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1 Various Authors ; Howard Pyle; Rosine E. Sherwood; Captain Charles King; Palmer Cox; et al. HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1888 [Full Year of issues from November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888 ]
New York Harper & Brothers 1888 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Some wear to cloth at spine ends. Twelve months of weekly issues (November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888) of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Full page colour lithograph frontispiece titled "An Unwilling Partner" by Rosine E. Sherwood. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well produced and fairly costly publication. As with its counterpart for adult readers (Harper's Weekly), Young People included a variety of well written stories, poetry, serials, descriptions of games and athletic exercises and a good sampling of wonderful illustrations by noted authors and artists of the day. This volume includes the serialized "Camp Life Among the Seminoles" and "Chrystal, Jack & Co." by Kirk Munroe. as well as contributions by Captain Charles King, James Otis, Christine Terhune Herrick, Margaret Sangster, Agnes Repplier, Palmer Cox, Howard Pyle (Princess on the Glass Hill, etc.). Some of the many illustrators represented in this volume include Howard Pyle (aforementioned), Peter Newell, Alice Barber, W.L. Sheppard, Cunton Peters, F. Church, W. Smedley, etc. A treasure trove of Victorian literature and illustration in a beautiful decorative binding. Index to the collected issues. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 124.94 USD
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2 Various Authors ; Howard Pyle; Peter Newell; Lucy C. Lillie; et al. HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1885 [Full Year of issues from November 4, 1884 through October 27, 1885 ]
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Twelve months of weekly issues of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well produced and fairly costly publication. As with its counterpart for adult readers (Harper's Weekly), Young People included a variety of well written stories, poetry, serials, descriptions of games and athletic exercises and a good sampling of wonderful illustrations by noted authors and artists of the day. Of the hundreds of illustrated works in this particular volume, there are more than 20 works by Howard Pyle (Story of ye Blue China Plate, Overconfidence, Ye Three Wishes, A Newspaper Puff, Fancy & Fact, The Skilful Huntsman, Farmer Grigg's Boggart, etc. ); many by Bror Thure de Thulstrup, Peter Newell, Frederick Stuart Church, etc. Several stories by Kirk Munroe, Lucy C. Lillie, Sophie Sweet, David Ker, etc. A treasure trove of Victorian literature and illustration in a beautiful decorative binding. Index to the collected issues. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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