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1 Various Authors: Walter Besant, Arthur Pattison, B. L. Farjeon etc All the Year Round, Extra Christmas Numbers 1885 - 1891
London 1891 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Contains: Christmas Number 1885: Self or Bearer by Walter BESANT. Complete short novel. Christmas Number 1886: The Holy Rose by Walter BESANT. Complete short novel. Christmas Number 1887: "I'll Tell Thee, Dick, Where I Have Been" by Arthur PATTERSON, edited by Walter BESANT. Complete short novel. Christmas Number 1888: short stories including: What Became of Mr Blindweed by B. L. FARJEON, My Wonderful Dream by C. L. PIRKIS, The Cardinal's Hands by Frederick TALBOT, A Cold Christmas by Eleanor C. PRICE, Doctor Cornelius by RITA. Christmas Number 1890: "Merry, Merry Boys" by B. L. FARJEON. Complete short novel. Spring Number 1891: short stories including: Loveday by RITA, A House of Echoes by C. L. PIRKIS, A Whisper by Esme STUART, Measure for Measure by Mrs Leith ADAMS, Redmayn's Wife by T. W. SPEIGHT. Christmas Number 1891: An Outstanding Debt by Mary Angela DICKENS. Complete short novel. 8 issues bound together (without original wrappers) in late C19th dark green binder's cloth, yellow endpapers. A little scuffed, a little foxing, very good. A heavy item which will require additional postage outside the UK. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 Various Authors: Walter Besant Etc All the Year Round, New Series, Volume XXXIX (39). Contains The Holy Rose by Walter Besant
London 26 Wellington Street 1887 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Contains: The Holy Rose by Walter Besant. Extra Christmas Number for 1886. All the Year Round, An Unconventional Almanac for 1887: In Beauty's Cause, The Count's Story, The Soldier's Story (all anonymous). A Dateless Bargain by C. L. Purkiss. Chapters I - LII. Lost in the Valley. Anonymous. Complete serialisation. Late C19th tan leather over lilac cloth; raised bands and title labels on spine. Cloth lightly sunned, good. The Unconventional Almanac is an extra Christmas "extra number", containing stories (and a calendar, obituaries etc). Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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3 Various Authors: Walter Besant, Louis Becke etc The Leisure Hour for 1899 -1900
London Leisure Hour 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Contains: The Alabaster Box by Walter BESANT. Complete serialisation. Illustrated. Tom Wallis: a Tale of the South Seas by Louis BECKE. Complete serialisation. Illustrated. Short stories include: A Flight by Tighe HOPKINS, A Real Treasure by Leslie KEITH. Numerous other short stories and articles by minor authors. Contemporary maroon leather over marbled boards, closed split on one hinge, otherwise good. The Leisure Hour -- for a long time a rather staid, old-fashioned journal -- revamped its format towards the end of the century, using a more modern typeface, adding regular articles on chess and society gossip, competitions etc. and the yearly volume at this stage ran to over 1,000 pages. A very heavy item (2.5 kg) which willrequire additional delivery costs 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 Various Authors: Headon Hill, Walter Besant, L. T. Meade etc The Sunday Strand, Volume I (1), January - June 1900
London George Newnes 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Contains: With The Fighting Line, being Letters from the Note-book of Rev. Edgar Seebright, Chaplain to the Forces by HEADON HILL. 6 short stories. Illustrated. The Long Game by Walter BESANT. Novelette in 4 instalments. Daddy's Girl by L. T. MEADE. Start of serialisation. The Cinematograph Train by G. E. FARROW. Fantasy story for children. Complete serialisation. Short stories include: The Revolution at New Maldington by W. Pett RIDGE, Robbery with Compensation & The Revolt of Diana Rashleigh by L. T. MEADE, The Emperor's Saviour by William LE QUEUX. Early C20th blue-black beaded binder's cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, very good. Intended a supplement to the more worldly Strand Magazine, The Sunday Strand combines articles on religious matters with short stories and serial fiction in a very similar fashion to its parent. There is a Life of Christ by John Watson (better-known as Kailyard story writer "Ian MacLaren") and a series of stories "Illustrating the Ten Commandments". Heavy: may require additional postage. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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