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[000018] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 105, No. 3; Jan. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 323-480+. Stiff brown wraps. Illustrations include line drawings, photographs, ads and a woodcut. Articles in this issue include: Faint Perfume, by Zona Gale; Guanajuato: Pages from a Mexican Sketch-Book (all illustrations) by Florence Minard; London Types: Drawings by George Belcher; The Last of the Vikings, by Johan Bojer; Old Wisdom in a New Tongue: George Ade, Moralist in Slang, by Carl Van Doren. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Steinway & Sons (Paderewski playing a Steinway piano); AMPICO (American Piano Company); Holeproof Hosiery (ill. by Coles Phillips); Whiting & Davies mesh handbags; Story & Clark (F.R. Harper); Jello; Gillette Safety Razor; Ives Toys Trains & Accessories; Allen A Hosiery; Lionel Electric Toy Trains. B/W ads for Victorola / Victor Talking Machine Co., Goodyear, Firestone Tire & Rubber, and Ipana. Back cover illustration is an ad for Colgate Dental Cream. Condition: Corners lightly bumped; light chipping along lower spine, surface is rubbed at upper spine where date is printed, and a bit is rubbed off; cover is separated at spine (could easily be re-glued), and last page is torn from staples, but staples are tight. Condition: Good $50.00

[000019] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 105, No. 4; Feb. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 483-640+. Stiff brown wraps. Illustrations include drawings, sketches, photographs, ads and woodcuts. Illustrators: F. Luis Mora, C. LeRoy Baldridge, W. Emerton Heitland, Bernhardt Kleboe, Sigurd Skou, James Chapin, Articles in this issue: The Youth Movement in Germany, by Charles Merz; The Cross Beam, by Bernice Brown; Adventures of a Scholar-Tramp, by Glen H. Mullin; Mercury and Apollo in Chicago, by Webb Waldron; Back to Africa, by W.E. Burghardt DuBois ('A shrewd estimate of Marcus Garvey and of his failure to win over the negroes of this country to his plan for colonizing Africa'); Faint Perfume, by Zona Gale; The Real Revolt Against Civilization, by Nathaniel Peffer; The Soil of the Puritans, by Carl Van Doren. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Jello (Norman Rockwell illustration); Romance Chocolates, Standard Plumbing Fixtures; Story & Clark Piano Co.; Holeproof Hosiery Co. (Coles Phillips illustration); Nordyke & Marmon Automobile Co.; Underwood Portable Typerwriters (A. Avinoff illustration); Firestone Tires; American Radiator Co.. Back cover illustration is a charming color (silver-red-black) ad for Goodrich Silvertown Cord. Staples are tight and spine intact, but last page torn over staples; corners lightly bumped; slight discoloration halfway down spine which extends to the back cover, and light surface soiling. Condition: Good $50.00

[000020] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 105, No. 5; Mar. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 643-800+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations, incl. drawings, sketches, photographs, ads and woodcuts (Burnam Beeches: Five Woodcuts by C.O. Woodbury). Articles in this issue: Broken, by Sherwood Anderson; The Green International, by Charles Merz; The Murder in the Fishing Cat, by Edna St. Vincent Millay; His Religion and Hers, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; The Patriot of the Planet, by Gilbert K. Chesterton; East View of the West, by Nathaniel Peffer; Picknicking on Perilous, by M.E. Ravage; A. Bonar Law, by W.H. Crawford. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Steinway Piano Co.; Davey Tree Surgeons; Romance Chocolates (ill. by Norman Rockwell); American Piano Co.; Colgate & Co.; Fairfacts [Built-in Bathroom] Fixtures; Onondaga Pottery Company / Syracuse China; Story & Clark Piano (F.R. Harper illustration). B/W ads for Hupmobile, Victrola, NY Central Railway, Towle silver, and Firestone. Back cover illustration is an ad for Cantrell & Cochrane Ginger Ale. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners lightly bumped; light surface soiling. back cover and last dozen pages have crease at lower corner. Condition: Good $50.00

[000021] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 105, No. 6; Apr. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 803-960+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include woodcuts, pencil sketches, line drawings, ads and photographs. Articles in this issue: A Lost Lady, pt. 1, by Willa Cather; The social Origin of the Ku Klux Klan, by Frank Tannenbaum; Women's Part in the New Renaissance, by Alfred & Lucie Zimmerman; The English Lecturer in America, by S.K. Ratcliffe; The Revolt of the New Immigrant, by Maurice G. Hindus; The Hat of Eight Reflections, by James Mahoney; His Religion and Hers, pt. 2, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Salvation with Jazz. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Standard Plumbing Fixtures; Fiberloid Corp.; Waltham watches; trunks by Mendel-Drucker Co.; Samuel Cabot's creosote stains; Chas. Kaufman & Bros clothing., Chicago; Story & Clark Piano Co (F.R. Harper, illustrator).; Holeproof Hosiery (Coles Phillips, illustrator); Romance Chocolates (Norman Rockwell, illustrator); Whittall Rugs. B/W ads for Victrola, Cunard-Anchor lines (Aquitania, Mauretania, Berengaria); Doubleday (for The Story of Oscar Wilde); Listerine; Firestone; Reed & Barton. Back cover illustration is an ad for Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners lightly bumped; light surface soiling. Condition: Good $50.00

[000034] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 106, No. 1; May 1923. Complete Single Issue. ill. . The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. Good / . 8vo, pp. 3-160+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include woodcuts, pencil sketches, line drawings, ads and photographs by artists including Neysa McMain, D.P. Lathrop, Will Hollingsworth, Harry Townsend, Bernhardt Kleboe, and Walter Tittle. Articles in this issue: A Lost Lady, pt. 2, by Willa Cather; The Wonderful Life and Deeds of Paul Bunyon, by Hubert Langerock; The Game of Psychoanalysis, by Gilbert K. Chesterton, To Charmian, Unborn (Verse) by Lois Seyster Montross; The end of a Lone Winter, by Anne Bosworth Greene; The Last of the Vikings. A Novel. VIII, by Johan Bojer; By London River - Woodcuts, by Will Hollingsworth; An American Looks at his World: Fashions in Bigotry, A Comment on the Times, by Glenn Frank. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Nettleton Gentlemen's Fine Shoes; Colgate & Co.; Kohler; Ground Gripper walking shoes; Carter's ink products; Syracuse China; Story & Clark (F.R. Harper); Texaco Motor Oil; American Radiator Co. Back cover illustration is an ad for Gruen Watches. Condition: Staples are tight and spine beginning to come unglued; corners lightly bumped; light surface soiling, and front cover shows evidence of a cat's scratches (six marks). Condition: Good $50.00 SOLD

[000022] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 106, No. 2; Jun. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co, 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 163-320+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include beautiful woodcuts, pencil sketches, line drawings, ads and photographs by artists including J.J. Lankes, C.B. Falls, Walter Tittle, Bernhardt Kleboe and Kerr Eby. Articles in this issue: Portraits in Pencil and Pen (Lodge - Hewlett - Hutchinson - Archer (with a pencil-drawn portrait of each) by Walter Tittle; Italy and the Fascisti, by Arthur Livingston; Utopia in Arkansas, by Charles J. Finger; A Lost Lady, pt. 3, by Willa Cather; Youth and Wings: Edna St. Vincent Millay: Singer, by Carl Van Doren. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Nettleton men's shoes; Cabot's creosote stains; Arch Preserver shoes; Standard Plumbing Fixtures; Dunlop Tire Co.'s Blue Name golf balls; Cantrell & Cochrane Ginger Ale. B/W ads for Thos. Cook & Son cruise on the Red Star Line's Belgenland; Goodrich Silvertown Cord tire; Chicago, Milwaukee & Saint Paul Railway; and Lincoln Motor Co. The back cover is an ad in black, red, blue and gold for Hart Schaffner & Marx clothiers. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners lightly bumped; light surface soiling, small stain on front cover, with a faint vertical crease that is noticable through about the first 1/3 of the magazine. Condition: Good $50.00 SOLD

[000023] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 106, No. 4; Aug. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 483-630+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include beautiful woodcuts, drawings, sketches, ads and photographs by artists including Rockwell Kent, Andrew Avinoff, Walter Tittle, John Held Jr., J.J. Lankes, Raoul Dufy, James M. Flagg, and Maud and Miska Petersham. Articles in this issue: The Master: A Story, by Konrad Berkovici; How Europe Can Help America, by Lincoln Steffens; A Voyager's Log. Part II, by Rockwell Kent; If You Were Alive in 2123 A.D. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Standard Plumbing Fixtures; Davey Tree Surgeons; Seiberling Rubber Heels, and Texaco Motor Oils. B/W ads for the Cunard-Anchor Line Franconia; Cadillac; Maxwell Motor Co.; General Electric. The back cover is an ad by Thos. Cook & Son in black, red, and gold for an around-the-world cruise by the Cunard ship, Samaria. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners bumped; lower corner was bumped hard at some point and is now a bit buckled; light surface soiling, some chipping to the spine. Condition: Good $50.00

[000024] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 106, No. 5; Sep. 1923. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 643-800+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include beautiful woodcuts, line drawings, sketches, ads and photographs by artists including Rockwell Kent, Edmund Duffy, J.J. Lankes, Lester Hornby, Paul Gauguin, Elmer Hadler and Harry Turner. Articles in this issue: To Whom Are We Responsible, by Alexander Meiklejohn; The Unfamiliar: A Story, by Richard Connell; The Star-Splitter, a poem by Robert Frost (with five beautiful woodcut illustrations created by J.J. Lankes specifically for this publication.); Our Quarter-Century in Puerto Rico, by Arthur Warner ; A Voyager's Log. Part III, (with beautiful woodcut ills.) by Rockwell Kent; Do We Need a New Religion, by Mary Austin; Paris: Skylines and Street Levels, by George Picken (all ills.) and From the House of Gauguin, by Robert Keable. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: The Allen A. Underwear Co., Gillette Safety Razor; Owens Stapletied Toothbrush; Depollier Watches; Kohler fixtures; The Pung-Chow Co.; Texaco Motor Oil; Haynes Automobile Co; Firestone Tires and American Radiator Co. B/W ads for Vacuum Cup Tires; Willys-Knight Coupe-Sedan; Goodrich Silvertown Cord tires; The back cover illustration is a blue-red-black-gold ad for Hart Schaffner & Marx clothiers. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners lightly bumped; light surface soiling, some chipping to the lower spine. Condition: Good $50.00 SOLD

[000025] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 106, No. 6; Oct. 1923. Complete Single Issue. ill. . New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 803-960+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include beautiful woodcuts, line drawings, sketches, ads and photographs by artists including Rockwell Kent, Harry Turner, Elmer Hader, Maxwell Armfield, Paul Honoré, and George Bellows. Articles in this issue: The Saga of Pecos Bill, by Edward O'Reilly; Ibsen and Emilie Bardach, by Basil King; Shepherd's Holiday, by Elinor Wylie; Where Foam Flies, by Charles J. Finger; A Voyager's Log IV, by Rockwell Kent; The Tower of Irony: George Santayana, by Carl Van Doren. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Fownes gloves; Depollier Watches; The Arch Preserver Shoe; Chas. Kaufman & Bros. of Chicago; Velmo upholstery fabric; Fairfacts Fixtures; Allan A. Hosiery; Story & Clark Pianos (F. R. Harper, illustrator); Holeproof Hosiery (Coles Phillips, illustrator); Standard Plumbing Fixtures; Onondaga Pottery Co. of Syracuse, NY; Steinway Pianos (featuring Alfred Cortot). B/W ads for Pullman Couch Co.; Vacuum Cup Tires; Willys-Knight Sedans; The back cover illustration is a red-black-gold ad for Gruen Guild Watches. Staples are tight and spine mostly intact; corners lightly bumped and some curled; light surface soiling, some chipping to the lower spine. Condition: Good $50.00

[000026] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 107, No. 1; Nov. 1923. Complete Single Issue. ill. . New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 3-160+. Stiff brown wraps. Many illustrations include beautiful woodcuts, line drawings, sketches, ads and photographs by artists including Frank Brangwyn, Louis Rhead, Thomas Nason, Henry Fenn, Sabine Licht-Graef, and Harry Turner. Articles in this issue: The Handsome Lady, by A.E. Coppard; The Riddles of Our Own Egypt, by Gregory Mason; Frontiers by Plebiscite: Posters used in the Plebiscites, by Sarah Wambaugh; Ibsen and Emilie Bardach, Pt. II, by Basil King; Old New England: boston and Beyond (Wood-block prints), by Thomas Nason; In Little-Known Northern Japan, by Harry A. Franck; Where is Industrialism Going, by Bertrand Russell. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: The Aeolian Co. (4 pages); Steinway pianos, featuring Rachmaninoff; Handel Lamps; Nettleton men's shoes; Owens Stapletied Toothbrush; Bermuda Trade Development Board; Carter's Ink Co.; Kohler's plumbing fixtures; Randall Reed & Fibre Furniture. B/W ads the Santa Fe Railway system; Cunard-Anchor Lines' Tuscania; to Egypt; Canadian-Pacific Steamship Lines; Stearns Motor Cars.The back cover illustration is a red-black-gold ad for Russell & Irwin Mfg. Co. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners lightly bumped; minor discoloration to front cover (likely caused by liquid); light surface soiling, some chipping to the lower spine. Condition: Good $50.00

[000027] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 107, No. 2; Dec.1923. Complete Single Issue. ill. . New York: The Century Co., 1923. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 160-320+. Stiff brown wraps. Illustrations include many beautiful woodcuts, line drawings, sketches, ads and photographs by artists including Frederick Remington, E. M. Lilien, Coles Phillips, Wharton H. Esherick, Harry Turner, Allen Lewis, E.E. Henry, Edith Emerson. Articles in this issue: The Handsome Lady, by A.E. Coppard; The Riddles of Our Own Egypt, by Gregory Mason; Frontiers by Plebiscite: Posters used in the Plebiscites, by Sarah Wambaugh; Ibsen and Emilie Bardach, Pt. II, by Basil King; Old New England: Boston and Beyond (Wood-block prints), by Thomas Nason; In Little-Known Northern Japan, by Harry A. Franck; Where is Industrialism Going, by Bertrand Russell. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: The Aeolian Co. (4 pages); Steinway pianos (featuring Rachmaninoff); Handel Lamps; Nettleton men's shoes; Owens Stapletied Toothbrush; Bermuda Trade Development Board; Carter's Ink Co.; Kohler's plumbing fixtures; Randall Reed & Fibre Furniture. B/W ads the Santa Fe Railway system; Cunard-Anchor Lines' Tuscania to Egypt; Canadian-Pacific Steamship Lines; Stearns Motor Cars.The back cover illustration is a red-black-gold ad for Russell & Irwin Mfg. Co. Staples are tight and spine intact; corners lightly bumped; minor dampstain on front cover; light surface soiling, some chipping to the lower spine. Condition: Good $50.00  SOLD

[000016] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 109, No. 3; Jan. 1925. Complete Single Issue. New York: The Century Co., 1925. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 291-432+. Stiff brown wraps. Illustrations include drawings, ads, and photographs. Articles for this issue: Bernard Shaw Reviews His War Record: A Dialogue Between Shaw and Archibald Henderson ( incl. a pencil-drawn portrait); A New Kind of College, by Alexander Meiklejohn; An Untitled Story: A Novel, by Donn Byrne; Professionalizing Business, by Richard J. Walsh; The Balance-Sheet of Civilization: A New Year Review, by Glenn Frank; Drawings of Venice, by George Wharton Edwards (incl. line drawings). Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Steinway pianos, Kohler Enameled Plumbing Ware. B/W ads for Lamport & Holt shipping line; Back cover illustration is an ad for Hartshorn Shade Products. Corners lightly bumped; light chipping along lower spine. Condition: Good $50.00

[000014] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 110, No. 1; May 1925. Complete Single Issue. ill. . New York: The Century Co., 1925. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 3-128+. Stiff brown wraps. Illustrations include drawings, ads and photographs. Articles for this issue: Can We Save the Democratic Party? by George F. Milton; Huxley As I Knew Him, by Edward Clodd; The Return: A Story, by Sherwood Anderson; Henry Fielding and Somerset Maugham, by Carl Van Doren; State Universities in State Politics, by Glenn Frank. Other authors include Stark Young, Elinor Wylie, Alexander Black, and Ellsworth Huntington. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Cadillac Motor Car Co., Kohler Enameled Plumbing Ware; Karpen Furniture; Union Pacific Railway; Le Jade perfume; Crane bath fixtures; Moon Motor Car Co., Chesterfield Cigarettes (depicting Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad' (sic)). Back cover illustration is an ad for Swiss Federal Railroads. Water-drop mark (3/8 x 3/8 in.) on spine, some light soiling along lower textblock. Condition: Good $50.00

[000017] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 110, No. 2; Jun. 1925. Complete Single Issue. ill. . New York: The Century Co., 1925. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 291-432+. Stiff brown wraps. Illustrations include ads, drawings and photographs. Illustrations by Manning De V. Lee, Mary Sherwood Wright, Walter Tittle, G.H. Mitchell. Articles for this issue: The Peter Pans of Communism, by Benjamin Stolberg; Wash-tubs, Cradles, and Woman's Duty, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Portraits of Interesting Americans (Amy Lowell - Oliver Wendell Holmes - Charles Evans Hughes - Edwin Arlington Robinson); "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum!" by Floyd Dell; Around the Wold With Open Eyes: The Strange Odyssey of Count Keyserling, by Glenn Frank. Other authors include Lothrop Stoddard, John O'Hara Cosgrave and Edwin Edman. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen; Standard Plumbing Fixtures; Union Pacific Railway; Vegex by Vitamin Food Company. Back cover illustration is an ad for Pall Mall Specials. C Corners lightly bumped; light chipping along lower spine, surface is rubbed at upper spine where date printed, and a bit is rubbed off. Condition: Good $50.00

[000013] . The Century Magazine. Vol. 110, No. 3; Jul. 1925. Complete Single Issue. ill. . New York: The Century Co., 1925. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. . Good / No Jacket. 8vo, pp. 259-384+. Illustrations include pencil drawings, a woodcut (J.J. Lankes), ads and photographs. Stiff brown wraps. Articles for this issue: A Childhood in High Hungary, by Countess Katinka Karolyi; The Wilderness of new York, by Lewis S. Gannett; Glimpses of Interesting Americans (Willa Cather - Ring Lardner - Will Rogers - William Allen White, with pencil-drawn portraits of each) by Walter Tittle; Memories of the Midland, by H.C. Chatfield-Taylor; Sinclair Lewis and Sherwood Anderson, by Carl Van Doren. Other authors include Zona Gale, William McFee, Sarah Wambaugh and John L. Elliott. Many pages of advertisements, the following in color: The Moon Car Company; Kohler Enameled Plumbing Ware; Chesterfield Cigarettes (depicting the Yale-Harvard boat race in New London). Back cover illustration is an ad for Baker's Cocoa or Chocolate. Corners bumped. There is a spot of green (ink?) that measures about 3/8 x 1/2 in.) on the upper textblock; it was absorbed about 1/8 in. down on about half the pages, but none are stuck together. A small dot of green also on the front cover, though hardly noticible. Condition: Good $50.00

   
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