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

 

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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

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NA

Bound Volume

6 issues – May to October 1885. Articles on Afghanistan, Summer Haunts of American Artists, Great River of Alaska, The Bostonions (fiction) by Henry James, Camp Grindstone, The Collie, Chesapeake Duck Dog, Scotch Deer Hound, Typical Dogs, George Eliot County, William Lloyd Garrison, Still-Hunting the Grizzley by Theodore Roosevelt (illus. by A. B. Frost), The Mastiff, New Orleans Exposition, Orchids, Riverside Park, The St. Bernard, Stag-Hound, Among the Red Roofs of Dorset, MANY Civil War articles form "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War" - by major participants - Battle of Gaines Mills by General D.H. Hill, Last Days of General Grant, Manassas to Seven Pines by General Joseph E. Johnson, The Peninsular Campaign by General McClellan, Recollections of a Private, Last of the Seven Days Battles by General Fitz John Porter, Siege of Vicksburg by General Grant, much, much more! 976 pages, marbeled boards, leather spine and corners

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NA

Bound Volume

6 issues – November 1885 to April 1886, Volume 31. Contributors include John Burroughs, Henry James (chapters from "The Bostonians"), Edwad Everett Hale, Frank R. Stockton, George W. Cable, Elizabeth Pennell, Mark Twain ("Private History of a Campaign That Failed" - illus. by Kemble), Joel Chandler Harris, many others Articles include: MANY articles on the Civil War by various participants - Grant on Chattanooga & other battles, General Longstreet on "Our March Against Pope", Capt. John Ericsson on "The Monitors", etc., Architecture, Many articles on Field Ethics & Training of Dogs (each chapter on a different breed), Creole Slave Songs & Dances, From a Tricycle in Italy, Keats, Persia & Teheran, English Sculptors, Visit to Petra, more. 964 pages, leather spine and corners, marbled boards.

Not Available

NA

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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

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

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

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

Volume 47. November 1893 to April 1894. Contributors include: Henry M. Stanley, F. Hopkinson Smith, Joel Chandler Harris, Walter Camp, F. Marion Crawford, Mark Twain (chapters from "Pudd'nhead WIlson"), Howard Pyle, many others. Articles include: Artist's Adventures, American Artists, Bonaparte, Bismarck, Earthquakes, Finance, Fifth Avenue, Edvard Grieg, Indian Songs and Music, Labor, Drowsy Kent, Lincoln, James Russell Lowell, The Madison Square Garden, Music, Old Dutch Masters, Political Reform, Nikola Tesla, George Sand, Poetry. 960 pages, green cloth covers

Not Available

NA

Bound Volume

Volume 48. May to October 1894. Contributors include: George Wharton Edwards, Edwin Booth, John Fox Jr., John Burroughs, Thomas A Edison, F. Marion Crawford, Frank R. Stockton, Mark Twain, many others! Articles include: Anti-Catholic Crusade, ARtists, Across Asia on a Bicycle, Edwin Booth Letters, Edison's Invention of the Kineto-Phonograph (with intro by Edison), Finance, James RUssell Lowell, Germany, Political Reform, Old Dutch Masters, Origin of "OK", Sorrento, Woman Suffrage, Star Spangled Banner, Poetry.  960 pages, green cloth covers

Not Available

NA

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

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

June, 1921

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

Not Available

NA

August, 1921

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

Good

$15.00

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)

G/VG,  missing frontispiece

$15.00

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

G/VG, missing frontispiece

$20.00

September, 1923

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

Good, missing frontispiece

$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

 

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