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Cassell's Magazine Illustrated 1901
Cassell and Company, Limited 1901 - VERY RARE gilded & embossed illustrated hardcover book. "Cassell's Magazine Illustrated 1901" By various Contributors & Illustrators. Believed to be First Edition, published by Cassell and Company, Limited, 1901. Thick & heavy item. PLEASE NOTE: As this book is heavy (over 3.2 Kg with packaging), if you are buying this from outside the U.K. please expect additional shipping costs. 4to, 25.5 cm x 19.5 cm x 6.8 cm, Burgundy cloth-covered boards, Gilt embossed lettering on spine, All edges dyed red, no dust-jacket. 667 pages. Weight: approx. 3 Kg (3000 Grams). CONTENTS ARE LIKE NEW!!! However there are several cracks forming between pages throughout, especially at rear of book. Much outer wear & tear: Spine & cover are marked, discoloured in places, grubby round edges, some bumps, scratches, indents & scuffing. Spine bumped & frayed either end, gilt dull. Corners are bumped & frayed with boards exposed & worn away there. Pastedowns & endpapers slightly marked. Some pages (very few) have light handling creases, and/or tiny edge tears/nicks/bumps, and/or corner folds. Small sticker on 1st pastedown. Ink annotations on 1st endpaper. Pages 14, 15, 16, 17 & 66 have some damage alongside spine in margin. Page 257 has 2 large folds. Small tear at head of spine area of p. 513. Last page is slightly damaged, but fully legible. Last endpaper has creases. Light age tanning & occasional foxing throughout. VERY RARE ITEM, BEAUTIFUL INSIDE!!! Another great issue of Cassell's Magazine, this volume is December 1900 to May 1901, and is packed full of stories, articles, sketches, poetry & news, richly illustrated in black & white with photographs, engravings, drawings, facsimiles of documents & other illustrations. This book contains the very first publication of Rudyard Kipling's "Kim" in serial form! Also included in this volume are: "The Giant's Gate - A Story of Great Adventure" by Max Pemberton; "Christmas in Old London" by Sir Walter Besant; "Margery of Lawhibbet - A Story of 1644" by Q; "Charlie is My Darling" by S. R. Crockett; "The Prince of Wales' Horses" by Edward H. Cooper; "Under the White Cockade - Being Episodes in the Career of Maurice Anstruther, a Jacobite Gentleman of Fortune" by Halliwell Sutcliffe; and "Stella - A Story of Stars" by Muriel Hine. IN STOCK in the UK!!! We post the same day, or if that's not possible, the very next working day. Seller's Ref: 356-A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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