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HARPER'S New Monthly MAGAZINE; Volume VII (7), Numbers XXXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XL, XLI, XLII (37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42) June, 1853 to November 1853 (includ., July, August, September, October); Bleak House (Dickens) ; The Newcomes-1 / Charity and Humor (Thackeray); Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (Gray); Ride with Kit Carson (Brewerton); etc. .

Alfred Hudson Guernsey (editor); Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray, Thomas Gray, Jacob Abbott, J. Smytthe jr., John S.C. Abbott, George D. Brewerton, T.B. Thorpe,

Published by Harper & Brothers, 1853
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Single volume--six issues bound without covers and advertisements. An ex-library copy with markings to the endpapers and title page. Small quarto, 9 3/4" tall, 864 pages, three-quarter leather over marbled boards. A good hard cover overall with general shelf wear and back strip leather over spine loose at front hinge, cover worn at all edges, leather scuffed at all extremities and worn through to boards at fore-corner tips, hinges cracked but holding and internal binding sturdy, paper lightly yellowed but with scattered foxing stains at the margins. This is the publisher's edition, printed from the original plates and includes all of the editorial material (articles, stories, poetry, etc.) of the separate issues but lacks the advertisements and individual covers. It was the practice of the time for most of the better literary magazines to issue such editions before melting down the original printers' plates. Note: ''Harper's Magazine' began publication in 1850 and recreated the American magazine, serving as a promotional vehicle for Harper and Brothers books as well as the new 'literary' fiction and essay of the time, using sophisticated illustration and the best authors. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science. As such it makes a terrific read as an anthology of its moment in time. Three-quarter leather over cloth. Bookseller Inventory # 41104

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Title: HARPER'S New Monthly MAGAZINE; Volume VII (7...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition.

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