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TWAIN, Mark; CROWNINSHIELD, Capt. A.S.; SMALLEY, E.V., Et Al. Listings

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1 TWAIN, Mark; CROWNINSHIELD, Capt. A.S.; SMALLEY, E.V., et al. The Century Magazine, Illustrated Monthly Magazine. November 1898 to April 1899. Vol. LVII, New series Vol. XXXV.
74922 New York The Century Company 1899 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Formerly property of the library but with minimal markings to so indicate. Six months of the magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in black quarter leather and black cloth-covered boards. Includes the months of November 1898 through April 1899. With 6-page table of contents inserted before first month. Volume very firm and tight; with some yellowed interior pages. Title blocks on spine have mostly fallen off, leather at spine area with a whitish cast and abraded at spine ends. Covers intact and with very light wear. --- Each issue of The Century Magazine includes non-fiction articles and stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of illustrations, photos, poems, and letters. Includes a feature entitled 'From the "London Times"of 1904' by Mark Twain. Also 2 point, counter-point style articles/letters summarizing the advantages of canal at Nicaragua vs. a canal at Panama, as written by Capt. A.S. Crowninshield and E.V. Smalley, respectively. These, and many other articles, make this a fascinating glimpse at reading matter for educated people in the late 19th century. --- The Century Magazine was the successor publication to Scribner's Monthly and was edited by Dr. Josiah Gilbert Holland and Richard Watson Gilder.; Ex-Library; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii, 960 pages 
Price: 39.00 USD
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