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    Large Group of The Cosmopolitan Magazine 1897-1906 With H. G. Wells Serializations. In its infancy, The Cosmopolitan bore little resemblance to the iconic women's magazine it has become. Started in 1886 as a "first class" family magazine, it featured articles on fashion, management of children, and under the editorship of John Brisben Walker, it became a leading market for fiction. Included in the 13 issues of this lot are serializations by H.G. Wells, including the October, 1897 issue with chapters 17 through 19 of the serialization of War of the Worlds and several installments of The Food of the Gods. All issues are in very good condition with the usual toning to the covers and chipping at the spine. However, the internal contents are bright and sound.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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