THE BOOKMAN, CHRISTMAS NUMBERS.
- London, England: Hodder and Stoughton, 1893, 1900-34.
- half leather, original limp buckram, and original stiff paper wrappers
- variously paginated
Price: $1,650.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 124229
Union List I, 741. Set of 34 volumes of this periodical. All with numerous inserts and illustrations by many of the famous illustrators of the day, many mounted, many in color. Includes Christmas supplements 1893, 1900 and 1902-34. Also has the bound set for Volumes XIX (October 1900-March 1901), XX (April-September 1901), XXI (October-December 1901). 1901 Chistmas supplement included in bound set, making this set form the Christmas Numbers from 1893 and then 1900-1934. Illustrated. Some of the Christmas supplements also came with separate portfolios, in which this set is lacking all EXCEPT for 1905, 1914, 1915, and 1928. 1905 with the extra portfolio laid in containing reproductions of paintings of Janes Austen, Charlotte Bronte, and George Eliot. 1914 with the extra portfolio containing with plates by Dulac, Kay Nielsen, and Hugh Thompson. 1915 with the extra portfolio containing 3 plates by Bernard Partridge. 1928 with the extra portfolio containing a portrait of Galsworthy with scenes illustrating The Forsyte Saga by A. C. Michael. Bound set rubbed and scuffed at edges. Most loose supplements chipped at edges, especially spines. Covers of 1893 supplement loose. Inside front hinge of bound volume broken.