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The Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal. Giving An Account, with Proper Abstracts of, or Extracts from, the New Books, Pamphlets, published in Great Britain and Ireland as they come out; with Occasional articles from Abroad. Volume V.

Griffiths, Ralph editor. Various Authors

Published by Printed For R. Griffiths, at the Dunciad in St. Paul's Church Yard, London, 1751
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Marbled boards with leather binding. 528 pp, plus 8 pages of index. June 1751 through December of 1751. 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 the history and people of County Cork in Ireland, various articles on diseases and possible cures, studies of the human fetus, various brief astronomical notes, a study of Jonathan Swift and Gulliver's Travels, remarks on a late edition of Shakespeare, comments on the tobacco trade, a study of Warburton's Divine Legation, etc. EX-LIBRARY, from the Peabody Institute. In GOOD condition with the boards covered by dull blue paper glued to the inside cover. This paper bears library shelving info on the spine. The paper bears some soiling, fading and scuffing. Aforementioned bookplate present. Library ownership stamp and call numbers on the title pages. Small circular library stamp on one page in the text. Interior hinges reinforced/repaired with library tape. Minor scattered foxing and soiling. Minor toning to the pages. Bookseller Inventory # 003826

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Title: The Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal....

Publisher: Printed For R. Griffiths, at the Dunciad in St. Paul's Church Yard, London

Publication Date: 1751

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Book Type: Ex-Library

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