St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine For Young Folks [ About 88 Volumes, 240 Pounds]

By: Milne, Burnet, Alcott, Joel Chandler Harris Etc

Price: $658.00

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; A wonderful library of bound ST. NICHOLAS with numerous first appearances. There is enough here to keep anyone occupied while they are growing up. 88 Parts, 1 issue in wraps, and 2 indexes. 79 Parts are semiannual (or half a volume each, usually beginning in either November or May, a few parts begin Jan or July beginning in Jan. 1925). 9 vols are a single part (Vols I-VI, XXI-XXII, and XXIV, or Nov. 1873 to Oct. 1879; and Nov. 1893-Oct. 1895, and Nov. 1896-Oct. 1897.) Includes most parts from Nov. 1873 Apr. 1874 to Nov. 1925-Apr. 1926, MINUS 17 parts: Nov. 1880 - Apr. 1881; May-Oct. 1891; lacking both parts of 1893; May-Oct. 1900; 3 parts for Nov. 1901 - Apr. 1903; May-Oct. 1905; both parts of Nov. 1909 - Oct. 1910; Nov. 1915 - Apr. 1916; Nov. 1916 to Apr. 1917; Nov. 1918 - Apr. 1918; Nov. 1919 - Apr. 1920; and both Parts for 1921 are lacking. Does include 7 later parts (Nov. 1926 ? Apr. 1927; 2 parts for Nov. 1927 ? Oct. 1928; 3 parts for Nov. 1929 to Apr. 1931; and May-Oct. 1932). Also 2 index volumes and 2 duplicates (of Nov. 1905 to Apr. 1906 and May-Oct. 1917 (Vol XLIV, Part II). Vols I-VII NY: Scribner & Co. (up through 1880). 1881, Volumes VIII, Part II onward (beginning with May-Oct 1881) are NY: Century Co. Last 5 parts present here are St. Nicholas Publishing. 8vo. Includes: ++ Louisa May Alcott. Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (Vol IX, Part I, later included in Aunt Jo? S Scrap Bag). ++ Alcott. Spinning Wheel Stories (Vol XI, Part II (May-Oct. 1884). Spinning Wheel Stories in book form was Listed PW Nov. 8, 1884.? ? BAL 206. ++ Frances Hodgson Burnett. LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. Vol XIII, both Parts (pp. 82-92, 168-171, 252-257, 332-341, 408-416, 564-570, 646-654, 734-738, 822-828, 884-890). 1st edition in book form was Issued Oct. 7, 1886. See BAL 2064. ++ Burnett. THE LOST PRINCE. Vol XLII, Parts I and II (Nov. 1914 to Oct. 1915). The 1st edition in book form was Noted for Oct. 14 in PW BAL 2122. ++ Thomas Nelson Page. Two Little Confederates. May to Oct. 1888 (Vol XV, Part II) , pp571-581, 643-649, 730-738, 804-813, 904-909. (The book form was Published October 10, 1888, BAL 15364). ++ John Burroughs. Ginseng Hunting. Vol XV, Part II, May 1888, pp518-520). ++ Joel Chandler Harris. Daddy Jake, the Runaway. Mar. -May 1889 (pp323-329, 426-431, 485-491). ++ Joel Chandler Harris. The Creature With No Claws. Vol XVI, Part II (Oct. 1889, pp887-888). ++ The Jaw-Breakers of Prehistoric Times. Vol L, Aug. 1923, pp1054-1058. Illustrations of extinct animals for letters of the alphabet, with 3-10 lines of verse each. ++ A. A. Milne. Teddy Bear. Nov. 1924, pp47-49, Winnie-the-Pooh's first appearance in the United States. This is the one issue present here in wraps (rather than hardcover issue). 77 Parts red decorative cloth. 3 vols are mustard yellow dec cloth. (Each mustard yellow volume encompasses a full year rather than being a semiannual part: Nov. 1893 to Oct. 1895, Nov. 1896 and Nov. 1896 to Oct. 1897). 3 vols contemp ½ leather and cloth. 5 parts and both indexes are modern cloth. Dec. Cloth volumes have the usual cracked hinges, the 3 parts in ½ leather have split joints. At least a few loose leaves in most volumes from 1890? S onward, occasional loose leaf before then. At least 1 volume missing a signature. 2 vols mostly disbound (Nov. 1897 to Apr. 1898 and Nov. 1898 to Apr. 1899) , several others loose. Several frontis' lacking. Several vols in the 1890 S and most modern cloth volumes lack title leaves.

Title: St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine For Young Folks [ About 88 Volumes, 240 Pounds]

Author Name: Milne, Burnet, Alcott, Joel Chandler Harris Etc

Categories: Fairy Tales,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Century Co,: 1873-1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 37362