The Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine, Embracing Literature in Every Department, embellished with the finest steel and mezzotint engravings, music and colored fashions. Vol. III and Vol. IV, 1845.
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
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New York: Israel Post, 1845. Hardcover. VG-. Various. Volume III [pages1-286] and IV [pages 1-286] bound in one volume, 1845. Small 4to, ¾ leather with 3 raised bands, dark green pebbled boards, light green paper endpapers, each of the 12 months is paginated separately, each month has a full-page color fashion plate, music notation, various engravings, poetry, short stories, articles of interest, etc..; each volume has its own index at the end. Condition: VERY GOOD - : edgewear to spine extremities, corners and board edges, some scattered foxing which does not affect your reading pleasure, some of the tissue guards are torn / wrinkled, pages 49-50 in August 1845 have a 3" missing piece [I have laid-in copies of the missing text]; issue for Feb and April do not have a fashion plate. Some of what is included: engravings of Napoleon, Daniel in the Lion's Den (by J[ules] Ziegler, engraved by T, Doney), and Mount Vernon; Fragments from the History of Lady Arabella Stuart, by Jane C. Hopkins; Tales of Irish Superstition, by John Brougham (3 tales in 3 issues); articles and stories by Lydia Maria Child [she of The Frugal Housewife fame]; The Circulating Library, by Robert L. Wade; Martha Russell on "The Schoolmaster;" Emily Ames on "LIterary Ladies; or, A Peep at the Blue," and much more, This is what people did each month before television, Netflix, HBO, etc. took over our parlors.
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- The Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine, Embracing Literature in Every Department, embellished with the finest steel and mezzotint engravings, music and colored fashions. Vol. III and Vol. IV, 1845.
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- Israel Post
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- New York
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- LYDIA MARIA CHILD, IRISH FOLK TALES, LADY ARABELLA STUART, AMERICAN PERIODICALS, SHORT STORIES, POETRY, FASHION, ENGRAVINGS
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- Literature / Poetry; Journals / Periodicals; Fashion / Costume;
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