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Harper's New Monthly Magazine.  Volume VIII. December 1853- May 1854. by  Jacob Abbott  W. M. Thackeray - Hardcover - 1854 - from Bygone Books (SKU: 17928)

Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Volume VIII. December 1853- May 1854.

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Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Volume VIII. December 1853- May 1854.

by Various. Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, T. B. Thorpe, W. M. Thackeray, Jacob Abbott

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1854. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, 3/4 black leather, raised bands, marbled boards, blue-paper endpapers, 864p. b/w illustrations and engravings throughout. Condition: VERY GOOD: light rubbing to edges and spine extremities, sm. tear to front cover paper; light scattered foxing - does not affect reading pleasure. Includes such articles as: Aboard a Sperm Whaler; Accession of the Emperor Nicholas; Bit of life in Oregon; Capital idea for cold weather; Case of Lady Macbeth medically considered; Cotton and its Cultivation, by T. B. Thorpe of Louisiana (p. 447) with illustrations of working slaves; Memoirs of the Holy Land, by Jacob Abbott, with many engravings; Life and Times of Madame de Stael (p. 340); etc. Literature includes: Herman Melville's anonymously published short story "Cock a Doodle Doo - The Crowing of the Cock Beneventano" (p. 77); Charles Dickens's "Schoolboy Story" (p. 365); W. M. Thackeray's serialized "The Newcomes" (ch. 4-20 over several issues).

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Bookseller
Bygone Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17928
Title
Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Volume VIII. December 1853- May 1854.
Author
Various. Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, T. B. Thorpe, W. M. Thackeray, Jacob Abbott
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1854
Keywords
CHARLES DICKENS, HERMAN MELVILLE, T. B. THORPE, W. M. THACKERAY, JACOB ABBOTT, HOLY LAND, MADAME DE STAEL, COTTON CULTIVATION, SLAVERY, SHORT STORIES, AMERICAN PERIDOCIALS
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