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Scribner's Magazine:. 26 Various Bound Volumes (1873-1921).

New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1873-1921. Hardcover. These volumes include the first printings of prose and poetry from some of the major figures in American literature (e.g. Roosevelt, Wharton, Hay, Woodhouse, Galsworthy, Frome and Henry James). Plates by many significant artists of the time (e.g. N. C. Wyeth). There has never been a match for what Scribner's Magazine embodied during its storied reign. This is a lovely starting block of a bound Scribner's set. Includes Volumes: 6, 7, 8, 9, 25, 29, 37, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 53, 54, 55, 56, 59, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70. Very Good+ to Fine. Most volumes show very minimal shelf/edge wear, several of the very early show light rubbing, a handful are ex libris with related remains, else tight, bright and unmarred. Early are halfbound leather with marbled boards/endpages and edges of text block, some later show halfbound faux leather, green boards, text block edges speckled with red dye, some show coated black boards, all gilt lettering. 8vo. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Item #896

Price: $1,500.00

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