Cosmopolitan, 1887. Hardcover. Includes the first five chapters of War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (pages 615 - 627) with illustrations by Warwick Goble. Also includes several chapters from Doyle's "Uncle Bernac - A Memory of the Empire." Filled with articles about current events, science, drama, art, travel, and more with many illustrations. Ex-library from the Peabody Library in MA with call number to spine, removed pocket to rear, library notice in front, and library stamps to interior. Bound in three quarter brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with gilt title and volume number to spine. Both hinges are cracked and boards are nearly detached. Heavy chipping to leather along hinges, spine ends, and corners. Tears to edges of some pages. Occasional smudge marks and spots of soiling. Tape repair to title page and a few pages partially torn out but laid in. 696 pages. PER/041620. Good +.