Marbled boards with leather binding, covered in gray/blue paper. 608 pp, plus 8 pages of index. July through December 1757, plus a lengthy appendix. Most likely from the collection of George Peabody, as this was purchased in a lot of others, some of which bear his signature. Containing the Peabody Institute bookplate on the inside front cover, which also states, Presented by George Peabody. George Peabody (1795-1869) is considered one of the first modern philanthropists, establishing trusts to help the poor, as well as founding the Peabody Institute. He gained much of his fortune from banking, eventually partnering with Junius Spencer Morgan, father of J.P. Morgan. Edited and published by Ralph Griffiths, the Monthly Review published works of criticism on many authors and books, providing bibliographic and historical information on many topics. Of note in this volume are several articles and extracts on topics such as European settlements in America; Grose's voyage to the East Indies; Battie's treatise on madness; an account of Nova Scotia; and many items on religious, scientific, literary and philosophical subjects. EX-LIBRARY, from the Peabody Institute. In GOOD condition. Covered in blue paper which has library shelving info on the spine. The paper bears some soiling, fading and scuffing. Covers reinforced along the interior hinges with white cloth tape. Aforementioned bookplate present. Library ownership stamp and call numbers on the title pages. Small circular library stamp on a few pages in the text. Minor scattered foxing and soiling, a bit heavier to the title page. Minor toning to the pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Monthly Review, Or Literary Journal . ...
Publisher: Printed For R. Griffiths in Pater-noster Row
Publication Date: 1757
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
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