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BALLOU'S PICTORIAL -- DRAWING ROOM COMPANION -- March 21, 1857 --

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Published by Boston: Maturin Ballou -- Publisher, 1857, 1857
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Engraving on Cover. Very Good. First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. . **** This is an Old, Historic and SCARCE Paper which has all the Earmarks that could result in a Handsome increase in Value while in Your Possession **** -- This is an original , complete issue of 16 pages dated March 21, 1857 -- Vol. 12, No. 12, Whole No. 300 -- Illustrated with 14 wood cut engravings -- The Front Page has a beautiful ornate Masthead engraving of Boston Harbor with many ships, covers one third of the front page -- Covers and contents are tight, nice condition -- Featured on the Front page is a half page engraving of John Howard Payne, th author of "Home, Sweet Home" an article accompanies this engraving -- Stories by Eugene Scribe, Richard Cranshaw, Esther Berne, J. Grafton Allen, William O. Eaton -- Pages 184 & 185 have 4 large engravings of scenes in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania along with much text -- Engraving on Page 180 showing the "Application of The Egyptian Bastinado" a form of punishment -- Many articles related to these engravings and other events -- An excellent opportunity for the collector and researcher. -- Historical Events are Never More Exciting Than When You Read Them From The Day They First Occurred and were Reported in Newspapers and Magazines --. Bookseller Inventory # 002315

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Title: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL -- DRAWING ROOM COMPANION...

Publisher: Boston: Maturin Ballou -- Publisher, 1857

Publication Date: 1857

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