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1887 - King Solomon's Mines

Walter Paget Illustrations

McKay, Scott, and Whatmore all claim that in 1887 (the 53rd thousand), the first illustrated edition was published, featuring 9 illustrations by Walter Paget.

See the page dedicated to the Paget illustrations

I do not own any of the books pictured below, unless noted.

The Fifty-third Thousand Frontispiece and Title-Page, 1887

The Sixty-third Thousand Frontispiece and Title-Page, 1888

The Eighty-first Thousand Title-Page, 1891

The Eighty-fourth Thousand Title-Page, 1891, and the Ninety-fourth Thousand Title-Page, 1893

94th Thousand illustrated edition with 9 illustrations by Walter Paget, as well as a facsimile of the Map of Route to King Solomon's Mines

My copy with the Paget illustrations is dated 1895, the One Hundredth Thousand

A 1905 edition with Paget illustrations