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1914 - The Wanderer's Necklace

According to McKay, Scott, and Whatmore, Cassell and Company published the first edition in London on January 29, 1914. A.C. Michael created 3 illustrations, including the color frontispiece. The are no ads at the end of the book. McKay and Scott claim that 13,500 copies were printed.

Longmans, Green and Company published the first American edition February 11, 1914. McKay and Scott both agree on the publication date in New York. The American edition used the same illustrations as Cassell did for its edition. There are no ads at the end of the book.

See the VisualHaggard.org page dedicated to the illustrations found in various editions.

My copy of the British first edition, 3rd printing, original dust jacket

My copy of the British first edition

A variant binding of the British first edition

Not in my collection

British first edition frontispiece and title-page

The 3 black and white illustrations

My copy of the American first edition, 3rd printing (January 1922), original dust jacket

The price on the first printing DJ should be $1.35, and the rear panel could not have advertised HRH's MOON OF ISRAEL since it was published after THE WANDERER'S NECKLACE

My copy of the American first edition, 3rd printing (January 1922)

A copy of the First American edition, 1st printing that I used to own

The title-page of the first American edition. The printing history from my 3rd printing.

The frontispiece for the American first edition is the same as the frontispiece found in the British first edition.

The DJ for the British 2 shilling reprint published by Cassell


Not in my collection

Cassell 1 shilling reprint DJ