New York: Harper and Brothers, 1896. Wraps. Good. Item #015522
Illustrated wraps. Black and white illustrations throughout, including a few by Frederic Remington and E.W. Kemble. Single issue of this magazine devoted to literature, history and current events, among other subjects. This issue with an article on electricity, looking at the histories of various discoveries, notable scientists and inventors, recent inventions and uses of electricity, with illustrations; a piece written and illustrated by Frederic Remington, "The Quail and the Cactus;" the first part of "The Martian" by George Du Maurier; " an account of a Black settlement in Tennessee by Martha McCulloch-Williams, recalling how recently freed African-Americans settled the land and created their village, written with a level of condescension toward the intelligence of the people, despite asserting friendship and affinity with the villagers. This with several illustrations by E.W. Kemble, as well as dialogue in dialect. GOOD condition. Some soiling, minor staining and toning to the covers. A few pencil notations on the upper front cover.
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