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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, Richard Ashe King, Eleanor C. Price, Walter Besant, Theo Gift, Annie Thomas etc All the Year Round, New Series, Volume XXXIII (33), November 1883 - April 1884
London All the Year Round 1884 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 
Contains: A Drawn Game by Basil (Richard Ashe King). Continuation of ongoing serialisation. Jenifer by Mrs Pender Cudlip (Annie Thomas). Conclusion of serialisation. Gerald by Eleanor C. Price. Start of serialisation. The Extra Christmas Number for 1883 bound in at end contains A Golden Fortune by Walter Besant, Miss Jones by Madge Hepworth Dixon & What was He? by Theo Gift [a ghost story]. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly marked on board edges, two holes )one 3 cms long) on rear hinge, thus fair/good. A heavy book which will require additional postage outside the UK. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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3 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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4 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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5 Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, E. W. Hornung, W. Clark Russell, Walter Besant, Arthur Morrison etc The Strand Magazine, Volume V (5), January - June 1893. Contains six Sherlock Holmes stories.
London George Newnes 1893 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Contains: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle. Nos XIV - XIX (Adventures of the Cardboard Box, Yellow Face, Stockbroker's Clerk, Gloria Scott, Musgrave Ritual & Reigate Squire). Zig-Zags at the Zoo by Arthur Morrison. Episodes VII - XII. Shafts from an Easter Quiver by C. J. Mansford. Episodes VII - XII. Also short stories by E. W. Hornung, W. Clark Russell, Walter Besant. Original blue cloth on bevelled boards with London street scene in black. Corners scuffed, spine ends lightly rubbed, some light soiling on boards, contenst clean and tight, good+ . A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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6 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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