The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXXII, New Series Vol. X, May 1886 to October 1886
New York: The Century Co., 1886. 972, illus. (some full page), index, text somewhat darkened, some wear to board & spine edges, small rough spot inside fr flyleaf. Original bound volumes such as this one are extremely scarce, especially when not institutional ex-library; this copy was once owned by J. Blascoer, whose name is at the bottom spine of the volume. There is an interesting article by Theodore Roosevelt on Cross-Country Riding in America: "Riding to Hounds on Long Island" (pp. 335-342 including one full page illustration and two partial page illustrations); this article is paired with an article entitled "Genesco and Hamilton" by Henry Cabot Lodge (pp. 342-349, with three partial page illustrations. ) Other articles in this volume by noteworthy authors include "Unpublished Letter of Benjamin Franklin" by John Bigelow; "The Biographers of Lincoln" by Clarence King; "Meh Lady, A Story of the War" by Thomas Nelson Page; "A Day in Surrey withWilliam Morris" by Emma Lazarus; "Common Schools Abroad" by Matthew Arnold; and "A Soldier of the Empire" by Thomas Nelson Page. Poetry by notable authors includes works by Sidney Lanier, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edmund Gosse, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, and Robert Underwood Johnson. There are a number of articles on Battles and Leaders ofthe Civil War, including articles on Chancellorsville by Gen. O. O. Howard (who founded Howard University) and by Gen. W. S. Rosecrans, Chattanooga byGen. W. S. Rosecrans, the invasion of Maryland by Gen. James Longstreet, and the battle of South Mountain by Gen. D. H. Hill. The volume also includes "A Correction" from John Greenleaf Whittier, and a letter on "Suggestions to Cities" by Frederick Law Olmstead. Condition: fair to good.
Keywords: Periodicals, Theodore Roosevelt, Poetry, Civil War, Confederacy, Henry Cabot Lodge, Edmund Gosse, James Longstreet, Stonewall Jackson