Green cloth with gilt and black lettering, gilt black and red decorations. Oversize. Shelfwear head and heel of spine light fray to heel, edges and corners lightly rubbed, mild general scuffing. Hinges to mesh at both endpapers, endpapers torn free but still with book. Text is clean and bright, the occasional thumb smudge. Illustrated profusely, with index of illustrations and general index. 860 pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Harper's Young People/ November 4, 1890-...
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Publication Date: 1891
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Harper & Brothers, 1891. Hard Cover. Condition: Poor. No Jacket. Black cover with leather spine and tips. Boards are scuffed, leather is chipped and worn. Spine is frayed at top and bottom. Hinges are split but holding. Pages are slightly darkened with age and have occasional smudges. 860 pages. Illustrated. Seller Inventory # 116232
Book Description Harper, 1890. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Magazine pages are somewhat edge worn,; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall Good+ dog-eared, occ wrinkled, esp the pages close to ends. Boards are very worn around edges, cloth fraying. Spine and front gilt as '1891'. Seller Inventory # 10749
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1891. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. First Edition Thus. Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Twelve months of weekly issues (November 4, 1890 through October 27, 1891) of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Full page frontispiece titled "Christmas Morning in Paris" by Alice Barber. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well produced and fairly costly publication. As with its counterpart for adult readers (Harper's Weekly), Young People included a variety of well written stories, poetry, serials, descriptions of games and athletic exercises and a good sampling of wonderful illustrations by noted authors and artists of the day. This volume includes contributions by Kirk Munroe, R.K. Munkittrick, Elizabeth Greenleaf, William O. Stoddard (Red Mustang), William T. Hornaday (Taxidermy), William Dean Howells (Butterfly-Flutterby), Margaret Sangster, W.J. Henderson (Hints on Batting - Baseball), Clare Bunce, Sophie Swett, Howard Pyle (Men of Iron, Fruit of Happiness, etc.). Some of the many illustrators represented in this volume include Howard Pyle (aforementioned), E.W. Kemble, J. Geoffroy, W.P. Snyder, W. Smedley, W.A. Rogers, W. L. Sheppard, J.G. Browne, Frederic Stuart Church, Peter Newell, etc. A treasure trove of Victorian literature and illustration in a beautiful decorative binding. Index to the collected issues. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. Seller Inventory # 41434