London: George Newnes, January to December 1898. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCES. Two volumes. Octavo (24 x 18cm), pp. 804; pp. 804. With frequent black and white illustrations. Publisher's cyan cloth with gilt titles to spines and black titles and decoration to uppers. All edges speckled red. Clean internally, with moderate wear to cloth, including some wrinkling to spine of volume 15, and a crack to the binding of volume 16, manifesting at p.595. An attractive, practical pair. Very good. A significant collection, including all seven parts of Doyle's 'Round the Fire' stories, and all ten parts of both Meade / Eustace's 'The Brotherhood of the Seven Kings' and Allen's 'Miss Cayley's Adventures' - a pair of detective novels featuring strong female lead-characters. Also including numerous interesting short pieces by other authors, including H.G. Wells. Item #58996
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