The Strand Magazine, An Illustrated Monthly, Vol. I. January to June, 1891. SOLD.
Edited by Geo. Newnes. Published by Strand Magazine, Burleigh Street, Strand, London. Printed by Unwin Brothers, Printers, 27, Pilgrim Street, Ludgate Hill. E.C., 1891. Dimensions : 242mm x 162mm x 39mm. Weight : 1.525kg net. Condition : Quite good.
The Strand Magazine, An Illustrated Monthly, Edited by Geo. Newnes. Volume I January to June 1891. Published by Strand Magazine, Burleigh Street, Strand, London. Printed by Unwin Brothers, 27, Pilgrim Street, Ludgate Hill, E.C.. The first volume in this long running publication.
Dimensions : 242mm x 162mm x 39mm.
8vo, 662 gloss numbered pages with illustrations on most.
Condition/Notes : Quite good/good. Front dark green linen board with 30mm wide green calf leather border to lh edge and 35mm corners has wear to edges and wear through to board on corners. There is marking to the face in places. Rubbing to the top and bottom edges of leather border band. Back board is similar with an 8mm cut/dint to mid-lower edge but less marking to face. The ribbed spine is fair with wear, rubbing and sunning with gilt lettering faded in places. Rubbing to top and tail. 20mm split at top rh edge from top corner down and the same on the top lh corner. Front paste-down and e/p darl green marbling. Fold to top rh corner of e/p. pp blank white. Sub-title page with title and dates. Frontispiece follows with black and white illustration entitled Santa Claus, see images below. Title page follows with details. Pages are generally good with some light usage marks in places. Illustrations very good. Comprehensive Index follows. Binding quite tight and fully intact. Small 10mm tear to top edge of pp following p662. Black back e/p. Same dark green marbled back e/p and paste-down. Green marbled edges with dusting to top edge. Overall, a very interesting volume of this popular 19th Century publication giving an insight into life at that time.
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