London: George Newnes, January to September 1900. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCES. Nine parts in their original light blue illustrated paper covers. Octavo (28 x 20cm), pp.xliv; 120; xlv-lii; pp.xl; 121-240; xli-xlviii; pp.xl; 241-360; xli-xlviii; pp.xl; 361-480; xli-xlviii; pp.xliv; 481-600; xlv-lii; pp.xliv; 601-724; xlv-lii; pp.xliv; 120; xlv-lii; pp.xxxvi; 121-240; xxxvii-xliv; pp.xxxvi; 241-360; xxxvii-xliv. With frequent black and white illustrations. Presented in a black quarter morocco clamshell box, with gilt titles to spine, raised bands and a fleece lining. Purple pencil note to front covers of numbers 112 and 114, and a little spotting to covers of final issue. Moderate general wear and thumbing, with the usual chipping and losses to spines, including some minor recent repairs. Very good. The complete serial of Anstey's fantasy tale 'The Brass Bottle', plus 'The Crime of the Brigadier' and 'Playing with Fire' by Doyle, 'The Blue Mountain' by E. Nesbit, 'Jimmy's Big Brother from California' and 'A Widow of the Santa Ana Valley' by Bret Harte 'Jackeroo on G-Block' and 'The Saloon Passenger' by E.W. Hornung, as well as articles on the conflict in South Africa by Kipling and Doyle. Item #59325
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