HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1888 [Full Year of issues from November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888 ]

By: Various Authors ; Howard Pyle; Rosine E. Sherwood; Captain Charles King; Palmer Cox; et al.

Price: $124.94

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Book Condition: 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.

Title: HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1888 [Full Year of issues from November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888 ]

Author Name: Various Authors ; Howard Pyle; Rosine E. Sherwood; Captain Charles King; Palmer Cox; et al.

Categories: Decorative Bindings, Literature, Illustrated Books, 19th Century, Antiquarian Books, Childrens and Juvenile,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall

Seller ID: 41433

Keywords: 19th Century Childrens Books 19th Century illustrated books