Tom Turner's Legacy as printed in The Argosy [Magazine]. New York: Frank A. Munsey and Company. 1890.
First Edition. Complete run of 14 separate issues, #391 through #405, May 31, 1890 Through September 6, 1890. Original printed and illustrated wrappers. Extremely scarce serialized printing and true first appearance of Alger's young adult adventure novel published in The Argosy. Not published in book form until 1902 by A. L. Burt Co. Issue 391 through 397 in original rust red wrappers with printed and illustrated ads, Issue 398 through 404 in original white wrappers with printed and illustrated ads. A sharp and attractive collection, with most issues in clean and crisp condition, with only mild soiling or discoloration, #391 with some edge chips, darkened wrappers, splitting at spine edge, #393 lacking wrappers, #397 few tiny edge chips.