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|First issue||January 1895|
|Company||Ward Lock & Co|
The Windsor Magazine was a monthly illustrated publication produced by Ward Lock & Co from January 1895 to September 1939 (537 issues).
The title page described it as "An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women".
It was bound as six-monthly volumes, with the exception of Volume IV and Volume LXXXX (XC).
Writers who wrote for the magazine included -
- Arnold Bennett
- Leslie Charteris
- Charlotte O'Conor Eccles
- Rider Haggard whose Ayesha was serialised in 1904-5
- Anthony Hope whose Sophy of Kravonia was serialised in 1905-6
- Jerome K. Jerome
- Rudyard Kipling whose Stalky & Co. was serialised in 1898-9
- Jack London
- Archibald Marshall
- E. Nesbit
- Edgar Wallace
- Herbert Westbrook
- Dornford Yates who first appeared in issue 201 (September 1911) with the story, "The Busy Bees" and subsequently became a regular contributor to the magazine, providing 123 stories including "His Brother's Wife" which appeared in the final issue, 537, in September 1939.
Artists whose illustrations were published in the magazine included -
|Volume #||From||To||Issues From||To|
|1||I||January 1895||June 1895||1||6|
|2||II||July 1895||December 1895||7||12|
|3||III||January 1896||June 1896||13||18|
|4||IV||July 1896||November 1896||19||23|
|5||V||December 1896||May 1897||24||29|
|6||VI||June 1897||November 1897||30||35|
|7||VII||December 1897||May 1898||36||41|
|8||VIII||June 1898||November 1898||42||47|
|9||IX||December 1898||May 1899||48||53|
|10||X||June 1899||November 1899||54||59|
|11||XI||December 1899||May 1900||60||65|
|12||XII||June 1900||November 1900||66||71|
Volumes continued to run from December to May and June to November thereafter, except for the final volume, 90 (LXXXX or XC) which covered the last four issues, from June to September 1939.
On 13 September 1939 (12 days after the outbreak of the Second World War) The Times carried a news article stating "The proprietors and publishers of the Windsor Magazine announce that in the present difficult circumstances it has been decided to suspend publication as from the September number, just issued." Publication was never resumed.
- Vaughan-Pow, Catherine. The Windsor Magazine (1895-1910) - Indexes to Fiction