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GLEASON'S PICTORIAL -- Drawing Room Companion -- August 20, 1853 -- Original Complete Issue --

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Published by BostonBoston: Frederick Gleason - Publisher, 1853, 1853
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Engraved Cover - Disbound. Very Good. First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. . This is an Original, complete issue of 16 pages dated August 20, 1853 -- Vol. 5, No. 8 -- Illustrated With Wood Cut Engravings -- Pages are tight, very nice condition -- This Publication has one of the most Ornate Mastheads with a wood cut engraving of Boston Harbor with many ships in the Harbor, covers one third of the Front Page -- The Front page has a large engraving of a Sporting Scene titled "Snipe Shooting" -- Page 117 has an engraving titled "Thorwaldsen's 'Christ And The Apostles' on Exhibition at the Crystal Palace" -- Pages 120 & 121 has a double page centerfold engraving titled "East View Of Buckingham Palace, St. James Park, London, The Town Residence Of Queen Victoria" -- Page 120 has an engraving titled "The Grave of Benjamin Franklin" -- Page 124 has a large engraving titled "Fourth Congregational Church, Corner of Washington and Castle Streets, Boston" -- Page 128 has a large engraving titled "Pilgrim Celebration at Plymouth, Mass, August 1, 1853 -- Other engravings as well as articles and stories -- Fascinating Reading and an excellent opportunity for the Researcher, Historian, and Collector. -- 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 # 007544

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Title: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL -- Drawing Room ...

Publisher: BostonBoston: Frederick Gleason - Publisher, 1853

Publication Date: 1853

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