London: Ward, Lock and Co., December 1900 to November 1901. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCES. In two volumes. Octavo (24 x 18cm), pp.vi; 754; pp.vi; 714. With frequent photogravure illustrations. Publisher's green cloth with gilt and dark brown titles and decoration to spines and upper boards. Blue ink ownership inscription to front pastedown of each volume. Upper hinge to volume XIII split and quite loose, with netting showing. Old tape repair to upper hinge of volume XIV. Some gatherings a little loose but bindings holding together well overall. Some light outer wear. Good. Featuring 'An Incident of African History' by Haggard; 'Ancient History', 'A Fatal Obstacle', 'A Life Subscription' and 'More Dolly Dialogues' by Anthony Hope; 'An Unlucky Rehearsal', 'My First Diplomatic Mission', 'My Dreadful Secret', 'Mr Ashley's Failure', 'Shocking Mesalliance', 'The Two Gamblers' and 'A Mad Christmas' by Oppenheim; 'Fields for Future Explorers' by Stanley; 'The Great Tipperary' by Boothby; 'Staggers' by Richard Marsh; 'M.I.' by Rudyard Kipling and 'Lord Roberts' by Churchill. Item #49974
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