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The Knickerbocker"

By: American Periodical

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical100v.x,july-december,1837.sixi


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. View more info

The Massachusetts Review"

By: American Periodical

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical12forautumn,1962.originalwrapp


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. View more info

The Sewannee Review"

By: American Periodical

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical45twoissues,winterandspring,19


Two issues, Winter and Spring, 1953. Printed wrappers. William Empson contributes "Hamlet, When New" in two parts, complete. Other authors are Cleanth Brooks, Allen Tate, John Crowe Ransom ("Responsible Criticism") and T.S. Eliot ("Vergil and the Christian World"). A Very Good set. View more info

The Sewanee Review"

By: American Periodical

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical15forautumn,1963.printedwrappe


for Autumn, 1963. Printed wrappers. "Proust and the French Novel" by Wallace Fowlie, "In Memoriam of Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen)", "Wolfe (Thomas) is still at the Door" by Robert Spiller. Small wet stain to first 3 leaves, a Very Good copy. View more info

The Sewanee Review"

By: American Periodical Andre Gide

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: americanperiodicalandregide15forautumn,1952.twoa


for Autumn, 1952. Two articles on Andre Gide, who had died in 1951. Wrappers, a bit soiled. A Very Good copy. View more info

The Harmony of True Liberalism: Henry Adams' MONT-SAINT-MICHEL AND CHARTRES" in "The Sewanee Review"

By: American Periodical Henry Adams

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: americanperiodicalhenryadams15forwinter,1952.byr


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. View more info

Conspiracy of the Cocked Hats" and "Guests from Gibbet Island" in "The Knickerbocker".

By: American Periodical Irving, Washington.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: americanperiodicalirving,washington.75newyork:v.


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. View more info

Old Spanish Missions of the Southwest" in "The Mentor" Magazine

By: American Periodical.

Price: $17.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical.17foraugust,1925.originalwrap


for August, 1925. Original wrappers, heavily illustrated. Also "Carlsbad Caverns" and "Devil's Postpile". A Fine copy. View more info

The Road of Fame" in "The Mentor" Magazine

By: American Periodical.

Price: $17.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical.17foraugust,1926.originalwrap


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. View more info

The Iowa Journal of History and Politics.

By: American Periodical.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical.20vol.xxiv,no.4,october,1926.


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. View more info

The Iowa Journal of History and Politics.

By: American Periodical.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical.20vol.xxiv,no.3.iowacity:stat


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. View more info

The Atlantic Monthly.

By: American Periodical.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: americanperiodical.35formay,1881.originalprinted


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. View more info

"The Alaska Trip" in "Century Magazine"

By: Muir, John. American Periodical.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: muir,john.americanperiodical.35foraugust,1897.or


for August, 1897. Original wrappers, a little chipping. A Very Good copy. View more info

The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review.

By: [American Financial Periodical]

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: [americanfinancialperiodical]25volume56.newyork:


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. View more info

Oliver Optic's Magazine.

By: [American Literary Periodical]

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: [americanliteraryperiodical]75boston:leeandshepard


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... View more info

The Ladies' Repository. A Literary and Religious Monthly for the Home.

By: [American Literary Periodical]

Price: $32.50

Seller ID: [americanliteraryperiodical]32.50boston:a.tompki


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. View more info

The Galaxy.

By: [American Literary Periodical]

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: [americanliteraryperiodical]75newyork:sheldon&co


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 ... View more info

The Galaxy.

By: [American Literary Periodical]

Price: $175.00

Seller ID: [americanliteraryperiodical]175newyork:sheldon&c


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 th... View more info

Harper's New Monthly Magazine.

By: [American Literary Periodical]

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: [americanliteraryperiodical]25newyork:harperandb


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. View more info

The Christian Parlor Magazine.

By: [American Literary Periodical]

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: [americanliteraryperiodical]30volume1,no.10(newy


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. View more info