BEETON'S CHRISTMAS ANNUAL, 1884; MISTLETOE BOUGH CHRISTMAS ANNUAL, 1883; BELGRAVIA CHRISTMAS ANNUAL, 1882; BELGRAVIA CHRISTMAS ANNUAL, 1883; LONDON SOCIETY, EXTRA CHRISTMAS NUMBER, 1882; TINSLEY'S MAGAZINE CHRISTMAS NUMBER, 1882. London: Various Publishers, 1882; 1883; 1884. Octavo, six issues, illustrations, bind-up without publisher's wrappers in pebbled blue cloth titled "Holiday Numbers" on spine. Notable contents include the first publication of UNDER THE RED FLAG by M. E. Braddon, "My Friend the Murderer" by Arthur Conan Doyle, and LAST CHRISTMAS EVE by Richard Dowling. Braddon (Sadleir 339; Wolff 696, 7836f); Doyle (see Green and Gibson A4, p. 26); Dowling (Wolff 1880). The pictorial front wrapper of the BEETON'S CHRISTMAS ANNUAL is preserved and mounted on an inserted leaf, the title leaf and contents leaf for Braddon's novel are detached, the rest of the contents are very good. (#153455).