The Boy's Own Annual 1896 - 1897, vol 19 (51 issues) of the Boy's Own Paper
Full title: The Boy's Own Annual 1896-7, Issues 1-52 of volume XIX of the Boy's Own Paper
Publication: Boy's Own Paper Office, London, October 3rd 1896 to September 25 1897
A compilation of the 52 issues of the penny weekly from the Boy's Own Paper Office, London. 824 pages plus title page, list of contributors and artists, and contents, in publisher's richly decorated cloth with thick bevelled boards and pictorial endpapers. 12 full plates (many colour, some folding) are listed, but two of these appear to be missing - there are hundreds of other illustrations. Condition is very good, binding sound, slight soiling to boards. Owner's inscription dated Xmas 1897 and loose advertisement for the 1897-8 volume of the Boy's Own Paper. Illustrators include Louis Wain. Contributors include G. A. Henty (the Fetish Hole, a Story of East Africa) and Gordon Stables.
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