The Edwardian era began with Queen Victoria's death in 1901 and stretched until 1910 when Edward VII died. A mere nine years hardly constitutes anything worthwhile but it was a period of immense change and memorable literature.

First editions from this era are plentiful and easy to find. First editions, complete with dust jackets, from this era are scarce and more expensive.

One of the dominant books of this time was Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1902) by Kate Douglas Wiggin. H.G. Wells published 11 books during these years including The First Men in the Moon (1901) and The History of Mr Polly (1910). Jack London was in his pomp and published 12 novels, including The Call of the Wild (1903), The Sea-Wolf (1904) and White Fang (1906), in the Edwardian years.

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