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Rackham, Arthur,illustrator; Walter Johnson, Billy Evans, Ruth McInerney Stuart, Katherine Dunlap Cather, Ethel M. Kelley, C. M. Relyea (illustrator), Reginald Birch (illustrator) and others, contrib ST. NICHOLAS: AN ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE FOR YOUNG FOLKS. VOL. XLI, PART II New York: The Century Company, 1914. Hardcover First Edition


First edition. Includes six issues of this important child's magazine - from May to October 1914 - bound by the publisher. The St. Nicholas Magazine was very popular for many years, with a variety of fiction, informative articles, poetry, a section for younger children, written by some of the more noted authors of the time, and illustrated throughout. This volume is noteworthy for four full-color frontispiece paintings by Arthur Rackham (and one in black and white), several installments on baseball by umpire Billy Evans (and several 'baseball problems'), an article on Walter Johnson, the 'speed king' -the 'world's greatest pitcher', an article on golf by champion Francis Ouimet, six installments of "With Men Who Do Things" on various dangerous occupations (railroading, steel making, etc), six installments each of the novels 'Housekeeping Adventures of the Junior Blairs' by Caroline French Benton and of 'The Runaway' by Allen French, puzzles, letters from readers, and much more. pp 577-1151. Very good+ in red cloth with gilt letttering on the spine. .

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