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PHILADELPHIA; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Mass Market PB; Small folio 9 x 12"; 320 pages; PHILADELPHIA ALBUM, LADIES' LITERARY GAZETTE. [1827-28]. Vol. II, nos. 1-40. Contemporary 3/4 morocco and marbled bds. Early owner's gilt-lettered red morocco labels on front cover. Numerous wood-engraved vignettes. Scattered light foxing, minor chipping to head of no 1 [see graphic], some wrinkling. Book Binding with owner's name in gilt, "Harriet Carter". First published June 7, 1826 and suspended December, 1834. Mott has this to say. "The Philadelphia Album appears to have been started in 1826 by Thomas Cottrell Clarke after his retirement from the editorship of the Saturday Evening Post, to have absorbed the Ladies' Literary Port Folio [begin 1828], combining the titles, to have been edited thereafter by Robert Morris, and finally to have merged into the Philadelphia Inquirer." -A History of Magazines. Vol. I, pg. 354. These magazines often included Original material by Whittier, W. G. Clark, Wm. Leggett, N. P. Willis, James M’Henry, Summer L. Fairfield, Robert Morris. Faint book odor. 12.5" x 9.5".
Title: Philadelphia Album, Ladies' Literary Gazette. [1827-28]. Vol. Ii, Nos. 1-40
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Philadelphia, Unknown: 1827
Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Item: 3.00 Item
Seller ID: 38896