New York: The Century Co., 1887. Half-bound leather. 8vo; viii, 975, pp; half-bound in black pebbled leather over brown pebbled boards, gilt stamped title to front, 4 band spine with gilt stamped title and owner’s name; all edges marbled; Herald Bindery, Dubuque, Iowa, ticket to front pastedown; pale blue endpapers; bound without the publisher’s mailing wrapper; light scuffing to board edges; near fine. Near fine. Item #918
This volume of 6 issues includes Stories, Poetry, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Topics of the Time, Open Letters, and a section called Bric-A-Brac, some with illustrations.
The Century Magazine was the successor to Scribner’s Monthly Magazine, and was published from 1881 to 1930. Notable contributors to this volume include: General Abner Doubleday, Joel Chandler Harris, Henry James, E.W. [Edward Winsor] Kemble, S.P. [Samuel Pierpont] Langley, Theodore Roosevelt, Frank R. Stockton, Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], Mrs. [Mariana Griswold] Schuyler van Rensselaer, and Walt Whitman.