I have for sale a book entitled PEARSON'S MAGAZINE VOL III JANUARY TO JUNE 1897 published by C Arthur Pearson Ltd. Here we have a mix of articles on industry, sport, science, the arts together with literature. This volume includes articles on palmistry, wrestling, shooting, photography, show dogs, rocks, odd musical instruments, and the making of cricket bats.Amongst the books being serialised in this volume is "The War of the Worlds" by H G Wells, from chapter I-IX, the first printing of this influential novel, with striking illustrations by Warwick Goble. In addition there are three of the "Tales of the High Seas" by Conan Doyle; and chapters III-IX of "Captains Courageous" by Rudyard Kipling, with illustrations by Paul Hardy. There are numerous b/w illustrations throughout, 18 of which are full-page.
Half bound tan leather on maroon hardboards. Some scuffing to the leather. Five raised bands with a black title block, gilt lettering and gilt decoration on the spine. Brown stains to a few pages. Front hinge partially cracked but all pages are tight and the book is in very good condition.24.5 x 17.5 cm. We wrap and post the parcels on Monday and Tuesday - therefore if you pay before midday on Tuesday we will get it in the postal sacks on Tuesday night, and if it is after that time then it will go into the postal service on the following Monday. The item "1897 WAR OF THE WORLDS by HG WELLS PEARSONS MAGAZINE VOL III KIPLING DOYLE GOBLE" is in sale since Monday, April 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "antiquarianbooks-uk" and is located in Whitegate, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.