The Century Magazine, Illustrated Monthly Magazine. November 1913 to April 1914. Vol. LXXXVII, New series Vol. LXV


Six months of the magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, 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. This volume includes an article about the inspiration for Victor Hugo's Jean Valjean character by Everett L. Warner, articles or stories by G. K. Chesterton ('Slavery and the American Store'), H.G. Wells ('The Trap to Catch the Sun' and others), Riis, Jacob A. ('The Battle With the Slum'), and Andrew Carnegie ('The Hereditary Transmission of Property'); color reproduction of art by N.C. Wyeth ('The Woman from Yonder'); and poetry by John Masefield ('The River'). These, and many other articles, poems and illustrations, make this a fascinating glimpse at reading matter for educated people in the early 20th century.The Century Magazine was the successor publication to Scribner's Monthly and was edited by Dr. Josiah Gilbert Holland and Richard Watson Gilder. --- In dark blue cloth-covered boards with 6-page table of contents inserted before first month. Volume firm and intact; with some yellowed interior pages. Sticker at front paste-down is sole evidence of prior ownership by Stewart Free Library of Corinna, Maine (with no marking or statement regarding de-accession). Covers with whitish/bluish discoloration and rubbing.; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; viii, 972 pages

Title: The Century Magazine, Illustrated Monthly Magazine. November 1913 to April 1914. Vol. LXXXVII, New series Vol. LXV

Author Name: WARNER, Everett L.; CHESTERTON, G. K.; WELLS, H. G.; RIIS, Jacob A.; CARNEGIE, Andrew; WYETH, N. C.; MASEFIELD, John et al.

Categories: >>Illustrated Classics, >>American Society, Life in the US, >>American History & Politics,

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 75909