1898 The "Sunlight" Year Book for 1898: A Treasury of Useful Information of Value to all Members of the Household
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
The first edition of this periodical published for the year 1898.
A fantastic periodical including topics on the Calendar and Kindred Matter, Universal History, Geography, Army and Navy, Science, Literature, Fine Arts, Architecture, Commerce, Agriculture, Medical, Sports and Pastimes, the Household, Port Sunlight, and others.
This issue including the first publication of the short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Burger's Secret, now known as The New Catacomb. The story appears on page 438. With a brief biography of the renown author to page 127.
In the original publisher's illustrated cloth binding. Externally very smart with only minor shelfwear and slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine. The cloth to spine has slightly faded. Internally, firmly bound, although lacking the front free endpaper. The publisher's advertisement to the front of the volume has a slight vertical tear to the hinges, but is attached and present. Pages are tone aged, as usual due to the type of paper, with no spotting. Illustrated throughout.
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