The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Volume 37, no. 6 to volume 45, no. 5. Josiah G. Holland.

The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Volume 37, no. 6 to volume 45, no. 5

New York: The Century Company, April 1889 to March, 1893. Large 8vo, 41 issues in all, original printed wrappers (some slightly defective), spines occasionally cracked and/or perished, lacking a single rear wrapper, and contained in six maroon cloth clamshell boxes. Among the articles are an 8-page prospectus for the Century Dictionary, and much other material on the Century Dictionary which was published 1889-91; contributors include Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Frank R. Stockton, Henry James, George W. Cable, James Whitcomb Riley, John Burroughs, John Muir, Ina Coolbrith, Joachim Miller, T. W. Higginson, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Edward Everett Hale, Margaret Deland, John Hay, Edward Bellamy, Thomas Nelson Page, S. Weir Mitchell, Celia Thaxter, Joel Chandler Harris, Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, Abner Doubleday, Sarah Orne Jewitt, Theodore L. De Vinne, John Kendrick Bangs, W. Woodhill Rockhill, Richard Harding Davis Frederick Schwatka, William Tecumseh Sherman, Horace Greeley, Julian Hawthorne, Rudyard Kipling, and even poems by Herman Melville, as intruduced by Arthur Stedman. Among the illustrators are Frederic Remington, Joseph Pennell, F. Hopkinson Smith, A. B. Frost, Frederick Church, Charles Dana Gibson, E. W. Kemble, and George Wharton Edwards. Lacking 6 issues: vol. 38/6, 42/6, 43/1, 43/6, 44/3-4. The Century, successor to the Scribner's Monthly Magazine, ran from 1881 to 1930. Item #52242

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