THE SAVAGE CLUB PAPERS. Edited by J. E. Muddock. Art Editor Herbert Johnson. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1897. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xvi 1-376, illustrations by W. D. Almond and others, original pictorial gray cloth stamped in orange and black, decorated endpapers. First edition. Anthology of fiction and poetry, mostly light or humorous, but including some adventure and crime fiction. Includes work by J. E. Muddock, George Manville Fenn and Arthur Morrison, as well as "Only a Hunchback!" by G. A. Henty. The third and last issue of a literary annual series, issued 29 years after the preceding volume! Not in Faxon or Wolff. Early owner's name stamped in ink on front free endpaper, previous owner's gift inscription in ink on recto of frontispiece along with several other penciled names. Cloth rubbed, upper corners bumped, inner hinges starting, a good copy. (#156137).