This copy is inscribed by the well-known author Stanley Weyman (although he is not a contributor to this book). The Experiences of: Walter Besant, James Payn, W. Clark Russell, Grant Allen, Hall Caine, George R. Sims, Rudyard Kipling, A. Conan Doyle, M. E. Braddon, F. W. Robinson, H. Rider Haggard, R. M. Ballantyne, I. Zangwill, Morley Roberts, David Christie Murray, Marie Corelli, Jerome K. Jerome, John Strange Winter, Bret Harte, "Q", Robert Buchanan, Robert Louis Stevenson. Interesting accounts from these 22 eminent late Victorian authors of the reasons & experiences they had in writing & getting published their first books.
This copy is in reasonable condition. Outside brown cloth cover faded at edges and spine loose and just attached at the top. Inside pages intact and clean, but with foxing in places. The many black & white illustrations very clear.