Louis Stevenson, Japanese Life of Grant, Old Fashioned Fishing, Fox Hunting in Kentucky, Chickamauga and Chattanooga Military Parks, Poetry, more. Illus. by Charles Dana Gibson, others. 800 pages

Fair/Good – loose covers inside pages VG

$25.00

Bound Volume

November 1896 to April 1897. 6 issues bound without covers or ads, but with all editorial matter and index. Nice illustrated articles on Forestry, American Artists, Christmas, Wy the Confederacy Failed - by various authors, Old Georgetown, Campaigning With Grant, Jamaica, Jeanne D'Arc, Lincoln, Papers on Lord Nelson, Political Reform, Olympic Games of 1896, Old English Masters, Thackeay in Weimar, Washington DC, Drawings by E.W. Kemble, A Study of the Better New York by Jacob A Riis, Fiction, Poetry, 960 pages. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards.

Good, leather dried and chipping, chip from top of spine, inside pages VG - no stains, tears etc.

$25.00

April, 1899

Spanish-American War, General Sherman in Russia, American Discoveries at Corinth, Franklin as Printer and Publisher, Liquid Air

Fair/Good, loose covers

$10.00

September, 1899

“Salt Water Number”. Winslow Homer, Benjamin Franklin, American Forerunner of Dreyfus, Alexanders Return From India, The Sea-Gull –,

Good, stain, chipping, loose beck cover.

$12.50

 

May, 1900

The National Zoo at Washington by Ernest Seton-Thompson, Hardships of a Reptiler, Home of Wordsworth, Oliver Cromwell, Trusts by Andrew Carnegie, The Maharaja's Water Carnival, Parisian Pastimes, All-American Route to the Klondike

Good, fraying

$15.00

August, 1900

Fiction, Amusements of Paris Exposition, Riverside of East London, Decadence of Manners, New York Aquarium, War, Summer Holidays in Alaskan Waters, Venice – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

June, 1902

Fiction by Paul Leicester Ford, many others, features on Curious Electrical Forms, Campaign Against the Mosquito, Carlyle, The Great Southwest - Irrigation by Ray Stannard Baker (with FOUR full-page b&w illustrations by Maxfield Parrish),

Good, fraying

$20.00

November, 1903

The New York Stock Exchange from Within, Italian Villas and Their Gardens by Edith Wharton. An Adventure in the Hudson River Tunnel, A World’s Congress of Lions

Good

$15.00

September, 1904

"Round the World Number" Fiction by Ellis Parker Butler, Jack London (chapters from "The Sea Wolf"), others, features on Russian Lourdes, Fossil Wonders of the West, Japan's Highest Volcano, Hidden Egypt, Round the World at the St. Louis World's Fair

Good, edge chipping, tear

$15.00

September, 1905

Fiction Number – Gouverneur Morris, Seamas MacManus, Edwin L. Sabin, Anthony Hope, many others – 2 copies

Good

$15.00

June, 1906

Travel Issue. The London Bus - Illus. by Thornton Oakley, Cole's Engravings, To the Jungfrau Peak by Trlley, American Hero of Kimberley, Seeing France with Uncle John, Historic Palaces of Paris, A French River - Pictures by Joseph Pennell

Good, cover edge tears

$20.00

July, 1906

Fiction, Cole's Engravings, In Chinatown, Dry Farming

Good, fraying

$15.00

October, 1906

Khiva from the Inside, The Dog Police of European Cities, The Japanese Pilgrimage to the Buddhist Holy Land

Good, spine fray

$15.00

August, 1909

Grover Cleveland, Alfred Tennyson, Divorce, A Southerner at Gettysburg, Saint-Gaudens the Master, Notre Dame of Rouen

Good

$15.00

 

July, 1910

The Mystery of Rowing, An Artist on the Cat in Art, Portrait of King Edward VII, The Reaction in Russia

Good

$15.00

June, 1921

James Huneker by H. L. Mencken, Leaves from a Cow-puncher’s Sketch-Book by Ross Santee, Jack London as a Boy

Good

$15.00

August, 1921

Fiction, Four Immoralities of the Church, Francis Bacon, Jack London’s Last Days, The New Mind of England

Not Available

NA

January, 1923

Fiction, Criminal Communications, More of an Arabian Anabasis, Guanajuato, The New Woman in Egypt, Bookless Philosophers, London Types by Stacy Aumonier (Drawings by George Belcher)

Not Available

NA

March, 1923

Fiction, The Green International, “The Murder of the Fishing Cat,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay, His Religion and Hers, The Patriot of the Planet, East and West in World Politics, The Bull-Fight

G/VG, missing frontispiece

$10.00

June, 1923

Fiction, The South Buries Its Anglo-Saxons, Twentieth-Century Medievalism, Italy and the Fascisti, Utopia in Arkansas

Good, missing frontispiece and Five Woodcuts by Wharton Harris Esherick

$10.00

August, 1923

Fiction, The Miracle School, How Europe Can Help America, A Voyager’s Log by Rockwell Kent, Among the Giant Volcanoes, “Deep-Red Roses” by Carl Sandburg

Not Available

NA

September, 1923

A Voyager’s Log by Rockwell Kent, Mary Austin, Robert Frost, Theodore Dreiser

Good, missing frontispiece

$10.00

October, 1923

The Saga of Pecos Bill, Hurried Impressions of Japan, The Human Goal of Education

Good

$10.00

November, 1923

Ibsen and Emilie Bardach, Old New England: Boston and Beyond, In Little-Known Northern Japan

Good, missing frontispiece

$10.00

August, 1925

The Wildness of Boston, Glimpses of Interesting Americans, Misunderstanding Europe

G/VG, missing frontispiece

$10.00

July, 1938

Life in a Polish Mountain Village, A Whaler at Anchor, Harvesters of the Sea, General Grant’s Last Days (conclusion), Fiction

Good

$10.00

 

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