CATALOGUE 89, Section One: Annuals & Christmas Numbers
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Updated 27 May
CHRISTMAS ANNUALS & EXTRA NUMBERS
Various journals issued annuals or special extra numbers for the Christmas season -- but also for Easter, and even the summer holidays. These were often not included in bound up volumes. Unless otherwise stated, bound in modern card wrappers and in good condition.
8 BEETON'S CHRISTMAS ANNUAL for 1875: Faust and 'Phisto
Sixteenth Season. A medley of comic and satirical verses by anonymous authors.
9 BELGRAVIA Holiday Number for 1879
Contains short stories including: All a Green Willow by Charles GIBBON, A Modern Delilah by James PAYN, The Marquis Pellegrini by Dutton COOK, A War Story by Elizabeth May BUTT, "What a Mad World it is , My Masters" by Mrs HUNGERFORD.
10 THE GENTLEMAN'S ANNUAL, Christmas 1880
Contains short stories including: The Posy Ring by Margaret HUNT, Skeleton Keys by David Christie MURRAY, The Love That Purifies by Henrietta DUFF.
12 GOOD WORDS: Good Cheer, The Extra Christmas Number for Good Words, 1867
Contains short stories including: Billy Buttons by Norman MACLEOD, The Fairy Cobbler by George MACDONALD, Mad's Christmas Adventure by Sarah TYTLER, Madame Saint-Ange by Mrs OLIPHANT, A Garden Party by Dinah CRAIK, Memory's Offering by William GILBERT & "Muschachito Mio" by Jean INGELOW.
16 PHIL MAY'S ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL, Winter 1893
Contains short stories including: A Memory of the Pacific by W. Clark RUSSELL, A Note on a Young Girl by Walter BESANT, Elaine in London by Richard LE GALLIENNE, The Odic Touch by Hume NISBET, Happy Trelawney by Gilbert PARKER. Original illustrated card wrapper. Card lacking on spine, otherwise good.
17 PHIL MAY'S ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL, Winter 1898
Contains short stories including: The Emperor Who was Told the Truth by Francis GRIBBLE, The Ghost of St Bride's by Theo GRANT, Bilger by Louis BECKE, By Favour of St Anthony of Padua by R. H. SHERARD, The Raising of Crissingham by Edgar JEPSON. Original illustrated card wrapper. Spine chipped and worn, corners turned, good.
18 PHIL MAY'S ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL, Winter 1902 - 1903
Contains short stories including: The Land of the Unseen by Ernest FAVENC, The Cat-Eyed Wife by Ernest G. HENHAM, A Gallant Mutiny by John LE BRETON. Original illustrated card wrapper. Portions of spine chipped way, otherwise good.
Favenc's & Henham's contributions are both horror stories.
20 THE QUIVER. Extra Christmas Part for 1872: At a Venture
Contains short stories including: Gena by Sarah TYTLER, Tom Dormer's Cousin by Mrs W. K. CLIFFORD, Edgar's Dream-Day by Anne MANNING, Mary's Protégés by Mr
s George CUPPLES.£15.00