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1 Muir, John. American Periodical. "The Alaska Trip" in "Century Magazine"

for August, 1897. Original wrappers, a little chipping. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 American Periodical Irving, Washington. Conspiracy of the Cocked Hats" and "Guests from Gibbet Island" in "The Knickerbocker".

New York: V.XIV, No.4, October, 1839. Original wrappers, soiled and chipped but complete. Irving, writing as Geoffrey Crayon, contributed often to "The Knickerbocker" in 1839 and 1840 (Allibone). Also here is a poem by Longfellow, "Fifth Psalm". His first volume of poetry would not appear for a couple of months (Dec. 8, 1839, Parkman Dexter Howe Library, Part III, 1986). And, a review of Andrews Norton's "A Discourse on the Latest Form of Infidelity". A Good copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 [American Literary Periodical] Harper's New Monthly Magazine.

New York: Harper and Brothers, August, 1871. Misbound in original printed wrappers dated August, 1870. Volume 43, Number 255, but the wrapper says No. 243, corrected in red ink by a contemporary hand. Edges worn, paper browned, a Good copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 American Periodical. Old Spanish Missions of the Southwest" in "The Mentor" Magazine

for August, 1925. Original wrappers, heavily illustrated. Also "Carlsbad Caverns" and "Devil's Postpile". A Fine copy. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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5 [American Literary Periodical] Oliver Optic's Magazine.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1873-1874. Seventeen issues, all in original printed wrappers, persimmon in color. Assorted numbers from volumes 13-16 of this monthly, the first January, 1873, the last October, 1874. Some short runs but with lots of gaps, a complete run of these four volumes would be 24 issues. William Taylor Adams wrote under the pseudonym "Oliver Optic", mostly for a juvenile audience, especially for boys. During the period of the present issues the subtitle of his magazine changed from "Our Girls and Boys" to "For Young and Old". Three issues with spines re-inforced with old transparent tape; three lack the rear wrapper; a couple with eroded spines; about half in nice condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 [American Literary Periodical] The Analectic Magazine for September, 1817.

Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1817. Original printed wrappers, pp. (177)-264, a leaf of ads at the front and the rear, and an engraved frontis ("A View on the Hudson"). Quite worn, stained, paper browned. Contemporary ink signature of "Richard Tubman, Augusta, Geo." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 American Periodical. The Atlantic Monthly.

for May, 1881. Original printed wrappers. Featuring "Some Personal Recollections of (Thomas) Carlyle" by Henry James, Sr., father of the novelist. "Thomas Carlyle is incontestably dead at last, by the acknowledgement of all the newspapers. I had, however, the pleasure of an intimate intercourse with him when he was an infinitely deader man than he is now.....". A little chipped but a Fine copy. 
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8 [American Literary Periodical] The Christian Parlor Magazine.

Volume 1, No. 10 (New York: no publisher, February, 1845). Original printed wrappers, pp. (289)-319, illustrated with an engraved frontis (The Walhalla) and a hand-colored floral plate (The Scarlet Columbine, Aquilegia Canadensis). This issue contains an anonymous review of Parke Godwin's "A Popular View of the Doctrines of Charles Fourier", 1844 (see Myerson, 1978: C15). A negative review by the "Parlor". Godwin, a Brook Farmer, was trying to drum up support for the American Associationist movement. Some edge chipping, but essentially a Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 [American Literary Periodical] The Galaxy.

New York: Sheldon & Co., 1872-1873. Volumes 14, 15, 16, three volumes uniformly bound in half-leather, gilt lettered and decorated, and marbled paper boards, with the original owner's name in gilt at the base of the spine. Contributors include John William De Forest, Justin McCarthy, Ivan Turgenev (Turgenief, "Visions - A Phantasy"), Bayard Taylor, John Burroughs, Kate Sanborn, Joaquin Miller, Henry James, Jr., Christopher Pearse Cranch, Julian Hawthorne, Richard Grant White, Charles Astor Bristed (Carl Benson). Mild rubbing, a few stray marks. A Fine shelf presence. Shipping for this heavy set at cost. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 [American Literary Periodical] The Galaxy.

New York: Sheldon & Co., 1874-1878. Volumes 18-24, seven volumes uniformly bound in half-leather, gilt lettered and decorated, and marbled paper boards, with the original owner's name in gilt at the base of the spine. Contributors include John William De Forest, Justin McCarthy, Ivan Turgenev (Tourguenieff), James Freeman Clarke, Sidney Lanier, Paul Hayne, Emma Lazarus, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Constance Fenimore Woolson, John Burroughs, Henry James, Jr., Christopher Pearse Cranch, Julian Hawthorne, Richard Grant White. Mild rubbing, a few stray marks. V.23 with a 2 inch split at the top of the front joint. A Fine shelf presence. Shipping for this heavy set at cost. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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11 American Periodical Henry Adams The Harmony of True Liberalism: Henry Adams' MONT-SAINT-MICHEL AND CHARTRES" in "The Sewanee Review"

for Winter, 1952. By R.P. Blackmur, this is an excerpt from his "upcoming book on Henry Adams" which was unfinished 12 years later when Blackmur died and did not come out until 1980. Also, Irving Howe has written to the editor complaining about a bad review of his SHERWOOD ANDERSON. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 American Periodical. The Iowa Journal of History and Politics.

Vol. XXIV, No. 4, October, 1926. Iowa City: State Historical Society. Original wrappers. Featuring "Managing a Campaign: An Account of the Good Roads Campaign in Johnson County, Iowa", by Kirk H. Porter. A little edge chipping, "withdrawn" stamp but no other library markings, a Very Good copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 American Periodical. The Iowa Journal of History and Politics.

Vol. XXIV, No. 3. Iowa City: State Historical Society, July, 1926. Original wrappers. Featuring "Fish and Game Legislation in Iowa" by Henry Arnold Bennett and "The Agricultural Fair in the Northwest" by Earle D. Ross. A little chipping, "withdrawn" stamp but no other library markings. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 American Periodical The Knickerbocker"

V.X, July -December, 1837. Six issues bound together, without the wrappers, with a general title page and index. Full leather, gilt decorated spine. Contributions by William Gilmore Simms, H.R. Schoolcraft. A four part series on archaeology, "American Antiquities". In July, the editor, Lewis Gaylord Clark, does a short, favorable review of Ralph Waldo Emerson's NATURE, which had been published nine months before, only the fourth recorded notice (Burkholder and Myerson) and the first by anyone in New York. Leather worn, light foxing, but a Good, sound copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 [American Literary Periodical] The Ladies' Repository. A Literary and Religious Monthly for the Home.

Boston: A. Tompkins (Abel Tompkins), October, 1853, and June, 1856. Two separate issues, each in original printed wrappers. Some wear, soiling and staining, but essentially Very Good condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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16 American Periodical The Massachusetts Review"

for Autumn, 1962. Original wrappers, spine chipped and browned. About half of this issue is "A Centenary Gathering for Henry David Thoreau" with participation by Carl Bode, Walter Harding, Martin Luther King, Jawaharlal Nehru, and others. A Good, sound copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 [American Financial Periodical] The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review.

Volume 56. New York: William B. Dana, 1867. Contemporary half-leather, gilt, and cloth boards, 480 pp., all edges marbled. Just a little wear, top edge dusty. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 American Periodical. The New Californian Republic" in "The New Yorker"

for February 4, 1837. Folio newspaper, 16 pp., complete. Published by Horace Greeley. Briefly reporting "a curious paragraph" from the "New Orleans Standard" about a group of 12 American families who have "built a town (near Point St. Luces on the Gulf of California), erected a corporate government, declared their independence, elected a president, and bid defiance to the Mexican government". A pearl fishery seems to have been involved. Also, brief reports of the doings of General Santa Ana, Indian troubles in the northwest as the Winnebago and the Sioux have attacked the Foxes. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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19 American Periodical The Pacific Short Story Club Magazine"

for January, 1909, V.2, No.1. Original pictorial wrappers. George Sterling on the front and a one page revieew/bio of him, he was an honorary member along with Jack London, Joaquin Miller, and nearly every prominent western author. Edited by Henry Meade Bland, teacher at the school that would later become San Jose State. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 American Periodical. The Road of Fame" in "The Mentor" Magazine

for August, 1926. Original wrappers. Most of this issue devoted to famous New England homes, especially in Concord, and including "Thoreau - Bachelor of Nature" by Charles Phelps Cushing, 3 pp., 4 illustrations of Walden. Spine a little chipped, Very Good. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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